Entries by Nick

Find Yourself in Higham Ferrers this Summer?

If one or more them take your fancy, and you would like to have a short break in Higham Ferrers for the weekend, please do come and visit; We always extend a warm welcome to you at The Old House. May Friday May 25th – 09:30 a.m. “Dancing with Diana” – a talk by Colin […]

New, But Old, Sitting Room

When you’re staying away overnight, and you only have space in your bedroom for sleeping and watching TV, wouldn’t it be nice to have a bit of space to relax, bring in a drink, read a book, a magazine or newspaper, in a comfortable room with plenty of space. Maybe you’d like to have a chat […]

What To Do in Spring – In and Around Higham Ferrers

February From Thursday 8th – Rushden Lakes Pizza Express opens. More info from: www.rushdenlakes.com/whats-happening/ Saturday 10th 7.00 p.m. – The Mayor of Higham Ferrers presents “Ferret Racing”. Bede House, Church Grounds, Higham Ferrers. More information from: www.highamferrers-tc.gov.uk Saturday and Sunday 17/18th 11.00 until 4.00 p.m. daily – Snowdrop Weekend St. John’s Church, Chelveston. Free admission; refreshments all day. Over 2 million snowdrops with Chelveston Chorus […]

Plans are afoot…

This month, we have been fortunate enough to be contacted by one of London’s eminent fashion photographers (Terrence Leah) who wanted to use the setting of The Old House as the back drop for a fashion shoot he was working on. So, on a Sunday in November, along came three models, dressers, make-up artists, hair […]

What a difference a month makes!

The timber structure has arrived and was put up in just over a couple of days, and the roof trusses were put up in 2 days afterwards. Now, the tiles are going on the roof, and by the time of the Christmas break, the house will be watertight. At the same time, work is going […]

Spill The Beans – There’s A New Locally Roasted Coffee At The Old House

Profumo Coffee Where does the company name originate and is there a connection to the infamous MP of similar ilk (mischievously or not)? In reality, the name reflects the first thing you notice about our new coffee – that is the beautiful aroma you experience before it has hit your taste buds! With the way […]