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Archaeology Talks at The Higgins Bedford

2.30pm. £5.50 (Concessions £4.40) Booking essential

Join Liz Pieksma, Keeper of Archaeology to explore the results of exciting excavations in and around Bedford.

Special Offer Book 3 sessions and receive a 15% discount.


Thursday 11th January 2018

What, Where and When.

A continuation of our informal look at selected items from Bedford and the world beyond using our Archaeological and Ethnographic Collections.


Thursday 8th February 2018

Who made The Higgins Part 1

How and why museums are created is a fascinating world. We will begin our journey with the earliest collections donated by Mr C. Prichard to The Bedford Modern School in 1885, to the present day.



Saturday Archaeology Workshops for 8 to 16 year olds

Hands-on, monthly sessions for children interested in archaeology. Young Archaeologists' Club affiliated branch. Booking essential, call 01234 718618 for more information.

Workshops often involve craft or messy activities. Please ensure your child is dressed appropriately. You will be informed if specific clothing or equipment is required.

Please ensure that we have an up to date emergency contact number.