A Busy Year at Inori Dojo

It’s been great to see that all our students have returned to training first days of January. The even better news is that few new people have joined us on the Path of Harmony by taking on Beginners’ Course. Newcomers have worked really hard, well done everyone! If you missed this opportunity, no problem: you […]

Satomi Kai Aikido

Why Aikido is Perfect for Older Individuals Aikido, with its gentle yet powerful movements, offers a journey of self-discovery and well-being for individuals of all ages. Among its many virtues, Aikido is a martial art unusually well suited for older practitioners. Aikido’s techniques emphasize fluidity and circular movements, making it a low-impact form of exercise, […]

Stowmarket Cricket Club News

It’s cold and wet outside, but Stowmarket’s indoor nets for adults will take place at Finborough School on alternate weeks between 4.30-6.30pm. We already have fixtures for our adult weekend and midweek teams. The women and girls’ team’s training will be announced on our website and in the press. Keep an eye out for announcements […]

Stowmarket Mayor’s Blog

I can hardly believe that over half of my term as Mayor is already over here in the centre of the Universe also known as Stowmarket.  The month started off with a visit to the SODS Panto “The Wizard of Oz” held at the Regal Theatre. What a great performance – oh yes it was! […]

Stowmarket and District Camera Club

On 11 December 2023, images were submitted for the Ray Giffin Trophy competition on ‘Nature’.  As always, the standard was incredibly high with Kevin Williams BPE3 CPAGB having the task of judging the entries and deciding on the overall winner. We had a fantastic array of subjects and photographic techniques. After positive critique from our […]

United Reformed Church News

The minister, elders, members and friends of the church trust that you enjoyed the Christmas season and would like to wish you all a happy and healthy New Year. We at the church have been pleased to welcome the many groups who have chosen the premises for their concerts and have been able to enjoy […]

The Salvation Army in Stowmarket

A Message from Major Kevin Pitt We hope that you have all enjoyed a very happy and blessed Christmas with your family and friends. A time when of course we have celebrated the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ who came to earth that first Christmas to be the Saviour of the World. To enable […]

Stowmarket Bells

We’ve had plenty going on over the last couple of months now that we have the bells up and running. Following our successful Open Day back in September, we ran a ‘Taster Session’ in late October, when participants had another chance to view the bells and learn more about them. They also had a go […]

Stowmarket and District Camera Club

On 9 October, Kevin Sawford, professional photographer held our first lecture on ‘Nature Photography’ and presented members with various ways and tips on how to make good photographs inspirational. On 23 October, our first Open competition was judged by Nick Akers -ARPS. We had a great evening and a big ‘thank you’ to Nick for […]