The beach is coming to Bedford.
A giant sand pit, deck chairs, children’s fun fair and a fish and chip vendor will be in the town centre’s Harpur Square from Monday, August 9 to Saturday, August 16.
Organisers Gumbles Amusements have also arranged special family shows and entertainment.
On Monday, Frozen’s Queen Elsa will be there at midday and there will be live jazz and swing from 2pm.
On Tuesday, Thursday and Friday there will be Punch and Judy Shows between 11am and 3pm, on Wednesday there will cheerleading and Arabia belly dancing from midday and on Saturday line dancing will run throughout the day along with performances from Christine and the Stackyard Stompers and a live jazz band from 2pm.