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Shakespeare in Rye

Shakespeare in Rye near Winchelsea, East Sussex

Below are upcoming Shakespeare in Rye events happening in Winchelsea and the surrounding area. You can add your own events here.

Past Shakespeare in Rye near Winchelsea, East Sussex

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September 2017

Shakespeare in Rye

Sunday, 17th September 2017 from 3:00pm
The Mermaid Inn
Mermaid Street
TN31 7EY

In November 2016, the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC published documents concerning the 1597 visit of Shakespeare’s troupe to Rye for the mayor-making of Mermaid owner, John Fowtrell with an article written by local independent scholars Paul & Rosie Franczak, placing Rye on the world map of Shakespearean scholarship. This inaugural lecture marks the event.
Professor of English at the University of Sussex, Andrew Hadfield is the author of Edmund Spenser, a life and Shakespeare and Republicanism. He is editing the works of Thomas Nashe for Oxford University Press with Jennifer Richards, Joseph Black and Cathy Shrank.
Tickets: £15.00 - Currently available to Friends of the Festival only.
Tickets available to the general public from 07/08/17.


What's On in Winchelsea?

  • Tuesday Painters Art Club of Rye Annual Exhibition

    Friday 14th August for 10 days @ 2:30pm
    Location: Rye

    Annual Exhibition of members' work. Friday, 14th Aug. 2020 from 2.30-5.30 then daily 10.00-5.30 until and including Sunday, 23rd August ... more

  • Gabrielle

    Friday 28th August
    Location: Rye

    A unique and intimate concert with the highly acclaimed multi award-winning British singer Gabrielle Gabrielle performs the opening headline concert ... more

  • Incognito

    Saturday 29th August
    Location: Rye

    The festival proudly present one of the most iconic British jazz funk bands, Incognito. You can expect to hear irresistible ... more

  • China Moses

    Sunday 30th August
    Location: Rye

    We proudly present one of the most electrifying live performers on the international music scene. China Moses is a high ... more

  • Charity Boot Fair

    Monday 31st August @ 7:00am
    Location: Peasmarsh

    Bank Holiday Charity Boot Fair. Hard-standing pitch from £5 (donated to Rye Day Centre). Gates open at 7am. Free admission ... more


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