Northampton River Festival, Celebrating 250 years

17 Feb 2011

Northampton Marina


The River Nene Regional Park Community Interest Company is part of the Becket's Park Partnership, along with the Environment Agency, Northampton Borough Council, Northamptonshire Enterprise Ltd, Northamptonshire County Council and West Northamptonshire Development Corporation, have developed proposals for the construction of the Northampton Mooring Basin (marina) in Becket's Park.

This exciting new facility will be at the heart of the Northampton River Festival that will take place in Becket's Park on Sunday the 7th August 2011 to celebrate the River Nene having been navigable for 250 years. The river had a profound effect the development and growth of Northampton over time, and will now play a more prominent role by becoming a focus for leisure, recreation and tourism, as well as contributing to the regeneration of the town and its reconnection with the river and the countryside, as well as the new development to the south of the river.

To ensure that the most is made of this memorable occasion for boaters and the wider public, you are invited, whether as a business, educational or community group, to support this event either by sponsorship or getting involved, as shown in the sponsorship pack.

  Select here to download the Sponsorship Pack [586KB]