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Audacious Mr Astley at The Quarry Theatre

Audacious Mr Astley at The Quarry Theatre

Tuesday 16 July 2019

Bedfringe meets the man who invented circuses!

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Knitting and Crochet Group At The Higgins Bedford

Knitting and Crochet Group At The Higgins Bedford

Tuesday 16 July 2019

Get creative and join like-minded crafters to knit and crochet items for charitable causes.

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Audacious Mr Astley at The Quarry Theatre

Audacious Mr Astley at The Quarry Theatre

Wednesday 17 July 2019

Bedfringe meets the man who invented circuses!

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Silent Adventures: Sight Singing in Bedford! at The Quarry Theatre

Silent Adventures: Sight Singing in Bedford! at The Quarry Theatre

Wednesday 17 July 2019

Join the Silent Adventures Team as we lead you in song and dance around the streets & squares of Bedford.

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Brickmaking in Bedfordshire talk with Alan Cox at The Higgins Bedford

Brickmaking in Bedfordshire talk with Alan Cox at The Higgins Bedford

Thursday 18 July 2019

Head to The Higgins Bedford to catch this talk.

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Audacious Mr Astley at The Quarry Theatre

Audacious Mr Astley at The Quarry Theatre

Thursday 18 July 2019

Bedfringe meets the man who invented circuses!

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Laura singing LIVE At The Higgins Pantry

Laura singing LIVE At The Higgins Pantry

Saturday 20 July 2019

See Laura sing live.

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Silent Adventures: Sight Singing in Bedford! at The Quarry Theatre

Silent Adventures: Sight Singing in Bedford! at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 20 July 2019

Join the Silent Adventures Team as we lead you in song and dance around the streets & squares of Bedford.

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Michael Clews as Michael Buble at The Bedford Swan Hotel

Michael Clews as Michael Buble at The Bedford Swan Hotel

Saturday 20 July 2019

Michael has performed at our sister hotel in Stevenage many times and is so popular he is returning to us this year.

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'The Life and Times of John Bunyan' Guided Walk

'The Life and Times of John Bunyan' Guided Walk

Sunday 21 July 2019

Follow in the footsteps of the ‘Immortal Tinker’ and author of the famous “The Pilgrim’s Progress” to various town sites connected to his life & his works.

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Silent Adventures: Sight Singing in Bedford! at The Quarry Theatre

Silent Adventures: Sight Singing in Bedford! at The Quarry Theatre

Sunday 21 July 2019

Join the Silent Adventures Team as we lead you in song and dance around the streets & squares of Bedford.

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Cecil Higgins Anniversary Tours At The Higgins Bedford

Cecil Higgins Anniversary Tours At The Higgins Bedford

Thursday 25 July 2019

Explore the internationally renowned Cecil Higgins Art Gallery.

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Garden Tours - Transforming the Gardens at The Higgins Bedford

Garden Tours - Transforming the Gardens at The Higgins Bedford

Thursday 25 July 2019

Explore the Castle Gardens in a free, half an hour tour and discover more about the volunteer-led project to rejuvenate the gardens and grounds.

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Surprising Stone Age at The Higgins Bedford

Surprising Stone Age at The Higgins Bedford

Friday 26 July 2019

Get creative in our horribly historical family workshops.

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Tremaine at Bedfrine Festival at The Quarry Theatre

Tremaine at Bedfrine Festival at The Quarry Theatre

Friday 26 July 2019

Catch Tremaine at The Quarry Theatre.

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Sergio singing LIVE At The Higgins Pantry

Sergio singing LIVE At The Higgins Pantry

Saturday 27 July 2019

Catch Sergio live.

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Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Saturday 27 July 2019

Great opportunity to eat, shop and meet at our regular monthly vegan market in the heart of Bedford Town Centre.

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'The Rise and Fall of Bedford Castle' Guided Walk

'The Rise and Fall of Bedford Castle' Guided Walk

Sunday 28 July 2019

A Royal Charter, a not so ‘civil’ war and a castle removed stone by stone. View the castle mound and the site where Bedford’s motte & bailey castle once stood and hear why it is no more.

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Portable Antiquities Scheme At The Higgins Bedford

Portable Antiquities Scheme At The Higgins Bedford

Wednesday 31 July 2019

Have you ever found archaeological objects whilst digging in the garden, taking the dog for a walk or metal detecting?

