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I wish my brother George was here

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I wish my brother George was here A verbatim theatre performance sharing the stories of those affected by the tragic murder of George Floyd. Some said black lives matter. Others said all lives matter.
Hat Factory Arts Centre 65 - 67 Bute Street Luton LU1 2EY
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Basement Live

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Basement Live Join us for music gigs in the Hat Factory on the last Saturday of each month, presented by Luton Live/s in partnership with The Culture Trust Luton. Line Ups: TBC
Hat Factory Arts Centre 65 - 67 Bute Street Luton LU1 2EY
Sat 26 Jun, Sat 31 Jul

Flitwick Foodie Fest

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We are so excited to announce our Fresh ’n’ Tasty foodstivals! Are you ready for a mouth watering taste sensation at our Flitwick Foodie fest!
Millennuim Park (The Rec) Coniston Road Flitwick MK45 1QQ
Sun 27 Jun

Decorate Your Own Plant Pot With Errol

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Decorate Your Own Plant Pot With Errol Join Golden Toad for a messy, hands-on experience about growing plants from seeds and the value of upcycling your old containers.
Stockwood Discovery Centre, London Road, Luton LU1 4LX
Sun 27 Jun

The Old Rectory, Westoning - Open Garden for NGS

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Ancient box and yew hedges surround the colour co-ordinated beds of this 2 acre garden. Spring is greeted by hellebores and daffodils with magnolias blooming in profusion.
The Old Rectory, Westoning, Westoning MK45 5JW
Sun 27 Jun

Midsummer Bash - Cancelled

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A family friendly outdoor festival, celebrating the best of local performing artists, food and drink. There will be a variety of refreshment stalls including bbq by Claytons butchers, dumplings,...
St Mary’s Church Field, Hatley Road, Potton SG19 2RP
Sun 27 Jun

Made in Bedford’s Summer Makers Market

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The Made in Bedford Summer Market is one of Bedford’s favourite events, bringing together artists, illustrators and makers from Bedford and the surrounding area.
St Paul’s Square, Bedford MK40 1SL
Sun 27 Jun

Creative Experiences: Free Art Workshops For Adults Luton

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Learning through the arts is providing free art workshops for adults in Luton who are unemployed or economically in active.
Tokko Youth Space 7 Gordon Street Luton Beds LU1 2QP
Thu 1 Jul, Thu 8 Jul, Thu 15 Jul, Thu 22 Jul

22 Elmsdale Road - Open Garden for NGS

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Topiary garden greets visitors before they enter a genuine Japanese Feng Shui garden including bonsai. Large collection of Japanese plants, Koi pond, lily pond and a Japanese Tea House.
22 Elmsdale Road, Bedford MK43 9JN
Sat 3 Jul, Sun 4 Jul

Military Drive-In Air Show – Sunday 4th July 2021

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Military Drive-In Air Show – Sunday 4th July 2021 2021 sees the return of the award-winning Drive-In Air Displays from the Shuttleworth Trust. Our most popular show, the military show will line up the Collection’s impressive collection from the...
The Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome SG18 9EP
Sun 4 Jul

Errol’s Garden

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Errol’s Garden A brand new interactive children’s musical from Golden Toad Theatre, exploring community, imagination and a passion for plants.
Stockwood Discovery Centre, London Road, Luton LU1 4LX
Sat 10 Jul

4 St Andrews Road - Open Garden for NGS

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An elegant, multi-functional urban garden set within a semi-formal layout featuring clipped beech hedges softened by colourful shrubs and perennials and a rose pergola.
4 St Andrews Road, Bedford MK40 2LJ
Sat 10 Jul

Lindy Lea - Open Garden for NGS

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Set within an acre, this garden is a haven for wildlife with two water features, cottage garden style perennial plantings, variety of shrubs and mature trees.
Lindy Lea, Bedford MK45 1AB
Sun 11 Jul

Light in Dark Times

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Light in Dark Times Unique, creative responses to Covid19 pandemic by local students in 2d and 3d. Social commentary with a positive and uplifting message – community spirit, hope, support. Suitable for All
Wardown House, Museum and Gallery LU2 7HA
Mon 12 Jul, Wed 14 Jul, Mon 19 Jul, and more dates until Wed 8 Sep

The Comedy Bar

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The Comedy Bar Join resident MC Jake Pickford every third Friday of the month for an evening of stand-up comedy from the nation’s up and coming talent.
Hat Factory Arts Centre 65 - 67 Bute Street Luton LU1 2EY
Fri 16 Jul, Fri 20 Aug

Flying for Fun Evening Drive-In Air Show – Saturday 17th July 2021

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Flying for Fun Evening Drive-In Air Show – Saturday 17th July 2021 2021 sees the return of the award-winning Drive-In Air Displays from the Shuttleworth Trust. Celebrating 75 years of flying of fun with the Light Aircraft Association, the Collection’s aircraft...
The Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome SG18 9EP
Sat 17 Jul

Charity Table Top Sale

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Visit local charity MS Therapy Centre’s Charity Table Top Sale every third Saturday of the month starting on the 17th of July.
MS Therapy Centre, 155 Barkers Lane, Bedford MK41 9RX
Sat 17 Jul, Sat 21 Aug

Royal Oak Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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¾ acre garden created on the land of an old beer house, with wildlife in mind. There are old orchard trees, herbaceous beds, a small oriental garden and a vegetable plot.
Royal Oak Cottage, Bedford MK43 9BB
Sun 18 Jul

Emergence: Stories of a New Beginning

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Emergence: Stories of a New Beginning What does it mean when life lets you down? Is it possible to start over? Telling our stories in our own words. If we can do it, you can too! What does it mean when life lets you down?
Hat Factory Arts Centre 65 - 67 Bute Street Luton LU1 2EY
Fri 23 Jul

Paintings in the Pews

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Paintings in the Pews St Neots Art Group is pleased to be holding their first weekend event after lockdown in the pretty village of Roxton just off the Black Cat roundabout on the A1.
Roxton Thatched Chapel, High Street, Roxton. MK44 3EB
Sat 24 Jul and Sun 25 Jul

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