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More details - Spectrum Disco
Free Disco for adults 18+ with a range of disabilities. Have fun . . . . . meet new friends . . . . and boogie on down !!! Free admission Bar facilities, tea and coffee facilities available. Wheelchair access ** Please note parents / carers are encouraged to stop if individual support is required **
Old Northamptonians Rugby Club, Billing Road, Northampton
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More details - SPEAKERS CORNER PRESENTS 'The Silk Factory' a talk by local author Judith Allnatt
SPEAKERS CORNER Presents ’The Silk Factory’ Judith Allnatt is an acclaimed short story writer and author of ’The Silk Factory’.
Ravensthorpe Village Hall, High Street, Ravensthorpe
Wed 23 May

More details - Jazz in the Garden
A jazz evening held in marquees in the garden of Castle Ashby House Northamptonshire. Featuring Pete Allen and his Hot Five
Castle Ashby House Gardens Northampton
Fri 25 May

More details - Speedmachine Festival - FIA World Rallycross Championship
Get ready for the World Rallycross of Great Britain to make its UK debut at Silverstone this May Spring Bank Holiday – 25 – 27 May.
Silverstone Circuits
Fri 25 May to Sun 27 May

More details - FIA European Drag Racing Championship - The Main Event
FIA European Drag Racing Championship - The Main Event Santa Pod Raceway, the home of European drag racing gears up for one of Europe’s most prominent Drag Racing meetings, ‘The Main Event’.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Fri 25 May to Mon 28 May

More details - May Bank Holiday: Easton on the Hill - Traditional Gala Weekend
Keep May Bank Holiday free for Easton on the Hill’s Gala Weekend. It has something for everyone – a great family event with some equally enjoyable evening entertainment. This year the theme will be a nostalgic and traditional village weekend of events, as a nod to the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1.
Blue Bell pub and village playing fields, Easton on the Hill, near Stamford
Fri 25 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Crick Boat Show
The 2018 Crick Boat Show, Britain’s biggest inland waterways festival, will showcase the inland waterways industry with over 300 exhibitors from across the canal world.
Crick Marina, West Haddon Road, near Daventry
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Outdoor Cinema - LUNA FLIX 2018 LAUNCH NIGHT Reduced Tickets!
You’re invited to join our Opening Night of the summer season! Enjoy an outdoor cinema experience at Stanwick Lakes at a special BARGAIN! All adult tickets REDUCED to £9.50 to have a great night out with us - Saturday May 26!
Stanwick Lakes, Stanwick
Sat 26 May

More details - Delapré Festival of Books
The first ever Festival of Books at Delapré Abbey will run over the second May Bank Holiday weekend. Come along for: -Author talks in our Victorian library -Bookstagram talks -Book signings and meet the author -Workshops -Storytelling -Make your own bookmark -Career talks -Magazine presentations -Books...
Delapré Abbey, London Rd, Northampton
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Friday Arts Club
Our Friday Art Club is a full day for you to bring the art work of your choice, share the space with others and spend the day creating. Whether you want to sculpt, paint, draw, doodle or make - we should be able to accommodate you. The session is untutored but help is available. Bring your own materials.
The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings
Sat 26 May, Sat 23 Jun

More details - Craft and Vintage Fair Higham Ferrers
A monthly Craft and Vintage Fair held at the same time as the popular Farmers’ Market in Higham Ferrers 9am-1pm. Free entry. Around 20 fabulous stalls selling handmade and vintage items. Always a great selection and something different every month. Refreshments and cakes. 9-10am half price hot drinks.
Working Men’s Club, Westfields Terrace, Higham Ferrers
Sat 26 May

More details - Outdoor Cinema - THOR: RAGNOROK (12A)
The outdoor cinema experience returns to the lake-side amphitheatre! The LUNA FLIX summer season continues with Marvel’s boldest and most audacious movie yet! Rated as one of the best, and certainly funniest, superhero adventures from the Marvel universe - see it on a HUGE outdoor screen!
Stanwick Lakes, Stanwick
Sun 27 May

More details - Art, Craft & Design Show in the walled garden at Castle Ashby House Gardens Northamptonshire
A top quality craft fair, held in marquees, on the lawns of the 16th century walled garden. Exhibitors who are attending have travelled from all over the country, many of whom are demonstrating.
Castle Ashby House Gardens Northampton
Sun 27 May and Mon 28 May

More details - Newnham Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Five lovely gardens set in a beautiful ancient village cradled between the gentle hills of south Northamptonshire. The varied gardens, set around traditional village houses (not open), look enchanting at this special time of year and include a long-standing NGS opener and two brand new openings for 2018.
Newnham Gardens, Daventry
Sun 27 May

More details - Gypsy Jazz at Crick Boat Show
Bon Accord quartet will be providing a session of gypsy jazz at the Crick Boat Show on Mon. 28th May.
Crick Marina, West Haddon Rd, Crick
Mon 28 May

More details - Lyveden - Lyveden Alive
This May half-term investigate Lyveden’s wilder inhabitants with free trails, worksheets and activity sessions. There are plenty of opportunities to get closer to nature during Lyveden Alive week. Enjoy a different activity every day! Booking Not Needed.
Lyveden, near Oundle,
Mon 28 May to Fri 1 Jun

Tiffield Open Gardens More details - Tiffield Open Gardens
Tiffield Open Gardens. 10 Open Gardens for you to visit and to meet the enthusiastic gardeners who have created something beautiful and an expression of their imagination for you to see. Some sell plants so that you can see the mother plant in situ and give advise as to best growing techniques.
High Street South, and High Street North, TIFFIELD
Mon 28 May
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More details - Clay Modelling (Slab and coil) family workshop
A family workshop for youngsters and adults working alongside each other. Using clay for slab and coil building. Great fun for everyone. Age 8+ and under 12’s must be accompanied by an adult.
The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings
Wed 30 May

More details - Mould making and Casting family workshop
Youngsters and adults working alongside each other with artist Clare Abbatt. Age group 8+ and under 12’s much be accompanied by an adult.
The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings
Thu 31 May

More details - Canons Ashby - Trees and Tales: Children's Creative Writing Workshop
Let your imagination grow and flourish writing stories inspired by the ancient trees in our historic garden. Let your imagination grow and flourish writing stories inspired by the ancient trees in our historic garden.
Canons Ashby, Canons Ashby House, Canons Ashby, Daventry,
Thu 31 May

More details - Dear Zoo
Dear Zoo the timeless children’s classic book makes its stage premiere. Rod Campbell’s best-selling lift the flap book has delighted generations of young readers since it was first published in 1982. And has sold more than 8 million copies worldwide.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Thu 31 May and Fri 1 Jun

More details - Family Art Club
Family Art Club with Jane and Polly. Choice of activities from drawing, painting, cutting and sticking. (Please wear old clothes)
The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Outdoor Cinema - The Breakfast Club (15)
The outdoor cinema experience returns to the lake-side amphitheatre! The summer season continues with the essential 80’s teen comedy-drama! Five high school students from different walks of life endure a weekend detention under a power-hungry teacher.
Stanwick Lakes, Stanwick
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Northampton Pretty Muddy 5k & Mini Muddy
Pretty Muddy® isn’t like any other fundraising event. It’s a muddy obstacle course that women of any ability can climb over, crawl under, and charge through. Choose from either 5k or 10k Pretty Muddy events. Whatever the distance. However dirty you get. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
Abington Park
Sat 2 Jun

