The Apex Bury St Edmunds

Events at The Apex

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

Tel: 01284 758000

Back to Broadway

Sun 6 Sept, 7.30pm

Back to Broadway

The all-singing, all-dancing, theatrical sensation that invites you to take a breathtaking journey through the magical world of musicals!

£18 (£16conc)

Tue 8 Sept, 8pm

Sam Sweeney’s Fiddle – Made in the Great War

Bellowhead’s Sam Sweeney & Paul Sartin, with story-teller Hugh Lupton & concertina player Rob Harbron use music, storytelling and film to tell the true story of a part-made violin abandoned by Richard Spencer Howard, who went to fight in World War I. Sam was recently named ‘Musician of the Year’ at the BBC Folk Awards 2015.

£17 (£15conc)

Wed 9 Sept, 7.30pm

The Drifters

High energy with many of the greatest hits: Under The Boardwalk, Saturday Night At The Movies, Up On The Roof, Kissin In The Back Row, More Than A Number In My Little Red Book along with newer songs.

£26 (£25conc)

Piccadilly Dance Orchestra

Sat 12 Sept, 7.30pm

Piccadilly Dance Orchestra

V’ for Victory, with special guest Anita Harris. A musical tribute to the 70th Anniversary of the end of World War Two, featuring the great songs and swing numbers: In The Mood, American Patrol, Chattanooga Choo-Choo, We’ll Meet Again, Dream a Little Dream of Me, The Anniversary Waltz, The White Cliffs of Dover, etc.


Sun 13 Sept, 8pm

Fat Cat Comedy Club

See for line-up.



Mon 14 Sept, 7.45pm

John Inverdale Sporting Dinner

Three-course dinner with speaker John Inverdale, presenter of major sporting events, including the Olympics, Wimbledon & the Rugby World Cup. Part of Bury St Edmunds Sports Festival.


Wed 16 Sept, 7.30pm

Simon & Garfunkel Story

Using original film footage, this 50th Anniversary Celebration features a full live band performing all the hits including Mrs Robinson, Cecilia, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Homeward Bound & many more.

£18.50 (£16.50conc)

Midge Ure

Thu 17 Sept, 7.30pm

Midge Ure and India Electric Co

Midge revisits his Celtic roots to perform his 1995 album Breathe in its entirety. Of course, he will also play a selection of his other hits like Vienna, Dancing with Tears in My Eyes, Fade to Grey and If I Was, and songs from his recent, Radio 2 playlisted album Fragile.

£20 (£18conc)

Sat 19 Sept, 7.30pm

Lee Mead

The West End star takes you on a journey back to a time when the fabulous MGM films and musical theatre shows of the 1940s and 1950s thrilled audiences around the world.


Mon 21 Sept, 7.30pm

Jasper Carrott’s Stand Up & Rock


Alan Broadbent

Tue 22 Sept, 7.30pm

Georgia Mancio & Alan Broadbent

Exquisite playing and writing partnership between two-time Grammy award-winning jazz pianist/composer/arranger Alan Broadbent and stellar vocalist/lyricist Georgia Mancio.

“Mancio’s velvet tone and sensitive lyricism are as beautiful as ever, but with Broadbent, whose scintillating … piano reveals new details in even the best-loved song, they’re unmissable” – Best Jazz Gigs 2013



Wed 23 Sept, 8pm


Internationally renowned for their powerhouse mix of Highland pipes, fiddle, bodhran, guitar, whistle, flute, and voice, Rura are at the forefront of Scottish folk.


Fri 25 Sept, 7.30pm

Ultimate Eagles

Grammy-nominated musicians perform timeless masterpieces, such as Hotel California, Take It Easy & Desperado.

£22 (£20conc)

Sun 27 Sept, 11.30am

Songbook Sundays

Relax in the Apex Lounge with the Chris Ingham Trio and special guest singers from the world of jazz. Food & drink will be available to purchase.
27 Sept: Juliet Kelly: The Divas of Jazz.



Mon 28 Sept, 7.30pm


One of the few Zambian artists performing in Europe, Namvula has shared the stage with artists including legendary South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela and sitar player Anoushka Shankar, before embarking on her blossoming solo project. Namvula draws heavily on her Zambian heritage as well as referencing her Scottish roots and life in the diaspora, to produce an intoxicating and unique blend of uplifting global sounds.

“Contender for debut album of the year”  – Sunday Times.

£12.50 / £5 U25s

Events at The Apex What’s On Programme

September to November 2015

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