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THINK TANK EVENTS ANNOUNCED

THINK TANK EVENTS ANNOUNCED

by Emily Godden

The Pacitti Company have released a fresh batch of events to be held in the Think Tank (sandwiched between Ipswich Museum and Ipswich Art School Gallery). The next event to sink your teeth…

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Follow Druids!

Follow Druids!

by IP1zine

Druids are a recently formed Ipswich band on a mission that meld titanic hard rock with glam-pop hooks. The three-piece have an impressive pedigree in former B. Goodes members, Jay Goodrich…

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MASEO of DE LA SOUL @ PUMP & GRIND

MASEO of DE LA SOUL @ PUMP & GRIND

by Paper Bag Factory

We have the one and only DJ Maseo, AKA Plug 3, AKA P. A. Pasemaster Mase, from the legendary De La Soul playing at Pump & Grind! What more do we need to say! Buy your tickets quick - supply…

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BurySOUND 2016 - full line-up announced!

BurySOUND 2016 - full line-up announced!

by M Catling

This year BurySOUND will feature 15 bands across three heats at Bury St Edmunds’ new music hub The Hunter Club throughout February, all vying for a place at the Final, which will be held at…

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Wolsey Writers: “Is your New Year’s resolution to write your novel?”

Wolsey Writers: “Is your New Year’s resolution to write…

by Katie Ward

Wolsey Writers is a creative writing group which meets backstage at the New Wolsey Theatre. It offers a space to let your imagination work, tips on how to improve and encouragement to help…

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NYE @ PUMP & GRIND

NYE @ PUMP & GRIND

by Paper Bag Factory

MC Fearless BCee Remarc Filter Dread Villem Mcleod Rye Shabby Freedom Kolu Cartel + Sound by Freedom sound system Tickets: http://ow.ly/VBael Event page: http://ow.ly/VBbvr

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The antigen records Christmas Special at the Swan

The antigen records Christmas Special at the Swan

by antigen records

FREE EVENT Date: Sunday 27 December Time: 3.00pm to 11.30pm Venue: The Swan, 3 King Street, Ipswich IP1 1EG Join us, as we sit in a pub, enjoying an afternoon of festive folk, skewed…

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HOW TO SURVIVE THE HOLIDAYS & BEYOND

HOW TO SURVIVE THE HOLIDAYS & BEYOND

by Emily Godden

Tag along to the Think Tank on Monday 21st December at 7pm for some free flowing discussion (and perhaps even a glass of mulled wine). What does survival look like for the arts and culture…

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Uprock Xmas Party - 19th Dec - Pump & Grind

Uprock Xmas Party - 19th Dec - Pump & Grind

by Booda French

UPROCK Christmas Party is almost here… come join us at Pump & Grind for the perfect start to the festive season. Featuring live music from Booda French I’m going to be trying out almost…

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FREAKVERBRATION presents a night of shoegaze- Fri 8th Jan - @ The Swan- ipswich

FREAKVERBRATION presents a night of shoegaze- Fri 8th Jan -…

by M Catling

freakverbration is presenting a shoegaze & dream pop night at the swan and what a way to start the year, the night will include post rock, noise pop, noise rock and psych/neo psych Music…

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Interview with James & Sean from Three&me

Interview with James & Sean from Three&me

by thisruthisonfire

Three&me is one of Ipswich’s most exciting creative design agencies, providing a full range of graphic design services,which include branding, advertising and web design— all under one…

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THIS FRIDAY - FREEDOM SOUND SOUNDSYSTEM @ PUMP & GRIND

THIS FRIDAY - FREEDOM SOUND SOUNDSYSTEM @ PUMP & GRIND

by Paper Bag Factory

A night of roots and culture with Freedom Sound System on Friday 11th December. Reggae and dub deep into the night, Caribbean food will be available and good vibes will be all around! See you…

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THIS SATURDAY - GERRY READ @ PUMP & GRIND

THIS SATURDAY - GERRY READ @ PUMP & GRIND

by Paper Bag Factory

WEAVE SATURDAY 12th DECEMBER Pump & Grind, Ipswich FREE ENTRY ALL NIGHT Join us to celebrate the launch of Ipswich’s newest night “WEAVE”. An underground house/techno knees up that aims to…

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EGYPTIAN BLUE + THE KASTRO’S + GAFFA TAPE SANDY

EGYPTIAN BLUE + THE KASTRO’S + GAFFA TAPE SANDY

by WUF?!

Pump & Grind! 2nd of January! Kicking off the new year with live music from Egyptian Blue + The Kastro’s + Gaffa Tape Sandy! Plus House DJ sets from Bxdnew + Cesta FREE ENTRY, more details to…

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NEW WOLSEY THEATRE AUDITIONS OPPORTUNITY

NEW WOLSEY THEATRE AUDITIONS OPPORTUNITY

by Emily Godden

IF YOU ARE AN EXCEPTIONAL MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMER OR ACTOR MUSICIAN UNDER 25 THE NEW WOLSEY THEATRE WANTS YOU! Next spring the acclaimed New Wolsey Young Company will present its first…

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TOM RAVENSCROFT (BBC 6 MUSIC) at PUMP & GRIND Saturday 5th December

TOM RAVENSCROFT (BBC 6 MUSIC) at PUMP & GRIND Saturday 5th…

by M Catling

We are ecstatic to welcome BBC 6 Music’s Tom Ravenscroft to the bar this December! Suffolk lad Tom is one of the most eclectic and exciting selectors on the radio radio today - so expect the…

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The Primitives friday 4th december @ John Peel Centre for Creative Arts, stowmarket

The Primitives friday 4th december @ John Peel Centre for…

by M Catling

British indie pop band the Primitives were formed in Coventry, England in mid-1985 by singer Kieron, guitarist Paul Court, bassist Steve Dullaghan, and drummer Pete Tweedie; after a handful…

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WaveyxTimes presents Charity Rap Event

WaveyxTimes presents Charity Rap Event

by leonxwavey

On Saturday 28th November, come down to Pump & Grind in Ipswich . WaveyxTimes will be hosting a charity rap event 7pm till midnight. Local upcoming artists from Ipswich will be performing,…

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FREAKVERBRATION: END OF THIS YEAR SPECIAL AT THE SWAN, IPSWICH

FREAKVERBRATION: END OF THIS YEAR SPECIAL AT THE SWAN, IPSWICH

by M Catling

It’s the end of year once again and indie music of 2015 has been outstanding, it’ ll be the best of 2015 with freakverbration by myself Matt catling (the reverb ICR fm & freakscene on IO…

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Interview with Ed Barnes about his new project: IO Radio

Interview with Ed Barnes about his new project: IO Radio

by thisruthisonfire

There’s no need to introduce local legend Ed Barnes to IP1 readers. He’s the driving force behind the vast majority of music events in Ipswich, an enthusiastic DJ and all round top guy. …

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