Events in Bedford

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

Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Sunday 22 May 2022

Why not explore the town while following the map to find the crowns?

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Sunday Crafternoons for Families @ The Bedford Higgins

Sunday Crafternoons for Families @ The Bedford Higgins

Sunday 22 May 2022

Join in monthly creative activities for families to enjoy together.

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Dementia Action Week: Art Display + Information at The Higgins

Dementia Action Week: Art Display + Information at The Higgins

Sunday 22 May 2022

Showcasing previous works from the Tibbs Art Activitea group and local dementia artist Phill Watmough.

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Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Monday 23 May 2022

Why not explore the town while following the map to find the crowns?

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Tibbs Art Activitea at The Higgins

Tibbs Art Activitea at The Higgins

Monday 23 May 2022

Join in a relaxed art session on the theme of the Platinum Jubilee with Tibbs Dementia Foundation.

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Warden Abbey Revealed at The Higgins Museum - (Runs until October 2022)

Warden Abbey Revealed at The Higgins Museum - (Runs until October 2022)

Monday 23 May 2022

An archaeological display showcasing the grandeur of one of the most influential Cistercian houses

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Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Tuesday 24 May 2022

Why not explore the town while following the map to find the crowns?

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Free Jubilee events at Bedford Central Library (25th May, 1st June, 9th June)

Free Jubilee events at Bedford Central Library (25th May, 1st June, 9th June)

Wednesday 25 May 2022

The events will be held at Bedford Central Library and are all free of charge.

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Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Wednesday 25 May 2022

Why not explore the town while following the map to find the crowns?

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MILTON JONES 2022 @ Corn Exchange Bedford

MILTON JONES 2022 @ Corn Exchange Bedford

Wednesday 25 May 2022

One man. One Mission. Is it possible? No, not really.

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SPEED DATING at Bridges Espresso Bar

SPEED DATING at Bridges Espresso Bar

Thursday 26 May 2022

After the success of our First Dates event & many requests, we are bringing it back with a twist…

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Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Thursday 26 May 2022

Why not explore the town while following the map to find the crowns?

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Edward Bawden: Artist Plantsman at The Higgins Bedford

Edward Bawden: Artist Plantsman at The Higgins Bedford

Thursday 26 May 2022

A new exhibition exploring influential British artist and designer, Edward Bawden.

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Bedford College Hair and Beauty show at Bedford Corn Exchange

Bedford College Hair and Beauty show at Bedford Corn Exchange

Thursday 26 May 2022

The much-loved Bedford College Hair and Beauty show is springing back to life in town on May 26th.

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Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Friday 27 May 2022

Why not explore the town while following the map to find the crowns?

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Gary Delaney: Gary In Punderland @ Quarry Theatre

Gary Delaney: Gary In Punderland @ Quarry Theatre

Friday 27 May 2022

Get ready to dive into a rabbit hole of the best jokes in the world.

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Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Saturday 28 May 2022

Why not explore the town while following the map to find the crowns?

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Pirates and Princesses at The Harpur Centre

Pirates and Princesses at The Harpur Centre

Saturday 28 May 2022

FREE Kids’ Club dedicated to children between the ages of 3 and 15 years.

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TOTAL POP PARTY @ Corn Exchange Bedford

TOTAL POP PARTY @ Corn Exchange Bedford

Sunday 29 May 2022

The Perfect Party for your little ones.

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Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Monday 30 May 2022

Why not explore the town while following the map to find the crowns?

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Tibbs Art Activitea at The Higgins

Tibbs Art Activitea at The Higgins

Monday 30 May 2022

Join in a relaxed art session on the theme of the Platinum Jubilee with Tibbs Dementia Foundation.

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Garden Party at The Higgins Bedford

Garden Party at The Higgins Bedford

Tuesday 31 May 2022

Design and decorate your own gardening apron.

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Free Jubilee events at Bedford Central Library (25th May, 1st June, 9th June)

Free Jubilee events at Bedford Central Library (25th May, 1st June, 9th June)

Wednesday 1 June 2022

Free Jubilee events at Bedford Central Library.

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Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Wednesday 1 June 2022

Why not explore the town while following the map to find the crowns?

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Storytelling with Grandma Mo at The Higgins Bedford

Storytelling with Grandma Mo at The Higgins Bedford

Wednesday 1 June 2022

Listen to Grandma Mo’s story in the galleries, then make seedling pots and plant your own sunflowers.

