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Ping Pong Parlour Pops Up In Bedford


Harpur Centre is serving up free fun table tennis sessions for shoppers as the famous Ping Pong Parlour opens in Bedford.

Visitors can now enjoy a free game of table tennis as the centre opens up a pop-up Ping Pong Parlour! The Parlour, in partnership with Table Tennis England, aims to help people get active and live healthier lives through table tennis. The sporting initiative also serves to get people socialising and is perfect for visitors of any age.

The Parlour is located opposite Fraser Hart and will be open from 9am until 5:30pm Monday to Saturday and 10:00am to 4:00pm on Sunday. All shoppers are welcome to drop in and play, the parlour promises to be an exciting attraction for the whole community. To join in the free fun, simply grab a bat from the side of the table and begin playing!

Centre Manager, Samantha Laycock, commented: “We are delighted to have teamed up with Table Tennis England to deliver such an intriguing and fun concept as the Ping Pong Parlour. We hope our shoppers are inspired to keep fit and healthy as well as spend a day in the Centre, shopping, socializing and playing.”

“Following the success of our 30 other Ping Pong Parlours nationwide, the team at Table Tennis England are delighted to open a Parlour in Harpur Centre. We’re sure it will be very well received by the community;” said Julie Snowdon, Marketing Officer. “Ping Pong Parlours are aimed at everyone – irrespective of age, ability or gender, especially those who wouldn’t normally consider going out to play a sport, by reaching them in a place they already spend time.  The Parlour will be available to pop into and play; completely free and without having to book.”

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