The latest news from the Ipswich Institute

Closed Until Further Notice

Due to Suffolk being placed in tier 4 restrictions the Institute is unable to re-open as planned on the 4th of January 2021.

We hope to open again soon and look forward to being able to welcome back our members.

posted Mon, 04 Jan 21

Christmas Opening Hours

The Institute will be closed between Christmas and New Year this year in order for our staff to spend time with their families.

We will close at 1pm on Christmas Eve and re-open at 9am on Monday 4th of January.

We wish all our members a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

posted Thu, 17 Dec 20

December Opening

We are delighted that despite further Covid restrictions we are able to re-open our Library and Page's Cafe again at 9am on Monday 7th of December.

Suffolk will be in tier two so please wear a mask, wash your hands, keep 2 metres apart and only mix indoors with your household or support bubble, including inside our cafe and library

posted Mon, 30 Nov 20


Our events programme is currently suspended.

Members Annual Meeting

The Annual Members' Meeting, due to take place in April, has had to be postponed.

The trustees have agreed to post the audited Trustees Annual Report and Accounts for 2019 here:

2019 TAR & Accounts


All courses are currently suspended.

For information, Spring 2020 programme details can still be found below

Courses for All

Our Evening Learning Programme of courses is open to the public, with discounted fees available to Institute members.

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Our latest course leaflet is now available to download.

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Members' Courses

Over fifty daytime courses are available to those who pay an annual Institute membership subscription.

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The Members' Programme, including courses and all other activities available to members, may be downloaded here.

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