HWAT News: New book ‘Waveney Reflections’ featured in local press

HWAT’s new book, Waveney Reflections: Brockdish to Bungay, a Portrait of the River, has featured in the local press and media. Diss Mercury, Beccles & Bungay Journal and the Eastern Daily Press have all published articles on Waveney Reflections, following a successful Book Launch weekend.

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Pictured, left to right: Valerie Lindsell, Tessa West, Caryl Challis, Christina Greathead.

(Photo Credit: James Bass for Archant Media)

Caryl Challis, one of the founding members of HWAT, was also on BBC Radio Suffolk last week, talking about the history of HWAT and the launch of the new book (listen from 02:34:20).

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Waveney Reflections: Brockdish to Bungay, a Portrait of the River

Waveney Reflections is £12 and it can be purchased locally at these stockists: Robinson’s Traditional Stationers, Harleston; The Old King’s Head, Brockdish; River Waveney Study Centre; Mouse Design, Earsham Street, Bungay; Diss Publishing BookshopJarrolds department store Norwich; Ferini Gallery Lowestoft; Southwold Bookshop; Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Gallery Shop.

To purchase the Waveney Reflections book by post (free P&P included), please send a cheque or postal order for £12 made payable to ‘The Harleston & Waveney Art Trail Collective’, together with your name and address with full postcode, and contact telephone number to:
Vicky Townley
The Old King’s Head
The Street
Brockdish
Norfolk
IP21 4JY

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Linocut Print by Chris Mound

A special two-day Book Launch weekend for Waveney Reflections was held at the River Waveney Study Centre on the 24th and 25th October 2015, alongside an art exhibition of the original artworks chosen for the book. The writer and poet Tessa West wrote the foreword for the book and officially opened the Book Launch weekend event.

HWAT News: Where to buy the book ‘Waveney Reflections’

Twenty-five artists from the Harleston & Waveney Art Trail Collective (HWAT) are delighted to announce the publication of their new book celebrating the River Waveney between Brockdish and Bungay, the stretch of the river that links their art studios.

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Waveney Reflections includes over 50 full-colour images and each artist’s thoughts on their work and their relationship with the river. Publication: October 2015, price £12 including P&P.

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Textile Wallhanging by Christina Greathead

Over the two day book launch weekend Waveney Reflections will be available to purchase at a special introductory price of £10 (normally £12).

Waveney Reflections can be purchased locally at these stockists: Robinson’s Traditional Stationers, HarlestonThe Old King’s Head, BrockdishRiver Waveney Study Centre; Mouse Design, Earsham Street, Bungay; Diss Publishing BookshopJarrolds department store NorwichFerini Gallery Lowestoft; Southwold Bookshop; Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Gallery Shop.

To purchase the Waveney Reflections book by post, please send a cheque or postal order for £12 (free P&P included), made payable to ‘The Harleston & Waveney Art Trail Collective’, together with your name and address with full postcode, and contact telephone number to:
Vicky Townley
The Old King’s Head
The Street
Brockdish
Norfolk
IP21 4JY

Caryl Challis, one of the founding members of HWAT, was on BBC Radio Suffolk this week, talking about the history of HWAT and the launch of the new book (listen from 02:34:20).

The special two-day book launch weekend for Waveney Reflections will be held at the River Waveney Study Centre on the 24th and 25th October 2015 from 11.30am – 3pm, and will include an exhibition of the original artworks chosen for the book. The writer and poet Tessa West will open the exhibition and visitors will also be able to explore this lovely part of the river on either of two designated walks.

The River Waveney Study Centre is situated at Old Harleston Road, Earsham, Nr Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 2AF.

www.riverwaveneytrust.org

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HWAT News: Waveney Reflections: invitation to the book launch weekend

The Harleston & Waveney Art Trail Collective (HWAT) is delighted to announce the publication launch of their new book, Waveney Reflections: From Brockdish to Bungay, a portrait of the river, celebrating the river Waveney between Brockdish and Bungay, the stretch of river that links the artists’ studios and influences their artworks.

All are welcome to attend the special book launch weekend on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th October 2015 at The River Waveney Study Centre, Old Harleston Road, Earsham, Suffolk NR35 2AF.

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The river Waveney forms the boundary between Norfolk and Suffolk and gives the Waveney Valley its beauty and character. The book Waveney Reflections includes over 50 full-colour images and each artist’s thoughts on their work and their relationship with the river and the surrounding area of the Waveney valley.

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Wax Batik by Caryl Challis

The book launch weekend is also an opportunity to meet the twenty five artists from HWAT featured in Waveney Reflections and view a special art exhibition of the original artworks featured in the book. Tessa West, writer and poet with a long standing love of Norfolk and Suffolk, has written the foreword to the book and she will be opening the event each day.

Paul Zawadzki, Lazy Afternoon, oil on canvas, 80x80cm

Paul Zawadzki, Lazy Afternoon, oil on canvas

The River Waveney Trust Study Centre will be open from 11.30am to 3pm on both days of the book launch weekend, offering visitors time to enjoy a walk by the river that has inspired our artists. The Café at The River Waveney Trust Study Centre will be open for the purchase of refreshments during the special book launch.

