Events in Bedford

Meet the Brewer

Meet the Brewer

Thursday 29 June 2017

Mini beer masterclasses, free tastings and 2 pint steins £7 all night!

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Bandeoke at The Standard

Bandeoke at The Standard

Thursday 29 June 2017

Best act on the night wins a £25 bar tab and each singer receives a drinks token!

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June is Busting Out All Over

June is Busting Out All Over

Friday 30 June 2017

Musicals, characters and shows. A Down Memory Lane event.

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26-30 Jun: Art and Design Exhibition

26-30 Jun: Art and Design Exhibition

Friday 30 June 2017

The Bedford College art and design exhibition

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Live Music Friday

Live Music Friday

Friday 30 June 2017

Live music at The Standard

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DnB vs Jungle

DnB vs Jungle

Friday 30 June 2017

Nu Age Music presents DnB vs Jungle at The Pad

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Damage LIVE

Damage LIVE

Friday 30 June 2017

Vintage Soul presents Damage LIVE at Empire Bedford

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Mono Printing Workshop with Caroline Doyle

Mono Printing Workshop with Caroline Doyle

Saturday 1 July 2017

An introduction to the various ways of mark making and developing abstract and figurative work through printmaking.

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26 Jun-1 Jul: Putnoe Art Group Exhibition

26 Jun-1 Jul: Putnoe Art Group Exhibition

Saturday 1 July 2017

At the Basement at Bunyan

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PB's Antiques & Collectables Fair

PB's Antiques & Collectables Fair

Saturday 1 July 2017

Lots of lovely antiques and collectables to suit all pockets.

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Sunset Cruise on the Ouse

Sunset Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 1 July 2017

Enjoy a leisurely evening cruise on The River Ouse with Champagne and canapés

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Life of Riley

Life of Riley

Saturday 1 July 2017

Live music at The Kings Arms

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The Terrace Sessions

Saturday 1 July 2017

Terrace Sessions at The Lane are back to provide the soundtrack to your summer with a different artist every Saturday night in July & August

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Bands at The Bear

Bands at The Bear

Saturday 1 July 2017

Herd Behaviour & Psychic Lemon

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Brenda LaBeau

Brenda LaBeau

Saturday 1 July 2017

Cabaret at The Barley Mow

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I Never Knew That

I Never Knew That

Sunday 2 July 2017

This walk will give you answers to those questions you had about the town but didn’t know who to ask.

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Civilised Sundays at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Civilised Sundays at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Sunday 2 July 2017

Serving roasts from midday… when they’re gone they’re gone!

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The Choir That Rocks

The Choir That Rocks

Sunday 2 July 2017

This performance includes members from Bedford, Hitchin and Milton Keynes Rock Choirs

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Live Music Sunday

Live Music Sunday

Sunday 2 July 2017

Live music at The Standard

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Quiz Night at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Quiz Night at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Monday 3 July 2017

Plus enjoy a burger for £6!

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Jazz Night: Sean Gibbs

Jazz Night: Sean Gibbs

Monday 3 July 2017

Come and enjoy and evening of jazz standards played and selected by an ever changing line up of musicians.

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Gallery Tours – Romance & Rebellion: The Art of the Victorians

Gallery Tours – Romance & Rebellion: The Art of the Victorians

Wednesday 5 July 2017

A lunchtime tour of Romance & Rebellion: The Art of the Victorians.

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Bandeoke at The Standard

Bandeoke at The Standard

Thursday 6 July 2017

Best act on the night wins a £25 bar tab and each singer receives a drinks token!

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Meet the Brewer

Meet the Brewer

Thursday 6 July 2017

Mini beer masterclasses, free tastings and 2 pint steins £7 all night!

