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Lace goes Large!

Would you like to take part in a large public artwork and be in a film of the event? As part of our ‘Lace in Place’ commission, artist Arabel Rosillio De Blas, will be creating lace in a way you have never seen before. This Saturday we will be creating a large piece of lace,


Almanac Festival Part 2

Laced Words, Arabel Rosillo de Blas and Kathy Hinde, light and sound animation, Almanac Festival, Frbruary 2013 Photography Darren Marsh     We’re now less than 10 days away from the launch of our Almanac Festival, so it seems a good time to share some of the reasons why we’ve been working so hard to


Almanac Festival

  A weekend of art made in Bedford. Magical night time light projections, animated discussions and pop up cinema of films made in Bedford. Become a walking musical instrument in an interactive sound installation, or drink tea, take a walk and find out more about how afternoon tea started in Bedfordshire. Hear the Concerto Magnificent,


Vocal Migrations by Kathy Hinde

Our current artistic commission is Vocal Migrations by Kathy Hinde. Kathy has been collaborating with a wide range of people both here in Bedford and her home town of Bristol, creating open compositions for choir and electronics, and developing a new portable electronic device for use by live performers, inspired by how bats echo locate.


Arabel Rosillo de Blas

  Large Lace with Arabel Rosillo de Blas 24th March 2012, part of Bedford Creative Arts’ Lace in Place commission Film by Tom B Wild Productions Lace in Place by Arabel Rosillo de Blas, commissioned and produced by Bedford Creative Arts 1 St Paul’s Square Bedford, 5th May 2012 to 28th February 2013 Photography by


Refugee Week

The BCA programme for Refugee Week Bedford 2019 featured Red Ink by Wayward Thread, a film of the work Asma by Theatre Témoin and Love from Syria by Roshi Nasehi.


Queens Park Multicultural Parade

BCA are attending the Queen’s Park Multicultural Parade this week, taking place Saturday 29 June 2019 between 2pm – 4.30pm. Come and say hello and make your own badge. Plus find out how you can take part in our new Queen’s Park Cultural Capital project. Visit for more information.  

Queens Park Creative Communities

BCA News

Queen’s Park Cultural Capital – Call for Artists

BCA is now calling for artists to join our new Queen’s Park Cultural Capital project; a two-year action research and co-creation project funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and The Harpur Trust, with additional support from Arts Council England, Bedford Borough Council and bpha housing association. The project is set in the diverse community of Queen’s Park, Bedford where residents

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