The Next Six Weeks

Sun 21 Jul

10:30

Thank You For The Music

Seckford Theatre, Burkitt Road, Woodbridge, IP12 4JH

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Jo Darby Theatre School presents it’s annual, Summer Show Extravaganza ‘Thank You for the Music’. The show features performers from 3 years old right through to young adults in a variety of dance styles from Ballet to Jazz to Contemporary. Guaranteed to be a fun filled, entertaining show featuring all the hard work from throughout the year.

Saturday 20 July at 2pm and 5.30pm
Sunday 21 July at 10:30am

PLEASE NOTE: The New Wolsey Theatre is acting as a ticketing agency for this event. Please check the venue and event details carefully.

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Wed 24 Jul

17:45

Sharing Board (July)

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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These tickets include a sharing board of the month for 2 people.

How Does it Work?
When you book your Sharing Board tickets (either online or over the phone), your eating area is automatically reserved for you, this will be a cosy sofa, or bar stool. You can collect your board from the Stage Right Café from 2 hours before the performance and up until 45 minutes before the performance is due to start to ensure there is time for you to relax and enjoy the food. Your seating area will be reserved under the same name that the tickets were booked in.

How Much Does It Cost?
The price of a Sharing Board for 2 is £15.00. If you would like to pre-order a Sharing Board accompanied with a bottle of wine the price is £30.00.

What Will Be On The Menu?
The sharing board contents change monthly.

JULY 2019:
ANTI PASTI SHARING BOARD FOR 2
Ciabatta and Italian meats served alongside olives and a Caprese salad with an olive oil and vinegar accompaniment
Ciabatta and roasted red peppers and artichokes served alongside olives and a Caprese salad with an olive oil and vinegar accompaniment

AUGUST 2019:
CHEESE SHARING BOARD FOR 2
An array of cheeses served alongside ciabatta and biscuits, with grapes, celery and a salad accompaniment

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Very limited availability!
Only 8 tickets left.

19:45

Courage Calls To Courage

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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Presented by Black & White Productions
Written by Suzanne Hawkes with music by William Stoddart

A drama interspersed with original music and songs of the time about the struggle for the vote between Emmeline Pankhurst’s Suffragettes and Millicent Fawcett’s Suffragists.

During the late 18th to early 19th C the fight for women’s right to vote was a long and protracted one in which many put their lives (some literally) and souls into winning.

But two women stand out as the leaders of the fight: Emmeline Pankhurst from Manchester and Millicent Garrett Fawcett from Aldeburgh in Suffolk.

Millicent and Emmeline were in many ways opposites and yet they both were working towards the same goal – not just the vote but equality for women. But would their rivalry prove the undoing of their national campaign and put an end to the dreams they both shared but wanted to achieve in very different ways?


This is an amateur production presented as part of the New Wolsey’s annual Open Season. Find out more by browsing the Creative Learning section of our website.

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19:45

The Lady In The Van

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by Gallery Players

First a book, a play and then a film,The Lady in the Van tells the true story of Alan Bennett's strained friendship with Miss Mary Shepherd, an eccentric homeless woman whom Bennett befriended in 1974 before allowing her ‘temporarily’ to park her Bedford van in the driveway of his Camden home.

For Alan Bennett charity truly began at home but little did he know that she would remain there for fifteen years.
This wonderfully witty play centres on their extraordinary relationship, which for Bennett was a source of intrigue, frustration and compassion.

"One seldom was able to do her a good turn without some thoughts of strangulation”.

As Alan Bennett very candidly admits ,he and Miss Shepherd mutually benefited from her presence; he provided her with a safe haven while she acted as his muse, providing endless humorous material with her rude interactions with the outside world.

The story is funny, poignant and life affirming.

The Lady In The Van is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd. This is an amateur production presented as part of the New Wolsey’s annual Open Season. Find out more by browsing the Creative Learning section of our website.


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Thu 25 Jul

17:45

Sharing Board (July)

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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These tickets include a sharing board of the month for 2 people.

How Does it Work?
When you book your Sharing Board tickets (either online or over the phone), your eating area is automatically reserved for you, this will be a cosy sofa, or bar stool. You can collect your board from the Stage Right Café from 2 hours before the performance and up until 45 minutes before the performance is due to start to ensure there is time for you to relax and enjoy the food. Your seating area will be reserved under the same name that the tickets were booked in.

