BedfordBID’s backing the town centre with ‘Xtra Xmas’ lights


Despite the difficulties of 2020, business organisation, BedfordBID, has ensured that the town is a sparkling seasonal sight this Christmas.

BedfordBID, which represents 100s of shops, restaurants and offices in Bedford, has been adding every year to its range of ‘Love Bedford’ Xtra Xmas lights – these include
lamp post lights in:

  • St Cuthberts Street 
  • Mill Street
  • Harpur Street/Harpur Square
  • Tavistock Street/The Broadway 
  • St Peters Street 
  • St Peters Street garden trees uplighters
  • Howard Street tree lights
  • AND the large, real Christmas tree outside Clinton Cards adorned with twinkly lights.  

In addition businesses themselves are making an extra special effort this year such as Michael R. Peters in The Broadway and the Riverside complex of restaurants and bars.

While all businesses try to trade within the confines of restrictions, BedfordBID is hoping to make sure people keep up with the spirit of Christmas in the town. 

Latest information of ‘what’s on/open and when’ can be found on which is being updated throughout lockdown with details of how to buy from local shops online. 

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