Ipswich Chamber Choir - "All That Jazz" with The Chris Ingham Jazz Trio
Paul Smith


Town Lectures & Concerts - Suffolk Poetry Society - Inspired by the Ruba'lyat
Paul Smith

  SUFFOLK POETRY SOCIETY  Inspired by The Ruba’iyat with Harp… Read More

Stowmarket Chorale - Shakespeare Meets Jazz!
Paul Smith


The Orwell Singers - Summer Concert
Paul Smith

  The Orwell Singers’ Summer Concert Farewell concert for Glori… Read More

Le Cafe Parisien – Jazz by the Waterfront
Paul Smith

  Le Cafe Parisien – Jazz by the Waterfront Friday 7th… Read More

Mozart's Muses - A one-act drama with soprano Fiona Jessica Wilson
Paul Smith

  'Mozart's Muses' A one-act drama exploring the powerful women… Read More

Town Lectures & Concerts - At The Overseer's Door with Ray Whitehand
Paul Smith

  AT THE OVERSEER’S DOOR with Ray Whitehand Suffolk’s parish w… Read More

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 2019 the Association is continuing a number
of successful initiatives… click here to read full article


Ipswich Music Day 2019 – Sunday 7th July

Applications for performers are now closed. Thank you to all who applied.
Full details of this years performers and programme will be
published in due course and will be available to view  HERE

 Ipswich Arts Association ‘Classical Stages’ will be over four venues:
St. Margarets Church, Bethesda Baptist Church,
The Wolsey Gallery at Christchurch Mansion and The Masonic Hall.

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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.

Town Lectures and Concerts 2019

This year will be the twentieth 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.

Concert -13 June

SUFFOLK POETRY SOCIETY – Inspired by The Ruba’iyat. Harpist: Virginie Roidiere

Suffolk Poetry Society is dedicated to promoting the art of poetry and welcomes
collaboration with other art forms. Today, SPS members give readings from
The Ruba’iyat of Omar Khayyam translated by Suffolk poet Edward Fitzgerald,
and also read members’ poems inspired by this famous work.
The poetry is accompanied by music performed by accomplished harpist, Virginie Roidiere,

Full details of the 2019 series here:  Town Lectures & Concerts


Ipswich Charter Hangings – Volunteers needed!

Could you spare a few hours to welcome visitors to St Peter’s by the Waterfront Church in Ipswich?   The Ipswich Arts Association need more volunteer stewards for Fridays from May
to the end of September, 10am-1pm or 1pm-4pm.  In addition to welcoming people, volunteers
are asked to highlight the information available about the various displays within the church
including the Ipswich Charter Hangings.  If you are interested and able to help, even with just
one or two of the sessions over the summer, or want more information about what is involved,
please contact, Ann Cloke on 07715 132591, 01473 230559
or email: charterhangings@ipswich-arts.org.uk

Ipswich Charter Hangings – Viking panel (section)


IAA Newsletter 

Current edition: May – August 2019  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


Ipswich Arts Association:  Privacy Information Notice – click for pdf