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August 2017 Events

August 2017 Events near Rye

Below are events happening in Rye and the surrounding area during the month of August, 2017. You can add your own events here.


Rye College GCSE Show

Exhibition
Saturday, 29th July 2017
Ends: Sunday, 27th August 2017
(30 day event)
Rye Art Gallery
107 High Street
Rye
TN31 7JE

Rye Art Gallery’s annual event showcasing our local students' recent GCSE. work. Come and see this wonderfully energetic and creative ... more


4Networking Breakfast

Meeting
Wednesday, 2nd August 2017, 8:00am - 10:00am
The Mermaid Inn
Mermaid Street
Rye
TN31 7EY

Networking breakfast for local business. ... more


Summer Crafts - Jungle Animals

Children's Activity
Wednesday, 2nd August 2017, noon - 1:00pm
Smallhythe Place
Smallhythe Road
Small Hythe
TN30 7NG

Smallhythe Place is getting creative this summer with six weeks of themed craft sessions. Every Wednesday between 12-3pm children can ... more


Minibeasts

Children's Activity
Wednesday, 2nd August 2017, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
Rye Harbour Road
Rye Harbour
TN31 7TU

Bring the family to find out about the weird and wonderful world of minibeasts. Suitable for accompanied children of all ... more


Beach Art and Craft

Children's Activity
Thursday, 3rd August 2017, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
Rye Harbour Road
Rye Harbour
TN31 7TU

Come down to the beach at low tide and get creative with natural materials we find on the beach. Suitable ... more


Rye Country Market

Market
Friday, 4th August 2017, 10:00am - 11:30am
Rye Community Centre
Conduit Hill
Rye
TN31 7LE

Rye Country Market will be open every Friday from 10th March - 15th December. We sell Cakes, Savouries, Preserves, Free ... more


Festival Preview Party&Talk - MadMen & the Artists

Special Event
Friday, 4th August 2017, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Wittersham

Wittersham Church will be hosting a Preview Party in advance of their Weekend Flower Festival. The Preview Party will commence ... more


An American in Paris

Film
Friday, 4th August 2017 from 7:00pm
Rye Community Centre
Conduit Hill
Rye
TN31 7LE

When Jerry Mulligan (Gene Kelly), a struggling artist living in Paris is 'discovered' by a wealthy heiress, she has more ... more


Wildlife Watch - Rye Harbour

Other
Saturday, 5th August 2017, 10:00am - 12:30pm
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
Rye Harbour Road
Rye Harbour
TN31 7TU

A monthly Saturday club for children aged 5-11 years offering a chance to find out more about the natural world ... more


Flower Festival - All the Saints

Festival
Saturday, 5th August 2017, 10:00am
to Sunday, 6th August 2017, 5:00pm
(2 day event)
Wittersham

Wittersham Church opens it's doors to the two-day Flower Festival. This year’s theme is ‘All the Saints’, in addition to ... more


Rye Society of Artists Summer Exhibition 2017

Exhibition
Saturday, 5th August 2017, 10:30am
to Sunday, 27th August 2017, 5:30pm
(23 day event)
Rye Community Centre
Conduit Hill
Rye
TN31 7LE

The exhibitions feature members' work from professional local artists. There is also an open submission to the Summer Exhibition for ... more


Fun Dog Show - Icklesham Fete

Fete
Saturday, 5th August 2017 from 1:00pm
Icklesham

Lots of classes - judge is Katie Leonard - professional dog groomer. For further details visit https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1374374546009050&set=p.1374374546009050&type=3&theater ... more


Wind in the Willows

Theatre Production
Saturday, 5th August 2017, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Smallhythe Place
Smallhythe Road
Small Hythe
TN30 7NG

Immersion Theatre is returning to Smallhythe Place for another acclaimed open-air show. The theatre tea-room will be open from 5pm ... more


Moth Morning

Children's Activity
Sunday, 6th August 2017, 10:00am - 11:00am
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
Rye Harbour Road
Rye Harbour
TN31 7TU

Another chance to find out about the huge variety of moths that can be found at Rye Harbour Natiure Reserve ... more


Castle Water Safari

Children's Activity
Tuesday, 8th August 2017, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
Rye Harbour Road
Rye Harbour
TN31 7TU

