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 know that our brand is more than just a name, we have a brilliant new website, materials and design, which has allowed us to reach a wider audience. Our work is about inspiring and nurturing creative collaboration. We commission new work that enlivens and invigorates communities and this won’t change. We’ve been making art happen with the Bedford community over the last 30 years and our rebrand has allowed us to better communicate our vision and message. This changeover will happen over the next two weeks.
Make amazing music and support immigration detainees – come and volunteer as a workshop assistant with Music in Detention. Music In Detention takes music-making into Immigration Removal Centres. We run participatory workshops to help people cope with the experience of detention, give them a voice and build relationships between them, centre staff and local communities
We have an affordable artist studio opportunity. Suitable for either one artist or two artists sharing, the studio is part of Bedford Creative Arts’ i-Create studio community on Midland Road, Bedford and aims to provide a supportive environment for the development and growth of artists’ practice in Bedfordshire. 200 square feet studio Heated, natural light
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,