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October 2019

Russian Grand Tourists in 18th Century Europe

October 9, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Friends (Quaker) Meeting House, 22 Friars Street
Sudbury, CO10 2AA United Kingdom
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From the middle of the Eighteenth Century, the Russian nobility began to travel for pleasure and education in Western Europe.  Although the experiences of these ‘Grand Tourists’ were similar in some ways to those of their English counterparts, Russian factors presented special obstacles and incentives. In this talk, we will meet a number of notable Russian Grand Tourists, learn the story behind their trips, and look at some of their remarkable ‘souvenirs’ that despite Napoleon, the Revolution of 1917 and…

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November 2019

Supporters House Party

November 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us to celebrate the beginning of our next phase of redevelopment and another step closer to becoming a National Centre for Thomas Gainsborough. See Gainsborough’s House for the last time and as never before, stripped back and emptied, as we prepare to hand over the keys to our appointed builders. Free to all our supporters

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December 2019

Life Drawing Group – formerly at Gainsborough’s House

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - July 4, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
The Jetty, Quay Lane
Sudbury, CO10 2AN
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The Life Drawing Group has re-located to The Jetty, Quay Lane, CO10 2AN. The Jetty is the single story cream building next to the garage. There should be plenty of parking available in The Quay car park opposite. The drawing group is held on the first Saturday of every month from 10-4pm. Cost £18 Dates 2019 7 Dec 2020 4 Jan, 1 Feb, 7 March, 4 April, 2 May, 6 June, 4 July To book and pay for a place…

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April 2020

All events currently postponed

April 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Due to coronavirus, all events are unfortunately postponed until further notice.

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May 2020

Postponed: 2020 Viewfinder – Nomadic Camera Obscura

May 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - August 28, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Come and experience the outside appear inside our amazing camera obscura. Create your own mini-camera, make a kaleidoscope and experiment with light. Saturday 16 May 2020, Hadleigh Agricultural show for more information visit www.hadleighshow.co.uk Friday 29 May 2020, Wild in the Stour Valley for more information visit www.riverstourfestival.com Saturday 11 and 12 July 2020, Bures Music Festival for more information visit www.buresmusicfestival.com Sunday 19 July 2020, Party in the Park, Sudbury for more information visit www.facebook.com/sudburysuffolkevents Friday 21, 22 and 23 August,…

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