Dates for the 46th Festival...

16th September - 30th September 2017

The 45th Annual Festival is now over. But oh, what memories we have that will linger for a long time to come!
The final event, the opera Don Pasquale, enjoyed rapturous applause – and rightly so. Amazing talent on the stage and superb back-team which ensured a fitting end to our 45th Festival. We will be back before you know it, the event organisers already have items up their sleeves and ideas to make the next Festival as good as this one was, if not even better.

Come back to our website again soon and more will be revealed…

A recent review:
‘I was very lucky to be at the Rye Festival’s production of Benjamin Britten’s “The Turn of the Screw” last Saturday.  The cast of young singers and students, mostly associated with the Royal College of Music, sang and acted with great polish and assurance and a real feeling for their characters, bringing out all the symbolism and spookiness of the work, as directed by Alisdair Kitchen.  The performance was totally gripping and absorbing.  Congratulations to all involved.’
Alison Wells

Martin Wimbush’s new production, “A Meeting of Minds”, was quickly sold out. However, he has kindly agreed to reprise the performance in aid of charity at 5.00pm on Sunday 30th October at Rye Creative Centre. Tickets will be available from the Creative Centre or the AARRCC charity shop in Rye. For more information, please contact Irna on 01797 229368 or Sam on 07939 390036.

We would like to give special thanks to all the patrons and sponsors of our Festivals, our advertisers and to all those who assist us in so many ways.