More details - MG Live Life Style Marquee
MG Car Register Display, Races, Racing, Arena Shows, Onsite camping, Entertainment, Vintage Buses, Lifestyle Marquee. Discount for advance bookings www.mgcc.co.uk
Silverstone Northampton
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - NCT Nearly New Sale
How much does it cost to be a seller? Packs cost £11, including a £5 deposit which you receive back after the sale providing you collect your unsold items. Please note, you will receive this £5 back onto the card you paid with, separately from your proceeds.
Northampton High School, Newport Pagnell Road, Hardingstone
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Kast of Kinks
The Kast off Kinks are actual former members of the legendary band ‘The Kinks’, back together playing great music and re-living the good times whilst keeping the songs alive that made The Kinks a household name.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Family Fun Day - Wellingborough
Family Fun Day is an annual event held in Wellingborough in the first week of June. There are craft, charity and food stalls as well as live music and arena activities, such as local dance groups. The event is free to the public and runs from 12 - 5pm. This will be our fifth year.
Bassetts Close Park - Westfield Road Wellingborough
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Creaton in Bloom
Creaton in Bloom has been running in beautiful rural Northamptonshire for over 20 years and is based around an "open gardens" afternoon, but combines other attractions such as BBQ, craft and market stalls, live music and a classic car display.
The Green, Creaton
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Serve Car Treasure Hunt
Come and join us for an exciting Car Treasure Hunt. Serve are promoting our Volunteer Drivers scheme by giving teams clues in and around the Rushden area to solve towards reaching the mystery end destination! There are prizes to be won and refreshments for everyone taking part!
In and around Rushden, approximately 15 miles radius
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Northampton Race For Life 5k & 10k
A 5k suitable for all abilities - or up the challenge and take part in a Race for Life 10k! HOW TO ENTER: Online via the Race For Life Website - raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/find-an-event?utm_source=WhereCanWeGo&utm_medium=Listing&utm_campaign=RFL18 Women of any age welcome.
Abington Park
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Winwick Manor - Open Garden for NGS
First opened for the NGS in 1930 when the then owner of the manor owned the whole of Winwick. The gardens cover approx 8 acres and includes formal areas, woodlands and open views of the rural countryside. Early opening features masses of snowdrops and daffodils.
Winwick Manor, Northampton
Sun 3 Jun

More details - 67-69 High Street - Open Garden for NGS
Constantly evolving acre rear garden of C17 cottage (not open). Early spring garden with snowdrops and hellebores, summer and autumn mixed borders, and many obelisks and containers, kitchen garden, herb bed, rambling roses, at least 60 different hostas, all giving varied interest from Feb through to Oct.
67-69 High Street, Finedon
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Preston Capes and Little Preston Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
A selection of five differing gardens in the beautiful unspoilt south Northamptonshire ironstone villages, most with a backdrop of fantastic views of the surrounding countryside. Gardens range from small contemporary, through to classical country style with old fashioned roses and borders.
Preston Capes and Little Preston Gardens, Daventry
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Meet the Artist: Elke Pollard
Elke Pollard is an award winning local artist, who has lived in Northampton for many years. Join us to watch Elke paint a portrait before your very eyes and demonstrate the three rules of portraiture. You’ll also gain an insight into Elke’s extraordinary life.
The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Storytelling at the Feast of Fools - Open Mic
Northampton’s own Storytelling Club for traditional and contemporary storytelling. Feast of Fools showcases excellent professional tellers while promoting and developing local storytellers. On the first Wednesday of each month (apart from August).
Northampton Delapre Abbey - the Billiard Room, London Road Northampton
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Canons Ashby - Hands-on Gardening Day
Get green-fingered with our garden team learning all about how we look after our plants and trees in the changing seasons on this experience day. Get green-fingered learning how we care for our plants and trees in the changing seasons on this experience day.
Canons Ashby, Canons Ashby House, Canons Ashby, Daventry,
Thu 7 Jun

More details - Dreamboys
The Dreamboys are back for their 2018 UK tour. The Dreamboys are without a shadow of a doubt the UK’s top male strip show, perfect for a girls night out with all your friends. Their showcase is unquestionably the most famous male stripper act the UK has ever produced.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Thu 7 Jun

More details - The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain has become a global sensation and nothing short of a UK national treasure. ‘Heresy II Heritage’, their new tour, charts the Uke’s rise from curiosity to virtuosity, from village hall to the Royal Albert Hall.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Outdoor Cinema - SHAUN OF THE DEAD (15)
The outdoor cinema experience returns to the lake-side amphitheatre! The summer season continues with Simon Pegg’s classic comedy homage to the zombie genre on a HUGE outdoor screen! Dressing up optional but encouraged... ’get some red on you’!
Stanwick Lakes, Stanwick
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Silver Band Concert
Another musical treat by the ever-popular Bilton Silver Band. Tickets are £8, or £5 for school students, and include a glass of wine or soft drink. The church is accessible to wheelchair-users and there is a disabled toilet directly across the road. Crick is very close to Junction 18, M1, and on the A428.
St Margaret of Antioch’s Church, Crick, just off J.18 of the M1 and the A428
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Acoustic Blues Concert
John Sime and Friends - An evening of acoustic roots blues music with John following his fabulous solo concert last year. Now he’s joined by three other fine musicians: Mike Permaker, Brian Ogden and Dougie Chapman.
Warmington Village Hall, Church Street, Warmington, Peterborough
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Orlingbury Village Fete
Very popular annual village Fete with licensed bar, BBQ, afternoon teas, ice creams, Brass Band, Morris Men, arena display, bowls, bouncy castle, tombola, bric a brac, books, raffle, children’s toys and games, plants, hanging baskets, jewellery, jams and chutneys, face painting and many more stalls.
Village Hall and Old Rectory Garden, Orlingbury
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Canons Ashby - Father's Day trail
Bring your Dad and enjoy the Father’s Day Trail together. Explore the grounds and discover parts of Canons Ashby you might not normally notice. Also suitable for Grandads, Husbands, Mums, Aunties and anyone else who wants to have a go. Bring your Dad and enjoy the Father’s Day Trail together.
Canons Ashby, Canons Ashby House, Canons Ashby, Daventry,
Sat 9 Jun to Mon 18 Jun

More details - Titchmarsh House - Open Garden for NGS
4½ acres extended and laid out since 1972. Special collections of magnolias, spring bulbs, iris, peonies and roses with many rare trees and shrubs. Walled ornamental vegetable garden and ancient yew hedge. Some newly planted areas; please refer to the website.
Titchmarsh House, Titchmarsh
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Harpole Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
We welcome everyone to join in the Harpole Gardens experience. Visit us and you will delight in varied gardens of all shapes, sizes and content. Harpole is an attractive village which is renowned for its annual Scarecrow Festival (2nd weekend of Sept), well worth a visit!
Harpole Gardens, Harpole
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Gayton Open Gardens and Teddy Trail
Enjoy an afternoon out in Gayton on Sunday 10th June from 1pm to 5pm. Village Gardens and allotments will be open and there will be a Teddy Bear Trail to entertain younger visitors. Stalls include bric-a-brac, books, DVDs, jigsaw puzzles and plants.
Gayton Church
Sun 10 Jun

More details - JapShow
It doesn’t matter whether you drive a Nissan Micra or a race spec Evo, ride a GSXR or a Yamaha R1. All Japanese cars and bikes are welcome at Jap show. No matter what you like about the scene there is something for everyone with the relaxed pace of the Show Paddock, club displays and trade area.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Spratton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
As well as attractive cottage gardens alongside old Northampton stone houses, Spratton also has unusual gardens, including showing good use of a small area; one dedicated to encouraging wildlife; a highly structured courtyard shrub garden; a newly renovated garden; mature gardens with fruit trees and herbaceous
Spratton Gardens, Spratton
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Dusty and the Shades of the 60s
Dusty & The Shades of the 60s celebrates the life and music of one of the most iconic female artistes of our time, the legendary Dusty Springfield.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Weedon Lois & Weston Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Two adjacent villages in south Northamptonshire with a handsome Medieval church in Weedon Lois. The extension churchyard contains the graves of the poets Dame Edith Sitwell and her brother Sir Sacheveral Sitwell who lived in Weston Hall.
Weedon Lois & Weston Gardens, Towcester
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Canons Ashby - Guided Countryside Walk
Explore beyond the walls of Canons Ashby on a walk through the rolling hills of Northamptonshire’s countryside. Join a volunteer guide on a 6 mile circular walk to stretch your legs and explore the heart of rural Northamptonshire around Canons Ashby. Booking Not Needed. Children over 11 years welcome.
Canons Ashby, Canons Ashby House, Canons Ashby, Daventry,
Thu 14 Jun, Thu 12 Jul, Thu 9 Aug

More details - Hamlet @ Lowick
Following the huge success of ‘The Three Inch Fools’ extraordinary performance last year we are pleased to let you know that they will be performing Hamlet, at St Peters Church, Lowick on Thursday 14th June 2017 @7pm.
St Peters Church Main Street, Lowick Northants
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Sulby Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Interesting and unusual property, on the Leicestershire border between Welford and Husbands Bosworth, covering 12 acres comprising working Victorian kitchen garden, orchard, and late C18 icehouse, plus species-rich nature reserve incl woodland, feeder stream to River Avon, a variety of ponds and established wild
Sulby Gardens, Northampton
Thu 14 Jun

