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Cyclists in Ipswich’s Christchurch Park are being reminded where they can and cannot ride.

Christchurch Park has been awarded the 2015 Tripadvisor Certificate of excellence.

Read the full story in the Ipswich Star here.


Christchurch Park needs volunteers on Wednesdays and Thursdays to assist the gardeners in a variety of jobs

Come along to the reg Driver Centre on Wed 3rd June 10am to 3pm.

  • Tea and coffee
  • Friendly welcome
  • Find out more

The Friends of Christchurch Park are very pleased to present an extra special Brass on the Grass event.  

Bring your picnic and have a lovely Sunday afternoon listening to two of Suffolk's finest youth wind bands.   See them on the Upper Arboretum Lawn (Henley Road entrance) at 2:30 on Sunday June 28th.

South Suffolk Youth Concert Band: conductor Mark Sewell
South Suffolk Youth Wind Orchestra: conductor Mark Whiteman

Presented in association with Suffolk County Music and Suffolk Music Hub.

A painting of tawny owl Mabel, Christchurch Park’s most famous resident, has been presented to Richard Wilson, the retiring Chairman of the Friends of Christchurch Park.

John has completed 46 years working in Ipswich's town parks.. Thank you John.

Thank you Marita! There will be bacon (or egg) rolls in the Woolpack pub after the Dawn Chorus Walk on the 2nd May.  These are free to members and £5 to non-members. You can join on line now or on the day for a free breakfast.  Membership gives offers on books, outings and our newsletter full of information three times a year.  

  • 19th July Ipswich Community Wind Band
  • 26th July Stowmarket Concert Band
  • 2nd August Colchester Band sponsored by Coes
  • 9th August Ipswich Hospital Band sponsored by Scrutton Bland

The concert series is sponsored by the Greyhound pub 

 A number of horse chestnuts in the park are suffering from horse chestnut leaf miners (Cameraria ohridella), a moth that attacks the trees and leads to the brown leaves that we’re now used to seeing all year round.