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Rye Christmas Festival

Rye Christmas Festival in Rye, East Sussex

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Past Events

Saturday, 8th December 2012

Web Site: ryechristmas.org.uk
Location: Rye
Starts: noon
Ends: 5:30pm
Rye is all about Christmas this year! We will be filling the town with lights and merriment from 8th December. Expect fairground rides, 1000 giveaways, chestnuts, hog roast, Christmas Procession, Santa's Grotto, street performers and much, much more.

Sunday, 26th December 2010

Location: Winchelsea
Starts: 11:00am
Ends: 12:30pm
Ancient Winchelsea Street Game, Castle Street, Winchelsea. Mayhem and madness. Three teams, one goal, no rules. Get the Frenchman's Head into the goal. All welcome to play at you own risk.

Sunday, 26th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 10:30am
Ends: 7:30pm
St Mary's Church, Rye. Rye Team Communion with Carols 10.30am. Churches Together Carols with refreshments 6.00pm.

Saturday, 25th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 10:30am
Ends: 11:30am
Rye Baptist Church. Family Celebration.

Saturday, 25th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 10:30am
Ends: 11:30am
St Thomas' Church, Camber. Special Christmas Family Service.

Saturday, 25th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 10:00am
Ends: 11:00am
Church of St Anthony of Padua. Christmas Day Mass.

Saturday, 25th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 9:30am
Ends: 10:30am
All Saints Church, Iden. Family Communion.

Saturday, 25th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 8:00am
Ends: 11:30am
St Mary's Church, Rye. Holy Communion 8.00am. Family Communion with Carols 10.30am.

Friday, 24th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 5:00pm
Ends: 11:30pm
St Mary's Church, Rye. Crib Service 5.00pm. Midnight Eucharist 11.30pm.

Friday, 24th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 4:00pm
Ends: midnight
St Michael's Church, Playden. Crib Service 4.00pm. Midnight Mass 11.30pm.

Friday, 24th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 9:00am
Ends: 5:30pm
Free Parking all day at Rother District Council car parks.

Friday, 24th December 2010

Location: Rye
St Anthony's of Padua, Rye. Christmas Midnight Mass. 12.00 midnight.

Friday, 24th December 2010

Location: Rye
St Thomas' Church, Camber. Christmas Midnight Mass. 11.30pm

Sunday, 19th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 7:30pm
Ends: 8:30pm
All Saints Church, Iden. Carol Service.

Sunday, 19th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 6:30pm
Ends: 7:30pm
St Thomas' Church, Camber. Carol Service with Nativity and Donkey.

Sunday, 19th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 6:00pm
Ends: 7:30pm
St Mary's Church, Rye Town Candlelight Carol Service. Mince pies and mulled wine afterwards.

Sunday, 19th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 6:00pm
Ends: 7:00pm
St Michael's Church, Playden Carol Service.

Sunday, 19th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 3:00pm
Ends: 4:30pm
Rye Harbour Church, Christingle Service.

Sunday, 19th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 2:30pm
Ends: 3:30pm
St Mary's Church, East Guldeford. Carol Service with Ryesingers.

Sunday, 19th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 10:30am
Ends: 11:30am
Rye Methodist Church Service of Lessons and Carols.

Sunday, 19th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 10:30am
Ends: 7:30pm
Rye Baptist Church Nativity Family Service at 10.45am. Carols by Candlelight at 6.30pm

Saturday, 18th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: Saturday, 18th December 2010 @ 9:00am
Ends: Sunday, 19th December 2010 @ 5:30pm
(2 day event)
Free Parking all weekend at Rother District Council car parks.

Thursday, 16th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 7:00pm
Ends: 9:00pm
Rye College Christmas Concert, Rye College, Love Lane, Rye. Tickets from Rye College prior to the day. All welcome - open evening. For further information contact 01797 222545.

Wednesday, 15th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 10:00am
Ends: 1:00pm
Rye Farmers Market, Strand Quay, Rye. Come and browse for presents whilst listening to live music.

Sunday, 12th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 7:30pm
Ends: 9:30pm
The Inn Crowd - a Churches Together Musical Production at the Community Centre, Conduit Hill, Rye.

Sunday, 12th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 3:00pm
Ends: 4:30pm
Carols and Readings with Rye Choir and Friends. Rye Methodist Church.

Sunday, 12th December 2010

Web Site: theschoolcreativecentre.co.uk
Location: Rye
Starts: 10:00am
Ends: 4:00pm
Christmas Bizarre at the School Creative Centre. Looking for some extra magic this Christmas? Then look no further than The School Creative Centre and our fantastical Christmas extravaganza, Christmas Bizarre, offering two days of festive joy and shopping heaven.Forget Harrods or Selfridges, if you are looking for a unique gift for that special person or you just want to spoil yourself Christmas Bizarre offers something to suit everyone’s taste and budget. From exquisite jewellery and ceramics to glorious textiles and paintings you can’t help but be inspired by our highly original designers and makers.
Having made your purchases why not relax in our café with some delicious Christmas treats and be entranced by the ingenious digital installations created by our award-winning resident and associate artists.



