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Authors in Rye Harbour, East Sussex

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Edward Frederick Benson

Edward Frederick Benson
Rye, 1.6 miles from Rye Harbour

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

Arthur Christopher Benson

Rye, 1.6 miles from Rye Harbour

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


John Christopher

Rye, 1.5 miles from Rye Harbour

"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


Radclyffe Hall

Rye, 1.5 miles from Rye Harbour

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


John Ryan

Rye, 1.5 miles from Rye Harbour

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


Conrad Aiken

Rye, 1.5 miles from Rye Harbour

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


Russell Thorndike

Rye, 1.5 miles from Rye Harbour

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


Montgomery Hyde

Rye, 1.5 miles from Rye Harbour

Distant cousin of Henry James. ... more


Malcolm Saville

Rye, 1.5 miles from Rye Harbour

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


Henry James

Rye, 1.6 miles from Rye Harbour

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


Ford Madox Ford

Winchelsea, 4.3 miles from Rye Harbour

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


Joseph Conrad

Rye, 1.5 miles from Rye Harbour

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


Monica Edwards

In Rye Harbour

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


Rumer Godden

Rye, 1.6 miles from Rye Harbour

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


Event

What's On in Rye Harbour?

  • Elm Tree Boot Sale

    Sunday 21st April
    Location: Icklesham

    Elm Tree Boot Sale - first of the season just off A259. ... more

  • Guided Walk of Rye

    Sunday 21st April
    Location: Rye

    A two-hour guided walk around Rye including a visit to the Town Hall and its secret attic museum containing the ... more

  • Shakespeare & Love

    Sunday 21st April
    Location: Rye

    Shakespeare performance company Bowler Crab will be returning to the 600 year old Mermaid Inn in Rye to present their ... more

  • Charity Boot Fair

    Monday 22nd April @ 7:00am
    Location: Peasmarsh

    Bank Holiday Charity Boot Fair - Jempson’s Superstore, Peasmarsh. Hard-standing pitch from £5 (donated to Rye Wildflower Meadow Project) gates ... more

  • Guided Walk of Rye

    Monday 22nd April
    Location: Rye

    A two-hour guided walk around Rye including a visit to the Town Hall and its secret attic museum containing the ... more

  • Jackie Summerfield, Paddy Boyle and Rob Staermose

    Wednesday 24th April for 13 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Rye

    Exhibiting for the first time at Red Door: Jackie Summerfield lives and works in Hastings producing original handcrafted works made ... more

  • Guided Walk of Rye

    Thursday 25th April
    Location: Rye

    A two-hour guided walk around Rye including a visit to the Town Hall and its secret attic museum containing the ... more

  • Sisters of Swing

    Thursday 25th April
    Location: Rye

    An evening of outstanding live music and dining, featuring multi-instrumentalist Phil Brown who plays not just piano but also saxophone ... more

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 26th April @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    Local Produce, Cakes, Jams, Crafts and more. ... more

  • Introduction to Podcasting with Jilliene Sellner

    Friday 26th April @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    You know they say everyone has at least one book in them? Well everyone also has at least one brilliant ... more

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