Monday, August 3, 2020
R100 on the Cardington Mast upon its return from Canada.
On this day 90 years ago, the R100 airship set off from Cardington Sheds, Bedford, to embark on its first Transatlantic flight to Canada. To commemorate this important step in aviation history...
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...
The Small Drawing Room
A Bedford artist has opened a gallery in her house, to safely showcase local artists' work throughout lockdown.Shân Edwards teaches ceramics at...
Marks and Spencer External Corner
An independent charity is working with M&S to create opportunities for artists in some of the company's empty units. The former M&S in Bedford is among...
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...
The Pilgrim's Progress film poster
This weekend, Bedfordians have another chance to catch the animated version of the Pilgrim's Progress on the big screen. Following several sell out...
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...
Hometown tourist
We're often guilty of taking for granted what's right on our doorstep, and never more so than when it comes to the beauty of Bedford...
Elstow
A £750,000 appeal to build a community hall from the ruins of Hillersden Hall next to the historic Elstow Abbey Church is being launched this weekend...
Black Rainbow - Wah Wah Clubvideo
A Bedford-based film-maker and illustrator have collaborated on a five-month project to create an animated music video for local band, Wah Wah Club...
Bedford-based artist, Martyn Burdon, has had his painting of Sir Lenny Henry accepted into this year's BP Portrait Award. It's the second time he's been...
Jean-Luc Almond
Two local artists, with very different approaches to figurative art, have an exhibition opening today (Tuesday) at the Basement @ Bunyan...