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: Heritage

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Nene Valley Festival returns this September

Nene Valley Festival returns this September

Nene Valley Festival returns this September

People from across the district, and further afield, are invited to celebrate the rich heritage, wildlife and culture of the Nene Valley as the annual Nene Valley Festival returns this September.

The festival which is now in its 6th year will take place from Saturday 14 September - Sunday 22 September. As with previous years, the festival will offer a variety... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Jul 2019 11:31 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Community, Heritage, Family Fun, News Rushden Lakes, Nene, Local, Activities

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

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

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

Website Launched for Town's Charter Project

Website Launched for Town's Charter Project

The Town Council and Tourism are delighted to announce the launch of their website for the Charter project.

highamferrerscharters.co.uk

The Charter project has recevied funding from the Heritage Lottery and enables the professional conservation of the 5 Town Charters and Byelaw.

To fnd out more about the Charter project, the conservation work, and the up and coming events planned to celebrate the Charters... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 12:38 by Alicia Scholfield

Tags: News, Events, Community, Heritage

Wonderful footage of the Queen and Prince Philip visiting Higham Ferrers in 1965.

Wonderful footage of the Queen and Prince Philip visiting Higham Ferrers in 1965.

Use the link below to view this 11 minute video of the Queen and Prince Philip walking around our beautiful market town.

https://player.bfi.org.uk/free/film/watch-the-royal-visit-in-july-1965-of-her-majesty-queen-elizabeth-ii-and-his-royal

Posted: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 11:18 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Events, Mayor, Family Fun, Heritage, News History

OFFICIAL UNVEILING OF BLUE HERITAGE PLAQUES

OFFICIAL UNVEILING OF BLUE HERITAGE PLAQUES

Yesterday (29th October) the Higham Ferrers blue heritage plaques were officially unveiled by Cllr Wendy Brackenbury, (Chairman, East Northamptonshire Council), Cllr Steven North (Leader, East Northamptonshire Council) and Cllr Jason Smithers (Mayor, Higham Ferrers Town Council). Also pictured is Julie Thorneycroft. Town Manager for Rushden and Higham Ferrers.

The plaques include an interesting fact... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 12:22 by Sandra Mitcham

Tags: News, Heritage

Remembrance Poppy Display - It is up!

Remembrance Poppy Display - It is up!

We have been busy up a tree this morning getting these amazing poppies displayed next to the memorial. We have had so many lovely comment from the public already and think the people of Higham Ferrers should be very proud of their handy work.

Posted: Fri, 26 Oct 2018 11:50 by Donna Anderson

Tags: News, Community, Heritage, Events

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