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Displaying events between 17 April 2024 and 30 April 2024

Edward Bawden & Me Exhibition Tour Edward Bawden & Me Exhibition Tours
12 March, 18 April, 15 May, 20 June, 16 July, 20 September
12 - 12.30pm
£3.50, concessions £2.95 – Booking Essential
Join the Keeper of Fine and Decorative Art for a half hour tour of some of the highlights of Edward Bawden & Me.
Dates: Thu 18 Booking and More Information
Hold My Tongue The Higgins Poetry Evening An evening of sharing, art and poetry. Join artist Sophie Gresswell and poets Taher Adel, Mp and Imrana Mahmood in exploring identity, heritage, language and connection. There will also be a limited number of open mic spaces available for the audience to contribute to the evening. Dates: Thu 18 Booking and More Information
BATG Guided Walks The Silent Faces of Bedford Bedford has many impressive statues and memorials. They cannot speak for themselves, but our guide can tell you their story and why they take their place in Bedford's history. Dates: Sun 21 Booking and More Information
BATG Guided Walks The Life and Times of John Bunyan Discover the history of Bedford's most famous son, who was imprisoned for his non conformist preaching. Visit the site of the cottage in which Bunyan and his family lived, the churches in which he worshipped and the site of the gaol in which he spent 12 long years where he began to write one of the best selling books in history, The Pilgrim's Progress. Dates: Wed 24 Booking and More Information
BATG Guided Walks The Rise and Fall of Bedford Castle The Norman conquest of Britain witnessed the introduction of castles to the landscape, and, in Bedford, a major castle was built in the 12th century. Walk through the old castle grounds, see the castle and it's demise in the siege of 1224. This year witnesses the 800th anniversary of the Great Siege of Bedford Castle in 1224. Dates: Sun 28 Booking and More Information

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