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Rita Ora Live in Bedford Park banner 27 July 2019
Rita Ora is coming to Bedford Park this summer as part of the Bedford Park Concerts weekend in July. The internationally renowned singer is playing a small tour...
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.
Olly Walker GENESIS
You only need to look at the events coming up at pubs around the Borough or at Esquires to see that Bedford punches above its weight when it comes to live bands, but what...
Bedford Park Proms 2020
Bedford Park Proms has today announced it will be returning on 2 August 2020 to celebrate its 25th anniversary in style - and with a limited number of £25...
Cafe Mambo Bedford Park Concerts banner
Bedford Park Concerts has announced its Friday night act for their 2019 summer concert series. In a flurry of social media activity this morning, the team behind...
Esquires crowdfunder
A crowdfunder organised by the owner Bedford Esquires to secure the future of the iconic music venue during the coronavirus lockdown, has more than...
Orphy
Two Lincroft schoolgirls will be representing Bedford on stage in Trafalgar Square this Saturday as part of the Pride in London celebrations.
St Cuthbert's Street Party
This Saturday, the independent businesses of St Cuthbert's Street will be celebrating their variety and individuality with a party, organised by DJ collective, Roll Your Own Records.
Esquires
The team at Bedford Esquires have been celebrating this week after reaching the finals of this year’s Live Music Awards.The venue is down to the last three...
Pilgrims School Choir
Children at Pilgrims School have been getting ready for this year's Bedford Park Proms, and they've been taking a break from the less traditional songs to pay tribute to this year's...
Rita Ora Live in Bedford Park banner 27 July 2019
Bedford Park Concerts, who are this year bringing Rita Ora, Café Mambo and their annual Bedford Park Proms to town this summer, have announced an ambassador programme...
Gareth Barber of Esquires
Live music venue, Esquires, has announced that they have teamed up with Music Venue Trust and Red Stripe to offer a bursary scheme for budding event organisers.