Over Easter, along with Project 229 (a pro-active community centre for locals of all ages), we ran workshops aimed at giving the women of Yarl’s Wood Detention Centre a voice as well as reducing the isolation they feel by connecting them with each other and local young people aged 13-18 from the Fun 4 Young People group.
This week BCA has headed up a dream team of volunteers to construct and deliver 1500 packs of art materials to children in Bedford, Central Bedfordshire and Luton, in collaboration with Bedford Borough Council, Central Bedfordshire Council, Bedfordshire Libraries and the University of Bedfordshire. Funded by Arts Council England and facilitated by The Royal Opera
Bedford Creative Arts (BCA), The Higgins Bedford, and Airship Heritage Trust along with award-winning artist Mike Stubbs, have joined forces to launch Airship Dreams, a programme of exhibitions and events that celebrate Bedford’s airship history. Earlier this year, BCA announced it had received significant funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Arts Council England and
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