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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

New Evening Courses

The Autumn programme of evening classes will be published week-beginning 7th July with a total of 12 courses to choose from.

Institute membership is not a pre-requisite for evening classes and enrolment requests will be accepted as soon as the programme is published.

If you would like to be sent a PDF copy of the evening programme please email us with your address.

posted 27 Jun 14


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

European Culture on the Brink

Professor Chris Green
Birkbeck Room

19 Jul 14 10.15 - 15.15

Including lunch
£13 (non-members £15)

The art of Klimt, Kandinsky and Picasso and the music of Stravinsky, Debussy and Webern had created waves. The art of film was emerging. The revolutionary waves created in the established cultural order have to be seen against a backcloth in which nationalism was emergent and whilst the political world was coming to grips with different ideologies people’s recreational patterns were changing.
Then came 4 August 1914.

Public Event

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

£3.50 (free to Members of the Royal Society of Chemistry)

Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture - will we go hungry or will science save us?

Modern chemistry is playing its part in crop protection against pests and diseases. Modified plants can produce chemicals and pharmaceutical products needed on an industrial scale.
But....can the public be convinced of the benefits of these approaches?

This lecture is jointly sponsored by the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Ipswich Institute

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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