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Today to Mon 16 Jul, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Beds & Herts Fuchsia Society
The Society has an interesting and lighthearted talk entitled MAN ON THE SPOT by Bill Hamilton a former BBC Correspondent. Come and listen to all his tales gained from his interesting job.
Henlow Park Pavilion, Groveside, Henlow, Beds.
Thu 28 Jun

More details - ‘The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’ (open air theatre)
Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the world’s greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears, a desperate quest to find her begins.
The Swiss Garden, Old Warden
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Workshop: Pottery Painting
Led by local ceramic artist Eve Carroll and drawing inspiration from the wonderful surroundings of the Swiss Garden, this creative art session will focus on nature, wildlife and some of the 18th century architectural elements found in the garden.
The Swiss Garden, Old Warden
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Summer Walk & Lunch with the Head Gardener
Seasonal highlights and a tour of the Swiss Garden in the company of our Head Gardener, who will share the story of the garden, those who created it and the recent restoration project which has brought this wonderful Regency landscape back to life.
The Swiss Garden, Old Warden
Fri 6 Jul

More details - Teddy Bears Picnic at the Swiss Garden
Come along to our Teddy Bears Picnic and enjoy crafts, a bouncy castle, our ‘Bear Hunt’ teddy trail, face-painting, family games and fun-filled children’s activities, all in the magical surroundings of the Swiss Garden. Don’t forget your teddies, and bring a picnic!
The Swiss Garden, Old Warden, Bedfordshire
Sun 15 Jul

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 - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the world’s greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears, a desperate quest to find her begins.
The Swiss Garden, Biggleswade
Thu 28 Jun

More details - Late night cinema fun at The House, Shuttleworth
Come to the beautiful Shuttleworth House this summer and enjoy late night outdoor cinema. Bring a picnic, bring your friends and we will bring the popcorn. On Saturday you can ’feel the need .... the need for speed’ with the Tom Cruise (12A) classic Top Gun.
The House Shuttleworth, Old Warden Park, Biggleswade
Fri 29 Jun and Sat 30 Jun

More details - Military Pageant (WWI Centenary)
Shuttleworth’s Military Pageant is dedicated to recognising the contribution of our Armed Forces – past and present.
The Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Biggleswade
Sun 1 Jul

More details - July Evening Airshow
Classic flying evenings at Shuttleworth have a relaxed atmosphere, and are where the light can be at its best 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 14 Jul

More details - Stotfold Mill Summer Art Exhibition
Original work by local artists from Bedfordshire and North Hertfordshire, covering all mediums and styles. Prints and cards also available. Explore the working watermill and riverside nature reserve, and enjoy a cream tea in the traditional tearoom. Children’s activities available in the mill.
Stotfold Mill, Mill Lane, Stotfold, Bedfordshire
Fri 29 Jun to Sun 1 Jul

More details - The Adventures of Dr Dolittle by Illyria
Dr. John Dolittle of Puddleby-on-the-Marsh starts out as a human doctor. But once he is taught by his wise old parrot Polynesia how to talk to animals he becomes the most celebrated veterinary doctor in England. Word of his skills spreads and animals across the world send messages asking for his help.
The Lodge, Potton Road, Sandy
Sun 8 Jul

Warden Abbey Vineyard Tour and Tasting More details - Warden Abbey Vineyard Tour and Tasting
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 23 Jun, Tue 26 Jun, Tue 10 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Tue 7 Aug
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More details - Walk in Monks' Footsteps at Warden Abbey Vineyard
Join this walk and talk around Bedfordshire’s historic vineyard and discover Warden Abbey’s hidden medieval precinct from a fresh perspective.  The walk will be led by Margaret Roberts who is writing a book on the history of the abbey.
Warden Abbey Vineyard, off Bedford Road, Old Warden
Fri 29 Jun, Tue 10 Jul, Tue 7 Aug

