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Exhibition: Twists And Turns

Exhibition: Twists And Turns

Christchurch Mansion

The Ipswich portrait collection records centuries of elaborate hairstyles.

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Peep into the Past

Peep into the Past

Christchurch Mansion

Discover the story of Christchurch Mansion set in 70 acres of parkland right at the heart of historic Ipswich.

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Exhibition: Bagpuss, Clangers & Co

Exhibition: Bagpuss, Clangers & Co

Ipswich Art Gallery

Entertain your inner-child and induldge your imagination with family favourites such as the Clangers, Bagpuss and Ivor the Engine.

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Ipswich's first ever beach

Ipswich's first ever beach

Christchurch Park

Prepare for a beach summer this year in Ipswich!

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Summer Holiday Sports & Dance Courses

Summer Holiday Sports & Dance Courses

Venues across Ipswich and surrounding areas

Themed Sports & Dance holiday courses running at a venue near you throughout the Summer holidays

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Summer Holiday Clubs with Inspire Suffolk

Summer Holiday Clubs with Inspire Suffolk

Various locations across Suffolk: Ipswich, Felixstowe, Castle Hill, Woodbridge and Rendlesham

Join us across Suffolk for a Summer of fun!!

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Ability Counts Holiday Sports Camps (5-18 Years)

Ability Counts Holiday Sports Camps (5-18 Years)

Ipswich, Castle Hill, Bury St Edmunds & Lowestoft

Fun and inclusive sports sessions for all including children and young people with physical and/or learning disabilities this Summer!

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Summer Holiday Club

Summer Holiday Club

Inspire Suffolk

Every weekday of summer for 5-13 year olds there is a range of sports and crafts to enjoy and get involved in.

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As You Like It - Theatre in the Forest

As You Like It - Theatre in the Forest

Jimmy's Farm, Suffolk

One of the region's must-see events of the summer - outdoor theatre for all the family!

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Snape Proms

Snape Proms

Snape Maltings Concert Hall

Each Summer musicians from around the world converge on Snape for a series of outstanding concerts in one of the world’s great concert halls.

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Beach Combing

Beach Combing

Felixstowe

You will get to explore Felixstowe beach while you discover your own beach treasures and learn the stories they tell.

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Summer Theatre School 2017 Workshop

Summer Theatre School 2017 Workshop

Ipswich Regent

A week-long series of workshops aimed at improving 8-16 year old's musical theatre skills.

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Explorer Afternoon

Explorer Afternoon

Quay Place

Come and join an afternoon packed full of explorer activities!

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Wild skills: Incredible Invertebrates

Wild skills: Incredible Invertebrates

Holywells Park

Learn all about invertebrates with local enthusiast Hawk Honey.

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Briarbank's August Beer Festival

Briarbank's August Beer Festival

Briarbank Brewery

We will be brewing almost every beer we have ever made, and having them all available over the beer festival, along with some exciting entertainment!

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Feel Good Birthday Celebrations

Feel Good Birthday Celebrations

Image Health and Beauty Salon, Old Foundry Road

It's party timeeeeee, come and join the image team for their 5th birthday party!

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English Afternoon Tea cruise

English Afternoon Tea cruise

Orwell Lady, Ipswich

Come on board for a traditional treat and a cruise along the river!

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Hype Beach Party

Hype Beach Party

Unit17

Unit17 is being turned into a beach resort with loads of giveaways!

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Drawing project

Drawing project

Quay Place

Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.

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Tractor Fair

Tractor Fair

Suffolk Food Hall

Suffolk Food Hall presents it's own Tractor fair where you can learn to drive a tractor and much more!

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Summer Theatre School Showcase

Summer Theatre School Showcase

Ipswich Regent

Two special shows performed by the children who have completed our week-long Summer Musical Theatre Workshop.

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Cosy Club Cocktail Shindig

Cosy Club Cocktail Shindig

Cosy Club

Experience a cocktail masterclass, new cocktail recipes to try and cocktail deals!

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Ministry of Sound

Ministry of Sound

Unit 17

One of the worlds leading music labels lifting the roof off!

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Sunday Buffet Lunch cruise

Sunday Buffet Lunch cruise

Orwell Lady, Ipswich

Relaxing boat trip on a Sunday afternoon

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August Bank Holiday Monday BBQ

August Bank Holiday Monday BBQ

Ufford Park

Pop down, have a drink, a bite to eat and enjoy the Bank Holiday with us!

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Ride a Fire Engine Day

Ride a Fire Engine Day

Ipswich Transport Museum

Get to have a ride of the museum's Fire Engine and hear the bells ring!

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Colouring Group

Colouring Group

Quay Place

Our new adult colouring group is the ideal place to indulge your creative side.

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Summer Programme 2017

Summer Programme 2017

4YP

Every Tuesday in August, we'll be bringing together young people from the diverse communities in Suffolk for fun, food, and friendship.

