Higham Ferrers Town Council

Serving the people of Higham Ferrers

Mayor 2019 - 2020

Clerk: Mrs Sandra Mitcham
The Town Hall, Market Square
Higham Ferrers
Northamptonshire NN10 8BT

Tel: 01933 312075

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Latest News

Heritage Family Fun Day, Sunday 15th September

Heritage Family Fun Day, Sunday 15th September

The Rushden and Higham Ferrers Heritage Family Fun Day took place on Sunday 15th September at Rushden Lakes, the fun filled day was heldas part of the annual 10 day Nene Valley Festival and as part of the National Heritage open weekends. The event was supported by Rushden Lakes and brought together a family day out together with an opportunity for new visitors to learn all about the heritage and history of the local towns. More »

Local businesses from Rushden and Higham Ferrers were invited to have a stall free of charge at the event. Over 40 local businesses and community groups were pleased to take up an opportunity to set up a stand and promote their business and wares to a new audience. Highlights of the day included an open top bus tour with local tour guides showcasing points of interest and heritage in Rushden and Higham Ferrers, the screening of the Higham Ferrers Charters film in Cineworld and the launch of the autumn edition of the "Shop Local" voucher booklet. Other entertainment included performances from local bands, medieval fun and entertainment, heritage displays, family activities and a chance to meet Rushden Town Council's mascot, Cyril the Squirrel, plus the opportunity to browse a variety of local displays and exhibitions.

Copies of the annual "Shop Local in Rushden and Higham Ferrers High Streets" booklet containing over 48 redeemable discount vouchers were handed to visitors on the day, further copies of the booklet are available to collect from many outlets in both High Streets. Other giveaways on offer were promotional tote bags containing interesting local literature and goodies aimed to encourage new visitors to come and explore the nearby towns.

The Heritage Family Fun Day was organised by Rushden and Higham Ferrers Town Council's in partnership with Rushden Lakes and Nene Valley Festival. The aims of the Heritage Family Fun Day are to raise awareness of all that is available in Higham Ferrers and Rushden and to showcase the local heritage plus give a snippet of information about the local area.

Shop Local booklets are available at Rushden and Higham Ferrers Town Council Offices, Rushden Lakes and many of the high street shops in Rushden and Higham Ferrers. Further information can be found at www.rushdentowncouncil.gov.uk and www.highamferrers-tc.gov.uk

Image of Sharnbrook Mill Theatre cast members, courtesy of Dennis Davis Photography » Less

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 13:31 by Sandra Mitcham

Higham Ferrers Walking Tour - Wednesday 18th September

Would you like to learn more about the rich history of Higham Ferrers? This is a fantastic opportunity to learn all about the heritage of our lovely market town, tickets only cost £2.50pp and the weather is forecast to be sunny and perfect for a walk around the town! Meet at the Market Square at 10.30am, tour expected to last up to 2 hours.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/higham-ferrers-town-tour-tickets-57405585652 More »

Arranged by Destination Nene Valley as part of the Nene Valley Festival, this walking tour is one of many events organised throughout the area, celebrating the Nene Valley with family fun days, events, cycling and walking tours and unprecedented access to local places. Visit https://nenevalley.net/about/festival/ to find out more. » Less

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:55 by Emily Arrow

New Town Guide

A new Town Guide has been published - take a look at the updated copy here to find out everything you need to know about Higham Ferrers. If you would like a hard copy of the guide they are available to be picked up from the Town Hall between 9.30-2.30pm every weekday.

Posted: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:11 by Emily Arrow