INK Festival 2025 will be 24th – 28th April – Save The Date!



I have never been to the festival before – how does it work?

Read here how two of our stalwart festival goers approach their day


Can I buy a ticket over the phone or in person?

Please see here for all ticket buying options

What does a day ticket get me into?

A day ticket gives you access to all shows and special events during the day from 9.30am – 6.30pm

Evening events are ticketed separately and do not give access to the daytime festival

The Art Show and Black Dog Deli Restaurant at the Cut are FREE to all to enter without any ticket

Please see here for all ticket buying options

STUDENT TICKETS – is there a concession price?

Student 16-26 – please bring ID
Day ticket Student Concession Price: £10.00
4-Day ticket Student Concession Price: £40.00


What is new this year?

We have FREE Park and Ride from the Suffolk New College Campus on Harrison’s lane – get there early have a bacon sandwich!


Where can I see a timetable of the events so I can choose which day to come?

The timetable is here – please be aware the programme can be subject to change

Is there a printer ink friendly version of the timetable in black and white?

Yes,this year we have that! Click here

Will there be a printed programme available at the Festival?

Yes there will be – you can pick it up from most venues and both box offices

Can I see the synopses and details of the plays?

Look here for more details

Where are the venues this year?

We have some new venues this year – see here


Where can I discover more about disabled access and toilets?

If you look at the timetable this is shown on the left hand side under the venue name

Read in detail about accessibility at the festival

Can I speak to someone about my needs or parking?

Please contact:


Will the shows contain Trigger Warnings?

Plays may contain contemporary themes and issues which could be triggering to some. Please ask ushers for more information

Are your shows suitable for children?

All performances are suitable for 13+ except where indicated. Younger children are admitted at parents’ discretion


Are dogs permitted in your venues?

We are sorry but we cannot accomodate dogs (except Guide dogs) in our theatres.

Can you recommend where to stay or eat while I am here?

We have great on-site food options at the Cut and also at the Apollo -with vegetarian and vegan options

Plan your visit here – for accommodation, shopping, parking etc

Have we missed something?

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