Looking for something to do this Autumn school holidays… then discover the great range of events, activities and workshops on offer in Ipswich. You’ll find everything from music workshops, shadow puppets, wildlife presentations, sk8, scooter & bike comps, library activities, handmade arts and crafts, sports clinics, plus much more...
His performances have featured on ABC-TV’s ‘Play School’ for decades and now internationally renowned shadow puppeteer Richard Bradshaw is coming to Ipswich to delight audiences these Easter school holidays! See how Richard uses puppets to bring stories, songs and visual jokes to life in his solo production Shadow Theatre. Don’t miss your chance to experience the long-held tradition of puppet performance delivered by one of the greats!
Ipswich Art Gallery, d'Arcy Doyle Place (Nicholas Street), Ipswich
Explore the exciting world of puppets through this musical extravaganza, where visitors can get up close to real puppets and learn to make your own puppets from recycled materials. Be a toy maker and build your very own wooden toy trains and carriages. Jump on the ‘Little Engine that Can’ miniature train for a ride around the Museum (charges apply) and explore childhood memories in the new Fun & Games exhibition. The Workshops Rail Museum, North Street, North Ipswich
Kids Go Wild at Queens Park (28 March and 4, 5, 8, 10 & 12 April)
Come and join the fun workshops at the Queens Park Environmental Education Centre and while you are creating you will be learning about the environment we live in. Interactive workshops on offer include bilby presentations, upcycle workshops turning recyclable household waste into beautiful flowers and headpieces, Geckoes Wildlife encounters and presentations on becoming a responsible pet owner. Queens Park Environmental Education Centre, Merle Finimore Avenue, Ipswich
Ipswich Sports House - Active Breaks(2 to 12 April 2013)
Get out and active during the school holidays with Active Breaks - free, fun activities for young people in the Easter School Holidays. With over 35 sessions across the two-week holidays there is something for every child! Programs include rugby union, rugby league, athletics, cricket, gridiron, golf, soccer, indoor cricket, indoor netball, tennis, lawn bowls, gymnastics, squash, judo, trampoline and hockey. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL.