New for Christmas 2023
This Christmas, delight in classic entertainment for all the family with Peter & the Wolf Live with Orpheus Sinfonia. Enjoy the live screening of the Oscar®-winning short film with a live orchestra at Abbey Gardens this December.
Our Bury St Edmunds BID and the arc Shopping Centre have partnered to bring a synthetic family-friendly Ice Skating Rink to Bury St Edmunds from 14 December to January 3. With a capacity of up to 25 people, this advanced rink will provide icy entertainment no matter the weather!
Experience the timeless story and enchanting music of The Snowman Live this Christmas, in the stunning surroundings of St Edmundsbury Cathedral on 22 December.
Returning for 2023
The Our Bury St Edmunds Christmas Lights Event on Thursday 16 November, kicks off the festive season and marks the first time that the Christmas lights in the town are turned on with a variety of entertainment and stalls to enjoy.
St Edmundsbury Cathedral will host their Christmas Market from Thursday 23 November to Saturday 25 November with 50+ stallholders from Suffolk and beyond.
Featuring Dame Judi Dench as the voice of The Magic Mirror, this year's Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds popular pantomime is Snow White. Running from 24 November to 14 January.
The annual Winter Beer Festival takes place at The Constitutional Club from 24-26 November.
Christmas Highlights for 2023
Your Favourite Snow Queen Returns
Get ready for a truly magical experience at arc Shopping Centre this winter as the Snow Queen, her enchanting sister, and their frosty friend make a special appearance in Charter Square!
Masters of the Air - Bury St Edmunds Tour Guides announce a new tour for 2024
To coincide with the release of the Apple TV+ World War II drama 'Masters of the Air' Bury St Edmunds Tour Guides have created a new guided walk on Bury St Edmunds in WWII.
The Best Christmas Day Dining
This year, add a touch of luxury to your Christmas day proceedings and indulge in a meal prepared and served to you by professionals, in glorious festive surroundings.
Lottery bid to protect Abbey ruins and deliver improvements
A multi-million-pound National Heritage Lottery bid is being prepared to protect the Abbey ruins in Bury St Edmunds from further erosion and enhance the visitor experience.
1 month of laugh out loud comedy in Bury St Edmunds
Shake off those February blues and come on down to Bury St Edmunds for a month of rib-tickling fun and laughter at Bury St Edmunds very first comedy festival.
Enjoy Christmas in Bury St Edmunds with even more places to park
With a feast of festive fun about to begin in Bury St Edmunds, people will have even more choice on where to park thanks to West Suffolk Council and Greene King.
Theatre Royal Christmas Cabin Returns To arc Shopping Centre With 'Where's Santa's Hat?'.
Theatre Royal has just released tickets to their Theatre Royal Christmas Cabin which will be in the arc shopping centre again this year from 17th Nov – 24th Dec!
New Crazy Golf Experience Comes to Bury St Edmunds
Sneaky Links promises to offer the ultimate mini-golf experience in Bury St Edmunds
New afternoon tea collaboration with Great British Bake Off finalist
Exciting new afternoon tea collaboration with Great British Bake Off finalist and Netflix’s Baking Impossible judge