Local Cultural Education Partners in Ipswich

Festival Bridge runs a local cultural educational partnership in Ipswich (LCEP). This directory of organisations is growing to reflect the current opportunities and activities schools and colleges can take up and promote to their families.

Activities below are available (subject to Covid restrictions) in the Summer term and Summer holidays 2021

Suffolk County Music Service

Provides children and young people from the age of 5 to 21 with the opportunity to make music both in and out of school. We provide instrumental teaching programmes for schools, and ensembles and bands at our weekend and evening music centres.

Art Branches CIC

Community arts and wellbeing programme delivering art and photography workshops to secondary schools and colleges. Can be delivered outdoors.

Get Rhythm

We have a range of exciting, engaging and practical music workshops and projects available to Schools and Community groups through the Summer term and holiday

Arts La’Olam

Intercultural arts workshops and performances with artists, musicians and theatre makers from around the world who can Zoom in to deliver one-off or extended series of arts activities remotely, teaching cultural art forms from their own traditions. Our online family workshops have proved very good engagement with disabled and neurodiverse people.

Art Eat Events CIC

Bespoke mural design & paint workshops with selected artists, delivered on the school site, outside or online.

Ipswich Museum

A broad outreach and remote learning offer that can be delivered in school or bookable museum sessions and loans for Key Stages 1 and 2.

Britten Pears Arts – Music and Heritage at The Red House

The Red House in Aldeburgh offers on site or in-school sessions for schools such as Music through Time and the Science of Sound

Britten Pears Arts – Group A

Group A is a free vocal group for 8 – 18s in Ipswich and Lowestoft, providing opportunities for young people to work with a variety of professional musicians throughout the year to develop creative pieces and performances in a variety of settings. Over the summer term we hope to be running in person sessions from mid April – July

Big Fish Photography

“Snap School” – Photography workshops and after school clubs for key Stage 2 children.