How Much Does It Cost?
The price of a Sharing Board for 2 is £15.00. If you would like to pre-order a Sharing Board accompanied with a bottle of wine the price is £30.00.

What Will Be On The Menu?
The sharing board contents change monthly.

JULY 2019:
ANTI PASTI SHARING BOARD FOR 2
Ciabatta and Italian meats served alongside olives and a Caprese salad with an olive oil and vinegar accompaniment
Ciabatta and roasted red peppers and artichokes served alongside olives and a Caprese salad with an olive oil and vinegar accompaniment

AUGUST 2019:
CHEESE SHARING BOARD FOR 2
An array of cheeses served alongside ciabatta and biscuits, with grapes, celery and a salad accompaniment

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Very limited availability!
Only 9 tickets left.

19:45

The Lady In The Van

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

A few more details ...

Presented by Gallery Players

First a book, a play and then a film,The Lady in the Van tells the true story of Alan Bennett's strained friendship with Miss Mary Shepherd, an eccentric homeless woman whom Bennett befriended in 1974 before allowing her ‘temporarily’ to park her Bedford van in the driveway of his Camden home.

For Alan Bennett charity truly began at home but little did he know that she would remain there for fifteen years.
This wonderfully witty play centres on their extraordinary relationship, which for Bennett was a source of intrigue, frustration and compassion.

"One seldom was able to do her a good turn without some thoughts of strangulation”.

As Alan Bennett very candidly admits ,he and Miss Shepherd mutually benefited from her presence; he provided her with a safe haven while she acted as his muse, providing endless humorous material with her rude interactions with the outside world.

The story is funny, poignant and life affirming.

The Lady In The Van is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd. This is an amateur production presented as part of the New Wolsey’s annual Open Season. Find out more by browsing the Creative Learning section of our website.


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Be quick!
We only have 26 tickets left for this performance.

19:45

Courage Calls To Courage

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

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Presented by Black & White Productions
Written by Suzanne Hawkes with music by William Stoddart

A drama interspersed with original music and songs of the time about the struggle for the vote between Emmeline Pankhurst’s Suffragettes and Millicent Fawcett’s Suffragists.

During the late 18th to early 19th C the fight for women’s right to vote was a long and protracted one in which many put their lives (some literally) and souls into winning.

But two women stand out as the leaders of the fight: Emmeline Pankhurst from Manchester and Millicent Garrett Fawcett from Aldeburgh in Suffolk.

Millicent and Emmeline were in many ways opposites and yet they both were working towards the same goal – not just the vote but equality for women. But would their rivalry prove the undoing of their national campaign and put an end to the dreams they both shared but wanted to achieve in very different ways?


This is an amateur production presented as part of the New Wolsey’s annual Open Season. Find out more by browsing the Creative Learning section of our website.

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Fri 26 Jul

17:45

Sharing Board (July)

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

A few more details ...

These tickets include a sharing board of the month for 2 people.

How Does it Work?
When you book your Sharing Board tickets (either online or over the phone), your eating area is automatically reserved for you, this will be a cosy sofa, or bar stool. You can collect your board from the Stage Right Café from 2 hours before the performance and up until 45 minutes before the performance is due to start to ensure there is time for you to relax and enjoy the food. Your seating area will be reserved under the same name that the tickets were booked in.

How Much Does It Cost?
The price of a Sharing Board for 2 is £15.00. If you would like to pre-order a Sharing Board accompanied with a bottle of wine the price is £30.00.

What Will Be On The Menu?
The sharing board contents change monthly.

JULY 2019:
ANTI PASTI SHARING BOARD FOR 2
Ciabatta and Italian meats served alongside olives and a Caprese salad with an olive oil and vinegar accompaniment
Ciabatta and roasted red peppers and artichokes served alongside olives and a Caprese salad with an olive oil and vinegar accompaniment

AUGUST 2019:
CHEESE SHARING BOARD FOR 2
An array of cheeses served alongside ciabatta and biscuits, with grapes, celery and a salad accompaniment

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Buy Tickets
Very limited availability!
Only 8 tickets left.

