Category Archives: HWAT News

HWAT Summer Exhibition at Raveningham Centre

In collaboration with Waveney & Blyth Arts’ 2017 Sculpture Trail at the Raveningham Centre in south Norfolk, HWAT artists are hosting a summer exhibition in the Ravenous Café. Exhibition & Café open daily 10am – 5pm during the Sculpture Trail.

Harleston & Waveney Art Trail Summer Exhibition
Friday 18 August – Sunday 17 September 2017
Ravenous Café, Raveningham Centre
Beccles Road
NR14 6NU
Open daily 10am – 5pm, all work is for sale.


In the relaxing setting of the Ravenous Café, the Harleston & Waveney Art Trail Collective will be offering a vibrant show of new paintings, textiles, prints and 3-D work, all inspired by the light, colour and forms of the Waveney Valley. All artwork on display will be for sale, in addition to a selection of cards, prints and other unframed artworks. Entry to this exhibition is free.


Waveney Valley Sculpture Trail at Raveningham
Friday 18 August – Sunday 17 September 2017
Sculpture Trail open every day 10am – 5pm
The Raveningham Centre, Beccles Road, Raveningham, Norfolk NR14 6NU
Entry fee for the Sculpture Trail is £5. More information can be found at


HWAT Spring Show 2017 – The Old Kings Head Brockdish


The HWAT Spring exhibition is at The Old Kings Head, Brockdish, from Tuesday 2nd May to Sunday 4th June 2017.

Meet the Artists on Sunday 7th May from 3 – 6pm at The Old Kings Head.


2nd May – 4th June 2017
The Old Kings Head
IP21 4JY
Tel. 01379 668843

Opening Times: Tuesday to Thursday 10am-10pm, Friday & Saturday 10am-11pm, Sunday 10am-9pm. Closed on Mondays. Visit for more details.

All work in the exhibition is for sale. A percentage of all sales will go to the East Coast Hospice.


Harleston & Waveney Art Trail 2017 (HWAT) Open Studios Guide

Harleston & Waveney Art Trail 2017 (HWAT)
24th – 25th June 2017
1st – 2nd and 8th – 9th July 2017
All artists studios will be open 11am – 6pm over three weekends.

Start planning your art trail by visiting the HWAT Open Studios Artists 2017 page (with map), or download the full-colour Harleston & Waveney Art Trail Guide 2017 [PDF, 5.3 MB].


Art Trail brochures are always available locally in many outlets in the Waveney Valley, including shops, libraries, pubs & restaurants, in addition to our partner gallery, The Pennoyer Centre (Pulham St Mary, Norfolk). If you would like some HWAT brochures to distribute at a local event or venue, please contact us here.

If you are planning a holiday in south Norfolk or north Suffolk, visit our page on some places to stay in the Waveney Valley.

Harleston & Waveney Art Trail : HWAT 2017

HWAT is a collective of professional artists who live & work in the picturesque Waveney Valley, bridging the county boundaries of North Suffolk and South Norfolk. Each year we open our art studios to the public over two consecutive weekends.

In 2017, the three HWAT Open Studios weekends are:

24th – 25th June, 1st – 2nd July and 8th – 9th July 2017

The artists participating in HWAT Open Studios 2017 are: Isobel Auker; Barbara BernardCaryl ChallisNell CloseMalcolm Cudmore; Ingrid Duffy; Noelle Francis; Jane GermanChristina Greathead; Nick HolmesSara JohnsonBazil Leith; Gill LevinValerie LindsellRose MartinChris Mound; David PageLin Patterson; Graham Rayner; ScribblyRoo; Mary SpicerNicky Stainton; Jilly SzayboPoppy Szaybo;  Dom TheobaldVictoria TownleyTim Summerson; Anne Steel; Liz Taunt; Andrew VesseyKath Wallace; Bobbie Watchorn;  Jayne WurrPaul Zawadzki.

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HWAT 2017: The Harleston & Waveney Art Trail (HWAT) brochure 2017 will (nearer the time) be available online as a PDF. HWAT brochures are also available locally in shops, restaurants, hotels and pubs, in addition to Harleston Information Plus (local information centre) and the library. If you would like a bundle of brochures for a local venue, please contact us.

Some HWAT artists take a break from opening their art studios for one year in three. Please refer to Artists on Sabbatical and the individual artist’s pages for more details.

[Information originally published on HWAT Artists 2017 page]

Exhibition News: FEAST FOR THE EYE at Peter Pears Gallery + Little Gems

FEAST FOR THE EYE is HWAT’s Autumn exhibition at the Peter Pears Gallery in Aldeburgh. Exhibition open daily 10am – 4.30pm from Thursday 22 September to Wednesday 28 September 2016. You are cordially invited to meet the artists for wine & nibbles from midday on Sunday 25 September 2016.

HWAT ‘Feast for the Eye’
22 to 28 September 2016
Peter Pears Gallery
High Street
IP15 5AQ


In case you missed it, last chance to see our show of small, affordable art… Little Gems!

A selection of small artworks, including drawings, paintings, prints, mosaics and textiles by HWAT artists, at Wingfield Barns in Suffolk, open from 12 August to 11 September 2016.


HWAT Little Gems
12 August – 11 September 2016
Wingfield Barns
Church Road
IP21 5RA

Exhibition open Wednesday to Sunday, 11am – 4pm (closed Mondays & Tuesdays)
Tel: 01379 384505 or Email:


If you are on Facebook, you can also keep up to date with news on some HWAT artists’ news via HWAT Artists on Facebook page.