Upcoming Events

News News News

29 Jan 2022
A television news show made by children for adults, recorded in front of a studio audience and broadcast live on the internet. This is the news. This is what’s happening. We have our eyes on the city and our fingers on the pulse. In frightening times we are here to reassure you, through the good

Warrior Queens – House of Absolute

24 Feb 2022
Join us for our preview presentation of excerpts of Warrior Queens work-in-progress, hosted by Julia Cheng, followed by a Q&A with the artistic team. Interrogating displacement, cultural hybridity and power, Warrior Queens delves into ancestry and lineage inspired by the legendary folk myth of Hua Mulan and Virginia Woolf’s Orlando. Choreographed by House of Absolute

U.Dance Festival 2022

19 Mar 2022
We are delighted to once again be partnering with DanceEast to bring young dancers across the region a Bedford based regional platform as part of U.Dance 2022. As part of the Bedford based platform the University of Bedfordshire, through the DanceBeds scheme will be offering choreographic support and mentoring for U.Dance applicants with local dance

Latest News

The Culture Challenge 2022 Plan

10 Jan 2022

We’d appreciate if you would share this widely among local educators and your own networks: For teachers, youth leaders and homeschoolers, planning something different to enhance well-being and skills in your learners in 2022, research from the Cultural Learning Alliance shows that young people (and all of us!) really benefit from cultural engagement. To help

Why not sign up to our newsletter?

4 Jan 2022

There is always lots happening at Bedford Creative Arts (BCA), from street art to dance performances, and from airships to screen printing. If it is arts based then we will be there! With a new year ahead and lots of new and exciting projects lined up, why not sign up to our newsletter to find

Blunt Blades – police-confiscated knives become art 

9 Dec 2021

Blunt Blades is a new exhibition at The Higgins, Bedford, which recycles police-confiscated knives into art. The concept has been eight years in development by Arabel Lebrusan, an ethical jeweller who was inspired to complete this project when Bedfordshire Police presented her with three crates of confiscated knives and other sharp artefacts back in October 2013. The exhibition consists of 275 rings