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

Tourist Information

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

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Forthcoming events in Ipswich

03
MAY
Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot
Suffolks Car Boot Sale at STONHAM BARNS

Into May and we are hoping for some warmer weather. Last Sunday was very damp but we still had good numbers and prior to that we had 2 great weeks with lots of Sellers & Buyers. We also have more events in…

Location: 9.4 milesaway
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07817 539168
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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

09
MAY
Science Weekend
Snakes and Ladders Ipswich

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th MayJoin Snakes and Ladders for a weekend of extra science fun with hands on experiments throughout the Saturday and Sunday. All included in entry. Prices also include the indoor adventure playground and the science discovery centre both…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

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11
MAY
Children's Hospice Week
Snakes and Ladders Ipswich

Monday 11th to Sunday 17th MayChildrens Hospice WeekSnakes and Ladders childrens indoor adventure playground & science centre will be supporting Childrens Hospice Week 2015 with a week of fundraising for local charity EACH. Those coming to play can make donations to…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

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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 event's…

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

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23
MAY
Choral and Ensembles Extravaganza
St Mary's Church

featuring Joseph Horovitz's Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo plus music by Mozart Rossini Franaix & Roussel. St. Mary's 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

28
JUN
Pride & Prejudice
Alton Water Park

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet Jane Austens most loveable heroine. When Elizabeth meets the rude and abrupt Mr Darcy she loathes him at first sight. But is there more to him than meets…

Location: 5.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 686800
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04
JUL
Zoe Lyons - Mustard Cutter (Spring Tour)
Arts Centre Colchester

Direct from last year's Edinburgh FestivalZoe Lyons' critically acclaimed solo show Mustard Cutter' is set to tour the UK starting on 5th May at Bristol's 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 there's 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

18
SEP
Richard Thompson
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Richard Thompson at Ipswich Regent Theatre in Ipswich on Friday 18 September 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too.Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
OCT
UB40
Ipswich Regent Theatre

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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

17
OCT
Tim Vine
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Tim Vine is an English actor writer and comedian. Famed for his quick‐fire wit and stand‐up routine his puns and his one‐liners Vine also held the 2004 world record for the most jokes told in…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

19
OCT
Squeeze John Cooper Clarke
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Squeeze John Cooper Clarke at Ipswich Regent Theatre in Ipswich on Monday 19 October 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too.Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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

14
NOV
Harry Enfield Paul Whitehouse
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Harry Enfield Paul Whitehouse at Ipswich Regent Theatre in Ipswich on Saturday 14 November 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Harry Enfield Paul Whitehouse liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices…

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: 03/05/2015 17:30:39