A 3D illusion art piece, titled The Vault, has captured the public’s imagination on Bedford High Street. Located opposite Nando’s and adjacent to the high street bridge, the artwork was...
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...
BCA Airships
Bedford's historical association with airships will be celebrated with a programme of events and exhibitions later this year, thanks to Bedford Creative...
R-100 and R 101 at Cardington
The Airship Heritage Trust is marking the 90th anniversary of the arrival of the airship R-100 at Cardington with a commemorative postal cover. On Monday, 16 December 1929, crowds of workers from the Royal Airship Works at Shortstown...
Full House Theatre
Bedfordshire’s leading children’s theatre company has been awarded £72,000 funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to work on an exciting...
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...
John Bunyan boat
After months off the water, the John Bunyan Boat has announced a series of 'Socially Distanced Cruises' beginning on Bank Holiday Monday (31 August)...
Today (4 October) marks the 90th anniversary of the last voyage of the R101 airship, which left Cardington in 1930 and tragically crashed, killing...
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...
Edward Bawden: Architectural Elements at the Higgins Bedford
A new exhibition showcasing Edward Bawden's passion for architecture opens at The Higgins Bedford this Saturday (8 February). A reoccurring subject...