Events at The Apex
1 Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3FD
Tel: 01284 758000
Sat 1 Jun, 7.30pm
Path To Peace Concert
RAF Honington Voluntary Band will pay a moving tribute to servicemen and women, both past and present, of our Armed Forces.
Wed 5 Jun, 7.30pm
The Ladyboys of Bangkok
16 of the world’s most entrancing beauties take you on their carnival parade of comedy & cabaret. Marvel at the perfect makeup, stunning costumes and fabulous choreography, witness some of the planet’s most famous divas – including Beyonce and Lady Gaga – getting the full Ladyboys’ treatment.
Thu 6 Jun, 8pm
Ginger Baker Jazz Confusion
Renowned for his work with Cream and Blind Faith, Ginger has formed a formidable quartet with funk and jazz giant Pee Wee Ellis on tenor sax, Alec Dankworth on bass, and Ghanaian percussionist Abass Dodoo. The music is a healthy mix of Theolonius Monk, Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins, plus originals by Pee Wee Ellis and Mr. Baker.
Sun 9 Jun, 8pm
Fat Cat Comedy Club
Bury’s great monthly comedy night. Check out www.fatcatcomedyclub.com for more details.
Wed 12 Jun, 7.30pm
Schubert String quartet in A minor “Rosamunde”
Shostakovich String quartet no 13
Tchaikovsky String quartet no 2
This renowned quartet led by Mikhail Kopelman (who led the Borodin Quartet for 20 years), comprises four experienced chamber musicians who all graduated from the Moscow Conservatoire in the 1970s, this institution’s golden age, when the students regularly worked with musicians and teachers including Dmitri Shostakovich, Mstislav Rostropovich and Natalia Gutman.
£18/£15 (£16/£13conc) / £5 U25s
Fri 14 Jun, 8pm
Celtic Fiddle Festival
Called “three of the finest folk violinists anywhere” by The Washington Post, Celtic Fiddle Festival celebrates the violin in all its globe-trotting variations. Fiddlers Kevin Burke(Ireland), Christian Lemaître (Brittany, France) and André Brunet (Quebec, Canada) showcase a fascinating juxtaposition of international and individual styles.
Sat 15 Jun, 7.30pm
Swinging at The Cotton Club
Take a step back in time to 1920s New York City and Harlem’s hottest nightclub, ‘The Cotton Club’! This action-packed show features The Jiving Lindy Hoppers & Harry Strutters Hot Rhythm Orchestra, with music by Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Lena Horne and Fats Waller.
Sun 16 Jun, 7.30pm
The Manfreds, with original ‘front man’ Paul Jones, will be performing many of the tracks from the highly acclaimed album ‘The Five Faces Of Manfred Mann’, which is to be re-released as part of their 50th anniversary celebrations, along with a mix of their biggest hits and the jazz and blues songs for which they are famous.
Sat 22 Jun, 7.30pm
St Edmundsbury Male Voice Choir
25th Silver Jubilee Concert in aid of the Mayor’s Charities.
With special guest star, Laura Wright.
Sat 29 Jun, 7.30pm
“A Night at the Ballet” conducted by Neil Carlson. It includes “Pineapple Poll” ballet music arranged from the witty themes of Gilbert and Sullivan, Massenet’s Le Cid suite with Spanish dance themes and Tchaikovsky’s beautiful Swan Lake suite.
1 Jun -29 Jun, Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm
Gallery Exhibition: 49 & Rising
Interesting, diverse & idiosyncratic contemporary art in a variety of media.
From the ‘Quirky nature of Quercus Robur‘ to the strength and fragility of the human body this exhibition explores an intriguing range of ideas in paint, textiles, word, bronze, mixed media and paper.
Art Evening: Thursday 6 June, 6pm
Sat 1 Jun, 10am-5pm
March Hare Collective
Crafts & gifts
Sat 8 Jun, 11am-11.40am
Story Time with Suzanne Stevenson
Lions, Rabbits and a Very Fast Dog. 2 books will be read at each session. A picture book and the first chapter of a longer read, both suitable for ages 6-9 years of age. The readings will be held upstairs in the café/bar area and there is no charge, just turn up! Please note: parents/carers must supervise their child throughout.
Sat 8 Jun, 2.30-4.30pm
Dump the shopping and come Ballroom and Latin dancing in the upstairs bar.
Sat 15 Jun & Sat 29 Jun, 10am-4.30pm
Craft & Gift Fair
Fri 21 Jun, 4pm-6pm
Featuring up & coming artists aged under 23 (in the bar).
Sat 22 Jun, 11am-11.40am
Story Time with Suzanne Stevenson
Pirates and Losers. 2 books will be read at each session. A picture book and the first chapter of a longer read, both suitable for ages 6-9 years of age. The readings will be held upstairs in the café/bar area and there is no charge, just turn up! Please note: parents/carers must supervise their child throughout.
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