Violence and Millenarian Movements – Symposium at Panacea Museum

The Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements (CenSAMM) is an initiative of the Panacea Charitable Trust in Bedford, UK and is led by Panacea trustees, Justin Meggitt (University Senior Lecturer in the Critical Study of Religion, University of Cambridge) and Christopher Rowland (retired in 2014 as Dean Ireland’s Professor of the…


The Panacea Museum: Life at the Founder’s House

From 30th March 2017, a new exhibition will open in Bedford…. The perfectly preserved rooms behind the doors of 12 Albany Road have been fascinating visitors to the Panacea Museum since it first opened in 2012.  From 1904, the house was the family home of Mabel Barltrop and she continued to live there with her daughter…


Paula’s Pick of the Theatre!

By Paula Walker The Sharnbrook Mill Theatre  The Ladykillers Monday 13 to Saturday 18 March at 7.30pm Tickets: £7 to £11 With a brand new sparkling script (adapted from the celebrated Ealing film by Father Ted writer, Graham Lineman), The Ladykillers is a black comedy, in which a band of hapless criminals face their worst…


Game for a Laugh?

The Quarry Theatre Comedy Festival runs from 31st March – 1st April and has something for every sense of humour. Here’s a selection of what you can see. Full programme available to download from The Cutlery Crew present: Banging Fun Stuff Friday 31 March at 7pm Tickets: £10 (Concessions £9) Age guidance: 13+ The…


What’s on Highlights!

Here’s the Bedford Clanger pick of what’s on this March – you can see more at our events section of the website.  Don’t forget to upload your event for FREE! Grab your diary and make a date with our monthly recommendations: Skeptics in the Pub: No Laughing Matter?  Why Comedy is Important to Higher Education….


The Bedford Clanger is Transatlantic!

Team Clanger love a bit of tongue in cheek humour so imagine our surprise when we featured on The Late Show across the pond! One of the presenters is local boy John Oliver who gave a very funny run down of what is on offer to do in the area this month. Watch the clip…

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