The Ipswich Institute provides lending library facilities and an extensive programme of leisure learning courses, talks and trips to over 2,000 members.
Ipswich Institute offers a wide range of courses in a variety of subjects.
There are daytime courses for members only and evening courses open to all, with a discount for Institute members.
We offer a wide range of events including talks and trips, many of which are open to the public.
Due to Covid-19 we currently do not have any events but from the end of June 2021 there will be a selection of one-off talks, workshops and activities taking place, more information will be made available shortly.
Our library collection consists of over 8,000 items available for members to loan.
There is a strong emphasis on modern fiction, biography, literature and local history. New publications are added constantly and members’ requests are considered for purchase.
There are a number of rooms available for hire when not in use for the Institute’s own purposes.
In addition, our in-house team can provide catering tailored to any requirement.
Once again, Ipswich Institute is taking part in the Heritage Open Day, sponsored by the National Trust. It is a chance for members and non-members to explore the rich cultural heritage of Ipswich and our Institute, discover our offer and more.
Our trustees will be here on the day to give you and your guests an exclusive tour of the Admiral’s House, share little known trivia and answer any questions and queries.
Pages Cafe will be open on the day as well.
Entry is free (no booking required) and we welcome you on Saturday 18th September 2021, 9AM – 4PM.
Fore more information please visit: www.heritageopendays.org.uk/ipswich-institute