Events at The Apex

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

Tel: 01284 758000



Thu 4 July 7.30pm

County Upper School Swing Band

County Upper School Swing Band are said to be one of the best big bands in the area.  They have a wide repertoire of big band and swing music from the 40’s to the present day.

£10 (£6conc)

Fri 5 Jul & Sat 6 Jul, 7.30pm

County Music Services Concerts

5 July: West Suffolk Youth Wind Band, West Suffolk Youth Big Band and West Suffolk Youth Ceilidh Band, playing a unique mix of jazz folk and concert band music.

Sat 6, 7.30pm: West Suffolk Youth Orchestra, some of the best young musicians in West Suffolk playing a selection of light orchestral music, including Saint Saens’ Danse Macabre, best know as the theme tune for Jonathan Creek.

£7.50 (£4 conc) £12/£6 for both

Sat 6, 10am: Bury County Music School Summer Concert (£3 adults, children free)

Sun 7 Jul, 7.30pm

The Proclaimers


Leo-Blanco Wed 10 Jul, 8pm

Leo Blanco

Sublime Solo Piano Music: Jazz with Africa-Latina Soul. Leo is coming over to the UK to play at the Glasgow Jazz festival and we have managed to tempt him down to do a set at the Apex.

£8 (£6conc)

Buddy-Holly Sun 14 July, 7.30pm

Buddy Holly’s Winter Dance Party

4 west end artists pay tribute to Richie Valens, Big Bopper, Dion & The Belmonts & Buddy Holly.

£18.50 (£17.50conc)

Mon 15 Jul, 7pm

West Suffolk Young Musician 2013 Finalists’ Concert

Heats took place in February, at three levels and in five categories – strings, woodwind, piano, brass and voice. Now the winners of each Heat get the chance to perform a selection of music of their own choice. The level 1 winners present a “Showcase Performance” during the adjudicators’ deliberations, and last year’s West Suffolk Young Musician, Dominic Seymour (violin), will also be performing.

£9 (£5 conc)

Madam-Butterfly Sun 21 July, 6pm

Madama Butterfly

An evening of opera in the Glyndebourne tradition. Co-opera Co present a gala black tie performance of Madam Butterfly in aid of St Nicholas Hospice.


FRIGG Thu 25 July, 8pm


Hot fiddles from cool Scandinavia! Songlines’ Top Of The World choice &

Folklandia’s Folk Album of the Year 2012. Featuring the premier talents of a young generation of folk musicians, Frigg has developed a blend of their own called Nordgrass, a mix of Nordic folk and American bluegrass. A hair-raising, voice-losing, heart-burstingly beautiful gig full of traditional Finnish tunes with Norwegian detours.

£16 (£14 conc)


3 July- 10 Aug:  Suffolk Open Studios Late Summer Exhibition

Large scale contemporary art as the finale to Suffolk Open Studios 2013 exhibition series.

Art Evening Sunday 14 July, 6pm


Sat 6 Jul, 10am-5pm

March Hare Collective

Crafts & gifts


Fri 12 Jul, 4pm-6pm

BurySOUND Unplugged

Featuring up & coming artists aged under 23 (in the bar).


Sat 13 Jul, 11am-11.40am

Story Time with Suzanne Stevenson

Scallywags. 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. 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 20 & 27 July, 10am-4.30pm

Craft & Gift Fair

Local exhibitors offering a great selection of handmade crafts and unique gifts.



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