Waveney & Blyth Arts is a not-for-profit organisation, established and run by local people on a voluntary basis.
Its aims are to promote the distinct cultural identity of this beautiful area of north Suffolk and south Norfolk through exciting arts projects and events, to support the work of local creative people and arts organisations, and to help build connections between people and places.
The main activities are –
Arts & Eats – sociable lunchtime events in attractive venues across the area with guest speakers or performers and a chance to meet others, held four times each year
Celebrate the Waveney and Blyth – an annual environmental arts programme of activities inspired by the area, including themed arts walks, performances, exhibition and creative writing activities – August and September
Themed conference, networking day and Annual General Meeting – November
Weekly email alerts to arts events and opportunities, and new features on the website about arts venues, festivals and organisations
Where it takes place
Waveney & Blyth Arts covers the towns and surrounding areas of Diss, Harleston, Bungay, Beccles, Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth along the river Waveney, and also the areas around Halesworth and Southwold in the Blyth valley.