Due to the recent outbreak of Covid-19 all BCA workshops and events are postponed until further notice. We’re currently working with our artists to create digital alternatives where possible – please keep an eye on our website or sign up to our newsletter to be up-to-date with any changes to our programme.

Upcoming Events

Teasing Out Contingencies – September at Tate Exchange

1 Sep 2020 - 6 Sep 2020
This is the third installment of Teasing Out Contingencies at Tate Exchange, a free open studio project in the Southwark Room at Tate Modern, directed by Artist Quilla Constance

Latest News

Press Release: BCA Receives Over £100,000 For Airship Dreams

6 Apr 2020

Local contemporary arts charity, Bedford Creative Arts (BCA), has received significant funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, as well as Arts Council England and Bedford-based charity, Harpur Trust for a new project: Airship Dreams.  The project is the result of three years of investigation and research into Bedford’s history with the airship and Cardington Sheds, working closely with award-winning artist Mike Stubbs, who grew up in

Community Surgeries: Can We Help?

3 Apr 2020

The current Covid-19 crisis has left a lot of arts organisations and freelance creative practitioners concerned about the future.  Whilst there have been announcements from central government and grant funders about support, it can be hard to navigate that field if you’re not familiar with it. We are offering weekly slots to practitioners in the

Artists Appointed for Take Part Queen’s Park

24 Feb 2020

We are pleased to announce the appointment of three exciting artists for our new project Take Part Queen’s Park!  Artists, Caroline Wendling, Andy Holden and Mira Calix will be part of the first phase of a two-year action research project based within this Bedford community.  Residents of all ages will be invited to collaborate with the artists on a series