Arts Club Aldeburgh Beach

The Arts Club Aldeburgh Beach combines elements of the Chelsea Arts Club and Gertrude Stein's arts salon. The club now has just over 250 members - including the most inspiring and influential of the London and Suffolk art scene.


Members are invited to exclusive events here at the Lookout and Art House on Aldeburgh beach, including talks, intimate concerts, candle-lit suppers and lunches on the beach. Events are also held at houses all around Suffolk.


There is a monthly newsletter which publicises the arts activities in Suffolk organised by members, as well as a monthly Arts Club lunch held at the East Coast Cafe in Aldeburgh.


Members include: Jill Green, Ben Preston, Helen Atkinson Wood, Blake Morrison, Eamonn McCabe, Peter Blake, Eileen Cooper RA, Roger Wright,  Daphne Astor, Humphrey Burton, Michael Gambon, Ryan Gander, Michael & Patty Hopkins, Anthony Horowitz, Tessa Newcomb, Libby Purves, Diana Quick,  Janice Turner.


Membership fee:

Annual membership is £40 single, £60 joint and £20 for practising artists, writers, composers, poets. To join the Arts Club Aldeburgh Beach email


Arts Club events coming up in 2017


Sunday 21st May, 12-4pm - Monica  Petzal, art in her beautiful home near Sweffling


Sunday 25th June - Ian and Carol Griffiths invite us to poetry and music over a picnic at their home on the bank of the river


Sunday 23rd July - Frances Shelley invites us to a musical

party at her beautiful home, Butley Priory


Please email caroline@carolinewiseman to RSVP to any of these events. See here for the latest Arts Club newsletter.





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