These are the new dates for the Northampton Town Festival

The annual Northampton Town Festival was postponed due to the delay in easing lockdown restrictions

Friday, 2nd July 2021, 5:14 pm
Northampton Town Festival
Northampton Town Festival

The organisers of the annual Northampton Town Festival have today (July 2) revealed the new dates it will take place.

Show Time Events Group has pushed the festival back to the first weekend of August from Friday, August 6 to Sunday, August 8.

The huge event - taking place at The Racecourse in Northampton - had to be postponed because of the month's delay in easing lockdown restrictions.

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Purchased tickets have automatically been transferred to the new dates but anyone who is unable to make the new dates can request a refund.

Ticket-holders can expect to enjoy a variety of delicious street food and beverages both alcoholic and non-alcoholic, a funfair and a variety of trade stands to browse. There will also be motorbikes and trucks on Saturday and Sunday.

Line-up for Friday, August 6 (Free entry 5pm - 11pm):

◾ 18:00-19:00 Balloons Launch

◾ 22:00-22:30 Night Glow

◾ 22:30-22:45 Firework Display

Line-up for Saturday, August 7 (11am - 11pm)

◾ 12:00 Bolddog Lings Freestyle Team

◾ 13:00 ‘Little Nippers’

◾ 14:00 Stannage Stunt Team

◾ 15:00 Upshot Silks

◾ 16:00 Bolddog Lings Freestyle Team

◾ 17:00 ‘Little Nippers’

◾ 18:00 Stannage Stunt Team

◾ 19:00 Upshot Silks

Line-up for Sunday, August 8 (11am - 8pm)

◾ 12:00 Bolddog Lings Freestyle Team

◾ 13:00 ‘Little Nippers’

◾ 14:00 Stannage Stunt Team

◾ 15:00 Upshot Silks

◾ 16:00 Bolddog Lings Freestyle Team

◾ 17:00 ‘Little Nippers’

◾ 18:00 Stannage Stunt Team

◾ 18:00-19:00 Balloons Launch

◾ 19:00 Upshot Silks

Balloons will only fly and be tethering if the weather is permitting.

Entry fees are £3 on the gate on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets can be booked for £1.98 on the Skiddle website. There is free admission for children under one meter tall and there is free admission for the morning balloon launch on Saturday and Sunday 6am - 8am.

More information can be found on the Northampton Town Festival website at https://www.northamptontownfestival.com/