Events in Bedford

Christmas Events and what's on in Bedford

Philharmonia Orchestra: Youth & Beauty

Philharmonia Orchestra: Youth & Beauty

Tuesday 20 November 2018

The harp takes centre stage in English composer William Alwyn’s magical concerto, Lyra Angelica (Angels’ Songs), performed by award-winning harpist Oliver Wass.

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NT Live: The Madness of George III at The Quarry Theatre

NT Live: The Madness of George III at The Quarry Theatre

Tuesday 20 November 2018

Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast live to cinemas, in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse.

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Russian National Ballet - Nutcracker

Russian National Ballet - Nutcracker

Wednesday 21 November 2018

After the sold-out performances of Nutcracker last year, Russian National Ballet is back to the UK to delight you with beautiful production of Nutcracker Ballet.

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ALL Write!

ALL Write!

Thursday 22 November 2018

10.30am-12.30pm at The Higgins Bedford

FREE but booking essential.

Have fun with words and fire up your inner creativity!

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Harpur Centre's Christmas Late Night Fun

Harpur Centre's Christmas Late Night Fun

Thursday 22 November 2018

All entertainment is free and runs from 4.00pm-7.00pm.
Witness our talented, festive roaming acts this December as they spread Christmas cheer during our late night shopping hours.

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Sweet Caroline - A Tribute to Neil Diamond

Sweet Caroline - A Tribute to Neil Diamond

Thursday 22 November 2018

The good times never seemed so good… introducing Sweet Caroline, the ultimate tribute to Neil Diamond featuring Gary Ryan, as seen on ‘Stars in Their Eyes’.

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The Vinyl Revival With Graham Jones at Slide Record Shop Bedford

The Vinyl Revival With Graham Jones at Slide Record Shop Bedford

Thursday 22 November 2018

Join us for a night of tales from the mad world of record retail with the man himself, Graham Jones!

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Live Lounge at Toast

Live Lounge at Toast

Thursday 22 November 2018

Toast Riverside presents Live Lounge every Thursday from 7.30pm. Enjoy the best local talent perform a wide range of genres.

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StrEAT Feast Xmas Light Switch Special

StrEAT Feast Xmas Light Switch Special

Thursday 22 November 2018

4.00pm-9.00pm at Riverside, Bedford

FREE EVENT with Great Food || Music || Alcohol || Child-Friendly || Vegan & Veggie

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Bedford Christmas Lights Switch on 2018

Bedford Christmas Lights Switch on 2018

Thursday 22 November 2018

3.00pm-7.00pm at Boots Corner & Harpur Square

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Love Bedford’s Christmas begins

Love Bedford’s Christmas begins

Thursday 22 November 2018

Santa Claus and his reindeer help Christmas get under way at Bedford in the afternoon. Come on down to town.

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Totally Tina

Totally Tina

Friday 23 November 2018

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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Saturday Stress Busting

Saturday Stress Busting

Saturday 24 November 2018

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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Santa's Grotto at the Harpur Centre

Santa's Grotto at the Harpur Centre

Saturday 24 November 2018

Meet Santa in his Grotto at the Harpur Centre, receive a special gift on entry and enjoy the chance to buy a photo from Event-Photos with the main man himself.

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Masterpieces Galore

Masterpieces Galore

Saturday 24 November 2018

Bedfordshire Symphony Orchestra presents Masterpieces Galore.

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Bedford Christmas Fair 2018

Bedford Christmas Fair 2018

Saturday 24 November 2018

10.00am to 4.00pm at The Great Hall, Bedford School.

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Christmas Fair

Christmas Fair

Saturday 24 November 2018

Christmas Fair in aid of charities in the UK and abroad 10-4
St Paul’s church, St Paul’s Square, Bedford MK40 1SQ

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Saturday Gallery Tours of The Young Turner Exhibition

Saturday Gallery Tours of The Young Turner Exhibition

Saturday 24 November 2018

Saturday Gallery Tours will take place throughout the year on 29th September, 27th October, 24th November and the 15th December, with volunteer and Tate tour guide Andrew Rodgers for a half an hour introductory gallery tour of The Young Turner exhibition.

