Events in Bedford

Bored Thursdays at Toast Bedford

Bored Thursdays at Toast Bedford

Thursday 21 March 2019

Head over to Toast Riverside on Thursdays and enjoy classic board games (or bring your own – Pandemic or Cards Against Humanity anyone?).

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All Write! Creative Writing Workshops at The Higgins Bedford

All Write! Creative Writing Workshops at The Higgins Bedford

Thursday 21 March 2019

Join our writing for wellbeing workshops with author, teacher of creative writing and Higgins volunteer, Derek Niemann.

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Saturday Stress Busting

Saturday Stress Busting

Saturday 23 March 2019

1.00pm-4.00pm at The Higgins Bedford. Join us for a variety of sociable and relaxing activities to help improve your feelings of wellbeing.

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Unboxed / Solo exhibition / by Fiona Wilson at Bunyan Meeting (12th-23rd)

Unboxed / Solo exhibition / by Fiona Wilson at Bunyan Meeting (12th-23rd)

Saturday 23 March 2019

An exhibition of new work including drawings, paintings and mixed media works exploring identity and the significance of environment, by artist Fiona Wilson.

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Holiday Event at Select Travel Holidays

Holiday Event at Select Travel Holidays

Saturday 23 March 2019

10.00am-3.00pm at 24 Mill Street, Bedford MK40 3HD. Ocean & Family Cruising – River Cruising – Touring Holidays – Adventure Holidays

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Pop-up Bistro: American BBQ at Roosters Sandwich Bar

Pop-up Bistro: American BBQ at Roosters Sandwich Bar

Saturday 23 March 2019

6.00pm-8.00pm or 8.15pm-10.15pm at 47 St Cuthbert’s Street, Beford MK40 3JG. Our American BBQ is back, by popular demand. £25 for 3 courses.

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Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist at The Quarry Theatre

Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 23 March 2019

Thursday 21st – Saturday 23rd March, 7:00pm (+3:00pm Sat 23rd). Adapted for the stage in twenty-four scenes and several songs and tableaux, Neil Bartlett’s production of the Charles Dickens’ classic, Oliver Twist.

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Mother's Day Flower Arranging Workshop at Harpur Centre Florist

Mother's Day Flower Arranging Workshop at Harpur Centre Florist

Sunday 24 March 2019

Everything you need and a step by step guide on how to make your own trug of fresh flowers for Mother’s Day. Join us for an informal and friendly demonstration on how to select, prepare and arrange.

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Decorative Button Workshop at No.13

Decorative Button Workshop at No.13

Sunday 24 March 2019

5.00pm-8.00pm at St Pauls Square, Bedford. Join us for our first event at this fantastic new local coffee shop in Bedford Town Centre.

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Wine and Cheese Pairing with Solaris Wines at Decant Wine and Cheese Deli

Wine and Cheese Pairing with Solaris Wines at Decant Wine and Cheese Deli

Sunday 24 March 2019

6.00pm at 20 Castle Lane, Bedford MK40 3US. Decant are hosting a tasting evening in partnership with Solaris Wines.

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Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Monday 25 March 2019

What better way to start the week than with Albero Lounge’s fantastic Monday night quiz with quiz master Joe.

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Art-Activitea at The Higgins Bedford

Art-Activitea at The Higgins Bedford

Monday 25 March 2019

Art and Tea sessions for people with dementia and their carers. No need to book, just turn up and have fun.

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Lost Voice Guy: I’m Only In It For The Parking

Lost Voice Guy: I’m Only In It For The Parking

Monday 25 March 2019

Following the unprecedented success of his appearance on the final of Britain’s Got Talent 2018, BBC New Comedy Award winner and star and writer of BBC Radio 4’s comedy series, Ability, Lee Ridley (aka Lost Voice Guy) is setting out on a tour of the UK.

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An Evening of Speech and Drama at The Quarry Theatre

An Evening of Speech and Drama at The Quarry Theatre

Wednesday 27 March 2019

An evening celebrating Speech and Drama at Bedford School. With highlights from the Prep and Upper Schools, prize winners from the Bedfordshire Festival and the best of our LAMDA entries.

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience at Bedford Corn Exchange

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience at Bedford Corn Exchange

Wednesday 27 March 2019

This globetrotting show is truly quite legendary, selling out in places like Edinburgh Fringe and Sydney Opera House.

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Portable Antiquities Scheme at The Higgins Bedford

Portable Antiquities Scheme at The Higgins Bedford

Wednesday 27 March 2019

Have you ever found archaeological objects whilst digging in the garden, taking the dog for a walk or metal detecting? Would you like to find out more about them?

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Bored Thursdays at Toast Bedford

Bored Thursdays at Toast Bedford

Thursday 28 March 2019

Head over to Toast Riverside on Thursdays and enjoy classic board games (or bring your own – Pandemic or Cards Against Humanity anyone?).

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Philharmonia Orchestra: Beethoven & Brahms at Bedford Corn Exchange

Philharmonia Orchestra: Beethoven & Brahms at Bedford Corn Exchange

Thursday 28 March 2019

Rising-star conductor Xian Zhang leads a performance of Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony, alongside Brahms’s heartfelt Violin Concerto.

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Ladies Night at The Lane

Ladies Night at The Lane

Friday 29 March 2019

Get your girl gang together for an end of the month night of funky / sexy house music and delicious cocktails & GT’s.

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Tearout Fest Warm up Party at Empire Bedford

Tearout Fest Warm up Party at Empire Bedford

Friday 29 March 2019

9.00pm-3.45am at 29 Mill Street, Bedford MK40 3EU. In celebration of the launch of Tearout Fest we’re bring you a warm up party to keep you warm during this hibernation period.