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Explore Parents

Explore Parents

Quay Place

A five week course for new parents to promote wellbeing.

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Wild parks: Going underground

Wild parks: Going underground

Christchurch Park

Investigate soil and the creatures that live underground for free.

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Mammal Detectives

Mammal Detectives

Gippeswyk Park

A chance to learn how to detect small mammals like mice, voles and hedgehogs!

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Toadstool Fairy Bells

Toadstool Fairy Bells

Pennikkity Pots

A magical moulding clay workshop, making fantastical fairy toadstools...

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English Afternoon Tea cruise

English Afternoon Tea cruise

Orwell Lady, Ipswich

Come on board for a traditional treat and a cruise along the river!

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Wild skills: Night safari at Holywells Park

Wild skills: Night safari at Holywells Park

Holywells Park

Discover the elusive nocturnal wildlife of Holywells Park

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Jazz by the Waterfront: The Wednesday Men

Jazz by the Waterfront: The Wednesday Men

St Peter’s by the Waterfront

Resident group of St Peter’s by the Waterfront, the Wednesday Men perform at Jazz by the Waterfront for the first time in 2017.

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MAMMAL DETECTIVES

MAMMAL DETECTIVES

Alexandra Park

A chance to learn how to detect small mammals like mice, voles and hedgehogs!

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Drawing project

Drawing project

Quay Place

Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.

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Suffolk Sounds Festival

Suffolk Sounds Festival

Trinity Park

Do you like Live Music? Cars? Food? Family fun and much more? Then Suffolk Sounds Festival is the event you really won't want to miss!

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Meditation Day

Meditation Day

Holistic Yoga Centre, Ipswich

A day of Meditation plus a home cooked Vegetarian Nepali meal.

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Bat Walk

Bat Walk

Christchurch Park

Take a guided walk to see and find out about the bats that live in Christchurch Park.

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SUMMER DANCE LAB

SUMMER DANCE LAB

Jerwood DanceHouse

Aimed at young dancers graduating or reaching the end of their training.

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Colouring Group

Colouring Group

Quay Place

Our new adult colouring group is the ideal place to indulge your creative side.

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Café Français

Café Français

Arlingtons

Come join us at Arlingtons to learn or improve your French language skills.

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September Salsa with DJ Sacha

September Salsa with DJ Sacha

Manor Ballroom

We will have the famous DJ Sascha from Cambridge Salsa playing great music and teaching us how to Salsa.

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Beer Tasting: Secret Beer Club

Beer Tasting: Secret Beer Club

Secret location, to be revealed!

Are you in? Beer & Co is launching Secret Beer Clubs this Autumn...

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English Afternoon Tea cruise

English Afternoon Tea cruise

Orwell Lady, Ipswich

Come on board for a traditional treat and a cruise along the river!

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Night Safari in Chantry Park

Night Safari in Chantry Park

Chantry Park

Come along to help discover the elusive nocturnal wildlife of Chantry Park!

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Drawing project

Drawing project

Quay Place

Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.

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ADULT SKOOL DISCO

ADULT SKOOL DISCO

Manor Ballroom

The kids are back to school hooray let's celebrate show how us adults party!

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Live Jazz night

Live Jazz night

Orwell Lady, Ipswich

Summer evening cruise with All About Jazz playing Dixieland music with vocalist and a two-course buffet.

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Peter and the Wolf

Peter and the Wolf

The New Wolsey Studio

Peter and Grandad have gone camping for the weekend. Grandad says stick to the campsite but Peter has other ideas…

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Heritage Open Weekend

Heritage Open Weekend

Tourist Information Centre

Get to take a look around some of Ipswich's most finest buildings!

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Magical History Tour

Magical History Tour

Holywells Park

Join this magical history tour and learn about the history and heritage of Holywells Park, for FREE

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The Wedding Fayre

The Wedding Fayre

Trinity Park

Exciting, vibrant professional fayre full of inspiration at a great contemporary venue.

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Gilbert O'Sullivan

Gilbert O'Sullivan

Ipswich Regent

Enjoy every facet of his history in this new live show, including classics and recent songs, to celebrate 5 decades of music!

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Eat The Beat

Eat The Beat

Holywells Park

Join us in Holywells Park for a day of world music & food!

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Colouring Group

Colouring Group

Quay Place

Our new adult colouring group is the ideal place to indulge your creative side.

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Café Français

Café Français

Arlingtons

Come join us at Arlingtons to learn or improve your French language skills.

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IAA Lunchtime Lecture – Charles II and Ipswich: The Mystery of the Ancient House – John Sutton

IAA Lunchtime Lecture – Charles II and Ipswich: The Mystery of the Ancient House – John Sutton

Museum Street Methodist Church

This is a tale of derring-do, intrigue and suspense.

