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More details - Kempston Hammers Tug of War Competion
Come along and watch the best teams in England and those preparing to go to South Africa in September for the tug of war world championships. Due to a cancellation of the competition in Cheshire Bedford Ladies the Kempston Hammers team are now hosting the competition Event date Sunday 27th May 2018 Time 10.
Kempston Hammers Sports & Social Club, High Street, Kempston, Bedford
Sun 27 May

More details - British Red Cross Bedfordshire OPEN GARDENS, BIDDENHAM, BEDFORDSHIRE
This collection of village country gardens vary in size and interest. These gardens offer several orchards with apple, pear and plum trees, flowing lawns, rose gardens, shrubs, herbaceous borders, vegetable patches and a pond and rockery.
Biddenham Village Gardens, 17 Biddenham Turn , 27 Biddenham Turn , King’s Close Main Road MK40 4BB, 8 Darlow Drive MK40 4AX
Sun 10 Jun

More details - P.B's Antiques & Collectables Fair
P.B’s Antiques & Collectables Fair in association with St Paul’s Church Bedford is a fund raising Church event. We have sellers with a wide variety of items including Coins, Glass, China, Pottery, some old Toys, Postcards, Books, Brass, Copper, Curios and lots of lovely Jewellery, small furniture items.
St Pauls Church St Pauls Square BEDFORD
Sat 2 Jun

More details - By the Light of the Moon
Full House Theatre in partnership with Luton Culture presents By the Light of the Moon Sunday 3rd June 11:30am Running time: 35 minutes Age: 3+ Who ever heard of a cat afraid of the dark, or an owl that isn’t wise?
Bedford Central Library, Harpur Street, Bedford
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Is this a Dagger? The story of Macbeth
Andy Cannon and Red Bridge Arts present Is this a Dagger? The Story of Macbeth Saturday 16th June 11:30am & 2pm Running time: 60 minutes Age: 8+ By the pricking of my thumb, something wicked this way comes...
The Basement @ Bunyan, John Bunyan Museum, Mill Street, Bedford
Sat 16 Jun

More details - A Square World
Daryl Beeton presents A Square World Sunday 10th June 3pm Running time: 50 minutes Age: 3+ A Square World is an honest, touching and quirky story of three friends and what happens when an unexpected change leaves one of them out in the cold.
The Higgins Museum, Castle Lane, Bedford
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Kempston Hammers Monthly Bingo
Kempston Hammers Sports & Social Club monthly bingo only £1 entry eyes down at 8 pm doors open at 7 pm
Kempston Hammers Sports & Social Club High Street Kempston
Wed 30 May

More details - childrens wristband fun fair
childrens fun fair childrens wristband fair,pay £7,99 and you get unlimited use of all our attractions consisting of inflatables,bungee trampolines,train ride,carousel,teacups and much more.we have food and refreshments and toilets facilities . wristband £7,99 12pm -3pm 3pm -6pm
jubilee park,bedford
Wed 30 May to Sat 2 Jun

More details - Musical Theatre Youth Company presents The Addams Family Young @ Part
Musical Theatre Youth Company presents The Addams Family Young @ Part
The Place Theatre, Bradgate Road, Bedford
Mon 4 Jun and Tue 5 Jun

More details - The Owl and the Pussycat
Full House Theatre in partnership with Luton Culture presents The Owl and the Pussycat Saturday 9th June 11am & 2pm Running time: 55 minutes Age: 3+ Join Owly-cat and fellow family members Jumblie and Quangle Wangle Quee as the spongetaneous trio travel to the dolomphious land where the bong tree grows,
The Place Theatre, Bradgate Road, Bedford
Sat 9 Jun

More details - British Red Cross Bedfordshire, OPEN GARDEN, WOOTON, BEDS.
The grounds are informal consisting of a half acre lawned area with borders, an orchard of 1.5 acres and a 2.5 acre paddock. Mature trees include oak, horse chestnut, copper beach, walnut, willow and hazel. The orchard has very productive plum, cherry and pear trees.
Hall End House, Hall End, Wootton, Bedford
Sun 3 Jun

