Art, Culture & Exhibitions

What’s on Bedford: 31 March – 10 April 2022

Spring is in the air (now it's stopped snowing) and there are new exhibitions at the Higgins, the return of Bedford Flea and lots of Easter holiday activities to look forward to this month...

Body & Soul: Higgins’ new exhibition explores the representation of women in art

On Saturday 2 April, a new exhibition exploring how women have been represented in art over the past two centuries, opens at The Higgins Bedford. Highlights in the exhibition...

Lurke Street multi-storey car park gets a supersized eight-legged facelift

The bland concrete facade of Lurke Street multi-storey car park is getting a colourful eight-legged facelift thanks to a collaboration between local business owners, an artist and...

Artist discovered in Bedford charity shop to get major exhibition and documentary

Artist Andy Holden is making a film about and staging an exhibition of paintings by a previously unknown painter from the town - and he's asking for the help of his fellow Bedfordians...

What’s on Bedford: 3 – 13 March 2022

We've done the heavy lifting for you and pulled together the best of the next 10 days' art, culture, live music, theatre, comedy, film and family...

Hands-on Science Lab return to the Higgins with free events for British Science Week

Free, hands-on events return to the Higgins this month in a celebration of British Science Week (5 - 14 March). On Saturday 12 March, the...

Bedford mum who taught herself to DJ in lockdown takes part in IWD Herd takeover

Self-taught DJ, Rachel Sutton will be among 20 female artists, DJ’s, singers and poets from Bedford who are taking over Herd on St Cuthbert's Street...

Goldington Academy hosts Inspire exhibition at new on-site arts centre

A purpose-built exhibition space at Goldington Academy will be open to the public on 10 March to showcase the work of four local artists...

Bedford’s Bill Brewster announces reprint of seminal “Last Night a DJ Saved My Life”

Author, DJ and Bedford resident, Bill Brewster has just announced that his seminal book, Last Night A DJ Saved My Life is to be reprinted this July...

Share your memories of Bedford High Street for arts project

An arts company is asking for residents' memories of working, socialising and shopping on Bedford High Street as part of a local history project...

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