Bedford Creative Arts

Bedford Creative Arts
104 Midland Road
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK40 1QE
England

Website

www.bedfordcreativearts.org.uk/

Telephone

01234 818670

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Bedford Creative Arts is a contemporary arts organisation that has worked in the town for over 25 years. We are committed to making quality art working with local communities. We produce major commissions of new artistic work, seeking to question and explore genuine artistic collaboration and what it means to commission with communities.

Venue Type:

Artist studio or collective, Campaign or initiative

Opening hours

Please see web site for dates and times of current events across Bedford and beyond

Admission charges

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Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
#Bedford Voices Talk to Me

#Bedford Voices

  • 16 March — 12 April 2015 *on now

Created in collaboration with eight local community groups and charities, national cartoonist Patrick Blower and leading international advertising agency McGarry Bowen, eight hard hitting cartoons both harness and subvert the power of political advertising, taking back space for the people and giving groups a voice. The billboards can be seen in the town day or night. See www.bedfordcreativearts.org.uk for details of locations.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.bedfordcreativearts.org.uk

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
#Bedford Voices Carers

#Bedford Voices The People's Hustings

  • 29 March 2015 3-4:30pm

Join us for a walking tour of Bedford Voices with local politicians and political candidates who will discuss the issues raised by the billboards. Expect lively debate.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.bedfordcreativearts.org.uk

 #Bedford Voices Grow the budget for fun stuff

#Bedford Voices Walking tour with artists DashnDem

  • 5 April 2015 3-4:30pm

Join us for the artists' insight into how the history of political cartoons, political advertising and activism informed this commission. They will discuss how they worked with international ad agency McGarry Bowen to hone the community's messages and with former Guardian cartoonist Patrick Blower to create the images.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.bedfordcreativearts.org.uk

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