More details - National Gardens Scheme openings - Sulby Gardens
Sulby Gardens originally comprised gardeners’ cottage, walled kitchen gardens and orchard for Sulby Hall, (a minor stately home redesigned in 1792 by Sir John Soane, and demolished in the early 1950s). We have restored the orchard and kitchen gardens.
Sulby Gardens, Sulby, Northamptonshire
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Whole-Lotta-Led
In August 1968 four young musicians convened in a small rehearsal room in London and performed an old Johnny Burnette song ‘Train Kept A-Rollin’. This was the birth of Led Zeppelin.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful characters.
Kirby Hall, Corby
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Rock n Roll Evening with live 5' piece band Reelin n Rockin
An evening of Rock n Roll from the 50’s and 60’s with live band Reelin n Rockin bringing back memories of classic hits from that era. If your young bring along Mum and Dad or Grandad as a surprise.
The Peppermill, Westerburg Square, Daventry
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Flore Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Flore gardens have been open since 1963 as part of the Flore Flower Festival and the partnership with the NGS started in 1992. Flore is an attractive village with views over the Upper Nene Valley. We have a varied mix of gardens, developed by friendly, enthusiastic and welcoming owners.
Flore Gardens, Northampton
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Northampton Symphony Orchestra - Symphonic Gallery
The fifth installment of Northampton Symphony Orchestra’s Symphonic Gallery explores music inspired by the life and work of the great Victorian sculptor and painter, George Frederic Watts. Conducted by John Gibbons, the orchestra will be performing Elgar’s Enigma Variations, Stanford’s Symphony No.
Saint Matthew’s Church, The Drive, Kingsley, Northampton
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Kislingbury Village Fayre & Flowerpot People Weekend 2018
Flowerpot People Displays around the Village (Theme “Myths & Legends”) *Open Gardens * Open Churches *Plants & Garden Products *Herbs * Wood Turner * Craft & Trade Stalls *Fruit & Veg * Bees * Tombola * Raffle * Mario’s Ice Cream *Books CD-DVD Stall * Face Painting * Origami * Jewellery * Cards * Cakes, Jams &
Church Green, Kislingbury
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Lyveden - Come and Sing in Secret
Would you like to sing in a choir celebrating music as a force for change' Lyveden invites you to join our community choir and Come and Sing in Secret.
Lyveden, near Oundle,
Sat 16 Jun and Sun 17 Jun

More details - Munchkins and Monsters present 'The Reluctant Dragon'
Munchkins and Monsters are a theatre group specialising in interactive theatre for children and young adults. They will be performing their latest production of ’The Reluctant Dragon’ at Daventry Leisure Centre on Saturday 16th June 2018. There will be two showings; 11am and 1pm.
Daventry Leisure Centre, Lodge Road, Daventry
Sat 16 Jun

More details - PCA MuscleTalk  Championships 2018
Some of the UK’s best bodybuilders and fitness models will be competing to qualify for the 2018 Physical Culture Association (PCA) Finals in October. Includes all PCA men’s and women’s classes including Junior, Novice, Bikini, Men’s Physique, Muscle Model, Ladies’ Figure, Masters and more.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Alexander Ardakov
Holy Trinity Rothwell Trust Registered Charity Number 1011662 Are pleased to welcome the return of Alexander Ardakov To Rothwell Holy Trinity Church NN14 6BQ 7.30pm Saturday 16th June 2018 Doors open at 7pm Tickets £10 Tickets available from Rothwell Heritage Centre from May or at the door
Holy Trinity Church Squires Hill Rothwell Kettering
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Daventry Arts Festival - Arts & Crafts Fair
Daventry Arts Festival (16th June - 24th June 2018) is a week long event celebrating and showcasing the wonderful talent that residents of Daventry have to offer, whether this is through song, dance, theatre productions or poetry workshops - there is absolutely something for everyone at this year’s Festival.
Sheaf Street, Daventry
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Sing-A-Long Grease party.
Come and Celebrate 40 year anniversary of the release of Grease the movie. We have the Sing-a-long version so dress to impress as your favorite, will you be a T-Bird or a Pink Lady ? There will be a Licenced bar, popcorn and lots of fun.
The Retro Room at Vintage Retreat Lower Harding Street
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Father's Day - What your Dad Drove Car Show
Celebrate Fathers Day in style! We have a show of ’What your Dad Drove Cars’, to reminisce over. If you have a Pre 2000 Car, Bike or Van that you would like to show off, Please register at www.ticketsource.co.
The Station, Station Approach, John Clark Way Rushden, Northants
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Rosearie-de-la-Nymph - Open Garden for NGS
We have been developing this romantic garden for about 10 yrs and now have over 1800 roses, incl English, French and Italian varieties. Many unusual water features and specimen trees. Roses, scramblers and ramblers climb into trees, over arbours and arches. Collection of 95 Japanese maples. Butterfly rearing unit.
Rosearie-de-la-Nymph, Northampton
Sun 17 Jun, Sun 24 Jun

More details - Cycle for Cransley
Saddle up and join Kettering’s first ever sportive event! With 10, 25 and 50-mile routes taking in the picturesque Northamptonshire countryside and ending at the Kettering Rugby Club Beer Festival!
Kettering Rugby Club, Kettering
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Lyveden - Kite-making Workshop
Bring Dad along to make a kite this Father’s Day at Lyveden. After all that hard work, treat him to a Workers Nuncheon in the Cottage tea room so you’re ready to head back out and see how high your kite can fly! Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Lyveden, near Oundle,
Sun 17 Jun

More details - The Retro Show
Retro Show is the annual family event for all those supporters of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and even 90’s that like a bit of fun in their lives. All makes and models of bikes and cars are welcome to this celebration of a time when machines were created with a bit of character.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Garden Tour with Supper
Our garden tour hosted by our Head Gardener Andrew Jones is a must for gardening enthusiasts. This popular tour takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes and can accommodate a group of up to 20 people.  Andrew’s horticultural and historical knowledge of the garden will have the visitor gripped from start to finish.
Deene Park, Deene, Corby
Thu 21 Jun

More details - Boothville Art & Craft Exhibition 2018
This is the annual Art and Craft exhibition presented by the Boothville Art Group where some exhibits are for sale. Admission is free and raffle and refreshments will be available.
Scout & Community Centre, Fernie Fields, Northampton
Fri 22 Jun to Sun 24 Jun

More details - Syresham Scarecrow Festival and Open Gardens Weekend
Lots of Scarecrows all around the village with stalls and games and delicious home made teas. A number of gardens will also be open.
Syresham Village
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Syresham Art Exhibition
Exhibition of the works of local artists. Works will also be on sale.
Syresham Chapel, High Street, Syresham
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Art Exhibition
An exhibition of local art. Local artists are invited to display their pictures within the church. Pictures can be for sale. Further details available. Exhibition will run at the same time as Kingsthorpe Village Faye on the Saturday.
St John the Baptist Church, Kingsthorpe Village
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

More details - Charlie Tarry and the Outlaws
Charlie Tarry and the outlaws Perform classic rock covers and original material. Please see our face book page for more details and contact.
The Dun Cow,Brook street Daventry
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Lyveden - Secret Concert
Join us for an open-air concert at Lyveden this summer! Spread out a picnic blanket in the magnificent surrounds of Lyveden’s Tudor gardens. Full of hidden symbols and architectural clues, they represent one person’s expression of his beliefs during a time of great instability, change and danger.
Lyveden, near Oundle,
Sat 23 Jun

More details - KETTERING VINYL , CD, and DVD FAIRS
VINYL:CDs:DVDs:TAPES:BOOKS: MEMORABILIA FAIR From the 50’s to the present: Pop, Punk, Rock ‘n Roll, Northern Soul, Progressive and more! Free Admission! Drinks and Refreshments available Established dealers 1000’s of Vinyl , CD’s and DVD’s for sale Collections Purchased Buy online!
The Parish Church Hall, Market Place, Kettering Northants
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Jo Ash Live at Towcester Mill Brewery
‘Mesmerising’ singer-songwriter and pianist Jo Ash will be performing a full set of her own material at the Towcester Mill Brewery. She will be joined by special guests Mike Wheatley on guitar and Nigel Turner on bass. Jo, from Ely, promises dynamic vocal performances accompanied by expressive piano playing.
Towcester Mill, Chantry Lane, Towcester
Sat 23 Jun

