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. […]

Exercise Class for Ages 45+

21/10/2016 – 30/12/2016

Every Friday at 1:30pm there is an exercise class at Red Gables Aimed at older men & women (45+) who would like to improve their overall strength, body balance and suppleness. The sessions are varied and are geared to improve bone density and keep your heart healthy. We are a friendly group and always finish […]

Quiz Night – Hillside Community Centre

7:00pm - 10:00pm

Quiz Night with raffle in aid of Stowmarket Chamber of Commerce chosen charity for the year; Stowmarket Food Bank. Friday, October 28th. £10 per person Book online: Quiz Night    


Halloween Spooktacular

8:00pm - 12:00am

Halloween Spooktacular Friday 28th October In Memory of Sarah-Jane Cunningham (Firman) Cedars Park Community Centre 8pm – 12am Tickets: £8 each (Raffle Ticket Included) All proceeds go to SANE Fancy Dress Competition / Raffle on the Night

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

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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

Dementia – Friendly Film Screening – Singin’ in the Rain

11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Presented by Suffolk Cinema Network and The Regal in Stowmarket, these screenings have been curated with sensitivity towards those with dementia. Each screening event will have a few volunteers on-hand, a quiet breakout space, raised lighting in the auditorium and intervals in the films. These screenings are open to everyone. Carers must accompany those that […]


Artisan Market

10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Locally made handicrafts. Come and find something unusual for your home or a gift for a friend. If you are interested in having a stall please email:, or call:   01449 613224  

Latest News

Advanced Warning – Road Closures

Please be aware of the following Road Closures during the Remembrance Weekend: Act of Remembrance – Friday 11th November 2016, 10.50am – 11.05am Ipswich Street Remembrance Sunday – Sunday 13th November 2016, 10am – 1pm Before church service; Ipswich Road Ipswich Street Station Road West After church service; Market Place Tavern Street Finborough Road

We Need More Adults…

If you’re female aged 18-65 and want to do something new and different every week – join us. Do you love camping, doing crafts, singing silly songs, having fun? So do we! If you enjoy working with children and young adults aged five to 16 – then look no further. If you enjoy trying new […]

Recycling Unwanted Items

To save filling up the landfill sites unnecessarily we can offer you another option when clearing out.  There are collecting boxes in Stowmarket Parish Church, at the library, Stowmarket Town Council offices and Hillside Community Centre for you to put any of these unwanted items in. Any UK or foreign currency of any age Jewellery: […]

Stowmarket Charity Christmas Card Shop is Stocking up!

The Festive season gets under way in Stowmarket with the Cards for Good Causes charity Christmas card shop opens in Stowmarket Library on Tuesday, October 18. Perfect for those who want to get ahead in their Christmas preparations while supporting a range of national and local charities, the shop will offer a fantastic range of […]

Tickets are now on sale for ‘A Scouting Christmas Carol’

The Stowmarket District Scouts presents A Scouting Christmas Carol at the John Peel Centre running from Wednesday, 30th November to Saturday, 3rd December. Tickets are available from the box office at the John Peel Centre – 01449 774678.

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 […]

Town Council offices – new opening hours

Until further notice, the Town Council offices will close at 12pm on Wednesdays. Our opening hours shall be: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays – 9am to 5pm, Wednesdays – 9am to 12pm Fridays – 9am to 4.30pm.

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Tidy Town Team Community Litter Pick

Stowmarket Town Council is organising another Tidy Town Team community Litter Pick which will take place on Saturday, 15th October, 2016 at 10:00 am.  Areas including Ipswich Street, Bury Street and Navigation Approach will be tackled. The team will meet at 10:00 am at the Town Council Offices and all equipment will be provided. If you are […]

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Street and Town Trading Review Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE  Street and Town Trading Review Stowmarket Town Council is conducting a review of its Street and Town Trading Policy, including the Market Regulations. Draft proposals will be prepared in October 2016 in consultation with the Town Council’s Audit and Governance Committee Information will be published on the Town Council’s website and will also […]


Town Council moves forward with Regal Improvements

Stowmarket Town Council is undertaking further work on its proposals to improve the Regal Theatre. The Town Council has approved the extension of the building to create three auditoria and a new frontage following a site options appraisal conducted by theatre and cinema architectural specialists Burrelll Foley Fischer LLP. Engagement with the local community will […]