Upcoming Events & Programmes


Bedford Park Paper Jungle

Help us turn our stall at Have A Go With Harpur into a paper jungle full of exotic plants. Artist Alison Goodyear invites you to join her in Bedford Park on 10 September 2017 to create a paper jungle of cut out paper plants and trees, inspired by what you discover in the parkland around you. Drawing and paper


Clubhouse Production Party

Join us for a production party as we share the first rushes from the Clubhouse filmmaking project. There will be an opportunity to learn more about the project, talk to the artists and residents involved and view a pop-up exhibition of the Clubhouse photography project. Clubhouse is a pop-up space on Carlisle Road, Bedford designed

Partnership programmes

Creative Bedfordshire

Bedford Music in Detention

Culture Challenge

Contemporary Artists Bedfordshire

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Composed by Stephen Deazley and featuring renowned (and Bedfordshire local!) percussionist Joby Burgess, PUNKIT was commissioned by Bedford Creative Arts and developed in partnership with Love Music for young people. Its creation was driven by the vision to provide an entirely accessible experience that would inspire musical curiosity, teach new skills and broaden musical horizons… and

Latest News

July 10, 2017


We are happy to announce James Mall as our new Marketing and Development Manager. James comes to us fresh from a marketing and design background having run his own signage and design company and working for a web and design company here in Bedford. As well as having a degree in marketing from The University

July 6, 2017

BCA delighted to secure Arts Council England NPO Funding for 2018-22

We are delighted to announce that we have remained one of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Organisations  For 2018-22 Bedford Creative Arts is pleased to announce it has been successful in retaining its NPO (National Portfolio Organisation) status with Arts Council England. This is a big achievement for the charity and means it will expect to

June 14, 2017


Our network for creative businesses in Bedfordshire has a new host. Sam Turton is taking the reigns of both the Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire networks from July 2017. Sam is Artistic Director at Novus Theatre and a Visiting Lecturer in Performing Arts and Theatre at University of Bedfordshire. As Artistic Director, Sam has developed

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