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Events in 2015

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FEBRUARY 2015

Snowdrops dates to be confirmed closer to the event

Snowdrops and Spring Walk

 A chance to see the snowdrops, bulbs and spring flowers in the Woodland Garden and along the banks.

Refreshments including toasted tea cakes and delicious cream teas will be available in the Victorian dining room. The Museum of Rural Life will also be open throughout.

Dogs welcome on leads in the gardens and museum.


APRIL 2015

Easter Sunday 5 and Easter Monday 6
10.00am - 4.00pm

Antique and Collectors Fair

Browse at your leisure through a wide variety of quality antiques, furniture, porcelain, collectables, jewellery, books, pictures and many other specialist items. Relax with a drink and a bite to eat.

The Antiques & Collector's Fair is being organised by Antiques2Go who run a weekly Antiques Flea Market in Towcester and local auctions in Bugbrooke and Moreton Pinkney, Northamptonshire. This year's fairs will see lots of new stalls as well as many old favourites. With bargains available to suit every pocket, there is something for everyone this Easter. Free car parking and free programme.

For more information or to book a stall ring Antiques2Go on 01327 871797 or visit www.antiques2go.co.uk 


MAY 2015

Sunday 3 and Bank Holiday Monday 4
10.00am - 5.00pm

Art, Craft & Design Fair

A fantastic opportunity to pick up some unique handcrafted products and design tips.

With high quality stalls, cream teas and other refreshments, and free car parking a visit to the fair is the perfect way to spend the bank holiday.

Held in the former stable block of Lamport Hall with over 60 stalls showcasing handmade wares from regional artists, craft workers and designers including artwork, decorative glassware, jams, chutneys and fudge, home ware and other crafts. Browse a variety of beautiful products, perfect for that unique gift or a treat for yourself. In addition discover traditional rural crafts, the expertise required to handcraft a pair of shoes and enjoy artists at work and live music. 

The Hall & Gardens will also be open both days between 2pm and 5pm, last admission at 4.15pm (under separate admission). 

Disabled parking and toilets are available. Please note that although the event is held mostly on one level, there are some gravel paths and cobbled areas in the stables. There are also gravelled paths in the gardens.   

Please note that credit/debit cards cannot be used at the entrance ticket wagon. Individual stall holders may take cards but not all are able to. The nearest cash machine is in Brixworth village.

Dogs are welcome on leads.

For more information please telephone Lamport Hall on 01604 686272 or email admin@lamporthall.co.uk

Thursday 7
1.30pm - 4.30pm

Exploring Watercolour Techniques

 

Tutor: Richard Allen

To Book: 01536 724866

Tuesday 12
10.45am

10th Annual Lecture

Title: 'Viewing Genius: the History of Visiting Wren's St Pauls'

Speaker: Jeremy Musson

Booking Essential.

To Book: 01604 686272

Thursday 14
1.30pm - 4.30pm

Exploring Watercolour Techniques

 

Tutor: Richard Allen

To Book: 01536 724866


Saturday 16
10.00am - 3.00pm

Shakespeare In music workshop

 

Tutor: Dario van Gammeren

www.dariovangammeren.com

Thursday 21
1.30pm - 4.30pm

Exploring Watercolour Techniques

 

Tutor: Richard Allen

To Book: 01536 724866

Sunday 24 and Bank Holiday Monday 25
10.00am - 5.00pm

Festival Of Country Life

A fantastic day out for all the family - something for everyone!

Craft stalls – Antiques stalls – Food Hall – Refreshments – Entertainment - Displays

The Edwardian Stable Block will house more than 50 craft and antiques stalls, plus a dedicated Food Hall.

Enjoy a cream tea in the Stableyard!

In the glorious parkland surrounding the Hall you can enjoy numerous exhibits and displays, from falconry and owls to working horses and hounds.

Visit the Museum of Rural Life and learn how our food was harvested in the old days.

A chance to see vintage tractors and steam engines in action.

See how traditional rural crafts like basket making and spoon making are being kept alive.

NANNA will be attending and organising a Fun Dog Show on both days. All entrants welcome!

The event is run by Lamport Enterprises Limited in conjunction with the Hannington Vintage Tractor Club.

Dogs are welcome on leads. 

Disabled toilets are available at the house and also on the main rally field. Disabled parking available. Please note that although the event is held mostly on one level, the majority of the event is based in the main rally field which is grass. There are some gravelled paths. There are also gravelled paths in the gardens. 

Please note that credit/debit cards cannot be used at the entrance ticket wagon. Individual stall holders may take cards but not all are able to. The nearest cash machine is in Brixworth village.

