Stay well and greetings from the beach in Aldeburgh

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2022 Festival
(Friday 4th to Sunday 6th November)

Mark the dates in your diary. Check out our podcasts from the 2021 Festival above for the flavour of last year.

Our planning for a Festival in November 2022 is underway and we are looking forward to returning with some workshops and reading events to Aldeburgh, our town by the sea.


We will also continue to have a live online offering for events and many workshops on days around the core weekend as we recognise that, for many, travel may still not be easy or affordable. We are keen to retain the sense of community built up at our recent online festivals.

Status update August 15th

We have received over 180 great expressions of interest to read or participate and are contacting those on our short list to confirm as well as organise more online events leading up to the Festival on Friday. This process should be complete by the end of August.  Sadly we will not be able to accommodate all who applied and will be in contact shortly.

The Festival Team 



We are 'Poetry In Aldeburgh', a not-for-profit organisation that aims to build on and continue the heritage of poetry and over 40 years of  poetry festivals on the Suffolk Coast.


Our first festival was in November 2016 and we hold them annually. We also work with local and national organisations in the arts & literary fields to support poetry in our area.

We continue to be very heartened by the level of personal  support and encouragement for our collaborative and volunteer led venture.

Festival Patron:

Jason Gathorne-Hardy

Charity Trustees:

Clare Best 
Robin Boyd  (Chair)
Patricia Debney
Sally Myers
Paul Stephenson



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