Festival Talks 2018  * Booking Essential

Dates: 6.30 for 6.45pm; Sat 28th April, Fri 11th May, Sat 12th May

Venue : The Old Threshing Barn, White House Farm IP17 1LS
Entry : By pre-booked ticket only
Tickets : £15.00 pp; to include welcome drink and light supper after the talk.
Bookings : enquiries@aldevalleyspringfestival.co.uk 

The 2018 Festival Talks explore themes from the Spring Festival Programme. They are held in the main Threshing Barn at White House Farm. Hot drinks, refreshments served on arrival; a light supper of soup and bread are served around the fire after the talk. The barn is heated, but open to the evening air, Please bring blankets / warm clothes.


Festival Talk No 1 : Sat 28th April
CLAUDIUS : Portraiture & the Spring Festival Exhibition

Maggi Hambling, in conversation with Jason Gathorne-Hardy [Festival Director]
£15.00 pp includes hot drinks on arrival and light supper of soup and bread after the talk.
BYO beer /wine.

To book a place :  enquiries@aldevalleyspringfestival.co.uk


Festival Talk No 2 : Fri 11th May
The Life & Works of Harry Becker

Simon Loftus in conversation with Jason Gathorne-Hardy [Festival Director]
£15.00 pp includes hot drinks on arrival and light supper of soup and bread after the talk.
BYO beer /wine.

To book a place :  enquiries@aldevalleyspringfestival.co.uk



Festival Talk No 3 : Sat 12th May
Lettering : Charlotte Howarth

A talk about letter carving by Charlotte Howarth - former apprentice of Richard Kindersley, founder of Making Marks [ www.makingmarks.com ] a master letter carver for the Memorial Arts Training Scheme, and a Trustee for the Lettering and Commemorative Arts Trust.

£15.00 pp includes hot drinks on arrival and light supper of soup and bread after the talk.
BYO beer /wine.
To book a place :  enquiries@aldevalleyspringfestival.co.uk

 

 
  • Lettering Arts Trust.

    A workshop space for guest letter carvers including Louise Tiplady, Ayako Furuno , Jaki Blackman.

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  • Eilidh Allan.

    Handmade silver jewellery. New collections inspired by trees, fruits & seeds. Work for sale and commissions / bespoke jewellery made to order.

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  • Glass Studio.

    Sea glass jewellery by Buzz Mitchell – for sale and made to commission. Paintings and other creations made by Isabelle Sarginson Allen.

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  • Tobias Ford.

    Knife making forge. Hand forged / handmade kitchen knives available for sale and made to order.

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  • Tuesday Knitting Group in the Tea Rooms
    10am – 12 pm : 30th Apr ; 7th, 14th, 23rd May.

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  • New for 2019:

    Alexander Herbe-George & Slightly Nomadic. Glamping wagons, living pods, micro-shelters made to order.

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  • Aspen Press.

    Letterpress. Demonstrations. Commissioned work also undertaken.




  • Foraging Centre with Foraging Walks led by Forager and Permaculture Gardener in Residence Sam Starke.    



  • Stephanie Bunn.

    Basketry research studio working with local plant materials and exploring the relationship between geometry and basketry.

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  • Nienke Jongsma / Vandertas.

    Handmade foraging bags, floral shopper bags for sale; handmade leather shoulder bags, satchels, work bags, purses and wallets.

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  • Jon Warnes.

    Jon Warnes.  Wood turning, handmade spoons, stools, benches and bowls for sale.

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    New Iris Paintings by Jelly Green including Cedric Morris / Benton End varieties.



  • Pop Up Tea Rooms open in the Farmhouse Dining Rooms with cakes and pastries from The Great Glemham Bann.



  • Farm Suppers.

    Thursday evenings with Suffolk Chef Peter Harrison and Guests of Honour from the Writing at Great Glemham residency programme.

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  • New Allotment Paintings by Tessa Newcomb and Winter Garden paintings in egg tempera by Ruth Stage.



  • Farm Nature Walks open.

    Families welcome.



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    Great pubs nearby in Sweffling, Rendham, Great Glemham, Snape and Framlingham.


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    New works by Becky Munting and Emma Green in the farmhouse Dining Rooms.

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  • New works by Alice Andrea Ewing from The Great Glemham Series and the Pomarius Residency.

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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.
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Places to Stay

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