Events in Bedford

BedfordBID is endeavouring to keep the list of events in Bedford up-to-date. However, given the fluid nature of the current situation regarding Covid-19, we strongly advise that you contact the organisers of any event listed before attending to avoid disappointment.

Bedford EAT Feast at Riverside

Bedford EAT Feast at Riverside

Friday 30 July 2021

Enjoy a range of local food trucks at Riverside Bedford.

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Read-a-long and draw-a-long with Bethan Woollvin (Online)

Read-a-long and draw-a-long with Bethan Woollvin (Online)

Saturday 31 July 2021

Join author and illustrator Bethan Woollvin as she reads from her picture book, Three Little Vikings and teaches children how to draw some of the characters!

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Going to Town – 200 Years of Bedford’s Art At The Higgins Bedford

Going to Town – 200 Years of Bedford’s Art At The Higgins Bedford

Saturday 31 July 2021

The exhibition is free to visit and will run until 20 March 2022.

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Black Heroes & Heroines Exhibition at The Quarry Theatre

Black Heroes & Heroines Exhibition at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 31 July 2021

An exhibition of art celebrating black heroes and heroines is staged at The Quarry Theatre, St Peter’s Street until Sunday 1st August.

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Summer Club at Marvellous Minds (26th July - 3rd September)

Summer Club at Marvellous Minds (26th July - 3rd September)

Saturday 31 July 2021

Summer club open to all ages.

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Airship Dreams: Escaping Gravity (10 July - 28 Nov)

Airship Dreams: Escaping Gravity (10 July - 28 Nov)

Sunday 1 August 2021

Bedford Creative Arts, The Higgins Bedford, the Airship Heritage Trust and artist Mike Stubbs, have joined forces to launch this two-fold exhibition which celebrates Bedford’s airship heritage.

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Michael Clews as Neil Diamond and Elvis at Bedford Swan Hotel

Michael Clews as Neil Diamond and Elvis at Bedford Swan Hotel

Friday 6 August 2021

3 course meal with the Neil Diamond and Elvis tribute act.

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All Aboard! - Summer Holiday Fun Activities (Online, 26th July - 23rd August)

All Aboard! - Summer Holiday Fun Activities (Online, 26th July - 23rd August)

Saturday 7 August 2021

Join The Higgins Bedford and Spectrum Community Arts for a summer of free, fun online activities for children and young people with disabilities and/or special educational needs.

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Jamaican Independence Celebrations

Jamaican Independence Celebrations

Saturday 7 August 2021

Join Right Track in a day of celebration featuring live bands, singers, DJs, dancers, jerk food and so much more!

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Summer Club at Marvellous Minds (26th July - 3rd September)

Summer Club at Marvellous Minds (26th July - 3rd September)

Saturday 7 August 2021

Summer club open to all ages.

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Little Red Riding Hood Shadow Puppetry Workshop (online)

Friday 13 August 2021

Create your own shadow-stories by joining storyteller, Robin Simpson.

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All Aboard! - Summer Holiday Fun Activities (Online, 26th July - 23rd August)

All Aboard! - Summer Holiday Fun Activities (Online, 26th July - 23rd August)

Saturday 14 August 2021

Join The Higgins Bedford and Spectrum Community Arts for a summer of free, fun online activities for children and young people with disabilities and/or special educational needs.

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Jimmy Carr – Terribly Funny 2021 at Bedford Corn Exchange

Jimmy Carr – Terribly Funny 2021 at Bedford Corn Exchange

Saturday 14 August 2021

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things.

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Shop Kilo at Bedford Corn Exchange

Sunday 15 August 2021

‘buy-by-weight’ vintage fashion pop-up shop from 10am until 4pm.

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Summer Club at Marvellous Minds (26th July - 3rd September)

Summer Club at Marvellous Minds (26th July - 3rd September)

Sunday 15 August 2021

Summer club open to all ages.

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Going to Town – 200 Years of Bedford’s Art At The Higgins Bedford

Going to Town – 200 Years of Bedford’s Art At The Higgins Bedford

Monday 16 August 2021

The exhibition is free to visit and will run until 20 March 2022.

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Bedford Craft Market at St. Pauls Square

Bedford Craft Market at St. Pauls Square

Sunday 22 August 2021

Every 4th Sunday of the month.

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All Aboard! - Summer Holiday Fun Activities (Online, 26th July - 23rd August)

All Aboard! - Summer Holiday Fun Activities (Online, 26th July - 23rd August)

Monday 23 August 2021

Join The Higgins Bedford and Spectrum Community Arts for a summer of free, fun online activities for children and young people with disabilities and/or special educational needs.

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Summer Club at Marvellous Minds (26th July - 3rd September)

Summer Club at Marvellous Minds (26th July - 3rd September)

Tuesday 24 August 2021

Summer club open to all ages.

