The Norfolk Longbook   a community project

Help us produce the longest book in Norfolk

The Norfolk Longbook is an ongoing community project for artists and people that are inspired by the beautiful county of Norfolk. It takes the form of a concertina book which will continue to grow through submissions from the public and through workshops run throughout the year.   

Artists, poets and writers: all abilities welcome - Send us your work! 

Get your submission in for the NLBook by Monday 2nd March 2015 

See it displayed at our annual bookart event, turn the page artists' book fair, at the Forum, Norwich.

Below are some images from dedicated Norfolk Longbook Workshops, please email us for details of future workshop dates

Your own personal submission will be included as long as:

It fits within our specifications (see below) and is Norfolk themed. You could also attend a 'Make a Page' workshop, pages created at the workshops can be added to the Norfolk Longbook.

The Norfolk Longbook has been featured in the EDP Newspaper and Magazine

Start thinking about making a contribution today! Take a look at the details below:  

Page Details:Work sent in will be bound into the long book and can be of any subject although must be Norfolk inspired, the submissions can be in various forms: paintings, drawings, illustrations, poems, short stories or even personal memoirs recounting an event or memory. We will only accept the originals and cannot add photocopies. 

Poems should be handwritten on good quality (unlined) paper. You may prefer to have your poem or text written by a calligrapher or printed by traditional letterpress, both of which can be arranged through turn the page for a small fee.

Page Specifications:  Submissions can be in a variety of mediums as long as they lay flat (no more than 5mm depth), suitable for being bound into a book.

Submissions also need to comply with the following:

The maximum length must not exceed 26cm
The maximum width must not exceed 18cm 
Dimensions that fit within those above will be accepted.
Please bear in mind your work will be mounted onto an A4 portrait format sheet and may be placed on a page with other suitably compatible work.