BedPop is the home for Bedford’s pop-up people.

Popping-up in Bedford

We’re a not-for-profit organisation that make great stuff happen in empty or unusual spaces.

We turn spaces into places.

Since 2012, BedPop has collaborated with individuals, groups, businesses and the council to make great events happen in empty or unconventional spaces. We’ve run pop up shops, arts centres, cinemas, theatres, reading groups for kids, record shops, galleries, music venues and more.

In 2014 we were awarded £2,000 from the Bedford Portas Pilot fund and we took over a large empty unit in the heart of the High Street. Over six months we hosted 19 events and welcomed hundreds of people through the doors of a previously neglected space. You can read more about it in this Bedford Clanger Article

In 2015 we established BedPop as a not-for-profit community organisation, dedicated to creatively reimagining existing spaces.

Our annual diary includes the Science Lab, Fun Palaces, Taste Bedford, Repair Shop, A Very BedPop Christmas and Record Shops.

If you would like to collaborate with us, please email

If you are interested in becoming a BedPop sponsor, please email

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