Become a Member

Would you like to support your local music and arts scene?

Become a Member of the John Peel Centre for just £25 a year (£15 for under 25s and over 65s)

The John Peel Centre for Creative Arts (JPC) is a vibrant arts centre based in Stowmarket, at the heart of Suffolk. Offering a varied programme of theatre, music, poetry, and visual art exhibitions, the centre is also offered for hire to members of the public, to run their own events. A Community Interest Company (CIC), the JPC is truly powered by passion and has a team of over 50 registered volunteers running the centre (along with the volunteer Board of Directors and five part-time staff members).

The JPC is not only a lasting tribute to a much loved broadcaster but it was conceived with an objective to become a high quality, community-owned arts centre which is a beacon of cultural and community initiatives & activity.

Members of the JPC enjoy the following benefits:
• A unique and iconic vinyl disc membership card
• Advance notification & priority booking for events
• An invitation to an annual Members and Volunteers event
• Access to occasional two for one ticket offersFriends Membership card

You can download the Membership Application Form and complete it electronically, emailing it to We will then be in contact to take payment by card over the telephone. Alternatively you can print it out, complete it, and return it with a cheque (made payable to John Peel Centre) to:

JPC Members c/o Simon
John Peel Centre for Creative Arts
Church Walk
IP14 1ET

Alternatively you can join and pay by cash or card in person when the Box Office is open (10am to 2pm weekdays).