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Bedford Park Concerts - Proms

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Bedford Park


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Bedford Proms takes place on Sunday 6th August in Bedford Park and our theme this year will be ‘Proms Goes To The Movies’. Expect all your favourite classics but also some exquisite renditions of popular film soundtracks, which will appeal to the whole family.

The concert will feature some very special guest soloists. We are very excited to welcome back Australian Tenor Daniel Koek, who wowed us in 2015 when he was our headline performer. Daniel played Jean ValJean in Les Miserables in the West End and his rendition of ‘Bring Him Home’, was spine tingling. We were overwhelmed with requests to bring him back to Bedford and we are very pleased to welcome him back. The second act to be confirmed is rising classical star, soprano Joanna Forest. Completing our line-up will be world renowned opera star Alison Buchanan, originally from Bedford but now residing in America. Alison will fly back especially for our event. We are so excited to have three world class soloists on our concert line up.

The London Gala Orchestra and the Bedford Choral Society will return and the laser show begins in the second half when night time falls. The evening will conclude with a spectacular firework display.

To fit in with our movie theme, we have some special additions to the night including the DeLorean Car from Back To The Future, which will delight both adults and children alike! We also have some stunning owls joining us to fit in with a magical movie theme soundtrack, we think both muggles and wizards will love them! Guests will be able to take pics, and view the owls as well as ask their keepers any questions. Plus some other news to come!

We look forward to welcoming you back to Bedford Park for an evening of pomp and patriotism that the whole family can enjoy.


The London Gala Orchestra
Bedford Choral Society
Guest Soloists include Daniel Koek, Joanna Forest and Alison Buchanan
Laser Show
Spectacular Firework Finale

4.30pm Gates open
5.15pm Pilgrim School Choir
6.00pm Redford School of Speech & Drama
7.30pm Main Concert Commences
10.00pm Concert finishes (approx)

These times are approximate; keep and eye on our website www.bedfordparkconcerts.co.uk for updates on running times.

Please keep in mind this is a standing outdoor evening concert. Weather conditions can change quickly and the temperature drops after dark and so all concert goers should dress appropriately and be prepared if the ground is wet. The concert area and car parks are well lit, but it can be useful to bring a torch to help pack up your things and find your car.
Umbrellas: Please note small personal umbrellas are allowed, however large parasols and golf sized umbrellas will not be permitted on site.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Children under 5 are free and do not require a ticket. All persons under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult (18 years and over).

Where does the concert take place?

The concert will be held at Bedford Park, Bedford, MK41 7SS. Bedford Park is located in the centre of Bedford, approx 3 miles from the main train station. Bedford can be found just off junction 13 of the M1 and has direct routes from the A1 and A6. Please see map below for location within the park.

Bedford Park Concerts Map

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

By Car: From M1 junction 13 follow A421 to Bedford – follow signs to “Bedford”. At Bedford Town Centre, follow A6 (Northbound). Follow Yellow AA Road signs from Town Centre. We recommend looking up Bedford Park on Google Maps prior to traveling.

By Train: Bedford Mainline Station is approximately 1 mile.

Car Parking: Limited car parking will be available off Brickhill Drive, Bedford. Please follow directional signage. We recommend using the Town Centre Car Parks and taking a short walk to the park. Disabled parking will be available.

Pick up/drop off: Please use De Parys Avenue.

Can I bring my own food and drink?

The Bedford Proms is a picnic style concert, you are permitted to bring your own food and drink into the concert.

Can I bring a chair and other furniture to the event?

The concert takes place on the grass so customers can bring rugs, chairs and tables. Private marquees are not permitted. Small gazebos without sides are allowed, but will be restricted to clearly designated areas.

Can I go back and forth to my car once I've entered the concert?

At The Bedford Proms you will be given a pass when you leave. Some people like to take back their picnic paraphernalia in the interval.

Are Personal Assistant tickets available?

Personal Assistant tickets are available by request. This offer is open to those who hold a current higher rate of DLA (2016 or 2017), or other UK government approved supporting evidence of their requirement for a personal assistant. Carer tickets can only be issued against general entry tickets. Maximum available per event is 20. Please email applications including proof of entitlement to patickets@lphconcerts.co.uk.

Ticket Terms & Conditions

  1. Fireworks, flares or naked flames are not allowed. Candles are only permitted if they are covered or enclosed
  2. Dogs are not allowed, except guide dogs. It should be noted however, that the fireworks are very loud.
  3. In case of inclement weather the concert will not be cancelled, however the concert programme may be amended in the interest of safety and enjoyment of the audience.
  4. The use of recording equipment is prohibited.
  5. Tickets cannot be replaced, exchanged, nor money refunded.
  6. The event organiser/venue reserves the right to make alterations to the advertised arrangements or featured artists, or to refuse admission under reasonable circumstances.
  7. The event organiser / venue reserve the right to cancel or abandon any performance / event.
  8. Admission is at the ticket holder’s own risk, except in respect of death or personal injury resulting from negligence on the part of the event organiser / venue.
  9. All persons under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult (18 years and over).
  10. Subject to licensing conditions.
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