Welcome to The Higgins

  • River Festival July 2018

    River Festival 2018

    14th and 15th July

    Visit The Higgins Bedford marquee at St Mary's Gardens or take a break from the hustle and bustle at The Higgins Bedford

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  • Celebrating Women of Bedfordshire

    Celebrating Women Of Bedfordshire

    10th March - 23rd September

    Free to visit.

    The exhibition will highlight the work of women who have achieved in the fields of Suffrage & Politics, Education, Sport, Community Power, STEM, Wartime, Business, and the Arts. From aviators to opera singers, designers to engineers, and rugby players to Suffragettes Bedfordshire has a long history of great women.

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  • Bawden's Beasts exhibition

    Bawden's Beasts
    10th February 2018 - 27th January 2019

    The Higgins Bedford is home to the Edward Bawden archive. The works are shown in themed exhibitions on rotation. Currently showing Bawden's Beasts.

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Opening Hours

The Higgins Bedford

Castle Lane


Mk40 3XD

01234 718618

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Tue - Sat:

11am - 5pm

Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday:

2- 5pm

Closed Mondays


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