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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
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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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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Favourite local venue

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Joan L
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank Joan L
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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Thank lukeWN16
Norwich, United Kingdom
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245 reviews
112 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Warm Autumn day so sat outside of the theatre and had a coffee and biscuit. Staff young, efficient and friendly. We ordered our coffee and were told that someone would bring our order out to us. Arrived within 5 minutes. However, we found our Latte to be warm rather than hot. Don't know if the milk was heated up enough,... More 

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Thank missbrowneyesxx
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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298 reviews
131 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having moved into the area relatively recently we went to The Apex theatre for the first time last night to the Chinese State Circus. Having seen it in Beijing ten years ago we were intrigued as to what the necessariy scaled down version would deliver. We were not disappointed. The first thing that was apparent was the excellent acoustic which... More 

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Thank sheilallan
Norwich, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to a concert and asked a staff member about the photography policy. The staff member said it was fine to photograph as long as we didn't use a flash. So we took some photos and then a different member of staff came over during the concert and shouted that we couldn't use the camera. We explained we had... More 

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Thank hotellover1970
Ian C, Director of Sales at The Apex, responded to this review

Thank you for your review on Tip Advisor and glad you enjoyed the gig. I really sorry this experience detracted from what should have been a 100% fantastic evening for you. We always ask the artists whether or not they are happy to have members of the public taking photos – some positively encourage it and some are totally against... More 

Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Had a fantastic evening. The band was awesome. Had a meal before, which was very tasty and the service was excellent. We ordered interval drinks and everything was very well organised. Will definitely be going again.

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Thank willow270
Norwich, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

First visit to the Apex but it won't be the last! Beautifully designed in wood, this venue has a modern, stylish and warm feel. We sat downstairs to see 10cc who were excellent. The seats are bench style divided with arm rests to accommodate even the wider members of society! Great leg room and nice tiering made for a very... More 

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Thank Duncan M
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Comfortable seats, good view, plenty of clean ladies toilets, good bars, well staffed in all areas. Good disabled facilities.

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Thank DoubleDee59
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Brilliant nite at the apex....staff warm n friendly atmosphere great and 10cc were fab...great nite beer reasonably priced and seating comfortable although you can't get up n dance on top tier

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Thank theclampitts
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We chose to go and see the Drifters with a close friend we all had a great time And sing along to the music. We are going back in October to see a comedian for the wife's bithday

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Thank david c

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