What’s On at The John Peel Centre

Jan 23 – Jan 29 all-day
Independent Venue Week @ John Peel Centre
CELEBRATING THE SPIRIT OF INDEPENDENCE & CULTURE OF LIVE MUSIC Independent Venue Week is a seven day celebration of small music venues around the UK and a nod to the people that own, run and[...]
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm
New Local Bands Night @ John Peel Centre
Kicking off Independent Venue Week at The John Peel Centre with a showcase opportunity for local young bands and performers! Confirmed acts: In My Disguise, Patrick & Josh, Urban Fall More to be announced! £3[...]
Jan 24 @ 7:30 pm
Tom Moth + Paul Mosley @ John Peel Centre | England | United Kingdom
Tom Moth, best known as harpist with Florence and the Machine, will be visiting his home town of Stowmarket to make a rare solo appearance featuring his original music for harp and electronics. As well[...]
Switch Hop: Catnip & Claws, Languid, Neurotica @ John Peel Centre
Not only are Switch Hop delighted to be part of the John Peel Centre’s lineup for Independent Venue Week but we are genuinely over-excited about who we’ve recruited to play at it. Not only do[...]
Jan 26 @ 7:30 pm
Martin Simpson @ John Peel Centre
The remarkable intimate solo performances Martin gives go from strength to strength – every gig is a masterclass. He travels the length and breadth of the UK and beyond, giving rapt audiences passion, sorrow, love,[...]
The Urban Voodoo Machine + Thy Last Drop @ John Peel Centre
The Urban Voodoo Machine came to Paul -Ronny Angel in 2002 as a fully-formed idea. He’d lead a band who’d play ‘Bourbon Soaked Gypsy Blues Bop’n’Stroll’. They’d dress in black and red. There would be a[...]
The Jackobins + Off The Wall + Code Of Conduct @ John Peel Centre
Formed in 2014, dubbed by Fred Perry Subculture and This Feeling as “Big in 2016”, Liverpool based six-piece alternative-rock band The Jackobins have taken the UK’s music scene by storm, headlining and selling out venues across[...]
Girl Band + The Virtues + Pet Needs @ John Peel Centre
Girl Band are a four piece noise rock band from Dublin, Ireland, made up of Dara Kiely, Alan Duggan, Daniel Fox and Adam Faulkner. They formed in late 2011 with influences ranging from bands and[...]
Tango Boot Camp Workshops for Absolute Beginners @ John Peel Centre
This is an event promoted by Bury Tango dancers with local teachers taking the workshops. It is designed for those who have never danced before, for those who have tried Tango and given up, and[...]
Connor Ryan Adams + support @ John Peel Centre
“an up and coming star” – BBC introducing. Having recently released his debut EP – Locked Doors, which reached no.5 in the singer-songwriter charts on iTunes, Connor immediately grabbed people’s attention across the UK music[...]
Coquine Migale + Desperate Journalist + Animal Noise + Leaone @ John Peel Centre
Come and celebrate the 23rd anniversary of Fierce Panda Records! It’s a little known local fact, but stalwart London-based independent label fierce panda has a satellite office in Stowmarket. Since 1994 this tiny record company[...]
Jo Caulfield: The Customer is Always Wrong @ John Peel Centre
Have you ever noticed that even when you’re right, you’re wrong? From the potential minefields of dating, relationships and divorce, to the simple things, like booking a holiday, or joining a pub-quiz team – nothing[...]
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm
Surge + The Assist @ John Peel Centre
SURGE are an infectious, garage-rock cocktail of tongue-in-cheek lyricism, angular riffs and catchy melodies – an addictive blend that’s been likened to early-Blur and constantly championed by BBC Introducing. Hailing from Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, this enthralling,[...]
RedFaces + Fick As Fieves + Fortunato @ John Peel Centre
Fantastic hooks and melodies, a staggering live show and a healthy dose of organised chaos gives you just a glimpse into the world of RedFaces! A gang of lifelong friends from Sheffield who have immersed[...]
Mar 4 – Mar 5 all-day
Lions Art Show & Sale @ The John Peel Centre For Creative Arts
Lions Club of Stowmarket and District Invites you to the 2017 ART SHOW & SALE! Saturday 4th to Sunday 5th March 2017 at The John Peel Centre For Creative Arts, Stowmarket. Admission is £1: under[...]
Apr 6 @ 7:30 pm
Cold In Berlin + HVMM @ John Peel Centre
Since forming in 2010, London-based Cold in Berlin has played throughout Europe alongside some of the most revered alternative acts, graced major festival stages and won praise from influential publications including Q, Mojo, Metal Hammer,[...]
Apr 8 @ 7:30 pm
Red Butler + support @ John Peel Centre
Dynamic rock/blues band Red Butler is fast making a name for itself across Britain and Europe. Audiences instantly tap into the fire and passion generated by the young band from Brighton. November sees the culmination[...]
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm
Hungrytown + Triangle @ John Peel Centre
After more than a decade of world-wide touring and three album releases, Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson – otherwise known as the Vermont-based Canadian folk duo Hungrytown – have earned a reputation for the quality[...]
Sam Lewis + M G Boulter, The Wilsons & The Flat Mountain Family @ John Peel Centre
While it bears the sonic landmarks of roots music’s most fertile ground, the songwriting of Sam Lewis is born of a landscape that can only be felt, not seen. His music is native to the[...]