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The Journey from Bunyan to the Brickworks

6th April 2019 – 29th September 2019

Connections Gallery – Free Entry


Explore two aspects of Bedfordshire heritage; the journey John Bunyan experienced in The Pilgrim’s Progress, as he was persecuted and imprisoned for his beliefs, and the journeys of people who came to Bedford after the Second World War to work at The London Brick Company.


This is a collaborative Heritage Lottery funded project between John Bunyan Museum and The Bedford Chronicles.




Round and Round the Garden – A Celebration of Horticulture in Art

6th April 2019 – 29th September 2019

Wixamtree Gallery – Free Entry



Celebrate all things gardens and gardening in art, explore our human fascination with them and how they have provided inspiration for artists.


Many different ideas of gardens are explored using works by major artists from the internationally renowned Cecil Higgins Collection.