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
Several Suffolk Libraries will be celebrating the most colourful day of the year this month with the return of Elmer Day on Saturday 26 May – and a special guest at Ipswich Library. Elmer Day celebrates the ongoing popularity of Elmer the Patchwork Elephant who has featured...
May
10
Three more libraries are hosting special Beach Bonkers events this month. Aldeburgh, Bungay and Leiston Libraries are hosting activities where Kate Osborne of Beach Bonkers will be bringing the beach to the library for children and families to explore. Beach Bonkers aims...
May
03
Once Upon A Festival returns in 2018, aiming to bring high quality children’s theatre into schools, libraries and other arts venues in order to reach and expose as many children to the arts as possible. This year one of our main house shows is Full House Theatre’s The Owl and...
May
02
New workshops to help give people life-saving skills are being held in Ipswich this summer following the phenomenal success of Save A Baby’s Life sessions. The programme is being rolled out in Ipswich as part of the Borough Council’s commitment to helping residents develop...
Apr
26
Ipswich’s Holi Festival is taking place this Sunday (29th April). The event had to be postponed from last month because of the very wet conditions but organisers are hoping visitors will enjoy the unique atmosphere this weekend in Holywells Park. All the fun will take...
Apr
25
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
The Save A Baby’s Life programme is being rolled out in Ipswich next month as part of the Borough Council’s commitment to improving residents’ life-saving skills. Andrew Wilesmith, Sport and Leisure Services Manager, said: “Life-saving and first aid skills are so important,...
Apr
16
Arty selfies, ghost prints, trampolining, roller-skating and science in the park are just some of the things on offer during week two of the Easter holiday programme in Ipswich. The Borough Council’s sports and swimming centres are looking forward to another busy week -...
Apr
10
Suffolk Libraries are hosting an amazing and interactive music theatre tour for babies and young children next month. Suffolk based theatre company Wonderful Beast are bringing two of their popular shows to seven of the county’s libraries in May. Tickets to the immersive...
Apr
10
Stowmarket Library has launched Suffolk’s newest crime writers’ festival. ‘Skulduggery in Stowmarket’ will take place at the library over four days from 27-30 April. It will involve four days of talks by top crime writers with plenty of crime-related activities to enjoy...
Apr
10
By Lizi Long “I believe in Unicorns is set in a library full of books, that hold more than stories within their pages. It is a tale of the power of books to change lives, and the bravery of a boy named Tomas. Tomas loves playing in the mountains where he lives, and he hates...
Mar
31