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6 - 8 Jul: Hairspray

6 - 8 Jul: Hairspray

Thursday 6 July 2017

The UK’s largest youth musical theatre company presents Hairspray – the Broadway musical

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YMCA Summer Ball

YMCA Summer Ball

Friday 7 July 2017

Drinks Reception: 3 Course Meal: Silent Auction: Raffle: Live DJ: Entertainment

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Live Music Friday

Live Music Friday

Friday 7 July 2017

Live music at The Standard

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Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 8 July 2017

Summertime afternoon tea cruises, including a 2-hour boat trip with traditional afternoon tea

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Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Saturday 8 July 2017

Relax on the River as the sun goes down and enjoy your Fish & Chip supper on board

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6 - 8 Jul: Hairspray

6 - 8 Jul: Hairspray

Saturday 8 July 2017

The UK’s largest youth musical theatre company presents Hairspray – the Broadway musical

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Bands at The Bear

Bands at The Bear

Saturday 8 July 2017

UNITRA are returning to the Bear for a headline show

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I Never Knew That

I Never Knew That

Sunday 9 July 2017

This walk will give you answers to those questions you had about the town but didn’t know who to ask.

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Civilised Sundays at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Civilised Sundays at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Sunday 9 July 2017

Serving roasts from midday… when they’re gone they’re gone!

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Live Music Sunday

Live Music Sunday

Sunday 9 July 2017

Live music at The Standard

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Quiz Night at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Quiz Night at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Monday 10 July 2017

Plus enjoy a burger for £6!

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Jazz Night: Anita Wardell

Jazz Night: Anita Wardell

Monday 10 July 2017

Come and enjoy an evening of jazz standards played and selected by an ever changing line up of musicians

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Archaeology Talks at The Higgins Bedford

Archaeology Talks at The Higgins Bedford

Thursday 13 July 2017

Rituals & Beliefs: explore the results of exciting excavations in and around Bedford.

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Meet the Brewer

Meet the Brewer

Thursday 13 July 2017

Mini beer masterclasses, free tastings and 2 pint steins £7 all night!

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Bandeoke at The Standard

Bandeoke at The Standard

Thursday 13 July 2017

Best act on the night wins a £25 bar tab and each singer receives a drinks token!

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes - Mind over Matter

Sir Ranulph Fiennes - Mind over Matter

Friday 14 July 2017

In Mind Over Matter, Sir Ranulph Fiennes offers a personal journey through his life, from birth to the present day.

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Live Music Friday

Live Music Friday

Friday 14 July 2017

Live music at The Standard

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Safari Saturday

Safari Saturday

Saturday 15 July 2017

With Somak Holidays & G Adventures – discover Africa’s diversity and experience exotic animals travelling across the wilderness.

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The Jewel in the Crown

The Jewel in the Crown

Sunday 16 July 2017

This entertaining circular walk takes in the Victorian Embankment, the bridges and the ornamental gardens.

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Civilised Sundays at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Civilised Sundays at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Sunday 16 July 2017

Serving roasts from midday… when they’re gone they’re gone!

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Live Music Sunday

Live Music Sunday

Sunday 16 July 2017

Live music at The Standard

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Quiz Night at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Quiz Night at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Monday 17 July 2017

Plus enjoy a burger for £6!

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Jazz Night: Harry Sankey & Olly Wilby

Jazz Night: Harry Sankey & Olly Wilby

Monday 17 July 2017

Come and enjoy an evening of jazz standards played and selected by an ever changing line up of musicians

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Neil Sands - Music & Memories

Neil Sands - Music & Memories

Tuesday 18 July 2017

An afternoon filled with more magical musical memories than ever before as we travel back through the 1940s 50s 60s and 70s

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Ageing Well Festival and Exhibition

Ageing Well Festival and Exhibition

Wednesday 19 July 2017

If you are aged 50 and over come along and find out about services and activities tailored especially for you

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Meet the Brewer

Meet the Brewer

Thursday 20 July 2017

Mini beer masterclasses, free tastings and 2 pint steins £7 all night!

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NT Live: Angels in America Part 1

NT Live: Angels in America Part 1

Thursday 20 July 2017

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

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Bandeoke at The Standard

Bandeoke at The Standard

Thursday 20 July 2017

Best act on the night wins a £25 bar tab and each singer receives a drinks token!

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21-23 Jul: Bedfringe 2017

21-23 Jul: Bedfringe 2017

Friday 21 July 2017

Over 40 events packed into one weekend!

