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.

11/03/2017

Animating Environments at The BedPop Science Lab 2017

Ever wanted to fly over Bedford, host your own weather forecast or even land on your very own planet? Then this workshop is for you!

11/03/2017

Process Painting at The BedPop Science Lab 2017

Are you intrigued by paint that moves and colours that crackle? Then pop into The Culture Challenge Process Painting workshop with Sophie Gresswell

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

10/05/2017

Artists’ Supper Club 3

Coming Soon… Save the date for our next Artists’ Supper Club on 10 May 2017.

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.

18/09/2004

Radio 101

Radio 101 was an exhibition and FM radio station broadcasting from our former Gallery on Bedford High Street.

01/02/2005

Stereography: stereophonic geography

Matt Cook collects noise. As a sound and performance artist Matt is fascinated by different rhythmic structures that exist within the urban environment. Whilst working as artist in Residence with BCA, Matt walked around to discover what makes Bedford tick. He collected sound recordings, and took photographs to create Stereography: stereophonic geography, an installation that

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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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