Articles published in 2022

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July 2022
Let's Talk
A boat that was built for Swallows and Amazons author Arthur Ransome is being given new life in Suffolk, as Catherine Larner explains.
July 2022
Suffolk
The things we collect tell the story of our life and loves. Author Julia Blackburn and her friend and neighbour, artist Tessa Newcomb, decided to explore the objects in Julia's Suffolk village home.
June 2022
Classic Boat
Jim Lawrence is a living icon of the days of sail, and although best known as a sailmaker, he started off as a barge hand on England's east coast.
June 2022
Suffolk
Marriage and moving to Helmingham as a young woman made Xa Tollemache a gardener and then an award-winning designer. Now she tells the story of how she transformed Helmingham's gardens, as well as many others, in a beautiful first book.
June 2022
Suffolk
Slaughter in Southwold says it all. If you love a good murder mystery you won't want to miss this festival dedicated to crime writing. Meet the authors, learn their secrets...just don't expect them to tell you the whole story.
June 2022
Suffolk
BBC journalist and broadcaster Justin Webb kept the truth about his real father a secret for most of his life. Now he reveals much about his painful 1970s childhood in a new book.
June 2022
Suffolk
Old World Ear II diaries and documents languishing in Julia Jones' attic revealed that her father's passion for sailing was rather more than just a weekend hobby.
May 2022
Suffolk
Most of us have struggled to find a present for the person who seems to have everything. Imagine finding something for the Queen. Ingeniously, a group of people have made a gift for the monarch...and for the people of Suffolk too.
May 2022
Suffolk
Abbey 1000 gets underway in Bury St Edmunds this month - celebrations will recreate the journeys of pilgrims to the tow and the monks who lived there more than 1,000 years ago.
May 2022
Classic Boat
Robert Simper has spent his life writing about boats and saving working vessels of the Thames estuary.
April 2022
Woman Alive
Lizzie Damilola Blackburn talks to Catherine Larner about breaking into commercial fiction with a Christian protagonist
April 2022
Suffolk
Suffolk's acclaimed INK Festival, the UK's best showcase for original new plays, is bigger and better than ever - four days, eight venues, 50 plays. Catherine Larner tells us what to expect
April 2022
Classic Boat
The remains of the Anglo Saxon ship found in Suffolk in 1939 rocked the world of archaeology. Soon, it will be time to see a recreation afloat.
March 2022
Suffolk
It was probably a woman who organised the ship burial of an Anglo-Saxon king at Sutton Hoo. It was a woman who decided to excavate the site. Now a woman is leading the project to reconstruct the ship which changed our knowledge of British history.
March 2022
Classic Boat
Artist and book illustrator Angela Harding has a clinker sailing yacht and a love of the wilder coast.

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