The BACE ‘Twinning Programme’ 2018/2019, is a project that paired local schools with creative and cultural organisations to enhance collaboration between these two major sectors. The ‘twins’ include Bedford Creative Arts and Wootton Lower School, Full House Theatre and Putnoe Primary School, The Philharmonia Orchestra and St John Rigby Primary School, The Higgins Bedford and […]

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Supplies in an art room

With the schools heading towards the summer holidays, this is traditionally the time of year we encourage all Cultural Providers to take a look at their website Directory profiles and carry out a review of the content. A lot can change in a year, so we encourage you to review the offering you have for […]

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Mark Steinhardt at BedFringe 2019

Storyteller Mark Steinhardt is one of our Cultural Providers who will be returning to the popular BedFringe festival for the seventh year. His latest performance, That’s How the Light Gets In, takes audiences on a journey of witchcraft in seventeenth century France and Spain. Mark Steinhardt brings a new story to Bedfringe every year. Many […]

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Harpur Trust Art Competition 2020

The Harpur Trust is inviting all Bedford Borough schools to take part in their third Art Competition. The competition will run from September 2019 over the autumn and spring terms during which time they will be offering free workshops for up to 35 state schools (on a first come first served basis). The competition will […]

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BCA is now calling for artists to join their 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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