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Authors in Winchelsea, East Sussex

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Arthur Christopher Benson

Rye, 2.1 miles from Winchelsea

Wrote a number of novels, plays and poems, perhaps the most famous being the words to 'Land of Hope and Glory' ... more

Radclyffe Hall

Rye, 2.2 miles from Winchelsea

Lived in Rye for a time and wrote'The Well of Loneliness'. ... more

Rumer Godden

Rye, 2.1 miles from Winchelsea

Wrote 'This House of Brede' and 'A Kindle of Kittens' both of which were set in the region ... more

Ford Madox Ford

In Winchelsea

Lived in nearby Winchelsea and wrote amongst other things 'The Good Soldier'. ... more

Henry James

Rye, 2.1 miles from Winchelsea

Lived in Lamb House, Rye and wrote Wings of a Dove, The Golden Bowl, and The Ambassadors amonst others during his stay. ... more

John Ryan

Rye, 2.2 miles from Winchelsea

Artist and illustrator John Ryan lived in Rye. He wrote the Captain Pugwash series of books. He also produced the animated cartoons of Captain Pugwash for the BBC which were broadcast from 1957 to 1966. ... more

Edward Frederick Benson

Edward Frederick Benson
Rye, 2.1 miles from Winchelsea

Novelist, Biographer, and Benefactor of Rye Edward Frederick Benson was born July 24, 1867 at Wellington College in Berkshire, where his father was Headmaster. He was the fifth of six children born to Mary Sidgwick Benson and Edward White Benson, later Chancellor and Canon of Lincoln Cathedral, Bishop of Truro ... more

Edward Frederick Benson

Monica Edwards

Rye Harbour, 2.4 miles from Winchelsea

Monica Edwards was born Monica le Doux Newton and, as a child, her family moved to Rye Harbour, where her father, the Rev. Harry, became vicar and officiated at the funeral after the 1928 lifeboat disaster. The young Monica used to climb down the drainpipe at nights to spend time ... more

Conrad Aiken

Rye, 2.2 miles from Winchelsea

American poet, short story writer, critic and novelist. Lived in Rye between 1934-36, where he wrote 'London Letters' to the New Yorker newspaper. ... more

John Christopher

Rye, 2.2 miles from Winchelsea

"John Christopher" is a pseudonym for Samuel Youd, a prolific author whose full bibliography runs to around 70 novels under seven different names. Currently lives in Rye. ... more

Russell Thorndike

Rye, 2.2 miles from Winchelsea

The author of the Dr Syn smuggling adventures set in Romney Marsh. ... more

Malcolm Saville

Rye, 2.2 miles from Winchelsea

Author of the Lone Pine adventure series, some of which are set in Rye. ... more

Joseph Conrad

Rye, 2.2 miles from Winchelsea

Lived near Rye on Romney Marsh and wrote many novels including 'Lord Jim'. ... more

Montgomery Hyde

Rye, 2.2 miles from Winchelsea

Distant cousin of Henry James. ... more


What's On in Winchelsea?

  • Whimsical Stitches

    Wednesday 12th May for 13 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    A colourful, eclectic and joyful exhibition of art in textile form ~ from hand embroidery to handmade toys, by Rachel ... more

  • Light Fantastic

    Wednesday 26th May for 13 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    An exhibition of vibrant watercolours full of atmosphere and light by Andrew Blyth. Andrew is a renowned local artist who ... more

  • Driftwood Journeys

    Wednesday 9th June for 13 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    South East Open Studios (SEOS) 2021 present an exhibition of driftwood sculpture and other sea-inspired art by Tina Kaul. Now ... more

  • My Mind's Eye - a journey by Maggie Lloyd

    Wednesday 23rd June for 13 days @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    A portfolio of Maggie Lloyd's work of portraits and landscapes in pastel, oil and other media. There are many aspects ... more

  • Tuesday Painters Club of Rye

    Friday 13th August for 10 days @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    ART EXHIBITION of members' work Open daily 10.00a.m. - 5.30p.m. From Friday13th to Sunday 22nd August Oil, Acrylic, Watercolour, Pen ... more


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