Penelope Keith visits Walberswick Scroll

What a wonderful start to the year, watching John Doman Turner’s ‘Walberswick Scroll’ make an appearance on More 4’s ‘Penelope Keith’s Coastal Villages‘. The film crew recorded the footage in Walberswick during the annual village fete in 2017. Featured in the broadcast is John English of the Walberswick Local History Group, who took over from artist Richard…

Birth certificate

We are excited to announce that today would have been British painter John Doman Turner’s official birthday. In fact he would have been 146 today, had he still been alive! Through our research we were able to track down and obtain a copy of Doman Turner’s birth certificate through the General Register Office, which has been incredibly…

Walberswick Scroll to make TV appearance

We are delighted to inform you that former Camden Town Group member and British artist John Doman Turner’s ‘Walberswick Scroll’ is set to feature on a future episode of Channel 4’s ‘Penelope Keith’s Hidden Coastal Villages’. Penelope Keith and her film crew recently took a visit down to the Suffolk village during their annual village fete to…

ITV News report

We are delighted to be featured on the following ITV News report from this weekend’s showing of the Walberswick Scroll, filmed by ITV’s Kate Proud. http://www.itv.com/news/anglia/2017-05-16/an-artists-scroll-depicting-every-building-in-the-suffolk-village-of-walberswick-gets-rare-public-outing/ You can hear Richard Scott (Art historian), Esther Freud (author of ‘The Sea House’),  my father and I all talking about John Doman Turner. Watch the video here – http://www.itv.com/news/anglia/2017-05-16/an-artists-scroll-depicting-every-building-in-the-suffolk-village-of-walberswick-gets-rare-public-outing/…

An evening of talks on John Doman Turner

We are excited to announce that the Walberswick Local History Group have invited us to talk about our research and findings on the ‘forgotten’ Camden Town Group artist, John Doman Turner (1871 – 1938). We will be joined by Esther Freud, author of ‘The Sea House‘. Her book tells the story of Max Meyer an artist who walks around a village,…

Rare outing for gigantic artwork

Our recent return to see John Doman Turner’s wonderful Walberswick Scroll as part of the Local History Group’s 25th Anniversary exhibition has made the headlines. Read the full story at the East Anglian Daily Times. My father and I had a wonderful time, I even had the pleasure of turning the scroll and telling guests…

East Anglian Daily Times publish our story

Tom Porter from the East Anglian Daily Times has published our story on British painter John Doman Turner. Read the article in full here – http://www.eadt.co.uk/news/the_other_turner_father_and_son_s_quest_to_boost_artist_s_acclaim_1_4486825. If you have any stories about John Doman Turner, please do get in touch! Our email is enquiries@johndomanturner.com or feel free to fill out this simple questionnaire https://johndomanturner.typeform.com/to/E3Z1xv

Trinity Fair Scroll, Southwold

Transcript from East Anglian Daily Times discussing John Doman Turner’s scroll of the Trinity Fair published on Monday June 4 1934. Southwold Trinity Fair – Walberswick Artist’s Panaoramic Record If the hundreds of visitors to this year’s Trinity Fair at Southwold found little that differed from the showman’s attractions of recent years, many of them have, at least had…

Visiting John Doman Turner’s scrolls at Walberswick and Southwold

March 11th, 2012 was one of those unusually ‘perfect’ days.  As we looked from our window, we were overwhelmed by the gorgeous blue sky and the sun rising from the East. It seemed to be hovering over our destination – the Suffolk coast. Stephen, my son, and I were making the journey to Walberswick, an unusual small village shrouded…