What's on in Ipswich, Suffolk
Local Tourist Guide
Welcome to Ipswich in the beautiful county of Suffolk. 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.
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Discover museums, art galleries, historic houses, castles, attractions, theme parks and much more in and around Ipswich to keep both parents and children amused and entertained whatever the British weather decides to throw at you!
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Handy Local Guide
Taxis in Ipswich
If you're out on the tiles in Ipswich then please don't drink and drive - our list of taxis in Ipswich will help you get from A to B quickly and safely so you can fully enjoy the delights of Ipswich.
Tourist Information Centres
If you're stuck and don't know what to do, then pop in to your local Tourist Information Centre in Ipswich (TIC) for friendly help and advice for tourists and locals alike.
Enjoy some of the wide choice of restaurants in Ipswich for a gourmet feast of fresh local produce. You're sure of a warm welcome from budget diners to highly acclaimed restaurants.
Local Hotel Accommodation
Whether you're staying in Ipswich for the night or you're staying for a few days or more, you'll love the choice of hotel accommodation available in the area.
Novotel Ipswich CentreIpswich
Rooms from £59.00
Ramada Encore IpswichIpswich
Rooms from £34.00
Salthouse Harbour HotelIpswich
Rooms from £99.00
The Shipwrights Arms HotelIpswich
Rooms from £55.00
Rooms from £20.00
Forthcoming Events Diary
|The OvertonesThe Overtones appears live in Ipswich, Suffolk at Regent Theatre Ipswich on Sunday, 16 March 2014. For ticket prices to watch The Overtones at Regent Theatre Ipswich, see the list of tickets available for The Overtones.…||16 Mar 2014Regent Theatre IpswichIpswichMiscellaneous|
|GabrielleGabrielle at The Ipswich Regent live on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 in Ipswich, Suffolk. For tickets to see Gabrielle at The Ipswich Regent, see the list of ticket prices.…||18 Mar 2014The Ipswich RegentIpswichMiscellaneous|
|JimeoinJimeoin appears live in Ipswich, Suffolk at Corn Exchange Ipswich on Tuesday, 25 March 2014. For ticket prices to watch Jimeoin at Corn Exchange Ipswich, see the list of tickets available for Jimeoin.…||25 Mar 2014Corn Exchange IpswichIpswichMiscellaneous|
|Jimeoin Yes Yes WhateverJimeoin Yes Yes Whatever at Corn Exchange live (Comedy) on Tuesday, 25 March 2014 in Ipswich, Suffolk. To compare ticket prices for the Jimeoin Yes Yes Whatever event at Corn Exchange, see the list of ticket companies.…||25 Mar 2014Corn ExchangeIpswichTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Rebecca FergusonRebecca Ferguson at The Ipswich Regent live on Wednesday, 26 March 2014 in Ipswich, Suffolk. For tickets to see Rebecca Ferguson at The Ipswich Regent, see the list of ticket prices.…||26 Mar 2014The Ipswich RegentIpswichMiscellaneous|
|Miss Nightingale - the musicalAfter taking the UK and the West End by storm in 2013 Miss Nightingale - the musical comes back to the New Wolsey Theatre by popular demand - even funnier, more moving and has some amazing new songs and costumes. Feisty …||27 Mar - 5 Apr 2014New Wolsey TheatreIpswichTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Stiff Little FingersStiff Little Fingers performs live at Corn Exchange Ipswich in Ipswich, Suffolk on Thursday, 27 March 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Stiff Little Fingers at Corn Exchange Ipswich now.…||27 Mar 2014Corn Exchange IpswichIpswichMiscellaneous|
|Russell WatsonRussell Watson at Ipswich Regent Theatre live on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 in Ipswich, Suffolk. For tickets to see Russell Watson at Ipswich Regent Theatre, see the list of ticket prices.…||2 Apr 2014Ipswich Regent TheatreIpswichMiscellaneous|
