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What’s On in Bury St Edmunds


Event Title: Under Bury St Edmunds

Event Description: Taking place in the United Reformed Church, Bury St Edmunds, a talk on what lies directly your feet.

An illustrated talk on the tunnels, cellars, chalk caves/mines beneath the surface in Bury St Edmunds.

You will be able to discover what is directly beneath your feet.

Booking: Essential – in person only, at the Cathedral Tourist Information Point

Address: United Reformed Church, Bury St Edmunds

Date and Time of Event: 15th September 10.30am – 11.30am

Event Title: WHITE NIGHT: Festival of Light

Event Description: Step Right Up Folks! The Arbon Arts Centre CIC presents an exciting new festival – White Night: Festival of Light – in Bury St Edmunds where, for one night only, the town becomes the venue with a carnival atmosphere!

A new festival to showcase local creative talent.

This year’s Themes: Circus 250; Vote 100; Revolution!

This pilot project is planned to become a regular yearly Festival for Bury to showcase the wealth of local creative talent in the town and surrounding areas. A great opportunity to engage the whole community! All events are free across town (apart from the Magic Lantern Show) with suggested donations. This event is a fundraiser for the Arbon Arts Centre – a new community arts space for Bury – with all donations being split equally between that and Suffolk Mind.

For full details visit: https:arbonarts.wordpress.com/events/

Address: Bury St Edmunds Library

Date and Time of Event: Sat 15th September 2018 10am – 1pm or 2pm – 5pm

You are also invited to join our Lantern Parade during the Festival of Light on FRI 21 SEPT 2018 .

Please call 01284 338830 register your interest at the reception desk.

Event Title: Guildhall Beer & Pie Festival

Event Description: Who doesn’t love a beer and pie festival!?

Bury St Edmunds Guildhall presents the first ‘Late Summer Beer and Pie Festival’.

The perfect event for real ale lovers, cider drinkers and pie enthusiasts!

Offering around 20 real ales and 6 real ciders over 3 sessions. Members of the team who delivered the East Anglian Beer and Cider Festival at the Apex during the Spring are managing the bar and sourcing real ales from local brewers.

Over 18s only. ID checks on entry. Tickets cost £3. Call 01284 758000 to book.

Friday 21 September 5pm-10pm
Saturday 22 September 11am-4pm
Saturday 22 September 5pm-10pm

Address: Bury St Edmunds Guildhall

Event Title: Bury Goes Biking

Event Description: A family cycling event through Bury St Edmund, organised by Abbeycroft Leisure in partnership with Bury St Edmunds Town Council, St Edmundsbury Borough Council, Suffolk County Council, St Nicholas Hospice Care and West Suffolk Wheelers.

The event is free and will offer a great opportunity for cyclist of all abilities and ages to take part. The road will be closed off around the town centre so you won’t have to worry about traffic.

Come and join the fun!

Address: Angel Hill Bury St Edmunds

Date and Time of Event: 30th September 2018 10am – 2pm

Event Title: Fat Cat Comedy Club

Event Description: Bury’s great monthly comedy night!

Check out the Fat Cat Comedy Club website for details of line-up.

Some small print: show details are subject to change without notice. Further details: Fat Cat Comedy Club website

Times: Doors open 7pm / Approx. start time 8pm

Tickets: £13 (including £1 booking fee)

Venue: The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Address: The Apex, Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3FD

Date and Time of Event: Sunday 14th October 2018 8pm

Event Title: Oktoberfest 2018

Event Description: Bury St Edmunds welcomes the world famous Oktoberfest this October!

Tickets cost £15

Find out more here.

Address: Bury St Edmunds Library

Date and Time of Event: 27th October 2018 12pm

Event Title: Bury St Edmunds Ghostly Tour

Event Description: What better way to spend Halloween than with a guided tour around the most haunted areas around Bury St Edmunds.

From executions to witchcraft to murders – the tour guides will take you on an unforgettable journey.

– This guided walk is suitable for adults and children aged 14+.

– All under 18s must be supervised by an adult.

Tickets cost £6

For more information, please call the Bury St Edmunds Tourist Information Centre (based at The Apex) on 01284 764667.

Address: From outside Marks and Spencer, Cornhill, Bury St Edmunds IP33 1DT

Date and Time of Event: 31st October 2018 6.30pm – 8pm