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Santa's Grotto at the Harpur Centre

Santa's Grotto at the Harpur Centre

Sunday 25 November 2018

Meet Santa in his Grotto at the Harpur Centre, receive a special gift on entry and enjoy the chance to buy a photo from Event-Photos with the main man himself.

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Museum Shop Sunday at The Higgins Bedford

Museum Shop Sunday at The Higgins Bedford

Sunday 25 November 2018

‘Museum Shop Sunday’ promises to be a day to enjoy a relaxing and inspiring shopping experience after the chaos of Black Friday! The Higgins Bedford is very proud to be participating in the event for the first time this year.

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Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Monday 26 November 2018

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

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Reading and Craft Club at Gallones Ice Cream Parlour

Reading and Craft Club at Gallones Ice Cream Parlour

Monday 26 November 2018

1030.am – 12 noon, £3 per child, includes unlimited squash or milk for the little ones and a hot drink for adults.

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Homeless Awareness Week 'Sleeping Rough' film screening

Homeless Awareness Week 'Sleeping Rough' film screening

Tuesday 27 November 2018

at Vue Cinema, 6.30pm. Followed by a drinks reception and an exclusive Q&A with the film’s director.

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SoupFest18

SoupFest18

Tuesday 27 November 2018

A festival of soup, showcasing Bedford’s talented chefs & raising money for our homeless at the same time.

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Friends Lecture: Emma Mason - The Work of Robert Tavener (1920-2004)

Friends Lecture: Emma Mason - The Work of Robert Tavener (1920-2004)

Tuesday 27 November 2018

Robert Tavener’s own list of his favoured subject matter tells us much about the artist – ‘English Countryside and English Architecture.

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Homeless Awareness Week Poetry Reading & Book Signing by Seamus Fox

Homeless Awareness Week Poetry Reading & Book Signing by Seamus Fox

Wednesday 28 November 2018

Poetry Reading & Book Signing by Seamus Fox, Wednesday 28th November at 7pm, Rogan’s Books, Castle Lane. Seamus is the author of “No Homeless Problem & Other Stories”, and lives at Emmaus in Cambridge. Tickets are available here

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We Are Five Gallery Tour at The Higgins Bedford

We Are Five Gallery Tour at The Higgins Bedford

Wednesday 28 November 2018

12pm – 12.30pm £2.90 (concessions £2.40). Booking Essential. Join the Keeper of Fine and Decorative Art, Victoria Partridge, for a lunchtime tour of some of the highlights in We Are Five.

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Cake & Cocktails 001 at Bears & Tales

Cake & Cocktails 001 at Bears & Tales

Wednesday 28 November 2018

Time: 6.00pm-11.30pm

Venue: Bears & Tales, 31 St Cuthberts Street, Bedford MK40 3JG

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Bedford Learning Centre (Free IT Training) October Open Day

Bedford Learning Centre (Free IT Training) October Open Day

Wednesday 28 November 2018

Time: 9.00am – 9.00pm, Venue: Bedford Learning Centre, 88 High Street, Bedford MK40 1RG

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ALL Write!

ALL Write!

Thursday 29 November 2018

10.30am-12.30pm at The Higgins Bedford

FREE but booking essential.

Have fun with words and fire up your inner creativity!

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Christmas Shopping Evening at Rogan's Books

Christmas Shopping Evening at Rogan's Books

Thursday 29 November 2018

Guaranteed there is a book out there for everyone. Fashionista? Literary heavyweight? Gaming obsessive? General knowledge buff? Scientist? Comic lover? Artist?

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The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

Thursday 29 November 2018

After a tornado whisks away a young Kansas farm girl, Dorothy, to the magical land of OZ, she starts her quest to find the mighty Wizard of Oz who has the power to send her home.

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Live Lounge at Toast

Live Lounge at Toast

Thursday 29 November 2018

Toast Riverside presents Live Lounge every Thursday from 7.30pm. Enjoy the best local talent perform a wide range of genres.

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Christmas Dinner at 25 Restaurant (Bedford College)

Christmas Dinner at 25 Restaurant (Bedford College)

Thursday 29 November 2018

Served Thursday 29 November, Thursday 6 December and Thursday 13 December

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Homeless Awareness Week Art Exhibition (26-30 Nov)

Homeless Awareness Week Art Exhibition (26-30 Nov)

Friday 30 November 2018

We have received some incredible art, created exclusively by people who have experienced homelessness.

