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24th February 2017

Letter from America for Ipswich sandwich maker

A sandwich specialist’s sensational start to its launch at a busy Ipswich shopping centre has been recognised with its very own letter from America. The Subway restaurant in Sailmakers Shopping Centre went from nought to 200 Subway foot-long submarine sandwiches on its very first day and is currently selling over 1500 a week. That’s earned


Storm Doris: How it’s affecting Ipswich area

Storm Doris has played havoc in the Ipswich, Felixstowe, Woodbridge, Stowmarket and Hadleigh areas today…. This feed will be updated while the bad weather continues and be updated with most recent posts at the top of the page….(cancelling an event? email info@ipswich24.co.uk) 21:00 Orwell Bridge now reopen 16:58 Update Severe hold-ups on A14. eastbound J52

Update: Orwell Bridge Closure

Update Thursday 23rd Feb The Orwell Bridge (A14) has been closed from 10am today (Thursday 23rd Feb) and will probably remain closed until 6pm this evening. This is in response to the high winds. The diversion route is clearly signposted via the A1156, A1189 and A1214 through Ipswich. However, drivers are asked to consider whether

Calling All Artists

The Lions Club of Ipswich will be hosting their annual Art Show at the beautiful Tithe Barn in Sproughton, near Ipswich this May and the club is now taking entries from local artists who wish to exhibit their work at the event. Artists can show up to four pieces of their work, which must be


Celebrate the hairstyles of Ipswich

Did you have a beehive or a Beatles mop? Were mullets or mohicans the rage when you were younger or were you into a suede head look or a tight curl perm? And what about today … are you sporting threads, a taper fade, a dyed Afro or something more radical? Whatever your style, Ipswich

Tavaziva Dance – Africarmen

A fusion of ballet, contemporary and African dance is what makes Bawren Tavaziva’s interpretation of the Carmen story so beautiful, sensual and strikingly powerful. Tavaziva Dance brings Africarmen to Ipswich on Friday 31 March. Performed by six stunning dancers, Africarmen ignites this classic tale of desire, deceit and corruption in an African township where military

So you think you’re clever!!!

Come on, all you clever quizzers – the Mayor of Ipswich wants you to test your knowledge against the best … and the rest. The annual Mayor’s Charity Quiz takes place in the Grand Hall of the Corn Exchange on Thursday 23rd February at 7.30pm. The Mayor, Councillor Roger Fern, said: “This is an eagerly


Tribute to Karen Carpenter

Voice Of The Heart – Karen Carpenter will be at the Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds on Tuesday 14th February. It is now just over 30 years since the legendary Karen Carpenter passed away, she left behind an amazing catalogue of hit songs and golden memories and is still played daily on radio stations throughout

Dick Whittington

The Company of Four are returning to the Riverside Theatre in Woodbridge this February half term with the traditional family pantomime Dick Whittington & His Cat. The plot is loosely based on the true story of Dick Whittington who became Lord Mayor of London three times back in the 1300’s. Dick Whittington arrives in London

Possibly the funniest play ever!

Kicking off the New Year at The Avenue Theatre is a smorgasbord of exciting shows and events. From world-class live music to top names in comedy – Red Rose Chain’s Spring season has something to entertain everyone! In March, get ready for an unbelievable, immersive tale, guaranteed to delight dapper ladies and gents throughout the

New Artist in residence

A new artist in residence is about to start work at the Ipswich Art Gallery after beating more than 50 other applicants to this sought after post. Jonathan D Boast will move into High Street this month to help inspire local schools, colleges and community groups to engage with the Eduardo Paolozzi: General Dynamic F.U.N. exhibition.