Aldeburgh Museum is relaunching the book ‘Up the Steps: a Tale of Old Aldeburgh’ by Aldeburgh’s well-known GP Dr Nora Acheson. Together with her husband, also a GP, they had their practice in Aldeburgh from 1931 to 1981. It is their dog Snooks, who watches over the children’s boating pond.
To celebrate this the Museum is offering FREE walks around the town guided by smugglers all dressed up in costume. The walks will start from near the Moot Hall and take place from 11am to 3pm at approximately half-hour intervals. They will be great fun and suitable for young and old alike. Just turn up.
Thirteen-year-old Lucy comes to Suffolk by train to stay with her Aunt and Uncle whilst her mother is in hospital. But all was not what she expected. What are these strange goings on in the night? What are they putting in the cellar? A wonderful exciting tale of smuggling, treasure, rescue and adventure all set in and around Aldeburgh.
‘Up the Steps: A Tale of Old Aldeburgh’ was written in 1974, a story of the ‘old days’, of smuggling, treasure, rescue and adventure, all set in and around late 19th century Aldeburgh. Although the characters are entirely imaginary, all the episodes are drawn from actual events. It is a delightful tale for children of all ages and will be available from late August, priced at £7.90, from the Aldeburgh Museum shop and via our website www.aldeburghmuseum.org.uk/shop (with free delivery). Orders can be taken now.