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IAA Lunchtime Lecture – Woodbridge Wits with Bob Merrett

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/03/2017
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

Location
Museum Street Methodist Church

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IAA Town Lectures and Concerts Series 2017


WOODBRIDGE WITS

Bob Merrett
 From around 1835, the Woodbridge Wits met to share a passion for paintings, literature and the beauty of the surrounding area. The most famous of them was Edward FitzGerald, the translator of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. His life and work is the central theme of the talk, interwoven with details of the lives and achievements of other group members.

ADMISSION IS FREE with a retiring collection to defray expenses. Donations of at least £2.00 per head are valued to maintain the series.
 Tea and coffee are served from 12.30pm.

Following this lecture, at 2.30pm, everyone is invited to join members of IAA, Suffolk Organists’ Association and Ipswich Borough Council in the Grand Hall, Ipswich Corn Exchange for a brief introduction to the organ, the plans for its restoration and the launch of the Friends of the Ipswich Corn Exchange Organ. Admission is totally free; duration about one hour; musical entertainment guaranteed.

Full details of the 2017 series here
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