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More details - Flying Proms
The Flying Proms at The Shuttleworth Collection celebrates 21 years, and will bring all the atmosphere and fun of a truly British Proms and the excitement of vintage aircraft displaying to live music from the National Symphony orchestra.
Old Warden Aerodrome

More details - Step into the Fantasmapod and be a VR Star at The Mall Luton
Starting on Friday 17th to Wednesday 22nd August, The Mall will be welcoming the VR Roadshow to Luton, featuring the Fantasmapod - a free virtual reality gaming experience that’s guaranteed to amaze you.
The Mall Luton Mall Management
Today to Wed 22 Aug

More details - Little Stock - Discover Nature
Each session will include: Bug Safari Be enthralled by our giant, inflatable ‘magic’ peach and fascinating stories, songs and facts about insects as we ‘travel’ the world on a fascinating bug safari.
Stockwood Discovery Centre, Stockwood Park, London Road
Today and Sun 19 Aug

More details - Work Your Soul- Reggae and Soul All Dayer!
Work Your Soul returns for their 4th annual Summer Alldayer . Like last year you can expect 12 hrs of top quality 60’s Reggae and Soul music! Things kick off at 2 with sounds provided by the WYS residents as well as plenty of top guests DJ’s from the local scene.
George II, 70 Bute street, Luton

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More details - Time for Music - St John's Hospice
Support St John’s Hospice for an unforgettable event and enjoy Live Music from the decades Bar area Street food ...... and much more!
Moggerhanger Park, Park Road, Moggerhanger

More details - Heatblast at The Entertainer store  in The Mall Luton
On Saturday 18th August, Heatblast from the popular animated TV series Ben10 will be visiting The Entertainer store at The Mall Luton. Appearing at intervals between 10am – 4pm the little ones will also get the chance to have their photos taken alongside the impressive Ben10 character.
The Mall Luton Mall Management

More details - Dunton Community Garden Coffee Morning 10.30am All Welcome
Dunton Community Garden is run by volunteers & worked on organic gardening principles. We hold monthly coffee mornings to provide a community gathering point, sell produce & enjoy the surroundings. Come along to enjoy a cuppa & fresh bake. Chat, play or wander round the garden.
Dunton Community Garden, Great Close, Church Farm, Church Street, Dunton near Biggleswade

More details - Wild Challenge, Children’s holiday activities and summer trail
Self-led activities are available during the holidays. These include den building, journey sticks, wildlife challenge sheets and dragonfly making, while you can now discover the walk around the new heathland loop!
The Lodge, Potton Road, Sandy
Today to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Children's Trails and Crafts
There’s plenty to keep younger visitors entertained at Woburn Abbey during the summer holidays, two trails, nature crafts and lawn games!
Woburn Abbey and Gardens
Today to Sun 2 Sep

More details - ALL NEW Summer Fun at Mead Open Farm
Get ready for ALL NEW Summer Fun at Mead Open Farm from 23 July – 31 August! All included in entry, enjoy fresh adventures in the NEW Veggie Wood Indoor Play Area, take part in the NEW hilarious Veggie-Tastic Shows and discover the NEW end of day Foam Party!
Mead Open Farm Stanbridge Road, Billington, Near Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Today to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Forest Trail Run - Grange Estate and Priory Country Park
Runaway Adventures are hosting a series of 3 Forest Trail runs this summer, giving intermediate runners a chance to explore different parts of the Forest. Other runs will be exploring Folly Wood June and Gateway Woods.
Priory Country Park
Sun 19 Aug

More details - The Theatre of Widdershins.
DYNAMIC STORYTELLING WITH QUIRKY PROPS Join us in the yurt in The Lodge gardens, where the amazing Theatre of Widdershins will be here telling their stories from all over the world - folk tales, fairy tales and myths - told with the gusto of a live theatrical show Sunday 29 July: Stone Soup Sunday 12 August:
The Lodge, Potton Road, Sandy
Sun 19 Aug

More details - Free Have a Go at Stone Carving
Clophill Heritage Trust are restoring the sandstone wall that borders the churchyard of Old St Mary’s Church, a scheduled ancient monument.
Clophill Eco Lodges, Old Church Path, Clophill
Sun 19 Aug, Sun 2 Sep

