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Abbot’s Hall Weddings

Abbot’s Hall Weddings is delighted to have engaged the services of award-winning Suffolk wedding planner Marie Clarke, as we prepare to host our first weddings this summer. Marie launched Weddings for you by Marie at the start of the 2014 wedding season and is rapidly growing a fantastic reputation. She was a finalist in two […]

Welcome to our new Councillor

We would like to say a big welcome to Councillor John Curle who was co-opted to the Town Council on Wednesday, 1st July, 2015. All of the Councillors and Officers are looking forward to working with him and we wish him well for his term of office.


Community Defibrillator at the Regal Theatre

Defibrillator Demonstration 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 […]

2015.06.17 Cycle Race

Women’s Cycle Tour of Great Britain

Hundreds of people lined the streets to watch the Aviva Women’s Tour Stage One come through the town on Wednesday, 17th June, 2015. Full details of the tour can be found via the link below. Stage One – Aviva Women’s Tour


Advertise your community event

If you would like to advertise your local community event on the Town Council website, please send the details and a copy of the poster or flyer with accompanying photographs to  

Upcoming Events


Photographic Exhibition – Edgelands

18/07/2015 – 31/03/2016

Edgelands is a free photographic exhibition by Tom Owens, featuring a selection of images exploring the buffer zones where the urban meets the countryside. Tom Owens is fascinated by light, colour and his surroundings, and the official labelling of designated areas of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) has made him question what is beautiful in the […]

Blood Donation Session

1pm to 7pm

Blood donation session at the Hillside Community Centre from 1pm to 3.30pm and 5pm to 7pm. To book an appointment or for further information click here.

Gig in the Yard – Winchester’s Wine Bar

2pm to 10pm

Winchester’s Wine Bar will be hosting the second Gig in the Yard in aid of CLIC Sargeant. Musical acts include Jade May Jean Peters, Pinned Above the Sky, Raymond Barry, Eve & Richard, Mid Suffolk Brass and many more. Further details can be found here.

Stowmarket Ramblers – Walks in August

02/08/2015 – 23/08/2015

The Stowmarket Ramblers help local people enjoy walking and protect the places we all love to walk. The group organises regular walks led by local experts which are a great way to get outside, make new friends and discover how walking boosts your health and happiness. You’re welcome to join us on any of our walks to […]

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.


Farmers’ Market

8:00 am – 2:00 pm

We hold a Farmers’ Market on the Market Place on the first Friday of every month where a variety of local goods are sold including plants, woodcrafts, cheeses, pies and baked goods. We are always keen to hear from traders selling goods sourced locally (within 30 miles of Stowmarket) who are interested in trading on […]

Steam & Crafts Weekend

08/08/2015 – 09/08/2015

Preparations are well under way for the 9th Museum of East Anglian Life Steam and Crafts Weekend to be held on the 8th and 9th August 2015. Visitors will be able to experience the sights, sounds and smells of the machines of yesteryear, as well as checking out a range of crafts and skills, many […]


70th Anniversary of VJ Day


Stowmarket Town Council and the Royal British Legion Stowmarket Branch will lead a service of commemoration on Sunday, 16th August, 2015 marking the 70th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War.  The service to be held at the Parish Church of St Peter and St Mary in Stowmarket commences at 2pm. Thereafter the […]

Stowmarket Local History Group Meeting


“More Stories from the Tower” by Horrie Parsons, construction Team Leader at St Edmundsbury Cathedral. Members £1, Non-members £3. For further details please telephone 01449 675271 or visit  

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