Ipswich Film Society - In The Heat Of The Night
Paul Smith

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ST JOHN’S & RUSHMERE HALL PRIMARY SCHOOLS - Town Lectures and Concerts 2018
Paul Smith

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Suffolk Singers - Make A Difference-Encore! - Concert in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust
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Ipswich Chamber Music Society - Carducci String Quartet - Haydn, Glass & Dvorak
Paul Smith

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Ipswich Chamber Choir & Tower Sinfonia - J S Bach - St John Passion
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A HISTORY OF REFUGEES IN IPSWICH with Martin Simmonds - Town Lectures and Concerts 2018
Paul Smith

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Ipswich Arts Association

Representing 50+ Arts Organisations in Suffolk

A 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

The nineteenth series of these highly popular lectures and concerts begins in January.
The lectures present Ipswich, with its rich history and cultural background through the eyes
of Suffolk-based speakers. Once again the series incorporates concert performances from
local musicians which highlight music through the ages and in a variety of styles.

Concert 8th February


This year St John’s School has three choirs and an orchestra with 38 members.
Led by Danielle Freestone, today the KS2 choirs share some current favourite
songs from their repertoire, interspersed with instrumental items.
Rushmere Hall is a large primary school in Ipswich. The choir is made up of about
40 year 5 and 6 children. Led by Liz Jones, they perform a variety of African songs.

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


IAA Newsletter 

Current edition: January – April 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.
Roy Preston, is editor of the Newsletter. Roy has worked as an editor for numerous
books and magazines for many years and is also a keen amateur singer.

Newsletter homepage


Ipswich Music Day 2018

IAA will again be organising the ‘Classical Stages’ at the 2018 event.
Details, including venues, dates and applicaton forms will be made
available in due course on the link:  Music Day 2018 details

At the 2017 event the three IAA Classical Stages, St. Margarets Church,
Bethesda Baptist Church and The Masonic Hall proved highly popular venues.
Fine weather and an enthusiastic audience helped make this Music Day a great success.

Photos from previous Music Day events

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Ipswich Arts Association would like to thank Music World, Ipswich,
for kindly supplying a Yamaha digital piano for the Masonic Hall venue.

logoQueen St. Ipswich.  www.music-world-ipswich.co.uk


Ipswich Arts Association – Open House 2018

IAA are planning to again run the Open House event in 2018
The exhibition will include displays by IAA members and give visitors the opportunity
to find out about member groups and societies as well as the IAA itself.
Details will be available once dates and arrangements are in place.

The 2017 Open House ran from Monday 12 – Saturday 17 June, images below

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