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Hope Stories for Refugee Week

To mark Refugee Week, Bedford Music in Detention is sharing the music created by women detained in Yarl’s Wood International Rescue Centre and the students at Biddenham Upper School. In 2014, this pioneering collaboration produced a series of songs that explored issues around immigration and life in the IRC. Musicians Aga Serugo-Lugo and Jack Sharp led

BCA The Culture Challenge

The Power of Cultural Learning

The Power of Cultural Learning was a talk  originally given at the Local Education Partnership ‘Big Picture’ event by Gill Peck on 24 May 2016. The partnership believes that art and culture make life better, help to build diverse communities and improve our quality of life and is a call for the art, culture and education sectors to

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The Joy of a Handbag

She was more like a beauty queen from a movie scene I said don’t mind, but what do you mean I am the one Who will dance on the floor in the round She said I am the one who will dance on the floor in the round Billie Jean, Michael Jackson The handbag –

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All Change for Bedford Creative Arts

We wanted to let you all know that our exuberant Chief Executive Dawn Giles will be leaving Bedford Creative Arts this Summer. Over the last 7 years Dawn has taken this organisation from strength to strength through a particularly difficult period for arts organisations. Her leadership has been invaluable and you can see results of

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Challenge Elly – A Punkit! Perspective

With Elly & Emily now at the half way point of their internship, Elly talks about her experience of being an Assistant Producer. “PUNKIT! An explosive night of music and creativity!” – What a tag line! As a first taste of Assistant Producing, why not start it off with a bang! Over the last 3 months, 90

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Flying Pizza

Successful brand names are synonymous with what they do. We all know that McDonalds isn’t a farm. We all know that Tate Modern doesn’t sell high tech sugar. Can or does a pizza fly?

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Welcome to Intern Ellie!

As a recent graduate from a dual Fine Art & Illustration degree, working within an arts company was high on my list of aspirations. Working for Bedford Creative Arts is my first stepping stone into the realm of Arts Admin, and everyone here (and their dogs!) has given me a warm welcome. I’ve joined the team for

Want to get involved? YEAH!