College brings Latin sunshine to Rye

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RYE College is set to bring a touch of Rio to the streets of Rye on Saturday when it holds its annual street carnival.

A colourful procession will set off from the school at 11.30am and follow a route through the Landgate Arch, along the High Street, Mint, Cinque Ports Street and Ferry Road back to the college.

The procession features students in eye-catching costumes and the college’s lively latin American Blocco drum band.

Students from the college have already caused a stir with processsions in Brighton and France and the Rye Carnival has becme a popular annual event.

The procession, which takes around an hour, will be followed by a Summer Fair at the College with stalls, refreshments and lots of other attractions.