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YOUR FULL GUIDE TO WHAT’S ON

JUNE – SEPTEMBER 2022

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WELCOME Summer is on its way and along with it comes an enormous range of wonderful music and other entertainment.

first visit to The Apex as do Black Umfolosi from Zimbabwe and it’s a very welcome return for Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita.

Not only are we looking forward to some great orchestral concerts but we’re also very excited by the soloists that are coming too – the Aurora Orchestra will perform with Ukrainian virtuoso violinist Valeriy Sokolov, London Mozart Players will be joined by the wonderful Jess Gillam on sax and the European Union Chamber Orchestra team up with indemand cellist, Sheku Kanneh-Mason.

And what else... well, how about Brother Strut, Jimmy Webb, Spooky Men’s Chorale, Toyah, BBC Big Band, Elkie Brooks, Lucy Worsley, Spires & Boden, Ruby Turner, Richard Digance, Merrill Osmond, Walter Trout, The Unthanks, The Drifters, Albert Lee, The Coral, Andy Hamilton and so much more... please dive in and have a good read and we look forward to welcoming you back to The Apex really soon.

From Senegal “one of the world’s greatest live acts”, Orchestra Baobab make their

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JUNE – SEPTEMBER 2022

AN EVENING WITH JIMMY WEBB

CARPENTERS STORY

WED 1 JUNE 7.30pm £50.50*, £43.50*, £40.50*

SAT 4 JUNE 7.30pm £29*

Songs that transcend generations and genres – think ‘Wichita Lineman’, ‘MacArthur Park’, ‘By the Time I Get to Phoenix’ and ‘Didn’t We’ and (often humorous) stories about working with Glen Campbell, Frank Sinatra, Kanye West and more.

Goodbye to Love: featuring the outstanding vocal talents of Claire Furley, and Musical Director Phil Aldridge leading The Carpenters Story band, playing all the hits of pop’s most famous brother and sister duo.

HUNTAR: HOME FOR A MINUTE FRI 3 JUNE 8pm £12* Newmarket-born Lewis Mokler flew from BurySOUND winner in 2011 to international acclaim, via Good Soldier records, BBC Radio 1 praise and the FIFA 2016 soundtrack! His debut album ‘The Ride’ was released in 2018 with a highly anticipated follow up set for 2022. Support from power-pop band Reno & Rome. 4


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CATRIN FINCH & SECKOU KEITA TUE 7 JUNE 7.30pm £23* The multi award-winning duo, Welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese kora maestro Seckou Keita have built a formidable global reputation for their exhilarating and mesmerising live performances. 5


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THE HIGH KINGS WED 8 JUNE 8pm £26.50* The Best Folk Act at Ireland’s Music Awards, The High Kings are charting a new course for traditional Irish music – equal parts rousing and reflective, energetic and insightful, marking out a new and bright era for Irish folk. Formed in Dublin in 2008, the group have had enormous success in the US and Ireland – their first three studio albums appeared at number three or higher on the Billboard world music chart, the first two went platinum in Ireland. Finbarr Clancy, Darren Holden, Brian Dunphy and newest member Paul O’ Brien play 13 instruments between them, creating their unique sound and atmosphere in the folk idiom and re-energising great Irish ballads.

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AURORA ORCHESTRA THU 9 JUNE 7.30pm £34.50*, £27.50* (£6.50* U25s) Ukrainian virtuoso Valeriy Sokolov joins Aurora for a performance of Tchaikovsky’s violin concerto. Then, following an introduction from Tom Service (BBC Radio 3) and the conductor, Nicholas Collon, the orchestra will play Shostakovich’s Symphony No.9 by memory. TCHAIKOVSKY SHOSTAKOVICH

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TOYAH, LENE LOVICH & SAFFRON OF REPUBLICA SAT 11 JUNE 7.30pm £32.50* ELECTRIC LADIES – IN SUPPORT OF HAZEL O’CONNOR One of the most recognisable faces in UK pop culture, Toyah has clocked up an impressive 10 hit singles and 8 hit albums. She will be joined by New-Wave pioneer Lene Lovich and 90s indie rock chick Saffron from Republica. This hit-packed retro fest includes classics ‘Thunder In The Mountains’, ‘Lucky Number’, ‘Ready To Go’, ‘Drop Dead Gorgeous’ and ‘It’s A Mystery’. 8


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THE UNTHANKS THU 16 JUNE 7.30pm £25.50* Five-piece line up showcasing their forthcoming new album. Last few tickets!