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Live Music Friday

Live Music Friday

Friday 21 July 2017

Live music at The Standard

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Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 22 July 2017

Summertime afternoon tea cruises, including a 2-hour boat trip with traditional afternoon tea

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Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Saturday 22 July 2017

Relax on the River as the sun goes down and enjoy your Fish & Chip supper on board

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Joe Avati 20:20 Vision

Joe Avati 20:20 Vision

Saturday 22 July 2017

One of the masters of stand up comedy and one of the funniest comedians on the planet

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Love Bedford Day

Love Bedford Day

Sunday 23 July 2017

A fantastic family day full of FREE exciting activities. Roller rink, step ‘Back to the Future’ in the Delorean, play some Giant ‘retro’ games, meet Danger Mouse, listen to the Very Hungry Caterpillar story, plus watch live acts on stage!

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Civilised Sundays at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Civilised Sundays at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Sunday 23 July 2017

Serving roasts from midday… when they’re gone they’re gone!

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Live Music Sunday

Live Music Sunday

Sunday 23 July 2017

Live music at The Standard

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21-23 Jul: Bedfringe 2017

21-23 Jul: Bedfringe 2017

Sunday 23 July 2017

Over 40 events packed into one weekend!

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Quiz Night at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Quiz Night at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Monday 24 July 2017

Plus enjoy a burger for £6!

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Jazz Night: Leon Greening

Jazz Night: Leon Greening

Monday 24 July 2017

Come and enjoy an evening of jazz standards played and selected by an ever changing line up of musicians

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Bedfordshire Music Trust Youth Orchestra and Concert Band Concert

Bedfordshire Music Trust Youth Orchestra and Concert Band Concert

Tuesday 25 July 2017

A welcome return from the talented young musicians of the Bedfordshire Youth Concert and Symphony Orchestras.

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Summer Dance

Summer Dance

Wednesday 26 July 2017

Spend the afternoon dancing! Ballroom, Sequence & Latin Dance

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Meet the Brewer

Meet the Brewer

Thursday 27 July 2017

Mini beer masterclasses, free tastings and 2 pint steins £7 all night!

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NT Live: Angels in America Part 2, Perestroika

NT Live: Angels in America Part 2, Perestroika

Thursday 27 July 2017

America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

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Bandeoke at The Standard

Bandeoke at The Standard

Thursday 27 July 2017

Best act on the night wins a £25 bar tab and each singer receives a drinks token!

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Live Music Friday

Live Music Friday

Friday 28 July 2017

Live music at The Standard

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Civilised Sundays at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Civilised Sundays at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Sunday 30 July 2017

Serving roasts from midday… when they’re gone they’re gone!

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Live Music Sunday

Live Music Sunday

Sunday 30 July 2017

Live music at The Standard

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Quiz Night at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Quiz Night at Brewhouse & Kitchen

Monday 31 July 2017

Plus enjoy a burger for £6!

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Jazz Night: Gilad Atzmon & Saul Rubin

Jazz Night: Gilad Atzmon & Saul Rubin

Monday 31 July 2017

Come and enjoy an evening of jazz standards played and selected by an ever changing line up of musicians

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Gallery Tours – Romance & Rebellion: The Art of the Victorians

Gallery Tours – Romance & Rebellion: The Art of the Victorians

Wednesday 2 August 2017

A lunchtime tour of Romance & Rebellion: The Art of the Victorians.

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Bedford Park Concerts: 80s - 90s Party Night

Bedford Park Concerts: 80s - 90s Party Night

Friday 4 August 2017

Bedford’s Biggest Summer Party will take place in Bedford Park featuring 7 live acts who will take you through a journey from the 80’s into the 90’s!

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Sunset Cruise on the Ouse

Sunset Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 5 August 2017

Enjoy a leisurely evening cruise on The River Ouse with Champagne and canapés

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Bedford Park Concerts: Kaiser Chiefs

Bedford Park Concerts: Kaiser Chiefs

Saturday 5 August 2017

Kaiser Chiefs Headline Bedford Park Concerts on Saturday 5th August 2017. Supported by Feeder.

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Bedford Proms in the Park 2017

Bedford Proms in the Park 2017

Sunday 6 August 2017

This year’s theme is ‘Proms Goes To The Movies’. Expect all your favourite classics but also some exquisite renditions of popular film soundtracks.

