Family Join-In Activities
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.
We’ll be celebrating all things Picasso during
the Easter Holiday, as the block-buster exhibition Picasso
& the Masters of Print draws to a close.
The sessions will be at 11am, 12noon, 2pm and
3pm. Each session last’s for about an hour and costs £2.70 per
Friday 7th April – Bag
yourself a Picasso! - Get inspired by the prints on
display and decorate your own bag to take away.
Tuesday 11th April – Make a
Mini Miro. - Create paper sculptures in the style of
Wednesday 12th April –
Print Masters. - Design a printing tile and have a go at
printing with it.
Monday 17th April – Picasso
Portrait Party - A drop-in workshop where you can create
your own Picasso style portrait.
The Monday workshop is a little bit
different because the museum is open from 2pm – 5pm - This
workshop will run between 2pm and 4pm. Participants can join in any
time during the workshop. Cost is £2.70 per participating child.
All children must be accompanied by an adult.
The May half-term activities are on
Tuesday 30th May, Wednesday 31st May
and Friday 2nd June.
Join us for a week of events brought to you by
volunteers from our Black History Month working group. Enjoy
storytelling, music and crafts during these three days of
June Arts Jam
4th – 24th
Bedford’s June Arts Jam is back for 2017!
Running from 4th – 24th June, Full House
Theatre is bringing a fine selection of performances and activities
for children and their families to cultural spaces in Bedford, all
for free or at a low cost.
Enjoy wide-eyed wandering with Day
Dreamers at The Higgins, a playful and immersive audio
performance made for and with children. For little ones One
Little Word at Wootton and Kempston Libraries is a
beautiful and gentle story of friendship, power struggles and the
rich world of creative play. Children with inquisitive minds will
love Tales of Birbal at the John Bunyan Museum,
ancient stories akin to Aesop’s Fables, using puppetry, music and
storytelling. At St Cuthbert’s Hall Happily Ever
After will delight older children with its hilarious and
poignant story of a Prince who falls in love with another Prince.
Full House Theatre’s own The Elves and The
Shoemaker at The Place Theatre is a toe-tapping and
topsy-turvy story that will delight young and old alike.
For more info visit http://www.fullhouse.org.uk/
22nd – 25th
August and 29th August – 1st
Join us for two whole weeks of holiday
activities on the theme of EXPLORATION. Inspired by our current
exhibitions Romance & Rebellion: The Art of the
Victorians And The Shorts Brothers we’re looking at
all kinds of exploration.
‘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)
Click here for details of
Saturday Archaeology Workshops for 8 - 16 year olds