What’s on Bedford: 8 – 18 February 2024


Your weekly what’s on guide for Bedford and the surrounding area from The Bedford Clanger.

Never miss a thing in Bedford ever again. From theatre to film, live music to art exhibitions, The Bedford Clanger what’s on guide lands every Thursday and is the only guide you need to know what’s on and what’s happening across the Borough for the next 10 days.

The Bedford Clanger’s What’s On Guide is kindly sponsored by The Cellar Bar.

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Exhibition: On The Wings of a Wire Bird
Higgins Bedford
Free entry

Artist Sophie Gresswell with one of the pieces from her new exhibition at the Higgins Bedford. Image: Bedford Borough Council
Artist Sophie Gresswell with one of the pieces from her new exhibition at the Higgins Bedford. Image: Bedford Borough Council

A new exhibition in the Higgins’ Sir William Harpur Gallery is the result of a year-long journey that has taken artist, Sophie Gresswell, from Luton to the island of St Helena and finally to Bedford.

On the Wings of a Wire Bird opened on Saturday, 3 February and weaves together the threads of empire, destruction, survival, and the enduring impact of Commonwealth heritage on the British identity.

Read: Local artist explores “rich thread of mixed heritage” in new exhibition at The Higgins Bedford

Thursday 8 February 2024

Live music: Bedford Breakthrough
Bedford Esquires @ 7 – 10pm
Tickets: £5.50

The best of Bedford’s young rock and pop musicians showcase their talents over two nights at Bedford Esquires.

Bands, artists and DJs from across Bedford Borough schools. Please be sure what night your child or friend is playing on before you purchase tickets to avoid disappointment!

Thursday 8 February 2024

Theatre: Kindness: A Legacy of the Holocaust
The Quarry Theatre @ 7.30pm
Tickets: from £13

Kindness is largely a verbatim play based on the testimony of Hungarian survivor Susan Pollack OBE, aged only 13 when she was sent to the notorious Auschwitz-Birkenau in the summer of 1944. 

Interwoven are a number of complementary narratives, including that of Mala Zimetbaum and Edek Galinski whose stunning love story and spiritual resistance is painted across a backdrop of one of the darkest periods in human history.  Kindness has been described as “beautiful and empowering” and “compelling and emotive”. It promises that Susan’s legacy of the Holocaust stays with you for a very long time.

Thursday 8 February 2024

Live music: Legends of American Country
Bedford Corn Exchange @ 7.30pm
Tickets: £25

Now seen by over 350,000 fans live and watched by millions on social media and tv around the world Europe’s no.1 multi-award-winning country music show “The Legends of American Country” is now firmly established as the top touring production of its kind.

The 2024 tour will showcase highly acclaimed tributes to icons like Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Don William, Patsy Cline and Kenny Rogers and new tributes to icons Hank Williams, Charley Pride, Glen Campbell, Tammy Wynette and Jim Reeves with countless other well-known hit songs in this must-see country musical extravaganza.

Thursday 8 February 2024

Creative: Ceramics evening
3 St Peter’s @ 7pm – 10pm
Tickets: £34 (members) and £39 (Non-members) 

Bee&Bottle Ceramics are hosting a pottery painting event at 3 St Peter’s this month, bringing a ceramic painting studio experience to on of Bedford’s loveliest locations

Be guided by the experts as you try out the techniques to create a truly unique design. All items will be professionally glazed and fired and then returned to their proud creators! 

The ticket price includes £8 to redeem on food/drinks.

Friday 9 February 2024

Live Music: Helen Lester
The Cellar Bar @ 8.30pm / doors open at 6pm until late / Happy Hour 6pm – 9pm
Free Entry 

Helen Lester is back performing a wide range of material from across the decades, Helen will blow you away with her powerful vocals and upbeat style. Expect a bit of everything from Motown, Pop, Disco, Soul and more!

Friday 9 February 2024

Dance music: DJ Yoda – 50 years of Hip Hop audio visual show
Bedford Esquires @ 7.30pm – midnight
Tickets: £18

The legendary DJ Yoda returns to Bedford for the first time in many years, for his huge ’50th Anniversary of Hip-Hop’ AV show.

This is no ordinary club night, as Yoda gives a visual representation of the music and culture on screen, alongside some of the greatest Hip Hop tracks ever made. This is the first time a proper AV set will have ever been brought to Bedford.

