The busiest promoter of classical music in Ipswich

St Mary-le-Tower offers two series of lunchtime concerts a year, from May to October and in December, leading up to Christmas. Each concert begins at 1.10pm and finishes at c. 1.55pm. Concerts feature a variety of instrumentalists, singers and ensembles offering a varied programme of music throughout each series.

Light refreshments consisting of tea, coffee, rolls and biscuits are offered from 12.20pm.
Admission is free with a retiring collection.

Other concerts happen regularly throughout the year, including those given by the Tower Chamber Choir.

Lunchtime Concerts:

The 48th Winter Concert Series:
Date  Performer(s)  Instrument  Sponsor 
19th  November Catherine May & Andrew Allen soprano & guitar  
26th November Martin Ellis organ Hunnaball of Ipswich
3rd December Zucchi-Ward Duo saxophone & piano  
10th December Duke Dobing &
Caroline Finlay
flute & piano  
17th  December Ipswich School Choral  
Monday 23rd December Carols from The Choir of St Mary-le-Tower  Christmas Choral  
Download the Summer Series Programme

Forthcoming Concerts

Tower Chamber Choir  17th November 6pm

Tickets £15 available on the door or from choir members.


Messiah 21st December 6pm

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Forthcoming concerts with visiting Choirs/Musicians

Walkin’ With the King  A Jazz inspired evening of Music with John Petters and Friends
7pm Sat 30th November

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Ipswich Chamber Choir 7pm Sat 7th December 

Advent and Christmas music by candlelight