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8 wines and snacks. 7pm - 9pm. £40pp

When: Wednesday 10th August

Where: Vino Gusto

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Paul Pleasants Magic Show


Join us for a fun Saturday featuring Bury St Edmunds regular children's entertainer Show times: 11am-11:45am and 2pm-2:45pm Free Entry

When: 20th August 2022

Where: The Market Cross. Bury St Edmunds

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Open Air Film Festival


There will be 12 films over 3 days, from Thursday 18 – Saturday 20 August, with something for everyone, including family favourites, classic oldies and spine-tingling horror flicks. The Open Air Film Festival will also host a Street Food Market with a range of tasty vendors and a local flavour, featuring traders local to Bury St Edmunds and Suffolk.

When: 18th - 20th August 2022

Where: Abbey Gardens

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The Secret Garden - Young Cast


Our young cast is filled with local young people aged 11-15 who auditioned for parts back in May and are acting and learning everyday with our producers Owen and David, read the attached PR to find out more. This show is a great summer holiday entertainer with tickets starting from just £10.80.

When: 19th August - 3rd September 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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The Barefoot Doctors


Join us for a night Blues, Rock, and Funk with the 7 piece band, The Barefoot Doctors Prescribing soulful remedies are just one of the many abilities that The Barefoot Doctors share as they travel the UK dispensing their wholesome brand of Rhythm and Blues music.

When: 3rd September 2022

Where: The Market Cross. Bury St Edmunds

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The Hot Club of Jupiter


Join us for an afternoon of Jazz with The Hot Club of Jupiter, formed to provide the music for the 2013 Renault Clio online ad campaign, which was promptly judged too lewd for public consumption and withdrawn. The band have enjoyed a busy touring and performing schedule and are regular at both London jazz venues and on the swing dance circuit...

When: 3rd September 2022

Where: The Market Cross. Bury St Edmunds

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Bury St Edmunds Eco Markets


New for 2022 we are adding an eco market section to our popular makers markets in May June, July and September.

When: First Sunday of the month 10am - 3pm

Where: The Market Square, Cornhill

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ShowStopper! The Improvised Musical


Spontaneous musical comedy at its absolute finest – direct from the West End and now heading to Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds! A brand new musical comedy is created from scratch at each performance of this award-winning show as audience suggestions are transformed on the spot into all-singing, all-dancing productions with hilarious results.

When: 8th - 9th September 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Turning the Air Green


An evening of high-class stand-up comedy and satire presented by West Suffolk Green Party as a fundraiser in support of Adrian Ramsay, the selected candidate for the soon-to-be North Suffolk Constituency.

When: 11th September 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Flamenco El Desborde


This intimate and unique Flamenco show presents top artists coming from Spain for this occasion. Dancer Natalia García Huidobro and rising star cantaora Teresa Hernández give homage to women in Flamenco, taking inspiration from Lola Flores, Dolores Vargas “La Terremoto”, and Pastora Pavón “La Niña de los Peines”.

When: 16th September 2022

Where: The Market Cross. Bury St Edmunds

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MJSOUL


Join us for a night of Soul with MJSOUL whose silky smooth soulful voice has been entertaining crowds all over the UK for several years. Covering a wide range of styles from Soul, Funk to Reggae , R&B and Swing , featuring artists from the 70's 80's and 90's and right up to the current day. Doors open at 7:30pm £20 a ticket

When: 17th September 2022

Where: The Market Cross. Bury St Edmunds

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Bury St Edmunds Concert Band - The Last Night of The Proms


The Last Night of the Proms is one of the UK’s great musical happenings. Bury St Edmunds Concert Band return to perform their Last Night of The Proms Concert – this sell-out event will have your toes tapping and your flags waving!

When: 18th September 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Romeo & Juliet Retold


With her passionate command of Shakespeare and startlingly powerful physicality, Debs Newbold’s storytelling will catapult you into the torrid streets of Verona in this poignant, emotional, and often uproarious re-imagining of Shakespeare’s tale of star crossed lovers.

