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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

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Dump it on Parliament Revisited

Library project pays homage to Bedfordshire’s noisy history This project is a new living history artwork by artist DashnDem and Roshi Nasehi that explores the idea of the library as a custodian of local history. The concept is inspired by the story of Bedfordshire’s post-punk bands of the 1980’s who were galvanized into action against

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Future Library Festival

Last year, Central Bedfordshire Council Libraries in partnership with Bedford Creative Arts, won Arts Council England funding to commission eight artists to imagine what a library of the future could be. The result is the Library as Laboratory project and 3 new projects. A festival like no other, Artists Rosalie Schweiker, Ania Bas and David

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PUNKIT!

Inspired by street music and the raw energy of late 70’s punk music, PUNKIT! is an explosive and energetic new music work for young people by award winning composer Stephen Deazley

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Library as Laboratory

We are working on an exciting new major art commission in Central Bedfordshire libraries called Library as Laboratory. Developed in partnership with Central Bedfordshire Council, the commission is an innovative collaboration between eight artists, six libraries and the people of central Bedfordshire.

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