• Remembering Trevor Tupholme

      Remembering Trevor Tupholme

      Trevor Tupholme loved Rye Harbour Nature Reserve. His family have been going for a walk together on the reserve every Boxing Day since 1982. His daughter tells about Trevor, and explains why she’s donated money to the Discovery Centre in his name

    • High Sheriff of East Sussex visits Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

      High Sheriff of East Sussex visits Rye Harbour Nature Reserve

      On a Wednesday morning in August, the High Sheriff of East Sussex, Violet Hancock, came to visit Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, to see the wildlife and hear about the Discovery Centre project. The group walked to the Discovery Centre site to see progress on the build, then were taken on a Land Rover tour of the nature reserve, with Barry explaining how the reserve manages the shingle, saltmarsh, saline lagoons, coastal grazing marsh, freshwater gravel pits and reedbed habitats. Emma Chaplin then spoke to Violet about herself, her role and her interest in wildlife:

    • Rye Harbour Quilt Project

      Rye Harbour Quilt Project

      A group of friends are coming to the end of a project, involving 30 people, to create a Rye Harbour Nature Reserve quilt as a fundraiser for the Discovery Centre

    • Andy McConnell talk a great success

      Andy McConnell talk a great success

      Antiques Roadshow’s Andy McConnell’s evening in support of the Rye Harbour Discovery Centre in St Leonard’s a great success

    • Ekiden Relay a huge success

      Ekiden Relay a huge success

      The first ever Ekiden Relay took place on the reserve on Friday 31st May, raising over £4000 for the Discovery Centre.

    • Interview with Andy McConnell

      Interview with Andy McConnell

      Most people know Andy McConnell as the Antiques Roadshow’s hugely entertaining glass specialist. Andy lives at Winchelsea Beach and is a regular visitor to the Rye Harbour Nature Reserve. In July, he is giving a talk about his extraordinary life as a fundraising event for the new Rye Harbour Discovery Centre.


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