Bedford Players Trust Presents:

Vertigo (1958) – Film Feels Curious

Genre:
Film
Opens:
08 Jun 2022

A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend’s wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her. This screening is part of …

Bedford Players Trust Presents:

Werckmeister Harmonies (2000) – Film Feels Curious

Genre:
Opens:
22 Jun 2022

This story takes place in a small town on the Hungarian Plain. In a provincial town, which is surrounded with nothing else but frost. It is bitterly cold weather — …

Cinema Of Ideas Presents:

Cinema of Ideas: Feast From The East

Genre:
Film
Opens:
27 Jun 2022
Until:
11 Jul 2022

Uncover the filmic and culinary bounty of the east end of Europe in this free programme, serving up iconic films, a cooking workshop, recipes, and food for thought. Spotlighting some …

Swan Theatre Company Presents:

Twelfth Night

Genre:
Creative Community
Opens:
30 Jun 2022
Until:
02 Jul 2022

‘If music be the food of love …’ – ‘All you need is Love … ‘ In the dream world of Illyria Shakespeare plays with the rapidly shifting sands of …

Bedford Repair Cafe Presents:

Bedford Repair Cafe

Genre:
Workshop
Opens:
02 Jul 2022

The Bedford Repair Cafe volunteers are back to help you fix your broken stuff. Bring your broken bikes, clothes, sewing machines, garden equipment, and electricals, or come along to learn …

BPT Presents:

Monday Night is Movie Night: Unforgiven (1992)

Genre:
Film
Opens:
04 Jul 2022

4th of July food will be served alongside the screening. Vegan options available. SOME LEGENDS WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. SOME WRONGS CAN NEVER BE FORGIVEN. William Munny is a retired, …

Bedford Players Trust Presents:

Love Exposure (2009) – Film Feels Curious

Genre:
Film
Opens:
22 Jul 2022

The story of a teenage boy named Yu, who falls for Yoko, a girl he runs into while working as an “up-skirt” photographer in an offshoot of the porn industry. …

That's All Folk Presents:

That’s All Folk: The Summer Holiday Tour

Genre:
Music
Opens:
07 Jul 2022

  David Ford and Annie Dressner started their musical collaboration in early 2022.   But listening to the blend of their voices and their timeless songwriting, you’d be forgiven for thinking they …

Booktastic Presents:

Frostheart: Rise of the World Eater – Jamie Littler

Genre:
Booktastic
Opens:
09 Jul 2022

The bestselling Frostheart trilogy – an epic story of bravery, loyalty and friendship. Join author and illustrator Jamie Littler as he introduces us to Ash and the challenges he faces …

Booktastic Presents:

Agent Asha: Operation Cyber Chop – Sophie Deen

Genre:
Booktastic
Opens:
09 Jul 2022

Top secret Children’s Spy Agency newest recruit, Asha Joshi, is back with a new mission! Asha is suspicious when evil teenage trillionaire Shelley Belly proposes to cut down all the …

Booktastic Presents:

Evil Emperor Penguin – Laura Ellen Anderson

Genre:
Booktastic
Opens:
09 Jul 2022

Far away in the icy wastes of Antarctica lives a warm and cuddly, kind-hearted penguin who only wants to do good in the world – NOT! This is no ordinary …

Booktastic Presents:

I Spy Island & Supertato – Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet

Genre:
Booktastic
Opens:
10 Jul 2022

From the creators of the epic series Supertato, Sue and Paul bring their latest picture book to Bedford! In the middle of the ocean, miles away from anywhere, is a …

Booktastic Presents:

Punk Rocker Poodle – Laura Dockrill

Genre:
Booktastic
Opens:
10 Jul 2022

No School. No THANKS. No. NO. NO! A romp through the house and round and round the playground as one little poodle demonstrates what fun it is to stomp and …

Booktastic Presents:

The Big Booktastic Poetry Picnic

Genre:
Fantastic for Families
Opens:
10 Jul 2022

Come together. Write Now! A brand new event, THE POETRY PICNIC! A snack heavy celebration of music and poetry, with poet Simon Mole and musician Gecko. We’ll play fun (and …

Bedford Players Trust Presents:

Persona (1966) – Film Feels Curious

Genre:
Film
Opens:
13 Jul 2022

A young nurse, Alma, is put in charge of Elisabeth Vogler: an actress who is seemingly healthy in all respects, but will not talk. As they spend time together, Alma …

Bush Productions Presents:

In PurSUEt

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
14 Jul 2022

Based on true events. Delusional Sue Perkins superfan, sent to therapist to deal with her drinking, relays her adventures pursuing Sue. Fleabag meets Miranda in this heartfelt new LGBT comedy/drama.

