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Townscape Heritage Initiative

THI Events

FREE Living history day for all the family - Wellingborough through the ages.

Battle with Romans and Saxons, eat cake with Victorians and stand side by side in the Trenches...

Join us at Wellingborough Museum on Saturday 26 September 2015, between10.30am and 4pm for a fun filled day of games, entertainment, BBQ, Hart Brewery traditional beer making and authentic wartime treats from Ria’s Rosy Lee Tea room.

Thanks to the Heritage Lottery Funded THI project this event is free to all visitors and will celebrate the Evolution of Wellingborough from early settlers to modern day.

Historic event at Wellingborough Museum

Wellingborough Museum, Castle Way, Wellingborough, 01933 276838

Wellingborough History walk and Afternoon tea - 22 & 24 September 2015

Take a leisurely walk with us around Croyland Gardens and Market Street and enjoy the stories and photos from Wellingborough’s past.  End your journey with a rest at the Hind Hotel for tea, cake and the stories behind this 370 year old Inn.

The walk is free courtesy of the Heritage Lottery Funded THI project and afternoon tea will be available for participants at a special price of £3.95 from the Hind Hotel.

Old images of Town centre and Simba the lion

The walk begins at the Museum at 11am and ends at the Hind hotel. The walk takes between 1-2 hours depending on the needs of the group.  The route is fully accessible, with a small ramp access to the Hotel if required.

Places are limited so booking is recommended.  Please contact Amanda Johnson on 01933 231659 or email heritage@wellingborough.gov.uk to make a reservation.

Nene Valley Festival 2015 logo

These events form part of the Destination Nene Valley Festival week 19-27 September.  Please visit their website for a full programme of events: http://www.nenevalley.net/