Abbey 1000

In 2020, Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk will celebrate the founding of the Abbey of St Edmund by King Canute 1000 years ago with a year of celebrations...

Join us to mark this historic event!

Abbey 1000

The Abbey Ruins

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Sunday Talk Series: 1000 Years of Costume

09 Feb - 09 Feb
Bury St Edmunds Guildhall, Guildhall Street, Bury St Edmunds

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations...

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Bury Bach Choir - Handel's Messiah

16 May - 16 May
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations...

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St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra

20 May - 20 May
St Edmundsbury Cathedral

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations...

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Pilgrimage from St Benet's, Norfolk and Ely

22 May - 22 May
St Edmundsbury Cathedral

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations......

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Gathering of Benedictine Monks and Nuns

23 May - 24 May
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations......

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Exhibition of Abbey Manuscripts

23 May - 17 Jul
St Edmundsbury Cathedral

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations......

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Pilgrimage of Song

30 May - 30 May
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations......

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The 73rd Aldeburgh Festival Opening Night

12 Jun - 12 Jun
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations......

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Kings & Queens – A Weekend Celebration

27 Jun - 28 Jun
Arc Shopping Centre, Bury St Edmunds

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations......

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Abbey 1000 Community Celebration

11 Jul - 11 Jul
Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations......

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The St Edmund Weekend Spectacle of Light

20 Nov - 22 Nov
Angel Hill and Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations......

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