Events

10th February
Sculptural Mosaics with Andrew Wynne

Sculptural Mosaics for the House and Garden 10am – 4pm, 10th February 2018   Create your own unique 3D mosaic to compliment your house or garden. Lightweight thermalite block is cut and shaped to

11th March
Rag Rugs with Helen Mather

Hooky and Proggy Rag Rugs Workshop 10am – 4pm, 11th March 2018 Lamport Masterclasses present Rag Rugs with Helen Mather, a workshop with practical instruction. Rag Rugs were a common sight in many homes

1st-2nd April
Antiques & Vintage Fair

Antiques & Vintage Fair 10am – 4pm, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday 2018 Whether you are looking for something in particular, or just like to browse through interesting antiques, furniture, books, pictures, militaria, jewellery,

15th April
Photography with Peter Hallam

Explore Your Camera Part 1 – Get off Auto 10am – 4pm, 15th April 2018 Essential camera skills. Get off Auto to control the look of your photos. Lamport Masterclasses present Photography with Peter

28th April
Bookbinding with Doug Mitchell

Bookbinding for Beginners 10am – 4pm, 28th April 2018   Lamport Masterclasses present Bookbinding with Doug Mitchell, a workshop with practical instruction. The fascination for books goes without saying but the mechanics behind them

6th-7th May
Art, Craft & Design Fair

Art, Craft & Design Fair Sunday 6th May and Bank Holiday Monday 7th May 2018 Open 10am – 4pm each day A fantastic opportunity to pick up some unique handcrafted products and design tips.

12th May
Gaudi Mosaic with Andrew Wynne

Gaudi Mosaic 10am – 4pm, 12th May 2018   An exciting workshop for all levels of ability, celebrating the exuberant style of Antoni Gaudi. Comments from previous workshops include ‘fun,’ ‘naive charm,’ ‘inspirational.’ and

15th May
Thirteenth Annual Lamport Lecture

13th Annual Lamport Lecture 10.45am, 15th May 2017 ‘The English Passion for Sevres Porcelain’ Speaker: Dame Rosalind Savill   Booking essential: 01604 686272 In partnership with the Centre for the Study of the Country

22nd May
Willow Weaving with Sue Kirk

Willow Weaving Garden Structures 10am – 3.30pm, 22nd May 2018 Lamport Masterclasses present Willow Weaving with Sue Kirk, a workshop with practical instruction.   Sue uses Black Maul willow grown by Steven Pearce and

27-28th May
Festival of Country Life

Festival Of Country Life 10am – 5pm, Sunday 27 and Bank Holiday Monday 28 May 2018 ‘A lovely traditional show’ for all the family – something for everyone! Craft stalls – Antiques stalls –

2nd June
Photography with Peter Hallam

Explore Your Camera Part 1 – Get off Auto 10am – 4pm, 2nd June 2018 Essential camera skills. Get off Auto to control the look of your photos. Lamport Masterclasses present Photography with Peter

10th June
Rag Rugs with Helen Mather

Hooky and Proggy Rag Rugs Workshop 10am – 4pm, 10th June 2018   Rag Rugs were a common sight in many homes in the mid-20th century. Made from old sacks and recycled fabrics they

15th June
Conference

The Country House Between the Wars 15 June 2018 One day conference with the University of Buckingham. More information coming soon   Booking essential: emma.higgins@buckingham.ac.uk

16th June
Drawing & Painting with Pat Taylor

Drawing & Painting the Early Summer Landscape 10am – 4pm, 16th June 2018 Lamport Masterclasses present a one-day course using various drawing and painting media to capture the morning and afternoon light on summer

18th June
Watercolours with Catherine Staveley

Working towards Abstraction in Watercolour 10am – 4pm, 18th June 2018 Lamport Masterclasses present a workshop on using all the colours in the colour wheel in one composition. Booking essential: 01604 781339  

24th June
Photography with Peter Hallam

Explore Your Camera Part 1 – Get off Auto 10am – 4pm, 24th June 2018 Essential camera skills. Get off Auto to control the look of your photos. Lamport Masterclasses present Photography with Peter

19th July
Stained Glass with Gillian & David Wing

Stained Glass Workshop 10am – 4pm, 19th July 2018   Lamport Masterclasses present an informative and practical stained glass workshop tutored by Gillian and David Wing of Strawberry Glass. Enjoy exploring traditional glasswork skills

21st July
Much Ado About Nothing

‘Much Ado About Nothing’ by William Shakespeare 6.30pm (gates open 5.30pm), 21st July 2018 Bring a picnic and settle down in the Lamport gardens to enjoy a live performance in the gardens by The

21st-22nd July
Northamptonshire’s Ideal Countrymen

Northamptonshire’s Ideal Countrymen 21st – 22nd July 2018 ‘BB’ Society and H E Bates Group present: A Weekend of literary and artistic indulgence with exhibitions, artistic displays and readings of the life, and works

22nd July
Trad Jazz in the Garden

Trad Jazz in the Gardens 2pm-5pm (gates open 1pm), 22nd July 2018 Bring a picnic and enjoy traditional New Orleans Jazz With The Tame Valley Stompers Allstars – back by popular demand! Music from

27th July
Music & Supper

‘Music & Supper’ 27 July 6.30pm Supper Concert in the High Room. Booking essential: 01604 686272  

4th August
Drawing & Painting with Pat Taylor

Drawing and Painting the Summer Landscape 10am – 4pm, 4th August 2018 Lamport Masterclasses present a one-day art course with Pat Taylor. This offers more time for individual and group tuition in exploring landscape,

18th August
Bookbinding with Doug Mitchell

Bookbinding for Beginners 10am – 4pm, 18th August 2018 The fascination for books goes without saying but the mechanics behind them is even more so. This masterclass will look at all these elements and

26-27th August
Antique & Vintage Fair

Antique & Vintage Fair 10am- 4pm, Sunday 26th & Bank Holiday Monday 27th August 2018 Whether you are looking for something in particular, or just like to browse through interesting antiques, furniture, books, pictures,

1st September
Photography with Peter Hallam

Explore Your Camera Part 1 – Get off Auto 10am – 4pm, 1st September 2018   Essential camera skills. Get off Auto to control the look of your photos. If you’ve been using your

4th September
Watercolours with Catherine Staveley

Working towards Abstraction in Watercolour 10am – 4pm, 4th September 2018 Lamport Masterclasses present a one-day art course with Catherine Staveley, focusing on the use of watercolours. Booking essential: 01604 781339  

8th September
Roman Style Mosaic with Andrew Wynne

Roman Style Mosaics 10am – 4pm, 8th September 2018   A mosaic workshop with a more traditional approach to depict scenes, animals, portraits …. and also decorative pattern, using ceramic and glass on a

15th September
Painting & Drawing with Pat Taylor

Painting & Drawing the Autumn Landscape 10am – 4pm, 15th September 2018 Lamport Masterclasses present a one-day art course with Pat Taylor. Enjoy the splendour of texture, colour and form in the late summer