January Edition of the Chronicle Club News
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Hello 2017

So January has arrived and we hope you all had a great festive season. 
The new year has brought lots of new things here at The Bedford Chronicles HQ and we start 2017 with some fab, fun workshops during the Half-Term and Easter Holidays.

We are also delighted that the Bedford Chronicles GO FREE fun App returns for the Easter Holiday - with loads more features and some yummy chocolate prizes.........
Find out more on our website 

If you haven't got your copy of The Bedford Chronicles book yet you can pick up your copy on-line via our website or at lots of stockists across Bedford including: 

-Waterstone's, Silver Street
-The Eagle Bookshop, Castle Road
-The John Bunyan Museum, Mill Street
-La Piazza, St Paul's Square
-Papillon Coffee Shop, Castle Road
-The Panacea Museum, Newnham Road

Meet our friends who are providing history, heritage, art and culture across Bedford!

John Bunyan Museum

Thursday 16th February
Following the success of our October workshops, we are delighted to be back at the John Bunyan Museum this half-term with
'Potions, Posies & Poems'
As always there will be making, creating and participating 
Book Now to secure your place
Call 01234 270303

The museum is open on Sat 21st & 28th Jan - 4th & 11th Feb - then fully re-opens on Tuesday 14th Feb

Bedford Theatre In Education 

WW2  Bedford - Ordinary Heroes

Travel back in time with us as we experience Bedford during WW2. Meet an 'ordinary' family who thinks that they make no contribution to the outcome of the War but, in reality, their heroism helps to win the war for the allies.

Meet the bomb makers, the spies and the evacuees who all made history in the town of Bedford!

The next school production is available to book anytime between Tuesday 18th April to Friday 5th May 2017


Moggerhanger Park 

The Bluebell Club
A brand new school holiday club for children

The Bluebell Club is a new fun school holiday club which is based within the historic grounds of 
Moggerhanger Park, Park Road, Moggerhanger, Beds, MK44 3RW 

Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th February

There will be woodland or garden discovery walks and activities, arts, crafts and lots more. Open to children aged 5 years and over. Morning, Afternoon and All Day Sessions Available.

For more details and to BOOK visit the website

Normans In The Ent Shed 

The 'No Nonsense Normans'

Are invading The Ent Shed on Castle Road this half-term 

Friday 16th February starting 10.00 

We are delighted to be hosting a workshop in this super location.
Find out what life was really like for the Normans and discover how they ruled Bedford. Plus make your very own Norman shield or broach and solve a mystery as we play, 'Who stole the King's Crown'. 
For children aged 6 and over. 

For more details and to BOOK visit our  website

The Panacea Museum

Victorian Magic Lantern Show
Thursday 6th April starting 10.00 

Come with us on a journey back in time, a time before cinema and television and witness first-hand Victorian state of the art technology, an authentic Magic Lantern Show.

Learn about this Victorian craze for Magic Lanterns and watch as images seem to appear from nowhere.The show is interactive so be prepared to join in the fun!
Then make your very own Flip Book.

For more details and to BOOK visit our  website

PLUS if you visit the museum and show your membership card you can enjoy a FREE hot drink in the Garden Cafe. Museum re-opens on Thursday 14th Feb 

Bedford Borough Libraries   

Half term is looking super in Bedford Borough Libraries with some awesome Lego activities lined up to celebrate the release of the Lego Batman Movie on 10th February. You can test your engineering skills at some Batman themed Lego Club sessions; join in with some crafty superhero fun, and come and listen to some Super Storytimes! Dressing up is encouraged…

Bedford Central Library will also be hosting the Weaving Narratives exhibition from 9th-11th February. This community arts project showcases textile art from local artists, inspired by the history collections in the Bedfordshire Archives and Records Service. Throughout 2016 artists created works based around Bedford locations, industries, people and stories, demonstrating incredible talent, imagination and beauty.

Thank you to the Colour Shop on Castle Road for supplying our Membership Cards
Why not tell your friends to 
Don't forget to Add us to your Address Book
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