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John Peel Centre

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Church Walk, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1ET

The Battle of the Somme

The Battle of the Somme
  • 1916
  • UK
  • 74 min
  • Directed by: Geoffrey Malins

Documentary (with some re-enacted footage) of the British army's participation in the Battle of the Somme in France during WWI.

Fri 11 Nov


From Ibiza To The Norfolk Broads

From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads

A solo production that tells the story of a young David Bowie obsessive. Set against a soundtrack by the late legendary musician.

Thu 24 Nov

£13.20 some concessions

Hay Fever

  • Directed by: Kevin Shaw
  • Written by: Noel Coward

Noel Coward's sharp comedy of manners, set against the backdrop of a weekend in the country.

Wed 2 Nov

£9.90 some concessions

Jack The Ripper - The Real Truth

Retired British Police murder squad detective and leading Ripper expert, Trevor Marriott, delivers this one-man show which explores the cold case investigation into The Whitechapel Murders of 1888. The show contains some images of a graphic and disturbing nature.

Wed 9 Nov


Jesus Jones

The long-standing band plays innovative indie-rock with its original line-up. With support from Carter The Unofficial Sex Machine.

Sun 20 Nov



The four-piece outfit from London featuring John, Todd, Sam and James plays its alt rock originals.

Fri 4 Nov



Modern, folk-based music from the British six-piece.

Sat 5 Nov


Roughcast Theatre Presents - A Christmas Carol

As their first Christmas show RoughCast present an original adaptation of that perennial seasonal favourite, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. The story of the reclamation of that self-confessed "Humbug" Ebenezer Scrooge never fails to delight audiences of all ages with its colourful cast of famous characters both real and ghostly.

RoughCast's involving promenade performance with carols to sing and dances to join (for those so inclined) should guarantee to get your festive season off to the merriest of starts - even if Christmas tends to bring out your own inner Scrooge!

This is a promenade performance - seating will be very limited.

For group bookings (2 adults + 2 children) please contact the box office 01449 774 678

Please note that the doors open at 2:00 for a 2:30 show.

Sat 10 Dec

£9.90 some concessions

A Scouting Christmas Carol

This year's Stowmarket District Scout Show is the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, the Master of Misers! Come and meet the well-known characters of the celebrated Charles Dickens' story Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, Nephew Fred, Girlfriend Belle, Mr Fezziwig, the Ghost of Jacob Marley, the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Spirit of Christmas Present and the Spirit of Christmas Yet to Come. This young cast of Scouts and leaders have created and rehearsed a modern look at this famous tale, filled with songs and silliness. A perfect evening to kick off your festive celebrations. Bah humbug!

Wed 30 Nov


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Sat 3 Dec


Soapbox Poetry Club Presents Anthony Anaxagorou

Tonight we are absolutely delighted to welcome Anthony Anaxagorou to SoapBox, our regular monthly spoken word poetry club at the John Peel Centre, on the last Wednesday of the month.

Each edition of the club feature a nationally renowned spoken word poet headlining, two local poets, and one musician (with strong literary ties) in support.

ANTHONY ANAXAGOROU Anthony Anaxagorou is an award winning poet, prose writer, playwright, performer and educator. He has published eight volumes of poetry, a spoken word EP, a book of short stories and has written for theatre.

His poetry has appeared on various BBC programs over the past decade, while also featuring at the British Urban Film Awards and BBC 6 Music. In 2013 his poem Dialectics was interpreted and performed by Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas. He is a judge for the 2016 BBC Young Writers Award and is currently the poet in residence at several London schools where he teaches poetry and creative writing.

He founded Out-Spoken in 2012 and has since launched Out-Spoken Press, a publishing house specialising in poetry, plays and critical writing. His work has subsequently been studied in universities, schools and colleges across the USA, U.K and Australia, as well as being translated into Spanish, German, French and Japanese.

Look out for Anthony Anaxagoroua near spiritual experience - Sunday Times

His greatest strength is how effectively and completely he can draw you into his narratives despite their serious and complex subjects. - Josh Idehen, Poejazzi

One of the most powerful stage performances I've seen. - The Evening Standard

Support to be confirmed.

Tickets are £4 concessions, £6 in advance, or £8 on the door, if available. Advance purchase recommended. Seated event.

Adult content/language warning - 14yrs+ recommended. Licensed bar on site. Doors open at 7.30pm, starts ay 8pm sharp finished by 11pm.

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Wed 23 Nov

£6.60 some concessions

Tail Feather

This five-piece band who hail from London performs its blues-rock with a psychedelic twist.

Sat 29 Oct


Wooden Arms

Wooden Arms

Alternative indie-folk ensemble.

Fri 18 Nov

£6.60 some concessions

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