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More details - Great Barford Bowls Club Coffee Morning.
Another of our special Saturday coffee mornings running from 10 am to 1 pm. For more information see our website: www.greatbarfordbowlsclub.org.uk – Main entrance and car park in Woodpecker Close, Great Barford, MK44 3BG.
Great Barford Bowls Club, Woodpecker Close, Great Barford
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Open Afternoon with a Guided Riverside Walk
The buildings, remains of a Tudor manorial complex built by John Gostwick, who served under Cardinal Wolsey and King Henry VIII, will be open to view. At 2pm there will be a guided riverside walk from the venue around part of Bedford River Valley Park, in the ownership of the Forest of Marston Vale Trust.
National Trust Tudor Dovecote & Stables, Church End, Willington, near Bedford
Sun 29 Apr

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 6 May

More details - Charity sale
Our monthly charity sales are a great place to source that bargain or knick-knack you have always been looking for.
Beds and Northants MS Therapy Centre, 155 Barkers Lane, Bedford.
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Season Premiere and RAF Centenary
Shuttleworth’s Season Premiere this year is proud to be part of the RAF 100 celebrations marking the Centenary of the Royal Air Force (RAF) throughout 2018.
Shuttleworth
Sun 6 May

More details - Car Boot Sale Bank Holiday Monday 7th May 2018
Bank Holiday Monday
St Mark’s Church & Community Centre Calder Rise/Avon Drive Bedford
Mon 7 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 17 May

More details - Birds for Beginners
Want to know your chiffchaff from your chaffinch? Join our popular walk to discover how to identify the birds that you see on your walks and in your gardens, and how to get the best out of your optics.
The Lodge, Potton Road, Sandy
Sat 28 Apr

More details - National Dawn Chorus Day
Hear the sounds of spring at The Lodge On this early morning walk we will listen and enjoy the chorus of birds as they welcome the start of a new day, and we’ll experience the magic of an English woodland as it comes alive with the sound of birdsong.
The Lodge, Potton Road, Sandy
Sun 6 May

More details - Three Billy Goats Gruff and other Furry Tails
Performed by Theatre of Widdershins. Suitable for ages 4 upwards- and for all the family! Booking in advance essential, tickets limited. Tickets from Eventbrite; rspb3billygoats.eventbrite.co.uk Amazing puppets, singing and storytelling by Theatre of Widdershins.
The Lodge, Potton Road, Sandy
Sat 12 May

More details - Afternoon Tea (April)
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 22 Apr

More details - Parkland Tour
Join us for a walk through time around the parkland of the Shuttleworth Estate. Learn about its historical features and uses as well as its modern day management and preservation. Please note, this is a two hour walk for competent walkers.
The House, Shuttleworth, Old Warden Park
Wed 25 Apr

More details - That 80s Rock Show
’That 80s Rock Show’ is a theatre show, performed by a 100% live 6 piece band playing all the biggest anthems and power ballads from the 1980s. Relive the decade that taste forgot with this high energy, fun, tongue in cheek family friendly show.
Bedford Corn Exchange 13 St Paul’s Square
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Bedford: Passion & Poetry
Christoph Altstaedt conducts the Philharmonia Orchestra in a programme featuring Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll, arias and excerpts from Massenet’s Cendrillon and Verdi’s La traviata, As well as Liszt’s Les Préludes.
Bedford Corn Exchange 13 St Paul’s Square
Wed 9 May

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 21 Apr

More details - Mad Hatters Tea Party
Watch Morris and Maypole dancing displays at our Mad Hatter’s Tea Party event, with opportunities to join in during timed afternoon sessions. Enjoy crafts, storytelling and, new for 2018, a magic show!
The Swiss Garden, Old Warden, Bedfordshire
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Pawsome Afternoon Tea
Our Paw-some Afternoon Tea is a great excuse to get together with your friends, family, colleagues and school mates, to indulge in some tasty treats all to raise money for the thousands of unwanted cats and kittens ...
Lakeview Village Hall, Wixams
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Secret Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Alpine lovers can see a wide variety of alpines in two small scree gardens, front and back of bungalow plus pans, dwarf Salix, rhododendron, daphne’s. Dwarf acers, conifers and pines, hellebores, epimediums. Two small mixed borders of herbaceous salvias, lavenders and potentillas.
Secret Garden, Bedford
Sat 5 May

More details - Plant Sale, Hardy Plant Society
As part of the Stratton School Farm Open Day, there will be a large plant stall run by the HPS. The plants are grown by our members and include many unusual or hard-to-obtain varieties, Shrubs, perennial plants, herbs and grasses will all be on sale at bargain prices.
Stratton Upper School, Biggleswade
Sun 13 May

More details - children's wristband 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 .
bromham water mill,bedford
Sat 21 Apr, Sun 22 Apr, Sat 28 Apr, Sun 29 Apr

