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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.


February Half-term 2017 - Sponsored by Polam School

Click here to find out more about Polam School


Spread a little love and kindness this half term with our family craft activities.


Tuesday 14th February 2017 – Bookmarks for your Bestie

Handcraft something special for the one you love on Valentine’s Day


Wednesday 15th February 2017 – Crafted with Care

Show someone you care by creating a unique compliment card


Friday 17th February 2017 – Bighearted Boxes

It’s Random Act of Kindness Day. Decorate a box of smiles to give away.


‘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

Dates to be confirmed

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.


Arts Award