Aldeburgh Articles


Aldeburgh Cinema

Aldeburgh Cinema has a unique and interesting history, and continues to be a strong element of the town’s community today. One of the oldest cinemas in the country, you can catch films, ope...

by alice | Mar 15, 2017 |


Britten’s Aldeburgh

The coastal Suffolk town of Aldeburgh is closely associated with the composer and conductor Benjamin Britten. Born in Lowestoft in 1913, Britten started piano lessons from the age of 7 and grew up on almost exclusively live music owing to his father’s refusal to have a gr...

by alice | Feb 8, 2017 |


Places to Eat this Christmas - Aldeburgh

This time of year, chances are you’ll be hoping to go out for a festive meal or two before Christmas. Whether you’re planning a work do, or simply looking forward to a night out with family or friends, you’ll want to book a table for a restaurant that can offer a wonderfully festive menu.

by alice | Dec 12, 2016 |


E.M. Forster in Aldeburgh

Suffolk’s literary legacy is well documented in the forms of George Orwell and Charles Dickens, but most commonly overlooked is the great E.M. Forster. Author of the classic novels Howards End, A Passage to India and A Room with a View, Forster was best known for his ironic a...

by sian | Nov 17, 2016 |


Suffolk Art - Aldeburgh Scallop

In Aldeburgh you will find perhaps the most controversial artwork in Suffolk - Maggi Hambling’s Scallop. Situated on the beach a short walk from the centre of the town, you will see the piece which is constructed of two giant stainless steel scallop shells which interlock to form the sculpture.

by alice | Nov 15, 2016 |


Foods to Fill the Pantry: Aldeburgh

Wherever you’re staying in Suffolk, there’s an abundance of local and independent produce just waiting to be discovered. We’ve compiled a list of our favourites to help you get the most of our county’s fantastic food, and help you on your way to stocking the quintessential Suffolk frigidaire....

by sian | Nov 8, 2016 |


Get Cultural in Suffolk - Aldeburgh

Suffolk has a rich history which spans across hundreds of years. Over that time a number of significant buildings, events and people have left their mark on the towns and villages and Aldeburgh, with a total of 65 historic buildings and monuments in the town, is no exception.

by alice | Sep 28, 2016 |


Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival 2016

Are you a self-confessed foodie interested in trying out local Suffolk produce? If so, you’re in luck! The weekend of the 24th and 25th of September sees the return of The Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival, bringing with it a plethora of only the finest local goods, retailers, and celebrity che...

by sian | Sep 8, 2016 |


HighTide: Events not to miss!

The excitement continues to build with as the HighTide Festival now upon us, bringing with it a wealth of events to attend in September. With so much to see and do, we thought we would make a selection of what not to miss from the festival’s programme. With so much to grab our attention, this was...

by alice | Sep 8, 2016 |


HighTide Festival 2016: Introducing...

Now settled in its new seaside home of Aldeburgh, HighTide’s 10th anniversary production is set to be bigger and better than ever. We bring you the low down on the main events, locations, writers and what not to miss.VenuesWhilst the festival in its entirety is based in Aldeburgh,...

by sian | Aug 26, 2016 |


Stay in Aldeburgh for HighTide Festival 2016!

“For artists we inspire change in the industry. For audiences we challenge the status quo.”You will undoubtedly be aware of, or even have frequented, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival - but what of Aldeburgh’s own yearly exploration of new talent?

by sian | Aug 24, 2016 |


Child Friendly Places to Eat - Aldeburgh

Now that school’s out and the weather (for the most part) has been beautiful of late, many families will be out and about in Suffolk making the most of the holidays. The seaside has been a popular summertime destination for us Brits for years, whether it be for a holiday or a day trip and Aldebur...

by alice | Aug 4, 2016 |


Just Launched -

Are you after a last minute deal in Aldeburgh? Suffolk Cottage Holidays has just launched a new website,, which features prop...

by alice | Jul 27, 2016 |


Quaint Seaside Towns To Visit This Summer

Aldeburgh, perhaps unsurprisingly, has been recommended by Time Out London as one of ten "quaint seaside towns to visit this summer". The article describes the vibe of the seaside town as "understated gen...

by alice | Jun 27, 2016 |


Top 10 Things to Do in Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh is truly a wonderful place to visit. There’s so much to see and explore! There’s something for everyone and come rain, come shine Aldeburgh will keep you entertained. Read on for our Top 10 Things To Do in Aldeburgh to make the most of your visit to this part of the Suffolk coast.

by Hannah | Jun 16, 2016 |

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