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Museum mornings for the over 60s

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Thursday mornings
10.30 - 11.30am
£3 per talk and £15 for a series ticket
Price includes refreshments. Advance booking essential.

Book a series ticket for Museum mornings

Thursday 5 May
The Women’s Land Army in Northamptonshire during the First World War
Speaker: Helen Frost
Hear about the incredible contribution made by the overlooked Great War Women’s Land Army Volunteers who worked on the land, often for the first time.

Book a ticket for the women's land army

Thursday 19 May
The Beauty of Kyoto - Heart of the floating world
Speaker: Laura Malpas
This illustrated talk explores the temples, gardens, and culture of Kyoto, and shows how the ancient past is reflected in the present-day modern city.

Book a ticket for the beauty of Kyoto

Thursday 9 June
Northamptonshire Natural History Society
Speaker: John Peet
Formed in Northampton over 140 years ago, the Northamptonshire Natural History Society welcomes all who are interested in the wonders of science and nature from astronomy to zoology. With a long history of distinguished members, the society holds a number of interesting and important collections and hosts over 250 events a year.

Book a ticket for Northamptonshire Natural History Society

Thursday 23 June
The hidden life of honeybees
Speaker: Patsy Hollingum
What do bees do when they are not collecting pollen and nectar? This talk throws light on the fascinating goings-on within the darkness of the hive.

Book a ticket for the hidden life of honeybees

Thursday 7 July
The Battle of Northampton 1460 – a battle lost and found
Speaker: Graham Evans
Mike Ingram first came to local prominence in the fight to preserve the town’s Wars of the Roses Battlefield. His successor as Chair of the Battlefield Society explains how you can lose a battlefield and then tells the fascinating story of what happened on 10 July 1460.

Book a ticket for the Battle of Northampton