Dates for your diary

Outdoor events, theatre productions and family days out are aplenty whilst our country parks and outdoor attractions offer regular activities and talks including those suitable for corporate functions, children or adult learners. Check our listings here.

The Station Sessions

Jan 7, 2018 - Dec 16, 2018 

Rushden Station

5.30pm-10.30pm. Free. 1st and 3rd Sunday of every month. Featuring live music from some of the best musicians in the local area. Come along and enjoy the brilliant music, in the warm & friendly atmosphere of the Station. T: 0300 3023 150 E:

Wild Wednesdays

Aug 1, 2018 - Aug 29, 2018 

Barnwell Country Park, PE8 5PB

Various times. 1st, 15th and 29th August 2018. £2. per child. Booking essential. T: 0300 126 5931. E:

Nene Valley Railway Teddy Express

Aug 22, 2018 - Aug 23, 2018 

Nene Valley Railway

Trains from 10am. See website for more details and prices. All Children that are accompanied by a Teddy Bear travel for half price (aged 10 and under), accompanied by a full fare paying adult. Travel in our special Teddy decorated carriages Tombola, Games and Family fun, Face Painting and Bouncy Castle, Story telling in the Waiting room. T: 01780 784444

Wild Wednesday

Aug 22, 2018 - Aug 22, 2018 

Ferry Meadows Country Park

Children and adults are welcome to come and join at this drop-in session where they will get to create some seasonal and wild crafts. 10am. £1. Meet at Discovery Den. T: 01733 234193.

Evening River Paddle and Bat Spotting Walk

Aug 24, 2018 - Aug 24, 2018 

Rushden Lakes

5.30pm start. Canoes will depart Canoe2’s base at Rushden Lakes. After a peaceful early evening paddle on the River Nene you will be met back at Rushden Lakes by your Wildlife Trust experts just as the bats are starting to come out. You’ll then be taken on a guided walk of the Nature Reserve as dusk settles. Everyone will have the opportunity to use a bat detector which picks up the ultrasonic frequencies used by bats as they hunt. The event will finish by 9.45pm.