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tue02apr10:00 amtue02jul4:00 pmNature Nostalgia: Movement, Music & Reminiscence in NatureImprove wellbeing and be part of the creation of a new collection of oral histories.(april 2) 10:00 am - (july 2) 4:00 pm

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

fri31may(may 31)5:30 pmsun02jun(jun 2)4:30 pmBite Street NN, BBQ EditionNorthampton's hottest street food pop-up fires up the coals for a one-off, special BBQ Edition at Delapré Abbey.5:30 pm - (june 2) 4:30 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.


Historic Photo of Delapré Abbey