Art, Culture & Exhibitions

Last day to visit art exhibition celebrating Bedford’s migrants and refugees

An art installation at St Paul's church which has been co-created with refugees and migrants ends tomorrow (Saturday 26 June). MIDAIR was created as part of Refugee Week (22 -26  June)...

Graffiti artwork paying tribute to Wembley Way brightens up Bedford business centre

A brand new graffiti mural has transformed a once bland and unappealing corridor at a Bedford business centre into a bright, impressive breakout space for people working there. The graffiti...

Refugees asked to share their stories for unique ‘MIDAIR’ art installation

Everyone has a story to tell, and to mark Refugee Week 2022, Bedford Creative Arts (BCA) and artists J.F.Jacques are asking local refugees to share their stories for a unique art...

Join in a unique Poetry Geocache treasure hunt this month

On 11 and 12 June, a treasure hunt with a difference will be held in Bedford, with the town's first-ever Poetry Geocache. The poetry trail...

A carer’s heart-warming memoir from childhood to looking after her mother during the pandemic

Bedfordshire-based writer Fiona Ritchie has published an uplifting new memoir which has been described by Lorraine Kelly as, ‘warm and funny and also totally heart-breaking...

Watch: Grammy winning Eurovision songwriter performs Spaceman preview at friends’ party

Bedford couple, Anita Gabrielle and Steph Daniels, were given an anniversary surprise to remember when their friend and Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter, Amy Wadge, performed...

What’s on Bedford: 28 April – 9 May 2022

Happy bank holiday weekend, everyone! We've got the best of Bedford's live music, theatre, film, exhibitions, art and culture all right here. Feast on Breakfast at Tiffany's or enjoy street...

New exhibition explores the role of servants within the secretive Panacea Society

In a new take on the story of the Panacea Society, a new exhibition explores the lives of the servants and working class Members that lived and worked within the secretive Society...

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...

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