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Ahir Shah

Ahir Shah

Friday 30 November 2018

Ahir Shah returns with a new stand-up show about life and what comes after, death and what comes before, and Bohemian Rhapsody.

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The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

Friday 30 November 2018

After a tornado whisks away a young Kansas farm girl, Dorothy, to the magical land of OZ, she starts her quest to find the mighty Wizard of Oz who has the power to send her home.

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Big Narstie & Dice Recordings Takeover LIVE! at Empire Bedford

Big Narstie & Dice Recordings Takeover LIVE! at Empire Bedford

Friday 30 November 2018

FL Ents. home of “Hustle da Money” & the areas hottest Urban Nites Host’s, have been working hard to bring you the undisputed heavyweight of the UK Urban Music world, taking some time off from his Channel 4 show.

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The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

Saturday 1 December 2018

After a tornado whisks away a young Kansas farm girl, Dorothy, to the magical land of OZ, she starts her quest to find the mighty Wizard of Oz who has the power to send her home.

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The Wizard of Oz (evening)

The Wizard of Oz (evening)

Saturday 1 December 2018

After a tornado whisks away a young Kansas farm girl, Dorothy, to the magical land of OZ, she starts her quest to find the mighty Wizard of Oz who has the power to send her home.

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Christmas Baubles! at ArloArts

Christmas Baubles! at ArloArts

Saturday 1 December 2018

10.00am-1.00pm at St Cuthberts Arcade, 26 St Cuthberts Street, Bedford MK40 3JG. The workshop will teach you how to create a Christmas bauble using origami kusudama or “star” flowers.

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The 39 Steps at The Quarry Theatre

The 39 Steps at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 1 December 2018

Actors play over 100 different characters in this brilliant staging of ’39 Steps’ set in London,1935.

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Advent at Bunyan Meeting Church Bedford – Services on Sundays

Advent at Bunyan Meeting Church Bedford – Services on Sundays

Sunday 2 December 2018

Services on Sundays:
9.30am: All age worship – Christ, Coffee & Croissants
11.00am: Morning worship – 6.30pm Evening worship

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Made in Bedford's Artisan Fair Christmas 2018

Made in Bedford's Artisan Fair Christmas 2018

Sunday 2 December 2018

The twice yearly Artisan Fair is Bedford’s largest local arts, crafts and produce fair. The Christmas Fair will take place at the Corn Exchange, Bedford on Sunday 2nd December from 10.00am-4.00pm. Admission is free.

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Christmas Workshops at Gallone's Ice Cream Parlour Bedford

Christmas Workshops at Gallone's Ice Cream Parlour Bedford

Sunday 2 December 2018

10.30am-11.20am – Decorate a Christmas Plate
12 noon-12.50pm – Create a Christmas Canvas
£6.50 per child – limited spaces – booking essential.

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Christingle Service at St Peters Church

Christingle Service at St Peters Church

Sunday 2 December 2018

at 4.00pm, St Peters Church, St Peters Street MK40 2TX

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Advent Carol Service at St Pauls Church

Advent Carol Service at St Pauls Church

Sunday 2 December 2018

at 5.30pm – by candlelight and with full choir.

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Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Monday 3 December 2018

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

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Reading and Craft Club at Gallones Ice Cream Parlour

Reading and Craft Club at Gallones Ice Cream Parlour

Monday 3 December 2018

1030.am – 12 noon, £3 per child, includes unlimited squash or milk for the little ones and a hot drink for adults.

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Bears & Tales X Jazz Sessions 002

Bears & Tales X Jazz Sessions 002

Wednesday 5 December 2018

After the raucous success of our first X Jazz Session, we are super excited to release December’s edition on Wednesday the 5th.

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Flower Arranging Demonstration - It's Christmas Time Again

Flower Arranging Demonstration - It's Christmas Time Again

Wednesday 5 December 2018

7.30pm at Bunyan Meeting Church, Mill Street, Bedford MK40 3EU

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Debenhams Bedford VIP Event

Debenhams Bedford VIP Event

Thursday 6 December 2018

Tickets are £5 and are redeemable on the day of the event. You’ll gain exclusive access to discounts up to 15% off across Beauty & Fragrance and much more!

