- Telephone 01284 758000
- Box office times Mon–Sat 10am–5pm.
- Website www.theapex.co.uk
Apex, a multi-arts venue and community meeting place housed in the Arc shopping centre, first opened in 2010 and has since played host to a diverse programme of rock, folk, blues, country and classical concerts, plus a wide range of comedy events. Local groups use the space for chess clubs, craft fairs and dance classes, among other activities. In addition, Apex houses an art gallery.
Apex is located two minutes from the main bus station and ten minutes from Station Hill train station.
There are 47 events at this location
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60s Hits & Laughter Show 4
The Marmalade and The Swingin' Blue Jeans deliver a selection of their hits, plus comedy, anecdotes and the 5-4-3-2-1 60s Pop Quiz.
Abba Party Night
The classic pop of the Swedish foursome is performed live.
Academy Of Ancient Music
The orchestra performs Bach's Concerto For Oboe D'amore In D and Italian Concerto In F, Vivaldi's Concerto For Violin In G Minor, No 6 and Concerto For 2 Violins In A Minor, No 8, Albinoni's Concerto For Oboe In D Minor, No 2 and A. Marcello's Concerto For Oboe In D Minor, with violinist Rebecca Livermore and…
An Afternoon With Gervase Phinn
The Yorkshire-born writer and radio personality talks about his life and work.
The Albion Christmas Band
The Albion Christmas Band consists of three Fairport Convention alumni and singer Kellie White.
The group performs Schubert's String Quartet No 10, Shostakovich's String Quartet No 8 and Schubert's String Quartet No 14, Death And The Maiden.
A re-formed configuration of the veteran Scotrockers whose hits include 'Fields of Fire' and 'In a Big Country'. Following the success of their 30th Anniversary ‘Steeltown’ Tour Big Country present their 'Best Of' tour.
Cats!: The Children's Theatre Company
- Directed by: Gillian Lynne
- Written by: Andrew Lloyd Webber (music)
Andrew Lloyd Webber's long-running musical, based on TS Eliot's Old Possum's Book Of Practical Cats, is set on the night of the Jellicle Ball when feline tribes gather to honour a new soul.
Fri 30 Dec
Celtic Fiddle Festival
Folk fiddlers Kevin Burke, Christian Lemaitre Charlie McKerron from Ireland, France and Scotland respectively showcase their regional repertoires accompanied by acclaimed guitarist Nicolas Quemener.
The Chicago Blues Brothers
Celebrating the music of The Blues Brothers with a packed revue of blues and soul.
Chinese New Year Variety Show
This variety show with its Chinese theme, is to raise funds for My WiSH Charity, supporting West Suffolk Hospital and The Samaritans.
East Anglia Chamber Orchestra
Jacques Cohen conducts Brahms's Tragic Overture, Elgar's Cello Concerto and Beethoven's Symphony No 3, 'Eroica', with cellist David Cohen.
Stand-up comedy from the Mock The Week regular.
Million-selling British songstress belts out the hits as well as material from her latest album.
European Union Chamber Orchestra
The orchestra performs Elgar's Serenade For Strings In E Minor, Mozart's Concerto No 14 In E Flat, Bach's Concerto In F Minor and Haydn's Symphony No 57 In D, with pianist Angela Hewitt.
Tue 7 Feb 2017
An Evening with Gervase Phinn
The Yorkshire writer and radio personality talks about his life and work.
Veteran folk group whose current line-up features founding member Simon Nicol with Gerry Conway, Chris Leslie, Dave Pegg and Ric Sanders.
Sun 11 Dec
Sun 8 Jan 2017
The ensemble performs rock in tribute to the award-winning band.
From the Jam
Now featuring only one member From the Jam. Bruce Foxton is joined by Russell Hastings and drummer Steve 'Smiley' Barnard.
Solo show from the former Squeeze frontman.
Jazz At The Movies
Joanna Eden and the Chris Ingham Quartet, with saxophonist Mark Crooks, play jazz-inspired renditions of film soundtracks.