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Bedford StrEAT Feast March 2019

Bedford StrEAT Feast March 2019

Friday 29 March 2019

StrEAT Feast is a fantastic new monthly street food market offering an array of international flavours from established street food traders and local caterers coming together to celebrate good food and great company.

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Mum's Magic Foundation at The Harpur Centre

Mum's Magic Foundation at The Harpur Centre

Saturday 30 March 2019

Come down to the Harpur Centre between 11am and 3pm on Saturday 30th March to have a go at our brilliant hook-a-duck game!

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Danni Nicholls The Melted Morning Instore Performance

Danni Nicholls The Melted Morning Instore Performance

Saturday 30 March 2019

3.00pm-5.00pm at Slide Record Shop, 9 The Arcade, Bedford MK40 1NS. Danni Nicholls will be doing a live in-store performance and vinyl listening party of her new record ‘The Melted Morning’ at Slide Record Shop.

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Pop-up Bistro: American BBQ at Roosters Sandwich Bar

Pop-up Bistro: American BBQ at Roosters Sandwich Bar

Saturday 30 March 2019

6.00pm-8.00pm or 8.15pm-10.15pm at 47 St Cuthbert’s Street, Beford MK40 3JG. Our American BBQ is back, by popular demand. £25 for 3 courses.

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Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Saturday 30 March 2019

at 10.00am-4.00pm. Great opportunity to eat, shop and meet at our regular monthly vegan market in the heart of Bedford Town Centre – one of it’s kind! This market is for everyone not just for vegans.

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More than Musicals at The Quarry Theatre

More than Musicals at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 30 March 2019

1.00pm & 5.30pm. i-show theatre school presents its annual medley of musicals – with all the usual show-stopping numbers, including Matilda, Blood Brothers, Mama Mia and The Greatest Showman.

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Carl Hutchinson: I Know I Shouldn't Behave Like This... at Bedford Corn Exchange

Carl Hutchinson: I Know I Shouldn't Behave Like This... at Bedford Corn Exchange

Saturday 30 March 2019

As seen on Comedy Central’s Stand Up Central and The Chris Ramsey Show & following a sold-out 2017 tour.

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Mother's Day 2019 at The Bedford Swan Hotel

Mother's Day 2019 at The Bedford Swan Hotel

Sunday 31 March 2019

Join us for a lovely 3 course lunch in our new restaurant Pen&Cob or a delightful Afternoon Tea in our newly refurbished State Room with views over the river.

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Mother's Day at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Mother's Day at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Sunday 31 March 2019

12 noon-9.00pm at 115 High Street, Bedford MK40 1NU. Treat your mum to a complimentary Martin Miller’s gin & tonic* this Mother’s Day and join us for one of our tasty Sunday Roasts.

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Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Monday 1 April 2019

What better way to start the week than with Albero Lounge’s fantastic Monday night quiz with quiz master Joe.

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Vegan Day at Treat Street

Vegan Day at Treat Street

Tuesday 2 April 2019

Vegan days at Treat Street are back! Head to Treat Street for a wide selection of delicious vegan desserts.

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Lectures at The Higgins Bedford - Felicity Irons - Rushwork

Tuesday 2 April 2019

Working from a converted granary and magnificent ancient barn on a farm within a stone’s throw of the Black Cat Roundabout, Felicity Irons has, almost single-handedly revived the ancient art of making rush matting.

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Discover the World with Great Rail Journeys Event at Select Travel Holidays

Discover the World with Great Rail Journeys Event at Select Travel Holidays

Wednesday 3 April 2019

at 24 Mill Street, Bedford MK40 3HD. Meet the expert from Great Rail Journeys.

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Special Preview Evening: Round and Round the Garden and The Journey from Bunyan to the Brickworks exhibitions

Special Preview Evening: Round and Round the Garden and The Journey from Bunyan to the Brickworks exhibitions

Thursday 4 April 2019

Special Preview Evening for Round and Round the Garden – A Celebration of Horticulture in Art and The Journey from Bunyan to the Brickworks exhibitions at The Higgins Bedford.

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Bored Thursdays at Toast Bedford

Bored Thursdays at Toast Bedford

Thursday 4 April 2019

Head over to Toast Riverside on Thursdays and enjoy classic board games (or bring your own – Pandemic or Cards Against Humanity anyone?).

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Mark Steel: Every Little Thing's Gonna Be Alright at Bedford Corn Exchange

Mark Steel: Every Little Thing's Gonna Be Alright at Bedford Corn Exchange

Thursday 4 April 2019

A few years ago, it seemed unlikely that the UK would vote to leave the EU…

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Flanders & Swann at The Quarry Theatre

Flanders & Swann at The Quarry Theatre

Friday 5 April 2019

Tim FitzHigham has been performing this award-winning homage to the extraordinary comedic talents of Michael Flanders and Donald Swann to packed houses for over a decade. Accompanied by Duncan Walsh Atkins*, he is extremely proud to on a Spring Tour in 2019.

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The Take That Show at Bedford Corn Exchange

The Take That Show at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 5 April 2019

As Take That celebrate over 25 years as the UK’s number one boy band, The Take That Experience mark over a decade together as the ultimate tribute act with their best show yet!

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Pop-up Bistro: American BBQ at Roosters Sandwich Bar

Pop-up Bistro: American BBQ at Roosters Sandwich Bar

Saturday 6 April 2019

6.00pm-8.00pm or 8.15pm-10.15pm at 47 St Cuthbert’s Street, Beford MK40 3JG. Our American BBQ is back, by popular demand. £25 for 3 courses.

