A day of heritage at the Thrapston Plaza.  10 am  to 4 pm


Demonstrations of

  • Shoemaking,
  • Blacksmithing,
  • Basket Weaving and
  • Lace Making.

There will be opportunities to join in too!

Competition for Children

From 13th September until the day of the event there will clues to be found in shop windows. Collect your trail form from Jollys, High Street, Thrapston Library or Thrapston Town Council.

Return your completed trail form to the Exhibition on the 24th September to collect your prize.

Victorian Life

Find out what it was really like to live in Thrapston and Islip more than a hundred years ago.

Discover the skills, local trades, working conditions  (and smells!) you would have found during the Victorian period.

The ‘Trading Places’ Project and Thrapston Heritage will take you back in time for a unique celebration of ‘Victorian Working Life’

Join us at Thrapston Plaza for a day of traditional craft demonstrations, memories, fascinating facts, Victorian refreshments and a children’s competition.