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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 2017 the Association is continuing a number
of successful initiatives… click here to read full article


Ipswich Music Day 2017

There will again be three IAA Classical Stages, St. Margarets Church, Bethesda Baptist Church
and The Masonic Hall (the Wolsey Gallery is unavailable, due to a major exhibition).
Full details of this years “Classical Stages” can be found on the link below.

Music Day 2017 details & photos from 2016

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Ipswich Arts Association would like to thank Music World, Ipswich,
for kindly supplying a Yamaha digital piano for the Masonic Hall venue.

logoQueen St. Ipswich.  www.music-world-ipswich.co.uk


Town Lectures and Concerts 2017

The eighteenth 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:  LECTURE JULY 13


The Rev. Catherine Beaumont
Rev Catherine Beaumont and her family have lived at Otley Hall since 2004. In her illustrated talk
she tells the story of the Hall and its gardens, including the story of Bartholomew Gosnold and
his voyages to the USA. She discusses the opening of the Hall and gardens to the public, and
describes the joys and pressures of being stewards of this beautiful Grade 1 listed home.

Otley Hall, Suffolk

Otley Hall, Suffolk

 Full details of the 2017 series  – Town Lectures & Concerts


IAA Newsletter 

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Current editionMay – August 2017

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 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 – Open House 2017

IAA 2017 Open House ran from Monday 12 – Saturday 17 June
The exhibition included displays by IAA members and gave visitors the opportunity
to find out about our member groups and societies as well as the IAA itself.

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