19:45

Courage Calls To Courage

New Wolsey Studio, St Georges Street, Ipswich, IP1 3NF

A few more details ...

Presented by Black & White Productions
Written by Suzanne Hawkes with music by William Stoddart

A drama interspersed with original music and songs of the time about the struggle for the vote between Emmeline Pankhurst’s Suffragettes and Millicent Fawcett’s Suffragists.

During the late 18th to early 19th C the fight for women’s right to vote was a long and protracted one in which many put their lives (some literally) and souls into winning.

But two women stand out as the leaders of the fight: Emmeline Pankhurst from Manchester and Millicent Garrett Fawcett from Aldeburgh in Suffolk.

Millicent and Emmeline were in many ways opposites and yet they both were working towards the same goal – not just the vote but equality for women. But would their rivalry prove the undoing of their national campaign and put an end to the dreams they both shared but wanted to achieve in very different ways?


This is an amateur production presented as part of the New Wolsey’s annual Open Season. Find out more by browsing the Creative Learning section of our website.

Full performance details

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19:45

The Lady In The Van

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

A few more details ...

Presented by Gallery Players

First a book, a play and then a film,The Lady in the Van tells the true story of Alan Bennett's strained friendship with Miss Mary Shepherd, an eccentric homeless woman whom Bennett befriended in 1974 before allowing her ‘temporarily’ to park her Bedford van in the driveway of his Camden home.

For Alan Bennett charity truly began at home but little did he know that she would remain there for fifteen years.
This wonderfully witty play centres on their extraordinary relationship, which for Bennett was a source of intrigue, frustration and compassion.

"One seldom was able to do her a good turn without some thoughts of strangulation”.

As Alan Bennett very candidly admits ,he and Miss Shepherd mutually benefited from her presence; he provided her with a safe haven while she acted as his muse, providing endless humorous material with her rude interactions with the outside world.

The story is funny, poignant and life affirming.

The Lady In The Van is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd. This is an amateur production presented as part of the New Wolsey’s annual Open Season. Find out more by browsing the Creative Learning section of our website.


Full performance details

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Best availability!
Need tickets together? Opportunity knocks!

Sat 27 Jul

12:30

Sharing Board (July)

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

A few more details ...

These tickets include a sharing board of the month for 2 people.

How Does it Work?
When you book your Sharing Board tickets (either online or over the phone), your eating area is automatically reserved for you, this will be a cosy sofa, or bar stool. You can collect your board from the Stage Right Café from 2 hours before the performance and up until 45 minutes before the performance is due to start to ensure there is time for you to relax and enjoy the food. Your seating area will be reserved under the same name that the tickets were booked in.

How Much Does It Cost?
The price of a Sharing Board for 2 is £15.00. If you would like to pre-order a Sharing Board accompanied with a bottle of wine the price is £30.00.

What Will Be On The Menu?
The sharing board contents change monthly.

JULY 2019:
ANTI PASTI SHARING BOARD FOR 2
Ciabatta and Italian meats served alongside olives and a Caprese salad with an olive oil and vinegar accompaniment
Ciabatta and roasted red peppers and artichokes served alongside olives and a Caprese salad with an olive oil and vinegar accompaniment

AUGUST 2019:
CHEESE SHARING BOARD FOR 2
An array of cheeses served alongside ciabatta and biscuits, with grapes, celery and a salad accompaniment

Full performance details

Buy Tickets
Very limited availability!
Only 10 tickets left.

14:30

The Lady In The Van

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

A few more details ...

Presented by Gallery Players

First a book, a play and then a film,The Lady in the Van tells the true story of Alan Bennett's strained friendship with Miss Mary Shepherd, an eccentric homeless woman whom Bennett befriended in 1974 before allowing her ‘temporarily’ to park her Bedford van in the driveway of his Camden home.

For Alan Bennett charity truly began at home but little did he know that she would remain there for fifteen years.
This wonderfully witty play centres on their extraordinary relationship, which for Bennett was a source of intrigue, frustration and compassion.

"One seldom was able to do her a good turn without some thoughts of strangulation”.

As Alan Bennett very candidly admits ,he and Miss Shepherd mutually benefited from her presence; he provided her with a safe haven while she acted as his muse, providing endless humorous material with her rude interactions with the outside world.

