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Festive Theatre Guide!

Get into the Christmas spirit in Bury St Edmunds with our festive theatre guide!

It’s fast approaching that most merry time of year, with festive lights, jingle bells, songs and jollity all around! Gather your friends, family and loved ones and pop along to one of the many festive shows, films and concerts in Bury St Edmunds and beyond. 

Seasons Greetings by Alan Ackybourn - Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, 12th - 13th December

Come along to this community production of a critically acclaimed comedy, where the dysfunctional Bunker family cause festive family mayhem! 

On stage at Theatre Edmunds Bury St Edmunds, with shows at 2.30pm and 7.30pm, tickets priced from £10.50-£25. For more information and to book visit: https://theatreroyal.org/shows...

Christmas Films at the Abbeygate Cinema 

Christmas is the perfect time to re-watch your favourite festive films, and this year you can watch all your favourites on the big screen at the comfy Abbeygate Cinema. Enjoy classics like The Nightmare before Xmas, Home Alone, The Muppet Christmas Carol and Elf as well as a special screening of the CBeebies Christmas Show: The Night Before Xmas - a great festive treat for little ones! 

For more information and to book visit: https://www.abbeygatecinema.co...

The Snow Queen by Ballet Theatre UK - Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds - 15th & 16th November

This beautiful ballet re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale will whisk you away to a land of ice and snow, just in time for Christmas. Journey with Gerda across the frozen North and uncover how love can thaw the Snow Queen’s curse of eternal winter. Glittering costumes and a magical score combine to create this stunning spectacle for young and old. 

On stage at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, performance times at 2pm and 7pm, with tickets priced from £10 - £22. For more information and to book visit https://theatreroyal.org/shows...

Cinderella - Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds - 26th November-16th January 

It’s the BEST form of festive entertainment- “Oh yes it is!”. Christmas simply wouldn’t be Christmas without a trip to the pantomime and this year it’s the classic, rags to riches story of Cinderella, complete with Prince Charming, dear Buttons and two very ugly sisters. With a special Gala performance including added extras like ice-creams and activities before the show and also accessible performances meaning that everyone can come along and enjoy the show. 

On stage at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, there are various performance times, with tickets priced from £10.50 - £29.50. For more information and to book visit: https://theatreroyal.org/shows...

The Voice Squad "All we want for Christmas is You" - The Apex 5th - December 

Be entertained by the Voice Squad and Galaxy Big Band! In the atmospheric surroundings of The Apex, you can expect festive swing and familiar seasonal songs delivered with high spirits and panache! Get on those dancing shoes and deck the halls! 

With performances at 2pm & 7pm, tickets are priced at £11.50 (£9.50 for concessions). For more information and to book visit https://www.theapex.co.uk/what...

A Vision of Elvis at Christmas - Lavenham Church - 9 December 

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year as multi-award winning entertainer Rob Kingsley and The Cadillac's band recreates the electricity of Elvis Live in concert with the absolute best of Elvis Presley’s Christmas and Gospel hits such as 'Winter Wonderland', 'Blue Christmas' and 'Amazing Grace', as well as classics 'Suspicious Minds', 'Jailhouse Rock' and more! 

On stage in the beautiful surroundings of Lavenham Church, don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy A Vision of Elvis at Christmas, perfect for the whole family.

Performance starts at 7.30pm, tickets are priced at £31.35/36.85. For more information and to book visit https://thelittleboxoffice.com...

G4 Christmas at St Edmundsbury Cathedral - December 18 2021 at 7.30pm

Book your tickets for G4’s festive tour, showing in beautiful venues across the country, including the stunning surroundings of St Edmundsbury Cathedral. This atmospheric area has the perfect acoustics to experience G4’s sumptuous harmonies as they share timeless Christmas classics sure to get you in the yuletide mood. 

Start time: 7.30pm, tickets priced from £14.50 - £62.50. For more information and to book visit: https://stedscathedral.org/eve...

A swinging Christmas with Jazz at the Movies - The Apex - 21st December

Enjoy a delightful stockingful of 20th Century holiday classics and curiosities as well as the musical talents of some of the UK’s greatest jazz musicians in this joyous, jazzy celebration of irreverence, poignancy and joy on stage at The Apex.

Performance starts at 7.30pm and tickets are priced at £21.50. For more information and to book visit: https://www.theapex.co.uk/what...

An Albion Christmas - The Apex - 23rd December

Widely regarded as the premier seasonal show- An Albion Christmas has been touring to sell out audiences across the UK for 20 years. Take a guided tour through the quirky Christmas customs of Britain in a event that’s perfect for people of all ages!

On stage at The Apex, the performance starts at 7.30pm and tickets are priced at £23. For more information and to book visit : https://www.theapex.co.uk/what...

Elf the Musical - The Apex - 30th December-2nd January

Based on the popular Will Ferrell movie, this is the musical story of Buddy the human ‘elf’ and his struggle to find his father, find love and bring Christmas happiness to everyone.

Faced with the harsh realities that his father is on the naughty list and his half-brother doesn't even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. This modern-day holiday classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf. After all, "the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear".

On stage at The Apex, with performances at 1pm, 2pm and 7.30pm, tickets are priced at £26 (£21 for concessions). For more information and to book visit: https://www.theapex.co.uk/what...

 

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