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Bedford Borough Council regrets to announce that it has made the decision to postpone the Bedford River Festival for one year.
It said that this is not a decision that was taken lightly. With the government guidance encouraging people to avoid large gatherings to minimise the spread of coronavirus and uncertainty about how long these measures will have to be in place, It felt this to be the right decision.Read More
Bedford River Festival is one of the largest outdoor events of its kind. Around a quarter of a million visitors are expected at this free Festival on Bedford’s river and Embankment.
This weekend brings activities on and off the water, with dragon boat and raft racing, river parades with over 100 boats on the river, and water sports demonstrations.
On dry land, there will be music, entertainment, stalls to browse, the funfair, heritage village, sports activities, hovercraft rides, fireworks, and much more.
The River Festival is a community event, with clubs, groups, and companies all coming together to take part in races, and in other events and activities throughout the weekend.Read More
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