Art Walk Ipswich 24/07/21 - 15/08/21
Welcome to the Art Walk Ipswich running from Saturday the 24th of July to Sunday the 15th August 2021. A unique opportunity to discover and purchase work from talented local artists in a town centre wide exhibition displayed in the windows of an inspiring array of independent businesses. Also don't miss out on a series of five intimate live music concerts from international musicians at only £5 per ticket. See below for information and booking links.
This project aims to platform local artists, promote independent businesses in the town and encourage wellbeing through waking. The route will be wheelchair accessible as all the artwork will be displayed in ground floor windows. Walks can be done at any time, and we hope that you will use the enjoy the delights of discovering and supporting new independent businesses and creative talent, and walking, of course! All art will be available to buy directly from the businesses.
Click the icon to download the Art Walk map:
Discover these artists during the Art Walk:
Click through to the right to view work from selected participating artists.
Click each image to go to artists website or link.
Some of these artists are also selling work on our Art Shop, click here to browse.
Enjoy the live music programme:
During the Art Walk, participating venues will host a series of intimate live music concerts from a selection of exceptional musicians. Tickets are £5 and numbers are limited, buy tickets here:
Saturday 24th July 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: On The Huh, 3A St Peter's Street, Ipswich IP1 1XF
Guitarist, Composer, Songwriter, Bluesman from the town of Lerapetra, a beautiful Greek town on the south east coast of Crete. Specialising in rock and blues with a very melodic twist Harry has released two albums & performed more than 2000 live performances on guitar and harmonica.
Wednesday 4th August 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: The Green Room, 18 St Margarets Green, Ipswich IP4 2BS
Sefo plays music which has been described as mesmerising and magical. His compositions on kora (22 string west African harp) are a melodic mixture of highly-valued traditional pieces interwoven with styles from every continent. Sefo is a contemporary Mande musician from a Jali family. Sefo’s music sings of his life, family and freedom.
Saturday 7th August 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: Shadow Gallery Barber, 14 Orwell Place, Ipswich IP4 1BB
Darien Prophecy’s album ‘Natural Vibes’ brought him recognition across Europe, America and parts of the Caribbean, staying at Number One in the Reggae France charts for several weeks. He toured extensively with Innerheart Band, performing alongside celebrated artists such as Freddie McGregor, Earl 16, Anthony Johnson, Lovella Ellis and Dawn Penn. Born in Jamaica we are blessed that Darien lives in Ipswich now, this concert will be a dedication to love and peacefulness, the ultimate message in Darien’s music.
Wednesday 11th August 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: Hullabaloo, 14 St Peter's Street, Ipswich IP1 1XB
Corina Piatti is from a village called Arteaga, in Santa Fe, Argentina. She was a child who loved singing and writing songs. Corina is a singer-songwriter and a musician, a Tango and Bossa Nova/ Samba Singer and Guitarist in recent years. In 2018, she was second best Latino Vocalist in the U.K., nominated by Lukas Awards. Corina will be accompanied by Ipswich’s very own Jon Hall, live from Hullabaloo.
Saturday 14th August 6.30-8.30pm
Venue: Rockafella Industries, 8 Eagle Street, Ipswich IP4 1JB
Emma has honed and mastered finely crafted lyrics and catchy hooks. Following her success in Nashville's "Bluebird to Bluecoat" songwriting competition she stunned audiences on her UK headline tour with Charlotte Eriksson (The Glass Child) and went on to support the likes of Lucy Spraggan in 2017. Emma picks up her guitar and sings with her haunting, soulful voice and we are directly transported to her world. We are thrilled she’s playing at the Art Walk Mini-concerts.
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This project has been made possible by support from Arts Council England.