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Selfie Slot Car Championship Dunstable

How can our libraries adapt to changing times? The marketing machine of Formula 1 might not spring to mind but for artist Chris Dobrowolski it was the inspiration behind his project Selfie Slot Car Championship.

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Open Forum 1-1 Day Open Forum & Panel – ‘How do artists establish themselves?’

Open Forum 2016 was a series of FREE events for practicing visual artists offering advice and support. Artists were given the option to discuss their work in a one to one session with either Emma Hill from the Eagle Gallery or Matt Roberts from Matt Roberts Arts, a not-for-profit organisation founded in 2006 to create opportunities for artists in new locations and contexts.

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hip hop vs monuments

Do you walk past Bedford’s monuments and statues without a second glance on a daily basis? Do you know their meaning? Renowned choreographer and photographer Mickael Marso Riviere , international street dancer Si Rawlinson and a troupe of young street dancers from Bedford fused photography, live art and Hip Hop/Breakin dance to challenge our perspective of the well-known

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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. He’s created a day of happiness, a game played across Bedford town centre’s

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human library

In Autumn 2014  we worked with three Central Bedfordshire Council  libraries to bring you Human Library, a worldwide initiative that promotes dialogue, reduces prejudices and encourages understanding.

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Creative Bedfordshire ‘Grow Your Creative Business’ Conference

On Friday 4th March 2016, 80 creative people and businesses gathered at the University of Bedfordshire, Bedford Campus for the 2016 instalment of our annual creative business conference. There was networking, local inspiration and advice around the subject of Growth.   Dawn Giles from Bedford Creative Arts kicked off the conference with a provocation on Price,

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Bedford Community Arts Choir

The Bedford Community Arts Choir is a unique music group for people of all abilities, performing specially commissioned works by local composers and arrangers.

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The Word Blind

‘The Word Blind’ attempts to address the plights of people with sight issues using their genuine gripes about every day occurrences, taking the speech melodies to make the music. Composer Roger Illingworth worked with the people of Sight Concern in a collaborative process to create a cathartic message about the little things that full sighted people

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