Lace Wars Rebellion Event at the Chester House Estate

Adrian Oates

Lace Wars re-enactment group portrays life during the Eighteenth-Century. ​They specialise in the period 1740-1760, in particular the Jacobite Rebellion, but they have also been known to dabble with events based on smugglers, highwaymen and other ne’er-do-wells! They stage events throughout the year at historic sites in the UK and will be visiting The Chester House Estate on 23rd and 24th … Read More

Open Water Swimming

Adrian Oates

We welcome all swimmers to our regular weekly sessions every Thursday 5:30-7:00pm. Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the country combining an opportunity to improve fitness with an enjoyment of the outdoors.  Whether you are training for a triathlon or just want to take part in an activity which is sociable as well as good … Read More

Awful Auntie

Adrian Oates

Awful Auntie by David Walliams, adapted for the outdoor stage by Heartbreak Productions, is a truly thrilling tale. Owls, Ghosts, chases, escapes, motorcycle rides and tiddlywinks all fill Stella’s days as she evades her menacing Aunt and saves the family home. This family-friendly open-air theatre event is the highlight of the diary for all ages.  Bring your picnic and low-backed … Read More

Open Water Swimming

Adrian Oates

We welcome all swimmers to our regular weekly sessions every Thursday 5:30-7:00pm. Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the country combining an opportunity to improve fitness with an enjoyment of the outdoors.  Whether you are training for a triathlon or just want to take part in an activity which is sociable as well as good … Read More

Les Parapluies de Cherbourg

Adrian Oates

One of the great film classics, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg is a 1964 musical romantic film written and directed by Jacques Demy, with music and lyrics by Michel Legrand. Catherine Deneuve and Nino Castelnuovo star as two young lovers based in the French city of Cherbourg. Geneviève (Catherine Deneuve), a beautiful young Frenchwoman who works at a small-town boutique selling umbrellas, falls … Read More

Oundle on Show: Cardboard Oundle Workshop

Adrian Oates

Cardboard Oundle is a workshop that invites families of Oundle (children aged 7-11, younger and older are welcome) to build a cardboard version of Oundle using recycled cardboard. During the workshop, artist Tim Neath shares his passion for working with recycled cardboard and model making will both encourage and support your ideas to ensure they become a reality. Everyone taking … Read More

Open Water Swimming

Adrian Oates

We welcome all swimmers to our regular weekly sessions every Thursday 5:30-7:00pm. Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the country combining an opportunity to improve fitness with an enjoyment of the outdoors.  Whether you are training for a triathlon or just want to take part in an activity which is sociable as well as good … Read More

Open Water Swimming

Adrian Oates

We welcome all swimmers to our regular weekly sessions every Thursday 5:30-7:00pm. Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the country combining an opportunity to improve fitness with an enjoyment of the outdoors.  Whether you are training for a triathlon or just want to take part in an activity which is sociable as well as good … Read More

Wildlife Eco Boat Trips

Adrian Oates

Wyndham’s near silent-motor means that she is the ideal craft for wildlife watching.  Join us on a trip around Overton Lake and along the River Nene where swans, geese and other water fowl will glide alongside the boat with you.  We cannot guarantee what you will see but wildlife highlights may include Herons, Kingfishers and the elusive Otter! Trips last … Read More

Open Water Swimming

Adrian Oates

We welcome all swimmers to our regular weekly sessions every Thursday 5:30-7:00pm. Open water swimming is one of the fastest growing sports in the country combining an opportunity to improve fitness with an enjoyment of the outdoors.  Whether you are training for a triathlon or just want to take part in an activity which is sociable as well as good … Read More