A guided walk for children and their parents around Castle Farm finding out about the wildlife and the history. We ... more


Summer Crafts - Mythical Creatures

Children's Activity
Wednesday, 9th August 2017, noon - 1:00pm
Smallhythe Place
Smallhythe Road
Small Hythe
TN30 7NG

Smallhythe Place is getting creative this summer with six weeks of themed craft sessions. Every Wednesday between 12-3pm children can ... more


Antiques and Collectables Sale

Auction
Friday, 11th August 2017 from 8:30am
Rye Auction Galleries Ltd
Unit 36
Rye Industrial Park
Harbour Road
Rye
TN31 7TE

Viewing Thursday 10th 9am - 4:30pm Sale day open 8:30am, sale starts 9:30am ... more


Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud

Children's Activity
Friday, 11th August 2017, 10:00am - 11:00am
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
Rye Harbour Road
Rye Harbour
TN31 7TU

Explore the saltmarsh looking for crabs and minibeasts hiding in the mud. Wellies and old clothes advisable! Suitable for accompanied ... more


Rye Country Market

Market
Friday, 11th August 2017, 10:00am - 11:30am
Rye Community Centre
Conduit Hill
Rye
TN31 7LE

Rye Country Market will be open every Friday from 10th March - 15th December. We sell Cakes, Savouries, Preserves, Free ... more


Walk and Talk - A Guided Tour

Tour
Saturday, 12th August 2017 from 11:00am
Rye Heritage Centre
The Old Sail Loft
Strand Quay
Rye
TN31 7AY

David Hopkins takes you on a historical tour of Rye - Tudor boom, bust and plague, 18th century smuggling, the ... more


Winchelsea Summer Fete

Fete
Saturday, 12th August 2017 from 1:00pm
Winchelsea

Winchelsea Summer Fete and Dog Show at the Cricket Field - band, stalls, games. Proceeds to local charities. ... more


The Celia Hammond Animal Trust Family Open Day

Open Day
The Celia Hammond Animal Trust Family Open Day
Sunday, 13th August 2017, noon - 5:00pm
Brede

Come and meet the cats and kittens at the Celia Hammond Animal Trust (C.H.A.T.) Open Day at Greenacres, Stubb Lane, ... more


Moth Evening

Demonstration
Sunday, 13th August 2017, 8:30pm - 10:30pm
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
Rye Harbour Road
Rye Harbour
TN31 7TU

Come and see a range of moths as they arrive at the moth traps! This event is weather dependent, so ... more


Rockpool Ramble - Pett Level

Children's Activity
Monday, 14th August 2017, 10:00am - 11:00am
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
Rye Harbour Road
Rye Harbour
TN31 7TU

Explore the shore at Pett Level with a search in the rockpools for fascinating marine creatures. Please wear wellies or ... more


Shrimping

Children's Activity
Tuesday, 15th August 2017, 10:00am - noon
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
Rye Harbour Road
Rye Harbour
TN31 7TU

Explore the shore at low tide, looking for shrimps, crabs and flatfish. Please wear wellies or shoes suitable for paddling ... more


Green Drinks

Meeting
Tuesday, 15th August 2017, 7:30pm - 10:30pm
Rye

Green Drinks’ is part of the social side of Transition Rye – we want the work we’re doing to be ... more


Summer Crafts - Jewellery

Children's Activity
Wednesday, 16th August 2017, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Smallhythe Place
Smallhythe Road
Small Hythe
TN30 7NG

Smallhythe Place is getting creative this summer with six weeks of themed craft sessions. 16 August - jewellery ... more


Tilling Green Bingo 2017

Fundraiser
Thursday, 17th August 2017 from 7:30pm
Rye

Tilling Green Bingo at the Tilling Green Community Centre, Mason Road, Rye TN31 7BE. Doors Open at 6:45pm with Eyes ... more


Rye Country Market

Market
Friday, 18th August 2017, 10:00am - 11:30am
Rye Community Centre
Conduit Hill
Rye
TN31 7LE

Rye Country Market will be open every Friday from 10th March - 15th December. We sell Cakes, Savouries, Preserves, Free ... more


