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January 26, 2018

Professor John E Thornes of the University of Birmingham will talk  about ‘Constable’s Skies – before and after The Haywain?’  at the Boat House Gallery Flatford on Tuesday 6th March at 2pm. Tickets from National Trust Flatford £8 In this blog post he explores John Constable’s painting of  a rainbow over…

Stour, Dedham, Flatford, River Stour Festival
January 24, 2018

John Milne writes… My wife is a painter and works for the National Trust. It was with her that I started to explore the valley of the Stour river.  I think we are both moved by trees and always have been. That response may be formal – in general landscape…

December 14, 2017

Ruth Philo writes… I am very pleased to welcome you to the new River Stour Festival and thank you for dropping by on our website. We now have leaflets ready for distribution across the whole of the Stour Valley in Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire and will be putting these out…