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Activities for the Easter Holidays!

The Higgins Bedford


The Higgins Bedford will 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 participating child.


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 Miro.

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. he 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. 
                    
Bedford Borough Libraries
All our libraries have fun and free activities for kids of all ages (and a few for adults) this easter holiday.


 

Monday 3rd April 

Kempston Library Lego Fun, 3.30pm -5.30pm 

Love Lego? Then come along and get building!

Kempston Library Storytime, 2:15pm to 2:45pm

Join us for fabulous stories to entertain and enthrall.

Kempston Library Birds Nest Collaging, 10am -4.30pm

Make a birds nest collage to take home and take pride of place.

 

Tuesday 4th April 

Bedford Central Library Creative Writing Workshop, 2pm - 4pm

Creative Writing workshops will explore how to hook readers, dialogue, the rule of three and much more... Write blogs. Create newsletters! Suitable for beginners. Free admission. Open to all adults 19+ Booking essential. Telephone 07577 273597.

Kempston Library Blossom Tree Collaging, 11:30am to 4:30pm

Create a fabulous tree in blossom.

Kempston Library Rhymetime, 11am to 11:30am

Come along for songs, rhymes and fun.

 

Wednesday 5th April 

Bedford Central Library - Aliens Love Underpants!, 11am to 12 noon

Join in the fun and create crazy aliens in their underpants! Stories and crafts - fun for all the family!

Kempston Library Easter Bonnet Colouring, 2pm - 4.30pm

Join the colouring club to colour in the most crazy Easter bonnet you can.

Bromham Library After School Colouring, 3.30pm - 5pm

Join us for fabulous free colouring!

Putnoe Library Lego and Board Games, 2pm - 4pm

If you love Lego and board games then come along and join in the fun!
   
Thursday 6th April 

Bedford Central Library Colouring Fun, 10am - 5pm

Drop in anytime to do some colouring.

Kempston Library Fluffy Sheep Craft, 10am - 4.30pm

Drop in to make a fabulous fluffy sheep to take home.

Putnoe Library Creative Writing Workshop, 10.30am - 11.30am

Explore Learning will be here to teach you creative writing skills. For children aged 8 plus.

 

Friday 7th April 

Bedford Central Library Creative Writing Workshop, 4pm - 5pm

Explore Learning will be here to teach you creative writing skills. For children aged 8 plus.

Bedford Central Library Space Crafts, 10am - 5pm

Get cosmic and help us decorate our wall with space crafts! Fun for all!

Putnoe Library Easter Storytime and Egg Hunt, 2pm - 3pm

Come and listen to a fabulous Easter themed story and then join in the egg hunt.

Kempston Library Lego Fun, 3.30pm - 5.30pm

Love Lego? Then come along and get building!

Kempston Library Daffodil Craft, 2pm - 5.30pm

Come along and make bright sunny daffodils to take home.

Bromham Library Lego Club, 2pm - 4.30pm

Love Lego? Come along and get building!

Bromham Library Mog Story and Craft, 2.30pm-3.30pm

Listen to a lovely Mog story and then make a Mog mask.

 

Saturday 8th April 

Bedford Central Library Lego Fun, 11am -12 noon

Love Lego? Then join us and get building. Plus colouring all day.

Kempston Library Star Wars Read, 10am -3.30pm

A Star Wars themed Saturday Kids Club.

Putnoe Library Easter Crafts, 11am - 3pm

Just drop in and have fun with our fabulous free crafts.

Bromham Library Design a Butterfly, 10am - 12 noon

Drop in to decorate a butterfly to be part of our library Spring display.

Wootton Library Easter Crafts, 10.30am - 12.30pm

Drop in and try our fabulous range of crafts: Bunny Ears, Easter Maze, Easter Baskets, Easter Bunny, Rabbit Masks, Woolly Sheep, Easter Eggs with chicks and lots of colouring!

 

Monday 10th April 

Bedford Central Library Alien Pom Poms, 11am - 12 noon

Make your very own alien pom poms. Fun for all the family! Plus colouring all day

Kempston Library Easter Bunny Craft, 10am - 4.30pm

Join us to make an Easter bunny.

Putnoe Library Lego and Board Games, 2pm - 4pm

If you love Lego and board games then come along and join in the fun!
Kempston Library Lego Fun, 3.30pm - 5.30pm

Love Lego? Then come along and get building!

Kempston Library Storytime, 2.15pm - 2.45pm

Join us for fabulous stories to entertain and enthrall.

Bromham Library Make an Easter Basket, 2pm - 5pm

Design and decorate an Easter basket in Create Club.

Bromham Library Easter Colouring, 10.30am - 3pm

Join Create Club for Easter themed colouring.

Wootton Library Easter Crafts, 2.30pm - 5pm

Drop in and try our fabulous range of crafts: Bunny Ears, Easter Maze, Easter Baskets, Easter Bunny, Rabbit Masks, Woolly Sheep, Easter Eggs with chicks and lots of colouring!

 

Tuesday 11th April 

Bedford Central Library Creative Writing Workshop, 2pm - 4pm

Creative Writing workshops will explore how to hook readers, dialogue, the rule of three and much more... Write blogs. Create newsletters! Suitable for beginners. Free admission. Open to all adults 19+ Booking essential. Telephone 07577 273597

Bedford Central Library Lego Fun, 2pm - 3pm

Love Lego? Then join us and get building. Plus colouring all day.

Putnoe Library Easter Crafts, 11am - 4pm

Just drop in and have fun with our fabulous free crafts.

Kempston Library Rhymetime, 11am - 11.30am

Come along for songs, rhymes and fun.

Kempston Library Easter Chick Collaging, 11.30am - 4.30pm

Design and make an Easter chick collage.

 

Thursday 13th April 

Bedford Central Library Colouring Fun, 10am - 5pm

Drop in anytime to do some colouring.

Putnoe Library Easter Crafts, 11am - 4pm

Just drop in and have fun with our fabulous free crafts.

Kempston Library Easter Hanging Decorations, 10am - 4.30pm

Make Easter themed decorations to decorate your home.

 

Saturday 15th April 

 

Bedford Central Library Lego Fun, 11am -12.30pm

Love Lego? Then join us and get building. Plus colouring all day.

Putnoe Library Easter Colouring, 11am - 3.30pm

Join us to colour in Easter themed pictures.

Bromham Library Board Games Galore, 10am - 12.30pm

Come along and play some games.
Kempston Library Easter Card Craft, 10am -3.30pm

Join Saturday Kids Club to make an Easter card for someone special.

 

Find out what’s happening at Fusion leisure centre in Bedford Borough

 Robinson Pool and Fitness

Bedford International Athletics Stadium

John Bunyan Sports and Fitness

Kempston Pool  

Oasis Beach Pool

If the rains stays off pay a visit to one of our parks for a walk; or if you’ve got energy to burn a run! Jubilee Park hosts the Junior Park run every Sunday - http://www.parkrun.org.uk/bedford-juniors

To find out more about leisure and cultural activities available across the Borough here - www.bedford.gov.uk/leisure_and_culture.aspx - including parks, pools and historic sites.

 

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