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The Ipswich Buddhist Centre

Whether you are looking for more peace of mind and inner-calm, or you want to pursue an interest in Buddhism, you will find something to help you at our Centre. 

We practice Buddhism suitable for everyone living in the modern world. Our introductory classes are welcoming and informal and no experience is necessary – simply turn up!

The Ipswich Buddhist Centre is part of the worldwide Triratna Buddhist movement. Founded by an Englishman in 1967. There are now Triratna Centres all over the world.


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The Centre has wide doors, a lift and an accessible toilet on the ground floor. The front door has a 15cm step up from street level.

Ipswich Buddhist Centre
4 Friars Bridge Road

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   LGBTQIA inclusive

Open Days

NEXT OPEN DAY is on the 4th June 2022

If you have ever thought about coming to the Ipswich Buddhist Centre then this day will be ideal.

A great chance to get a taste of meditation and an introduction to Buddhist ideas and practice. We introduce how these can be of benefit in a modern life. There will be talks, discussion and practical sessions.

Don’t feel you have to wait for an Open Day. You are welcome to come along to our Introductory session on Saturday mornings where you can sample meditation and take part in a discussion group.


10 AM to 2 PM
10:00am & 2:00pm Introduction to meditation

followed by talks and discussion

Our Policies


We take safeguarding very seriously and have policies relating to young people and to vulnerable adults. You can see the names of our current safeguarding officers on our Team page

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
Safeguarding Children 

Caring for Teenagers 

IBC Volunteer Handbook


We will always tell you how we use your data and we wont share it with anyone without asking you first.

Privacy Policy 
Photography Policy

Booking for our events.

You are warmly welcome at our events. Our Booking policy tells you what you need to know when you decide to reserve a place, particularly on our residential retreats.

Booking Policy

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