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Bedford Town Band at Bedford Corn Exchange

Bedford Town Band at Bedford Corn Exchange

Saturday 6 April 2019

Featuring: Guest soloists, mass performance with over 60 players, drawing of the grand prize raffle.

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Made in Bedford's Spring Artisan Fair

Made in Bedford's Spring Artisan Fair

Sunday 7 April 2019

10.00am-4.00pm at Bedford Corn Exchange, Harpur Suite, Bedford MK40 1LE. The Artisan Fair is Bedford’s largest local arts, crafts and produce fair.

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1st Monthly Boyds of Bedford All Types Bike Meet

1st Monthly Boyds of Bedford All Types Bike Meet

Sunday 7 April 2019

Please come and join us at the first ever Boyds of Bedford bike meet.

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Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Monday 8 April 2019

What better way to start the week than with Albero Lounge’s fantastic Monday night quiz with quiz master Joe.

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Beauty and the Beast at Bedford Corn Exchange

Beauty and the Beast at Bedford Corn Exchange

Monday 8 April 2019

Belle lives a quiet provincial life in the village of Ooh La La until her father accidentally stumbles across a terrifying Beast and she is taken captive.

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Orchestral Jamboree at Bedford Corn Exchange

Orchestral Jamboree at Bedford Corn Exchange

Tuesday 9 April 2019

10.00am-6.00pm at 13 St Pauls Square, Bedford MK40 1SL. A FREE day of fun-filled music making for young musicians from four music hubs run by our partner The Bedfordshire Music Trust.

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Easter Holiday Family Activities at The Higgins Bedford

Easter Holiday Family Activities at The Higgins Bedford

Tuesday 9 April 2019

Castle Lane, Bedford MK40 3XD. Creative art and craft activities inspired by our new exhibition ‘Round and Round the Garden’.

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Easter Holiday Family Activities at The Higgins Bedford

Easter Holiday Family Activities at The Higgins Bedford

Wednesday 10 April 2019

Castle Lane, Bedford MK40 3XD. Creative art and craft activities inspired by our new exhibition ‘Round and Round the Garden’.

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NT LIVE: All About Eve at The Quarry Theatre

NT LIVE: All About Eve at The Quarry Theatre

Thursday 11 April 2019

Gillian Anderson (X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.

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Charlie Landsborough in Concert at Bedford Corn Exchange

Charlie Landsborough in Concert at Bedford Corn Exchange

Thursday 11 April 2019

In 2019, UK Country Music legend Charlie Landsborough plans to retire from touring to concentrate on writing and recording music.

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Reminiscence Coffee Mornings at The Higgins Bedford

Reminiscence Coffee Mornings at The Higgins Bedford

Thursday 11 April 2019

All are welcome to join this monthly group session to explore and share memories of the past.

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Easter Holiday Family Activities at The Higgins Bedford

Easter Holiday Family Activities at The Higgins Bedford

Thursday 11 April 2019

Castle Lane, Bedford MK40 3XD. Creative art and craft activities inspired by our new exhibition ‘Round and Round the Garden’.

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Spectacularts Gala Dinner at Bedford Corn Exchange

Spectacularts Gala Dinner at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 12 April 2019

3 course dinner from Mamma Concetta, Sachas Kitchen, Tana Thai, Indian cuisine and Fancy Bakery. Find out more!

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The Ultimate Football Debates - Quiz Night at Zinc Bedford

The Ultimate Football Debates - Quiz Night at Zinc Bedford

Friday 12 April 2019

8.00pm – 12.00am at 17 St. Peters Street, Bedford MK40 2PN. Everyone thinks they know everything about football. Let’s see who really knows the most with The Ultimate Football Quiz.

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Record Store Day 2019 at Slide

Record Store Day 2019 at Slide

Saturday 13 April 2019

This year Record Store Day takes place on Saturday 13th April. Find out more!

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Saturday Organ Recitals at St Paul's Church Bedford

Saturday Organ Recitals at St Paul's Church Bedford

Saturday 13 April 2019

Our series of Saturday lunchtime organ recitals will be held at St Paul’s throughout 2019.

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The World Famous Elvis Show 2019 at Bedford Corn Exchange

The World Famous Elvis Show 2019 at Bedford Corn Exchange

Saturday 13 April 2019

Chris Connor, stars with his live 12 piece energetic band ‘THE STEELS’, with the Sweet Harmonies. They will be recreating 2 huge concerts from Elvis in the 70s. Selling out in theatres worldwide.

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Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Monday 15 April 2019

What better way to start the week than with Albero Lounge’s fantastic Monday night quiz with quiz master Joe.

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Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy at Bedford School

Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy at Bedford School

Monday 15 April 2019

15th-18th April. The Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy is a fun filled cricket coaching camp for children aged 5 to 16 years olds.

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Vegan Day at Treat Street

Vegan Day at Treat Street

Tuesday 16 April 2019

Vegan days at Treat Street are back! Head to Treat Street for a wide selection of delicious vegan desserts.

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Easter Holiday Family Activities at The Higgins Bedford

Easter Holiday Family Activities at The Higgins Bedford

Tuesday 16 April 2019

Castle Lane, Bedford MK40 3XD. Creative art and craft activities inspired by our new exhibition ‘Round and Round the Garden’.

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RSC LIVE: As You Like It at The Quarry Theatre

RSC LIVE: As You Like It at The Quarry Theatre

Wednesday 17 April 2019

Join us for our very first Royal Shakespeare Company live broadcast!

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Easter Holiday Family Activities at The Higgins Bedford

Easter Holiday Family Activities at The Higgins Bedford

Wednesday 17 April 2019

Castle Lane, Bedford MK40 3XD. Creative art and craft activities inspired by our new exhibition ‘Round and Round the Garden’.

