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Ipswich Arts Association

IAA representing 50+ Arts Organisations in Suffolk

An introduction and welcome from Professor Chris Green – Chair IAA
Ipswich Arts Association has 50+ member organisations, which means that hundreds of
individuals are associated with its activities. 
In 2018 the Association is continuing a number
of successful initiatives… click here to read full article


Town Lectures and Concerts 2018

This year will be the nineteenth series of the highly popular Town Lectures and Concerts.
The lectures present Ipswich, with its rich history and cultural background through the
eyes of Suffolk-based speakers and with concert performances from local musicians.


Squeezeboxes and vocals: Simon Haines   Strings and vocals: Phil Lyons
Wind and vocals: Val Woollard
Rosewood brings together East Anglian folk musicians who play and sing contemporary and
traditional tunes and songs. Their varied repertoire stretches from Marco Uccellini (1610-1680)
to Kirsty McColl (1959-2000) with lots in between. An entertaining afternoon is guaranteed!

Full details of the 2018 series here:  Town Lectures & Concerts


IAA Newsletter 

Current edition: September – December 2018  Click for pdf version

IAA newsletter is published three times each year, working in conjunction with our website,
it highlights news and forthcoming events from Ipswich Arts Association and its members.
Further details here:  Newsletter homepage


Talented young musician? Why not apply for a County Ensemble?
Run by Suffolk County Music Service, these ensembles and bands offer an exciting
programme of rehearsal and performance opportunities throughout the year.
Suitable for children aged up to 21-years-old from Grade 4+ standard (or equivalent).
For more information please visit their website:
Applications close on Monday 1 October 2018info/PDF


Ipswich Music Day 2018Sunday July 1st

IAA once again hosted the ‘Classical Stages’ at the 2018 event: St. Margarets Church,
Wolsey Gallery at Christchurch Mansion, Bethesda Baptist Church and The Masonic Hall

A big thank you to all the performers, presenters, helpers and of course the audience
for attending and making another great Music Day – and wasn’t the weather nice!!

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Ipswich Arts Association would like to thank Music World, Queen St. Ipswich,
for  kindly supplying a Yamaha digital piano for Ipswich Music Day.

Ipswich Arts Association:  Privacy Information Notice – click for pdf