Spring Steam Up

The annual “STEAM UP” event at the Long Shop Museum on the 31st March returns. This event officially launches the museum for the 2019 season. And this year there is a special focus on heritage attractions throughout Suffolk. We have got some visiting steam engines as well as our own fleet of engines all in steam and there to be enjoyed. Our own shunting engine Sirapite will be in operation and before it goes off site for a spell at the Mid Suffolk Light Railway for the year. We will…

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Ed Sheeran Fans Raise Funds For Charity

Ed Sheeran super fans pledge to raise £4000 for Ipswich charity as birthday present to star. St Elizabeth Hospice is set to benefit from a fundraiser by an international group of Ed Sheeran fans, known as the ‘Sherrios’. The fans have set up a birthday fundraiser in Ed’s honour through Just Giving, with the target of raising £4,000 for the Ipswich-based hospice charity. The pop star will turn 28 on the 17 February and it’s hoped the fundraiser will reach its target by then. It’s already a quarter of the…

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Ipswich’s Best Food Vote!

Clean sweep for indies as the All About Ipswich Food & Drink FORKNIGHT awards are all won by independent businesses, with over 2,000 votes from the public. Ipswich Central’s annual campaign FOOD & DRINK FORKNIGHT (run by the All About Ipswich team at Ipswich Central), which has celebrated and promoted the town’s food & drink offer since 2013, sees independent restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs triumph in the Food & Drink FORKNIGHT awards; with small businesses winning all 12 awards. The winners below, as voted by over 2,000 members of…

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