Bedford Bamberg Association

Calendar of Previous Events



Saturday 1st St. Nikolaus Party

From 6 p.m. onwards in St. Mark’s Church Hall

Guests were welcomed with a glass of Glühwein, before a German-style supper and delicious desserts. Wine, beer and soft drinks were available throughout.

We sang some German and English carols at the end, with thanks to Alfons and several of the Bamberg students who kindly led this. 



Friday 2nd

Some Cross Currents in a Stormy Sea. The Saga of the German Language From the 16th to the 19th Century

A talk by Robin Farman in the Wren Room, St. Mark’s Church, Calder Rise.  Please do come along for an interesting insight into the development of the language.  Refreshments will be served; charge £5.



Tuesday 4th


Tuesday 11th

Bamberg Visitors

There is a detailed programme of events. The Farewell Dinner to which everyone is invited takes place on Sunday September 9th at Vesuvios. 



Saturday 21st Summer Supper

From 5pm at Edward & Jo’s house.  This is always a popular event; the charge for supper and drinks is just £10. 

Thursday 5th

Musical Evening With Bamberg Musicians

7.30pm.  There will be musicians and singers from Wootton Upper School and the ETA Hoffmann Gymnasium from Bamberg at  Kimberley Sixth Form College which is part of Wootton Upper School, Green Lane, Stewartby.



Saturday 9th Stammtisch

6.30pm at The Pilgrim’s pub in Bedford. 

Saturday 28th The Annual Dinner

From 6pm at VesuviO Restaurant, Sharnbrook Hotel. Three courses including tea/coffee for £22.50.


Friday 23rd

Annual General Meeting

at 7.30pm in the Wren Room, St. Mark’s Church, Brickhill. 

On the evening subscriptions of £10 each are due. 

Refreshments (tea, coffee and homemade cakes) will be provided at the end of the meeting.

Minutes of the 2017 AGM


Saturday 28th Great Barford Twinning Group Cheese and Wine Evening

Great Barford Village Hall



Friday 3rd The Magic Lantern

7.30pm. The Wren Room, St. Mark's Church, Calder Rise, Brickhill.



Tuesday 5th


Tuesday 12th

Visit to Bamberg

Bamberg are also planning to celebrate the 40th anniversary during our visit.



Saturday 22nd Summer Supper

Starting at 5pm, at Edward & Jo’s house: The Walled Garden, Church Lane, Pavenham, MK43 7PU.



Friday 12th Annual Dinner

Pavenham Park Golf Club £20.



Friday 31st Annual General Meeting

From 19.30pm in the Wren Room at St Marks Church, Brickhill. Subscriptions due also.