Browsing local attractions within 8 miles of The Butt and Oyster
Sailing barges "Hydrogen" and "Thistle". Historic sailing barges available for private hire for groups up to 50 from a variety of East Coast locations. Also public sailing programme for individuals and weekends away.
Gloster Road, Martlesham Heath, Suffolk, IP5 3RJ, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01473 611111, Email
Indoor children's adventure play area. A bowling centre with 20 lanes, please call (01473) 611111 for information on the bowling centre.
The Gallery offers major solo exhibitions & group shows of paintings, original prints & sculpture by established East Anglian artists & up & coming talents and has over 40 years expertise in framing, restoration and valuation.
DanceEast, based at the beautiful Jerwood DanceHouse on the Ipswich waterfront, brings the best dance performances to East Anglia. There is also a full programme of dance classes and workshops for everyone to enjoy.
The Ipswich Regent opened in 1929 as a cine-variety hall. The theatre was re-launched in September 1991 after Ipswich Borough Council successfully negotiated the ownership from the Rank Organisation and NCP.
Ipswich Art School shows exhibitions of international importance and provides a unique stage for local artists to show their work. The gallery's major focus is for modern and contemporary collections, inspiring a new generation.
The Transmitter Block houses 'The Magic Ear' exhibition which tells the story of radar. RAF Bawdsey was the first of the Chain Home radar stations which played a crucial role in the Battle of Britain.
St. Stephen's Church, St. Stephen's Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1DP, (5 miles, 8kms), Tel: 01473 258070, Email
Golf Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 9PJ, (7 miles, 11kms), Tel: 07775 586545
Sloan Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 2BE, (5 miles, 8kms)
Over 100 historic vehicles, housed in a former trolleybus depot. All have been built or used in the Ipswich area. The museum also covers the history and products of local engineering companies.