What's On

Whats going on in and around Rothersthorpe? We endeavour to publicise local events and are always pleased to be contacted with details. We cannot accept any responsibilities for external information provided nor any web-links.

HM Queens Platinum Jubilee Weekend-Walk and Talk

HM Queens Platinum Jubilee Weekend-Walk and Talk

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 11:00

Enjoy Rothersthorpe with your friends and family and join in on a 3.5 mile (approx) walk around the fields close to the village. The walk will be led by resident Alison Snelling, terrain will be predominately off road and is likely to include a lock crossing and the use of some stiles. Adults, Children and furry friends all welcome.

Meet at the Memorial Garden at the bottom of Church Street at 11am.

For more information contact Alison on 07710 568860

Venue:
Rothersthorpe
Contact:
Alison Snelling
Jubilee Teddy Bear Hunt

Jubilee Teddy Bear Hunt

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 11:00

15 Teddies have been hidden around the village, It's up to you to answer the clues and find them!

Grab a registration form from a committee member and go on a bear hunt throughout the Jubilee Weekend.

Venue:
Rothersthorpe Village
Contact:
Rothersthorpe Jubilee Committee
HM Queens Platinum Jubilee Weekend-Plaque unveiling

HM Queens Platinum Jubilee Weekend-Plaque unveiling

Fri, 03 Jun 2022 11:00

Rothersthorpe Parish Council have planted an Oak tree in the Dickens Field to commemorate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Green Canopy. Join us for the official unveiling of an official plaque.

Mark McDonnell has also kindly carved a plaque that has been designed especially for Rothersthorpe to commemorate the Jubilee event. This is will be situated in the Memorial Garden and will be unveiled straight after the first.

Anyone wanting to be involved should meet at the Dickens Field (top of Church Street) at 10.55am).

Venue:
Rothersthorpe
Contact:
Frankie Gilkes
Platinum Jubilee Afternoon Tea

Platinum Jubilee Afternoon Tea

Fri, 03 Jun 2022 11:45

Rothersthorpe WI and friends will be hosting a Jubilee afternoon tea in Rothersthorpe Village Hall from 11.45am.

The cost is £4 per adult, children are free.

Please pre order, stating any dietary requirements by 27th May 2022.

Tea and cake will also be available to purchase without pre-order.

If you feel you are unable to walk down to the event transport can be provided please contact one of the organisers.

To order your afternoon tea please contact: Christy on 07512 258554, AJ on 07954 970799 or Jodie on 07875 478976.

Venue:
Rothersthorpe Village Hall
Contact:
Christy Nolan
Northamptonshire Jubilee Pageant & Parade

Northamptonshire Jubilee Pageant & Parade

Sat, 04 Jun 2022 11:00

A spectacular countywide pageant will take place in Northampton town centre on Saturday, 4 June. Participants, including military and emergency services personnel, youth and community groups and businesses from across Northamptonshire will parade through the town centre, starting at 11am and finishing around 1pm. The pageant will begin at the top of Abington Street and follow a route down the street, along George Row, up The Drapery and onto the Market Square, where a celebration service will take place.

Venue:
Abington Street Northampton
Contact:
https://www.westnorthants.gov.uk/culture-and-tourism/queens-platinum-jubilee
HM Queens Platinum Jubilee- Family Fun Afternoon

HM Queens Platinum Jubilee- Family Fun Afternoon

Sat, 04 Jun 2022 14:00

Traditional games for the young and young at heart!

Put your best foot forward in the three legged race or jump as far as you can in the sack race. Tug of War, egg and spoon and many more, there is something for everyone. Come and have some fun like they did in the good ol' days.

Get busy at the craft table and produce a special crown. There are prizes to be won!

Ice cream and lollies will be on sale and the Wellington Social Club will be open with a reduced selection of drinks.

For more information contact Jodie on 07875 478976.

Venue:
Rothersthorpe
Contact:
Jodie Johnson
Rothersthorpe Wellington Social Club - HM Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

Rothersthorpe Wellington Social Club - HM Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

Sat, 04 Jun 2022 18:00

Come along to the Wellington Social Club and celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee with Friends and Family.

The bar will be open from 6pm-11.00pm.

There will be live music for part of the evening and there will be BBQ food available to purchase.

Children and adults fancy dress competition- "Best of British"- prizes to be won.

If you would like to attend but are unable to walk down to the village hall then please contact Jodie on 07875 478976 and she will try to arrange a lift.

Venue:
Rothersthorpe Village Hall
Contact:
Wellington Social Committee
HM Queens Platinum Jubilee Weekend- Church Service

HM Queens Platinum Jubilee Weekend- Church Service

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 09:30

There will a Church service to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee at 9.30am. It is hoped that we will have visiting bell ringers from neighbouring parishes.

Refreshments will be available after the service.

Venue:
Rothersthorpe
Contact:
Frankie Gilkes
Rothersthorpe's Best Dressed House for the Platinum Jubilee

Rothersthorpe's Best Dressed House for the Platinum Jubilee

Sun, 05 Jun 2022 11:00

Walk around the village, judge the efforts of your neighbours and vote for the "Best Dressed House for the Platinum Jubilee".

