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Baker & Barista (soon to be Applaud Coffee): New name, same great cafe!

Baker & Barista (soon to be Applaud Coffee): New name, same…

by thisruthisonfire

This cute little cafe, perfectly situated amongst the indies of The Saints, is a must visit for anybody looking to escape Ipswich’s bustling high street and relax with a freshly made slice…

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Pump & Grind: brunch by day, party at night!

Pump & Grind: brunch by day, party at night!

by thisruthisonfire

It’s kind of difficult to miss the emergence of Ipswich’s newest artisan coffee house by day/bar after dark, and that’s not simply because of the big colourful paintings by the Cone…

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The Great Gatsby @ Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, 17–19 September!

The Great Gatsby @ Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, 17–19…

by Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic portrayal of decadence, idealism and social upheaval in Twenties New York is brought to life in a sizzling new stage adaptation at the Theatre Royal…

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MsMarmiteLover and Wine Trust @ Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, Tuesday 8 September!

MsMarmiteLover and Wine Trust @ Theatre Royal, Bury St…

by Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

Join Kerstin Rodgers (aka MsMarmiteLover) and Nick Adams, Master of Wine, as they take you through the cutting edge of eating in! Kerstin Rodgers pioneered the rise of the Supper Club and is…

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Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense @ Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, September 2 – 5!

Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense @ Theatre Royal, Bury…

by Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

The hit West End comedy, Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense, is coming to Suffolk This hilarious production layers joy on joy, joke on joke, in a delightful evening of theatrical absurdity…

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The Count of Monte Cristo @ Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds, Wednesday September 9!

The Count of Monte Cristo @ Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds,…

by Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

Madcap comedy from local theatre company Common Ground comes to Theatre Royal The dashing young Edmond Dantes is framed by three nasty men – one wants his girl, one wants his career and…

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PACITTI COMPANY AUTUMN THINK TANK EVENTS

PACITTI COMPANY AUTUMN THINK TANK EVENTS

by Emily Godden

As Autumn beings to bear down on Ipswich and leaves begin to linger on the pavement, escape the lack of sunshine outside and cosy up in the Think Tank on Thursday 8 October, 11-6pm for the…

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Spectres + support from War Waves + Teen Brains at John Peel Centre Friday 13th November

Spectres + support from War Waves + Teen Brains at John…

by mattbase11

Bristol based SPECTRES bring their extraordinary guitar noise live show to the John Peel Centre. Expect a blistering cacophony of twisted melody & psychedelic noise with a kaleidoscope of…

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Cult Cafe: Going from strength to strength since 2013!

Cult Cafe: Going from strength to strength since 2013!

by thisruthisonfire

Cult Cafe opened its doors a mere two years ago but has already become a local indie favourite, with Ippies more than willing to make the pilgrimage out of the town centre to visit it Cult…

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Loveone: Ipswich’s original go-to shop for all things quirky!

Loveone: Ipswich’s original go-to shop for all things quirky!

by thisruthisonfire

As one of the founding establishments of the independent scene of local businesses in The Saints area of Ipswich, Loveone is an absolute treasure trove of individual artwork and crafts from…

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Interview with artist James Ravinet

Interview with artist James Ravinet

by Emily Godden

Currently showing a series of works at Firstsite in Colchester, and ahead of his artist talk on Sunday 16 August, IP1’s Arts Editor caught up with James Ravinet to find out more. So James,…

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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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Why Should You Use A Sound Engineer / Producer When Recording?

Why Should You Use A Sound Engineer / Producer When Recording?

by Red Route Studio

Modern technology has opened up possibilities to people that have previously been the domain of scientists and professionals.  It’s not too long ago that computers were the size of a small…

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Saturday at Swanfest 2015 featuring Booda French, Dingus Khan and Electric River!

Saturday at Swanfest 2015 featuring Booda French, Dingus…

by IP1zine

Here is Saturday’s line-up at Swanfest 2015, which kicks off at midday at The Swan in Ipswich on August 1 Brilliant up-and-coming rockers Electric River headline on Saturday (see video…

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Latitude Festival 2015 review

Latitude Festival 2015 review

by IP1zine

Bands, food, sunshine and naked ladies at Latitude… So, Latitude 2015 – the tenth anniversary of Suffolk’s brilliant festival – was one of the best, if not THE best yet. Suffolk…

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Interview with The Cone Sisters

Interview with The Cone Sisters

by Emily Godden

Ahead of The Cone Sisters’ upcoming Exhibition of Art event at Asylum Studios, Arts Editor Emily Godden caught up with the young artist duo to find out more So, The Cone Sisters, what’s…

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DJ P-Nuts @ Pump & Grind, Ipswich, Saturday 18 July!

DJ P-Nuts @ Pump & Grind, Ipswich, Saturday 18 July!

by Paper Bag Factory

Did you know the World DMC Online Championships Finalist for 2015 and 2014, and 3rd Place UK DMC for 2014 and 2013 lives in Ipswich? His name is DJ P-Nuts, and he is all kinds of sick! He…

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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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New Deadpoole release - Birthday Beats

New Deadpoole release - Birthday Beats

by Deadpoole

Hi guys, On Monday 15th June I turn 30 & because I’m such a grrrreat guy I wanted to give something to YOU! So, here it is… https://deadpoole.bandcamp.com/album/birthday-beats Birthday…

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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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