DJ Yoda is a multi-award-winning hip-hop DJ and producer, headlining festivals and clubs around the world. No typical club DJ, his interests lie in finding fresh and unique ways to bring turntables out of the club and getting involved in bespoke collaborations. Working with classical composers to neuroscientists; brass bands to film directors; Dr Dre to Dame Evelyn Glennie; Banksy to Mark Ronson; BBC Radio 4 to the BFI, he reinvigorates his craft with wry invention and humorous intent.

Ever pushing the boundaries of live audio-visual performance his journey into popular culture – DJ Yoda: A History of Gaming – premiered at the London Film Festival on the UK’s largest screen at the prestigious IMAX, charting best loved and most fondly remembered games from the early 1980s to the present.

This event is for over 18s only. Support from B-Town’s finest, MASS C.

Saturday 10 February 2024

Walking: North Bedfordshire Ramblers’ weekly walk
Harrold Country Park, MK43 7DS (what3words: rooks.regarding.trickling) @ 10am and 1pm

Ramblers of all abilities are sure to find a walk to suit at the Bedfordshire Festival of Autumn Walks. Image: North BedfordshireRamblers
Ramblers of all abilities are sure to find a walk to suit at the Bedfordshire Festival of Autumn Walks. Image: North BedfordshireRamblers

The morning five-mile walk takes you south of Harrold and back via Chellington.

The afternoon walk (6.25 miles) begins from the same place at 1pm, walking north of Harrold and back via Odell Great Wood.
These two walks combine as a figure of eight, morning, afternoon or all-day completing 11.25 miles.

Check out the North Bedfordshire Ramblers’ excellent website for further information.

Saturday 10 February 2024

Creativity: Beds Urban Sketchers February meet-up
The Panacea Museum @ 10.30am – 1pm
Free to attend

The Beds Urban Sketchers’ second meet-up of 2024 is at the incredible Panacea Museum. The museum tells the story of the Panacea Society – a remarkable and secretive religious community formed in the early twentieth century. Meet: 10.30am outside the museum entrance.  Full event details here.
This is a volunteer-led group and is not taught. It’s free to join in on any of our sessions and we’re open to all ages, backgrounds and abilities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring your own materials.

Saturday 10 February 2024

Children’s Theatre: Autism and Sea
The Place Theatre @ 12 noon and 3pm
Tickets: from £8

Join on an adventure with Finn, Ollie & Astrid to explore the world of autism. This show is an introduction to the characters and how certain traits affect their everyday lives. It’s their first day of school and something unexpected awaits them on their new school venture. 

In this immersive show experience, no one character is the same and each experiences autism very differently just like us. Autism & Sea LIVE is based on a series of books written and illustrated by Amy Le Dain. This show will be an immersive and sensory experience where these characters will come to life. Because sometimes everyday life is an adventure.

Age recommendation – 2-8 years

Saturday 10 February 2024

Children’s Theatre: The Bubble Show
The Quarry Theatre @ 2pm
Tickets: from £12

Back by popular demand! Join Mr. Bubbles with his extraordinary soap bubbles in all shapes and sizes.  The Bubble Show is a unique blend of magic, storytelling, and bubble art! Enjoy bouncy bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, smoke bubbles, square bubbles, giant
bubbles, and even fire bubbles! 

Actor, storyteller, and Guinness World Record holder, The Highland Joker, is one of the top bubble artists in the world, bringing you an interactive, fun, international award-winning bubble extravaganza!

Saturday 10 February 2024

Live Music:  Triple Header featuring Stalkers, Frenzy & Joe Cullen
The Cellar Bar @ 8.30pm / bar opens at 6pm / Happy Hour until 9pm / 3am close
Free entry. 

The Cellar Bar’s first triple header of 2024 and what a lineup: Stalkers are a five-piece rock band bringing youth energy and new rock to the scene since July 2023. Returning to the Cellar Bar with a full setlist, why not head down and watch them for a set full of classics, attitude and good times.

Frenzy return to the The Cellar Bar for a fantastic night of new wave punk – the band describe themselves as a cross between Jilted John, the B52’s and Bob Dylan. You can expect a high-octane set from this up-and-coming local band.

Finally, Joe Cullen will be playing covers by Ed Sheeran, The 1975, Oasis, Harry Styles, The Killers, Coldplay and maybe some Irish folk mixed in!

Saturday 10 February 2024

Live music: Jack Hutchinson
Bedford Esquires @ 7.30pm
Tickets: £10

Jack J Hutchinson, the British blues/rock guitarist and singer/songwriter, will be coming to Esquires for the first time in many moons, when visits this month.

