Northampton’s Market Square transformed into a beach for the summer

Market Square beach 2014

Market Square beach 2014

The seaside has arrived in Northampton today (Thursday) with the opening of a beach in the town centre.

Enjoy all the fun of the seaside with sand, deckchairs, children’s rides and attractions in the Market Square.

The beach will be open seven days a week from 10.30am to 5.30pm weather permitting from today until August 31.

On Saturday there will be a variety of entertainment in the town centre as part of the borough council’s annual summer entertainment programme.

A bandstand has also been installed in the middle of Abington Street outside the Grosvenor Centre that will host a number of perfromances of live music by local bands throughout the next six weeks.

Visit for more information about what’s on.




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