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Things to do this week

Mon 23 - Sun 29 April

Errol Flynn Filmhouse, Throughout April & May

Enjoy an Easter treat with a great selection of films at the Errol Flynn Filmhouse. A huge range of films are available including new independent films, such as ‘Wonderstruck’, top foreign film ‘The Square’ and family favourite ‘Peter Rabbit’. Whether it’s a girls night out or a family day trip, there’s a movie to tickle everyone’s fancy. Tickets range from £6 – £8.50 and can be booked online.

Errol Flynn Filmhouse, Derngate, Northampton NN1 1TU

Bands in the Park, Abington Park, 2pm – 5pm, Every Sunday

Enjoy live music every Sunday afternoon from the Abington Park bandstand and be surrounded by the relaxing and beautiful environment of the park.

Abington Park Museum, Wellingborough Road, NN3 3HN

The Flying Lovers Of Vitebsk, Royal & Derngate, Northampton, Tues 24 – Sat 28 Apr

Kneehigh Theatre’s production of Daniel Jamieson’s play traces a young couple as they navigate the Pogroms, the Russian Revolution, and each other. With music and dance inspired by Russian Jewish tradition and a whirl of colour, get embraced in the romance.
Tickets cost £9 to £32 and can be booked by calling the box office on 01604 624811 or through the website.
Royal & Derngate Theatre, Guildhall Rd, Northampton NN1 1DP
Wall Art or Garden Sculpture Workshop, Artisitc ReTreats, Upper Boddington, Wed 25 Apr
You will be taken through all the steps to create your beautiful & unique weather resistant wall art under the expert tuition of Liz Dixon, approved Powertex Trainer. A full day workshop where you will make wall art using recycled fabric & Powertex products. Tickets cost £80 per person.

Artistic ReTreats Home Studio, 30 Frog Lane, Upper Boddington, NN11 6DJ

Big Night Out, Wicksteed Park, Kettering, 7:30pm, Fri 27 Apr

Grab your girls and join us for the ultimate girly night featuring Adonis unzipped, Drag Queen comedian and fabulous disco with Big Bopper Entertainment, woop woop! Tickets are £12 each. Food will be available from food vendors (additional cost). Book tickets online now and get ready to party!
Wicksteed Park, Barton Road, Kettering, NN15 6NJ
Screaming Blue Murder, Royal & Derngate, Northampton, Fri 27 Apr – Fri 16 Nov
Don’t miss our Friday night comedy club in the Underground Studio with compere Dan Evans. This season features many of comedy’s rising stars. Visit the website to book and to see what comedy stars are on this week.

Doors 7.45pm, Show 8.15pm. Tickets £13.50.

Royal & Derngate Theatre, Guildhall Rd, Northampton NN1 1DP

Ladies Night, Towcaster Racecourse, Towcaster, Fri 27 Apr

Get your party dress on and join us for an exciting evening of Horse Racing, followed by a DJ Set from Celebrity Guest DJ Melanie C – AKA Sporty Spice! See her take to the decks after racing and party into the late hours. With racing and other competitions running throughout the evening, you don’t just have to back a winner, you can be a winner!

Gates open at 14:40 with the first race at 16:40, last race is 19:55 and Mel C takes to the decks at 20:15.

Tickets are £10pp and can be booked via the website.

Towcaster Racecourse, London Road, Towcaster, NN12 6LB

British GT, Rockingham Speedway, Corby, Sat/Sun 28/29 Apr

The British GT visits Rockingham over the weekend, adding a touch of glamour to the paddock with some of the world’s most exotic supercars racing at breathtaking speeds. Racing on the International Super Sportscar Circuit, it will all be about staying power and endurance as the high-performance teams battle it out over two-hours for supremacy and maximum points. The BRDC F3 Championship will be accompanying the GT programme. The championship has established itself as the best place for the rising F1 stars of the future to make the step up into single-seater racing from Karts.
Tickets cost £12 – £22 (under 15s go free) and can be booked online.
Rockingham Speedway, Rockingham, Mitchell Road, Corby, NN17 5AF
Food Festival, Town Centre, Brackley, 10am – 4pm, Sun 29 Apr

Since 2008 The Brackley Festival of Food has become popular with in the Market Town. A range of food traders, preserves, hot food, local meat, local Chocolate, honey, cheeses, fudge to name a few. A community event involving the local schools and guide groups.

Brackley Town Centre, 23 Old Town, Brackley, NN13 7

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