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Pump & Grind, eat and drink!

Pump & Grind, eat and drink!

by IP1zine

People power has helped new Ipswich cafe/bar Pump & Grind to be granted a temporary booze license! Over 1,100 local people have shown their support for new Ipswich cafe/bar Pump & Grind in…

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Izzy’s Daughter, SuperGlu and Frett to play the Lake Stage at Latitude!

Izzy’s Daughter, SuperGlu and Frett to play the Lake Stage…

by IP1zine

BBC Suffolk Introducing yesterday announced the three local acts that will represent Suffolk at this year’s extra-special Latitude festival Without any other local acts on the bill, as far…

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PULSE FESTIVAL 2015

PULSE FESTIVAL 2015

by Emily Godden

Returning for its 15th year, this 10 day festival offers a bright and inspiring snapshot of contemporary theatre with established and emerging artists both local and those from further…

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Review: Shattered @ The Avenue Theatre, Ipswich!

Review: Shattered @ The Avenue Theatre, Ipswich!

by Daisy Jones

A fairytale classic rushes headlong into the modern world at the Avenue Theatre this spring In the modern world, technology can be a curse. “Trolls” aren’t just fairytale monsters, and…

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Catching up with the fantastic SuperGlu!

Catching up with the fantastic SuperGlu!

by IP1zine

SuperGlu is a local band from Manningtree consisting of four friends with a strong bond – two Bens (Ward and Brown from Dingus Khan), Krista Lynch (Ben Brown’s lady friend) and Ben’s…

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Creative jobs, internships and volunteering opportunities

Creative jobs, internships and volunteering opportunities

by IP1zine

WorkSpace is the only platform in Suffolk dedicated to the promotion of local creative jobs, internships and volunteering opportunities! From helping out at local festivals and theatres to…

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Charity Fashion Show at Kesgrave High School

Charity Fashion Show at Kesgrave High School

by Jennifer Meredith

Jennifer Meredith talks to MyGo Coach, Helen Waller, and Creative Director and Salon Educator at Hair Ministry, Zoe Meyer, about the ‘Believe’ Fashion Event taking place at Kesgrave High…

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From SBTRKT to Caribou to Laura Marling, the line-up at this year’s Latitude is ‘pretty damn hot!’

From SBTRKT to Caribou to Laura Marling, the line-up at…

by IP1zine

Muddy wellies, tents galore, pink and blue sheep grazing on the grass, drink in one hand while dancing in dreamy woods to the sound of lovely music in your ears. Sounds familiar? You’ve…

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Latitude Festival 2015: Interview with performance poet Luke Wright!

Latitude Festival 2015: Interview with performance poet Luke Wright!

by Daisy Jones

IP1 caught up with local boy Luke Wright to talk all things Latitude Festival It’s Latitude festival’s 10th anniversary – how many times have you been now? This will be the 10th time…

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PACITTI COMPANY THINK TANK EVENTS ANNOUNCED

PACITTI COMPANY THINK TANK EVENTS ANNOUNCED

by Emily Godden

Now fully recovered from the wondrous onslaught of SPILL festival the Think Tank is opening its doors to the mercy of visitors once again with four fresh events between April and June. The…

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Review: Three Men in a Boat @ Mercury Theatre, Colchester!

Review: Three Men in a Boat @ Mercury Theatre, Colchester!

by Daisy Jones

Jerome K Jerome’s story of a disastrous boating holiday on the Thames is a timeless comedy classic. And Craig Gilbert’s joyful, riotous stage adaptation does it justice – and then…

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Interview with Billy Lunn from The Subways!

Interview with Billy Lunn from The Subways!

by Daisy Jones

IP1 spoke to Billy Lunn from The Subways ahead of the band’s imminent gig at Norwich’s Waterfront Tell us a bit about your new album. You decided to do everything yourselves – writing,…

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Review: Jo Carrick’s Different Buttons @ The Avenue Theatre, Ipswich!

Review: Jo Carrick’s Different Buttons @ The Avenue…

by Daisy Jones

As I arrived at the Avenue Theatre to watch what is only Red Rose Chain’s second ever production in their new home, I didn’t know what to expect. What I saw left me speechless Different…

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UCS FINE ART AUCTION

UCS FINE ART AUCTION

by Emily Godden

Open for viewing at the waterfront building at UCS now and auction night on Tuesday 10th March, pop along for a gander and maybe even throw in a bid or two. There will be drinks available…

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Review: Educating Rita, Mercury Theatre, Colchester!

Review: Educating Rita, Mercury Theatre, Colchester!

by Daisy Jones

Daisy Jones reviews Educating Rita – at Mercury Theatre in Colchester until March 14 We’ve all seen the movie: the story of a young working class woman gaining an education, with a young…

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This Weeks Show is Up from Ipswich only shoegaze show

This Weeks Show is Up from Ipswich only shoegaze show

by mattbase11

Music from Trementina, Thud, Hideous Towns , Slow Motion Picture, Stellarscope, A Place To Bury Strangers, The December Sound, SalsaCinderella, Venera 4, 93MillionMilesFromTheSun, kigo,…

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International Women’s Day Platform Event at Jerwood DanceHouse

International Women’s Day Platform Event at Jerwood DanceHouse

by Ellen

On Sunday 8th March International Women’s Day is being celebrated globally. A fundraising event at Jerwood DanceHouse on the Ipswich waterfront will be celebrating women and local talents.…

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Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair @ Ipswich Corn Exchange, March 7 2015!

Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair @ Ipswich Corn Exchange,…

by IP1zine

Thanks Emma Cherry for tipping us off about this little ray of vintage goodness! Emma (pictured) who runs the delightful vintage fashion blog, Dear Thirty, says she “cannot wait for this…

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Interview with Yila & Friends, performing at Norwich Arts Centre on February 19!

Interview with Yila & Friends, performing at Norwich Arts…

by Emily Godden

Right now, someone, somewhere feels exactly like you do.  Does it help to know that another is experiencing the same situation? How do people from different places, backgrounds and times…

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FREAKVERBRATION # 2 indie/alternative/psychedelic DJ night @ THE SWAN Thursday 19th February

FREAKVERBRATION # 2 indie/alternative/psychedelic DJ night…

by mattbase11

After The Sucess with the night at the swan, freakverbration is at the swan for the second time. I will be playing good Music which is mostly under the radar, Anything from indie labels such…

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