The Summer Exhibition - The Spirit of '48  +  Here and Now

Dates : Sat 9th June – Sun 1st July
Venue : White House Farm, Great Glemham, Suffolk IP17 1LS
Opening Times : Tues - Fri 12pm – 7pm  /  Weekends 10am-6pm
Other information : Tea / Coffee / Cakes / Refreshments in Pop Up Tea Rooms 

A curated exhibition that celebrates the connections between White House Farm and Great Glemham House with The Aldeburgh Festival of Music and the Arts from 1947 to 2018 together with a show of contemporary drawings, paintings and sculpture by Laurence Edwards, Jason Gathorne-Hardy, Emma Green, Jelly Green, Maggi Hambling, Sophie Meade, Tessa Newcomb and Juliet Simpson.

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The Summer Exhibition is an Alde Valley Spring Festival Project ~ held alongside the 2018 Aldeburgh Festival of Music and the Arts / . Please see the Aldeburgh Festival programme for information about Festival Walk 2 at White House Farm. With additional thanks to The Red House / Britten-Pears Foundation /

With very best wishes of the Summer !

Jason Gathorne-Hardy


  • Bronzes of livestock and animals
    by Juliet Simpson for sale.

  • Paintings and drawings by Tessa Newcomb, Emma Green and Jason Gathorne-Hardy.

  • Families and children are welcome to the farm - no dogs please !

  • Farm Nature walks open daily during ! Cornucopia !

  • Hedge Quarters :

    Pop up Tea Rooms open daily 10am - 6pm 15th Sept - 4th Oct. Details >


  • 'Hefted' :

    An autumn exhibition of drawings, paintings and sculpture

  • Autumn Writing Residencies : 

    Sean Hewitt, Melissa Harrison, Tim Richardson, Louise Gray.

  • New works on show by Maggi Hambling and Jason Gathorne-Hardy.

  • The Suffolk Chair Collection :

    An exhibition of over 50 antique and contemporary Suffolk Chairs. Details >


  • Pesta Nukenen :

    An exhibition of basketry from our sister festival in Borneo

  • Farm Suppers on Thursday evenings :

    30th Sept, 27th Sept & 4th October. Details >


  • Meet the Makers!

    Open studios at weekends 10am - 6pm - Details >

Works for Sale

We have some wonderful works by artists that exhibit at the festival currently for sale. Details >
The Festival Shop

Stocking a range of unusual cards, books, walking sticks and other handmade items made on the farm & by local artisans. Details >
The Suffolk Chair Collection

The Collection of original early – mid nineteenth century Ball Backs has been set up as a design reference collection. Details >

Icon Painting in the Alde Valley

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Food Adventures

We have listed some of the Alde Valleys outstanding food businesses.
Places to Stay

The Alde Valley and East Suffolk are full of good homestays, holiday cottages, B&Bs and hotels.
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