Events in Bedford

Creative Writing Workshop

Creative Writing Workshop

Tuesday 25 April 2017

Creative Writing workshops will explore how to hook readers, dialogue, the rule of three and much more… Open to all adults 19+

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Wednesday Art Workshops

Wednesday Art Workshops

Wednesday 26 April 2017

Turn up and learn something new!

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Grand Spring Ball

Grand Spring Ball

Wednesday 26 April 2017

An afternoon of great dancing and great food at Bedford Corn Exchange. The afternoon will consist of a full afternoon tea and live music!

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Open Mic at The Standard

Open Mic at The Standard

Wednesday 26 April 2017

It’s open mic night every Wednesday at The Standard!

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Meet the Brewer

Meet the Brewer

Thursday 27 April 2017

Mini beer masterclass at Brewhouse & Kitchen

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25 Restaurant: Best of British

25 Restaurant: Best of British

Thursday 27 April 2017

25 Restaurant hosts fantastic theme evenings throughout the year, giving you an opportunity to sample culinary delights from across the globe, prepared by talented trainees.

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Bandeoke at The Standard

Bandeoke at The Standard

Thursday 27 April 2017

Live band to play any song… register to sing with the band. Prize for best act and each singer receives a drinks token!

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Mine's a Pint

Mine's a Pint

Friday 28 April 2017

A Down Memory Lane event, celebrating Bedford’s brewing history.

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Live Music Friday

Live Music Friday

Friday 28 April 2017

Live music at The Standard

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P.B's Antiques and Collectables Fair

P.B's Antiques and Collectables Fair

Saturday 29 April 2017

Held in the historic church in the centre of Bedford, selling beautiful items in beautiful surroundings.

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Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Saturday 29 April 2017

Relax on the River as the sun goes down and enjoy your Fish & Chip supper on board the John Bunyan Boat

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White Light

White Light

Saturday 29 April 2017

Live music at The Kings Arms

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150th Anniversary of Bedford Choral Society

150th Anniversary of Bedford Choral Society

Sunday 30 April 2017

At Bedford Corn Exchange

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Live Music Sunday

Live Music Sunday

Sunday 30 April 2017

Live music at The Standard

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Letter Writing Competition

Letter Writing Competition

Monday 1 May 2017

A writing competition for all children and young people of school age: 5-18

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Art Workshops

Art Workshops

Wednesday 3 May 2017

Turn up and learn something new!

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Open Mic at Meatcure

Open Mic at Meatcure

Wednesday 3 May 2017

Open mic night at Meatcure

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Brooks Annual Hair & Beauty Show 2017

Brooks Annual Hair & Beauty Show 2017

Thursday 4 May 2017

This year’s theme: MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU
Tickets available from the Central Box Office

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Bedford Amateur Regatta

Bedford Amateur Regatta

Saturday 6 May 2017

Bedford Amateur Regatta founded in 1853 brings competitive rowing to the picturesque River Great Ouse in Bedford and is one of the largest single day river regatta in the country.

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Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Saturday 6 May 2017

Relax on the River as the sun goes down and enjoy your Fish & Chip supper on board the John Bunyan Boat.

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Bootleg Zoo

Bootleg Zoo

Saturday 6 May 2017

Live music at The Kings Arms

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Brenda LaBeau

Brenda LaBeau

Saturday 6 May 2017

Cabaret at The Barley Mow

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I Never Knew That

I Never Knew That

Sunday 7 May 2017

This walk will give you answers to those questions you had about the town but didn’t know who to ask.

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Art Workshops

Art Workshops

Wednesday 10 May 2017

Turn up and learn something new!

