Upcoming Events & Programmes

05/06/2017 - 06/06/2017


Innovative new dance show invites you to question how technology shapes our world and sense of self. Booking open.

10/06/2017 - 11/06/2017


Looking out over Bedford’s skyline, contemplate the town’s future through the eyes of a child. Booking open.


Creative Bedfordshire June

Hear from creative and cultural guest speakers


Different Pasts, Shared Futures

Different Pasts, Shared Futures  exhibition at The Higgins Museum, Bedford

19/06/2017 - 25/06/2017

Countrywide CD Launch

CD launch of Countrywide, the outcome of a community exchange between Yarl’s Wood detainees and Mind BLMK choir members, with artists Johanne Hudson Lett and Michael Goodney.

19/06/2017 - 02/07/2017

Hear Her Singing

Hear Her Singing, Exhibition at Southbank Centre, London.
With thanks to Ministry of Culture, Taiwan

Past Events


Artists’ Supper with DashnDem

Artists’ Supper 3, plotting the artists’ revolution with DashnDem.


Rehearsal For The Revolution

Have you ever found yourself daydreaming about a different future? Are you a gamer, sci-fi lover or activist?


Animating Environments at The BedPop Science Lab 2017

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.

Latest Videos


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

April 25, 2017

Marketing and Development Manager

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

April 13, 2017


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

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,

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