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TK Maxx Presents Bedford Summer Sessions provides amazing artists and live music events tailored for multiple audiences in the beautiful setting of Bedford Park in the heart of Bedfordshire. TK Maxx Presents Bedford Summer Sessions is operated by Live Nation via Cuffe & Taylor.

Having previously run under the banner of Bedford Park Concerts it’s now entering an exciting period for the site, which has already brought some of the biggest names in live music entertainment to the town of Bedford for many years. World-class music acts such as George Ezra, Kaiser Chiefs, Sting, Paul Weller, The Jacksons, UB40, Tom Walker, Tom Odell, Faithless and Scooter to name but a few have all helped put Bedford on the map as an exciting live venue destination, all set in the beautiful backdrop of the stunning Bedford Park.

Whether you bring glowsticks and sunglasses for a pop, rock or dance event. TK Maxx Presents Bedford Summer Sessions will be the place to be this summer.

EVENT INFORMATION

Bedford Park, Park Avenue, MK41 7SS

There is no car parking available on site.

You can park at one of the many councils run car parks nearby. Full details of these can be found HERE

 

Show times will be released in due course.

The Garden tickets include:

  • Premium view at the front of the stage
  • Private bar and premium food options to purchase 
  • Premium toilet facilities
  • Souvenir Bedford Summer Sessions wristband

 

The VIP Park Lounge is our premium option. The ticket includes access to the Garden and the below:

• Fast track entry into the arena
• Access to the Park Lounge our exclusive marquee and Garden
• A glass of chilled prosecco on arrival (soft drinks for children)
• Delicious food included
• VIP viewing position
• Furniture inside and outside
• Access to the Park Lounge bar
• Souvenir VIP event lanyard
• Luxury toilet facilities.

Yes, please ensure you dress for the weather and don’t forget your sun cream!

Yes, please fill in this form.

One of the team will review and be in touch if necessary.

Please can you also add the below.

You are allowed one folding chair per person in the concert arena for use in the marked-out area away from the stage.

This is to maintain a safe area for those customers who wish sit and those who wish to stand at the front of the stage area. Private marquees and gazebos are not permitted.

Please note – folding chairs are not permitted in the Garden or VIP Park Lounge.

Absolutely! Concerts are only ever cancelled due to the weather if the conditions become dangerous. However, you cannot bring an umbrella, so please dress appropriately. The show will continue to go ahead if it rains and there will be no refunds offered should you choose to leave due to weather. The show will only be cancelled or stopped if the weather becomes dangerous.

Children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 and over who has their own ticket. Children aged 2 and under can attend for free and don’t require a ticket. All other children must have a full price ticket to enter the festival. Please be aware no prams are permitted at TK Maxx presents Bedford Summer Sessions. 

Please note: While we are a family friendly business, please remember that this is an outdoor event with loud music and lots of people and so may not be suitable for very young children.

Yes, if available, official merchandise will be available to purchase within the festival.

Food and drink are not permitted however there are food and drink concessions within the event.

1 x sealed water bottle is permitted per person max 500ml

1 x empty reusable water bottle is permitted.

There will be free water re-fill stations at the venue.

If you have a medical condition, then a doctor’s note will permit diet-specific food and drink only.

Animals are not permitted on site, with the exception of registered assistance dogs.

Please get in touch here if you are bringing a registered assistance dog.

No, all food concessions and bars are cashless.

You can apply to perform at our festival by filling in this form.

One of the team will review and be in touch if necessary.

If you do not hear back from us this year, your details will be kept on our files and we could reach out in future years/shows.

Please fill in this form with the relevant information

This will be passed onto the relevant department who will be in touch if necessary.

You can apply for charity tickets by filling out this form.

One of the team will review and be in touch if necessary.

If you do not hear from us, unfortunately we was unable to carry out your request on this occasion.

TICKET INFORMATION

All TK Maxx presents Bedford Summer Sessions 2024 tickets are Mobile Entry – so your phone is your ticket! You MUST download your tickets before heading to the festival site. Please make sure to follow the instructions below before leaving for your event to ensure that your tickets can be scanned for entry regardless of the connectivity at the venue.

