Articles published in category arts and crafts

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January 2022
Printmaker Angela Harding's beautiful and evocative illustrations of the natural world, inspired by annual sailing trips around Suffolk's coast and rivers, are favourite choices for everything from book covers to journals, calendars and tea towels.
August 2021
In the drab days of lockdown, nature warden Paul Green found joy in sculpting birds like the ones that visited his garden. His exquisite models became a TV hit, loved by celebrities, with Grayson Perry a devoted fan.
June 2021
That's the Waveney and Blyth Valley, where you can experience sculpture among 10 acres of wildflower meadows, woods and gardens.
March 2021
Helen Oxenbury's book illustrations have charmed young readers for decades and inspired her own children's creative careers.
February 2021
The latest titles, awards and news - including children's writers AM Howell and Astra Taylor-Todd and histories of Waldringfield and Ramsholt.
June 2020
If you've discovered the joy of knitting during lockdown, you'll enjoy Esther Rutter's new book 'This Golden Fleece'
August 2019
Jenny Hall returned to Suffolk, the county her famous father, Sir Peter Hall called home, to pass on his theatrical legacy
July 2018
Catherine Larner picks up her new DSLR camera and seeks advice on getting the perfect shot of Aldeburgh beach
November 2017
The new 'quiet' activitists, who use creativity and individuality to get their message across, rather than division and conflict.
November 2017
Warm yourself with words at Poetry in Aldeburgh. Catherine Larner previews the feelgood event that's gone back to its community roots
October 2017
This year's Flipside Festival challenges audiences to think about their impact on the planet.
September 2017
Country Living
The fashion designer talks about unique architecture and wild swimming in Suffolk.
July 2017
A community opera is at the centre of celebrations to mark the renaissance of Woodbridge's waterfront.
April 2017
Sewing mailbags was the traditional work of prisoners. Now, at one Suffolk prison, they're putting their needles and thread to more creative use.