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Under the Same Sky

4th  April - 20th September 2020

Wixamtree and Connections, Free Entry

 

Discover the impact of weather on the local landscape, alongside a display of watercolours and prints from the world renowned Cecil Higgins Art Gallery Collection. Celebrate local pioneers and research organisations including the founders of the national Meteorological Society, the weather forecasters for the airships at Cardington and the recorders of rainfall.

 

Warden Abbey Tile

 

Warden Abbey Revealed

4th April – 9th November 2020

Outside Settlement Gallery, Free Entry

 

Recent research by the Old Warden History and Heritage Society alongside the results of the geophysical survey by MOLA (Northampton) has revealed the grandeur of the medieval Cistercian abbey. The reconstruction illustration by Peter Dunn based on this work will be on display with a selection of archaeological artefacts recovered from excavation at Warden Abbey.