10 Facts about Bedford

Thursday, June 4th 2015. | Cities

Let me tell the country town of Bedfordshire in Facts about Bedford. The location of this town was in the East of England. Kempston, Elstow and Biddenham are in included of the Bedford Built up area. The population of the area is around 106,940 people. The population of the wider borough with a rural area is 157,479 people. Find out more interesting facts about Bedford below:

Facts about Bedford 1: the establishment of Bedford

The county town was created on the River of Great Ouse. Some people believed that Offa of Mecia was built in Bedford.

Facts about Bedford 2: Bedford Castle

One of the interesting places to visit in Bedford is Bedford Castle.  In 1224, the castle was damaged. The castle is important during the English civil war of Anarchy and First Baron War. Get facts about Bedford Castle here.

Facts about Bedford

Facts about Bedford

Facts about Bedford 3: the Italian descent

There are many kinds of people with Italian descent who live in Bedford. This city is also a home to the largest Sikh Gurdwara and south Asian people.

Facts about Bedford 4: The Higgins Art Gallery & Museum

If you are interested to know the local history collection, you can go to The Higgins Art Gallery & Museum. The Higgins family was the owner of this Victorian home. They were the Victorian brewers. The home is changed into a museum and people can enjoy various kinds of collections such as ceramics, drawings, watercolors, lace and glass.



Facts about Bedford 5: The Panacea Museum

The tourists who spend their time in Bedford should never forget to visit Panacea Museum.  You will know a lot about Panacea Society. During the beginning of 20th century, this religious community was formed.

Facts about Bedford 6: The University of Bedfordshire Theatre

The largest theatre in Bedford is University of Bedfordshire Theatre.  There are various projects of university occurred here.

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Bedford Image

Facts about Bedford 7: The Bedford Corn Exchange

The largest entertainment venue that you can visit in Bedford is Bedford Corn Exchange. You can find out private function, concerts, conferences, meetings and performances in the venue. Some entertainers who had performed here include Bob Hope and Glenn Miller.

Facts about Bedford 8: “The River Festival”

If you decide to visit Bedford, you can go here in the beginning of July. The town will hold the River Festival. There are around 250,000 visitors who love to see the festival.

Bedford Facts

Bedford Facts

Facts about Bedford 9: The Bedford Pantomime Company

The traditional pantomime in Bedford is produced by the Bedford Pantomime Company every Christmas. Get facts about Baton Rogue here.

Facts about Bedford 10: other annual events

Other events that you can check in Bedford include ‘Proms in the Park’, ‘Bedford by the Sea’ and ‘Bedford International Kite Festival’.

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Bedford Images

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