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Southwold Arts Festival 2014 - Programme

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The Southwold Arts Festival takes place 28 June – 5 July 2014. Here is a sample of some of our favourite festival events and exhibitions:-

Festival Art Exhibition

A Southwold-inspired exhibition featuring stunning artworks by Mary Gundry, Tessa Newcomb, John Piper, Henry Davy, Katherine Hamilton and  Thomas Smythe.
Dates: 14 June – 16 July 2014
Venue: Buckenham Galleries, 81 High Street, Southwold

“Southwold Snapshots” 1872-1972

A fringe exhibition featuring a slide show of old family snapshots of local residents. Curated by Stephen Wolfenden, this wonderful exhibition will include wartime pictures, atmospheric backing tracks and vintage photos of family holidays in Southwold.
Dates: 28 June - 5th July 2014
Venue: Committee Room, Southwold Town Hall, High Street, Southwold

Vin Garbutt & John Ward Folk Concert

Vin Garbutt, winner of the BBC Radio 2 "Best Live Act award"  will be supported by local folk musician John Ward.
Date: 29 June 2014, 7.30pm
Venue: St Edmund's Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold, IP18 6JP

Mary Shelley & the Curse of Frankenstein

Common Ground Theatre Company will perform this production about love, innocence and rejection.
Date: 30 June 2014, 8pm
Venue: St Edmund's Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold, IP18 6JP

An evening with Andrew Marr

Date: 1 July 2014, 7.30pm
Venue: St Edmund's Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold, IP18 6JP

 

‘My wallpaper is killing me, one of us has got to go’

Christine Woods, Design Archivist of Sanderson’s collection of historic wallpapers and textiles, describes the wallpaper’s journey from individual sheets of hand-printed paper to large-scale, digitally produced artworks.
Date: 2 July 2014, 11.00am
Venue: St Edmund's Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold, IP18 6JP

 

Suffolk Summer Theatre – Old Herbaceous

Based on the writings of Reginald Arkell, this performance offers a touch of Downton Abbey with gardening tips!
Date: 3 July 2014, 7.30pm
Venue: St Edmund's Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold, IP18 6JP

 

Digby Fairweather and his Half Dozen with Val Wiseman

Digby Fairweather and the Half Dozen have been voted the best small band for the past eight consecutive years in the Annual Jazz Awards. Val Wiseman was voted the best British female jazz singer in 2011.
Date: 5 July 2014, 7.30pm
Venue: St Edmund's Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold, IP18 6JP

 

Street Art Exhibition - Featuring Works by Banksy

One of the largest exhibitions of street art ever held in Suffolk featuring works by Banksy, Nick Walker, Pure Evil and other Internationally Famous artists.
Dates: 5 - 6 July 2014
Venue: The Clockhouse, Southwold Pier

 

The Saint Felix Frolic Sewing and Quilting Group

Comprising 23 enthusiastic and creative members, The Saint Felix Sewing and Quilting Group have produced a special quilt called a “Frolic” featuring design motifs inspired by well-known Southwold icons. Frolic-making is based on an 19th century tradition where American women would gather together to make a quilt for a special occasion.
Dates: 28 June - 5 July 2014
Venue: Buckenham Galleries, 81 High Street, Southwold

 

Southwold Art Circle 49th Annual Exhibition

Paintings and artworks by local artists from one of the longest established art societies in East Anglia.
Dates: 23 June - 6 July 2014
Venue: Scouts Hall, Mights Road, Southwold

 

Two Magpies Bakery Knitting Event

All visitors are welcome to drop into Two Magpies Bakery and contribute to the Two Magpies knitted installation. Needles and wool will be provided . 
Date: 29 June - 5 July 2014
Venue: Two Magpies Bakery, 88 High Street, Southwold

 

Box Office

Telephone number: 01502 722572. Telephone bookings can be made from Tuesday 25th February.
Address: St Edmund’s Hall, Cumberland Road, Southwold, IP18 6JP. Tuesday 11th March.
Opening hours: 11am – 4pm, Tuesday through to Friday from 11 March to 30 May 2014 / 11am – 4pm, Monday through to Saturday from 2nd June to 4th July 2014.

Sally Owen

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