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

Market Square beach 2014

Market Square beach 2014

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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 bandstand in the centre of Abington Street NNL-140724-142328001

The bandstand in the centre of Abington Street NNL-140724-142328001

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 www.northampton.gov.uk/summer-events for more information about what’s on.

 

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