Northampton Heritage Fair at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery.

Adrian Oates

A wide variety of exhibits, displays and demonstrations covering many different local subjects. Love Northampton .then come and see a little of what we have to offer. Now in its 20th year, the Northampton Heritage Fair aims to be bigger and better than ever! Join us at the recently opened and totally revamped Northampton Museum & Art Gallery where there … Read More

Northamptonshire Natural History Society

Adrian Oates

Interested in Natural History in Northamptonshire? Want to look through a microscope? Want to handle local rocks and fossils? Interested in Astronomy? A keen photographer interested in more skills? Then visit us in our purpose built rooms. We are a society in Northampton dating back to 1876. We encompass many disciplines including Astronomy, Geology, Microscopy, Meteorology, Photography and many others. … Read More

Northampton Heritage Fair

Adrian Oates

A wide variety of exhibits, displays and demonstrations covering many different local subjects. Now in its 20th year, the Northampton Heritage Fair aims to be bigger and better than ever! Join us at the beautiful surroundings of Abington Park & Museum, with its aviaries, lakes, gardens and play area where there will be something of interest for everyone to enjoy. … 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.

Blacksmithing Introductory Course

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This one day course introduces the basic skills of Blacksmithing, a trade that used to be found in every village and was at the heart of countryside life for hundreds of years. You will learn about managing the forge and heating your steel to around 1200 degrees Celsius. Discover the techniques of drawing down and shaping the metal on the … Read More

Glenn Moore – Will You Still Need Me, Will You Still Feed Me, Glenn I’m Sixty Moore

Adrian Oates

Edinburgh Comedy Award “Best Show” nominee Glenn Moore is one of the best joke writers of his generation and is back on tour in Autumn 2022. Expect a “comedy masterclass” (The Times) and a high-energy barrage of the most jokes you’ve ever heard humanely fit into one stand-up show. As seen/heard on Mock The Week (BBC2), The Stand-Up Sketch Show (ITV2),The Dave Berry Breakfast Show (Absolute Radio) and The Now Show (BBC … Read More

St Peter’s Church Northampton – Heritage Open Days

Adrian Oates

Enjoy the beautiful Romanesque architecture of this beautiful grade 1 listed building in the heart of historic Northampton. The active Friends group will welcome you to our historic church with guides and activities. Marefair, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 1SR

St Margaret’s Church Fletton

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Saxon Stones, the interior of a wonderful church, family history display, weddings through time display, archival display, Life of the Church display. This is a chance to see inside St. Margarets church and look at the Saxon Stones. There will be members of the congregation on hand to guide you through the displays. Trace your family history. Absorb the wonderful … Read More

The Old Savoy – The Home of The Deco Theatre

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The Deco Theatre, Northampton’s hidden gem, 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. The Building first opened on Saturday 2 May 1936 in a blaze of publicity as “the Savoy”, described as “Northampton’s only super … Read More

St Pegas Church and Medieval Wall Paintings – Heritage Open Days

Adrian Oates

14th Century wall paintings are the most striking feature of Peakirk church, but its fabric dates from the early 11th to 15th century. Join us for stories of Anglo-Saxon rivalries and misdeeds behind its founding. Guided tours are also available. The most striking feature of St Pegas Church is its extensive 14th century wall paintings, including a passion sequence and … Read More