Diary

Saturday 26 June - Sunday 28 July 2021- Tour de France [International]

The 2021 tour will start Brest in Brittany. The event is made up of 21 stages and covers a total distance of 3,383 kilometres.

See the Tour de France website for full details of this international event.

Saturday/Sunday 17/18 July 2021 - Bedford River Festival [Local] - CANCELLED UNTIL 2022

First cancelled in 2020 the 2021 event has also had to be cancelled 17/18 July 2021 due to the continued spread of the virus. Full information is available on the River Festival website.

Thursday 5 August 2021 - Cycle to Work Day [National]

Bike To Work Day is a national event which aims to encourage people to use their bike to get to work, which saves energy, protects the environment, and helps you to keep fit.

Full information is available on the Cycle to Work Day website.

Monday 6 - Tuesday 7 September 2021 - Third World Cycling Forum [International]

Following on from the success of the first event held in Oporto, Portugal in 2017 the third event will be held in Munich, Germany on Monday/Tuesday 6/7 September 2021. See the website here for full details of this international event.

18 - 26 September 2021 - Great Big Green Wheel [National]

A national week of events celebrating action on climate change. Communities across the country will join together for the Great Big Green Week. It will be the biggest event for climate and nature ever in the UK, and everyone's invited! See the website here for details of events.

31 October - 12 November 2021 - COP 26 [International]

This November the UK hosts the 26th UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow. The climate talks will bring together heads of state, climate experts and campaigners to agree coordinated action to tackle climate change. See the website here for full details of this international event.

Saturday/Sunday 23/24 July 2022 - Bedford River Festival [Local]

Staged on the picturesque Victorian Embankment, Promenade, the River Great Ouse and in Russell Park, the Festival is a unique combination of the carnival, the musical, and of course, the nautical.

The event will now take place over the weekend 23/24 July 2022 after having been cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Full information is available on the River Festival website.

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