Upcoming Events & Programmes

08/03/2017

Creative Bedfordshire Parkside Takeover

If you work in the arts, run a creative business, are a freelance artist, actor, producer, maker or musician (or commission them), or are just curious, this network is for you.

06/04/2017

Creative Bedfordshire April Networking

JOIN US FREE CREATIVE NETWORKING IN BEDFORD ON6TH APRIL If you work in the arts, run a creative business, are a freelance artist, actor, producer, maker or musician (or commission them), or are just curious, this network is for you. Creative Bedfordshire monthly events take place across Bedfordshire. Creative Networking is delivered by Bedford Creative Arts and is

Past Events

01/01/2003

The Bedford Project Andre Stitt

Over the period of one year Wales-based performance artist Andre Stitt performed a series of eight live art performances in Bedford town and the surrounding rural areas.

07/01/2006

Dodgem

Dodgem is a film that follows the central character, Dominic From Luton, and his obsession with his own meticulously customised dodgem car. He travels from fairground to fairground throughout the south east of England in a Luton van, dressed in a white leather costume and helmet. Both his costume and the dodgem display icons from yesteryear. When

08/02/2008

The Long Look, Michael Collins

As Bedford entered a significant era in its history BCA Gallery in association with Renaissance Bedford commissioned artist Michael Collins to make a series of vast, highly detailed, landscape photographs.

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Lace in Place

Inspired by the rich history of lacemaking in Bedford, Bedford Creative Arts, artist Arabel Rosillo de Blas and over one hundred Bedford volunteers created the commission Lace in Place.

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December 19, 2016

Yarl’s Wood Music Workshops – A Closer Look

Music In Detention (MID) is a national charity, which uses participatory music making to improve the mental wellbeing of immigration detainees and to integrate detainees into local communities. Based within Bedford Creative Arts, Bedford MID is a partnership between MID and local voluntary, community and arts organisations in Bedford. Our workshops use drumming, percussion, singing,

November 23, 2016

Lucy + Jorge Orta: Food

An exhibition presented by Metal Peterborough 10 September 2016 – 4 December 2016 In preparation for BCA’s ‘An Artists’ Supper’ taking place tonight and featuring internationally renowned collaborative Lucy + Jorge Orta’s artwork ’70 x 7 The Meal’ I took the time to visit their current exhibition, Lucy + Jorge Orta: Food presented by Metal

October 27, 2016

‘What are we going to do about Cultural Education in Bedford?’

On Friday the 30th of September, Bedford had its first Open Space Conference. An Open Space Conference has no set agenda, as the attendees create it as the event progresses in relation to the main topic of the day. In this case, we were asking ‘What are we going to do about Cultural Education in

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