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
Suffolk Libraries are hosting lots of events aimed at children and families this half-term. Some highlights include: Harry Potter Night events throughout February, the Sutton Hoo visits at Shotley (Suffolk Libraries Local) and Southwold Library, as well as a Marsh on the Move...
Feb
07
Even super-heroes feel the cold! That is why organisers have moved this weekend’s Ipswich town centre “Hero Quest” event into Sailmakers Shopping Centre. The free fun day on Saturday between 10am and 2pm will give shoppers the opportunity to meet super-heroes and princesses,...
Jan
31
  Throughout February, Southwold Library are hosting activities aimed at families and children in collaboration with partners such as Creative Arts East, Suffolk Wildlife Trust and Sutton Hoo. Some events, such as Harry Potter Night and the Sutton Hoo Roadshow, will...
Jan
28
In celebration of the best-selling books by J.K Rowling, several libraries across Suffolk are hosting a series of ‘Harry Potter Nights’ which includes the chance to dress up as one of your favourite Hogwarts students and take part in a Sorting Hat ceremony, along with many other...
Jan
28
Bury St Edmunds 19 – 23 February Its 50 years since man first walked on the moon. Now you can enjoy an immersive lunar experience for free at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds when artist Luke Jerram’s enormous 7-meter spherical Moon sculpture is installed at the entertainment...
Jan
18