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Bedford Corn Exchange

Bedford Corn Exchange host a fantastic programme of events  whether you're looking for music, comedy, theatre or more, there's entertainment for everyone!  


Bedford Corn Exchange aims to be accessible and welcoming to all. Please contact the Box Office on 01234 718044 if you have any access requirements you would like to let us know about when booking your ticket.

Entering the Venue

Access to the Main Auditorium for evening shows is generally at street level via Number 13, next door to the Corn Exchange. The Harpur Suite and Box Office can be accessed via a ramp at street level.

A limited number of disabled badge holders’ parking spaces are available next to the venue in Mayes Yard (off St Paul’s Square).


A lift is available to take customers from Number 13 to the Main Auditorium level. There is a further lift available at street level to the side of the main Corn Exchange building (entered from Mayes Yard). This can be used when Number 13 is not serving as the main entrance for events. A lift inside the venue provides access to the Balcony, Howard Room bar, and toilet facilities on the lower ground floor.


There are accessible toilets in all parts of the venue, with disabled toilets in the main Corn Exchange building, Harpur Suite and Number 13. Baby changing facilities are also available.

Steward Support

Please speak to a Steward or a member of our staff if you need anything during your visit. They will be happy to help.

Disabled Spaces

We have dedicated spaces for wheelchairs, available together with adjacent seats for carers or companions. Please let us know your requirements when you book so we can secure these seats for you.

D/deaf and Hard of Hearing Customers

There is an induction loop system in the Main Auditorium. Please switch your hearing aid to the “T” position to use the system.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs (including Guide Dogs and Hearing Dogs) are welcome at the venue and water can be provided. Please advise the Box Office when you book your ticket to that we can ensure adequate provision is made.


Carers are admitted free to all BCEX Presents shows.

Who to contact


Where to go

Bedford Corn Exchange
Harpur Street
MK40 1LE
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Time / Date Details

When is it on
Box office Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm, Saturday 10am to 1pm

Other Details

Age Bands
11-14 years old
18-25 years old
Parents and carers
15-17 years old
0-4 years old
5-10 years old