Memories of Bedford


I worked there for a few years with Stan Hunt at the Picturedrome, and the Plaza which was nearly opposite across the river was owned by a man called Mr Cheetam. I also worked at the Plaza as a relief projectionist and also another cinema in Ampthill owned by Mr Cheetam. They were great days and I (...Read full memory)

My mother used to work at a factory called "proper pride" making lingerie does anyone remember it I think it was in mile road, it would be lovely to hear from anyone who knew it. My mother was called maria longo

I suppose, years ago, there was a Bedford market without old Ben. Can’t have been much of a market though. Anyway, as long as I, or everybody else I've asked can remember, old Ben has been down the market on Saturdays. Maybe he worked on the stalls as a young chap, but for the last twenty or thirty years he's been down the (...Read full memory)

Born and bred in Bedford (1945) so many fond memories... The Granada cinema...I played at that venue many times with my band back in the 60's... I was born & lived in Cardington Road at the time and the fields and river were our main "playground" and seat of learning. Newnham swimming pool was our main (leisure) (...Read full memory)

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