iCard Did you know that if you live in Ipswich, and your children are 5-16 years old, they can apply for a FREE Summer Holiday iCard? Local parents and community leaders agree that if we can get our children and teens involved in sports, it can make a real difference to our...
Jul
18
The great Ipswich summer continues this weekend with two fabulous FREE events at Ipswich’s Christchurch Park: Global Rhythm and the Indian Mela. On Saturday (7th July) get ready to travel the globe for a colourful celebration of worldwide music and culture – yes Global Rhythm...
Jul
06
The Easter holidays are just around the corner and, once again, Ipswich Museums are gearing up for a fortnight of fun. This spring there is an arty theme and here is a selection of what you can enjoy from 3-12 April. AT IPSWICH MUSEUM: Butterfly Printing, 3 April...
Mar
23
Ipswich Museum is hosting an Ask The Expert day next week and it’s an opportunity for the public to bring along their treasured objects and photographs, share their stories about them and find out a bit more. Organiser Melanie Hollis, curator of the You...
Feb
06
If you are anything like me, you will already be planning activities and days out with the children this February half term 2018. It is the perfect time for catching up with friends and taking the children to the many family friendly attractions Suffolk has to offer. We have...
Jan
23
One of Ipswich’s most iconic buildings, the Town Hall, has its 150th anniversary this year and there is a programme of events to celebrate the occasion. A public open day on Sunday 28th January (the exact anniversary date) will feature exhibitions, tours of the Mayor’s...
Jan
16
Solo routines from an award winner dancer, 3D effects, and a cheeky cow are our highlights of this years Regent Theatre pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk. Fee Fi Fo Fum… It’s panto fun for everyone! The Regent Theatre panto got off to a great start with a packed audience of...
Dec
17
Imaginative and creative The Borrowers cleverly mixes backdrop image technology, sound and contemporary dance to create a world of fantasy and imagination. The show is currently playing at Jerwood Dance East until Dec17th. Based on the 1952 book by Mary Norton, the show...
Dec
13
Be part of the magic this Christmas,  join Red Rose Chain's, The Shoemaker and The Elves at the Avenue Theatre from the 7th - 31 st Dec 2017 and be prepared to be transported to a world of timeless innocence and fairy tales. Comments such as “ I've never seen anything...
Dec
11
Meeting Father Christmas is one of the most popular activities for families during the holiday season. Local attractions, museums, farms, garden centres, shopping centres and even parks join in the festive spirit by holding their own Santa's Grotto experience in the hope of...
Nov
17
Old houses and Mansions in Suffolk are not only full of interesting facts and history, but they also make the perfect setting to recreate a fantastic vintage Christmas experience.  Keeping this in mind, we have put together our favourite Christmas events taking place in...
Nov
15
 Music, comedy, songs and audience participation, pantomimes have all of the ingredients for a fun family day out and a fantastic Christmas tradition that never fails to entertain regardless of the weather! The origin of the panto dates back to the middle ages,  it...
Nov
06