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Culture

Event: Towcester Food Festival

Towcester Racecourse 10 - 11 June 2017 Information: 07540 059985 info@towcesterfoodfestival.co.uk http://www.towcesterfoodfestival.co.uk Heaven for foodies. 100 artisan food and drink stalls, free chef demos, foodies lounge with inspiring talks on food and drink, free wine and gin tasting sessions, two live music lawns...

Open your eyes to our hidden treasures

A chance look to the left reminds the BBC's Helen Blaby that Northampton is full of hidden treasures and some of them might not be there forever... As I was coming back from doing an interview one morning recently, I...

Theatre: Dinner by Moira Buffini

Tue May 2 - Sat May 6 at 7.30pm The Playhouse Theatre, Clare Street, Northampton, NN1 3JA An artist, a scientist and a sexpot are coming to dinner. Paige, hostess extraordinaire, is celebrating the publication of her husband's bestseller. The...

The Empire shuts its mouth

Writer Tré Ventour asks Does Britain Really Have Historical Amnesia?  as he reflects on his experience as a young black man educated in Britain. When you’re a member of a West Indian family and have grandparents from the islands, you pick...

Your skills could create a nationally important new museum

The county's tradespeople are being called on to help create a home fit for the National Leather Collection. An amazing archive of leather artefacts is housed in office space above The Grosvenor Centre in Northampton. It includes items as varied as Samuel...

Treat yourself with a Dapper sarnie

We used to be pretty bad at sandwiches in this country. A sliver of pink processed meat between curling white slices of dough foam was considered a saleable ham butty. That was the bad old days. Sandwiches, like sausages, have...

Tim Piggot-Smith dies in Northampton

Tim Piggot-Smith has died three days before the opening night of Death of a Salesman in which he was due to take the lead role. Staff and cast at Royal & Derngate in Northampton are "shocked and devastated" by the...

Errol Flynn can do anything

The extended version of the Errol Flynn filmhouse opened to a screening of Their Finest starring Gemma Arterton. It is a beautifully crafted film about making an uplifting movie in Second World War Britain, writes Steve Scoles. At one point a...

Cycle 4 Cynthia raises over £76,000

  Cycle4Cynthia has raised a record-breaking total of more than £76,000 for Cynthia Spencer Hospice, writes Anna Murby. The amazing sum, contributed by the 1100 riders who took part in Cycle4Cynthia last September at Holdenby House, was revealed at the launch of...

Two Point Four: Fresh air calls

“Not now, Daddy’s busy!” billows from the dark depths under the home desk, while battling with the spaghetti like cables. “Which one of these is the blasted printer?” Why do children decide the best time to crave your attention when...
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This year’s award winning local goodies revealed by Weetabix Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards

One day we're going to look back on the pictures of this event in the apocalyptic heat of a...
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