Throughout the year the Pavilion plays host to a diverse range of activities and events which reflect our values.
We offer live music from punk, reggae, motown and folk, as well as regular DJ sets. There is something for everyone.
Over Summer and Winter we have a wide range of activities inside the Pavilion or on our lawn - family fun days, fairs and creative workshops.
Drop in on a Wednesday to Sunday, to enjoy our cafe and artspace, for some time out and to look at our current gallery exhibition.
Check below or on Facebook @UmbrellaFair to see whats coming up at the Pavilion, and sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date with what's happening.
Saturday 24th August-Monday 26th August 11am-8pm
Kaya Umbrella Fair World Music & Arts Weekender 2019
Kaya returns for 2019, in conjunction with The Umbrella Fair Organisation for a World Music & Arts Weekender, at The Umbrella Fair Organisation, the Racecourse Pavilion. The Kaya ethic is to bring the world together at home, here in Northampton. Breaking down the borders within the Arts and Music and celebrating World Music, Diversity, Community and Family. Fun for the whole family with plenty of kids activities and workshops. kayafestival.com
Sunday 25th August, 12-2pm
Write Draw Create & Make Art Club
Write Draw Create & Make Club hosts activities for 8 to 11 year olds in a safe environment for exploring and experimenting through creative arts. Our aim is to encourage young people to use Creative Arts as a way to enjoy themselves, express their creativity and discover more about their strengths and weakness and develop ways to tackle issues and solve problems creatively.
Our club is aimed at children of 8-11 years old -however, younger children are permitted.
ALL CHILDREN must be accompanied by a responsible adult
Recommended Donation of £3 per session
PLEASE NOTE we are not qualified to child mind or babysit and do not provide services.
We welcome families, social groups and creatives alike
Other forthcoming meetings in 2019
All meetings take place 12-2pm
Thursday 5th September, 7-8.30pm
Free Hypnobirthing Taster Session
During this 1 & 1/2 hour FREE course you will: Discover what Hypnobirthing is & how it works Learn how Hypnobirthing can help the birthing experience Oxytocin and why you need it How the uterus works in labour Learn breathing techniques you can use during labour What would we cover on the full course. So come along and see if hypnobirthing is for you (ps it is) To book on please either DM us or email email@example.com If you book onto our full course receive a 20% discount, plus a free mindful breastfeeding support class (3 hours of breastfeeding help Pre birth) and half an hour catch up after your baby is born to help with any breastfeeding worries.
Sunday 22nd September, 12 noon - 3pm
Join us for another of Northampton Soup's events. Gather your friends and family on a Sunday with a difference. 3 to 4 pitches will take the stage with projects that benefit Northampton. All donations will revert in favor of the winning project.
Suggested donation: £5 (includes soup, bread and a vote).
If you have a project that benefits Northampton and would like to pitch it, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Every Monday 11am-2pm
Make Space - Northampton
Activity & Community for people with learning disabilities
Come and have a make, with individual and group projects. As we get to know you we can make the things available you like most. Activity and community for people with learning disabilities.
Jane Lasseter is a Registered Dramatherapist with over 20- years experience of delivering the arts with people with learning disabilities.
£10 per session
Umbrella Cafe open throughout
Antenatal Hypnobirthing Course
Beginning July 8th
So you're pregnant! WOOHOOO! But you're a little nervous about the getting the baby out of you bit?
Never fear that's what we are here for! As this is our first course, if you book onto this you will get to attend our 3 hour Mindful breastfeeding class FOR FREE! plus a 30 minute catch up if you want it; to help with any breastfeeding concerns. Over the course of 4 weeks, every week you will have 2 & 1/2 hour lessons in which you will be taught how to reprogram your thoughts to allow you to feel calm and confident in your bodies abilities.
TO BOOK PLEASE EMAIL email@example.com AND WE WILL GET YOU A SPACE ON THE COURSE! There are only 5 couples per course so book quickly!
Every Tuesday, 1.30-5pm
Reusing, up-cycling and creating alternative arts and crafts.
This activity is suitable for all ages, everyone is welcome.
The sessions are open to everyone and are by donation/pay as you feel.
All sessions are 1.30 pm - 5 pm and you are welcome to stay for the whole session or just a bit if you haven't much time.
Every Thursday 12-2pm
Using creative expressive methods we will explore our own creativity using story telling, drama, music, movement, art and whatever takes our fancy! This is a workshop style session.
Session £9 (2 hour session) Carers Free Led by Jane Lassetter Cafe open throughout.