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Family Fun Week
FREE

Tuesday 23rd - Friday 26th October, 11am - 3pm at the Manor House Museum

Join us for a week of free activities and crafts as part of our 'Local Treasures: The British Museum comes to Kettering' exhibition at the Manor House Museum. Activities will vary daily. Drop in, no booking necessary.

Visit This is Kettering and our children's activities section for more information.

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'Treasure in Northamptonshire' by Eleanore Cox
FREE

Lunchtime Talk
Friday 19th October, 1 - 2pm at the Alfred East Art Gallery

To complement the Manor House Museum's 'Local Treasures' exhibition, Eleanore will talk about some of the amazing objects which have been discovered in the country! There will be a chance to handle artefacts and ask questions about treasure. Booking is advised.

For more information, please visit our section on Lunchtime Talks.

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"Don't Look Now" (1973)

Film Screening
Friday 2nd November, 7:00-8:30pm at the Alfred East Art Gallery

Tickets £10 or £8.50 for Kettering Leisure Pass holders and Students.
Refreshments served from 6:45pm. Booking is recommended. 
Tickets are available to collect from the Alfred East Art Gallery.

Suspiria

Suspiria (1977)

Film Screening
Friday 30th November, 7:00-8:30pm at the Alfred East Art Gallery

Tickets £10 or £8.50 for Kettering Leisure Pass holders and Students.
Refreshments served from 6:45pm. Booking is recommended. 
Tickets are available to collect from the Alfred East Art Gallery.

A drawing of a house

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.

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.

There are currently no Local History sessions scheduled at the Museum.

Old photos

Family History Sessions

Monthly at the Museum

Once a month, at 11am on a Saturday morning, local historian and professional genealogist, Andrea Pettingale leads themed Family History sessions to guide you in discovering your own family. Tickets £5 per person, £3.50 with a Kettering Leisure Pass. Booking is recommended.

Andrea also offers one-to-one Family History advice sessions which are £12.50 or £10.00 with a Kettering Leisure Pass per 30 minute session. Please note one-to-one sessions are available on the same dates, from 1pm onwards in consecutive order only. Booking is advised.

There are currently no Family History sessions scheduled at the Museum. 

 

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The Friends of Kettering Art Gallery & Museum

Once a month on a Wednesday evening, the Friends put on a talk in the Alfred East Art Gallery. Talks are £4 per person, free to Friends members. No advance booking is required.

  • Anastasia Geyer, 'Chad Varah'
    Wednesday 17th October

For more information on The Friends of Kettering Art Gallery and Museum Talks, please visit our section on Gallery Talks.

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Archaeological Finds Surgeries, FREE

Monthly at the Museum

Have you found something that may be of archaeological interest? Meet the Finds Liaison Officer, Eleanore Cox, at our free drop-in sessions, 1:30 - 4pm on the below days.

  • Friday 26th October