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What's On in Ipswich

What's On in Ipswich  February 2017
Sunday 26 February
The Suffolk Wedding Show
10:30am until 3:00pm
Wherstead Park, The Street, Wherstead, IP9 2BJ


The largest show in the area with 75 exhibitors showing their products last year and over 300 couples registered.

For further information see: Wedding Fairs

FREE entry & FREE parking
Email: info@suffolkevents.co.uk Tel: 07834979862

Sunday 26 February
February Quiz & Dinner
The Hadleigh Ram, 5 Market Place, Hadleigh, IP7 5DL



Due to the success of our Quiz & Dinner Nights in 2016 Mark Mason will be returning for our first quiz of 2017. The interesting & informative quiz will be accompanied by a delicious 3 course dinner. Teams of 2-6 people.
Book your table today!

See The Hadleigh Ram for more information.


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What's On in Ipswich  March 2017
Wednesday 1 March
CMP Comedy Club: Faye Treacy + More
7.30pm Doors, 8.00pm Start
PJ McGintys & Sons, 15 Northgate Street, Ipswich, IP1 3BY
Monthly alternative comedy showcase.
Headliner: Faye Treacy, Musical Comedy Awards Best Newcomer 2015.
Support From: Trev Tokabi, Lucy Roper, Lee Ashcroft. Hosted by Carl Denham

Pay What You Want

Thursday 2 March
A Charity Evening of Clairvoyance
7.00pm
Foxhall Community Centre, Foxhall Road, Ipswich, IP3 8LS
An evening of clairvoyance with East Anglia's premier psychic Ryan Gooding. Buffet supper and fabulous prize raffle. Organised by Ipswich Fundraising for Cancer Rearch UK.
£15.00 to include supper
Email: ifg4cruk@mail.com
Tel: 01473 511939


Friday 3 March
Legends on the Town with John Wark and Roger Osborne
7.30pm (doors open at 7.00pm)
The Dove Street Inn, 76 St Helens St, Ipswich, IP4 2LA
A social evening that celebrates ITFC's 1978 FA Cup win, Bobby Robson's first major trophy. Hosted by BBC Radio Suffolk's Mark Murphy, we will be joined by two of the team, players who will forever be Legends John Wark and cup-winning goalscorer Roger Osborne.
Tickets: £5
Email: officialitsc@btinternet.com, Tel: 07968 876504

Saturday 4 March
A Whole World of Song: Singing Safari & Scunsulata in Concert
7.30pm to 9.00pm
St Peter’s by the Waterfront, College Street, Ipswich, IP1 1XF



In January 2017 an intrepid bunch of 40 singers set off from Ipswich on an imaginary Singing Safari to collect songs from all over the world. Their journey ends in Ipswich where they will share the songs they've learnt.

This will be the sixth winter that the Singing Safari has performed in Ipswich, and each year we have sold out. Get your tickets now so you don't miss out!

See Music Concerts In Suffolk for full information.





Sunday 5 March
Ipswich Symphony Orchestra - Family Concert, Classical Creatures!
2.30pm - 4.15pm
Ipswich Corn Exchange, King Street, Ipswich, IP1 1DH



We've a lively programme of music for all the family, including The Lion King, Carnival of the Animals, Jurassic Park, The Pink Panther and much more! Children are welcome to try out musical instruments onstage with our large live orchestra!
See Music Concerts In Suffolk for more information.

Thursday 9 March
IAA Lunchtime Talk - Woodbridge Wits
1.00pm - 2.00pm
Museum Street Methodist Church, (entrance via Black Horse Lane), Ipswich, IP1 2EF



A talk by Bob Merrett. From around 1835, the Woodbridge Wits met to share a passion for paintings, literature and the beauty of the surrounding area. The most famous of them was Edward Fitzgerald, the translator of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. His life and work is the central theme of the talk, interwoven with details of the lives and achievements of other group members. Tea and coffee are served from 12.30pm.

Donations of at least £2.00 per head are valued to maintain the series.

Saturday 11 March
Klezmer Ceilidh
7.30pm - 11.00pm
Copdock Village Hall, Old London Road, Copdock, IP8 3JN
Fancy a Freylechs? Think you can handle a hora?
Then take a trip from East Anglia to Eastern Europe at a Klezmer Ceilidh. Learn some classic dances from a rich tradition based on Jewish wedding celebrations.
Dances will be taught by Jon Hooton, with music from Tanz, a Norwich-based Klezmer trio with Helen Boreham on accordion and clarinet, Fran Broady on fiddles and vocals and Louisa Young on clarinet and vocals.
Bring you own refreshments and enjoy a great evening of dancing with live music. Spaces are limited so please order your tickets by Friday 3rd March.

Price: £8 per person on the door (£7 if pre-paid) Open to all aged 16 and above
Email: janet@fundancing.co.uk, Tel: 07506 350 455

Ipswich Tourist Guide Association
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Ipswich Tourist Guides provide a range of fascinating guided walks for the public around the town throughout the year.
Click on link above to see our 2017 timetable.

