Organised by the Cambridgeshire Volunteer Fundraising Committee

Snape and Aldeburgh: Private gallery view, concert hall and the Red House - Sold out

  • Snape & Aldeburgh |
  • Coach Visit |
  • Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 08:00 until 18:30

A private viewing of the special exhibition at the Lettering and Commemorative Arts Trust in Snape, to coincide with the Concert Hall’s 50th anniversary, introduced by stonecarver and lecturer Mark Frith. This exhibition will showcase some of the finest examples of today's masters and rising stars in lettering, carving and commemorative sculpture, including Edmund de Waal, Martin Cook and Gary Breeze (Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Gold Medal winners 2016), and Eric Marland (Cambridge based letter carver).

A guided tour behind scenes of the Concert Hall followed by lunch in the Concert Hall Café. After lunch, visit the Red House, Aldeburgh, the home of Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears and a setting for their art collection, plus the exhibition rooms containing manuscripts and music related memorabilia.  There will be a specially arranged opportunity to view the Stanton Williams designed Archive building, opened in 2013.

Coach times: 8am leave Milton Park & Ride. Return to Cambridge about 6.30pm.

This event has been organised by the Cambridgeshire Volunteer Fundraising Committee to help raise money for the Art Fund.

Venue details

Snape & Aldeburgh
Suffolk