Make A Date For Last Tango in Whitby

Stowmarket Operatic and Dramatic Society are bringing a little slice of Mike Harding to town with the hilarious comedy Last Tango in Whitby in May 2019. The play tells the story of an unexpected spark of mutual attraction between Pat and Phil while Pat enjoys a charabanc trip to Whitby. Director Tory Bolger likes that the play mixes comedy with one of her great passions, dancing. “It’s a play about a group of people going on holiday together. I liked the idea of a group of more mature people, getting…

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JPC Poster Winner

The John Peel Centre for Creative Arts, in partnership with the University of Suffolk, is thrilled to announce the winner of their poster competition. From 28th January to 3rd February, the John Peel Centre is taking part in Independent Venue Week (IVW) for the third year running. In 2018, taking part in Independent Venue Week bought national profile to the John Peel Centre when BBC Radio 6 Music’s Steve Lemacq attended the emerge gig, which kicked of a jam-packed week of live music at the Stowmarket venue. emerge is one…

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All Aboard For The Railway Children

Come and join Roberta, Peter and Phyllis, The Railway Children, and enjoy their adventures in a delightful stage adaptation of E Nesbit’s best loved of all children’s books being performed this month by Stowmarket Operatic & Dramatic Society. There will be seven performances from Tuesday 22nd to Saturday 26th August at 7.30pm with matinees on both Thursday 24th and Saturday 26th at 2.30pm. It will be presented at The John Peel Centre in the exciting ‘in-the-round format’, with the actors surrounded by the audience seated on all four sides of the acting area.…

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