Things to see & do

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A Christmas Evening of music and readings

A Christmas Evening of music and readings

A Christmas evening

Sunday 15 Dec. Tickets £11. Two performances, 3.30pm and 6.00pm.

An early Christmas at Lamb House. The Lamb Players will host a Christmas evening of music and readings while you enjoy your mulled wine and mince pies.Tickets from Grammar School Records, High Street,  Rye, 01797 222752.

Colourful covers

Brian Cooks vibrant book dust jackets 

Sir Brian Caldwell Cook Batsford (1910-1991), better known as Brian Cook, designed book dust jackets, with distinctive vibrant colours, from the 1930s to the 1950s. He was also a painter, publisher, a Member of Parliament and was knighted in 1974.
Sir Brian was the tenant of Lamb House from 1980-1987.

A notable writer lived here

A variety of books and authors

A variety of books and authors

Margaret Rumer Godden, OBE (1907-1998): was an author of more than sixty books, both fiction and non-fiction, many of which were set in India (where she spent much of her early childhood). She also penned children’s books and poetry. Her first best-seller was in 1939 for the novel: Black Narcissus and she won the Whitbread Award in 1972 for her novel: The Diddakoi.
Rumer Godden was the tenant of Lamb House from 1968-1973.

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