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If you are not already an Institute Member but would like to be informed when a new Evening Learning Programme is published, please send us an email. We will happily add you to our distribution list.

Our next (Autumn) programme will be published in July.

posted 23 May 16

Summer Term Courses

Our Summer Term Evening Programme is under way and some courses still have places available.

Please email us with any enquiries.

posted 31 Mar 16

Authors' Talks

The Suffolk Book League's programme of authors' talks for 2016 has been published.

All events take place in the Institute Reading Room at 15 Tavern Street.

For details see: SBL

posted 01 Feb 16


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

Visit to Mayor's Parlour

15 Jun 16 18.30

Tickets £3.50

Learn about the fascinating history behind the role of Ipswich’s mayor and see the collection of treasures and archives held there.

Book early to avoid disappointment. Numbers restricted to 25.

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Along China's Silk Road

Chris Parfitt
Chapters Restaurant

29 Jun 16 19.30 - 21.00

Tickets £12.50 to include meal.
Members may bring non-member guests to this event

Chris returns with another of his entertaining talks with slides and accompanying buffet. Hear the stories of his visits to China and enjoy Angie’s appropriately themed meal (ask for a copy of the menu).

Our talk and buffet events are popular, so book early to avoid disappointment.

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Stars & Stripes

Chapters Restaurant

05 Jul 16 15.00 - 16.00

Tickets £5.50
Members may bring non-member guests to this event

Celebrate Independence Day a day late with a selection of memorable tunes from Broadway shows and the Great American Songbook.

Music by Florian Music with Judy Smith on accordion and Celeste Goschen on Flute.

There will be a selection of typically American style nibbles.

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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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