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CANCELLED: Film: Return to TS Eliotland

Monday 15 June 11am (ends approx. 1pm)

From £7.50 to £15.00

Aldeburgh Cinema

In the light of the ongoing Coronavirus situation, it is with enormous sadness that we have to cancel the 2020 Aldeburgh Festival.

In these difficult times, our critical focus remains maintaining our vital work supporting artists and communities, and we rely on ticket sales and philanthropy to deliver the majority of this wide-ranging activity. We are living in uncertain times, but we know that music and the arts has the power to make positive change in people’s lives. When we emerge from this lockdown period, this mission will be more important than ever.

If you can, we’d be enormously grateful if you would make a donation to our vital work, which makes a deeply positive impact on thousands of lives every year. Together, we can combat the lasting impact of this virus by bringing the joy of music into people’s lives once again.

All of us at Snape Maltings thank you for your generous support during this uncertain time and wish you and those closest to you strength for the days to come.

We look forward to welcoming you back to Snape again soon.

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Followed by a talk and analysis of TS Eliot’s poem Four Quartets by Mark Ford.

The start of day of events related to TS Eliot, AN Wilson’s passionate film is an absorbing exploration of the life and work of one of the great 20th-century poets.

Wilson charts the poet’s diverse inspirations and the extraordinary writing process that produced poems such as The Lovesong of J Alfred Prufrock, The Waste Land and Four Quartets.