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Bedford Clanger

The Bedford Clanger, is your what’s on and entertainment & leisure guide, for Bedford, Bedfordshire when and where you want it.

The Bedford Clanger is the sister publication of the Bedford Independent – or more like the fun aunt or uncle. Still delivering the facts but with a strong focus on the fun stuff.

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It was launched in 2011 to give a platform to the music, art, culture, food, drink and independent businesses that make Bedford so unique.

Over the years, it has championed the work of local creatives on its covers including Marisa StracciaTalia GilesKatie AllenTabitha MaryCat LaneMique MoriuchiSara SayerDavid LitchfieldTodd RobinsonChristian Webb and Terri Gipson and worked with designers including Kristina BullenAdam Boreham and Emma Lemon to bring the pages to life.

The Bedford Clanger is now also online and can be found on the Bedford Independent website.

Sir David Jason
Sir David Jason has confirmed that he will make one last appearance as Del Boy at an Only Fools and Horses convention in Sharnbrook next year.
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The Bedford Independent has learned of plans to replace the Bedford River Festival with an annual summer 'family festival' that organisers say will "celebrate the rich tapestry of cultures, businesses...
Bedford Festival of Motoring 3
It's likely to have been the best Bedford Kite Festival yet, with much more on offer than previous years and thousands descending on Russell Park and the Embankment to enjoy...
Image: John Robb
A father of three was branded a ‘hero’ after saving a little girl from drowning at Bedford River festival on Saturday 22 July. People were screaming but John dived in fully clothed...
Brothers-in-law Steve Curd and Rob Acheson have recently transformed a neglected unit on Roff Avenue into a thriving barber shop. Originally from London, Steve has been barbering in Northamptonshire for the last 10 years. While Rob...
Here are just a few photos from this weekend's Bedford River Festival 2022. From funfair rides to live music, happy crowds and river fun, there really was something for everyone!...
Alt-rock singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne is coming to Bedford Park on 29 June 2024. Image: supplied by Cuffe & Taylor:Live Nation
Live Nation and leading live music and event promoter Cuffe & Taylor have just revealed (Monday) that Avril Lavigne will perform her only South of England headline show at Bedford Park on Saturday, 29 June...
Brewpoint Brewery Artists Impression
Brewpoint, the new flagship Bedford brewery, venue and home of Wells & Co in Fairhill, near Clapham is gathering momentum, and the Bedford Independent...
ITV's Stephen Mulhern hosts In For a Penny
If you're at a loose end this Friday and Saturday, then ITV may have just the solution. They are coming to Bedford and are looking for people to take part in a variety of games for the In For a Penny show with...
60009 Union of South Africa
Bedford train fanatics can catch a glimpse of an iconic steam train as it heads for York this weekend. The ex-LNER A4 No. 60009...
Bedford Park Concerts Saturday 2019
Rita Ora has pulled out of her headline spot at Bedford Park Concerts leaving organisers and fans devastated. The singer, who has recently performed at the Montreux...
The Three Cups on Newnham Road will reopen this Wednesday (22 November) with Bedford's youngest landlord behind the bar - and you could win a £50 tab to spend there. Fin Eaton is just 24 but...