A region at the heart of art!
The creative story of Northamptonshire is a roll-call of the greats of art, music, theatre – and more.
Abington Park Museum
Abington Park Museum is a beautiful Grade 1-listed building set in the grounds of Abington Park. Collections include military and the Northamptonshire Regiment, social history, natural science, Egyptology and costume.
Alfred East Gallery
The Alfred East Gallery is home to a rich collection of paintings, ranging from 19th century works to 21st century works. The gallery has a regular series of changing exhibitions by local artists, as well as a permanent collection.
Althorp was built in 1508, by the Spencers. Visitors are invited to explore this wonderful house, discovering beautiful interiors and one of Europe’s finest private collections of furniture, pictures and ceramics.
Althorp Literary Festival
Althorp Literary Festival is a unique celebration of the written word, over the years the festival has been privileged to host over 300 novelists, historians, comedians, actors, politicians sportsmen and television personalities
The Lighthouse Theatre is the main venue for performing arts and entertainment in Kettering. The venue has all the magnificence of a traditional theatre combined with the features of a modern, state-of-the-art auditorium.
Northampton Guildhall is a Grade 2-listed building that boasts a stunning Great Hall and over 100 years of history, the ceiling is richly decorated with arms of the counties and the stained glass windows are by John Milner.
Northampton Music Festival
The Northampton Music Festival is a free annual event that takes place in the town centre and is designed to celebrate Northampton’s rich music culture. It showcases a broad range of musicians and artists based in the town.
Shambala Festival is a truly special place where you play, revitalise, and return to the world full of joy. The line up an annual celebration of the global music scene, from funk to soul, disco to reggae and drum & bass to jazz.
Stahl Theatre pride themselves in programming the very highest quality school productions alongside the some of the country’s leading touring theatre companies. The varied programme caters to a broad range of tastes.
The Core at Corby Cube
The Core at Corby Cube houses a 445 seat theatre with additional studio spaces offering the whole community the chance to engage in workshops and creative projects, with a particular focus on children and young people.
The Deco is a magnificently restored 1930s cinema located in the heart of Northampton. The beautiful Art Deco auditorium seats up 900 people and regularly features a wide variety of events and shows ideal for all the family.