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Fireworks
Remember, remember the fifth of November, the annual celebration of Guy Fawkes' Night and the celebration of the thwarting of the Gunpowder Plot to blow...
As Bedford Borough school children prepare to break up this Friday, we've asked the team at Explore Bedford to put together a list of the best family...
Fun Palaces
On Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 October, four BedPop Fun Palaces will be popping up for a free weekend of arts, culture and science in Bedford’s town centre &...
BGT finalists
Thousands of visitors came out 'in force' on Sunday 1 September to take part in the fifth annual Bedfordshire Police family fun day...
Bedford NICE Wonder Woman
Now in its sixth year, the NICE comic convention returns to Bedford Corn Exchange on 7 and 8 September. Founded in 2013, the comic and arts convention...
Bedford’s Town Centre Champions are spreading the Bedford love with a design competition aimed at the town’s 5 - 16 year olds.They are creating a ‘Best...
Oasis Refurb 2019
It's hot out there and a cool dip in a local swimming pool is just what the doctor ordered. Thank goodness then that Bedford's Oasis Beach Pool has finally re-opened. The pool closed...
Fire station family fun day
Everyone is invited to celebrate 50 years of Bedford Community Fire Station at its open day on Saturday 20 July. The station opened in July 1969 and this...
On Edge at Riverside
Visitors to Riverside Bedford this weekend will be able to enjoy free pop up performances merging theatre, parkour and aerial acrobatics, highlighting...
Bedford NICE Wonder Woman
The artwork for this year’s NICE comic convention has been released and it features one of Bedford town centre’s most recognisable landmarks...
Summer festival ice cream
It has been been many months in the making, but this Sunday, thanks to the dedication of volunteers Rachel, Gemma and Steve, the stage is set for the...
New Wolverine Kits at ZSL Whipsnade 1
Bedford based photographer, Tony Margiocchi has captured these photos of two new baby wolverines being shown off by their mum at the nearby ZSL Whipsnade Zoo...