Vintage & Classic Cars, Cream Teas with Draughton Village Fair More details - Vintage & Classic Cars, Cream Teas with Draughton Village Fair
An eclectic and covetable mix of Vintage + Classic cars of different Marques......Mercedes, Jaguar etc....combined with the most delicious teas in a huge Marquee and fun stalls for everyone..
Pelham Barn, Draughton
Sun 24 Jun
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More details - Rock n Roll afternoon with live 5' piece band Reelin n Rockin
An afternoon of Rock n Roll from the 50’s and 60’s with live band Reelin n Rockin bringing back memories of classic hits from that era. If your young bring along Mum and Dad or Grandad as a surprise.
The Headlands, PH Northampton
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Turweston Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Charming unspoilt stone built village in a conservation area. Three very different beautiful gardens. The Mill with bridges over the millstream and a spectacular waterfall, wildlife pond and a kitchen garden.
Turweston Gardens, Brackley
Sun 24 Jun

More details - Une Soiree d'ete
A concert with Northampton Philharmonic Choir. Romantic choral songs for a summer’s evening, in musical settings by Georges Bizet, Gabriel Faure, Pierre Villette and Camille Saint-Saens, with organ music by Eugene Gigout.
St Michael’s Church
Tue 26 Jun

More details - Refactored
The Dance Factory present “REFACTORED” a dance show for all the family. This is wonderful show with students from age 3 to adults performing a variety of dances to “remixed and covered” tracks from over the years.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Fri 29 Jun and Sat 30 Jun

More details - A Summer Evening of Music and Laughter
Stamford Shoestring Theatre perform their Roadshow Revue plus the music of Flanders and Swann in the fabulous surroundings of All Saints Church, Easton on the Hill. Ticket price includes wine and a raffle entry. All in aid of All Saints Church Fabric Fund.
All Saints Church, Easton on the Hill, Stamford
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Macmillan Summer Jazz with Northampton Music & Performing Art Trust
An evening of summer jazz with the national award winning Northamptonshire Music & Performing Arts Trust (NMPAT) Big Band and Jazz Matters. Cash bar and Ploughman’s Supper All proceeds to NMPAT and the Wellingborough & Rushden Macmillan Fund Raising Committee
Stanwick Village Hall, Spencer Parade, Stanwick, Wellingborough
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Summer Nationals
The Summer Nationals guarantees a mid-season fix for adrenaline junkies everywhere! This National Drag Racing Championship round features over 25 car and bike classes with some real crowd favourites. Don’t miss this 200mph+ Pro Modified doorslammer action!
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Sat 30 Jun and Sun 1 Jul

More details - Canons Ashby - The Importance of Being Ernest, performed by Pantaloons
Everybody loves Ernest. In fact, Cecily and Gwendolen are both engaged to Ernest. The only trouble is, Ernest doesn’t exist. Or does he...' Everybody loves Ernest. In fact, Cecily and Gwendolen are both engaged to Ernest. The only trouble is, Ernest doesn’t exist. Or does he...
Canons Ashby, Canons Ashby House, Canons Ashby, Daventry,
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Classics on the Green
A classic car show with 60 - 80 cars, you are bound to find your dream car amongst the exhibits, come along and talk with the owners who will be happy to share information about their pride and joy. The event also includes stalls and food. Also a fun dog show, so why not bring along fido.
Watford Green, Watford Village
Sat 30 Jun

More details - Crafternoon Tea
Join us for an Afternoon of Crafting with Tea and Cake . Our crafty lady Karen will be showing you how to be creative with POMPOMs
The Retro Room @Vintage Retreat Lower Harding Street
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Duston Fun Day
A great day out for all the family Handmade & Vintage I Live Music I Traditional Games I Cream Teas I BBQ & Wood Fired Pizza I Circus Skills I Bake Off I Live Craft Demos I Sports Challenges I Meet the Councillors Plus much more besides We are looking for quality crafters and vintage sellers to fill our
St Luke’s Field, Melbourne Lane, Old Duston
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Macrame Workshop Crafternoon Tea
At the workshop you will learn the basic Macrame knots to make a plant hanger to take home along with a leaflet about the knots you have learnt to continue your Macrame journey at home. Please could you bring a plant pot of your choice up to the maximum height of 20 cm and 20cm width.
The Retro Room at Vintage Retreat Lower Harding Street
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Steane Park - Open Garden for NGS
The garden was in an extremely dilapidated and overgrown state; over the past 24 yrs we have tried to recapture its original glory. There are beautiful trees in 80 acres of parkland, old waterway and fish ponds, 1620 church in grounds.
Steane Park, Brackley
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Castle Ashby Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
35 acres within a 10,000 acre estate of both formal and informal gardens, incl Italian gardens with orangery and arboretum with lakes, all dating back to the 1860s, as well as a menagerie which includes meerkats and marmosets.
Castle Ashby Gardens, Northampton
Sun 1 Jul

More details - Formula 1 2018 Rolex British Grand Prix
THE FORMULA 1® 2018 ROLEX BRITISH GRAND PRIX IS RETURNING TO SILVERSTONE 5-8 JULY 2018 F1® drivers call the Formula 1® Rolex British Grand Prix at the iconic Silverstone Circuit ‘insanely fast’. We simply call it one of the world’s greatest sporting events.
Silverstone Circuits
Thu 5 Jul to Sun 8 Jul

More details - The HandleBards 'Romeo & Juliet'
Join the HandleBards’ all-female troupe here at Deene Park for Romeo and Juliet as you’ve never seen it before! The HandleBards are the world’s first cycling theatre company.
Deene Park, Deene, Corby
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Deene in the Civil War
Deene Park is delighted to host a Sealed Knot encampment and skirmish reenactment weekend. Step back in time and experience living history, see what it was like to live during the time of the civil war, listen to historical accounts, get hands on with day to day life and activities of a royalist camp.
Deene Park, Deene, Corby
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Northampton Town Festival 2018
The Northampton Town Festival 2018 The Northampton Town Festival is back for 2018 and it’s bigger and better than ever! A fun filled throwback to the iconic Northampton Town Show, the festival is also bringing hot air balloons back to the Racecourse for the third year running.
The Racecourse, Northampton
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Northampton Town Festival
The Northampton Town Festival is back for 2018 and it’s bigger and better than ever! A fun filled throwback to the iconic Northampton Town Show, the festival is also bringing hot air balloons back to the Racecourse for the third year running.
Northampton Racecourse, Kettering Road, Northampton
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - Great British Food Festival
More than ‘just another food festival’, The Great British Food Festival combines the nation’s love of great food and drink with some of the country’s most treasured locations, providing a unique opportunity to explore new flavours and beautiful venues, all at the same time!
Kelmarsh Hall, Kelmarsh
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - KETTERING VINYL , CD, and DVD FAIRS
VINYL:CDs:DVDs:TAPES:BOOKS: MEMORABILIA FAIR From the 50’s to the present: Pop, Punk, Rock ‘n Roll, Northern Soul, Progressive and more! Free Admission! Drinks and Refreshments available Established dealers 1000’s of Vinyl , CD’s and DVD’s for sale Collections Purchased Buy online!
The Parish Church Hall, Market Place, Kettering Northants
Sat 7 Jul

More details - Music on the green Newnham, with the Charlie Tarry and the outlaws
An annual event held on the picturesque village green in Newnham. This year Charlie Tarry and the outlaws will be entertaining this event with a wide variety of music, mainly classic classic rock covers, some old favourites and some originals. Please see our face book page for further info.
Newnham village green, Daventry
Sat 7 Jul

More details - The Supercar Event
A FAMILY DAY OUT AT THE SUPERCAR EVENT! If you’re searching for a fun-filled day out for the whole family, then look no further than The Supercar Event 2018. The hugely popular event, held in aid of The Children’s Trust is taking place over the weekend 7 - 8 July, at Rockingham Circuit, Northamptonshire.
Rockingham, Corby
Sat 7 Jul and Sun 8 Jul

More details - BMW Show
BMW Show The BMW Show at Santa Pod Raceway welcomes all BMW race cars, show cars, modern, retros, classics, new minis and BMW bikes. BMWs have all the right elements to make great drag and drift cars. Powerful engines, rear-wheel drive and stable handling all add up to unbeatable straight-line and sideways fun.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Grendon Open Gardens
Visit the Open Gardens in the beautiful village of Grendon. Delicious food available all day at the Village Hall. Plant & cake stall and gardening tombola.
Grendon Village Hall, Main Road, Grendon
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Moulton College Horticulture Unit - Open Garden for NGS
Moulton College started life as an agricultural college and has a strong horticultural dept. There are show gardens, allotments, a 2½ hectare millenium arboretum, more formal areas around the original 1920s buildings and interesting specimen trees, maintained by the students, in an attractive rural setting.
Moulton College Horticulture Unit, Moulton
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Ravensthorpe Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Attractive village in Northamptonshire uplands near to Ravensthorpe reservoir and Top Ardles Wood Woodland Trust, which have bird watching and picnic opportunities. Established and developing gardens set in beautiful countryside displaying a wide range of plants, many of which are available from the Nursery.
Ravensthorpe Gardens, Ravensthorpe
Sun 8 Jul