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Harpur Centre's Christmas Late Night Fun

Harpur Centre's Christmas Late Night Fun

Thursday 6 December 2018

All entertainment is free and runs from 4.00pm-7.00pm.
Witness our talented, festive roaming acts this December as they spread Christmas cheer during our late night shopping hours.

» Find out more
Christmas Baubles! at ArloArts

Christmas Baubles! at ArloArts

Thursday 6 December 2018

1.00pm-4.00pm at St Cuthberts Arcade, 26 St Cuthberts Street, Bedford MK40 3JG. The workshop will teach you how to create a Christmas bauble using origami kusudama or “star” flowers.

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Faulty Towers Comedy Dinner

Faulty Towers Comedy Dinner

Thursday 6 December 2018

Fancy something a little different this Christmas?

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Christmas Dinner at 25 Restaurant (Bedford College)

Christmas Dinner at 25 Restaurant (Bedford College)

Thursday 6 December 2018

Served Thursday 29 November, Thursday 6 December and Thursday 13 December

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NT Live: Antony and Cleopatra at The Quarry Theatre

NT Live: Antony and Cleopatra at The Quarry Theatre

Thursday 6 December 2018

Broadcast live from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.

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Bedford Jelly Co-Working

Bedford Jelly Co-Working

Thursday 6 December 2018

10am-4pm at Bedford i-Kan Business Centre. It’s like working – just a great way to get out of the house / shed / office for the day. Everyone welcome.

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Wine and Cheese Pairing at Decant Wine and Cheese Deli

Wine and Cheese Pairing at Decant Wine and Cheese Deli

Friday 7 December 2018

7.00pm at 20 Castle Lane, MK40 3US. Due to much interest, we are hosting another Wine and Cheese Pairing Evening. This time on a Friday Evening, £22pp if booked in advance.

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Legend - The Music of Bob Marley

Legend - The Music of Bob Marley

Friday 7 December 2018

Legend, the music of Bob Marley is an unforgettable evening celebrating this musical icon in one fantastic stage show extravaganza. Combining his superb, distinctive vocals with flawless musicianship, and a supremely talented cast.

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Philharmonia Chamber Players' Concert

Philharmonia Chamber Players' Concert

Friday 7 December 2018

Works by Brahms (String Sextet), Piazzola, Gershwin, Porter
In the magnificent setting of the Christmas Tree Festival

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Children's Christingle Service at St Pauls Church Bedford

Children's Christingle Service at St Pauls Church Bedford

Saturday 8 December 2018

at 4.00pm, St Pauls Church St Pauls Square MK40 1SQ

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Tom Allen

Tom Allen

Sunday 9 December 2018

Tom Allen’s unique style of sharp, acerbic wit and camp, riotous storytelling has seen him sell out shows all over the country. Due to phenomenal demand the tour has now been extended into the autumn of 2018.

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Advent at Bunyan Meeting Church Bedford – Services on Sundays

Advent at Bunyan Meeting Church Bedford – Services on Sundays

Sunday 9 December 2018

Services on Sundays:
9.30am: All age worship – Christ, Coffee & Croissants
11.00am: Morning worship – 6.30pm Evening worship

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Christmas Tree Festival 5-9 December

Christmas Tree Festival 5-9 December

Sunday 9 December 2018

St Paul’s Church, St Paul’s Square, Bedford MK40 1SQ
In aid of the church and Bedford Hospitals Charity.

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Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Monday 10 December 2018

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

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Reading and Craft Club at Gallones Ice Cream Parlour

Reading and Craft Club at Gallones Ice Cream Parlour

Monday 10 December 2018

1030.am – 12 noon, £3 per child, includes unlimited squash or milk for the little ones and a hot drink for adults.

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Christmas Baubles! at ArloArts

Christmas Baubles! at ArloArts

Wednesday 12 December 2018

10.00am-1.00pm at St Cuthberts Arcade, 26 St Cuthberts Street, Bedford MK40 3JG. The workshop will teach you how to create a Christmas bauble using origami kusudama or “star” flowers.