Entry is FREE so join us for some festive fun and plenty of surprises on Saturday 11th or Sunday 12th December (10am – 4pm). www.theschoolcreativecentre.co.uk

Saturday, 11th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 4:15pm
Ends: 4:30pm
The Bells of St Mary's Church, Rye will ring in the start of the Magical Festival Procession.

Saturday, 11th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 4:00pm
Ends: 8:00pm
Rye Christmas Market at Strand Quay. Come and enjoy the colourful market and take in the wonderful atmosphere.

Saturday, 11th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 2:00pm
Ends: 4:00pm
Children's Entertainment to Music in the High Street, Rye. Christmas music to dance and play games to. Non-stop entertainment for children. Just come along and join in.

Saturday, 11th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: noon
Ends: 4:00pm
Charity and Community Group Fayre at St Mary's Church, Rye. There will be stalls by local groups including Sea Cadets, RNLI, Guide Dogs, Macmillan Nurses and many more. Raffle and refreshments in aid of the Benson Window Appeal.

Saturday, 11th December 2010

Web Site: theschoolcreativecentre.co.uk
Location: Rye
Starts: 10:00am
Ends: 4:00pm
Christmas Bizarre at the School Creative Centre. Looking for some extra magic this Christmas? Then look no further than The School Creative Centre and our fantastical Christmas extravaganza, Christmas Bizarre, offering two days of festive joy and shopping heaven.Forget Harrods or Selfridges, if you are looking for a unique gift for that special person or you just want to spoil yourself Christmas Bizarre offers something to suit everyone’s taste and budget. From exquisite jewellery and ceramics to glorious textiles and paintings you can’t help but be inspired by our highly original designers and makers.
Having made your purchases why not relax in our café with some delicious Christmas treats and be entranced by the ingenious digital installations created by our award-winning resident and associate artists.Entry is FREE so join us for some festive fun and plenty of surprises on Saturday 11th or Sunday 12th December (10am – 4pm).

Saturday, 11th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 9:00am
Ends: 5:30pm
Rye Tourist Information Centre, Lion Street, Rye Open Day. Free Mince and Mulled Wine.

Saturday, 11th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: Saturday, 11th December 2010 @ 9:00am
Ends: Sunday, 12th December 2010 @ 5:30pm
(2 day event)
Free Parking all weekend at Rother District Council car parks.

Friday, 10th December 2010

Location: Rye
Guided Ghost Walks around Rye. A unique opportunity to visit the sites of Rye's Hauntings, Ghost Sightings, Paranormal Activities and the unexplained. Venue: Rye Heritage Centre, Strand Quay, Rye. Pre-booking essential contact 01797 226696.

Thursday, 9th December 2010

Web Site: ryemarket.org.uk
Location: Rye
Starts: Thursday, 9th December 2010 @ 7:30pm
Ends: Saturday, 11th December 2010 @ 9:30pm
(3 day event)
My Three Angels, a Christmas production produced by Rye Players. Venue: Rye Community Centre, Conduit Hill, Rye.

Wednesday, 8th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 7:00pm
Ends: 8:30pm
Rye College Carol Service at St Mary's Church, Rye. All welcome.

Wednesday, 8th December 2010

Web Site: ryemarket.org.uk
Location: Rye
Starts: 10:00am
Ends: 1:00pm
Rye Farmers Market - come and order your meat for Christmas. Venue: Strand Quay, Rye.

Sunday, 5th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 3:00pm
Ends: 4:00pm
Christingle Service at St Thomas' Church, Camber.

Sunday, 5th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 10:30am
Ends: 11:30am
Family Toy Service at St Mary's Church, Rye. You are invited to bring new gifts to this service for children aged 1- 16 years. These will be given to those in the community who might not otherwise get any presents at Christmas. We ask that gifts are unwrapped or put into Gift bags - Thank you.

Saturday, 4th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: 2:00pm
Ends: 7:00pm
Captain Jack Sparrow will arrive in Rye at 2pm. He will be at the George in Rye to switch on the Christmas Lights at 5.30pm. Come and meet him, bring your camera and have your photo taken with him as he walks through the streets of Rye. Once Jack has turned the Christmas Tree lights on, join him to watch the spectacular Fireworks display from Hilders Cliff.

Saturday, 4th December 2010

Location: Rye
Starts: Saturday, 4th December 2010 @ 9:00am
Ends: Sunday, 5th December 2010 @ 5:30pm
(2 day event)
Free Parking all weekend at Rother District Council car parks.

Friday, 3rd December 2010

Location: Rye
The Canterville Ghost presented by the Rain or Shine Theatre Company in St Thomas' Church, Winchelsea. For further information and tickets contact 01797 225333.