What's On In and Around Ampthill

Today to Mon 20 Jun, by distance closest first.

Murder in the Chamber Dinner

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Murder in the Chamber Dinner Can you identify the culprit? Become a detective and see if you have the skills to sniff out the perpetrator - with a special Murder Mystery Dinner.
The Rufus Centre, Steppingley Road, Flitwick, Bedford, UK MK45 1AH
Sat 28 May

Platinum Jubilee Light Show

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Platinum Jubilee Light Show Be prepared for an extraordinary experience as the skies above Flitwick Town Centre will come alive with a burst of colour, in a special celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee!
Station Road, Flitwick, Bedford, UK MK45 1AH
Thu 2 Jun

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Afternoon Tea

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The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Afternoon Tea Join in on the celebrations as the Queen celebrates her Platinum Jubilee. There will be music from May Blossom, Vintage Songbird as well as some tasty treats including a special Jubilee Beacon...
The Rufus Centre, Steppingley Road, Flitwick, Bedford, UK MK45 1AH
Fri 3 Jun

Flitwick's Family Fun Day

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Flitwick’s Family Fun Day Following its success and popularity in 2021, Flitwick Family Fun Day is back and bigger than ever for 2022!
Millennium Park, Coniston Road, Flitwick, Bedfordshire MK45 1
Sat 11 Jun

Steppingley Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Steppingley is a picturesque Bedfordshire village on the Greensand Ridge, close to Ampthill, Flitwick and Woburn.
Steppingley Village Gardens, Bedford MK45 5AT
Sat 28 May and Sun 29 May

70 Mill Lane - Open Garden for NGS

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This is a split level garden, near to where the old Greenfield mill was situated. The planting is cottage style, with a small pond.
70 Mill Lane, Bedford MK45 5DF
Sat 4 Jun and Sun 5 Jun

69 Mill Lane - Open Garden for NGS

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Deceptively long back garden, recently re-loved from neglect with most of the planting less than 3 yrs old.
69 Mill Lane, Bedford MK45 5DG
Sat 4 Jun and Sun 5 Jun

Flitton Potato Race 2022

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We're back! Join us to run, walk or stagger one mile down the High Street carrying sacks of spuds to raise money for charities and local good causes.
Flitton & Greenfield Village Hall, 78 Greenfield Road, Flitton MK45 5DR
Sun 12 Jun

Meet Bluey at Woburn Safari Park

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Playful pup, Bluey will be visiting all the way from Australia and appearing at Woburn Safari Park at intervals on Sunday 29th May!
Woburn Safari Park, Woburn, Bedfordshire MK43 0TU
Sun 29 May

Come and meet Bing and Flop at Woburn Safari Park

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Come down and meet CBeebies favourites, Bing and Flop on the 1st June! The pair will be appearing at Woburn Safari Park at intervals throughout the day.
Woburn Safari Park, Woburn, Bedfordshire MK43 0TU
Wed 1 Jun

Barton le Clay Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Two gardens in the attractive village of Barton-le-Clay surrounded by beautiful Bedfordshire countryside.
Barton le Clay Gardens, Bedford MK45 4NR
Sun 19 Jun

22 Elmsdale Road - Open Garden for NGS

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Topiary garden greets visitors before they enter a genuine Japanese Feng Shui garden inc bonsai. Large collection of Japanese plants, Koi pond, lily pond and a Japanese Tea House.
22 Elmsdale Road, Bedford MK43 9JN
Sat 18 Jun, Sat 17 Sep

22 Elmsdale Road - Open Garden for NGS

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Topiary garden greets visitors before they enter a genuine Japanese Feng Shui garden inc bonsai. Large collection of Japanese plants, Koi pond, lily pond and a Japanese Tea House.
22 Elmsdale Road, Bedford MK43 9JN
Sun 19 Jun, Sun 18 Sep

Ash Trees - Open Garden for NGS

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Medium sized, secluded village garden, walled in with borrowed treescape and hidden in a private lane. Herbaceous borders, shrubs, trees, bulbs, and fruit inc apricot and peach.
Ash Trees, Milton Keynes MK17 8EN
Fri 10 Jun to Sun 12 Jun

P.B's Antiques & Collectors Fair

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Saturday 4th June 2022 P.B's Antiques & Collectors Fair in association with St Paul's Church Bedford is a fund raising Church event. Admission for Adults is £1.
St Pauls Church , St Pauls Square BEDFORD MK40 1SQ
Sat 4 Jun

Green Earth Vegan Fair

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Another great vegan fair is being organised at Harpur Square, Bedford on 18th June. Last September we brought fantastic vegan food, drink and products plus music (and dancing) to Harpur Square and...
Harpur Square, Bedford MK40 1RA
Sat 18 Jun

Southill Park - Open Garden for NGS

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Southill Park first opened its gates to NGS visitors in 1927. A large garden with mature trees and flowering shrubs, herbaceous borders, a formal rose garden, sunken garden, ponds and kitchen garden.
Southill Park, nr Biggleswade SG18 9LL
Sun 5 Jun

Edward Bawden: Artist Plantsman Exhibition Tour

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Edward Bawden: Artist Plantsman Exhibition Tour Join Keeper of Fine and Decorative Art, Victoria Partridge, for a lunchtime tour of some of the highlights in the Edward Bawden: Artist Plantsman exhibition.
The Higgins Bedford Castle Lane Bedford Bedfordshire MK40 3XD
Thu 26 May, Fri 1 Jul

Garden Tours

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Garden Tours Get to know the hidden secrets of the gardens at The Higgins Bedford and behind the walls of The Panacea Museum – Bedford’s own Garden of Eden on these tours.
The Higgins Bedford Castle Lane Bedford Bedfordshire MK40 3XD
Sat 28 May

Plant Sale at The Higgins Bedford

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Plant Sale at The Higgins Bedford Help us to raise funds to continue to improve the gardens around The Higgins Bedford by coming along to buy some plants in this stall run by The Higgins Bedford Garden Volunteer Team.
The Higgins Bedford Castle Lane Bedford Bedfordshire MK40 3XD
Sat 28 May

Things to do in Ampthill