The story is funny, poignant and life affirming.

The Lady In The Van is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd. This is an amateur production presented as part of the New Wolsey’s annual Open Season. Find out more by browsing the Creative Learning section of our website.


Full performance details

Buy Tickets
Best availability!
Need tickets together? Opportunity knocks!

17:45

Sharing Board (July)

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

A few more details ...

These tickets include a sharing board of the month for 2 people.

How Does it Work?
When you book your Sharing Board tickets (either online or over the phone), your eating area is automatically reserved for you, this will be a cosy sofa, or bar stool. You can collect your board from the Stage Right Café from 2 hours before the performance and up until 45 minutes before the performance is due to start to ensure there is time for you to relax and enjoy the food. Your seating area will be reserved under the same name that the tickets were booked in.

How Much Does It Cost?
The price of a Sharing Board for 2 is £15.00. If you would like to pre-order a Sharing Board accompanied with a bottle of wine the price is £30.00.

What Will Be On The Menu?
The sharing board contents change monthly.

JULY 2019:
ANTI PASTI SHARING BOARD FOR 2
Ciabatta and Italian meats served alongside olives and a Caprese salad with an olive oil and vinegar accompaniment
Ciabatta and roasted red peppers and artichokes served alongside olives and a Caprese salad with an olive oil and vinegar accompaniment

AUGUST 2019:
CHEESE SHARING BOARD FOR 2
An array of cheeses served alongside ciabatta and biscuits, with grapes, celery and a salad accompaniment

Full performance details

Buy Tickets
Very limited availability!
Only 8 tickets left.

19:45

The Lady In The Van

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

A few more details ...

Presented by Gallery Players

First a book, a play and then a film,The Lady in the Van tells the true story of Alan Bennett's strained friendship with Miss Mary Shepherd, an eccentric homeless woman whom Bennett befriended in 1974 before allowing her ‘temporarily’ to park her Bedford van in the driveway of his Camden home.

For Alan Bennett charity truly began at home but little did he know that she would remain there for fifteen years.
This wonderfully witty play centres on their extraordinary relationship, which for Bennett was a source of intrigue, frustration and compassion.

"One seldom was able to do her a good turn without some thoughts of strangulation”.

As Alan Bennett very candidly admits ,he and Miss Shepherd mutually benefited from her presence; he provided her with a safe haven while she acted as his muse, providing endless humorous material with her rude interactions with the outside world.

The story is funny, poignant and life affirming.

The Lady In The Van is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd. This is an amateur production presented as part of the New Wolsey’s annual Open Season. Find out more by browsing the Creative Learning section of our website.


Full performance details

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Best availability!
Need tickets together? Opportunity knocks!

Fri 2 Aug

17:45

Sharing Board (August)

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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How Does it Work?
When you book your Sharing Board tickets (either online or over the phone), your eating area is automatically reserved for you, this will be a cosy sofa, or bar stool. You can collect your board from the Stage Right Café from 2 hours before the performance and up until 45 minutes before the performance is due to start to ensure there is time for you to relax and enjoy the food. Your seating area will be reserved under the same name that the tickets were booked in.

How Much Does It Cost?
The price of a Sharing Board for 2 is £15.00. If you would like to pre-order a Sharing Board accompanied with a bottle of wine the price is £30.00.

AUGUST 2019:
CHEESE SHARING BOARD FOR 2
An array of cheeses served alongside ciabatta and biscuits, with grapes, celery and a salad accompaniment

Full performance details

Buy Tickets
Very limited availability!
Only 8 tickets left.

19:45

The Dickens Girls

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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Presented by the winner of the British Youth Music Theatre New Music Theatre Award 2019

Book and lyrics by Rachel Bellman
Music by Elizabeth Sybil Charlesworth

Julia Mosley has nothing. No home, no family, no future. She is a prisoner in Victorian London. A ‘fallen woman’.

But when Charles Dickens and Angela Burdett-Coutts set up a house for fallen women in Shepherd's Bush, Julia and a select group of girls have the chance to turn their lives around.

These girls have a year to transform themselves into respectable, skilled women before being shipped abroad as domestic servants and prospective wives. Which girls will succeed, and which will be thrown back to the streets? And whose dream are they living anyway?

