The Apex Bury St Edmunds

Events at The Apex

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

Tel: 01284 758000


Sat 2 & Sun 3 Sept, 3pm & 7pm

Just So Stories

The vocally versatile Voice Squad bring a vibrant and joyful musical version of Rudyard Kipling’s tales. The eclectic, upbeat songs were written by the composers of the new Mary Poppins score, Stiles and Drewe. Come with us on a journey down the great grey-green greasy Limpopo River, and enjoy this toe-tapping, heart-warming show for all the family!


Fri 8 Sep, 7pm

The 545

With Stone Deepe, Siah, Deep City, Cathedrals & Cars and Hollowstar


Sat 9 Sept, 12noon & 3.30pm

Milkshake! Live

‘The Magic Story Book’, starring Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam and all your other Milkshake! Favourites in an all-singing, all-dancing, musical masterpiece, which takes audiences on a journey through the world’s favourite fairy tales. 

£15 (U16s £13.50 / Family £52)

Sun 10 Sept, 8pm

Fat Cat Comedy Club

See for line-up.


Thu 14 Sept, 7.30pm


British harmony trio, Blake bring the finest songs from stage and screen in a celebration of movies and musicals. Enjoy the songs of Hanz Zimmer, Ennio Morricone, Leonard Bernstein, Andrew Lloyd Webber, The Beach Boys and many more, sung in thrilling vocal harmony with projections and lighting that bring the cinematic magic to life.


Fri 15 & Sat 16 Sept, 7.30pm

Illegal Eagles

The World’s Official No.1 Eagles tribute return after last year’s sell-out concert.


Wed 20 Sept, 7.30pm

An Evening with Nik Kershaw

Nik Kershaw was made famous by his string of pop hits in the eighties, including ‘Wouldn’t it Be Good’, ‘I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me’ and ‘The Riddle’. Following the success of his 2014 ‘Me, Myself and I’ tour, Nik Kershaw returns, with another intimate evening of songs and stories.


Thu 21 Sept, 7.30pm

Jackson – Live in Concert

Ben recreates the Michael Jackson experience with his Incredible Band and Dancers. He’s got the look, the moonwalk and the voice – his renditions of ‘Thriller’, ‘Beat it’ and ‘Billie Jean’ are truly sensational.

£21 (U16s £16)

Sun 24 Sept, 11.30am

Songbook Sundays @ The Athenaeum: Emily Saunders

Rated as “absolutely brilliant” by BBC Radio 2’s Jamie Cullum and “the next big thing” by the London Evening Standard, ​London-based vocalist, songwriter, composer and producer Emily Saunders has carved her own sun-drenched niche that takes in jazz, pop and soul.

£12adv / £15door / VIP £23 includes breakfast

Sun 24 Sept, 7.30pm

Charlie Fink’s Cover My Tracks

The new album/show from former Noah and the Whale front-man brings together the experience of a live gig and a modern folk tale.

Theatre and music interweave in Fink’s collaboration with multi-award-winning playwright David Greig and director Max Webster to tell the story of an idealistic young songwriter who sets out to write a 21st Century pop masterpiece and vanishes without a trace.

A blissful hour-and-a-little-bit of contemplative, gently poetic storytelling and wistful, folksy guitar music” The Stage.


Wed 27 Sept, 7.30pm

Barbara Dickson

Barbara emerged from the Scottish folk scene of the late 1960’s and enjoyed mainstream chart success with ‘Another Suitcase in Another Hall’, ‘Caravan’ and the number one single, ‘I Know Him So Well’.  As a multi-million selling recording artist with an equally impressive Olivier Award winning acting career, Barbara has firmly established herself as an enduring and popular artiste. Barbara is joined by pianist Nick Holland to perform a range of material drawing on her folk roots, classic hits and contemporary songs.


Thu 28 Sept, 7.30pm

Marc Almond

Shadows & Reflections Tour: Enjoy the unique vocal talents of Marc Almond in a very special concert featuring songs and hits from his 36 year career, beautiful new orchestral arrangements, iconic torch songs and 60s Orchestral Pop.


Fri 29 Sept, 7.30pm

Evelyn Glennie & The Cohen Ensemble

Rachmaninov: Prelude

Elgar: Serenade for Strings

Vivaldi: Piccolo Recorder Concerto

Corelli: La Folia

Cohen: Prelude 49

Cohen: Firefly

Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

£27 / £22 / £5 U25s

Sat 30 Sep, 7.30pm

Mike Westbrook The Uncommon Orchestra

A 21-piece Big Band comprising musicians and vocalists from the worlds of jazz, classical, pop and rock. Mike’s score involves lustrous brass harmonies (recalling Duke Ellington and Charles Mingus), slamming guitar-powered riffs, a double rhythm section, vocal harmonies, humming electronics and anthemically roaring climaxes; “Mike Westbrook puts an exhilarating contemporary spin on the big band tradition. The surging excitement of an ensemble in full cry is seldom far away.” – The Guardian.

£18 / £5 U25s

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