Events Calendar

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Jesus Christ Superstar

Key Theatre Embankment Road, Peterborough

Kindred Drama are delighted to present the Key Youth Theatre (KYT) in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. This mega hit show has seen productions in all corners of the world and has several reinventions in recent years and Kindred & KYT will bring their exciting talents to the Key Theatre stage in what promises to be the must-see show of the Summer. KYT’s recent award-winning productions such as CHICAGO, LEGALLY BLONDE, GUYS ... Read More

£21

Dinosaur Adventure Live

Key Theatre Embankment Road, Peterborough

“The Greatest Prehistoric Show on Earth” 65 million years in the making… Are you ready for the adventure? Join our intrepid Dinosaur Adventurers as we journey to a world of living, breathing, life-like Dinosaurs. Walk with us through the Jurassic era on an unforgettable interactive experience as we introduce you to some of the most incredible species ever to have ... Read More

£15

Once Upon a Time Story Train

Wansford Railway Station

Join us on Wednesday 24th August for our Once Upon A Time Story Train It's a chance to wear your world book day costume or an excuse to get a new one. There will be story zones, colouring and book themed activities. Don't forget to dress as your favourite boook character, take your photo at our NVR photo station and email it to customercontact@nvr.org.uk to ... Read More

£2 – £20

Cinderella LIVE (Outdoor Theatre)

Chester House Estate Irchester,, Wellingborough

In an enchanted kingdom in a faraway land magical creatures and fairy godmothers come together to tell the best loved of all fairytales. Full of song, mirth, and joy for the summer ahead, join us on Cinderella’s journey of a lifetime to a magical ball where nearly anything is possible especially if it is before midnight.  Children old and young ... Read More

£12 – £50

Superhero’s Day

Wansford Railway Station

Join us and our Team of Superhero's on Wed 31st Aug Each party will last for approx 1 hour. Come and meet our Superhero Party Hosts, whilst they take a break from saving the world, listen to their origin in our interactive story time, learn some of their hero moves and recite the official hero oath.  After your Superhero Party your ... Read More

£2 – £20

Pond Dipping (Drop In Session)

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

Come along to our drop in session and spend some time pond dipping and identifying the fascinating creatures you find.  There may be a wait on the day due to the number of people attending. Suitable Age: 3yrs + Meeting point: Lynch Lake pond dipping platform Cost: Donations welcome

Romeo & Juliet LIVE (Outdoor Theatre)

Chester House Estate Irchester,, Wellingborough

This best loved story of star crossed lovers and feuding families shall be performed at the Chester House Estate and promises to be one of the most sought after events of the open air season. Dressed in beautiful Elizabethan costume and performed by a fine troupe of Shakespearean players join Chapterhouse for the greatest love story ever told as we ... Read More

£12 – £50

VW Action

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

VW Action is the longest running weekend VW Show in the world - now in its 46th year! The show has in one form or another been the true 'Jewel in the Crown' of UK VW events, from its early days at Stoneleigh, the NAS Stoneleigh shows, the period of its residency at Peterborough, at Herts County Showground, and now ... Read More

£25

FIA Euro Finals

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

Santa Pod’s most prestigious Drag Racing event featuring over 250 of Europe’s finest teams. Witness the awesome power of 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 200mph Drag Bikes and over 20 supporting classes. See the famous Jet Car, Monster Trucks, stunt shows, static displays, air displays, traders and more. Day Tickets from £35, Kids just £5

£35
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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

Northamptonshire Archives and Heritage Service Open Day

Northampton Chalk Lane, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Tours of the Archives Service behind the scenes and an opportunity to see some of the amazing archives that are looked after and available for you to use for family, local and social history. Plus a small exhibition. Whether you have used the service for research or not, you may never have seen where the archives are physically stored and ... Read More

Free

Free Let’s Fish!

Peterborough

Learn to fish with our team of professionally qualified and licensed angling coaches. All bait, equipment, permits and licence are provided. All you need to do is book in and turn up on time on the day. These one-hour sessions are available to all adults and for children aged from six years old and upwards who are interested in trying ... Read More

Free
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Heritage Bus Service

Northampton Chalk Lane, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Classic buses providing FREE heritage bus services in and around Northampton linking venues participating in Heritage Open Days and running short tours. Regular FREE bus services and short tours using classic buses and coaches running from the Town Centre on routes around Northampton and the local area serving many of the venues open to the public.

