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Apex

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Charter Square
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 3FD United Kingdom

The Apex is an award-winning venue, known for its acoustic excellence and home to a diverse programme of live music and events; from classical concerts to pop, rock, jazz, blues, world, country and folk, plus comedy and dance performances.

It also hosts a number of community and corporate events, offering the local community and wider environs a unique and exciting space from which visitors can see a great selection of artists, bands and events.

Nov 2019

Suffolk on the Home Front and the effect of the first world war on the country’s people.

Tue 12 Nov @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Speaker: Sarah Doig

Apex, Charter Square
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 3FD United Kingdom

Sarah is a very experienced speaker and author and musician. She is also a council member and trustee of Suffolk institute of archaeology and history and is currently chair of the friends of Suffolk record office. Her latest book is entitled ‘The little history of Suffolk’. Note.  This event is on the second Tuesday of the month

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Dec 2019

The History of Surnames

Tue 17 Dec @ 10:00 am - 11:15 pm

Speaker: Charlie Haylock

Apex, Charter Square
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 3FD United Kingdom

Charlie is returning by popular request and this time he will give definitions of local surnames. If you would like your surname included please let the committee know in November as Charlie has requested around 40 surnames preferably 4-5 weeks prior to the lecture.

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Jan 2020

The Fun & Fascination of Old Churches

Tue 21 Jan, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Speaker: Roy Tricker

Apex, Charter Square
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 3FD United Kingdom

By his own admission Roy is a very passionate about churches insisting that each one has a unique character. Roy taught religious education at a high school in Ipswich and is a lay canon of St Edmundsbury cathedral.

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Feb 2020

Understanding Statuary in the 17th & 18th Century

Tue 18 Feb, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Speaker: Dr. Twigs Way

Apex, Charter Square
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 3FD United Kingdom

Dr Twigs Way is a popular speaker and following her talk in 2019 was requested by members to make a return visit.

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Mar 2020

The Splendour of Jewellery

Tue 17 Mar, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Speaker: Jason Middleton

Apex, Charter Square
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 3FD United Kingdom

Jason has his own company supplying gemstones to the jewellery industry. He specialises in pearls and semi-precious stones. He always welcomes questions from the audience.

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Apr 2020

An Essex Bad Girl Made Good

Tue 28 Apr, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Speaker: Tracy Mackness

Apex, Charter Square
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 3FD United Kingdom

(NB 4th Tuesday) Tracy talks about her past and time in prison, where she discovered her love of pigs. She formed the ‘Giggly Pig’ company and her motto is ‘From Farm to Fork’.  

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May 2020

Nurses, Laundresses, Midwives; Medieval Women as Healers

Tue 12 May, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Speaker: Dr Joy Hawkins

Apex, Charter Square
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 3FD United Kingdom

(NB 2nd Tuesday) Dr Hawkins is a medical historian. Her research focuses on the understanding of ailments, injuries and bodily fluids. Joy is a lecturer in humanities at the University of East Anglia.  

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Jun 2020

For Better or For Worse

Tue 23 Jun, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Speaker: Toni Neobard & Kate Broad

Apex, Charter Square
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 3FD United Kingdom

(NB Change of date from the printed programme - 4th Tuesday) A history of marriage. Tony and Kate are professional speakers and playwriters. Check out Tony Neobard on the internet and read the play at the end – it will make you think twice about getting an Alexa thing!  

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Jul 2020

Hedgehog Rescue

Tue 21 Jul, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Speaker: Linda Bignall & Sue Stubley

Apex, Charter Square
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 3FD United Kingdom

(NB Change of date from the printed programme - 4th Tuesday) Linda and Sue will talk about hedgehogs. What we should do if we find an injured animal and how to look after them in our gardens.  

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