What’s On at The John Peel Centre

Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Carys: A Different Kind of Normal @ John Peel Centre
AD Music presents An Evening with Carys with guests Keith Sadler and Triangle “A Different Kind of Normal” CD Launch Carys is a singer songwriter based in Suffolk with an enthusiastic and evocative stage presence[...]
Apr 28 @ 7:30 pm
Loving Life @ John Peel Centre
The Kettle Girls present an evening of music with proceeds from the event going to charity. The Kettle Girls are an Ipswich/Stowmarket a capella singing trio. Jazz, comedy, modern, folk. You name it, they sing[...]
Weapon UK + Motorcycle Display Team + Atorc @ John Peel Centre
Onwards & Upwards UK Tour 2018 ‘Metallica opened its early live sets (and ‘Kill em all’ album) with ‘Hit the Lights’, a song that begins with a noisy two – chord flourish meant to evoke[...]
CANCELLED: Paul Mosley + Jack Harris @ John Peel Centre
We regret to say that this gig has been cancelled due to family/personal reasons.   If you have purchased an advance ticket you should be contacted shortly in order to receive a full refund.  [...]
Stowmarket Lions Trad Jazz Nite: Storyville Jazz Band @ John Peel Centre
Music by The Storyville Jazz Band The band is quite special; The Storyville Jazz Band from Holland, here for a 10 day tour of England, playing in jazz clubs and concert halls. The Storyville Jazz[...]
Barnstormer with Attila the Stockbroker @ John Peel Centre
Poetry set from Attila, then his ‘early music meets punk’ band Barnstormer. ‘An absolute honour to do a gig at the place set up by Sheila, John’s widow, in his name. With 2 sessions and[...]
emerge: Deep City / Hemmingway / Sophie Mahon / Vorte @ John Peel Centre
In the latest of our emerge nights for local up and coming acts, we are pleased that Deep City, Hemmingway, Sophie Mahon, and Vorte (not necessarily in that order!) will all be playing the John[...]
May 16 @ 7:30 pm
Let's Bop! @ John Peel Centre
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[...]
Jim Jones & the Righteous Mind + East Town Pirates @ John Peel Centre
Singer/guitarist Jim Jones’s distinctive musical history has spanned several incarnations including The Jim Jones Revue, Black Moses and Thee Hypnotics. The latest manifestation of his ever-evolving sonic vision, Jim Jones & The Righteous Mind were[...]
Blackballed + Unit 33 + Lee McCroy @ John Peel Centre
Blackballed, fronted by Marshall Gill (vocals/guitar), who is more usually seen playing guitar for New Model Army, with Tom Wibberley (Bass) and Leon Gill (Drums), are a full tilt powerhouse blues/rock band from Manchester with[...]
The Jar Family + support @ John Peel Centre
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 16 @ 7:30 pm
The Vinyl Lounge @ John Peel Centre
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[...]
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm
One Item Only - OUaF @ John Peel Centre
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[...]
Jun 20 @ 7:30 pm
Let's Bop! @ John Peel Centre
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[...]
The Buildy Uppy Dance Show - OUaF @ John Peel Centre
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[...]
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm
The Paul Francis Band @ John Peel Centre
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[...]
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm
Mark Thomas: Check Up @ John Peel Centre
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
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
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[...]
Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm
The Vinyl Lounge @ John Peel Centre
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[...]
DOT Productions Presents: A Woman of No Importance @ John Peel Centre
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[...]
Oct 6 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Diamond: Stand Up To Cancer Concert @ John Peel Centre
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[...]
Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm
The Vinyl Lounge @ John Peel Centre
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[...]
Dec 15 @ 7:30 pm
The Vinyl Lounge @ John Peel Centre
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[...]