Laughing Fox Productions Presents:

Houdini: A Magician among the Spirits

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
15 Jul 2022

The greatest magician Harry Houdini lives again in this stunning new play. Do Spirits Return? Harry Houdini believes they don't and sets out to expose the popular tricks of the …

Zoo Co Presents:

Zoo Co Deaf Day Workshop

Genre:
Workshop
Opens:
16 Jul 2022

Coming to The Place as part of Access Bedford Deaf Day! Join them for this workshop all about using your imagination, being creative and having fun! Using Zoo Co's trademark …

Puncture The Screen Presents:

Puncture The Screen [DIGITAL]

Genre:
Digital Theatre
Opens:
16 Jul 2022
Until:
31 Jul 2022

Puncture The Screen is a yearly data driven digital art and performance festival run by Chronic Insanity. It consists of digital art and performance, workshops, panel discussions, and educational opportunities …

Puncture The Screen Presents:

Hold What You Love [DIGITAL]

Genre:
Digital Theatre
Opens:
16 Jul 2022
Until:
31 Jul 2022

A performance experimenting with how to radically archive the stories we never tell. Based on technology that served as precursors to early computer programming, this work investigates historical connections between …

Access Bedford Presents:

Saturday Screening: Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

Genre:
Film
Opens:
16 Jul 2022

Screening as part of Access Bedford Deaf Day 2022.   THE MULTIVERSE UNLEASHED.   Peter Parker is unmasked and no longer able to separate his normal life from the high-stakes …

Puncture The Screen Presents:

Keep The Lights On [DIGITAL]

Genre:
Digital Theatre
Opens:
16 Jul 2022
Until:
31 Jul 2022

A live hybrid interactive piece exploring the environmental cost of the internet, where the online & in-person audiences fight for control. The online audience controls the show’s electricity supply, whilst …

Access Bedford Presents:

Gavin Lilley BSL Stand Up Comedy Show

Genre:
Creative Community
Opens:
16 Jul 2022

As part of Access Bedford’s Deaf Celebration 2022 Gavin’s talent as an actor means his ability to portray various people in different settings is absolutely spot on. He can imitate …

Puncture The Screen Presents:

iLove [DIGITAL]

Genre:
Digital Theatre
Opens:
17 Jul 2022
Until:
31 Jul 2022

Love is a splendid thing. It’s apparently all we need. So for the next six hours, Cupid will collect your love. Sat in a digital landscape of screens, QLab and …

Puncture The Screen Presents:

Data Driven Film Festival [DIGITAL]

Genre:
Digital Theatre
Opens:
18 Jul 2022
Until:
31 Jul 2022

A collection of data-driven films from artists commissioned by Puncture The Screen from 2021 and 2022. Graphic Nature by P.A. BITEZ A surreal voyage into the underbelly of the internet, …

Puncture The Screen Presents:

Interdimensional Phishing Scam [DIGITAL]

Genre:
Digital Theatre
Opens:
18 Jul 2022
Until:
31 Jul 2022

Interdimensional Phishing Scam is an interactive audio experience where you, the audience, receive a phone call by mistake about some compensation that a version of you from an alternate dimension …

Bedford Players Trust Presents:

Angel’s Egg (1985) – Film Feels Curious

Genre:
Film
Opens:
27 Jul 2022

A mysterious young girl with long hair wanders a desolate, otherworldly landscape, carrying an ominous large egg. This screening is part of Film Feels Curious, a UK-wide cinema season, supported …

BPT Presents:

Screening Week: Batman Returns (1992)

Genre:
Film
Opens:
28 Jul 2022

THE BAT, THE CAT, THE PENGUIN. Having defeated the Joker, Batman now faces the Penguin—a warped and deformed individual who is intent on being accepted into Gotham society, with the …

