Events Calendar

Exploring the Wildlife, Heritage and Culture at Stanwick Lakes

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

A weekend of activities at Stanwick Lakes as part of the Nene Valley Festival, including: -Nature Detectives -Nature-themed Kids Crafts -The Big Bronze Age Boat Build -Guild of Spinners, Weavers & Dyers -Bronze Age Living History -Bifrost Guard Viking Camp -Iron Age Roundhouse Settlement -Heritage Garden Open Days -Northants Open Studios -Northants Recipes -Made in Northants Local Produce -Artisan Stalls ... Read More

Group Dog Walk at Stanwick Lakes

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

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.

Free

Wings and Waves at Stanwick Lakes

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Visit Stanwick Lakes for a variety of art inspired by nature made by the Northants Open Studio artists. A Pop-up weekend event where you can meet the artists, see their stalls and demonstrations of textile art to digital painting during the Heritage Open Days event.

Free

Exploring the Wildlife, Heritage and Culture at Stanwick Lakes

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

A weekend of activities at Stanwick Lakes as part of the Nene Valley Festival, including: -Nature Detectives -Nature-themed Kids Crafts -The Big Bronze Age Boat Build -Guild of Spinners, Weavers & Dyers -Bronze Age Living History -Bifrost Guard Viking Camp -Iron Age Roundhouse Settlement -Heritage Garden Open Days -Northants Open Studios -Northants Recipes -Made in Northants Local Produce -Artisan Stalls ... Read More

Robin’s Winter Riddles

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Our winter trail arrives this weekend! Work out Robin's riddles and make your way around Solstice Lake and 10 wintery discoveries. Then collect a reward upon your return. Not only that, we also have "pay-as-you-like" festive crafts for children available during the school holidays, when Santa is visiting more regularly. Combine wintery walks, the grotto, our trail, and perhaps a ... Read More

Mixed Media Workshop (Festive Florals)

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Suitable for all abilities and run by experienced and friendly teacher Catherine Matthews, this session will use a range of wet and dry media including Brusho to create exciting, vibrant paintings with a festive floral theme, all materials included.

£25

Wildlife Explorers – the Holly & the Ivy

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Join the Wildlife Explorers at Stanwick Lakes to discover the natural traditions of Christmas. The RSPB Wildlife Explorers is a nature group for children aged 4 to 12 that meets monthly at Stanwick Lakes. Meetings are active, hands-on and give children the opportunity to explore their local nature reserve, learn about wildlife and have fun with other young people who ... Read More

Event Series Copper Foil Christmas Decorations Workshop

Copper Foil Christmas Decorations Workshop

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Come and join us for this creative hands-on half-day workshop where you will make your own beautiful genuine stained glass decorations to hang on your tree or in your windows this Christmas using the basics of the Tiffany copper foil technique. During the workshop, you will be guided through the process from learning to cut glass to using the copper ... Read More

£45
Event Series Copper Foil Christmas Decorations Workshop

Copper Foil Christmas Decorations Workshop

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Come and join us for this creative hands-on half-day workshop where you will make your own beautiful genuine stained glass decorations to hang on your tree or in your windows this Christmas using the basics of the Tiffany copper foil technique. During the workshop, you will be guided through the process from learning to cut glass to using the copper ... Read More

£45
Event Series Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

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

£150
Event Series Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

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

£150

Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

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

£150
Event Series Copper Foil Christmas Decorations Workshop

Copper Foil Christmas Decorations Workshop

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Come and join us for this creative hands-on half-day workshop where you will make your own beautiful genuine stained glass decorations to hang on your tree or in your windows this Christmas using the basics of the Tiffany copper foil technique. During the workshop, you will be guided through the process from learning to cut glass to using the copper ... Read More

£45
Event Series Copper Foil Christmas Decorations Workshop

Copper Foil Christmas Decorations Workshop

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Come and join us for this creative hands-on half-day workshop where you will make your own beautiful genuine stained glass decorations to hang on your tree or in your windows this Christmas using the basics of the Tiffany copper foil technique. During the workshop, you will be guided through the process from learning to cut glass to using the copper ... Read More

£45

Recall focused Pack Walk with Chasing Pawfection at Stanwick Lakes

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Chris is a force free, IMDT accredited trainer who runs 'Chasing Pawfection'. On this pack walk we will be holding a small session at the start to go over some basic recall training. Chris will then be available throughout to answer questions, give tips and help people with some recall training on the go. About halfway, we'll take a small ... Read More