Free
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St Matthew’s Church

Northampton Chalk Lane, Northampton, Northamptonshire

The building was designed by a local architect, Matthew Henry Holding (1846-1910) in 13th century Gothic style. The foundation stone was laid on St Matthew's Day in 1891 and the church was dedicated in 1893 on St Matthew's Day, 21 September. Father Walter Hussey second vicar at St Matthew’s commissioned, an outstanding succession of fine works of art. Moore's sculpture ... Read More

Free
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Church of the Holy Sepulchre – Heritage ICON Conservations and Outcomes of Unique Conservation

Church of the Holy Sepulchr Sheep Street, Northampton

The world famous Holy Sepulchre Church 1100 AD has so much to interest our many visitors with oceans of conservation and recent research that now enhances and expands our Visitor Experience…a not to miss Heritage Open Day! Northampton’s oldest standing building offers so much to see in history and militaria down the centuries. With the Northampton castle having stood for ... Read More

Free

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

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St Margaret’s Church Fletton

Peterborough

Saxon Stones, the interior of a wonderful church, family history display, weddings through time display, archival display, Life of the Church display. This is a chance to see inside St. Margarets church and look at the Saxon Stones. There will be members of the congregation on hand to guide you through the displays. Trace your family history. Absorb the wonderful ... Read More

Free
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Heritage Bus Service

Northampton Chalk Lane, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Classic buses providing FREE heritage bus services in and around Northampton linking venues participating in Heritage Open Days and running short tours. Regular FREE bus services and short tours using classic buses and coaches running from the Town Centre on routes around Northampton and the local area serving many of the venues open to the public.

Free

Northampton Heritage Fair

Abington Park Museum Park Avenue South, Northampton

A wide variety of exhibits, displays and demonstrations covering many different local subjects. Now in its 20th year, the Northampton Heritage Fair aims to be bigger and better than ever! Join us at the beautiful surroundings of Abington Park & Museum, with its aviaries, lakes, gardens and play area where there will be something of interest for everyone to enjoy. ... Read More

Northampton Heritage Fair at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery.

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery Crispin Street, Northampton

A wide variety of exhibits, displays and demonstrations covering many different local subjects. Love Northampton .then come and see a little of what we have to offer. Now in its 20th year, the Northampton Heritage Fair aims to be bigger and better than ever! Join us at the recently opened and totally revamped Northampton Museum & Art Gallery where there ... Read More

Free

Classics on the Lawn

Delapre Abbey Abbey Cottage, Delapré Abbey

Enjoy a day out for all the family with vintage, classic and specialist cars in the grounds of the historic Abbey. We are also taking part in Heritage Open Days offering a chance for visitors to see inside the house for free (usual price £8 for adults). Alongside this we will offer a selection of paid for tours throughout the ... Read More

Free – £2
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Church of the Holy Sepulchre – Heritage ICON Conservations and Outcomes of Unique Conservation

Church of the Holy Sepulchr Sheep Street, Northampton

The world famous Holy Sepulchre Church 1100 AD has so much to interest our many visitors with oceans of conservation and recent research that now enhances and expands our Visitor Experience…a not to miss Heritage Open Day! Northampton’s oldest standing building offers so much to see in history and militaria down the centuries. With the Northampton castle having stood for ... Read More

Free
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St Matthew’s Church

Northampton Chalk Lane, Northampton, Northamptonshire

The building was designed by a local architect, Matthew Henry Holding (1846-1910) in 13th century Gothic style. The foundation stone was laid on St Matthew's Day in 1891 and the church was dedicated in 1893 on St Matthew's Day, 21 September. Father Walter Hussey second vicar at St Matthew’s commissioned, an outstanding succession of fine works of art. Moore's sculpture ... Read More

Free
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St Margaret’s Church Fletton

Peterborough

Saxon Stones, the interior of a wonderful church, family history display, weddings through time display, archival display, Life of the Church display. This is a chance to see inside St. Margarets church and look at the Saxon Stones. There will be members of the congregation on hand to guide you through the displays. Trace your family history. Absorb the wonderful ... Read More

Free

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

Planet Starlight

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Join Starlight Dance & Musical Theatre School in a spectacular journey around the world in this dance epic, featuring songs from all across Planet Starlight! Tickets £13

£13

Nature Tots

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

We are pleased to welcome back our Nature Tots although we have a few changes to meet current covid secure processes. The whole session will take place outside, so please dress for the weather. Age:  2yrs+ Cost: £4.00 Times: 10am-11.30am Meeting Point: Outside the Discovery Den Adults may bring up to two paying children.  All children attending, need to have a booked place. Maximum ... Read More

£4
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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

Recurring

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

Recurring

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

Recurring

St Matthew’s Church

Northampton Chalk Lane, Northampton, Northamptonshire

The building was designed by a local architect, Matthew Henry Holding (1846-1910) in 13th century Gothic style. The foundation stone was laid on St Matthew's Day in 1891 and the church was dedicated in 1893 on St Matthew's Day, 21 September. Father Walter Hussey second vicar at St Matthew’s commissioned, an outstanding succession of fine works of art. Moore's sculpture ... Read More

Free

Cathedral at Night

Peterborough Cathedral

A special open evening to coincide with Heritage Open Days. As the nights draw in, come and explore the Cathedral on this special evening with candles lit, background music and guides on hand to offer information if you need it. You are also welcome to sit and listen to the sung service of Evensong at 5.30pm just before the open ... Read More

Free

Exhibition – Lenka Page at Stanwick Lakes

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough

Stanwick Lakes will host a variety of handpicked artists exhibiting their work throughout September, with a special event on the weekend of 17 and 18 September.  Stanwick Lakes is a beautiful nature reserve in the heart of the Nene Valley with abundance of wildlife, picturesque walks and varied flora. A lot of the artists' work has been inspired by the ... Read More

