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More details - NCT Nearly New Sale
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
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Delapré Festival of Books
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 -Bookstagram talks -Book signings and meet the author -Workshops -Storytelling -Make your own bookmark -Career talks -Magazine presentations -Books...
Delapré Abbey, London Rd, Northampton
Today and Mon 28 May

More details - Storytelling at the Feast of Fools - Open Mic
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
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Old Park Barn - Open Garden for NGS
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.
Old Park Barn, Newport Pagnell
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Clay Modelling (Slab and coil) family workshop
A family workshop for youngsters and adults working alongside each other. Using clay for slab and coil building. Great fun for everyone. Age 8+ and under 12’s must be accompanied by an adult.
The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings
Wed 30 May

More details - Mould making and Casting family workshop
Youngsters and adults working alongside each other with artist Clare Abbatt. Age group 8+ and under 12’s much be accompanied by an adult.
The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings
Thu 31 May

More details - Family Art Club
Family Art Club with Jane and Polly. Choice of activities from drawing, painting, cutting and sticking. (Please wear old clothes)
The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Meet the Artist: Elke Pollard
Elke Pollard is an award winning local artist, who has lived in Northampton for many years. Join us to watch Elke paint a portrait before your very eyes and demonstrate the three rules of portraiture. You’ll also gain an insight into Elke’s extraordinary life.
The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Friday Arts Club
Our Friday Art Club is a full day for you to bring the art work of your choice, share the space with others and spend the day creating. Whether you want to sculpt, paint, draw, doodle or make - we should be able to accommodate you. The session is untutored but help is available. Bring your own materials.
The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Northampton Pretty Muddy 5k & Mini Muddy
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.
Abington Park
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Northampton Race For Life 5k & 10k
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.
Abington Park
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Castle Ashby, Art, Craft and Design show
Members of Northamptonshire Guild of Designer Craftsmen will be exhibiting their work at this event. Art,Craft and Design show will be well worth a visit! some of the best UK designer makers.
Castle Ashby Gardens
Today and Mon 28 May

More details - Art, Craft & Design Show in the walled garden at Castle Ashby House Gardens Northamptonshire
A top quality craft fair, held in marquees, on the lawns of the 16th century walled garden. Exhibitors who are attending have travelled from all over the country, many of whom are demonstrating.
Castle Ashby House Gardens Northampton
Today and Mon 28 May

More details - Sing-A-Long Grease party.
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
Sat 16 Jun

More details - St Matthew`s Church Car Boot Sale
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: office@stmatthews-northampton.org.uk No traders. Refreshments will be available.
27A The Drive, Kingsley, Northampton
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 21 Jul

More details - Northampton Symphony Orchestra - Symphonic Gallery
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
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Sale  raising money for the Patients of the Dialysis Unit, Northampton
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)
Wed 30 May

More details - Rock n Roll afternoon with live 5' piece band Reelin n Rockin
An afternoon of Rock n Roll from the 50’s and 60’s with live band Reelin n Rockin bringing back memories of classic hits from that era. If your young bring along Mum and Dad or Grandad as a surprise.
The Headlands, PH Northampton
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Cowper & Newton Museum Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
The tranquil Flower Garden of C18 poet William Cowper, who said ’Gardening was of all employments, that in which I succeeded best’, has plants introduced prior to his death in 1800, many mentioned in his writings.
Cowper & Newton Museum Gardens, Olney
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Gayton Open Gardens and Teddy Trail
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.
Gayton Church
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Race Night
Fun family night!! Place a bet , as little as 50p! Watch the horses on big screen and win some money if wins!! Everyone welcome! Bar Open with great prices!
PARKLANDS COMMUNITY CENTRE, DEVON WAY, PARKLANDS NORTHAMPTON
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Art Exhibition
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.
St John the Baptist Church, Kingsthorpe Village
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Boothville Art & Craft Exhibition 2018
This is the annual Art and Craft exhibition presented by the Boothville Art Group where some exhibits are for sale. Admission is free and raffle and refreshments will be available.
Scout & Community Centre, Fernie Fields, Northampton
Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

Tiffield Open Gardens More details - Tiffield Open Gardens
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
Mon 28 May
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More details - Kislingbury Village Fayre & Flowerpot People Weekend 2018
Flowerpot People Displays around the Village (Theme “Myths & Legends”) *Open Gardens * Open Churches *Plants & Garden Products *Herbs * Wood Turner * Craft & Trade Stalls *Fruit & Veg * Bees * Tombola * Raffle * Mario’s Ice Cream *Books CD-DVD Stall * Face Painting * Origami * Jewellery * Cards * Cakes, Jams &
Church Green, Kislingbury
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Jo Ash Live at Towcester Mill Brewery
‘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.
Towcester Mill, Chantry Lane, Towcester
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Rosearie-de-la-Nymph - Open Garden for NGS
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.
Rosearie-de-la-Nymph, Northampton
Sun 17 Jun, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Harpole Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
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!
Harpole Gardens, Harpole
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Rufus Longbottom and The Space Rabbit
When Space Rabbit’s planet is destroyed by a meteorite she and her family escape in the nick of time. But a blast separates her space pod from the others, sending her hurtling towards Earth, where she lands outside the Tandaria Carehome, frightened and alone.
Stantonbury Theatre
Tue 29 May

