Death Café Presents:

Death Cafe Bedford

Genre:
Creative Community
Opens:
18 Apr 2024
Until:
20 Jun 2024

Join us for our Death Café at The Place Theatre every third Thursday of the month. A Death Café is an informal gathering of people (often strangers) to talk about …

Robin Grey Presents:

3 Acres and A Cow

Genre:
Folk
Opens:
25 Apr 2024

Three Acres And A Cow is a history of land rights and protest in folk song and story. The show connects the Norman Conquest and Peasants’ Revolt with current issues …

Deadman Presents:

Freshwater 5

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
26 Apr 2024

5 Fishermen. £53 million of cocaine. An ongoing fight for justice. A tale of our deteriorating coastal communities. An enthralling, poigant and poetic retelling of the infamous Isle of Wight …

BPT Presents:

The Big Bumper Book Sale

Genre:
Community
Opens:
27 Apr 2024

Come and join us for our first Big Bumper Book sale in aid of our Raise the Roof campaign. Browse a huge selection of second-hand books including fiction, non-fiction and …

Giles Shenton Productions Presents:

Flo Smith – Now and Then

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
27 Apr 2024

From the producer of Old Herbaceous, Three Men in a Boat, What’s Wrong with Benny Hill? and The Essence of Audrey comes a wonderful true story of a remarkably normal …

Swan Theatre Company Presents:

Read Poets Society – May 2024

Genre:
Poetry & Spoken Word
Opens:
05 May 2024

Our theme for May is – The Italian Influence Linking with Bedford Music Club we explore the Italian influence on writers in English – from Shakespeare to Shelley, Rome to Rossetti …

Raise the Roof Theatre Presents:

Educating Rita

Genre:
Creative Community
Opens:
08 May 2024
Until:
11 May 2024

Rita has enrolled on an Open University course to discover herself and better her circumstances. Her tutor is Frank;  a jaded academic and an alcoholic who is less than enthusiastic about …

BPT Presents:

Jackastory – Spring

Genre:
Fantastic for Families
Opens:
15 May 2024
Until:
29 May 2024

Join us for Jackastory with The Place Team.  Please note the new start time of 9.30am Our Jackastory session run fortnightly, and every week during school holidays. Listen to members …

Martin Orr - Bedford Town Band Presents:

Bedford Town Band Concert

Genre:
Music
Opens:
18 May 2024

You are invited to join Bedford Town Band in a musical celebration of Spring. Hear performances from all of the bands in the Bedford Town Band organisation; including Concert Brass, …

Bedford Drama Company Presents:

The Secret Garden

Genre:
Creative Community
Opens:
21 May 2024
Until:
25 May 2024

When a garden’s kept proper, all weeded and neat, that chases the wild away. But when it’s left alone, for nature, who knows what secret things’d grow there…. In Jessica …

Indigo Moon Theatre Presents:

The Lost Forest

Genre:
Fantastic for Families
Opens:
02 Jun 2024

There’s magic and mayhem in the rainforest! Animals’ homes are at risk as bulldozers and diggers crash through the trees. Who will come to the rescue and fight the evil …

Swan Theatre Company Presents:

Read Poets Society – June 2024

Genre:
Poetry & Spoken Word
Opens:
02 Jun 2024

This month's theme is – Time and Time Again 'We have no time to stand and stare', 'The first time …', 'Time of my Life…' – an exploration of time in literature …

The Pantaloons Presents:

The Importance of Being Earnest

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
04 Jun 2024
Until:
08 Jun 2024

Everybody loves Earnest. In fact, Cecily and Gwendolen are both engaged to Earnest. The only trouble is, he doesn’t exist. Or does he…? Best friends Jack and Algy have both …

Standing in the Wings Presents:

Performance Confidence Workshop

Genre:
Workshop
Opens:
05 Jun 2024

Ready to turn those performance dreams into reality? We've got something special for you!  Join our Performance Confidence Workshops – YOUR ticket to unlocking your inner star power!   Calling all aspiring …