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Pongo's Party 2019 at Bedford Corn Exchange

Pongo's Party 2019 at Bedford Corn Exchange

Thursday 18 April 2019

You are invited to Marty MacDonald’s Farm for… Today is the day that Pongo the Pig has been waiting for – that’s right, it’s his birthday!

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Easter Half Term 2019 at The Higgins Bedford (9th-18th April)

Easter Half Term 2019 at The Higgins Bedford (9th-18th April)

Thursday 18 April 2019

9th, 10th, 11th, 16th, 17th, 18th April. Enjoy holiday activities based on the upcoming exhibition ‘Round and Round the Garden – A Celebration of Horticulture in Art’.

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Easter Holiday Family Activities at The Higgins Bedford

Easter Holiday Family Activities at The Higgins Bedford

Thursday 18 April 2019

Castle Lane, Bedford MK40 3XD. Creative art and craft activities inspired by our new exhibition ‘Round and Round the Garden’.

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Kiddy Loso at Faces Bar & Lounge Bedford

Kiddy Loso at Faces Bar & Lounge Bedford

Friday 19 April 2019

10.00pm at 66 High Street, Bedford

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The Carole King & James Taylor Story at The Quarry Theatre

The Carole King & James Taylor Story at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 20 April 2019

Following critically acclaimed sell out runs at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival The Carole King & James Taylor Story comes to a theatre near you.

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Southside Wrestling: Battle of the Egos at Bedford Corn Exchange

Southside Wrestling: Battle of the Egos at Bedford Corn Exchange

Sunday 21 April 2019

Southside return to Bedford with former WWE star Rich Swann, Lucha Underground, star Matt Cross as well as WWE;UK stars Joseph Conners, Xia Brookside and Kay Lee Ray.

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Vintage Soul at Faces Bar & Lounge Bedford

Vintage Soul at Faces Bar & Lounge Bedford

Sunday 21 April 2019

8.00pm at 66 High Street, Bedford

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Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Monday 22 April 2019

What better way to start the week than with Albero Lounge’s fantastic Monday night quiz with quiz master Joe.

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St. George's Day Concert at Bedford Corn Exchange

St. George's Day Concert at Bedford Corn Exchange

Tuesday 23 April 2019

By Band of the Coldstream Guards.

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Luther at Bedford Corn Exchange

Luther at Bedford Corn Exchange

Thursday 25 April 2019

The World’s premier show in celebration of ‘The Velvet Voice’ experience all the hits from his amazing career, culminating over 40 million album sales.

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Wannabe: The Spice Girls Show at Bedford Corn Exchange

Wannabe: The Spice Girls Show at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 26 April 2019

Spice Girls remain the biggest girl band of all time with 9 number 1 singles, 80 million record sales, World tours, movies & a musical to their name.

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Tom Neenan: It’s Always Infinity at The Quarry Theatre

Tom Neenan: It’s Always Infinity at The Quarry Theatre

Friday 26 April 2019

Tom’s girlfriend has vanished… So he has done what any right-minded man (and “theatre-maker”) would do in this situation, and turned his search for her into an “important” piece of “art”. Come “witness” it. (Nobody went missing in the creation of this show).

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Bedford StrEAT Feast April 2019

Bedford StrEAT Feast April 2019

Friday 26 April 2019

StrEAT Feast is a fantastic new monthly street food market offering an array of international flavours from established street food traders and local caterers coming together to celebrate good food and great company.

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Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Saturday 27 April 2019

at 10.00am-4.00pm. Great opportunity to eat, shop and meet at our regular monthly vegan market in the heart of Bedford Town Centre – one of it’s kind! This market is for everyone not just for vegans.

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King of Pop - The Legend Continues at Bedford Corn Exchange

King of Pop - The Legend Continues at Bedford Corn Exchange

Saturday 27 April 2019

Get ready to moonwalk the night away at a show whos star performer ‘Navi’ once earned a standing ovation from Michael Jackson himself.

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Yerma at The Quarry Theatre

Yerma at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 27 April 2019

Friday 26th & Saturday 27th April, 7.30pm. Spanish language with live translation. Performed by students of Bedford School & Bedford Girls’ School.

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Gin and Cheese Night at Decant Wine and Cheese Deli

Gin and Cheese Night at Decant Wine and Cheese Deli

Sunday 28 April 2019

6.30pm at 20 Castle Lane, Bedford MK40 3US. Our Gin and Cheese night will be held on a Sunday evening.

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Philharmonia Orchestra: Ashkenazy conducts Elgar at Bedford Corn Exchange

Philharmonia Orchestra: Ashkenazy conducts Elgar at Bedford Corn Exchange

Monday 29 April 2019

Celebrated as one of the world’s greatest conductors, Vladimir Ashkenazy directs the Philharmonia in an unmissable programme of depth and passion.

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Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Monday 29 April 2019

What better way to start the week than with Albero Lounge’s fantastic Monday night quiz with quiz master Joe.

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Vegan Day at Treat Street

Vegan Day at Treat Street

Tuesday 30 April 2019

Vegan days at Treat Street are back! Head to Treat Street for a wide selection of delicious vegan desserts.

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Rivers of the World Event at Select Travel Holidays

Rivers of the World Event at Select Travel Holidays

Thursday 2 May 2019

Discover a wide range of river cruise lines offering cruises throughout Russia, Africa, Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia and The USA.

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High School Musical at Bedford Corn Exchange

High School Musical at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 3 May 2019

Troy Bolton, the star athlete at a small-town high school, falls for nerdy beauty Gabriella Montez at a holiday karaoke party.

