Stowmarket Town Council
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Upcoming Events

Christmas Cards for Good Causes

20/10/2015 – 18/12/2015

The cards for Good Causes seasonal shop at Stowmarket Library, Milton Road is open! Staffed by volunteers, the shop sells Christmas cards for more than 25 national and local charities including the East Anglian Air Ambulance, East Anglian Children’s Hospice and the Make a Wish Foundation. The shop is open from 10am to 4pm, Tuesday […]

Christmas Tree Festival

Stowmarket Christmas Tree Festival

27/11/2015 – 02/01/2016

This year’s Christmas Tree Festival will take place between Friday, 27th November, 2015 to Saturday, 2nd January, 2016. Over 400 Christmas trees will be in three venues – Stowmarket Parish Church, Abbots Hall in The Museum of East Anglian Life and The Mix. Open every day. Further details are available on the Parish Church website:

Albany Piano Trio


Stowmarket Concerts presents the Albany Piano Trio playing music by Beethoven, Haydn and Dvorak at the United Reformed Church on Sunday, 29th November at 2.30pm. Tickets: £10.00 with under 18 year olds free.


Stowmarket and Combs Middle School – Memory Trees


Stowmarket Town Council is delighted to announce the planting of two memorial trees on the Stowmarket Recreation Ground on Tuesday, 1st December at 11am. The trees; a Black Walnut for Stowmarket Middle School and an English Oak for Combs Middle School will be planted in an area of the Recreation Ground close to the Memorial […]

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Combs Ford Christmas Lights Switch-on

From 5pm

We are pleased to present the Combs Ford Christmas Lights Switch-on, sponsored by the East of England Co-op on Wednesday, 2nd December, 2015 from 5pm at the Boys Brigade Hall, Combs Lane.

Pickerel Project – River Clear Up


The Pickerel Project monthly River Clear Up. All welcome, the more the merrier! Just turn up wearing stout footwear. Meet at the Station Road Bridge at 10am.

Stowmarket Chorale Christmas Concert


The Stowmarket Chorale Christmas Concert takes place at 7pm on Saturday, 12th December at the United Reformed Church and will feature Abbots Hall Primary School Choir. Tickets are priced at £9 for adults and £3 for under 18s and they are available from choir members, the Tourist Information Centre in Wilkes Way or online at […]

Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood

16/12/2015 – 20/12/2015

The Stowmarket Operatic & Dramatic Society presents Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood from 16th to 20th December, 2015. Tickets are available from the Box Office on 01449 612825 or online at

Latest News

Christmas Post Service – 1st & 3rd Stowmarket Scouts

Let the 1st & 3rd Stowmarket (Phoenix) Scouts deliver you Christmas cards in Stowmarket (including Combs Ford), Stowupland and Onehouse. Post your cards together with just 25p per card into one of the collection boxes and they will make sure that they are delivered in time for Christmas. The collection boxes will be available from […]

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Residential Parking in Stowmarket

Information was delivered to all properties within the three survey areas on 22nd and 23rd October. We urge everyone to get involved by completing and returning the questionnaire enclosed. On this occasion, we have chosen a paper based survey with pre-paid return envelopes to enable you to respond.   For a list of frequently asked questions, […]


Walking with the Wounded – Walk of Britain

Hundreds of people turned out to welcome the Walking with the Wounded Walk of Britain Expedition Team when they came to Stowmarket on  Thursday 22nd October. Town Mayor, Councillor Barry Salmon met the team at the town boundary and escorted them to the Market Place where they were given a warm welcome along with a […]

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The Pickerel Project – Get involved in your local community!

If you would you like to make a difference to your community then the Pickerel Project would love to hear from you. There are various ways that you can become involved from helping clear the river and its bank of rubbish to attending meetings to steer the direction of the project to regenerate Stowmarket’s river […]


Community Defibrillator at the Regal Theatre

On Thursday 18th June Stowmarket’s newest defibrillator on the side of the Regal Theatre building was officially opened by the Town Mayor, Councillor Barry Salmon. Back in the Autumn of 2013, the East of England Coop approached local organisations, groups and Councils to let them know they had funding to install 100 Community Access Defibrillators […]


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