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Visit to Christchurch Mansion -  Ipswich Saturday March 17th at 10.30

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This beautiful Tudor Mansion is the jewel in the crown of Ipswich’s historic past, boasting over 500 years of history.
We shall have a guided tour of the period rooms from the Tudor kitchen to the sumptuous Georgian saloon and the beautifully detailed Victorian wing plus an informed view of the fine collection of art from Suffolk artists including the biggest collection of Thomas Gainsborough and John Constable paintings outside London.

Exhibits in the Mansion vividly illustrate the turbulent past of Ipswich and Colchester

The Tour

The visit to the mansion will start with Coffee at 10.30.am.

In groups of no more than 10 we then have a guided tour of the Mansion and the art collection . The tour will last approximately 1 hour after which you are free to continue your exploration of the Mansion and Gallery

At 13.00 a buffet sandwich lunch will be served in the Lower Tudor Room. Tea Coffee, soft drinks and wine will be available at this time.

The Venue

Christchurch Mansion, Soane Street, Ipswich, Suffolk,

Unfortunately there is no parking at the Mansion which is located in the town centre. Please visit
www.ipswich.gov.uk/parking for up-to-date information.. Nearest car parks are William St (cash only) and Regent Theatre - cash and cards

For a map of the location and other travel information plus disability access information please go here.