BPT Presents:

BRAVE: Youth Theatre for All Audition

Genre:
Workshop
Opens:
30 Jul 2022
Until:
03 Sep 2022

BRAVE is the new Youth Theatre offer from The Place Bedford The Place Youth Theatre meets weekly to develop the skills of creative young people, tell stories, and make new …

Bedford Players Trust Presents:

Blade Runner: The Final Cut (1982) + Q&A with The Cinema Cartography – Film Feels Curious

Genre:
Film
Opens:
30 Jul 2022

In the smog-choked dystopian Los Angeles of 2019, blade runner Rick Deckard is called out of retirement to terminate a quartet of replicants who have escaped to Earth seeking their …

house Presents:

Catch That Beast @ The Place Outdoors

Genre:
Fantastic for Families
Opens:
31 Jul 2022

The Royal Society of Beastologists are a group with one mission: to track down mythical beasts.   They can’t wait to come to The Place, meet their new members and …

house Presents:

Catch That Beast @ Bedford Town Centre

Genre:
Fantastic for Families
Opens:
01 Aug 2022

The Royal Society of Beastologists are a group with one mission: to track down and capture Mythical Beasts. They’re holding their annual meeting here in hopes of finding the Fearsome …

The Actors SmallCircle Presents:

Workshop for Actors – The Actor SmallCircle

Genre:
Workshop
Opens:
02 Aug 2022
Until:
23 Aug 2022

ABOUT THE ASC The Actors SmallCircle (ASC) was developed to provide affordable classes to actors that understand the importance of continuous training. It provides a great place for actors to …

Game Play Presents:

Game Play “24 Hour” Stream

Genre:
Digital Games
Opens:
19 Aug 2022
Until:
21 Aug 2022

Join us online for our regular RPG streaming event, taking place live on YouTube & Twitch over 3 days. With 25hrs of live content over the weekend, we’ll work alongside …

The Place RPG Club Presents:

Ma-Game-Zine: Workshops for Young Imaginators

Genre:
Creative Community
Opens:
22 Aug 2022
Until:
26 Aug 2022

This summer workshop for young people aged 11-16 will focus on creative writing, story telling & game design.   Following on from our regular term-time RPG club sessions, this week-long …

BPT Presents:

Autumn Season Launch 2022

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
07 Sep 2022

Our highly popular Autumn Season Launch is back, with an exciting new twist for 2022.   Join us from 7pm at The Place Bedford for a whistlestop introduction to the …

DOT Productions Presents:

Pygmalion

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
08 Sep 2022

Could a Cockney Flower girl really be transformed into a Fair Lady? DOT Productions return in their 12th year of touring with their own adaptation of a well-loved classic, George …

Steve Furst Presents:

Steve Furst In Character

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
10 Sep 2022

Actor, comedian, musician Steve Furst (Matilda – West End, Little Britain, Holby City The Wright Stuff, Lenny Beige) presents ten darkly comic creations in this two act/two hour show which …

BPT/The Place Presents:

TTRPG club for Kids- 1st Session

Genre:
Workshop/Club
Opens:
11 Sep 2022

Aged 10-18? Love games, fantasy, stories and play? Want to be the hero (or villain) you’ve always imagined? Want to meet people who share your interests? A great opportunity for …

BPT Presents:

DiscoSoup: Autumn Harvest

Genre:
Creative Community
Opens:
17 Sep 2022

Disco Soup is an action against food waste in which volunteers (that's you!) are invited to collect, wash, clean, cut and cook leftover foods from the local farmer’s market, or …

Stage Write Presents:

StageWrite Autumn

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
18 Sep 2022

StageWrite is a hothouse for the development of new writing for theatre, designed to help plays grow from page to performance. It supports writers in the process of getting their …

Sheepish Productions Presents:

The Last Motel

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
21 Sep 2022

Abalone’s desperate, he’s taken holiday to commit armed robbery and now he has a woman stuffed into the boot of his classic car. Join us at The Last Motel to …

That's All Folk Presents:

