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Book now for free Ed Sheeran exhibition

Published2nd August 2019

The hottest tickets in town are available from 10am on Friday 2nd August – and they are FREE!

If you want to see the fabulous Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk exhibition at Ipswich’s Christchurch Mansion you can book your date and time online at www.made-in-suffolk.co.uk

Exhibition organisers, the Borough Council, expect a rush to see this unique event, which complements Ed’s four home-coming concerts next month.

Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk opens at the Mansion’s Wolsey Art Gallery on Tuesday 20th August. Councillor Carole Jones, museums portfolio-holder, said: “The launch attracted hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world on social media, on the radio and in the newspapers and we want to ensure people can enjoy coming to see it without having to queue for hours.

“Booking online gives everybody an opportunity to see the exhibition wherever they live. Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk is on until 3rd May next year so there is no reason for anyone to miss out.”

The exhibition is curated by Ed’s father, John Sheeran, and sponsored by Suffolk cyder-maker Aspall. It features portraits by renowned artist Colin Davidson, photography by Mark Surridge and a wide range of personal items portraying the journey from Ed’s school life in Suffolk to international stardom. Many of these intimate works have never been seen before.

The Mayor of Ipswich, Jan Parry, added: “This unique exhibition will, I am sure, attract an audience not only from Ipswich and Suffolk but across the UK and beyond. It is of huge cultural significance to the town and will leave a lasting legacy. Ed has come such a long way from the days of busking in the town and playing in front of a few dozen people in local pubs. This exhibition is a road map of that journey.”

Henry Chevallier Guild, founding family member and Aspall board advisor, said: “It’s an honour to be the exclusive partner to this exhibition. Just like Aspall, Ed is fiercely proud of his Suffolk roots and we are delighted that this exhibition will help shine a light on our beautiful county.