Exhibitions at GroundWork stimulate discussion and greater knowledge between artists, creators, community leaders, scientists, campaigners, and local people. We host regular events in the gallery to explore the themes of our exhibitions.  to be the first to know about events at GroundWork.

Friday 17 August

Regarding Nature - the Artist and the Science

At Cley Marshes, Norfolk Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre. On the A149 coast road near Holt and just outside the coastal village of Cley. NR25 7SA

Sir Edward James Salisbury, Shingle Mobility between Suaeda bushes (on Blakeney Marshes), early 20th century.

 

Thursday 30 August

Regarding Nature - Our Changing Coastline

At Cley, Norfolk Wildlife Trust, visitor centre

 

 

Friday 31 August

Regarding Nature - Workshop on Coastal Vegetation

At Cley, Norfolk Wildlife Trust, visitor centre

 

Saturday 1 September

Regarding Nature - Rewilding - Poetry and Ecology

In King's Lynn, Thoresby College and GroundWork Gallery

Thoresby College, Queen St. home of the King's Lynn Preservation Trust

In King's Lynn, Thoresby College and GroundWork Gallery

 
 

At Cley, Norfolk Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre

Time: 1.30-3.00

Cost: £8 NWT members, £10 non-members (includes meal) Booking essential: 01263 740008

 

Thursday 30th August.

Time: 1.30-3.00

Regarding Nature – Our Changing Coastline       

Talk and discussion: Julian Andrews, Professor of Environmental Science at UEA, will discuss how the Norfolk Coast has changed and is continuing to change. We will look at the impact this has had on the ecology of the coastal environment and how that changes what can be seen today.

At Cley, Norfolk Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre

Cost: £10 NWT members, £12 non-members (includes meal) Booking essential: 01263 740008

 

Friday 31st August: 10.30 to 3.30pm

Regarding Nature – Workshop on Coastal Vegetation – a Dynamic Flora

Local specialist Simon Harrap, author of Harrap’s Wildflowers and owner of Natural Surroundings, will explore the ever changing flora of the North Norfolk Coast. You will learn how to identify key species and understand their place in the wider ecosystem.

At Cley, Norfolk Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre

Cost: £22 NWT members, £26 non-members.  Booking essential: 01263 740008

 

Judith Tucker and Harriet Tarlo talking about their work at GroundWork Gallery on 24th June

Saturday 1 September, 11.00-5.00pm: 

Conserve? Restore? Re-wild? art & ecopoetics rise to the challenge

Study day, with talks, discussion and readings.

Speakers include: Judith Tucker, Harriet Tarlo, Andrew Watkinson, Richard Kerridge, Jonathan Skinner, Elizabeth-Jane Burnett.

At Thoresby College, Queen Street, & GroundWork Gallery, King’s Lynn.

Cost: all tickets £12.00 including food and drink. Booking essential: mail@groundworkgallery.com

Outline programme

Conserve? Restore? Re-wild? art & ecopoetics rise to the challenge

11.00am Arrival, tea and coffee, intro and welcome from Veronica/HT/JT 

REWILDING/ECOPOETIC CONTEXTS

11.30 talk 1 Richard Kerridge -  http://bathspa.academia.edu/RichardKerridgehttp://valuing-nature.net/offer/richard-kerridge

12.00 talk 2 Andrew Watkinson https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Andrew_Watkinson2

12.30 talk 3 Jonathan Skinner  - https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/jonathan-skinner 

1-2pm lunch (included)

ART AND ECOPOETICS

2.00-2.30pm talk 4 Iain Biggs - http://www.iainbiggs.co.uk/

2.30-3.00pm talk 5 Elizabeth-Jane Burnett -   https://www.curtisbrown.co.uk/client/elizabeth-jane-burnett 

3.00-3.30pm talk 6 HT and JT 

3.30-4.00 tea

4.00-5.00  performances - EJB, RK, HT, JS

Followed by drinks at GroundWork Gallery and a chance to see the show in the evening light.