More details - Giovanni Pernice - Born To Win
After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
Castle Theatre, Wellingborough
Tue 10 Jul

More details - Dragstalgia
Santa Pod goes back to the way we were with Dragstalgia, a weekend dedicated to drag racing, hot rods and bikes from a bygone era with classic dragsters and funny cars, altereds, hot rods, American muscle and more.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Fri 13 Jul to Sun 15 Jul

More details - Haddonstone Show Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
See classic Haddonstone garden ornaments in the beautiful setting of the walled manor gardens incl planters, fountains, statues, bird baths, sundials, balustrades and follies. Garden is on different levels with roses, clematis, climbers, herbaceous, ornamental flowers, topiary, specimen shrubs and trees.
Haddonstone Show Gardens, Northampton
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Funtopia at Northampton
Funtopia is a fantastic fun-packed event which is perfect for tots to tweens. Open 10am-4pm. Filled with bouncy castles, obstacle course, activity inflatables, crazy golf, under 5’s area, circus skills, interactive play system and much more!
Abington Park Abington Ave
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - East Haddon Hall - Open Garden for NGS
First opened for the NGS in 1928 and now restored by the present owners. 8 acres of parkland surrounding a Grade I listed Georgian house (not open) with extensive lawns, mature specimen trees and lovely views. More formal planting surrounds the house with many exuberantly planted containers.
East Haddon Hall, Northampton
Sat 14 Jul and Sun 15 Jul

More details - Barn Dance
The Barn Dance will take place at Bosworth’s Garden Centre, Finedon Road, Burton Latimer on Saturday evening 14th July starting from 7 pm and will feature dancing to Ock ’n’ Dough "The world’s only Anglo-Latvian Zydecajun Ceilidh Band".
Bosworths Garden Centre, Finedon Road, Burton Latimer, Nr Kettering
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Pattishall Picnic in the Park Music Festival and Craft Fair, Saturday 14 July 2018
Pattishall’s fifth Music Festival and Craft Fair, close to Towcester. Family friendly event. Even more going on this year, with amazing live music for all, including jazz, Daventry Community Choir, Indian dancers as well as pop covers, rock and more. Also craft stalls, variety of hot food for sale, beer tent.
PATTISHALL HALL & PLAYING FIELD, SCHOOL ROAD, ASTCOTE (near Pattishall),TOWCESTER
Sat 14 Jul

More details - Holdenby House Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Holdenby has an historic Grade I listed garden. The inner garden incl Rosemary Vereys renowned Elizabethan Garden and Rupert Golbys Pond Garden and long borders. There is also a delightful walled kitchen garden with original Victorian greenhouse.
Holdenby House Gardens, Northampton
Sun 15 Jul

More details - 16 Leys Avenue - Open Garden for NGS
A town garden with two water features plus a stream and a pond flanked by a 12ft clinker built boat. There are five raised beds which are planted with vegetables, dahlias and chrysanthemums. A patio lined with acers has two steps down to a gravel garden with paved paths.
16 Leys Avenue, Kettering
Sun 15 Jul

More details - The Wizard of Oz
Rare Productions presents The Wizard of Oz. After a tornado whisks away a young Kansas farm girl, Dorothy, to the magical land of OZ, she starts her quest to find the mighty Wizard of Oz who has the power to send her home.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Thu 19 Jul to Sat 21 Jul

More details - Silverstone Classic
The packed weekend of the Silverstone Classic - the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival - provides spectacular historic motor racing on the world famous circuit, free access to the paddocks and grandstands, displays from over 100 car clubs featuring more than 10,000 classic cars, plus interactive
Silverstone Circuit Towcester Northamptonshire
Fri 20 Jul to Sun 22 Jul

More details - Bug Jam 32
The original and best VW festival with a vibrant and fun atmosphere, bringing to life the very essence of VW culture. Europe’s largest VW event incorporates all things VW, with drag racing, RWYB, nightlife, Show & Shine, comedy, fun fair, massive trade village, autojumble and much more.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Fri 20 Jul to Sun 22 Jul

2018 Sixfields Rockfest Northampton 21st-22nd July More details - 2018 Sixfields Rockfest Northampton 21st-22nd July
Sixfields Rockfest was born in September 2016 and it saw a dramatic increase in popularity in 2017. This year the event is to be spread over 2 day’s with camping 2 stages and approx 30 Bands. There are also beer tents, food stalls etc...
Duston Mill, Upton Way, Sixfields, Northampton, Northamptonshire
Sat 21 Jul and Sun 22 Jul
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More details - Alfie Bears Picnic 2018
Alfie Bear’s Picnic 2018 will be taking place at Hunsbury Hill Country Park on Saturday 21st July. 11am - 4pm. This will be our 4th Picnic event in aid of Alfie Bear’s Journey Fund - The Brain Tumour Charity. This year’s theme is Vintage!
Hunsbury Hill Country Park, Hunsbury Hill Road, West Hunsbury
Sat 21 Jul

More details - Long Buckby Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Ten gardens in the historic villages of Long Buckby and Long Buckby Wharf. Varying in size and style, from courtyard and canal side to cottage garden, some are established and others evolving. They incl water features, pergolas, garden structures, chickens and pigs, but the stars are definitely the plants.
Long Buckby Gardens, Northampton
Sun 22 Jul

More details - Lyveden - Little Grey Men Children's Trail
Inspired by the characters and stories of local Northamptonshire author ’BB,’ our summer trail explores the woods, meadows and moats at Lyveden in search of a new adventure. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Lyveden, near Oundle,
Mon 23 Jul to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Lyveden - Wild Wednesdays at Lyveden
Get involved with hands-on activities for all ages including pond-dipping in the moats, counting butterflies in the long grass or graffiti hunting around the garden lodge. Activities vary from week to week, check out the website for more details. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Lyveden, near Oundle,
Wed 25 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Wed 22 Aug, Wed 29 Aug

More details - Come Dine With Me Couples - Northampton
COME DINE WITH ME COUPLES ARE COMING TO NORTHAMPTON! We are on the hunt for fun loving couples who want to get creative in the kitchen and host the dinner party of their lives! If you think you serve up sassy starters, mouthwatering mains and delectable desserts you need to APPLY!
Northampton and surrounding areas
Wed 25 Jul

More details - Kelmarsh Land Rover Show
Kelmarsh Land Rover Show After the huge success of the inaugural Kelmarsh event in 2017, it’s back with the new dates of 27th-29th July! The Kelmarsh Land Rover Show is a one-stop shop for any enthusiast.
Kelmarsh Hall, Harborough Rd, Kelmarsh
Fri 27 Jul to Sun 29 Jul

More details - Paloma Faith - The Architect Summer Tour
Paloma Faith - The Architect Summer Tour. Artists performing: Paloma Faith.: Tickets avaiable.
Towcester Racecourse, Towcester
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Lyveden - Outdoor Theatre: The Pantaloons' As You Like It
"All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players..." Bring along a picnic and be transported to the Forest of Arden, a world of clowns, lovers, runaways and rebels. The critically-acclaimed Pantaloons present their innovative and hilari. Booking Advisable. Dogs on leads welcome.
Lyveden, near Oundle,
Sat 28 Jul

More details - 136 High Street - Open Garden for NGS
½ acre garden with various different borders including those planted for shade, sun and bee friendly situations. Alpine houses, raised beds and planted stone sinks. Wildlife pond. Seasonally planted tubs.
136 High Street, Wellingborough
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Hostellarie - Open Garden for NGS
Over 180ft long town garden. Divided into rooms of different character; courtyard garden with a sculptural clematis providing shade, colour themed flower beds, ponds and water features, cottage gardens and gravel borders, clematis and roses, all linked by lawns and grass paths.
Hostellarie, Desborough
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Froggery Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre plantsmans garden full of rare and unusual plants. NCCPG Collection of 435 varieties of penstemons incl dwarfs and species. Mediterranean and water gardens with large herbaceous borders. Artifacts on display incl old ploughs and garden implements.
Froggery Cottage, Desborough
Sun 29 Jul

