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Flower power at the Clubhouse community garden

I have gardening on my mind this week as we are heading to the Clubhouse community garden in Queen’s Park this Friday. For inspiration I watched some of the Chelsea Flower Show last week and loved Sarah Price’s garden for M&G. She is known for her ‘painterly’ approach and originally trained as an artist. It

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BedMID at Refugee Week 2018

Refugee week is fast approaching and BedMID is gearing up to launch two new pieces of work. Johanne Hudson Lett has been developing the music from the ‘Countrywide CD’ released during Refugee Week 2017, alongside making new songs with participants from Friends of Refugees, Bedfordshire. Roshi Nasehi has been working with refugee family participants from Bedford’s Kings Arms Project on an

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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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Future Town Artist Call Out

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

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Call Out Volunteer Evaluation Assistants

We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us collect survey data at our events in Bedfordshire. If you like talking with people, have a good attention to detail and a passion for the arts, we’d love to hear from you. You can register to apply here via Vconnect.

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Exciting Opportunities With BedMID

BedMID (Bedford Music in Detention) is delighted to announce two exciting new opportunities!   Artist call out for new commission from BedMID A new music or music-led commission for an artist whose practice explores aspects of identity, migration and working with detainees or refugees. The commission requires the artist to involve participants in the process

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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

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