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June 2018
£5

Delapré Book Club

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Delapre Abbey, London Road
Northampton, Northants NN4 8AW United Kingdom
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With inspiration from our amazing Festival of Books on the weekend, we are now setting up a book club at the Abbey. This club will meet on a the last Tuesday of every month to discuss the works of a variety of authors from various genres. This month we will discuss the captivating crime thriller In bitter chill by Sarah Ward. The first session will take place on Tuesday 26th June from 6pm - 8pm. We hope to delve into…

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Free

Shop Open Evening

June 28 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Delapre Abbey, London Road
Northampton, Northants NN4 8AW United Kingdom
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Our gift shop will be opening its doors to the public to experience demonstrations and tasters from our local suppliers. Come along to browse our unique shop and tease your taste buds with locally sourced food goods and learn how the gifts are lovingly produced. From sweets to preserves and lino-cut printing to woodturning there are so many Northampton based crafts to get to know.

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Wedding Showcase

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Delapre Abbey, London Road
Northampton, Northants NN4 8AW United Kingdom
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We are opening the doors for our free monthly wedding showcase. Come along to see the Abbey dressed as it could be for your wedding and chat to our events team about your big day. We will have recommended suppliers exhibiting and showcasing their work for you to see. All prospective brides and grooms welcome.

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£30

Leather Workshop

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Delapre Abbey, London Road
Northampton, Northants NN4 8AW United Kingdom
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Tandy Leather is the world’s leading distributor of premium leather and leathercrafting supplies. We have nearly a century of experience in the business. With over one hundred stores located world wide including two in the UK. The Northampton store manager Roy Fisher has worked for Tandy for over 30 years and has taught the basic skills of leather working to many customers in this time. Learn the basics of leather carving and simple construction on our leather journal workshop. Step…

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July 2018

Art During the Time of Delapré Abbey (c. 1100-1540) lecture series

July 5 @ 6:30 pm - August 16 @ 8:30 pm

Glorious Salvation: Art during the Time of Delapré Abbey (c. 1100-1540)

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Battle of Northampton

July 7 @ 11:00 am - July 8 @ 4:00 pm
Delapre Abbey, London Road
Northampton, Northants NN4 8AW United Kingdom
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Our annual commemoration of the 1460 Battle of Northampton at Delapre Abbey. Medieval encampment with Battle of Northampton display, archery, and cannon displays, hands-on activities for children, medieval market, battlefield walks, trails and craft activities. Special entry to Battlefield Rooms and tours of the Abbey available. Free entry to event with a suggested donation of £5 per adult, small charges for some activities. No need to book. Refreshments including ice cream cart and hog roast.

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£7

Medieval Medicine Workshop

July 8 @ 11:30 am - 2:10 pm
Delapre Abbey, London Road
Northampton, Northants NN4 8AW United Kingdom
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Catherine Guilder of Tudor Tales will make pomander balls and learn about medicine, folklore and leeches with all attendees. Learn the grisly truth as well as the healing powers of herbs and natural medicine. Two workshops available: 11.30am -12.10pm 1.30pm - 2.10pm

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£12

Ballad Writing Workshop

July 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Delapre Abbey, London Road
Northampton, Northants NN4 8AW United Kingdom
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Find out about old songs and traditional folk music, then have a go at writing one yourself! Leading this workshop is Jennifer Reid is a singer of Industrial Revolution broadside ballads and Lancashire dialect. The 90 minute session will cover traditional songs, a brief history of Delapre Abbey and an opportunity to write your own song, as a group or alone. Just bring yourself and your imagination to preserve in song this wonderful heritage site. Make sure your voice is…

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Free

Vintage Fair

July 28 @ 11:00 am - July 29 @ 5:00 pm
Delapre Abbey, London Road
Northampton, Northants NN4 8AW United Kingdom
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A celebration of all things vintage at the Abbey! Shopping, music, cars and cake for the vintage enthusiast. Free entry although some activities are chargeable.

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August 2018
Free

Stable Yard Market

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Delapre Abbey, London Road
Northampton, Northants NN4 8AW United Kingdom
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Our Saturday markets are outside our 18th century stableblock in our stable yard area. There will be a variety of stalls each month for you to browse. Support local businesses and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Abbey. If you are interested in exhibiting, please email bookings@delapreabbey.org for more info. The event is free entry.

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