What's on inIpswich

Welcome to Ipswich

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Ipswich - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Ipswich to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Tourist information Ipswich

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Everything you need to know if you're visiting Ipswich as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Ipswich

29
MAR
Spring Car Boot
Stonham Barns Traditional Car Boot sale

Good crowd last week and with the clocks changing we are expecting the same next week. Stonham Barns Car Boot is different to most Car Boots in Suffolk because it really is a friendly crowd. Being on the Tourist Route and with…

Location: 9.4 milesaway
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07817 539168
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08
APR
Blue
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Blue at Ipswich Regent Theatre in Ipswich on Wednesday 08 April 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Blue live in the knowledge that…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
APR
Michael Ball
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Michael Ball Britains leading musical theatre star multi‐platinum recording artist TV and radio presenter and Olivier Award winner has announced that he will be hitting the road once more across the length and breadth of…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
APR
UB40 Ali Campbell
Ipswich Regent Theatre

UB40 Ali Campbell at Ipswich Regent Theatre in Ipswich on Friday 10 April 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest UB40 Ali Campbell tickets so weve done the legwork for you.Compare Ticketmaster…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

17
APR
Business Planning Review Workshop
North Colchester Business Centre

A highly focused four hour workshop that guides you through:‐ Developing a clear vision of business direction.‐ Understanding your competitive advantages.‐ Setting and working towards your goals.BUSINESS PLANNING REVIEW WORKSHOP: In business it Is very easy to grow and then…

Location: 13 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01206 574808
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18
APR
Marc Almond
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Marc Almond is currently on tour celebrating 30 years in the music business he has recently released his album Variet which is the first recording of his own work for 10 years. He first rose…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
APR
Mike The Mechanics
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Mike The Mechanics at Ipswich Regent Theatre in Ipswich on Tuesday 21 April 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Mike The Mechanics liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
MAY
Reginald D Hunter
Ipswich Regent Theatre

American stand‐up comedian Reginald D Hunter works mainly in the UK and originally began his time here studying at RADA for a career on the stage. It seems that his ability to make audiences laugh…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

04
MAY
Simple Minds
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Scottish rock band Simple Minds were at the peak of their popularity in the early 1990s. The band are thought to have sold more than 40 million albums world wide and are famed for 80s…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

08
MAY
Dylan Moran
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Dylan Moran star of Black BooksShaun of the Dead and Run Fat Boy Run is about to spread a little happiness with a brand new tour for 2011.Ageing religion kids relationships…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

16
MAY
Weird & Wonderful Wood 2015
Haughley Park

Weird and Wonderful Wood is a unique event which is never the same from year to year. There are new experiences every time including many spontaneous happenings from street performers and acoustic musicians but one aspect that never changes is the events…

Location: 14.7 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01359 240724
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17
MAY
Tour de Tendring bike ride
Dovercourt Swimming Pool

Come and join us on the hugely popular Tour de Tendring bike ride to raise money for your chosen charity. You can cycle on one of three circular routes around the picturesque district of Tendring ‐ perfect cycling country with quiet roads…

Location: 9.9 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL:
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23
MAY
Choral and Ensembles Extravaganza
St Mary's Church

featuring Joseph Horovitzs Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo plus music by Mozart Rossini Franaix & Roussel. St. Marys Church Frinton. The Coastal Singers Tendring Male Voice Choir Duncan Archard piano Ilze Robertson harp Catrin Price flute Sophie Lockett violin Tim Crawford…

Location: 15.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01255 674192
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25
MAY
Massive Violins at the seaside!
Frinton Tennis Club

Seven singing cellists at Frinton Tennis Club. Genius arrangements of songs by Britney Spears Mozart Queen Puccini Clean Bandit Evelyn Dall Jack Buchanan from the Sound of Music & Matilda the Musical...Ticketholders can enjoy a free WINE TASTING courtesy of WHEELERS WINE…

Location: 15.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01255 674192
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25
MAY
Lulu
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Lulu at Ipswich Regent Theatre in Ipswich on Monday 25 May 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent youWell BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service.…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
MAY
String Quintets and Octets amidst the fields
All Saints Church

