Midland Road festival this weekend celebrates women achievers

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The spotlight will once again be on Midland Road in Bedford this weekend with a colourful new festival taking place.

Residents across the town are invited to enjoy the Festival of Women’s Voices on Sunday, March 2.

This new event follows the success of the first Midland Road Festival of Culture held in October.

From 1pm until 5pm Midland Road hosts the festival which heralds the start of International Women’s Week with music, dance, food and stalls.

Taking part are JD Wetherspoons, Beds Police, Bedford Portas Town Team, Taste Real Food, Cancer Awareness, Beds Business Women, Get Into Bed, Bedford Partnership Board, Sense 4 Life, The Aysha Academy, Beds and Luton Community Foundation andMidland Road Residents’ Association.