FAT CAT COMEDY CLUB SUN 12 JUNE & 11 SEPT 8pm £13.50* For line-ups, see www.fatcatcomedyclub.com

HELLO AGAIN... THE STORY OF NEIL DIAMOND MON 13 JUNE 7.30pm £25.50* Brooklyn Creed and his band bring all the hits, including ‘Sweet Caroline’, ‘Cracklin’ Rosie’, ‘Forever in Blue Jeans’, ‘Song Sung Blue’, ‘Love on the Rocks’ and many more. 9


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SUFFOLK SINFONIA SAT 18 JUNE 7.30pm £14.50* Summer concert of classical favourites conducted by Rupert Bond. ROSSINI The Thieving Magpie Overture SAINT-SAENS Dance Macabre BIDDINGTON Brekky Piece GRIEG Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 DVORAK Symphony No. 8

TWISTING THE NIGHT AWAY WALTER TROUT MON 20 JUNE 8pm £29* Walter Trout’s 50-year-long backstory includes early stints as gunslinger in John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers and Canned Heat, and the solo career playing earth shattering blues rock music.

SUN 19 JUNE 7.30pm £26* Prepare to party when Si Cranstoun and his band make a welcome return with their vintage blend of Doo Wop, Rock n Roll, Ska and rocking Rhythm & Blues. This toe-tapping show is driven by retro dance rhythms and spearheaded by Si Cranstoun’s dynamic stage presence and a voice which echoes that of Jackie Wilson and Sam Cooke. 11


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SPIERS & BODEN TUE 21 JUNE 7.30pm £21.50*

SINGING WORKSHOP 6.30pm

Described by The Guardian as “the finest instrumental duo on the traditional scene”, Spiers & Boden first rocketed onto the music scene in 2001, quickly winning a clutch of BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and going on to form and front the extraordinarily successful folk big band Bellowhead.

Jon Boden is offering a free harmony singing workshop to gig ticket holders. The workshop is based on colourchord, a harmony-singing system developed by Jon which allows any group of singers to sightsing in four-part harmony regardless of experience, using colour-coded lyric-sheets.

The duo reformed in 2021 after a seven-year hiatus, arriving with a new album ‘Fallow Ground’ which went on to reach number 3 in September 2021’s Official Folk Albums Chart and was a Mojo top 10 folk album of 2021.

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FRANKIE’S GUYS THU 23 JUNE 7.30pm £26* Featuring stars from the global smash-hit musical Jersey Boys, Frankie’s Guys have become internationally renowned for their astonishing vocal harmonies, slick dance moves, and the electric atmosphere they bring to the stage!

‘BRING YOUR OWN BABY’ COMEDY WED 22 JUNE 11.30am £13.50*

Accompanied by their incredible live band, the show includes all of the iconic Four Seasons’ hits including Big Girls Don’t Cry, Oh What A Night, Sherry, Walk Like A Man, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Grease, and many more!

The award-winning lunchtime comedy show for parents... and you can bring your baby! These shows feature the funniest comedians from TV and the circuit telling their grown-up jokes in a totally baby-friendly environment.

WHITNEY – QUEEN OF THE NIGHT WED 22 JUNE 7.30pm SOLD OUT! The ultimate Whitney Houston tribute show. 13


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A COUNTRY NIGHT IN NASHVILLE SAT 25 JUNE 7.30pm £28* Dominic Halpin and the Hurricanes capture the energy and atmosphere of an evening in the home of country music. Hear hits by Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, the Dixie Chicks, Willie Nelson & more, including ‘Ring Of Fire’, ‘Crazy’, ‘It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere’, ‘9-5’, and ‘The Gambler’.

ELO EXPERIENCE MON 27 & TUE 28 JUNE 7.30pm • £26* The world’s foremost tribute to The Electric Light Orchestra. Last few tickets!

MAGIC OF MOTOWN WED 29 JUNE 7.30pm SOLD OUT! Motown hits, glittering costumes and dazzling dance routines. 14


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BROTHER STRUT THU 30 JUNE 8pm £21.50* standing (£23.50* seated) Known for their barnstorming sets, the jazz funksters, return with the addition of Jamiroquai’s guitarist Rob Harris. “You will wait a very long time indeed to see anything better, I can’t think who can top this” – Blues and Soul Magazine (10/10).