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High School Musical at Bedford Corn Exchange

High School Musical at Bedford Corn Exchange

Saturday 4 May 2019

Troy Bolton, the star athlete at a small-town high school, falls for nerdy beauty Gabriella Montez at a holiday karaoke party.

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La Vita - Old Skool Funky House at Faces Bar & Lounge

La Vita - Old Skool Funky House at Faces Bar & Lounge

Sunday 5 May 2019

8.00pm-4.00am at 66 High Street, Bedford MK40 1NT. Welcome to La Vita, bringing you the finest Old Skool House music by our DJs.

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David Fowler - The Pyghtle Works, Baillie Scott & Sir Albert Richardson

Tuesday 7 May 2019

Interest in ‘The Pyghtle Works’, a Bedford joinery business founded in the late 19th century, has recently been stimulated by the acquisition by the Higgins of an Arts and Crafts mantel clock made there.

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Reminiscence Coffee Mornings at The Higgins Bedford

Reminiscence Coffee Mornings at The Higgins Bedford

Thursday 9 May 2019

All are welcome to join this monthly group session to explore and share memories of the past.

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Live/Wire The AC/DC Show at Bedford Corn Exchange

Live/Wire The AC/DC Show at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 10 May 2019

Live/Wire is The AC/DC Show. The hugely successful and unique six-man tribute to rock music’s greatest band AC/DC.

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Saturday Organ Recitals at St Paul's Church Bedford

Saturday Organ Recitals at St Paul's Church Bedford

Saturday 11 May 2019

Our series of Saturday lunchtime organ recitals will be held at St Paul’s throughout 2019.

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Vegan Day at Treat Street

Vegan Day at Treat Street

Tuesday 14 May 2019

Vegan days at Treat Street are back! Head to Treat Street for a wide selection of delicious vegan desserts.

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Neil Sands Sentimental Journey at Bedford Corn Exchange

Neil Sands Sentimental Journey at Bedford Corn Exchange

Wednesday 15 May 2019

Join Neil Sands for his biggest ever matinee show with more singers, more stunning costumes, more memories and even more fun.

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Islands In The Stream - The Music of Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers at Bedford Corn Exchange

Islands In The Stream - The Music of Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 17 May 2019

Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night in the company of Country Music Royalty!

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An International Concert at Bedford Corn Exchange

An International Concert at Bedford Corn Exchange

Saturday 18 May 2019

Venue: Main Auditorium – 7.30pm

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Only Fools and Murders: A Murder Mystery at Bedford Corn Exchange

Only Fools and Murders: A Murder Mystery at Bedford Corn Exchange

Saturday 18 May 2019

Join us on May 18th where we will take you to the fast-paced streets of Peckham south east London to join Brothers and traders Del and Rodney.

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Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny at Bedford Corn Exchange

Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny at Bedford Corn Exchange

Wednesday 22 May 2019

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

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Menopause The Musical at Bedford Corn Exchange

Menopause The Musical at Bedford Corn Exchange

Thursday 23 May 2019

Starring Cheryl Fergison (EastEnders), Maureen Nolan (The Nolans), Rebecca Wheatley (Casualty) and Hilary O’Neil (ITV’s Copy Cats).

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Shalamar at Bedford Corn Exchange

Shalamar at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 24 May 2019

As Shalamar, Howard Hewitt and Jeffrey Daniel sold over 25 million records worldwide and collected no less than 100 gold, silver and platinum awards.

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Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Saturday 25 May 2019

at 10.00am-4.00pm. Great opportunity to eat, shop and meet at our regular monthly vegan market in the heart of Bedford Town Centre – one of it’s kind! This market is for everyone not just for vegans.

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Radioactive at The Quarry Theatre

Radioactive at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 25 May 2019

Radio Active With Angus Deayton, Philip Pope, Michael Fenton Stevens, Helen Atkinson Wood

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Vegan Day at Treat Street

Vegan Day at Treat Street

Tuesday 28 May 2019

Vegan days at Treat Street are back! Head to Treat Street for a wide selection of delicious vegan desserts.

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Ashley Blaker & Imran Yusuf: Prophet Sharing at The Quarry Theatre

Ashley Blaker & Imran Yusuf: Prophet Sharing at The Quarry Theatre

Wednesday 29 May 2019

Originally brought together by a passion for the same football team, the pair are travelling the UK uniting people of every faith and none for an evening of laughter.

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Brand New Heavies at Bedford Corn Exchange

Brand New Heavies at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 31 May 2019

7.30pm-11.00pm at 13 St Pauls Square, Bedford MK40 1SL. Brand New Heavies confirmed for one night only at The Bedford Corn Exchange – With support from DJ’s ‘Brother’ Louie Martin and Mark Russell.

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Bedford StrEAT Feast May 2019

Bedford StrEAT Feast May 2019

Friday 31 May 2019

StrEAT Feast is a fantastic new monthly street food market offering an array of international flavours from established street food traders and local caterers coming together to celebrate good food and great company.

» Find out more
Bedford Festival of Motoring on The Embankment

Bedford Festival of Motoring on The Embankment

Saturday 1 June 2019

Located on the beautiful Embankment in the heart of Bedford, this festival to be held on 1st and 2nd of June this year embraces all things motoring.

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Annette Gregory: Intimate Affair / American Songbook

Annette Gregory: Intimate Affair / American Songbook

Saturday 1 June 2019

Annette Gregory makes a welcome return to The Quarry Theatre!

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Bedford Festival of Motoring on The Embankment

Bedford Festival of Motoring on The Embankment

Sunday 2 June 2019

Located on the beautiful Embankment in the heart of Bedford, this festival to be held on 1st and 2nd of June this year embraces all things motoring.

