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Events: Walking tours set to explore Saints’ history

Northampton Saints Foundation are giving rugby fans the opportunity to connect with the past and gain a deeper appreciation for the players who contributed to Northampton Saints legacy, through two unique events, as part of National Heritage Days. 

Both events, which take place in September, will be led by BBC Radio Northampton’s sports editor and Saints’ Club Historian, Graham McKechnie who will provide attendees with valuable insights and knowledge about the team's past. 

With 20 spaces available on each event, participants are encouraged to book early to avoid disappoint. 


Join us for a unique and insightful walking tour of Dallington Cemetery, where history and rugby intertwine. Led by the renowned Club Historian, Graham McKechnie, this tour will take you on a journey through the final resting place of past Northampton Saints players. Discover the captivating stories, legacies, and contributions of these players who have left a mark on the world of rugby.

This tour is not just an opportunity to delve into rugby's past but also a chance to pay respects to the individuals who helped shape the club's identity.



Delve into the origins and history of Northampton Saints on a captivating walking tour around St. James, led by Club Historian, Graham McKechnie. This tour offers a unique opportunity to uncover the stories of the founding members, pivotal moments, and the evolution of the club.

You'll embark on a journey through the very streets and landmarks where Northampton Saints legacy began and gain insights into their vision, struggles, and triumphs. From the humble beginnings to the heights of rugby glory, this tour will illuminate the remarkable journey of the club.


Heritage open days