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English Afternoon Tea cruise

English Afternoon Tea cruise

Orwell Lady, Ipswich

Come on board for a traditional treat and a cruise along the river!

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Saints Oktoberfest

Saints Oktoberfest

St.Peters By The Waterfront

THE GERMAN BEER FESTIVAL to be at in 2017, with authentic Bavarian beer, wine and street food

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Drawing project

Drawing project

Quay Place

Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.

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Trianon Music Group ” Across The Pond ” Concert

Trianon Music Group ” Across The Pond ” Concert

Corn Exchange

Take a journey across the UK and US for a range of beautiful melodies.

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ROALD DAHL DAY

ROALD DAHL DAY

Waterstones

Join us in store to celebrate the wonderful Roald Dahl and all of his characters.

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Bat Walk

Bat Walk

Christchurch Park

Take a guided walk to see and find out about the bats that live in Christchurch Park.

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Smirnoff's Big Night Out

Smirnoff's Big Night Out

Unit 17

The UK’s biggest club tour touches down at Unit 17 Ipswich for big entertainment, massive guest DJs, giveaways and more.

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Come and sing Handel’s Messiah with Ipswich Choral Society

Come and sing Handel’s Messiah with Ipswich Choral Society

Suffolk One

Come along and sing the Hallelujah Chorus with a professional Baroque ensemble and professional soloists!

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Come and Sing Handel's Messiah

Come and Sing Handel's Messiah

Suffolk One

Have you ever wanted to sing the Hallelujah Chorus with a professional Baroque ensemble and outstanding soloists?

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 LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP

LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP

Ipswich Film Theatre

Ipswich Film Society presents Love and Friendship, directed by Whit Stillman.

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Ipswich Film Society 77th Season Begins

Ipswich Film Society 77th Season Begins

Ipswich Film Theatre, King Street, Ipswich

Love and Friendship (U) Ireland 2016 starring Kate Beckinsale

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Colouring Group

Colouring Group

Quay Place

Our new adult colouring group is the ideal place to indulge your creative side.

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Café Français

Café Français

Arlingtons

Come join us at Arlingtons to learn or improve your French language skills.

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Museum Secrets: Cleaning Wool-I-Am

Museum Secrets: Cleaning Wool-I-Am

Ipswich Museum

Join Conservator, Bob Entwistle, and Museum Assistant Will Heppa, as they give our resident mammoth its annual clean.

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The Norfolk Crane Story

The Norfolk Crane Story

St Margaret's school hall

Illustrated talk by Chris Durdin

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English Afternoon Tea cruise

English Afternoon Tea cruise

Orwell Lady, Ipswich

Come on board for a traditional treat and a cruise along the river!

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Triple Bill

Triple Bill

Jerwood Dance House

Full of character and stunning movement performed by technically beautiful dancers, these acclaimed works will ignite and inspire audiences of all age

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Morphology - Jazz and Pizza

Morphology - Jazz and Pizza

The Avenue Theatre

Morphology is a Suffolk based quartet playing live music influenced by jazz played in 1950s California. Plus get handmade, rustic Italian Pizza!

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Drawing project

Drawing project

Quay Place

Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.

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UOS Open Day

UOS Open Day

University of Suffolk

Open events are a great opportunity to find out more about the courses available across the University of Suffolk, and to view the academic and social

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Jon Richardson: Old Man

Jon Richardson: Old Man

Ipswich Regent

Jon Richardson is embarking on a nationwide tour to complain about the state of the world and offer no solutions.

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sister act live choir

sister act live choir

Corn Exchange

See the brilliant film 'Sister Act' on a huge screen whilst a live 25-piece gospel choir accompany the on-screen nuns sing hit songs from the film!

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Great East Run

Great East Run

Portman Road

2017 will see the inaugural staging of the Great East Run in Ipswich.

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Sunday Buffet Lunch cruise

Sunday Buffet Lunch cruise

Orwell Lady, Ipswich

Relaxing boat trip on a Sunday afternoon

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Colouring Group

Colouring Group

Quay Place

Our new adult colouring group is the ideal place to indulge your creative side.

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Café Français

Café Français

Arlingtons

Come join us at Arlingtons to learn or improve your French language skills.

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Annual Brass Band Concert

Annual Brass Band Concert

Copleston High School

A free concert organised by the Rotary Club of Ipswich East

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Rainbow Girls

Rainbow Girls

The Smokehouse

This new trio band highlights their rich harmonies, ageless songwriting, and soulful, bluesy sound at its rawest form.

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Joel Dommett: Live 2017

Joel Dommett: Live 2017

Ipswich Regent

One of the UK’s most energetic and exciting comedians returns to the road with his solo show, Joel Dommett: LIVE.

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GO USA FRAT PARTY!

GO USA FRAT PARTY!

