A Selected group of professional artists

Art Trail Collective

Based in the Waveney Valley creating innovative work in a variety of media

HWAT: Open Studios 2021

**IMPORTANT NEWS UPDATE** “We are really pleased to announce that HWAT is back in 2021. In fact, we are back twice!”

HWAT Summer Art Trail

Eleven members’ studios will be open over the weekends of 19th/20th and 26th/27th June. Those eleven members (with others) will also be exhibiting at The Old Harnessmakers Gallery in Harleston throughout the whole of June.

HWAT Autumn Art Trail

We will hold a full open studios art trail over the weekends of 4th/5th, 11th/12th and 18th/19th September. This will feature the majority of members and further details will be available in due course.

HWAT Members

Please note that not all the HWAT Members are taking part in the Summer Art Trail 2021


From our blog

HWAT Autumn Art Trail

Making up for having to remain closed throughout 2020, fourteen HWAT members are gearing up to open their studios in September for a second Trail in 2021. Several will be open for the first time since 2019 and some have already opened earlier this year for our Summer Art Trail in May. Many of the…

Textile Group Show at the Carousel Gallery, Framlingham

Five HWAT members – all specialising in work with textiles – are exhibiting at The Carousel Gallery in Framlingham. The work shown will include abstract and figurative work such as hand-died velvet wall hangings and silk scarves, paintings on silk and other materials, contemporary batik paintings and free stitched florals and landscapes. The show features…

Radio Norfolk 1

Hear member and gallery owner Lisa Henshall and HWAT Chair Malcolm Cudmore being interviewed for Radio Norfolk earlier this week. Phil Daley was sitting in for Stephen Bumfrey (Monday 14th June). Listen on BBC Sounds here (around 1hr 27 mins into the programme).

Professional Artists

HWAT is a collective of professional artists living and working within a relatively small area of the central Waveney Valley. We are a selected group – maintaining quality and high standards within a variety of disciplines. We open our studios to the public annually, offering works for sale, and generating interest and understanding between the local community, the artists and makers.

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Harleston & Waveney

Contact Us

Email : info@hwat.org.uk

Our Hours

MON-FRI 09:00 – 19:00

SAT-SUN 10:00 – 14:00