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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.

Your weekly what’s on guide for Bedford and the surrounding area from The Bedford Clanger. Never miss a thing in Bedford ever again. From theatre to film, live music to art exhibitions, The Bedford...
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Image: Bedfordshire Festival of Music, Speech and Drama
The annual Bedfordshire Festival of Music, Speech and Drama returns to the Corn Exchange, Harpur Suite and Howard Room this weekend for an eight-day celebration of the performing arts...
Your weekly what’s on guide for Bedford and the surrounding area from The Bedford Clanger. Never miss a thing in Bedford ever again. From theatre to film, live music to art exhibitions, The Bedford...
Sports Island at Bedford River Festival 2022. Image: Bedford Borough Council
Anticipation is building ahead of this summer’s Bedford River Festival and there are lots of ways in which Bedford’s sporting communities can get involved. This year’s festival takes place on 20 and 21 of July...
Your weekly what’s on guide for Bedford and the surrounding area from The Bedford Clanger. Never miss a thing in Bedford ever again. From theatre to film, live music to art exhibitions, The Bedford...
Sussex Lustreware are among the featured artists at the Edward Bawden & Me exhibition at the Higgins from 17 February. Image: The Higgins Bedford
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Guitars to the Stars 2024 Image: Living It Up/Ollie Monks
There's not much that can tempt us out on a cold and blustery evening in January, but the annual Living It Up performance at the University of Bedfordshire is one thing that is guaranteed to get us up...
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...
Your weekly what’s on guide for Bedford and the surrounding area from The Bedford Clanger. Never miss a thing in Bedford ever again. From theatre to film, live music to art exhibitions, The Bedford...