New IAA Column in East Anglian Daily Times
The loss of Arts Scene from the East Anglian Daily Times ln the autumn of 2019 meant many local societies lost a useful avenue for publicisng their activities, Ipswich Arts Association now has a regular column in the Community News section of the East Anglian Daily Times on Tuesdays.
If you would like your organisation mentioned, then email Chris at::
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Gippeswyk Singers
Gippeswyk Singers are looking for a new conductor to replace Geoff Lavery when he steps down as musical director in 2021 after a tenure of 10 years. Trials will take place during the Autumn 2020 season. If you are interested in this position, applications can be downloaded from our website.
The closing date for applications is 31/03/20.

Suffolk Concert Band
The Suffolk Concert Band has vacancies for French Horn, Bass (tuba, string bass or electric bass) and percussion (pitched and auxiliary). If you are interested in any of these positions please contact Angela Hope at

Ipswich Charter Hangings / St Peters by the Waterfront
Celebrating 20 years, 2000-2020 The Ipswich Charter Hangings may be viewed at St Peter’s by the Waterfront, College St, Ipswich IP4 1BF Entry is via the front gates then round to the right and through  the side doorway. Admission Free. St Peters is open as follows:
May – September:  Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 10 am – 4 pm
and Wednesday: 10.30 am – 2pm
October – April:  Wednesday: 10.30 am – 2 pm

For more information:  Ipswich Charter Hangings  and  St. Peters


Ipswich Music Day 2020
The IAA “Classical Stages” at this years event, will be held at the following venues: Bethesda Baptist Church, St Margaret’s Church and
The Masonic Hall on SUNDAY 5th JULY
Applications are now open, (closing date 31st March). For more details and to download forms click here,  Invitation Letter & Application Form


IAA Subscription Rates
Following the 2017 AGM  it was approved that IAA would continue
with a two tier system for subscriptions. This is still in effect.
Current subscription rates are as follows;

Large Groups – 80 members or more:  £50 per year.
Small Groups – 79 members or less:    £25 per year.

For membership enquiries please see our How to join page.