Voting Slips will be available throughout the Jubilee Weekend and nominations are to be placed in the postbox outside 25 Church Street.

Prizes for the winning house!

Venue:
Rothersthorpe Village
Contact:
Rothersthorpe Jubilee Committee
Propeller Café

Propeller Café

Fri, 10 Jun 2022 14:30

The Propeller Café is back open for the season and it has been lovely to see everyone in the sunshine.

We are open 2.30pm-4.30pm every Friday in the Church. Seating available inside and outside. Everyone welcome.

We are looking for a couple of volunteers to help with serving. It won't be every week and we already have a few offers of ad-hoc help but we do need a few more to keep the café running.

If anyone has any spare time on a Friday afternoon please let us know. We will never say no to cake either so if anyone would like to help by baking for us I am looking to get a cake rota. Please let me know if you would like to be added.

Please contact Hannah on 07725 596614.

Venue:
Rothersthorpe Church
Contact:
Hannah Gilkes
Propeller Café

Propeller Café

Fri, 17 Jun 2022 14:30

The Propeller Café is back open for the season and it has been lovely to see everyone in the sunshine.

We are open 2.30pm-4.30pm every Friday in the Church. Seating available inside and outside. Everyone welcome.

We are looking for a couple of volunteers to help with serving. It won't be every week and we already have a few offers of ad-hoc help but we do need a few more to keep the café running.

If anyone has any spare time on a Friday afternoon please let us know. We will never say no to cake either so if anyone would like to help by baking for us I am looking to get a cake rota. Please let me know if you would like to be added.

Please contact Hannah on 07725 596614.

Venue:
Rothersthorpe Church
Contact:
Hannah Gilkes
Barn Dance

Barn Dance

Sat, 18 Jun 2022 19:30

Barn Dance held in a barn at Dickens Farm (NN7 3JE).

Dancing starts at 7.30pm- all waggons leave at 11.00pm. Live music from the 'The Occasional Few' -Caller Steve Pascoe.

Homemade chilli (meat and vegan) and homemade desserts will be served in the interval at 8.30pm.

Cash/card bar

Promise raffle.

Tickets £15. Proceeds being split between Dickens Field and the Church.

Contact Sharon on 07961 021077 Julia 07887 535112 or Val on 07515 647309 for tickets or more information.

Venue:
Dickens Farm
Contact:
Sharon Lord
Northamptonshire Guided Rides - Binty by Bike

Northamptonshire Guided Rides - Binty by Bike

Sun, 19 Jun 2022 10:00

This LetsRide Guided Ride is a primarily traffic free route will take in The Grand Union Canal - Northampton Arm and the River Nene, cycling canal tow paths and off road cycle ways between Rothersthorpe and Rushmills.
We are on the hunt for Chickens!
Northampton's very own "Banksy", Binty Bint is famous for adding a splash of colour and happiness with her unique and locally famous street art, Chickens, Animals and quotes such as "You Look Nice" This ride will take in some great graffiti art and murals. A perfect bike and photo opportunity!

I look forward to seeing you on this Guided Ride!

Starting from - Rothersthorpe Village Hall, Church St Rothersthorpe. NN7 3JD
Parking is available on road but please be mindful of of residents and not to block access


Please bring a serviceable bike, spare inner tubes, a full water bottle and snacks.
We will be stopping at the Waterside Cafe NN4 7AA so bring money for the coffee stop.
Please dress appropriately for the weather.

Bring a camera or phone, take pictures of Chickens, Street Art, Bikes & Selfies!

We welcome first timers and leave no one behind!
this 14 mile flat ride will be easy going and plenty of opportunities to stop and explore!

Venue:
Church Street - Rothersthorpe
Contact:
Frankie Gilkes
Propeller Café

Propeller Café

Fri, 24 Jun 2022 14:30

The Propeller Café is back open for the season and it has been lovely to see everyone in the sunshine.

We are open 2.30pm-4.30pm every Friday in the Church. Seating available inside and outside. Everyone welcome.

We are looking for a couple of volunteers to help with serving. It won't be every week and we already have a few offers of ad-hoc help but we do need a few more to keep the café running.

If anyone has any spare time on a Friday afternoon please let us know. We will never say no to cake either so if anyone would like to help by baking for us I am looking to get a cake rota. Please let me know if you would like to be added.

Please contact Hannah on 07725 596614.

Venue:
Rothersthorpe Church
Contact:
Hannah Gilkes
Propeller Café

Propeller Café

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 14:30

The Propeller Café is back open for the season and it has been lovely to see everyone in the sunshine.

We are open 2.30pm-4.30pm every Friday in the Church. Seating available inside and outside. Everyone welcome.

We are looking for a couple of volunteers to help with serving. It won't be every week and we already have a few offers of ad-hoc help but we do need a few more to keep the café running.

If anyone has any spare time on a Friday afternoon please let us know. We will never say no to cake either so if anyone would like to help by baking for us I am looking to get a cake rota. Please let me know if you would like to be added.

Please contact Hannah on 07725 596614.

Venue:
Rothersthorpe Church
Contact:
Hannah Gilkes