February half-term: The Big Thaw

Adrian Oates

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

Adrian Oates

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

Adrian Oates

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

Firework Frenzy

Adrian Oates

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

Adrian Oates

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