2016 Ipswich Special events and attractions
Ipswich has an exciting events program for 2016 and hosts some national attractions which make it an important cultural centre in East Anglia. Here is just a taste of what is on offer..
Book festival 13 May
Join Sir Ranulph Fiennes and other top literary figures in the first event Books East Festival
Ipswich Music Day: 3 July
Largest free UK one-day events , five stages, and other performance areas
Global Rhythms: 9 July
Colourful, exciting celebration of worldwide culture, an array of live music, art and food
Indian Summer Mela: 10 July
A rich colourful celebration of Asian culture, with Bollywood workshops, dance, songs food and music
Ipswich Wheels festival: 17 July
International stunts to amaze and entertain with spectacular display of motorbikes, cars and buses
Ipswich Waterfront celebration weekend: 6 - 7 August
A new celebration with various attractions, food drink, music and fireworks over the whole weekend.
Ipswich Christmas Market Weekend: 9-11 December
Fabulous Market with a wide array of stall, snowglobe, stage bar, fairground rides and of course father Christmas.