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Authors in Beckley, East Sussex

Below are listings for authors in Beckley and the surrounding area. You can add your listing to this category here.


Montgomery Hyde

Rye, 4.6 miles from Beckley

Distant cousin of Henry James. ... more


Ford Madox Ford

Winchelsea, 4.5 miles from Beckley

Lived in nearby Winchelsea and wrote amongst other things 'The Good Soldier'. ... more


Rumer Godden

Rye, 4.5 miles from Beckley

Wrote 'This House of Brede' and 'A Kindle of Kittens' both of which were set in the region ... more


Russell Thorndike

Rye, 4.6 miles from Beckley

The author of the Dr Syn smuggling adventures set in Romney Marsh. ... more


John Christopher

Rye, 4.6 miles from Beckley

"John Christopher" is a pseudonym for Samuel Youd, a prolific author whose full bibliography runs to around 70 novels under seven different names. Currently lives in Rye. ... more


Henry James

Rye, 4.5 miles from Beckley

Lived in Lamb House, Rye and wrote Wings of a Dove, The Golden Bowl, and The Ambassadors amonst others during his stay. ... more


Conrad Aiken

Rye, 4.6 miles from Beckley

American poet, short story writer, critic and novelist. Lived in Rye between 1934-36, where he wrote 'London Letters' to the New Yorker newspaper. ... more


Edward Frederick Benson

Edward Frederick Benson
Rye, 4.5 miles from Beckley

Novelist, Biographer, and Benefactor of Rye Edward Frederick Benson was born July 24, 1867 at Wellington College in Berkshire, where his father was Headmaster. He was the fifth of six children born to Mary Sidgwick Benson and Edward White Benson, later Chancellor and Canon of Lincoln Cathedral, Bishop of Truro ... more

Edward Frederick Benson

Arthur Christopher Benson

Rye, 4.5 miles from Beckley

Wrote a number of novels, plays and poems, perhaps the most famous being the words to 'Land of Hope and Glory' ... more


John Ryan

Rye, 4.6 miles from Beckley

Artist and illustrator John Ryan lived in Rye. He wrote the Captain Pugwash series of books. He also produced the animated cartoons of Captain Pugwash for the BBC which were broadcast from 1957 to 1966. ... more


Malcolm Saville

Rye, 4.6 miles from Beckley

Author of the Lone Pine adventure series, some of which are set in Rye. ... more


Monica Edwards

Rye Harbour, 6 miles from Beckley

Monica Edwards was born Monica le Doux Newton and, as a child, her family moved to Rye Harbour, where her father, the Rev. Harry, became vicar and officiated at the funeral after the 1928 lifeboat disaster. The young Monica used to climb down the drainpipe at nights to spend time ... more


Radclyffe Hall

Rye, 4.6 miles from Beckley

Lived in Rye for a time and wrote'The Well of Loneliness'. ... more


Joseph Conrad

Rye, 4.6 miles from Beckley

Lived near Rye on Romney Marsh and wrote many novels including 'Lord Jim'. ... more


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  • Beginners Birds - Winter Waders

    Saturday 25th November @ 1:00pm
    Location: Rye Harbour

    Get to grips with those tricky winter waders with this short course for beginner birdwatchers. Binoculars and field guides available ... more

  • Guided Ghost Walk of Rye

    Saturday 25th November @ 5:00pm
    Location: Rye

    A unique opportunity to explore the ancient streets of Rye after dark with the Deputy Town Cryer. Hear tales of ... more

  • WBCA Christmas Craft Fayre

    Sunday 26th November @ 11:00am
    Location: Winchelsea Beach

    Winchelsea Beach Community Association are presenting a Christmas Craft Fayre with the emphasis on Real Craft at Christmas. Plenty of ... more

  • Jazz Supper at The Mermaid

    Thursday 30th November @ 7:00pm
    Location: Rye

    The star guest this month will be acclaimed singer/songwriter musician/comic Earl Okin who has performed all over the world – ... more

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 1st December @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    Rye Country Market will be open every Friday from 10th March - 15th December. We sell Cakes, Savouries, Preserves, Free ... more

  • Wildlife Watch - Rye Harbour

    Saturday 2nd December @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye Harbour

    A monthly Saturday club for children aged 5-11 years offering a chance to find out more about the natural world ... more

  • Festive Beach Clean

    Saturday 2nd December @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye Harbour

    A clean-up of rubbish washed up along the beach by autumn storms, plus the chance to see many wintering birds. ... more

  • Santa Special

    Saturday 2nd December for 23 days @ 10:30am
    Location: Tenterden

    Santa Specials 2017 - Meet Santa at the Kent & East Sussex Railway. Take a magical steam train journey to ... more

  • Father Christmas' Grotto

    Saturday 2nd December @ 10:30am
    Location: Tenterden

    Father Christmas’ Grotto Weekends from 25th November – Christmas Eve Visit Father Christmas in his elf-built grotto EVERY WEEKEND from ... more

  • Father Christmas' Grotto

    Sunday 3rd December @ 10:30am
    Location: Tenterden

    Father Christmas’ Grotto Weekends from 25th November – Christmas Eve Visit Father Christmas in his elf-built grotto EVERY WEEKEND from ... more

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