Event Series Wood Carving Course

Wood Carving Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Wood carving course in the beautiful Stanwick Lakes nature reserve! Have you ever wanted to learn the traditional craft of Wood Carving? This one day course is suitable for those just starting out and also for carvers who would like to develop their skills further. The day starts with the introduction of the tools and the techniques and materials used ... Read More

£110
Event Series Wood Carving Course

Wood Carving Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Wood carving course in the beautiful Stanwick Lakes nature reserve! Have you ever wanted to learn the traditional craft of Wood Carving? This one day course is suitable for those just starting out and also for carvers who would like to develop their skills further. The day starts with the introduction of the tools and the techniques and materials used ... Read More

£110

Rustic Furniture Making Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Two day Introduction to Green Woodworking course in the beautiful Stanwick Lakes nature reserve. Make a rustic stool or side table using traditional tools and techniques. This introductory Green Woodworking course is an ideal opportunity to try a great traditional craft. You’ll start this course by being given a simple ash log and end it with your own unique piece ... Read More

£185

Run What Ya Brung

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

At Run What Ya Brung days you can take your car or motorcycle out on the famous quarter-mile dragstrip and test it's performance limits in a safe and legal environment. You don't have to apply for a race licence or own a supercar, most drivers who come along will be racing in normal road cars and bikes. Some participants may ... Read More

£45

Spoon Carving Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Wooden spoons have been carved for thousands of years and, for most of the population, continued as an eating utensil until relatively recently. ‘Spoon’ was originally an Anglo-Saxon word that meant ‘a chip of wood’. Spoon carving requires only a few tools and within hours you can create a unique and practical item from a wooden log! On this one ... Read More

£95

Beginners Stained Glass

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

This two day introduction to the traditional method of stained glass construction will give you an insight into this ancient craft that dates back hundreds of years. There will be plenty of hands-on experience and you will be able to make either a traditional panel or put your own contemporary twist on this ancient craft. You will be fully guided ... Read More

£195

Stanwick Lakes Autumn Run

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

We are now taking bookings for our Autumn run - Sunday 18th September. Book your place today! We offer 5k, 10k or half marathon distances and as the route is pretty flat, it's a great chance to aim for a PB! Cost: 5k - £12 10k - £16 Half Marathon - £23

£12 – £23

Exhibition – Lenka Page at Stanwick Lakes

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Stanwick Lakes will host a variety of handpicked artists exhibiting their work throughout September, with a special event on the weekend of 17 and 18 September.  Stanwick Lakes is a beautiful nature reserve in the heart of the Nene Valley with abundance of wildlife, picturesque walks and varied flora. A lot of the artists' work has been inspired by the ... Read More

Free

Northants Open Stuidos – Jamie Poole

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

OPEN STUDIO DESCRIPTION An Open Studios Event where you can visit artists at their home studio or exhibiting venue. For more information please contact the artist. OPEN STUDIO INFORMATION Event Type: Open Studio Event Date: 17 September 2022 Event time: 10:00 - 17:00 Spaces Available OPEN STUDIO CONTACT AND LOCATION DETAILS Contact: Jamie Poole Phone: 07899676769 Email: jamie@jamie-poole.com Address: Stanwick Lakes Visitor Centre and Yardley Arts NN7 ... Read More

Northants Open Studios – Warren Shaw

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

OPEN STUDIO DESCRIPTION An Open Studios Event where you can visit artists at their home studio or exhibiting venue. For more information please contact the artist. OPEN STUDIO INFORMATION Event Type: Open Studio Event Date: 17 September 2022 Event time: 10:00 - 16:00 Spaces Available OPEN STUDIO CONTACT AND LOCATION DETAILS Contact: Warren Shaw Phone: 07729762859 Email: studio@warrenshaw.art Address: Stanwick Lakes, NN9 6GY

A Celebration of Nature, Heritage and Adventure at Stanwick Lakes

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Enjoy family fun activities including: Nature engagement for the kids – pond dipping and Den building. Heritage – Traditional and modern crafters demonstrating their skills, Bifrost guard with activities such as archery and axe throwing. Adventure – Newly opened play tower and water play back in full use, adventure trail and assault course. More information coming soon!  

A Celebration of Nature, Heritage and Adventure at Stanwick Lakes

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Enjoy family fun activities including: Nature engagement for the kids – pond dipping and Den building. Heritage – Traditional and modern crafters demonstrating their skills, Bifrost guard with activities such as archery and axe throwing. Adventure – Newly opened play tower and water play back in full use, adventure trail and assault course. More information coming soon!  

Event Series Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

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

£150

Nature Games and Craft Session

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Nature Games and Crafts Session. Rewild the child activities for families. Nature games, crafts and den building to connect children to the natural world.

