After years of planning, the Ipswich Maritime Trust's Window Museum on
Albion Wharf was officially opened on Sunday, 13 September by Captain
Jim Lawrence in the presence of the Mayor of Ipswich. Ipswich Sea
Scouts formed an impressive Guard of Honour. The formal opening was
followed by a celebration party at the Custom House. This first window
(more are planned) will have a succession of themed displays, each one
running for about six months. The first display features sail making
(based mainly on artefacts donated by Mrs Vera Whitmore) and barges
(based on a variety of models and name boards). Currently historic maps
of the Wet Dock feature as a backdrop to the display.
Anyone interested in obtaining information about forthcoming events can
go to our
Lectures held at the
Royal Harwich Yacht Club are open to everyone.