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Matt Forde: Brexit, Pursued by a Bear

Join Britain’s leading political comedian as he once again promises last show as an EU citizen (maybe). As seen on Have I Got News For You, Mock the Week, The Royal Variety Performance and Unspun.

Details

Date Saturday 7 March
Time 8.00pm
Venue The Quarry Theatre at St Luke’s
Admission £15.00
Tickets quarrytheatre.org.uk
Age suitability      16+

Brass Concert

Join us for an evening of great music by Bedford School’s Brass Ensemble in the beautiful setting of St Mary’s Church, Stevington.

Details

Date Saturday 21 March
Time 7.30pm
Venue St Mary’s Church, Stevington
Admission £5.00
Tickets Email Bob Eadie at robert@eadies.org.uk
Age suitability      All ages

A Piano Duet Fantasy

A rare opportunity to indulge yourself in famous piano duet classics performed by two outstanding Bedford School Music Faculty members, Marina Nadiradze and Grace Mo.

Programme includes the mesmerising Fantasy by Schubert and Mother Goose Suite by Ravel, inspired by children’s fairy tales.

Details

Date Wednesday 11 March
Time 6.30pm
Venue Music School Recital Hall
Admission Free
Age suitability      All ages

Geoff Norcott: Taking Liberties

Geoff Norcott’s unique brand of provocative stand-up is hitting the road again in the spring, continuing with the success of his critically acclaimed show, Taking Liberties. Whatever the contentious subject – he’ll be honest and blunt. Mostly. As seen on The Mash Report, Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week.

Date Saturday 29 February
Time 8.00pm
Venue The Quarry Theatre at St Luke’s
Admission £13.50
Tickets quarrytheatre.org.uk
Age suitability      16+
   

Bedfordshire Festival of Music, Speech & Drama

The Bedfordshire Festival of Music, Speech and Drama was founded in 1921 and provides a showcase for the wealth of talent in the amateur performing arts in Bedfordshire and the surrounding area.

The Festival offers a wide range of classes for all ages.

the Details

Date Saturday 7 – Saturday 14 March
Various times & venues around Bedford
Admission Free
Age suitability All ages

 

Prep School Music Concerts

A lovely series of Prep School concerts, the dates, times and venues of which are listed below. Admission to each is free, and suitable for all ages.

Friday 28 February 4.30pm Informal Concert for boys in Y3 and Y6, Erskine May Hall
Friday 6 March 4.30pm Informal Concert for boys in Y4 and Y7, Erskine May Hall
Friday 13 March 4.30pm Informal Concert for boys in Y5 and Y8, Erskine May Hall
Tuesday 24 March 4.30pm Prep School Composition Competition Finals, Erskine May Hall

 

Dr Faustus

Splendid Productions present a new creative adaptation of an all-time classic. The brilliant scholar Dr Faustus uses his fabulous intellect to summon the actual devil to grant his every wish! But the devil has a price: it will cost Faustus his soul. Is this the best deal in history – absolutely everything for absolutely nothing? Or… is it perhaps the other way round…?

Splendid’s devilish cast of three pack a timeless tale into a thrilling hour of laughter, music, magic and amazement.

The Details

Date Tuesday 25 February
Time 4.30pm and 7.00pm
Venue The Quarry Theatre at St Luke’s
Admission £12.50 (£10.50 concessions)
Tickets quarrytheatre.org.uk
Age suitability 13+

Nocturne: The Romantic Life of Frédéric Chopin

Adapted from letters and diaries, Lucy Parham chronicles the romantic life of one the greatest and most popular composers for solo piano – Frédéric Chopin. The narrative follows his turbulent relationship with the controversial literary figure George Sand, their time together in Majorca, his fragile health and his ultimate demise in poverty in Paris at the age of 39.

The Details

Date Sunday 22 February
Time 7.00pm (Champagne Reception 6.15pm)
Venue The Quarry Theatre at St Luke’s
Admission £25.00
Tickets quarrytheatre.org.uk
Age suitability All ages

A Journey Through Music

Please join us for an enjoyable evening of music from all periods, from Baroque to 21st Century. 

The concert will be just over an hour in length, and a retiring collection will be taken in aid of Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY). CRY raises awareness of young sudden cardiac death and offers free heart exams to children.

Date Thursday 5 March
Time 6.30pm
Venue Music School Recital Hall
Admission Free (with a retiring collection)
Age suitability      All ages