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RSC Live: The Taming of the Shrew at The Quarry Theatre

RSC Live: The Taming of the Shrew at The Quarry Theatre

Wednesday 5 June 2019

In a reimagined 1590, England is a matriarchy. Baptista Minola is seeking to sell off her son Katherine to the highest bidder.

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Totally Tina at Bedford Corn Exchange

Totally Tina at Bedford Corn Exchange

Thursday 6 June 2019

Tina Turner is a phenomenon having won 8 Grammies and sold over 200 million albums (not to mention more concert tickets than any other artist in a career lasting four decades).

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Oliver Samuels: 56 East Avenue at Bedford Corn Exchange

Oliver Samuels: 56 East Avenue at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 7 June 2019

70th Birthday Celebration with a brand New comedy play 56 East Avenue.

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Saturday Organ Recitals at St Paul's Church Bedford

Saturday Organ Recitals at St Paul's Church Bedford

Saturday 8 June 2019

Our series of Saturday lunchtime organ recitals will be held at St Paul’s throughout 2019.

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Sing Out, Play Out at Bedford Corn Exchange

Sing Out, Play Out at Bedford Corn Exchange

Monday 10 June 2019

Inspiring Music, Central Bedfordshire’s music service, presents Sing Out, Play Out!

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Vegan Day at Treat Street

Vegan Day at Treat Street

Tuesday 11 June 2019

Vegan days at Treat Street are back! Head to Treat Street for a wide selection of delicious vegan desserts.

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Oysters at The Quarry Theatre

Oysters at The Quarry Theatre

Tuesday 11 June 2019

A new dark comedy by Neil Salvage, with live music.

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Sing Out, Play Out at Bedford Corn Exchange

Sing Out, Play Out at Bedford Corn Exchange

Tuesday 11 June 2019

Inspiring Music, Central Bedfordshire’s music service, presents Sing Out, Play Out!

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Sing Out, Play Out at Bedford Corn Exchange

Sing Out, Play Out at Bedford Corn Exchange

Wednesday 12 June 2019

Inspiring Music, Central Bedfordshire’s music service, presents Sing Out, Play Out!

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Sing Out, Play Out at Bedford Corn Exchange

Sing Out, Play Out at Bedford Corn Exchange

Thursday 13 June 2019

Inspiring Music, Central Bedfordshire’s music service, presents Sing Out, Play Out!

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Reminiscence Coffee Mornings at The Higgins Bedford

Reminiscence Coffee Mornings at The Higgins Bedford

Thursday 13 June 2019

All are welcome to join this monthly group session to explore and share memories of the past.

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Bedford Choral Society: Bizet and Puccini at Bedford Corn Exchange

Bedford Choral Society: Bizet and Puccini at Bedford Corn Exchange

Saturday 15 June 2019

Venue: Main Auditorium – 7.30pm

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NT Live (Encore Screening): All My Sons at The Quarry Theatre

NT Live (Encore Screening): All My Sons at The Quarry Theatre

Thursday 20 June 2019

Broadcast live from The Old Vic in London, Academy Award-winner Sally Field (Steel Magnolias, Brothers & Sisters) and Bill Pullman (The Sinner, Independence Day) star in Arthur Miller’s blistering drama All My Sons.

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Rocket Girl at The Quarry Theatre

Rocket Girl at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 22 June 2019

The year is 1969 and the world is changing. Beehives and miniskirts are all the rage; Everyone is listening to The Beatles; Where a bag of fish and chips would cost you 25p.

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Rocket Girl at The Quarry Theatre

Rocket Girl at The Quarry Theatre

Sunday 23 June 2019

The year is 1969 and the world is changing. Beehives and miniskirts are all the rage; Everyone is listening to The Beatles; Where a bag of fish and chips would cost you 25p.

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Vegan Day at Treat Street

Vegan Day at Treat Street

Tuesday 25 June 2019

Vegan days at Treat Street are back! Head to Treat Street for a wide selection of delicious vegan desserts.

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NT LIVE: Small Island at The Quarry Theatre

NT LIVE: Small Island at The Quarry Theatre

Thursday 27 June 2019

Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.

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Bedford StrEAT Feast June 2019

Bedford StrEAT Feast June 2019

Friday 28 June 2019

StrEAT Feast is a fantastic new monthly street food market offering an array of international flavours from established street food traders and local caterers coming together to celebrate good food and great company.

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The Magic of Motown at Bedford Corn Exchange

The Magic of Motown at Bedford Corn Exchange

Saturday 29 June 2019

Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town!

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Vegan Day at Treat Street

Vegan Day at Treat Street

Tuesday 9 July 2019

Vegan days at Treat Street are back! Head to Treat Street for a wide selection of delicious vegan desserts.

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Fleetingwood Mac at Bedford Corn Exchange

Fleetingwood Mac at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 12 July 2019

We are Fleetingwood Mac, an exciting tribute to the legendary band Fleetwood Mac.

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Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy at Bedford School

Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy at Bedford School

Monday 22 July 2019

22nd-26th July. The Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy is a fun filled cricket coaching camp for children aged 5 to 16 years olds.

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Vegan Day at Treat Street

Vegan Day at Treat Street

Tuesday 23 July 2019

Vegan days at Treat Street are back! Head to Treat Street for a wide selection of delicious vegan desserts.

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Bedford StrEAT Feast July 2019

Bedford StrEAT Feast July 2019

Friday 26 July 2019

StrEAT Feast is a fantastic new monthly street food market offering an array of international flavours from established street food traders and local caterers coming together to celebrate good food and great company.

