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Writers' and Artists' Commune
Writers' and Artists' Commune

Writers' and Artists' Commune 1970


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Writers' and Artists' Commune 1970

7 mins United Kingdom

In 1970, John Swinfield for Anglia Television, visits artist, author, and poet, Cressida Lindsay at her home in rural Norfolk. Lindsay made a permanent move from her city dwelling in London during the mid-1960s settling at The Old Rectory in Scoulton, creating along with fellow artists, a community, where painters, writers, and sculptors live, work, and enjoy their remote surroundings.

The East Anglian Film Archive, the first and largest Regional Film Archive in England, was established in 1976. Since 1984, EAFA has been owned and operated by the University of East Anglia, Norwich (UEA), to support research and work to preserve our moving image heritage. More than 250 hours are freely available online as examples of the wide range of film which attracts interest the world over.




Rural life Communes Sculptors Women writers Artists' studios Artists British poetry Lifestyle


The Arts on Film




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