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Rye Foreign

Rye Foreign in East Sussex

Rye Foreign lies on the A268 and is about 3 miles (5-km) north-west of Rye. The parish encompasses the hamlets of Bowler's Town and Springfield.

Rye Foreign got its name because Rye and Winchelsea were once subject to the Abbey of Fecamp in Normandy. Henry III felt that for the safety of the realm that this should change and signed a Charter of Resumption in 1247, which brought the ports back under the King's control. However, an area outside Rye remained under the control of Abbey and this became known as Rye Foreign.

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  • A Day Out with Thomas

    Saturday 23rd September for 2 days @ 10:00am
    Location: Tenterden

    Have an enchanting day out at the Kent & East Sussex Railway in Tenterden on 23 and 24 September with ... more

  • Photographic Exhibition

    Saturday 23rd September for 2 days @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    A special two-day exhibition of photographic prints produced by members of this award winning local club. The images on display ... more

  • Winchelsea Cellars Tour

    Saturday 23rd September
    Location: Winchelsea

    There will be seven similar tours over the two weeks of the Festival. The tours are led by expert local ... more

  • The Mad Maid of Kent

    Saturday 23rd September
    Location: Rye

    CARAVAN SHORTS Back by popular demand with two new plays. Let your emotions go on a rollercoaster ride for a ... more

  • Dust to Dust - Caravan Shorts

    Saturday 23rd September
    Location: Rye

    CARAVAN SHORTS Back by popular demand with two new plays. Let your emotions go on a rollercoaster ride for a ... more

  • Talk on the Wyld Side

    Saturday 23rd September
    Location: Rye

    Evie Wyld is the author of After the Fire, A Still Small Voice and her second novel All the Birds, ... more

  • La Boheme

    Saturday 23rd September
    Location: Rye

    After 2016’s “simply unforgettable” production of The Turn of the Screw and the “magical and joyous” Don Pasquale, the “super-talented” ... more

  • Stick in the Wheel

    Saturday 23rd September
    Location: Rye

    This multi-award winning young 5-piece folk band from London is very proud of the fact that they “sing in their ... more

  • Winchelsea Cellars Tour

    Sunday 24th September
    Location: Winchelsea

    There will be seven similar tours over the two weeks of the Festival. The tours are led by expert local ... more

  • Rye Dance Students

    Sunday 24th September
    Location: Rye

    The talented young pupils of Rye Dance Centre will once again give an unmissable show that will captivate and enthrall! ... more

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