Erica Roffe

Managing Editor, Bedford Independent
Fun Palaces - the nationwide celebration of culture at the heart of communities - make their 'cautious return' to Bedford next month, after a year off, thanks to the global pandemic...
Members of Bedford School's Chapel Choir took part in a very special recording project this week, with singer/songwriter Jamie Lonsdale. The boys - aged between 12 and 16 - were recorded...
This month, The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe comes to the Quarry Theatre, from the award-winning creators of Christmas Gothic, Orlando, and The Time Machine...
Excellently managed and well-executed, the now finely-tuned day-rave formula in venues such as London’s Printworks and The Drumsheds has been put to good use here in the countryside...
Are you a heavy metal fan, desperate to share your love of rawk with your kids, but worried the mosh pit is no place for a five-year-old? Then you need to book tickets for Slay Duggee at Bedford Esquires...
Four local artists have joined together to create a unique collaboration of work for a new exhibition at The Arc gallery space on Howard Street. The theme of the show is 'Eden', with work from...
Coming to the Place Theatre this month, Where to Belong is the tender and moving autobiographical story of artist and performer Victor Esses’ journey to find home. Esses is Jewish-Lebanese, Brazilian, and gay and this...
This Sunday (8 August) sees the fourth Bedford Flea and Affordable Art Market of 2021 and organisers Talia and Laura are promising an absolutely cracking lineup to complement the other events...

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