BEAF “Choice Cuts” Award Winners

Thanks to all of you who came down and made the Big BEAF Celebration such a splendid evening.
We finally have closure on this years festival . . . now on to organising the next BEAF!

BEAF “Choice Cuts” Awards winners:

• Emerging Artist Award: Martin Coyne
• Best Live Event: Transmission
• Best Participatory Event: Fizzy Coleslaw Cabaret
• […]

By |November 28th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Big BEAF Celebration

Join us for an evening of visual niceties. We will be taking over the Shelley Theatre for one evening this November.

We can’t wait to welcome you to a night of celebration for everyone involved in this year’s Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe 2015.

We will be showcasing some footage of the Fringe, kindly put together by […]

By |October 30th, 2015|News|0 Comments

An interview with BEAF artist Martin Coyne

This years Bournemouth Emerging Arts Festival has kicked off a great season for Art in Bournemouth. We caught up with Artist Martin Coyne ahead of his exhibition A Handful of Dust to chat to him about art, T.S. Elliot and the hopes and fears of others.



What interests you about making interactive installations?

The most exciting […]

By |October 29th, 2015|News|Comments Off on An interview with BEAF artist Martin Coyne

BIRSt Sound Gallery

BIRSt teamed up with BEAF to present a sound gallery. It featured curated radio and audio pieces from the last 15 years of the station plus unique sound collated through social media and site specific interviews and recordings from

BIRSt is an internet radio station managed by Bournemouth University Students. They push the boundaries […]

By |October 23rd, 2015|News|0 Comments

National Open Art Prize Winner

BEAF exhibitor Lisa Lewis has won National Open Art Prize, South West.

Lisa Lewis’ work, Nightscape (Electric Blue) was recently selected from more than 4,000 entries for the National Open Art (NOA) Competition Sponsored by Towry. The exhibition is now running at the Royal College of Art in South Kensington until the 2nd November 2015.

She has […]

By |October 22nd, 2015|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

TRNS Records x Transmission

TRNS will be hosting their 16th Transmission as part of the fringe:
It’s almost been 2 years since Luke & Andy started TRNS. From club night, to artist collective and now evolving into an independent record label they have been fighting to bring back the live scene that once thrived in Bournemouth.
They will be hosting […]

By |October 15th, 2015|News|0 Comments


Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe (BEAF) takes place from October 15th to November 1st 2015.
For residents, this is an opportunity to attend up to 150 unique events with family and friends. With over 60% of the events being free to the public, Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe provides a platform for more than 500 artists, performers […]

By |October 13th, 2015|News|0 Comments


We’ve been all around Bournemouth yesterday evening and topped up programmes, those things are disappearing quicker than we can replenish them. If anyone wants to lend a hand, please get in touch.

You can find programmes in, amongst others;

Anvil Rockbar Bournemouth (Stop for a pint or two in the evening).

The lovely guys at Brix & […]

By |October 10th, 2015|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Web App launch

Local agency Orbital has joined forces with BEAF. This collaboration will deliver a mobile platform to attract festival visitors and enable exhibitors, organisers and sponsors to enhance the visitor’s experience through unique rich media delivered before, during and after the festival.We are truly thankful for such a talented local creative/digital agency to get on […]

By |September 23rd, 2015|News|0 Comments

BEAF Programme out now

We’ve just launched our 2015 programme. You can get your hands on your physical copy right accross the town but be quick as they’re in demand.If you prefer to save some trees and keep things digital, you and also view and download the Issuu version or visit our web app from your mobile at […]

By |September 22nd, 2015|News|0 Comments
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