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Eastern Angles Centre


The Eastern Angles Centre is an Arts and Heritage Hub located on Gatacre Road in Ipswich. 

Originally a Victorian primary school, Eastern Angles have long been residents in its Sir John Mills Theatre and throughout 2020-21 expanded into the rest of the building and developed the space to open the Eastern Angles Centre. 


Take a look inside the building...


Community Room: this large room is ideal for meetings, group events, rehearsals etc. It has a sprung dance floor as well as chairs, tables and lockers available for use. The room has a same level entry and exit, and there is also a loop system available. Regular hirers include Inside Out Community and South Street Moves (Ipswich Community Media).

Hot Desks: these are individual desks in our co-working space / the main Eastern Angles office. A hot desk can be used for personal study and offers a quite place to do your work or anything you need. A single chair and desk is provided for you, you will also have access to free wifi and a plug socket near your desk. Printing is available for free. The room has same level entry and exits. Book your space here.

Centre Room: this medium-sized room can be used for meetings, studying etc., chairs and tables will be provided for you. This room is currently home to our Homework Club and Digital Drop-In sessions. It has same level entry and exit.

Reading Room: this medium-sized room can be used for meetings, studying etc. It has same level entry and exit, chairs and tables will be provided for you. 

Rehearsal Room: this is a multifunctional space, it can be used for many things such as rehearsals, dance clubs etc. If you choose to hire this room, chairs and tables are provided for you along with access to lockers. It has the same level entry and exit, and a loop system is available.

Sir John Mills Theatre: this room is a flexible studio space ideal for rehearsals, theatre performances, filming etc. The equipment already available in this room includes raked seating, lighting desk, sound desk and a basic festival rig. Theatre hire rates include using our Box Office services for ticket sales and technical and bar facilities. Hirers will also have access to a backstage area for performers, costumes and set. The room has same level entry and exit, and there is a loop system available. 


If you're interested in hiring on our spaces or taking a look around the building please contact our Theatre Manager Jon Tavener or phone our admin team on 01473 218202.