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Dates are revealed for 2019 Bury St Edmunds Festival

PUBLISHED: 16:50 04 January 2019

Rick Wakeman, who has featured as part of the Bury St Edmunds Festival line-up before Picture: CHRIS MORRIS

Rick Wakeman, who has featured as part of the Bury St Edmunds Festival line-up before Picture: CHRIS MORRIS

The popular Bury St Edmunds Festival will take place at entertainment venues and spaces across the cathedral town from Friday, May 17, to Sunday, May 26.

Clare Teal has been a highlight at the Bury St Edmunds Festival Picture: CONTRIBUTEDClare Teal has been a highlight at the Bury St Edmunds Festival Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Now in its 34th year, the event will bring 10 packed days of music, theatre, comedy, film and other art forms with top performances by artists of international renown alongside home-grown talent.

Venues range from the modern Apex concert hall and Theatre Royal to St Edmundsbury Cathedral, the Abbey Gardens and Moyse’s Hall Museum.

Previously, highlights have included keyboardist Rick Wakeman, Clare Teal and her Mini Big Band and guided walks around the town.

The full programme, with events catering for a range of interests across all ages, will be available from February 2019 here or call the box office on 01284 758000.

For where to stay see here.

The festival is organised by St Edmundsbury Borough Council.

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