What’s On at The John Peel Centre

Jul 29 @ 7:30 pm
Connor Adams + support @ John Peel Centre
After a sell out gig in February 2017, Connor Adams returns to the John Peel Centre on Saturday 29 July. Tickets available now! Connor Adams: “An up and coming star” – BBC Introducing Recently releasing[...]
Aug 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Let's Bop! @ John Peel Centre
If you’re one of those people who used to love to get out on the dance floor on a night out, this could be for you! No complicated steps to learn just come and get into[...]
emerge - New Band Night @ John Peel Centre
John Peel Centre for Creative Arts are excited to announce the line-up for our ’emerge’ local band night in August! In no particular order, Izi Phoenix, Peter Hepworth, I, Claudia, and Robin Dicker will be[...]
Blackballed + The Wilsons + Mesonical @ 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[...]
Aug 18 @ 7:30 pm
Spirit Family Reunion @ John Peel Centre
A summer evening of hi-energy bluegrass from one of the best live bands on the planet! Spirit Family Reunion began singing together on the street corners of New York City in 2009. Since that time[...]
Aug 22 @ 7:30 pm – Aug 26 @ 7:30 pm
SODS present: The Railway Children @ John Peel Centre
SODS’ scintillating summer production! The Railway Children By E.Nesbit, adapted for the stage by Mike Kenny Tuesday 22 – Saturday 26 August Evenings 7.30pm, Matinees Thursday & Saturday 2.30pm SODS proudly presents ‘The Railway Children’,[...]
Sep 1 – Sep 2 all-day
Wendy & Peter Pan @ John Peel Centre
Spinning Wheel Theatre Summer School presents: Wendy & Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie Adapted for stage by Ella Hickson Performances Friday 1st Sept 7.30pm (doors 7pm), Saturday 2nd Sept 2pm & 7.30pm (doors 1.30pm[...]
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm
Emma @ John Peel Centre
DOT Productions returns with a sparkling new stage adaptation of the Jane Austen classic ‘Emma’. Emma Woodhouse has the world at her fingertips. Life seems pretty good – if a bit boring – and so[...]
Sep 15 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
EyesWrite present: The Pedlar of Swaffham @ John Peel Centre
The story of John Chapman is a well known folk tale from the fifteenth century. There are various versions but few actual facts are know about him. This version keeps to the original tale but[...]
The Whole Shebang - Open Mic Night @ John Peel Centre
An evening of whimsical, homegrown, organic live entertainment. No fire, no nudity, no animals! Other than that we like to keep the “open” in “open mic” so no matter what it is you do, music,[...]
False Advertising + support @ John Peel Centre
FALSE ADVERTISING (Manchester, UK) are a three-piece indie rock band who make pop songs – drenched in noise. Aiming to remind the world what’s always been so vital about raw, energetic, live music; they have[...]
emerge - New Band Night @ John Peel Centre
emerge is our new local band night, showcasing exciting new local talent. Come along to support these talented artists and potentially see the international stars of the future! If you are a band or artist[...]
Miles & Erica of The Wonder Stuff @ John Peel Centre
Miles Hunt & Erica Nockalls supported by Will Hunt ‘We Came Here To Work’ 2017 UK Tour The Wonder Stuff’s Miles Hunt & Erica Nockalls will be touring the UK in September and October this[...]
Oct 7 @ 7:30 pm
YAK + support @ John Peel Centre
Tickets on sale from 9am Friday 5th May YAK have confirmed their October UK Tour, and we are pleased to announce that they will performing at the John Peel Centre on Saturday 7th October. Yak[...]
The Undercover Hippy + support @ John Peel Centre
Billy Salisbury – aka The Undercover Hippy – has been performing at festivals since 2008, working his way up from being a solo singer-songwriter playing small marquee stages to now having a full band of[...]
Renegade Twelve - The Album @ John Peel Centre
Renegade Twelve perform their first headline performance of their album released earlier this year in full, back where it all began! The album will be performed in its entirety plus some very special guests!  [...]
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm
Cabbage @ John Peel Centre
With support from The Blinders + Queen Zee & The Sasstones Cabbage are Lee Broadbent (lead vocals), Joe Martin (vocals, guitar), Eoghan Clifford (guitar), Stephen Evans (bass) and Asa Morley (drums). With “the black humour[...]
Stowmarket Lions Trad Jazz Nite @ John Peel Centre
Music by The Golden Eagle Jazz Band This nationally popular band, festivals, weddings, funerals, jazz clubs; play New Orleans jazz the way it was meant to be played, with a classic line-up, a raw and powerful[...]
Nov 16 @ 7:30 pm
Mighty Sands + supports @ John Peel Centre
Proving that surf rock isn’t all about Dick Dale, Mighty Sands are a five-piece pizza band from Lisbon that blend colourful guitar sounds with simple but danceable rhythms along with early 70s keyboards and blinkin’-an-eye-to-psychedelia[...]
Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm
Son of Dave + support @ John Peel Centre
Son of Dave, the one and only harmonica and beatbox blues maverick is back for another season. Music For Cop Shows is classic S.o.D, loaded with instrumental hooks, original blues flavoured songs, irresistible grooves, and[...]
Reg Meuross + John Ward Trio @ John Peel Centre
2017 heralds a new solo album from Reg Meuross. Faraway People is a fresh collection of songs which comment bravely on life as he sees it, bringing wide ranging stories, from the ravages of austerity and the[...]
Dec 1 @ 7:30 pm
Red Butler + support @ John Peel Centre
Dynamic rock/blues band Red Butler return to the John Peel Centre in December due to popular demand after a very successful show earlier this year. Red Butler is fast making a name for itself across[...]
The Wedding Present: George Best 30th Anniversary Tour @ John Peel Centre
2017 marks the 30th anniversary of the release of George Best, The Wedding Present’s classic debut album. To celebrate this, the band will be playing the album as part of an 85 minute set at[...]