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The Definition of an Intern

“Don’t look now… But they’re all around you. They’re standing by the coffee machine, hovering by the printer, answering the phone. Yes… They’re the interns.”

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BEDFORD HAPPY

In 2013 the Office for National Statistics said Bedford was the unhappiest place in the country. In 2014 we proved it’s one of the happiest. Dan Thompson is a social artist, interested in making things happen as much as he is in making things.

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Art Speak : What would your dream library look like?

Art Speak is a new blog series where we chat with the artists involved in our programmes. Curator producer Annie Bacon will ask them about their artistic process, their motivations and inspirations. As we draw close to the first of our Future Libraries Festivals taking place at Flitwick Library in mid October, Annie sat down with David Littler, one

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Flitwick Future Library Festival Needs You!

Do you speak Foreign? Own a comfy chair? Have a strange hobby? Then Flitwick Future Library Festival needs you! The Future Library Festival, which is taking place from the 16th – 18th of October is looking for local residents who have a brilliant idea about what they’d like to do in their local library.   Do

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ART Speak: Library as Laboratory

Are you a member of your local library? How do you think you would react if your local library faced closure? In 2011 Stony Stratford Library, on the outskirts of Milton Keynes, was under threat. The local community, outraged at the impending budget cuts and possible closure protested, by borrowing all 16,000 of the library’s

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Dunstable Wind Charming Day 2015

Laurence Payot is a French born, Liverpool based artist. She creates subtle yet challenging works in the public realm, short-circuiting our everyday routine to spark new ways of perceiving the world around us. Dunstable Wind Charming is back for its third year on Sunday 30 August on Dunstable Downs, The event invites the people of Dunstable to

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A Bit of Anarchy in the Band!

“Today what we thought we’d do is play lots of music.” This was award-winning composer Stephen Deazley’s opening gambit aimed at our group of young musicians at their first workshop and signalling the start of our exciting new music initiative PUNKIT!.