More details - Afternoon Tea (August)
Treat yourself to a wonderful home-baked afternoon tea in the grand setting of The House at Shuttleworth, formerly the home of the Shuttleworth family. The House will be open for viewing with room stewards on hand to tell you more about the history of the family and Old Warden Park. Pre-book only.
The House at Shuttleworth, Old Warden Park, Nr Biggleswade
Sun 19 Aug

More details - Kite making workshops
Dunstable Downs is famous for its kite flying so come and learn how to make a simple kite to fly here. Every Tuesday and Friday during August there will be a member of staff here ready to show you how to construct a kite.
Dunstable Downs - Chiltern Gateway Centre
Tue 21 Aug, Fri 24 Aug, Tue 28 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - Dragonfly Safari (kids outdoor activity)
Join us on our search for dragonflies and other minibeasts in the Park and make your own dragonfly to take home! Wear long trousers, avoid open toed sandals and make sure you have suncream and a sun hat just in case!
Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine
Tue 21 Aug

More details - Wild Art workshops
Come and make art from material available all around you at Dunstable Downs. Make pictures from twigs and leaves and lots more
Dunstable Downs - Chiltern Gateway Centre
Tue 21 Aug, Fri 24 Aug, Tue 28 Aug, Fri 31 Aug

More details - The Swiss Garden’s Summer Bug Hunt
Join members of the Bedfordshire Invertebrate Group on a walk around the Swiss Garden in search of interesting bugs, and maybe try your hand at pond-dipping!
The Swiss Garden, Old Warden
Wed 22 Aug

More details - Party On Potton August Bank Holiday 2018 Big Weekend
Fantastic fun for all the family at this community event which starts off with a carnival through the pretty town of Potton. Everyone then heads off to the Henry Smith playing fields for live music and fun games.
Henry Smith Playing Field Brook End
Fri 24 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - Frontline Bass
(FLB) Frontline Bass PRESENTS The OFFICIAL Launch Party !! Friday 24th August ??????????????? DRUM AND BASS comes to HQ Sports Bar Dunstable with a Brand New Night of DRUM AND BASS featuring some of the best established and up and comers in the game. This is one not to be missed !!!
5-6 Grove Park , Court Drive Dunstable
Fri 24 Aug

More details - Minibeast Safaris
Recommended for ages 5-10 Children love to delve and discover the bugs, beetles and beasties living in the undergrowth on the reserve. This year we will be bush bashing to find the hidden bugs that live in the trees around us. Booking essential 01767 693333. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
The Lodge, Potton Road, Sandy
Fri 24 Aug, Thu 30 Aug

More details - The Pantaloons 2018 Outdoor theatre shows
Sat 25 Aug 2018 – As You Like It Sun 26 Aug 2018 – The Importance of Being Earnest “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players…” Welcome to the Forest of Arden, a world of clowns, lovers, runaways and rebels.
The Lodge, Potton Road, Sandy
Sat 25 Aug and Sun 26 Aug

More details - Tri-continental choral concert
Join us for a fabulous evening of Choral singing as Bedford’s Eagle Choir, and singers from Bedford Choral Society and Danesborough Chorus are joined by the Ino Mixed Chorus (Japan) and Adeleide Philharmonia Chorus (Australia) for a tri-continental celebration of choral singing.
St Andrew’s Church, St Paul’s Church
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Noël Coward's 'Private Lives'
Award Winning ’Shooting Stars Theatre Company’ return to Harlington Manor with an open air production of Noel Coward’s ’Private Lives’. “I think very few people are completely normal really deep down in their private lives.
Harlington Manor, Westoning Rd, Harlington, Dunstable
Sat 25 Aug and Sun 26 Aug

More details - Pulloxhill Art Show
An exhibition of art by local artists held at St James Church, Pulloxhill over Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August. Most of the artwork will be for sale so do come along - you may see something you really like.. Refreshments and light lunches are available in our Marquee
St James Church Church Road Pulloxhill Beds
Sat 25 Aug and Sun 26 Aug

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