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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Elisabeth Frink was one of East Anglia’s leading artists, who died in 1993 at the young age of 62. The Sainsbury Centre in Norwich has put together an extensive retrospective of her work. Arts editor Andrew Clarke looks at the work on display.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

The words of First World War soldiers will be brought to life at an Ipswich arts festival.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Stunning works by Thomas Churchyard, one of Suffolk’s greatest artists, are currently on show at the East Anglian Traditional Art Centre, based in Wickham Market.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

A double murder in the family of Thomas Gainsborough set him on his path to fame, it has been claimed after new research shed light on the early life of the world-renowned artist.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

A Suffolk artist’s celebration of a “band of brothers” and their selfless work saving lives at sea is set for its first public exhibition – after a year of “nonstop painting”.

Monday, October 15, 2018

A Suffolk village is set to become the stage “for a feast of art activity” as part of the world’s largest drawing festival.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

From Lady Lord Mayors to pop industry excess and a floating library, there’s energy and imagination to thrill and delight in 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

TV presenter and historian Dan Snow is coming to the town for a book signing this autumn.

Monday, October 8, 2018

The historic Little Hall in Lavenham is the focal point of an artist in residence project this month.

Friday, October 5, 2018

Has history recast the Essex bandit as ‘the epitome of the gentlemanly robber’?

Thursday, October 4, 2018

An artist and illustrator with Suffolk ties is exhibiting a behind the scenes glimpse of the county’s best-known concert venue.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

With just four weeks left to submit designs for Elmer’s Big Art Parade 2019, one of the judges gives some tips on how to be shortlisted.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Anne Paterson Wallace came to Suffolk and built a reputation as a painter of romantic landscapes, but her earlier life had its moments too: hush-hush work during the war and evading Hitler’s bombs

Saturday, September 29, 2018

How Buffalo Bill brought us the reality show, a century before The Only Way is Essex

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Artist Valerie Irwin spent five years recording the changing face of Ipswich Waterfront and now her energetic works have found a home at the Suffolk Record Office. Arts editor Andrew Clarke enjoyed a guided tour through the collection called Change In Charcoal

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Norwich author’s book a dazzling blend of the real and the imagined; simultaneously seductive, horrific and beautiful.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

East Anglian landscape photographer Brian Beaney has been offered a major retrospective by theRoyal Photographic Society. Arts editor Andrew Clarke went to meet him and was bowled over by the fact that the world is no longer as it seems

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

A farmer-cum-artist based near Saxmundham is holding a craft exhibition until October 7.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

New book highlights 50 fascinating stories from our past

Friday, September 21, 2018

Which contender is she talking about here? ‘If you happen to be walking past a bookshop, find a copy and read the opening lines. I guarantee you will have to buy the book and take it home with you’

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Six books on the shortlist. Here’s all the gen about who, what why, where, when and how

Thursday, September 20, 2018

A science fiction writer and tutor picks some inspirational East Anglian sci-fi people and places

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Previous winners include Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall and Yann Martel’s Life of Pi

Saturday, September 15, 2018

American swindler posing as Chief White Elk acted like Robin Hood and gave away millions of dollars that weren’t his

Friday, September 14, 2018

Debenhams, The Apex, Cafe Rouge, Boots, West Suffolk Hospital, The Fox, The Nutshell – they’re all in a new book by Martyn Taylor. But has he forgotten anything?

Thursday, September 13, 2018

I’ve tried to pitch it as ‘Silence of the Lambs meets The Matrix’, says Lee Francis, who’s written the book with Simon Scarrow

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Booker Prize winner John Banville on alter-ego Benjamin Black, why he hates summer, the beauty of a dishwasher manual and Norwich’s one-way systems

Friday, September 7, 2018

A gallery in west Suffolk is delighted to announce the forthcoming exhibition of Sudbury-based artist and photographer Noel Myles.

Friday, September 7, 2018

‘I wanted to go when people wanted more, rather than starting to get a bit bored’ says East Anglian-bound author

Thursday, September 6, 2018

John Piper was one of Benjamin Britten’s favourite artists and worked closely with the composer. As Arts editor Andrew Clarke discovers Thompson’s Gallery is bringing some of his distinctive work back to Suffolk

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