More details - Canons Ashby - 50 things Thursdays
Keep the kids happy during the school holidays ticking off our challenges, whilst enjoying quality family fun in the fresh air. Keep the kids happy during the school holidays ticking off our challenges, whilst enjoying quality family fun in the fresh air.
Canons Ashby, Canons Ashby House, Canons Ashby, Daventry,
Thu 2 Aug, Thu 9 Aug, Thu 16 Aug, Thu 23 Aug

More details - Sulby Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Interesting and unusual property, on the Leicestershire border between Welford and Husbands Bosworth, covering 12 acres comprising working Victorian kitchen garden, orchard, and late C18 icehouse, plus species-rich nature reserve incl woodland, feeder stream to River Avon, a variety of ponds and established wild
Sulby Gardens, Northampton
Thu 2 Aug

More details - Ultimate Street Car
The fastest, hottest, largest & loudest modified car festival in Europe. If you’ve never been before, let us enlighten you with how it all goes down. The finest drag strip in Europe and the UK’s most superbly executed show cars.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Fri 3 Aug to Sun 5 Aug

More details - Higham Ferrers Chichele Classic Car Show 2018
The Rotary Club of Rushden Chichele are holding their 5th Classic Car Show in the historic town of Higham Ferrers. As well as classic vehicles there will be stallholders selling a variety of goods,a Hog Roast and other refreshment outlets. Around 220 vehicles are expected to attend.
The Castle Fields ,Kimbolton Road,Higham Ferrers
Sun 5 Aug
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More details - Midlands Rat Club - Fancy Rat Show
MRC Show SUNDAY 5TH AUGUST 2018 Judging begins at 11.am - Visitors welcome. - If you love rats, you’ll love our shows where you can see rat varieties you may only have read about.
Weedon Bec Village Hall, West Street, Weedon. Northamptonshire.
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Outdoor Cinema - Moulin Rouge (12A)
LUNA FLIX Outdoor Cinema presents Baz Luhrmann’s spectacular musical classic in the beautiful grounds of Boughton House, Kettering, Northamptonshire. Doors 7.00pm, Film (12A) approx 9.10pm - Bring a picnic & enjoy the songs! Book on-line only - limited audience! Adult: £13.20 - Under 15: £8.
Boughton House
Fri 10 Aug

More details - Audis in the Park
Europe’s largest Audi event featuring classic cars, trade and exhibition stands open to the public and all enthusiasts. Audi’s in the Park is the most anticipated and talked about Audi event on the planet.
Deene Park, Deene, Corby
Sun 12 Aug

More details - Dale Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Dale Farm is a 2 acre garden, with formal hedging and trees. Flower borders near the house and secluded vegetable garden with cutting flowers. The garden has lovely views over the surrounding countryside, including the neighbouring stone barn.
Dale Farm, Northampton
Sun 12 Aug

More details - The Green Patch - Open Garden for NGS
The Green Patch is a 2½ acre, Green Flag award-winning community garden, situated on the edge of Kettering. We have hens, ducks, beehives, ponds, children’s play area, orchard and so much more. We rely on our wonderful volunteers to make our friendly and magical garden the warm and welcoming place it is.
The Green Patch, Kettering
Sun 12 Aug

More details - Robin Hood and His Merry Men
Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor.
Boughton House, Kettering
Tue 14 Aug

More details - FIA World Endurance Championship
The FIA World Endurance Championship returns to Silverstone at a later date of 17-19 August 2018 for its festival of sports car racing, and there’s more entertainment than ever on offer to keep the whole family occupied. More cars, more racing, famous drivers and lots to see and do on and off track.
Silverstone Circuits
Fri 17 Aug to Sun 19 Aug

More details - 24hr Family Survival/Bushcraft Camp
Get the kids outdoors on the great outdoor experience!! Come and learn survival/bushcraft skills from Navigation to shelter building. A Great bonding experience for you and your child. Camp under the stars, learn new skills and enjoy this time away from it all.
Sir John Lowther centre, Rushton Road, Kettering
Sat 18 Aug

More details - Funtopia at Daventry
Funtopia is a fantastic fun-packed event which is perfect for tots to tweens. Open 10am-4pm. Filled with bouncy castles, obstacle course, activity inflatables, crazy golf, under 5’s area, circus skills, interactive play system and much more!
Daventry Country Park, Northern Way
Sat 18 Aug and Sun 19 Aug

More details - Kettering Carnival Fete
Carnival Fete Many trade stalls,Charity stalls,Childrens amusements Car Show music etc
Rockingham road Pleasure Park Kettering
Sat 18 Aug

More details - Kettering Carnival
Carnival parade around the Streets of Kettering.
Kettering Northamptonshire
Sat 18 Aug

More details - UK Monster Truck Nationals
Celebrate the tenth anniversary of the top UK Monster Truck Showdown at Santa Pod Raceway. Monster Truck car-crushing showdowns and freestyle action including amazing bus jumps!
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Northants
Sun 19 Aug

More details - Drama Summer School
Our Summer Theatre programme is now open for registration to ANYONE aged 8-15! Join us for an action-packed week of drama, creativity and plenty of fun.
The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive Kettering
Mon 20 Aug to Fri 24 Aug

More details - Junior Drag Racing Fun Day
Santa Pod Raceway’s annual Junior Drag Racing Fun Day returns for its 6th year on Thursday 23rd August. Admission to the Fun Day is totally free of charge– making it the ideal family day out during the summer holidays. The track action focuses on the junior class of drag racers.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Thu 23 Aug

More details - 2018 British Grand Prix MotoGP
Silverstone is delighted to be hosting the British round of MotoGP™ from 24 – 26 August in 2018. The 2017 season has been one of the most dramatic in the history of MotoGP™ and 2018 looks set to continue to deliver fast and close racing action as these sporting gladiators fight to win the MotoGP™ title.
Silverstone Circuits
Fri 24 Aug to Sun 26 Aug

More details - Canons Ashby - Bookfest
There will be bargains aplenty at the Brewhouse Bookshop’s annual sale, raising money to look after our historic site. Spend the day perusing our second-hand books and stock up in preparation for those cosy autumn evenings.
Canons Ashby, Canons Ashby House, Canons Ashby, Daventry,
Sat 25 Aug to Mon 27 Aug

More details - Lyveden - Outdoor Theatre: Boxtree's Treasure Island
When Jim Hawkins discovers a treasure map amongst the possessions of the late ’Captain’ Billy Bones, it hurtles him in to a cat and mouse game with dangerous pirates, taking him across the World to ’Treasure Island’. Will Jim find the treasure' Will he ma. Booking Advisable.
Lyveden, near Oundle,
Sat 25 Aug

More details - Craig David
Craig David With Very Special Guest Rita Ora. Artists performing: Craig David, Rita Ora.: Tickets avaiable.
Northamptonshire County Cricket Ground, Northampton
Sat 1 Sep

More details - Dragon Boat Races
Grab a team and make sure you enter the Nene Valley Dragon Boat Race! Feel the buzz of competitive excitement in the air at this popular annual fundraising event.
Wicksteed Park, Kettering
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Old Rectory, Quinton - Open Garden for NGS
A beautiful contemporary 3 acre rectory garden designed by multi award-winning designer, Anoushka Feiler.
Old Rectory, Quinton, Northampton
Sun 2 Sep

More details - Exploring Norfolk
Kettering Civic Society have organised this Three-Day Break commencing Monday, 3 September exploring Norfolk but en route visiting Ely Cathedral and Ickworth House. Day 2 - Norwich. Optional Norwich Playhouse Theatre to see ’Miss Saigon.
Mon 3 Sep

More details - FIA European Drag Racing Championships - The European Finals
FIA European Drag Racing Championships - The European Finals The final round of the acclaimed European Drag Racing Championship, ‘The European Finals’ is the climax to the 2018 FIA/FIM race season. This televised final is where racers put it all on the line to decide who claims the crown!
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Thu 6 Sep to Mon 10 Sep

More details - 2018 Bennetts British Superbike Championship
The Bennetts British Superbike Championship (BSB) continues to assert itself as one of the greatest domestic bike series in the world, and we are delighted to be hosting round 9 of the Championship on 7-9 September 2018 for a intense triple header weekend!
Silverstone Circuits
Fri 7 Sep to Sun 9 Sep

