Monthly Archives: March 2011

Thank you

It takes an improbable amount of people to make an event like this happen. We want to take the time to say thank you to:- Amy Jane Cahalane without whom this festival would not exist. We need more people like … Continue reading

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A blog post from ‘Miss March’ Charlotte Tenneson

This is a guest blog from artist Charlotte Tenneson, she may look small and ladylike but she is a powerhouse. We’d be lost without her. “I joined WeAreBedford so early on that I was lucky enough to be at the … Continue reading

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so much going on!

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Preparing the shops

Things are really starting to happen at the not-so-empty-shops now.  The last few days have been a great example of people working together for the common good rather than the mighty dollar. On Saturday morning a group of our volunteers … Continue reading

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A guest blog post from Stuart Runham, exhibiting photographer and volunteer

A guest blog from exhibiting photographer and key volunteer Stuart Runham. “I had been meaning to get along to a Creative Bedfordshire networking meeting for some time but always had something more important to do though managed to make some … Continue reading

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A guest blog post from Lisa Tilley from uoldbag!

It’s a good experiment and experience for me to see what it would be like to have a shop in the area. I have had my eyes on the shops there since they were first built and have toyed with the idea of having a shop stroke studio space there, but have hesitated due to lack of funds and potential market place. The weekender will be a good test and a few of us are thinking about the possibility of sharing a shop after the event. Continue reading

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A guest blog from Emily Finney founder of Bedford Burlesque

We are Bedford has many voices. This is a blog post from one of our local heroes Emily Finney, a young woman who brought Burlesque to Bedford through her Bedford Burlesque shows.   “I came across WeAreBedford on Facebook and was thrilled … Continue reading

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