A Cappella Journey begins in Soweto for Bedfringe double

Simply Soweto Encha at Bedfringe.
Simply Soweto Encha at Bedfringe.

The brilliant a cappella group Simply Soweto Encha return as part of a UK tour from South Africa with their new show and will be at the Bedfringe Festival.

They will also be premiering their documentary An A Cappella Journey at the Ent Shed tomorrow (Friday) after which the audience will have the opportunity to ask the singers some questions and get a taste of their show as they sing a couple songs from their 60-minute set.

This event is supported by the Bedford Film Festival. The group also perform at Bedford Theatre on Saturday, July 12 and Sunday, July 13.

Stay around at the Ent Shed as The Dark Room will follow the Encha, at 8pm, a show that is billed as Bedfringe Director’s Choice.

Kempston Community Theatre bring The Canterbury Tales and Other Travelling Tales to this Bite-Sized Bedfringe, with show at 7.30pm on wednesday, July 16 and Thursday, July 17, at the South Bank Arts Centre.

Masks and storytelling are coupled with real journeys across Bedford!

On the same days, the Blackout Theatre Company bring Her Big Chance to Bedford Theatre, a monologue by Alan Bennett on the sinister revelations of an actress. Suitable for aged 14 and over.

Thursday, July 17 also sees comedy with Marcel Lucont and James Acaster at The Ent Shed.

The following week look out for Patrick Monahan, Dalloway, Bill Clinton – and Elvis will be in the building too!

Bedfringe runs until Sunday, July 27.

For details, times and and tickets visit www.bedfringe.com