More details - The Carpenters Story
This highly acclaimed concert-style production continues to captivate audiences across the UK with its spectacular re-creation of The Carpenters’ timeless repertoire of music.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sun 9 Sep

More details - Coton Manor Garden - Open Garden for NGS
10 acre garden set in peaceful countryside with old yew and holly hedges and extensive herbaceous borders, containing many unusual plants. One of Britain’s finest throughout the season, the garden is at its most magnificent in September, and is an inspiration as to what can be achieved in late summer.
Coton Manor Garden, Northampton
Sun 9 Sep

More details - Derek Acorah : Love, Life, Laughter
Following his captivating appearance on Celebrity Big Brother, which saw a phenomenal run to the final, 2018 sees Britain’s best loved, and most entertaining, medium takes to the stage across the UK and Europe with his all new ‘Love, Life, Laughter Tour’.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Fri 14 Sep

More details - 2018 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship
The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship returns to Silverstone in 2018 for the penultimate round of the season and what’s sure to be another thrilling weekend of racing. With a packed timetable and open paddock policy, it’s a must-attend event for any motorsport fan.
Silverstone Circuits
Sat 15 Sep and Sun 16 Sep

More details - 'Quintessential' 2 day Antique & Vintage Show
NOT TO BE MISSED! join us at our quintessential Antique, Vintage and Collectors show. Nestled in the shadows of Naseby Battlefield, a prefect location for a great day out. Stroll around our extensive range of indoor, marquee and outdoor stalls.
Naseby Hall, Haselbech Road, Naseby
Sat 15 Sep and Sun 16 Sep

More details - Table Top Sale
Come and clear your clutter or pick up a bargain Plenty of stalls available Tables £5 Pre-booking essential Café open for light refreshments Please visit our website for more details www.duston-pc.gov.uk
Duston Community Centre, Pendle Road, Duston, Northampton
Sat 15 Sep

More details - Lucy Worsley – Queen Victoria Daughter, Wife, Mother, Widow
Historian, author and TV presenter Lucy Worsley delves into the detail of Queen Victoria’s life in this major new biography published to celebrate the 200th anniversary of her birth.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sun 16 Sep

More details - Cransley Hospice Road Races
The flagship event of the annual calendar, these popular road races offer something for everyone! With a junior race, 10k and half marathon routes available, exploring the stunning countryside surrounding Cranford village.
Cranford Village
Sun 16 Sep

More details - Chris Ramsey LIVE 2018
Critically acclaimed and award winning Stand Up comedian, host of his own TV entertainment show and Stand Up show on Comedy Central, Celebrity Juice regular and the only person to ever put Katie Hopkins in her place; Chris Ramsey adds 54 dates this autumn following a sell-out spring run.
The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive Kettering
Mon 17 Sep

More details - Joe Pasquale - A Few of his Favourite Things
Joe Pasquale burst on to our TV screens 30 years ago on ITV’s New Faces. Now he’s on his 30th anniversary tour ‘A Few Of His Favourite Things’; a celebration of his best cack, plus some surprises on the way! Let your inner child loose and learn to laugh and play again.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Fri 21 Sep

More details - Sywell Classic: Pistons & Props
Join us for this year’s Sywell Classic – Pistons and Props motoring festival, combining historic racers, hot rods and motorbikes with classic planes and vintage music to create a fantastic two-day event, celebrating classic motoring on the ground and in the air.
Sywell Aerodrome
Sat 22 Sep and Sun 23 Sep

More details - The Spirit of Elvis
Gordon Hendricks the most decorated ETA Champion to ever come out of the UK is coming back to Kettering with his fantastic “The Spirit of ELVIS in Concert”.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael
Direct from London’s West End, the UK’s finest George Michael tribute show. Get ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating a global superstar, as he puts the Boom Boom into your heart in the all new production, Fastlove – A tribute to George Michael.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sun 23 Sep

More details - JapShow Finale
As the season closer Jap Show Finale is your last chance to get your car out there before winter draws in.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Sun 23 Sep

More details - KETTERING VINYL , CD, and DVD FAIRS
VINYL:CDs:DVDs:TAPES:BOOKS: MEMORABILIA FAIR From the 50’s to the present: Pop, Punk, Rock ‘n Roll, Northern Soul, Progressive and more! Free Admission! Drinks and Refreshments available Established dealers 1000’s of Vinyl , CD’s and DVD’s for sale Collections Purchased Buy online!
The Parish Church Hall, Market Place, Kettering Northants
Sat 29 Sep

More details - You Win Again - Celebrating the Music of the Bee Gees
You Win Again – Celebrating the Music of the Bee Gees Direct from London’s West End, You Win Again – Celebrating The Music of The Bee Gees. Prepare to experience the distinct sound of one the greatest bands to have ever graced the stage in this unforgettable concert spectacular.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sun 30 Sep

More details - When You're Smiling
Neil Sands and his wonderful West End cast are back with another afternoon of nostalgic fun. Come and enjoy a wonderful trip back down memory lane with so many of your favourite songs from the 1940’s right through to the 1970’s.
The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive Kettering
Mon 1 Oct

More details - Swan Lake
The greatest of all romantic ballets. After the sell-out performances of Nutcracker last year, Russian National Ballet returns to the UK with the most famous Ballet of all time. Swan Lake is one of Tchaikovsky’s best works, featuring some of ballet’s most memorable music and breath-taking dance.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Fri 5 Oct

More details - National Finals
The National Drag Racing Championship Finals for MSA Pro Mod and national sportsman classes plus Top Methanol, Wild Bunch, Nostalgia Fuel Altered Association and the ACU National Drag Bike Championship including SuperTwins.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Sat 6 Oct and Sun 7 Oct

More details - WANNABE The Spice Girls Show
WANNABE is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of the World’s biggest girl band, the Spice Girls. Featuring the greatest Spice Girls hits, this musical celebration recreates the era of Girl Power!
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sat 6 Oct

More details - The Illegal Eagles
The World’s Official No.1 Eagles tribute returns in 2018 for another outstanding show promising more of their trademark musical prowess, acute attention to detail, and incredible showmanship. This phenomenal group of musicians have been touring for over two decades and remain true Eagles fanatics!
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sun 7 Oct

More details - An Evening with Aggers
Since the home Ashes series in 2013, the Evenings with Aggers shows have been delighting audiences and selling out theatres all over England. Jonathan Agnew learnt his craft under the tutelage of Brian Johnston, emerging from the notoriety of the gloriously funny ‘leg over’ incident (yes, you will hear that tonight!
The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive Kettering
Mon 8 Oct

More details - Sulby Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Interesting and unusual property, on the Leicestershire border between Welford and Husbands Bosworth, covering 12 acres comprising working Victorian kitchen garden, orchard, and late C18 icehouse, plus species-rich nature reserve incl woodland, feeder stream to River Avon, a variety of ponds and established wild
Sulby Gardens, Northampton
Thu 11 Oct, Thu 15 Nov

More details - Neil Oliver: The History of Britain in 100 Places
Neil was born to love Great Britain. During his 20 years travelling to every corner, and whilst filming BBC2’s ‘Coast’, he’s fallen in love all over again. From north to south, east to west it cradles astonishing beauty. The human story here is a million years old, and counting.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Fri 12 Oct

More details - Sulby Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Interesting and unusual property, on the Leicestershire border between Welford and Husbands Bosworth, covering 12 acres comprising working Victorian kitchen garden, orchard, and late C18 icehouse, plus species-rich nature reserve incl woodland, feeder stream to River Avon, a variety of ponds and established wild
Sulby Gardens, Northampton
Fri 12 Oct

More details - Roy "Chubby" Brown - Live
He’s still rude, he’s still crude and this time he’s turning headlines into punch lines as his rip-roaring brand of banter continues to burst bellies across the country. ‘The World’s Most Outrageous Comedian’ is far too rude for TV, so this live performance is the only place to catch the flamboyant comedian!
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sat 13 Oct

More details - Rich Hall's Hoedown
Rich Hall’s critically acclaimed new show begins its second leg of touring. There has never been a better time to be an American comedian in the UK. Hall’s precision dismantling of the tenuous relationship between two countries is as freewheeling and deadly accurate as ever.
The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive Kettering
Sun 14 Oct

More details - Briarwood - Open Garden for NGS
A garden for all seasons with quirky original sculptures and many faces. Firstly, a south aspect lawn and borders containing bulbs, shrubs, roses and rare trees with yr-round interest; hedging, palms, climbers, a wildlife, fish and lily pond, terrace with potted bulbs and unusual plants in odd containers.
Briarwood, Kettering
Sun 14 Oct

