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The Apex

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Address: 1 Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3FD, England
Phone Number:
+44 1284 758000
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

Award winning live music & entertainment venue in Bury St Edmunds,...

Award winning live music & entertainment venue in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

From classical to jazz, folk to pop/rock, comedy, family entertainment & more!

The Apex also hosts a stunning art gallery with frequently changing exhibitions, plus a cafe!

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Chicago blues brothers

As title went here to see chicago blues brothers. Great band and do great venue. Really hope they come here again . Very nice and easy place to go to .

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Thetford, United Kingdom
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Thetford, United Kingdom
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267 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As title went here to see chicago blues brothers. Great band and do great venue. Really hope they come here again . Very nice and easy place to go to .

Thank s g
Manningtree, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Live music fans take note, great venue, great sound. It may be a new venue to many but you'll not be let down

Thank zingy171
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87 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are becoming regular visitors to the Apex which has some great acts with tickets at what we feel are reasonable prices, certainly if you compare them to London theatres! This time we saw Carols by Candelight and what a fun evening it was with such a talented group of musicians and singers. There was nothing stuffy about this performance... More 

Thank essexmember
Downham Market, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat in the stalls which were acceptably comfortable although the seat does not tip up which makes allowing others to pass a bit tricky. Otherwise nice clean new venue, good sound quality and good facilities. Maddy was great as usual and we enjoyed an evening of mediaeval music which was very fitting for Bury!

Thank Tony B
Glemsford, Suffolk
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215 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a great fan of Squeeze, I went to the Apex to see Glenn Tilbrook but also because we hadn't visited the Apex before. Needless to say I loved the concert but this review is about the venue. happy to report that this is a very worthwhile addition to the Bury St Edmunds 'scene'. The Apex is a light, modern,... More 

Thank davidneil
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome performance of CATS . A very well polished performance by a young dance troupe who should be very very proud of themselves . We had the very best seats in the Apex which were fantastic ! Minus points were that the venue was freezing cold because of an over zealous air con !! The wine in the interval which... More 

Thank Nikki S
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a Christmas do with my missus and her workmates. The venue is very nice, well put together and has a good layout, and the event room was very nice. The bar and service there was fine, and the band hired for the night were very entertaining. Considering it was a festive event we'd looked forward to for a... More 

Thank BurtiusMaximus
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a great evening watching Billy Bragg and Joe Henry. First visit here, it's lovely modern venue, spacious and airy. In the theatre, sat in upper tier which was fine for this event. Didn't eat here but the food looked very good. Staff very helpful and friendly, great loos too 😀. Good variety of events, will be checking them out.

Thank ruthiecad
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49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I visit the Apex fairly regularly and have seen some great acts. The most recent being the Stylistics. The venue is super modern, very clean and staff are well organised, polite and helpful. It is great to be able to have pre show dtinks snd there is ample parking.

Thank Joan L
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely place, room for little ones to walk around fairly safely, polite and quick service. Coffee and cake was good also hot. One niggle is that because of health & safety drinks have to be served in take away cups when upstairs.

Thank lukeWN16

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