EADT Suffolk - - Thomas Wolsey -

SUN­DAY, AU­GUST 6 Brass on the Grass, 2.30pm to 10pm Sit back and re­lax while Ip­swich Hos­pi­tal Band per­forms for the fourth and fi­nal con­cert of the Brass on the Grass se­ries. Tak­ing place on the Up­per Ar­bore­tum Lawn of Christchurch Park, the pre­vi­ous Sun­day af­ter­noon con­certs have proven to be very pop­u­lar with vis­i­tors and this fi­nal per­for­mance prom­ises to show­case more great mu­si­cal ta­lent from across East Anglia. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.ip­swichen­ter­ SATUR­DAY, AU­GUST 19 AND SUN­DAY, AU­GUST 20 Ip­swich Mar­itime Fes­ti­val, 10am to 10pm This event is Ip­swich’s way of cel­e­brat­ing its mar­itime his­tory and how it has shaped the de­vel­op­ment of the town. Ip­swich Bor­ough Coun­cil will be or­gan­is­ing the event and plans a great week­end of ac­tiv­i­ties for all ages.

His­tor­i­cal re-en­act­ments, a va­ri­ety of ves­sels, street food, fair­ground rides, a range of stalls and chil­dren’s ac­tiv­i­ties are all planned for the fes­ti­val, along­side a fully pro­grammed stage of live mu­sic per­for­mances, a bar area, fire per­form­ers and a fire­work fi­nale on the Sun­day night. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.ip­swich-water­ SUN­DAY, AU­GUST 27 Sketch­book Strolls, 10am Guided by a lo­cal artist, de­velop your draw­ing skills, while si­mul­ta­ne­ously in­creas­ing your fit­ness and meet­ing like­minded peo­ple.

At­ten­dees are wel­come to join in Sketch­book Strolls ses­sions in Holy­wells Park, what­ever their age or skill level. No art ex­pe­ri­ence is nec­es­sary. This event is free, and those who par­tic­i­pate will also be given a free sketch­book and set of pen­cils to get cre­ative with. For a full list of event dates, visit www.holy­wells-cre­

Ip­swich Mar­itime Fes­ti­val at the Water­front

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