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Calendar of Events at The Higgins Bedford

 

*Note: All prices for events marked with an * may be subject to change. Prices are reviewed annually in January.

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Family Events

Events

Monday 21st October

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)   

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

   

Tuesday 22nd October

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details) 

Half Term: Spooky Stuff with Art Adventures 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm, £3 (more details)

 

Wednesday 23rd October

 

Half Term: Bubble, Bubble, Toil and Trouble with Little Science Labs 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm, £3 (more details)

 

Thursday 24th October

 

Half Term: Monsters Under the Bed 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm, £3 (more details)

 

Friday 25th October

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)

 

Drop-in Deaf Space 11am - 2pm, Free (more details)

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

Half Term: Halloween Clay Models with Victoria Houghton 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm, £3 (more details)

 

Saturday 26th October

   

Music Matters: African and Caribbean Heritage Day 11am- 4pm, Free Entry - Workshops Vary (more details)

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Talks and Tours

Monday 28th October

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)    

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

 

Tuesday 29th October

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details) 

Friends Lecture: Barry Venning – Artists' Feuds 7:30pm, £4/9 (more details)

Thursday 31st October

Back Down Memory Lane - Reminiscence Mornings at Made in Bedford, Number Thirteen: Film Favourites and Fright Nights 10:30am-12pm, Free (more details)

Haunted Higgins House Tour 6:30-7:30pm, 7:30-8:30pm, £10 (more details)

Friday 1st November

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

 

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Talks and Tours

Monday 4th November

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)    

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

 

Tuesday 5th November

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details) 

 

Wednesday 6th November

 

Dreams and Nightmares Gallery Tour 12-12:30pm £3/£2.50 (more details)

 

RAE Bedford and Concorde by Barry Tomlinson 2-3pm, Free (more details)

Friday 8th November

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details) 

 

Drop-in Deaf Space 11am - 2pm, Free (more details)

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

 

Saturday 9th November

A Write at the Museum – A fun day of creative writing with author Derek Niemann 11am-4pm, £10 (more details)

Children Born to Black GIs and British Women in the Second World War by Professor Lucy Bland 2:30-3:30pm, £5.90/£4.70 (more details)

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Talks and Tours

Monday 11th November

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)    

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

 

Tuesday 12th November

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details) 

 

Thursday 14th November

Remember When… Reminiscence Mornings at The Higgins Bedford: Bedfordshire Folklore and Folk Songs 11am-12:30pm, Free/£1 Donation (more details)

Home and Abroad Gallery Tour  12-12:30pm £3/£2.50 (more details)

Friday 15th November

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)  

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

 

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Events

Monday 18th November

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)    

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

 

Tuesday 19th November

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details) 

The Higgins Knitting Group 11am-1pm, Free (more details)

Friday 22nd November

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)  

 

Drop-in Deaf Space 11am - 2pm, Free (more details)

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

 

Saturday 23rd November

Wellbeing Saturday 1-4pm, Free (more details)

Christmas Craft Weekend 1-4pm, Free (more details)

Sunday 24th November

 

Christmas Craft Weekend 2-4pm, £12 (more details)

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Talks and Tours

Events

Monday 25th November

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)    

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

   

Tuesday 26th November

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details) 

   

Wednesday 27th November

 

Lunchtime Lecture with Professor Christiana Payne – The Dreams 12-1pm, Free (more details)

Portable Antiquities Scheme 1-3pm, Free (more details)

Thursday 28th November

Back Down Memory Lane - Reminiscence Mornings at Made in Bedford, Number Thirteen: Made in Bedford 10:30am-12pm, Free (more details)

Social History Collection Tour 11:30am-12:30pm, £5.90/£4.70 (more details)

 

Friday 29th November

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)  

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

   

Saturday 30th November

   

Christmas Craft Weekend 2-4pm, Free (more details)

Sunday 1st December

   

Museum Shop Sunday 2-5pm (more details)

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Talks and Tours

Monday 2nd December

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)    

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

 

Tuesday 3rd December

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details) 

Friends Lecture: Christopher Bennett – The Antarctic Explorer, Apsley Cherry–Garrard 7:30pm, £4/9 (more details)

