Bedford Corn Exchange





The Bedford Corn Exchange hosts live performaces in a unique venue. 

Whether you like comedy, theatre or live music, Bedford Corn Exchange will have something for you.

The Corn Exchange is one of only two UK residencies of the Philharmonia Orchestra outside London...something of a coup for the town of Bedford. 


A number of municipal car parks are within easy reach of Bedford Corn Exchange. Riverside Square (closest to Corn Exchange), St Peters Street or Melbourne Street.

Bedford Park and Ride service is in Elstow. The buses operate up to every 10 minutes, six days a week.

Bedford Bus Station is a 5 minute walk from the Corn Exchange.

Accessibility: There's a ramp at the entrance to The Harpur Suite and The Central Box Office. Wheelchair access to the Auditorium and Howard Room is via a lift situated at the side of the building in Mayes Yard. The entrance to the lift has a doorbell to ring for assistance.






Address and contact details:

St.Paul's Square,
Mk40 1SL

Find on Google Maps
01234 269519


Opening hours:

The Central Box Office is open from Monday to Saturday:
Mon to Thurs: 9.15am–5.30pm Fri: 9.15am–5.00pm Sat: 10.00am–2.00pm
Also open for one hour before the start of certain performances.



Concessions available for most BCEX presents shows.