Conferences, Events

The Power of Water

The second Japan Water conference centred on the theme of power.
and was an on-line event, Friday 25 June, 2-6pm BST. The recorded talks will soon be available on this website.

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The Purity of Water

Water is a complex and huge subject. This was an on-line event, part of Norfolk and Norwich Festival, held on Friday 21st May, 2-4pm BST. If you missed it you can watch the video of the event here

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The Art and Science of Bugs

Join us on-line on World Wildlife Day, March 3rd to discuss bugs. They are vulnerable globally – 40% are in decline. Both science and art offer us new ways to see them. This event considers how, through better understanding, we improve their, and our, future. Click for details.

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Visit our on-line shop

Visit our shop to find some wonderful objects, jewels, and books by artists. Most of them are exclusive to us, or at least very bespoke. There are limited editions. Some things are sparkly. Above all, they are ethical and what more can you ask of a gift? Especially one from the only art gallery dedicated to the environment.

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Place in Time

If you missed Place in Time, our virtual discussion event for International Landscape Day on 20th October, follow this link to the event page and you can see a recording of the event

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Events, Workshops

Doorstep Environment Poetry

Happening NOW! Karen Eng is leading a writing residency for this end-November week, focusing on the environment. Eight stunning writers are refining a piece of writing and discussing together each day. Watch this space for the outcomes….

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Writing from close observation

Spend Tuesday 3 November in the calm atmosphere of the gallery, refining your writing with acclaimed author and artist Patricia Mullin. Safely confined to just 5 participants you will get lots of attention and inspiration.

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Find your local bugs

Find your local bugs and join us in this big bug-hunting exercise. Buglife, the international invertebrate conservation trust has compiled a list of bugs you can find in your own garden. Most of them are common, but some might take a bit of spotting. Go equipped with a magnifying glass perhaps. Take a notepad and […]

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Other events

Pop-up events by King’s Lynn Festival, 2017 & 2018

King’s Lynn Festival, July 15-28 2018 Pop-up taster concert, a collaboration with King’s Lynn Festival of arts and music, July 2018 Cellist in residence, Marcin Zdunik gave a wonderful lunch-time half-hour of cello music as a pop-up event in the gallery. King’s Lynn Festival pop up concert, 2017 The exhibition Bird after Bird formed a […]

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Other events

What Language Do You Speak? A film by Elisa Bracher

Thursday March 14, 2019, 4 – 6. Shot in Brazil and England, the film addresses the great migratory movement in the world today, with millions of people fleeing from wars, natural disasters or social circumstances that hinder their survival. Facing many risks to reach the places they think are habitable, or even where they have […]

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Edges and Frontiers: talks with artists

Sunday 1st December 2 – 6. Come and join an informal study afternoon and discussion with artists,including Alison Counsell, Adam King. Madeleine Spencer, Antonia Beard, GordonSenior, Jayne Ivimey, all exhibitors in On the Edge. We will tour the exhibition together and talk about the ‘edge’ issues which occur in each work. And Marc AtkinsonWe will […]

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Creative Remaking: Sewing to help the environment: cancelled

Saturday April 18: 2.00-4.00pm – cancelled Saturday April 18th – 2-4Drop in for idea and skill-sharing, Sit around the table and stitch An ongoing programme of informal drop-in workshops. Facilitated by Lesley Wright Some basic materials will be provided, but bring your own favourite stitching tools. A £5 donation towards refreshments and overheads would be […]

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Write for the environment – cancelled

10 May 2020 A writing workshop with Karen Eng for Norfolk and Norwich Festival Norfolk and Norwich Festival is cancelled for 2020. This event is cancelled too, but will be postponed until later in the summer Would you like to explore your relationship with the environment in words? Come join one of Karen Eng’s all-day […]

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Events, Workshops

Pivotal: Jeni Smith & Alice Finbow

Pivotal – art, writing, environment | ways to collaborate, Saturday 25 November 2017 This workshop, run by mother and daughter Jeni Smith and Alice Finbow, was the starting point for collaborative conversations and ways to generate ideas between and across visual and text-based media. People who attended were not necessarily working already in a collaborative process, […]

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Environment and Memory: Emilie Dufresne

Environment and Memory, Saturday 10th November, 2018 A poetry workshop with Emilie Dufresne We held a psychogeography poetry workshop asking people to consider memory of place and experience of place over time. The workshop included walks around the town, inviting participants to experience their environment blind, and then later in the workshop try and retrace […]

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Events, Workshops

A Journey through Water: Patricia Mullin

Previous writing workshops A Journey Through Water | Exploring poetic geography, Monday 20 May 2019 A creative writing masterclass with Patricia Mullin Working over a day with exclusive use of the gallery and guided by expert published writer and artist, Patricia Mullin, participants were encouraged to develop a beautiful piece of writing. And then they […]

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Theories of the Earth Study Day

Theories of the Earth, 30 November 2018 Interactions between history, science and artistic practice What are theories of the earth? What do all the terms mean? Is theory useful? What is relationship between theory and practice?  A number of experts involved in disciplines relevant to Theories of the Earth – art, science  and environment –  […]

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Water Rising – art innovation, change and development.

May 17 2019 Held at Thoresby College, Queen St, PE30 1HX, May 17, 2019, 10.30 – 6.00 Water Rising community engagement events were supported by Anglian Water’s Keep It Clear Campaign. Water Rising – art innovation change and development. Programme Globally and locally we face a changing relationship with water. We know that sea level […]

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Workshops

Write on the edge: Karen Eng

Write on the edgeSunday 15 December, 2019 10-4 This was a one day’s writing retreat at GroundWork Gallery with Karen Eng. We enjoyed the final moments of the exhibition ‘On the Edge’. Taking initial inspiration from the exhibition, Karen took us on a journey from idea to realisation, considering some of the innovative ways our […]

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The Art of Climate Change

28 October 2018 Fire and Ice: The Art of Climate Change. Conference Saturday October 28. 3-6pm. Increasingly we live in a world which has to cope with changing weather patterns, environmental shocks and disasters. Whatever the causes, and wherever the effects are felt, our responses and solutions need to be practical ones if human society […]

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Events, Other events

Bird After Bird events

Here are listed the events which took place during and around the Bird After Bird exhibition 15 July – 11 September 2017 Accompanying the show at GroundWork was a taster concert for King’s Lynn Festival: On Friday 21 July 2017 Annabel Knight played the flute in the gallery for a taster concert for King’s Lynn […]

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Art and Politics of Trash: Emilie Dufresne

Saturday 28 April 2018, 2.00 – 6.00 pm Followed by showing of the award-winning film Trashed, 6.30 – 8.30 pm The Spring season 2018 featured an exciting variety of events.  A study day on the Art and Politics of Waste; Readings and courses on The Poetry of Waste; A special showing of Trashed, a film […]

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Regarding Nature

Events 23 June – 16 September 2018 The events and conference programme for Regarding Nature, 23 June – 16 September 2018, was supported by a grant from the British Ecological Society Regarding Nature – Our Changing Coastline        Thursday 30 August, 1.30 – 3.00 Talk and discussion: Julian Andrews, Professor of Environmental Science […]

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