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Authors

Authors in Peasmarsh, East Sussex

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


Malcolm Saville

Rye, 3.1 miles from Peasmarsh

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


Conrad Aiken

Rye, 3.1 miles from Peasmarsh

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


Arthur Christopher Benson

Rye, 3.1 miles from Peasmarsh

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, 3.1 miles from Peasmarsh

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


Montgomery Hyde

Rye, 3.1 miles from Peasmarsh

Distant cousin of Henry James. ... more


Edward Frederick Benson

Edward Frederick Benson
Rye, 3.1 miles from Peasmarsh

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

Russell Thorndike

Rye, 3.1 miles from Peasmarsh

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


Rumer Godden

Rye, 3.1 miles from Peasmarsh

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


Henry James

Rye, 3.1 miles from Peasmarsh

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


Ford Madox Ford

Winchelsea, 4.3 miles from Peasmarsh

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


Joseph Conrad

Rye, 3.1 miles from Peasmarsh

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


Radclyffe Hall

Rye, 3.1 miles from Peasmarsh

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


Monica Edwards

Rye Harbour, 4.6 miles from Peasmarsh

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


John Christopher

Rye, 3.1 miles from Peasmarsh

"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


Event

What's On in Peasmarsh?

  • The School of Wizards Adventure Quests

    Monday 23rd July for 40 days
    Location: Rye

    Unique family interactive and immersive quest shows. Ages 7 to adult. Monsters, Magic and Mystery. Using actors, puppets and storytelling, ... more

  • Ryebellion Drummers

    Monday 23rd July @ 7:30pm
    Location: Rye

    We are the drumming group of the Rye & District Bonfire Society. We perform at events throughout the Sussex bonfire ... more

  • Wild Beach

    Tuesday 24th July @ 2:00pm
    Location: Pett Level

    Celebrate Marine Weeks with some fabulous beach activities: rock pooling, kite-making and other fun stuff! Meet alongside the Smuggler Inn ... more

  • Outer Space Summer Family Fun Day

    Wednesday 25th July @ 10:30am
    Location: Tenterden

    Come and join us for a family fun day that is sure to be out of this world! Activities Include: ... more

  • Jazz and Blues Supper with Martin McNeill

    Thursday 26th July @ 7:00pm
    Location: Rye

    Critically-acclaimed Martin McNeill is a traditional blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player whose repertoire is based in Delta and Chicago ... more

  • Rye Country Market

    Friday 27th July @ 10:00am
    Location: Rye

    Rye Country Market will be open every Friday from 9th March - 14th December. We sell Cakes, Savouries, Preserves, Free ... more

  • Iden Village Fete

    Saturday 28th July
    Location: Iden

    A typical country village fete complete with boot fair, burgers, bands, and stalls with bargains. The ‘show rings’ include many ... more

  • Rye College G.C.S.E Show

    Saturday 28th July for 29 days
    Location: Rye

    This exhibition offers a unique opportunity to see the art projects from the G.C.S.E pupils of Rye College. Dynamic and ... more

  • Winchelsea Cellar Tours

    Saturday 28th July
    Location: Winchelsea

    Each year a team of volunteers run guided tours of the town’s medieval cellars. All proceeds received (£6 per person) ... more

  • Kids for a Quid - Summer Fun

    Saturday 28th July for 35 days @ 11:00am
    Location: Tenterden

    This summer holiday the whole family can take a fun step back in time at Tenterden's steam railway. We have ... more

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