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.

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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

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APR
Drawing for Everyone Workshop
The Twizzle Gallery

The clue is in the title with this one ‐ this is a workshop for everybody and anybody who wants to drawYou may feel you are quite accomplished but would like some tips on how to improve.Perhaps you…

Location: 14.9 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01255 676411
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27
APR
Charity Gin Masterclass
The Shire hall and Market Hill

Gin lovers Prepare to be treated to a special tutored masterclass centred on your favourite tipple. Suffolks own Gin Lordan enthusiast and connoisseur of all things gin will be helping guests understand what Gin actually is its history hows its…

Location: 7.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01473 230330
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28
APR
Everyman Folk Club: THE FOXGLOVE TRIO
The Riverside Centre

Cathy Mason voice guitar cello Ffion Mair voice whistle bodhran and Patrick Dean voice melodeon cello concertina are multi‐instrumentalists performing mainly traditional songs from around the British Isles.These extremely talented musicians are becoming renowned for their beautiful harmonies and creative…

Location: 15.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01449 615523
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28
APR
Caro Emerald
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
APR
The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
Arts Centre Colchester

Having toured since 2007 The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees that stretch across all manner of…

Location: 15.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01206 500900
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APR
Stonham Barns Car Boot + Mid & West Suffolk Show
Stonham Barns Traditional Car Boot sale

Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot is on this Sunday 30th April 2017 and every Sunday until the end of November. This Sunday is also the Mid & West Suffolk Show so its a must sell at day at Stonham Barns Car Boot.…

Location: 9.4 milesaway
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07817 539168
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02
MAY
Richard Jones 'The Power of Imagination' Tour 2017
Arts Centre Colchester

The current winner of Britains Got Talent magician and soldier Lance Corporal Richard Jones has announced his first UK tour. The tour starts on 23rd April at the MK11 in Milton Keynes and culminates at the Arts Centre in Haverhill on Friday…

Location: 15.6 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01206 500900
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05
MAY
Mister Jack presents "An Evening at The Blue Fez"
Trinity Park

Mister Jack presents An Evening at The Blue Fez featuring award winning International Cabaret Burlesque and JazzBlues including North African supper cuisine.The first in a trilogy of Mister Jack presents shows at Trinity Park for Summer 2017.Ticket includes a fixed North African…

Location: 3.4 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01473 707119
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10
MAY
Folk Art Needlecraft Workshop
The Twizzle Gallery

Sharon Blackman is a specialist in illustration using textiles to create pictures.All her works are made entirely by hand using recycled textiles.In this workshop Sharon will share her knowledge and expertise encouraging you to make your own folk…

Location: 14.9 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01255 676411
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10
MAY
Inspirational Art Class
Capel St Mary Methodist Hall

Through one to one tuition I will help students to discover new and innovative ways of working using colour texture and composition. It is preferable to bring your own materials but advice on diffent media will be available.I feel everyone has creative…

Location: 5.4 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01473 310731
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14
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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21
MAY
One Fun Run, Colchester
Colchester United Football Club

Will your child help conquer type 1 diabetesThe One Fun Run event is for children and young people aged 4‐18 and features a 2.5k run around the outside of Colchester Untied Football Club. Children are guaranteed to have lots of fun whilst…

Location: 13.9 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +447710 086251
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24
MAY
Landscape Watercolour, tips tricks and secrets
The Twizzle Gallery

Ken will be sharing some tips tricks and secrets in this workshop to help you to develop your skills when painting with water colours.Everyone is welcome whatever level of ability.The workshop will be just a small group of…

Location: 14.9 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01255 676411
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26
MAY
Everyman Folk Club: JAMES PATERSON
The Riverside Centre

We are delighted James is making a rare solo appearance.He visited previously with the late Ralph Jordan and John Dipper as Patterson Jordan Dipper and still works with John.James and Ralph began performing 40‐years ago as Silas and…

Location: 15.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01449 615523
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26
MAY
Frinton Festival 2017 Opening Concert
St. Mary's Church

Piano Quartets in E‐flat by Mozart & Dvorak plus the 1st performance of Noah Maxs Sojourn for String Trio.FREE CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust tickets for those aged 8‐25.Ticketholders can enjoy a free WINE TASTING courtesy of Mr.Wheeler from 6.30pm in the Church…

Location: 15.6 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01255 319141
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27
MAY
Frinton Festival 2017 String Quintets
All Saints Church (Great Holland)

Mozart String Quintet in C Joseph Phibbs String Quartet no.1 & Dvorak String Quintet in E‐flat.FREE CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust tickets for those aged 8‐25.Join the musicians for a drink or meal after the concert in The Manor. Tables must be pre‐booked…

Location: 15.7 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01255 319141
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29
MAY
Frinton Festival 2017 Gut Feeling
Frinton Tennis Club

Sophie Lockett Sofia Kolupov Kirsty Mangan & Robert Max strum their strings in music by Amy Winehouse Haydn Dave Brubeck Beethoven Madness Dvorak Queens of the Stoneage...The Club bar is open from 1pmwhy not meet for a drink before the…

Location: 15.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01255 319141
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07
JUN
Silver Clay Jewellery Workshop
The Twizzle Gallery

Silver clay is magical stuff it moulds like clay but once fired it is pure silverIn this one day course you will learn the basics of silver clay which will enable you to make your own pure silver jewellery. …

Location: 14.9 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01255 676411
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21
JUN
Oils with Palette Knife Workshop
The Twizzle Gallery

Painting with a knife is a bit like putting butter or jam on bread and it produces quite a different result to a brush. Painting knives are excellent for producing a range of effects from textured impasto work to sweeping areas of…

Location: 14.9 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01255 676411
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01
JUL
Essex Castle bike ride
Kings Head Meadow

A great days cycling starting in Colchester the ride offers three beautiful circular routes of 25 50 or 75 miles taking you along the quiet country lanes and through the picturesque villages of North Essex. …

Location: 14.9 milesaway
Category: Sports

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02
DEC
Inflatable 5k Santa Run
Trinity Park

Pit your wits against ten giant inflatable obstacles that will let you flip bounce & boing your way around a 5k course in full Santa kitSounds crazy It is. Guaranteed to be so funnyyoull complete this with your sides hurting…

Location: 3.4 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 07709 471891
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05
DEC
Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast
Ipswich Regent Theatre

Greg Davies You Magnificent Beast at Ipswich Regent Theatre in Ipswich on Tuesday 05 December 2017. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it.Our clever system imports…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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: 26/04/2017 04:45:06