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.

Joe Stilgoe

Feb 16, 2018 - Feb 16, 2018 

Royal and Derngate

Join internationally acclaimed singer, pianist and songwriter, Joe Stilgoe (composer on our Made In Northampton Christmas show The Jungle Book) when he plays songs from his five critically lauded albums, three of which have topped the UK Jazz chart, as well as some classics from the likes of Cole Porter and Louis Prima. Tickets £19.50.

Make a Bird Box

Feb 16, 2018 - Feb 16, 2018 

Ferry Meadows Country Park

Come and make a Bird Box with the team at Ferry Meadows to take home with you and provide a home for the birds in your Garden. All materials and tools provided. 10:30am-12noon and 1:30-3:00pm. Meet at: Discovery Den. £6. This event takes place indoors and is suitable for all abilities. Booking essential. Tel: 01733 234193.

Nest box building event in partnership with White stuff as part of National Nest Box Week

Feb 17, 2018 - Feb 18, 2018 

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

10:30am-3pm. Free or £5 per person (if you want to take your box home). Drop in session. Come and help us make some new nest boxes for our education area or make your own nest box to take home.

Ant Middleton

Feb 17, 2018 - Feb 17, 2018 

Royal and Derngate

Join adventurer, survival expert, TV presenter and ex elite forces soldier Ant Middleton as he shares his experiences and exploits as a modern day explorer and expedition leader. Tickets £23.50.

Adult Sailing Taster

Feb 17, 2018 - Feb 17, 2018 

Ferry Meadows Country Park

Nene Outdoors, Ferry Meadows Country Park. A taster designed for beginners, this session introduces the basic concepts of sailing. Learn about personal preparation, balancing and turning the boat through the wind. Taster sessions are suitable for anyone aged 16years +. £25. This course may not be suitable for all abilities, please call to talk to our instructors about your particular needs. Booking essential. Tel: 01733 234193.

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