Unit 17

Join 40,000 students across the UK in a celebration of all things American at our Go USA Frat Party!

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English Afternoon Tea cruise

English Afternoon Tea cruise

Orwell Lady, Ipswich

Come on board for a traditional treat and a cruise along the river!

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The Lincolns

The Lincolns

St Peter’s by the Waterfront

High energy 50’s Rock n Roll music for Teds, Rockabillys, and lovers of Rock n Roll

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 80's & 90's Disco

80's & 90's Disco

Ufford Park

Dance the night away to the sounds of the 80's and 90's - the perfect event for hen parties or groups of friends wanting to celebrate.

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Drawing project

Drawing project

Quay Place

Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.

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Charity Beatboxx Night

Charity Beatboxx Night

Aqua Eight

All proceeds going to the Jude Brady Foundation from this brilliant Beatboxx night!

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Cycle Swarm

Cycle Swarm

Christchurch Park

The 5th Ipswich Cycle Swarm. Route lengths of 100, 50 or 25 miles through the Suffolk Countryside.

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Silver Sunday at Cosy Club

Silver Sunday at Cosy Club

Cosy Club

Cosy Club will host an all-day Free Teas for ‘OAPs’ day

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The Fencer

The Fencer

Ipswich Film Theatre

Ipswich Film Society is showing The Fencer, directed by Klaus Haro.

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Grease

Grease

Ipswich Regent

The Wanted's Tom Parker, Over The Rainbow Winner Danielle Hope, and Eastenders & Strictly Come Dancing's Louisa Lytton star in the UK tour of Grease

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Colouring Group

Colouring Group

Quay Place

Our new adult colouring group is the ideal place to indulge your creative side.

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Café Français

Café Français

Arlingtons

Come join us at Arlingtons to learn or improve your French language skills.

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PULSE PRESENTS: BARBARA NICE – RAFFLE

PULSE PRESENTS: BARBARA NICE – RAFFLE

The New Wolsey Studio

Join the Edinburgh Fringe’s favourite housewife Barbara Nice for an evening of proper good fun.

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Beer Tasting: Secret Beer Club

Beer Tasting: Secret Beer Club

Secret location, to be revealed!

Are you in? Beer & Co is launching Secret Beer Clubs this Autumn...

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Drawing project

Drawing project

Quay Place

Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.

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Jazz by the Waterfront: John Parker Trio

Jazz by the Waterfront: John Parker Trio

St Peter’s by the Waterfront

Come and listen to jazz group John Parker Trio, at Ipswich Waterfront.

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Triple Bill

Triple Bill

Jerwood Dance House

A gripping journey consisting of two new adrenaline-fulled dance works

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Ipswich Jobs Fair

Ipswich Jobs Fair

Town Hall

A great chance to meet and network with potential employers.

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Corn Exchange's Oktoberfest

Corn Exchange's Oktoberfest

Grand Hall, Corn Exchange

Join us for Ipswich’s very own Oktoberfest in the Town Hall for an evening of Bavarian celebration.

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The Big 80s Night with Doctor & The Medics Live!

The Big 80s Night with Doctor & The Medics Live!

Trinity Park

Get ready as we bring The Big 80's Night to Trinity Park, for a evening of pure 80’s music and dancing for the over 21’s.

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Classic Vehicles Day

Classic Vehicles Day

Ipswich Transport Museum

An event celebrating classic cars and light commercials.

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Only Fools & Horses Comedy Dinner Show

Only Fools & Horses Comedy Dinner Show

The Avenue Theatre

Lovely Jubbly! The Only Fools & Horses Comedy Dinner Show is an interactive dinner show where the audience dine in Del Boy’s very own restaurant.

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Sixties Gold

Sixties Gold

Ipswich Regent

Following last years’ successful tour, Sixties Gold returns with an even stronger line-up of artists that, between them, scored over 50 UK Top 30 hits

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Colouring Group

Colouring Group

Quay Place

Our new adult colouring group is the ideal place to indulge your creative side.

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Café Français

Café Français

Arlingtons

Come join us at Arlingtons to learn or improve your French language skills.

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Thomas McClary & His Band

Thomas McClary & His Band

Grand Hall, Corn Exchange

The genius of funk, co-founder of The Commodores, Thomas McClary & His Band performs the music of The Commodores & Lionel Richie

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IAA Lunchtime Concert – The Wednesday Men

IAA Lunchtime Concert – The Wednesday Men

Museum Street Methodist Church

Resident group of St Peter’s by the Waterfront, the Wednesday Men.

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Psychic Ryan Gooding Live

Psychic Ryan Gooding Live

Grand Hall, Corn Exchange

Come along and see Ryan sharing his gift as he connects the audience to the afterlife.