Free

Northants Open Studios – Fiona Kingdon

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

OPEN STUDIO DESCRIPTION An Open Studios Event where you can visit artists at their home studio or exhibiting venue. For more information please contact the artist. OPEN STUDIO INFORMATION Event Type: Open Studio Event Date: 10 September 2022 Event time: 10:00 - 17:00 Spaces Available OPEN STUDIO CONTACT AND LOCATION DETAILS Contact: Fiona Kingdon Phone: 07815441546 Email: fdkingdon@yahoo.co.uk Address: The Visitor Centre, Stanwick Lakes, Stanwick, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, ... Read More

Northamptonshire Open Studios – Kerrie Suteu, Luminata Prints

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

OPEN STUDIO DESCRIPTION An Open Studios Event where you can visit artists at their home studio or exhibiting venue. For more information please contact the artist. OPEN STUDIO INFORMATION Event Type: Open Studio Event Date: 10 September 2022 Event time: 10:00 - 16:00 Spaces Available OPEN STUDIO CONTACT AND LOCATION DETAILS Contact: Kerrie Suteu, Luminita Prints Phone: 07425152532 Email: kerriedav@hotmail.com Address: Stanwick Lakes, NN9 6GY

Event Series Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

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

£150
Event Series Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

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

£150

Leather Bag Making Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

This two-day course will provide an introduction to the traditional method of leather bag making and give you an insight into the basics of leatherwork. You will be able to chose from one of three bag designs and several different colours and textures of leather. Once you have picked your style you will then work on the selection of material, ... Read More

£195

An introduction to the history of the Stanwick Lakes site

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

This is an invitation to join us for an illustrated talk by Neil Busby The talk begins at 2 pm in the visitor centre but Neill will be on the Mezzanine floor in the visitor centre from 1 pm to show you around our new heritage presentation, and you can also get refreshments from our cafe. The event is free, ... Read More

Free

Rustic Furniture Making Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Two day Introduction to Green Woodworking course in the beautiful Stanwick Lakes nature reserve. Make a rustic stool or side table using traditional tools and techniques. This introductory Green Woodworking course is an ideal opportunity to try a great traditional craft. You’ll start this course by being given a simple ash log and end it with your own unique piece ... Read More

£185

“Medieval Gardens, including the Monastery Garden”

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

This is an invitation to join us for an illustrated talk by Michael Brown. The talk begins at 2 pm in the visitor centre but Michael will be in our heritage garden to show you around from 1 pm and you can also get refreshments from our cafe. The event is free, but admission is by ticket only. Book early ... Read More

Free
Event Series Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

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

£150
Event Series Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

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

£150
Event Series Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

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

£150

Beginners Stained Glass Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

This two day introduction to the traditional method of stained glass construction will give you an insight into this ancient craft that dates back hundreds of years. There will be plenty of hands-on experience and you will be able to make either a traditional panel or put your own contemporary twist on this ancient craft. You will be fully guided ... Read More

£195

Beginners Stained Glass Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

This two day introduction to the traditional method of stained glass construction will give you an insight into this ancient craft that dates back hundreds of years. There will be plenty of hands-on experience and you will be able to make either a traditional panel or put your own contemporary twist on this ancient craft. You will be fully guided ... Read More

£195

Wood Carving Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Wood carving course in the beautiful Stanwick Lakes nature reserve! Have you ever wanted to learn the traditional craft of Wood Carving? This one day course is suitable for those just starting out and also for carvers who would like to develop their skills further. The day starts with the introduction of the tools and the techniques and materials used ... Read More

£110

Event Series Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

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

£150
Event Series Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

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

£150
Event Series Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

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

£150

Beginners Stained Glass

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

This two day introduction to the traditional method of stained glass construction will give you an insight into this ancient craft that dates back hundreds of years. There will be plenty of hands-on experience and you will be able to make either a traditional panel or put your own contemporary twist on this ancient craft. You will be fully guided ... Read More

£195

Blacksmithing Introductory Course

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

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

£150

Easter Egg Trail

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

Don't be late for this very important date! Join us at Stanwick Lakes over the Easter weekend to take part in our exciting Easter egg trail to win a chocolatey treat. Yummy! Easter Egg Trail at Stanwick Lakes. Only £3 per trail. No booking needed.

£3

Copper Foiling Workshop

Stanwick Lakes Stanwick, Wellingborough, United Kingdom

A fun and relaxed half-day workshop where you will make Birds and Feathers suncatchers to take home on the day, using the basics of the Tiffany copper foil technique. On the workshop you will be guided through the process from learning to cut glass to using the copper foil, soldering and constructing your birds and feathers. All equipment and materials ... Read More

£60