Bedford Clanger interview: Norman Jay MBE

On Friday 14 September, Incognito and Norman Jay MBE will be at Bedford Corn Exchange for a one off show. Both Norman Jay MBE and Incognito are inextricably linked to the acid jazz scene and Talkin Loud records, and for one night only, Bedford Corn Exchange will celebrate UK club culture with one of its…


Vote for Martyn!

Bromham-based artist, Martyn Burdon is among the Derwent Art Prize 2018 finalists and you can help him win the People’s Choice Award by voting in their online poll.  The artist whose drawing receives the most votes by 4 September 2018, will be awarded the £750 prize. You can take part by voting here! If you want…


Music Highlights

Toyah Saturday 15 September, Esquires The iconic TOYAH will be gracing the main stage at Esquires on Saturday 15 September. This is a full band, non-acoustic show looking back over her full back catalogue. Tickets are £20 advance, on sale now here: and from Monday 23rd July from Slide Record Shop, Esquires and Mario’s Hair Design…



Twinwood Festival 2018 24 – 27 August at Twinwood Arena in Clapham Now in its seventeenth year, Twinwood Festival is the original vintage festival for music and dance, and it’s right on our doorstep! The festival takes place across four days on the permanent site which was once the airfield where the famous American band…


Bedfringe: the Clanger’s top tips

Take your pick! There are over 60 shows at this year’s Bedfringe, so you’re bound to find something that floats your boat. Here are some of our top tips. If you click on the show title, we’ll take you straight to the box office, so you can book tickets RIGHT NOW!! Share best of Bedfringe…

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