Saturday 10 February 2024

Live music: Get It On – one night of Glam Rock
Bedford Corn Exchange @ 7.30pm
Tickets: £29

It’s time to bang a gong and Get It On for – one night of glam rock, brought to you by the producers of the hit disco tribute show – Lost in Music.

An outrageous celebration of a golden age, live on stage. The costumes, the make-up, the music – so, bring your tiger feet and join in for a night like no other and be transported back to a time dreams were made of.

Featuring the biggest hits from T.Rex, Mud, Slade, Bowie, Suzi Quatro, Wizzard, Sweet and many more.

Sunday 11 February 2024

Live music: Sub Machine play the Sunday Afternoon Session
Bedford Esquires @ 5pm – 8pm
Free entry

Esquires’ legendary Sunday Afternoon Session welcomes Sub Machine.

Sunday 11 February 2024

Film/Palentines: Cinema @ 3 St Peter’s presents – Pretty Woman + ‘Palentines’ afternoon tea
3 St Peter’s Street @ 7pm
Tickets: Afternoon tea: £29 Film: £12/£10.50/£9/£6

Treat yourself and your pals to afternoon tea at 3 St Peter’s, followed by a screening of the classic of the rom-com genre, Pretty Woman.

Set against the glamorous backdrop of Los Angeles, “Pretty Woman” is a modern-day Cinderella tale. Sex-worker, Vivian (Juila Roberts) and billionaire businessman Edward’s (Richard Gere) worlds collide in a twist of fate, leading to a journey of self-discovery and unexpected love. Julia Roberts delivers a star-making performance, filled with warmth and vulnerability, while Richard Gere’s portrayal of Edward showcases a transformation from a cold-hearted businessman to a caring partner.

Monday 12 February 2024

Film: Bedford Film Society presents – The Grave Diggers Wife
The University of Bedford, Polhill Avenue @ 7.30pm
Tickets: £69/annual membership, £5/day guest

The first Somali-language film ever to be released in UK cinemas nationwide, Khadar Ayderus Ahmed’s debut feature is an understated creation of flair and grace.

Visit the Bedford Film Society website to sign up to become an annual member (£69/year). Alternatively, anyone can turn up before showtime (7.30pm) and pay £5 on the door as a non-member.

Tuesday 13 February 2024

Live music: Tuesday lunchtime concert
St Paul’s church, St Paul’s Square @ 1pm
Free entry with retiring collection (suggested donation £5)

This week’s lunchtime concert features a piano recital by Antonio Morabito.

Wednesday 14 February 2024

Comedy: Castle Comedy Valentine’s Special
The Quarry Theatre @ 8pm
Tickets: £16

Castle Comedy is back at The Quarry Theatre for Valentine’s Day with a great line-up of top talent! Sarah Keyworth is an award-winning stand-up comedian who performs live regularly across the UK. 

Sarah has appeared on Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats, ITV’s The Stand Up Sketch Show and Comedy Central’s Roast Battle. Their BBC Radio 4 show Are You A Boy or A Girl is available to stream on BBC Sounds and they have their own Amazon Prime Special, Dark Horse.

Patrick Monahan is an audience favourite who blends a high-energy comedy style with hilarious and engaging topical and observational material. Known for working a room, Patrick is adored by his audiences with whom he makes an effortless connection……he quite simply is the nicest man in comedy! James Ellis is a rising star in the UK comedy scene. In 2021, James was named South Coast Comedian of the Year.

In 2021 there was a marriage proposal at this show, thankfully she said yes! What will happen at this show? Who knows! We can promise three great comics, Roses chocolates and loads of laughs. As ever, Castle Comedy favourite Paul Revill will host the show. 

Thursday 15 February 2024

Dancing: Planet Swing with Raineys Ragtime Five
Wixams Dance Hall, Wixams Retirement Village, Bedford Road, Bedford, MK42 6EA. 8pm – 10.30pm
Tickets: £12.99

An evening of Swing and Blues at Planet Swing, Wixams Retirement Village.

7.15pm – 8pm – Balboa dance Class – £8
Raineys Ragtime Five with Sam Kelly five-time UK blues drummer of the year – playing a mix of swing and blues. Suitable for dancers and non-dancers alike.