That’s All Folk: Will Page

Genre:
Music
Opens:
22 Sep 2022

As a young fan of the likes of The Waterboys and Levellers, Will experimented with alternative styles and sounds, and when he began writing his own songs, Noble Jacks was …

house Presents:

These Hills Are Ours

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
24 Sep 2022

ARC Stockton, Daniel Bye and Boff Whalley present These Hills Are Ours by Daniel Bye and Boff Whalley   Do you ever want to run away from it all? Dan …

Swan Theatre Company Presents:

Jane Eyre

Genre:
Creative Community
Opens:
27 Sep 2022
Until:
01 Oct 2022

Don't be fooled, this isn't a BBC interpretation of this much loved classic. Teales version stips away the crinolines and corsets exposing the inner psychological workings of each character. Teales …

Florence Espeut Presents:

Destiny

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
05 Oct 2022

“They’re sayin I brought it on myself. Oh yeah, they’ve heard about me. Basically it must’ve been my fault cause I’m me, Destiny” Destiny dreams big. She’s gonna be an …

Response Ability Theatre Presents:

NoMad

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
07 Oct 2022

There's a bed for me in a psychiatric ward. So no, they can't tick the box for homeless. I've been ready for discharge for months. So no, they can't tick …

Topsy Turvy Theatre Presents:

Christopher Nibble

Genre:
Fantastic for Families
Opens:
08 Oct 2022

Written and illustrated by Charlotte Middleton and adapted for the stage by Claire Alizon Hills, Topsy Turvy Theatre, the company who brought you Ruby Flew Too! and Isabel’s Well, proudly …

BPT Presents:

Jackastory

Genre:
Spoken Word
Opens:
19 Oct 2022
Until:
05 Oct 2022

Join us twice a month at 10:30am for Jackastory with The Place Team.  Listen to members of The Place team read their chosen children’s stories and discover some new favourites …

Upstart Theatre Presents:

Workshop: Playable & Participatory Theatre

Genre:
Workshop
Opens:
20 Oct 2022
Until:
21 Oct 2022

As part of our Gameplay Strand, we are excited to announce two continuous Professional Development workshops for anyone teaching or leading drama provision.  This three hour workshop from Upstart Theatre …

Upstart Theatre Presents:

Red Planet Revolutions

Genre:
Game Play
Opens:
21 Oct 2022
Until:
22 Oct 2022

It’s 2222 and the human settlement on Mars has finally declared its independence from Earth. In this new dawn on the Red Planet, you have been chosen to help lead …

That's All Folk Presents:

That’s All Folk: The Magpies

Genre:
Folk
Opens:
27 Oct 2022

It has only been a short space of time since The Magpies burst onto the UK folk scene, but they have already made a huge impression with their fresh brand …

Get Lost & Found Presents:

Mischief and Mystery in Moomin Valley

Genre:
Fantastic for Families
Opens:
29 Oct 2022

Based on the much-loved Moominland novels by Tove Jansson, this gentle heart-warming show tells the story of a year in Moomin Valley. Moomintroll wakes up in the middle of winter …

GMG Promotions Presents:

Jokes & Laffs – Comedy Night

Genre:
Comedy
Opens:
29 Oct 2022
Until:
03 Sep 2022

An evening filled with laughter and more. Showcasing the very best of established and new comedy talents – both homegrown and international, while also making sure to cater for all …

Swan Theatre Company Presents:

The Deep Blue Sea

Genre:
Creative Community
Opens:
08 Nov 2022
Until:
12 Nov 2022

“When you're between any kind of devil and the deep blue sea, the deep blue sea sometimes looks very inviting.” 1952. The lives of the residents of a small unfashionable …

BartLee Theatre Presents:

Candle Lit Macbeth

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
22 Nov 2022
Until:
23 Nov 2022

Welcome to Candlelit Macbeth In the darkness something stirs Visceral Witches gather and spin their words Soundscapes clatter Screams are heard Whispers of murder that lurk in the shade Ambition …

The Pantaloons Presents:

Dick Whittington And His Cat

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
17 Dec 2022
Until:
24 Dec 2022

The Pantaloons are back for another Christmas Panto extravaganza in their own inimitable style. After the success of Cinderella in 2019, the team returns with another panto classic: Dick Whittington …