Wednesday 17th August 2022 – Message from Jane

Thank you all for coming out to dance again last night!

What a great night, the floor was ‘bouncing’ and you were all absolutely brilliant, and a special ‘shout out’ all the new people who joined us last night, it was good to see you, and the way you all just slotted into Let’s Bopping! like true boppers. I was so impressed too that hardly anyone went for a sit down when I threw you the Eminem curved ball, you all embraced it and maybe like for me, it brought back times of when it would be emanating from your kid’s bedroom, and prompted a sense of nostalgia.

I look forward to seeing you again whenever you can make it along to dance.  Please spread the word, and the next one is on Wednesday 21st September – as usual advance tickets available via the John Peel Centre’s Box Office – if making a special trip to town to get tickets in person, maybe give them a quick call first, to check they are open.  Or you can, buy them online via their website.  If you get your tickets in advance they are a little bit cheaper than coming in on-the-door on the night, although I appreciate that for some of you that might suit you better sometimes.  Until the next time, take care

Love from Jane

18th August 2022

EVERY THIRD WEDNESDAY it’s Jane’s Let’s Bop!

LetsBopUK are back each month at The John Peel Centre STOWMARKET

Time: 7:30 pm – Dancing til 9:00 pm (Doors open 7:20 pm)
*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)
You can now pre-book via the John Peel Centre, and pay the advance discounted ticket price of £5, but there is no need to pre-book, and you can still just turn up and dance! 

Venue: The John Peel Centre, Stowmarket, Suffolk  IP14 1ET
BAR OPEN (card payments taken at Bar)

LET’S BOP! Your regular chance to dance and actively socialise – for women in Mid Suffolk

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 can now if you wish, and pay in advance at the discounted event price of £5.

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, the women from the WI, or round up the ‘girls’ from work, the mums and/or 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!