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May Half Term - National Children's Gardening Week


Celebrate National Children's Gardening Week this half term with creative art and crafts workshops based on our current exhibition Round and Round the Garden.


All workshops are bookable and can be booked in advance at The Higgins Bedford reception desk. We are currently unable to take bookings online or over the phone.


Events for Children

Each Workshop has two sessions per day that start at 11am and 2pm and are aimed at accompanied children aged 5-11, not suitable for children under 3 years old.


Cress Craft

Tuesday 28 May  £3

Decorate a wooden house and garden, then plant and grow your own mini salad.


Garden Caddy

Wednesday 29 May  £3

Assemble and decorate a little wooden caddy for carrying hand tools and small plants around the garden.


Herb Planters

Friday 31 May £3

Make and decorate a self-watering planter.


Events for Young People

All workshops start at 12:30pm, last an hour and are aimed at 12-16 year olds. No parents required.


House and Garden

Tuesday 28 May £3

Create a mini-house and garden and plant your own salad.


Handy Caddy

Wednesday 29 May £3

Create a garden caddy, handy for garden tools or art stuff.


Planter People

Friday 31 May £3

Upcycle a plastic bottle and create a cute planter.


Inspired by our current exhibition, Round and Round the Garden, browse a variety of garden themed children books now available on The Virtual Library


Booklist for children under 6 years old.

Booklist for children aged 6 - 12 years old.