Music for Strings by Mozart Afanassieff and Taneyev across the fields in All Saints Church Great Holland. Mathilde Milwidsky Tim Crawford & Freya Goldmark violins Rosie Ventris Sophie Lockett & Jo Eun Shimviolas Robert Max & Elizabeth Porter cellos.Full details…

Location: 15.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01255 674192
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26
MAY
John Barrowman
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Best known his his roles as Captain Jack Harkness in Doctor Who and Torchwood John Barrowman has achieved household name status in the UK with his numerous TV film and theatre performances over the last…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
JUN
The Moody Blues
Ipswich Regent Theatre

English rock band 'The Moody Blues' are famed for their unique style and occasional blend of rock and classical together especially in their 1967 album 'Days of Future Past' The band has been together since…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
JUL
Zoe Lyons - Mustard Cutter (Spring Tour)
Arts Centre Colchester

Direct from last years Edinburgh FestivalZoe Lyons critically acclaimed solo show Mustard Cutter is set to tour the UK starting on 5th May at Bristols Lantern Theatre and culminating at the Colchester Arts Centre on 4th July. Mustard…

Location: 15.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01206 500900
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15
JUL
Michael McIntyre
Ipswich Regent Theatre

British stand‐up comedian Michael McIntyre burst onto our screens with his first DVD Live and Laughing in 2008.As the fastest‐selling comedian at the Edinburgh Festival Michael won the award for Best Live Stand‐Up…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

18
JUL
Alan Carr
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001.With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

25
JUL
Essex Castle bike ride
Kings Head Meadow

Enjoy a great days cycling and raise vital funds for Age UK Essex & Colchester at the same time This ride offers three beautiful circular routes all starting in Colchester taking you along the quiet country lanes and through the picturesque villages…

Location: 14.9 milesaway
Category: Sports

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09
AUG
Suffolk Coast bike ride
Glemham Hall

Join us for a beautiful summers day cycling in the tranquil Suffolk countryside to raise money for Action for Children. Starting and finishing at the elegant Elizabethan mansion of Glemham Hall theres a choice of three routes of 35 60 and 100…

Location: 14.7 milesaway
Category: Sports

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12
SEP
Kevin Bridges
Ipswich Regent Theatre

At 24 years of age Kevin Bridges is one of the most popular up and coming comedians in the country. His big break came at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where he won the So you…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

16
OCT
Paddy McGuinness
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Patrick Joseph Paddy McGuinness is a British standup comedian actor and TV personality who found fame after appearing with comedian Peter Kay in the hit show Phoenix Nights creating his own spin‐off series Max and…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

01
NOV
The Proclaimers
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Charlie and Craig Reid better known as The Proclaimers have put together an impressive body of work since their foundation in 1983. Their rise began with supporting the Housemartins in 1986 later they rose to…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
NOV
Diversity
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Best known for winning the third series of Britains Got Talent Diversity are a phenomenal street dance group that have won numerous awards since they became famous.They appear at this venue to show…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

03
DEC
Gareth Malone
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Get ready to sing from your seat as Gareth Malone invites you the audience to be part of his first ever live tour.This live tour and his new album follow a period of…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

27
JAN
Rebecca Ferguson
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Rebecca Ferguson a singer songwriter from Liverpool first caught publics eye in 2010 when she was fighting her way to the stars in the popular star search show The X Factor where she finished as…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Brett Vale Golf Club

Brett Vale Golf Club ‐ golf course in Ipswich, Suffolk.Contact the golf course on telephone number 01473 310718 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Brett Vale Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Chances Snooker & Social Club

SnookerPool Hall at Chances Snooker & Social Club in Harwich, Essex.Contact venue on 01255 554159 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Christchurch Mansion

Christchurch Mansion is a fine Tudor building set in an ancient and beautiful park close to the centre of Ipswich.With historic room settings, outstanding paintings and furniture, and also the modern Wolsey Art Gallery with changing contemporary exhibitions, it is one of the most important visitor…

Club XS

Club XS Nightclub in Ipswich, Suffolk.Contact venue on telephone number 01473 212233 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Deben Swimming Pool

Swimming pool at Deben Swimming Pool in Woodbridge, Suffolk.Contact venue on 01394 380370 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Distinction

Distinction Nightclub in Ipswich, Suffolk.Contact venue on telephone number 01473 221800 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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Updated: 26/03/2015 17:06:27