Gippeswyk Singers - St John Passion - J S Bach
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St Peter's by the Waterfront - St Peter's Band - "Our European Friends"
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Ipswich Music Day - IAA Classical Stages
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CO-OP LADIES CHOIR - Town Lectures and Concerts 2018
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Ipswich Choral Society - Eternal Light: A Requiem (2.30pm & 7.30pm performances)
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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 2018 the Association is continuing a number
of successful initiatives… click here to read full article


Ipswich Music Day 2018

IAA will be hosting four ‘Classical Stages’ at the 2018 event: St. Margarets Church,
Wolsey Gallery at Christchurch Mansion, Bethesda Baptist Church and The Masonic Hall

Applications for 2018 are now open

Application forms and full details here: Music Day 2018 details

IAA welcome applicants from across the musical spectrum, so why not come and
be part of this years event? – Don’t be shy! This will be the 27th Ipswich Music Day,
which is now an established and highly popular fixture on the musical calendar.
With four stages, IAA plan to present a full and varied programme.

Closing date for applicationsMonday 9th April

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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.

Ipswich Arts Association – Open House 2018
  June 18 – 23   10am – 5pm daily

Admission free

With displays by IAA member organisations and IAA members on hand to
answer questions, visitors will have the opportunity to find out about IAA member
groups and societies, their activities and events, as well as the IAA itself.
Come along and find out more.

Images from previous “Open House’ events:


Town Lectures and Concerts 2018

This year will be the nineteenth 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 12th April

Conductor: Margaret Morphew  Accompanist: Joe Cleary
The Co-op Ladies Choir has been in existence for over 70 years. It performs at various events,
including Ipswich Music Day, IAA concerts, weddings, social clubs and charity events.
The membership is comprised of ladies who have been involved with amateur dramatic
and music groups, and competed in music festivals. They perform a variety of music,
much of which has been arranged especially for the choir by Joe Cleary.

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.
Further details here:  Newsletter homepage