Rag Rug Making

Workshop
Friday, 18th August 2017, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Smallhythe Place
Smallhythe Road
Small Hythe
TN30 7NG

Learn how to make a fun and colourful rag rug to take home with you. Led by Debbie Siniska, this ... more


Rye and District County Show

Show
Saturday, 19th August 2017, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Rye

The Rye and District Country Show is returning for 2017! Elm Tree Farm, Icklesham, TN36 4BH (on the A259). In ... more


Tommy Ludford

Live Music
Saturday, 19th August 2017 from noon
The Horse and Cart Inn
School Lane
Peasmarsh
TN31 6UW

After a long break I'm returning to gigging at my local pub, The Horse & Cart. I'll be playing alongside ... more


Rye's Annual Flower and Veg' Show

Show
Saturday, 19th August 2017 from 2:00pm
Rye Community Centre
Conduit Hill
Rye
TN31 7LE

Rye's annual flower and vegetable show. Open to all, Show schedule available from early July. Email ryeallotments@yahoo.co.uk or phone 01797 ... more


Annual Flower and Veg Show

Show
Annual Flower and Veg Show
Saturday, 19th August 2017, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Rye Community Centre
Conduit Hill
Rye
TN31 7LE

Entries accepted from 9am on the day of the show. Schedule available from Bargain Box or phone 01797 223723. Open ... more


Nature Treasure Trail

Children's Activity
Wednesday, 23rd August 2017, 10:00am - noon
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
Rye Harbour Road
Rye Harbour
TN31 7TU

Follow the trail around the reserve, hunt for the clues, solve the puzzles and collect the treasure for your chance ... more


Summer Crafts - Garden

Children's Activity
Wednesday, 23rd August 2017, noon - 1:00pm
Smallhythe Place
Smallhythe Road
Small Hythe
TN30 7NG

Smallhythe Place is getting creative this summer with six weeks of themed craft sessions. Every Wednesday between 12-3pm children can ... more


The Drawtones - Rye Jazz Festival - Free Event

Festival
Thursday, 24th August 2017 from 7:30pm
Kino Digital
Lion Street
Rye
TN31 7LB

Their special guest is the amazing Jools Holland saxophonist Derek Nash. Apart from the phenomenal success of Jools Holland, Derek ... more


Phil Law and Friends- Rye Jazz Festival

Festival
Thursday, 24th August 2017 from 7:30pm
The Standard Inn
The Mint
Rye
TN31 7EN

Drop into The Standard Inn on Thursday evening and let festival fringe favourite Phil Law and his talented friends open ... more


General Sale

Auction
Friday, 25th August 2017 from 8:30am
Rye Auction Galleries Ltd
Unit 36
Rye Industrial Park
Harbour Road
Rye
TN31 7TE

Viewing Thursday 24th 9.00 – 4.30pm ... more


Rye Country Market

Market
Friday, 25th August 2017, 10:00am - 11:30am
Rye Community Centre
Conduit Hill
Rye
TN31 7LE

Rye Country Market will be open every Friday from 10th March - 15th December. We sell Cakes, Savouries, Preserves, Free ... more


Hue & Cry - Rye Jazz & Blues Festival

Live Music
Friday, 25th August 2017 from 8:00pm
St Mary's Church Tower
Rye Parish Church Of St Mary
Church Square
Rye
TN31 7HF

Rye Jazz & Blues Festival are delighted to welcome Hue & Cry to perform a very special and unique, stripped ... more


Swing Night - part of Rye Int Jazz Festival

Live Music
Friday, 25th August 2017, 8:30pm - 10:30pm
Rye

Enjoy an evening of the very best songs from George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Rogers & Hart & many ... more


Beer Festival

Festival
Saturday, 26th August 2017
Ends: Tuesday, 29th August 2017
(4 day event)
Queens Head
Parsonage Lane
Icklesham
TN36 4BL

Beer Festival at the Queen's Head Inn over the Bank Holiday weekend with live music. See website for details. ... more


Defibrillator / Basic Life Support Training - Free

Demonstration
Saturday, 26th August 2017, 10:30am - 3:00pm
Rye

Rother Responders offer a chance learn simple skills that could save a life. Including how to use a defibrillator. Pop ... more