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John Leeson: A Dog’s Life at The Quarry Theatre

John Leeson: A Dog’s Life at The Quarry Theatre

Wednesday 12 December 2018

Doctor Who is the world’s longest running science fiction series and one of the most popular characters to have appeared alongside Tom Baker and David Tennant is K9, the Doctor’s robot dog… voiced by John!

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Harpur Centre's Christmas Late Night Fun

Harpur Centre's Christmas Late Night Fun

Thursday 13 December 2018

All entertainment is free and runs from 4.00pm-7.00pm.
Witness our talented, festive roaming acts this December as they spread Christmas cheer during our late night shopping hours.

» Find out more
Christmas Lunch at 25 Restaurant (Bedford College)

Christmas Lunch at 25 Restaurant (Bedford College)

Thursday 13 December 2018

Served every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Wednesday 28 November – Thursday 13 December

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Christmas Dinner at 25 Restaurant (Bedford College)

Christmas Dinner at 25 Restaurant (Bedford College)

Thursday 13 December 2018

Served Thursday 29 November, Thursday 6 December and Thursday 13 December

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Bedford Corn Exchange Mixed Christmas Party

Bedford Corn Exchange Mixed Christmas Party

Friday 14 December 2018

Mixed Christmas party with live band and DJ with a 70s 80s and 90s theme. Tickets include reception drink on arrival, three course meal and an unlimited photo booth for four hours with a free print.

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Lera Lynn in Concert

Lera Lynn in Concert

Friday 14 December 2018

Throughout her career — a nearly decade-long run filled with three album releases, a career-shifting appearance and soundtrack for HBO’s True Detective, hundreds of shows on both sides of the Atlantic, and a sound encompassing everything from Americana to stark indie rock.

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Jazz At The Movies: A Swinging Christmas

Jazz At The Movies: A Swinging Christmas

Friday 14 December 2018

Sold out annually at Ronnie Scott’s in 2012-2017, this festive jazz entertainment is the perfect way to swing into the holidays.

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Christmas Baubles! at ArloArts

Christmas Baubles! at ArloArts

Saturday 15 December 2018

1.00pm-4.00pm at St Cuthberts Arcade, 26 St Cuthberts Street, Bedford MK40 3JG. The workshop will teach you how to create a Christmas bauble using origami kusudama or “star” flowers.

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Gallones Bedford Christmas Party

Gallones Bedford Christmas Party

Saturday 15 December 2018

6.00pm-8.00pm

Tickets available at £8 each. Includes food, drink, entertainment, and a festive ice cream!

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Vegan Christmas Festival (hosted by Virtuoso Foods)

Vegan Christmas Festival (hosted by Virtuoso Foods)

Saturday 15 December 2018

At: John Bunyan Museum, Bunyan Meeting, Mill Street, Bedford MK40 3EU. It will soon be Christmas… and to celebrate, we have put on a day of wonderfulness.

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Saturday Gallery Tours of The Young Turner Exhibition

Saturday Gallery Tours of The Young Turner Exhibition

Saturday 15 December 2018

Saturday Gallery Tours will take place throughout the year on 29th September, 27th October, 24th November and the 15th December, with volunteer and Tate tour guide Andrew Rodgers for a half an hour introductory gallery tour of The Young Turner exhibition.

» Find out more
Advent at Bunyan Meeting Church Bedford – Services on Sundays

Advent at Bunyan Meeting Church Bedford – Services on Sundays

Sunday 16 December 2018

Services on Sundays:
9.30am: All age worship – Christ, Coffee & Croissants
11.00am: Morning worship – 6.30pm Evening worship

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Santa In Love

Santa In Love

Sunday 16 December 2018

1.30pm at The Quarry Theatre at St. Luke’s
He’s back! Have you ever wanted to know a secret? A Christmas secret!

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The Young Turner: Ambitions in Architecture and the Art of Perspective

The Young Turner: Ambitions in Architecture and the Art of Perspective

Sunday 16 December 2018

The Young Turner: Ambitions in Architecture and the Art of Perspective, a touring exhibition from the Ashmolean Museum, opens at The Higgins Bedford on 22nd September 2018.

