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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 would like to thank MUSIC WORLD Ipswich
for kindly supplying an electronic piano for use at the Wolsey Gallery
during Ipswich Music Day 2016
Website: www.music-world-ipswich.co.uk/


Ipswich Music Day 2016 – Christchurch Park


Thank you to all those who participated at this years event, performers
and backstage crew and to the many who came along to support all the acts.
Ipswich Music Day celebrated it’s 25th year (2016) and once again IAA
presented the ‘Classical Stages’ the name has ‘stuck’ over the years
but a wide range of musical performers and styles are featured.

Details of this years event


Ipswich Arts Association – Open House Event


The Open House event is now over, to view images from
the exhibition, click on the link:   more

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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 – August 11

John Cooper and Peter Crompton

Ipswich Arts Association makes a welcome return to the Ipswich Corn Exchange as part of its campaign to ensure the continuing health of the organ installed prior to the reopening of the venue
in 1977. Two eminent members of the Suffolk Organists’ Association provide a rare opportunity
to hear the Lewis organ, with an exciting programme of popular organ music that includes
Widor’s Toccata and Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor, plus a special feature:
the organ played in duet by these fine musicians.
Please note that this event takes place in the Corn Exchange.



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


IAA Newsletter 

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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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