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Exciting Opportunities With BedMID

BedMID (Bedford Music in Detention) is delighted to announce two exciting new opportunities!   Artist call out for new commission from BedMID A new music or music-led commission for an artist whose practice explores aspects of identity, migration and working with detainees or refugees. The commission requires the artist to involve participants in the process

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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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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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