Historic features on our streets can be discovered in illustrated talk

Queen's Park Lives
Queen's Park Lives

Original and historic features of the streets of Bedford will be the subject of a talk next week.

Have you ever wondered how those unusual or ancient features remain on the area where you live? Your questions could be answered at the next Queen’s Park Lives talk which is being held at the Parish Room at All Saints’ Church in Westbourne Road, on Thursday, March 3, starting at 7.30pm.

Queen's Park Lives

Queen's Park Lives

The talk includes one of the oldest pillar boxes in town and an iron fence and gate that survived the nationwide appeal in the Second World War to help the war effort, pictured today. Street signs, lamp posts, painted adverts, murals and graffiti are among other aspects of Queen’s Park in this illustrated talk. Admission is £2 on the door. Refreshments and raffle.