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Art & books

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Four art students have collaborated in their penultimate exhibition, bringing together moving imagery, installation pieces and live performance.

The chance for students to work with an artist to make bronze sculptures inspired by their favourite books will be one of those memories that will “be with them forever”.

A nine-month art project which was inspired by the childhood memories of residents at a Mildenhall care home was unveiled last week.

They are the faces of some of the most pioneering women of the 21st century.

A short film created by a group of artists and musicians from Ipswich has been selected for screening at its 15th international film festival as it continues to touch people’s hearts around the globe.

A mum-of-four has published her debut novel with a major publisher in a Suffolk pub.

Women 100, an exhibition which celebrates the creativity of female artists is currently dazzling visitors at Ipswich Art School Gallery.

Wizards and muggles are invited to an evening of story-telling, quizzing, potion tasting and being sorted into houses at an Ipswich book store.

Christchurch Mansion was inundated with budding artists taking up the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create their version of Rodin’s The Kiss.

Story of Scrooge, ghosts and Tiny Tim is 175 years old − and still incredibly powerful

The festive season offers the perfect time to get cosy with a book. Children’s librarians in Ipswich have drawn up a list of 21 top titles to enjoy over the Christmas holidays.

A new competition at the 2019 Suffolk Show is set to enable budding artists from across the county to showcase their work.

Lionel Bulmer and Margaret Green were inseparable in life and now they continue to share retrospectives. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a look at a special exhibition being staged at Snape this weekend

Norfolk writer Kevin Crossley-Holland has conjured treasure from the stories which thread through our landscape and light-up childhood and beyond

Chris Reeve’s writing is powered by the passion of his mum, whose love of words pulled her through sleepless nights and the tedium of housework

Dreams CAN come true. Suffolk mum-of-four Jenni Keer clinched a two-book deal with a major publisher. She tells us how it happened

Rodin’s erotic classic The Kiss is making a rare trip out of London and has taken up residence in Christchurch Mansion.

Fine art students from West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds will launch their own exhibition in the town centre this week.

‘Nature champion’ Jules Pretty takes the crown and there’s an honour for the founder of Norfolk Children’s Book Centre

A pair of artisans presented the mayor of Ipswich with a unique stained glass window to mark 25 years of business in Suffolk’s county town.

In Christine Webber’s newly published book, In Honour Bound, the former Anglia TV presenter and psychotherapist draws on all her experience to create a supreme love story. Lynne Mortimer talks to the author.

The Anna Airy Award is one of the most inspiring art exhibitions of the year. Arts editor Andrew Clarke takes a tour of the exhibition and believes that 20 years ago many of the works would have been in a degree show rather than a sixth form exhibition

Suffolk stylist and social media sensation Eileen Lam has launched her third book featuring the “Dolly Treasures” and their adventures around the county - and beyond.

The American artist Kimberly Godfrey describes her flourishing art career as a ‘happy accident’, because none of it was really planned.

Three budding photographers have been presented with prizes after taking part in a housing association’s competition to celebrate East Anglia’s wildlife and landscapes.

This huge image of a horse, spanning more than 200 metres, has appeared in a secluded field on the Norfolk-Suffolk to remember the role that animals played in the First World War.

Rodin’s The Kiss, rare nudes by John Constable along with work by Maggi Hambling and Henry Moore will make Ipswich one of the country’s leading art centres this autumn. Arts editor Andrew Clarke previews a groundbreaking new exhibition

We’ve all seen the harrowing images of London and other big UK cities in the Second World War, and the devastation inflicted by enemy bombing raids.

Dad Lee Harris is concerned – and is doing something about it. (But was Kirstie Allsopp right to smash up her children’s iPads?)

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