Events Calendar

Nene Valley Festival

Enjoy a 9 day programme of wildlife, culture and heritage events. More information coming soon!

Let’s Look Inside

Peterborough Museum Priestgate, Peterborough

100 years ago, Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery was Peterborough Infirmary. Let one of our nurses take you on a tour of the Infirmary- you might even bump into some of the hospital staff hard at work! Plus try your hand at identifying some X-rays Join a special tour for HODs and discover an astounding invention linked with Peterborough. Hear ... Read More

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The Old Savoy – The Home of The Deco Theatre

The Deco Theatre Abington Square, Northampton

The Deco Theatre, Northampton's hidden gem, is host to a wide variety of shows, the Christmas pantomime, and many training events. Over recent years the theatre has thoroughly re-established itself and continues to grow from strength to strength. The Building first opened on Saturday 2 May 1936 in a blaze of publicity as “the Savoy”, described as “Northampton’s only super ... Read More

Ministry Of Science Live

The Deco Theatre Abington Square, Northampton

MINISTRY OF SCIENCE LIVE – SCIENCE SAVED THE WORLD This year saw Science lead the way in getting our lives back to normal. Now, the UK’s favourite science team are back and more explosive than ever! Join our presenters as they dive deep into the world of science and look at how science shapes the modern world we live in ... Read More

£15.50 – £16.50
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The Old Savoy – The Home of The Deco Theatre

The Deco Theatre Abington Square, Northampton

The Deco Theatre, Northampton's hidden gem, is host to a wide variety of shows, the Christmas pantomime, and many training events. Over recent years the theatre has thoroughly re-established itself and continues to grow from strength to strength. The Building first opened on Saturday 2 May 1936 in a blaze of publicity as “the Savoy”, described as “Northampton’s only super ... Read More

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The Old Savoy – The Home of The Deco Theatre

The Deco Theatre Abington Square, Northampton

The Deco Theatre, Northampton's hidden gem, is host to a wide variety of shows, the Christmas pantomime, and many training events. Over recent years the theatre has thoroughly re-established itself and continues to grow from strength to strength. The Building first opened on Saturday 2 May 1936 in a blaze of publicity as “the Savoy”, described as “Northampton’s only super ... Read More

The Old Savoy – The Home of The Deco Theatre

The Deco Theatre Abington Square, Northampton

The Deco Theatre, Northampton's hidden gem, is host to a wide variety of shows, the Christmas pantomime, and many training events. Over recent years the theatre has thoroughly re-established itself and continues to grow from strength to strength. The Building first opened on Saturday 2 May 1936 in a blaze of publicity as “the Savoy”, described as “Northampton’s only super ... Read More

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The Old Savoy – The home of The Deco Theatre

The Deco Theatre Abington Square, Northampton

The Deco Theatre, Northampton's hidden gem, is host to a wide variety of shows, the Christmas pantomime, and many training events. Over recent years the theatre has thoroughly re-established itself and continues to grow from strength to strength. The Building first opened on Saturday 2 May 1936 in a blaze of publicity as “the Savoy”, described as “Northampton’s only super ... Read More

Summer Leys Wildlife for Beginners Summer Bird Migrants

Summer Leys Summer Leys Nature Reserve, Wollaston

Love wildlife but wish you knew more about it? These new 'Wildlife for Beginners' sessions are an ideal opportunity for wildlife enthusiasts to learn the basics and meet like minded people, all in the wonderful setting of the Nene Valley. We'll spend an hour looking for and learning how to identify the our summer bird migrants before heading back to ... Read More

£7.50 – £10
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The Old Savoy – The home of The Deco Theatre

The Deco Theatre Abington Square, Northampton

The Deco Theatre, Northampton's hidden gem, is host to a wide variety of shows, the Christmas pantomime, and many training events. Over recent years the theatre has thoroughly re-established itself and continues to grow from strength to strength. The Building first opened on Saturday 2 May 1936 in a blaze of publicity as “the Savoy”, described as “Northampton’s only super ... Read More

The Night Sky Show

Royal and Derngate 19-21 Guildhall Rd, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Using amazing visual effects, The Night Sky Show will take you on an epic journey across the cosmos from our celestial back yard. A night for anyone who wants to laugh, learn and enjoy. Hosted by Adrian West (best known as VirtualAstro on social media), author, and one of the most popular online astronomy personalities. A memorable theatrical experience for all. Journey around the ... Read More

