Trianon Choir & Symphony Orchestra - The Presidential Suite
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Ipswich Arts Association - General Meeting
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IAA Lunchtime Lecture - Long Shop Museum and Garretts of Leiston
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IAA Lunchtime Concert - Suffolk Festival
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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 2015 the Association is continuing a number of successful initiatives… click here to read full article 


Town Lectures and Concerts 2016


 The seventeenth 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.

Next in series
Concert – February 11

Suffolk Festival

The Suffolk Festival is a marvellous opportunity for amateur musicians, dancers and actors
to perform, learn together and broaden their experience. The festival encourages a friendly atmosphere in which the emphasis is not on winning, but on celebrating a wealth of talent,
dedication and achievement. This concert features not only musical, but also speech
and drama performances from the festival.



Full details of the 2016 series  – Town Lectures & Concerts 2016


IAA Newsletter 

Ipswich Arts News Dec 15 front pageCurrent edition: Issue XI January – April 2016

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 it’s members.
Roy Preston, is permanent 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


A Change of Name

IOS, Ipswich Orchestral Society to be renamed
Ipswich Symhony Orchestra
Full details in the  News section


Ipswich Music Day 2016
Christchurch Park


Last summer may be a fading memory, but it’s never too early to think about this year.

As the Ipswich Music Day event marks it’s 25th year in 2016,
why not think about participating in this popular event as part of the IAA stages.
Choir, Band, Orchestra, Solo Performer or Other?
Think about it!?
Further details will be on the website in the new year

Ipswich Arts Association would like to express their thanks to all the performers who kindly
gave their time to be part in the IAA classical stages at the 2015 event.  read more

IAA would like to thank MUSIC WORLD Ipswich for kind supply
of electric piano for use at the Wolsey Gallery venue.