30 fun ways to discover Aldeburgh's heritage

In partnership with Aldeburgh Museum and funding from Historic England we have created 30 fun, family-friendly activity sheets for the school summer holidays. Running every week until Monday 19 October we will release two worksheets every monday highlighting Aldeburgh’s wonderful heritage drawn from the collections at Aldeburgh Museum and The Red House. Suitable for ages 5-12 or older as anyone can have a go! Click the links below to download.

Arts Award

It is also possible to get an Arts Award Discover qualification. You can do one or as many worksheets as you like and then download, complete and return this form.


Week 1 (13 July): Make a rocking horse and How to Beachcomb

Week 2 (20 July): Make a salt dough pot and bird mask

Week 3 (27 July): Make a leaf embroidery and a wooden spoon puppet

Week 4 (3 August): Walk along the river wall and make a tennis racket

Week 5 (10 August): Make an icecream out of playdough and make a watering hole and bee journal

Week 6 (17 August): Make a dog sock puppet and treasure map

Week 7 (24 August): Make a shadow puppet theatre and how to start a collection of your own

Week 8 (1 September): Make a squishy cheese and write a poem

Week 9 (7 September): Make a smugglers lantern and origami boat

Week 10 (14 September): Make a cardboard creature and some ship’s biscuits

Week 11 (21 September): Make a barometer and a CD fish

Week 12 (28 September): coming soon!