More details - Pavenham Nursery Plant Sale
Our ninth annual Plant Sale will feature a wide range of nurseries including some newcomers. We are expecting 9 nurseries from 6 counties: Alpines, Clematis, Herbs, Perennials and Shrubs, Roses, vegetables, Shade-lovers, basket and bedding plants, Sundries. Some foodstuffs.
Pavenham Village Hall
Sat 12 May

More details - Coffee Morning  & Volunteering Day 10.30am at Dunton Community Garden, Dunton near Biggleswade,Beds
All welcome to enjoy our Community Garden, run by volunteers & worked on organic gardening principles. Have a cuppa & fresh bake. Chat, play or wander round the garden. Stay on to help with jobs (for all ages & abilities) from 15 mins to 2 hrs or drop in anytime till about 4pm.
Dunton Community Garden, Great Close, Church Farm, Church Street, Dunton
Sat 21 Apr

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 22nd April from 1pm to 4pm.
Clophill Eco Lodges, Old Church Path, Clophill
Sun 22 Apr

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 29 Apr

More details - The Old Rectory, Wrestlingworth - Open Garden for NGS
4 acre garden full of colour and interest. The owner has a free style of gardening sensitive to wildlife. Beds overflowing with tulips, alliums, bearded iris, peonies, poppies, geraniums and much more. Beautiful mature trees and many more planted in the last 30 years. Incl a large selection of betulas.
The Old Rectory, Wrestlingworth, Sandy
Mon 7 May, Sun 27 May

More details - A Traditional Village Fete at Clophill MK45 4BE
On Saturday 12th May 2018, St Mary’s Church Clophill is once again holding a traditional Fete in the Church Grounds. Lots of stalls, exhibitions, music and many sideshows for the children to enjoy with refreshments served (lunches, tea and coffee) and a barbeque.
St Mary’s Church grounds, High Street, Clophill
Sat 12 May

More details - Beds & Herts Fuchsia Society
The fuchsia society has a talk on Mr. Laurel and Mr. Hardy given by Steve Dimmer. This should be an enjoyable, jolly evening. We are now sorry to inform you that this talk has had to be CANCELLED due to Steve Dimmer’s hospital appointment.
The Pavilion, Groveside, Henlow
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Try sailing in May with RYA Push the Boat Out
Are you looking for a new way to get outdoors and active or find something you can enjoy together with the family? If the answer is yes, Stewartby Water Sports Club in is inviting you and your family to come and try sailing for free on 12th May.
Stewartby Water Sports Club, Green Lane, Stewartby
Sat 12 May

More details - Ampthill Antique and Vintage Fair
Ampthill Antique and Vintage Fair is held on the last Sunday of each month (except August and November). There is ample off road parking. 32 stalls selling china, books, furniture, coins, cigarette cards, silver, model trains, vintage clothing, dress jewellery, gold etc. Refreshments by "Crumbs"
Parkside Hall, Woburn Street, Ampthill, Beds
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Hitchin Brass Band Annual Spring Concert
The award winning Hitchin Brass Band return for their Annual Spring extravaganza, in aid of the Tibbs Dementia Foundation, with Musical Director Graham Chambers.
Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Pamper Evening
TREAT YOURSELF Enjoy a glass of Prosecco on arrival and treat yourself to an evening of pampering and relaxation. With stalls offering a variety of treatments from massages, to manicures; tarot readings to eyebrow threading.
Forest Centre
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Ed Sheeran Tribute
Dan East is the closest thing you’re going to get to Ed Sheeran himself - from the loop pedals, to the perfect vocals, Dan will knock your socks off (at a fraction of the price of seeing the real Ed Sheeran!) Doors 7pm Show start 8pm approx (with a 30 minute interval) Food served from 7pm - 8pm
Forest Centre
Fri 4 May

More details - Dawn Chorus Bird Walk
We’ll be looking and listening out for black caps, nightingales, song thrushes, terns, warblers and (hopefully) turtle doves on this guided walk around the Millennium Country Park. Afterwards, we’ll stop in the Lakeside Cafe for a cooked breakfast, included in the price.
Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine
Sat 5 May

More details - Sunday Stroll
A guided walk led by our Volunteers around the Millennium Country Park. We’ll be using surfaced paths so the walk is suitable for buggies and wheelchairs but make sure you dress appropriately for the weather and wear sensible footwear, just in case!
Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine
Sun 6 May

More details - Dawn Chorus Bird Walk for Late Risers
A slightly later alternative to our Dawn Chorus Walk. We’ll be looking and listening out for black caps, nightingales, song thrushes, terns, warblers and (hopefully) turtle doves on this guided walk around the Millennium Country Park.
Forest Centre, Station Road, Marston Moretaine
Sat 12 May

