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Plan Your Summer's Entertainment!

Posted on Tuesday, 14th June, 2016

Summer is nearly here and you are spoilt for choice for things to do in Bury St Edmunds! Fantastic venues, The Apex and the Theatre Royal, have a huge selection of excellent entertainment in Bury St Edmunds over the coming months and there really is something for everyone!

Below, we have have picked just a few of the things you can look forward to...


Suffolk Youth Music concert
Fri 1 Jul, 7.30pm
The Apex
West Suffolk Youth Orchestra, West Suffolk Youth Wind Band and West Suffolk Youth Big Band
Tickets: £7 Adult / £5 Child

Matt Cardle
Wed 13 Jul, 7.30pm
The Apex
Last few tickets!
Tickets: £22.50

Walter Trout
Sat 23 Jul, 8pm
The Apex
Last few tickets!
Tickets: £25 adv / £27.50 door

The Drifters
Wed 27 Jul, 7.30pm
The Apex
Hits include 'There Goes My Baby', 'Under The Boardwalk', 'Saturday Night At The Movies' and many more.
Tickets: £26 (£25 conc)

Gerry Cross the Mersey
Wed 31 Aug, 7.30pm
The Apex
An evening with Gerry and the Pacemakers
Tickets: £20.50


The Hazelwood Show 2016
Celebrating the Magic of Dance
Sun 3 July, 3pm
The Theatre Royal
Join us for an entertaining afternoon full of colour and variety as pupils of Hazelwood Dance Studios perform in an exciting end of year showcase.
Tickets: £9.50 (Under 16: £8.50)

Sun, Sea and Swagger
Tue 12 Jul, 7.30pm
The Apex
Platinum Dance Academy take you on a holiday of a lifetime through Street and Contemporary dance.
Tickets: £10 (£7conc)


The Jungle Book
Thurs 7 – Sat 9 July
Theatre Royal Youth Theatre
Faithful to Rudyard Kipling’s original beloved story, this musical adaptation has proven a hit with theatres both in the United Kingdom and abroad.
Tickets: £12 - £10

Shadowlands, Birdsong Productions
Mon 11 – Sat 16 July
Theatre Royal
Best Play award-winner Shadowlands, is the beautiful and moving drama about life and loss but, ultimately love.
Tickets: £30 - £8.50

The Giant’s Loo Roll
Mon 1 Aug, 11.30am
The Apex
‘Fe Fi Fo Fum. What shall I do to wipe my …..’ Fabulously funny and brilliantly bouncy musical.
Tickets: £12, Children £10, Family £38


‘Apichella & Ronaldson – A Glance at Two Suffolk Artists’
Daily 12 July –14 Aug
The Apex
Exhibition launch: Sat 16 Jul, 2-4pm
This exhibition is both an overview of paintings produced by Michael Apichella over the last four years exploring the non-representational forms and colours found in nature, as well as a tribute to acclaimed local artist; Ron Ronaldson

Art of Watercolour Lectures
Tue 12 Jul, 7.30pm
The Apex
Members of the Institute of East Anglian Artists present a watercolour painting demonstration by Ian McManus and an illustrated talk on ‘The World's Greatest Watercolourists’ by Andrew Dibben.
£8.50 include glass of wine

Helen M. Stevens: ‘Curtain Call’
Daily 16 Aug - 11 Sept
The Apex
Exhibition launch: Sat 20 Aug, 2-4pm
An exhibition of contemporary textile artwork by Helen M. Stevens, exploring themes and styles with which she has been experimenting since her last major exhibition in 2013, together with some pieces in her more traditional mode.


Sun 10 July, 7pm
Bury’s Got Talent Final 2016
Theatre Royal
Now in its second year, the 2016 Final promises to be another sell-out event, so don’t miss your chance to see the rising stars of the future.
Tickets: £16.50 - £8.50

For more information or to book tickets, get in touch with the Apex here, or the Theatre Royal here, but don’t hang about or you might miss out!

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