The latest news from the Ipswich Institute

Courses booking up quickly

Some of our Autumn Term courses are filling up quickly - so act now if you are interested.

Why not try something from our new evening programme, which includes Bridge for Beginners, French Creative Writing, Art History, Art, Psychology and French for Improvers.

See our Course listings pages for full details of all our day and evening courses.

posted 13 Aug 14

Late addition to Members' Programme

A Life Drawing class has been added to the Autumn term programme for members. See details under the Arts & Crafts listing of Courses for Members.

posted 16 Jul 14

Biggest Ever Programme!

The Institute's Autumn programme of courses has just been published. There are more courses than ever before in the long history of the Ipswich Institute. And as we were founded in 1824 - that's a long time!

Browse the course categories and find something to suit you.

posted 07 Jul 14


Below are a selection of up coming events, click here to see more

Suffolk Book League - Author's Talk

Elspeth Barker
Reading Room, 15 Tavern Street

09 Sep 14 19.30

£8 (£4 SBL members)

Elspeth Barker is a novelist and journalist. Her novel O Calendonia was shortlisted for the Whitbread Prize.
She writes features for the Guardian, Sunday Times, Observer, LRB and many other journals. She is currently finishing a novel for Penguin.

Public Event

New Chemistry and Genes for Agriculture

Dr David Evans FRCS
Reading Room

24 Sep 14 7.00 pm

Unfortunately this Royal Society of Chemistry Lecture by Dr David Evans has had to be cancelled.

Public Event

Suffolk Book League - Author's talk

Robert Colls
Reading Room, 15 Tavern Street

06 Nov 14 19.30

£8 (£4 SBL members)

Robert Colls is a cultural and intellectual historian with interests in regional and national identities.
He has recently published George Orwell: English Rebel which has been praised as a sensitive reappraisal and provocative addition to Orwell studies.

Public Event


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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Members' Courses

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

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