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Argentinian Wine Tasting at BlueGlass

Wednesday 25 August 2021

Our next wine tasting event will be focused on the wines of Argentina.

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Summer Club at Marvellous Minds (26th July - 3rd September)

Summer Club at Marvellous Minds (26th July - 3rd September)

Tuesday 31 August 2021

Summer club open to all ages.

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Airship Dreams: Escaping Gravity (10 July - 28 Nov)

Airship Dreams: Escaping Gravity (10 July - 28 Nov)

Wednesday 1 September 2021

Bedford Creative Arts, The Higgins Bedford, the Airship Heritage Trust and artist Mike Stubbs, have joined forces to launch this two-fold exhibition which celebrates Bedford’s airship heritage.

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Summer Club at Marvellous Minds (26th July - 3rd September)

Summer Club at Marvellous Minds (26th July - 3rd September)

Thursday 2 September 2021

Summer club open to all ages.

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Wannabe - The Spice Girls Show at Bedford Corn Exchange

Wannabe - The Spice Girls Show at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 3 September 2021

It’s time to Spice Up Your Life like it’s 1996.

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Going to Town – 200 Years of Bedford’s Art At The Higgins Bedford

Going to Town – 200 Years of Bedford’s Art At The Higgins Bedford

Thursday 16 September 2021

The exhibition is free to visit and will run until 20 March 2022.

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The Bon Jovi Experience at Bedford Corn Exchange

The Bon Jovi Experience at Bedford Corn Exchange

Saturday 18 September 2021

The only tribute act to perform live with Jon Bon Jovi.

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Airship Dreams: Escaping Gravity (10 July - 28 Nov)

Airship Dreams: Escaping Gravity (10 July - 28 Nov)

Monday 20 September 2021

Bedford Creative Arts, The Higgins Bedford, the Airship Heritage Trust and artist Mike Stubbs, have joined forces to launch this two-fold exhibition which celebrates Bedford’s airship heritage.

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Airship Dreams: Escaping Gravity (10 July - 28 Nov)

Airship Dreams: Escaping Gravity (10 July - 28 Nov)

Friday 1 October 2021

Bedford Creative Arts, The Higgins Bedford, the Airship Heritage Trust and artist Mike Stubbs, have joined forces to launch this two-fold exhibition which celebrates Bedford’s airship heritage.

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T.Rextasy - Live in Bedford at Bedford Corn Exchange

T.Rextasy - Live in Bedford at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 1 October 2021

T.Rextasy are the only tribute band to have been authorised and endorsed by Marc Bolan’s catalogue management.

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Going to Town – 200 Years of Bedford’s Art At The Higgins Bedford

Going to Town – 200 Years of Bedford’s Art At The Higgins Bedford

Saturday 16 October 2021

The exhibition is free to visit and will run until 20 March 2022.

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Bedford Craft Market at St. Pauls Square

Bedford Craft Market at St. Pauls Square

Sunday 24 October 2021

Every 4th Sunday of the month.

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Airship Dreams: Escaping Gravity (10 July - 28 Nov)

Airship Dreams: Escaping Gravity (10 July - 28 Nov)

Saturday 27 November 2021

Bedford Creative Arts, The Higgins Bedford, the Airship Heritage Trust and artist Mike Stubbs, have joined forces to launch this two-fold exhibition which celebrates Bedford’s airship heritage.

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Bedford Craft Market at St. Pauls Square

Bedford Craft Market at St. Pauls Square

Sunday 28 November 2021

Every 4th Sunday of the month.

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Going to Town – 200 Years of Bedford’s Art At The Higgins Bedford

Going to Town – 200 Years of Bedford’s Art At The Higgins Bedford

Thursday 16 December 2021

The exhibition is free to visit and will run until 20 March 2022.

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Going to Town – 200 Years of Bedford’s Art At The Higgins Bedford

Going to Town – 200 Years of Bedford’s Art At The Higgins Bedford

Sunday 16 January 2022

The exhibition is free to visit and will run until 20 March 2022.

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Going to Town – 200 Years of Bedford’s Art At The Higgins Bedford

Going to Town – 200 Years of Bedford’s Art At The Higgins Bedford

Wednesday 16 February 2022

The exhibition is free to visit and will run until 20 March 2022.

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Going to Town – 200 Years of Bedford’s Art At The Higgins Bedford

Going to Town – 200 Years of Bedford’s Art At The Higgins Bedford

Tuesday 22 February 2022

The exhibition is free to visit and will run until 20 March 2022.

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Going to Town – 200 Years of Bedford’s Art At The Higgins Bedford

Going to Town – 200 Years of Bedford’s Art At The Higgins Bedford

Saturday 19 March 2022

The exhibition is free to visit and will run until 20 March 2022.

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