What is Ipswich known for?

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, Suffolk, England. It has been the home ground of Ipswich Town F.C. since 1884. The stadium has also hosted a number of England youth international matches, and one senior England (England national football team) friendly (Exhibition game#Association football) international match, against Croatia (Croatia national football team) in 2003. It has staged several other sporting events, including athletics meetings and international hockey (Field hockey) matches. '''Kieron

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for their alternative Christmas Shows including Mansfield Park & Ride, The Haunted Commode and Round the Twist. The Ipswich Arts Festival, known as 'Ip-art' has been the town's annual summer arts festival since 2003 and seen a developing and varied programme of events from visual arts, performing arts, literature, film and music, notably a free music day in Christchurch Park, which in 2010 saw a young Ed Sheeran take to the stage to perform. Ipswich Arts Festival

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from 1960 under Cedric Morris, then at Ipswich School of Art (Ipswich) (1962–4), Camberwell (Camberwell College of Arts) (1964-7), and finally the Slade School of Art graduating in 1969.

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of Aircraft Production Research Establishment (MAPRE). It was established as the central research group for RAF (Royal Air Force) applications of radar. The name was changed to the Telecommunications Research Establishment (TRE) in November 1940. The site was four miles west of Swanage. Biography Bond was born in Ipswich in 1903, and became interested in railways when staying in Yarmouth (Great Yarmouth) during the Great War. He was educated at Tonbridge School

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-broadcast-licences current-licensees channel-3 anglia work TV Broadcast Licenses publisher Ofcom accessdate 25 January 2012 At the inaugural World Team Cup, Miles represented England along with John Spencer (John Spencer (snooker player)) and Fred Davis, where they reached the final, only to be beaten 14-3 by Wales. Everton, Clive (Ed.) Snooker Scene, December 1979, pp5-9. His last major title was the Tolly Cobbold Classic in 1981, when he beat Cliff Thorburn 5–1 in Ipswich. During the 1980s, he slid down the rankings and he last played at the World Championship (World Snooker Championship) in 1984. '''Ipswich School''' is a co-educational public school (independent school) for girls and boys aged 3 to 18. Situated in Suffolk, England in the town of Ipswich, it was founded in its current form as '''The King's School, Ipswich''' by Thomas Wolsey in 1528. Transport The rail links, both national and international, which run through the borough, are all operated by Greater Anglia. Two national rail services operate. The Great Eastern Main Line runs through the centre, stopping at Chelmsford railway station. Services via Chelmsford operate between London Liverpool Street (Liverpool Street station) and Ipswich, Clacton, Harwich, Braintree (Braintree, Essex) or Norwich. The Crouch Valley Line also runs through the far south-east tip of the borough, stopping at South Woodham Ferrers were services run from Wickford to Southminster from South Woodham Ferrers railway station. A major artery running through the borough is the A12 (A12 road (Great Britain)) dual-carriageway, running from London to Chelmsford, then Colchester, the ports of Harwich and Felixstowe, Ipswich, Lowestoft, and finally Great Yarmouth. The old Roman road (A1023) goes right through the centre of Brentwood and joins the A12 (A12 road (Great Britain)) (that bypasses (Bypass (road)) the town) at the far ends of Brentwood. Within different parts of Brentwood the A1023 is called (from west to east) Brook Street, London Road, High Street, Shenfield Road, and Chelmsford Road. The other main road is the A127 which separates from the A12 near Romford and then proceeds easterly to Southend-on-Sea. The '''Eastern Counties Railway''' (ECR) was an early English (England) railway company incorporated in 1836. It was intended to link London with Ipswich via Colchester, and then on to Norwich and Yarmouth (Great Yarmouth). Construction began in late March 1837 on the first nine miles, at the London end of the line.

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to the South-east of the town, which was opened in 1929 by the Ipswich Corporation. The airport was controversially closed in 1996 by Ipswich Borough Council, amid significant public opposition to the decision. The site was redeveloped for housing as the Ravenswood estate.

