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MATERIAL MATTERS

MATERIAL MATTERS

Makers showcased in our #popup @houghtonhall  produce pieces for the home using a variety of materials including wood, clay, chord, stone and paper. Exhibitors include @tim_plunkett_wood @par_avion_co @karendowning.porcelain #rosarrowsmith @laurahustonceramics #stevegorerowe #michaelwoods

Our popup runs alongside Henry Moore Exhibition at Houghton Hall – Open every Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday until September 29

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OUR LATEST DAY TRIP TO YARMOUTH

OUR LATEST DAY TRIP TO YARMOUTH

We were excited to receive an invitation to view newly installed works by painter Brüer Tidman, photographic artist Mark Cantor and sculptor Andy Sloan. It was an ideal morning for our visit - or so we thought... nearly 1,500 bikers (of every denomination!) made their way down the Acle Straight into a drizzle soaked Great Yarmouth along with us. Our efforts were to be rewarded in abundance however... not only an authentic Portuguese custard  tart and more than descent coffee on King Street but a wonderful exhibition awaited us

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HAPPY FATHERS DAY

HAPPY FATHERS DAY

Sending all our best wishes to all the Dads out there on Father's Day.

"Any fool can have a child. That doesn't make you a father. It's the courage to raise a child that makes you a father." (Barack Obama)

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BRIDGET HERIZ: EMOTIONAL WORKS DEPICTING JOY, FEAR, STILLNESS, MOVEMENT, AGITATION AND EXCITEMENT

BRIDGET HERIZ: EMOTIONAL WORKS DEPICTING JOY, FEAR, STILLNESS, MOVEMENT, AGITATION AND EXCITEMENT

"Her exceptional formal invention has allowed her to move beyond mere representation into producing both two- and three-dimensional objects filled with emotions: joy, fear, stillness, movement, agitation and excitement" (Derrick Morris – former President and Fellow, Royal British Society of Sculptors. Writing about Bridget Heriz, currently part of FESTIVAL at Houghton Hall (ends September 2019)

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KINETIC ARTIST ANDREW JONES, SHOWCASED IN "FESTIVAL" THIS YEAR

KINETIC ARTIST ANDREW JONES, SHOWCASED IN "FESTIVAL" THIS YEAR
We are all set to showcase the work of Cambridgeshire based Kinetic Sculptor Andrew Jones. his work relies on mainly linear elements balanced and articulated to move simply in the wind, light or strong. When visiting Houghton Hall this year you will find some of Andrew's kinetic sculptures in the walled garden.

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JONATHAN CLARKE JOINS OUR ROTA OF ARTISTS FOR FESTIVAL 2019

JONATHAN CLARKE JOINS OUR ROTA OF ARTISTS FOR FESTIVAL 2019

Jonathan Clarke was born in 1961 in Suffolk, UK, where he continues to work today. At the age of 16 he took up an apprenticeship with his father, the sculptor Geoffrey Clarke (RA). He has works on commissions across the country including Colchester, Ely Cathedral, St James' Square, London and Southwell Minster.

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