Friday 6th December

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)  

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

 

Saturday 7th December

 

British Sign Language Exhibition Tour and Workshop with Access Bedford 11am-1pm, Free (more details)

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Talks and Tours

Monday 9th December

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)    

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

 

Tuesday 10th December

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details) 

 

Thursday 12th December

Remember When… Reminiscence Mornings at The Higgins Bedford: Christmas Carols and Traditions 11am-12:30pm, Free/£1 Donation (more details)

 

Friday 13th December

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)  

 

Drop-in Deaf Space 11am - 2pm, Free (more details)

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

Lunchtime Lecture with Victoria Partridge – The Nightmares 12-12:45pm, Free (more details)

 

Date

Christmas Opening Times

Wellbeing Events

Events

Monday 16th December

 

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)    

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

 

Tuesday 17th December

 

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details) 

The Higgins Knitting Group 11am-1pm, Free (more details)

Friday 20th December

 

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)   

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

 

Saturday 21st December

11am - 5pm

   

Sunday 22nd December

2pm - 5pm

   

 

Date

Christmas Opening Times

Wellbeing Events

Monday 23rd December

Closed

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)     

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 2-4pm, Free (more details)

Christmas Eve

Tuesday 24th December

11am - 3pm

 

Christmas Day

Wednesday 25th December

Closed

 

Boxing Day

Thursday 26th December

Closed

 

Friday 27th December

11am - 5pm

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

Saturday 28th December

11am - 5pm

 

Sunday 29th December

2pm - 5pm

 

 

Date

Christmas Opening Times

 Wellbeing Events

Monday 30th December

Closed

 

New Year's Eve

Tuesday 31st December

11am - 5pm

 

New Year's Day

Wednesday 1st January

Closed

 

Friday 3rd January

 

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)   

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Monday 6th January

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)     

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

Tuesday 7th January

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details) 

Thursday 9th January

Remember When… Reminiscence Mornings at The Higgins Bedford: Winter Comforts 11am-12:30pm, Free/£1 Donation (more details)

Friday 10th January

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)   

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Talks and Tours

Monday 13th January

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)     

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

 

Tuesday 14th January

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details) 

Friends Lecture: Professor Phil Cleaver and Deborah Wolpe – Berthold Wolpe: The Total Man 7:30pm, £4/9 (more details)

Wednesday 15th January

 

Dreams and Nightmares Gallery Tour 12-12:30pm £3/£2.50 (more details)

Friday 17th January

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)    

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

 

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Talks and Tours

Events

Monday 20th January

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)      

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

   

Tuesday 21st January

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details) 

 

The Higgins Knitting Group 11am-1pm, Free (more details)

 

Holocaust Memorial Day (more details)

Thursday 23rd January

 

Fine and Decorative Art Tour 11:30am - 12:30pm, £5.90/£4.70* (more details)

 

Friday 24th January

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)    

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

   

Saturday 25th January

Wellbeing Saturday 1-4pm, Free (more details)

   

Sunday 26th January

 

The Legacy of Anne Frank by Gillian Walnes Perry MBE 2:30-3:30pm, £5.70/£4.70* (more details)

 

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Events

Monday 27th January

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)      

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

 

Tuesday 28th January

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details) 

 

Wednesday 29th January

 

Portable Antiquities Scheme 1-3pm, Free (more details)

Friday 31st January

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)    

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

 

Saturday 1st February

 

Dreams and Nightmares Study Day 11am-4pm, £12+£3 Transaction Fee (more details)

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Monday 3rd February

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)      

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

Tuesday 4th February

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details) 

Friday 7th February

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)    

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Talks and Tours

Events

Monday 10th February

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)      

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

   

Tuesday 11th February

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details) 

Friends Lecture: Hugh Belsey – The Grand Tour 7:30pm , £4/£9 (more details)

 

Thursday 13th February

Remember When… Reminiscence Mornings at The Higgins Bedford: Vintage Silver Screen 11am-12:30pm, Free/£1 Donation (more details)

Archaeology Collection Tour 11:30am-12:30pm, £5.90/£4.70* (more details)

 

Friday 14th February

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)    

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

   

Saturday 15th February

   

