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
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
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
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
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
If you can sing, dance, tell jokes or do anything that people find entertaining you should get along to Ipswich’s Regent Theatre this Saturday for the open auditions of Britain’s Got Talent. The nation’s favourite talent show is coming to Suffolk’s premier theatre between...
Oct
05
Several of the county’s libraries will be holding ‘Fun Palace’ events this weekend (Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October). This is the second year Suffolk Libraries is getting involved in Fun Palace weekend. Fun Palaces are the brainchild of author Stella Duffy who strongly...
Oct
03
Thousands of children across Suffolk have been collecting their certificates and medals from libraries after completing this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. Over 7,400 children took part in the county’s libraries, this summer, reading nearly 78,000 books. The Summer...
Sep
27
Three Ipswich youngsters cleaned up in a competition to promote a new ‘Love Your Street’ campaign. The campaign encourages residents and visitors to support the Borough Council’s cleaner Ipswich drive by asking them to put their litter, cigarette butts and chewing gum in the...
Sep
04
Former Atomic Kitten star Natasha Hamilton will be in good company this Christmas: Ipswich’s Regent Theatre has today announced some of her co-stars for its magical Snow White panto. Natasha plays the wicked Queen (boo, hiss) and Britain’s Got Talent winner with Collabro,...
Sep
04
The bad weather has caused the cancellation of two outdoor events in Ipswich parks today. The first casualty is the Vehicle Family Fun Day in Holywells Park. A Borough Council spokesman said the heavy rain this morning gave organisers little choice but to call it off. Also...
Aug
29