What’s On at The John Peel Centre

Feb 21 @ 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[...]
Leisure Tank + Ghosts of Men + Kulk @ John Peel Centre
Leisure Tank is raw, minimalistic, analogue rock with unpredictable song structures and heavy, danceable grooves. K.C.’s voice and poetical lyrics have been compared to early PJ Harvey, Anna Calvi and Leslie Feist. Female singer/songwriter, guitarist[...]
Mar 2 – Mar 3 all-day
Beer Festival 2018 @ John Peel Centre
In conjunction with The Gladstone Arms in Coombs Ford, the John Peel Centre is hosting a Beer Festival on the first weekend in March. Real Ale, Craft Beers, and Ciders will all be available. There[...]
Mar 11 @ 7:30 pm
Amici In Concert @ John Peel Centre
Amici present a lively programme of a cappella music drawn from all periods between the Renaissance and the twenty-first century. Amici is “Suffolk’s friendliest a cappella choir”, formed in 2006 by our present director, Adrian[...]
Mar 14 – Mar 15 all-day
Eastern Angles present: Guesthouse @ John Peel Centre
Performances Weds 14th & Thurs 15th March 7.30pm A grandmother, mother and a daughter have to set aside differences as they decide the fate of their family-run Guesthouse. Battling family demons and the crashing waves[...]
Mar 21 @ 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[...]
Mar 23 @ 7:30 pm
Martin Simpson @ John Peel Centre
“Martin Simpson has transcended borders and oceans to quietly become a superb storyteller and musician of great depth and unquestionable taste.” – Stephen Fearing The remarkable intimate solo performances Martin gives go from strength to[...]
emerge: local band night @ John Peel Centre
Applications are now open for this emerge gig. If you are a local “emerging” act or band, and would like to play the John Peel Centre, email your details (including where you are based), plus[...]
Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm
Al's Fest @ John Peel Centre
Al’s Fest is a Memorial Music Festival in memory of Alan James. Al’s passion for living life to the full involved Music and Bikes!! He was a keen guitarist in Ratzinasack and was most remembered[...]
Connor Adams | Steve Young | Jerry Harmon @ John Peel Centre
Connor Adams, Jerry Harmon, and Steve Young are coming to Stowmarket to perform their ‘In The Round’ tour, each taking turns to play a song. Connor Adams Connor plays energizing indie/folk, and draws influence from[...]
Louise Distras + The Pearl Harts + The Baby Seals @ John Peel Centre
Louise Distras  is bringing all new songs in her full band show to Stowmarket on her ‘Land of Dope & Glory’ tour, with special guests The Pearl Harts! Raised on a diet of Bob Dylan,[...]
Apr 18 @ 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[...]
Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm
INK on the Road @ John Peel Centre
The Best of the 2018 INK New Short Play Festival A surprise package of the four best plays and performances from the INK Festival of new short plays at The Cut in Halesworth. Now in[...]
Apr 21 @ 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[...]
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 + Kill For Eden @ 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[...]
Paul Mosley + Jack Harris @ John Peel Centre
Paul Mosley is a singer/songwriter and composer, 10 years and 7 albums into a slightly bonkers career taking in festivals from Glastonbury to Green Man, commissions from an Icelandic Farmers choirs and Danish Puppet Theatre,[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]