BURY FRIENDLY ORCHESTRA SUN 3 JULY 6pm £13.50* (U17s £5.50*) An eclectic programme of music from across America, featuring a selection of fun traditional songs, film themes, Native American music and jazz.

JESS GILLAM AND THE LONDON MOZART PLAYERS MON 4 JULY 7.30pm £27*, £22* (£6* U25s) Classical giants Mozart and Haydn meet the beautiful baroque trills of Marcello and the lyricism of Glazunov. HAYDN MARCELLO GLAZUNOV MOZART

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ANDY HAMILTON SUN 17 JULY 7.30pm £21.50* An Evening OUT! Following a year of cancelled shows, zoom quizzes and nose-swabs, comedian Andy Hamilton is delighted to be getting out of the house. Expect a hilarious and illuminating night out, yes out!

CALLING PLANET EARTH THU 7 JULY 7.30pm SOLD OUT! A musical journey through the Electrifying 1980s.

THE DRIFTERS FRI 8 JULY 7.30pm SOLD OUT! Performing their classic hits from the last six decades. 17


DON VAPPIE AND JAZZ CREOLE MON 18 JULY 7.30pm £19* (£7.50* U25s) Creole-influenced New Orleans music from the ‘Jimi Hendrix Of The Banjo’. Widely considered to be one of the best banjoists in the history of New Orleans, Don Vappie embodies all aspects of the city’s unique melting pot of cultures. His band features members of The Dime Notes and Django a la Creole and combines traditional jazz and modern day funk with an early string band tradition. “Jazz virtuosity with buoyant blues riffs and a splash of Caribbean rhythms” – The Times 18


ORCHESTRA BAOBAB WED 27 JULY 8pm £31.50* standing (£34.50* seated) Recently celebrating their 50th anniversary, Orchestra Baobab, are one of Africa’s greatest dance bands and occupy a special place in the history of African music. Their story begins in the heart of Dakar’s Medina in the 1960s and extends into the 21st century with a brilliant assembly of diverse musical personalities.

Encompassing a unique blend of Afro-Latin styles, international pop, West African griot music, and an after-dark West African nightclub ambience, this is “Old-school Africa at its finest” – The Observer.

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SPOOKY MEN’S CHORALE THU 28 JULY 7.30pm £26.50* (£8.50* U16s) As thunderous as a herd of wildebeest and as sonorous as a cloister of monks, the Spooky Men’s Chorale bring a judicious combination of Georgian table songs, pindrop beautiful ballads, highly inappropriate covers, and a swag of original songs. 20

“Highly theatrical, they veer from weird to touching and back again. Grown up entertainment in the best, most infantile way. Don’t miss an opportunity to see them” – Daily Telegraph


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THE WEDDING PRESENT THU 18 AUG 8pm £21.50* standing (adv) • £23.50* seated (adv) The Wedding Present have had eighteen UK Top 40 hit singles - not bad for a band that has, from its inception, stubbornly refused to play the record industry’s game.

JUST PUSH PLAY FESTIVAL SAT 30 JULY 12noon £31.50*

“The boy Gedge has written some of the best love songs of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Era. You may dispute this, but I’m right and you’re wrong!” – John Peel

Phil Campbell & The Bastard Sons, The Howling Tides, Massive, Skam, Empyre, These Wicked Rivers, Samarkind, Just A Ride, Mike Ross, Gallows Circus. Fundraising for St Nicholas Hospice Care in memory of the organiser’s dad, Ian Graham.

ILLEGAL EAGLES WED 24 & THU 25 AUG 7.30pm £34* The World’s Official No.1 Eagles tribute return with tight harmonies and awesome guitar riffs. Last few tickets! 21


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BLACK UMFOLOSI FRI 26 AUG 7.30pm £16.50* Formed in Zimbabwe, Black Umfolosi’s performances are inspired by the traditional song and dance of their native southern Africa, with a beauty and enthusiasm that is unrivalled.

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Their trademark harmonies are mixed with intricate rhythms, clicking and clapping and their brilliantly choreographed shows are energy driven and completely engaging, mixing a gentleness of spirit and song with an exuberance in dance.


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TINA LIVE FRI 2 SEPT 7.30pm £23.50* Julie Nevada performs as one of the world’s most iconic performers, Tina Turner. Full of hits including ‘Private Dancer’, ‘Nutbush City Limits’, ‘Proud Mary’, ‘River Deep Mountain High’ and ‘Let’s Stay Together’ to name but a few.

