Looking for a cost effective way to keep the kids having fun this February half term? Come and join us at the Museum for some Ice Aged themed fun all the family can enjoy! No need to book, just drop in! The Trail: Set off round the museum, checking out all the galleries, on our popular Ice Age themed trail … Read More
February half-term: The Big Thaw
Oh no! The Ice Age collection has defrosted! Can you help us hunt down what ancient creature has been brought back from extinction? Using the clues it left behind in the museum galleries, looking at fossils and doing science experiments, figure out which Ice Age animal has escaped – fun for all the family to enjoy! Make your vert own … Read More
Ranger Rita’s Animal Adventure
Ranger Rita’s Animal Adventure, by Stanwick-based Laugh Out Loud Theatre, is a 30 minute, fun, fact-filled, interactive show for all the family about looking after the wildlife in the Nene Valley Wetlands. Ranger Rita needs help from the audience to look after the animals she meets, including Owl, Otter, Spider, Heron and Bat. Will you help protect and preserve our … Read More
Heritage Open Days – Heritage Bus Tours
Northampton Transport Heritage, once again are proud to host, in partnership with West Northamptonshire Council, this year’s Heritage Open Days – Heritage Bus Tours. On Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September where you can ride on real pieces of Northamptonshire History and travel back in time! At least three of our ex-Northampton Corporation Transport classic buses alongside our ex-United Counties … Read More
A firework spectacular display designed to blow the whole family away! Firework Frenzy is solely a firework display. One of Santa Pods biggest firework displays EVER! This is an action-packed evening for all the family featuring side shows, attractions, inflatables, kids go karts, Fun Fair and more!
The Mayor’s Show
From 12pm to 5pm, enjoy some good old fashioned fun at the Mayor’s Show. Free entry. Venue is the Bassfords Recreation Ground , Marshalls Road, Raunds.
Heritage Lottery Success for Stanwick Lakes
After the success of previous projects, Stanwick Lakes are excited to have been awarded a Heritage Lottery grant for our next exciting Heritage project! It will will focus on three areas: The restoration of the Bronze Age Bowl Barrow, bringing it back to its former glory in the landscape and raising awareness of its historical and cultural significance. Experimental build … Read More
Royal Seal of Approval for the Chester House Estate
Chester House Estate received a very special guest yesterday when Her Royal Highness, the Princess Royal, visited the nationally significant heritage site. Before unveiling a plaque and officially opening the site, Her Royal Highness toured the Estate, met with North Northamptonshire Council’s Chairman, Cllr Larry Henson, Cllr Helen Howell (Deputy Leader and Executive member for Sport, Leisure, Culture and Tourism) … Read More