48th Annual Festival

14th September - 28th September 2019

Tickets on sale now!

A further 12 world-class events at the 2019 Rye Arts Festival have just been released for online purchase bringing the total to 24! Simply click on the ‘Events’ tab above to find out more. Please take the time to browse through all the events and select your tickets.


Rye Arts Festival is pleased to announce we have an official Radio partner:






If you are a member of the Festival we look forward to seeing you at our 2019 launch party on 7th July, when the remainder of this year’s events will be revealed in the traditional manner over a glass of wine.


If you would like to read archived messages from the Chair of our CIO, click here.