Article about Hugo’s participation as a guest on Midweek, the Radio 4 chat show hosted by Libby Purves.
Five years ago, the garden of his old Suffolk house was a wilderness. Now Hugo Grenville has transformed it into an idyllic backdrop for his artistic masterclasses.
By Fiona MacLeod
Six years ago, the Grenvilles gave up their Victorian house on the edge of a London park and moved into the Red House in the Waveney Valley. It was the start of a love affair with the Suffolk landscape, writes Marion Welham.
The wildly contrasting landscapes of the Outer Hebrides and a sleepy Suffolk village in the Waveney Valley hold a hidden attraction for painters. Both are settings for country houses whose owners have established two of the country’s most inspiring painting courses.
MARY MIERS picked up her paintbrushes.
Suffolk artist becomes observer of domesticity
By Andrew Clarke, Arts Editor