The Ipswich portrait collection records centuries of elaborate hairstyles.
Discover the story of Christchurch Mansion set in 70 acres of parkland right at the heart of historic Ipswich.
Entertain your inner-child and induldge your imagination with family favourites such as the Clangers, Bagpuss and Ivor the Engine.
Prepare for a beach summer this year in Ipswich!
Themed Sports & Dance holiday courses running at a venue near you throughout the Summer holidays
Join us across Suffolk for a Summer of fun!!
Fun and inclusive sports sessions for all including children and young people with physical and/or learning disabilities this Summer!
Every weekday of summer for 5-13 year olds there is a range of sports and crafts to enjoy and get involved in.
One of the region's must-see events of the summer - outdoor theatre for all the family!
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.
You will get to explore Felixstowe beach while you discover your own beach treasures and learn the stories they tell.
A week-long series of workshops aimed at improving 8-16 year old's musical theatre skills.
Come and join an afternoon packed full of explorer activities!
Learn all about invertebrates with local enthusiast Hawk Honey.
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!
It's party timeeeeee, come and join the image team for their 5th birthday party!
Come on board for a traditional treat and a cruise along the river!
Unit17 is being turned into a beach resort with loads of giveaways!
Come and draw in Quay Place and get to speak to our resident artist Paul Vousden.
Suffolk Food Hall presents it's own Tractor fair where you can learn to drive a tractor and much more!
Two special shows performed by the children who have completed our week-long Summer Musical Theatre Workshop.
Experience a cocktail masterclass, new cocktail recipes to try and cocktail deals!
One of the worlds leading music labels lifting the roof off!
Relaxing boat trip on a Sunday afternoon
Pop down, have a drink, a bite to eat and enjoy the Bank Holiday with us!
Get to have a ride of the museum's Fire Engine and hear the bells ring!
Our new adult colouring group is the ideal place to indulge your creative side.
Every Tuesday in August, we'll be bringing together young people from the diverse communities in Suffolk for fun, food, and friendship.
A five week course for new parents to promote wellbeing.
Investigate soil and the creatures that live underground for free.
A chance to learn how to detect small mammals like mice, voles and hedgehogs!
A magical moulding clay workshop, making fantastical fairy toadstools...
Discover the elusive nocturnal wildlife of Holywells Park
Resident group of St Peter’s by the Waterfront, the Wednesday Men perform at Jazz by the Waterfront for the first time in 2017.
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!
A day of Meditation plus a home cooked Vegetarian Nepali meal.
Take a guided walk to see and find out about the bats that live in Christchurch Park.
Aimed at young dancers graduating or reaching the end of their training.
Come join us at Arlingtons to learn or improve your French language skills.
We will have the famous DJ Sascha from Cambridge Salsa playing great music and teaching us how to Salsa.
Are you in? Beer & Co is launching Secret Beer Clubs this Autumn...
Come along to help discover the elusive nocturnal wildlife of Chantry Park!
The kids are back to school hooray let's celebrate show how us adults party!
Summer evening cruise with All About Jazz playing Dixieland music with vocalist and a two-course buffet.
Peter and Grandad have gone camping for the weekend. Grandad says stick to the campsite but Peter has other ideas…
Get to take a look around some of Ipswich's most finest buildings!
Join this magical history tour and learn about the history and heritage of Holywells Park, for FREE
Exciting, vibrant professional fayre full of inspiration at a great contemporary venue.
Enjoy every facet of his history in this new live show, including classics and recent songs, to celebrate 5 decades of music!
Join us in Holywells Park for a day of world music & food!
This is a tale of derring-do, intrigue and suspense.
THE GERMAN BEER FESTIVAL to be at in 2017, with authentic Bavarian beer, wine and street food
Take a journey across the UK and US for a range of beautiful melodies.
Join us in store to celebrate the wonderful Roald Dahl and all of his characters.
The UK’s biggest club tour touches down at Unit 17 Ipswich for big entertainment, massive guest DJs, giveaways and more.
Come along and sing the Hallelujah Chorus with a professional Baroque ensemble and professional soloists!
Have you ever wanted to sing the Hallelujah Chorus with a professional Baroque ensemble and outstanding soloists?
Ipswich Film Society presents Love and Friendship, directed by Whit Stillman.
Love and Friendship (U) Ireland 2016 starring Kate Beckinsale
Join Conservator, Bob Entwistle, and Museum Assistant Will Heppa, as they give our resident mammoth its annual clean.
Illustrated talk by Chris Durdin
Full of character and stunning movement performed by technically beautiful dancers, these acclaimed works will ignite and inspire audiences of all age
Morphology is a Suffolk based quartet playing live music influenced by jazz played in 1950s California. Plus get handmade, rustic Italian Pizza!
