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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.

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

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.

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.

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”.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

New book highlights 50 fascinating stories from our past

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’

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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