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Aldeburgh Music

Aldeburgh Music

Aldeburgh Festival, founded by Britten in 1948, is now part of the year-round programme at Aldeburgh Music. Find out about all our events and our pioneering artist development and education programmes:


Partners in Britten Country

The East of England has always been a powerhouse for the creation of art – and is well worth a longer visit. Do take the time to look at some of our partner's work ...

Boydell & Brewer
Publications about Britten

Britten–Pears Foundation, Aldeburgh
Britten’s home, studio and archive

Christchurch Mansion, Ipswich
Collection of Constable and Gainsborough paintings in Tudor mansion

Concerts at King’s
Concert series at King’s College Cambridge

DanceEast, Ipswich
One of the UK's leading dance organisations

Familiar Fields, Norfolk
Association of grass-roots Britten centenary events promoters in East Anglia

Gainsborough House, Sudbury
Collection of Gainsborough's paintings

Guide to arts and heritage in Suffolk

National Trust
Historic properties in East Anglia include Sutton Hoo and Ickworth House

The Poetry Trust, Halesworth
One of the UK's leading promoters of live poetry events

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich
Leading collection of modern art

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds
Period Georgian theatre

Writers’ Centre Norwich


International Partners

We are proud to be working with a number of international partners – please also visit the websites of …

Aldeburgh Connection
Toronto, Canada

Britten at 100
Illinois State University, Normal, USA

Carnegie Hall
New York City, USA

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
New York City, USA


Deutsche Oper Berlin

Göteborgs Symfoniker
Gothenburg, Sweden

Neue Oper Wien


Travel & Hospitality Partners

Aldeburgh and the coast, Suffolk, its neighbouring county Norfolk and the whole of East Anglia are beautiful areas to visit – for your trip, please consult ...


Visit East Anglia

The Suffolk Coast

Aldeburgh Tourist Information Centre
48 High Street, Aldeburgh, Suffolk. IP15 5AB
Tel: +44 (0)1728 453637

Nearest airport: London Stansted

Ferries to Harwich


Local buses