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sun05may(may 5)11:00 amsun03nov(nov 3)4:00 pmSporting Delapré Step into the vibrant tapestry of sports history at Delapré Abbey.(may 5) 11:00 am - (november 3) 4:00 pm

wed17jul9:30 am4:30 pmLacemaking ClassCome along to a lacemaking class where you’ll learn how to use various techniques.9:30 am - 4:30 pm

wed17jul6:00 pm7:30 pmMenopause CaféJoin Helen Aluko for fortnightly meetings in the Coach House to talk all things menopause.6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

thu18jul7:00 pm8:30 pmOpen Sky SoundbathsA mesmerising outdoor soundbath in our tranquil Walled Garden. 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The History of Delapré Abbey

Once there was a meadow, close to the River Nene and outside the medieval walls of Northampton. 900 years ago, a community of nuns came to these quiet meadows to create their nunnery – the Abbey of St. Mary de la Pré. Following the rules of the Cluniac order, these nuns formed one of only two Cluniac Nunneries in medieval England, and owed their allegiance to the great Abbey of Cluny in France. Find our more about our history on our Explore page.

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