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Thursday, September 29, 2016

If you're wondering what to do over lunch on Saturday 5 November, 12-2pm, head over to the South Lookout for the launch of a new anthology of Aldeburgh inspired poems. Editor, Tamar Yoseloff, explains the book's genesis

 This painting by Tessa Newcomb, Aldeburgh based artist who has been inspired by the South Lookout, will form the frontispiece to the anthology

Anyone who has visited Aldeburgh will know the South Lookout tower on the beach, as it’s one of the town’s most prominent landmarks. When...

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

 Ben Rogers in the South Lookout at Aldeburgh

Ben Rogers, poet-in-residence for Poetry In Aldeburgh paid a visit to the town last weekend. He’s pictured here as he surveyed the North Sea and the Crag Path from the upper room at The Lookout. He visited the Moot Hall Museum, had a delicious lunch sitting outside at Munchies on the High Street where he was entertained by a parade of people and their dogs. He went on to encounter Maggi Hambling’s Scallop and to lie on the shingle watching clouds whil...

Wednesday, September 21, 2016


in conjunction with ‘Poetry in Aldeburgh’ Festival 2016

are proud to present:


USA 2015. 81mins

Director: Haydn Reiss

Saturday 5 November 2016 at 3.00pm in the Aldeburgh Cinema

Followed by a panel conversation with Ruth Padel, Dariane Pictet and Harry Burton.

ROBERT BLY: A THOUSAND YEARS OF JOY is a wonderful film about the life and work of the bestselling author of ‘Iron John: A Book About Men,’ revealing Bly’s journey fr...

Friday, September 9, 2016

Can the writing of poetry be taught? Well, it certainly seems so! The Poetry School celebrates its 20th birthday in 2018. From its earliest days, it's been a place where poets learn from each other, where they find ways into poetry with the help of a supportive community of fellow writers.

 Tamar Yoseloff

Tamar Yoseloff (whose latest collection is A Formula for Night, Seren 2015) is a longstanding tutor at the Poetry School. Yoseloff and she'll be reading on Saturday 5 November at 4pm in The Jubi...

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