More than 6,500 people attended Ipswich Museum, Christchurch Mansion and Ipswich Art Gallery over the half-term break and hundreds were there just to attend a series of special holiday events. Figures released today showed nearly 1,200 people enjoyed the Ask the Expert...
Feb
21
Reviewed by Lizi Long “Dear Zoo Live on Stage” is a wonderful adventure based on the popular, well-loved lift-the-flap book Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell. The show has children on the edge of their seats for the best part of an hour as Sally and Ben eagerly await what Zoo...
Feb
19
Ipswich Museum is hosting an Ask The Expert day next week and it’s an opportunity for the public to bring along their treasured objects and photographs, share their stories about them and find out a bit more. Organiser Melanie Hollis, curator of the You...
Feb
06
If you are anything like me, you will already be planning activities and days out with the children this February half term 2018. It is the perfect time for catching up with friends and taking the children to the many family friendly attractions Suffolk has to offer. We have...
Jan
23
The launch of a new season for Ipswich’s Regent Theatre and Corn Exchange means a spring and summer full of top shows – six West End musicals, dance, comedy and opera and even Masterchef and Peppa Pig. The high energy, high kicking and glamorous Watermill Theatre production...
Jan
18
One of Ipswich’s most iconic buildings, the Town Hall, has its 150th anniversary this year and there is a programme of events to celebrate the occasion. A public open day on Sunday 28th January (the exact anniversary date) will feature exhibitions, tours of the Mayor’s...
Jan
16
Solo routines from an award winner dancer, 3D effects, and a cheeky cow are our highlights of this years Regent Theatre pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk. Fee Fi Fo Fum… It’s panto fun for everyone! The Regent Theatre panto got off to a great start with a packed audience of...
Dec
17
Imaginative and creative The Borrowers cleverly mixes backdrop image technology, sound and contemporary dance to create a world of fantasy and imagination. The show is currently playing at Jerwood Dance East until Dec17th. Based on the 1952 book by Mary Norton, the show...
Dec
13
Shopping for gifts can be quite stressful at any time of the year, whether it's Christmas, Easter, birthdays, Mothering Sunday, Father's Day... or just a thoughtful little extra. And whilst it's pretty easy to shop on line, it's nice to also support local small businesses...
Dec
12
Be part of the magic this Christmas,  join Red Rose Chain's, The Shoemaker and The Elves at the Avenue Theatre from the 7th - 31 st Dec 2017 and be prepared to be transported to a world of timeless innocence and fairy tales. Comments such as “ I've never seen anything...
Dec
11
Let's face it, Christmas shopping can be a chore. Gazillions of presents to choose and wrap, never knowing what to get for Auntie Mabel and Uncle Phil... sometimes it can (almost) take the fun out of Christmas. Well luckliy, as curators of all things family-orientated across...
Dec
05
Red Riding Hood – Rock’n’Roll Panto The New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 2AS   SHOWING FROM THU 23 NOV — SAT 27 JAN    Based on the classic tale of Red Riding Hood, the story is given a pantomime twist...
Nov
29