We’ve been talking to our community: Local people in Saxmundham, residents, business and artists, makers, creatives in Saxmundham and in coastal Suffolk.

‘A beautiful space and show, we feel inspired to visit again and look forward to it. Thank you for all your work here!’

Book of Hours exhibition, Helen Gilbart, 2022

group of people gathers in large room to look at the artwork

‘Fantastic exhibition. Really unique and thought provoking. Also, such a good use of the space; a real asset to the town. Thank you.’

HERE exhibition, group show, 2021 

‘ Really enjoyed seeing such delicate and well observed drawings on both small and large scale. It drew our attention to often overlooked geological specimens and expanse of time’

Artist in residence showcase, Mahal de Man, 2022

‘What a great event and great venue. Brilliant for the community bringing dynamism and new life to the centre that so needs it’

Connection Points exhibition, Fiona Grady, 2022 

‘I’ve had a lovely time. I didn’t know what to expect, it turned up on Facebook last night, and just the mood took me. And it’s everything I hoped it would be and more. I got to spend a lovely time outside, got to meet some really interesting people, and I’m getting to draw in the first time for twenty years!’

Nature Walks workshop, 2022 

‘Fabulous show and arrangement of art. The space is extraordinary and lends itself so well to this exhibition. Well done.’

HERE exhibition, group show, 2021 

‘Amazing space. What a great opportunity for visual arts in Suffolk!’

HERE exhibition, group show, 2021 

‘So exciting to have this quality show, artist and gallery space. Well done to all of you who have made this happen.’

HERE exhibition, group show, 2021 

‘What a great conversation between the exhibition and the building. The final destination (Emily Richardson’s 3 films) was so resonant – modernism playing through different decades with the 50’s spaces and shapes around. Congratulations.’

HERE exhibition, group show, 2021 

‘What a show! Thank you for hosting such an electric vibrant performance artist. I enjoyed it immensely!’

A Priori live performance, Alex Costello, 2022

‘Great exhibition, interesting building, enjoyed looking at all of the work. Nice to see some Graham Crowley paintings in the flesh’

HERE exhibition, group exhibition, 2021 

series of nine small blue and gold themed artworks, all the size of playing cards

‘Marvellous space- impressive collection of varied work, with great interdisciplinary detail’

Book of Hours exhibition, Helen Gilbart, 2022

‘Full of wonderful surprises! A fantastic building with spaces that will be well used. Great resource for this area.’

HERE exhibition, group exhibition, 2021 

‘The Art Station’s space is definitely really unique, especially given all the other artists and creative people around – there’s not many places that would offer a place like this to experiment and play with.’

Laura Such, artist in residence, January 2022

‘An incredible performance, so unexpected and a great use of such an incredible building’

A Priori live performance, Alex Costello, 2022 

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