Lose yourself in one of our regular creative activities.

Create #6: These Are the Hands

Inspired by the brilliant poet and writer, Michael Rosen, and the series of poems he wrote celebrating the NHS, this activity gets us thinking about our hands and the stories…
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Find what connects people in your village.

The artist, Caitlin, putting up the first of the nine plaques

Connect all over Laxfield

The plaques are now up in Laxfield – they’ve been cast in jesmonite, with added iron filings and a salt wash, so they will ‘age’ over time. Thank you to…
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Westhorpe village sign

Connect in Westhorpe, from A to Z

Together with our partners, Rural Coffee Caravan, Dean Parkin visited Westhorpe, to find out what residents valued about their village. The result was this poem, The Westhorpe Way. The Westhorpe…
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Westhorpe village sign

Connect in Westhorpe

It was lovely to meet up with residents in Westhorpe along with the Rural Coffee Caravan and listen to some of the host of things that makes their village so…
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Meet up with others in our creative Zoom sessions.

Radio Drama Listening Club

A series of Zoom sessions, starting Monday, 7th December, in which we listen to and discuss a short radio drama. Have you ever listened to something on the radio and…
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Fancy a Virtual Tea Dance?

This year, responding to the coronavirus restrictions, Britten Pears Arts has created a Virtual Tea Dance, suitable for all ages and abilities – and anyone can sign up for it.…
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A Community of Writers #3

Dean’s second Zoom poetry workshop resulted in poems about the weather – ‘puddle-splashers and mud-larkers’, and weird, useless gifts – ‘ … Convex, I cannot even perch. Doomed to eternal discomfort, I will…
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See what people have been up to.

A postcard from Laxfield that reads Kind Hearted Good Honest Folk