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Biggleswade and Potton choirs perform in Bedford

The Biggleswade and District Choral Society along with the St Mary’s Singers in Potton join forces with another choir in Bedfordshire for a concert next month.

Music
Vant's songs exceeded five million plays on Spotify

Political and visceral punk rock from Vant in Bedford

VANT are back in the region for a special festival warm up gig next week.

Music
Gilad Atzmon has worked with Paul McCartney and Pink Floyd

Jazz star who’s played with the greats comes to Bedford

An exciting line up of musicians will be finishing off March’s programme of Monday Night Jazz at the Bedford Arms next week.

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The festival showcases the best in new writing from emerging writers from the area and beyond

Festival to celebrate freshest writing talent in Bedford

One of Bedford’s annual theatrical highlights returns to The Place Theatre for its fifth year this month.

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Jonny Donahoe and Paddy Gervers, otherwise known as Jonny & The Baptists

Laugh about inequality with top musical comedy duo in Bedford

A show described as a toe-tapping comedy about inequality, homelessness and revolution in modern Britain is coming to Bedford.

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Sculpture Gallery presents the magic of opera by candlelight

Sculpture Gallery presents the magic of opera by candlelight

Three of the leading lights in international opera will be presenting a dramatic musical programme as part of The Sculpture Gallery’s dynamic series of evening events.

News
Daniel Kaluuya in Get Out

Review: Horror comedy Get Out is a cult classic in the making

Matt Adcock reviews Get Out (15), starring Daniel Kaluuya

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Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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Simple trick that can slash your SKY TV bill

Simple trick that can slash your SKY TV bill

Want to save £139 a year on your Sky TV subscription with a single click of a button?

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Dairy Milk is top of the Easter chocs in Bedfordshire - but do you agree?

Dairy Milk is top of the Easter chocs in Bedfordshire - but do you agree?

As the Easter eggs roll onto the shelves, old favourite Cadbury’s Dairy Milk has been named as Bedfordshire’s most popular chocolate, beating Galaxy into second place and soaring away from Snickers, Ferrero Rocher and Caramac which make up the top five.

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Jonathan Ross presents award to Peter Borg-Neal, CEO Oakman Inns

Company in charge of popular Bedfordshire pub adds to list of accolades at industry “Oscars”

Oakman Inns, the operators of the White Hart in Ampthill, has scooped another pair of gongs at the Publican Awards 2017.

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Shirley Valentine starring Jodie Prenger

Shirley Valentine heads for Milton Keynes

Willy Russell’s heart warming comedy Shirley Valentine premiered in 1986 and took the world by storm.

Theatre and Comedy
Skinny Girl Diet are influenced by '70s punk and '90s riot grrrl acts

Punky political power from Skinny Girl Diet in Bedford

North London trio Skinny Girl Diet headline Esquires in Bedford on Saturday.

Music
Whetherspoons' free app lets customers avoid the bar and order food and drink straight to their table

Bedford pub launches free app so customers can avoid the bar

Forget queuing at the bar, a Bedford pub has launched a free ‘Order & Pay’ iPhone and android app, so food can be now be delivered directly to customer’s tables.

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A portrait of Jane Austen by her elder sister Cassandra

An evening in the company of Austen characters at Bedford theatre

Theatregoers can enjoy an evening with some of Jane Austen’s more mature characters in Bedford this week.

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Sara Dowling will sing songs from The Swingins Mutual by Nancy Wilson and George Shearing

Jazz singer goes back to the greats at Bedford Arms night

Jazz vocalist Sara Dowling will be paying tribute to one of her favourite albums at the Bedford Arms in Bromham road on Monday.

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The show is being performed by Bedford-based Marianettes Amateur Musical Comedy Society

Uplifting story of inspirational women at Dagenham car plant told in Bedford

The award-winning musical Made in Dagenham is coming to the stage in Bedford this month.

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The cast of The Play That Goes Wrong

Review - The Play That Goes Wrong at Milton Keynes Theatre

It's very rare to watch a show where you expect mistakes.

Theatre and Comedy
Guiliano Contadini in Northern Ballet's production of Casanova

Casanova heads to Milton Keynes

Northern Ballet is bringing history’s most notorious lover to life with a sensual new ballet, Casanova.

Theatre and Comedy
Samuel L Jackson in Kong: Skull Island

Review: Big hairy action aplenty as Kong returns

Matt Adcock reviews Kong: Skull Island (12A), starring Tom Hiddlestone and Brie Larson
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