creative workshops

As autumn approaches and the countryside is transformed into a copper-tinged wonderland, we’re excited to be heading into rural Suffolk to bring creativity and company to older people in Mid-Suffolk and Babergh’s rural towns and villages.

Rather than having hibernation on our minds, we’re gearing up for a busy autumn after receiving the wonderful news of a grant from Children in Need for our Clown Round project.

And if getting active in autumn is up your street, then why not consider applying for one of our free places for the Adnams 10k run this November?

Wishing you a fruitful season!

Alex & Hayley, Co-Directors

Booking opens for our first Make, Do & Friends event for older people

We’re delighted to announce our very first ‘Make Do & Friends’ event! Our new creative programme for older people in rural areas is bringing Spilt Milk Dance to Needham Market Community Centre for a performance of their ‘Little Love Cabaret’ on Thursday 18th October. Tickets are free. Read more about the Little Love Cabaret

Clown Round

Double celebration for Clown Round

As our flagship project, Clown Round, turns ten this month, we’re also celebrating the fantastic news that we’ve been awarded grants totalling £146,000 from Children in Need to continue bringing fun, laughter and distraction to young people and their families in hospitals and hospices across the East.  Read more about Clown Round’s double celebration.

Adnams Southwold 10k charity places

The Adnams Southwold 10k run has now sold out, but the lovely people at Adnams have kindly given us 5 free places to the event. So if you are up for raising a minimum of £200 for Suffolk Artlink, you could still join your fellow runners on Sunday 18 November for the 10k course which takes a circular route around Southwold in all of its autumnal glory.
Read more about Adnams 10k run places.

Meet the Artist: Sophie Johnson

This month we’re introducing you to one of our Step Up artists, Sophie Johnson. Throughout this year Sophie has been creating a series of thoughtful and creative illustrations in partnership with Kasia Posen. Their work was exhibited at the Whistler Gallery, Jerwood DanceHouse this summer. Read more about Sophie Johnson

On 16 September, the wonderful Chris Perry took part in the Great East Run in support of Suffolk Artlink. Well done Chris! If you’d like to support Chris’s efforts, please visit his JustGiving page

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