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Mini Museum Explorers

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery Crispin Street, Northampton

Join us at Northampton Museum for our new hands-on fun sessions for under-fives. Explore the museum with stories, music and arts and craft activities, whilst making new friends and creating memories in an exciting and family-friendly environment. With a different museum or seasonal theme and activities each week, sessions run 10 - 11.30 am during term times. Booking essential as ... Read More

£4

Notable Northamptonians: Alexander Ellis Anderson

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery Crispin Street, Northampton

Speaker: Robert Kendall, Trustee and Chair of the Friends of 78 Derngate. Alexander Ellis Anderson practised architecture in Northampton from 1893 to 1928 and left a legacy of arts and craft houses in the Abington district as well as substantial buildings such as the Taylor Memorial Hall and the Barratt boot and shoe factory in Kingsthorpe. £5 per talk or ... Read More

£5
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Mini Museum Explorers

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery Crispin Street, Northampton

Join us at Northampton Museum for our new hands-on fun sessions for under-fives. Explore the museum with stories, music and arts and craft activities, whilst making new friends and creating memories in an exciting and family-friendly environment. With a different museum or seasonal theme and activities each week, sessions run 10 - 11.30 am during term times. Booking essential as ... Read More

£4

The Excavations at Angel Street and St John’s Street

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery Crispin Street, Northampton

Mark Holmes from Museum of London Archaeology (MOLA) will be speaking about the large-scale excavations on Angel Street and St John’s Street in 2014, uncovering a site which has been continuously occupied since the early 1100s. Highlights include the discovery of a workshop where bone and antler chess pieces were carved in the 12th century, and extensive evidence for later ... Read More

£5

The Story of the Irchester Bowls Study Day

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery Crispin Street, Northampton

The Irchester bowls were found in 1874 by the antiquarian the Rev. Baker. This remains an important and significant discovery of beautifully crafted bowls and strainers. They were buried in the late 300s making them over 1,500 years old. The hoard is of regional and national significance and has been re-evaluated by Dr James Gerrard and Marco Romeo-Pitone of Newcastle ... Read More

£10

Northampton Heritage Fair at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery.

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery Crispin Street, Northampton

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

Free