Abbey 1000

2020 marks 1,000 years since the founding of the Abbey of St Edmund in Bury St Edmunds by King Canute. 

Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, many of the events organised for 2020 have been moved to 2021. Please keep checking back for updated information on the celebrations planned for 2021.

Abbey 1000

The Abbey Ruins

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Online Talk: Discovering the Abbey of St Edmund

28 Nov - 28 Nov
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Online Talk: The Relationship between the Abbey and the Town

23 Jan - 23 Jan
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Online Talk: Patrons and Benefactors of St Edmund’s Abbey, c. 900-1086

27 Feb - 27 Feb
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Online Talk: The Abbey of Bury St Edmunds and the History of Suffolk

27 Mar - 27 Mar
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Secrets of the Abbey: History Returns

26 Apr - 02 Aug
St Edmundsbury Cathedral

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

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Abiding Wisdom

01 May - 02 May
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations!...

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Abbey 1000 Trail 2021

22 May - 20 Nov
Bury St Edmunds Town Centre

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations!...

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Abbey Habits Walking Tour for Abbey 1000

26 Apr - 20 Nov
Meet outside the Abbeygate on Angel Hill

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The Dark Side of The Abbey Walking Tour for Abbey 1000

26 Apr - 20 Nov
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations!...

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Circling The Abbey Walking Tour for Abbey 1000

26 Apr - 20 Nov
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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The Legacy of The Abbey Walking Tour for Abbey 1000

26 Apr - 20 Nov
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations!...

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Bite Size Abbey Walking Tour for Abbey 1000

26 Apr - 20 Nov
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations!...

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Abbey 1000 Concert - Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra

29 May - 29 May
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations!...

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The Abbey of St Edmund Exhibition 2021

01 Jul - 30 Sep
Moyse's Hall Museum, Bury St Edmunds

An Abbey 1000 Group supported event ......

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Welcome the Pilgrims from St Benet's and Ely

25 Jul - 25 Jul
St Edmundsbury Cathedral

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

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Noye's Fludde

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

Part of the Abbey 1000 celebrations!...

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Abbey 1000 - Spectacle of Light

18 Nov - 21 Nov
Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds

An Abbey 1000 Group supported event ......

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