Spotlight Events in Bury St Edmunds
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After visiting the Abbey ruins for the hundredth time, you might want to try something new in Bury St Edmunds. Our website is packed with info about local events in this market town, from painting shows to jumble sales. Learn about the history of witchcraft at Moyse's Hall Museum, or make a stop at Victory Ground to take in a cricket match. We can help you find something exciting to do in Bury St Edmunds, no matter where your interests lie.

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Moments: An Exhibition of Modern Art
  • Friday 23rd July, 10:00am - Until Thursday 30th September, 5:00pm
A modern art exhibition of 23 internationally renowned artists, including 8 original works by the world’s most exciting and controversial artist, Banksy. View event
Art Around Town - Bury St Edmunds
  • Friday 23rd July - Until Thursday 30th September
Art Around Town gave local artists a 10” pizza box and asked them the question: What makes Bury tick? View event
Rattlebox presents “Beowulf” at West Stow
  • Saturday 14th August, 10:00am - Until Sunday 15th August, 5:00pm
Rattlebox Theatre Company presents “Beowulf”, part of the famous Anglo-Saxon epic. View event
Open Air Theatre – Mr Stink – Abbey Gardens
  • Tuesday 17th August 2:00pm until 4:00pm
A touching and funny tale, this adaptation of the David Walliams’ best-seller is the perfect family entertainment. View event
Open Air Theatre – A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Wednesday 18th August 2:00pm until 4:00pm
Shakespeare’s best-loved comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, perfectly scripted for the outdoor stage. View event
Open Air Film Festival - Bury St Edmunds
  • Thursday 19th August, 6:15pm - Until Saturday 21st August, 11:00pm
This summer, in partnership with Pop Up Pictures, West Suffolk Council brings an Open Air Film Festival to Bury St Edmunds… 3 days of open air movies and street food in the beautiful Abbey Gardens! View event
Open Air Theatre – Mr Stink – West Stow
  • Thursday 26th August 2:00pm until 4:00pm
A touching and funny tale, this adaptation of the David Walliams’ best-seller is the perfect family entertainment. View event
Open Air Theatre – The Great Gatsby
  • Sunday 29th August 6:30pm until 8:30pm
An evening of jazz, prohibition style… this outdoor adaptation of the classic is the perfect way to mark 100 years since prohibition! View event
Tablet Course
  • Monday 13th September - Until Monday 25th October
Helping you use a tablet to complete basic tasks including sending emails, accessing the internet and shopping online. View event
Mark Thomas: 50 Things About Us
  • Sunday 3rd October 7:30pm until 10:00pm
In his new show 50 Things About Us, Mark Thomas combines his trademark mix of storytelling, stand-up, mischief and really, really well researched material to examine how we have come to inhabit this divided... View event
Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest
  • Sunday 10th October 7:30pm until 10:00pm
TV favourite Ed Byrne is finally back on the road with his biggest tour to date! View event