Author name: Clare Friel

A wide brimmed red felt hat sits on a wooden table in a room with ornate plastered ceilings and dark wood bookcases

The story behind Cardinal Wolsey’s Hat currently on show in The Hold 

Why Wolsey’s hat was granted its own carriage  Did you know that one of the precious artifacts included in the current exhibition, Wolsey’s Ipswich, being held at Suffolk Archives’ The Hold, is the actual hat worn by Thomas Wolsey over 500 years ago?  At the time, Wolsey’s treasured Cardinal’s hat – a red, wide-brimmed ‘galero’

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Richard Brame, Senior Director and Chair of the Ipswich Management Group at WTW and Aly Tipping, Programme Manager for the Thomas Wolsey 550 project.

Community Grants

The Thomas Wolsey 550 project has launched a £30,000 Community Grants programme, to fund a wide variety of projects which will benefit communities in Ipswich. Applications for £1,000 – £3,000 are open from now until Fri 30th June to voluntary and community groups, charities, social enterprises, and Community Interest Companies to help them to deliver

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