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
This autumn DanceEast has numerous workshops and performances lined up for ages ranging from 3 years up to 16 years, all taking place in the Jerwood DanceHouse. The activities begin with our treasured tots disco at Baby Loves to Boogie on Sunday 29 October. Not only will this...
Oct
20
DanceEast’s Autumn season would not be complete without something magical for children. Friday 17 and Saturday 18 November will see Anatomical’s The Buildy-uppy Dance Show descend on Ipswich, the humorous sequel to Tom Roden and Anna Williams’ The Doodle Dance Show performed at...
Oct
12
Be part of the fun with The Magic Story Book!   We are pretty sure your little ones will love all their Milkshake! favourites when they appear on stage at the Regent Theatre later this month. Starring the Milkshake Monkey and two bubbly presenters, this all-singing,...
Oct
10
Renowned elephant conservationist and wildlife TV presenter Saba Douglas-Hamilton is coming to Ipswich’s Corn Exchange next month with her “A Life With Elephants” show. Saba, known to millions for This Wild Life and Big Cat Diaries series, will entertain...
Oct
06
It’s a showdown day in the world of wrestling when British star grappler Oliver Grey comes to Ipswich to challenge American dynamo Harlem Bravado for the prestigious Superslam Championship. The bout is the highlight of a brilliant Corn Exchange bill from All Star...
Oct
04
Suffolk Libraries will be kicking off National Libraries week by turning several libraries into Fun Palaces this weekend (Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 October). Fun Palaces are the brainchild of author Stella Duffy who strongly believes that in lots of different ways “everyone is...
Oct
02