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BCA Welcomes New Director Elaine Midgley!

BCA is delighted to announce it has appointed a new Director, Elaine Midgley, to the BCA team. Elaine comes to Bedford after ten years in Cambridge, most recently as Business Development Director for Cambridge Live and previously, Arts and Events Manager for Cambridge City Council.  Elaine joins BCA with a mission to boost growth and development and build

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Press release: Bedford Music In Detention Closes After Five Years

Contemporary arts charity, Bedford Creative Arts (BCA), and national charity, Music In Detention, have announced the end of their music programme ‘Bedford Music In Detention’ at Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) due to an end in financial funding from public service provider Serco.  This brings to an end ten years of helping women and children cope with the ordeal of

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Studio Opportunity at BCA

If you are an artist looking for space to grow, we have an affordable studio opportunity. One of our studios has recently become available and would be suitable to share between two artists or as a spacious studio for one. Submission deadline 10am 5 November 2018.   Download an application here: BCA-StudioOpportunityOct18 BCA Studio Policy: BCA-studiopolicy For further questions

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THEATRE TÉMOIN!

Bedford Music in Detention delivered by Bedford Creative Arts in partnership with The Higgins Bedford is delighted to announce a new commission, ‘Routes Bedford’ as part of ‘Routes’ by Theatre Témoin. Routes Bedford will be a large-scale puppetry and sound installation theatre piece. Over the course of six workshops in early autumn, Theatre Témoin will construct the puppets

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Job Opportunity Office and Facilities Manager

BCA is a dynamic arts charity that has been working in Bedfordshire and beyond for over thirty years.  We bring artists and communities together to create high quality and ambitious art projects which involve the community in the making of the work. You will find us in places where you least expect art to happen, such as shopping

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Bedford in new nationwide art project Processions

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

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New BedMID Songwriting Project Explores Refugee Archive

BedMID (Bedford Music in Detention) is working with artist Joanne Hudson Lett and Friends of Refugees Bedfordshire to create a series of new songs that will be recorded for a new CD and performed during Refugee Week in June 2018. Participants will use archive material from BedMID’s past work with detainees in the Yarl’s Wood