Festive Folk

FESTIVE FOLK FRINGE EVENTS

As well as all of the events arranged and looked after by the Rye Christmas Festival committee there are also some events and special activities on the day provided by local shops, businesses, artists, authors and more....

We encourage ALL people to get involved and participate in this event and are thrilled that we have the support of some of those around us.

If you want more information on any of these events other than what is noted here then please contact the venue/event provider directly.

Hover over the images below to see what special events and offers these people are hosting. To read full listing please click on images.

RYE HISTORY WALKS
RYE HISTORY WALKS

12:00-13:00 & 14:00-15:00 Rye History Walks - Meet at The Mermaid Inn - £5 - PRE-BOOK ON 01424 430990 Come and take a 60 minute guided stroll around Rye Citadel at Christmas Children U16 free. with Rye’s 5* rated ‘No.1 Tour’ (Trip Advisor). Discover the amazing history of one of England’s most beautiful and fascinating medieval towns.

ETHEL LOVES ME
ETHEL LOVES ME

11:00-16:00 Artist and embroiderer Josephine Knechtli will be bringing embroidered patches to stick on and decorate Christmas cards with glitter/decoupage.

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ARTWRITE
ARTWRITE

11:00-14:00 Design a Bauble workshop - £7.50 a bauble. Come and design and decorate a ceramic bauble. Leave it to be fired and pick it up in time for Christmas!

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RYE METHODIST CHURCH
RYE METHODIST CHURCH

11:00-17:00 Methodist Church, Church Square - Nativity Sets Festival - FREE

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MERMAID STREET CAFE
MERMAID STREET CAFE

11:00-16:00 ‘Toyland Tavern’ Selling local wines to local folk and butter beer for the children!!

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ART & SOUL GALERY
ART & SOUL GALERY

11:00-16:00 Art & Soul Gallery, 29A High St - Festive Face Painting

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WAVES ESTATES
WAVES ESTATES

10:00-16:00 Face Painting and Jewel Painting - £VARIES

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PERFECTLY POLISHED
PERFECTLY POLISHED

10:00-16:00 Units 19-20 Rope Walk Shopping Mews Complimentary refreshments and Guess the Teddy’s name. 1 free guess per person. There will also be a £5 voucher for anyone who visits during the day.

ROPE WALK SHOPPING MEWS
ROPE WALK SHOPPING MEWS

10:00-16:00 Festivities, Crafts, Music, Raffle & so much more

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CALLA & Co
CALLA & Co

ALL DAY Calla & Co, High St - Festive Wreath Making and Personalisation.

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MASQUERADE
MASQUERADE

ALL DAY Masquerade, Cinque Ports St - 20% discount on the day! (excludes helium balloons)

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CAFE DES FLEURS
CAFE DES FLEURS

ALL DAY Special offer on Wreaths & Garlands. Join us for a glass of mulled wine & browse our Christmas collection 25% Off all Christmas Wreaths & Garlands purchased on the day or pre- ordered for Christmas.

PAWS AND CLAWS
PAWS AND CLAWS

ALL DAY Dog treats and doggy lucky dip.

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CORRIDOR CAFE
CORRIDOR CAFE

ALL DAY High Street Best dressed ‘Christmas Dog’ wins a cream tea for 2 humans and homemade dog biscuits. Plus, ‘A Canine and it’s Human’ Photoboard. Polaroid photo to keep £3.00

THE RYE BOOKSHOP
THE RYE BOOKSHOP

10:00-15:00 Local author Sally Aviss signing copies of her books.

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A SLICE OF RYE
A SLICE OF RYE

11:00-16:00 Christmas Biscuit Decorating Stop by A Slice of Rye as they will have tables outside of their shop on Cinque Ports street where you can decorate Christmas biscuits for a small charge.

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SUE RYDER
SUE RYDER

ALL DAY Tombola and seasonal Items Sale

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Wideye
Wideye

ALL DAY Discount on Manicures & Eye Treatments

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THE PETTE SHOPPE
THE PETTE SHOPPE

ALL DAY Free Treats for dogs. It’s only fair that the pooches be pampered too this Christmas. Stop by to spoil them rotten.

SIREN AND PEARL
SIREN AND PEARL

17:30-20:00 Late Night Shopping for Lingerie Lovers- Siren & Pearl, High Street Gentlemen wanting to buy the perfect gift,Ryes luxury lingerie boutique invite you to a late night shopping evening. Over a glass of mulled cider let the experts guide you.

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THE OLD BOROUGH ARMS
THE OLD BOROUGH ARMS

12:00-LATE Bar Humbug Prosecco Bar - The Old Borough Arms, The Strand Scrooge and Jacob Marley return for their popular presence and prosecco pouring wonder.

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