Canoe 2 Nene Valley Festival Offer

Adrian Oates

Canoe 2 are delighted to be supporting the Nene Valley Festival. To celebrate, this year we have some offers for the 9-day festival! OFFER LIVE THROUGHOUT THE Nene Valley Festival 20% Off standard Canoe/Kayak/Paddleboard/Pedalo & Katakanu Hire, getting on the water 9th to 17th September inclusive Whether it’s half an hour on a pedalo, half-day Kayak Hire, a trip to … Read More

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.

Group Dog Walk at Stanwick Lakes

Rickileigh Edwards

Group dog walk around Stanwick Lakes with dog trainer Chris from Chasing Pawfection. A chance to meet other dog walkers, enjoy a walk through nature and chat with IMDT accredited trainer. Booking required.

Irchester Narrow Gauge Railway Museum

Rickileigh Edwards

Get your steam and diesel loco fix here! The museum is home to a collection of exhibits and artefacts, along with many other interesting displays. Address: Irchester Country Park, Irchester NN29 7DL

The Blisworth Tapestry and a heritage walk

Rickileigh Edwards

We are displaying the Blisworth Tapestry (a large tapestry sited in the Baptist Chapel Coffee House) which details the history of Blisworth from Roman times. We are mounting a Heritage display (Blisworth is an exceptionally well-documented village) and will be offering a heritage walk around the village. Booking is not required for our activities. We will have a children’s activity … Read More

78 Derngate Heritage Open Days

Rickileigh Edwards

The Charles Rennie Mackintosh House Experience a 30-minute guided tour of The Charles Rennie Mackintosh House at 78 Derngate and see original features among some astonishing and unique interiors in an ordinary Georgian house made extraordinary by the world-renowned Glaswegian architect, artist and designer. Address: The Charles Rennie Mackintosh House, 78 Derngate, Northampton, NN1 1UH

Heritage Open Days Heritage Fair

Rickileigh Edwards

Abington Park Museum has been a regular host of the fair and we aim to bring you a wide variety of stalls, exhibits, displays and demonstrations. These will be both inside and outside covering different local subjects, with something to interest everyone. As part of Heritage Open Days, a classic free bus service will run between Northampton town centre and … Read More

Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Northampton Open Day

Rickileigh Edwards

The church with a link to William Shakespeare! The historic church will be open for visitors to look around. Some parts of the church date back to 1200 and it has a connection to the Bard! Abington church stands in Abington Park. Visitors will be able to look around inside. Address: Church of St Peter & St Paul, Park Avenue … Read More

Archives and heritage building tour and 1970s Northampton promo film

Rickileigh Edwards

There will be three tours of the archive building, also demonstrations of what activities go on behind the scenes with selection of archives for preservation, digitising large material, and conserving the documents to preserve them for future use. These need to be booked in advance. Tours will run at 9:15am, 10:30am  and 11:45am  and will be limited to 12 participants … Read More