When: 19th September 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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These Hills Are Ours


Do you ever want to run away from it all? Daniel Bye and Boff Whalley (founder of Chumbawumba) did exactly that: they ran a series of routes from the centre of the city in which they found themselves, to the top of the peak overlooking that city. But what are we really running from?

When: 20th September 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Mark Thomas - Black and White


Taking down politicians. Mucking about. New ideas and finding HOPE. This award-winning comedian (is there any other type?) asks how did we get here? What are we going to do about it? Who’s up for a sing-song? After lockdowns and isolation, this show is about the simple act of being in a room together and toppling international capitalism.

When: 21st September 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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The Noise Next Door: Hometown Heroes


The quickest wits in comedy are coming to town with a side-splitting evening of hilarious off-the-cuff songs, scenes and characters. The stars of Tonight at the Palladium (ITV1) will spin comedy gold out of all things that YOU, the live audience, think are the best, worst, and downright weirdest things about your hometown. Maybe a bit of local laughter really can save the day!

When: 22nd September 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Vivaldi’s Four Seasons


The music takes the listener on a journey through the four seasons from the singing of birds in Spring, a fierce thunderstorm in summer, celebrating the harvest festival in Autumn and trembling in the icy cold of Winter. This performance features the 18th century arrangement for Recorder, Harpsichord and Cello, an arrangement which Vivaldi knew and supported.

When: 23rd September 2022

Where: The Market Cross. Bury St Edmunds

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The Last Motel


Abalone’s desperate, he’s taken a day of holiday from the poultry farm to commit armed robbery. Now he has Eve, a local vicar, stuffed into the boot of his classic car. Check-in with us at The Last Motel, a few miles outside of Barnsley (South Yorkshire not Kentucky), to see if Abalone’s hostage changes his perspective on life.

When: 23rd September 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Gabrielle Ducomble's Quartet


Join us for a night of jazz with Gabrielle Ducomble's Quartet featuring vocal, guitar, violin and clarinet instruments, bringing a unique blend of Gallic charm and sophistication to the British jazz scene. Singing in English and native French, Gabrielle performs Parisian-style jazz and tango, putting a contemporary spin on songs by Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, Serge Gainsbourg and Astor Piazzolla..

When: 24th September 2022

Where: The Market Cross. Bury St Edmunds

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Theatre Royal Comedy Club


Fancy a laugh? Theatre Royal’s very own comedy club features a great line-up of comedians from across the UK touring circuit alongside up-and-coming comics. The line-up for this evening will be announced soon! Age Guidance: 18+

When: 24th September 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Lunchtime Concert: The Clarinet Solo Project by Luca Luciano


Internationally recognized for his ground-breaking contributions to contemporary clarinet music, Italian clarinettist, Luca Luciano, will demonstrate his extraordinary virtuosity through his own compositions along with music by Gershwin, Messiaen and Stravinsky. Tickets are £8.50 and include refreshments after the performance.

When: 28th September 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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The Spiral G’s


Join us for a great night of soulful jazz, funk and groove music. If you like the sounds of The Crusaders, The Meters, Steely Dan and Stevie Wonder then you’ll love this band. Featuring Myke Clifford on Sax/vocals, Dan Reavey Keys, Tom Reavey Drums, Dan Boutwood Guitar and Alan Carruthers Bass. Doors open at 7:30 pm

When: 29th September 2022

Where: The Market Cross. Bury St Edmunds

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Moyses Hall - Brick Built


Following on from the hugely popular ‘Brick City’ exhibition in 2016 an ALL-NEW display made entirely out of Lego bricks is coming to Moyse’s Hall Museum this summer.

When: Until 30th September 2022

Where: Mouses Hall, Bury St Edmunds

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David Chow - Fine Art Photographer and Print Artist


David Chow - Fine art Photographer and Print Artist at Guildhall Studio.

