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Museum and Gallery Events

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Local History Sessions

Monthly at the Museum

Once a month, on a Wednesday evening, local history expert, Delia Thomas explores periods in Kettering's history.

  • 14 February - Post-Reformation religion
  • 14 March - 18th century Exapansion
  • 11 April - 19th century Expansion
  • 9 May - 20th and 21st centuries

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. Booking is advised.

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Family History Sessions

Monthly at the Museum

Once a month, at 11am on a Saturday morning, genealogist, Andrea Pettingale leads themed and one-to-one advice sessions.

  • 3 March - Irish History
  • 7 April - Workhouse and Hospital Records
  • 5 May - Writing Your Family History

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. Booking is advised!

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The Friends Talks, £4 per person


One Wednesday Evening a monthly, the Friends of Kettering Art Gallery and Museum put on a talk. Talks are friend to Friends Members.

  • 21st February - Charles Rennie Macintosh and the Chelsea Peeps

A man excavating

Archaeological Finds Surgeries, FREE

Monthly at the Museum

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 below days.

  • 23 February at the Museum