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East Anglian literature celebrated

To find out about the £2,000 New Angle Prize for East Anglian Literature and all the shortlisted books, follow the link above to NEW ANGLE.

And see below for details of our Shortlist Showcase event on 1st July (part of the Ipswich Arts Festival Ip-art).

NB You can now follow the award on Twitter at @PrizeNewAngle

posted 20 May 15

Shortlist Showcase

The New Angle Prize Shortlist Showcase on Wednesday 1st July features six great East Anglian authors in conversation - Ronald Blythe, Mark Cocker, Esther Freud, Jason Hewitt, Alex Monroe and Kate Worsley.

The shortlist is a wonderful mix of memoir, fiction and nature writing, all illustrating how our region inspires the creative mind.

Tickets for the event now available at £8 each (including refreshment courtesy of sponsors Waitrose)

posted 27 Apr 15


Below are a selection of up coming events, click here to see more

Photography - A Basic Introduction to Studio Lighting

Keith Locke
Admiral's House

20 Jun 15 10.30 - 5.30

Cost (including morning coffee and sandwich lunch) £55.00 (£65.00 non-members

For a modest outlay you can set up your own studio at home or for taking on location.

This one-day workshop will give you a chance to work with various studio lighting options and will help you with posing and lighting for studio portraiture.

The teaching will be presented in an easy to understand and relaxed and entertaining manner. The aim is for you to leave this workshop with the knowledge and skills to develop and improve your studio and portrait techniques.

NB - Sony Alpha Users: Please bring along a hot shoe adaptor, or a Sony flash gun with manual control. All other manufacturers’ cameras do not need this.

Public Event

New Angle Prize Shortlist Showcase

Six Shortlisted Authors
Reading Room

01 Jul 15 19.00 for 19.30

£8 (including wine & nibbles beforehand)

The six authors shortlisted for the 2015 New Angle Prize for Literature, in conversation.

Ronald Blythe, Mark Cocker, Esther Freud, Jason Hewitt, Alex Monroe and Kate Worsley will read from and discuss their books (follow above link to New Angle website for details).

The New Angle Prize is sponsored by Gotelee Solicitors, Scrutton Bland Accountants, Waitrose and Blue Star HR.

Public Event

In The Steps of the Tudors

An Afternoon Walk
Starting from Tourist Information Office

14 Jul 15 1400-1600

Tickets £8. The walk will finish with a 'Tudor' tea in Chapters restaurant.

Hear stories about Tudor royal visits to Ipswich, our famous Ipswich-born Cardinal, and the Town’s merchants and explorers who settled the New World and were among the first to circumnavigate the Globe. See their dwellings and hear about their table manners!

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