Thursday 15 February 2024

Bedford Skeptics in the Pub: Whooping cough vaccines: a century of good science and bad with David Miles
North End Social Club, Roff Avenue @ 7.30pm
Free entry with suggested donation

A hundred years ago, whooping cough killed more than one in every hundred children born in Europe.

Eighty years ago, two women in Grand Rapids, Michigan, developed the vaccine that stopped it. All it took was years of working evenings and weekends, an army of volunteer healthcare workers and lab technicians funded by donations from local businesses.

Fifty years ago, their whooping cough vaccine was at the centre of a scare that ushered in the modern antivaccine movement.

The story of the whooping cough vaccine is a story of good science, bad science and of the limitations of science when applied to anything as complicated as human beings.

David Miles is an infectious disease immunologist who has worked mostly on diseases of childhood in Africa and the vaccinations that protect against them. He now lives in London and tutors on the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine’s online MSc course. His first popular science book, How Vaccines Work, will be published in March 2023. He is on Twitter as @Variolator.

Thursday 15 February 2024

Comedy: Simon Munnery – Jerusalem tour warm-up show
Bedford Esquires @ 7.30pm
Tickets: £12

Described by Stewart Lee as ‘one of the all-time great British stand-ups’, Simon Munnery will be at Esquires this month, performing a truly unique stand-up show.

Using William Blake’s poem (B-side to the English National Anthem) and The Fall’s take on it as a springboard, Simon endeavours to serve up satire, comedy and poetry with one eye on the distant past, and the other locked laser-like on the future. As he says, it’s clearly a recipe for disaster, but what’s wrong with that? Something will come of it and you can call it art.

Thursday 15 February 2024

National Theatre Live: Dear England
The Quarry Theatre @ 7pm
Tickets: £15

Joseph Fiennes (The Handmaid’s Tale) plays Gareth Southgate in James Graham’s (Sherwood) gripping examination of nation and game.
The country that gave the world football has since delivered a painful pattern of loss. Why can’t England’s men win at their own game?

With the worst track record for penalties in the world, Gareth Southgate knows he needs to open his mind and face up to the years of hurt, to take team and country back to the promised land. Filmed live on stage at the National Theatre.

Thursday 15 February 2024

Comedy: Richard Herring
Bedford Corn Exchange @ 7.30pm
Tickets: £22

Richard Herring has enjoyed phenomenal success as a writer and performer and is an innovator in the world of podcasts. Join the “Podfather” (Guardian), “King of the Internet” (Time Out) and “The UK’s online comedy pioneer” (The Times) as he chats with hilarious star guests at venues all over the country.

RHLSTP sees him interview top comedians in front of a live audience for his podcast but includes all the chat that is too controversial for broadcast! Previous guests include Stephen Fry, Michael Palin, Katherine Ryan, Dawn French, Stephen Merchant, Kathy Burke, Grayson Perry, Nish Kumar and James Acaster. The show regularly receives 1 million downloads a month, won three Chortle Internet Comedy Awards and is the only non-BBC show to ever win a Sony Best Comedy Award.

Friday 16 February 2024

Exhibition and talk: Life Through Windows
The Place Theatre @ 7pm
Tickets: pay what you can

An exhibition of work by a photographer taken during her daily permitted hourly exercise will open at the Place Theatre on Bradgate Road next week (15 February).

Between 24 March and 13 May 2020, Bedford-based photographer, Chiara Mac Call visited families via their windows and doorways, taking portraits from the pavement to capture that unique moment in time, when the world was in lockdown.

For the first time, the images will be exhibited together in an exhibition entitled Life Through Windows and to launch the event, Chiara will be in conversation with arts producer, Jo Hudson-Lett, to talk about the project.

Live music at the event will be provided by local Americana singer-songwriter, Kris Wilkinson-Hughes performing as My Girl the River.

Read: Exhibition of lockdown photography project opens at The Place Theatre

The exhibition, Life Through Windows, is at the Place Theatre, Bradgate Road, Bedford MK40 3DE from 15 February until 31 March and is free to view during thetare opening times.

Friday 16 February 2024

Live Music:  The Polaroidz
The Cellar Bar @ 8.30pm / doors open at 6pm until late / Happy Hour 6pm – 9pm
Free Entry 

Made up of members of Jam69 and Popscene, two of the areas most well established and regarded covers bands, The Polaroidz make their debut at The Cellar Bar this week.

Playing Post Punk, Indie, New Wave and Synth-Pop they explore the hinterland between punk and Britpop.

