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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?)

One of Britain’s best loved novelists is coming to the county this autumn to celebrate the release of The Sentence is Death.

All will be revealed − and you can be there!

Stuck for Christmas gift ideas? Here’s a dozen delights for family and friends who might enjoy reading about horses, rural life or food

There’s a lot to enjoy in a new book about ‘Secret Bungay’ − and it’s not all scary...

Children’s book artist also tells of night of deadly 1953 east coast floods

Children’s books illustrator Helen Oxenbury on competing at the All England Club. Plus: Memories of Judy Garland

How Suffolk inspired ‘the look’ - and how Helen Oxenbury created a famous children’s books logo

The words of soldiers have been brought to life at Ipswich Waterfront in an artistic salute to soldiers of the First World War.

Ania Hobson has had a golden year. The artist is celebrating being declared the BP Young Artist of the Year by staging a show of her latest work in her home county. Arts editor Andrew Clarke went along to take a look

A low flying helicopter over the Ipswich waterfront has been causing a stir among passersby this afternoon.

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.

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