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Former Bedford Free School deputy head girl hits the high notes with new album

A sixth former from Bedford has released her new English language album with a virtual launch event attended by many dignitaries including the Deputy Mayor of London...

“Oh yes it is!: It’s panto time at St Paul’s Christmas tree festival

St Paul's Christmas Tree Festival is back - oh yes it is! The annual event will open to the public on Wednesday 1 December and this year's theme is the traditional British pantomime...

Interview: Dr John Cooper Clarke comes to the Corn Exchange

Bard of Salford, Punk Poet, Legend of Language - Dr John Cooper Clarke has been a creative force of nature since the 70s, working with everyone from The Buzzcocks...

Theatre: Bedford School boys bring George Orwell’s Animal Farm to life

Anyone who has seen a major Bedford School production at The Quarry Theatre will have been delighted and no doubt awe-inspired by the talent and energy of each student cast...

Bedford designer nominated for national business advisor award

The super-talented designer responsible for the Bedford Clanger's latest re-brand is nominated in the E Nation awards and she needs our votes. Emma Lemon has been listed as...

DJ Spoony and Mark Russell headline hometown Club Momacoca night

UK Garage pioneer, DJ Spoony and Bedford club music legend, Mark Russell, are co-headlining a Club Momacoca night at Bedford Esquires next February that is not to be missed...

What’s on Bedford: 11 November – 21 November 2021

The week has flown by and it's almost time to make your weekend plans. Here's our essential guide to what’s on in Bedford over the next couple of weeks, featuring our top tips...

Exhibition: ‘Blunt Blades’ new display at the Higgins Bedford

A new display, Blunt Blades, launches at the Higgins Bedford this week, exploring our complex relationship with knives. Created by visual artist, Arabel Lebrusan, the display...

Bedford choir releases Remembrance Day single with Chelsea Pensioners

Boys from Bedford School’s Chapel Choir, including BBC Young Chorister of the Year, Alexander Olleson, have today released a special Remembrance Day single with the Chelsea Pensioners...

Tom Grennan surprises his old Bedford school for Children in Need

Bedford’s Tom Grennan has surprised his old primary school by coming back to perform a special one-off gig for Children In Need 15 years after he left. Schoolchildren across the...

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