• Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019

    June 6, 2019

    To celebrate the opening of our secondhand bookshop – The Dairy Bookshop – Delapré Abbey’s Commercial Officer, Eleanor Carter, reviews the shortlist for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019 and some past winners. – The 2019 Women’s Prize winner was announced yesterday with some excellent novels shortlisted and the prize being awarded to Tayari Jones… View Article

  • An exhibition by The Lace Guild opens at Delapré Abbey this June

    May 27, 2019

    Discovery, an exhibition of traditional and contemporary lace making with designs inspired by the surroundings of Delapré Abbey, opens on Wednesday 19th June and runs until Friday 2nd August. The exhibition will feature over 80 entries for this year’s triennial competition, organised by The Lace Guild, the largest lace organisation in the United Kingdom. Usual entrance fees… View Article

  • Smart Woman’s Big Event

    May 13, 2019

    Last Wednesday we were delighted to host the first Smart Woman’s Big Event in our exquisite Billiard Room. Over 60 members of The Smart Woman’s Business Hub, a Facebook group managed by mentor and coach, Karen Kissane, travelled to Delapré Abbey for a full day of networking, celebration, and learning with like-minded women in business…. View Article

  • BFA Birthday Design Competition

    February 25, 2019

      Do you have a budding artist or designer in the family or just have a little one who loves to colour in and get creative? Then keep on reading… Northampton is famed for being a leading force in the shoe making industry and is home to many of the world’s finest shoemakers. The British… View Article

  • A magical Christmas at Delapré Abbey

    November 16, 2018

    In our first year of public opening we are excited to welcome you to Delapré Abbey dressed for Christmas from the 2nd of December, taking inspiration from Christmas past and celebrating 900 years of festive history. The medieval zone will play host to the simple beginnings of seasonal celebrations with a warming rustic atmosphere, the… View Article