Due to a trademark issue we will be changing our name and will be known as Bedford Creative Arts whilst continuing the evolution of the organisation. Our new website and brand identity have made interacting with us more accessible and open and we will continue to further our relationships with our communities, artists and partners. We know that our brand is more than just a name, we have a brilliant new website, materials and design, which has allowed us to reach a wider audience. Our work is about inspiring and nurturing creative collaboration. We commission new work that enlivens and invigorates communities and this won’t change. We’ve been making art happen with the Bedford community over the last 30 years and our rebrand has allowed us to better communicate our vision and message. This changeover will happen over the next two weeks.
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
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