Sponsors of the Abbey's 1,000 Year Celebrations

It is the 1,000th anniversary of the founding of the Abbey of St Edmund in 2020 and the celebrations could not be possible without sponsors.

The celebrations are being coordinated by the Abbey 1000 Group, alongside the Abbey of St Edmund Heritage Partnership.  The group is made up of organisations in the town chaired by Andrew Speed, that include St Edmundsbury Cathedral, West Suffolk Council, Bury St Edmunds Town Council, Our Bury St Edmunds BID, Bury St Edmunds and Beyond, Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, Greene King, Treatt, The Bury Society, Bury St Edmunds Tour Guides, Ashtons Legal and St Edmund’s Church.

On behalf of the Abbey 1000 Group, we would like to thank the following organisations for their support:

Our Headline Sponsors

Claas UK

CLAAS is a family business founded in 1913 and is one of the world's leading manufacturers of agricultural engineering equipment. Claas UK's England headquarters is at Saxham Business Park in Bury St Edmunds.

Greene King

Greene King have been running pubs and brewing award-winning beer from their base in Bury St. Edmunds ever since the company was founded in 1799 by 19 year-old Benjamin Greene.

As the country's leading pub retailer and brewer, they welcome their customers into their 2,700 pubs, restaurants and hotels across the UK.


Treatt are a trusted ingredients manufacturer and solutions provider to the global flavour, fragrance and consumer goods markets from our bases in the UK, the US, China and Kenya. Treatt's new global headquarters is currently being built at Suffolk Business Park in Bury St Edmunds.

Get Involved!

Would you like to sponsor the celebrations? For a copy of the sponsorship opportunities information contact:

Robert Everett

Becky Haywood 07974 132040

Mary Porch 07831 294654