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19 ways to live like you are on holiday in Northants

The summer holidays are quickly approaching. The kids are breaking up from school. The pressure entertain the kids is on. So here’s 19 things to do to act like you’re on holiday in Northamptonshire, writes Elisha Dexter. 1. Wicksteed Park Wicksteed...

Aladdin stars tell us what Northampton means to them

At 12.30pm on a late summer day in the Grosvenor Centre, Northampton's shoppers paused for a brief moment of showbiz. The stars of this year's Derngate panto Aladdin were gathered for the now traditional annual unveiling of the cast. It...

Theatre: The Railway Children

A brand new stage production of E. Nesbit’s classic tale, The Railway Children, steams into Northampton’s Royal & Derngate from Tuesday 19 to Sunday 24 September. Published in 1906, Edith Nesbit's best-loved classic novel The Railway Children has since been...

How a king was defeated at the Battle of Northampton

Mike Ingram tells the story of the 1460 Battle of Northampton which will be commemorated on July 15 and 16 at Delapre Abbey. Northamptonshire Battlefield Society will have a stand at the event... The battle was the first major engagement...

Get ready for ‘Scuff Night’ with Warts and All Theatre at Northampton’s Foodies.Rocks

June always brings with it so much excitement as we head towards our traditionally busier time of year, writes Christopher Elmer-Gorry.  Whether that's as a director or a writer, the nature of working in the theatre industry, and specialising in...

Event: Running Wild

Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild comes to Northampton’s Royal & Derngate from Tuesday 23 to Saturday 27 May, as part of its first UK tour. Michael Morpurgo’s novel, based on a true story, is brought to life in this award-winning production,...

Is Northampton ready for change?

Cavan McLaughlin introduces a new kind of night out which brings the outsiders in... Change is a funny thing. Fear (or at least serious dislike) of change seems rife in humanity. Maybe it is simply rooted in a fear of our own...

Event: Northampton Soup

Northampton locals are being invited to pitch ideas and projects that will help to improve the town. Arts, food initiatives, community projects, local environment... If you have a brilliant idea, this is one way to get it off the...

Event: The Twelfth Player

Sixfields Stadium from Thursday 22 June to Wednesday 12 July (not Mondays) http://www.royalandderngate.co.uk or call Royal & Derngate Box Office on 01604 624811 A unique collaboration between Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Royal & Derngate Northampton, and Northampton Town Football Club brings an...

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...
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Cobblers fall short on stormy, smoky night at Sixfields

The smoke filtered up into the Sixfields air, with rain teeming down, indicative of Cobblers’ season burning down to...
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