There is a lot going on over Easter in Ipswich. Bin collections, museums and Crown Pools are all operating as normal on Good Friday. Crown Pools is also open on Easter Monday (again from 7.45am to 5pm). Sports centres and Fore Street Pool are open on Saturday and Sunday...
Apr
17
Ipswich Regent Theatre Saturday 14 to Tuesday 31 December 2019 Get ready to have a ball at the most magical panto of them all! Tickets go on sale from Friday 5 April at 10am. But be quick, as the best seats at the best prices will be very popular. This year all the best...
Apr
04
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is delighted to welcome Immersion Theatre Company back following the success of 2018’s production of The Jungle Book, with their brand-new production of The Amazing Adventures of Pinocchio, now with a slightly amended performance schedule (Sun 7...
Mar
29
This April will be the first ever Suffolk Libraries Children’s Month – a brand new campaign to encourage more children and families to use their local library. Children’s Month will launch next week on International Children’s Book Day on 2 April and run throughout the month...
Mar
29
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is delighted to present another spring production from its talented Young Company, following 2018’s Treasure Island with Alan Bennett’s delightful and witty adaptation of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. “Hang spring cleaning!” and take...
Mar
22
It is a busy year ahead for Christchurch Mansion, the Museum in High Street and the Ipswich Art Gallery next door. Kiss and Tell: Rodin and Suffolk Sculpture has been drawing thousands of visitors to the Mansion (more than 20,000 to date) and this exhibition is followed by...
Mar
19
The Amazing Adventures of Pinocchio, Sun 7 – Mon 8 Apr Jack and the Beanstalk, Tue 9 – Wed 10 Apr Aliens Love Underpants, Fri 24 – Sat 25 May If All The World Were Paper, Wed 29 May The Gruffalo, Tue 11 – Thu 13 Jun The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, Mon 17 – Tue 18 Jun...
Mar
12
Today, I ll talk to my son (10) about women, as “a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women” (International Women's Day, official website). And as a starting point, I will ask him if he can name women that have made a difference...
Mar
07
Across the county of Suffolk, libraries will be celebrating World Book Day on the 7th March, where pre-school children and their parents & carers are invited to drop in for special story times to celebrate. This is the 22nd annual World Book Day, a celebration of authors...
Mar
04
Yesterday, we were invited to the press night of the “The Band” a new musical by Tim Firth and inspired by the music of Take That at the Ipswich Regent Theatre.  This is our review. If you are considering coming along, be prepared to get emotional, relive childhood...
Feb
13
This year, the New Wolsey Theatre is thrilled to present Aladdin – the Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto. This year marks the 5th year Ipswich Building Society have sponsored the New Wolsey Theatre’s sell-out pantomime. ALADDIN – THE ROCK’N’ROLL PANTO Thu 28 Nov 2019 to Sat 1 Feb 2020...
Feb
12
Local writer Shamser Sinha is delighted that his children’s play ‘Three Sat Under the Banyan Tree’ is coming to Ipswich this weekend as part of a UK tour and has spoken of how the play was inspired by visits to Ipswich County Library with his son. The New Wolsey Theatre is...
Feb
08