Film Club screening King’s Speech

RYE Film Club is screeing the Oscar-winning King’s Speech at Rye Community Centre tonight (Friday).

The King’s Speech stars Colin Firth as King George VI desperately trying to overcome his debilitating stammer with the help of his his speech therapist, Lionel Logue.

It is 118 minutes long and certifcate 12a. There are two screenings at 6pm and 8.15pm.

RYE Children’s Centre, at Love Lane, is taking part in the national Bookstart event next week.

The event brings together families and professionals to share favourite stories, books and rhymes about transport, journeys and flights of the imagination.

The Children’s Centre will be hosting it between 1pm and 3pm on Thursday, June 9.

SUSSEX Heritage Trust raised more than £2,000 when they held a fund-raising event at Fairlight Hall.

Around 70 guests enjoyed strolling through the award winning walled garden, before being enjoying the entertainment which was provided by the ‘OperaLite’ with singing by opera stars Elizabeth Brice and Paul Austin Kelly,

“This was a wonderful evening which has helped support our conservation project for safeguarding the Ancient Monument of Old St Helen’s Church, Ore”, said Kenneth Bird of Sussex Heritage


THE next Peasmarsh Quiz takes place at the Memorial Hall on Saturday June 25 at 7.30pm.

Entry of £5.50 includes a ploughman’s supper. Bring your own drinks.

THE Haysland Painters and Potters, from Udimore and surrounding area, are this year once again holding their popular annual exhibition at The Court Hall, Winchelsea.

It will be open from June 11 - 16, every day from 10am to 4pm.

The works on show will include oil and watercolour paintings, ceramic items and a varied display of sculpture works.

Most works will be available to purchase and admission to the Court Hall exhibition is free.