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Suffolk County Council’s Jayne Knight shortlisted for Hearts for the Arts Award 2020

January 17th, 2020

The shortlist has been announced for the National Campaign for the Arts’ (NCA) Hearts For The Arts Awards 2020


Macbeth Auditions!

January 17th, 2020

Would you like the chance to be part of a production at the New Wolsey Theatre? We have the opportunity for four children to share the roles of Young Macduff and Fleance in the Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch production of Macbeth this March! A Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch and Derby Theatre production touring to New Wolsey Theatre, […]


A Whole Week of Fun for Half Term!

January 9th, 2020

It may be only halfway through the term but there are some amazing activities coming up that make up for it! Five of the East of England’s most exciting arts spaces are coming together this February half-term to present a variety of hands-on, cost-free*, family-friendly activities


5 minutes with Beth Flintoff, writer of The Ballad of Maria Marten

December 11th, 2019

Beth Flintoff is the writer of The Ballad of Maria Marten and researched extensively to write the play


Time Capsule Buried!

December 7th, 2019

A few eagle eyed people of Ipswich may have noticed the brand new building going up in front of the New Wolsey Theatre, this adaptable space will be used for theatre performances, rehearsals, meetings and as theatre work spaces


Join us for some Practitioner Workshops

November 22nd, 2019

Are you an experienced or emerging theatre practitioner keen to develop your practice?  Are you a working artist keen to develop the skills to lead workshops with young people and communities?  Join us at our practitioner training sessions in March!   The New Wolsey Theatre are offering a FREE practical short course for practitioners, to […]


£395,000 Arts Council England grant to re-fresh the interior of New Wolsey Theatre

November 4th, 2019

We are thrilled to reveal we have been awarded £395,000 to re-shape and re-energise the theatre’s public areas and auditorium spaces to significantly improve our audience’s experiences, while increasing the theatre’s resilience, relevance and sustainability


Creative Learning Newsletter November 2019

October 23rd, 2019

Hello from the New Wolsey Theatre! We hope you are feeling refreshed after half term… now what better than to look at the creative treats you might like to indulge yourselves and your students in during 2020! There are loads of activities that you can get involved in as teachers, as well as book for […]

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October 23rd, 2019

The New Wolsey Theatre is committed to increasing the representation of D/deaf and disabled people on our artistic platforms


Our Chief Executive receives her Honorary Degree

October 15th, 2019

We were thrilled last night to see Sarah Holmes, the New Wolsey’s Chief Executive, receive her honorary degree from the University of Suffolk

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