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Friday, May 27, 2016


The Garage Gallery is a new visual arts space in Aldeburgh, below the Peter Pears Gallery and next to the Aldeburgh Music Box Office. Once a storeroom, it’s been converted into a contemporary studio space. For the whole of Poetry In Aldeburgh weekend, this will be a designated ‘hub’ – a place to chill, chat, swap books and buy Get On The Soapbox pamphlets; a place to sit and draft your own new poems.


Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The main stage during Poetry In Aldeburgh, from Friday night through to the final event on Sunday afternoon, will be in the Aldeburgh Jubilee Hall.


Full details of the 3-day stellar line-up coming soon, but to whet your appetite we can confirm: Mona Arshi, Maura Dooley, Anne-Marie Fyfe, Matthew Hollis, Kate Miller Blake Morrison, Ruth Padel, Tom Paulin and Jack Underwood.


The Aldeburgh Bookshop will be running a bookstall on the stage throughout the weekend.


Tickets for all these events will be...

Wednesday, May 18, 2016



We’re delighted that Caroline Wiseman has offered her ‘tiny art temple by the sea,’ The Aldeburgh Beach Lookout, as a venue for Poetry In Aldeburgh.


Over the weekend there will be 3 Poetry and Drawing Workshops run by distinguished artists, Clara Drummond and Perienne Christian. Both are experienced tutors from the Royal Drawing School.


Lunchtime on the Saturday will see the launch of an anthology of poetry, edited by Tamar Yoseloff, including work by poets who’ve had residencies in, or other...

Monday, May 16, 2016

During Poetry In Aldeburgh you'll find poetry in 4 different venues, each with a different character and purpose.


In the spirit of collaboration and innovation, we have allocated the Peter Pears Gallery as a space for selected groups to showcase their work with readings and for two magazine launches - The Fenland Reed and The Rialto.


All events will be timetabled. Events are free but you will have to book because of limited space - a maximum of 90 seats. Full details of the timetable and how to...

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Poetry in Aldeburgh 

Charity Number 1167740.


Website: Olivia Fairweather & Robin Boyd

Artwork: Charlie Gouldsbrough