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Plans for the OI Ipswich Dinner Have Been Announced

Good food, fun theatre and a great speaker are planned for the OI Ipswich Dinner on Saturday 17th December.
25 Oct 2022
Written by Leanne Castle
Alumni News

The OI Club is inviting OIs and their guests to the Christmas OI Ipswich Dinner to be held at Ipswich School on Saturday the 17th December.

While guests mingle in Little School, and a pianist plays, complimentary drinks will be served. Well known chef, Jamie Lee Smith and his team will be serving a four course dinner in Great School followed by tea, coffee and Christmas fudge made by local business, Yum Yum Tree Fudge.

OI President Jo Carrick has invited Rod Clayton (OI 1975-86) to be the keynote speaker. As head of crisis management at Webber Shandwick, one of the biggest comunications companies in the world it is sure to be an interesting, wide-ranging and entertaining talk.

During the evening there will be a live performance from theatre company, Red Rose Chain who will be be showcasing an excerpt from their Christmas show, 'The Wind in the Willows'.

Written by Kenneth Grahame and adapted by Joanna Carrick, Ratty, Moley, Toad and Badger will tell their tale with music, mayhem and plenty of silliness.

Dinner guests will be able to sit in Toad's car and boat for some candid and fun photographs.

OI Events Manager, Leanne Castle commented, "The evening will be lively, interesting and fun, with good food and company, it's a great way to start the Christmas festivites".

For full details and to book your tickets and make your menu choices please visit 






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