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CAPTAIN MORGAN'S SHIPWRECK ISLAND

CAPTAIN MORGAN'S SHIPWRECK ISLAND

Unit 17

3 rooms of music each and every Thursday...

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Drawing project

Drawing project

Quay Place

Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.

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Harwich Shanty Festival 2017

Harwich Shanty Festival 2017

Harwich

Three days of music, singing, crafts and maritime merriment throughout the historic seaport of Harwich!

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The Real Thing and Odyssey Live

The Real Thing and Odyssey Live

Ipswich Regent

Return to the days of jazz funk and soul with real dance music legends as GRT Entertainments present an evening of non-stop, live dancefloor anthems!

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Birdwatching Cruise from Ipswich

Birdwatching Cruise from Ipswich

Ipswich waterfront

A great day out to enjoy the East Coast’s winter bird visitors.

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Wolsey Orchestra – Symphonie Fantastique

Wolsey Orchestra – Symphonie Fantastique

Grand Hall, Ipswich Corn Exchange

As Halloween approaches, join the Wolsey Orchestra for a magical evening of orchestral classics, including Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique and more...

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Dogs Jog Ipswich

Dogs Jog Ipswich

Christchurch Park

Dog Jog is all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the great outdoors with your favourite four-legged friend!

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Big Fun Run

Big Fun Run

Christchurch Park

A series of 5k untimed runs staged within scenic Christchurch Park - run for fitness, for charity or just for fun!

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Ipswich Vegan Festival

Ipswich Vegan Festival

Portman Road

A fantastic festival with delicious food, stalls, talks, live music, and entertainment.

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AFTERNOON TEA CONCERT WITH NICHOLAS MCCARTHY

AFTERNOON TEA CONCERT WITH NICHOLAS MCCARTHY

Ipswich School

A wonderful afternoon of tea, cakes, humour and sublime piano-playing by Nicholas McCarthy.

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ANOMALISA

ANOMALISA

Ipswich Film Theatre

Ipswich Film Society is showing Anomalisa, directed by Duke Johnson & Charles Kaufman

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Colouring Group

Colouring Group

Quay Place

Our new adult colouring group is the ideal place to indulge your creative side.

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Café Français

Café Français

Arlingtons

Come join us at Arlingtons to learn or improve your French language skills.

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THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

The New Wolsey Studio

Mole and his friends Ratty, Badger and Toad set out and explore the Wild Wood in this much-loved adaptation.

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Rip it up

Rip it up

Ipswich Regent

Two Strictly champions with one Strictly professional.

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Drawing project

Drawing project

Quay Place

Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.

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Double Bill

Double Bill

Jerwood Dance House

Scotland’s national contemporary dance company performs Dreamers, a piece about people who dare to dream while not being asleep.

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Killer Queen

Killer Queen

Ipswich Regent

Expert musicianship, extraordinary energy and an accurate portrayal of Queen

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Spooky Spectacular

Spooky Spectacular

Baylham House Farm

Come down to Baylham House Farm for a week of Halloween fun.

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Wild Ponies + John Craigie

Wild Ponies + John Craigie

The Smokehouse

Sing along with Wild Ponies, and John Craigie, and listen to his funny stories.

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Wheels by Lamplight

Wheels by Lamplight

Ipswich Transport Museum

Come and see the museum light up with hundreds of old oil and paraffin lamps.

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Apple Day

Apple Day

Holywells Park

Come and join Lord and Lady Apple for lots of Apple activities and warming refreshments.

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GOSPEL SINGERS INCOGNITO

GOSPEL SINGERS INCOGNITO

The New Wolsey Theatre

Come and listen to semi-finalists of Britain’s Got Talent.

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Suffolk Singers Choral Workshop

Suffolk Singers Choral Workshop

Framlingham College

"Gloria" by Rutter

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The Enormous Turnip

The Enormous Turnip

The New Wolsey Theatre

Help save the day as we all pull together to get this enormous turnip out of the ground before it takes over the planet!

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Colouring Group

Colouring Group

Quay Place

Our new adult colouring group is the ideal place to indulge your creative side.

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Café Français

Café Français

Arlingtons

Come join us at Arlingtons to learn or improve your French language skills.

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MAMMAL DETECTIVES

MAMMAL DETECTIVES

Chantry Park

A chance to learn how to detect small mammals like mice, voles and hedgehogs!

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THE NIGHT PIRATES

THE NIGHT PIRATES

The New Wolsey Theatre

The Night Pirates tells the tale of a group of little girl pirates who descend on a young boy called Tom at bedtime.

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Drawing project

Drawing project

Quay Place

Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.

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Cockfight

Cockfight

Jerwood Dance House

Cockfight explores the power play between men, the frailty of the ageing body, and questions culture’s desperate desire for achievement

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Oktoberfest Ipswich

Oktoberfest Ipswich

Christchurch Park

Wilkommen to the the UK’s ultimate Oktoberfest! Come the penultimate weekend of October our Bierhalle tent will be erected in Christchurch Park!