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Amazing Adventures with Hurtigruten

Amazing Adventures with Hurtigruten

Thursday 11 May 2017

Come & meet the experts at our informal get-together & find out more about The Arctic – Antarctica – Greenland – Norway – Norwegian Coastal Voyage – Northern Lights – Spitsbergen & more

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Body, Spirit & Mind

Body, Spirit & Mind

Thursday 11 May 2017

Holistic therapies, tarot, runes & psychic readings, beauty treatments, stalls and refreshments

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Dominic Kirwan and friends

Dominic Kirwan and friends

Friday 12 May 2017

Omagh singer Dominic Kirwan remains one of the most popular singers touring, performing and recording with a fan base of all ages throughout the world.

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Sunset Cruise on the Ouse

Sunset Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 13 May 2017

Enjoy a leisurely evening cruise on The River Ouse with Champagne and canapés

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The Cartel

The Cartel

Saturday 13 May 2017

Live music at The Kings Arms

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The Life and Times of John Bunyan

The Life and Times of John Bunyan

Sunday 14 May 2017

Follow in the footsteps of the “Immortal Tinker” and author of “The Pilgrims Progress”

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Affinity Annual Charity Champagne Afternoon Tea

Affinity Annual Charity Champagne Afternoon Tea

Sunday 14 May 2017

Champagne afternoon tea and fashion show in aid of Cancer Research.

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Cowper and His Hares

Cowper and His Hares

Tuesday 16 May 2017

A Higgins Lecture: Respected poet William Cowper and how 3 hares became an important part of his life

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Art Workshops

Art Workshops

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Turn up and learn something new!

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Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Friday 19 May 2017

Relax on the River as the sun goes down and enjoy your Fish & Chip supper on board

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Reginald D Hunter

Reginald D Hunter

Friday 19 May 2017

Reginald D Hunter returns to the UK in 2017 with his highly anticipated brand new show following a hugely successful performing across Europe.

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Extravaganza Bedford

Extravaganza Bedford

Friday 19 May 2017

The biggest Burlesque & Drag legends from around the world are united for one night only at Empire

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The BedPop Repair Shop

The BedPop Repair Shop

Saturday 20 May 2017

Got something that’s broken, that you think could be repaired?

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Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 20 May 2017

Summertime afternoon tea cruises, including a 2-hour boat trip with traditional afternoon tea:

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Cross-Border Inspirations

Cross-Border Inspirations

Saturday 20 May 2017

Bedfordshire Symphony Orchestra

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Shappi Khorsandi:

Shappi Khorsandi: "Oh My Country!"

Saturday 20 May 2017

Shappi is celebrating the fortieth anniversary of her arrival in Britain. She’s reclaiming patriotism and sending a love letter to her adopted land.

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The Informers

The Informers

Saturday 20 May 2017

Live music at The Kings Arms

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Drag With No Name

Drag With No Name

Saturday 20 May 2017

Cabaret at The Barley Mow

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World War II Bedford

World War II Bedford

Sunday 21 May 2017

Hear about Bedford’s wartime secrets, many of them only recently revealed.

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Art Workshops

Art Workshops

Wednesday 24 May 2017

Turn up and learn something new!

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Count Arthur Strong - The Sound of Mucus

Count Arthur Strong - The Sound of Mucus

Thursday 25 May 2017

Using stories and other things that are secret, Count Arthur Strong, showbiz legend, pays tribute to one of the best musicals he can remember.

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Bygone Bedford - The High Street

Bygone Bedford - The High Street

Friday 26 May 2017

How the High Street has changed. A Down Memory Lane event.

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‘The Boss UK’ - Bruce Springsteen tribute

‘The Boss UK’ - Bruce Springsteen tribute

Saturday 27 May 2017

This band of world-class musicians has risen rapidly to wide critical acclaim becoming the World’s Official No.1 Springsteen tribute.

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Chromes

Chromes

Saturday 27 May 2017

Live music at The Kings Arms

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Who Lived in a House Like That?

Who Lived in a House Like That?

Sunday 28 May 2017

Hear about some of our oldest houses, the fascinating characters who designed them and families whose homes they were.

