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Our Committee



Vice Presidents:

Julian Luckett

John Spencer

Executive Committee:

David Bookless*       Chairman

Timothy Gorman       Hon. Secretary

Stuart Harland           Hon Treasurer

Andy Stuart               Publicity and Membership Secretary

Trevor Gooding         Member

Caroline Everett        Member

Scott Brotherton        Member

Jane Skynner            Member

Honorary Consultant:

Alan Dickinson*        Historical  Consultant/Adviser 


New members are welcome!


You don't need to live in Rye. Membership is open to all who are interested in safeguarding this beautiful part of East Sussex. 

The Society’s area of interest includes Playden, Rye Foreign, East Guldeford, Rye Harbour and Rye Harbour Road.  We organise excursions to places of interest, publish two newsletters a year, hold a summer garden party and end-of-year party, and have an AGM and annual lunch. See News for more details of current, past and future events.

SSingle Membership          £6
  Joint Membership           £10S
  Life Membership            £125
  Corporate Membership   £15

Please download the membership application form using button below and send the completed form to:

Little Orchard House, 3 West St, Rye, TN31 7ES

01797 223831

Download more information about the people serving the society.

Download a copy of our constitution 

(Approved 2019)

Download our most recent newsletter 

Download our application form to become a member

For information, contact the Chairman David Bookless

07719 283938  |

Let us have your views

Your feedback is welcome. Let us have your comments about conservation issues on our News page.

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