Wolsey's Ipswich Exhibition, FREE

14julAll Day29octWolsey's Ipswich Exhibition, FREE Suffolk Archives at The Hold, Ipswich, IP4 1LR

Event Details

As part of the Wolsey 550 project our summer exhibition explores the life and legacy of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey during the 550th anniversary of his birth.  

Born and raised in Ipswich, Wolsey rose from humble beginnings to become the most powerful man in England, working alongside King Henry VIII.  This exhibition will unearth a story of ambition, aspiration, and the ability for anyone to succeed.   

Featuring archive treasures from our own collection in addition to some spectacular loaned exhibits including Thomas Wolsey’s original Cardinal hat on loan from Christ Church College, Oxford.   

Exploring different depictions of Thomas Wolsey throughout history the exhibition will also include an original copy of Shakespeare’s first folio, on loan from Trinity College Cambridge, to coincide with Folio 400 which marks 400 years since the first printed collection of Shakespeare’s work.   

Suitable for all ages –visits can be prebooked via the ‘Learn More’ button below.



July 14, 2023 - October 29, 2023 (All Day)(GMT+01:00)

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