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Neil Sands Chistmas Memories

Neil Sands Chistmas Memories

Monday 17 December 2018

Start Christmas in style this year as Neil Sands and his fabulous West End cast invite you to take a festive trip back down Memory Lane.

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Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Monday 17 December 2018

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

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‘Come and Sing’ Community Choir at Bunyan Meeting

‘Come and Sing’ Community Choir at Bunyan Meeting

Monday 17 December 2018

at 2.30pm, the ‘Come and Sing’ Community Choir Christmas Concert entitled ‘Music and Mince Pies’.

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Reading and Craft Club at Gallones Ice Cream Parlour

Reading and Craft Club at Gallones Ice Cream Parlour

Monday 17 December 2018

1030.am – 12 noon, £3 per child, includes unlimited squash or milk for the little ones and a hot drink for adults.

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An evening of Christmas Readings and Music

An evening of Christmas Readings and Music

Tuesday 18 December 2018

at 7.30pm – an evening of Christmas Readings and Music in The Basement at Bunyan Meeting

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Carols by Candlelight

Carols by Candlelight

Wednesday 19 December 2018

7.30pm at Bedford School Chapel by Gaude – Bedford’s Professional Chamber Choir.

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Love Machine Christmas Show

Love Machine Christmas Show

Wednesday 19 December 2018

Share the love this Christmas as acclaimed lead vocalists take you through the magical decades of popular music.

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Community Carols at Bunyan Meeting Church

Community Carols at Bunyan Meeting Church

Wednesday 19 December 2018

at 1.30pm. Shoppers, workers, residents, visitors do come and join us for this festive occasion with coffee and mince pies!

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Santa's Christmas Party (lunchtime)

Santa's Christmas Party (lunchtime)

Thursday 20 December 2018

The show where every child receives a present from Santa!

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Santa's Christmas Party (afternoon)

Santa's Christmas Party (afternoon)

Thursday 20 December 2018

The show where every child receives a present from Santa!

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Carols and Nine Lessons Service at St Peters Church

Carols and Nine Lessons Service at St Peters Church

Thursday 20 December 2018

at 7.00pm, St Peters Church, St Peters Street MK40 2TX

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Live Lounge at Toast

Live Lounge at Toast

Thursday 20 December 2018

Sofia Soul + Mexican Wine
Soul | Motown | Classics

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The Christmas Special at Faces Bedford

The Christmas Special at Faces Bedford

Friday 21 December 2018

Vintage Soul and Reggae Matters at Faces Bedford, 66 High Street, Bedford MK40 1NT

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The Tendons - Live at The Bear

The Tendons - Live at The Bear

Friday 21 December 2018

The Tendons, an iconic Bedford band are coming down on the 21st December to cause a riot in the pub!

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Peaky Blinders 1st Birthday Party at Toast

Peaky Blinders 1st Birthday Party at Toast

Friday 21 December 2018

Live Swing Band + Sax Man

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Home Alone

Home Alone

Saturday 22 December 2018

A collaboration between Bedford Film Festival and Quarry Theatre at St Luke’s, we’re delighted to present Home Alone.

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Pantomime - Aladdin

Pantomime - Aladdin

Saturday 22 December 2018

Aladdin is brought to you by the award-winning Bedford Pantomime Company, who once again wave their magic wand to bring you traditional, family panto at its best. With a live band, fabulous lighting, glamorous costumes and gorgeous sets.

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Nine Lessons and Carols at St Pauls Church Bedford

Nine Lessons and Carols at St Pauls Church Bedford

Saturday 22 December 2018

at 4.00pm – by candlelight and with full choir. St Pauls Church St Pauls Square MK40 1SQ

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Advent at Bunyan Meeting Church Bedford – The Nativity

Advent at Bunyan Meeting Church Bedford – The Nativity

Sunday 23 December 2018

Services on Sundays:
9.30am: All age worship – Christ, Coffee & Croissants
11.00am: Morning worship – 6.30pm Evening worship

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Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at Bunyan Meeting Church

Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols at Bunyan Meeting Church

Sunday 23 December 2018

at 6.30pm. Followed by coffee and mince pies.

