What's On Ipswich

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What’s On in Ipswich  September 2022
Ipswich Vegan Market

When: 18 September 2022 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Where: Cornhill, Ipswich

Ipswich and Suffolk’s finest vegan and plant-based food, beverage, treat, and street food makers are gathering to present a bimonthly market. Among the vendors will be Gemma Doodle Donuts, Pickled Jar Company, Riverford Organics, The Norwegian Bakers, Bagel & Beigel, Coriander Kitchen, and many others.

Derren Brown: Showman

When: 27 September to 1 October 2022

Where: 3 St. Helen’s St, Ipswich

No other solo performer has received as many Laurence Olivier Awards and nominations as Derren. His performances are superb. Creating excitement and wonder for audiences across the country, Showman is his first fresh theatre production in six years. Despite the fact that the show’s content remains a secret, if you have seen him before, you can expect a thrilling experience.

Vortex- Russel Maliphant

When: 30 September to 1 October 2022 from 7:30 pm

Where: Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich

Russell Maliphant, an Olivier Award-winning choreographer, is inspired by masters of the twentieth century to bring audiences Pollock, an abstract expressionist. The fusion of nature and steel in this artwork is interpreted through movement, light, and shadow, resulting in a visually rich experience for visitors, thanks to the talented dancers from RMDC.


What’s On in Ipswich  October 2022
RuPaul’s Drag Race UK

When: 14 October 2022

Where: Ipswich Regent Theatre, 3 St Helen’s Street, Ipswich

The cast of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Season 3 is preparing for their UK tour, and they are not joking. Each drag queen will present a unique performance with plenty of personality, guts, audacity, and talent.

Tin Man- Joss Arnott

When: 28 October to 29 October 2022

Where: DanceEast, Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich

A family-friendly dance show tells the story of how this popular character would have handled the wicked witch in the deep, dark wood, and it also imagines what other characters he might have encountered along the way. With excellent humour and memorable pathos, TIN MAN will enthral audiences of all ages with its captivating narrative, bold choreography, sumptuous costumes, and a fresh musical score by renowned composer Anna Appleby.


What’s On in Ipswich  November 2022
Christmas Lights Switch On 

When: 17 November 2022

Where: Cornhill Square, The Cornhill, Ipswich

The festive lights adorning Ipswich’s town hall, Cornhill, and other shopping areas are switched on to herald the start of the Christmas season.

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

When: 22 November to 28 November 2022

Where: New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich

The ‘Rock n Roll Panto’ at the New Wolsey Theatre has been refurbished and is ready to impress audiences again. You can watch the show live from home via an interactive live stream. This production, presented by the New Wolsey Theatre Company, comprises the finest pantomime sequences mixed with the greatest classic rock and pop hits, all performed live in front of your eyes.

Sh*tfaced Shakespeare: Macbeth

When: 24 November 2022

Where: Corn Exchange, Ipswich

Macbeth, one of Shakespeare’s most popular works, will be presented as part of the internationally-acclaimed, multi-sell-out fringe phenomenon in Ipswich. In preparation for every performance, a random cast member is given four hours to drink before taking the stage to deliver a traditional performance. What could possibly go wrong with a mug of ale in one hand, a cup of wine in the other, and a jug of gin in the other?


What’s On in Ipswich  December 2022
Festive Artisan & Producer Market

When: 4 December 2022

Where: Cornhill Square, The Cornhill, Ipswich

The first artisan and producers market of the year will be happening in Ipswich’s town centre at this festival, with tastes and smells and a variety of experiences to be had.

Little Red 

When: 8 December 2022 to 7 January 2023

Where: Sir John Mills Theatre, Gatacre Road, Ipswich

Little Red takes a meandering route to Grandma’s house in this rousing retelling of a fairytale. On her journey, Little Red encounters dancing trees, talking sheep, and a banjo-singing jazz-playing Mr Wolfie. With a homemade pie in her basket, she encounters Mr Wolfie. Little Red isn’t your typical stroll through the forest; it’s a fun alternative to the conventional pantomime, which will keep the whole family amused this Christmas.

Alice – Jasmin Vardimon Co.

When: 16 December to 18 December 2022

Where: DanceEast, Jerwood DanceHouse, Foundry Lane, Ipswich

From January to March 2022, the Jasmin Vardimon Company and DanceEast will bring ALICE to Ipswich, taking visitors on a VR journey through the world of dance. She is eager to explore the world around her, which has changed so much since the moment of her birth. At the same time, she is eager to discover the inner powers that she now possesses as a result of her changing body.


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