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Thousands of visitors came out 'in force' on Sunday 1 September to take part in the fifth annual Bedfordshire Police family fun day...
A half term activity along the Marston Vale railway line will put children's spotting skills to the test, as they seek hidden disks along the network...
Fire station family fun day
Everyone is invited to celebrate 50 years of Bedford Community Fire Station at its open day on Saturday 20 July. The station opened in July 1969 and this...
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...
It's panto time in Bedford (oh yes it is!) and if you're looking for some inspiration for festive family fun over the Christmas holidays, there's not one...
BedPop Science Lab
To celebrate British Science Week, BedPop Science Labs return to Bedford on Saturday 7 March with a full day of dozens of free STEM activities...
London Northwestern Railway (LNR) have relaunched their popular ‘symbol spot’, encouraging families to get outdoors and learn together...
Calling all bookworms from Bedford and beyond, BookTastic children’s book festival has announced the line-up for its big book weekend at the Place Theatre on 9 and 10 July. The two-day...
Bedford’s Town Centre Champions are spreading the Bedford love with a design competition aimed at the town’s 5 - 16 year olds.They are creating a ‘Best...
This month, The Quarry Theatre is bringing some family-friendly fun to our screens, thanks to two streamed performances. On Saturday 20 February, magician Dave Alnwick...
Bedford Creative Arts (BCA) have launched the Airship Dreamers club to help local children explore Bedford’s Airship history. The club forms part of BCA’s Airship Dreams: Escaping Gravity...