Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

LOCATION

BURY ST EDMUNDS, SUFFOLK

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The Theatre Royal, which dates from 1819, is owned by Greene King and is the only theatre listed on the National Trust portfolio. It’s still in daily use and you can catch a theatrical experience here most evenings. Tours of the theatre are available and are run throughout the year. There are regular Explore' sessions, which are dependent on the theatre's rehearsal schedule. Please check before you visit.

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds
Westgate Street,BURY ST EDMUNDS,IP33 1QR
Phone : 01284 769505

Features

Children
  • Suitable for children of all ages
Facilities
  • Parking nearby
  • Cafe
Accessibility
  • Fully accessible
  • Accessible toilets
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Box Office open all year, Mon-Sat 10-6. Open during performance evenings

About the area

Discover Suffolk

Suffolk is Constable country, where the county’s crumbling, time-ravaged coastline spreads itself under wide skies to convey a wonderful sense of remoteness and solitude. Highly evocative and atmospheric, this is where rivers wind lazily to the sea and notorious 18th-century smugglers hid from the excise men. John Constable immortalised these expansive flatlands in his paintings in the 18th century, and his artwork raises the region’s profile to this day.

Walking is one of Suffolk’s most popular recreational activities. It may be flat but the county has much to discover on foot – not least the isolated Heritage Coast, which can be accessed via the Suffolk Coast Path. Southwold, with its distinctive, white-walled lighthouse standing sentinel above the town and its colourful beach huts and attractive pier features on many a promotional brochure. Much of Suffolk’s coastal heathland is protected as a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and shelters several rare creatures including the adder, the heath butterfly and the nightjar. In addition to walking, there is a good choice of cycling routes but for something less demanding, visit some of Suffolk’s charming old towns, with streets of handsome, period buildings and picturesque, timber-framed houses.

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