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Things to do this week

Mon 26 Mar - Sun 1 Apr

The best of award season, Errol Flynn Filmhouse, Northampton, Throughout March

Catch up with some of the biggest contenders of this year’s award season at Errol Flynn Filmhouse. A huge selection of films are available including ‘Shape of Water’, ‘I,Tonya’ and ‘Lady Bird’ so there’s something for everyone. If you fancy a trip with this kids, then ‘The Greatest Showman Sing-a-long’ is the one for you; belt out the dazzling show tunes from the box office hit. Tickets range from £6 – £8.50 and can be booked online.

Errol Flynn Filmhouse, Derngate, Northampton NN1 1TU

Oundle International Festival Tickets, Oundle, from Thurs 1 Mar

Tickets for this year’s Oundle International Festival will go on sale on Thursday 1st March; the ever popular Festival returns for its 34th year with a programme so broad in appeal that there is something for everyone to enjoy. The festival is from 4th-14th July and has so much to offer for all the family, with an open-air production of David Walliams’ ‘The Midnight Gang’ or enjoy jazz and swing music from the ’20s and ’30s with the Pasadena Roof Orchestra. There’s a lot to choose from and tickets can be bought online of by calling the box office on 01832 274734, visit the website for more information.

Oundle Festival Box Office, 4 New Street, Oundle, PE8 4EA

I Believe in Unicorns, Castle Theatre, Wellingborough, 1:30pm, Mon 26 Mar

Olivier Award nominated Wizard brings best-selling children’s author Michael Morpurgo’s treasured story, I Believe in Unicorns, to life. The one-woman show set in a library is an enchanting and interactive show, I Believe in Unicorns sparks imagination in both young and old, perfect for families. It is a tale of the power of books, and the bravery of a young boy called Tomas. Tomas hates reading and school, but his world is turned upside down the day he meets the Unicorn Lady in his local library. Tickets are priced £11 (£9) and can be purchased by calling the Box Office on 01933 270 007 or online.

Castle Theatre, 10 Castle Way, Wellingborough, NN8 1XA

Bernstein Centenary Ballet, Castle Theatre, Wellingborough, 7:15pm, Tues 27 Mar

To celebrate the centenary of classical composer Leonard Bernstein’s birth, The Royal Ballet present Bernstein Centenary Ballet, an all-Bernstein programme with work from choreographers Wayne McGregor, Liam Scarlett and Christopher Wheeldon. Ballet enthusiasts can enjoy this evening of dynamic dance when it is broadcast live to Castle Theatre. Tickets are priced £15.50 (£13.50) and can be purchased by calling the Box Office on 01933 270 007 or online.

Castle Theatre, 10 Castle Way, Wellingborough, NN8 1XA

Frank’s Comedy Club, Castle Theatre, Wellingborough, 8pm, Fri 30 Mar

Frank’s Comedy Club is back with another evening of top quality laughs featuring some of the best acts on the UK comedy circuit.

You can even enjoy Franks Meal Deal an pre-order food for an extra £7.50 (£8.50 on the night) to enjoy a delicious burger, from Franks Hamburger House, served with chips and salad in a takeaway box during the interval. There’s four different choices, including a vegetarian option, to choose from.

Tickets cost £12.50 (£10.50 concessions) and can be purchased by calling the Box Office on 01933 270 007, or online.

Castle Theatre, 10 Castle Way, Wellingborough, NN8 1XA

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

Wicky’s Easter Trail, Wicksteed Park, Kettering, Thurs 29 Mar – Sun 15 Apr

Wicky Bear has been very mischievous and he has hidden some huge Easter shapes in the Park and he wants all the boys and girls to help him find them! Entry is £3 per child and every entry receives an Easter gift.

Wicksteed Park, Barton Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 6NJ

Antiques and Vintage Fair, Lamport Hall, Lamport, 10am – 4pm, Sun 1/Mon 2 Apr

Whether you are looking for something in particular, or just like to browse through interesting antiques, furniture, books, pictures, militaria, jewellery, etc, this Antiques and Vintage Fair has something to offer. With items ranging from 50p to £5,000 there’s something for everyone from the serious collector to the impulse buyer. Why not relax with a drink and a bite to eat whilst considering your next purchase? Refreshments available from Sauls of Spratton. Free car parking and free programme. The weekend also gives an opportunity to see the spring bulbs out in the gardens and explore the house. The Hall and Gardens will be open both days between 2pm and 5pm, last admission at 4pm (under separate admission).

Lamport Hall, Lamport, Northamptonshire, NN6 9HD

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