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The Apex

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Apex Bury st Edmunds

Great venue staff are really helpful all around great experience have worked there a couple of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Billy O
via mobile
Great coffee and cake

I have been several times for coffee and cake which is very reasonable price and they also have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“great acts”(6 reviews)
“lower balcony”(6 reviews)
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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1 Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3FD, England
+44 1284 758000
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All reviews great acts lower balcony brilliant venue modern theatre park close coffee bar sound quality excellent acoustics single seats comfortable seats intimate atmosphere pre show seating area plenty of leg room front of house plenty of space sandwich
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great venue staff are really helpful all around great experience have worked there a couple of times now would highly recommend

Thank Billy O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been several times for coffee and cake which is very reasonable price and they also have soya milk which is a bonus! Cakes are always yummy.

Thank Pixie896
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to see a Slade/Mud concert and visited the Apex for the first time it is very clean and bright had a drink upstairs and it was a very enjoyable evening

Thank jeanburch17
Reviewed 28 October 2018

The venue was The Apex, which is a modern large venue with plenty of reception and bar space. The auditorium has excellent acoustics and seating which is suitably spaced allowing full view of the stage. Staff are always friendly and helpful. Parking within a minute...More

1  Thank RoutemasterCambridge
Reviewed 18 October 2018

I go to The Apex regularly to see a lots if the shows that are put on, it's a lovely venue and you can see some well known artists without having to go in to London. I've already booked for a Frankie Vallii tribute show...More

Thank purrfectpaws68
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The Apex is very modern by comparison with our other Theatre.(that's the Theatre Royal). As Toni S's review said, because it's more modern it hasn't developed an "atmosphere" yet. Having been to shows in both theatres, (and "appearing" three times at the Royal), I find...More

Thank Dennis A
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

I have seen quite a few bands here and while the acoustics are great the venue has no atmosphere at all. Maybe because it's fairly new, maybe it's the way it's built but when you're used to seeing bands in London venues of the same...More

Thank tonis927
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We were here for Joanne Shaw Taylor gig. We opted for seats in the lower balcony rather than standing in the stalls, although seating is often provided in the stalls for other performances. Excellent view and good acoustics. The Apex is a very modern venue...More

1  Thank JohnScott48
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Good venue on the whole, but did feel a little cramped just having the gallery for stands. A very welcoming atmosphere however and helpful staff. Queuing for tickets was not an issue as staff on desk were efficient and several lines were open. Although I...More

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 20 September 2018

The Apex provides an excellent facility for not only putting on plays, music etc. It also acts as a central meeting place for locals and tourists alike. There is a small but friendly cafe in addition to the restaurant upstairs and the reception desk has...More

Thank david_chance
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16 June 2018|
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Response from Ian C | Property representative |
Hi Sue, Thank you for your question. Yes, we do have air conditioning. Please let us know if you have any further questions. Very best
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3 July 2016|
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Response from Marcus S | Reviewed this property |
The seating plan is available when you book your seats on-line. You can still decline tickets if the seats you prefer are not available.