More details - 192 Kimbolton Road - Open Garden for NGS
A third of acre cottage garden with grape vine, vegetable and soft fruit patch and an orchard. The garden includes over 90 roses.
192 Kimbolton Road, Bedford
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Car Boot Sale - Bank Holiday Monday 28th May 2018
8.00 -Sellers admitted £7.00 outisde £8.00 inside 9.00- 12.00 p.m. - Buyers admitted Entrance 50p. Refreshments:- Bacon Butties, homemade cakes, tea coffee etc.All reasonably priced.
St Mark’s Church & Community Centre Calder Rise/Avon Drive Bedford
Mon 28 May

More details - Embroiderers' Guild Bedford Branch
Embroiderers’ Guild Bedford Branch Do you enjoy textiles? Would you like to learn some new techniques or just see great work in a friendly setting? Would you love to buy previously loved fabrics, threads, magazines or books at very reasonable prices?
St Mark’s Church Hall, Calder Rise, Bedford
Thu 21 Jun

More details - The Manor House, Stevington - Open Garden for NGS
The Manor House Garden is now 25 years old with many different rooms and views to enjoy. Clematis, wisteria and laburnum arches are under planted with alliums, poppies and foxgloves. White and yellow Banksian roses vye for space on the house walls.
The Manor House, Stevington, Bedford
Mon 28 May

More details - Classic Cars at The Old Dovecote
An informal gathering of classic cars and motorcycles, against the backdrop of two magnificent stone Tudor buildings, survivors of a manorial complex built by John Gostwick, who served under Cardinal Wolsey and Henry VIII.
National Trust Tudor Dovecote & Stables, Church End, Willington, near Bedford
Sun 27 May

More details - Evening Wildlife Walk
A guided walk led by our team of expert Volunteers - looking out for the owls and bats, with some small mammal trapping on the Wetlands looking for wood mice and bank voles. We’ll be keeping an ear out - who knows what we might find!
Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine
Today

More details - Summer Wildlife Walk
Our expert volunteers take you on a guided walk around the Millennium Country Park to spot and identify some of the amazing wildlife that we see at this time of year. Make sure you dress appropriately for the weather and bring a hat/sun cream if it’s likely to be sunny on the day.
Forest Centre
Tue 29 May

More details - Symbol Spot Trail
Join in our exciting launch day for the Symbol Spot Trail! Take part in a mini X Marks the spot workshop and then explore the Millennium Country Park with your very own compass, guided by Captain Alice of Mini Map Makers.
Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine
Tue 29 May

More details - Pond Dipping and Underwater Bingo
Find out who’s living in the pond then create and play ‘underwater bingo’ indoors. No need to wear waterproof clothing! All equipment provided. Suitable for ages 5 - 10.
Forest Centre
Wed 30 May

More details - Marvellous Meadows Walk
Our expert volunteers take you on a guided walk around the meadows of the Millennium Country Park as part of National Meadows Day. Make sure you dress appropriately for the weather and bring a hat/sun cream if it’s likely to be sunny on the day. Unfortunately no dogs are allowed.
Forest Centre
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Michael Jackson Tribute
Highly acclaimed tribute arist David Boakes performs all of the classics with his amazing live band. £15 per ticket - Doors 7pm (Food served until 8pm), Show 8pm
Forest Centre
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Midsummer Fair
Chill out this Father’s Day at our family event with stalls selling a variety of crafts and gifts, games, kids’ crafts and music. Free entry – donations welcome.
Forest Centre
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Pavenham Open Gardens
A very well established annual event with well over 10 gardens of varying design, size and style. Includes 2 gardens that have opened for the NGS this year. Vintage car display, train rides, plant sale, teas, free hop on, hop off shuttle bus. All in aid of Cancer Research UK. Every penny goes to the charity.
Pavenham, Bedford
Sun 10 Jun

More details - English Wine Week Vineyard Tour and Tasting at Warden Abbey Vineyard
Discover the secrets of Bedfordshire’s medieval vineyard, English wine-making, and how volunteers look after the vines all year round at this exciting community project.
Warden Abbey Vineyard, off Bedford Road, Old Warden
Sat 26 May

