diary of arts events in the area
Please check the diary of events below to see what's on in the area of North Bedfordshire or available online. You will find details of our own lectures and events and those of other organisations that may be of interest. You can use the arrow at the bottom of the list to see more events.
If you are involved with an arts event in the area and would like us to add it to our diary, please contact us.
Arts in the Area
Bedfordshire Symphony Orchestra Concert at the Bedford Corn Exchnage with music by Wagner, Rachmaninov and Sibelius.
See Home (paintbedford.co.uk) for details and how to enter. Fund raising event in aid of the Art Well charity.
The story of all eight parks, from monarchy ownership to the present day, and the major historic events and moments with which they are associated. At the Addison Centre.
Bedford Choral Societywith Parry, Blest pair of sirens, Sibelius, King Christian II Suite, Gounod,St. Cecilia Mass.
Exhibition centred on Queen's Park at The Higgins closes.
How early musical instruments are portrayed in art, their symbolism and how they reflect their age; selected works will be explored and then live demonstrations given on replica instruments. At the Addison Centre.
Guided tour led by a curator with the option of lunch in the Pantry.
Corn Exchange, Bedford. See Philharmonia Orchestra: Sheku Kanneh-Mason plays Haydn - Bedford Corn Exchange
Raphael had a meteoric rise to fame, from his birthplace in Urbino, to Rome where he created sublime work for Pope Julius 11, dying at at 37, a master of the High Renaissance. At the Addison Centre.
The AGM will take place at the Addison Centre before the lecture. Please consider taking a turn on the organising committee.
The internet has made unknown figures and street artists global superstars. We see how this happened, with particular focus on the enigmatic Banksy. At the Addison Centre.
Ravenna with its cluster of 5th and 6th century churches, baptistries and mausoleums contains some of the finest examples of early Christian art, a kaleidoscopic array of glittering wall mosaics. At the Addison Centre.
Corn Exchange, Bedford. See Philharmonia Orchestra: Benjamin Grosvenor plays Chopin - Bedford Corn Exchange
At the Corn Exchange. See Crown Ballet - Sleeping Beauty - Bedford Corn Exchange
Corn Exchange. See Crown Ballet - Nutcracker - Bedford Corn Exchange
Corn Exchange. See Philharmonia Orchestra: Clarinet Spotlight - Bedford Corn Exchange
Corn Exchange. See Philharmonia Orchestra: Santtu conducts Shostakovich - Bedford Corn Exchange
booking Local Arts and Cultural Activities
Eventbrite supply tickets for a range of local events in the performing and visual arts. You can find Eventbrite's list of current events by clicking here.
Looking further afield, you may also be interested in the list of London exhibitions that you can see here.
The photo at the top of this page shows work produced during a Young Arts project and is used by kind permission of Hilary Birkett.