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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.
Simon William
Hailing from the sleepy north Bedfordshire village of Harrold, music has been a big part of Simon William's life for a decade now. As well as singing (and working at the local...
Bedford Park Concerts' Proms has been a popular local family event for 25 years. Image: Bedford Park Concerts/Facebook
It seems like all Bedfordians everywhere were astounded, when they learnt that Bedford Park Concerts was at risk due to an objection by the Borough Council's Environmental Health Officers...
Tom Grennan
Tonight, Bedford-born Tom Grennan, will be performing at a sold-out Royal Albert Hall as part of the Teenage Cancer Trust's iconic annual takeover and his mum couldn't be...
Jess Glynne Bedford Park 2018
The company behind Bedford Park Concerts, LPH Concerts and Events (LPH), has announced that Eagle Brewery will be their headline sponsor for the next three years...
Alfie Templeman
On Saturday 20 July, Alfie Templeman came to Slide Record Shop in the Arcade in Bedford to launch his new EP, Sunday Morning Cereal. The first three songs of the Carlton wunderkind’s...
Esquires
Bedford's much-loved live music venue, Esquires, has announced that it will be reopening its doors in November, eight months after lockdown...
Scouting For Girls will be Olly Murs' special guests for on 29 July at Bedford Park Concerts 2021
Bedford Park Concerts say Scouting For Girls will be Olly Murs' special guests when they kick off their summer concert series next year. The team, who have been bringing some of the world's...
Steve Lamacq
Bedford Esquires has been chosen by BBC 6Music's Steve Lamacq as one of his Independent Venue Week 'stop offs'.  Steve will be broadcasting live from Esquires on Thursday 31 January.
Alfie Templeman
Great things are predicted for Bedford's Alfie Templeman, who will be launching is new EP with an acoustic set at Slide Record Shop in the Arcade this...
A campaign to raise money for grassroots music venues will see Everything Everything playing a gig at Bedford Esquires as soon as live music is...
Bedford Student
Research carried out by TickX - The Event Ticket Search Engine has revealed Bedford is the fourth best location for great nights out for students. The research took the number of students at 30 universities across the UK...