Bedford by the Sea
THE SEA RETURNS TO BEDFORD
The renowned ‘Bedford by the Sea’ event
returns this year on Wednesday 3rd – Saturday
6th August to Harpur Square, Bedford.
Back by popular demand, this free event will
provide revellers with four days of fun in the sun and bring a
taste of the sea side to Bedford.
Bedford by the Sea is great for families with
attractions such as Punch and Judy shows, arts and crafts
workshops, face painting, children’s funfair rides and traditional
seaside food stalls.
The Punch and Judy shows can be seen on the
hour from 11.00am – 3.00pm on Thursday and Friday and will be a
different play each time.
Children will also get the chance to ‘walk on
water’ in spheres and take part in the giant games that are on
The legendary giant sandpit makes a return for
all to enjoy. Parents can sit back and relax whilst the children
have fun in the sand making castles.
The Mayor of Bedford Borough, Dave Hodgson
said: “Bedford by the Sea is a great event which brings a wonderful
family atmosphere to Harpur Sq reminiscent of seaside holidays. The
event is also good for the local economy as it attracts people from
all over Bedfordshire to come and spend their time in our town.”