Volunteer Evening for #BEAF2018

In the run up to the festival we are calling on our volunteers to "BEAF UP!" We need people to help with everything from marketing and distribution to being on hand at events. So, lets meet up and mobilise to make this year’ festival a blast: Training and induction evening: 4pm-6pm Wednesday  11th April 2018 or drop in on 4pm-6pm Wednesday [...]

By | April 14th, 2018|News|0 Comments

First events announced

  Tickets now on sale! We are pleased to announce that the first tickets for our fringe programme are now available with four spectacular events at The Shelley Theatre, Boscombe. From a live performance to accompany silent era’s most influential masterpieces, Nosferatu, stunts, laughs and mayhem with ‘The Slightly Fat Show’, An exceptional new production [...]

By | February 23rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Commissions are coming . . . .

This year BEAF has started a Commission Programme that will provide commission opportunities for all local creatives, partnerships and groups. The Commission process will open on October 1st running for several weeks will be announced during November 2017. Commissions will be offered at two levels: up to £1,500 and up to £750 and will include [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments

BEAF is back!

We're pleased to announce BEAF will be returning in April 2018. Bournemouth's largest independent arts festival will be running form 28th April - 4th May 2018. BEAF has managed to secure Arts Council England funding and will be offering opportunities for local artists to gain funding and support through a commissions process which opens in [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | November 28th, 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? [...]

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

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 [...]