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America’s Connection with Northamptonshire – April 30th

Stanwick Lakes

America's Connection with Northamptonshire - A talk by Jon-Paul Carr Talk Overview From connections with American Presidents, to wealthy heiresses, actor and actresses, film stars, inventors and the Second World War connection, Northamptonshire has many links with the USA. This illustrated talk looks at aspects of those who had county connections who either ancestors left […]

£8.00 – £18.50

Dawn Chorus Walk – SOLD OUT

Stanwick Lakes

Join us on Sunday, 5th May, for a guided walk around Stanwick Lakes to celebrate International Dawn Chorus Day. The walk is guided by volunteer ornithologists from the RSPB Mid Nene Local Group. This one is for early birds! Please arrive in good time, so our guide can start the walk promptly at 6am. Enjoy […]

£10.00

Precious Strand’s History and Inspiration for Recycling Textiles – May 7th

Stanwick Lakes

Precious Strand’s History and Inspiration for Recycling Textiles - A talk by Sharn Matthews Talk Overview In past centuries textiles were comparatively expensive and were valued and re-used accordingly in most cultures. Today it is not the cost of purchase that concerns us but the environmental costs which are becoming more important. This talk explores […]

£8.00 – £18.50

FREE TALK – A Journey Through Time.

Embark on a fascinating journey through time with archaeologist Andy Chapman at Stanwick Lakes, without leaving the Visitor Centre! Explore the rich history of the people who established roots here, spanning from Neolithic eras to the existence of a Medieval hamlet, from the comfort of the Visitor Centre An impressive collection of treasures unearthed on-site […]

Free

“Any Old Iron” – May 14th

Stanwick Lakes

‘Any Old Iron’: The History of the Butlin Family and their Furnaces in Wellingborough - A talk by Jon-Paul Carr Talk Overview An illustrated talk of the history of a Northamptonshire family and their pioneer involvement in the 19th and early 20th century iron ore manufacturing industry. Details will be explored about the family background, […]

£8.00 – £18.50

Caroline Chisholm – May 21st

Stanwick Lakes

Caroline Chisholm - A talk by Bernadette Millar Talk Overview This talk describes the life of a woman who was born a few miles from here. She spent her whole life helping the poor and helpless both here and abroad, fighting against the prejudices and discrimination that ruled Victorian society at the time. Penniless herself […]

£8.00 – £18.50

Axe Throwing at Stanwick Lakes – Saturday 25th May

Learn the skills needed to throw axes in safe and fun way! How many axes can you throw an axe in an hour...? And can you imagine how satisfying each "THUD" will be and each time you hit your target? Our new axe-throwing sessions put a twist on a visit to Stanwick Lakes, as you […]

£10.00

** SOLD OUT** Nest Box Monitoring Walk

Stanwick Lakes

**SOLD OUT** Experience young birds up close and detail on our Nest Monitoring Bird Walk this Spring. Every spring, Stanwick Lakes conducts nest box monitoring as part of our contribution to the British Trust for Ornithology’s (BTO) national bird population survey. Led by experienced nest recorders, trained by the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), you […]

Axe Throwing at Stanwick Lakes – Sunday 26th May

Learn the skills needed to throw axes in safe and fun way! How many axes can you throw an axe in an hour...? And can you imagine how satisfying each "THUD" will be and each time you hit your target? Our new axe-throwing sessions put a twist on a visit to Stanwick Lakes, as you […]

£10.00

**SOLD OUT** Pond Dipping with a Ranger! – Tuesday 28th May

Join our rangers for a pond dipping session this May half term! Using nets, trays and magnifying glasses and guided by one of our rangers, come and discover the creatures that live in the ponds at Stanwick Lakes! After a safety briefing and an introduction to the creatures we’re likely to find, we’ll head to […]

£3.50
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