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

Tags: Events

Freedom Leisure: Summer Turn Up and Play Programme

Freedom Leisure: Summer Turn Up and Play Programme

Turn Up and Play!

Come and join sports and crafting activities for children between 8-13 years old. A 2 hour session is only £2 per child!

NO BOOKING NECESSARY

Higham Ferrers dates: Wednesday 7th August, Wednesday 14th August, Wednesday 21st August. Located at the MUGA on Saffron Road between 10am-12noon

Other dates and locations available, please see www.east-northamptonshire.gov.uk/tup for all... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 10:05 by Emily Arrow

Tags: Events, Summer, Activities, Crafting

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

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

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

Experience life as a knight in the medieval encampment at Chichele College with re-enactments of cooking, a barber surgeon, knights and combat and a chapel tent. There will also be an archaeology exhibition and activities by Higham Ferrers Archaeology and Research Society (HiFARS).

See the display of castles which have been made by local school children.

Grab a drink from the Medieval Cocktail Bar run... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Jun 2019 10:15 by Donna Anderson

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

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

St Mary's Church will be open for guided tours throughout the day and The Bedford Chamber Choir will be singing from 3pm.

Medieval Evensong at 5pm - a special service of sung evening prayers, often called Vespers, one of the most important services of the Medieval Liturgy of the Hours. Come and join in, a beautiful reflective service where candles will be lit and thanksgiving is made for the day.

Posted: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 12:48 by Donna Anderson

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

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

The Charters will be displayed in the Bede House in just a few days. Such important historic documents for our wonderful town. Come and take a look at these and also the amazing 'Material Girls' who created the town Mapestry and panels telling the story of Henry Chichele out of fabric and thread.

Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:41 by Donna Anderson

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

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

COUNT DOWN TO CHARTER CELEBRATION DAY

The butchers, bakers and other traders are all busy preparing for a full day at the this months Farmers Market. Come and try some of their wares during this medieval extravaganza!

Posted: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 12:36 by Donna Anderson

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