Publishing Services’ Pic of the Week

This weekend marks the return of the biennial river festival right here in Bedford. The festival now in its 40th year takes place from 14th - 15th July on the beautiful embankment of the River Great Ouse as it passes through Bedford. The town is gearing up to welcome thousands of visitors to celebrate all [...]

Bedpop Fun Palace and The Robot Lab

This coming weekend Fun Palace is coming to Bedford! Fun Palaces is a national event to encourage both science and arts education, inviting people to bring them together however they choose. This year the Fun Palace is coming to Bedford for the first time with lots of different events and workshops taking place on the 3rd/4th [...]

Supporting our local youth football team

We do love a bit of football here at emc design, as well as supporting various community events, initiatives and local organisations. So what better way than to combine the two by sponsoring AFC Oakley Under 10's! They've sent us some pics to say thank you for helping them to buy their new all weather [...]

Into the vaults at The Higgins Bedford

Mike (Cryer), his son Sam and friend Jason Pinny recently had an exciting opportunity to look at the Edward Bawden collection at The Higgins (http://www.thehigginsbedford.org.uk) in Bedford. Prompted by Mike and Sam developing an interest in linocutting (see previous blogs), Sam asked The Higgins Bedford if we might be allowed a private viewing. Bawden donated [...]

Bawden in Bedford

Mike, our MD, went to a lecture last week entitled Bawden’s Britain. Mike is a big fan of Edward Bawden and other British artists of that period such as Eric Ravillious, Clare Leighton and (slightly later) John Piper. We are lucky in Bedford in having a collection of over 3,000 pieces of Bawden’s work, bequeathed [...]