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FROM YARMOUTH TO KING'S LYNN AND BACK AGAIN ...

FROM YARMOUTH TO KING'S LYNN AND BACK AGAIN ...

The first part of Port-2-Port focused on the historic, medieval ports of Great Yarmouth and King’s Lynn has opened showing the so called "Yarmouth Five". This comes hot on the heels of being shown at Houghton Hall during the Summer in our POPUP and draws attention to their shared cultural strengths, exchanging works from one port to another and connecting them visually.

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GOING ... GOING ...

GOING ... GOING ...

Don’t miss the Henry Moore exhibition at Houghton Hall. Along with our popup, this ends tomorrow, Sunday 29 September. Gates open 11am and close as usual at 5pm. Come and pick up a work by local #artist #designer #maker. Huge thank you to our sponsors including Norfolk Cottages, ArtOffice, Cheffins and Original Travel and of course for the support of Lord and Lady Cholmondeley and their staff for making this all possible.

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NICHOLAS SEROTA EXPANDS ON A VISION OF THE ARTS AND ITS POTENTIAL TO IMPROVE LIFE IN RURAL TOWNS

NICHOLAS SEROTA EXPANDS ON A VISION OF THE ARTS AND ITS POTENTIAL TO IMPROVE LIFE IN RURAL TOWNS

Arts Council England have published findings from independent research which shows arts and culture are up there with good schools when people make their decisions about where to settle across the country. There is not only tangible value in investment in the arts, but also huge public demand for it.

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STILL LIVES REVEAL A DEEPER MEANING IN PAINTINGS BY JOCELEINE WICKHAM

STILL LIVES REVEAL A DEEPER MEANING IN PAINTINGS BY JOCELEINE WICKHAM

Still life, nature morte: the image of a fruit just before it tips to rot, roses plucked at the height of their blossoming. The refrain “still life” gradually acquires another meaning — “not yet, still here". Take a look at these paintings by Joceline Wickham - Norwich based artist.

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Summer landscapes by Kate Giles arrive at Houghton Hall

Summer landscapes by Kate Giles arrive at Houghton Hall

Kate Giles has completed a new series of landscapes capturing the changing light as summer progresses. Glints of light piece through thickening branches of Hawthorne and Apple as blossom emerges and the boughs begin to take the strain. Rain showers create a rush of growth across the county and life bursts through.

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THE GUARDIAN TAKES US ON A TRIP FROM YARMOUTH TO KING'S LYNN - FULL OF EASTERN PROMISE

THE GUARDIAN TAKES US ON A TRIP FROM YARMOUTH TO KING'S LYNN - FULL OF EASTERN PROMISE

We are delighted to have featured in this great article on the contemporary art scene in the Eastern region - a snapshot of activities from Great Yarmouth, Waveney Valley sculpture park, through to Moore at Houghton Hall and our pop up in the stables, and finishing off in King's Lynn.

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CONDE NAST TRAVELER LOOKS AT THE BEACH HOUSE BRANCASTER – PACKED WITH NORFOLK BY DESIGN'S FINEST MAKERS

CONDE NAST TRAVELER LOOKS AT THE BEACH HOUSE BRANCASTER – PACKED WITH NORFOLK BY DESIGN'S FINEST MAKERS

Makers, artists and designers have all been used to create a unique space in Brancaster, North Norfolk. Davina Barber used makers/designer from Norfolk by Design and is the brainchild behind the Beach House – a beautiful holiday home that sleeps 10, nestled in the village of Brancaster, North Norfolk. Davina's Beach House is currently featured in Condé Nast Traveler - looking at UK "staycation" destinations as travelers look closer to home.

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CUTTING EDGE ART ARRIVES AT THE STABLES, HOUGHTON HALL THIS SUMMER

CUTTING EDGE ART ARRIVES AT THE STABLES, HOUGHTON HALL THIS SUMMER

Both JONI SMITH and RUTH HOWES use paper cutting in their art. Each of them is being showcased in FESTIVAL 2019, our pop up showcase at Houghton Hall this summer. Original hand cut artworks feature heavily in their work each looking at mapping investigating scales, perceptions and associations.

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BRINGING THE INSIDE OUT – RECENT PAINTINGS BY LINDA JAMIESON AT HOUGHTON HALL THIS SUMMER

BRINGING THE INSIDE OUT – RECENT PAINTINGS BY LINDA JAMIESON AT HOUGHTON HALL THIS SUMMER

Trained at Central St. Martins and privately with Francis Pratt, LINDA JAMIESON has exhibited in London and Norfolk and undertaken numerous commissions. This is her third inclusion at Houghton in one of our pop-up events. Land that has been reclaimed from the sea or lies partially submerged forms the basis of inquiry that informs her work. 

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FIGURES: FRAGMENTATION, REMAKING AND WHOLENESS – NEW ARTWORKS BY KERON BEATTIE IN OUR POP UP AT HOUGHTON HALL

FIGURES: FRAGMENTATION, REMAKING AND WHOLENESS – NEW ARTWORKS BY KERON BEATTIE IN OUR POP UP AT HOUGHTON HALL

Each of the small lead and glass figures created by Norfolk artist KERON BEATTIE explore ideas of fragmentation, remaking and wholeness and the passing of time recorded in the objects themselves, and through the artists interventions. He is interested to look at the long-standing symbiotic relationship between lead and glass and frame it in a new and intriguing way. See more in our pop up at Houghton Hall this Summer.

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