Download or update the latest version of the Ticketmaster app for the iPhone in the Apple App store or for the Android in the Android App store.

From the app, find your order in My Events.

View your tickets by tapping View Barcode. Screenshots of your barcodes won’t get you in.

Once you have viewed your tickets in the Ticketmaster App. You ticket is automatically saved so it is always ready. Please ensure you do NOT log out of the app!

More information available HERE

Downloading to your digital wallet

iPhone users must follow the instructions above before arriving at the venue to access their tickets at entry as saving tickets to their digital wallet is not available at this time.

Android users are still welcome to save their tickets to the digital wallet

The box office is located next to the band stand.

The box office is open from 3pm on show days up until approximately 9pm.

You are now able to pay for your tickets in instalments on Ticketmaster using Klarna.

Klarna offers two options to customers depending on your order value. You can either split your payments in to 3 instalments using the ‘Split by 3 option’ or using the ‘Slice It’ option you can pay in 6,9 or 12 instalments.

The Klarna payment plan options available for your order will display as you proceed to the checkout on Ticketmaster. Please ensure you read the Klarna terms and conditions before proceeding with your payments as you may be subject to a credit search and interest charges using the ‘Slice It’ option.

Find more information about the Klarna payment plan HERE

If you have not received your digital tickets, please check your Ticketmaster online account or contact Ticketmaster by visiting help.ticketmaster.co.uk

Please visit help.ticketmaster.co.uk

Tickets are non-refundable. Please refer to the terms and conditions on the ticket agent’s website.

ACCESSIBILITY INFORMATION

We want TK Maxx presents Bedford Summer Sessions to be an event accessible for all. To ensure we have the correct level of facilities we ask customers to purchase the correct type of accessible ticket on Ticketmaster. The following options will be available:

• Wheelchair Platform

• Ambulant

• Deaf/Hard of hearing

• Essential Companion

If you have any questions, please contact us here

If accessible tickets (Wheelchair, Ambulant, Deaf / Hard of Hearing and Companion) are not showing up as an option to purchase on Ticketmaster, this means unfortunately it has sold out therefore unavailable to buy.

There is an option to select a companion ticket when you are purchasing an accessible ticket. Once you have selected a companion ticket, there will be an approval process. For the approval process, you will be contacted to provide supporting documentation for validation of your request.

Companion tickets must be selected with an accessible ticket as they cannot be requested on their own.

Please check the terms and conditions for companion tickets to see what type of supporting documentation you can provide.

If your request for a companion ticket is not approved, the access team can advise on the procedure.

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If you have selected a companion ticket, you will be contacted to provide one of the following forms of supporting documentation as evidence to grant a complimentary companion ticket:

Any level of DLA

Any level of PIP

Medical professional’s letter

Armed forces independent payment

War disablement pension

D/Deaf or blind registration

Nimbus access card

Blue Badge – Only accepted as adequate evidence for accessible car parking.

Further information is available HERE

An ambulant ticket is for customers who have a medical requirement for an essential companion to attend TK Maxx presents Bedford Summer Sessions.


Customers who have purchased an ambulant ticket will be contacted to provide proof for a companion ticket and to gain access to the accessible viewing area.

Accessible toilets are situated at the accessibility viewing platform and main toilet blocks.

The accessible viewing platform is available for customers with a wheelchair accessible ticket. It is raised platform located with prime view of the stage. There are accessible toilets and a changing unit located nearby.

This area is for customers who require a wheelchair to make their experience comfortable.

The accessible viewing platform has a limited capacity and is strictly for access customers plus 1 companion only.

We will be providing a BSL interpreter for all TK Maxx presents Bedford Summer Session 2024 concerts.

If you have any questions, please contact us HERE

If you require audio description at any of our shows, please do contact us 60 days in advance HERE

The accessibility viewing area is a area where chairs are provided.

This area is for customers who have an specific medical requirement to make their experience comfortable.

Companions are welcome to use the seating in the viewing area unless an access customer requires a seat.

The accessible viewing area is not on the raised platform.

To purchase a ticket for the accessible viewing area please purchase an ambulant ticket.

