Events in Bedford

Valentine's Day 2019 in Bedford

Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Monday 18 February 2019

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

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The Friends of The Higgins Lecture - Christopher Brown: Working with Edward Bawden

The Friends of The Higgins Lecture - Christopher Brown: Working with Edward Bawden

Tuesday 19 February 2019

Christopher Brown, illustrator and printmaker, first met Bawden at the Royal College of Art. It was Bawden that first encouraged him to explore linocut.

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Monthly Quiz Night at The Bear

Monthly Quiz Night at The Bear

Tuesday 19 February 2019

8.00pm at 92 High Street, Bedford MK40 1NN. It’s time to flex all the useless knowledge you’ve got stored in the back of your noggin!

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Philharmonia Orchestra: Herreweghe conducts Mozart & Bach

Philharmonia Orchestra: Herreweghe conducts Mozart & Bach

Tuesday 19 February 2019

Conductor Philippe Herreweghe, celebrated for his interpretations of Bach’s music, brings a special performance of Bach’s elegant Orchestral Suite No. 3 to the Corn Exchange stage.

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The Binding - An Evening with Bridget Collins at Rogan's Books

The Binding - An Evening with Bridget Collins at Rogan's Books

Wednesday 20 February 2019

1.30pm-2.30pm at Rogan’s Books, 26 Castle Lane, Bedford MK40 3US. This book has taken the publishing world by storm – and Rogan’s Books is one of the only independent bookshops to have secured an event from author Bridget Collins.

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Rotary Young Musician of The Year 2019 at The Quarry Theatre

Rotary Young Musician of The Year 2019 at The Quarry Theatre

Wednesday 20 February 2019

This is the Local Bedford Heat for National Rotary Clubs of GB “Young Musician of Year 2019”. The heats are based on music students with grades between 1 and 8 inclusive. The competition is open to amateurs to perform all styles of instrumentalists and vocalists.

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Home and Abroad Gallery Tour at The Higgins Bedford

Home and Abroad Gallery Tour at The Higgins Bedford

Thursday 21 February 2019

Join keeper of Fine and Decorative Art, Victoria Partridge for a half an hour Gallery tour of the Edward Bawden Home and Abroad exhibition.

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Wine and Cheese Pairing at Decant Wine and Cheese Deli

Wine and Cheese Pairing at Decant Wine and Cheese Deli

Thursday 21 February 2019

Our monthly Wine and Cheese Pairing will be held on 21st February. This time we will be exploring our Red wines and dessert wine.

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The Searchers - Farewell Tour at Bedford Corn Exchange

The Searchers - Farewell Tour at Bedford Corn Exchange

Friday 22 February 2019

There is no doubt that the swinging 60’s was a very special time and will go down in history as being the most imaginative period of music creativity and expression.

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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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From Russia And The Czech Republic at Bedford Corn Exchange

From Russia And The Czech Republic at Bedford Corn Exchange

Saturday 23 February 2019

Soloist Cristian Grajner De Sa (violin)
Conductor Michael Rose
Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker Suite

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Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Monday 25 February 2019

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

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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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Just You Event - Exclusively for Solo Travellers

Just You Event - Exclusively for Solo Travellers

Thursday 28 February 2019

at Select Travel Holidays, 24 Mill Street, Bedford MK40 3HD. Find out why a Just You holiday is perfect if you want to travel solo and experience a new destination in good company.

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Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Saturday 2 March 2019

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

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Bach Motets by Candlelight

Bach Motets by Candlelight

Saturday 2 March 2019

7.30pm at Bedford School Chapel

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Gin and Cheese Night at Decant Wine and Cheese Deli

Gin and Cheese Night at Decant Wine and Cheese Deli

Sunday 3 March 2019

Our third Gin and Cheese night will be held in Early March. 4 gins with mixers and cheese pairings for only £20pp.

