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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 2016 the Association is continuing a number of successful initiatives… click here to read full article 


Ipswich Arts Association
Open House Event

Tuesday June 21 – Saturday June 25
Ipswich Tourist Information Centre

IAA will be holding an Open House event, providing the chance for visitors
to come and find out more about the many organisations, from across a
wide range of the arts that belong to the IAA   more


Ipswich Music Day 2016
Christchurch Park

As the Ipswich Music Day event marks it’s 25th year in 2016,
IAA will once again be presenting the ‘Classical Stages’
which will feature a range of musical performers and styles
Details can be found on the link.

Event & Venue details 2016 here


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 – June 9


Musical Director, Be Bird

Formed in 2011 under the direction of Be. Bird, The Birkbeck Singers are a choral group affiliated to the Ipswich Institute.This friendly group enjoy singing a wide variety of songs from different eras, cultures and musical genres. The singers meet each Wednesday morning during term time and throughout the year, performing in various venues, with the aim of raising funds for their chosen charity. Today’s programme includes familiar folk songs, songs from well-known musicals and some songs they simply enjoy singing!



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


IAA Newsletter 

IAA News April 2016 pic

Current edition: Issue XII May – August 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 its 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.

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