TK Maxx presents  Bedford Summer Sessions is a green field therefore is relatively flat but does have uneven terrain in parts. The ground may be muddy or dusty depending on the weather conditions.

You are permitted to bring required medication into TK Maxx presents Bedford Park. Please bring a copy of your prescription or a doctor’s note. Please make sure you only bring enough for the duration of the festival and ensure you keep it safe with you at all times.

You are allowed one folding chair per person in the concert arena for use in the marked-out area away from the stage.

This is to maintain a safe area for those customers who wish sit and those who wish to stand at the front of the stage area. Private marquees and gazebos are not permitted.

Please note – folding chairs are not permitted in the Garden or VIP Park Lounge.

Assistance dogs are permitted on site.

Please note that TK Maxx presents Bedford Summer Sessions accessible facilities cannot cater for people with temporary impairments such as broken bones, healing injuries and those who are pregnant.

If you have any questions, please contact us HERE

You can find out about accessibility on trains here 

You can find out about accessibility on buses here 

Fastline Taxis have been providing wheelchair-accessible taxi transport for over 22 years.Taxis can accommodate the different types of wheelchairs; standard chairs, sports chairs, battery powered and mobility scooters. Please call up to book in advance.

01234 811811

Ezee Cabs provide a wheelchair accessible taxi service. All taxis are rear loaded or side loaded to accommodate manual and electric wheelchairs and all drivers are experienced in transporting wheelchair users.

01234 273333

It is approximately a three-minute walk from the drop-off point to the entrance.

Accessible parking is available at The Pilgrim Centre, Brickhill Drive, Bedford - MK41 7PZ.

This is a short walk to the festival site. It is approximately 200m to the entry gate and 200m to the accessible area.

You can book tickets in due course. You will be required to show a blue badge on arrival.

You can book accessible parking tickets HERE 

Please contact us here for any more performance access enquiries.

If you require a call back, please do leave your phone number with a message in the box below and a member of the team will call you back.

TRAVEL

There is no car parking available on site.

You can park at one of the many councils run car parks nearby. Full details of these can be found HERE

Please use De Parys Avenue which is opposite the main entrance to the park. This is for all pick up/ drop offs, including taxis, parents, access.

Bedford Railway Station is approximately a 3 minute taxi drive and a 25 minute walk away from the venue.

Find out more here

Bedford Bus Station is approximately a four-minute taxi drive and a 21 minute walk away from the venue.

You can find out more here

The local companies are listed below with contact details.

Fast line Taxis – 01234 811811

24-7 Cars – 01234 262222

Key Cars – 01234 343434

SAFETY AND SECURITY

There is free drinking water available at the re-fill drinking stations. Please look out for the signage within the arena.

1 x sealed soft drink bottle is permitted per person max 500ml

1 x empty reusable water bottle is permitted.

If you have a medical condition, then a doctor’s note will permit diet-specific food and drink only.

Please help TK Maxx presents Bedford Summer Sessions to reduce plastic and bring a re-usable water bottle if you wish

There are medical and welfare facilities available within the arena. Please ask a member of security to direct you to the facilities if required.

You are permitted to bring required medication into TK Maxx presents Bedford Park. Please bring a copy of your prescription or a doctor’s note. Please make sure you only bring enough for the duration of the festival and ensure you keep it safe with you at all times

Bags larger than an A4 piece of paper are not permitted. All bags are subject to a search so please avoid bringing one where you can as this would speed up your entry to the festival.

We advise against bringing valuables to the event, however, if you choose to do so please keep them hidden from view where possible.

Umbrellas are not permitted as they obscure the view of others.

Any cameras that are deemed as “Professional” will not be permitted into the arena.

Permitted:

Non-Professional Recording Equipment (Point & Shoot Cameras, Flip Video Cameras, etc.)

Not Permitted:

Professional Recording (Photo, Video, Audio) Equipment (NO Detachable Zoom Lense, Tripods or Other Commercial Equipment) Selfie Sticks

The event arena and surrounding areas are covered by CCTV.

There is strictly no readmission on day wristbands. Day ticket holders should expect queues at the entry gate and arrive with plenty of time before the first act they wish to see – no refunds will be given for acts missed. Please ensure you are aware of the last entry time for the event you are attending.