Ipswich Solar Party


Christchurch Mansion


Suitable for Everyone

Events, Science and Nature

About this Event

During this exciting event, you will be able to look through real telescopes and other equipment to explore our star, the Sun. We will be joined by experts from the Orwell Astronomical Society who will astound you with their knowledge and equipment!

Please note that you will only be using specially-equipped telescopes to safely look at the Sun.

Suitable for ages 5+. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult during the event.

For useful information, such as how to find us and what facilities the Mansion has, we recommend reading our Access information: Access at Christchurch Mansion


This event is free to all.

How to Book

There is no need to book; just pop by on the day between 10 AM and 3 PM.

What's On


Browse the diary to discover what’s on in Ipswich, including fun events for all the family, talks, tours and evening events for adults.

Exhibitions + Displays

Our programme draws from Ipswich’s own art and museum collections, as well as touring exhibitions and work by local artists. We also have an incredible array of permanent displays.