Events at Ipswich High School

Each term, Ipswich High School offers a superb range of Drama, Music, Charity and Arts events, including plays, concerts and art displays.

Please see the listing below for more information on upcoming events. We look forward to seeing you at one of our events soon.

Water Babies

Every Saturday

Water Babies use the heated 25m indoor swimming pool at Ipswich High. Sessions are weekly every Saturday, from 11.00am to 1.00pm. The classes consist of are 30 minutes long and teach water skills through song, play and repetition.

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Impresario Theatre School

Every Saturday

Impresario Theatre School uses the Hayworth Theatre at Ipswich High. Sessions are weekly every Saturday, from 2.30pm to 5.30pm. The classes consist of dance, singing and acting and are suitable for those aged 6 to 18 years.

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Shotley Peninsula Swimming Club

Every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

Shotley Peninsula Swimming Club use the swimming pool at Ipswich High. The club is a non-profit organisation run by its members.  Adults over 18 are allowed to join the swim club which operates every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evening.

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The Astonishing Story of Mary Alice Berners of Woolverstone Hall

Thursday 23rd June 2022

An illustrated talk concerning the life and times of Mary Alice Berners, the eldest daughter of Charles Hugh Berners, is to be held at their former home Woolverstone Hall.

Local historian Simon Pearce will talk about Mary who was born into a life of wealth and privilege. Following her own path, she married in secret and travelled thousands of miles between England, India and the Far East as an officer’s wife. Tragedy was never far away with the loss of a child, divorce, and the death of close family during the Great War. Find out more about Mary Alice Berners’ life during this fascinating evening being held in the hall she once called home.

All profits from ticket sales will go towards the restoration of the historic Woolverstone Hall cricket pavilion.

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Art & Design Exhibition at Ipswich High School

Ipswich High School Art & Design Exhibition 2022

Thursday 16th June to Friday 1st July

Featuring A Level and GCSE coursework pieces, the Art & Design exhibition is open to parents from Thursday 16th June to Friday 1st July and is taking place in the Art Studios.

Dance Show at Ipswich High School

The Time Of Our Lives

Friday 1st July 2022

Another fantastic Dance show brought to you by the talented pupils at Ipswich High School. Performances at 6pm & 8pm.

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Ipswich High School Alice in Wonderland Fete

Saturday 24th September from 12 noon until 3pm

The event organised by the Ipswich High School Association will be held on the River Lawns at Woolverstone Hall

Grand Brocante

Sunday 28th August 2022

Expect to find 80 plus antique, vintage and artisan exhibitors offering antiques, vintage, mid-century modern and architectural pieces on the rear lawns of Woolverstone Hall, overlooking the Orwell river. Opening times will be published soon.

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Heritage Open Day at Woolverstone Hall

Sunday 11th September from 12 noon until 4pm

Woolverstone Hall will be open to the public, free of charge. Visitors will be welcome to explore the grounds and hall or join a tour. Refreshments will be available to purchase in the Orangery.

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The Winter Fair at Woolverstone Hall

19th and 20th November

A two-day fair. Details and timings will be available soon.

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