RICHARD DIGANCE THU 8 SEPT 7.30pm £18.50* A BAFTA Nominated performer and recipient of The Gold Award from The British Academy of Songwriters, Richard brings his timeless songs and stories, built on a life welllived. 2022 sees Richard play just a small handful of his favourite venues, as he takes his foot off the touring pedal to concentrate on writing and composing.

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NMG AWARDS FRI 9 SEPT 7.30pm £11.50* The New Music Generator Awards celebrate the achievements of artists from the East Anglian music scene with trophies handed out in categories such as Solo Artist, Indie Band, Folk Act and 18 & Under.

ELKIE BROOKS SAT 10 SEPT 7.30pm £33.50* Elkie will be performing her biggest hits including ‘Pearl’s A Singer’, ‘Lilac Wine’, ‘Fool (If You think It’s Over)’, ‘Don’t Cry Out Loud’ and many more featured on her recent hit album ‘Elkie Brooks – Pearls: The Very Best Of’.

SABA DOUGLAS-HAMILTON – IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ELEPHANTS TUE 13 SEPT 7.30pm £26.50* Conservationist and elephant expert, Saba Douglas-Hamilton, takes you on a wild journey from Kenya to the Congo, via warring tribes and ivory poachers, sharing the trials and triumphs of what it takes to save the African elephant. Saba brings moving insights from her life amongst elephants, her childhood in the wild and work as a wildlife filmmaker. This inspirational tale of unlikely heroes fighting against the odds is one of courage, hope, compassion and humour. 25


BBC BIG BAND WED 14 SEPT 7.30pm £28.50* The world-renowned Big Band will explore some of the very best swing classics; expect music inspired by the likes of Duke Ellington and Count Basie through to the great vocalists such as Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darrin and Tony Bennet.

LUCY WORSLEY ON AGATHA CHRISTIE THU 15 SEPT 7.30pm £31.50*

BOWIE LIVE FRI 16 SEPT 7.30pm £28.50* Stunningly accurate live performances of Bowie’s greatest records, performed by a razor sharp band led by the eerily authentic musical counterfeiter Steve Evans. 26

Spend an evening with the Queen of History, as she delves into the fascinating life of the Queen of Crime. For this illustrated talk, Lucy will present one of the most elusive and enigmatic figures of the twentieth century. Agatha went surfing in Hawaii, she loved fast cars, and she was intrigued by the new science of psychology. So why – despite all the evidence to the contrary – did she present herself as ‘just’ an ordinary housewife? Sharing her research based on the writer’s personal letters and papers, Lucy will uncover the real Agatha Christie – the story of a person who, despite the obstacles of class and gender, became an astonishingly successful working woman.


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VINCENT SIMONE – TANGO PASSIONS SAT 17 SEPT 7.30pm £42.50*, £38.50* (£66.50 VIP) Strictly Come Dancing’s Argentine Tango King with Argentine Tango specialist Paula Duarte. Featuring music from Astor Piazzolla and Gotan Project, this steamy, passionate night includes dancing, stories and poetry about the history of the Argentine Tango.

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ALBERT LEE TUE 20 SEPT 7.30pm £27.50* Twice Grammy Winner revered as one of the world’s finest guitarists. Co-writer of Country Boy and always in great demand by other artistes, his live sets range from soulful ballads to Rock n Roll.

EUROPEAN UNION CHAMBER ORCHESTRA WITH SHEKU KANNEH-MASON SUN 18 SEPT 7.30pm £28.50*, £23.50* (£7.50* U25s) Cellist Sheku performed at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in 2018. ELGAR Serenade in E min, Op. 20 HAYDN Cello Concerto No. 1 in C DVORAK Two Waltzes Op. 54 MOZART Divertimento in D, K. 251 29


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THE BLACK BLUES BROTHERS THU 22 SEPT 7.30pm £26.50* Expect jaw-dropping balancing acts, acrobatics and human pyramids in The Black Blues Brothers’ breathtaking routines. Set in a nightclub, reminiscent of the Cotton Club, a vintage radio blasts out all of your favourite hits from the film, including ‘Gimme Some Lovin’, ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ and ‘Soul Man’.

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THE CORAL

THE KING IS BACK

FRI 23 SEPT 7.30pm £25.50*

SAT 24 SEPT 7.30pm £31*

The Coral are celebrating the 20th anniversary of their eponymous debut album, described by NME as being the funniest and most refreshing British debut in years. Join singer James Skelly and keyboardist Nick Power for acoustic songs, conversation and audience questions.

