Yesterday, we were invited to the press night of the “The Band” a new musical by Tim Firth and inspired by the music of Take That at the Ipswich Regent Theatre.  This is our review. If you are considering coming along, be prepared to get emotional, relive childhood...
Feb
13
This year, the New Wolsey Theatre is thrilled to present Aladdin – the Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto. This year marks the 5th year Ipswich Building Society have sponsored the New Wolsey Theatre’s sell-out pantomime. ALADDIN – THE ROCK’N’ROLL PANTO Thu 28 Nov 2019 to Sat 1 Feb 2020...
Feb
12
Local writer Shamser Sinha is delighted that his children’s play ‘Three Sat Under the Banyan Tree’ is coming to Ipswich this weekend as part of a UK tour and has spoken of how the play was inspired by visits to Ipswich County Library with his son. The New Wolsey Theatre is...
Feb
08
Suffolk Libraries are hosting lots of events aimed at children and families this half-term. Some highlights include: Harry Potter Night events throughout February, the Sutton Hoo visits at Shotley (Suffolk Libraries Local) and Southwold Library, as well as a Marsh on the Move...
Feb
07
Even super-heroes feel the cold! That is why organisers have moved this weekend’s Ipswich town centre “Hero Quest” event into Sailmakers Shopping Centre. The free fun day on Saturday between 10am and 2pm will give shoppers the opportunity to meet super-heroes and princesses,...
Jan
31
  Throughout February, Southwold Library are hosting activities aimed at families and children in collaboration with partners such as Creative Arts East, Suffolk Wildlife Trust and Sutton Hoo. Some events, such as Harry Potter Night and the Sutton Hoo Roadshow, will...
Jan
28
In celebration of the best-selling books by J.K Rowling, several libraries across Suffolk are hosting a series of ‘Harry Potter Nights’ which includes the chance to dress up as one of your favourite Hogwarts students and take part in a Sorting Hat ceremony, along with many other...
Jan
28
Bury St Edmunds 19 – 23 February Its 50 years since man first walked on the moon. Now you can enjoy an immersive lunar experience for free at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds when artist Luke Jerram’s enormous 7-meter spherical Moon sculpture is installed at the entertainment...
Jan
18
What: Winter Games Fun Day Where: Ipswich Cornhill, Cornhill, Ipswich IP1 1DH When: Jan 5, 10:00 - 17:00 Cost: FREE Head down to the newly refurbished Cornhill and try out some Winter Games right here in Ipswich town centre! Enjoy a...
Jan
04
Last week I went to the Ipswich Regent to see this years Christmas Panto, Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs and I have to say it is one of the best Pantomimes I have ever seen being performed at the Regent. Glamorous Atomic Kitten Natasha Hamilton plays the Wicked Stepmom...
Dec
20
The Red Rose Chain Christmas show is now on! much to the delight of local young children.  Joanna Carrick’s adaptation of the much loved classic children’s story, plays to sell out audiences At The Avenue Theatre in Ipswich every year.   This year, Alice in...
Dec
10
Written by Katie Mackenzie I took my 5 year old daughter to see the Ballad of Rudy at the Wolsey Studio – note, it’s at the Wolsey Studio, not the main theatre, as I carelessly assumed it was, having not read the details properly. So we had a mad dash up the road in the...
Dec
09