Bedford by The Sea
Tuesday 3rd August
‘BEDFORD BY THE SEA’
Avast, me hearties ‘Bedford By The Sea’
sails into Bedford with a pirate theme this year. So don’t forget
your buckets and spades. The event will provide four days of fun in
the sun at Harpur Square, from Wednesday 11th –
Saturday 14th August, join us for some seaside
Further highlights of the event include Punch
and Judy shows, workshops and face painting and the Jolly
The giant sandpit will also return for all to
enjoy, whether you decide to build sand castles with the children,
or prefer to sit back and relax with the sand between your
Mr Punch always feels at home
at ‘Bedford By The Sea’ and can be seen daily at
2.00 and 3.15. Each show is
different, so be sure to watch them all.
All activities are free.
The Mayor of Bedford Borough, Dave Hodgson,
said: “Bedford’s nearest beach is well over 70 miles away so we’ve
brought the beach to Bedford. Every day features fun activities,
from sandcastle building to face painting. We’re expecting a great
holiday atmosphere and encourage everyone to come along and enjoy
the summer sun”.