Below you can find our latest press releases available for viewing.
People who had bought Drayton Manor tickets for this week have been offered the chance to redeem them for free admission to Wicksteed Park, after the Tamworth park was forced to close for half term.Read More
A series of West End quality shows are heading to Wicksteed Park to add to their exciting 2020 events calendar.Read More
More than 100 full and part time jobs have been announced at Wicksteed Park as it begins a new and exciting period in its development.Read More
Wicksteed Park has been rewarded for its heritage education programme with a national award.Read More
Wicksteed Park has vowed to make its 2019 fireworks celebration the best one ever despite an incident of serious vandalism which destroyed this year’s Wicker Man.Read More
The World Puddle Jumping Championships have been declared a “Brexit-free zone” after this year’s event coincided with the date Britain is due to leave the EU.Read More
Premier party venue Wicksteed Park, Kettering, has launched its hugely-popular Christmas celebration nights for 2019, offering guests free rides on two of its favourite attractions as part of the fun.Read More
Wicksteed Park has brought back its ride ticket system as an alternative way to enjoy its attractions – after listening to feedback from customers.Read More
Wicksteed Park has announced the return of its hugely-successful Magical Wicksteed experience during the run-up to this Christmas.Read More
Wicksteed Park is celebrating a £1.78 million grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, which will enable it to continue its transformation and preserve its unique history.Read More
Wicksteed Park has launched its first television advert for 10 years as part of a drive to publicise multi-million pound investment in its attractions and facilities.Read More
Racers at this year’s Wicksteed Park Soap Box Derby will be competing for a trip to the home of British motor racing, thanks to a fantastic new partnership deal with Silverstone.Read More
School aged children from across Northamptonshire are being invited to showcase their literary skills in a competition which begins this month.Read More
Kettering Civic Society has awarded its annual Rose Bowl environmental improvement award to Wicksteed Park, for its £2.5 million Historic Heart project.Read More
A £2.5 million project to renovate and restore the original heart of Wicksteed Park has transformed its elegant Edwardian pavilion, central piazza and precinct.Read More
Competitors will attempt to set a new world record when the sixth annual World Puddle Jumping Championships are held at Wicksteed Park.Read More
Wicksteed Park’s annual fireworks extravaganza will provide a magical event for all the family when it returns for its 17th fantastic year, with a giant Wickyman statue set to be the star of the show.Read More
Wicksteed Park has marked one of the most exciting periods in its history by launching a new website to help people plan their visit.Read More
Amateur racers will keep alive Charles Wicksteed’s legacy of engineering and innovation when they tackle this year’s Soap Box Derby at Wicksteed Park.Read More
Twenty thousand visitors are set to celebrate the centenary of the RAF when the annual Wicksteed At War free family event returns to Wicksteed Park from June 8 – 10.Read More
A park known as the home of children’s play has launched a global search to find the iconic top ten attractions which graced the world’s first playgrounds.Read More
Ambitious Wicksteed Park and Isebrook SEN Cognition & Learning College have agreed a ground-breaking partnership which will promote inclusion for some of the most vulnerable people in our community.Read More
Twist and Shout, Sing As We Go and the Christmas Variety Spectacular will set the park’s Edwardian pavilion rocking and the family-friendly fun and entertainment will be delivered by nationally-acclaimed Songbook Productions.Read More
One hundred and twenty full and part time jobs have been announced at Wicksteed Park as it gears up for one of the most exciting periods in its history.Read More
Exciting work has begun on a £4.5million plan to bring the history and heritage of Wicksteed Park - the home of children’s play - alive to all visitors.Read More
One of the world’s oldest surviving playground rocking horses has been restored to its former glory and returned “home” after being rescued from a ditch where it had been abandoned and left to rust.Read More
Wicksteed Park, near Kettering in Northamptonshire, has received initial support of £1.89million, made possible by National Lottery players, to transform the historic heart of the Park.Read More
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