FREE summer fun

Published on 08 July 2014

On behalf of businesses in the town centre, BedfordBID has sponsored a range of outdoor theatre and cinema in July and August.

Timed to suit families during the school holidays, some of the events are FREE or are at discounted rates thanks to the support of the Business Improvement District (BID).


Love Bedford Outdoor Theatre Festival in July consists of six individual theatrical performances taking place over four days on Castle Mound, Embankment, Bedford on 22nd-25th July 2014.

These will include George’s Marvellous Medicine, The Pirates of Penzance, The Tempest, Treasure Island.

All these shows will all have been specifically designed to be performed in outdoor spaces by professional actors. All shows offer a guaranteed performance in the case of wet weather.

Please visit  for further information to obtain FREE tickets in advance or see prices for others.


Love Bedford Pop-Up Outdoor Cinema FREE August

A series of four Pop-Up Outdoor Cinema screenings taking place on Thursday evenings during August at the Archaeological Park, Castle Quay, Bedford.

All the screenings are completely FREE to attend and take place in front of Spaghetti Johns and The Lanes.

The films will start just after sunset on each evening – approximately 8 pm. First come first served for ground seating areas.

7th Aug – The Goonies (12)

14th Aug – Brief Encounter (PG)

21st Aug – Hard Day's Night (U) [OXJAM Fundraiser]

28th Aug – Labyrinth (U)

For full details of all events taking place in town this summer, check out our What's On listing.

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