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Remarkable Romans at The Higgins Bedford

Remarkable Romans at The Higgins Bedford

Friday 2 August 2019

Get creative in our horribly historical family workshops.

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Poems for a Summer’s Evening at The Quarry Theatre

Poems for a Summer’s Evening at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 3 August 2019

The Bedford Poetry Company presents a specially created programme of poetry.

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'Bedford in WWII' Guided Walk

'Bedford in WWII' Guided Walk

Sunday 4 August 2019

One of our most popular walks revealing the secrets and mysteries of life in Bedford during World War II. What famous people were here and why?

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NT Live: The Lehman Trilogy at The Quarry Theatre

NT Live: The Lehman Trilogy at The Quarry Theatre

Thursday 8 August 2019

The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.

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Impressive Invaders  at The Higgins Bedford

Impressive Invaders at The Higgins Bedford

Friday 9 August 2019

Get creative in our horribly historical family workshops.

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'The Jewel in Bedford's Crown' Guided Walk

'The Jewel in Bedford's Crown' Guided Walk

Sunday 11 August 2019

During the Victorian & Edwardian periods the banks of the River Great Ouse in Bedford was the place to spend one’s leisure time.

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Medicinal Medieval at The Higgins Bedford

Medicinal Medieval at The Higgins Bedford

Friday 16 August 2019

Get creative in our horribly historical family workshops.

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'Who Lived in a House Like That?' Guided Walk

'Who Lived in a House Like That?' Guided Walk

Sunday 18 August 2019

Ever walked past an interesting house and wondered about its past? Hear about some of our oldest houses and the fascinating characters who designed them and the families whose homes they were.

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Medicinal Medieval at The Higgins Bedford

Medicinal Medieval at The Higgins Bedford

Monday 19 August 2019

Get creative in our horribly historical family workshops.

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Vain Victorians at The Higgins Bedford

Vain Victorians at The Higgins Bedford

Friday 23 August 2019

Get creative in our horribly historical family workshops.

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Spectacular Space Age – with Little Science Labs at The Higgins Bedford

Spectacular Space Age – with Little Science Labs at The Higgins Bedford

Friday 30 August 2019

Get creative in our horribly historical family workshops.

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Summer Holiday Activities (26/07 - 30/08) at The Higgins Bedford

Summer Holiday Activities (26/07 - 30/08) at The Higgins Bedford

Friday 30 August 2019

Get creative in our horribly historical family workshops.

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'I Never Knew That' Guided Walk

'I Never Knew That' Guided Walk

Sunday 1 September 2019

The most commonly heard phrase after the completion of a Guided Walk. This Walk encompasses all that information about Bedford and its many features that you never knew! Bedford has a story waiting to be told around every corner.

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Griff Rhys Jones: All over the Place (Tour Preview Show) at The Quarry Theatre

Griff Rhys Jones: All over the Place (Tour Preview Show) at The Quarry Theatre

Thursday 5 September 2019

Griff is back and once again all over the place previewing new material for his forthcoming stand-up tour.

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The Sundaes Live! at The Bedford Swan Hotel

The Sundaes Live! at The Bedford Swan Hotel

Friday 6 September 2019

BBC ‘All Together Now’ finalists, The Sundaes, are quite simply the ‘biggest’ girl group in town!

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'The Rise and Fall of Bedford Castle' Guided Walk

'The Rise and Fall of Bedford Castle' Guided Walk

Sunday 8 September 2019

A Royal Charter, a not so ‘civil’ war and a castle removed stone by stone. View the castle mound and the site where Bedford’s motte & bailey castle once stood and hear why it is no more.

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Night Terrors at The Quarry Theatre

Night Terrors at The Quarry Theatre

Friday 13 September 2019

Spine-tingling tales of the supernatural from E.F. Benson’s brilliant collection of ghost stories, Night Terrors.

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Christina Bianco: First Impressions at The Quarry Theatre

Christina Bianco: First Impressions at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 14 September 2019

Catch Christina at The Quarry Theatre.

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'Bedford in WWII' Guided Walk

'Bedford in WWII' Guided Walk

Sunday 15 September 2019

One of our most popular walks revealing the secrets and mysteries of life in Bedford during World War II. What famous people were here and why?

