Celebrating music in all its diversity

This year we have more orchestras than ever before, outstanding folk musicians, country music and soul singers, contemporary and trad jazz, as well as chamber music, poetry and family events. 

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September to December 2015

Including the return of FlipSide, a supernatural Britten Weekend, English Touring Opera, Poetry Festival, and a bumper Christmas Weekend including John Wilson Orchestra...

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Britten Weekend

From friendly ghosts for toddlers to a haunted walk through Snape’s stunning wilderness, this is a weekend of events centred around an atmospheric, star-studded concert performance of Britten’s opera The Turn of The Screw.

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Make a weekend of it at Snape an abundance of festive events and activities for all the family, including a Christmas Market, a sing-a-long carol concert, children's workshop and an evenings with the John Wilson Orchestra.

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January - May 2016

including Friday Lunchtime Concerts, A Celebration of Schools' Music, Easter Weekend, English Touring Opera, Mark Padmore and young artists singing Bach and Mark Simpson's new opera 'Pleasure'

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27 Aug: Beth Nielsen Chapman

Singer-songwriter’s classics


31 Aug: Symphonic 60s

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


2—4 Oct: FlipSide

Festival with a Latin beat


23—25 Oct: Britten Weekend

Supernatural in Suffolk


24 Oct: The Turn of the Screw

with Aurora Orchestra


24 & 25 Oct: Family concert

The House of Secret Sounds


25 Oct: Ghost Trio

Trio Isimsiz play Beethoven


1 Nov: Imogen Cooper

Chopin’s solo piano music


12 Nov: Werther

ETO — Massenet


13 Nov: Pelléas et Mélisande

ETO — Debussy


14 Nov: Tales of Hoffmann

ETO — Offenbach


18 Dec: John Wilson Orchestra at Christmas


Aldeburgh Poetry Festival

6 — 8 November


15 May: Mitsuko Uchida

Beethoven and Schubert


Shops, cafés & galleries

On site at Snape Maltings


Art installations at Snape Maltings this summer

Emin, Collishaw & Ortega

Latest news

Children's Viewing Sculpture Competition
Shortlist announced for competition to design an outdoor sculpture at Snape Maltings with £15,000 prize.
New vacancy: Management Accountant
Deadline for applications of Monday 24 August
Snape Maltings late opening during August
And free hot drinks for Snape Proms ticket holders
Booking for September – May 2016 programme now open
A supernatural-themed Britten Weekend, glittering Christmas celebrations, an Easter Weekend covering the Sacred and Profane, recitals from Mark Padmore, Imogen Cooper and Mitsuko Uchida, and seven operas.
The Snape Proms are selling out...
If you've not yet booked your tickets to the Snape Proms in August, be quick as they're selling fast!

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.

Project Jam Sandwich

Following a residency, Project Jam Sandwich showcased their work in a concert Four Corners of the Globe, based on pieces from four different continents.

EXAUDI Writing for Vocal Ensemble Course

The results of an intensive residential course led by Michael Finnissy and James Weeks



Proms 2015

See the Snape Proms 2015 Brochure Online

September 2015 - May 2016

See the Sept–2015 May-2016 Brochure Online