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Pavilion at the Park Bedford

Bedford Park

locally produced, seasonal food. We cook simple and imaginative dishes and high quality British cuisine.

Art at the Pavilion

Study in Biro by Martha Ibbott, age 10

Current Exhibit: Big Fish Little Fish

An exhibition brought to you by Creative Days Art and Craft Workshops for Children

Big Fish Little Fish is the collective work of a group of children from the ages of 4 to 13, who attend weekly art and craft workshops run by Creative Days, here in Bedford. Over a period of 5 weeks the children have been working on a series of projects planned and designed specifically for the Pavillion's unique indoor space. Inspired simply by fish, the exhibition includes observational drawing, printmaking and mixed media construction.

The aim of our workshops is to encourage and develop the creativity in every child

Creative Days

Creative Days are Seasonal, Drop-In Workshops for children that take place at the Pavilion and Kiosk to mark special occasions and festivals.

creative-days.co.uk


The Verandah Gallery

We are currently working closely with one of our local schools, Pilgrims Pre-Preparatory School. Please see their website for further details

As part of their enrichment provision the school offers a small group of Year 2 children, aged 6 – 7 Years, the opportunity to participate in an art club. The children are selected based on their artistic ability and enthusiasm for art. The aim of the session is to enrich and extend the pupil’s skills across a range of media, as well as working towards an Arts Award. To achieve the Arts Award Discover, the children discover the arts around them, find out about artists and their work and share their experiences with others, gaining a certificate at the end. Arts Award is managed by Trinity College London in association with Arts Council England.

The club is run by Jacqueline Morales, a teacher at the school who is the Art Co-ordinator and qualified Arts Award Advisor, with the support of Teaching Assistant Donna Deane.

The children’s artwork is a regular feature in The Verandah Gallery. They thoroughly enjoy seeing their work exhibited and sharing their work with the wider community is a valuable and important part of the Arts Award process.


2017 Art Exhibits

  • Bedfordshire Landscapes - 1st January - 6th February
  • Food Glorious Food - Circus of Illustration Collective - 7th February - 23rd March
  • Jemma Beedie Perspective - Jemma Beedie - 24th March - 5th May
  • Mary Cave - 5th May - 16th June
  • Talia Giles - 24th June - 28th July
  • Tabitha Mary - 28th July - 8th September
  • Charlotte Tenneson - 8th September to 20th October
  • Creative Days - 20th October to 30th November
  • Christian Webb Photography - 1st December to 5th January 2018

2018

  • Chris Church - 6th January - 18th February
  • Ronald McKay - 19th February - 1st April
  • Nancy Batty - 1st April - 14th May
  • 4 Colourways Gerry Ewens & Friends - 15th May - 26th June
  • Summer Exhibition - 27th June - 8th August
  • Shereen Rahwangi - 19th September - 31st October

*4Colourways - 13th May - 25th June


Archive

Summer opening times

pavilion open 9-5pm
the window stays open until 6pm

last food orders 4:15pm

Autumn opening times
as of October 1st

pavilion open 9-4pm
the window stays open until 5pm

last food orders 3:15pm

Mondays: Café opens at 10am

we are open 7 days a week and dogs are welcome on our heated veranda during the winter months

We occasionally close early for private bookings. Please always call us to book a table & avoid being disappointed!

01234 351104

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