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
Jon Richardson is embarking on a nationwide tour to complain about the state of the world and offer no solutions.
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!
2017 will see the inaugural staging of the Great East Run in Ipswich.
A free concert organised by the Rotary Club of Ipswich East
This new trio band highlights their rich harmonies, ageless songwriting, and soulful, bluesy sound at its rawest form.
One of the UK’s most energetic and exciting comedians returns to the road with his solo show, Joel Dommett: LIVE.
Join 40,000 students across the UK in a celebration of all things American at our Go USA Frat Party!
High energy 50’s Rock n Roll music for Teds, Rockabillys, and lovers of Rock n Roll
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.
All proceeds going to the Jude Brady Foundation from this brilliant Beatboxx night!
The 5th Ipswich Cycle Swarm. Route lengths of 100, 50 or 25 miles through the Suffolk Countryside.
Cosy Club will host an all-day Free Teas for ‘OAPs’ day
Ipswich Film Society is showing The Fencer, directed by Klaus Haro.
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
Join the Edinburgh Fringe’s favourite housewife Barbara Nice for an evening of proper good fun.
Come and listen to jazz group John Parker Trio, at Ipswich Waterfront.
A gripping journey consisting of two new adrenaline-fulled dance works
A great chance to meet and network with potential employers.
Join us for Ipswich’s very own Oktoberfest in the Town Hall for an evening of Bavarian celebration.
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.
An event celebrating classic cars and light commercials.
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.
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
The genius of funk, co-founder of The Commodores, Thomas McClary & His Band performs the music of The Commodores & Lionel Richie
Resident group of St Peter’s by the Waterfront, the Wednesday Men.
Come along and see Ryan sharing his gift as he connects the audience to the afterlife.
3 rooms of music each and every Thursday...
Three days of music, singing, crafts and maritime merriment throughout the historic seaport of Harwich!
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!
A great day out to enjoy the East Coast’s winter bird visitors.
As Halloween approaches, join the Wolsey Orchestra for a magical evening of orchestral classics, including Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique and more...
Dog Jog is all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the great outdoors with your favourite four-legged friend!
A series of 5k untimed runs staged within scenic Christchurch Park - run for fitness, for charity or just for fun!
A fantastic festival with delicious food, stalls, talks, live music, and entertainment.
A wonderful afternoon of tea, cakes, humour and sublime piano-playing by Nicholas McCarthy.
Ipswich Film Society is showing Anomalisa, directed by Duke Johnson & Charles Kaufman
Mole and his friends Ratty, Badger and Toad set out and explore the Wild Wood in this much-loved adaptation.
Two Strictly champions with one Strictly professional.
Scotland’s national contemporary dance company performs Dreamers, a piece about people who dare to dream while not being asleep.
Expert musicianship, extraordinary energy and an accurate portrayal of Queen
Come down to Baylham House Farm for a week of Halloween fun.
Sing along with Wild Ponies, and John Craigie, and listen to his funny stories.
Come and see the museum light up with hundreds of old oil and paraffin lamps.
Come and join Lord and Lady Apple for lots of Apple activities and warming refreshments.
Come and listen to semi-finalists of Britain’s Got Talent.
"Gloria" by Rutter
Help save the day as we all pull together to get this enormous turnip out of the ground before it takes over the planet!
A chance to learn how to detect small mammals like mice, voles and hedgehogs!
The Night Pirates tells the tale of a group of little girl pirates who descend on a young boy called Tom at bedtime.
Cockfight explores the power play between men, the frailty of the ageing body, and questions culture’s desperate desire for achievement
Wilkommen to the the UK’s ultimate Oktoberfest! Come the penultimate weekend of October our Bierhalle tent will be erected in Christchurch Park!
Time-travelling magicians Morgan & West bring a magical extravaganza to a millennium near you!
A marvellous magic show full of crazy capers for the young, old, and everyone in-between!
Set amongst Milkshake’s magical bookcase, this brand new live show is sure to amaze and delight!
Roger McGough’s new show with Walter, Steve & Chris of LiTTLe MACHiNe features a fine selection of vintage, classic & surprising poems set to music.
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
The ultimate festival for prosecco lovers is coming to Ipswich Town Hall with over 40 types of prosecco and fizz!
Fagin’s Twist is the untold story of a notorious and complex villain. See Dickens’ Oliver Twist in a contemporary hip hop style.
The biggest fireworks night in Suffolk! With halloween fancy dress and Theatre in the Park.
The Summer Of Love anniversary concert takes you back on a nostalgic musical journey to that incredible summer of 1967
Ipswich Film Society is showing Dheepan, directed by Jacques Audiard.