OUTing the Past Festival (more details)

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Family Events

Events

Monday 17th February

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)      

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

   

Tuesday 18th February

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details) 

Half Terms: Sweet Dreams (more details)

The Higgins Knitting Group 11am-1pm, Free (more details) 

Wednesday 19th February

 

Half Terms: Sweet Dreams (more details)

 

Thursday 20 February

 

Half Terms: Sweet Dreams (more details)

 

Friday 21st February

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)    

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

Half Terms: Sweet Dreams (more details)

 

Saturday 22nd February

Wellbeing Saturday 1-4pm, Free (more details)

   

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Monday 24th February

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)      

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

Tuesday 25th February

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details)

Friday 28th February

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)    

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Talks and Tours

Events

Monday 2nd March

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)      

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

   

Tuesday 3rd March

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details)

   

Wednesday 4th March

 

Dreams and Nightmares Gallery Tour 12-12:30pm £3/£2.50 (more details)

 

Thursday 5th March

 

Fine and Decorative Art Tour 11:30am - 12:30pm, £5.90/£4.70* (more details)

 

Friday 6th March

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)     

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

   

Saturday 7th March

   

BedPop Science Lab 10am-5pm, Free (more details)

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Monday 9th March

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)      

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

Tuesday 10th March

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details)

Wednesday 11th March

Remember When… Reminiscence Mornings at The Higgins Bedford: Terrific vs. Terrible Technology 11am-12:30pm, Free/£1 Donation (more details)

Friday 13th March

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)     

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Talks and Tours

Events

Monday 16th March

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)      

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

   

Tuesday 17th March

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details)

Friends Lecture: Bob Hook – Swifts: The Fastest Birds on the Planet 7:30pm , £4/£9 (more details)

The Higgins Knitting Group 11am-1pm, Free (more details) 

Friday 20th March

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)     

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

   

Saturday 21st March

Wellbeing Saturday 1-4pm, Free (more details)

   

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Events

Monday 23rd March

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)      

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

 

Tuesday 24th March

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details)

 

Wednesday 25th March

 

Portable Antiquities Scheme 1-3pm, Free (more details)

Friday 27th March

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)     

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

 

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Monday 30th March

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)      

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

Tuesday 31st March

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details)

Friday 3rd April

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)     

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

 

Date

Easter Opening Times

Wellbeing Events

Family Activities

Monday 6th April

 

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)      

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

 

Tuesday 7th April

 

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details)

Half Term: Under the Same Sky (more details)

Wednesday 8th April

   

Half Term: Under the Same Sky (more details)

Thursday 9th April

   

Half Term: Under the Same Sky (more details)

Good Friday

10th April

Closed

 

 

Easter Saturday 11th April

11am - 5pm

   

Easter Sunday 12th April

2pm - 5pm

   

 

Date

Easter Opening Times

Wellbeing Events

Family Activities

Talks and Tours

Easter Monday 13th April

2pm - 5pm

     

Tuesday 14th April

 

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details)

Half Term: Under the Same Sky (more details)

Friends Lecture: Paul Middleton – The Art of John Seymour Lindsay 7:30pm , £4/£9 (more details)

Wednesday 15th April

   

Half Term: Under the Same Sky (more details)

 

Thursday 16th April

 

Remember When… Reminiscence Mornings at The Higgins Bedford: Favourite Family Recipes 11am-12:30pm, Free/£1 Donation (more details)

Half Term: Under the Same Sky (more details)

 

Friday 17th April

 

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)     

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

   

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Events

Monday 20th April

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)      

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

 

Tuesday 21st April

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details)

The Higgins Knitting Group 11am-1pm, Free (more details) 

Friday 24th April

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)     

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)

 

 

Date

Wellbeing Events

Monday 27th April

Yoga 10:30-11:30, £5 (more details)      

 

Mindful Table Tennis 2-3pm, £2 (more details)

 

Gardening for Wellbeing 1-3pm, Free (more details)

Tuesday 28th April

Steady and Social Tai Chi 10-11am, £3 (more details)

Friday 1st May

Mindful Walking 11am-12pm, Free (more details)     

 

Sketch Fridays 12-4pm, Free (more details)