Circus of Illustration at Bedpop Fun Palaces 7th & 8th October

In the last few years, the cultural landscape of Bedford has flourished like never before. From world-class exhibitions at The Higgins, festivals like Bedfringe, the Bedford Film Festival and the Conscia Jazz Festival, to smaller, regular events like Roll Your Own Records, the many BedPop pop-ups and Drink & Draw’s with the Circus of Illustration. [...]

Magnificent Turners on our doorstep – latest exhibition from The Higgins Bedford

Mike attended the pre-view night of the forthcoming Turner exhibition at our local ‘The Higgins Bedford’ museum and gallery. For the first time, nine of the Higgins’ collection of watercolours by JMW Turner are on display, along with a selection of other watercolours by artists who influenced him, were his contemporaries and who followed in his footsteps. The [...]