What’s On at The John Peel Centre

May 26 @ 10:00 am – 9:30 pm
5th Festival of Suffolk Poetry @ John Peel Centre
10:00 am
Headlining the festival will be Blake Morrison, Rebecca Watts and Susan Utting. As usual, the Poetry Cafés will provide their delights during the afternoon. They will be joined by the excellent young poets from ONE,[...]
Jun 1 @ 7:30 pm
The Jar Family + The Wicked Ravens @ John Peel Centre
7:30 pm
The Jar Family are a fabulous band: toe-tapplingly good, and lots of fun.  This high energy 6 piece, multi-instrumental band from Sunderland each take their turn on lead vocals, share great harmonies and play up[...]
Jun 8 @ 7:30 pm
The Whole Shebang Open Mic Night @ John Peel Centre
7:30 pm
After a short break following the previous event back in January, The Whole Shebang Open Mic Night returns with another evening of Whimsical, Homegrown, Organic Live Entertainment. No fire, no nudity, no animals! Other than[...]
Pop-up Record Shop @ John Peel Centre
Jun 16 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Pop-up Record Shop @ John Peel Centre
1:00 pm
Our Pop Up Record Shop returns in June as always ahead of The Vinyl Lounge. With ever increasing popularity and attendance, this one promises to be the best yet… The poster might give it away![...]
The Vinyl Lounge @ John Peel Centre
Jun 16 @ 7:30 pm
The Vinyl Lounge @ John Peel Centre
7:30 pm
Join us for another great night of vinyl sharing! Get into the attic, dust off your records and bring a couple of them down to us and we’ll do our best to play them for[...]
One Item Only – OUaF @ John Peel Centre
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm
One Item Only - OUaF @ John Peel Centre
2:00 pm
If you had to take a long journey away from home and you could only take one item with you – what would it be? This is the decision facing our young hero in this story[...]
Let’s Bop! @ John Peel Centre
Jun 20 @ 7:30 pm
Let's Bop! @ John Peel Centre
7:30 pm
Did you used to love getting out on the dance floor? Start 2018 as you mean to go on moving & grooving with Let’sBop! Simply turn up & dance, on your own or with a[...]
Jun 21 @ 4:00 pm
The Buildy Uppy Dance Show - OUaF @ John Peel Centre
4:00 pm
From the team that created The Doodle Dance Show, which visited the John Peel Centre last summer, The Buildy Uppy Dance Show is a magical hour of building, music, and dancing. Let your imagination run[...]
The Paul Francis Band @ John Peel Centre
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm
The Paul Francis Band @ John Peel Centre
7:00 pm
Raising funds for Glynn’s Charity Cycle Ride on behalf of MIND The Paul Francis Band (Mind Charity Fundraiser) Taking you on a timeless musical journey Paying tribute to some of the finest singer/songwriters, The Paul Francis[...]
One Man, Two Guvnors @ John Peel Centre
Jul 11 @ 7:00 pm
One Man, Two Guvnors @ John Peel Centre
7:00 pm
Mustard Theatre Company’s production of the hit West End and Broadway comedy, by Richard Bean. Set in Brighton in the 1960s. Chaos ensues, as the bumbling Francis Henshall attempts to keep apart his two guvnors:[...]
Mark Thomas: Check Up @ John Peel Centre
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm
Mark Thomas: Check Up @ John Peel Centre
7:00 pm
Our NHS @70 Work in Progress Mark Thomas is 54, the NHS is 70, UK national average life expectancy is 84. If Mark makes it to 84 the NHS will be 100, what will they[...]
Tensheds + TheMightySmall @ John Peel Centre
Jul 20 @ 7:30 pm
Tensheds + TheMightySmall @ John Peel Centre
7:30 pm
After a very successful show during Independent Venue Week earlier this year, Tensheds returns to the John Peel Centre due to popular demand. Once again, Tensheds brings his unique style of blues and balladry. His[...]
Hymn For Her + Peter Hepworth + Laurence Crow & The Imaginary Band @ John Peel Centre
7:30 pm
Beehive Live Agency presents… Hymn for Her have been busy touring across the country and abroad over the past few years, injecting juiced-up backwoods country blues with a dose of desert rock psychedelia that has[...]
The Vinyl Lounge @ John Peel Centre
Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm
The Vinyl Lounge @ John Peel Centre
7:30 pm
A fabulous night of sharing your vinyl. Vinyl: “Because life has background noise” – John Peel Dust off your singles, 12″, and LPs and bring them to the John Peel Centre to share with friends[...]
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm
DOT Productions Presents: A Woman of No Importance @ John Peel Centre
7:00 pm
A scandalous melodrama by Oscar Wilde Lady Hunstanton’s house party is in full swing when Gerald Arbuthnot is announced as secretary to the witty Lord Illingworth. However once Gerald’s mother makes an appearance, suddenly his[...]
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm
Zion Train + Tree Gilroy + Beard FX @ John Peel Centre
7:30 pm
One of the most unique and enjoyable live dub acts on the planet, their use of dynamic onstage dub mixing whilst performing alongside acoustic instruments and exceptional vocalists, make Zion Train one of a kind.[...]
Oct 6 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Diamond: Stand Up To Cancer Concert @ John Peel Centre
7:30 pm
Diamond’s Stand Up To Cancer concert is a night of celebration not to be missed. Making a difference through music, with all monies raised from ticket sales and on the night donations going to the[...]
Baka Beyond + support @ John Peel Centre
Oct 12 @ 7:30 pm
Baka Beyond + support @ John Peel Centre
7:30 pm
‘If there has to be a definition of world music, this is it!’ – Andy Kershaw Originally inspired by the music of the Baka Forest People, Pygmies whose music and dance have been celebrated since[...]
The Vinyl Lounge @ John Peel Centre
Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm
The Vinyl Lounge @ John Peel Centre
7:30 pm
A fabulous night of sharing your vinyl. Vinyl: “Because life has background noise” – John Peel Dust off your singles, 12″, and LPs and bring them to the John Peel Centre to share with friends[...]
The Vinyl Lounge @ John Peel Centre
Dec 15 @ 7:30 pm
The Vinyl Lounge @ John Peel Centre
7:30 pm
A fabulous night of sharing your vinyl. Vinyl: “Because life has background noise” – John Peel Dust off your singles, 12″, and LPs and bring them to the John Peel Centre to share with friends[...]