Phone: 01234 325781


Monthly Charity Sale

Charity sale this Saturday at the MS Therapy Centre on Barkers Lane, Bedford

Date: Every 3rd Saturday
Time: 10 – 12
Venue: MS Therapy Centre, 155 Barkers Lane, Bedford, MK41 9RX
Entrance:  50p

This Saturday we are again running our charity sale of donated secondhand books, bric-a-brac and clothing.


We can’t tell you exactly what will be available and on sale this Saturday but there always seems to be something for everyone. 
Local people are very generous with their donations of secondhand goods and we make sure that we only include the very best items in our sale.
You’ll probably find a good selection of bargain-priced kitchen items like cups and saucers, serving bowls, kitchen utensils, plus plates, cutlery, saucepans and you might be lucky to find some high quality bone china and high quality glassware.
There’s regularly plenty of vases, picture frames, clocks, ornaments, mirrors, coasters and maybe even some silverware.

Hundreds of high quality books

You are likely to find a wide range of books from popular fiction, local history, natural history and some more esoteric titles, along with some popular childrens’ books. Most paperback books are available at 4 for £1.

Clothing for every occasion

The fashion experts from our clothing shop are usually available at our charity sale to help you choose from our wide range of items of clothing with a frequent turnover of stock. In the summertime we often have summer dresses, skirts and blouses from some of the top brands. 
Ask to see our range of hats and occasion-wear for that summer wedding. We have shoes and handbags too.
There is likely to be plenty of different styles from different decades and you’re unlikely to find better prices, we really do specialise in bargains and you free to try-on any items in our changing rooms.

Refreshments including bacon rolls, tea and coffee.

We are proud of our kitchen, providing hot drinks and snacks every month, including hot bacon rolls plus tea and coffee with home made cake.

Our charity sales help us to raise around £10,000 each year

We have had a lot of success and fun holding these events for the last few years and usually raise about £800 each time, so over the year that works out to be around £10,000. Such vital funds to help us run the MS Therapy Centre, which costs over £1000 every day to keep providing all the therapies that make such a difference to the lives of people living with MS.

Thank you to our volunteers

We could not achieve this without the help our of our volunteers who set up the stalls, price-up the goods, manage the stock, signpost the event in the local area, run the kitchen, make the bacon rolls, put the kettle on and make an average of 100 cups of tea or coffee. So a big thanks to all of the helpers. The MS Therapy Centre would not be alive and well without you.

See all the events for the MS Therapy Centre

We have a wide-ranging events program of fun and fundraising for the MS Therapy Centre.

 Forthcoming events:   


Saturday 20th – Charity Sale

Wednesday 24th – Higgins Gallery and Pantry

Friday 26th – Sunday 28th – Bedford Park Concerts


Saturday 3rd – Caritas Choir

Saturday 17th – Charity Sale


Wednesday 4th – Philip Kinsella  Clairvoyant medium

Saturday 21st – Charity sale

For information, please contact

 [email protected]

Summer fete

Our annual celebration of summer with Strawberry teas, BBQ, stalls and games. Always a lovely event.

Sunday 30th June  12 – 4pm

If you can help on the day, please call 01234 325781
or email: [email protected]


Higgins Gallery and Higgins Pantry

Wednesday 24th July at 6.30pm

Join us for a special viewing of an exhibition of paintings celebrating horticulture in art, then afterwards for a delicious Italian meal at the Higgins Pantry.

£20 per person

Buy your tickets from the MS Therapy Centre – call 01234 325781
or email: [email protected]

Bedford park Concerts

Friday 26th – Sunday 28th July

Buy your tickets from the MS Therapy Centre – no booking fee, and £5 donation to the MS Therapy Centre.

We need volunteers on each day. You will be taking tickets and collecting donations.

If you can help, please call 01234 325781
or email: [email protected]


Caritas Choir

Saturday 3rd August

  • Venue: Wayside Cottage, 74 Manor Road, Barton-le-Clay MK45 4NR
  • Start time: 4.30pm for about 2 hours
  • Tickets £10pp
  • Bring your own picnic and your own chair or picnic rug
  • Cash bar available serving alcoholic and soft drinks

This is an outside concert held in the garden at Wayside. It is not suitable for wheelchair users and there is only one toilet available on the ground floor of Wayside Cottage – large queues form during the interval. In the event of rain, the concert will be transferred to the local church but this will be organised nearer the time depending on local forecast. Parking is in a field a short walk away from the cottage on uneven ground. It is possible to drop people off outside the cottage but it is on a very sharp bend.


For tickets telephone:
Jackie Howe on 01582 599520


An evening with Philip Kinsella

Clairvoyant Medium

Wednesday 4th September

6.30 pm for 7pm start

Tickets £10 per person

Licensed bar

Buy your tickets from the MS Therapy Centre – please call 01234 325781
or email: [email protected]


Pop-Up Art Exhibition

For the whole weekend, our building will be filled with works of art by local and national artists. 

We have pledged works from artists using a wide range of media. There will be something to suit all tastes.

There will be live demonstrations of several artists creating their pieces in front of your eyes.

Stalls selling pottery, ceramics, jewellery, sculpture, hand made keepsake cards and much more.

Our cafe will be serving drinks and home made cakes.

Friday 4th October – private viewing by invitation only

Saturday 5th October 10am – 5pm and Sunday 6th October 10.30pm – 4-m- open to everyone.

A painting of 3 artists' easels with paintings on them


Submit your work into our exciting exhibition. Come along and chat to potential purchasers. An opportunity to sell your work, with commission supporting the MS Therapy Centre.

Click here to visit a page with full details for contributors.

For more information please contact:

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: Bela or Tracy at the MS Therapy Centre on 01234 325781


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Take a look at the latest edition of our newsletter, CentrePiece. It’s packed full of the latest events, fundraising fun, plenty of ‘thank-yous’ and all the latest MS Therapy Centre news.

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Registered Charity Number: 802510

Bradbury House, 155 Barkers Lane, Bedford, MK41 9RX.

The Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire MS Therapy Centre aims to provide the therapies, services & support needed for people with multiple sclerosis.

Phone: 01234 325781

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