BPT Presents:

Jackastory – Summer 2024

Genre:
Fantastic for Families
Opens:
12 Jun 2024
Until:
28 Aug 2024

Join us for Jackastory  every fortnight at 9.30am with The Place Team.  Our Jackastory sessions run fortnightly, and every week during school holidays. Listen to members of The Place team …

Fighting High Productions Presents:

The Valentine Letters

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
26 Jun 2024
Until:
28 Jun 2024

by Steve Darlow based on the book Geprüft by Frances Zagni directed by Jo Emery produced by Fighting High Productions ★★★★ “Strong, sure footed performances from the actors. The characters are played with style along …

GMG Promotions Presents:

Jokes and Laffs – Summer 2024

Genre:
Comedy
Opens:
29 Jun 2024

Another fantastic line up for GMG Promotions Summer Jokes and Laffs. Nabil Abdulrashid  – is a unique and exciting stand-up comedian, writer, presenter and actor. A finalist in ITV’s 2020 …

Swan Theatre Company Presents:

Much Ado About Nothing

Genre:
Creative Community
Opens:
02 Jul 2024
Until:
06 Jul 2024

“Some Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps…” In one of Shakespeare's finest and best-loved comedies, two very different couples fall in love – but who is really pulling the …

Chequred Theatre Company Presents:

Marble Cake

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
13 Jul 2024

Marble Cake is a brand-new play which takes a snapshot look at the relationship between a mixed-race brother and sister, Kumi and Keisha, as they come together for the first …

Hobgoblin Theatre Company Presents:

The Unusual Adventures of Robin Hood

Genre:
Fantastic for Families
Opens:
14 Jul 2024

Hobgoblin Theatre Company’s brilliantly original, outdoor production of “The Unusual Adventures of Robin Hood” tells the classic tale of Robin and his Merry Men outwitting the dastardly Sheriff of Nottingham …

Headway Bedford Presents:

Headway Bedford – ‘Rehabilitation Journeys’

Genre:
Creative Community
Opens:
27 Jul 2024

Headway Bedford is proud to present ‘Rehabilitation Journeys’ – a showcase of talent from brain injury survivors. Watch as our brave and talented clients express their rehabilitation journey using different …

MONA Presents:

MONA From Scratch

Genre:
Creative Community
Opens:
24 Aug 2024

From Scratch is a night of new theatre, aiming to provide a platform for fresh and upcoming artists to share their work on stage. Playwrights, Directors & Actors will have the …

DOT Productions Presents:

An Ideal Husband

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
08 Sep 2024

DOT Productions returns to The Place with The Oscar Wilde Classic ‘An Ideal Husband’. Sir Robert Chiltern’s dinner party takes a drastic turn when Mrs Cheveley makes a surprise announcement …

The Pantaloons Presents:

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Genre:
Professional Theatre
Opens:
13 Sep 2024

“Wives may be merry, and yet honest too!” Sir John Falstaff, everyone's favourite Shakespearean sleazeball, has fallen on hard times. In order to fix his finances he plans to seduce …

Keith James Presents:

Keith James – The Music of Leonard Cohen

Genre:
Music
Opens:
14 Sep 2024

These remarkable songs – stripped back, honest, naked and sensual. ‘There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in’ Cohen’s most memorable and visionary line from his song …

Howlin Matt Presents:

Howlin Matt – Cigar Box Social Workshop

Genre:
Workshop
Opens:
05 Oct 2024

Ever wanted to make and own your own guitar? Now is your chance! This workshop introduces you to the Cigar Box Cigar and guides you through making your very own. …

Howlin Matt Presents:

Howlin Matt Concert

Genre:
Music
Opens:
05 Oct 2024

Howlin’ Mat is a BLUES musician who has performed everywhere from the Arctic Circle to the Sahara Desert. He performs up to 200 shows a year and his escapades include …