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A NEW HOST FOR CREATIVE BEDFORDSHIRE

Our network for creative businesses in Bedfordshire has a new host. Sam Turton is taking the reigns of both the Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire networks from July 2017. Sam is Artistic Director at Novus Theatre and a Visiting Lecturer in Performing Arts and Theatre at University of Bedfordshire. As Artistic Director, Sam has developed

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Bedford Exchanges

We want to know what you think about how Arts and Culture can help Bedford Borough become a place where there are even more opportunities for people, communities, and business to get involved, grow and realise their potential. Bedford Borough Council have secured investment from Arts Council England, for a team led by The Higgins,

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Work with us on project Lookout

Do you have a passion for the arts and your local community?  Are you looking for the opportunity to learn new skills and get experience working in the arts? We have the opportunity for four volunteers to join the team as we deliver our upcoming project ‘Lookout’ on 10 & 11 June 2017. The main

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Clubhouse

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

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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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Lucy + Jorge Orta: Food

An exhibition presented by Metal Peterborough 10 September 2016 – 4 December 2016 In preparation for BCA’s ‘An Artists’ Supper’ taking place tonight and featuring internationally renowned collaborative Lucy + Jorge Orta’s artwork ’70 x 7 The Meal’ I took the time to visit their current exhibition, Lucy + Jorge Orta: Food presented by Metal

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Blurred Boundaries: Where does art end and architecture begin?

Blurred Boundaries: Where does art end and architecture begin? A talk at the Royal Institute of British Architects Chair: Corinne Mynatt, RIBA Curator Speakers: Alex Coles, The Transdisciplinary Studio Dr Catharine Rossi, Kingston University Sam Jacob, Sam Jacob Studio Mariana Pestana, V&A On 11th October the Royal Institute of British Architects opened its doors to

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Sunday on a Saturday : a good year for Sunday Art Fair

Sunday Art Fair was always on the list for a look-see during Frieze week. It’s refreshing in its no-nonsense presentation of new and emerging artists from around the world. There’s no glamour, no fashion, no ‘stars’ cruising the aisles as you see at Frieze, but that is its beauty for me. The art is unhindered,

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And They’re Off!

Last night saw the first choir rehearsal for the new and upscaled performance of An Anthology of All Things. The original work was written and performed in collaboration with the public focusing on the universal themes of Love, Death, Childhood and Religion. Composer Johnny Parry was thrilled to discover that the work of the Bedford project

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