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A Passage to India is a timely tale with bite

by Steve in Commentary

Tre Ventour reviews A Passage To India, the latest from the Made In Northampton brand at Royal & Derngate… Based on the novel by E. M. Forster, A Passage to India [...]

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  • A Passage to India is a timely tale with bite

    Tre Ventour reviews A Passage To India, the latest from the Made In Northampton brand at Royal & Derngate… Based on the novel by E. M. Forster, A Passage to India revolves around the changing dynamics between the British colonials and the natives between 1910 and 1912. When an expedition [...]
  • The time is right for A Passage to India

    Review: A Passage to India, Royal Theatre, Northampton  I love it when you get a life-affirming whoosh from a visit to the theatre. At the end of A Passage To India (by the simple8 ensemble as a Made In Northampton co-production) at Northampton’s Royal Theatre I felt the whoosh – [...]
  • A Happy New Year or just a set up?

    I have to give some personal background to the rationale of this article. I wanted to apologize, but I won’t as the sharing of true stories help us to develop and understand ourselves, writes April Dawn. My mind flashes back to December 2016. I had set so many thigs up to make sure 2017 started [...]
  • American air hero who kept returning to Northampton

    It’s Facebook time, folks! Like many others, writes Eric Whitehouse, I love to surf the Northampton local history site and…………. There’s a feature by Dave Knibb in which he lists and comments on old Northampton pubs, mostly now long gone. Whilst investigating this [...]
  • The 15 Collingwood feel: part Italian – part Magpie

    15 Collingwood interiors shop, selling vintage furniture, ceramics and glassware, handmade jewellery and contemporary artwork was started in 2013 by brothers Franco and Rocco Catalano, both born and bred in Northampton but with Italian heritage and a shared love of art and design, writes Rosanna [...]
  • Why it’s the best time of year to watch the sun come up

    Richard Hollingum reflects on the gentle pleasures of January… One advantage of these shorter days is that you don’t have to be up very early to get out and catch the sunrise. There is something special about being up and out whilst the rest of the world are laying in their beds, fighting [...]
  • Almost 250 children in cast of The Nutcracker at Derngate

    Keredy Andrews describes a seasonal treat coming up at Derngate… The enchanting tale of The Nutcracker is being performed by East Haddon School of Dance at Derngate in Northampton on Sunday, 14 January 2018, with a cast of 242 girls and boys aged 3-19. The Christmas themed two-act ballet has [...]
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    And so here we are in 2018. It hardly seems a moment since I was sitting in The Romany pub in Northampton with my bleeper attached firmly to my waistband, just in case the Millennium bug hit. Where have those intervening years gone? What have I achieved since then? At the start of a brand new year, [...]
  • The Press brings you tomorrow’s chips today

    Matt Moore finds he has a taste for a pun… Hot off the press… it’d be a great way to start this review, but instead I’m just namechecking one of the many burgers available at Northampton’s latest gourmet burger restaurant. Others include the Editors Pick, and the Fake News burger; [...]
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Queen Eleanor’s Cross – a love story

by Steve in Culture

Alarming pictures of Northampton’s Queen Eleanor Cross overgrown with weeds prompted a new Facebook group and the promise of action from Northampton Borough Council. [...]

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The Press brings you tomorrow’s chips today

by Steve in Culture

Matt Moore finds he has a taste for a pun… Hot off the press… it’d be a great way to start this review, but instead I’m just namechecking one of the many burgers [...]

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