More details - Jumble Sale
Jumble Sale with Table Top Sale all under cover . Various items for sale - many open to offers. Brick-a-Brack, Collectables, Excellent quality clothing, Housewares, Cheap Books, Garden equipment etc. A limited number of Stalls / Tables available @ £10 each. Cafe Open 10:00am - 2:00pm Refreshments available.
Melchbourne Village Hall, Park Road, Melchbourne.
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby Market Letchworth/Hitchin
CHEEKI MONKEYS BIG BABY SALE AND FUN FAMILY DAY OUT Cheeki Monkeys BIG Baby & Children’s Markets are community events for the whole family, where Mum’s & Dads can buy or sell quality, gently used babies’ and children’s toys, clothes and equipment.
Greenacre Centre Buttercup road, Stotfold
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Ashwell at Home 2018
Ashwell at Home offers entertainment for all the family with open gardens, free children’s workshops, live music and a wide range of street and indoor entertainment, cow milking, music, walks and talks, funfair, lunches and teas and much, much more.
Ashwell, Herts
Sun 13 May

More details - Gustav Holst's Japanese Suite for woodwind instruments
Music concert for woodwind instruments given by The Ermine Street Band. Gustav Holst’s Japanese Suite, together with music by Brahms, Gershwin, Raff, Haydn, and Poulenc All proceeds to the fabric Fund of St Mary the Virgin -registered charity 245456
St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, Longstowe
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Rushden Cavalcade and Country Show 2018
This is a transport show that has been going for the past 40 years. It attracts 30k visitors. We are looking for real crafters for the Craft Marquee. Non crafts enquiries will be ignored. Details at www.cavalcade-craft.co.uk Applications by email only
Bedford Road Higham Ferriers
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Rushden Cavalcade Steam Rally
Over the last 40 years Rushden Cavalcade has evolved from a small gathering of vehicles taking part in a parade around Rushden High Street, into the Rally that starts the season, bringing together over 1,200 different exhibit’s from all over country and attracting over 25,000 visitors annually there’s something for
A6, Bedford Road, South of Rushden
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Rushden Cavalcade of Historical Transport
The 40th Annual Cavalcade of Transport run by Rushden Historical Transport Society , over 40 steam tractions engines, classic cars, classic commericals, real ale beer tent, arena events, trade stands and a fly past each day by the BBMF ( Spitfire / Hurricane)
Avenue Road, Rushden, Northants
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Big Bang VW Show
Big Bang VW festival is the first and friendliest VW festival on the calendar. With high-octane racing, the festival remains as laid-back and family friendly as ever. All Vee Dubs welcome! Three days of VW fun in the sun with great racing and entertainment at the home of European Drag Racing!
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Fri 27 Apr to Sun 29 Apr

More details - West Oak - Open Garden for NGS
An informal garden of approx ¾ acre with open countryside on two sides. It consists of lawns and shrubs with perennial planting including some mature trees.There is a herb garden, greenhouse, vegetable gardens with soft fruit, and small orchard with chickens.
West Oak, Bedford
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Townsend Farmhouse - Open Garden for NGS
A tree lined driveway with young specimens and mature broad leaves rising above swathes of spring bulbs. Planted for year round interest, the cottage-garden style herbaceous borders are filled with early perennials in June. Hydrangeas, dahlias and asters flourish in September.
Townsend Farmhouse, Bedford
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Baldock Horticultural Society
Anne Swithinbank, well known gardener and broadcaster, is speaking on “My Devon Garden” at The Knights Templar School.
The Knights Templar School, Baldock
Wed 16 May

More details - FF&R present Alden Patterson & Dashwood + Natalie & Jeremy
Norwich based folk / Americana trio Alden, Patterson and Dashwood weave rich vocal harmonies along with fiddle, dobro, guitar and mandolin within beautifully written original songs and melodies.
The College Arms Bar, College Road, Cranfield, Beds
Today

More details - Steve Day headlines the first night of the new season at Tee Hee in the Tipi
Our night on May 3rd has the superb Steve Day as its headliner. Doors open at 7.30pm and the comedy starts around 8.00pm. Tickets are strictly limited to 40 so don’t miss out! Steve Day describes himself as Britain’s only deaf comedian, if there are any others he hasn’t heard.
The Willow Tree, 29 High Street, Bourn, Cambridge.
Thu 3 May

More details - Pembroke Farm - Open Garden for NGS
A country house garden with a wildlife walk and formal surprises. You are invited to meander through changing spaces creating a palimpsest of nature and structure.
Pembroke Farm, Baldock
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Family Arts Studio - Model Village
Local artist leads a hands-on craft activity inspired by the artworks on display in the Broadway Gallery. This month’s fun theme is Model Village! 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 13 May