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Ipswich Art School and Gallery

High Street, Ipswich, England
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Bagpuss and clangers exhibits

We called in after hearing about the bagpuss and clangers exhibits, to be-honest it was very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Childhood revisited!

If you are of a certain age and grew up with Bagpuss, The Clangers, Ivor the Engine and the... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
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Contemporary art gallery in the old Ipswich Art school next to the Ipswich Museum.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good48%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
20 Jun 2017
8 Jan 2017
“Inspirational Wildlife Photographer of the Year”
High Street, Ipswich, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We called in after hearing about the bagpuss and clangers exhibits, to be-honest it was very disappointing I wouldn’t bother, there are much better things to see in Ipswich.

Thank Sozlovesholisays
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

If you are of a certain age and grew up with Bagpuss, The Clangers, Ivor the Engine and the Poggles, this is a MUST!! Go before the exhibition finishes at the end of October:-)

Thank VintageSuitcase16
Reviewed 16 August 2017

There are occasional exhibitions on here, some of which are quite interesting. This gallery, known as the Ipswich Art School, and the adjacent Ipswich Museum, were taken over by Colchester Museum Service, presumably to remove the burden of running both from Ipswich Borough Council. To...More

Thank name_alre4dy_taken
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We were visiting Ipswich for the day and by chance had seen this exhibition advertised. A free exhibition, part of the touring V and A museum of childhood . It had only opened a few days before and was very quiet. Well presented and displayed....More

Thank 1147GG
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

On a cold January day it was a real pleasure to lose ourselves in a photographic exhibition which was colourful, warming and a great inspiration. Spread over two floors we explored wildlife in its many shapes and forms. Some shots had taken months of painstaking...More

Thank SueandJune
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This building was the major art school for Suffolk and is now a building used to exhibit national as well as local artist over the year worth a look after visiting the museum next door

Thank geecee303
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

A very unique place in suffolk, it's doesn't take long to get around but there are always quirky and thought provoking things to see. And free of charge!

Thank foodfootballbeer
Reviewed 21 June 2016

They regularly change the art and even do a kids art club and sometimes display there works,nice to look around on a rainy day.

Thank Manny L
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Passed a few hours on wet day here. Interesting mixture of ancient artefacts and stuffed animals etc...!

Thank Muggleton
Reviewed 14 November 2014 via mobile

A amazing and impactful collection of contemporary artist work. The variety and quality make this exhibition a "must see". It is rare to be able to see a collection of paintings like this together. Don't miss - on from now till March 2015

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