Let’s Look Inside

Adrian Oates

100 years ago, Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery was Peterborough Infirmary. Let one of our nurses take you on a tour of the Infirmary- you might even bump into some of the hospital staff hard at work! Plus try your hand at identifying some X-rays Join a special tour for HODs and discover an astounding invention linked with Peterborough. Hear … Read More

Church of the Holy Sepulchre – Heritage ICON Conservations and Outcomes of Unique Conservation

Adrian Oates

The world famous Holy Sepulchre Church 1100 AD has so much to interest our many visitors with oceans of conservation and recent research that now enhances and expands our Visitor Experience…a not to miss Heritage Open Day! Northampton’s oldest standing building offers so much to see in history and militaria down the centuries. With the Northampton castle having stood for … Read More

St Matthew’s Church

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The building was designed by a local architect, Matthew Henry Holding (1846-1910) in 13th century Gothic style. The foundation stone was laid on St Matthew’s Day in 1891 and the church was dedicated in 1893 on St Matthew’s Day, 21 September. Father Walter Hussey second vicar at St Matthew’s commissioned, an outstanding succession of fine works of art. Moore’s sculpture … Read More

Heritage Bus Service

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Classic buses providing FREE heritage bus services in and around Northampton linking venues participating in Heritage Open Days and running short tours. Regular FREE bus services and short tours using classic buses and coaches running from the Town Centre on routes around Northampton and the local area serving many of the venues open to the public.

Northamptonshire Archives and Heritage Service Open Day

Adrian Oates

Tours of the Archives Service behind the scenes and an opportunity to see some of the amazing archives that are looked after and available for you to use for family, local and social history. Plus a small exhibition. Whether you have used the service for research or not, you may never have seen where the archives are physically stored and … Read More

Cambridgeshire Chattels

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Cambridgeshire Chattels, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire An opportunity to view chattels of historic or artistic interest. Not suitable for children under 14 years. Pre-booking: Required Call: 01733 267740 Booking opens: 1 August 2022 09:00 Booking closes: 1 September 2022 09:00 Milton Hall, Milton Park, Milton, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE6 7AA

National Theatre Live: Much Ado About Nothing

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by William Shakespeare directed by Simon Godwin Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd) and John Heffernan (Dracula) lead the cast in Shakespeare’s romcom of sun, sea and mistaken identity. The legendary family-run Hotel Messina on the Italian Riveria has been visited by artists, celebrities and royalty. But when the owner’s daughter weds a dashing young soldier, not all guests are in … Read More

Steam Driver Experience

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Our starter package includes theory and practical driving of a steam locomotive. The course will be on a large locomotive without rolling stock and consists of 1 hour tuition and 1 hour on the footplate. During the hour on the footplate, 2 participants will take it in turns to drive the locomotive for a total distance of approximately 15 miles. … Read More

Gaudeamus Choral Concert

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The 100-strong Gaudeamus Chorale is one of the country’s leading non-professional choirs. They have performed widely in many of the great cathedrals of this country and across Europe. This concert is the first of three in their 2022 UK tour to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society under the patronage of Angela Rippon CBE. Supported by four fantastic international soloists, … Read More

Dinosaur Adventure Live

Adrian Oates

“The Greatest Prehistoric Show on Earth” 65 million years in the making… Are you ready for the adventure? Join our intrepid Dinosaur Adventurers as we journey to a world of living, breathing, life-like Dinosaurs. Walk with us through the Jurassic era on an unforgettable interactive experience as we introduce you to some of the most incredible species ever to have … Read More