More details - Jumble Sale
Jumble Sale selling clothes, bric a brac, toys and books
Boddington Village Hall, Warwick Road, Upper Boddington
Sat 20 Oct

More details - Think Floyd
This extraordinary band, dubbed the Definitive Pink Floyd Experience, are renowned for their stunning celebration of the music of one of the world’s greatest bands. Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason describes the band as “Brilliant! – They are really good.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sun 21 Oct

More details - Boughton House - Open Garden for NGS
The Northamptonshire home of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch. The garden opening incl opportunities to see the historic walled kitchen garden and herbaceous border incl the sensory and wildlife gardens. The wilderness woodland will open for visitors to view the spring flowers or the autumn colours.
Boughton House, Kettering
Sun 21 Oct

More details - Boughton House - Open Garden for NGS
The Northamptonshire home of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch. The garden opening incl opportunities to see the historic walled kitchen garden and herbaceous border incl the newly created sensory and wildlife gardens. The wilderness woodland will open for visitors to view the spring flowers or the autumn colours.
Boughton House, Kettering
Sun 21 Oct

More details - KETTERING VINYL , CD, and DVD FAIRS
VINYL:CDs:DVDs:TAPES:BOOKS: MEMORABILIA FAIR From the 50’s to the present: Pop, Punk, Rock ‘n Roll, Northern Soul, Progressive and more! Free Admission! Drinks and Refreshments available Established dealers 1000’s of Vinyl , CD’s and DVD’s for sale Collections Purchased Buy online!
The Parish Church Hall, Market Place, Kettering Northants
Sat 27 Oct

More details - Flame & Thunder
Stunts & Drag Racing Family Firework Spectacular Flame & Thunder is an action packed day for all the family featuring motorsport stunts and Drag Racing. Witness a huge gathering of jet vehicles and experience 300mph Nitro guzzling Top Fuel dragster along with cars and bikes from various classes of Drag Racing.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Sat 27 Oct

More details - Jethro - The Count of Cornwall
A memorable evening of hysterical nonsense, as we take a peek into the circus lurking deep within the mind of, probably the greatest, comic storyteller ever to grace the stage. Jethro beguiles and befuddles his audience with the endless stream of irreverent twaddle that has created a comedy genius.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sun 28 Oct

More details - Forbidden Nights
Brace yourself for two hours of thrilling action, provocative choreography with the ultimate Forbidden strip tease (and a few men in uniform thrown in for good measure).
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Fri 2 Nov

More details - Keep the Home Fires Burning
Experience an unforgettable journey through the forgotten melodies of World War One in this brand new musical, featuring the songs of the Great War, including Pack Up Your Troubles, Hush Here Comes A Whizzbang!, Oh It?s A Lovely War, Long Way to Tipperary, Forward Joe Soap?
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sat 3 Nov

More details - Pattishall Bonfire and Fireworks Display
Bonfire (guys welcome) and Firework display set to music. Great firework display set to pop and classical music with massive bonfire. Come and enjoy a traditional bonfire night celebration at the Playing Fields at Pattishall Parish Hall. Refreshments for sale - hot dogs, soup, hot drinks, bar, sweet shop.
Pattishall Parish Hall, School Road, Astcote (next to Pattishall, near Towcester)
Sat 3 Nov

More details - Genesis Connected
Genesis Connected is a tribute show celebrating the music of Genesis and the biggest selling acts connected: Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins and Mike & the Mechanics. This show has an incredible mix of material, from atmospheric anthems to chart toppers that will get the crowd dancing in the aisles.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sun 4 Nov

More details - The Magic of Motown
Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town!
The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive Kettering
Thu 8 Nov

More details - Showaddywaddy
‘The Greatest Rock & Roll Band In The World’ is a bold statement but Showaddywaddy has lived up to that title for the last 4 decades! Formed in the 1970s in Leicester from several local bands, they have sold more than 20 million records and have toured all corners of the World extensively.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sat 10 Nov

More details - Christmas at St Luke's
Please join us for festive fun. Shop from 40 stalls including local crafters, gifts and food. If you would like a stall please email us in the first instance with pictures and a short description of what you sell We will be serving mulled wine and mince pies, filled jacket potatoes and refreshments.
St Luke’s Centre, Main Road, Old Duston
Sat 17 Nov

More details - The Sensational 60s Experience
Without doubt the most explosive 60’s show touring the UK, returns to Kettering for one night only. With a brand new production for 2018, The Sensational 60’s Experience brings you a three hour extravaganza of pure 1960’s nostalgia.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sun 18 Nov

More details - An Audience with Simon Reeve
Simon Reeve’s first-ever theatre tour will feature the world-famous TV journalist recount tales from over 15 years of travelling to the most remote and extreme corners of the planet.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Wed 21 Nov

More details - Killer Queen
Killer Queen have been performing their tribute to Queen’s concert since 1993. Their expert musicianship, extraordinary energy and accurate portrayal of the world’s greatest live band have rightfully earned Killer Queen the title of Queen tribute royalty.
The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive Kettering
Fri 23 Nov

More details - Crafts for Christmas at Castle Ashby Gardens , Northampton
This event is held in the walled garden at Castle Ashby House in heated and lit marquees. Visit the reindeer who will be with us for the 2 days show. Buy work from UK designer makers for the Christmas season and enjoy good food. Entry is £4 whilst under 16 are free. Free Parking
Castle Ashby House Gardens Northampton
Sat 24 Nov and Sun 25 Nov

More details - Dane Baptiste
Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, Dane Baptiste brings his third smash hit show on national tour. Original, provocative and exceptionally crafted, G.O.D. (Gold. Oil. Drugs) explores our worldwide pursuit of wealth, power and pleasure.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sat 24 Nov

More details - Blancmange
Blancmange 'Wanderlust' Tour + support. Artists performing: Blancmange.: Tickets avaiable.
Northampton Roadmender, Northampton
Sat 24 Nov

More details - Duston Festive Windows
We invite shops, businesses, pubs and churches throughout the village to decorate their windows for Christmas. Residents are encouraged to visit them and vote for their favourite in a poll on our website Please visit our website for more info www.duston-pc.gov.uk
Throughout Duston village
Sat 1 Dec to Tue 25 Dec

More details - Christmas Lights Switch On
Join us on the bank at St Luke’s Centre to enjoy mulled wine & mince pies & Christmas Carols under the magnificent Parish Christmas Tree Please visit our website for more info www.duston-pc.gov.uk
St Luke’s Centre, Main Road, Old Duston
Sat 1 Dec

More details - Aladdin
We are back with another fabulous festive treat this Christmas – join Aladdin as he jumps aboard the magic carpet for a spectacular panto adventure.
The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive Kettering
Thu 13 Dec to Sun 6 Jan

More details - Table Top Sale
Come and clear your clutter or pick up a bargain 30 tables available £5 each Pre-booking essential Café open for light refreshments Please visit our website for more information www.duston-pc.gov.uk
Duston Community Centre, Pendle Road, Duston, Northampton
Sat 19 Jan 19

More details - Skids
Skids + support. Artists performing: Skids.: Tickets avaiable.
Northampton Roadmender, Northampton
Fri 8 Feb 19

More details - Black Magic - The Little Mix Show
A highly energetic tribute show that follows in the footsteps of the award winning girl band, Little Mix. This iconic 5-star rated show has live vocals and is full of commercial pop-video choreography.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Wed 20 Feb 19

More details - The Rolling Stones Story
The Rolling Stones have dominated Rock ’n’ Roll music since the 1960s and were at the forefront of the British Invasion of bands that conquered the US in 1964. They ran neck and neck with The Beatles in the popularity stakes with the late sixties and early seventies considered by many as their Golden Age.
The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive Kettering
Sat 23 Feb 19

More details - A Vision of Elvis
A VISION OF ELVIS starring Rob Kingsley winner of The National Tribute Music Awards “Official Elvis Show” and “No.1 Male Tribute” is internationally renowned as the best Elvis Presley tribute concert, touring the world today.
The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive Kettering
Fri 15 Mar 19

More details - Dan Snow - An Evening with the 'History Guy.'
‘An Evening with DAN SNOW’ will feature the well-known historian and TV presenter recount anecdotes of memorable experiences from his very successful career as an historian and broadcaster.
The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive Kettering
Mon 18 Mar 19

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