What we're about

If you are looking to expand your social life in Ipswich then we are the group for you.

We have a number of organisers who run the following on a monthly basis:

1. Pool night in Bears

2. Third Thursday Drinks (a different pub/bar every month)

3. Bowling (Superbowl - Buttermarket)

In addition we also offer meals in popular restaurants and seasonal events. The latter includes anything from picnics in the park, to firework nights, local music and beer festivals.

Our organisers are always open to new ideas and events. If you would like to attend a certain something, please mention it to one of our organisers. You can also be a "host" for that event too.

We look forwards to receiving your application to join.

Best wishes,

All of us in IOOTTxx

Upcoming events (5+)

Third Thursday Drinks & I.O.O.T.T.'s First Year Anniversary!!!!!

Join us for our monthly drinks, this time The Plough. This is the pub where Tony, Tracy, Keith and me met first met a year go and started organizing Meetup stuff. Our monthly pub night is always a great opportunity for new and existing members to chat, get to know each other and to plan other events. I look like my profile pic. My moby number is[masked]. The Plough is on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ThePloughIpswich/ The nearest car park is the Buttermarket shopping centre and is free after 7pm: https://www.buttermarketipswich.com/Parking Or IP1 1SL for Satnav!

Charity Quiz Night

Great Blakenham Village Hall & Recreation Ground

£80 cash prize to the winning team! Teams of 8, £32 a team so £4 per person. Come and support www.childrenssociety.org.uk and be in with a chance of winning the cash prize! Doors open 6:30pm for a 7pm start. There will be a licensed bar and raffle. If this is your first meetup, someone at the entrance to the main hall will be able to direct you to our quiz team table.

Spring Wine Tasting (BYO Cheese!)

Quay Place

£20.00

It's time for the second of our quarterly wine tasting eveings with Sonia Boggis of Blythe Valley Wines. Sonia has been offering tutored tastings since 2010 and has travelled the world in pursuit of her passion. She will guide us through learning about different wines, what to look/sniff/taste for as well as how to pair them with food. As Sonia says "Life is too short to drink bad wine and, with us, you will learn that a good wine is one YOU like..." Learn more about Sonia and Blythe Valley Wines here: http://www.blythvalleywines.co.uk/ Be sure to bring a selection of your favourite cheeses with you so you can taste how the different wines compare with each of them. Cost - £20 covers the cost of the wine tasting and venue hire. Attendance cannot be guaranteed without payment in advance due to limited space. Please make payment to the PayPal link below: https://paypal.me/IOOTTCavey Please give your name and refer to Ipswich Out On The Town or the Wine Tasting so I can cross reference the payments with the attendees.

CMP Comedy Club: Damian Kingsley + More!

St Judes Tavern

Carl Denham organises a comedy night every month and stops for summer. For December, Carl is hosting our Meetup event - in addition to his role as compere! Here's a few (many) words from Carl himself: Thank you so much to everyone that came to this month's CMP, we had a lot of fun didn't we*? And learnt loads about my relationship with my mother and the nature of infinity itself**. Congratulations to Sarah as the winner of the much sought after mystery prize. Some of you lucky bastards got some pretty rad stickers**** too (which you get if you come back). If you come 5 times you get to put a song on the CMP playlist! Now for the good stuff: Tickets for next month's show are here! https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cmp-comedy-club-damian-kingsley-more-ipswich-stand-up-comedy-cmp-tickets-58720448442?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing Damian Kingsley Malcolm Hardee Cunning Stunt Award 2017 Shortlist “Well-evoked anecdotal material drawn from his own embarrassments and inadequacies, delivered with a cadence similar to that of observational wunderkind Seann Walsh. The set’s powered by punchlines” – Chortle SUPPORT FROM THREE ACTS: 1. Fatiha El-Ghorri Underneath Fatiha’s colourful hijab is a mind full of cutting observations and engaging witticism of the life and times of a British Muslim woman. Fatiha smashes the Muslim stereotypes and challenges people to think about what they think they know about Islam, Muslims, Muslim women especially. She tackles some tough subjects like Islamphobia and dating by sharing her own experiences which are funny, thought provoking and honest! Funny Women - Regional Finalist 2017 Max Turner Prize Finalist - 2017 2. Darcie Silver “Very Funny Stuff” - Russell kane “Very talented Joke Writer” - Gary Delaney 3. Phil Lindsey also referred to as the "Rude Man" or the "Rude Giant", is a hill figure of a giant naked man 180 ft (55 m) high, 167 ft (51 m) wide. He is carved into the side of a steep hill, and is best viewed from the opposite side of the valley or from the air. Hosted as always by So You Think You're Funny Semi Finalist 2016 Carl Denham “It was a great pleasure to host Carl in our apartment. He is a very nice, friendly and polite person. Always welcome!” Airbnb Booking tickets (via Eventbrite) signs you up to our mailing list that keeps you up to date with events and other exciting things going on. You can always unsubscribe at any point.

Past events (72)

England vs Scotland

Cock and Pye

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