Creative Bedfordshire is the hub of
creative enterprise in Bedfordshire, which responds to the
needs of individuals and businesses, an up to date resource,
valuable to the creative sector and the wider business
community countywide, a link to local support, promoting
Bedfordshire's creative sector locally, nationally and
The Creative Bedfordshire website offers Creative Industries
a unique environment in which to promote their business and
keep track of what's going on across the County's Creative
scene. It provides an essential platform to help your
business access other Creatives and promote yourself to new
Bedford College’s, South Bank Arts Centre houses the College’s gallery and theatre. It is also a first class teaching facility and arts hub with up-to-date industry standard media and music suites including a TV studio and recording studio with all the latest equipment as well as rehearsal and performance space.
Gallery opening hours: Admission FREE Open Mon~Fri 9am~6pm
Please check the Bedford College website for exhibitions.
The art gallery showcases inspiring and contemporary work by staff, students, local artists and external practitioners and our exciting programme of work covers a wide range of disciplines that includes graphics, painting, installation and textiles. The gallery space is open to the public during College open hours and has a Costa Coffee bar allowing you to relax and take in the surrounding artwork.
Our theatre hosts frequent evening performances by the talented Performing Arts, Dance and Music Technology students as well as renowned professional companies. There are also regular artist talks and conferences held in the space. Tickets for performances are available from the Enquires and Guidance department of the College reception.