More details - Bedfordshire Wild Food Foraging Walk
The historic Capability Brown designed Ampthill Great Park in Bedfordshire offers a range of habitats to learn how to forage for edible plants and fungi growing all around us in the UK in summer. This foraging course is easy to reach from Bedford, Luton, Milton Keynes, Northampton and Dunstable.
Ampthill Great Park
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Aragon Teddy Trail
Take a stroll around Ampthill and see if you can spot Teddies in the windows of shops and another public building. Win a 3-course meal for 4 at The White Hart, Ampthill. Each Teddy has a letter and numbers or words on it. Identify the shops, and then use the words/numbers to answer the questions.
Around Ampthill
Fri 1 Jun to Sat 14 Jul

More details - Guided Walk - Greensand Country
This year we will be holding a series of guided walks around the beautiful countryside surrounding the village of Clophill. Each walk has it’s own theme and lasts 2 hours (12 – 2pm), starting and finishing at the Eco Lodges, and is led by a subject expert.
Clophill Eco Lodges, Old Church Path, Clophill
Sun 27 May

More details - Sunday Afternoon Cafe & Tower Tours
On the last Sunday of every month, and special occasions such as Valentine’s or Father’s Day, we open our Nest as a Cafe and serve hot & cold drinks as well as delicious homemade cakes. Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate & Soft Drinks are all available and our cakes change weekly.
Clophill Eco Lodges, Old Church Path, Clophill
Sun 27 May, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Earth Day Open Day
To celebrate Earth Day we will be opening up the Eco Lodge site to anyone who would like to come and have a go at some wilderness crafts. Open to all ages. This free afternoon will take place on 31st May from 1pm to 4pm.
Clophill Eco Lodges, Old Church Path, Clophill
Thu 31 May

More details - 3 day Flower Festival
To celebrate the 600th Anniversary of St Dunstan’s church in Bolnhurst this beautiful church is hosting a three day Flower Festival over the second May Bank Holiday.
St Dunstan’s Church, Thurleigh Road, Bolnhurst
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Odell Fete and Family Dog Show
Odell Fete and Family Dog Show has many attractions. Bottle and gift stalls Pimms, produce, plants and cakes, children’s sports, raffle, teas, Bedford Brass Band, ice creams, tombola, refreshments and many side shows. Parking opposite the Bell public House. Disabled parking next to the Scout Field.
Scout Field, Horsefair Lane, Odell, Befordshire
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Afternoon Tea (May)
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.
The House at Shuttleworth, Old Warden Park, Nr Biggleswade
Sun 27 May

More details - Fly Navy
Fly Navy is a celebration of naval heritage aircraft from the early 1900s to 1960s. This event is supported by the outstanding work of Fly Navy Heritage Trust, who have secured a memorable line-up of extraordinary and historic aircraft for a thrilling show.
Shuttleworth
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Father’s Day Afternoon Tea
Say thank you to your dad and treat him to our home-baked savoury afternoon tea in the grand setting of The House at Shuttleworth.
The House at Shuttleworth, Old Warden Park, Nr Biggleswade
Sun 17 Jun

More details - June Evening Airshow
Close to mid-Summer with the light typically at its best long into the evening this classic flying evening at Shuttleworth will have a relaxed atmosphere, and one of the best chances to see the Edwardian aircraft if the weather is calm and favourable enough for these incredible aircraft to take to the skies.
The Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Biggleswade
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Battle of Britain Hawker Hurricane Photography Day
This special Hurricane Heritage event is a close-up and personal photography day led by well known aviation photographer Darren Harbar, with the special opportunity to take a seat in this historic Battle of Britain fighter!
The Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Biggleswade
Wed 20 Jun

More details - Antiques Showroom Open Days at Williams Antiques Bedford
Williams Antiques & Restoration along with Ralph Moss Antiques & Copperplate maps will be holding their showroom open days. There will be Antique furniture, silver, antique maps, glass, pottery, paintings and collectables. There will be a small tea room open on both days serving tea, coffee and homemade cakes
Tythe Farm, School Lane
Fri 22 Jun and Sat 23 Jun