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Love Bedford Medieval Festival

Love Bedford Medieval Festival

Saturday 27 July 2019

10.00am-6.00pm at Castle Mound and surrounding areas, The Embankment. Free family entertainment Medieval style!

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Love Bedford Medieval Festival

Love Bedford Medieval Festival

Sunday 28 July 2019

10.00am-4.00pm at Castle Mound and surrounding areas, The Embankment. Free family entertainment Medieval style!

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Multi Activity Camps at Bedford School

Multi Activity Camps at Bedford School

Monday 29 July 2019

29th July-2nd August. We believe that variety is the spice of life. Our Multi Activity Camps combine lots of different sports and activities.

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Multi Activity Camps at Bedford School

Multi Activity Camps at Bedford School

Monday 5 August 2019

5th-9th August. We believe that variety is the spice of life. Our Multi Activity Camps combine lots of different sports and activities.

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Vegan Day at Treat Street

Vegan Day at Treat Street

Tuesday 6 August 2019

Vegan days at Treat Street are back! Head to Treat Street for a wide selection of delicious vegan desserts.

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The Gloria Estefan Experience at Bedford Corn Exchange

The Gloria Estefan Experience at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 9 August 2019

2019 is going to be an amazing year for GLORIA ESTEFAN followers in the UK, the Broadway smash hit musical ‘ON YOUR FEET’ will take a summer long residency in London’s West End.

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Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy at Bedford School

Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy at Bedford School

Monday 12 August 2019

12th-14th August. The Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy is a fun filled cricket coaching camp for children aged 5 to 16 years olds.

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Hockey Masterclass at Bedford School

Hockey Masterclass at Bedford School

Thursday 15 August 2019

15th-16th August. Hockey Masterclass camps are a unique nationwide hockey coaching camp for both girls and boys aged 7 to 14 years of age.

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Vegan Day at Treat Street

Vegan Day at Treat Street

Tuesday 20 August 2019

Vegan days at Treat Street are back! Head to Treat Street for a wide selection of delicious vegan desserts.

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Bedford Prosecco Festival now with Gin at Bedford Corn Exchange

Bedford Prosecco Festival now with Gin at Bedford Corn Exchange

Saturday 24 August 2019

12.30pm-11.00pm at Harpur Suite, Bedford MK40 1LE. The UK’s Biggest and Original festival for Prosecco Lovers is returning to BEDFORD!

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Bedford StrEAT Feast August 2019

Bedford StrEAT Feast August 2019

Friday 30 August 2019

StrEAT Feast is a fantastic new monthly street food market offering an array of international flavours from established street food traders and local caterers coming together to celebrate good food and great company.

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Abba Forever In Concert

Abba Forever In Concert

Friday 6 September 2019

ABBA – Forever is one of the UK’s leading International tribute Shows and theatre audiences from across Great Britain and Sweden have long enjoyed this superb recreation of possibly the world‘s greatest pop band.

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The Girl From Tiger Bay: The Dame Shirley Bassey Story at Bedford Corn Exchange

The Girl From Tiger Bay: The Dame Shirley Bassey Story at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 13 September 2019

The Girl from Tiger Bay tells the unique story of Dame Shirley Bassey’s incredible rise to stardom and her magical career spanning 65 years.

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You Win Again at Bedford Corn Exchange

You Win Again at Bedford Corn Exchange

Saturday 14 September 2019

Direct from London’s West End, You Win Again – Celebrating The Music of The Bee Gees.

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Paul Zerdin's Puppet Party at Bedford Corn Exchange

Paul Zerdin's Puppet Party at Bedford Corn Exchange

Wednesday 18 September 2019

Paul Zerdin and his dysfunctional puppet family are back by popular demand with a brand-new UK tour.

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The Sound of Springsteen at Bedford Corn Exchange

The Sound of Springsteen at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 20 September 2019

Each member of this 8 piece band have their own unique abilities as performers and an undeniable love of the music.

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Simon & Garfunkel at Bedford Corn Exchange

Simon & Garfunkel at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 27 September 2019

Simon & Garfunkel: Through the Years is the most authentic sounding concert to the unforgettable music of Simon & Garfunkel.

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Bedford StrEAT Feast September 2019

Bedford StrEAT Feast September 2019

Friday 27 September 2019

StrEAT Feast is a fantastic new monthly street food market offering an array of international flavours from established street food traders and local caterers coming together to celebrate good food and great company.

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Right Place Wrong Time at Bedford Corn Exchange

Right Place Wrong Time at Bedford Corn Exchange

Wednesday 9 October 2019

This play has had audiences in hysterics from the very beginning to the very surprising end.

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Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest at Bedford Corn Exchange

Ed Byrne: If I'm Honest at Bedford Corn Exchange

Thursday 10 October 2019

Join Ed as he takes a long hard look at himself and tries to decide if he has ANY traits that are worth passing on to his children.

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Anything For Love: The Meat Loaf Story at Bedford Corn Exchange

Anything For Love: The Meat Loaf Story at Bedford Corn Exchange

Saturday 12 October 2019

Steve Steinman brings you his brand-new production featuring Meat Loaf’s greatest hits with special guest star Lorraine Crosby.

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Rhod Gilbert: The Book of John at Bedford Corn Exchange

Rhod Gilbert: The Book of John at Bedford Corn Exchange

Tuesday 15 October 2019

It has been a while, but the multi-award-winning Welsh comedian is back, with a brand new live show. In a six-year break from stand-up, a lot has happened to Rhod.

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In The Air Tonight at Bedford Corn Exchange

In The Air Tonight at Bedford Corn Exchange

Thursday 17 October 2019

Selling over 150 million records and with 13 UK Top Ten hits, there is only one Phil Collins.

