Stowmarket Town Council
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Upcoming Events

Stowmarket & District Monday Club

17/10/2016 – 26/06/2017
7:30pm - 9:30pm

A club for adults with learning difficulties and meet each Monday from 7:30-9:30pm at the Community Hub in Crown Street. We are run entirely by volunteers and new members and helpers are always very welcome. If you would like further information, please contact us on 01449 672123 or just come along on a Monday evening. […]

Stowmarket Sugarcraft Club

14/11/2016 – 12/06/2017

Club member Gemma Parker recently demonstrated how to create an ombre cake.. She proceeded to create a centre piece to out do anything on The Great British Bake Off….   If you would like to join us, we meet on the second Monday of every month in St Mary’s Hall on wolsey Road at 7:30pm. […]

Snapshot: The Museum at 50

25/03/2017 – 29/10/2017

The Museum of East Anglian Life is marking the 50th anniversary of the museum with a special exhibition which captures an intimate portrait of the museum as it is in 2017. ‘Snapshot: the Museum at 50’ is a photographic exhibition which tells the stories of over 100 people who currently volunteer and work at the […]

Fabric, Fields and French Knots: Celebrating East Anglia in Stitch

01/05/2017 – 29/10/2017

‘Fields, Fabric and French Knots’ is an exhibition of new work by members of local Embroiderers’ Guild groups in Suffolk and Essex. It will run at the Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket from 1 May to 29 October 2017. The Museum has collaborated with local textile artists to create an exciting exhibition to celebrate […]

Mid Suffolk Camera Club


Meetings are at 2:30pm on the first Tuesday of the month at Stowmarket Community Centre. Mid Suffolk Camera Club welcome new members. For further information please contact Ann Evans on 01728 861566

New Age Kurling

10.30am to 12.30pm

ActivLives presents New Age Kurling at the Stowmarket Scout Centre, every Wednesday 10:30am – 12:30pm Come and Join us in enjoyable activities. Adapted sport is fun & suitable for anyone 45 and over! Parking available. £4.00 per session Refreshments available For more information, contact Kim 01473 345350

Latest News

Let’s make it a Sunday to remember!

  Stowmarket’s Town Mayor appeals to former service personnel to join the Remembrance Parade. Although still seven months away, preparations for this years’ Remembrance Sunday Parade in Stowmarket are in full flow and a recent meeting the Stowmarket Mayor Barry Humphreys MBE commented on the incredible turn out at last years’ parade     “The […]

Tree In The Market Place

The tree in the Market Place has had barriers placed around it  for some time now;  the reason for this is that the uneven paving slabs caused by the tree roots has presented a significant hazard to pedestrians.   Indeed there have been a number of incidents where pedestrians have tripped on the uneven slabs, sometimes […]

Shed’s Away!

The Stowmarket Meadlands Men’s Shed is now up and running thanks to a funding boost from Stowmarket Town Council. The Men’s Shed was opened on Saturday, 8th April, 2017 by The Town Mayor, Councillor Barry Humphreys MBE, he added that “The grant funding has given Stowmarket Town Council a great opportunity to support a local […]

Re-development of Regal Theatre

Stowmarket Town Council is seeking financial support from Mid Suffolk and Babergh District Councils towards the re-development of the Regal Theatre in Stowmarket. The Town Council has already commissioned a site options appraisal that was conducted by Burrell Foley Fischer LLP and which identified a preferred option involving the extension of the theatre. Town Clerk, […]

Millfields Football Development

Suffolk County Council has submitted two Section 77 applications for Secretary of State approval to enable the former Stowmarket Middle School Playing Field to be used and operated by the Suffolk Football Association. Stowmarket Town Council, Mid Suffolk District Council and the Suffolk FA have undertaken a feasibility study to examine proposals for the re-development […]

BSEVC Community Transport

Are you finding it difficult to use public transport? When you need to make a journey and there’s no public transport available to you locally, BSEVC may be able to help you. They will look to connect you to local bus services and where that is not possible, they will look to provide door to […]

Cemetery Maintenance

Stowmarket Town Council strives to maintain the cemetery on Violet Hill Road as a place of peace, tranquillity and remembrance for the enjoyment of all. In the busy town of Stowmarket the cemetery provides an oasis of calm and serenity and has become a haven for a wide variety of native flora and fauna. The […]

Red Gables – New Volunteering Project Facebook Page This is the Facebook page for the new Volunteering project at Red Gables.  You can advertise your volunteering opportunities and include photos and videos. Red Gables email address is There is also a private Facebook group where where Red Gables will advertise details of people seeking volunteering roles. This will go online next week commencing Monday 15th […]

Report An Issue

If you have an issue that you need to report to Suffolk County Council, such as a problem with a highway or footpath (including potholes, faulty street lights or issues with road signs) or flooding, please click on the link below.

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