‘Ipswich’s Medieval Churches and their Hidden Stories – including that of the Town’s Dissenters’

Thursday 12th January 2023 at 7pm, with light refreshments. All are welcome. Free admission. John Warren will sketch a brief history of the upheavals in Suffolk religions and the power of the state in the period from the Dissolution to the founding of the Unitarian Meeting House. John Field will give a history of theContinue reading “‘Ipswich’s Medieval Churches and their Hidden Stories – including that of the Town’s Dissenters’”

Christmas Carols by candlelight – a service with a difference!

A lovely evening was enjoyed by all…. please put the date of next years Christmas Carol Service in your diary… Saturday 16th December. Carols by Candlelight – the annual carol service, with a difference, will be held at at the Unitarian Meeting House, Friars Street, Ipswich IP1 1TD – on Saturday 17th December at 6pm. Music,Continue reading “Christmas Carols by candlelight – a service with a difference!”

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

Thank you to Bob Allen. The Meeting House looked lovely and everyone attending enjoyed your Dickens! (On 19th November 2022) 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 andContinue 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!”