When: 1st July - 30th September 2022

Where: Guildhall Studio, Bury St Edmunds

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Latin Social Night with MYM


Latin social night with MYM playing Original and traditional songs touched by Latino, Flamenco and Afro-Cuban influences are woven together by driving dance rhythms. Doors open at 6:30 pm Free 50 min salsa class at 7 pm £20 A Ticket

When: 30th September 2022

Where: The Market Cross. Bury St Edmunds

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Sherlock Holmes: The Valley of Fear


Following the huge success of Blackeyed Theatre’s 2018 production of The Sign Of Four, the great detective is back in another gripping tale, The Valley Of Fear. Crammed full of adventure, mystery and of course, one or two rather brilliant deductions, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s brilliant final Sherlock Holmes novel is brought to life in this spectacular new stage adaptation.

When: 27th September - 1st October 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Time & Tide


Time and Tide is an LGBT comic drama about a Norfolk community struggling with change. Following a sellout, five-star run at London’s Park Theatre in 2020, Relish Theatre, in a co-production with Norwich Theatres, is bringing Time and Tide back home. Batten down the hatches, a storm is coming.

When: 4th - 5th October 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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I Amdram


A story of return, reconciliation, and rehearsals with mum. Step-ball-changing between suburb and city, I, AmDram minds the gap between the identities we assert and the worlds we leave. In this debut piece of storytelling performance, Hannah Maxwell hops a train back to her hometown (of Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire), taking a whistle-stop tour of 90 years of musical theatre heritage...

When: 6th October 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Irie Jones


Come and join us for a night of soul with Irie Jones. Ira Jones relaunched his solo singing career as IrieJ. He discovered his soul vocal side, listening to the great Luther Vandross recording of“My Sensitivity” Since then IrieJ has combined his love of Soul Reggae. Doors open at 7:30pm £20 A Ticket

When: 8th October 2022

Where: The Market Cross. Bury St Edmunds

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The Canterville Ghost


If you’ve got it, haunt it! Four audacious artistes perform Oscar Wilde’s spine-chilling ghost story for your delight and delectation. A gloriously ghoulish and uproarious vaudeville spectacular from award-winning theatre company Tall Stories. (Warning: performance includes moments of puppet profanity.)

When: 7th - 8th October 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Dreams of Fleetwood Mac


UK Fleetwood Mac are a high calibre, professional and polished band of experienced and accomplished musicians who have come together to recreate the sound, look and feel of the legendary band itself. All seven professional members play live and unadulterated, dedicated to delivering a show as close to the real thing as possible!

When: 9th October 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Shakers


The high street might be struggling to get back to normal but the Shakers bar is under new management and they are determined to make it the place to be seen. Pubs are closing, Gin bars are so yesterday, and cocktails and decadence are back for the roaring 2020s, as the hospitality industry looks to a new future. Misogyny is rife, in the home, in the workplace, and on the streets.

When: 10th - 12th October 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Dream


DREAM is a vibrant, fresh, and innovative new full-length ballet based on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Working with Award-Winning instrumentalist and composer Frank Moon, Ballet Cymru has created a magical, gender-bending world of fairies, lovers, and bewitching enchantment.

When: 13th - 14th October 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Mark Watson This Can’t Be It


We’ve all had some pondering to do about the fragility of life recently, but don’t worry, skinny national treasure Mark Watson has it covered. At 41, he’s halfway through his days on earth, according to the life expectancy calculator app he paid £1.49 for. That life is in the best shape in living memory… but one problem remains, and it really is a huge one.

When: 15th October 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Lunchtime Concert: The Clarinet Solo Project by Luca Luciano


Internationally recognized for his ground-breaking contributions to contemporary clarinet music, Italian clarinettist, Luca Luciano, will demonstrate his extraordinary virtuosity through his own compositions along with music by Gershwin, Messiaen and Stravinsky. Tickets are £8.50 and include refreshments after the performance.

