Welcome to The Higgins

  • Bedford's Windrush Generation

    'Paved with Gold': Bedford's Windrush Generation

    6th October 2018 - 24th March 2019

    Free to Visit

    Explore the stories of Bedford’s Windrush Generation.


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  • Edward Bawden: Home and Abroad

    9th February 2019 - 26th January 2020

    Free to Visit

    View the places that feature in Edward Bawden’s work. Explore how his surroundings and travels at home and abroad shaped and influenced his art.


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    OUTing the Past - Festival of LGBT History 2019

    16th February, 11am - 4pm

    Free to Visit

    Celebrate LGBT History Month with a range of dynamic stall holders and speakers. Explore the hidden histories of Victorian activists, the history of sex education in the UK, trans-rights activism and finally the mythology of mermaids.


    Includes a talk from Keynote Speaker: Stuart Milk - Global LGBT Rights Activist, Veteran Campaigner and Nephew of Harvey Milk


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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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