Ocean Ceramics Garden Party

Charity Event
Saturday, 26th August 2017, 11:00am
to Sunday, 27th August 2017, 5:00pm
(2 day event)
Winchelsea Beach

Teas, cakes, instant portraits, ceramics, live music, fortune teller, croquet and plant stall. Venue: 7 Windmill Way, Winchelsea Beach, TN36 ... more


Nyetimber Terrace

Food
Saturday, 26th August 2017 from 1:00pm
Rye Lodge Hotel
Hilder's Cliff
Rye
TN31 7LD

Rye Jazz & Blues Festival are proud to team up with Nyetimber to create the perfect summer terrace with English ... more


Trio Manouche

Live Music
Saturday, 26th August 2017, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Rye Lodge Hotel
Hilder's Cliff
Rye
TN31 7LD

Trio Manouche are probably the UK’s best-loved gypsy swing ensemble, playing music it’s impossible not to love with infectious energy, ... more


Wine Tasting - Nyetimber Terrace

Food
Saturday, 26th August 2017
Ends: Sunday, 27th August 2017
(2 day event)
Rye Lodge Hotel
Hilder's Cliff
Rye
TN31 7LD

A Nyetimber Brand Ambassador will guide you through the Nyetimber range, revealing and exploring what has lead Nyetimber wines to ... more


Kandace Springs - Rye Jazz & Blues Festival

Festival
Saturday, 26th August 2017 from 8:00pm
St Mary's Church Tower
Rye Parish Church Of St Mary
Church Square
Rye
TN31 7HF

Hot on the heels of Kandace Spring’s stunning Cheltenham Jazz Festival performance where she stunned audiences with her ‘intimate, low-key ... more


Eric Bibb - Rye Jazz & Blues Festival

Live Music
Saturday, 26th August 2017 from 8:00pm
St Mary's Church Tower
Rye Parish Church Of St Mary
Church Square
Rye
TN31 7HF

We are delighted to announce Eric Bibb to headline Sunday at the festival. Blues meets gospel and soul when Eric ... more


Nyetimber Terrace

Food
Sunday, 27th August 2017 from 1:00pm
Rye Lodge Hotel
Hilder's Cliff
Rye
TN31 7LD

Rye Jazz & Blues Festival are proud to team up with Nyetimber to create the perfect summer terrace with English ... more


Iain Rae Jazz Trio

Live Music
Sunday, 27th August 2017, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Rye Lodge Hotel
Hilder's Cliff
Rye
TN31 7LD

Join us on the Nyetimber Terrace at the Rye Lodge Hotel and enjoy the afternoon with of the most sought ... more


Ronnie Scott's All Stars - Rye Jazz & Blues

Live Music
Sunday, 27th August 2017 from 3:00pm
St Mary's Church Tower
Rye Parish Church Of St Mary
Church Square
Rye
TN31 7HF

On Monday afternoon we proudly present a very unique and special concert ‘The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars’ and the ‘Ronnie ... more


Seth Lakeman - Rye Jazz & Blues

Live Music
Sunday, 27th August 2017 from 7:15pm
St Mary's Church Tower
Rye Parish Church Of St Mary
Church Square
Rye
TN31 7HF

Closing out the festival on Monday evening, we welcome West Country folk singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Seth Lakeman. Seth will ... more


Charity Boot Fair

Boot Fair
Monday, 28th August 2017, 7:00am - 2:00pm
Jempson's Superstore
Main Street
Peasmarsh
TN31 6YD

Hard-standing pitches from £5 on the day - donated to Rye Day Centre. Free admission and parking for visitors. ... more


Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud

Children's Activity
Monday, 28th August 2017, 10:00am - 11:00am
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
Rye Harbour Road
Rye Harbour
TN31 7TU

Explore the saltmarsh looking for crabs and minibeasts hiding in the mud. Wellies and old clothes advisable! Suitable for accompanied ... more


Paul Richards Latin Trio

Live Music
Monday, 28th August 2017, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Rye Lodge Hotel
Hilder's Cliff
Rye
TN31 7LD

Soak up the last day of the festival in style at the Nyetimber Terrace with the Paul Richards Latin Trio. ... more


The Jazz Funk Giants - Rye Jazz Fetival

Festival
Monday, 28th August 2017 from 3:00pm
Simply Italian
The Strand
Rye
TN31 7DB

