Archive of: Appeal

  • We interview wildlife artist Bob Greenhalf

    We interview wildlife artist Bob Greenhalf

    Wonderful wildlife artist Bob Greenhalf is a great supporter of the Discovery Centre, is designing the mural for the Buy-a-Bird contributors, and is donating half his profits from a beautiful print of Rye Harbour to the project. We speak to him about his work

  • Limited edition - Rye Harbour Oystercatchers

    Limited edition - Rye Harbour Oystercatchers

    Local wildlife artist, and supporter of the Discovery Centre, Bob Greenhalf has a created a fantastic image called Rye Harbour Oystercatchers.  A limited edition of 100, it's a five block linocut, 280mm square. Each copy has been printed by hand by Bob, and signed. The cost is £115 unframed with 50%
  • 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.

  • Waitrose customers and staff support the Discovery Centre

    Waitrose customers and staff support the Discovery Centre

    Sussex Wildlife Trust was delighted to receive a cheque from Waitrose & Partners for almost £5,000 for their Rye Harbour Discovery Centre Appeal. Matthew Street, Crowborough branch manager, handed over the cheque to Emma Chaplin, Sussex Wildlife Trust’s Communications Officer. Eighteen branches across Kent and Sussex the Discovery Centre. Three more branches will soon be adding their contribution to the total. Waitrose managers decided to support the Rye Harbour Discovery Centre with their Community Matters green token scheme after spending a day volunteering at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve with Reserve Manager Dr Barry Yates.

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