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Blossoms interview

by Phaff + Potter @phaffandpotter Blossoms are ahem, blooming on the gig circuit at the moment headlining around our isle plus having respectable support slots for Inspiral Carpets & The Charlatans. The band are:  Tom Ogden – Voice/Guitar.  Charlie Salt – Bass/BV’s. Josh Dewhurst – Lead Guitar/Auxiliary Percussion. Joe Donovan – Drums. Myles ‘the plant’…

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Oh no it isn’t! Oh yes it is. It’s Xmas family theatre in Bedford!

Our theatre elf (Paula Walker) has put together the Bedford Clanger’s pick of the best of the season’s family theatre. From Roald Dahl to jazz-loving reindeer with a dash of panto thrown in for good measure. Merry Christmas! Bedford Pantomime Company present: Sleeping Beauty The Bedford Corn Exchange 28th December to 3rd January. Family tickets £40; Adults £15;…

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Top Poet at The Place

by Ian McEwen of Ouse Muse On 11th December Andrew Motion, one of the leading poets writing today, is coming to The Place Theatre. Andrew was Poet Laureate 1999-2009 and is Professor of Creative Writing at Royal Holloway College, London. He has also been knighted for his services to literature. His most recent book of…

Fishwifes Broadside
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Clanger review: Oxjam Takes Over Bedford

voby Oxjam Takeover Manger, Jonny Farrow The local music scene is looked on with great pride by many in Bedford, and rightly so. Despite the fact that no massive bands have come from the town, which has given a boost to some towns, (Don Broco are getting big, but are not superstars…yet) it has a vibrant…

The Delines – Ent Shed, Castle Road 8th November
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The Delines – Ent Shed, Castle Road 8th November

The Delines play the Ent shed on Castle Road 8th Nov . Described as New Country meets Soul, they have a very well-received new album out called ‘Colfax’. Led by American author and musician Willy Vlautin, previously the kingpin of Richmond Fontaine, their sound occupies the time just before falling asleep after a hard day…

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Heaven 17 Live – Bedford Corn Exchange 7th November

Heaven 17 first hit the charts in the early 80s, having formed from The Human League. Everyone and their mum knows their biggest hit ‘Temptation’, a classic tune that has endured, but they also released two electronic pop masterpieces with the albums ‘Penthouse and Pavement’ and ‘The Luxury Gap’. New pop fox La Roux is…

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