Higham Ferrers Town Council

Serving the people of Higham Ferrers

Mayor 2018/19

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

Tel: 01933 312075

Heritage Family Fun Day on Sunday 16th September

Heritage Family Fun Day on Sunday 16th September

Heritage Family Fun Day on Sunday 16th September at Rushden Lakes, this event is taking place as part of the Nene Valley Festival and the National Heritage open weekends, the day is supported by Rushden Lakes and will bring together a wide array of interesting local information about our local heritage, performances from Rushden Town Band, lots of medieval fun and entertainment, displays, activities and a chance to meet Cyril the Squirrel (Rushden Towns Council's mascot). As part of the event we will be handing out goody bags including copies of our new "shop local" discount booklets, all vouchers can be redeemed in Rushden and Higham Ferrers throughout the autumn.

Programme of Events

10am Event Opens

11am Welcome from the local Mayors from Rushden Town Council & Higham Ferrers Town Council

11am - 11:45am All About Rushden Museum by Peter Fields in the boathouse

11am – 3pm Wildlife craft activities – drop in to the Visitor centre and decorate a bug hotel for your garden ready for insects that hibernate over winter.

£5 per activity.

12 to 12:45pm Footsteps in History – Shoes 1700 – 2000 by Sharn Mattthews in the boathouse

1:30pm to 3:30pm Rushden Town Band playing on the Boardwalk

Taking place throughout the day are a variety of activities and stalls provided by local businesses from Rushden & Higham Ferrers. Activities for the whole family include:

Craft Activities provided by Ma's Buttons

Richard York Storytelling

Face Painting

Medieval Toys & Games

Medieval Musicians

Pottery provided by Lisa Igo Arts

Medieval Jester and Stilt Walker

Medieval Yarn dyeing

Medieval Shield Making workshop

Victorian Photo booth

Cyril the Squirrel - Rushden Town Council mascot

Nemo

And lots more…

We hope you enjoy your day.

Posted: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 08:55 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Events, News Rushden Lakes