Create

Lose yourself in one of our regular creative activities

From photography to drawing, creative writing and printmaking, each activity invites you to explore and enjoy different aspects of your surroundings.
Our team of artists has produced a programme of different activities, and we’ll be posting a new one every 2 – 3 weeks.

Survey

When you have completed an activity, it would really help us if you would complete a very short survey; it will only take a couple of minutes and it will help us assess the impact the project is having. Click here to take the survey.

Hawthorn: a celebration of May

Each day of lockdown I’ve been running along the River Lark, waiting for the moment when the creamy white Hawthorn blossoms burst open. I love this particular tree with the…
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What’s growing on my patch

I hope you’ve all enjoyed the good weather this week and managed to get outside. Before I hand over to photographer Gillian Allard I’d like to share a few photos…
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The Clock Above

Tarina from Fressingfield responded to Dean Parkin’s ‘A Picture of Where You Live’ exercise by writing about a memory of a particular autumn afternoon, not long after she had arrived…
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THREE TREES AND OTHER FRIENDS

Paris has lived in the village for 12 years and agrees that Beyton is at its beautiful best in the spring. She also says there’s such a lovely community spirit…
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The Falling Walnut Trees of Beyton

During our creative conversation, while we making a photo of Beyton in words, Lindsay mentioned a fallen walnut tree which she can when she looks out of her window. “It…
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Filling the Hole

Rodney has a museum in his garden at Beyton and was so busy ‘painting a dragonfly wing’ that he forgot I was supposed to be ringing him at 3pm. And…
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Daffodil House

Beverley has been in Beyton for nine years, lived in Suffolk for 35 years and, before that, spent some of her childhood in Bury St Edmunds. She’s known Beyton since…
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