The Apex Bury St Edmunds

Events at The Apex

1 Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3FD

Tel: 01284 758000

Sat 1 Apr, 1pm

Little Mix Experience

With breath-taking dance moves, replica costumes and superb vocals, this is a high-energy show, packed with all of Little Mix’s greatest hits and suitable for all ages!


Sun 2 April, 7.30pm

Sklamberg & The Shepherds

Three renowned performers of Eastern European Jewish music come together in this exceptional new trio. This fresh collaboration blends traditional and contemporary Yiddish and Russian song with klezmer styles and Southern Mediterranean music. Influenced by several cultures and maintaining individual styles, mournful solo clarinet meets bouncy village songs, and some fiery vocals – a musical journey that is full of spirited joy and deep emotion.

£12.50 / £5 U25s

Mon 3 Apr, 7.30pm

Georgie Fame

Last few tickets!


Tue 4 April, 7.30pm

The Battle of the Somme: SYO

As part of the international Somme100 FILM project, Suffolk Youth Orchestra will be performing Laura Rossi’s acclaimed score to the Imperial War Museum’s iconic 1916 silent film The Battle of the Somme by Geoffrey Malins and J B McDowell.

£12, £10, £5

Thu 6 Apr, 3pm & 7pm

Treasure Island & the Caribbean Pirates

Ahoy there Ship Mates! Sail with us this Easter for a swashbuckling adventure on board the Jolly Rodger. Join Jim Hawkins on his quest to find the treasure & rescue the Princess from the terrible Black Beard. After last year’s successful offering of ‘The Wizard Of Oz’, KD Theatre Productions return to The Apex with another family show.

£15 (£13 conc)

Fri 7 Apr, 7.30pm

Sinatra, Sequins & Swing

The Capitol Years Live! With swing vocalists Kevin Fitzsimmons & Kitty La Roar, plus the 15-piece Pete Long Orchestra. Classic songs include ‘Come Fly With Me’, ‘You Make Me Feel So Young’, ‘I’ve Got You Under My Skin’, ‘Fever’, ‘Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend’ and many more.



Sat 8 Apr, 12-3.30pm

Harmonica Workshop with Steve Lockwood


Sat 8 Apr, 2.30-4.30pm

Strictly Saturdays

Ballroom and Latin dancing


Sat 8 Apr, 7.30pm

The Searchers

Famous hits: Sweets For My SweetNeedles and PinsDon’t Throw Your Love Away; Sugar and Spice and When You Walk In The Room, plus anecdotes and reminiscences.


Sun 9 Apr, 8pm

Fat Cat Comedy Club

See for line-up.


Mon 10 Apr, 2pm

Alice In Wonderland

Take a wonderful voyage of mayhem and madness in this fast-paced Easter Pantomime. Gaze in amazement as Alice has tea with the Mad Hatter and avoids losing her head to the Queen of Hearts.

£12, Children £10, Family £40

Wed 12 Apr, 7.30pm

At Last – The Etta James Story

Starring Vika Bull and The Essential R&B Band, this narrative concert tells the story of soul legend Etta James’ turbulent life and features some of her most beloved songs, including ‘Tell Mama’, ‘Something’s Got A Hold On Me’, ‘I’d Rather Go Blind,’ & her iconic signature song ‘At Last’.

During a long and tumultuous career that saw her win six Grammy Awards and a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame, Etta James has influenced a vast array of artists from Diana Ross & Janis Joplin to Adele & Amy Winehouse.



Fri 14 Apr, 8pm

Wilko Johnson – SOLD OUT!

Sat 15 Apr, 8pm

Lindisfarne – SOLD OUT!

Sun 16 Apr, 11.30pm

Songbook Sundays @ The Athenaeum

The Chris Ingham Trio, with Joan Viskant: The Songs of Peggy Lee.

With fans ranging from Michael Parkinson to William Shatner, Joan has released CDs featured as Album of the Week on BBC Radio 2 and Jazz Fm. Recently seen with Pete Long’s Rhythm Kitchen specialising in 1940s and 1950s swing, today she visits the Peggy Lee Songbook.

Viskant caresses a lyric like a reunited lover” Richard Niles, BBC Radio 2.


Sun 16 & Mon 17 Apr, 8pm

Omid Djalili

Schmuck For a Night. Intelligent, sometimes provocative and always entertaining, his stand-up is a hugely energetic and captivating comedy masterclass.

‘Belly laughs with a subtle blend of mainstream gags and subversive twinkle’ Sunday Times.


East Anglian Beer Festival

Wed 19 – Sat 22 Apr, (12 noon-11pm tbc)

26th East Anglian Beer Festival

More than 95 Real Ales and Ciders from local brewers are served direct from the casks, souvenir glasses available and free soft drinks for drivers.


Sun 23 Apr, 7.30pm

Suffolk Soul Singers Concert

An uplifting evening of soul and gospel influenced music: this dynamic community choir packs its performances with an exciting mix of old and new foot-stomping, finger-snapping songs, sung in rich four part harmony.


Tue 25 Apr, 7.30pm

Tasmin Little & Piers Lane

Brahms Sonata No. 2 in A major

Brahms Sonata No. 1 in G major

Brahms Sonatensatz

Brahms Sonata No. 3 in D minor

£20 / £16 / £5 U25s

Fri 28 Apr, 8pm

King King

One of the most explosive rock-blues bands on the planet, King King have scored three hit singles on Planet Rock: ‘Crazy’, ‘Hurricane’ and most recently, ‘Rush Hour’.

£20 standing / £22 seated

Sat 29 Apr, 7.30pm

Stacey Kent

Internationally acclaimed and Grammy-nominated vocalist brings jazz standards & classics.


Sun 30 Apr, 3pm & 7pm

Because We Can Can Can!

Theatretrain present drama, dance & song from box office smashes including Star Wars, Moulin Rouge, Sister Act, Frozen, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Hairspray.

£14 (£10conc)


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