You Are Here! The Making of Ipswich Exhibition

Have you ever wondered how your little piece of Ipswich fits into the story of this ancient town? Or just where in Ipswich those treasures you see in the museum and mansion have come from? What’s on display here that might be from the area where you live? We invite...

Ipswich Christmas Market

Back again to jingle your bells and get you in the spirit of the season, it’s the Ipswich Christmas Market! Scores of stalls selling yuletide food, drink, decorations and presents will line the streets, as well as a bar, hot food stands and even a funfair for the...

Christmas Lights Switch On

Get in the Christmas spirit with Ipswich’s big Switch On! Join us for the Ipswich Christmas Lights Switch On 2017. Get down to the town centre for an evening of entertainment, raucous pantomime antics and Christmas lights… and real snow! This year’s...

Thomas Wolsey: Ipswich’s Greatest Son Exhibition

Thomas Wolsey was born into humble beginnings in Ipswich in the 1470s. Using his prodigious intellect, he excelled at university and rose to become Henry VIII’s chief advisor  and one of the most influential men in Europe. Wolsey made plans for a college in Ipswich,...