Ben Portsmouth looks like Elvis, sings like Elvis and his on-stage charisma has earned him the Elvis Presley Enterprises ‘Worldwide Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist’, the first man from outside the USA to ever win this prestigious title.

MICHAEL McGOLDRICK, JOHN McCUSKER & JOHN DOYLE MON 26 SEPT 7.30pm £21* Folk music’s legendary triumvirate of musical magpies return with a night of beautifully crafted music. Described as the masters of flute, fiddle, song and guitar, they bring their own blend of top-class folk songs, tunes and charming bonhomie.

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MERRILL OSMOND THU 29 SEPT 7.30pm £26.50* Merrill will be performing all the big Osmonds hits, plus talking about his experiences of growing up within one of the world’s biggest bands. Merrill wrote the music and lyrics for such hits as ‘One Bad Apple’, ‘Love Me For A Reason’, ‘The Proud One,’ ‘Having A Party’ and ‘Crazy Horses’. 32


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RUBY TURNER FRI 30 SEPT 7.30pm £24* One of the main singers in Jools Holland’s R&B Orchestra, Ruby’s hits include ‘I’d Rather Go Blind’ & ‘If You’re Ready (Come Go With Me)’. “Soul, Gospel, and R&B: Ruby Turner is truly the genuine article. Blessed with a voice that can breathe life and meaning into any song, whether it be a passionate ballad or a fast groove” – The Guardian 33


FAMILY EVENTS

FIREMAN SAM WED 31 AUG 11am & 2pm £18* (£17* child) £66* family When all of his friends go away, Norman Price decides to find adventure in Pontypandy and become the star of a visiting circus. But with a tiger on the loose and faulty lights, the adventure soon turns to danger. Can Fireman Sam come to the rescue and save the circus? Join Sam, Penny, Elvis, Station Officer Steele and Norman in an all singing, dancing, actionpacked show. You can become a fire-fighter cadet and then watch the magic of the circus. 34


COMMUNITY WWW.THEAPEX.CO.UK THEATRE & DANCE

BRANDON SCHOOL OF DANCE

FOX ON THE BOX

SISTER ACT JUNIOR

SUN 5 JUNE 12.30pm & 4pm £11.50*

SUN 26 JUNE 1pm & 4.30pm £16.50*

TUE 5 JULY 4.30pm & 7pm £12*

Brandon School Of Dance present their annual dance show and the students will showcase dance routines in classical ballet, tap, freestyle, contemporary and cheer dance.

Fox Academy of Dance are delighted to present their annual Summer Show featuring dance performances inspired by your favourite TV programmes.

Presented by Westley Middle School. When Deloris is sent to hide in the convent, Mother Superior puts her in charge of the choir. What could possibly go wrong?!

ZORRO – THE MUSICAL NEWMARKET SCHOOL OF DANCE SAT 9 & SUN 10 JULY 1pm & 5pm • £13.50* Newmarket School of Dance present ’Wonder’ their celebration of Dance and Musical Theatre.

THU 21 – SAT 23 JULY 7.30pm £23* DN25 Company present a legendary story of good versus evil and a romantic hero with spectacular sword-fighting and incredible magic. The story is set to the famous music of the Gipsy Kings, including their hits ‘Bamboleo’, ‘Djobi Djoba’ and ‘Balia Me’, which bring together the sensuality and charm of the gypsy ‘rumba gitana’ with the energy and passion of the rumba flamenca. Enjoy Flamenco fire and passion and the amazing singing and choreography that DN25 are good at.

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CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

HARMONICA WORKSHOP

BOOZE & BRUSHES RESIN POURING

BOOZE & BRUSHES PAINT NIGHT

SAT 11 JUNE, 16 JULY, 13 AUG, 10 SEPT 12noon-3.30pm • £40

THU 16 JUNE, SUN 17 JULY (3pm), WED 27 JULY, WED 14 SEPT 7pm-9pm • £45

THU 23 JUNE, MON 18 JULY, THU 18 AUG, THU 15 SEPT 7pm-9.30pm £25

WITH STEVE LOCKWOOD For beginners & intermediates: learn or improve new blues rhythms, cool country wails, pitch bends and jam along with well-known solos.

Use poured resin to make a cake stand, or set of 6 coasters or a tray - with many colours and glitters to choose from. All materials provided, please wear old clothes!

Fun creative classes for everyone with a different project each month. All materials included to create your own masterpiece!

