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Snape Maltings is a unique collection of home and kitchenware shops, galleries, a book shop, Samphire clothing & accessories, Little Rascals childrens’ shop, food hall, tea shop, café and public house, which fill the Victorian Malthouses. Enjoy the monthly farmers markets, river trips and RSPB guided walks along the Alde Estuary. Open daily from 10am. Free car parking. Tel: 01728 688303, website
Aldeburgh Music Club, meets 7,30pm Tuesdays at Aldeburgh Community Centre. Next concert Poulenc, Orford Church, 21 May. Tel: 01728 602217
Aldeburgh Voices always welcomes new singers. To arrange an audition ring Rebecca Laughlin, Britten–Pears Young Artist Programme Co-ordinator on 01728 687160, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Rehearsals are on Thursdays at 7.30pm in the Britten–Pears Building at Snape Maltings, website
Aldeburgh's BIG SHOUT! If you love to sing, can't/can read music, don't want to join a 'choir' but want to be part of the thrill of communal singing then this is the group for you. Contact email@example.com for project information or ring 01728 687 100 for futher information.
The Gainsborough String Quartet can add something special to your wedding or party. Tel: 07768 986014, email
Good Neighbours Scheme. There are more than 20 volunteer-run schemes in Suffolk who assist people with errands, shopping, befriending and transport. In the Aldeburgh area call Agnes on 07773 031064 or Aldringham-cum-Thorpe 07521 047843. For more information about setting up a scheme: Tel: 01473 345300, email
Antique & Collectors Centre, Snape Maltings, 10am–5pm daily. 40 dealers offering an eclectic range for all pockets & interests. Tel: 01728 688038
Caramel, 140 High Street Aldeburgh. Collections chosen from designers who appreciate women and their individuality. Kello, Yacco Maricard & more. Tel: 01728 452141
Long Shop Museum, Main Street, Leiston. Open from 1st April to end of October. Home of the Garrett collection. Agricultural, Industrial and Social History, website
O&C Butcher Ladieswear, Menswear, Footwear. 129-131 High St. Aldeburgh. Wide range of quality town and country clothing available in store or online. Tel: 01728 452229, website
Slaughden Wines, 142 High Street, Aldeburgh. Fine wine retail outlet of Richard Kihl Ltd. Tel: 01728 454455, website
The Southwold Concert Series offers creative and bold programmes, combining the traditional with more progressive repetoire, and young artists feature prominently. Concerts are in St. Edmunds Church, a 15th-century building in Southwold. Tickets £12. Tel: 01502 726161, email.
Aldeburgh Music will be helping to co-ordinate audience car sharing. If you would like to be put in touch with other audience members from your area please contact us. Tel: 01728 687100
‘Snape Maltings is one of those rare artistic places where the buildings, the people who visit and work there, the magical setting, come together and enable you to do something out of the ordinary.’ – Alfred Brendel
'A unique selling point about Aldeburgh is that it is a wonderful place to be, no matter if the weather is fair or foul. If the sun is shining, the wide sea vista gleams with a brilliance few places can rival. If the east coast does its worst, the scudding black clouds and biting winds conjure a Peter Grimes atmosphere that is what this town, forever associated with Benjamin Britten, is all about.'
– Richard Fairman, Financial Times, June 2008