Heritage Bedford is a collaboration between Bedford’s principal arts, leisure and culture providers. Our aim is to raise awareness of our rich heritage and to help visitors get the most out of the time they spend in the town. To find out more visit www.heritagebedford.com
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In 2017 the Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements (CenSAMM) will be hosting a Symposia Series throughout the summer at the Panacea Museum. These will be fascinating conferences and more info can be found at www.censamm.org
Bedford Guided Walks
Enjoy a relaxed and entertaining journey back through the ages in the company of a member of Bedford's Association of Tour Guides.
Find out more about the characters and places that are a part of Bedford’s 1000 year history. Each season a range of themed walks are available from 'The Jewel in Bedford’s Crown', to 'I Never Knew That', and 'The Life and Times of John Bunyan'.
Details of 2017 Guided Walks coming soon...
The Bedford Chronicles
As part of its 450th anniversary celebrations, The Harpur Trust has been delighted to be able to support The Bedford Chronicles; a beautifully illustrated and informative book to be enjoyed by children of all ages. The Trust commissioned a special edition of the book and has gifted over 6,500 copies to every year 4 and year 5 pupil. They have also given each school a class set to be used as a resource for future generations.
Now the authors have launched a new, FREE to join, club which is open to everyone. Become a member of the club and you will receive your very own special Chronicles Club membership card. Then look out for a regular Chronicles Club e-news which will arrive in your inbox packed full of fun stuff, news and more. Take advantage of exclusive member offers on history and heritage events and workshops across Bedford.
Plus as a member, you will be entitled to some cool exclusive promotions by local history, heritage and cultural providers including The Panacea Museum, The John Bunyan Museum, The Quarry Theatre, The John Bunyan Boat and more.
And if that wasn't enough there will be special events which will be open to members only but remember you will need to show your card before you can get in! And best of all MEMBERSHIP IS FREE!