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John Peel Centre

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Church Walk
Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1ET United Kingdom

A vibrant arts centre based in Stowmarket, in the heart of Suffolk and just 5 minutes walk from the Norwich-Ipswich-London railway line. We take pride in hosting a variety of original music, from established acts to emerging talent. We also host poetry, film, theatre, and comedy. In addition the centre is offered for hire to members of the public, to run their own events. Our licensed bar serves soft drinks, wines, spirits, Adnams, and Aspall.

February 2019

Pet Needs+ Kulk + Strike The Sun

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
John Peel Centre, Church Walk
Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1ET United Kingdom
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Colchester-based punk band Pet Needs present a line-up including Kulk and Strike The Sun. Pet Needs performed at the first of our emerge local band nights back in April 2017, and then performed here again during Independent Venue Week 2018 when BBC 6 Music's Steve Lamacq paid us a visit. When they were teenagers, Derby lads Johnny and George Marriott played in an unpredictable and chaotic punk band, storming the Midlands old-school scene with their often unintentional discordant pop. After…

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March 2019

International Women’s Day

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
John Peel Centre, Church Walk
Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1ET United Kingdom
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Sally Army, Motherfvnker, Suki Silvertongue, Sienna Potter, Roma, live poetry, short film, and panel discussion. John Peel Centre is proud to present International Women’s Day 2019. A huge festival flavoured event that features an all star female cast of local musicians, poets, storytellers, and artists. The event starts early at 6pm with two talented young singer songwriters from the local area, Roma and Sienna Potter. They will be performing a mix of covers and originals, in their own distinctive styles.…

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emerge:

March 9 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
John Peel Centre, Church Walk
Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1ET United Kingdom
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emerge is our local band night, showcasing exciting new local talent. Come along to support these talented artists and potentially see the international stars of the future! "Worth supporting if you live locally, these emerge nights" - Steve Lamacq, BBC Radio 6 Music This emerge will feature KYU, Powderhead, Salvador, and Swimsuit Competition (not necessarily in that order!). KYU are a 3-piece indie rock band based in Colchester, who write original music ranging from sweeping melodies to punchy riffs, complemented…

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The Tide Jetty

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until 21st March 2019

John Peel Centre, Church Walk
Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1ET United Kingdom
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Eastern Angles Theatre Company’s 2019 Spring Tour Show… The Tide Jetty by Tony Ramsay Two brothers, Tucky and Nathan grow up on the banks of Breydon Water alongside tomboy, Eliza. The three of them are inseparable. As they grow older the inevitable happens and both the boys fall for her. But tragedy tears the trio apart and years later it is time to discover the truth of what really happened… The Tide Jetty is a new and thought-provoking play, exploring…

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Kaz Hawkins + Sam York

March 22 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
John Peel Centre, Church Walk
Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1ET United Kingdom
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Multi award winning singer-songwriter Kaz Hawkins has now successfully relaunched as a solo artist with her sell out theatre show My Life And I. An intimate and personal show about her life in song that has been a hit with audiences now being introduced to the powerful, emotive new direction of a woman who owes being alive to the music she now performs. The Belfast born singer-songwriter has wowed fans with her emotional honest performances across the globe. Her music…

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Alden, Patterson & Dashwood | Honey & The Bear

March 30 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
John Peel Centre, Church Walk
Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1ET United Kingdom
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Joining forces for an evening to showcase the best in contemporary Folk, Alden, Patterson & Dashwood and Honey & The Bear are proud to bring you their own twists on the tradition, storytelling woven in to song and harmonies abound in a magical night to remember. Norwich-based folk trio Alden Patterson and Dashwood weave rich vocal harmonies, fiddle, dobro, guitar and mandolin around beautifully written original songs and melodies. Their music takes influence from folk traditions from both sides of…

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April 2019

A Self Help Guide To Being In Love With Jeremy Corbyn

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
John Peel Centre, Church Walk
Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1ET United Kingdom
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A hard hitting, intelligent, Performance Poetry show by Jess Green about Labour, Tories and the division of the left. When BBC Slam Champion, Jess Green joined the Labour Party at university in 2007 she doubled the number of members who met weekly in the Liverpool Philharmonic pub. Since then she’s stuck by them through the downfall of Tony Blair, the disappointment of Gordon Brown and the monolith of Ed Miliband. And now, after a decade of keeping her membership card…

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An Honest Gentleman

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
John Peel Centre, Church Walk
Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1ET United Kingdom
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Stuff of Dreams Theatre Company present An Honest Gentleman by Cordelia Spence & Tim Lane A musical play about East Anglia’s very own Dick Turpin Little is known of Thomas Easter except that he was born in Aylsham in Norfolk in 1715 and was hanged at Tyburn 24 years later. However, his life was packed with adventure and intrigue. From North Norfolk to Putney Heath, Easter plied his trade as a Gentleman of the Road, ‘raising contributions upon the public’…

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May 2019

The Ukrainians

May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
John Peel Centre, Church Walk
Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1ET United Kingdom
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The Ukrainians perform ‘Ukrainski Vistupi V Ivana Peela’ ‘Ukrainski Vistupi V Ivana Peela’ is a ground breaking album by The Wedding Present. Released in 1989 on RCA records, it reached number 22 in the national album charts – a remarkable achievement for a Ukrainian language album. The story of the record begins in 1987. The Wedding Present took a break from their northern indie rock love songs, and recorded two sessions for John Peel in a completely different style. Fired…

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June 2019

The Wedding Present

June 14 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
John Peel Centre, Church Walk
Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 1ET United Kingdom
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The Wedding Present return to the John Peel Centre to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Bizzaro, the band’s second studio album – and first “proper” album for RCA – which came soon after the Ukrainian John Peel Sessions / Українські Виступи в Івана Піла folk music side project (which is being performed here on 4th May). The Wedding Present have had eighteen UK Top 40 hit singles… not bad for a band that has, from its inception, stubbornly refused to…

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