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Morgan and West

Morgan and West

The New Wolsey Theatre

Time-travelling magicians Morgan & West bring a magical extravaganza to a millennium near you!

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Morgan and Wise: More Magic for Kids

Morgan and Wise: More Magic for Kids

The New Wolsey Theatre

A marvellous magic show full of crazy capers for the young, old, and everyone in-between!

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Milkshake! Live

Milkshake! Live

Ipswich Regent

Set amongst Milkshake’s magical bookcase, this brand new live show is sure to amaze and delight!

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ROGER MCGOUGH + LITTLE MACHINE

ROGER MCGOUGH + LITTLE MACHINE

New Wolsey Theatre

Roger McGough’s new show with Walter, Steve & Chris of LiTTLe MACHiNe features a fine selection of vintage, classic & surprising poems set to music.

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Colouring Group

Colouring Group

Quay Place

Our new adult colouring group is the ideal place to indulge your creative side.

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Drawing project

Drawing project

Quay Place

Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.

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Jazz by the Waterfront: Mambo Chutney

Jazz by the Waterfront: Mambo Chutney

St Peter's by the Waterfront

Mambo Chutney puts a tap in your toe, a tune in your ear, happiness in your whistle and a skip in your step – spontaneous dancing has not been unknown

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Prosecco Festival Ipswich

Prosecco Festival Ipswich

Town Hall, Cornhill

The ultimate festival for prosecco lovers is coming to Ipswich Town Hall with over 40 types of prosecco and fizz!

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TONY ADIGUN’S FAGIN’S TWIST

TONY ADIGUN’S FAGIN’S TWIST

Jerwood Dance House

Fagin’s Twist is the untold story of a notorious and complex villain. See Dickens’ Oliver Twist in a contemporary hip hop style.

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Fireworks & Theatre in the Park

Fireworks & Theatre in the Park

Christchurch Park

The biggest fireworks night in Suffolk! With halloween fancy dress and Theatre in the Park.

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The Summer Of Love

The Summer Of Love

Ipswich Regent

The Summer Of Love anniversary concert takes you back on a nostalgic musical journey to that incredible summer of 1967

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DHEEPAN

DHEEPAN

Ipswich Film Theatre

Ipswich Film Society is showing Dheepan, directed by Jacques Audiard.

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Wait Until Dark

Wait Until Dark

The New Wolsey Theatre

The play follows the story of Suzy, a blind woman who left alone in her apartment becomes embroiled with a group of conmen hatching an elaborate scam.

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Colouring Group

Colouring Group

Quay Place

Our new adult colouring group is the ideal place to indulge your creative side.

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John Mayall In Concert

John Mayall In Concert

Ipswich Regent

For over 50 years, John Mayall has served as a pioneer of blues music, rightly earning him the title, "The Godfather of British Blues".

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IAA Lunchtime Lecture – Behind The Counter – Ipswich Shops In Their Heyday

IAA Lunchtime Lecture – Behind The Counter – Ipswich Shops In Their Heyday

Museum Street Methodist Church

This illustrated presentation, by Roger Kennell, explores the shopping experience in Ipswich during the twentieth century.

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An Evening with Collabro

An Evening with Collabro

Ipswich Regent

Britain's Got Talent winners Collabro are the world's most successful musical theatre group.

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Drawing project

Drawing project

Quay Place

Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.

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8 Minutes

8 Minutes

Jerwood Dance House

8 Minutes aims to explore the spectacular forces at work in the universe and illuminate our relationship with the star that gives us life.

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BIG 80s UV VIDEO PARTY

BIG 80s UV VIDEO PARTY

Manor Ballroom

We bring you the biggest and best commercial hits of the decade on video in a unique atmosphere which is safe fun and friendly.

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A Night of Dirty Dancing

A Night of Dirty Dancing

Ipswich Regent

Be part of the glorious summer of ‘63 and experience all your favourite songs in the ultimate Dirty Dancing Tribute show!

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Colouring Group

Colouring Group

Quay Place

Our new adult colouring group is the ideal place to indulge your creative side.

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Drawing project

Drawing project

Quay Place

Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.

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The Buildy-Uppy Dance Show

The Buildy-Uppy Dance Show

Jerwood Dance House

Let your imagination run riot as hundreds of cardboard boxes are stacked, squashed and rebuilt.

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Community Light Orchestra – Concert in aid of East Anglian Childrens Hospices (EACH)

Community Light Orchestra – Concert in aid of East Anglian Childrens Hospices (EACH)

St John’s Church

A retiring collection will be made on behalf of East Anglian Childrens Hospices (EACH).

