18th July - 27th
Everyone is invited to help turn the
connections gallery into a giant abstract artwork. Fill the walls
with shapes and colours inspired by the buoys, waves and boats in
Terry Frost’s joyous Newlyn Blue Q on display in
BedPop Fun Palace
Saturday 3rd October and
Sunday 4th October
The Fun Palace manifesto is:
WE BELIEVE IN THE GENIUS IN EVERYONE,
IN EVERYONE AN ARTIST AND EVERYONE A SCIENTIST, AND THAT CREATIVITY
CAN CHANGE THE WORLD FOR THE BETTER. WE BELIEVE WE
CAN DO THIS TOGETHER, LOCALLY, WITH RADICAL FUN – AND THAT ANYONE,
ANYWHERE, CAN MAKE A FUN PALACE.
The Higgins Bedford is very happy to be a
BedPop Fun Palace Venue.
We’ll be host to a Mexican Death-Mask workshop
with Lisa Tilley, some creative cross-stitch with Mr X-Stitch, an
engineering challenge with Network Rail, Sustrans Bikes, Emily
Norton the weather scientist and a chance to Ask A
Find out more about BedPop Fun Palace at
Big Draw – Experiments in
Watercolour with Illustrator, Katie Allen
Sessions start 11am, 12noon, 2 and
Suitable for ages 3 and above. All
children to be accompanied by an adult. No booking
Join illustrator Katie Allen for some
Big Draw style experiments in watercolour, inspired by J.M.W
Turner & The Art of Watercolour.
October Half-Term Family Join-In
Lisa Tilley is back with some crafty
activities this half-term holiday.
Hour-long activities on a first come,
first served basis
Sessions start 11am, 12noon, 2pm and
Cost: £2.25 per participating child.
Suitable for ages 3 and above. All children to be accompanied by an
adult. No booking required
Make your own vessel to keep your
treasures in, inspired by ancient pots in the
Inspired by Bawden’s quirky book
illustrations, design and print your own book cover.
Create your own creature mask, great or
small, scary or sweet.
Saturday Archaeology Workshops
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