Vintage Bus Timetable for Aldeburgh Independents’ Day

Have you heard about Aldeburgh Independents’ Day?  Well it is only the most amazing celebration of Aldeburgh’s Independent Shops EVER.  For more information visit the AldeburghSuffolk website.  There will be lots of special offers and even a vintage bus called Ermintrude! Here is the timetable,

The route goes from Fort Green to outside The Suffolk (152). 

09.30 from Fort Green
10.00 from Fort Green
10.30 from Fort Green
11.00 from Fort Green
11.30 from Fort Green
12.00 from Fort Green

1.30  from Fort Green
2.00 from Fort Green
2.30 from Fort Green
3.00 from Fort Green
3.30 from Fort Green
4.00 from Fort Green
4.30 from Fort Green – last run of the day arriving at The Suffolk just before 5pm.

The route takes about 20-25 minutes.

Here is a list of the stops,

Start point is Fort Green
Stop 1:  outside Regatta Restaurant
Stop 2:  outside the cinema
Stop 3:  Victoria Road, on the corner of Alde House Drive
Stop 4:  Saxmundham Road Co-op
Stop 5:  Fairfield Centre
Stop 6:  Franklin Road lay by – beside the BT phone box
Stop 7:  Saxmundham Road – Aldeburgh Brickworks
Stop 8:  Linden Road – at entrance to Silver Drive
Stop 9:  Bottom of Linden Road opposite Linden Close
Stop 10:Leiston Road – outside Aldeburgh Police Station Bus into Church Farm
Stop 11:Barleylands – adjacent to Parson’s Field
Stop 12:Cable Lane
Stop 13:Church Farm Road – by entrance to Church Farm Holiday Park
Stop 14:Outside White Lion
Stop 15:Outside Jubilee Hall
Stop 16:Outside The Suffolk (152)
then back to Fort Green

Everyone can get involved in this fabulous event – why not bring your children after school and catch the 3.30pm bus in.  There will be fun balloons, music and lots of sweets and ice creams to enjoy!!

For more information on this event please click here.


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The return of Moules et Boules!


The White Lion in Aldeburgh is holding Moules et Boules, a charity boule competition, on 21 July 2012.  The event is back by popular demand and sees teams competing in a knock-out competition to win a spectacular trophy designed by Dennis Pegg (the creator of the famous Scallop shell designed by Maggi Hambling on Aldeburgh Beach).

The event starts at 12pm and spectators can enjoy a delicious BBQ and Moules of course to celebrate Bastille.  There will also be a beer tent and french themed entertainment.

Moules et Boules will be raising funds for EAAA, RNLI and Aldeburgh United Charities.

It promises to be a fantastic event so make sure you are there on 21 July 2012 outside the White Lion Hotel.

Calling all Aldeburgh Businesses – if you haven’t entered your team of 2 yet then you have until 30th June to do so!  Lets make it bigger and better than ever before!  Just email


A Painting Experience with Kirstie Blackbenz B.A

Today I meet the beautifully talented and spirited artist Kirsty Blackbenz. From the 3rd July 2012 she will be running artist in acrylic painting day courses for all ability levels every Tuesday and Thursday in the Tower Room of the Almshouses in Thorpeness. Courses start at 10am until 4pm and cost £150 for the day including lunch and drinks. Please contact Kirstie on 07971 816430 to book in advance, hurry as courses will be in high demand. ImageImage

Whats on at Aldeburgh Cinema

We are so lucky to have an amazing cinema in Aldeburgh that is bang up to date on first releases and current films. They have put together a summer timetable so you can all make plans. Happy pop corn munching and viewing

Aldeburgh Cinema Events


Sun 10 June

Sun 10 June 6:30pm – THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN – LIVE from Glyndebourne, featuring a cast of animal characters in a depiction of rural life that is rich in both humour and humanity.

Tickets £15 (Club Members £13)


Thurs 14 June

Thurs 14 June 7:30pm – FRANKENSTEIN – Pre-Recorded from National Theatre, Danny Boyle returned to the theatre to direct this visionary production, starring Jonny Lee Miller as Frankenstein.

Ticket £15 (Club Members £13)


Fri 22 June

Fri 22 June 6:00pm – LA CENERENTOLA – Pre-Recorded from Glyndebourne. Retelling the story of Cinderella with an irrepressible score from Rossini.

Tickets £15 (Club Members £13)


Sun 24 June

Sun 24 June 4:00pm – Glazunov’s RAYMONDA – LIVE from Bolshoi Ballet, Moscow. Telling the tale of a French noblewoman betrothed to a Crusader Knight, and her attempted abduction by a spurned Saracen rival for her affections.

Tickets £15 (Club Members £13)


Mon 25 June

Mon 25 June 6:30pm – OLYMPIC SHORTS (PG) followed by a LIVE satellite Q&A with all the film makers. The four films include ‘A Running Jump’ by Mike Leigh, ‘The Odyssey’ by Asif Kapadia, ‘The Swimmer’ by Lynne Ramsay and ‘What if’ by Max Giwa and Dania Pasquini.  

Normal tickets prices apply.


Sun 8 July

Sun 8 July  3:00pm – HANSEL OF FILM (U).  A relay of screenings of short films made by the public. It will be launched in Shetland with the arrival of the Olympic torch – and with the films making their way down to Aldeburgh Cinema this FREE EVENT will be fun and refreshments will be provided!


Tues 10 July

Tues 10 July 7:30pm – TOWN OF RUNNERS (PG) followed by Q&A with the film’s producer Al Morrow. Town of Runners explores the life of young athletes born and raised in Bekoji, who hopes to compete on the world stage.  

Normal ticket price applies.


Sun 22 July

Sun 22 July 6:00pm – THE FAIRY QUEEN – Pre-Recorded from Glyndebourne. The black-winged inhabitants of a fairy world who make it their business to daze and confuse the poor humans who have accidentally strayed into their kingdom.

Tickets £15 (Club Members £13)


Thurs 26 July

Thurs 26 July 7:30pm – FRANKENSTEIN – Pre-Recorded from National Theatre, Danny Boyle returned to the theatre to direct this visionary production, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Frankenstein.

Tickets £15 (Club Members £13)



Fri 17 Aug

Fri 17 Aug 6:00pm – LE NOZZE DI FIGARO – LIVE from Glyndebourne. The Countess’s pain at losing her husband’s love; Susanna’s determination to marry her beloved Figaro despite the Count’s opposition.

Tickets £15 (Club Members £13)


Sun 19 Aug

Sun 19 Aug 6:30pm – RAVEL’S Double Bill – LIVE from Glyndebourne.

L’heure espagnole and L’Enfant et les sortilege

Tickets £15 (Club Members £13)