Bedford – A Community of Communities: Dr Graham McFarlane

Bedford is the most cosmopolitan town in the UK - find out why and what that diversity now looks like - the nationalities; the languages spoken and the religions and belief systems practised in the town.

Tutor: Dr Graham McFarlane

"Dr Graham McFarlane was a Senior Education Officer before retiring. He is a published author on ‘World Religions’, and since retiring has been researching Leading Baby Boomers; Bedford’s diversity from pre-history to the 2011 Census and beyond; and 20th century song poets, the latest being Joni Mitchell. Graham enjoys the research collaborations with Newman University, REC Bedford and U3A – he is a great believer in Lifelong Learning."