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Be a part of the Northampton story: 60 Miles by Road or Rail

It is 50 years since Northampton was designated a new town and began luring Londoners to settle in the East Midlands. A jingle was written to seduce potential residents into coming titled 60 Miles by Road or Rail and now...

Is the Van Gogh of photography from Northampton?

Jack Savage has been catapaulted into the public eye after winning a famous photography prize... My name is Jack Savage, and I was born 1980 in Northampton, England. I was educated at Nottingham University and carry  an MA in American Studies...

New talent at 15 Collingwood exhibition

Since opening 15 Collingwood in 2013, Northampton brothers Rocco and Franco Catalano have been supporting new artistic and design talent. A new exhibition ‘Painters Tomorrow’ launches on Sunday 16th Sept between 12-4pm and runs through to December. NQ found...

The amazing adventures of Melinda Gebbie

Featuring artwork by Melinda, Steve Scoles talks to Melinda Gebbie as she pulls together her memoirs... Melinda Gebbie is working out who she is. Artist, activist, rape survivor, traveller, adventurer, storyteller, low budget explorer armed with a flask of cheap...

Video insight into the miniature world of Jane Percival

Jane Percival is a miniaturist. It has been the work of a lifetime making two buildings packed with detailed furniture and fittings - one based on the Ambush Street Co-op in Northampton. Photographer Dave Ikin took these pictures of what...

The National Leather Collection welcomes BBC Civilisations

Victoria Green of the National Leather Centre reflects on the historic importance of traditional Northamptonshire skills... What does the term ‘civilisation’ mean to you? This was the question posed to us when we accepted the challenge of participating in BBC...

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...

Spiral Archive’s Alex Novak in sound and vision

Peter Dennis looks at a new exhibition showcasing the work of an artist and musician...  Local artist and musician Alex Novak will be exhibiting a selection of work from his 40 year career at The Sanctuary Gallery, Clare Street, Northampton. A...

You can still take art to the next level

Julie Teckman describes how transplanting a much loved university course to Northampton College is helping to preserve a tradition of fine young artists in the town... There’s an old saying that goes “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” and...

You’ve got to get into it if you want to get out of it

Roy Wallace reflects on being part of and his reaction to Filip Markiewicz's exhibition Celebration Factory... (pictures by NN and Joe Brown) I walked into the NN Contemporary Gallery not really knowing what to expect from Filip’s exhibition and found myself...
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Winners revealed at Northants Film Festival (the East Midlands Oscars)

The third Northampton Film Festival rounded off a week of events last night with an awards ceremony at Sixfields...
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