» Find out more
It's a Hole, A Big Big Hole at The Higgins Bedford

It's a Hole, A Big Big Hole at The Higgins Bedford

Wednesday 18 September 2019

Head to The Higgins Bedford to catch this talk.

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'The Life and Times of John Bunyan' Guided Walk

'The Life and Times of John Bunyan' Guided Walk

Sunday 22 September 2019

Follow in the footsteps of the ‘Immortal Tinker’ and author of the famous “The Pilgrim’s Progress” to various town sites connected to his life & his works.

» Find out more
NT ENCORE: One Man, Two Guvnors at The Quarry Theatre

NT ENCORE: One Man, Two Guvnors at The Quarry Theatre

Thursday 26 September 2019

Based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni, with songs by Grant Olding.

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Dolly Parton Tribute Night at The Bedford Swan Hotel

Dolly Parton Tribute Night at The Bedford Swan Hotel

Friday 27 September 2019

In this sensational Dolly Parton tribute show, Kelly O’Brien performs the beloved hits of country legend Dolly Parton, brilliantly recreating the vitality and voice of the little lady from Tennessee.

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A Self Help Guide To Being In Love With Jeremy Corbyn at The Quarry Theatre

A Self Help Guide To Being In Love With Jeremy Corbyn at The Quarry Theatre

Friday 27 September 2019

A hard hitting, intelligent, Performance Poetry show about Labour, Tories and the division of the left.

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Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Saturday 28 September 2019

Great opportunity to eat, shop and meet at our regular monthly vegan market in the heart of Bedford Town Centre.

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Tricky Teddy’s Birthday Magic Show at The Quarry Theatre

Tricky Teddy’s Birthday Magic Show at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 28 September 2019

A show for all the family.

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'The Jewel in Bedford's Crown' Guided Walk

'The Jewel in Bedford's Crown' Guided Walk

Sunday 29 September 2019

During the Victorian & Edwardian periods the banks of the River Great Ouse in Bedford was the place to spend one’s leisure time.

» Find out more
Orlando at The Quarry Theatre

Orlando at The Quarry Theatre

Friday 11 October 2019

From the award-winning creators of Austen’s Women, Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, The Time Machine, Dalloway, and Christmas Gothic.

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John Hegley’s New & Selected Potatoes at The Quarry Theatre

John Hegley’s New & Selected Potatoes at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 12 October 2019

A greatest hits, best of golden oldies compilation.

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Build a Rocket at The Quarry Theatre

Build a Rocket at The Quarry Theatre

Tuesday 15 October 2019

Build a Rocket is a powerful and uplifting play about triumph over adversity.

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The Real Marigold Hotel Live at Bedford Corn Exchange

The Real Marigold Hotel Live at Bedford Corn Exchange

Thursday 24 October 2019

Stars of the smash hit BBC series embark on their first ever UK Tour.

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar (24th - 27th) at The Quarry Theatre

The Very Hungry Caterpillar (24th - 27th) at The Quarry Theatre

Sunday 27 October 2019

The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by author/illustrator Eric Carle has delighted generations of readers since it was first published in 1969.

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Swann & Bloefield - Dancing down the Wicket at Bedford Corn Exchange

Swann & Bloefield - Dancing down the Wicket at Bedford Corn Exchange

Wednesday 30 October 2019

Don’t miss out on the greatest double act since Morecambe and Wise.

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The Noise Next Door- AT SEA! at The Quarry Theatre

The Noise Next Door- AT SEA! at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 2 November 2019

The Noise Next Door are the U.K’s premier improv comedy troupe who have taken the comedy world by storm.

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The Noise Next Door at The Quarry Theatre

The Noise Next Door at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 2 November 2019

THE NOISE NEXT DOOR are the U.K’s premier improv comedy troupe who have taken the comedy world by storm.

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Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Saturday 30 November 2019

Great opportunity to eat, shop and meet at our regular monthly vegan market in the heart of Bedford Town Centre.

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Hansel and Gretel – the Pantomime at The Quarry Theatre

Hansel and Gretel – the Pantomime at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 14 December 2019

A fun-filled, sugar-fuelled, family-friendly pantomime adventure.

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