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Flitwick Future Library Festival Needs You!

Do you speak Foreign? Own a comfy chair? Have a strange hobby? Then Flitwick Future Library Festival needs you! The Future Library Festival, which is taking place from the 16th – 18th of October is looking for local residents who have a brilliant idea about what they’d like to do in their local library.   Do

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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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ART Speak: Library as Laboratory

Are you a member of your local library? How do you think you would react if your local library faced closure? In 2011 Stony Stratford Library, on the outskirts of Milton Keynes, was under threat. The local community, outraged at the impending budget cuts and possible closure protested, by borrowing all 16,000 of the library’s

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Creative Show Off

We’re back in Bedford and we’re shouting-out. Open mic slots can be as short as a minute and you can decide on the night. Tell us about yourself and your projects. Find collaborators and get some word of mouth. It’s fine to be all ears, chat amongst the crowd or step-up to the mic. All welcome.

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Dunstable Wind Charming Day 2015

Laurence Payot is a French born, Liverpool based artist. She creates subtle yet challenging works in the public realm, short-circuiting our everyday routine to spark new ways of perceiving the world around us. Dunstable Wind Charming is back for its third year on Sunday 30 August on Dunstable Downs, The event invites the people of Dunstable to

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