Exciting news: We have a gift voucher!

Stuck for an unusual gift idea? Why not enrol your relative/friend/colleague as a Friend of the Ipswich Unitarian Meeting House? (Cost: Individual – £12. Family – £20. Student/Unemployed £5.) As a Friend of the Ipswich Unitarian Meeting House, the lucky recipient will receive: To buy a ‘Friend’ gift voucher please email iumhfriends@gmail.com Pay the fee: IndividualContinue reading “Exciting news: We have a gift voucher!”

Dickens By Candlelight

The ghost stories of Charles Dickens are as much a part of Christmas as turkey and tinsel. In the atmospheric Ipswich Unitarian Meeting House, opened in 1700 and still with its boxed pews, gallery and huge candelabra, a Dickens storytelling evening, by candlelight, will start the Christmas season in style.  Read by Bob Allen, inContinue reading “Dickens By Candlelight”

A Special Weekend!

This weekend (Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September) will be a busy weekend at the Ipswich Unitarian Meeting House. Saturday: The county-wide annual event ‘Suffolk Churches Ride and Stride’ is on between 9 and 5pm and the Meeting House will be welcoming cyclists and walkers as they journey between church and chapels (and Meeting Houses)Continue reading “A Special Weekend!”

Christmas by Candlelight!

Carol Service by Candlelight – Saturday 18th December at 6pm. All welcome – the candelabra will be lit, the tea lights will be battery powered this year rather than naked flame (after all our restoration work!) and the atmosphere will be superb. This is a carol service with a difference – with contributions from the congregationContinue reading “Christmas by Candlelight!”

Another Award for the Unitarian Meeting House!

Congratulations to everyone associated with the Ipswich Unitarian Meeting House and its big restoration project. They have won another award – with Distinction – this time from The Ipswich Society. Representatives of the Trustees, KLH Architects and builders Valiant, attended the prize-giving at The Hold, Ipswich, where they received their certificates from the Mayor ofContinue reading “Another Award for the Unitarian Meeting House!”

‘My Life as a Hi de Hi Yellowcoat’

Friday 10th December at 7.30pm A fundraising evening for the Ipswich Unitarian Meeting House. David Webb, one of the Webb Twins, had a long and successful career in show business, with his twin brother Tony. They are best remembered as the twin Yellowcoats in the long-running TV series ‘Hi De Hi’ . Before that theyContinue reading “‘My Life as a Hi de Hi Yellowcoat’”

Visiting the Ipswich Unitarian Meeting House

On Saturday 6th November the Meeting House will be open between 11am and 2pm so do call in and see this beautiful historic Grade One Listed building and the restoration work that has gone into ensuring its future. A qualified tourist guide will be there to answer your questions. The Ipswich Unitarian Meeting House is only regularly open to visitorsContinue reading “Visiting the Ipswich Unitarian Meeting House”