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Written by JimLawrence

Create the Perfect Country Kitchen – Suffolk Style Copy

Suffolk Kitchen Jim awrence

During your trip to Suffolk you will come across many beautiful houses and cottages, painted in soft shades in harmony with their surroundings. It seems all the interiors too, are thoughtfully decorated in an enviously effortless style – you can easily recreate this look in your own home, whether you live in a period or…

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Written by Mark

Gainsborough’s House | Sudbury

Gainsborough's House in Sudbury, Suffolk

Gainsborough’s House in Sudbury is a museum of national importance with a permanent exhibition of the work of one of England’s greatest painters, Thomas Gainsborough (1727 – 1788). Based in the house he was born and lived in, there is also an art gallery which has a full calendar of exhibitions by other artists, lectures…

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Suffolk Open Studios

Glasswork by Gay Hutchings, Suffolk Open Studios

Across Suffolk during weekends in June, artists will be opening their studios as part of the Suffolk Open Studios initiative. Members of the public are able to visit the studios, talk to the artists about their process and perhaps even watch a demonstration of their craft. Around 130 studios will be open and a wide…

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Written by Mark

Group Tours of the Jim Lawrence Forge

In the workshop at Jim Lawrence, Hadleigh, Suffolk

This is a guest post from the folks over at Jim Lawrence, a stylish homewares company in Hadleigh, Suffolk: Jim Lawrence is a family-run business based in Hadleigh, producing handcrafted classic period and contemporary home furnishings. Many of our earliest customers will remember the farm forge in Stoke-by-Nayland when Jim started making candlesticks for friends…

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The Handmade Shop and Gallery, Bury St Edmunds

The Handmade Gift Shop and Gallery, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

The Handmade Shop & Gallery, which sells work by East Anglian artists and craftsfolk will be re-opening their shop filled with handmade goodies in a new location and larger premises. Formerly The Bury Chocolate Shop, 77a St John’s Street is now the ‘go-to’ address for anyone looking for a special, handmade gift or piece of art…

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