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Suffolk is a county known for its creative vibe. We have and abundance of festivals celebrating music, art, literature and poetry; an exciting range of galleries and locally-made crafts can be found in all the best retail outlets. This is a vibrant, creative and buzzing county – check out our guide of the best artists, crafts people, galleries and other outlets.

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Snape Maltings

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    Enjoy Music and Culture at This Year’s Snape Proms The Snape Maltings are situated in the small but beautifully picturesque Suffolk village of Snape. Throughout the year, visitors from near and far can visit the Maltings to enjoy its boutiques and craft shops, locally sourced produce, and expertly curated art shows. The Maltings are…

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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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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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Suffolk Folk Duo’s New Album

Suffolk folk rock duo, Silbury Hill

Suffolk based folk rock duo Silbury Hill have released a new CD titled “Justice of the Rowan”. With Scott Dolling on the flute, guitar and vocals and David Stainer on the guitar, mandolin and vocals, their latest CD features original songs in Silbury Hill’s characteristic style drawing inspiration from local and historic themes. A notable development…

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