|UB40UB40 appears live in Ipswich, Suffolk at Ipswich Regent Theatre on Saturday, 05 April 2014. For ticket prices to watch UB40 at Ipswich Regent Theatre, see the list of tickets available for UB40.…||5 Apr 2014Ipswich Regent TheatreIpswichMiscellaneous|
|GoGoGo LiveThis fantastic family event will see GoGoGo Live live in Ipswich, Suffolk at the Ipswich Regent Theatre on Friday, 18 April 2014. Compare ticket prices for the GoGoGo Live event below.…||18 Apr 2014Ipswich Regent TheatreIpswichFamily Days Out|
|Viva La DragViva La Drag at Ipswich Regent Theatre live on Friday, 25 April 2014 in Ipswich, Suffolk. For tickets to see Viva La Drag at Ipswich Regent Theatre, see the list of ticket prices.…||25 Apr 2014Ipswich Regent TheatreIpswichMiscellaneous|
|Sherlock HolmesHow can one show with just four actors possibly contain so much action and adventure? Elementary, my dear! The critically-acclaimed Pantaloons Theatre Company put dynamic detective duo Holmes and Watson through their pa…||26 Apr 2014St Peter's by the WaterfrontIpswichTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Elvis Presley Live on StageElvis Presley Live on Stage at Ipswich Regent Theatre live on Friday, 09 May 2014 in Ipswich, Suffolk. For tickets to see Elvis Presley Live on Stage at Ipswich Regent Theatre, see the list of ticket prices.…||9 May 2014Ipswich Regent TheatreIpswichMiscellaneous|
|Elvis Presley On StageElvis Presley On Stage at Regent Theatre Ipswich live on Friday, 09 May 2014 in Ipswich, Suffolk. For tickets to see Elvis Presley On Stage at Regent Theatre Ipswich, see the list of ticket prices.…||9 May 2014Regent Theatre IpswichIpswichMiscellaneous|
|Ian AndersonIan Anderson performs live at Regent Theatre Ipswich in Ipswich, Suffolk on Saturday, 10 May 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Ian Anderson at Regent Theatre Ipswich now.…||10 May 2014Regent Theatre IpswichIpswichMiscellaneous|
|Jethro Tulls Ian AndersonJethro Tulls Ian Anderson performs live at Ipswich Regent Theatre in Ipswich, Suffolk on Saturday, 10 May 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Jethro Tulls Ian Anderson at Ipswich Regent Theatre now.…||10 May 2014Ipswich Regent TheatreIpswichMiscellaneous|
|Tour de Tendring bike rideCome 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 countr…||11 May 2014Dovercourt Swimming PoolHarwichSports|
|Barry ManilowBarry Manilow performs live at Portman Road in Ipswich, Suffolk on Friday, 16 May 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Barry Manilow at Portman Road now.…||16 May 2014Portman RoadIpswichMiscellaneous|
|Paul HollywoodPaul Hollywood appears live in Ipswich, Suffolk at Regent Theatre Ipswich on Thursday, 22 May 2014. For ticket prices to watch Paul Hollywood at Regent Theatre Ipswich, see the list of tickets available for Paul Hollywo…||22 May 2014Regent Theatre IpswichIpswichMiscellaneous|
|Paloma FaithPaloma Faith appears live in Ipswich, Suffolk at Ipswich Regent Theatre on Friday, 23 May 2014. For ticket prices to watch Paloma Faith at Ipswich Regent Theatre, see the list of tickets available for Paloma Faith.…||23 May 2014Ipswich Regent TheatreIpswichMiscellaneous|
Easter in Ipswich
Easter activities in Ipswich
Enjoy a fun-filled family Easter holiday with our list of events taking place over the Bank Holiday Easter weekend in Ipswich.
Wedding fairs in Ipswich
Get married in style by visiting wedding fairs in Ipswich. From the bride's dress, to the wedding cake, venues and photographers, plan your special day with our list of local wedding exhibitions.