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 […]

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. […]

Sods’ Traditional Fun Filled Pantomime – Sinbad & The Magical Mystery

07/12/2016 – 11/12/2016

Sinbad & The Magical Mystery A new type of hero, a feisty, defiant princess, a typical sorcerer who’s up to no good and a troop of, well…. Teletubbies! What can it all mean? Yes, it’s nearly panto season again! SODS’ sparkling production of Sinbad & The Magical Mystery by Simon Rayner Davis is a traditional […]

Snow Fiesta Christmas Market

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

SNOW FIESTA CHRISTMAS MARKET Large Market Indoor Market at The Mix (10:00 – 14:00) FREE Ice Rink FREE Bouncy Snow Globe FREE Parking in MSDC Car Parks Saturday 10th December 2016 09:00 – 16:00

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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

Seniors Christmas Meal – Friday 16th December 2016

12:00 pm

Cedars Park Community Centre Seniors Christmas Meal – Friday 16th December 2016 @ 12:00 Main Course Roast Turkey Served with roast potatoes, cranberry & chestnut stuffing, pigs in blankets and seasonal vegetables in a rich gravy Roast Beef Served with roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and seasonal vegetables in a rich Shiraz gravy Baked Salmon In […]

Join St Elizabeth Hospice To Light Up A Life


St Elizabeth Hospice are inviting people to join them to remember and celebrate loved ones at a poignant service this Christmastime. Your local service will take place at St Peter and St Mary’s Church, Stowmarket on Saturday, December 17th from 6:30pm. The service is open to anyone, not just those who been affected by hospice […]


10:00am - 1:00pm

Thinking of volunteering? Red Gables is setting up a monthly drop-in centre for would be volunteers and organisations to come together Redwoods Red Gables Ipswich Road Stowmarket IP14 1BE For details please contact Elaine or Suzanne 01449 673947 Last Thursday of the month

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The Christmas Tree Festival is open until 2nd January 2017 in St Peter and St Mary’s Church, The Mix and Abbots Hall in the Museum of East Anglian Life. A short film of the Christmas Tree Festival is shown below.


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 […]


Market Update

MARKET UPDATE The Town Council are fervently of the view the market contributes positively to the diversity and appeal of the Town Centre and working together with Market Traders,  are actively exploring a range of opportunities to further stimulate the appeal of the Market. Some of the options currently being explored include: Re-generating a Market […]


Grit Bins

  As we prepare for winter, Stowmarket Town Council wish  to remind residents of our Snow and Ice Clearance Scheme.  If a suitable location can be identified and a volunteer scheme established, the Town Council will provide grit bins, snow shovels and hi-vis jackets. For further information, please contact Michael Marriott on 01449 612060 or […]

Stowmarket (Phoenix) Scouts – Christmas Post Service

1st & 3rd Stowmarket (Phoenix) Scouts Christmas Post Service Let the Scouts deliver your Christmas cards in Stowmarket (Inc Combs Ford) PLUS Stowupland and Onehouse and you will be supporting a local youth group? Last date for collection is Wednesday 14th December 16 Please remember to fully address your cards. We will NOT deliver to addresses […]

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 […]

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.