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Museum and Gallery Events


Fun Days, Talks, and much much more!


Archaeological Finds Surgeries

28 April, 26 May, 30 June 1.30pm - 4pm

At the Museum, FREE

Have you found something that may be of archaeological interest? Meet our Finds Liaison Officer at our FREE drop in sessions.

Fossil Fun Day

Fossil Fun Day

10 June, 10am - 4pm

At the Museum, FREE

Learn about, see, and handle some real fossils!

Fossil-themed activities also available.


Crystals and Gemstones Day

24 June, 11am - 3pm

At the Museum, FREE

Find out more about the healing power of crystals and gemstones and holistic therapy sessions with expert, Barbara Lewis.


Art Valuation Day

14 July, 10.30am - 3.30pm

At the Art Gallery, FREE

Bring your artwork and get a free, expert opinion from one of the Gildings Valuation Team. No booking required, although we do expect it to be popular event.

Local History

Local History Sessions

At the Museum

Led by local history expert, Delia Thomas. Each session explores a different period in Kettering's history. Sessions take place on Tuesdays at 11am and 2pm.

16 May, 20th & 21st Centuries: Researching Local History

Family History

Family History Sessions

At the Museum

Themed and one-to-one advice sessions with genealogist, Andrea Pettingale. Themed sessions are at 11am. One-to-one advice sessions are bookable from 1pm only.

9 May, Writing Your Family History

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

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

Booking in advance for Family History & Local History Sessions is advised.

Get in touch with Kettering Borough Council

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

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