Bands covered range from Simple Minds to The Smiths, The Cure to The Cult, Echo and the Bunnymen to Adam and The Ants, Big Country to The Pretenders, The Police to U2, Tears for Fears to The Teardrop Explodes, Duran Duran to Depeche Mode, plus New Order, Siouxsie and The Banshees, Blondie, Kraftwerk, Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Gary Numan, OMD, Human League, The Thompson Twins, Soft Cell, Talking Heads, Joy Division, The Eurythmics, A-Ha, Blancmange, Altered Images and many more.

Saturday 17 February 2024

Exhibition: Edward Bawden & Me
The Higgins Bedford until
Free entry

Brand new work by some of the biggest names in contemporary British art, illustration and textiles will be on display at a new exhibition opening at the Higgins Bedford this month in celebration of the work of one of Britain’s most inventive and influential artists.

Entitled Edward Bawden & Me, the exhibition has been curated by Bawden’s good friend, illustrator and printmaker, Chris Brown and also features work by local artists’ collective, the Circus of Illustration.

Image: ‘The Filmy Fern Tattoo Parlour’ by Jonny Hannah

Read more in the February issue of The Bedford Clanger.

Saturday 17 – Sunday 18 February 2024

Hobbies: Bedford Tabletop Expo 2
Bedford International Athletics Stadium @ 10am – 5pm (Saturday) 10am – 4pm (Sunday)
Tickets: £12

Bedford’s first Tabletop Expo in January 2023 saw over 1,000 attendees and for 2024 there is the opportunity to greet even more hobbyists, modellers, gamers and painters than ever before.

This year’s venue is six times larger than the previous Expo, with more space for traders, participation games, displays, exhibits, competitions and workshops. There is a dedicated Bring and Buy room, on-site bar and new additions like historical reenactments, model railway displays and cosplay/LARPing features.

Browse over 30 trade stands and pick up everything you need for your tabletop gaming and miniature building. Marvel at handmade displays, miniatures and not-so-miniatures from local clubs and hobbyists. See multiple miniature railway displays from local enthusiasts. Race a 1/12th scale model car around the track! Play games designed to help children with puzzle solving, social skills and other educational elements. Make a donation to charity and paint some models of your own! Jump on a hosted or open table and play wargames, boardgames or RPGs with anyone you like. Try out a wargame, learn a new boardgame and find out more about the clubs that exist in Bedford. Join in with Lorcana, Pokemon, MTG or Yugioh and win some prizes! Painting, Diorama and Cosplay Competitions: Show off your skills and win a trophy!

We recommend allowing a visit of at least 2-3 hours to take in the whole expo.

There will also be evening entertainment on Saturday night with early access VIP tickets for that morning. Full details on the website.

Saturday 17 February 2024

Walking: North Bedfordshire Ramblers’ weekly walk
Colmworth Golf Club MK44 2AP @ 1pm

This 6.8mile walk takes you through Colmworth towards Begwary.

Check out the North Bedfordshire Ramblers’ excellent website for further information.

Saturday 17 February 2024

Live music: TEACH YRSELF WAH! – The Best of Pete Wylie and the Mighty WAH!
Bedford Esquires @ 7.30pm
Tickets: £21.50

After last year’s sellout tour, The Mighty Wah! Is back, bigger and better. A tour, a celebration of a storied life and career, and songs that say something – and a double vinyl LP that covers all that and more.

There’ll be great music, tall tales (all true!), and the fantastic voice and guitar of Pete Wylie. Just ask The Clash, The KLF, U2, and a cast of thousands…

For fans of: Frankie, The Clash, Echo & The Bunnymen

Saturday 17 February 2024

Party Night: Abba’s Angels
Addison Centre, Kempston,  MK42 8PN @ 7.30pm
Tickets: £17.50

Live music returns to the Addison Centre with one of the UK’s premier tribute bands – ABBA’S ANGELS – four superbly talented professional singers and musicians performing a fantastic tribute to one of the most iconic bands ever.   

No holograms, no karaoke just ninety minutes of their greatest hits with dance floor fillers before and after to keep you on the dance floor all night.  Everybody needs an excuse to party and this is it.  Glam up, dress up, put on your boots and dance the night away!   