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Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 12 August 2017

Summertime afternoon tea cruises, including a 2-hour boat trip with traditional afternoon tea

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Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Saturday 12 August 2017

Relax on the River as the sun goes down and enjoy your Fish & Chip supper on board

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The Jewel in the Crown

The Jewel in the Crown

Sunday 13 August 2017

This entertaining circular walk takes in the Victorian Embankment, the bridges and the ornamental gardens.

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Nation Rock Present: Summer Splash

Nation Rock Present: Summer Splash

Saturday 19 August 2017

Dexta Daps live on his Intro Album Tour & Performing for the first time in the UK

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Who Lived in a House Like That?

Who Lived in a House Like That?

Sunday 20 August 2017

Hear about some of our oldest houses, the fascinating characters who designed them and families whose homes they were.

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Bedford College Open Day

Bedford College Open Day

Thursday 24 August 2017

Meet tutors, find out more about courses, and discover for yourself the atmosphere of the College

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Faith - The George Michael Legacy

Faith - The George Michael Legacy

Thursday 24 August 2017

A stunning celebration of one the greatest singer –songwriters of all time

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Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 26 August 2017

Summertime afternoon tea cruises, including a 2-hour boat trip with traditional afternoon tea

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Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Saturday 26 August 2017

Relax on the River as the sun goes down and enjoy your Fish & Chip supper on board

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The Silent Faces of Bedford

The Silent Faces of Bedford

Sunday 27 August 2017

Why not find out more about the many statues and memorials that can be seen in the town centre?

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Sunset Cruise on the Ouse

Sunset Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 2 September 2017

Enjoy a leisurely evening cruise on The River Ouse with Champagne and canapés

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Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Ouse

Saturday 16 September 2017

Summertime afternoon tea cruises, including a 2-hour boat trip with traditional afternoon tea

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Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Saturday 16 September 2017

Relax on the River as the sun goes down and enjoy your Fish & Chip supper on board

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6 May - 17 Sep Blue Sky Thinking: The Shorts Brothers' Airships

6 May - 17 Sep Blue Sky Thinking: The Shorts Brothers' Airships

Sunday 17 September 2017

Discover the story of three remarkable brothers; Oswald, Eustace and Horace and their vision for a British airship industry

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6 May - 17 Sep: Romance and Rebellion: The Art of the Victorians

6 May - 17 Sep: Romance and Rebellion: The Art of the Victorians

Sunday 17 September 2017

This exhibition charts the Victorian period chronologically showing how stylistic extremes grew and flourished alongside one another.

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Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Fish & Chip Supper Cruise

Saturday 30 September 2017

Relax on the River as the sun goes down and enjoy your Fish & Chip supper on board

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Back-roads Touring

Back-roads Touring

Thursday 5 October 2017

Europe & UK Small Group Touring

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Philharmonia Orchestra: From The New World

Philharmonia Orchestra: From The New World

Friday 20 October 2017

Take a journey across the pond with Copland, Korngold and Dvořák’s grandiose New World Symphony.

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Philharmonia Orchestra: Shostakovich & Rachmaninov

Philharmonia Orchestra: Shostakovich & Rachmaninov

Wednesday 22 November 2017

An evening of Russian music with Rachmaninov’s beloved Second Piano Concerto and Shostakovich’s powerful Fifth Symphony.

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Philharmonia Orchestra: Carnival in Prague

Philharmonia Orchestra: Carnival in Prague

Friday 2 February 2018

Paavo Järvi conducts a programme exploring the stunning musical landscapes of Czech composer Antonin Dvořák.

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Philharmonia Orchestra: The Young Mozart

Philharmonia Orchestra: The Young Mozart

Tuesday 20 March 2018

A glimpse into an 18th-century world of jubilant trumpets, spirited dance tunes and elegant romance

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Philharmonia Orchestra: Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4

Philharmonia Orchestra: Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4

Saturday 7 April 2018

A no-holds-barred musical autobiography, drenched in melody.

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Philharmonia Orchestra: Passion & Poetry

Philharmonia Orchestra: Passion & Poetry

Wednesday 9 May 2018

Rising-star conductor Christoph Altstaedt brings a programme of romantic 19th-century storytelling — both operatic and symphonic — to the Corn Exchange stage.

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