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Pantomime - Aladdin

Pantomime - Aladdin

Sunday 23 December 2018

Aladdin is brought to you by the award-winning Bedford Pantomime Company, who once again wave their magic wand to bring you traditional, family panto at its best. With a live band, fabulous lighting, glamorous costumes and gorgeous sets.

» Find out more
Santa's Grotto at the Harpur Centre throughout December

Santa's Grotto at the Harpur Centre throughout December

Monday 24 December 2018

Meet Santa in his Grotto at the Harpur Centre, receive a special gift on entry and enjoy the chance to buy a photo from Event-Photos with the main man himself.

» Find out more
Christmas Eve at St Peters Church

Christmas Eve at St Peters Church

Monday 24 December 2018

4.00pm: Mayhem in the Mang (aka The Nativity for kids big and small, come in fancy dress or Angels & Shepherds)
11.30pm: Midnight Mass

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Christmas Eve at St Pauls Church Bedford

Christmas Eve at St Pauls Church Bedford

Monday 24 December 2018

3.00pm: Crib Service
10.00pm: The choir sings carols round the tree
11.00pm: Midnight Mass

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Christmas Day Service at Bunyan Meeting

Christmas Day Service at Bunyan Meeting

Tuesday 25 December 2018

Family service at 10.00am
Do come and join us at this thriving town centre church at the heart of its community.

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Christmas Day at St Peters Church

Christmas Day at St Peters Church

Tuesday 25 December 2018

10.15am: Christmas Day Eucharist at St Peters Church, St Peters Street MK40 2TX

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Christmas Day at St Pauls Church Bedford

Christmas Day at St Pauls Church Bedford

Tuesday 25 December 2018

at 10.15am – Festival Eucharist. St Pauls Church St Pauls Square MK40 1SQ

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Pantomime - Aladdin

Pantomime - Aladdin

Thursday 27 December 2018

Aladdin is brought to you by the award-winning Bedford Pantomime Company, who once again wave their magic wand to bring you traditional, family panto at its best. With a live band, fabulous lighting, glamorous costumes and gorgeous sets.

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Pantomime - Aladdin

Pantomime - Aladdin

Friday 28 December 2018

Aladdin is brought to you by the award-winning Bedford Pantomime Company, who once again wave their magic wand to bring you traditional, family panto at its best. With a live band, fabulous lighting, glamorous costumes and gorgeous sets.

» Find out more
Pantomime - Aladdin

Pantomime - Aladdin

Saturday 29 December 2018

Aladdin is brought to you by the award-winning Bedford Pantomime Company, who once again wave their magic wand to bring you traditional, family panto at its best. With a live band, fabulous lighting, glamorous costumes and gorgeous sets.

» Find out more
Pantomime - Aladdin

Pantomime - Aladdin

Sunday 30 December 2018

Aladdin is brought to you by the award-winning Bedford Pantomime Company, who once again wave their magic wand to bring you traditional, family panto at its best. With a live band, fabulous lighting, glamorous costumes and gorgeous sets.

» Find out more
NYE at The Bear Bedford

NYE at The Bear Bedford

Monday 31 December 2018

Biggest party of the year – kick start the new year with us!
Lineup: The Homegrown / The Burke Brothers / Liam Circuit – music kicks off at 9.30pm

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Pantomime - Aladdin

Pantomime - Aladdin

Monday 31 December 2018

Aladdin is brought to you by the award-winning Bedford Pantomime Company, who once again wave their magic wand to bring you traditional, family panto at its best. With a live band, fabulous lighting, glamorous costumes and gorgeous sets.

» Find out more
Brew Year's Eve Party at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Brew Year's Eve Party at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Monday 31 December 2018

With a DJ Set from DOUBLE IMPACT (playing the best of 2018, canapés, bubbles and beer it’s got the makings of a great party.

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New Years Eve at Toast Bedford

New Years Eve at Toast Bedford

Monday 31 December 2018

NYE 2018 with Kisstory – RNB | Soul | Oldskool Garage
DJ Mike / Delinquent​ (DJ Set + Live Acoustic)

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Pantomime - Aladdin

Pantomime - Aladdin

Tuesday 1 January 2019

Aladdin is brought to you by the award-winning Bedford Pantomime Company, who once again wave their magic wand to bring you traditional, family panto at its best. With a live band, fabulous lighting, glamorous costumes and gorgeous sets.