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The Dreamboys 2019 at Bedford Corn Exchange

The Dreamboys 2019 at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 18 October 2019

The Dreamboys are back and hotter than ever with a brand new show and UK tour for 2019.

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Hockey Masterclass at Bedford School

Hockey Masterclass at Bedford School

Monday 21 October 2019

21st-23rd October. Hockey Masterclass camps are a unique nationwide hockey coaching camp for both girls and boys aged 7 to 14 years of age.

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The Little Mix Experience at Bedford Corn Exchange

The Little Mix Experience at Bedford Corn Exchange

Tuesday 22 October 2019

Returning to Bedford Corn Exchange after a sell out show in October 2018!

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Rock For Heroes at Bedford Corn Exchange

Rock For Heroes at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 25 October 2019

Following on from our hugely successful first year of touring the incredible new live music experience Rock For Heroes.

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Bedford StrEAT Feast October 2019

Bedford StrEAT Feast October 2019

Friday 25 October 2019

StrEAT Feast is a fantastic new monthly street food market offering an array of international flavours from established street food traders and local caterers coming together to celebrate good food and great company.

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Only Fools and Boycie at Bedford Corn Exchange

Only Fools and Boycie at Bedford Corn Exchange

Saturday 26 October 2019

Only Fools And Boycie – An intimate evening with Only Fools And Horses actor John Challis.

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The Floyd Effect - Pink Floyd Tribute Show at Bedford Corn Exchange

The Floyd Effect - Pink Floyd Tribute Show at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 1 November 2019

Pink Floyd’s recording career spanned almost three decades and, for its 2019 tour, The Floyd Effect has chosen two of the band’s most remarkable albums to create its Wall Around The Moon tour.

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Josh Widdicombe: Bit Much... at Bedford Corn Exchange

Josh Widdicombe: Bit Much... at Bedford Corn Exchange

Wednesday 13 November 2019

The guy everyone can do an impression of is back with a brand new stand up tour.

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The Illegal Eagles at Bedford Corn Exchange

The Illegal Eagles at Bedford Corn Exchange

Thursday 14 November 2019

The World’s Official No.1 Eagles tribute appears at the Corn Exchange for the first time in 2019 for an outstanding show promising more of their trademark musical prowess, acute attention to detail, and incredible showmanship.

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Big Girls Don't Cry at Bedford Corn Exchange

Big Girls Don't Cry at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 15 November 2019

Big Girls Don’t Cry – Celebrating the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

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James Acaster COLD LASAGNE HATE MYSELF 1999

James Acaster COLD LASAGNE HATE MYSELF 1999

Sunday 17 November 2019

“This is stand-up of the highest, most playful order” – The Guardian

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Ben Fogle at Bedford Corn Exchange

Ben Fogle at Bedford Corn Exchange

Monday 18 November 2019

Thrilling tales from a modern day explorer. From crossing Antarctica to conquering Everest, Ben will take the audience on an inspiring adventure.

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Russian National Ballet: Swan Lake at Bedford Corn Exchange

Russian National Ballet: Swan Lake at Bedford Corn Exchange

Wednesday 20 November 2019

After the sell-out performance of Nutcracker, Russian National Ballet returns to the UK with the most famous Ballet of all time.

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Faith: The George Michael Legacy at Bedford Corn Exchange

Faith: The George Michael Legacy at Bedford Corn Exchange

Thursday 21 November 2019

Faith The George Michael Legacy returns with a brand-new production for 2018/19. A stunning celebration remembering one of the greatest singer-songwriters of all time.

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Jonathan Pie: The Fake News Tour at Bedford Corn Exchange

Jonathan Pie: The Fake News Tour at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 22 November 2019

If no news is good news then good news is fake news. Jonathan Pie returns to the road once more to berate the people in power – and the journalists apparently holding them to account.

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Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience

Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience

Friday 22 November 2019

Only Fools The (cushty) Dining Experience opened in the UK in September last year and it’s already winning fans. Now it’s coming to Bedford Corn Exchange in November 2019!

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The Legend of Barry White at Bedford Corn Exchange

The Legend of Barry White at Bedford Corn Exchange

Saturday 23 November 2019

Direct from the U.S.A the world’s only full touring show in celebration of the legendary Mr Barry White with worldwide record sales in excess of 100 million he is one of the best-selling music artists of all time.

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Jim Davidson at Bedford Corn Exchange

Jim Davidson at Bedford Corn Exchange

Tuesday 26 November 2019

The people’s favourite and one of Britain’s greatest ever comedians, JIM DAVIDSON OBE telling it ‘like it is’.

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Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers at Bedford Corn Exchange

Les McKeown's Bay City Rollers at Bedford Corn Exchange

Wednesday 27 November 2019

Bay City Rollers icon Les McKeown is at it again! What’s that you say?? Les is back on tour, bringing his fantastic show to venues across the UK!!

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Show Me Love at Bedford Corn Exchange

Show Me Love at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 29 November 2019

Show Me Love has kicked off its UK Tour to bring you the ultimate once in a lifetime clubbing experience.

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Into The Groove at Bedford Corn Exchange

Into The Groove at Bedford Corn Exchange

Saturday 30 November 2019

Join us to celebrate the incredible 35-year career of the best-selling female artist of all time.

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The Drifters 2019 at Bedford Corn Exchange

The Drifters 2019 at Bedford Corn Exchange

Wednesday 4 December 2019

The Drifters are back on tour in the UK with a brand-new show performing all their classic hits from the last six decades.

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Back To The 90s at Bedford Corn Exchange

Back To The 90s at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 6 December 2019

Dance Legends: Live! Ft Sonique, Rozalla, Dario G, Urban Cookie Collective & Capella

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