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th 9 Nov

Ute Lemper - pic contributed♫ We've always thought Ute Lemper impossibly glamorous and German.  Just a very few tickets left for Last Tango in Berlin at the Snape Maltings tomorrow night.

we 17 May

Aldeburgh Proms 2017♫ Booking for the Aldeburgh Proms this August opened yesterday ... we rather fancy Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Loudon Wainright (father of Rufus).

we 5 Apr

Vintage market at the Snape Maltings Sunday.

mo 13 Feb

Daddy Christmas at the Snape Maltings in 2011Daddy Christmas arriving at the Snape Maltings on the river Alde in 2011 is popular on Flickr, 2,000+ views and 10+ favourites.

sa 11 Feb

The Hill SnapeSnape exile now Sidmouth resident Roger Horton emailed with some kind words and help with the recent Snape postcards on our Facebook page.  Thank you Roger.

we 1 Feb

♫ This Saturday FolkEast are doing a dayful of stuff at the Snape Maltings.

sa 28 Jan

Snape post office in the 1920s?Snape post office in the 1950s?The Hill SnapeRecruitment in Snape for WWI

We're surprised despite referring to Google Street View we can only really place one of these old postcards in Snape and that's The Hill ... perhaps you can help?

mo 23 Jan

A Midsummer Night's Dream opens the Aldeburgh Festival♫ This year is the fiftieth anniversary of the first Aldeburgh Festival at the Snape Maltings.  To mark the golden anniversary this year's festival will open with the Britten opera A Midsummer Night's Dream as did the first festival at the Maltings.

sa 17 Dec

Bloody Christmas ... eh?Next weekend's farmers' market at the Snape Maltings is on the Friday not Saturday and tonight's performance of Christmas Carol at Wingfield Barns is Roughcast Theatre's last of the season.

tu 29 Nov

Bloody Christmas ... eh?How very Christmasy, Sunday 18th December at the Snape Maltings a showing of The Snowman with live orchestra!

tu 15 Nov

Aldeburgh Music is becoming Snape MaltingsWe recall Aldeburgh Music being a name change from something like Aldeburgh Foundation some years back?  Either way as Aldeburgh Music now owns all the Snape Maltings site Aldeburgh Music is changing its name to Snape Maltings.

sa 30 Jul

Vintage and Makers market tomorrow at the Snape Maltings.

we 2 Mar

The vintage market at the Snape Maltings Sunday week will be the first of the year and timed for Mothering Sunday.

mo 2 Nov

Thom Hobson portraitWhat was a lovely sunny day yesterday turned into a sufficiently foggy night to make driving stressful enough that it limited the turn out for young Rendham artists Ania and Kasia Hobson's private view at the Quay Gallery Snape.  They're there until Thursday and we rather liked the portrait of their brother Thom in a very natty suit.

th 16 Jul

All things will pass ...Throwback Thursday:  Six years ago today Singout 2010 was looking for young composers with a view to a concert in the Snape Maltings.

sa 4 Jul
American Independence Day

Like we said everything is happening today 4 July, Wilby school summer fayre, Bedfield barn dance, the Rendham fete, the monthly farmers market at the Snape Maltings and Le Tour kicks off with a prologue time trial in Holland.  'Why's it called the Tour of France if it's in Holland?'  'Oh p*ss off!'

tu 2 Jun

Not surprisingly no remaining free tickets for Friday's lunchtime Radio 3 concert at the Snape Maltings but in the evening and Woodbridge a Friends of the Earth Musical Soirée with party fare, how glamorous and just a pound to get in.

th 16 Apr

Dean Sore and Kathrin Iten in The AffairWe saw comedy The Affair at the back of the Framlingham Castle Inn last year but since then it has got longer and a new cast including Dean Sore who was such a triumph as the maid in Sganarelle.  The show tours near the coast starting in Snape VH tomorrow and includes the Fram Station Saturday 9th May.

th 15 Jan

The Snape Golden Key♫ The Snape Golden Key has an enormous car park and a monthly open mic night with a fish supper meal deal.  The next open mic is tomorrow night and will be hosted by Steve Lay and feature Frank Admiration and the Extraordinary Renditions.

we 3 Dec

#bloodychristmas ... eh?Merry Berry at Mistletoe & WineIt was our first visit to the Great Glemham village hall Saturday for the Alde Valley Players Mistletoe & Wine.  In the first half Katy sang beautifully to digital accompaniment, acapella quintet from Snape Five in a Bar prompted toe tapping with a sleigh bell accompanied Christmas standard but the triumph of the half was Merry Berry cake baking assisted by a two litre bottle of vodka (from Waitrose of course).  We l♥ved the conceit at the intermission that the food was dropped by the passing air ambulance (who were to benefit from the evening) and served elvishly in Christmas stockings to a full house.

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