Events

At Heart of the Shires we regularly hold events. Whether it’s performers, fairs or markets there’s something for all the family. Keep an eye on this page for new events added.

 

Jun
3
Sat
Handmade and Vintage Fair @ Heart of the Shires
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – Jun 4 @ 5:00 pm
Handmade and Vintage Fair @ Heart of the Shires

After a huge success last year, we will be hosting The Handmade and Vintage Fair again this June in the outdoor area of our shopping village. And you’re invited!

Vintage in the Shires have organised the event. They run fairs and jumbles in Northamptonshire, Leicestershire and other areas of the UK including Scotland. Our fair will focus on handmade homewares and original vintage pieces for the home from the 1930s through to the early 1960s.

All of our independent stores will be open, as usual, on the vintage fair weekend so there’ll be extra shopping available to fill your needs. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Jun
17
Sat
Tony’s Reptile Show @ Heart of the Shires
Jun 17 @ 12:00 pm

We have great events for kids and adults alike this Summer so join us at Heart of the Shires on June 17th for Tony’s Reptile Show.

Tony provides a fun and entertaining “hands on” reptile experience with a wide range of animals including snakes, red iguanas, bearded dragons, giant land snails and an albino hedgehog – a perfect day out for you and your family.

Don’t forget your camera!

Jul
15
Sat
Hands on Hawking @ Heart of the Shires
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm
Hands on Hawking @ Heart of the Shires

We’re delighted to be having Tony Fitzpatrick from Hands on Hawking at Heart of the Shires on the 15th July to display and talk about some of the birds of prey he keeps and flies – the event will include a talk and demonstration.

This is your chance to learn about and get up close and personal with some of the most beautiful creatures. Don’t forget your camera!

Aug
19
Sat
Handmade and Vintage Fair @ Heart of the Shires
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm
Handmade and Vintage Fair @ Heart of the Shires

After a huge success last year, we will be hosting The Handmade and Vintage Fair again this August in the outdoor area of our shopping village. And you’re invited!

Vintage in the Shires have organised the event. They run fairs and jumbles in Northamptonshire, Leicestershire and other areas of the UK including Scotland. Our fair will focus on handmade homewares and original vintage pieces for the home from the 1930s through to the early 1960s.

All of our independent stores will be open, as usual, on the vintage fair weekend so there’ll be extra shopping available to fill your needs. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Dec
2
Sat
Handmade and Vintage Fair @ Heart of the Shires
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm
Handmade and Vintage Fair @ Heart of the Shires

Due to previous success, we will be hosting The Handmade and Vintage Fair again this December in the outdoor area of our shopping village. And you’re invited!

Vintage in the Shires have organised the event. They run fairs and jumbles in Northamptonshire, Leicestershire and other areas of the UK including Scotland. Our fair will focus on handmade homewares and original vintage pieces for the home from the 1930s through to the early 1960s.

All of our independent stores will be open, as usual, on the vintage fair weekend so there’ll be extra shopping available to fill your needs. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Cantare Singers @ Heart of the Shires
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm
Cantare Singers @ Heart of the Shires

We’re delighted to have the Cantare Choir with us this December. Around 20 singers from the local male and female group will be entertaining us with a variety of Christmas carols and songs.

We’re pleased to have the group returning to perform on our band stand, and hope our visitors are as entertained as they were when they last performed.

We hope to see you soon!

Dec
10
Sun
Musicality @ Heart of the Shires
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Musicality @ Heart of the Shires

Musicality, a talented group of singers based in Northampton will be performing a variety of Christmas songs on our bandstand all whilst dressed in Victorian costume on December 10th.

This free performance by the brilliant Musicality will be the perfect event to get you in the Christmas spirit. What’s better than a few Christmas carols whilst your shop?

Dec
17
Sun
Cantare Singers @ Heart of the Shires
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm
Cantare Singers @ Heart of the Shires

We’re delighted to have the Cantare Choir with us this December. Around 20 singers from the local male and female group will be entertaining us with a variety of Christmas carols and songs.

We’re pleased to have the group returning to perform on our band stand, and hope our visitors are as entertained as they were when they last performed.

We hope to see you soon!

Dec
23
Sat
Musicality @ Heart of the Shires
Dec 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Musicality @ Heart of the Shires

Musicality, a talented group of singers based in Northampton will be performing a variety of Christmas songs on our bandstand all whilst dressed in Victorian costume on December 23rd.

This free performance by the brilliant Musicality will be the perfect event to get you in the Christmas spirit. What’s better than a few Christmas carols whilst your shop?

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