Wild Boar Week is set to tease the taste buds

RYE restaurants are set to go hog wild in October.

Already 16 venues in and around the town have confirmed their intent to take part in Wild Boar Week and showcase boar and other medieval dishes on their menus.

Organiser oliver Campion said: “This year there really is more than boar. Venues have been encouraged to put on special events during the week.

The festival starts with a bang on Friday October 26 when the 1066 Rockitmen will be performing at the Ypres Castle Inn for a Wild Boar Halloween Party. There will be a hog roast and optional fancy dress.

Meanwhile the River Haven Hotel are hosting a four course dinner and cabaret evening with a Rod Stewart Tribute.

Throughout the week, the Swann Gallery in Mermaid Street will be holding an exhibition of art on a Wild Boar theme by local artists including Andrew Blyth, Laura Oakes, Priscilla Ryan and John Izod.

To enjoy a Wild Boar Sunday lunch with Jazz from Sarah-Jane Hassel and Roger Lewin, head to the Beach Bistro at the Gallivant Hotel in Camber on the October 28 or the November 4.

The Standard Inn host Irish folk music, a Wild Boar Quiz Night and a Bingo Night with wild boar stew available all week.