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May Half Term Holiday Activities

Flying Machines, cave painting and the Great Siege of Bedford Castle – all in the May half-term activities.

No booking required

£2.25 per participating child

Sessions start: 11.00am 12.00pm 2.00pm and 3.00pm

 

Tuesday 26th May

Holiday Activity: Loopy-loop Loopers!

£2.25

11am, 12noon, 2pm and 3pm

Make magnificent WW1-type flying machine models.

 

Wednesday 27th May

Holiday Activity: Stone Age Animal Artists

£2.25

11am, 12noon, 2pm and 3pm

Try painting like our ancient ancestors.

 

Friday 29th May

Holiday Activity: Castle Siege Capers

£2.25

11am, 12noon, 2pm and 3pm

Win or survive the Great Siege of Bedford Castle, play, make and take!

 

Summer Holiday activity listings here soon...


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 information.

 

10.30am – 12.30pm £5.55 per session

Saturday 16th May

Saturday Archaeology Workshops - Roman Remains

Aspects of Roman Architecture

 

Saturday 20th June

Saturday Archaeology Workshops - Depicting the Past

Archaeology, painting and imagery.

 

The Higgins Art Studio

For children aged 9 – 13 years. Workshops for children with a strong interest in the arts. A chance to collect evidence for Arts Award Explore. Booking essential, call 01234 718618 for more information.

2 – 4pm  £10.35 per session

Saturday 16th May

The Higgins Art Studio – To Abstraction and Beyond!

Explore abstract painting

 

Saturday 20th June

The Higgins Art Studio – Fibre-Art

Investigating art through textiles.

Arts Award