What's on around Ampthill

Today to Mon 15 Nov, closest first.

King's Arms Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Small woodland garden of about 1½ acres created by plantsman, the late William Nourish. Trees, shrubs, bulbs and many interesting collections throughout the year.
King’s Arms Garden, Bedford MK45 2PP
Sun 31 Oct

Townsend Farmhouse - Open Garden for NGS

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Country garden with tree lined driveway and perennial borders. Pretty cobbled courtyard with a glass house and a Victorian well 30 metres deep, viewed through a glass top.
Townsend Farmhouse, Bedford MK45 5AT
Sat 30 Oct

The Cross Keys Annual Firework Display

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The Cross Keys Annual Firework Display will take place on Friday 5th November. Gates open at 5.30pm with fireworks at 8.00pm. To get your tickets email hello@thecrosskeys.co.
The Cross Keys 13 High Street, Pulloxhill MK45 5HB
Fri 5 Nov

Halloween Garden Games and Activities

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Come along and play our spooky Halloween games! 5 games to play including pumpkin bowling and witchy golf PLUS explore the garden and help Winnie the Witch find her friend before the full moon...
The Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine, MK43 0PR
Mon 25 Oct to Thu 28 Oct

Halloween Creepy-Crawly Spider Crafts

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Get arty and make your own creepy spider crafts - the perfect addition to your Halloween decorations!
The Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine, MK43 0PR
Thu 28 Oct and Fri 29 Oct

Halloween Kids’ Disco

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Dress up and get ready to dance at the Forest Centre! Join our fancy dress disco, with photobooth area games and prizes. Tickets include kids meal and drink.
The Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine, MK43 0PR
Fri 29 Oct

Pumpkin Cafe

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It's just not Halloween without a Pumpkin! And we are back with locally sourced pumpkins that we have hollowed for you (so no messy, gooey bits)!
Clophill Eco Lodges MK45 4BP
Sun 31 Oct

Mamma Mia! Sing-along

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Come enjoy a sing-along screening of the film Mamma Mia! A glass of Prosecco / soft drink & supper are included in the ticket price and there will be a bar at the venue. Fancy dress is optional.
All Saints Church, Shillington SG5 3LH
Sat 13 Nov

Halloween Nature Paddle

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Get ready to have a wicked time with the family. Canoe Trail is getting spooky! This coming Sunday 31st October, spend a creepy day on the Great River Ouse.
Hillgrounds Rd, Kempston MK42 8QP
Sun 31 Oct

Stand Up Comedy

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We’ve teamed up with Castle Comedy to bring you a brilliant night of stand up comedy from some of the best comics in the UK!
The Bedford Swan Hotel 1 High Street Bedford MK40 1RW
Fri 22 Oct

Local cancer charity hosts stand up comedy night

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Local charity, Lasting Memories Cancer Trust, is delighted to hold its comedy night this year live and in person at the beautiful Swan Hotel in Bedford on Friday 22 October 2021.
The Swan Hotel, The Embankment, Bedford MK40 1RW
Fri 22 Oct

Tea Party Poetry

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Tea Party Poetry Join Satwinder to help improve your feelings of wellbeing and give a voice to your thoughts and emotions through poetry writing. No experience needed. Refreshments provided. Suitable for ages 16+
The Higgins Bedford Castle Lane Bedford Bedfordshire MK40 3XD
Sat 23 Oct, Sat 27 Nov, Sat 11 Dec

Halloween Half Term Activities at The Higgins Bedford

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Halloween Half Term Activities at The Higgins Bedford Join us at The Higgins Bedford for free spooky craft activities. Suitable for all children over 5 years old. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
The Higgins Bedford Castle Lane Bedford Bedfordshire MK40 3XD
Wed 27 Oct to Fri 29 Oct

The Tale of the Lost Pilot - A Spooktacular Children’s Halloween Event

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Join us on Friday 29 - Sunday 31 October and experience the hangars and grounds of Shuttleworth like never before.
Shuttleworth, Old Warden, Bedfordshire SG18 9DX
Fri 29 Oct to Sun 31 Oct

Halloween Town Festival Day 1: Craig David TS5

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Halloween Town Festival Day 1: Craig David TS5 With Special guests Nathan Dawe, Majestic, Sean Harvey and DJ Wreckdown. Artists performing: Craig David. Tickets avaiable.
The Great Meadow, Bedford MK41 0JE
Fri 29 Oct

Halloween Town Festival Day 2: Andy C and DJ EZ co-headline

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Halloween Town Festival Day 2: Andy C and DJ EZ co-headline With special guests Shy FX & Stamina MC, David Rodigan, Kings of the Rollers and Katalyst.
The Great Meadow, Bedford MK41 0JE
Sat 30 Oct

Halloween Town Festival Day 3: The Levellers

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Halloween Town Festival Day 3: The Levellers Plus Special Guests. Artists performing: Levellers, Peter Hook and The Light. Tickets avaiable.
The Great Meadow, Bedford MK41 0JE
Sun 31 Oct

Bagshawe's Antarctic Adventure

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Ever wondered what the Antarctic is actually like? Well, we know someone who can tell you all about it. Thomas Bagshawe was not your ordinary Curator. He was also an Adventurer.
Wardown House, Museum and Gallery LU2 7HA
Mon 25 Oct and Tue 26 Oct

The Ghostly Gardener

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Ever wondered what happens in Wardown Park after dark? Come and meet Wardown's Ghostly Gardener and discover his spine-tingling insight into history. Meet Vernon.
Wardown House, Museum and Gallery LU2 7HA
Wed 27 Oct to Sat 30 Oct

Music in the Museum: Classical (November)

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A Classical music performance taking place in Wardown House, Museum and Gallery's stunning Drawing Room - surrounded by the museum's unique art collection and with spectacular views
Wardown House, Museum and Gallery LU2 7HA
Sun 14 Nov

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