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Ipswich Charter Wall Hangings 

Commissioned by the Ipswich Arts Association in 2000, the Hangings commemorate the granting of the Royal Charter to the town in 1200 AD by King John. They were designed, researched and directed by Suffolk artist Isobel Clover, a longstanding member of Ipswich DFAS and created with the help of her City and Guilds students. Each panel was sponsored by an Ipswich organisation. IDFAS sponsored the second which illustrates the town's importance in Anglo Saxon times. They comprise a series of eight large embroidered wall panels that collectively form one complete work. Together they offer the viewer a unique visual journey through the history of the town, from pre-Viking times to the present day.

The panels are housed in St Peters's by the Waterfront and are open to view May-September Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 - 3.30 pm. We have members who are included in the rota of volunteers who welcome visitors during opening hours.

Link to (Google View) of 
 “Isabel Clover's Wall Hangings at St Peters Church


Link to: East Anglian Daily Times Article:

 “Ipswich Icons: Charter Wall Hangings are marvels fit for 21st Century