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Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Thursday 2 June 2022

Why not explore the town while following the map to find the crowns?

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Jubilee at The Higgins Bedford

Jubilee at The Higgins Bedford

Thursday 2 June 2022

Decorate a hat or a crown for your own Jubilee celebrations.

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Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Friday 3 June 2022

Why not explore the town while following the map to find the crowns?

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Jubilee Champagne & Oysters at BlueGlass (3rd & 4th June)

Jubilee Champagne & Oysters at BlueGlass (3rd & 4th June)

Friday 3 June 2022

We are celebrating with a flute of champagne and three Colchester Bay fresh oysters for just £20 per person.

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Jubilee Afternoon Tea at Bridges Espresso Bar

Jubilee Afternoon Tea at Bridges Espresso Bar

Friday 3 June 2022

Join us this Bank Holiday Friday for a Great British Afternoon Tea to remember.

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THE SPECIALS @ Bedford Park Concerts

THE SPECIALS @ Bedford Park Concerts

Friday 3 June 2022

Get set Bedford Park!

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The Spandau Ballet Story @ Quarry Theatre

The Spandau Ballet Story @ Quarry Theatre

Friday 3 June 2022

This is the closest sound to Spandau Ballet, the resemblance is remarkable.

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Jubilee at The Higgins Bedford

Jubilee at The Higgins Bedford

Friday 3 June 2022

Decorate a hat or a crown for your own Jubilee celebrations.

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Jubilee Makers Market at Riverside Square

Jubilee Makers Market at Riverside Square

Saturday 4 June 2022

Bedford Markets will be hosting a Jubilee Makers Market.

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Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Saturday 4 June 2022

Why not explore the town while following the map to find the crowns?

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Jubilee Champagne & Oysters at BlueGlass (3rd & 4th June)

Jubilee Champagne & Oysters at BlueGlass (3rd & 4th June)

Saturday 4 June 2022

We are celebrating with a flute of champagne and three Colchester Bay fresh oysters for just £20 per person.

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LIVEWIRE – THE AC/DC SHOW 2022 @ Corn Exchange Bedford

LIVEWIRE – THE AC/DC SHOW 2022 @ Corn Exchange Bedford

Saturday 4 June 2022

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

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Adele In Concert @ Quarry Theatre

Adele In Concert @ Quarry Theatre

Saturday 4 June 2022

“The best Adele tribute act by a country mile”

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Royal Tea Party at The Harpur Centre

Royal Tea Party at The Harpur Centre

Saturday 4 June 2022

Join us for a royally good Bank Holiday weekend!

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Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Sunday 5 June 2022

Why not explore the town while following the map to find the crowns?

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Bedford Barbering Wellness Expo 2022 at Harpur Suite

Bedford Barbering Wellness Expo 2022 at Harpur Suite

Sunday 5 June 2022

Helping to build an inclusive barbering network, providing awareness, support and safe space for mental health concerns.

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Tibbs Art Activitea at The Higgins

Tibbs Art Activitea at The Higgins

Monday 6 June 2022

Join in a relaxed art session on the theme of the Platinum Jubilee with Tibbs Dementia Foundation.

» Find out more
Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Tuesday 7 June 2022

Why not explore the town while following the map to find the crowns?

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Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Wednesday 8 June 2022

Why not explore the town while following the map to find the crowns?

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Free Jubilee events at Bedford Central Library (25th May, 1st June, 9th June)

Free Jubilee events at Bedford Central Library (25th May, 1st June, 9th June)

Thursday 9 June 2022

Free Jubilee events at Bedford Central Library

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Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Town Centre Jubilee Trail – 19 May to 9 June

Thursday 9 June 2022

Why not explore the town while following the map to find the crowns?

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Castle Comedy @ Quarry Theatre

Castle Comedy @ Quarry Theatre

Thursday 9 June 2022

Comedy Comedy is back at The Quarry Theatre!

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Queens Jubilee Tea Party at Bedford Guild House

Queens Jubilee Tea Party at Bedford Guild House

Friday 10 June 2022

Celebrate the Queens Platinum Jubilee.

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Poetry Geocache: Poems For A Stranger @ Quarry Theatre

Poetry Geocache: Poems For A Stranger @ Quarry Theatre

Saturday 11 June 2022

The Poetry Geocache is created and curated by the Theatre of Lived Experience for which public spaces are art spaces.