Jethro: Bull & Bonkers
Adult character comedy from the reactionary Cornishman and well-known Kipper.
Joe Stilgoe: Songs On Film
After two sell-out years at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the internationally acclaimed singer, pianist and entertainer Joe Stilgoe finally takes his smash hit show on tour.
Jon Richardson: Old Man
Wry observations and pessimistic humour from the 8 out of 10 Cats star, who is starting to feel his age.
Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted
Lee Nelson, the creation of comedian Simon Brodkin, is the chavvy catch-phrase monger whose Well Good Show has become a BBC3 hit. Now the South London geeza takes his banter to the live stage where it all works best. Brodkin has appeared as Nelson in a host of TV programmes including Al Murray's sketch show Al Murray's…
Leo Sayer performs his debut album Silverbird in full.
Let's Hang On
A tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Tight falsetto vocals and doo-wop harmonies, featuring all those insanely catchy hits such as 'Can't Take My Eyes Off You' and 'Dec '63 (Oh What A Night)'.
Let's Twist Again
Chris Madin and Suzi Madin lead a full professional company in a musical show featuring the hits of the 1950s and 1960s, including songs made famous by Elvis Presley, Dusty Springfield, Buddy Holly, Lulu, The Beatles, Sandie Shaw and others.
The Locrian Ensemble: Carols By Candlelight: Mozart
- Directed by: Justin Pearson (dir)
- Written by: Mozart
The group, in lavish period costume, and in front of an evocative candlelit setting, performs carols, string medleys of familiar Christmas tunes and seasonal surprises. They are joined by the evergreen Jill Washington, West End star soprano of Phantom of the Opera, who sings tunes from Handel's Messiah to White Christmas.
Wed 21 Dec
£19.50 / 01284 758000
Tex-Mex and Americana music.
Macca: The Paul McCartney Story
A musical biopic of one half of the greatest songwriting partnership of the latter half of the 20th century, cause he's actually sort of kind of fab, in a funny way, y'know.
Maddy Prior & The Carnival Band: Carols & Capers
Between the five members of the band they bring to the stage a combination of 25 instruments and multiple musical styles and ideas to make this a refreshing and irreverent show, as they put their unique stamps on a range of familiar and not-so-familiar festive fare.
The New York blues-folk singer-songwriter performs songs for her latest release Goodnight City.
Using a variety of special effects, the guitarist and composer from Sardinia performs his own material that mixes, folk, jazz and pop. Support from Derek Gripper.
Ramin And The Broadgrass Band
Iranian-Canadian actor and singer Ramin Karimloo fronts the collective in a performance that combines bluegrass and country.
Raymond Froggatt Christmas Matinee Show
The singer-songwriter plays country and Americana.
Rory Bremner: Party Political
Britain's best-known satirical impressionist is back! With Trump, Boris and Brexit fresh in the memory, Rory's on a mission to make sense (and nonsense) of it all. (Good luck with THAT.) He will be joined by special surprise guests: some politicians, some comedians. Come and work out which is which! Best known for the…
The Roy Orbison Story
Roy Orbison tribute singer Barry Steele and his five-piece show band singing hits by the Big O plus a special tribute to the time Roy spent with The Traveling Wilburys, and Bono.
Veteran soul singer-songwriter.
The Simon & Garfunkel Story
The story of one of music's most compelling duos.
The Sons Of Pitches
Inventive pop covers, original numbers and improvised songs from the multi award-winning a cappella YouTube stars and winners of BBC Two's The Naked Choir..
Wed 5 Jul 2017
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TaleGate Theatre: Father Christmas Needs A Wee!
A children's show with music which explores a near-universal dilemma, adapted from Nicholas Allan's book.
Australian guitarist in concert.
The acoustic guitar-toting English duo take some new tunes on the road, along with their decade-strong back catalogue in tow.
The redoubtable Dr Feelgood guitarist and band rock it up Canvey Island-style; after undergoing radical surgery to treat his hitherto-believed-to-be terminal cancer, the indomitable Johnson is back, minus one pancreas but with added vim and vigour.