Collections, Learning & Education Review January-June 2019

Collections, Learning & Education Review January-June 2019

Monday July 1 2019

Joe Carr, Collections and Learning Curator reports on his work with schools, families and young people. Primary Schools onsite We have welcomed a number of Primary Schools to The Red House over 2019. They have taken part in a variety of our daylong sessions. So far this year, we have welcomed Hollesley, Chilton Community, Heath […]

The Red House wins the public vote in Tesco’s community grant scheme

Tuesday June 4 2019

We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded over £2,000 from the Tesco Bags of Help Grant Scheme. Voting ran in their Aldeburgh, Saxmundham and Diss stores throughout March and April. Benjamin Britten wanted music to engage with and be enjoyed by all, especially children. This grant will go towards developing or Mini Music […]

British Composer Awards

Tuesday December 5 2017

Back in 2016 we supported a number of new music commissions and we are delighted to hear that some were nominated at this year’s British Composer Awards. They are: Amateur or Young Performers Category Who We Are by Kerry Andrew, commissioned by the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain. Choral Category Affix Stamp Here by […]

Slaughden Sailing Club

Wednesday November 22 2017

In April 2016 the Britten-Pears Foundation gave a grant to Slaughden Sailing Club towards the refurbishment of their training facilities. On Saturday 11 November, Amanda Arnold, the Foundation’s grants manager, joined members of the Sailing Club to celebrate the progress of the refurbishment. Whilst not yet quite complete Amanda was shown around the extended changing facilities, […]