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Ipswich Heritage: Past, Present and Future

Ipswich Heritage: Past, Present and Future

Museum Street Methodist Church

This symposium explores Ipswich's rich heritage through a number of fascinating presentations from a variety of voluntary groups and organisations.

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 Classic Buses and Coaches

Classic Buses and Coaches

Ipswich Transport Museum

Get to see and experience rides on buses and coaches dating back to the 1940s

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ARRIVAL

ARRIVAL

Ipswich Film Theatre

Ipswich Film Society is showing Arrival, directed by Denis Villeneuve.

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Colouring Group

Colouring Group

Quay Place

Our new adult colouring group is the ideal place to indulge your creative side.

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Ladies Festive Shopping Night

Ladies Festive Shopping Night

Ufford Park

The perfect chance to buy those last minute stocking fillers!

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Red Riding Hood Rock n' Roll Panto

Red Riding Hood Rock n' Roll Panto

The New Wolsey

This brand new adaptation of the classic tale is brimming with fun, frolics… and flour!

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Drawing project

Drawing project

Quay Place

Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.

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Christmas Parties

Christmas Parties

Novotel Ipswich

Join in the festive celebrations at Novotel.

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Abba Mania

Abba Mania

The Corn Exchange

ABBA MANIA is now accepted as the world’s number one touring ABBA production.

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Colouring Group

Colouring Group

Quay Place

Our new adult colouring group is the ideal place to indulge your creative side.

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The Pillowman

The Pillowman

The New Wolsey Studio

In an interrogation cell in an unnamed dictatorship a young writer is being questioned by two detectives.

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Drawing project

Drawing project

Quay Place

Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.

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Farmer Christmas

Farmer Christmas

Baylham House Farm

Make a visit to Baylham House Farm this Christmas to meet Farmer Christmas!

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The Christmas Cracker

The Christmas Cracker

Ipswich Transport Museum

Come and ride on a selection of fire engines and buses, and get to meet Santa in his grotto in this Christmas themed event.

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Closely Observed by Trains

Closely Observed by Trains

Ipswich Film Theatre

Ipswich Film Society is showing Closely Observed by Trains, directed by Jirí Menzel.

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Christmas Memories an Afternoon of Festive Nostalgia

Christmas Memories an Afternoon of Festive Nostalgia

Grand Hall, Corn Exchange

Start Christmas in style join Neil Sands and his brilliant cast for this delightful and unforgettable festive trip down memory lane.

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Russell Brand Re: Birth

Russell Brand Re: Birth

Ipswich Regent

Come and join a hilarious evening with Russell Brand

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Colouring Group

Colouring Group

Quay Place

Our new adult colouring group is the ideal place to indulge your creative side.

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GREG DAVIES: YOU MAGNIFICENT BEAST

GREG DAVIES: YOU MAGNIFICENT BEAST

Ipswich Regent & Corn Exchange

Greg Davies, BAFTA nominated star of Cuckoo, Man Down, The Inbetweeners and Taskmaster, is back with his first stand-up show in four years!

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The Chicago Blues Brothers

The Chicago Blues Brothers

Ipswich Regent

It’s Christmas and The Chicago Blues Brothers are back with a brand new festive show, 'Jingle Blues’

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Drawing project

Drawing project

Quay Place

Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.

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Farmer Christmas

Farmer Christmas

Baylham House Farm

Make a visit to Baylham House Farm this Christmas to meet Farmer Christmas!

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Colouring Group

Colouring Group

Quay Place

Our new adult colouring group is the ideal place to indulge your creative side.

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The Borrowers

The Borrowers

Jerwood Dance House

The perfect festive treat for the whole family, this production brings to life a magical tale, based on the much loved book.

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Drawing project

Drawing project

Quay Place

Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.

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Saints BIG 80's Christmas Party

Saints BIG 80's Christmas Party

St. Peters By The Waterfront

Join us for a spectacular 80’s themed ‘Christmas Party’, with 2 nights of live cover bands, video disco, craft beers, cocktail bar & 3 course menu.

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Farmer Christmas

Farmer Christmas

Baylham House Farm

Make a visit to Baylham House Farm this Christmas to meet Farmer Christmas!

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Jack and The Beanstalk Pantomime

Jack and The Beanstalk Pantomime

Ipswich Regent

This Christmas climb up the Beanstalk and join us for Ipswich Regents’ GIANT of a family pantomime!

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Wizarding Yule Ball

Wizarding Yule Ball

Town Hall

Dust off your best robes and ready your wand – Ipswich Town Hall are hosting an unforgettable Wizarding Yule Ball at this year’s Christmas Party.

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SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN

SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN

Ipswich Film Theatre

Ipswich Film Society is showing Searching For Sugar Man, directed by Malik Bendjelloul.

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Colouring Group

Colouring Group

Quay Place

Our new adult colouring group is the ideal place to indulge your creative side.

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Drawing project

Drawing project

Quay Place

Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.

