COVID-19 UPDATE

Due to the recent outbreak of Covid-19 all BCA workshops and events are postponed until further notice. We’re currently working with our artists to create digital alternatives where possible – please keep an eye on our website or sign up to our newsletter to be up-to-date with any changes to our programme.

Latest News

Artists Appointed for Take Part Queen’s Park

24 Feb 2020

We are pleased to announce the appointment of three exciting artists for our new project Take Part Queen’s Park!  Artists, Caroline Wendling, Andy Holden and Mira Calix will be part of the first phase of a two-year action research project based within this Bedford community.  Residents of all ages will be invited to collaborate with the artists on a series

Opinion: The Twinning Project backs up key themes identified by Durham Commission  

17 Dec 2019

In October the Durham Commission, a joint research collaboration between Durham University and Arts Council England, which examined the role creativity should play in the education of children and young people, released its findings. The Commission concluded that all schools, from early years to 16-plus education, should be better enabled to ‘support the promotion of creativity

Gigs 4 Kids Successfully Hits Target

29 Nov 2019

Bedford Creative Arts is delighted to announce that the Gigs 4 Kids campaign has successfully exceeded its target by raising £16,999 thanks to support from generous backers. This includes Arts Council England (ACE) who donated £2,555, plus local businesses Bedford Heights, Bonfire Creative Intelligence, Future Legend Media, Narrative Industries, Woodhead Horns, both Cllr Valentine and