Here are a few ideas from our partner organisations to keep young minds (and the young at heart) entertained while staying at home. Please follow government advice whilst taking part in these activities.
We have also been asking our residents to share some of their daily photos of the Nene Valley as part of their daily exercise. Visit our gallery below.
This June, join thousands of people taking part in the annual Wildlife Trust nature challenge, 30 Days Wild! We want you to do one wild thing a day throughout the whole month: for your health, wellbeing and for the planet. That’s 30 simple, fun and exciting Random Acts of Wildness. Sign up now!
Nenescape and One to One Development Trust worked together to collect stories, memories, films, photos and artwork of people’s connections to the Nene. See the website and explore a digital section of the river here.
Learn more about cycling for beginners with lots of information on easy bike maintenance etc. from our Cycle Northants friends.
Threatened with destruction many times during its 900 year history, Delapré Abbey has managed to survive and has recently been part restored with support from Northampton Borough Council, devoted volunteers and a £3.65 million grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund
Take part in conserving wildlife from home! Get dug into a new Wildlife Pond Visualiser App, dig a new pond and see if you can have new visitors to your garden!
Search English Heritage on You Tube for the latest lesson. Every Wednesday!
Welcome to our first quiz! This is a beginner level quiz with just five questions that tests your general Nene Valley knowledge, and over the coming weeks we’ll be writing new ones on a range of different topics to see how you get on. They’re all just for fun.
Our renowned shoe collection isn’t just about physical shoes – we also have lots of hand-painted or hand-sketched shoe designs as well as other shoe-related items. Read more in this month’s blog here.
Started by our good friends Outdoor Tribe, venture out to the garden or go for your daily walk and notice 3 things in nature. You might like to try a daily theme such as birds or bees!
PECT has created a multitude of resources to enhance your children’s understanding of the world around them and to enable them to discover more about the environment. Our new Nature’s School resource is all about bringing families together to enjoy, appreciate and protect their time together. By doing so it can have a positive effect on physical and mental health and ultimately our natural environment as well.
Mike Ingram and the Northamptonshire Battlefields Society are sharing some fascinating and almost untold stories of Northampton past. From battles to assassinations and much more, there’s lots of history to explore.
Get inspiration for a wildlife journal, learn about the nature in your garden and much more with the Wildlife Trust.