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Unknown Soldier performance at The Place Theatre to highlight homeless veterans

A new hard-hitting show combining film and performance will have its debut at The Place Theatre this month, asking us to remember homeless veterans. David Tovey’s new autobiographical work, Unknown Soldier...

INTERVIEW: Carlton teen, Alfie Templeman, talks about the launch of his new mini-album

Carlton teenager, Alfie Templeman, released his much-anticipated new mini-album on Friday (7 May) to rave reviews from the music press. The 18-year-old's latest single 'Everybody's Gonna Love Somebody'...

Bedford Gig Buddies charity to benefit from IDLES event featuring Stewart Lee

The Bedford chapter of the Gig Buddies charity will benefit from a live music and comedy event this June, organised by IDLES' bassist, Adam 'Dev' Devonshire. The online gig will feature comedy from Stewart Lee...

Musical theatre returns to The Place this summer

Musical theatre will return to Bedford this summer in a newly created outdoor performance space at the Place Theatre. Toffe Apple productions will be bringing Andrew Lloyd Webber..

Unique socially distanced music festival at Turvey House to launch in May

This May, Turvey House in Bedfordshire will host the first British festival to take place this year and you can be among the first to grab tickets as they go on sale today (Friday)...

All day festival announced at Esquires this summer

A multi-room and outdoor festival will take place this summer at Esquires featuring some of the best new and emerging artists in the UK. CEREMONY #1 is an all-dayer in association with...

Welcome news as Bedford Borough libraries reopen

It's been over a year since Bedford Borough's libraries were forced to close as part of the first national Covid-19 (coronavirus) lockdown.

Best of Bedford with local author Pat Guy

As we enter in Tier 4 with the message 'Stay Home' (if you are able), we thought we would share old and new Best of Bedford features to get

Competition Time with #bedfordindies and Bedford Independent

Roll up, roll up, it's the Bedford Independent's fabulous festive giveaway, with 13 incredible prizes up for grabs, thanks to some

Tony Hadley and Sophie Ellis-Bextor headline Secret Summer Ball in Bedford

Tony Hadley and Sophie Ellis-Bextor have today been announced as the headliners for next year's Secret Summer Ball. The event will take place

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