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POP PRINCESSES @ Corn Exchange Bedford

POP PRINCESSES @ Corn Exchange Bedford

Sunday 12 June 2022

A Magical show where beautiful Princesses become Pop Stars!

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Tibbs Art Activitea at The Higgins

Tibbs Art Activitea at The Higgins

Monday 13 June 2022

Join in a relaxed art session on the theme of the Platinum Jubilee with Tibbs Dementia Foundation.

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MAGIC OF MOTOWN 2022 @ Corn Exchange Bedford

MAGIC OF MOTOWN 2022 @ Corn Exchange Bedford

Wednesday 15 June 2022

Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year.

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MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL 2 @ Corn Exchange Bedford

MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL 2 @ Corn Exchange Bedford

Wednesday 15 June 2022

For these four ladies the menopause was not the beginning of the end, but the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

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RSPCA North Branch - Family Fun on ONE DAY

RSPCA North Branch - Family Fun on ONE DAY

Saturday 18 June 2022

Come and join our Fun Day with lots of activities and games.

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Tibbs Art Activitea at The Higgins

Tibbs Art Activitea at The Higgins

Monday 20 June 2022

Join in a relaxed art session on the theme of the Platinum Jubilee with Tibbs Dementia Foundation.

» Find out more
Afternoon Tea @ 3 St Peter's

Afternoon Tea @ 3 St Peter's

Saturday 25 June 2022

Enjoy your choice of Champagne or Prosecco afternoon tea including savoury and sweet canapés from our menu

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Bedfordshire Gin Festival at Russell Park

Bedfordshire Gin Festival at Russell Park

Saturday 25 June 2022

Bedfordshire Gin Festival debuts this summer!

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Sunday Crafternoons for Families @ The Bedford Higgins

Sunday Crafternoons for Families @ The Bedford Higgins

Sunday 26 June 2022

Join in monthly creative activities for families to enjoy together.

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HAPPY & GLORIOUS @ Corn Exchange Bedford

HAPPY & GLORIOUS @ Corn Exchange Bedford

Tuesday 28 June 2022

Come and enjoy a regal and patriotic afternoon, as we celebrate in style.

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Tutored Wine Tasting at BlueGlass

Tutored Wine Tasting at BlueGlass

Wednesday 29 June 2022

The theme will be “Summer Drinking” and will include sparkling, whites, rosé and lighter reds.

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THE GLENN MILLER AND BIG BAND SPECTACULAR @ Corn Exchange Bedford

THE GLENN MILLER AND BIG BAND SPECTACULAR @ Corn Exchange Bedford

Friday 1 July 2022

The music that filled the dancehalls during the Big Band era is brought to life again by The Moonlight Serenade Orchestra UK.

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Wedding Open Evening at The Bedford Swan Hotel

Wedding Open Evening at The Bedford Swan Hotel

Thursday 7 July 2022

Your chance to meet with our Wedding Co-ordinators and see our venue set up as if it were your big day.

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THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SERIAL KILLERS @ Corn Exchange Bedford

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SERIAL KILLERS @ Corn Exchange Bedford

Friday 15 July 2022

Join expert forensics lecturer Jennifer Rees to explore one of Forensic Psychology’s most troubling topics.

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Edward Bawden: Artist Plantsman at The Higgins Bedford

Edward Bawden: Artist Plantsman at The Higgins Bedford

Tuesday 26 July 2022

A new exhibition exploring influential British artist and designer, Edward Bawden.

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Simply Red with Special Guest Lisa Stansfield @ Bedford Park Concerts

Simply Red with Special Guest Lisa Stansfield @ Bedford Park Concerts

Thursday 28 July 2022

Few bands have enjoyed the success and longevity of Simply Red.

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Afternoon Tea @ 3 St Peter's

Afternoon Tea @ 3 St Peter's

Saturday 30 July 2022

Enjoy your choice of Champagne or Prosecco afternoon tea including savoury and sweet canapés from our menu

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Paul Weller supported by Richard Hawley @ Bedford Park Concerts

Paul Weller supported by Richard Hawley @ Bedford Park Concerts

Saturday 30 July 2022

Few people have had as great an influence on the British music scene as Paul Weller.

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