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  • Black Heroes exhibition

    20 July 2021

    An exhibition of art celebrating black heroes and heroines is staged at The Quarry Theatre, St Peter’s Street until Sunday 1st August.

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  • Higgins “best gallery” bid

    20 July 2021

    The Higgins Bedford has received a nomination for the category of Best Art Gallery in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire in the Muddy Awards 2021.

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  • Bakery boosts hospital charity

    14 July 2021

    La Rondine patisserie in Queen Street is helping to promote a new campaign in support of the Bedford Hospital Charity & Friends. The Italian cake-creators of Queen Street, are long-standing supporters of the NHS and now are spreading the word for the One Million Miles challenge.

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  • Centre of the music scene

    13 July 2021

    The Music Centre in Tavistock Street is a hub for anyone linked to the business of making music in Bedford.

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  • Bedford “declares Independents”

    30 June 2021

    “Independents Day” is July 4th, but the whole month is being given over to promoting small businesses by the Bedford Business Improvement District (BedfordBID)

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  • Warhammer - bringing the world to Bedford

    24 June 2021

    Warhammer Store (formally Games Workshop) has been in Bedford at the same location for 25 years, situated on Greyfriars between Midland Road and the Bus Station.

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  • Close Encounters - of every kind

    24 June 2021

    Close Encounters has been Bedford’s premier supplier of genre fiction and pop culture merchandise for 17 years, supplying Manga, Comics, Novels, trading cards and Action figures.

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  • Rewind to retro games in The Arcade

    24 June 2021

    Rewind Retro Arcade is opening in The Arcade off the High Street soon.

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  • Geek Retreat - fun events

    24 June 2021

    The hottest new entertainment retailer, Geek Retreat, is set to open a new store at the Harpur Centre.

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  • Teens and Twenties head to town

    24 June 2021

    Geeks and gaming are the new reason to come into Bedford this summer.

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  • £22.6 Million win for town

    11 June 2021

    It has been announced that Bedford Borough will receive £22.6 million, following a successful bid for a Town Deal.

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  • Bedford’s beauty spot

    11 June 2021

    Howard Street in Bedford became a “beauty spot” when students from Brooks Hair & Beauty training salon took to the streets for a photocall.

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  • Montego Buy!

    04 June 2021

    Montego’s Food Market in Mill Street is bringing a genuine taste of the Caribbean (and Montego Bay) to Bedford,

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  • Ship Ahoy in town!

    01 June 2021

    From July 1st the much-loved John Bunyan Boat cruises will be returning to the river. Book and then jump on board at Sovereigns Quay near the Riverside complex.

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  • Michelin star sommelier

    24 May 2021

    Star sommelier of Michelin restaurants aboard Celebrity Cruises, Nikolina Gocheva is now at the helm of BlueGlass, the wines & spirits merchant and wine bar in St Peter’s Street.

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  • Culture on the High Street

    20 May 2021

    Bedford Borough Council has been awarded an £80,000 grant from Historic England as part of the Bedford High Streets Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) Cultural Programme, which is being supported by BedfordBID.

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