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News, Press Release News, Press Release The image has a white background and two landscape rectangles in the middle, the top one purple and the bottom a light green. '#7InclusivePrinciples' is typed in white text in the purple box and 'for the arts in Covid-19' is typed in black text in the green one. Along the bottom, from left to right, are displayed the logos for Ramps on the Moon, What Next?, #WeShallNotBeRemoved, Attitude is Everything and The British Paraorchestra.

UK Cultural Organisations Join Up to Promote Seven Inclusive Principles for Disabled People in Arts and Culture

September 15th, 2020

For Audio, Large Print, Easy Read, PDF and British Sign Language versions of a more detailed account of this article, please click here

News An image of a newspaper article from the East Anglian Daily Times, dated Tuesday 5th September 2000, with the title 'After 22 months, the curtain rises again.' Beneath the heading is an image of the front of the theatre, 'Wolsey Theatre' spelled out in big block-style letters above the door. At the steps out the front, six people, including our Chief Executive Sarah Holmes, stand together, smiling for the camera on their first day at work.

‘The curtain rises again’: 20 years ago at the New Wolsey

September 4th, 2020

Have you known the New Wolsey Theatre since the beginning? Do you remember the iconic lime-green seats? Are you looking forward to our 20th birthday on 1st February 2021, the anniversary of our first performance? We’re delighted to have stumbled across an old newspaper article from the East Anglian Daily Times, dated twenty years ago […]

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What a Carve Up! world premiere screening

August 25th, 2020

The Barn Theatre in Cirencester, the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield and the New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich have announced the world premiere of Henry Filloux-Bennett’s online play What A Carve Up, based on Jonathan Coe’s critically acclaimed satirical novel

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Brand new Reconnect Workshops announced

August 24th, 2020

It’s time to stop that boxset binge, forget social media and finally silence the screen

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Up, Up, Up and Away: Setting up the BSL Interpretation on Zoom

August 6th, 2020

  As you may already know, the show of Up, Up, Up and Away on August 7th at 13:30 will have an optional BSL interpreter, who will be there throughout the show

News Photograph by Carl Lamb. The image shows an empty New Wolsey auditorium, from the stage, looking out towards the seats. There is no set on the stage and the room is lit up as if before a show.

Important Update about the New Wolsey Theatre

August 5th, 2020

It is with deep regret that the management of the New Wolsey Theatre has had to make the extremely difficult decision to consult a significant number of its staff about possible redundancies

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Zoom, the Living Room and a Big, Blue Hot Air Balloon

August 4th, 2020

A key words document is now available for this Friday’s online show, Up, Up, Up and Away

News The front of the New Wolsey Theatre decorated with the pink and white tape of #SceneChange, which is zig-zagging from the first floor to the ground outside and up again.

The New Wolsey Theatre gets a #SceneChange

July 25th, 2020

The national #MissingLiveTheatre campaign by #SceneChange has seen theatres and arts venues around the country decorated with pink and white tape, as a nod to the pause the industry has taken due to coronavirus

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New Wolsey Theatre releases ‘SCRUBS’ – a short film made as part of the StoryLine project

July 24th, 2020

We’re so excited to be releasing our first creative project based on work submitted to our StoryLine initiative by a member of the public

News Three men stand in a line, facing the left of the image. The first is creating an 'O' shape with his thumb and forefinger on both hands and looks like he is trying to explain something in a serious manner. The middle man is standing with his hands by his sides, looking exasperated. The final man, on the right, is gesturing towards the audience, the hint of a smile on his face and his left arm stretched open. Behind them is a large map on the wall and two signs banning weapons and smoking.

‘Showtime from the Frontline’ with comedian Mark Thomas

June 1st, 2020

It’s a win-win! You can watch an incredible show and raise money for the New Wolsey Theatre while you watch! On Tuesday 9th June at 7

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