This Years Events in Dunstable

As we get more dates for 'Events' we will add them here:




Special Saturdays here in Dunstable.
The 1st Saturday of every month
From special events on the Square
Craft Fairs, Art Exhibitions and so much more at the Methodist Church Hall.
Organised by the Dunstable Join Committee
for Dunstable.


St Georges Day 
Priory House Gardens 10 am to 4 pm Saturday 23 April
Free St. George’s Day event with entertainment for all of the family.


Around The World
 Priory House Gardens 10 am to 4 pm Saturday 14 May Fantastic day of music, dance, sport, education and games highlighting different traditions and cultures from around the world.

Back by popular demand!
Classic Motor Rally Priory Gardens
10 am to 4 pm Saturday 11 June
 Priory House hosts the motor rally where people get the chance to look at vintage cars and bikes along with some charity stalls to view

 Dunstable Live
Grove House Gardens 3 pm to 8 pm Saturday 18 June
Five hours of the best 80’s tribute acts

 Sunday Band Concerts
Grove House Gardens 
2 pm to 4.15 pm Sunday 26 June, Sunday 3,10,24,& 31 July & Sunday 7, & 14 August Traditional Band Concerts

Party in the Park
Grove House Gardens 12 noon to 8 pm Saturday 16 July
Eight hour family fun event including music, stalls and entertainment.

Dunstable Rocks
Grove House Gardens 2 pm to 9 pm Saturday 20 August
9 hours of live music, family area and giant screen

Brewed For Dunstable
Grove House Garden 4 pm to 11 pm ( Thurs) 4 pm to 11 pm ( Fri) 12 noon to 11 pm ( Sat) Thursday 22 to Saturday 24 September
Previously Dunstable Beer and Cider Festival New date, new name and a new marquee! Back in 2016 bigger than ever and with a fantastic new set up Brewed for Dunstable is not to be missed. New cocktail and pimms area, craft beers and live music all weekend. Plus 50+ ales and Ciders more details coming soon.

Priory Proms in the Park Priory Gardens
 from 7 pm Saturday 10 September
Watch Last Night of the Proms on a giant screen in the beautiful setting of Priory Gardens.

Dunstable Fireworks Display
Creasey Park Community Football Center Friday 4 November
Large fireworks display at Creasy Park with food and funfair.

Christmas Tree Carols and Torchlight Procession
The Square Friday 2 December from 7 pm
Torchlight procession through Priory House Gardens and carol service with the massed choirs of Dunstable. 

 Priory House Christmas Cracker
Priory House 10 am to 4 pm Saturday 10 December


For further information please contact
Dunstable Town Council


May 10 at 5:00pm until May 12 at 5:00pm

                                                          Grove House Gardens, Dunstable.


    All Hail to the Ale! Beer Festival has returned for a second year!

    After a successful event last year, Dunstable Town council are pleased to announce that the ‘Beer and Cider Festival’ is back and is better than before! With a change of location, Grove House Gardens will be transformed from Friday 10 May to Sunday 12 May into the home of beer, ale and cider connoisseurs who can discover that sometimes local, is always better.

    ... Featuring local ales such as ‘Mutiny’, ‘Potbelly’, ‘Village Bike’ and ‘Dunstable Giant’ there is a great range of 30 ales and 8 ciders to choose from, plus a small selection of wines, lagers and soft drinks. This years Beer Festival is sponsored by Luton@Large magazine.

  • For more information on times of acts, the list of ales and any other enquiries, please visit the Dunstable Town Council website on or call on 01582 891406  
    Saturday 18th- Sunday 19th Medieval Siege Society
    FREE Family Events
    The siegers will be living the life of an armoured soldier on campaign in Priory Gardens, with Battle re-enactments from the Wars of the Roses
    • Guided tours of the Hidden Priory
    • Meet the experts, historians, archaeologists, bring your finds to the Manshead archaeologists for examination.
    • Medieval herbalist
    • Free shield making for children
    • New exhibitions and talks in Priory House throughout the day,
    • Walk with a Town Guide through Medieval Dunstable
    • Maypole dancing
    o Saturday 18th May Priory Spring Fair 11.00-2.30
    o Saturday 18th May Choral Evensong at the Priory 5pm
    o Sunday 19th May St Fremund Shrine procession and installation in the Priory –
    with the Bishop of Bedford. 9.30am at St Fremund’s and 10.30am at the Priory Church

    The Dunstable Classic Motor Rally

    10:00am until 4:00pm
    Dunstable ~ Bedfordshire ~ England

    It is in its fifth year and due to be the best yet!

    Preparations are well under way, they have already received over 100 entries!

    If you have a vehicle which you would like to enter into the rally please download and complete the forms attached.

    Due to circumstances beyond our control, the entrance for all vehicles at this years rally has changed. Entrance will now be via the main gates of Priory House (33 High St South, Dunstable, LU6 3RZ), we apologise for any inconvenience.

    For more information please contact Priory House on 01582 891420 or email

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    Watling Lower School PSA are holding a Summer Fair on Saturday the 8th June from 11am until 2pm at Watling Lower School on Bull Pond Lane Dunstable.

    We would really like to make this a community event and would like to offer local businesses the chance to support our work and raise the profile of their business at the same time. If you feel you would be able to sponser us, provide a prize or would like to attend the event to promote your company in some way please get in contact with Ruth Melnykowicz via email on

    If anyone (businesses or individuals) is interested in having a stall we are charging five pound a pitch.

    Many thanks



    Chesney Hawkes playing live at Party in the Park 20 July 2013!!
    FREE entertainment at Grove House Gardens.


    Hazel O'Connor singing Live at Dunstable Rocks this year in Grove House Gardens!


    Priory Pudding Nights

    Priory Pudding Nights
    Priory Pudding Nights
    Every Thursday evening 6.30pm to 9.30pm
    The fully licensed Priory House Tea Rooms are proud to introduce Priory Pudding Nights.

    Every Thursday evening the Priory House Tea Rooms will open their doors at 6.30pm to 9.30pm for you to sample sweet treats, lush puddings, dessert wines and liqueur coffees.

    Freshly made Eton Mess
    Everyone is welcome and there is no cover charge, you just pay for what you choose. Last orders will be taken at 9.00pm.

    For more information:

    Blows Downs ~ Dunstable

    The Blows Downs is set among the chalk hill of the Chilterns Area of
    outstanding natural beauty, this is a great place for birds and flowers.

    A wonderful piece of countryside to take take in nature and it's
    amazing wild life and wonderful views.