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Drawing project

Drawing project

Quay Place

Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.

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Saints Winter Beer & Wine Festival

Saints Winter Beer & Wine Festival

St. Peters by the Waterfront

30+ cask ales, a fantastic selection of word wines and ciders fitting of the season, and locally sourced street food

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New Years Eve at Unit17

New Years Eve at Unit17

Unit17

Usher in 2018 in style at the biggest New Year's Eve party in Suffolk!

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Cosy Club New Years Eve

Cosy Club New Years Eve

Cosy Club

Join Cosy Club for a 1920s themed Prohibition Party

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Saints New Year Hootenanny

Saints New Year Hootenanny

St. Peters by the Waterfront

Celebrate the arrival of 2017 in a truly unique setting with a range of fabulous Saints Beer Festival ales, wines, ciders, Belgian bar and street food

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 MUSTANG

MUSTANG

Ipswich Film Theatre

Ipswich Film Society is showing Mustang, directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven.

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SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE HOODED LANCE

SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE HOODED LANCE

The New Wolsey Studio

Holmes and Watson face their stiffest challenge yet, in the shape of the Hooded Lance.

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IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT

IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT

Ipswich Film Theatre

Ipswich Film Society is showing In The Heat Of The Night, directed by Norman Jewison.

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Suffolk Wellbeing Practitioners Network

Suffolk Wellbeing Practitioners Network

Quay Place

The event is a great opportunity to find out more about different types of therapies, talk to the practitioners and even try some mini-treatments.

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AFTER LOVE

AFTER LOVE

Ipswich Film Theatre

Ipswich Film Society is showing After Love, directed by Joachim Lafosse.

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Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

Grand Hall, Corn Exchange

Are we spoiled? Come and watch as Byrne takes this question, turns it upside down and shakes it until the funny falls out.

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The Snow Maiden

The Snow Maiden

Ipswich Regent

Protected from the outside world by Father Frost, the Snow Maiden plays innocently amongst the dancing snowflakes in the enchanted Land of Frost.

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Cinderella

Cinderella

Ipswich Regent

A rags to riches fairy-tale where dreams can come true is a magical mix of Prokofiev’s energetic score, lively choreography and colourful costumes.

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The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Ipswich Regent

This most famous of fantasy ballets for all the family begins as night falls on Christmas Eve.

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Jason Manford: Muddle Class

Jason Manford: Muddle Class

Ipswich Regent

'Muddle Class' promises to feature a wealth of new material about Jason growing up.

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Brendan Cole: All Night Long

Brendan Cole: All Night Long

Ipswich Regent

Strictly Come Dancing’s Brendan Cole takes to the stage to wow audiences with his latest spectacular production, All Night Long.

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SING STREET

SING STREET

Ipswich Film Theatre

Ipswich Film Society is showing Sing Street, directed by John Carney.

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Crazy For You

Crazy For You

Ipswich Regent

High energy, high kicking and gloriously glamorous, the acclaimed Watermill Theatre production of Crazy for You is the ultimate feel-good musical.

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SON OF SAUL

SON OF SAUL

Ipswich Film Theatre

Ipswich Film Society is showing Son of Saul, directed by László Nemes.

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Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

Ipswich Regent

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award®-winning masterpiece Sunset Boulevard, starring Ria Jones as Norma Desmond, comes to the Regent Theatre Ipswich.

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Prosecco & Percussion Festival

Prosecco & Percussion Festival

Secret Location TBC

Secret Prosecco Festival are proud to present the first and only dedicated Prosecco Festival! Also with live music, cocktails and street food.

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PATERSON

PATERSON

Ipswich Film Theatre

Ipswich Film Society is showing Paterson, directed by Jim Jarmusch.

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Magic of Motown

Magic of Motown

Ipswich Regent

Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town!

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THE EAGLE HUNTRESS

THE EAGLE HUNTRESS

Ipswich Film Theatre

Ipswich Film Society is showing The Eagle Huntress, directed by Otto Bell.

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The Bootleg Beatles

The Bootleg Beatles

Ipswich Regent

The world’s most famous Beatles Tribute band continues to draw critical acclaim from across the globe with their stunning recreation of the greatest

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 COLD IN JULY

COLD IN JULY

Ipswich Film Theatre

Ipswich Film Society is showing Cold In July, directed by Jim Mickle.

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THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG

THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG

Ipswich Film Theatre

Ipswich Film Society is showing The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg, directed by Jacques Demy.

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The Beatles & The Rolling Stones

The Beatles & The Rolling Stones

Ipswich Regent

The world’s best Beatles and Stones bands battle it out live on stage in a brand-new spectacular!

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Sarah Millican Control Enthusiast

Sarah Millican Control Enthusiast

Ipswich Regent

Join Sarah Millican in what promises to be a hilarious show.

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