This enchanting new musical by Rachel Bellman and Elizabeth Sybil Charlesworth features irresistible harmonies, exquisite singing and vibrant dance.

P.S. This is a true story.


This is an amateur production presented as part of the New Wolsey’s annual Open Season. Find out more by browsing the Creative Learning section of our website.

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Sat 3 Aug

12:30

Sharing Board (August)

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

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How Does it Work?
When you book your Sharing Board tickets (either online or over the phone), your eating area is automatically reserved for you, this will be a cosy sofa, or bar stool. You can collect your board from the Stage Right Café from 2 hours before the performance and up until 45 minutes before the performance is due to start to ensure there is time for you to relax and enjoy the food. Your seating area will be reserved under the same name that the tickets were booked in.

How Much Does It Cost?
The price of a Sharing Board for 2 is £15.00. If you would like to pre-order a Sharing Board accompanied with a bottle of wine the price is £30.00.

AUGUST 2019:
CHEESE SHARING BOARD FOR 2
An array of cheeses served alongside ciabatta and biscuits, with grapes, celery and a salad accompaniment

Full performance details

Buy Tickets
Very limited availability!
Only 9 tickets left.

14:30

The Dickens Girls

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

A few more details ...

Presented by the winner of the British Youth Music Theatre New Music Theatre Award 2019

Book and lyrics by Rachel Bellman
Music by Elizabeth Sybil Charlesworth

Julia Mosley has nothing. No home, no family, no future. She is a prisoner in Victorian London. A ‘fallen woman’.

But when Charles Dickens and Angela Burdett-Coutts set up a house for fallen women in Shepherd's Bush, Julia and a select group of girls have the chance to turn their lives around.

These girls have a year to transform themselves into respectable, skilled women before being shipped abroad as domestic servants and prospective wives. Which girls will succeed, and which will be thrown back to the streets? And whose dream are they living anyway?

This enchanting new musical by Rachel Bellman and Elizabeth Sybil Charlesworth features irresistible harmonies, exquisite singing and vibrant dance.

P.S. This is a true story.


This is an amateur production presented as part of the New Wolsey’s annual Open Season. Find out more by browsing the Creative Learning section of our website.

Full performance details

Buy Tickets

17:45

Sharing Board (August)

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

A few more details ...

How Does it Work?
When you book your Sharing Board tickets (either online or over the phone), your eating area is automatically reserved for you, this will be a cosy sofa, or bar stool. You can collect your board from the Stage Right Café from 2 hours before the performance and up until 45 minutes before the performance is due to start to ensure there is time for you to relax and enjoy the food. Your seating area will be reserved under the same name that the tickets were booked in.

How Much Does It Cost?
The price of a Sharing Board for 2 is £15.00. If you would like to pre-order a Sharing Board accompanied with a bottle of wine the price is £30.00.

AUGUST 2019:
CHEESE SHARING BOARD FOR 2
An array of cheeses served alongside ciabatta and biscuits, with grapes, celery and a salad accompaniment

Full performance details

Buy Tickets
Very limited availability!
Only 10 tickets left.

19:45

The Dickens Girls

New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, IP1 2AS

A few more details ...

Presented by the winner of the British Youth Music Theatre New Music Theatre Award 2019

Book and lyrics by Rachel Bellman
Music by Elizabeth Sybil Charlesworth

Julia Mosley has nothing. No home, no family, no future. She is a prisoner in Victorian London. A ‘fallen woman’.

But when Charles Dickens and Angela Burdett-Coutts set up a house for fallen women in Shepherd's Bush, Julia and a select group of girls have the chance to turn their lives around.

These girls have a year to transform themselves into respectable, skilled women before being shipped abroad as domestic servants and prospective wives. Which girls will succeed, and which will be thrown back to the streets? And whose dream are they living anyway?

This enchanting new musical by Rachel Bellman and Elizabeth Sybil Charlesworth features irresistible harmonies, exquisite singing and vibrant dance.

P.S. This is a true story.


This is an amateur production presented as part of the New Wolsey’s annual Open Season. Find out more by browsing the Creative Learning section of our website.

Full performance details

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