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Esquires by Neil McCarty
Bedford's bands and musicians have been speaking about their love of Esquires and its importance in their own success...
The Place Theatre beauty & the beast
The countdown to Christmas is in full swing, with plenty of events to get you in the festive spirit around Bedford Borough, from food to festive train rides. Need some inspiration? Here you go…
BC Camplight
Esquires has once again put together a sterling line up for Independent Venue Week (IVW) in January - a reminder to support local live music venues.
Tom Syson
A local Jazz musician has spoken of his absolute delight at playing lead Trumpet with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) at the Royal Albert Hall for the BBC Proms. Tom Syson, 25, was first introduced...
Hear & Now philharmonia
This month, the Philharmonia Orchestra’s award-winning musical dementia project, Hear and Now, celebrates its 10th anniversary. Since 2009, the project has brought together participants with dementia and their carers, from the Tibbs Dementia Foundation’s Music 4...
Steve Lamacq
Bedford Esquires has been chosen by BBC 6Music's Steve Lamacq as one of his Independent Venue Week 'stop offs'.  Steve will be broadcasting live from Esquires on Thursday 31 January.
BPC Proms 2019
The hugely popular Bedford Park Concerts will be back for 2019 with a slight shift in the usual dates for their three-day concert series in Bedford Park.
Cafe Mambo Bedford Park Concerts banner
Bedford Park Concerts has announced its Friday night act for their 2019 summer concert series. In a flurry of social media activity this morning, the team behind...
Bedford Park Proms 2020
Bedford Park Proms has today announced it will be returning on 2 August 2020 to celebrate its 25th anniversary in style - and with a limited number of £25...
Twinwood Festival 2018
https://youtu.be/FouAUcrAP0g We spoke to Sarah Dunn from Twinwood Festival about the world famous vintage festival right on our doorstep, and how you can get tickets for 2019!
Jess Glynne Bedford Park 2018
The company behind Bedford Park Concerts, LPH Concerts and Events (LPH), has announced that Eagle Brewery will be their headline sponsor for the next three years...
Sara Bears & Talesvideo
Sara is the brainchild of 23 year old singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Cosgrove, who launch their debut single, Little Nerves, today...