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.
For over 50 years, John Mayall has served as a pioneer of blues music, rightly earning him the title, "The Godfather of British Blues".
This illustrated presentation, by Roger Kennell, explores the shopping experience in Ipswich during the twentieth century.
Britain's Got Talent winners Collabro are the world's most successful musical theatre group.
8 Minutes aims to explore the spectacular forces at work in the universe and illuminate our relationship with the star that gives us life.
We bring you the biggest and best commercial hits of the decade on video in a unique atmosphere which is safe fun and friendly.
Be part of the glorious summer of ‘63 and experience all your favourite songs in the ultimate Dirty Dancing Tribute show!
Let your imagination run riot as hundreds of cardboard boxes are stacked, squashed and rebuilt.
A retiring collection will be made on behalf of East Anglian Childrens Hospices (EACH).
This symposium explores Ipswich's rich heritage through a number of fascinating presentations from a variety of voluntary groups and organisations.
Get to see and experience rides on buses and coaches dating back to the 1940s
Ipswich Film Society is showing Arrival, directed by Denis Villeneuve.
The perfect chance to buy those last minute stocking fillers!
This brand new adaptation of the classic tale is brimming with fun, frolics… and flour!
Join in the festive celebrations at Novotel.
ABBA MANIA is now accepted as the world’s number one touring ABBA production.
In an interrogation cell in an unnamed dictatorship a young writer is being questioned by two detectives.
Make a visit to Baylham House Farm this Christmas to meet Farmer Christmas!
Come and ride on a selection of fire engines and buses, and get to meet Santa in his grotto in this Christmas themed event.
Ipswich Film Society is showing Closely Observed by Trains, directed by Jirí Menzel.
Start Christmas in style join Neil Sands and his brilliant cast for this delightful and unforgettable festive trip down memory lane.
Come and join a hilarious evening with Russell Brand
Greg Davies, BAFTA nominated star of Cuckoo, Man Down, The Inbetweeners and Taskmaster, is back with his first stand-up show in four years!
It’s Christmas and The Chicago Blues Brothers are back with a brand new festive show, 'Jingle Blues’
The perfect festive treat for the whole family, this production brings to life a magical tale, based on the much loved book.
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.
This Christmas climb up the Beanstalk and join us for Ipswich Regents’ GIANT of a family pantomime!
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.
Ipswich Film Society is showing Searching For Sugar Man, directed by Malik Bendjelloul.
30+ cask ales, a fantastic selection of word wines and ciders fitting of the season, and locally sourced street food
Usher in 2018 in style at the biggest New Year's Eve party in Suffolk!
Join Cosy Club for a 1920s themed Prohibition Party
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
Ipswich Film Society is showing Mustang, directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven.
Holmes and Watson face their stiffest challenge yet, in the shape of the Hooded Lance.
Ipswich Film Society is showing In The Heat Of The Night, directed by Norman Jewison.
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.
Ipswich Film Society is showing After Love, directed by Joachim Lafosse.
Are we spoiled? Come and watch as Byrne takes this question, turns it upside down and shakes it until the funny falls out.
Protected from the outside world by Father Frost, the Snow Maiden plays innocently amongst the dancing snowflakes in the enchanted Land of Frost.
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.
This most famous of fantasy ballets for all the family begins as night falls on Christmas Eve.
'Muddle Class' promises to feature a wealth of new material about Jason growing up.
Strictly Come Dancing’s Brendan Cole takes to the stage to wow audiences with his latest spectacular production, All Night Long.
Ipswich Film Society is showing Sing Street, directed by John Carney.
High energy, high kicking and gloriously glamorous, the acclaimed Watermill Theatre production of Crazy for You is the ultimate feel-good musical.
Ipswich Film Society is showing Son of Saul, directed by László Nemes.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award®-winning masterpiece Sunset Boulevard, starring Ria Jones as Norma Desmond, comes to the Regent Theatre Ipswich.
Secret Prosecco Festival are proud to present the first and only dedicated Prosecco Festival! Also with live music, cocktails and street food.
Ipswich Film Society is showing Paterson, directed by Jim Jarmusch.
Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town!
Ipswich Film Society is showing The Eagle Huntress, directed by Otto Bell.
The world’s most famous Beatles Tribute band continues to draw critical acclaim from across the globe with their stunning recreation of the greatest
Ipswich Film Society is showing Cold In July, directed by Jim Mickle.
Ipswich Film Society is showing The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg, directed by Jacques Demy.
The world’s best Beatles and Stones bands battle it out live on stage in a brand-new spectacular!
Join Sarah Millican in what promises to be a hilarious show.