We make art happen anywhere. Creating new experiences for people to enjoy and be part of. We offer support for artists and all creatives to develop and grow.
New adventures in visual art and music. Opportunities for schools, children and young people. Professional support for artists and creatives.
Upcoming Events & Programmes
Tickets now on sale for our next Artists’ Supper on 10 May 2017.
David is a brand new live digital interactive experience for all. Use your mobile phone to interact with ‘David’ and watch how he changes as you make decisions for him. Book now.
Coming Soon… Created in collaboration with local primary school children, Lookout is an encounter between one adult audience member and one child performer somewhere high up overlooking the town. Together they look out at their city and imagine its future.
Coming Soon… Our Bedford Music In Detention Team is taking part in this year’s Refugee Week in Bedford from 19 to 25 June 2017. Watch this space for more details of how you can join in the activities with us. Image courtesy of David Ball.
Have you ever found yourself daydreaming about a different future? Are you a gamer, sci-fi lover or activist?
BedPop participants were invited to fly over Bedford, host their own weather forecast and land on their very own planet as we de-mystified the TV green screen.
Aid & Abet’s David Kefford and Sarah Evans will ask how can artists activate the local scene, build a network, create an artist led space and make things happen without big money or big cities. Based in Cambridge, they are interested in socially engaged practice that enables groups to work together and explore everyday life through creative activity.
Animating Environments at the BedPop Science Lab 2017
On 11 March 2017 the BedPop Science Lab hit Bedford town centre with a host of mind-blowing workshops, demonstrations and experiments. Bedford Creative Arts could be found at The Higgins Bedford with our science-inspired workshop, Animating Environments, led by artists Maria Anastassiou and Paul Nicholson. With thanks to the BedPop Science Lab and The Higgins
We’re looking for an adventurous and digital-savvy Marketing and Development Manager to join our small, passionate team. Are you a digital-savvy, highly motivated professional who is full of bright ideas and excited about getting stuck in to something new? You will lead marketing and communications for all aspects of our extensive programme. In addition, you will
How much do you know about the road you live in? What ideas do you have to make it a better place for you and your community? These are questions residents of Chester and Carlisle Roads in Queen’s Park, Bedford will be invited to explore from this April as part of a new project called
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,