Events Calendar

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Mini Museum Explorers

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery Crispin Street, Northampton

Join us at Northampton Museum for our new hands-on fun sessions for under-fives. Explore the museum with stories, music and arts and craft activities, whilst making new friends and creating memories in an exciting and family-friendly environment. With a different museum or seasonal theme and activities each week, sessions run 10 - 11.30 am during term times. Booking essential as ... Read More

£4

Notable Northamptonians: Alexander Ellis Anderson

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery Crispin Street, Northampton

Speaker: Robert Kendall, Trustee and Chair of the Friends of 78 Derngate. Alexander Ellis Anderson practised architecture in Northampton from 1893 to 1928 and left a legacy of arts and craft houses in the Abington district as well as substantial buildings such as the Taylor Memorial Hall and the Barratt boot and shoe factory in Kingsthorpe. £5 per talk or ... Read More

£5
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Mini Museum Explorers

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery Crispin Street, Northampton

Join us at Northampton Museum for our new hands-on fun sessions for under-fives. Explore the museum with stories, music and arts and craft activities, whilst making new friends and creating memories in an exciting and family-friendly environment. With a different museum or seasonal theme and activities each week, sessions run 10 - 11.30 am during term times. Booking essential as ... Read More

£4

The Excavations at Angel Street and St John’s Street

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery Crispin Street, Northampton

Mark Holmes from Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) will be speaking about the large-scale excavations on Angel Street and St John’s Street in 2014, uncovering a site which has been continuously occupied since the early 1100s. Highlights include the discovery of a workshop where bone and antler chess pieces were carved in the 12th century, and extensive evidence for later ... Read More

£5

The Story of the Irchester Bowls Study Day

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery Crispin Street, Northampton

The Irchester bowls were found in 1874 by the antiquarian the Rev. Baker. This remains an important and significant discovery of beautifully crafted bowls and strainers. They were buried in the late 300s making them over 1,500 years old. The hoard is of regional and national significance and has been re-evaluated by Dr James Gerrard and Marco Romeo-Pitone of Newcastle ... Read More

£10
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Abington Children’s Summer Workshops

Abington Park Museum Park Avenue South, Northampton

Wonderful Wednesdays 1-2pm, 2.30-3.30pm, 4-5pm £5 per workshop or £20 for the series of 5 workshops Wednesday 27 July Make a Viking purse Create a leather drawstring Viking style purse with braided ties. All materials supplied. Wednesday 3 August Look closer Explore the microscopic world, learn all about the history of microscopy and create and view your own slides with ... Read More

£5 – £20
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Abington Children’s Summer Workshops

Abington Park Museum Park Avenue South, Northampton

Wonderful Wednesdays 1-2pm, 2.30-3.30pm, 4-5pm £5 per workshop or £20 for the series of 5 workshops Wednesday 27 July Make a Viking purse Create a leather drawstring Viking style purse with braided ties. All materials supplied. Wednesday 3 August Look closer Explore the microscopic world, learn all about the history of microscopy and create and view your own slides with ... Read More

£5 – £20

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Abington Children’s Summer Workshops

Abington Park Museum Park Avenue South, Northampton

Wonderful Wednesdays 1-2pm, 2.30-3.30pm, 4-5pm £5 per workshop or £20 for the series of 5 workshops Wednesday 27 July Make a Viking purse Create a leather drawstring Viking style purse with braided ties. All materials supplied. Wednesday 3 August Look closer Explore the microscopic world, learn all about the history of microscopy and create and view your own slides with ... Read More

£5 – £20

Rushden Classic Car & Bike Show

Hall Park, 81 St Mary's Ave, Rushden, NN10 9NG

Sunday 7th August 2022 Rushden Classic Car & Bike Show (formerly known as Classics in the Park) 350 Classic Cars, 200 Classic Motorbikes Trade Stalls, Food & RHTS Real Ale Bar, Live Music & More Proceeds to RHTS & Rotary Club of Rushden Chichele Charities Public Admission by Donation. £3 suggested donation or £10 per family To book a space ... Read More

£3 – £10
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Abington Children’s Summer Workshops

Abington Park Museum Park Avenue South, Northampton

Wonderful Wednesdays 1-2pm, 2.30-3.30pm, 4-5pm £5 per workshop or £20 for the series of 5 workshops Wednesday 27 July Make a Viking purse Create a leather drawstring Viking style purse with braided ties. All materials supplied. Wednesday 3 August Look closer Explore the microscopic world, learn all about the history of microscopy and create and view your own slides with ... Read More

£5 – £20
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Abington Children’s Summer Workshops

Abington Park Museum Park Avenue South, Northampton

Wonderful Wednesdays 1-2pm, 2.30-3.30pm, 4-5pm £5 per workshop or £20 for the series of 5 workshops Wednesday 27 July Make a Viking purse Create a leather drawstring Viking style purse with braided ties. All materials supplied. Wednesday 3 August Look closer Explore the microscopic world, learn all about the history of microscopy and create and view your own slides with ... Read More

£5 – £20

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

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