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A series of millennium celebrations will take place in 2020 to mark 1,000 years since the abbey at Bury St Edmunds was founded.

Bury St Edmunds Town Council

A new project to preserve the history of Saint Edmund and Bury’s medieval abbey is soon to be launched in the town.

St Edmundsbury Borough Council

A Bury St Edmunds church which has one of the tallest spires in the county has received initial funding support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for major roof repairs.

Heritage Lottery Fund

Finding the body of St Edmund beneath tennis courts in Bury’s Abbey Gardens could see a surge in tourists similar to that experienced by Leicester after the discovery of Richard III’s remains under a car park.

Abbey Gardens

Hundreds of RAF Regiment personnel gathered in Bury St Edmunds on February 1 for a service commemorating the organisation’s 75th anniversary.

RAF Regiment

Gallery: Bury St Edmunds marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Friday, January 27, 2017

Peaceful Bury St Edmunds may be a world away from atrocities, but a large crowd gathered for Holocaust Memorial Day.

Julia Wakelam

The importance of farming in our county has been marked during an ancient ceremony in Bury St Edmunds.


Forget carols by candlelight, it is carols by LEDs at St Edmundsbury Cathedral after nearly 900 of the eco-friendly lights were installed.

St Edmundsbury Borough Council

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