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.

Brass on the Grass

Jul 29, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018 

Chichele College, Higham Ferrers

3-5pm. Bring a picnic and listen to the Raunds Temperance Brass Band.

Delapre by the Sea

Aug 6, 2018 - Aug 12, 2018 

Delapre Abbey

10am - 4pm. All the fun of the seaside right on your doorstep.

Films at Dusk

Aug 18, 2018 - Aug 18, 2018 

Delapre Abbey

6pm - 10pm. Settle on the south lawn in front of an outdoor screen for a selection of films.

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

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.

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