Things to do this week
Mon 14 - Sun 20 May
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
Doors 7.45pm, Show 8.15pm. Tickets £13.50.
Royal & Derngate Theatre, Guildhall Rd, Northampton NN1 1DP
Living Legends: Hidden Histories Exhibition, The Rooftop Arts Centre, Corby, 11am-4pm, Wed 2 May – Sat 2 June
The exhibition has taken inspiration from the ‘Humans of New York’ social media campaign and aims to uncover the hidden stories of Corby and reflect the changing face of the town. It features ten local people who have an extraordinary story to tell; an incredible experience, an uncelebrated achievement or a surprising fact about their life.
Rooftop Arts Centre, 9 Chisholm House, Corby, NN17 1PZ
Coldplace, The Deco Theatre, Northampton, 7:30pm, Thurs 17 May
Coldplace, the world leading tribute to Coldplay are coming to Northampton. Expect lasers, confetti, Coldplay anthems and a remarkable resemblance to the real thing with their comprehensive and professional stage show which has been especially adapted for theatres.
Tickets are on sale now and cost £20. You can book online or by calling the box office on 01604 491005.
The Deco Theatre, Abington Square, Northampton, NN1 4AE
Big Bang VW Festival, Santa Pod Raceway, Wellingborough, Fri 18 – Sun 20 May
Big Bang VW festival is the first and friendliest VW festival on the calendar. With high-octane racing, the festival remains as laid-back and family friendly as ever. All Vee Dubs welcome! Three days of VW fun in the sun with great racing and entertainment at the home of European Drag Racing! All Beetles and buses, campers and Caddies, Golfs and Ghias are welcome at the show to enjoy the show. Lots of activities are on throughout the weekend, including live music, a fun fair and kids entertainment.
Tickets cost £14 – £35 (under 16s go free) and can be bought online or by calling 01234 782828.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough, NN29 7XA
Champagne and French Wine Dinner, Kettering Park Hotel & Spa, Kettering, Fri 18 May