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…

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…

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…