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The Higgins Bedford

Castle Lane
MK40 3XD

t: 01234 718618

f: 01234 718619

e: thehiggins@bedford.gov.uk


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Patrons scheme to support The Higgins Bedford

Patrons' Scheme

The Higgins BedfordEvening event at The Higgins Bedford

The Higgins Bedford is a place to explore wonderful and varied collections. The art gallery and museum brings world-class works of art and unique cultural opportunities to the people of Bedford and visitors to the area. We run a lively programme of inspiring exhibitions and events, and an award-winning learning service.  


Your Support is Vital

Your support will sustain the work of The Higgins Bedford and help us to extend our ambitious programme of exhibitions and associated events. It is an essential part of fulfilling our aim to become a sustainable, resilient, vibrant and dynamic museum which works both with and for our communities.


Alice Patullo PrintAs a Patron you will receive

An exclusive limited edition print by Alice Patullo, pictured here.  (in the first year of membership)

A personal welcome tour for you and a guest from one of our curators

Free entry to any charging exhibitions

Invitations to exclusive Patrons’ preview events

50% discount on talks, tours and events at The Higgins Bedford

Discounts in our shop and The Higgins Pantry

Free membership of the Friends of The Higgins Bedford during year of subscription

Acknowledgement of your support on our website and in our Foyer.


To become a Patron of The Higgins Bedford please call Gemma Hutton, Development & Engagement Officer of 01234 718618 or email gemma.hutton@bedford.gov.uk