New Wolsey Theatre

New Wolsey Theatre
New Wolsey Theatre
Civic Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 2AS
  • Telephone 01473 295900
  • Opening times Mon–Sat 10am–8pm
  • Seasonal times From end of July to beginning of Sept reduced hours – see website
  • Box office times Reduced hours from end of Jul to beginning of Sep.
  • Email
  • Website www.wolseytheatre.co.uk
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The New Wolsey Theatre is a 400-seat theatre in the heart of Ipswich, Suffolk. We're a registered not-for-profit charity, which means every penny of our income goes straight back into our work in the community.

With a range of productions to suit every taste, young and old and every pocket…we're certain you'll find something great on our stage that you'll come to see soon.

Ticket prices are from just £8.50 for every performance. We've a range of discounts and concessions and, if you're under 26 you can grab any unsold seats on the day at a bargain £5. We also have special £10 nights where all or some of the seats are £10. And guess what … we don't charge booking fees - the price you see is the price you pay.

If you're nearby, come in and see us, our Cafe is open every day and you can soak up the atmosphere of a working theatre while having a freshly brewed coffee! We can't wait to welcome you here soon.

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  • Provides: Free wi-fi

Events at this venue

There are 13 events at this location

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Comedy Club 4 Kids

Stand-up and sketch acts for youngsters by performers on the international circuit. The performers on the day are Matthew Highton, Tim FitzHigham and Gordon Southern.

Fri 27 Oct

£8 (£5) / 01473 295900

  • 13:00

Duke's Comedy Club

Stand-up from a variety of comedians.

Fri 27 Oct

£10–£26.50 (£10) / 01473 295900

  • 19:45

The Enormous Turnip

Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company's production uses puppets and music to tell the story about Mr and Mrs Chickweed's giant vegetable and the problems it causes. Suitable for three to ten year olds.

Mon 23 Oct

£8 (£5) / 01473 295900

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Tue 24 Oct

£8 (£5) / 01473 295900

  • 10:30
  • 14:30

Gospel Singers Incognito

The Britain's Got Talent semi-finalists perform a wide range of material including gospel and pop songs.

Sun 22 Oct

£10–£26.50 (£10) / 01473 295900

  • 19:00

The Ladykillers

Graham Linehan's stage adaptation of the beloved comedy film mixing madcap comedy and criminal capers between a sweet but eccentric old lady and a gang of hardened crooks.

Thu 7 Sep

£10–£26.50; £10 under 26s / 01473 295900

  • 19:45

Fri 8 Sep

£10–£26.50; £10 under 26s / 01473 295900

  • 19:45

Sat 9 Sep

£10–£26.50; £10 under 26s / 01473 295900

  • 19:45
…and 17 more dates until 30 Sep

Morgan & West: More Magic For Kids

The time-travelling duo present a show full of feats of magic with cards, blindfolds, cups, balls - and clever references to quantum waveforms and theoretic physics.

Sat 28 Oct

£8 (£5) / 01473 295900

  • 14:30

Morgan & West: Time-Travelling Magicians

Time travelling magic duo both claim to have been born into Victorian England in 1865. Their magic is of the old-fashioned, music-hall variety with cards, blindfolds, cups, balls - and clever references to quantum waveforms and theoretic physics. Hipsters will love the steampunk aesthetic, but the kids will just be…

Sat 28 Oct

£10–£26.50 (£10) / 01473 295900

  • 19:45

The Night Pirates

Rose Theatre Kingston and Nick Brooke Ltd have adapted Peter Harris and Deborah Allwright's book about the adventures of a group of little girl pirates into a stage show suitable for children aged three and upwards.

Wed 25 Oct

£8 (£5) / 01473 295900

  • 13:30

Thu 26 Oct

£8 (£5) / 01473 295900

  • 11:00
  • 13:30

Oxy & The Morons

A punk musical by Paul Sirett, Mike Peters and Steve Allan Jones about a man re-forming his old band after receiving a startling diagnosis.

Thu 12 Oct

£10–£26.50; £10–£20.50 (£10; £10) / 01473 295900

  • 19:45

Fri 13 Oct

£10–£26.50; £10–£20.50 (£10; £10) / 01473 295900

  • 19:45

Sat 14 Oct

£10–£26.50; £10–£20.50 (£10; £10) / 01473 295900

  • 14:30
  • 19:45
…and 6 more dates until 21 Oct

Reasons To Be Cheerful

Punk rock musical and gritty coming of age tale.

Tue 3 Oct

£10–£26.50; £10–£23.50; £16.50–£26.50; £21.50–£26.50; £19.50–£23.50; £19.50–£29.50 (£10; £10; £10; £10; £10; £10) / 01473 295900

  • 19:00

Wed 4 Oct

£10–£26.50; £10–£23.50; £16.50–£26.50; £21.50–£26.50; £19.50–£23.50; £19.50–£29.50 (£10; £10; £10; £10; £10; £10) / 01473 295900

  • 14:30
  • 19:45

Thu 5 Oct

£10–£26.50; £10–£23.50; £16.50–£26.50; £21.50–£26.50; £19.50–£23.50; £19.50–£29.50 (£10; £10; £10; £10; £10; £10) / 01473 295900

  • 19:45
…and 2 more dates until 7 Oct

Roger McGough & Little Machine

The poet offers her latest show, featuring a selection of vintage, classic and surprising poems set to music.

Sun 29 Oct

£10–£26.50 (£10) / 01473 295900

  • 19:00

Rules For Living

A dark comedy set over a family Christmas, written by Sam Holcroft.

Tue 31 Oct

£10–£26.50; £10–£20.50; £10–£23.50 (£10; £10; £10) / 01473 295900

  • 19:00

Wed 1 Nov

£10–£26.50; £10–£20.50; £10–£23.50 (£10; £10; £10) / 01473 295900

  • 14:30
  • 19:45

Thu 2 Nov

£10–£26.50; £10–£20.50; £10–£23.50 (£10; £10; £10) / 01473 295900

  • 14:30
  • 19:45
…and 2 more dates until 4 Nov

Wait Until Dark

Frederick Knott's thriller about a blind woman who takes on London's criminal underworld while her husband is away on business.

Mon 6 Nov

£10–£26.50 / 01473 295900

  • 19:45

Tue 7 Nov

£10–£26.50 / 01473 295900

  • 19:00

Wed 8 Nov

£10–£26.50 / 01473 295900

  • 14:30
  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 11 Nov

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