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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:

What Else to Do

With its unspoilt coastline, wildlife-rich countryside and charming villages, Suffolk is the perfect place for a relaxing break: a place to unwind, recharge the batteries and be inspired by the vast skies and beautiful landscape. For more information about what Suffolk has to offer, go to

Suffolk’s Arts and Heritage offering is remarkably rich, with a cluster of some of the UK’s best theatres, museums, music and dance organisations. For more information, visit

There is a Tourist Information Centre located next to the Box Office on Aldeburgh High Street. They can be contacted on 01728 453637, email

In addition to Snape Maltings Concert Hall and the Hoffmann Building, the Snape Maltings site is also home to a wide variety of shops and galleries. For more information call 01728 688303 or visit

The Britten–Pears Foundation is based at Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears’ former home at the Red House in Aldeburgh. The house is open for scheduled tours and group visits, and the Foundation’s archive collection, kept in Britten and Pears’ library, is available to view. Please calll 01728 451700 or visit for more details.

To see an additional list of services and activities around Aldeburgh Music, click here.