This exhibition of etchings by Norman Ackroyd CBE RA, his twelfth biennial solo show at North House Gallery,
includes two of his annual collections: Reading the Landscape, 2019, and Lockdown, 2020, as well as the small series of Lockdown Rainbow etchings and 20 independent prints, large and small, from the last two years.
The show is hung but the gallery is closed because of COVID restrictions. Please see the website www.northhousegallery.co.uk for a film and all the images which can be ordered unframed. Contact gallery 01206 392717
Fun family day of outdoor activities in partnership with local community groups, the Stour Valley Education Network and other Environmental /Recreation organisations.
Events will include foraging, pond dipping, mini beast hunts and arts & crafts. Dedham Vale AONB www.dedhamvalestourvalley.org
The fifteenth Annual Constable Trust Lecture, given this time by Professor Frances Spalding, CBE, FRSL, Emeritus Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge. http://www.theconstabletrust.org.uk
Image: John Nash ‘Mill Building, Boxted’ 1962, Tate Gallery.
PATH: A Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Stour Valley Path as part of the River Stour Festival 2019 with artists Norman Ackroyd RA, Neil Bousfield, May Cornet, Jason Hicklin RE, Melvyn King, Kit Leese, Jane Lewis, Sarah Milne, Ruth Philo, Oliver Soskice, Dina Southwell, Jasper Startup & Linda Theophilus
Private View: 6 July 2019, 2–6pm
More info: http://www.northhousegallery.co.uk
Walk like an artist and get creative with activities in the landscape that inspired Constable and Gainsborough, followed by free entry to Gainsborough’s House afterwards. http://www.gainsborough.org
An exhibition of local landscapes highlighting the extreme definition of the seasons. Opening reception 1 September, 6-8 pm. More info and openings times: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/flatford
Suffolk artist Roy Connelly has painted the Stour Valley in all weather conditions for this exhibition celebrating the beauty of the area that was much loved by John Constable RA. Opening reception 4 May 6-8pm. More info and openings times: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/flatford
An annual combined arts festival with a strong visual arts strand. A range of artwork will be displayed in many buildings around the old town complete with public art installations and Art Trails. You will also find music, spoken workd, dance and art melding seamlessly as the Harwich Festival unfolds. For more information and to book: http://www.harwichfestival.co.uk