There is lots going on in Ipswich to enjoy during the half-term holiday. The Borough Council’s Whitsun holiday programme covers a wide range of activities at three sports centres, two swimming pools, museums and parks – and it all starts next week! For sports fans you can...
May
23
Three fabulous films are on offer in the unique setting of Christchurch Park when the Open Air Cinema returns to Ipswich this summer. The event, in association with Empire Cinemas, is being held on 30th June – so make a date in your diaries. Two of the films were...
Apr
22
More than 3,000 people visited the Ipswich Art Gallery during the week-long Big Lego Ipswich Build that ended on Sunday. Avid brick builders and visitors hurried along to High Street to see the miniature town take shape, with queues developing yesterday. The project was...
Mar
19
2FACED DANCE COMPANY BRING FAMILY FUN TO DANCEEAST WITH NEW DANCE AND CIRCUS SHOW WHAT THE MOON SAW We will welcome 2Faced Dance Company with What The Moon Saw, a new interactive dance and circus show for the whole family, inspired by the work of Hans Christian Anderson on...
Mar
13
More than 6,500 people attended Ipswich Museum, Christchurch Mansion and Ipswich Art Gallery over the half-term break and hundreds were there just to attend a series of special holiday events. Figures released today showed nearly 1,200 people enjoyed the Ask the Expert...
Feb
21
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
The launch of a new season for Ipswich’s Regent Theatre and Corn Exchange means a spring and summer full of top shows – six West End musicals, dance, comedy and opera and even Masterchef and Peppa Pig. The high energy, high kicking and glamorous Watermill Theatre production...
Jan
18
The Mayor of Ipswich, Sarah Barber, will be joining in all the fun at Suffolk Wildlife Trust’s “Wild Christmas Party” at Holywells Park. The celebrations take place on Saturday 2nd December between 11 am and 3 pm and include family-friendly nature activities, quizzes and...
Nov
20
Ipswich’s Christmas lights switch-on take place this Thursday – and this year it will be twice the fun. For the first time for six years, a real tree takes pride of place on the Cornhill but fans of the ‘bauble tree’ can see it in all its splendour on the Waterfront outside...
Nov
13
Everyone is looking forward to next week’s big Christmas lights switch-on in Ipswich and, for the 24th year running, Disabled (Blue) Badge-holders can drive through Ipswich town centre on two Sunday evenings to enjoy the lights. On 26th November and 3rd December,...
Nov
08
Back again to jingle your bells and get you in the spirit of the season is the Ipswich Christmas Market. This annual highlight of all things festive will again have scores of stalls selling yuletide food, drink, decorations and presents as well as a bar, hot food stands and...
Nov
03
A new date has been picked for Ipswich’s Apple Day after it was postponed at the weekend because of fears of high winds. Now the popular event, which is organised by the Friends of Holywells Park, will take place on Saturday 4th November, between 11am and 2pm. Go...
Oct
23