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several important works on perspective (perspective (graphical)), became the tutor of perspective to the Prince of Wales. Heath, 387: Wills, DLB, 343. Because of her father's connections within the artistic community, Trimmer was able to meet the painters William Hogarth and Thomas Gainsborough as well as the by-then legendary writer and critic Samuel Johnson. She made a favourable impression on Johnson when she immediately produced her pocket copy of John Milton's (John Milton) ''Paradise Lost'' (1667) to help settle a dispute between her father and Johnson over a particular passage. Johnson, delighted that she admired Milton enough to carry his works with her at all times, "subsequently invited her to his house and presented her with a volume of his famous periodical ''The Rambler''". Yarde, ''Life and Works of Sarah Trimmer'', 17; Wills, 343. In 1759, at the urging of his former pupil the Prince of Wales (soon to be George III (George III of the United Kingdom)), her father was made Clerk of the Works to the Royal Household at Kew Palace and the family moved to Kew. Rodgers, 113. There she met James Trimmer, whom she married on 21 September 1762; after their marriage, the couple moved to Old Brentford (Brentford). Grenby, "Introduction", vi–vii; Wills, DLB, 343. DATE OF BIRTH 6 January 1741 PLACE OF BIRTH Ipswich, England DATE OF DEATH 15 December 1810 '''Aspall''' is a village and civil parish in the Mid Suffolk district of Suffolk, England. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 52. The village is about 15 miles north of Ipswich, and 12 miles south of Diss. Suffolk serial killer Steve Wright (Steve Wright (serial killer)), who murdered five Ipswich prostitutes in late 2006, was born at Erpingham in 1958. The issue and use of English coins during Ealdwulf's reign followed its development in Kent, at first with gold shillings or thrymsas during the 660s to the 670s, and thereafter, by a debasement linked to the diminishing gold quality of Frankish coin, with silver sceattas or pennies of various types. The distribution of findspots reveals foci of their use and possibly their issue at East Anglian centres of importance, especially in the north-west around Hunstanton, Bawsey in the Thetford area, the Fen edge around Isleworth and Exning, in the east around Burgh Castle, and in the area around Rendlesham, Ipswich and in the River Gipping valley. '''Tuddenham''' or '''Tuddenham St. Martin''' is a small village within the Suffolk countryside, lying just outside Ipswich, on the River Fynn. The village contains "The Fountain" restaurant as well as the church (Church (building)) of St Martin in which lies the final resting place of artist Carl Giles and his wife Joan. '''Grundisburgh''' is a village of more than 1,530 residents situated in the English (England) county of Suffolk. It is in the Suffolk Coastal district, six miles north-east from Ipswich and four miles north-west of Woodbridge (Woodbridge, Suffolk) located on the B1079. Flowing through the village are the rivers Lark and Gull. The village is recorded in the Domesday Book as "Grundesbur", "Grundesburg", "Grundesburh" or "Grundesburc". In 1935 the school moved to Culford Park, former home of the 7th Earl Cadogan (William Cadogan, 7th Earl Cadogan), and thereafter became known as '''Culford School'''. It is at the centre of East Anglia, c.90 minutes from London, 60 from Norwich, 40 from Ipswich, and c.30 minutes from Cambridge. thumb Matilda Betham-Edwards ca. 1893 (File:Matilda Betham-Edwards 0001.jpg) '''Matilda Betham-Edwards''' (March 4, 1836 Westerfield, Ipswich – January 4, 1919 Hastings) was an English novelist, travel writer and francophile. She was also a prolific poet and wrote several children's books. She also corresponded with well-known English male poets of the day. Educated at Caius College, Cambridge,


sectors, ranging from shipping to motor and household to life. Some of the major players with a key presence in Ipswich include AXA, Churchill, Legal & General, LV and Willis. The presence of the skilled and experienced workforce has also led to the establishment of a large number of ancillary businesses servicing these companies including those offering call centres dealing with sales and claims. Ipswich is one of the Haven ports and is still a working port, handling several million tonnes

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the two parties, and Hugh again eluded retaliation. He never remained long in one place. For his wife's health he removed to Ipswich. After her death he married again, and farmed for some time at West Dereham. He then became a singing man in Norwich Cathedral, where he found a good patron in the dean, John Salisbury (John Salisbury (bishop)). Colchester is also located on the Great Eastern Main Line-run by National Express east Anglia-with intercity services serving


url http: web.archive.org web 20050908085245 www.itfc.premiumtv.co.uk page HistoryDetail 0,,10272~347159,00.html title History of the Stadium publisher Ipswich Town F.C. accessdate 16 March 2007 They have a strong rivalry with Norwich City (Norwich City F.C.), and have been the previous clubs of the two most successful England (England national football team) managers, Alf Ramsey (who was buried in the Old Cemetery in the town on his death in 1999) and Bobby Robson. They won the League Championship in 1961–62 (1961–62 Football League) (their first season as a top division club) during Ramsey's reign, as well as the 1978 FA Cup (1977–78 FA Cup) and the 1981 UEFA Cup (1980–81 UEFA Cup) under Robson. The club are also undefeated at home in all European competitions having drawn 6 and won the other 25. The club has also fielded many world famous players over the years. These include Mick Mills, John Wark, Frans Thijssen, Arnold Mühren, Terry Butcher and Marcus Stewart. url http: web.archive.org web 20051213211801 www.itfc.premiumtv.co.uk page HistoryDetail 0,,10272~347323,00.html title Club honours accessdate 25 November 2008 publisher Ipswich Town F.C.

Ipswich is also home to several non-League (Non-League football) clubs, including Ipswich Wanderers (Ipswich Wanderers F.C.) and Whitton United (Whitton United F.C.) in the Eastern Counties League (Eastern Counties Football League), and Achilles (Achilles F.C.), Crane Sports (Crane Sports F.C.), and Ransomes Sports (Ransomes Sports F.C.) amongst several others in the Suffolk & Ipswich League (Suffolk and Ipswich Football League).

The Speedway (Motorcycle speedway) team, the Ipswich Witches, have ridden at Foxhall Stadium on the outskirts of Ipswich since 1951. The stadium is also used regularly for hot rod and stock car racing.

Ipswich Gymnastics Centre is one of only three fully Olympic (London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games) accredited gymnastics facilities in the United Kingdom The resident club has also been home to international gymnasts.

The town has representation in both codes of Rugby. It has two amateur Rugby Union teams, Ipswich RUFC who play in London 3 North East League, and Ipswich YM RUFC (a third side Orwell RUFC, formerly Ransomes RFC having folded some time in the 1980s). The amateur rugby league side, Ipswich Rhinos, plays in the Rugby League Conference.

The Ipswich Cardinals is a successful American Football team, playing in the South-East Conference of BAFACL 1 – the second tier of the BAFA Community Leagues.

Ipswich is home to team Ipswich Swimming. Formed in 1884 as Ipswich Swimming Club, it is based at the town's Crown Pools, and also uses the Fore Street swimming pool. The most successful club member is World Championship (FINA World Aquatics Championships) gold medallist Karen Pickering.

Ipswich had a racecourse (Ipswich Racecourse) which ran a mix of flat and National Hunt races from 1710 to 1911.

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