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Family Join-In Activities

The Higgins Bedford holds family join-in activities during school holidays. The sessions last for about an hour and cost £2.70 per participating child. Sessions start at 11am, 12 noon, 2pm and 3pm.

All children to be accompanied by an adult. No booking required. Sessions are designed for children that are age 3 and above. Children below 3 are welcome, though they may need a little more grown-up assistance with the activities. 

*All prices will be reviewed in January 2017.


Tuesday 25th October

Mask Masters - Craft a scary face inspired by creepy crawlies and beastly bugs.


Wednesday 26th October

Weird Wednesday – Something strange will be going on – games to play and fun to be had. Come dressed up in your weirdest monster outfit.


Friday 28th October

Mown and Grown – Create your own monster and bring it to life, just like Dr Frankenstein!


February Half-term

We’ll have more family join-in sessions during February. Activities will be on 14th, 15th and 17th February. Visit http://www.thehigginsbedford.org.uk/ for more details.


‘This place is really amazing with all the little activities for kids’ (Keira)

‘On a scale of 1 to 10 I would write 10/10’ (Luca Phillips Age 8)


Saturday Archaeology Workshops

Saturday 8th October, Saturday 19th November, Saturday 17th December

For children aged 8 – 16 years. Hands-on, monthly sessions for children interested in archaeology. Young Archaeologists' Club affiliated branch. Booking essential, call 01234 718618 for more information.


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