Saturday 17 February 2024

Folk Music: Keith James (UNICEF Syrian Children Appeal): Music of Yusuf Cat Stevens
The Place Theatre @ 7.30pm
Tickets: £18

During the early 1970s, the amassed body of music from this hugely popular and sincerely loved singer/songwriter made for a collection of ‘must have’ records across a whole generation. Tea for the Tillerman and Teaser and the Firecat were on everyone’s turntables and on every radio station, live versions are played in concerts, bars and on beaches to this day. Songs such as Wild World, Father and
Son, Moonshadow and Where do the Children play have been covered by hundreds of artists worldwide. 

Keith James, a long-standing and well-respected concert performer, reflects on the timeless and insightful music of Cat Stevens, from his early pop career, life-threatening illness and spiritual journey around a performance of his beautifully crafted and memorable songs. 

This concert will give you far more than just the music itself. There is a huge amount of insight into the history and the spirit of Cat Stevens: his early pop career and the illness that changed him existentially and spiritually into an incredibly thoughtful and loving singer songwriter, such that his songs are remembered instantly for their uplifting sense of vision, truth and human fragility.

Saturday 17 February 2024

Live music: As Everything Unfolds + Guests
Bedford Esquires @ 7.30pm
Tickets: £13

Ignoring traditional genre boundaries with their distinctive sound, As Everything Unfolds have aspired to create a unique listening experience, combining a multitude of genres within the alternative realm and beyond.

As Everything Unfolds have been nominated for a Heavy Music Award and have appeared at European festivals including Download Festival, Graspop, Rock For People, Full Force, and shared stages with Enter Shikari, Wargasm, Holding Absence and many more.

For fans of: Paramore, Fall Out Boy, Evanescence

Saturday 17 February 2024

Comedy: Simon Brodkin: Screwed Up (Warm Up Show)
The Quarry Theatre @ 8pm
Tickets: £17.50

Simon Brodkin Image: Avalon
Simon Brodkin Image: Avalon

Join the world-famous prankster, Lee Nelson creator and now the most viewed British stand-up comedian on TikTok, Simon Brodkin, as he warms up for his UK tour, including two huge shows at London’s Hammersmith Apollo. In ‘Screwed Up’Simon rips into celebrity culture, social media, the police, Putin and Prince Andrew.

Nothing is off limits in this hilarious show, including his own mental health, his family, his five arrests and how he once found himself at an underground sex party.

Sunday 18 February 2024

Live music: U18’s Open Mic
The Cellar Bar @ 5pm – 7.00pm / bar opens at 4.30pm
Free entry

The Cellar Bar is throwing its doors open to the next generation of Bedford musicians, with a dedicated junior open mic session for under 18s.

Whether you sing, play guitar, drums, or any other musical instrument, or are a band already, you are welcome to take part. It’s a chance for you to perform on a stage in front of an audience with a full pa, drum kit, amps, lighting.

Hosted by none other than Mat Roberts, Mat will be on hand to offer support and advice, as well as doing a few jam sessions of his own.

Under 18’s are welcome in the bar from 5.00pm until 9.00pm on Sundays for Junior Open Mic.

Sunday 18 February 2024

Live music: Vinyl Frontier play the Sunday Afternoon Session
Bedford Esquires @ 5pm
Free entry

Live music as Esquires’ Sunday Afternoon Session from The Vinyl Frontier.

Every Thursday

Cocktails, Quiz Night & Karaoke
The Cellar Bar from 5.00pm

Pit your wits against The Cellar Bar’s resident quizmaster to see if you can win the jackpot every Thursday from 8pm. £2 per person entry and a maximum of six per team. The winning team will win the jackpot PLUS a round of shots. Followed by Karaoke til close

Every Saturday

Food & drink: Cocktail mixology masterclass
The Cellar Bar @ 3pm / doors open at 12 noon
£30 per person

The Cellar Bar’s resident mixologist, Marley, will explain how to create some outstanding cocktails for your tasting enjoyment. Then, it’s your turn to put what you’ve learned into practice by making (and drinking) three cocktails!

Every Sunday

Live Music: Open Mic Night
The Cellar Bar @ 7.30pm
Free Entry

Guitar, open mic night

Every Sunday, join Mat Roberts for the Cellar Bar’s weekly Open Mic night. An opportunity for new and experienced performers to get up on stage and perform.

So whether you think you are the next Tom Grennan or just want a good night of entertainment, head the to Cellar Bar from 7.30pm.

Don’t forget the February edition of the Bedford Clanger is out now. Find it in all good independent shops, restaurants, pubs, cafes, museums, galleries, theatres and more…

Theatre highlights by Paula Walker

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