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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Snapshot of a Special Day

Snapshot of a Special Day

Whether you came and joined the celebrations with us or were unable to attend, we would like to share with you the photos of this special day. See the range of events that the town had on offer and what its people experienced on the unique Charter Celebration Day, Saturday 29th June.

Please follow the link to view the compilation of photos that record the day.

https://spark.adobe.com/page/2FFFCWVsHf3ux/... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 10:27 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: News, Events, Heritage

Watch Film to Discover What Makes Higham Ferrers Special

Watch Film to Discover What Makes Higham Ferrers Special

In May 2019 a film was made by Year 6 pupils at Higham Ferrers Junior School to celebrate the restoration and return of the Charters of Higham Ferrers. These Charters were rarely seen and little was known about them by the people of the town and its many visitors. Our first Charter of 1251 was lost but we know that it gave freedom to many individuals and their families leading the way for Higham to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Jul 2019 11:29 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: News, Community, Schools, Family Fun, Film

Nene - An Exclusive Screening at Northampton Film House

Nene -  An Exclusive Screening at Northampton Film House

Screen Northants are holding a fundraising screening of their feature film Nene at Northampton Filmhouse on Saturday 13 July at 11.30am. This is an exclusive preview - the first time anyone will ever see the film. A £25 ticket helps the onward journey of Nene to film festivals around the country and supports their work more generally.If you can spread the word, or buy a ticket yourself your support... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 13:19 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Events, Film, Nene, Local

Back to Medieval Times

Back to Medieval Times

What a truly splendid day of medieval majesty in the town. Thank you to all those who came and joined the celebrations on what was a bright, sunny and exceedingly warm Charter Celebration Day. There was much on offer with so many hi-lights.

The Farmers Market was bustling and the Mayor accompanied by his Sergeant and two knights collected the due fees from the stall holders. The Mayor's Sergeant demanding... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 12:04 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: News, Events, Community, Heritage

Nigel Willard Tennis Summer Camps 2019

Nigel Willard Tennis Summer Camps 2019

Join Nigel Willard Tennis 2019 Summer Camps during the holidays to play some tennis with fun and games for all at Ferrers & Rushden Tennis Club.

Learn to serve, rally, score and play matches whilst enjoying the fresh air with your friends and siblings.

Suitable for children from 4 to 12 years of age and all abilities.

Visit www.nigelwillardtennis.co.uk for all information or email camps@nigelwillardtennis.co.uk... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 13:50 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Tennis, Summer, Family Fun

Have your say on where you cast your vote

Have your say on where you cast your vote

The public is invited to comment on existing polling stations and locations, ahead of a review by East Northamptonshire Council.

Every four years, the Council must by law complete a review of all current stations, districts and places to ensure that the existing arrangements are suitable. ENC is required by law to divide the area into polling stations for the purpose of Parliamentary elections and to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 13:02 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

It is Charter Celebration Day!!!

Starting from 9am on the Market Square, join the Mayor and the May Queen to open the events and kick off this wonderful day of fun!

Posted: Sat, 29 Jun 2019 08:00 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Mayor, Family Fun, Heritage, Schools, Farmers' Market, Church

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

There will be an arena and encampment at Castle Fields with activities throughout the day as listed below;

10am - Official Opening

10.30-11am - Mythbusters

11-11.30am - Arming the Knight

11.30am-12pm - Medieval Skirmish

1.30-2pm - Medieval Fashion Show

2-2.30pm - Medieval Shire Court

2.30-3pm - Hurried History (Watch or have a go at: archery, children's games, leather working, chainmail making, spinning and... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 12:29 by Donna Anderson

Tags: Events, Community, News, Family Fun, Heritage, Schools, Farmers' Market, Church

Did you know Higham has a Town Green?

Did you know Higham has a Town Green?

Yes, Higham Ferrers does have a Town Green which is located on Stanwick Road just over the footbridge on the far side of the A6. The land has been underused in recent years as it was split when the A6 was constructed and it is now 2 parcels of land. One of which is the 'Dogs Off Lead Area' and the other piece is opposite with a public footpath running through it.

The land is open for public use for... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 21 Jun 2019 08:56 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News

Charters of Higham Ferrers Set to Return

Charters of Higham Ferrers Set to Return

The Charters of Higham Ferrers are returning to the town on Saturday 29 June accompanied by a day of celebrations in Medieval style. On this day the town will return to its medieval roots with a market, skirmishes and archery on the Castle Field, crafts and cookery at the Chichele College and music in the church. The Bede House features an exhibition displaying the life of the town's Charters and other... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 12:51 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: News, Events, Community, Family Fun, Heritage

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