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sat04feb11:00 am3:00 pmStable Yard SaleWe’re clearing out our 19th century stables. Come and have a rummage. We have mid-century sideboards, easels and more (even two caravans!).11:00 am - 3:00 pm

sun12feb1:00 pm2:00 pmTour: Behind-the-ScenesJoin us for a walk behind-the-scenes. We will show you all of the nooks and crannies that the general public wouldn't normally get to see.1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

wed15feb11:30 amwed15mar3:00 pmPlay Through TimeBack by popular demand, join Preacher the Storyteller for more family fun this half term.11:30 am - (march 15) 3:00 pm

sun19feb3:00 pm4:00 pmTour: Unusual HappeningsExplore Delapré Abbey’s paranormal past on this special tour.3:00 pm - 4:00 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.


Historic Photo of Delapré Abbey