Over the two day book launch weekend Waveney Reflections will be available to purchase at a special introductory price of £10 (normally £12). Waveney Reflections is also available to purchase locally at: Robinsons Stationers, Harleston; The Old King’s Head, Brockdish; River Waveney Trust Study Centre; Diss Publishing Bookshop; Jarrolds department store in Norwich.

To purchase the book Waveney Reflections by post, please send a cheque or postal order made payable to ‘The Harleston & Waveney Art Trail Collective’, together with your name and address with full postcode and a contact telephone number to:
Vicky Townley
The Old King’s Head
The Street
Brockdish
Norfolk
IP21 4JY

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Painting by Rosemary Elliott

Waveney Reflections: From Brockdish to Bungay, a portrait of the river
Book Launch & Art Exhibition
Saturday 24th October & Sunday 25th October 2015
River Waveney Study Centre
Old Harleston Road
Earsham
Suffolk
NR35 2AF

Entry to the River Waveney Study Centre and the HWAT art exhibition is free for the Waveney Reflections book launch weekend only, open on both days from 11.30am to 3pm.

Please visit the River Waveney Study Centre website for information on study courses and activity workshops. The River Waveney Study Centre is situated alongside the river Waveney on the Norfolk/Suffolk border at Earsham, just off the A143. Free parking.

www.riverwaveneytrust.org

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Exhibition News: COLOUR – STITCH – RESIST Contemporary Textiles – Five Artists from HWAT

Five artists from HWATChristina Greathead, Lin Patterson, Caryl Challis, Jane German and Rose Martin – have joined together to put on on a new exhibition of contemporary textiles in the Upstairs Gallery at CRAFTCO in Southwold, Suffolk. CRAFTCO is an applied arts gallery run as a cooperative.

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COLOUR – STITCH – RESIST is focused on the art of contemporary textiles, with the artists using a variety of creative techniques including wax batik, handmade objects, painting on silk, appliqué and hand stitching, pieced cushions and panels.

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Batik by Caryl Challis

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Off-centre circles cushion by Lin Patterson

The Private View for the exhibition is on Saturday 3rd October 2015 from 1pm – 3pm. All welcome. Enjoy the exhibition and share wine and nibbles with the five artists.

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Topcroft Landscape, stitched and dyed textiles by Christina Greathead

The exhibition is open from Friday 2nd October to Sunday 1st November 2015.

COLOUR – STITCH – RESIST
An Exhibition of Contemporary Textiles – Five Artists from HWAT
2 October – 1November 2015
Upstairs Gallery @ CRAFTCO
40a High Street
Southwold
Suffolk
IP18 6AE
Tel: 01502 723211
www.craftco.co.uk

Craftco opening times:
Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm (closed on Wednesdays)
Sunday 11am – 4pm

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Ragdolls by Jane German

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Cow Parsley, silk painting (detail) by Rose Martin


HOT off the press! HWAT’S new Artists’ book, Waveney Reflections, will be on sale for the first time during the final weekend of the exhibition: Sat 30th October and Sun 1st November 2015. Publication price £12, including free UK P&P. More information on how you can purchase HWAT’s new book, Waveney Reflections locally or by post.

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WAVENEY REFLECTIONS: Brockdish to Bungay – a portrait of the river. Featuring twenty five artists from HWAT (The Harleston & Waveney Art Trail). Full colour images with a collection of personal thoughts on the Waveney, the river that links their art studios.

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HWAT News: Waveney Reflections exhibition at River Waveney Study Centre

Waveney Reflections, HWAT’s new book project (to be published in October 2015), is being widely promoted by a new exhibition of paintings, prints, drawings, textiles and batik art in the Visitor Centre café at the River Waveney Trust Centre.

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Waveney Reflections

 

The Waveney Reflections exhibition at the visitor centre is open to the public on weekends only: Friday 28th to Monday 31st August (August Bank Holiday weekend) and Friday 4th to Sunday 6th September 2015, from 10am to 4pm. The Waveney Reflections art exhibition coincides with The Waveney & Blyth Arts River Waveney Sculpture Trail, with forty sculptures and art installations on the trail.

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Entry to the Visitors Centre at the River Waveney Trust is £4, under 18s free, £3 for members of Waveney & Blyth Arts and The River Waveney Trust. The tearoom in the visitor centre will be open for drinks and light lunches throughout the art exhibition and the sculpture trail.

The River Waveney Trust Centre is situated at Old Harleston Road, Earsham, Nr Bungay, Suffolk, NR35 2AF.

The forthcoming HWAT book, Waveney Reflections, will include over 50 full-colour images with each artist’s thoughts on their work and their relationship with the river.

Twenty-five artists from the Harleston & Waveney Art Trail Collective are included in the book (to be published October 2015), celebrating the River Waveney between Brockdish and Bungay, the stretch of the river that links their art studios.