Come down to Simply Italian on Monday afternoon, grab yourself a delicious pizza or a drink and party the afternoon ... more


The Walrus and the Carpenter

Children's Activity
Monday, 28th August 2017, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Smallhythe Place
Smallhythe Road
Small Hythe
TN30 7NG

Lewis Carroll's poetic characters are brought to life with this comic puppet show in the garden. There's also a pre-show ... more


Seth Lakeman - Rye Jazz & Blues

Festival
Monday, 28th August 2017 from 7:15pm
St Mary's Church Tower
Rye Parish Church Of St Mary
Church Square
Rye
TN31 7HF

Closing out the festival on Monday evening, we welcome West Country folk singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Seth Lakeman. Seth will ... more


Ronnie Scott's All Star's - Rye Jazz & Blues

Festival
Monday, 28th August 2017 from 8:00pm
St Mary's Church Tower
Rye Parish Church Of St Mary
Church Square
Rye
TN31 7HF

On Monday afternoon we proudly present a very unique and special concert ‘The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars’ and the ‘Ronnie ... more


Rye Networking Over Coffee

Meeting
Tuesday, 29th August 2017 from 10:00am
The Mermaid Inn
Mermaid Street
Rye
TN31 7EY

Rye Networking Over Coffee at the Mermaid - business keeping in touch. ... more


Youth Theatre Open Day

Workshop
Tuesday, 29th August 2017, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Rye Creative Centre
New Road
Rye
TN31 7LS

Calling all young performers! We’re launching a Youth Theatre for Rye, based at the Rye Creative Centre. Free drop-in workshops ... more


Summer Crafts - Bugs and Insects

Children's Activity
Wednesday, 30th August 2017, noon - 1:00pm
Smallhythe Place
Smallhythe Road
Small Hythe
TN30 7NG

Smallhythe Place is getting creative this summer with six weeks of themed craft sessions. Every Wednesday between 12-3pm children can ... more


Jazz Supper at The Mermaid

Live Music
Thursday, 31st August 2017 from 8:00pm
The Mermaid Inn
Mermaid Street
Rye
TN31 7EY

Paul Wood is a sought-after charismatic vocalist who has worked with many prestigious bands including Kenny Ball, The Glenn Miller ... more

Event

What's On in Rye?

  • General Sale

    Friday 20th October
    Location: Rye

    Viewing Thursday 19th 9.00 – 4.30pm ... more

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 20th October @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    Rye Country Market will be open every Friday from 10th March - 15th December. We sell Cakes, Savouries, Preserves, Free ... more

  • Robert Reid - Music

    Friday 20th October
    Location: Rye

    Robert Reid music at the Grapevine. ... more

  • Angelo Tristan Band at the Ypres

    Friday 20th October
    Location: Rye

    Angelo Tristan Band at the Ypres. ... more

  • Forager's Supper Club

    Saturday 21st October
    Location: Camber

    Forager’s Supper Club will have a menu featuring game, wild boar and seasonal foraged ingredients. To register your interest in ... more

  • Wild Boar Hog Hunt

    Saturday 21st October for 9 days
    Location: Rye

    Over 100 shops in Rye will celebrate Wild Boar Week by displaying a card-Boar-d wild boar in their window. Each ... more

  • Wild Boar Week

    Saturday 21st October for 9 days
    Location: Rye

    A celebration of game in Rye. Restaurants will be showcasing an array of gamey treats including Mallard, Partridge Pheasant, Rabbit ... more

  • Free Family Art Workshop- Willow Whale

    Saturday 21st October @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    ‘The Willow Whale’ workshop has been designed for children and families to create something beautiful and playful together. We will ... more

  • Tatners at Olde Worlde Wines

    Saturday 21st October
    Location: Rye

    On the Menu -Glazed, Slow and Sticky Wild Boar Belly Ribs with Shredded Asian Salad, Coriander, Fresh Chilli and a ... more

  • Travels of a Whale Watching Naturalist

    Saturday 21st October @ 2:30pm
    Location: Winchelsea Beach

    Part of the Friends Winter Talk series: Judith Scott is a Marine Naturalist and Photographer following her dream travelling the ... more

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