More details - Southill Park - Open Garden for NGS
Southill Park is one of the founder NGS gardens which first opened its gates to visitors in 1927. A large garden with mature trees and flowering shrubs, herbaceous borders, a formal rose garden, sunken garden, ponds and kitchen garden. It is on the south side of the 1795 Palladian house.
Southill Park, Nr Biggleswade
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Steppingley Village Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Steppingley is a picturesque Bedfordshire village on the Greensand ridge, close to Ampthill, Flitwick and Woburn. Although a few older buildings survive, most of Steppingley was built by 7th Duke of Bedford between 1840 and 1872.
Steppingley Village Gardens, Bedford
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Beeston Open Gardens
Nine gardens will be open and entry is £4 per adult and children free. Programmes will be available at the car park at the north end of the village,at the plant stall and at the teas. Delicious refreshments will be served all afternoon at 15 Orchard Road and there will be a sale of raffle tickets.
Beeston
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Painting Afternoon at Wrest Park
Tuesday May 29th 2018: Tutored Adult Painting Afternoon in the serene and beautiful Wrest Park. Fun and relaxing adult art class where students will be given demo on how to set up a good composition and then shown methods on how to build paint quickly to match light changes.
Wrest Park, Silsoe
Tue 29 May

More details - Tempsford Museum and Archive
This month’s exhibition will be "R.A.F Tempsford" an exhibition of photographs of the former RAF site at Tempsford and what went on there throughout WW2, with many photographs and items of ephemera on display. Many permanent displays associated with Tempsford Village will also be on display.
Stuart Memorial Hall, Church Street, Tempsford
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Cowper & Newton Museum Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The tranquil Flower Garden of C18 poet William Cowper, who said ’Gardening was of all employments, that in which I succeeded best’, has plants introduced prior to his death in 1800, many mentioned in his writings.
Cowper & Newton Museum Gardens, Olney
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - HULA'S On-Site Shop & Pet Shed Open on Saturday 2nd June
Charity fundraising event at HULA Animal Rescue selling Books, Clothes, Utensils, Shoes, Bric-a-Brac, Glasses, Soft Furnishings, Scarves, Games, Crockery, Jewellery, Toys, DVDs, CDs, Pictures etc etc; Refreshments & Pastries on sale ; Cattery & small animal houses will be open; FREE Entrance & FREE Parking.
Glebe Farm, Salford Road, Aspley Guise, Milton Keynes
Sat 2 Jun

More details - HULA Animal Rescue's Creatures great & Small on Sunday 10th June
Animal Scavenger Hunt around HULA; Meet & Greet the HULA Rescue Dogs all afternoon (weather permitting & dogs available); Rabbit Awareness Talk; How to care for your Small Animals; Refreshments on sale in HULA Reception; On-site Shop & Pet Bed Shed bargains; Cattery & Small Animal House will be Open;Dogs welcome &
Glebe Farm, Salford Road, Aspley Guise, Milton Keynes (near Aspley Guise Railway Station)
Sun 10 Jun

More details - FIA European Drag Racing Championship - The Main Event
FIA European Drag Racing Championship - The Main Event Santa Pod Raceway, the home of European drag racing gears up for one of Europe’s most prominent Drag Racing meetings, ‘The Main Event’.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Today to Mon 28 May

More details - JapShow
It doesn’t matter whether you drive a Nissan Micra or a race spec Evo, ride a GSXR or a Yamaha R1. All Japanese cars and bikes are welcome at Jap show. No matter what you like about the scene there is something for everyone with the relaxed pace of the Show Paddock, club displays and trade area.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Sun 10 Jun

More details - The Retro Show
Retro Show is the annual family event for all those supporters of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and even 90’s that like a bit of fun in their lives. All makes and models of bikes and cars are welcome to this celebration of a time when machines were created with a bit of character.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Sun 17 Jun

More details - The Old Rectory, Westoning - Open Garden for NGS
Ancient box and yew hedges surround the colour coordinated beds of this two acre garden. Spring is greeted by hellebores, primroses and daffodils with magnolias blooming in profusion.
The Old Rectory, Westoning, Westoning
Sun 10 Jun

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