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  • Snowdrops everywhere!

    They're coming out! The loveliest places to catch winter snowdrops across Northants and beyond over the next few weeks.

  • Fashion overhaul at Rushden Lakes

    Shopping is less of a drag when you're in the heart Nene Valley surrounded by lakes. It's where big brand fashion meets lakeside restaurants and cafes. Yes please!

  • Fireworks display Northants

    14 firework displays in Northants 2019

    Fizz pop fireworks. Lots and lots of organised firework displays across Northamptonshire - and here’s just a selection

  • 23 brilliant Halloween events

    Get ready for the fright of your life when you see how busy you'll be this October with these ghastly Halloween shenanigans. Be prepared for the best one yet.

  • Rushden Lakes fest for 2nd B’day

    Can you believe it’s already been two years since the opening of Rushden Lakes? Oh, how time flies. To celebrate, the Lakes are pulling out all the stops to make it a Birthday to remember

  • Cineworld Rushden Lakes

    Bursting with the latest cinema tech, featuring fourteen state-of-the-art screens including IMAX, 4DX and the biggie, ScreenX, you're gonna want to give this a go!

  • The Northants festival guide 2019

    Northants is the place to be this summer with loads of festival shenanigans from music events to ones for the foodies

  • Rushden Lakes – the one-stop-shop for May half term

    Exploring, climbing, canoeing and pizza competitions, what more do you want for the school holiday break?

  • Rock up and climb!

    I tried out rock climbing at Rushden Lakes, perfect for any age (even mine) and I jumped off a 7m wall!

  • Althorp Food & Drink Festival 2019

    Northamptonshire's finest food and drink event is back! Full of new fun additions to accompany the best of local.

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