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Museum and Gallery Events


A full programme of events including History Sessions, Film Nights, and much much more!

Exhibition On Screen

At the Art Gallery

Van Gogh: A New Way of Seeing - 22 September, 7-8.30pm

Monet: I, Claude Monet - 20 October, 7-8.30pm

Michelangelo: Love and Death - 24 November, 7-8.30pm

Exhibition On Screen Tickets: FREE glass of wine with every ticket.

- Advance Tickets are £10 or £8.50 with a Kettering Leisure Pass

- On the Door Tickets are £12 or £10 with a Kettering Leisure Pass


Local Archaeology Events


Archaeological Finds Surgeries

At the Museum, FREE

Have you found something that may be of archaeological interest? Meet the Finds Liaison Officer at our FREE drop-in sessions 1.30-4pm on the following Fridays:

24 November - 26 January - 23 February



16 September, 10am - 1pm

At the Museum, FREE

Come and meet our local Finds Liaison Officer, and learn more about treasure found locally.

Local History & Family History Sessions

Local History

Local History Sessions

Monthly Wednesday Evening, 7-8.30pm

At the Museum

Led by local history expert, Delia Thomas. Sessions explore periods in Kettering's history.

13 September - Introduction; early settlement Roman Kettering

11 October - Saxon Kettering; the Domesday Book

8 November - Manorial System; Rockingham Forest

13 December - Mediaeval and Tudor Town delvelopment

10 January - Pre-Reformation religion

14 February - Post-Reformation religion

14 March - 18th century Exapansion

11 April - 19th century Expansion

9 May - 20th and 21st centuries

View our Full Local History Programme Brochure

Family History

Family History Sessions

Monthly Saturday, 11am

At the Museum

Themed and one-to-one advice sessions with genealogist, Andrea Pettingale.

9 September - Researching Family History Online

7 October - Exploring Church Records

4 November - Exploring Overseas Records

2 December - Getting Started

6 January - Criminal Records

3 February - Military History

3 March - Irish History

7 April - Workhouse and Hospital Records

5 May - Writing Your Family History

View our Full Family History Programme Brochure

Booking is advised

Tickets for Local and Family History are £5.00, £3.50 with a Kettering Leisure Pass, or book onto three consecutive sessions for £12.00.

One-to-one Family History Advice Sessions are £12.50 or £10.00 with a Kettering Leisure Pass per 30 minute session. Please note one-to-one sessions are available from 1pm onward in consecutive order only.

Get in touch with Kettering Borough Council

Email: customerservices@kettering.gov.uk. Telephone: 01536 410333.

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