A public art trail in Luton to mark the 30th anniversary of Keech Hospice Care will feature the work of Bedford artist, Sarah Harrison this summer. The Big Trunk Trail has been organised by the charity...
A portrait by Bedford artist, Martyn Burden, has been selected for the Royal Society of Portrait Painters' annual show in London. The portrait is of the actor and comedian, Miles Jupp...
Bedford's best selling author, Ruth Hogan, told the Bedford Independent that writing her latest novel, about clairvoyant Madame Burova, was a labour of love that is dedicated to her beloved parents...
To kick off LGBT+ History Month this February, the Higgins Bedford is holding a virtual evening of poetry, prose and personal recollections with LGBT+ Poet Laureate Trudy Howson...
One of the country’s most remarkable Victorian adventurers has been brought back to life in a thrilling new biography. Tales of swashbuckling courage made Colonel Frederick Burnaby a household name during the late...
A performer at the Bedfordshire Festival of Music, Speech and Drama.
Organisers of the Bedfordshire Festival of Music, Speech and Drama have said their 2021 event planned for March will still be going ahead. Performers are now urged to make sure they get their...
Higgins Bedford
The Higgins Bedford is asking residents to to share their experiences of living with a disability as part of UK Disability History Month (UKDHM). Launched on 18 November, UKDHM aims...
An original Beatles concert programme from the Fab Four's performance at the Granada Cinema in Bedford in 1963 is up for sale for a cool £875...
Peter Brathwaite Royal Opera House
A Bedford-based opera singer who used to usher at the Royal Opera House as a student, has become one of the first people to perform on its...
Tara Gillen
Local photographer, Tara Gillen, has been selected as one of only 100 across the country to be part of a creative project that celebrates and pays...
An exhibition of over 100 works of art created by members of the public during lockdown opens at the Quarry Theatre this Saturday (24 October)...
Max McMurdo Banksy
Max McMurdo, the Bedford-based furniture designer and TV presenter, is currently sharing the spotlight with Banksy at Sotheby's auction house...