What's on inBedford


Welcome to Bedford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Bedford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Bedford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

Tourist information Bedford

Tourist Information

Everything you need to know if you're visiting Bedford as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Bedford

24
MAY
Evening Wildlife Walk
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

A guided walk led by our team of expert Volunteers ‐ looking out for owls and bats with some small mammal trapping on the Wetlands looking for wood mice and bank voles. We can provide torches but if you have your own…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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26
MAY
Frogs, Newts and Pond Dipping
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Frogs Newts and Pond Dipping2.304.30pmDiscover the amazing world of frogs and newts with Marcus and Susan from Bedfordshire Reptile and Amphibian Group with a talk followed by a pond dipping session. Suitable for 8. Pre‐booking essential.…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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27
MAY
Bird Breeding Cycles, Song and Nesting Talks
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Bird Breeding Cycles Song and Nesting Talks10.30am12.30pmPeter Holden looks at the wonderful world of birds looking closely at local bird life and unravelling some of their mysteries and little known facts that will help us understand their impact on our…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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28
MAY
Tree ID Walk
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Tree Walk11am12pmLearn how to identify trees with Jo Roberts on this informative guided walk around the Park. Freebook to reserve a space.…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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28
MAY
Butterflies and Day-Flying moths Walk and Talk
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Join the Bedfordshire County Moth Recorders on a guided walk to look for butterflies and day‐flying moths and learn how to identify them. Free but pre book to ensure a space.…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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29
MAY
Small Mammal Trapping Walk and Talk
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

11.30am12.30pmResident mammal‐recorders David and Diane show you how they setup small mammal traps around the Park and record all of the data…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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29
MAY
Celebration of Birds Kids Outdoor Crafts
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Sessions at 9.45 11am and 2pm.We start with a walk through the Park looking and listening out for birds before a craft session in the woods to create rainbow birds and model nests out of natural materials. Find out some fascinating facts…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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30
MAY
Bug Walk
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Bug Walk13pmJoin County Recorder Colin Carpenter for a family‐friendly bug walk around the Park. Well be taking a closer look at the bugs and mini‐beasts that play such an important role in nature. …

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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31
MAY
Wildlife Art Walk
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

10am‐12pmA drop in session to learn more about what owls eat and how they live with a fascinating look at owl pellets through microscopes. …

Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01234 767037
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31
MAY
Owl Pellet Autopsy
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Owl Pellet Autopsy10am‐12pmA drop in session to learn more about what owls eat and how they live with a fascinating look at owl pellets through microscopes…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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08
JUN
Summer Wildlife Walk
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

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. Unfortunately no dogs are allowed. £4 per person ‐ parking charges…

Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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Tourist Attractions


Oxygen

Oxygen Nightclub in Bedford, Bedfordshire.Contact venue on telephone number 01234 268548 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

The Pad

The Pad Nightclub in Bedford, Bedfordshire.Contact venue on telephone number 01234 212161 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Zapp Zone

Zapp Zone ‐ Amusement Park in Bedford, .Contact venue on telephone number 01234269037 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Bodyflight

The World's largest and best indoor skydiving wind tunnel.Come and learn the fun and exciting sport of Bodyflying in the safety of a vertical wind tunnel. No heights or jumping involvedSkydivers use Bodyflight as a valuable training tool and we often have some of the world's top skydiving…

Bedford Museum

With its emphasis clearly focused on the local community the Social History collections reflect both the home and working environments of the people of north Bedfordshire.The collections of some 20,000 items cover the wide range of domestic, corporate, military and agricultural life as well as local…

Houghton House

This 17th‐century mansion was reputedly the inspiration for House Beautiful in Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress.Today, its remains still contain elements that justify the description, including work attributed to Inigo Jones..…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Bedford? See our list of attractions in Bedford, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


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