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The Giant Jam Sandwich at The Quarry Theatre

The Giant Jam Sandwich at The Quarry Theatre

Sunday 3 March 2019

One hot summer’s day, four million wasps invade the quiet village of Itching Down. The picnickers panic and the farmer stops haymaking. The wasps are noisy, nasty and worst of all, they don’t mind who they sting! That is until the baker has an ingenious idea…

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Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Quiz Night at Albero Lounge

Monday 4 March 2019

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

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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 Organ Recitals at St Paul's Church Bedford

Saturday Organ Recitals at St Paul's Church Bedford

Saturday 9 March 2019

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

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Kite at The Quarry Theatre

Kite at The Quarry Theatre

Tuesday 12 March 2019

Monday 11th (with BSL interpreter for meet the puppets session) & Tuesday 12th March, 7.30pm (+4.30pm on 12th March). Access Bedford will be providing us with a BSL interpreter on March 11th, for the ‘meet the puppets session’ after the show!

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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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Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist at The Quarry Theatre

Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 23 March 2019

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

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

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

Monday 25 March 2019

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

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An Evening of Speech and Drama at The Quarry Theatre

An Evening of Speech and Drama at The Quarry Theatre

Wednesday 27 March 2019

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

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Bedford StrEAT Feast March 2019

Bedford StrEAT Feast March 2019

Friday 29 March 2019

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

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Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Saturday 30 March 2019

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

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More than Musicals at The Quarry Theatre

More than Musicals at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 30 March 2019

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

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Flanders & Swann at The Quarry Theatre

Flanders & Swann at The Quarry Theatre

Friday 5 April 2019

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

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Made in Bedford's Spring Artisan Fair

Made in Bedford's Spring Artisan Fair

Sunday 7 April 2019

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

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NT LIVE: All About Eve at The Quarry Theatre

NT LIVE: All About Eve at The Quarry Theatre

Thursday 11 April 2019

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

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Saturday Organ Recitals at St Paul's Church Bedford

Saturday Organ Recitals at St Paul's Church Bedford

Saturday 13 April 2019

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

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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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Kiddy Loso at Faces Bar & Lounge Bedford

Kiddy Loso at Faces Bar & Lounge Bedford

Friday 19 April 2019

10.00pm at 66 High Street, Bedford

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The Carole King & James Taylor Story at The Quarry Theatre

The Carole King & James Taylor Story at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 20 April 2019

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

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Vintage Soul at Faces Bar & Lounge Bedford

Vintage Soul at Faces Bar & Lounge Bedford

Sunday 21 April 2019

8.00pm at 66 High Street, Bedford

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St. George's Day Concert at Bedford Corn Exchange

St. George's Day Concert at Bedford Corn Exchange

Tuesday 23 April 2019

By Band of the Coldstream Guards.

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

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

Friday 26 April 2019

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

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Bedford StrEAT Feast April 2019

Bedford StrEAT Feast April 2019

Friday 26 April 2019

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

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Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Saturday 27 April 2019

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

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Yerma at The Quarry Theatre

Yerma at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 27 April 2019

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

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Saturday Organ Recitals at St Paul's Church Bedford

Saturday Organ Recitals at St Paul's Church Bedford

Saturday 11 May 2019

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

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Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Bedford Vegan Market at John Bunyan Museum

Saturday 25 May 2019

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

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Radioactive at The Quarry Theatre

Radioactive at The Quarry Theatre

Saturday 25 May 2019

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

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

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

Wednesday 29 May 2019

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

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Bedford StrEAT Feast May 2019

Bedford StrEAT Feast May 2019

Friday 31 May 2019

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

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

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

Wednesday 5 June 2019

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

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Saturday Organ Recitals at St Paul's Church Bedford

Saturday Organ Recitals at St Paul's Church Bedford

Saturday 8 June 2019

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

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

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

Thursday 20 June 2019

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

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NT LIVE: Small Island at The Quarry Theatre

NT LIVE: Small Island at The Quarry Theatre

Thursday 27 June 2019

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

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Bedford StrEAT Feast June 2019

Bedford StrEAT Feast June 2019

Friday 28 June 2019

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

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Bedford StrEAT Feast July 2019

Bedford StrEAT Feast July 2019

Friday 26 July 2019

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

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Bedford StrEAT Feast August 2019

Bedford StrEAT Feast August 2019

Friday 30 August 2019

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

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Bedford StrEAT Feast September 2019

Bedford StrEAT Feast September 2019

Friday 27 September 2019

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

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Bedford StrEAT Feast October 2019

Bedford StrEAT Feast October 2019

Friday 25 October 2019

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

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