More details - Sutton Flower Festival
Sutton village Annual Flower Festival with the theme of A Night at the Theatre will take place in All Saints Church on 30th June/ 1st July from 10 to 5 each day. There will also be an exhibition of local Art work . Admission is free and there will be refreshments available.
All Saints Church Sutton
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Sutton Flower Festival and Duck Race
Sutton village will hold its Annual Flower Festival in All Saints Church on Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July with the theme of A Night at the Theatre There will also be an exhibition of local Art work. The church will be open from 10 to 5 and admission is free .
All Saints Church Sutton and the Ford
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Performance of Carmina Burana by Carl Orff & selections from Liebeslieder Waltzes, Brahms
Performance of Carmina Burana with soloists, plus selections from Brahms’ Liebeslieder Waltzes. Accompanied by 2 pianos and 5 percussion. East Bedfordshire Chamber Choir & Locrian Chamber Choir. With children of Sutton Lower School, Bedfordshire. Conductors David Beer & Justin Thomas.
St Mary’s Church, Mill Street Ashwell, near Baldock
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Haynes Village 100 Classic Vehicle show
The Classic Vehicle show starts at 11am. There will be display of vehicles of the playing field and at 2pm the vehicles will parade around the village. the roads will be closed during the parade. have a look around the craft and trade stalls. Arena events are sheep dog display, lower school dancing.
Village Hall, Northwood end road, Haynes
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Family Arts Studio - Home Decorating
Local artist leads a hands-on craft activity inspired by the artworks on display in the Broadway Gallery. This month’s fun theme is Home Decorating! Family Arts Studio is a free drop-in activity from 10am-1pm on the second Sunday of each month.
Broadway Studio & Gallery 2 The Arcade Letchworth Garden City
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Lily And Bear
Once in a while, along comes the perfect picture book, bearing the hallmarks of a true classic. Lisa Stubbs’ Lily and Bear is one such book, now adapted for the stage with songs, music, animation and puppets. Lily and Bear tells a truly magical tale about the give and take of friendship.
Broadway Cinema & Theatre Eastcheap Letchworth Garden City
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Ministry of Science Live!
WARNING! WARNING! 100% Educational. 200% Entertaining. 300% Explosive. 400% Fun. Please keep your head firmly on your shoulders, and your arms, legs and feet inside the ride at all times – Ministry of Science Live is about to explode onto the stage!
Broadway Cinema & Theatre Eastcheap Letchworth Garden City
Tue 3 Jul

More details - Art Exhibition -  Altered Perception
Altered Perception - An Exhibition by David Gale and Kimberley Bevan. A collection of original paintings by David Gale and Kimberley Bevan which explore scale and alternative view points from the artist’s individual perspective.
Arts and Heritage center, Old Town Hall, Baldock
Fri 22 Jun, Sat 23 Jun

More details - Summer Tea Concert - Letchworth City Chorus
An afternoon tea concert by Letchworth’s popular harmony choir. This one hour concert will be followed by tea and cakes, all included in the ticket price. The programme includes many old favourites: Blue Skies, Moon River, Skyfall, Walking on Sunshine, You’ll never Walk Alone etc. All are welcome.
Letchworth Free Church Norton Way South
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Shiilington Summer Fete
Come and enjoy the annual Shillington Fete with its Classic Car Display, Hot Dogs, Cakes, Pimms, China Smashing, Raffle and lots of games and fun for the children. A wonderful afternoon out for the whole family. Plenty of parking space. Do come and join us!
Parsonage Farm Shilllington
Sat 30 Jun

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 24 Jun

More details - Guided Walk - Medicinal Plants
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 1 Jul

More details - Scudamore - Open Garden for NGS
½ acre garden surrounding early C17 cottages that were converted and extended in 1920s to form current house (not open). Garden of mature trees, mixed herbaceous borders with shrubs, pond and stream, wet bed, wilder garden and orchard/vegetable area. Many sculptures add interest to the garden.
Scudamore, Letchworth Garden City
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Party In The Park
Live Bands - Main Arena Events – Competitions for all – Stalls – Full Bar - Hot Food - Children’s Entertainment – Parking Available - see web page for details. A Fun packed day for all the family!!! Sorry No Dogs.
36a Barford Road, Blunham
Sat 30 Jun

More details - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the world’s greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears, a desperate quest to find her begins.
Wrest Park, Silsoe
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Young Thespians present Madagascar - A Musical Adventure Jr.
Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins in the musical adventure of a lifetime. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar - A Musical Adventure JR.
Woodside Hall, Walsworth Road, Hitchin.
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Lunchtime talks with Tricia Thompson
Let’s Do It: The Life and Music of Cole Porter Thurs 21 June 2018, 1pm A Lunchtime Talk with Tricia Thompson Tickets £15 The music of Cole Porter reflects the decadent 30’s lifestyle that he lived to the full.
Benslow Music Trust Benslow Lane
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Sebastian Muller - Violin concert
Schubert Soireé: Rondo Brillant in B minor D895 Op 70, Violin Sonata in A major "Grand Duo" D574 and Violin Sonata in A minor D385 Op 137 No 2 Admission price includes programme Free parking on site Licensed bar
Benslow Music Trust Ibberson Way
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Herts Big Art Fair
This is a great opportunity to meet hertfordshire artists! Following on from the success of last year’s Art Fair during the Hitchin Festival, where members of HVAF (Herts Visual Arts Forum) sold almost £7500 of fabulous art, we are delighted to be back in Hitchin, again during the Festival.
Hitchin Town Hall, Brand Street
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Jazz, Songs & Strings on a Summer's Eve - 23rd June 7:30PM
Our concert brings together two Hitchin ensembles, the well-established Hitchin Chamber Orchestra and the recently formed Hitchin Jazz Collective. Both bands include many players from the local community, from which we are blessed to have many outstanding musicians.
St Mary’s Church Church House Hitchin
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge Launch Event
There’s going to be a lot of mischief going on at your library this summer! To celebrate the 80th Anniversary of the much-loved Beano, this year’s challenge is called Mischief Makers, and will centre round the adventures of the most infamous mischief makers of them all – Dennis and Gnasher!
Hitchin Library
Sat 14 Jul

