• Put your best paw forward at our Village Show

    August 29, 2019

    Calling all creative bakers and jam makers, our traditional Village Show returns on Sunday 8th September from 11am – 5pm. The Abbey will host thrilling competitions, marvellous market stalls and traditional fairground fun, alongside the Northampton Flower and Produce Show 2019. Reminiscing on the community fetes held by the Bouverie family many years ago, we will draw… View Article

  • 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