Trianon Choir & Symphony Orchestra - A Feast of Choruses and Variations
Pauline Smith

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IAA Lunchtime Concert - Suffolk Poetry Society & Local Musicians
Paul Smith

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IAA Lunchtime Lecture - Life and Work of Author Adrian Bell with John Ford & John Ellwood
Paul Smith

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Ipswich Arts Association

Representing 50+ Arts Organisations in Suffolk


A 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 2016 the Association is continuing a number of successful initiatives… click here to read full article 


IAA Music Sector WorkshopThinking Beyond The Box!
An informal workshop evening for member organisations
on Wednesday 19th October, 7.30 – 9.30 pm. Full details


Town Lectures and Concerts 2016

The seventeenth series of these highly popular lectures and concerts begins in January.
The lectures present Ipswich, with its rich history and cultural background through the eyes
of Suffolk-based speakers. Once again the series incorporates concert performances from
local musicians which highlight music through the ages and in a variety of styles.

Next in series

  Concert – October 13

with local musicians
The Singing Stone

Suffolk Poetry Society was formed over 60 years ago. Now a charity, the Society promotes the arts, particularly poetry, to the public and to its members. It runs the annual Festival of Suffolk Poetry,
the Crabbe Memorial Poetry Competition, poetry workshops, readings and publishes a newsletter.
In collaboration with musical director Alan Loader, Suffolk Poetry Society presents a selection
of poems from their anthology The Singing Stone, themed on country and coast, with vocal
and instrumental interludes performed by local musicians.



 Full details of the 2016 series  – Town Lectures & Concerts 2016


IAA Newsletter 


Current edition: Issue XIII September – December 2016

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.
Roy Preston, is permanent editor of the Newsletter.
Roy has worked as an editor for numerous books and magazines
for many years and is also a keen amateur singer.

Newsletter homepage


Ipswich Arts Association would like to thank MUSIC WORLD Ipswich
for kindly supplying an electronic piano for use at the Wolsey Gallery
during Ipswich Music Day 2016


Ipswich Music Day 2016 – Christchurch Park

Thank you to all those who participated at this years event, performers
and backstage crew and to the many who came along to support all the acts.
Ipswich Music Day celebrated it’s 25th year (2016) and once again IAA
presented the ‘Classical Stages’ the name has ‘stuck’ over the years
but a wide range of musical performers and styles are featured.

Details of this years event


Ipswich Arts Association – Open House Event

 The Open House event is now over, to view images from
the exhibition, click on the link:   more

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