Daily Archives: October 16, 2018


CC Smugglers return to Esquires

Friday 19TH October 2018 Bedford Esquires, doors at 8pm Tickets £14 in advance “There are buskers that will make you cry, they’re so good,” stated cult Americana artist Andrew Bird. “And then there are buskers that will take you to a place where sound and energy merge to create a kind of spiritual ecstasy, a joyful…


If’s it broken – get it fixed!

The BedPop Repair Shop is popping up again this year at Tavistock Community Centre on Saturday 20th October. Bring along your broken electricals, clothes, toys, jewellery and bikes for our team of volunteers to turn their hands to. They’ll also teach you some awesome tips and tricks along the way, all for free! Booking is…



If laughter is the best medicine then The Quarry Theatre has just the tonic- a three day comedy festival with acts ranging from the bonkers and bizarre to sophisticated satire. Big belly laughs from comedy improv giant and star of Whose Line Is It Anyway, TONY SLATTERY.  Tony delivers an unstructured and unpredictable gallop through…


What’s On…..

At the Higgins this month: Three new exhibitions launch this autumn, each significant and sure to be popular with locals and visitors from further afield. The Young Turner: Ambitions in Architecture and the Art of Perspective 22nd September – 16th December 2018 Sir William Harpur Gallery Free Entry JMW Turner’s unrivalled painting of The High…


Explore Bedford

This Friday, the team behind the Bedford Clanger will launch Explore Bedford – a website and PR campaign to promote the best of Bedford Borough to visitors and residents alike. From heritage and culture to shopping and leisure, the Explore Bedford website will be full of recommendations for days out, what to do and where…



Paul Hutchinson is co-director of Bedford Film Festival and the Managing Editor of the Bedford Independent, a new hyperlocal online news desk, dedicated to Bedford Borough.  The website will launch in early November, although you can already follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Name: Paul Hutchinson Occupation: Managing Editor, Bedford Independent Born here or…

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