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20th November 2018

Entertainment

Cornhill will sparkle as Ipswich looks forward to switch-on

The countdown to a magical Ipswich Christmas takes place next Thursday (22nd November). This is the first year the big Ipswich Christmas lights switch-on will take place against the stunning backdrop of the new-look Cornhill. There’s a feast of festive fun in store before the countdown at 6.45pm – musical entertainment and seasonal singalongs start

Cameron Jarrold, Livvy Campbell-Barr, Beth Shave and Lucy Stokes

Review: Numbers – CTC

I’ve long championed the CTC as one of the best musical am-dram groups in the area. They’ve turned their talents to big musicals such as Cats and Hairspray with performances to rival professional productions and it’s all done under the watchful eye of Principal of The CTC, Bridie Horne. The other thing to note is

WIN: Tickets to Felixstowe Panto

Ipswich24 have teamed up with the Spa Pavilion Felixstowe, to offer you the chance to get into the draw to win a family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) to see Sleeping Beauty by the Dennis Lowe Theatre Company – this year’s spectacular Christmas Panto. Families from all over Suffolk will be entertained and enthralled

Review: Trial by Laughter

A bookseller is accused of ‘Impious blasphemy and seditious libel’ and brought to trial, not once, not twice but three times! His defence? To be funny! This may sound like the work of fiction, however Trial by Laughter tells the true story of William Hone, a writer and publisher of comedic works, who, in 1817

Sci-fi & Action Exhibition

The force is strong in Suffolk this autumn as Hollywood comes to town… In Bury St Edmunds muggles will be beamed up to a Galaxy far, far away to boldly go where no man has gone before as Moyse’s Hall celebrate their 10th Anniversary Sci-Fi and Action Exhibition. Visitors will be able to see a

Review: Othello, New Wolsey

Shakespeare’s tragedy about a Moor driven to jealous rage through the manipulation of a vindictive Iago has been adapted for contemporary theatre innumerable times, however this production by the English Touring Theatre, Oxford Playhouse, and Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory can stand amongst the best and most memorable. From the modernisation through Desdemona and Othello’s

What’s happening at New Wolsey this Autumn

With five star shows and the first days of panto, the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich has plenty to keep you busy this November! For Shakespeare lovers, English Touring Theatre return to the venue with their acclaimed adaptation of Othello from Tuesday 30th October until Saturday 3rd November. One of Shakespeare’s most startling contemporary plays, Othello

New conductor for Choir

Ipswich Chamber Choir are pleased to welcome their new Music Director Benedict Collins Rice, who took up the baton in September. Benedict read music at Cambridge University, holding two conducting scholarships and working with all the university’s top ensembles.  It was whilst at university that he founded The Facade Ensemble.  Benedict is head of the

Review: Fame at Ipswich Regent

Fame the Musical hits the Ipswich Regent Stage as part of a 30th anniversary tour. Based on the big hit movie of the 80s Fame follows the stories of an intake of students into the prestige High School of Performing Arts on West 46th Street in New York. From the tough auditions to get a

Steampunk – Felixstowe

This October, the seaside town of Felixstowe in Suffolk will be gearing itself up ready to host a new major event. The Felixstowe Steampunk Halloween Festival will be held at Landguard Fort and Felixstowe Museum on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th October 2018. Imagine a world where the Victorians were far more technologically advanced than

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