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 Summer Concert Series:
10th  September Christopher Borrett, bass & Christopher Weston, piano Schubert: Schwanengesang Framlingham College
17th  September Anglia Baroque European String Music 1500-1700 John Howard
24th  September Colin Walsh, organ Bach, Frank, Gigout & Vierne Suffolk Organist Association
1st   October Melanie Woodcock, cello &
Andrew Leach, piano
Rachmaninov Cello Sonata Churchmanor Estates
8th   October William Baldry, organ Bairstow, Brewer & Bridge Abbeyfield Orwell
15th October Andrew Leach & Christopher Weston, piano duet Music for 4-hands Farthing Funeral Services
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