Enjoy an afternoon out in Gayton on Sunday 10th June from 1pm to 5pm. Village Gardens and allotments will be open and there will be a Teddy Bear Trail to entertain younger visitors. Stalls include bric-a-brac, books, DVDs, jigsaw puzzles and plants.
Tiffield Open Gardens. 10 Open Gardens for you to visit and to meet the enthusiastic gardeners who have created something beautiful and an expression of their imagination for you to see. Some sell plants so that you can see the mother plant in situ and give advise as to best growing techniques.
High Street South, and High Street North, TIFFIELD
‘Mesmerising’ singer-songwriter and pianist Jo Ash will be performing a full set of her own material at the Towcester Mill Brewery.
She will be joined by special guests Mike Wheatley on guitar and Nigel Turner on bass.
Jo, from Ely, promises dynamic vocal performances accompanied by expressive piano playing.
Flore gardens have been open since 1963 as part of the Flore Flower Festival and the partnership with the NGS started in 1992. Flore is an attractive village with views over the Upper Nene Valley. We have a varied mix of gardens, developed by friendly, enthusiastic and welcoming owners.
We welcome everyone to join in the Harpole Gardens experience. Visit us and you will delight in varied gardens of all shapes, sizes and content. Harpole is an attractive village which is renowned for its annual Scarecrow Festival (2nd weekend of Sept), well worth a visit!
How much does it cost to be a seller?
Packs cost £11, including a £5 deposit which you receive back after the sale providing you collect your unsold items.
Please note, you will receive this £5 back onto the card you paid with, separately from your proceeds.
Northampton High School, Newport Pagnell Road, Hardingstone
A selection of five differing gardens in the beautiful unspoilt south Northamptonshire ironstone villages, most with a backdrop of fantastic views of the surrounding countryside. Gardens range from small contemporary, through to classical country style with old fashioned roses and borders.
Preston Capes and Little Preston Gardens, Daventry
The first ever Festival of Books at Delapré Abbey will run over the second May Bank Holiday weekend.
Come along for:
-Author talks in our Victorian library
-Book signings and meet the author
-Make your own bookmark
Northampton’s own Storytelling Club for traditional and contemporary storytelling. Feast of Fools showcases excellent professional tellers while promoting and developing local storytellers. On the first Wednesday of each month (apart from August).
Northampton Delapre Abbey - the Billiard Room, London Road Northampton
Come and Celebrate 40 year anniversary of the release of Grease the movie.
We have the Sing-a-long version so dress to impress as your favorite, will you be a T-Bird or a Pink Lady ?
There will be a Licenced bar, popcorn and lots of fun.
The Retro Room at Vintage Retreat
Lower Harding Street
Two adjacent villages in south Northamptonshire with a handsome Medieval church in Weedon Lois. The extension churchyard contains the graves of the poets Dame Edith Sitwell and her brother Sir Sacheveral Sitwell who lived in Weston Hall.
Let your imagination grow and flourish writing stories inspired by the ancient trees in our historic garden. Let your imagination grow and flourish writing stories inspired by the ancient trees in our historic garden.
Get green-fingered with our garden team learning all about how we look after our plants and trees in the changing seasons on this experience day. Get green-fingered learning how we care for our plants and trees in the changing seasons on this experience day.
Bring your Dad and enjoy the Father’s Day Trail together. Explore the grounds and discover parts of Canons Ashby you might not normally notice. Also suitable for Grandads, Husbands, Mums, Aunties and anyone else who wants to have a go. Bring your Dad and enjoy the Father’s Day Trail together.
Explore beyond the walls of Canons Ashby on a walk through the rolling hills of Northamptonshire’s countryside. Join a volunteer guide on a 6 mile circular walk to stretch your legs and explore the heart of rural Northamptonshire around Canons Ashby. Booking Not Needed. Children over 11 years welcome.
An exhibition of local art. Local artists are invited to display their pictures within the church. Pictures can be for sale. Further details available.
Exhibition will run at the same time as Kingsthorpe Village Faye on the Saturday.
Five lovely gardens set in a beautiful ancient village cradled between the gentle hills of south Northamptonshire. The varied gardens, set around traditional village houses (not open), look enchanting at this special time of year and include a long-standing NGS opener and two brand new openings for 2018.
A car boot and table top sale takes place at St Matthew`s Church, Northampton on Saturday 2nd June.
Room for 80 vehicles.
To reserve a space, please telephone (01604) 791251, or email: email@example.com
Refreshments will be available.
The fifth installment of Northampton Symphony Orchestra’s Symphonic Gallery explores music inspired by the life and work of the great Victorian sculptor and painter, George Frederic Watts. Conducted by John Gibbons, the orchestra will be performing Elgar’s Enigma Variations, Stanford’s Symphony No.