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High Street Showcase

High Street Showcase

Saturday 3 June 2017

Bedford’s High Street spectacular is back! More details soon…

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Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 3 June 2017

Summertime afternoon tea cruises, including a 2-hour boat trip with traditional afternoon tea

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Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Saturday 3 June 2017

Relax on the River as the sun goes down and enjoy your Fish & Chip supper on board

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The Rise and Fall of Bedford Castle

The Rise and Fall of Bedford Castle

Sunday 4 June 2017

View the site where Bedford’s motte and bailey castle stood, and hear why it is no more!

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Letter Writing Competition

Letter Writing Competition

Monday 5 June 2017

A writing competition for all children and young people of school age: 5-18

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Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Friday 16 June 2017

Relax on the River as the sun goes down and enjoy your Fish & Chip supper on board

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Junior Jungle

Junior Jungle

Saturday 17 June 2017

Join Junior Jungle for the biggest, bestest family rave on the planet. If you love Phat beats, If you love raving with your kids then come and spread the love with us.

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Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 17 June 2017

Summertime afternoon tea cruises, including a 2-hour boat trip with traditional afternoon tea

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Sunset Cruise on the Ouse

Sunset Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 24 June 2017

Enjoy a leisurely evening cruise on The River Ouse with Champagne and canapés

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Who Lived in a House Like That?

Who Lived in a House Like That?

Sunday 25 June 2017

Hear about some of our oldest houses, the fascinating characters who designed them and families whose homes they were.

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Sunset Cruise on the Ouse

Sunset Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 1 July 2017

Enjoy a leisurely evening cruise on The River Ouse with Champagne and canapés

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I Never Knew That

I Never Knew That

Sunday 2 July 2017

This walk will give you answers to those questions you had about the town but didn’t know who to ask.

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Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 8 July 2017

Summertime afternoon tea cruises, including a 2-hour boat trip with traditional afternoon tea

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Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Saturday 8 July 2017

Relax on the River as the sun goes down and enjoy your Fish & Chip supper on board

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I Never Knew That

I Never Knew That

Sunday 9 July 2017

This walk will give you answers to those questions you had about the town but didn’t know who to ask.

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Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 22 July 2017

Summertime afternoon tea cruises, including a 2-hour boat trip with traditional afternoon tea

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Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Saturday 22 July 2017

Relax on the River as the sun goes down and enjoy your Fish & Chip supper on board

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Love Bedford Day

Love Bedford Day

Sunday 23 July 2017

A fantastic family day full of FREE exciting activities. Roller rink, step ‘Back to the Future’ in the Delorean, play some Giant ‘retro’ games, meet Danger Mouse, listen to the Very Hungry Caterpillar story, plus watch live acts on stage!

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Sunset Cruise on the Ouse

Sunset Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 5 August 2017

Enjoy a leisurely evening cruise on The River Ouse with Champagne and canapés

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Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 12 August 2017

Summertime afternoon tea cruises, including a 2-hour boat trip with traditional afternoon tea

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Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Saturday 12 August 2017

Relax on the River as the sun goes down and enjoy your Fish & Chip supper on board

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Who Lived in a House Like That?

Who Lived in a House Like That?

Sunday 20 August 2017

Hear about some of our oldest houses, the fascinating characters who designed them and families whose homes they were.

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Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 26 August 2017

Summertime afternoon tea cruises, including a 2-hour boat trip with traditional afternoon tea

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Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Saturday 26 August 2017

Relax on the River as the sun goes down and enjoy your Fish & Chip supper on board

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Sunset Cruise on the Ouse

Sunset Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 2 September 2017

Enjoy a leisurely evening cruise on The River Ouse with Champagne and canapés

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Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 16 September 2017

Summertime afternoon tea cruises, including a 2-hour boat trip with traditional afternoon tea

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Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Saturday 16 September 2017

Relax on the River as the sun goes down and enjoy your Fish & Chip supper on board

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Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Saturday 30 September 2017

Relax on the River as the sun goes down and enjoy your Fish & Chip supper on board

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