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The Trail is coming…….

It’s that time of year again… Artists are dusting out spiders,  sweeping floors and weeding paths ready for………

The 2019 Harleston & Waveney Art Trail.    (May 18th – Bank Holiday Monday May 27th)

Some of our Artists studios will remain open throughout the entire period.All Artists will open at the weekends and Bank Holiday Monday, 11 – 6pm. 

Our Textile group who are ultra keen,  are open a day ahead of the rest Fri 17 May. Using this extra day to offer you a hands on experience of their various crafts, including batik, silk painting, rag-rugging, felting, patchwork, fabric book making and fabric printing.  

Look out for this years brochure which contains all the information you’ll need. It’s bright orange this year so very hard to miss. Now available at multiple businesses, shops, libraries in and around Harleston and Bungay. 
Or down load from our website 

This year as usual our artists have been busy producing a whole range of fascinating creativeness in their studios and you lucky people are invited to see what they have all been up to. 

This is our 15th year and we have Artists who’ve been opening their studios since 2005 plus new Artists, returning Artists and altogether new this year,  Emerging Artists. 

Textile Day


Friday May 17th 2019, 11am -5pm.

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Seven textile artists who are taking part in the Harleston and Waveney Art Trail will be opening their studios a day early for visitors with a special textile interest on Friday 17 May

Each of these textile artists have developed their skills over many years, and between them cover a wide range of textile disciplines. 

Their studios are within a short distance of each other, between Pulham and Bungay:

Rose Martin (painting on silk) Needham, studio 3

Isobel Auker (wool and silk felting) Pulham St Mary, studio 6 

Dinny Turner (rag rugs and collage) Starston, studio 8

Caryl Challis (contemporary batik on paper and cloth) Harleston, studio 9

Ingrid Duffy (textile collage and stitch) Homersfield, studio 16

Lin Patterson (piecing, colour and construction) South Elmham, studio 17

Diana McKenna (printing and surface decoration on cloth) Bungay, studio 26 

Visitors will be offered a unique chance to see and experience a variety of processes and techniques with fibre, cloth, colour and stitch, and also to find out about textile workshops available throughout the year. We hope you will manage to make your way round a;ll the demonstrations, you will find plenty of places for coffee and lunch in both Bungay and Harleston and at the Farmers Kitchen on the A143 midway between them. 

For directions to studios, to view the on-line brochure and more information about the artists see website: 

HWAT Open Studios 18 & 19 May and 25, 26 & 27 May 2019