Free
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Hunsbury Iron Age Hill Fort

Northampton Chalk Lane, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Hunsbury Iron Age Hill Fort dates back to between the 7th and 4th centuries BC. The internal rampart at Hunsbury appears to have been burnt down and vitrified - such forts are rare in England. Hunsbury Iron Age hill fort can be found in the middle of Hunsbury Hill Country Park. It is a scheduled monument currently on the "at ... Read More

Free
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St Matthew’s Church

Northampton Chalk Lane, Northampton, Northamptonshire

The building was designed by a local architect, Matthew Henry Holding (1846-1910) in 13th century Gothic style. The foundation stone was laid on St Matthew's Day in 1891 and the church was dedicated in 1893 on St Matthew's Day, 21 September. Father Walter Hussey second vicar at St Matthew’s commissioned, an outstanding succession of fine works of art. Moore's sculpture ... Read More

Free
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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

I Spy With My Little Eye

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Presented by The People's Theatre Company Based on the picture book by Steven Lee Molly and Bingo the puppy are having a birthday party and, best of all, you're invited! There'll be a terrific treasure hunt, all your favourite sing-along songs and lots of fantastic games to play, including Molly's favourite game, I Spy With My Little Eye! So put on ... Read More

£12.50

Northampton Classic Bus Rally and Running Day

Northampton Chalk Lane, Northampton, Northamptonshire

A display of classic buses on the Market Square and regular FREE bus services using classic buses and coaches running from Drapery on routes in Northampton and the surrounding area. There will also be some sales stalls with transport related items. A selection of classic local and regional buses and coaches will be on display, some of which will run ... Read More

Free
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Hunsbury Iron Age Hill Fort

Northampton Chalk Lane, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Hunsbury Iron Age Hill Fort dates back to between the 7th and 4th centuries BC. The internal rampart at Hunsbury appears to have been burnt down and vitrified - such forts are rare in England. Hunsbury Iron Age hill fort can be found in the middle of Hunsbury Hill Country Park. It is a scheduled monument currently on the "at ... Read More

Free
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St Matthew’s Church

Northampton Chalk Lane, Northampton, Northamptonshire

The building was designed by a local architect, Matthew Henry Holding (1846-1910) in 13th century Gothic style. The foundation stone was laid on St Matthew's Day in 1891 and the church was dedicated in 1893 on St Matthew's Day, 21 September. Father Walter Hussey second vicar at St Matthew’s commissioned, an outstanding succession of fine works of art. Moore's sculpture ... Read More

Free

Annie Dressner – Little Embers Sessions

Oundle

Since moving from her hometown of New York City to the UK ten years ago, Annie has garnered rave reviews for her recordings and live performances. Her music has drawn comparisons to Mazzy Star, Jenny Lewis, and Phoebe Bridgers, whilst receiving airplay from BBC Radio 1, 2, & 6Music. From her 2011 debut album ‘Strangers Who Knew Each Other’ through ... Read More

£12

Anne-Marie Imafidon: She’s In Ctrl

Oundle

An inspirational exploration of why women are under-represented in tech, why it matters, and what we can do about it.  In She's In CTRL, Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon, a dynamic advocate for women in STEM, insists that technology is not an unchangeable and unquestionable force. It is not the preserve of the elite. It is in our homes and in our ... Read More

£8

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

STP National Finals

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

National Drag Racing Championship Finals headlined by the wild 200mph Pro Mod doorslammers! See over 20 supporting classes including ACU Championship Drag Bikes, Junior Dragsters and many more. Watch as the brave and the lucky get to ride down the strip in the 7 second Santa Pod 2Seater dragster. On site camping is included with all multi-day admission tickets to ... Read More

£19

Model Weekend

Rushden Station John Clark Way, Rushden, Northamptonshire

Our annual model weekend will be held on Sat 24th - Sun 25th September 10am - 4pm. Come along & be amazed at the range of superb models. Static through to working, steam & radio controlled Tickets: Adult £5 Concession £4.50 Child £3 Family £14

£3 – £14

The Cube Disability Arts Academy – Cube Love 2022

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

Cube Love 2022 is coming to Royal & Derngate this September and is the highly anticipated sequel to last year’s incredible production. Immerse yourself in the talent our The Cube Disability Arts Academy students have to offer and come and support all their hard work as we put them front and centre stage for a night you will not forget. Set to be ... Read More

£20

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Classics at the Cathedral 2022

Peterborough Cathedral

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, with Peterborough Male Voice Choir and Peterborough Voices, present a breathtaking programme of music by Mendelssohn, Brahms and Wagner in the the spectacular setting of Peterborough Cathedral. Join ‘the nation’s favourite orchestra’ with the city’s award-winning choirs for a spectacular evening of classics. The concert will be conducted by Will Prideaux. Ticket prices range from £18.00 ... Read More

£18 – £36.50