Trade application form         Exhibitor appilcation form

For more information telephone Lamport Hall on 01604 686272 or e-mail admin@lamporthall.co.uk

Thursday 28
1.30pm - 4.30pm

Exploring Watercolour Techniques

 

Tutor: Richard Allen

To Book: 01536 724866


JUNE 2015

Thursday 4
1.30pm - 4.30pm

Painting Impressionism

 

Tutor: Richard Allen

To Book: 01536 724866


Friday 5
6.30pm

Dingley at Lamport

 

Piano Recital and Supper with Eleanor Hodgkinson

Saturday 6
10.00am - 4.00pm

Drawing and painting the early summer landscape

 

Tutor: Pat Taylor

To Book: 07843175806

Sunday 7

Northants Ultra 35 mile Race

Starting and finishing at Lamport Hall, the Northants UIltra 35 is now in its fifth year and forms part of the UK Ultra running championships. The 35 mile race is organiser on behalf of the charity Teach Africa and attracts 150 athletes, many experiencing an ultra run for the first time.

The race follows a 35 mile loop, taking in some of the most interesting country houses and historical sites in Northamptonshire, including Naseby, Althorp and Cottesbrooke Hall.

Organiser: Steve Adams
For more information telephone Steve Adams on 07711945963 or visit gobeyondultra.co.uk
 
 

Tuesday 9
10.00am

'The Country House in WWII'

Two illustrated talks

To Book: 01604 686272

Thursday 11
1.30pm - 4.30pm

Painting Impressionism

 

Tutor: Richard Allen

To Book: 01536 724866

Thursday 18
1.30pm - 4.30pm

Painting Impressionism

 

Tutor: Richard Allen

To Book: 01536 724866

Thursday 25
1.30pm - 4.30pm

Painting Impressionism

 

Tutor: Richard Allen

To Book: 01536 724866

Friday 26
10.00am - 4.00pm

new techniques in Watercolour

 

Tutor: Catherine Staveley

Booking Essential.

To Book: 01604 781339


JULY 2015

Saturday 11
6.30pm Gates open 5.30pm

Live theatre in the gardens (or marquee)

The Tempest by william shakespeare

Live Performance by The Rain or Shine Theatre Company

For tickets please telephone Lamport Hall on 01604 686272

Sunday 12
2.00pm - 5.00pm Gates open 1.00pm

Traditional jazz live in the gardens (or marquee)

with the tame valley stompers

 

For tickets please telephone Lamport Hall on 01604 686272

 

AUGUST 2015

Saturday 8 and Sunday 9

drawing and Painting the Summer Landscape

 

Booking Essential. One or two days available

Tutor: Pat Taylor

To Book: 07843 175806

Sunday 30 and Bank Holiday Monday 31
10.00am - 4.00pm

Antique and Collectors Fair

Another chance to browse for a bargain through a wide variety of quality antiques, furniture, porcelain, collectables, jewellery, books, pictures and many other specialist items. With lots of stalls to choose from there should be something for everyone. Free car parking and free programme.

For more information or to book a stall ring Antiques2Go 01327 871797 or visit www.antiques2go.co.uk


SEPTEMBER 2015

Tuesday 1
10.00am - 4.00pm

New techniques in watercolour

 

Booking Essential.

Tutor: Catherine Staveley

To Book: 01604 781339

 

Tuesday 8
11.00am

memorial service for 'BB'

 

A Service in Lamport Church to commemorate the author 'BB'.

www.bbsociety.co.uk

Saturday 19
10.00am - 4.00pm

drawing and Painting Autumn Landscape

 

Booking Essential.

Tutor: Pat Taylor
To Book: 07843 175806

 

OCTOBER 2015

Saturday 10 and Sunday 11
10.00am - 5.00pm

Annual Gift and Craft Fair

Once again the Gift & Craft Fair returns to Lamport Hall. With over 80 stalls showcasing jewellery, decorative glassware, jams, chutneys and fudge, and other gifts, visitors are able to browse a variety of indulgent treats for themselves or seek inspiration for some early Christmas shopping. The fair has been a yearly fixture for over twenty years, and is sure to be a great day out for all the family. 


Refreshments including coffee, mulled wine, mince pies, hog roast and more available. Parking is free. 

The weekend is also the last chance to visit the Hall and Gardens before the end of the season. The Hall and Gardens will be open both days between 2pm and 5pm (under separate admission).

Disabled parking is available and disabled toilets are available at the house. Please note that although the event is held mostly on one level, there are some gravelled and cobbled areas in the stables. There are also gravelled paths in the gardens. 

Please note that credit/debit cards cannot be used at the entrance ticket wagon. Individual stall holders may take cards but not all are able to. The nearest cash machine is in Brixworth village.

For more information please telephone Lamport Hall on 01604 686272 or email admin@lamporthall.co.uk.

For more details on any of the above events please call the contact telephone number provided.

 

 

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