Inspired by the Mike Stubbs exhibition at BCA, this collaborative project brought together work by local women photographers and film makers. A cross section of women drivers agreed to participate and feature in the images, women driving ‘dream cars’, women using their driving skills in their working lives, women in a voluntary situation and women widening their domestic sphere through the use of the motor car.
Digitally printed images from the archive of the LAT Collection of Motorsport Magazine added an extra dimension to the exhibition. They illustrate how driving in the 1930s was almost exclusively an activity of the wealthy through to Formula One driving of the 1970s which was dependent on massive funding.
The project was launched as a festival featuring events such as a ‘Thirties Evening,’ and a ‘Tea Dance.’ Three years on and the project was still proving a success, continuing to introduce video and visual art, dance and drama, juggling and journalism and photography and poetry to older people in their social club, sheltered housing lounge or the nearest library.
Bedford Creative Arts to take part in Nationwide Art Project to celebrate the centenary of the women’s vote Bedford Creative Arts is delighted to announce our support for PROCESSIONS, a mass participation artwork to mark the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which gave the first British women the right to vote. PROCESSIONS
This year BedMID is engaging people in the local community in a range of music-led projects that explore some of the issues faced by women held in Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre. This work aims to create a space for vulnerable and marginalised groups in Bedfordshire to make music together whilst raising awareness about immigration
Open Call for Artists’ Proposals An opportunity for an artist with an interest in participation to develop a new artwork with the public, amongst the fun and hub bub of Bedford’s River Festival and other cultural events in 2018. We are a contemporary arts organisation and Arts Council England national portfolio organisation that has been