When: 19th October 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Benoit Viellefon Hot Club


Don't miss out on the talented Ronnie Scott's regulars, Benoit Viellefon Hot Club, inspired by the swinging music that emerged from the infamous Parisian Cafes and nightclubs of the 1930s and 1940s. This unique ensemble celebrates the popular songs played by artists like Django Reinhardt, Stéphane Grappelli, Louis Armstrong, and Sidney Bechet.

When: 22nd October 2022

Where: The Market Cross. Bury St Edmunds

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Theatre Tour 2022


Theatre Royal is a vibrant 200-year-old theatre located in the beautiful Suffolk town of Bury St Edmunds. Come and join us for a unique tour as we head back in time to discover the trials and triumphs of the last remaining working Regency playhouse in the country. To attend a tour, you must book in advance.

When: Multiple dates May until 22nd October 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Neighbourhood Watch


Brother and sister Martin and Hilda Massie live together, leading a quiet existence in the confines of the Bluebell Hill Development. Just as they are preparing for a housewarming gathering, their peace is shattered by a young trespasser in their garden. The Massies’ neighbours congregate in their living room and together they agree to form a neighbourhood watch group to safeguard...

When: 18th - 22nd October 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Marty and the Party


An adorable and cheeky show for young audiences and their grown-ups. There’s a party. It’s sure to be arty. There’ll be giggles and nibbles and the dress code is “smartly”. Marty is heading to the best party there has ever been in the history of ever. Everyone has their dance moves at the ready – Fox is doing the foxtrot, and Flamingo is doing the flamenco! But what about Marty?

When: 25th October 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Rise and Fall


In Rise and Fall you’ll meet all manner of balloons from small floating moons to vast bouncing orbs. Forever expanding and contracting, balloons are free to float, fly and sway. Hold your breath and go sailing away. Rise and Fall is a poetic and intriguing performance for young audiences about holding on and letting go.

When: 26th October 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Radio GaGa


Have your finest hour, or two! As we bring you Radio GaGa. Be part of a night like no other as we bring you the concert you’ve been dreaming of! The ultimate celebration of one the biggest bands to have ever graced the stage – Queen.

When: 27th October 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Theatre Royal Comedy Club


Fancy a laugh? Theatre Royal’s very own comedy club features a great line-up of comedians from across the UK touring circuit alongside up-and-coming comics. The line-up for this evening will be announced soon! Age Guidance: 18+

When: 28th October 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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Total Pop Party: The Scream & Shout Tour


Total Pop Party is back! It’s fair to say, the children of today have had enough! From homeschooling to lockdowns, they deserve to have some fun! Come join the TPP girls and celebrate the modern-day pop legends! Including Little Mix, Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Pink, Ed Sheeran, Olivia Rodrigo and many more!

When: 29th October 2022

Where: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

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West Suffolk Makers Market 2022


Not only is the provision market in Bury St Edmunds one of the most successful traditional street markets in the country, it also has one of the longest and most colourful histories and it dates back to before the days of William the Conqueror. The market charter was issued by King John in 1202 and there has been a market ever since.

When: First Sunday of the month 10am - 3pm

Where: The Market Square, Cornhill

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Daily Tours


Discover 1,000 years of history – from monks and martyrs to Saxon kings and Tudor queens, from talking wolves and Magna Carta to Georgian chic and Mr Pickwick - you’ll find them all in Bury St Edmunds. Our 2.00pm Daily Tour runs every day from July to November. Tickets are £7 for Adults, under 16s free.

