Programme of Events 2019

REG have arranged a varied programme for meetings and events for 2019.  The programme is copied below, but if you would like to print it out a pdf version can be found here. Please note that the programme is not yet 100% finalised as there are a few dates to be filled in.  These will be updated as soon as the details are known.

If there are topics that you would like to be discussed at future meetings or visits that you think REG members would be interested in, then please send your suggestions to so that they can be considered.

Tuesday 22 January

Sharing Concerns for the Environment

A chance to discuss issues – Local, National and International

The George, Rye 7pm

Tuesday 26 February

Film – Cowspiracy

There will be a charge of £5 to cover the film and venue.

(Limited to a maximum of 30 – booking essential).

The Kino, Rye 7pm

Tuesday 23 April

Climate Change

Presentation followed by discussion lead by Mike Pepler, Renewables and Environment Professional

The George, Rye 7pm

Tuesday 14 May

Visit to Veolia’s Materials Recovery Facility (MRF)

The tour will take approximately 2 hours (depending on the number of questions) and will start at 10:00 AM. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 20 and names have to be submitted in advance so if you wish to go please email as soon as possible.

Hollingdean, Brighton BN1 7BB

Tuesday 25 June

Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE)

A talk by Stephen Hardy, Trustee CPRE Sussex

The Ostrich, Robertsbridge 7pm

Tuesday 23 July (10 am)

Visit and guided tour of RSPB Dungeness

More than birds – the RSPB are improving the site for all sorts of species. A discounted fee of £5.60 is payable. (Booking required).

Tuesday 24 September

Beach Watch

An update by Andy Dinsdale

The George, Rye 7pm

Watch out for other Beach Watch Events during September

Wednesday 30 October

What’s a good diet for people and the planet?

An evening with speakers and discussion to be held jointly with Bexhill Environmental Group (BEG)

Beulah Church Hall, Clifford Rd, Bexhill TN40 1QA 7pm

Tuesday 26 November

AGM followed by talk (details to be confirmed)

St Mary’s Centre, Lion Street, Rye 7pm

Final details for each event will be published on the REG website nearer the date of the event.

To book the film, trip to the MRF and / or tour of RSPB Dungeness please contact

All events are free to members (except for the film and trip to RSPB Dungeness); non-members are welcome subject to a small donation.

(Image: Clouded Yellow butterfly on Vipers Bugloss.  Copyright RSPB).