The latest news from the Ipswich Institute

Leisure Learning Programme goes live!

All of our autumn courses are now visible on our website.

If you are interested in Evening Courses - click on the Courses For All link above. Places on these courses can be reserved now - by email or a phone call.

For Day Courses (membership subscription required) - click on Courses for Members. Applications for these courses can be submitted now and will be processed on 7th August. Make sure your membership is up to date before applying.

There's plenty to choose from!

posted Thu, 19 Jul 18

Autumn Programme

Our Autumn Term programmes of both day and evening courses are published - in paper and PDF versions.
Please email us if you would like a copy - or come in and see us at 15 Tavern Street.

All of our day classes are now listed on this website, the evening courses will be loaded by the end of this week.

Booking Terms and Conditions are available from the bottom of this page.

posted Wed, 18 Jul 18

Data Privacy

Our privacy statement may be viewed in PDF form via a link at the bottom of each page of this site.

No personal information is captured through this website.

If and when any person subscribes as a member of the Ipswich Institute, or signs up for one of our events, we will ask for personal information (e.g. name, address, telephone number, email address). That data will be held only while it is still relevant to the administration of that subscription or event.

If you are not a member, but would like us to send you information about our education programme, you can email us to say so.

posted Mon, 04 Jun 18


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

National Gallery: Monet & Architecture

Tue, 24 Jul 188.30am. - 6.00pm.

Due to a late cancellation we have a few seats available. Contact the main Library desk now!

Visit the first Monet-only exhibition in the UK for almost 20 years. Spanning the artist's long career from it's beginnings in the mid-1860's to the public display of his Venice paintings in 1912, the exhibition offers a completely new angle on one of the greatest painters of all time. Cost £35 per person.

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Stamford & Deene Park (Northants.)

Wed, 15 Aug 188.30 am. - 6.00pm.

Time to explore, and have lunch in, the attractive market town of Stamford before visiting Deene Park, the home of the Brudenell family for over 500 years - including the 7th Earl of Cardigan who led the Charge of the Light Brigade. A guided tour of the house is included, with free time to explore the gardens. Cost £30 per person.

Members Only
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Bletchley Park


Tickets £35

Bletchley Park, the top-secret home of British Codebreakers and birthplace of modern information technology, played a major role in producing secret intelligence which had a profound influence on the outcome of World War 2.
The collection includes key items - such as cipher machines - plus personal items, such as diaries, letters and recollections from Veterans.

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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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