Sandcastles in The Apex

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THE BEACH is coming to Bury St Edmunds when The Apex entertainment venue in Bury St Edmunds becomes home to a sandcastle building competition.

Four sandpits will be running inside the iconic building on Monday June 18 from 3pm and people are invited to come along and build sandcastles with an architectural theme.

It is open to anyone from families to groups of schoolchildren and those interested in architectural design. Teams can be entered and places must be booked by contacting

The same day a debate about meeting the demands for housing will be held at 7.30pm with speakers from St Edmundsbury planning department, the Home Builders Federation and Suffolk Chamber of Commerce.

Both events are part of the Love Architecture Festival supported by the Suffolk branch of the Royal British Institute of Architects.

More information is available on