BOOZE & BRUSHES ON WOOD

BEGINNERS YOGA

TAI CHI

THU 28 JULY, FRI 26 AUG, THU 22 SEPT 7pm-9.30pm £30

EVERY WEDNESDAY 1pm-2pm • £7

EVERY THURSDAY 9.45am-10.45am

Lunchtime class by Carole Baker, suitable for all ability levels, the classes cover Yoga postures (asanas) and basic breathing & meditation techniques to help de-stress and give you more energy.

Tai Chi basics and the Traditional Yang Family 103 hand form. To book, please contact Martin Fayers at martinfayers@yahoo.co.uk or 01449736455.

Step-by-step guide to painting a design on a wooden pallet, with a different project each month. Then take your masterpiece home! All materials provided.

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THE APEX GALLERY

KELLY GLITHRO

WAYNE TANSWELL

AGNIESZKA PROCAJLO

WED 18 MAY – SUN 12 JUNE

TUE 14 JUNE – SUN 10 JULY

TUE 12 JULY – SUN 14 AUG

RESPLENDENT Unique and original, uplifting abstract art exhibition of colourful paintings on stretched canvas from expressive artist Kelly Glithro. Including a wall dedicated to local emerging artists.

OXYMORONS Highly skilled lettering artist returns with oxymorons painted directly onto boards. Words rise, fall and overlap each other, highlighted in contrasting and blended colours.

FEEL IT, SEE IT, PAINT IT Agnieszka expresses her feelings of beauty by painting and drawing. Themes vary from portraits to nature studies and landscapes from West Suffolk and beyond.

ANDREW HARRINGTON

RPS CREATIVE EYE GROUP

KING’S ELY ART & DESIGN EXHIBITION

TUE 16 AUG – SUN 18 SEPT

TUE 16 AUG – SUN 18 SEPT

TUE 20 SEPT – SUN 16 OCT

SUMMER SHADOWS Andrew Harrington’s exhibition of original paintings celebrates the beautiful colours of Greece and the tones and textures of the Norfolk coast and Suffolk countryside.

PRINT EXHIBITION 2022 A display of creativity by members of The Royal Photographic Society’s Special Interest Group; from ethereal landscapes to thought-provoking and visually captivating images.

An exhibition celebrating the high quality work produced by students of King’s Ely. Featuring a broad range of GCSE and A Level work from the fields of Fashion, Textiles, Fine Art and Photography.

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OTHER EVENTS

STRICTLY SATURDAYS

CHESS CLUB

ST EDMUNDSBABY PREGNANCY & PARENTING FAYRE

THIRD SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH 2.30pm-4.30pm Free

EVERY TUESDAY 3.30pm-5.30pm

SUN 18 SEPT 11am-3pm Free

Run by Bury St Edmunds Chess Club – all welcome. For more info, visit www.bsechess.org.uk

Maternity and baby related stalls, crafts & support services, demonstrations and activities.

Fun & friendly dancing – Latin, Ballroom and Rock & Roll.

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COMING SOON

LIVE/WIRE

DARE

WISHBONE ASH

SAT 1 OCT 8pm

THU 13 OCT 8pm

MON 17 OCT 8pm

ESSENTIAL 80s

BILLY JOEL ALBUMS SHOW

FEATURING PAUL YOUNG + T’PAU + HUE & CRY TUE 4 OCT 7pm

NEVILLE STAPLE FROM THE SPECIALS SAT 8 OCT 7.30pm

STARRING ELIO PACE SAT 15 OCT 7.30pm

EVENING WITH LIVERPOOL LEGENDS

HOWARD JONES ACOUSTIC TRIO

CARAVAN

SUN 16 OCT 7.30pm

THU 20 OCT 7.30pm

TUE 18 OCT 7.30pm

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ABOUT THE APEX

ABOUT THE APEX THE APEX 1 CHARTER SQUARE BURY ST EDMUNDS IP33 3FD 01284 758000 The Apex is situated in the heart of Bury St Edmunds, close to the train and bus stations, and numerous car parks. For map and directions see website. Closest parking at arc / Cattle Market car park, for Sat Nav use IP33 3DG.

The box office is open MON – SAT 10am-4.30pm and an hour before events. 24-hour booking is available on the website: www.theapex.co.uk * Ticket price includes booking fees where applicable. Concessions may be available, see website or ring for details. Event details are correct at time of print, but may change. See website for up-to-date information, and for booking terms and conditions.

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