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:

Little Bug’s Club

Apr 20, 2018 - Apr 20, 2018 

Visitor Centre, Nene Wetlands, Rushden Lakes, NN10 6BW

10am-11.30am. £3 per child. Let your little ones learn about nature through play, stories, crafts and outdoor exploration. Suitable for 3-5 years olds. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing. Booking essential, see website for details.

Watercolour Workshops - Park Flowers and Plants

Apr 27, 2018 - Apr 27, 2018 

Abington Park Museum

A special springtime edition of watercolour workshop series led by Northamptonshire artist and teacher David Douglas. Workshops are open to adults of all abilities and cover a variety of techniques and subjects.

Pond Dipping

Apr 28, 2018 - Apr 28, 2018 

Ferry Meadows Country Park

10:30am – 12pm & 1:30pm – 3pm. £2 per child. Booking essential. What lies beneath the still waters of our Lakes at Ferry Meadows? Come along and spend some time pond dipping and identifying the creatures you find. T: 01733 234193 or visit website for details.

Dawn Chorus Early Morning River Paddle

Apr 28, 2018 - Apr 28, 2018 

Rushden Lakes

Arrive at Rushden Lakes for 6.15am, and before you leave for your canoe trip you will be taken on a Dawn Chorus walk around the nature reserve with Wildlife Trust experts helping you identify birds along the way through their early morning calls. Then, set off on your magical early morning paddle across the lake to the river, ending back at The Boathouse around 10am.