Events Calendar

Event Series St Matthew’s Church

St Matthew’s Church

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

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

Free
Event Series Hunsbury Iron Age Hill Fort

Hunsbury Iron Age Hill Fort

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

Hunsbury Iron Age Hill Fort dates back to between the 7th and 4th centuries BC. The internal rampart at Hunsbury appears to have been burnt down and vitrified - such forts are rare in England. Hunsbury Iron Age hill fort can be found in the middle of Hunsbury Hill Country Park. It is a scheduled monument currently on the "at ... Read More

Free

Northampton Classic Bus Rally and Running Day

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

A display of classic buses on the Market Square and regular FREE bus services using classic buses and coaches running from Drapery on routes in Northampton and the surrounding area. There will also be some sales stalls with transport related items. A selection of classic local and regional buses and coaches will be on display, some of which will run ... Read More

Northampton Classic Bus Rally and Running Day

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

A display of classic buses on the Market Square and regular FREE bus services using classic buses and coaches running from Drapery on routes in Northampton and the surrounding area. There will also be some sales stalls with transport related items. A selection of classic local and regional buses and coaches will be on display, some of which will run ... Read More

Free
Event Series St Matthew’s Church

St Matthew’s Church

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

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

Free
Event Series Hunsbury Iron Age Hill Fort

Hunsbury Iron Age Hill Fort

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

Hunsbury Iron Age Hill Fort dates back to between the 7th and 4th centuries BC. The internal rampart at Hunsbury appears to have been burnt down and vitrified - such forts are rare in England. Hunsbury Iron Age hill fort can be found in the middle of Hunsbury Hill Country Park. It is a scheduled monument currently on the "at ... Read More

Free
Event Series St Matthew’s Church

St Matthew’s Church

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

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

Free
Event Series St Matthew’s Church

St Matthew’s Church

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

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

Free
Event Series Northamptonshire Natural History Society

Northamptonshire Natural History Society

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

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

Free
Event Series St Matthew’s Church

St Matthew’s Church

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

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

Free
Event Series Northamptonshire Natural History Society

Northamptonshire Natural History Society

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

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

Free

Northamptonshire Archives and Heritage Service Open Day

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

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

Free

Church of St Edmund King and Martyr

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

The first known incumbent was here in 1223, but there had already been a church for some time: when Simon de Senlis, 2nd Earl of Northampton, founded the Cluniac priory of St Andrew in Northampton, between 1093 and 1100, he endowed it richly, including his lands in Hardingstone and the church itself. The earliest surviving fabric is the early 13C ... Read More

Free

Abseil for Macmillan

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

Macmillan Rose of the Shires are holding an abseil event at Northampton Lift Tower on Saturday 14th May to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support care and services in Northamptonshire including the funding of the new Macmillan Support and Information Centre at Kettering General Hospital. There is no deposit required but participants are asked to raise £300 for the charity. ... Read More

Free

Medieval Northampton Tour

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

Although largely forgotten or ignored, Northampton has a fascinating history. Many events that shaped Britain took place within its walls. Our tour takes you through its medieval streets, to the sites of long lost buildings and surprising survivors, where you will hear tales of Saxons and Vikings, Kings and Castles, Rebels and Treachery. You will also hear about Northampton’s medieval ... Read More

Free

UC 100 – 100 Years United Counties Omnibus Co.

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

We "Return to Market Square" with a themed bus rally celebrating 100 years since the registration of the United Counties Omnibus Company on 24th September 1921, at our now popular annual event on Northampton's historic Market Square. The "green buses" will be dominant but the town's "red buses" will be in attendance too and will compliment United Counties buses whilst ... Read More

Free

UC 100 – 100 Years United Counties Omnibus Co.

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

We "Return to Market Square" with a themed bus rally celebrating 100 years since the registration of the United Counties Omnibus Company on 24th September 1921, at our now popular annual event on Northampton's historic Market Square. The "green buses" will be dominant but the town's "red buses" will be in attendance too and will compliment United Counties buses whilst ... Read More

Free

Northampton’s Queen Eleanor Cross & 1460 Battle of Northampton

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

Visit Northampton's Queen Eleanor Cross one of only three to survive out of 12. Then it is a short walk to overlook the site 1460 Battle of Northampton where you will hear its story. London Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN4 8AX The 1460 Battle of Northampton was the first large-scale battle in the Wars of the Roses. It is unique in ... Read More

Free

Open Studio – Fused and Stained Glass Open Studio

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

Visitors are welcome to come and see me at my studio and see a selection of my work.Some items will also be available to purchase. If you have ever wanted to try stained or fused glass I would love to talk you about upcoming classes. A range of examples of what can be made will be available to view. Event ... Read More

Free

Openstudio – Fiona Kingdon – Art in Wood

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

Fiona will be opening up her garden and work space to visitors on Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th September 2021 (10a.m - 4pm) where she looks forward to showing a variety of work hand cut and carved from native and rescued timbers and greetings cards featuring images of past work.Access is via a narrow alleyway with steps and uneven surfaces, ... Read More

Free

Heritage bus services

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

Classic buses providing FREE heritage bus services in and around Northampton linking venues participating in Heritage Open Days and running short tours. George Row, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 1DF These are classic vehicles and not easy access. Steps are likely to be involved in accessing the buses. The buses do not have seatbelts. Storage space is very limited and we are ... Read More

Free

Church of the Holy Sepulchre – Heritage showcase 2021

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

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! Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Sheep Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 2LY

Free

The Old Savoy – The home of the Deco Theatre

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

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. Abington Square, Next to The Press Resturant, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 4AE Blue Badge parking available in St Michael's Car Park adjacent to ... Read More

Free

60 miles by Road or Rail pop-up

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

Join 60 Miles by Road or Rail in a celebration of Northampton and Corby’s New Town heritage. Explore written and recorded memories from residents past and present and enjoy interacting with our pop-up multimedia exhibition. Suitable for all ages. Grosvenor Centre, Union Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 2EW Friday 10 September: 10.00 - 16.00 Saturday 11 September: 10.00 - 17.00 Sunday 12 September: 11.00 ... Read More

Free

Cogenhoe Village Heritage Trail

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

A Green Plaque tour through the village of Cogenhoe. A self-guided tour through the village of Cogenhoe following the trail of Green Plaques on historically significant buildings. A leaflet is available by email with a guide map plus an explanatory brochure for each location. For these resources, please email 'ENQUIRIES@COGENHOEHERITAGE.ORG.UK' 1 Station Road, Cogenhoe, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN7 1LT Additional Information ... Read More

Free

Medieval Northampton Tour

Northampton Market Square, United Kingdom

Meet at Chalk Lane car park, Northampton. Although largely forgotten, Northampton has a fascinating history. Many events that shaped Britain took place within its walls.