Thank you ALL for coming 15th June 2022 ~ message from Jane

Thank you so much to all of you who came along, it was so good to see you all enjoying yourselves and having a Bop! again. There were regulars, some returners from years ago (pre-pandemic!), and some new faces, so that is the perfect mix.  

I know lives get hectic, and sometimes we ‘feel like it’ and sometimes we don’t, so it is just the way it should be, and whilst you CAN now book your ticket in advance via The John Peel Centre’s online facility via their website (at the slightly reduced still original ticket price of £5), you can also still simply turn up on the night.  

The thing to know is that whatever your reason for being there with us at a Let’s Bop! evening, that ALL women are always welcome, whoever you are, whatever your age, and even if you simply want to come and sit with us and listen to some music nostalgia, tapping your foot, and relaxing with a cool drink.  It is YOUR evening, YOUR space, and OUR special time. 

… And it means the world to me that you turn up and dance and have some fun and relax and share this 90 minutes with me, and ‘the gang’

PS Thank you for the messages, I will dig out some Beatles for next time

Much love lovely ladies from

Jane Spencer-Rolfe 

16th June 2022

LetsBopUK are back each month at The John Peel Centre STOWMARKET on the Air Conditioned dance floor!

Time: 7:30 pm – Dancing til 9:00 pm (Doors open 7:20 pm)
You can now pre-book at the original advance-ticket price £5, but there is no need to pre-book, and you can still just turn up and dance!
*Please note NEW On The Door (OTD) ticket price £8
(this is the first ticket price rise since 2017 when Let’s Bop! first started)
Venue: The John Peel Centre, Stowmarket, Suffolk  IP14 1ET
BAR OPEN (card payments taken at Bar)

For those who have already become a regular part of the Let’s Bop! chance to dance movement in Stowmarket, you will know what it’s all about – but we always welcome newcomers – and for those who don’t know – read on …

LetsBopUK evenings are simply that – the chance for women to come out, and have a Bop again – a regular ‘chance to dance’ and get back out there, in a different way. It’s 90 minutes of favourite floor fillers and dance tracks just for you, so you can enjoy moving while grooving to the music in a friendly sociable inclusive atmosphere.

  • This is NOT a class!

There are NO complicated steps to learn, no bright fitness studio lights – it’s not like the gym.  It’s a sociable gathering of women who miss that regular opportunity to have a bop, who love to dance, and meet up with others who feel the same. At a Let’s Bop! event all women are welcome, and all ages from 18 – 80. We do get a mix of ages, and sometimes mums and daughters come along together, which is great and welcomed, but to be honest, most of us are probably over 40. … I don’t think we’ve had 3 generations – yet!  Jane, Marguerite, and the rest of the gang will be there to welcome you – and dance with you too of course.  You pay £8 on the door as you come in. There’s no need to book (although you now can if you wish to at the £5 advanced-ticket event price) we know what it’s like when life gets busy.

Wear whatever’s comfortable for YOU to dance in – your choice entirely, jeans, trackies, sparkle and sequins – whatever YOU feel like – everything goes at Let’s Bop! You simply turn up, the bar is open – or you can bring some water. There are tables and chairs out – and when you’re ready or hear THAT song you’ll want to ‘join the ‘party’ on the dance floor. That’s it – no expectations just a regular chance to dance. We have low disco lighting at our The John Peel Centre nights, and a varied mix of music tracks, which Jane creates – lots of 70s 80s sometimes 90s right through the noughties, to the present day in there too.  Soul, Disco, Motown, Reggae, okay, some ‘Cheese’ as well.

Always friendly, we know ‘girls just wanna have fun’.  And whilst the music is LOUD enough for you to dance, it’s not so loud you can’t have a bit of chat.  It’s a great way to relax unwind, and actively socialise with your ‘girlfriends’ – it’s basically some ‘me time’ – just for you. Come and let your hair down.

LetsBopUK will soon have you reminiscing as hearing the tracks will take you back – remembering those good times your disco days, and club nights.  So, whether you turn up on your own, or come with a friend, maybe the women from the WI, or you round up the ‘girls’ from work, the mums (… and grans!) in the playground – your sisters everywhere – and have a bop – get your mojo back with Let’s Bop! Enjoy the nostalgia – it’s great for well-being, and it’s all over at 9 pm, so it needn’t be a late one. … Fun, fitness, and friendship!