Local Places to Stay :
Good places to stay within 1 mile of the Festival and farm : Crown Cottages, Great Glemham; Stable Cottage, The Grove; Alde Garden, Sweffling Details>...
Festival Exhibition opening times :
Festival open every weekday except non-Bank Holiday Mondays. If you are coming in the middle of the day there are good local pubs in Great Glemham and Rendham....
Free Entry & Parking :
Free parking and free entry to Festival Exhibition and Open Studios [@ weekends] – come by foot, bike or car share !
Harry Becker Exhibition :
Archive Exhibition about Harry Becker in the Farmyard Classroom with works for sale in the barns.
The Festival Exhibition theme for 2018 : Claudius ~ Suffolk’s Roman Emperor!
Celebration of portraiture, life drawing and the figure in the landscape
New works by over 20 artists and makers in the Festival Exhibition.
Festival Talks with Maggi Hambling, Simon Loftus and Charlotte Howarth.
Farm Suppers with Peter Harrison:
Farm Suppers with Peter Harrison each Thursday evening in the farmhouse Dining Rooms from Thurs 26th April – 17th May. Book early to reserve places....
Eat on the Wild Side :
Cakes, pastries and pies made with foods from the farm’s market gardens, hedgerows, pastures and woodland. Served and on sale at weekends in Hedge Quarters’ Tea Rooms....
NEW for 2018 :
More pop up exhibition spaces in the barns for The Spring Festival Exhibition.
NEW for 2018 :
New Workshop Residency spaces – open at weekends from 21st April – 20th May.
Spring Festival launches 21st April:
The 2018 Alde Valley Spring Festival launches on Saturday 21st April and runs until Sunday 20th May – come and visit us !...
NEW for 2018:
Open Studios showcasing some of the best makers in Suffolk and UK : leather work, letter carving, chair-making, knife-forging, jewellery, tile-making...