More details - Showblitz!
Hold onto your seats ‘cos it’s showtime as local groups Wolverton Gilbert & Sullivan Society and Wolverton Light Orchestra combine to bring you a fantastic selection of pieces from the musical theatre.
Stantonbury Theatre Stantonbury Arts & Leisure Stantonbury Milton Keynes
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Roadrunner! Roadrunner!
After TOO long an absence, the magnificent Roadrunner will tear down to Stony for an evening of high energy R&B and R&R and a fair bit of mayhem. Not to be missed if you love wild performance, fiendishly-good musicianship, and a rocking good night.
York House Centre, London Road, Stony Stratford
Sat 2 Jun

More details - An Evening with Patricia Allati
An evening of songs from the opera, musical theatre and folk and a fascinating life story. Accompanied by pianist John Miller. Patricia’s is living a fascinating life, from singing professionally with the LSO, to being married in Jerusalem, from working as an archeologist to being an actor.
York House Centre, London Road, Stony Stratford
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Chris & Kellie While @The Songloft
Mother and Daughter, two beautiful voices, combine in what promises to be a spell binding evening. The highlight of StonyLive 2018 Doors open at 7.30pm and York House’s charming and efficient bar staff will sell you real ale, cider, lager, wines and soft drinks at the cash-only bar.
York House Centre, London Road, Stony Stratford
Thu 7 Jun

More details - StonyLive! Hoedown!
Come along to StonyLive’s first ever Hoedown with Stony Stratford’s own Taylor’d Country. Wear yer Stetsuns, boots, denim and checked shirts and give us a yee haw! Great country music and fun!
York House Centre, London Road, Stony Stratford
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Buckingham Literary Festival: Visit to IngramSpark
A visit to Print-on-Demand and e-book publisher, IngramSpark, to discover how to make your book a reality. Based at Kiln Farm, Milton Keynes, just 12 miles from Buckingham. Programme: 10.30 Meet at Kiln Farm for coffee 11.00 Introduction to self-publishing 11.30 Tour of the works 12.
IngramSpark HQ, Chapter House, Pitfield, Kiln Farm, Milton Keynes
Fri 15 Jun

More details - FIA European Drag Racing Championship - The Main Event
FIA European Drag Racing Championship - The Main Event Santa Pod Raceway, the home of European drag racing gears up for one of Europe’s most prominent Drag Racing meetings, ‘The Main Event’.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Today and Mon 28 May

More details - JapShow
It doesn’t matter whether you drive a Nissan Micra or a race spec Evo, ride a GSXR or a Yamaha R1. All Japanese cars and bikes are welcome at Jap show. No matter what you like about the scene there is something for everyone with the relaxed pace of the Show Paddock, club displays and trade area.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Sun 10 Jun

More details - The Retro Show
Retro Show is the annual family event for all those supporters of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and even 90’s that like a bit of fun in their lives. All makes and models of bikes and cars are welcome to this celebration of a time when machines were created with a bit of character.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Flore Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
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.
Flore Gardens, Northampton
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Family Fun Day - Wellingborough
Family Fun Day is an annual event held in Wellingborough in the first week of June. There are craft, charity and food stalls as well as live music and arena activities, such as local dance groups. The event is free to the public and runs from 12 - 5pm. This will be our fifth year.
Bassetts Close Park - Westfield Road Wellingborough
Sat 2 Jun

Open Gardens Weekend ~ 21st Anniversary Event ~ Lillingstone Lovell - Buckingham MK18 5BD More details - Open Gardens Weekend ~ 21st Anniversary Event ~ Lillingstone Lovell - Buckingham MK18 5BD
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.
Lillingstone Lovell, Buckingham
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun
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More details - Odell Fete and Family Dog Show
Odell Fete and Family Dog Show has many attractions. Bottle and gift stalls Pimms, produce, plants and cakes, children’s sports, raffle, teas, Bedford Brass Band, ice creams, tombola, refreshments and many side shows. Parking opposite the Bell public House. Disabled parking next to the Scout Field.
Scout Field, Horsefair Lane, Odell, Befordshire
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Milton Keynes Race For Life 5k & 10k
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.
Willen Park
Sun 10 Jun

More details - 17th Spectacular Dragon Boat Festival in support of MacIntyre
Paddles at the ready, we’re looking for teams to sign up to the 17th spectacular Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival to support MacIntyre, the new festival charity for 2018 No previous experience is required, just plenty of team spirit!
Willen Lake, Milton Keynes
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Glebe Farm - Open Garden for NGS
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.
Glebe Farm, Buckingham
Mon 28 May

More details - All Saints' Church & Loughton Village Fete
With a flypast from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster scheduled during the afternoon, this 800th anniversary celebration fete centred on All Saints’ Church is sure to attract a wide range of visitors. Open from 12.00 – 4.00pm, the fete includes stalls and activities for everyone.
All Saints Church, Pitcher Lane, Loughton, Milton Keynes and Bradwell Road (next to the old woodyard)
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Summer Fete   -  in support of MacIntyre
Come and join us at our Summer fete in support of MacIntyre Support Plus, FREE entry and stalls offering handmade crafts and gifts, clothes, jewellery, food and more, come and join us for a coffee, bit of retail therapy and opportunity to enter our prize raffle, all in support of our amazing Support Plus
Moot Hall, 54 Haddons, Great Holm, Milton Keynes
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Speedmachine Festival - FIA World Rallycross Championship
Get ready for the World Rallycross of Great Britain to make its UK debut at Silverstone this May Spring Bank Holiday – 25 – 27 May.
Silverstone Circuits
Today

More details - MG Live Life Style Marquee
MG Car Register Display, Races, Racing, Arena Shows, Onsite camping, Entertainment, Vintage Buses, Lifestyle Marquee. Discount for advance bookings www.mgcc.co.uk
Silverstone Northampton
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Spratton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
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
Spratton Gardens, Spratton
Sun 10 Jun

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