Sunday August 2, 2015

What's On in and around Northampton

Events

Today to 30 Aug 2015 - by distance

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A major waterways event on the river Nene over the August Bank Holiday Weekend in 2015. The event, will be centred around the waterfront at Becket’s Park and will have an array of attractions on and off the water providing a fun day out for all... View more details - Northampton Festival of Water
Becket’s Park, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN1 2QE
Sat 29 Aug to Mon 31 Aug

Poland International Opening night: 5 June 2015 from 6pm 6 June – 2 August 2015 The internet, freedom to travel and a cultural history of looking beyond country borders has led to recent generations of Polish artists engaging with international... View more details - Poland International
NN, Number Nine Guildhall Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN1 1DP
Today

This is a project that has been carried out by the artist Sew n Sew over two years. Participants have been asked to describe themselves in 10 words, and the artist has made sculptural softies in response. The soft sculptures will be on display from... View more details - Identi-Kit Exhibition -Come & Customise a Softie Selfie
NN Contemporary Art ,9 Guildhall Rd, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN1 1DP
Thu 6 Aug to Sat 8 Aug

NN Contemporary Art is hosting a special screening of Yael Bartana’s trilogy And Europe Will Be Stunned on 7 August 2015, 7pm. The three films, Mary Koszmary (Nightmares) 2007, Mur i Wieza (Wall and Tower) 2009 and Zamach (Assassination) 2011,... View more details - Yael Bartana: And Europe Will Be Stunned
NN, Number Nine Guildhall Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN1 1DP
Fri 7 Aug

This summer NN Contemporary Art will be hosting an exhibition of new work by Berlinbased artist Heike Gallmeier entitled Vertigo. Gallmeier takes us through her journey from Berlin to Northampton with an assortment of collected materials used... View more details - Vertigo: Heike Gallmeier
NN, Number Nine Guildhall Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN1 1DP
Sat 22 Aug to Sun 4 Oct

A walk to look at the botany present in Bedford Purlieus National Nature Reserve. Grid Ref. (Meeting place.) 53(TL)039005. Directions Meet at Grid Ref.53(TF)03.9;00.5, on the west side of the wood.10.30 a.m. Full day meeting, no facilities; bring a... View more details - Botany Section Outing
Northamptonshire Natural History Society, The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD
Today

Fixation is a vital stage in the preparation of biological materials for microscopy. Mike will discuss the theory of fixation and the pros & cons of various methods, and also bring samples of fixative materials. MIC View more details - Sample Fixation – The Basic Principles by Mike Asquith.
Northamptonshire Natural History Society, The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD
Tue 4 Aug

Upton Country Park. A walk on good paths of about a mile, through sports fields, river bank and young woodland. Meet in the car park for Upton sports fields, on the left just off Upton High Street before the Elgar Centre (NN5 4EN) (off the... View more details - Photographic Section Outing to Upton Country Park
Northamptonshire Natural History Society, The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD
Wed 5 Aug

Today Blisworth is hosting the annual Boat Show. This event is well worth a visit with so much to see that an early start is called for! Meet for bus SC 89 at 10.39am. Picnic beside the canal or use the village facilities. SW View more details - Saturday Walks
Northamptonshire Natural History Society, The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD
Sat 8 Aug

Dr Dominic Ford is a professional astronomer but is also the Webmaster for the British Astronomical Association. He has embraced all the modern communication techniques used by social media" and will explain the pros and cons in an amusing and... View more details - The Challenge of Communicating Astronomy Through Online Media.
Northamptonshire Natural History Society, The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD
Mon 10 Aug

The rooms will be open for members and guests to chat and to study the literature and exhibits. Tea, coffee, and biscuits available. View more details - Open House
Northamptonshire Natural History Society, The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD
Wed 12 Aug

Western Scotland Visiting the Minke whales of the west coast of Scotland and general look at the whole area. ARC/HIS View more details - Archeological and Historical Section Meeting
Northamptonshire Natural History Society, The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD
Wed 12 Aug

A journey along the coastal paths of the Norfolk coast investigating the history, ecology and varied wildlife to be found on the mudflats, sand dunes and saltmarshes. GEN View more details - The North Norfolk Coast - from Morston to Cromer.
Northamptonshire Natural History Society, The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD
Thu 13 Aug

Kingsthorpe Nature Reserve has been missing from the programme for some time so we will take a look round there today. Meet for bus SC 16 at 1.36pm. Refreshments at the local café. SW View more details - Saturday Walks
Northamptonshire Natural History Society, The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD
Sat 15 Aug

Led by Mike Gibson and Mike Asquith. A chance to put the theory from the last meeting into practice by making your own slides. We will supply the blank slides and stains etc, you can supply the sample or use some from the selection available. MIC View more details - A Practical Session on Microscope Slide Preparation - Staining and Mounting.
Northamptonshire Natural History Society, The Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton NN1 1LD
Tue 18 Aug



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