The historical town of Ipswich is one of England’s oldest towns and boasts a vibrant atmosphere. Ipswich is a fine city for cultural activities and with several leisure facilities, lively theatres and multiplex cinemas, as well as a beautiful waterfront, this is a great town to live in and visit. With the festive season now underway and a new year on the horizon, there’s plenty of wonderful activities scheduled in and around Ipswich that people of all tastes can enjoy.
Here’s what’s happening in Ipswich over the next few weeks…
We were proud to supply the security for Suffolk local Ed Sheeran at his recent Ipswich concert and now you can learn more about the musician yourself. The Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk exhibition is now available at Christchurch Mansion until May 3rd. The exhibition celebrates his affect for Suffolk and features incredible portraits, never-before-seen photography and personal items from Ed Sheeran.
Not quite in the mood for Christmas? Get yourself down to Ipswich Regent Theatre for a panto experience featuring Cinderella! This Christmas panto is a festive-themed twist on a much-loved Disney story. The panto runs from this Saturday until the end of the month.
This museum can not be missed at Orwell Quay. Covering an incredible 2,000 square meters and 4 floors, the Noah’s Ark Museum presents one of the Bible’s most famous stories with a unique experience. The exhibition is available until early to mid February and offers you the chance to check out a range of wooden sculptures including Adam & Eve, Moses and David & Goliath. There’s even a 12ft tall Tree of Life!
If the Cinderella pantomime isn’t enough to keep you entertained, how about a rock ‘n’ roll twist on another beloved Disney story? Playing at Ipswich’s New Wosley Theatre, this panto brings humour to musical fantasy Aladdin. Classic songs such as I’m a Believer, Highway to Hell and I Will Survive will be played live. The panto is now available until Feb 1st.
The Mini Mammoths interactive exhibition is a fantastic experience for young children. Taking place at the Ipswich Museum until March, this exhibition is designed to encourage development, communication and curiosity among children. The collections and galleries will offer a mixture of play, stories, craft and science activities.