More details - 10 Alder Wynd - Open Garden for NGS
Runners up in the 2017 Gardeners World Competition, ’Small Garden Category’. The garden demonstrates what can be achieved in a relatively small space, 10m x 11m. Created from scratch in the Autumn of 2014, the garden is roughly courtyard in style and formed from a series of raised beds and oak structures.
10 Alder Wynd, Bedford
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Independents Day
Hitchin’s independent businesses are such a big part of the town’s retail offer and many of them participate in this annual national celebration with stalls on the central Market Place promoting their merchandise.
Market Place, Hitchin
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Love songs in the Afternoon
For the Hitchin Festival Vivace choir presents ‘Love Songs in the Afternoon’ Our programme this afternoon portrays the many aspects of love.
Tilehouse Street Baptist Church, Upper Tilehouse Street, Hitchin
Sun 15 Jul

More details - Unique Summer's Evening Wedding Fair
Why not join us at this totally unique event and be inspired! Enjoy two Outside* fashion shows at 7.00pm and a later one at 8.30pm and watch the models come down the aisle whilst viewing many of the wedding professionals in action as they would be on your special wedding day.
Hitchin Priory, Tilehouse Street, Hitchin
Thu 5 Jul

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
Today to Sat 14 Jul

More details - Paintings in the Pews
In aid of the restoration of the unique Grade II* Listed thatched chapel in Roxton. The Paintings in the Pews Exhibition will have on display and sale artwork by the many local talented artists within a few miles radius of Roxton. Home produced teas will be served in the Rose Garden (weather permitting).
Roxton Congregational Chapel, High Street , Roxton, Beds
Sat 30 Jun

More details - The Cherry Tree - Open Garden for NGS
The Cherry Tree is a small, secluded garden on several levels containing shrubs, trees and climbers, many of them perfumed. Much of the planting, including exotics, is in containers that are cycled in various positions throughout the seasons. A heated greenhouse and summerhouse maintain tender plants in winter.
The Cherry Tree, Hitchin
Fri 29 Jun

More details - childrens wristband fun fair
childrens fun day 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
priory marina,barkers lane,bedford
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Bedford Pretty Muddy 5k & 10k
Pretty Muddy® isn’t like any other fundraising event. It’s a muddy obstacle course that women of any ability can climb over, crawl under, and charge through. Choose from either 5k or 10k Pretty Muddy events. Whatever the distance. However dirty you get. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
Priory Park
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Bedford Race For Life Half Marathon
Lace up your trainers and prepare to take on the Race for Life Half Marathon. HOW TO ENTER: Online via the Race For Life Website raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/find-an-event?utm_source=WhereCanWeGo&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=RFL18 We will be there to support you every step of the way.
Priory Park
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Bedford Race For Life 5k & 10k
A 5k suitable for all abilities - or up the challenge and take part in a Race for Life 10k! HOW TO ENTER: Online via the Race For Life Website - raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/find-an-event?utm_source=WhereCanWeGo&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=RFL18 Women of any age welcome.
Priory Park
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Aragon Day Festival
Aragon Day is here again on 14th July 2018 with the usual procession headed up by the High Sheriff of Bedfordshire Julian Polhill. It is designed to be a free fun day for all the family including children’s activities of storytelling, dressing up etc. Come and learn some Tudor dances.
Garden of The Old Sun Ampthill and procession from St Andrew’s Church at 11a.m
Sat 14 Jul

More details - British Red Cross Bedfordshire OPEN GARDEN, PANACEA MUSEUM GARDEN BEDFORD
The museum is surrounded by beautiful gardens with plenty of places to sit and relax; lawn games are also provided for visitors. The gardens tell the story of the Panacea Society, a remarkable religious community formed in the early twentieth century.
Panacea Museum, 14 Albany Road, Bedford
Sun 15 Jul

More details - The Virtual Orchestra
Short description: Brought to you by the Philharmonia Orchestra, this immersive experience invites you to explore a symphony orchestra from the inside. Journey through a 10-room installation; play along with the percussion; and sit on stage with the orchestra in 360-degree virtual reality, all for free.
Bedford Corn Exchange 13 St Paul’s Square
Mon 2 Jul to Fri 10 Aug

More details - Willington Dovecote and Stables - Peter Pan
Immersion Theatre invite you to soar away to Neverland as they proudly bring their trademark energy to their most magical musical to date,.
Willington Dovecote and Stables, Willington, near Bedford
Fri 29 Jun

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