Ed for the Mansion this half-term for some great Sheerio treats


general information

General Information

Christchurch Mansion and the exhibition are open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm, and Sunday, 11am to 4pm.

There are some exciting things going on at the Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk exhibition in Ipswich’s Christchurch Mansion over the half-term holiday.

The unique and FREE exhibition follows Ed’s journey from Suffolk schoolboy to global superstar and Sheerios next week can really get inspired and creative.

This year Ed’s birthday falls in half-term and we’ve got lots of fun – and free - activities planned to celebrate.

You can sign a special giant birthday card, enter our selfie competition and take advantage of our exclusive gift shop offers – books, jewellery, cards, T-shirts and much more.

Here are some of the fabulous things on offer …

  • Create a portrait - FREE drop in event
  • Make your own ‘Sing’ puppet - booking is essential
  • Sign Ed’s birthday card
  • Collect a FREE activity sheet 
  • Spend £10 in store and get a FREE I <3 Ed tote bag 

You will also get the chance to win some exclusive prizes by entering our competitions. Look out for details on activity sheets and postcards and in the exclusive shop next to the exhibition.


20 FEBRUARY 2020


Join us to make your very own paper shadow puppet to take home, inspired by the ones used in Ed Sheeran’s ‘Sing’ music video.

20 FEBRUARY 2020


Christchurch Mansion is full of portraits from different eras. Look around the Masion and find your favourite, then draw your very own portrait.

This is a free, drop-in event suitable for everyone.

Please note if you are attending events linked to the exhibition and wish to visit beforehand, you will need to book a free ticket online.



Event Dates

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Feb 18 - 10:00 to Feb 23 - 16:00
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