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Bedford Jelly Co-Working

Bedford Jelly Co-Working

Thursday 3 January 2019

10am-4pm at Bedford i-Kan Business Centre. It’s like working – just a great way to get out of the house / shed / office for the day. Everyone welcome.

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NT LIVE: The Tragedy of King Richard II at The Quarry Theatre

NT LIVE: The Tragedy of King Richard II at The Quarry Theatre

Tuesday 15 January 2019

Simon Russell Beale plays William Shakespeare’s Richard II, broadcast live from the stage of the Almeida Theatre in London to cinemas.

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Bedford College January Open Day

Bedford College January Open Day

Tuesday 22 January 2019

Time: 5.00pm – 7.30pm, Venue: Bedford College, Cauldwell Street, Bedford MK42 9AH

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Saturday Stress Busting

Saturday Stress Busting

Saturday 26 January 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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NT Live: I’m Not Running at The Quarry Theatre

NT Live: I’m Not Running at The Quarry Theatre

Thursday 31 January 2019

I’m Not Running is an explosive new play by David Hare, premiering at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas.

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Good Dog at The Quarry Theatre

Good Dog at The Quarry Theatre

Tuesday 5 February 2019

Mum’s promised him that bike so even when school or homelife bites, he knows to keep his chin up, his head down and his shirt clean.

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Bedford Jelly Co-Working

Bedford Jelly Co-Working

Thursday 7 February 2019

10am-4pm at Bedford i-Kan Business Centre. It’s like working – just a great way to get out of the house / shed / office for the day. Everyone welcome.

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‘Reverie’ The Life and Loves of Claude Debussy at The Quarry Theatre

‘Reverie’ The Life and Loves of Claude Debussy at The Quarry Theatre

Sunday 10 February 2019

Internationally renowned pianist Lucy Parham makes her fourth visit to the Quarry Theatre in Bedford.

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Robin Hood and the Revolting Peasants at The Quarry Theatre

Robin Hood and the Revolting Peasants at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 16 February 2019

Friday 15th (7.30pm) & Saturday 16th February (2.30pm & 7.30pm).

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The Jive Aces Big Beat Revue at The Quarry Theatre

The Jive Aces Big Beat Revue at The Quarry Theatre

Friday 22 February 2019

Renowned worldwide for their high-energy spectacular showmanship, their viral video “Bring Me Sunshine” and for being the first live band to reach the final rounds of “Britain’s Got Talent”, The Jive Aces have firmly established themselves the UK’s No.1 Jive & Swing band.

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Saturday Stress Busting

Saturday Stress Busting

Saturday 23 February 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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The Oresteia at The Quarry Theatre

The Oresteia at The Quarry Theatre

Tuesday 26 February 2019

Splendid Productions present an epic, murderous tale of family, history, vengeance and honour in a story nearly as old as theatre.

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Bedford Jelly Co-Working

Bedford Jelly Co-Working

Thursday 7 March 2019

10am-4pm at Bedford i-Kan Business Centre. It’s like working – just a great way to get out of the house / shed / office for the day. Everyone welcome.

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SK Shlomo: ‘Surrender’ Album Tour at The Quarry Theatre

SK Shlomo: ‘Surrender’ Album Tour at The Quarry Theatre

Friday 8 March 2019

The record-breaking beatboxer and collaborator with Ed Sheeran, Bjork and Damon Albarn turns electronic singer-songwriter on his album tour.

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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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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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Bedford Jelly Co-Working

Bedford Jelly Co-Working

Thursday 4 April 2019

10am-4pm at Bedford i-Kan Business Centre. It’s like working – just a great way to get out of the house / shed / office for the day. Everyone welcome.

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RSC LIVE: As You Like It

RSC LIVE: As You Like It

Wednesday 17 April 2019

Join us for our very first Royal Shakespeare Company live broadcast! Come into the forest; dare to change your state of mind.

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Bedford Jelly Co-Working

Bedford Jelly Co-Working

Thursday 2 May 2019

10am-4pm at Bedford i-Kan Business Centre. It’s like working – just a great way to get out of the house / shed / office for the day. Everyone welcome.

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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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