Category Archives: Events

Smashing Success at Heritage Open Day

What a day! Perhaps it was the sunshine on 16 September that contributed to the wonderful good feeling on Heritage Open Day. Regardless, we were thrilled with the enthusiasm and turn out.

In the Shakespeare Barn, Michele Summers’ greeting and explanation of activities got everyone into the creative mood.

Heritage Open Day 2018

16th September from 10am to 4pm
at the Fermoy Gallery and Shakespeare’s Barn
St. George’s Courtyard, off King St.
King’s Lynn
PE30 1EU

The West Norfolk Artist Association in partnership with King’s Lynn Festival have put together a wonderful range of art activities to celebrate Heritage Open Day; including drop-in creative sessions, workshops, demonstrations, and a heritage treasure trail for all.

Summer Art Workshops at St. Nicholas Chapel

Sorry, all workshops are fully booked.

Each year during the Summer Exhibition at St. Ncholas Chapel in King’s Lynn, a series of free art workshops is run by the West Norfolk Artists Association. This year there are 6 workshops to choose from. Four are for any level of experience, one for more experienced painters and one for children.

Wells Sculpture Trail

Andrew Schumann’s work Wells Oak Post, is ready for installation at the new Wells Sculpture Trail on 8th June. The trail opens on 23rd June.

The words supplied with his proposal are:
A post made from two planks of seasoned oak, the wood that built the battleships that defeated Napoleon and built the British Empire.

OPEN: Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios 2018

Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios 2018 will take place from Saturday 26 May – Sunday 10 June.
For 16 days each year, Norfolk & Norwich Open Studios celebrates the county’s artists and their achievements by offering them the opportunity to open their doors to the public to exhibit, sell and talk about their work. In 2018 over 450 artists will take part from over 250 studios and venues.

Cut, Stick And Stitch

Appliqué Workshop with Pauline Wrighton

SATURDAY 14TH APRIL 2018
HINDOLVESTON VILLAGE HALL NR20 5DD
10 am to 4 pm

Learn how to create a simple fabric appliqué with hand stitch. Based on traditional Broderie Perse this workshop uses commercially printed fabrics to create a small floral panel. It is suitable for beginners or experienced stitchers, using simple methods of cutting, bonding and hand stitching.

Art Exchange at Soul Café

The Sould Café in King’s Lynn was our chosen venue for the first Art Exchange of the year. On a chilly February morning, we had an informal gathering in the gallery section of the Café. Pat Hillard was showing his work so it seemed only natural to ask him to say a few words.

News From One of Our Aviation Artists

NAAFI Wagon, Detail of Mural

Colin Mason aviation artist was commissioned earlier this year to paint on an outside wall that is 60ft long, by 8ft and 12ft high at The Wellington Pub in Feltwell. Since June, he has managed to spend on average three days a week painting the mural in-between giving art lessons in the studio above the Arts Lounge Gallery in Swaffham. Until recently, Colin has been very lucky with the weather – so long as it is dry that’s the main thing.