Richard Alston Dance Company and an enviable line-up of musicians at Britten Weekend, centenary celebrations for Viola Tunnard and William Pleeth, and more.

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Saturday 15 October

Two of Suffolk’s leading champions of new musical talent present a Saturday evening marathon. Discover great new music, from local bands to innovative artists creating work in the course of residencies on the Suffolk coast.

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21–23 October

Richard Alston Dance Company and an enviable line-up of musicians provide the centrepiece of the 2016 Britten Weekend, including the world premiere of a brand new work and revivals of pieces made over an illustrious career.

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A new, varied programme of hands-on workshops

From cooking to creating floral arrangements and skincare products, sewing to singing, making guitars to building confidence. 

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Including Friday Lunchtime Concerts, the Britten–Pears Orchestra with Marin Alsop and Easter Weekend. 

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Snape Maltings Workshops at the Tack Room

covering art, music, food, craft, wellbeing and a host of related topics

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Sat 1 Oct: Viola Tunnard Centenary Celebration


21 & 22 Oct: Richard Alston Dance Company

Part of Britten Weekend


22 Oct: Joseph Toonga Dance Company

Part of Britten Weekend

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23 Oct: Aldeburgh Voices

at Britten Weekend


23 Oct: Britten Sinfonia

with Pekka Kuusisto


6 Nov: William Pleeth Centenary Concerts

Sun 6 Nov 12pm


Shops, cafés & galleries

On site at Snape Maltings

Made in Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh Music is as much a retreat where artists can create new work as it is a venue. The organisation has new work at its heart and is one of the UK’s leading facilitators in music and other arts. Watch the most recent work created here below.

Kit Downes & Tom Challenger

Inspired by the huge variety of organs and church acoustics in Suffolk to create 'Vyamanikal'.

The Society of Strange and Ancient Instruments

Creating 'Sound House' from the experiments of Francis Bacon.



September 2016 - May 2017

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