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Ocean Colour Scene
Bedford Park Concerts kicks off its 2021 series tonight with Indie legends Ocean Colour Scene coming along to Bedford Park. It'll be the start of four nights of live music...
    How is the New Rules tour going and what’s different about it, compared to your other shows? New Rules is similar to other shows in that it’s about me as well as being about the music....
Bedford Park Proms 2020
All things being well, the iconic series of Bedford Park Concerts are going ahead this summer, featuring one of the UK’s biggest pop stars, the chilled sounds of Ibiza and flag-waving Proms...
The Original Culture Festival is planned for 13 August 2022 Image: Original Culture/Facebook
A phone line to report excessive noise will be manned throughout the duration of a planned music festival in Bedford Priory Park, says the council. Bedford Borough Council’s licensing...
Ocean Colour Scene
Bedford Park Concerts have announced their Saturday night act completing their line up for their 2021 concert series. Indie and MOD favourites Ocean Colour Scene will be at Bedford Park on 31 July...
Here’s our regular theatre round-up for November, hand-picked by the Clanger’s Paula Walker. Poetry aplenty this month as the Place Theatre hosts Radio 4’s poet-in-residence, Kate Fox......................... The Place Theatre Bedford Players’ Trust presents Bedslam: with Guest...
Tom Grennan
Tom Grennan has today (Tuesday) announced an additional hometown date at Bedford Esquires after the first two intimate shows sold out in under three minutes...
The CC Smugglers get chatty with The Clanger: As I tentatively walked past the house buried deep in Bedfordshire, as directed by Richie’s slightly bemused mum, down the gorgeously wild garden towards the ‘source of the...
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.
Mancunian four-piece punk pop rockers, Spring King stopped off in Bedford and slayed last Friday. Following an epic week; they lit the roof on fire on Jools Holland, dropped their latest single Summer and topped it...
Happy Easter! What better way to enjoy the long weekend than by stuffing your face with chocolate, putting your feet up and reading the latest issue of the Bedford Clanger on your electronic device of choice? This...
Everyone’s heard of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.  Each August it dominates the culture supplements in newspapers, the winner of the newcomer award is reported in the national news and guaranteed rock-god-like status and the big...