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Dance Delights on The Suffolk Coast

The legendary ballet dancer, Rudolf Nureyev once said ‘You live as long as you dance’. It’s true to say that whether you enjoy a bop around to your favourite pop song or simply enjoy sitting back and enjoying the art of dance, it certainly seems to lighten the soul!This season dance lovers on The Suffolk Coast are really in for a treat! Choose between traditional and contemporary styles – There’s something to please everyone…Be transported to exotic climes when you watch 'Under Arabian Sky' at The Cut, Halesworth on Friday 16th October. Showcasing middle Eastern dance, watch as storytellers weave their magic to beguile all who listen and watch, as one tale after another is unfolded.Classical ballet fanatics should not miss out on ‘A Magical Christmas Nutcracker’ which is being performed at the Marina Theatre, Lowestoft on Sunday 15th November 2.30pm. The production promises to captivate even the youngest of audience members, the ballet is set on Christmas Eve and tells the enchanting story of Clara and her Nutcracker Doll. With captivating music, including the much loved Tchaikovsky score, this exciting and glittering production by Coppelia Dance is visually entrancing and performed in a wonderful array of dazzling Costumes.Jerwood DanceHouse in Ipswich is home to DanceEast. DanceEast not only offers a plethora of dance performances from classical to contemporary, but has also been running innovative community projects for over thirty years. The company works with a range of partners on local, national and international projects and enjoys introducing people to dance for the first time as much as developing and refining skills in more experienced dancers. Indulge yourself this autumn in one of the delightful, contemporary dance performances including ‘Chotto Desh’, ‘Who Killed Bambi & Metropolis’ and ‘May Contain Food’.You’ll be spoilt for choice at Bungay’s Fisher Theatre! Here, the Autumn and Winter dance programme ranges from the tragic story of ‘Giselle’, a medley of four short ballets as well as the lesser known piece, ‘Jewels’, a tribute to women and to the dance schools of Paris, New York and St Petersburg. Last in the line-up this December, is the Royal Ballet’s performance of ‘The Nutcracker’ – A firm family favourite guaranteed to get you feeling festive!

Things to see and do


Aldeburgh Music

Aldeburgh Music

Snape

Aldeburgh Music is one of the leading year-round performance centres founded by British composer Benjamin Britten set in a stunning landscape on the Suffolk coast

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Wheelchair Accessible


Aldeburgh Cinema

Aldeburgh Cinema

Aldeburgh

Aldeburgh Cinema: the very best of world cinema at the heart of the local community since 1919. Providing a programme of film screenings, live shows and special event;  independent, inspirational, meaningful, fun.

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Free wifi


Snape Maltings

Snape Maltings

Snape

Newson Garrett started malting at Snape in 1854 and the site grew to become Suffolk’s largest maltings complex. The striking complex of brick and slate buildings that he established is now Grade II listed and one of the few remaining Maltings complexes in Britain which has retained all of his buildings, spanning some 7 acres.

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Free wifi


The Cut - Halesworth

The Cut - Halesworth

Halesworth

The Cut Arts Centre offers Halesworth and the surrounding countryside an extensive range of arts, music, theatre, dance, comedy, cinema, workshops and art exhibitions. 

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where to stay


So Southwold 

So Southwold

Southwold

Southwold is the jewel of Suffolk coast and with something for everyone, it’s the perfect place to retreat from everyday life.

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Dog friendly