2020 is a special year for Bury St Edmunds. It marks 1000 years since the founding of the Abbey of St Edmund. Reputedly home to St Edmund’s body, the Abbey dominated the town for 500 years, before Henry VIII’s earth-shattering reformation turned it into the magnificent ruins we still see today. Share your story We’re celebrating this anniversary by showcasing your stories. 1000, to be exact! Your story can be about anything – memories of Bury, hopes for the future, fiction or non-fiction. It’s completely up to you. To find out more fill in the contact form below or email email@example.com. Click the link at the bottom of the page for updates. Send us your story Your name Email Phone Your message How many stories have we collected so far? Click here for updates on our progress.