Nominate the person or organisation who has raised the profile of Bedford

The River Great Ouse, Bedford: The Swan hotel and the town's famous swans.
The River Great Ouse, Bedford: The Swan hotel and the town's famous swans.

The nominations for this year’s Bedford Independent Awards – in partnership with the Harpur Trust – are flooding in, so don’t miss the chance to nominate your local everyday hero or why not put yourself forward?

Have you achieved something that has put Bedford on the map? If so, this award is for you. Organisations, event organisers, individuals and charities, tell us how you’ve helped shine a light on Bedford.

Read: Bedford Independent Awards to celebrate Bedford’s everyday heroes

Everyone who is shortlisted will be invited to the ceremony on 23 April at The Quarry Theatre in the heart of Bedford.

The winners will be invited to collect their framed award certificate plus, as a thank you for their achievements, they will receive a voucher to spend at The Bedford Swan Hotel.

Each successful shortlisted nominee and their guest will be invited to the informal awards ceremony taking place in the beautiful surroundings of the Quarry Theatre.

Download a word version of the nomination form here

Download a .pdf version of the nomination form here

James Pharaoh, Director “The Quarry Theatre team are looking forward to hosting the first ever Bedford Independent Awards and are proud to be sponsoring the Raising the Profile of the Town award.

“As a town facing theatre, it made perfect sense for us to support this category. Good luck to all the nominees”

Nominating is simple and all completed forms should be emailed to by Friday 28 February.

What are you waiting for?  Let’s get celebrating Bedford’s everyday heroes.

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