Winchelsea open-air play

Acclaimed theatre group Rain or Shine return to Winchelsea this summer to stage an open-air production of Robert Louis Stephenson’s Treasure Island.

The performance will take place on Saturday August 9 in the grounds of St Thomas’s School in Friars Road in Winchelsea.

The grounds open at 6pm and you are invited to bring a picnic. You should also bring your own seats and your own refreshments.

The play starts at 7pm and will finish by about 9:15pm.

There will be an interval. In bad weather, the performance will move into St Thomas’s Church.

Tickets cost is £13.50 for adults and £6 for children and can be booked by calling 01797-224446 or e-mailing They can also be bought at Grammar School Records in Rye; with credit/debit cards by phone on 08444-771000; or online at Funds go to Winchelsea Bonfire.