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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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An Anthology of All Things Needs You!

An Anthology of All Things is back and needs you! As you may remember four years ago BCA commissioned Johnny Parry to write a new suite of songs, for an ambitious ‘Anthology of All Things’ and collected lyrics within the universal themes of Love, Death, Childhood and Religion from the Bedfordshire community. The work has

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Our Brand Evolution

Due to a trademark issue we will be changing our name and will be known as Bedford Creative Arts whilst continuing the evolution of the organisation. Our new website and brand identity have made interacting with us more accessible and open and we will continue to further our relationships with our communities, artists and partners. We

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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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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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