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Patrick Stewart prepares for Silverstone debut

Acting legend Sir Patrick Stewart OBE is preparing for an exciting new challenge – he’s rehearsing to be a real-life racing driver at this summer’s Silverstone Classic on Saturday 29 July.

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Christian plays a silly but dedicated character in a world of mirth

Britain’s Got Talent star tells a magical story at The Place in Bedford

Theatre, illusion, video and puppetry combine in an enchanting show coming to The Place in Bedford next week.

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Roni Size is among the headliners

Birthday bash for Bedford Esquires with party vibes aplenty

Esquires in Bedford is gearing up for its birthday weekend with shows by Roni Size, Pop Will Eat Itself and Kuenta i Tambu as well as a beer and food festival.

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Shappi Khorsandi says she is reclaiming patriotism

Shappi Khorsandi celebrates Britain at the Corn Exchange

Popular comic Shappi Khorsandi is celebrating the 40th anniversary of her arrival in Britain at a show in Bedford.

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Space had a series of hits including Female of the Species and Dark Clouds

Shock shock horror horror! Space to play Esquires show

Quirky ‘90s indie favourites Space are heading to Bedford Esquires on Saturday May 20.

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Aurora Galore, one of the artists performing

Burlesque and drag combine at Extravaganza in Bedford

Some of the world’s most popular burlesque and drag acts are coming to Bedford for a special party night at the Empire club on Friday May 19.

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Roni Size is among the headliners

Bedford Esquires gets ready for birthday weekend with gigs and food festival

Esquires in Bedford is gearing up for its birthday weekend with shows by Roni Size, Pop Will Eat Itself and Kuenta i Tambu as well as a beer and food festival.

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Shock shock horror horror! Space to play at Bedford Esquires

Shock shock horror horror! Space to play at Bedford Esquires

Remember 90s pop rockers Space? Well they are headed to Bedford Esquires on Saturday May 20!

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Westlife's Shane Filan comes to Northampton

Hot off the back of announcing his new album Love Always Westlife’s Shane Filan has announced a major UK tour which comes to Northampton's Royal & Derngate later this year.

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The Parrots and Fazerdaze play Great Escape warm up at Esquires

There will be a distinct international feeling at Esquires next week when bands from both Spain and New Zealand fly in for a special warm up gig ahead of playing The Great Escape Festival.

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Award-winning vibraphonist Ralph Wuyld

Percussive sounds blend with piano at Bedford jazz night

Vibraphonist Ralph Wyld will lead the weekly jazz session at the Bedford Arms in Bromham Road on Monday.

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My Vitriol, Zion Train and The Mouse Outfit to headline Esquires

Esquires is gearing up for a busy run of gigs with headline shows by My Vitriol, Zion Train and The Mouse Outfit next week.

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The King Blues fuse punk and hip hop together with influences from ska and spoken word

King Blues line up Northampton and Bedford gigs this weekend

The King Blues are back with a new album and bring their UK tour to two venues in the region this weekend.

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The irrepressible Geno Washington brings the Ram Jam Band to town for the bank holiday weekend

Oh Geno! Soul legend comes to Bedford for Esquires show

The man hailed as the King of Soul brings his classic sound to Bedford on Sunday, April 30.

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The Marian Consort feature frequently on BBC Radio 3

Sacred sounds both classical and modern at Bedford concert

A compelling evening of sacred choral music is promised at the Bunyan Meeting Church in Bedford tonight (Thursday).

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Review: Pins blend danceability and menace at Bedford gig

As PINS ended a triumphant headline gig at Esquires last week, the stage was with packed with fans dancing as they played set closer Waiting For The End.
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May Baby blend blues, folk soul and funk

Review: Massive sound from mesmerising Dutch trio My Baby at Bedford show

My Baby rounded off their UK tour in the region last week with a night of hypnotic funk-infused blues at Esquires in Bedford.

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The 23-year-old is renowned as a master of his instrument

Soul-jazz vibes in Bedford from a young guitarist making his mark

Young guitarist Artie Zaitz will lead a trio session for Monday Night Jazz at The Bedford Arms next week.

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Muncie Girls' debut LP From Caplan To Belsize received praise from the likes of Kerrang! and Punktastic.

Busy week for Bedford Esquires with three hotly-tipped acts on stage

Esquires in Bedford is gearing up for a busy week of gigs with PINS, Tom Grennan and Muncie Girls all headlining the venue this week.

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Police Dog Hogan in Milton Keynes

Police Dog Hogan bring their driving country-rock rhythms and Americana vibe to Milton Keynes.

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