Northampton Museums - What's On
Workshops, Talks & Tours
An Evening with Hannah Barnes
29 April 7.30 pm to 10.00 pm
Northampton Museum & Art Gallery
Tickets £3 Bar Available Ring 01604 838111 to book
Hannah, one of the UK’s top professional cyclists, is returning to her native Northamptonshire to ride in The Women’s Tour for UnitedHealthcare. She is interrupting her busy training schedule for a special evening at the museum where she will talk to Graham McKechnie from BBC Radio Northampton and answer questions from the audience about her life including - her cycling career, what have been her influences, what are her great passions.
This is a unique opportunity to spend the evening hearing from a world class cyclist in the unique surroundings of the WOW – Women on Wheels Exhibition!
Museum Mornings for the Over 60s
Unmentionables - Victoria Davies
Thursday 1 May
The history of women’s underwear from
medieval to the present day, including
farthingales and frou-frou, corsets,
crinolines and everything in between.
The Life and Times of John Clare
- David Dykes
Thursday 15 May
Exploring the life, works and legacy of
‘The Northamptonshire Peasant Poet’
John Clare. Featuring extracts of his
1914 - John Stanyard
Thursday 5 June
John Stanyard from the Western Front
Association will talk about various
significant events that took place in
Optical Toys - Kevin Varty
Thursday 3 July
Kevin will be sharing with us the
fascinating world of optical toys and will
explore original Victorian items including
the magic lantern.
Becket at the Castle -
Julia Gibson and Jack Plowman
Thursday 17 July
This talk will focus on and raise
awareness of the 850th anniversary
of the Trial of Thomas Becket at
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