When: Every day 2pm

Where: Start at Angel Hill

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Fish and Chip night


Beer battered Cod, Handcut Chips, Peas and Homemade Tartar Sauce for £10

When: Wednesdays

Where: Queens Bar & Grill

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Surf & Turf night


Half Grilled Lobster & Half Featherblade steak, Fries, Grilled Tomato and Mushroom with Garlic Butter for £29

When: Thursdays

Where: Queens Bar & Grill

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Afternoon Tea


A selection of finger sandwiches, scones and sweet treats, served with your choice of tea £23 Prebook only

When: Saturdays 12:00pm - 4:00pm (Prebook Only)

Where: Queens Bar & Grill

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Gentlemans Tea


A selection of savoury favourites, served with a 1/2 pint of draught beer £23. Prebook only

When: Saturdays 12:00pm - 4:00pm (Prebook Only)

Where: Queens Bar & Grill

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Silver Screen


Please check that the event is going ahead before attending due to the ongoing pandemic. The first film screening in each screen every Friday. Are you over 60? Join the Silver Screen Club to enjoy a free tea or filter coffee and biscuits at our Silver Screen shows. Annual membership is free. Tickets £6.00, plus £1 supplement for 3D films and 3D glasses available for £1.

When: Every Friday

Where: Abbeygate Cinema

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Parent & baby Screenings


Every Tuesday* at 10.30am. Our free to join club for parents and carers with babies under one year old. Members can bring their baby to the film without having to worry about causing a disturbance. Please note no pushchairs or prams are permitted in the screen. *From time to time we are unable to have a Parent & Baby Screening. Please check our website before travelling to the cinema.

When: Every Tuesday 10:30am (Check website before travelling)

Where: Abbeygate Cinema

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Greene King Walk, Talk and Tasting Tour


Take a walk through Greene King’s history with a knowledgeable guide and discover their oldest buildings and their uses. In the cafe, enjoy a virtual brewery tour alongside a tutored beer tasting. You will receive a free bottle of beer to take away and a 10% off voucher to spend in the café and the shop on the day. Socially distanced tours with a maximum of 6 people. Ticket £18

When: Tuesday - Saturday

Where: Greene King, Bury St Edmunds

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Walking Stories


Walking Stories is a brand-new project from Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, which invited local people to tell the hidden stories of the place where they live. Download the audio file onto a suitable device. Each story has a beautifully illustrated map to accompany it which you can either print off at home or view on your device as you walk.

When:

Where: Theatre Royal

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Non Verbal Youth Theatre - Age 8 to 12


Following support from the St Edmunds Trust and the GeeWizz Charitable Foundation, Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds are delighted to launch Youth Theatre Non-Verbal. These groups will support young people who are learning disabled or neurodivergent to build their confidence, make new friends and participate in non-verbal creative play in a fun and friendly environment.

When: Tuesdays 4pm - 4:40pm

Where: Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

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Non Verbal Youth Theatre - Age 13 to 18


Following support from the St Edmunds Trust and the GeeWizz Charitable Foundation, Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds are delighted to launch Youth Theatre Non-Verbal. These groups will support young people who are learning disabled or neurodivergent to build their confidence, make new friends and participate in non-verbal creative play in a fun and friendly environment.

When: Tuesdays 5pm - 5:40pm

Where: Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

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Wednesday Market


Not only is the provision market in Bury St Edmunds one of the most successful traditional street markets in the country, it also has one of the longest and most colourful histories and it dates back to before the days of William the Conqueror. The market charter was issued by King John in 1202 and there has been a market ever since.

When: Every Wednesday 8:30am - 4pm

Where: The Market Square, Cornhill

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Saturday Market


Not only is the provision market in Bury St Edmunds one of the most successful traditional street markets in the country, it also has one of the longest and most colourful histories and it dates back to before the days of William the Conqueror. The market charter was issued by King John in 1202 and there has been a market ever since.

When: Every Saturday 8:30am - 4pm

Where: The Market Square, Cornhill

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Live events at The Market Cross


Live events venue, workshops, classes and performances centred around performing arts, arts and crafts, art classes, theatre and drama, music, singing, piano concerts and other live music, dance, fitness, community well-being and craft markets.

When: Various dates

Where: The Market Cross. Bury St Edmunds

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Acoustic Fridays @ So Bar


Acoustic Fridays! Live music from 9pm

When: Fridays from 9pm

Where: So Bar, Bury St Edmunds

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