£25

Beginners Stained Glass

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

This two day introduction to the traditional method of stained glass construction will give you an insight into this ancient craft that dates back hundreds of years. There will be plenty of hands-on experience and you will be able to make either a traditional panel or put your own contemporary twist on this ancient craft. You will be fully guided ... Read More

£195

Bat Walk

Nene Park Trust, Discovery Den, Ham Lane, Peterborough PE2 5UU

Join our park rangers for an informative presentation on bats. Follow this with a walk in the park and using bat detectors try to spot and identify the bats that call Ferry Meadows home. Suitable for: 10yrs + Meeting point: Discovery Den Cost: £8pp

£8

Bat Walk

Nene Park Trust, Discovery Den, Ham Lane, Peterborough PE2 5UU

Join our park rangers for an informative presentation on bats. Follow this with a walk in the park and using bat detectors try to spot and identify the bats that call Ferry Meadows home. Suitable for: 10yrs + Meeting point: Discovery Den Cost: £8pp

£8

Spoon Carving Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

Wooden spoons have been carved for thousands of years and, for most of the population, continued as an eating utensil until relatively recently. ‘Spoon’ was originally an Anglo-Saxon word that meant ‘a chip of wood’. Spoon carving requires only a few tools and within hours you can create a unique and practical item from a wooden log! On this one ... Read More

£95

Bat Walk

Nene Park Trust, Discovery Den, Ham Lane, Peterborough PE2 5UU

Join our park rangers for an informative presentation on bats. Follow this with a walk in the park and using bat detectors try to spot and identify the bats that call Ferry Meadows home. Suitable for: 10yrs + Meeting point: Discovery Den Cost: £8pp

£8

RYA Powerboat Level 2

Ferry Meadows, Overton Bank, Ham Lane, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 5UU

Power boat training is a key skill to know how to operate a powered craft safely and appropriately. To do this you can attend a course with us to achieve an RYA Level 2 Power Boat Certificate. During this 2 day course at Nene Outdoors, you will be trained to drive and manoeuvre the craft in a safe and controlled way. ... Read More

£274

Rustic Furniture Making Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

Two day Introduction to Green Woodworking course in the beautiful Stanwick Lakes nature reserve. Make a rustic stool or side table using traditional tools and techniques. This introductory Green Woodworking course is an ideal opportunity to try a great traditional craft. You’ll start this course by being given a simple ash log and end it with your own unique piece ... Read More

£185

Nene Wetlands Nature Journaling with Make and Do Crafts

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre Rushden Lakes, Rushden, Northamptonshire

Join us in the stunning location of the Wildlife Trust's Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre and have a go at experimenting with collage, all under the guidance of Liz and Diane from Make and Do Crafts. We’ll be having fun with fungi and experimenting with collage. Booking essential All materials and refreshments included. Price £30

£30
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Wood Carving Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

Wood carving course in the beautiful Stanwick Lakes nature reserve! Have you ever wanted to learn the traditional craft of Wood Carving? This one day course is suitable for those just starting out and also for carvers who would like to develop their skills further. The day starts with the introduction of the tools and the techniques and materials used ... Read More

£110
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Wood Carving Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

Wood carving course in the beautiful Stanwick Lakes nature reserve! Have you ever wanted to learn the traditional craft of Wood Carving? This one day course is suitable for those just starting out and also for carvers who would like to develop their skills further. The day starts with the introduction of the tools and the techniques and materials used ... Read More

£110

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Steam Driver Experience

Wansford Railway Station

Our starter package includes theory and practical driving of a steam locomotive. The course will be on a large locomotive without rolling stock and consists of 1 hour tuition and 1 hour on the footplate. During the hour on the footplate, 2 participants will take it in turns to drive the locomotive for a total distance of approximately 15 miles. ... Read More

£400
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Steam Driver Experience

Wansford Railway Station

Our starter package includes theory and practical driving of a steam locomotive. The course will be on a large locomotive without rolling stock and consists of 1 hour tuition and 1 hour on the footplate. During the hour on the footplate, 2 participants will take it in turns to drive the locomotive for a total distance of approximately 15 miles. ... Read More

£400
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Copper Foil Christmas Decorations Workshop

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

Come and join us for this creative hands-on half-day workshop where you will make your own beautiful genuine stained glass decorations to hang on your tree or in your windows this Christmas using the basics of the Tiffany copper foil technique. During the workshop, you will be guided through the process from learning to cut glass to using the copper ... Read More

