Bedford’s Italian heritage is being celebrated this month by Bedford Music Club’s Bella Ciao! festival - a joyful combination of Italian culture and classical music. This “love letter” to Italy comprises 30...
Alfie Templeman. Image: Blacksocks
Alfie Templeman, Low Girl and Coldplay all have two things in common - they are all on the Luton lineup for this summer's Radio 1's Big Weekend - and they all began their careers playing at Bedford...
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...
Back for its third year, early bird tickets are now on sale for this summer's Original Culture Festival at Priory Country Park. The annual celebration of garage, reggae, dancehall, house, grime...
A night of live music and entertainment is on the cards at Bedford's first Asian indoor festival, taking place on 30 December at the International Athletic Stadium. Bhangra Town boasts a...
school children attending BookTastic 2022 react to a reading by one of the visiting authors
This weekend, the annual BookTastic Family Festival will return to Bedford, welcoming some of the biggest names in children’s literature to Bedford Academy's theatre to entertain and inspire young...
Fatboy Slim at Tofte Manor this July
Sharnbrook's historic Tofte Manor will host 5,000 ravers next July as Fatboy Slim swaps Brighton for Bedfordshire and brings his favourite artists here for a one-off party. On Sunday 7 July 2024, the legendary...
BookTastic, Bedford's children's book festival, has announced the date of its autumn Family Festival which will take place at Bedford Academy. The family event, designed to inspire even the most reluctant readers...
Children from St Gregory's School featured in a 1973 documentary for BBC's Nationwide programme. Image: BBC Archive
Were you one of the children from St Gregory's Middle School who was featured in a documentary film for the BBC's Nationwide programme in 1973? If so, Bedford Music Club would love to hear from you as part of their Festival of Italian Music...
North Bedfordshire Ramblers following a footpath alongside a summer meadow towards a rural church
This September saw hundreds of people take part in the Bedfordshire Festival of Autumn Walks, a chance to explore our beautiful county and get closer to nature. The festival, hosted by The Bedfordshire Ramblers...
15,000 people packed into 'little old' Bedford Park for George Ezra June 2023 Image: Bedford Park Concerts
The promoters of Bedford Park Concerts, Cuffe and Taylor, are holding a feedback event for residents of Black Tom to ask for their views on how the events can "continue to contribute positively...
Ramblers of all abilities are sure to find a walk to suit at the Bedfordshire Festival of Autumn Walks. Image: North BedfordshireRamblers
Bedfordshire Ramblers has announced the programme for the first-ever Bedfordshire Festival of Autumn Walks. The Festival, offering over 30 walks, will run over nine days between 9 – 17 September...