Who will be crowned the Rye Bay Scallop Queen?

Ryers getting their #shelfie on for Rye Bay Scallop Week 2016
Ryers getting their #shelfie on for Rye Bay Scallop Week 2016

The fantastic Kangaroo Juice will be performing at the Ypres Castle Inn tonight (Friday, February 20), marking the start of Rye Bay Scallop Week.

During the evening the band will select the Rye Bay Scallop Queen 2016 and present them with a Pranella Zesta Shell pendant necklace worth £55 provided by The Shop Next Door to the George in Rye.

Ryers getting their #shelfie on for Rye Bay Scallop Week 2016

Ryers getting their #shelfie on for Rye Bay Scallop Week 2016

The weekend is looking to be as entertaining as it is tasty with the Rye Bay Crew performing shanties and songs of the sea at the Queen’s Head Inn on both Friday and Saturday nights.

Tatner’s will be at Rye Bay Fish and Olde Worlde Wines tomorrow and Sunday, serving up their superb gourmet street food.

Tomorrow morning (February 20) from 10am, Russell Drew will be found at Market Fisheries talking about the scallop industry, performing shucking demonstrations and there will also be a chance to taste their Fisherman’s Scallop Ceviche. The entertainment will continue in the evening, with The Brillos playing at the Cinque Ports Arms.

Meanwhile, Black Sheep will be entertaining the crowds at the Queen’s Head Inn and on Sunday evening Roger Carey and Andy Williams will be performing at the Ypres Castle Inn.

Ryers getting their #shelfie on for Rye Bay Scallop Week 2016

Ryers getting their #shelfie on for Rye Bay Scallop Week 2016

This week saw Ryers Getting their #shelfie on and wearing the scallop crown – we think they look rather fetching.

For all the latest information about the festival, including the menus and events for Rye Bay Scallop Week, visit scallop.org.uk

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Ryers getting their #shelfie on for Rye Bay Scallop Week 2016

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Ryers getting their #shelfie on for Rye Bay Scallop Week 2016

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Ryers getting their #shelfie on for Rye Bay Scallop Week 2016

Ryers getting their #shelfie on for Rye Bay Scallop Week 2016

Ryers getting their #shelfie on for Rye Bay Scallop Week 2016

Ryers getting their #shelfie on for Rye Bay Scallop Week 2016

Ryers getting their #shelfie on for Rye Bay Scallop Week 2016

Ryers getting their #shelfie on for Rye Bay Scallop Week 2016

Ryers getting their #shelfie on for Rye Bay Scallop Week 2016

Ryers getting their #shelfie on for Rye Bay Scallop Week 2016