£45
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Copper Foil Christmas Decorations Workshop

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

Come and join us for this creative hands-on half-day workshop where you will make your own beautiful genuine stained glass decorations to hang on your tree or in your windows this Christmas using the basics of the Tiffany copper foil technique. During the workshop, you will be guided through the process from learning to cut glass to using the copper ... Read More

£45

Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

This one day course introduces the basic skills of Blacksmithing, a trade that used to be found in every village and was at the heart of countryside life for hundreds of years. You will learn about managing the forge and heating your steel to around 1200 degrees Celsius. Discover the techniques of drawing down and shaping the metal on the ... Read More

£150

RYA Powerboat Level 2

Ferry Meadows, Overton Bank, Ham Lane, PETERBOROUGH, PE2 5UU

Power boat training is a key skill to know how to operate a powered craft safely and appropriately. To do this you can attend a course with us to achieve an RYA Level 2 Power Boat Certificate. During this 2 day course at Nene Outdoors, you will be trained to drive and manoeuvre the craft in a safe and controlled way. ... Read More

£274
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Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

This one day course introduces the basic skills of Blacksmithing, a trade that used to be found in every village and was at the heart of countryside life for hundreds of years. You will learn about managing the forge and heating your steel to around 1200 degrees Celsius. Discover the techniques of drawing down and shaping the metal on the ... Read More

£150
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Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

This one day course introduces the basic skills of Blacksmithing, a trade that used to be found in every village and was at the heart of countryside life for hundreds of years. You will learn about managing the forge and heating your steel to around 1200 degrees Celsius. Discover the techniques of drawing down and shaping the metal on the ... Read More

£150
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Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

This one day course introduces the basic skills of Blacksmithing, a trade that used to be found in every village and was at the heart of countryside life for hundreds of years. You will learn about managing the forge and heating your steel to around 1200 degrees Celsius. Discover the techniques of drawing down and shaping the metal on the ... Read More

£150
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Copper Foil Christmas Decorations Workshop

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

Come and join us for this creative hands-on half-day workshop where you will make your own beautiful genuine stained glass decorations to hang on your tree or in your windows this Christmas using the basics of the Tiffany copper foil technique. During the workshop, you will be guided through the process from learning to cut glass to using the copper ... Read More

£45
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Copper Foil Christmas Decorations Workshop

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

Come and join us for this creative hands-on half-day workshop where you will make your own beautiful genuine stained glass decorations to hang on your tree or in your windows this Christmas using the basics of the Tiffany copper foil technique. During the workshop, you will be guided through the process from learning to cut glass to using the copper ... Read More

£45

Nene Wetlands Nature Journaling with Make and Do Crafts

Wildlife Trust Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre Rushden Lakes, Rushden, Northamptonshire

Join us in the stunning location of the Wildlife Trust's Nene Wetlands Visitor Centre and have a look at winter landscapes in a more abstract way using mixed media, all under the guidance of Liz and Diane from Make and Do Crafts. Suitable for Adults, Beginners

£30

Christmas Glass Making Workshop

Nene Park Trust, Discovery Den, Ham Lane, Peterborough PE2 5UU

Enjoy using your creative skills to design and make unique fused glass Christmas decorations; they will definitely be a talking point for your Christmas visitors! The sessions will be led by June Massey, Member of the Creative Glass Guild.  No previous experience required.  Children must be accompanied by an adult. Your glass will be fired in June’s kiln and will ... Read More

£20
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Christmas Glass Making Workshop (Afternoon Session)

Nene Park Trust, Discovery Den, Ham Lane, Peterborough PE2 5UU

Enjoy using your creative skills to design and make unique fused glass Christmas decorations; they will definitely be a talking point for your Christmas visitors! The sessions will be led by June Massey, Member of the Creative Glass Guild.  No previous experience required.  Children must be accompanied by an adult. Your glass will be fired in June’s kiln and will ... Read More

£20
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Christmas Glass Making Workshop (Afternoon Session)

Nene Park Trust, Discovery Den, Ham Lane, Peterborough PE2 5UU

Enjoy using your creative skills to design and make unique fused glass Christmas decorations; they will definitely be a talking point for your Christmas visitors! The sessions will be led by June Massey, Member of the Creative Glass Guild.  No previous experience required.  Children must be accompanied by an adult. Your glass will be fired in June’s kiln and will ... Read More

£20