Monday 13 March
ITFC On the Road
7.30pm
The Gladstone Arms, 2 Combs Ford, Stowmarket, IP14 2AP
A Q&A with some ITFC first team players. The evening will include a raffle and auction in aid of the ITFC Academy.
Free entry but by ticket only
Email: officialitsc@btinternet.com, Tel: 07968 876504

Sunday 19 March
Mothers Day Craft Workshop
10.00am - 12.00pm
36th Ipswich Scout Group Head Quarters , 220 Hawthorn Drive, Ipswich, IP2 0RG
Book the children in to make some crafts for mothers day. The event includes a range of activities and things to make for Mum.

See Mothers Day in Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 19 March
Spring Into Fishing
10.00am - 3.00pm
Suffolk Water Park, Loraine Way, Bramford, IP8 4JS
With the worst of winter nearly over, now is the time to Spring Into Fishing at one of our free, fun and friendly activity days for families this March.

Spring Into Fishing events run by the Angling Trust and funded by the Environment Agency, are a great way to get everyone out doing something different and will help kids learn new skills outdoors best of all it won't cost a penny!

Everything needed to learn more about the wonderful world of fishing is provided on the day and our friendly volunteers will make everyone really welcome. Spring Into Fishing sessions are for all ages and experience levels so they're perfect for complete beginners too. Parents and grandparents just bring the kids along and have a go yourself come and get fishing!

We'll provide you with free tackle, bait, instruction and more info about local clubs and places to go fishing so you know what to do next time. Fishing is a fun, exciting, cheap and healthy outdoor activity plus it's a great way to enjoy a bit of peace and quiet surrounded by nature. So get out there and get fishing!
Free
Email: james.lewis@anglingtrust.net, Tel: 07854 239725


Sunday 19 March
EACH Spring Craft and Gift Fair
12.00pm - 4.30pm
Greshams Sports and Social Club, 312 Tuddenham Rd, Ipswich, IP4 3QJ
Our 5th year of craft and gift fairs for EACH with over 50 stalls all under one roof.

See Fetes, Fairs and Shows in Suffolk for full information.

Saturday 25 March
Monteverdi Vespers of 1610
6.00pm
St Mary-le-Tower, St Mary-le-Tower Church, Tower Street, Ipswich, IP1 3BE, Ipswich, IP1 3BE
Ipswich Chamber Choir, the Choristers of St. Mary-le-Tower Church and the Ravenscroft Consort come together to sing Monteverdi's most famous work with accomplished soloists: Emma Walshe (soprano), Rhiannon Humphreys (soprano), Tom Raskin (tenor), Jonathan Hanley (tenor), Rupert Reid (bass), and Nicholas Ashby (bass).

See Music Concerts In Suffolk for full information.

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What's On in Ipswich  April 2017
Sunday 16 April to Monday 17 April
All About Dogs
Trinity Park Events , Felixstowe Road , Ipswich , Suffolk IP3 8UH, IP3 8UH
We're back Suffolk Dog Lovers!

Bring your dog for two days full of exciting arena displays, expert advice, shopping and lots of fun have-a-go activities including the popular fun dog shows.

Come to the largest Fun Dog Show in the UK.
£7 for adults and FREE for children if tickets are bought online (dogs go free)
Tickets: http://www.aztecevents.co.uk/allaboutdogsshows.htm

See Trinity Park Events for venue details.

Sunday 30 April
April Quiz & Dinner
The Hadleigh Ram, 5 Market Place, Hadleigh, IP7 5DL



Due to the success of our previous Quiz & Dinner Nights Mark Mason will be returning once again. The interesting & informative quiz will be accompanied by a delicious 3 course dinner. Teams of 2-6 people. Book your table today!

See The Hadleigh Ram for more information.

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What's On in Ipswich  May 2017
Tuesday 2 May
THE Wedding Fayre...! Trinity Park
11.00am - 3.30pm
Trinity Park, Suffolk Showground, Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, IP3 8UH



One of the largest and most vibrant wedding fayres in Suffolk, now in its 12th year. We now welcome up to 60 top wedding suppliers to this superb event. Come along with friends & family for Inspiration for your Special Day!

See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for full information.

Sunday 21 May
Woolverstone Hall Wedding Open Day
11.00am - 3.00pm
Woolverstone Hall, Woolverstone, IP9 1AZ
Come and visit Beautiful Woolverstone Hall, situated along the Orwell River. Breath-taking views provide the perfect back drop to creating a day as individual as you are.

See Wedding Fairs in Suffolk for more information.


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What's On in Ipswich  June 2017
Friday 9 June to Sunday 11 June
Alive & V-Dubbin Festival
Friday 12midday - 11.30pm, Saturday 9am - 11.30pm, Sunday 9am - 5pm
Haughley Park, Ipswich, IP14 3JY



Family friendly festival celebrating all things Volkswagen! A weekend of live music, great food, car and van shows and lots of activities (many free) for kids.

Day Tickets £13 Adult, £5 Children, Under 3's Free (Only available on the gate) Camping tickets available online.
See Suffolk Festivals for more information

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Woodfarm Barns, Luxury Holiday Cottages, Crowfield
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