The Culture Challenge, Music for Bedford Borough, the Philharmonia Orchestra, Bedford Music Co-operative and Pad Presents are working in partnership to bring live music to each of the 54 schools primary and lower schools in Bedford Borough through our crowdfunding campaign Gigs4kids. Through the support of many individual music lovers in Bedford and Beyond, and the support of local businesses Bonfire […]

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Schools across the UK are invited to take part in the Junior Filmmakers Film Competition for Schools 2020. 10 young people will represent each school that enters and the schools will be divided into two categories – Junior and Secondary. Participants will be taken through the Junior Filmmakers Training Programme where they will learn about […]

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We are delighted to have been chosen to be one of 3 charities for Octobers ‘Community Matters’ green coin scheme by Waitrose Ampthill. A fund of £1000 will be split between three equally worthy causes and shoppers of the superstore will chose the percentage each charity gets by voting with their green token.    This funding […]

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‘Meadowsong’ is a twenty-minute song cycle, composed by Kate Stilitz, which celebrates meadow habitats. It is an inspiring celebration of UK wildlife, and of the interconnectedness of all living things and has been commissioned by the RSPB and is offered, as part of a free training package to primary and lower schools in Bedfordshire.   Aimed […]

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Due to a number of successful fundraising bids we are delighted to let you know that £7,000 worth of Culture Vouchers will be released for Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire Schools shortly. We are grateful to both The Harpur Trust  for supporting Culture Vouchers in Bedford Borough and to Wixamtree for supporting Culture Vouchers in […]

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