Apple and Ale – Food Festival

Rickileigh Edwards

Join us for Lyveden’s first Apple and Ale Festival, discover producers of local ciders, beers and other foody delights. Discover local ciders, beers, and other foody treats at Lyveden’s first Apple and Ale Festival. Take a volunteer-led tour of Thomas Tresham’s garden and buy heritage-variety apples from Lyveden’s own orchard.

St. John the Baptist Church, Kingsthorpe Open Day

Adrian Oates

11th / 12th Century Church, with displays outlining it’s history and “The Chained Library” on show. Address: St. John the Baptist Church, The Green, Kingsthorpe NN2 6QD

Weedon Royal Ordnance Depot Open Day

Adrian Oates

Immerse yourself in the history of the 200-year-old Weedon Royal Ordnance Depot. Free entry to the Visitors Centre where our friendly volunteers are on hand to guide and inform you about the history of this fascinating place. On display there are many artefacts which give a wonderful insight into the history of the site and its operations from Napoleonic times … Read More

St Matthews Church Tour

Adrian Oates

The building was designed by local architect Matthew Henry Holding in 13th Century Gothic style. The foundation stone was laid on St Matthew’s Day in 1891. The church was dedicated on St Matthew’s Day two years later, 21 September 1893. Artworks include Henry Moore’s Madonna and Graham Sutherland’s Crucifixion. Address: St Matthew’s Church, St Matthew’s Parade, Northampton, NN2 7HF

The Old Savoy Theatre Open Days

Adrian Oates

Come and visit the town’s re-born art deco entertainment venue. A hidden gem, the Old Savoy is host to a wide variety of shows, the Christmas pantomime, and many training events. Over recent years the theatre has thoroughly re-established itself and continues to grow from strength to strength. No booking required.

Model Weekend

Adrian Oates

Join us at Rushden Railway Station and Goods Shed for our annual Model Weekend. The Goods Shed will be full of a selection of models including running model railways of different types, boats, car and more. Our Pacer train will be running trips every 45 mins from 11am – 3.30pm The Buffet Carriage will be open for sandwiches, cakes and … Read More

Church of the Holy Sepulchre Open Day

Adrian Oates

A national treasure, an icon of Northamptonshire and a building of international significance presents our visitors with the wow factor! The church has seen more than 150,000 visitors from around the world since 1982. Recent conservation of stained-glass windows and brilliant updating of the military ‘Soldiers Chapel’.

Jeyes of Earls Barton Special Bus Tours

Adrian Oates

Northamptonshire’s Transport Heritage will be running special bus tours to Jeyes, so why not pop along to visit, have lunch and take the opportunity to explore this delightful apothecary. No booking required.

Needle Felted Christmas Ornaments Workshop

Adrian Oates

This Christmas, learn to make decorations using traditional needle felting. Join our local textile artist and artisan felter, who is an experienced workshop provider in schools and with adults. In this workshop, she will guide you through making a felted robin and small felted Santa or gnome to decorate your festive tree, or give away as gifts. A perfect festive … Read More

Halloween Ghost Walk

Adrian Oates

This Halloween, join a costumed guide to discover the eerie secrets of Peterborough’s most spooky locations. Listen closely to the city’s more morbid tales and keep an eye out for any ghastly apparitions who may appear as they hear their stories told… Not recommended for children under 8 or those of a nervous disposition. This is a walking tour of the city … Read More