Saint Matthew’s Church, The Drive, Kingsley, Northampton
Pretty Muddy® isn’t like any other fundraising event.
It’s a muddy obstacle course that women of any ability can climb over, crawl under, and charge through.
Choose from either 5k or 10k Pretty Muddy events.
Whatever the distance. However dirty you get. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
A 5k suitable for all abilities - or up the challenge and take part in a Race for Life 10k!
HOW TO ENTER: Online via the Race For Life Website - raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/find-an-event?utm_source=WhereCanWeGo&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=RFL18
Women of any age welcome.
Munchkins and Monsters are a theatre group specialising in interactive theatre for children and young adults. They will be performing their latest production of ’The Reluctant Dragon’ at Daventry Leisure Centre on Saturday 16th June 2018. There will be two showings; 11am and 1pm.
Daventry Arts Festival (16th June - 24th June 2018) is a week long event celebrating and showcasing the wonderful talent that residents of Daventry have to offer, whether this is through song, dance, theatre productions or poetry workshops - there is absolutely something for everyone at this year’s Festival.
More than 20 gardens in Lillingstone Lovell will be open for viewing, including two previously featured NGS gardens. The centre of this small village is a beautiful conservation area, with the focal point being the 13th Century church decorated with beautiful flower displays.
A large cottage garden with an exuberance of colourful planting and winding gravel paths, amongst lawns and herbaceous borders on two levels. Ponds, a wishing well, vegetable beds, a knot garden, a small walled garden and an old tractor feature. Everything combines to make a beautiful garden full of surprises.
Sale of some really lovely items - handcrafted headbands, flower baskets and jewellery, beautifully decoupaged items, costume jewellery, toiletries, ornaments/ceramics, household and kitchen items, DVDs and CDs, technical /office items, books, toys & games, good clothing and accessories, stationery, decorative
The Community area in Weston Favell Shopping Centre (opposite The Fragrance Shop)
Join us for a spectacular celebration of all things Tudor at the end of the May half-term holiday on Sunday June 3rd 2018. See Sulgrave Manor come alive with a huge range of fun activities perfect for families and all ages.
We made a garden from a rough field of just under 3 acres, 20 yrs ago. Near the house a series of terraces, cut into the sloping site, create the formal garden with long and cross vistas, lawns and deep borders.
We have been developing this romantic garden for about 10 yrs and now have over 1800 roses, incl English, French and Italian varieties. Many unusual water features and specimen trees. Roses, scramblers and ramblers climb into trees, over arbours and arches. Collection of 95 Japanese maples. Butterfly rearing unit.
As well as attractive cottage gardens alongside old Northampton stone houses, Spratton also has unusual gardens, including showing good use of a small area; one dedicated to encouraging wildlife; a highly structured courtyard shrub garden; a newly renovated garden; mature gardens with fruit trees and herbaceous
Drop in to our historic Parlour rooms to peruse our vast array of second-hand books for sale. All profits help restore the gardens at Stowe. Booking Not Needed. This is a family friendly event, children welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
In the year of Vote 100, help us choose great British women to sit in our modern day Temple of British Worthies. Vote for your worthy women then come back later in the year to see who was chosen. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome to place their vote too. Dogs on leads welcome.
Local community group Men in Sheds will be in the New Inn courtyard selling lots of handcrafted goodies for the keen gardener including planters, trugs, boot removers, and lots more. Booking Not Needed. Child friendly event. Dogs on leads welcome.
Join our wild team to plant some pumpkin seeds and get stuck into some gardening activities or crafts, watch them grow at home ready for the autumn. Plus, receive a sticker for completing one of your ’50 Things’ - plant it, grow it, eat it. Booking Essential. Phone: 03442491895.
Summer is beginning and the flowers are coming out. Head to the Grecian Valley to see ’Capability’ Brown’s work of art. This area was once designed to be a lake, but instead of fish, lots of beautiful wildflowers now make it their home. Pick up a flower a. Booking Not Needed.
Join us as we start our week of celebrations to thank our fantastic volunteers. Discover Stowe for free by playing your part and having a go at volunteering for yourself, with activities across the Stowe site including Stowe House and Church.
The Great British Dog Walk is an annual event in aid of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. We will have:
20 dog walks across the UK
A free doggie bandana for each adult ticket purchased
Working hearing dogs at the walks who you can meet
Fun activities for all the family
Stalls with gifts and...
Whether you have just started running or are an experienced runner, trail running allows you to enjoy the great outdoors. This 10k trail race series is organised by Gold Swan Events with Stowe providing the backdrop. Enjoy the mix of paths, grass and gravel tracks.