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Florabundance!
The Alde Valley Spring Festival

  • 8 May 2019 12.00pm - 4.30am
  • White House Farm, Great Glemham, Suffolk IP17 1LS
  • Exclusive to EAAF Members - Join Now

This events offers a wonderful opportunity to visit the Alde Valley Spring Festival and hear a talk by Tessa Newcomb and Henry Jackson Newcomb about their book, Mary Newcomb: Drawing from Observation.

The Festival celebrates the coming together of food, farming, landscape and the arts in a working farmed environment at White House Farm, Great Glemham in the beautiful Upper Alde Valley of East Suffolk. This year it takes the theme Florabundance! A celebration of gardens, plants and produce, and will feature a series of solo shows by guest artists, including Maggi Hambling, Perienne Christian, Marchela Dimitrova, Alice-Andrea Ewing, Emma Green, Jelly Green, Lily Hunter Green, Becky Munting, Tessa Newcomb, Ruth Stage and Emma Tennant.

We will have drinks on arrival with a welcome and introduction from Festival Director and Curator, Jason Gathorne-Hardy. Lunch will be served in the farmhouse and then we will have time to explore the festival exhibitions and meet the Artists in Residence. At 3pm we will hear a talk by Tessa Newcomb and Henry Jackson Newcomb about the work of their mother and grandmother, artist Mary Newcomb.

Tickets are £28, and include drinks and a two course lunch. Exclusive to EAAF members, places are limited.

Buy a ticket here or telephone the EAAF office on 01603 493 668.

White House Farm is about an hour and 15 minutes from Norwich by car. Please let us know if you would need a lift, or plan to drive and could offer a seat.

12noonArrival and welcome from Jason Gathorne-Hardy
12.30pmLunch
1.30 - 3pmExhibition Viewing
3pmTalk by Tessa Newcomb and Henry Jackson Newcomb about the work of Mary Newcomb
4.30pmEvent Close
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