What’s on this weekend
Fri 22 - Sun 24 Feb 2019
FILM: Northampton Filmhouse, throughout Feb
Oscar season is in full swing so what better time to head to the cinema? See this season’s best picks at the Northampton Filmhouse or indulge in the brilliant new independent films. They’re series of screenings aimed at 16-25 year-olds, are perfect for the not so little Mudlets!
FILM: Can you ever Forgive Me? (15) out in cinemas from Fri 1 Feb
Melissa McCarthy, is Oscar nominated for her turn as Lee Israel, a failing writer making money selling forged celebrity letters in this amusing true-crime bleak comedy with Richard E Grant – also Oscar nominated for Best Supporting Actor – reliving his Withnail & I days as her drinking buddy.
Get a behind the scenes experience of Lyveden Manor–currently not open to the public. They’ll be opening up the ground floor of the manor to special booked-visits this winter only. You’ll also be part of the new opportunities to tell Sir Thomas Tresham’s story. Each visit will be totes unique as the team try out new storytelling and interactive methods. Booking is ABSOLUTELY essential and can be done via Phone: 0344 249 1895.
The Hidden Garden, Blacks Design, from Thurs 7 Feb
Philippa Jeffrey’s latest series of contemporary paintings will be exhibited in Brackley, hosted by Black Designs. Black Designs work with UK based artists who have a story to tell and Philippa’s exhibition will run for two months.
FAMILY: Canons Ashby Muddy Explorers Trail, Canons Ashby, from Sat 16 Feb
This half term, why not go out for a family walk in the beautiful countryside? Swap the stilettos for wellies and join the Muddy Explorers Trail with the kids for a long, peaceful walk to embrace the muddy February we have coming!
THEATRE: Avenue Q, Royal & Derngate, Mon 18 – Sat 23 Feb
The laugh-out-loud musical is back with all your fave characters on a downtown New York street trying to make sense of life’s burning issues. What do you do with a BA in English? How do you find your purpose? And is the internet really just for….nevermind. Missed all the fuzz last time round? Don’t let your life suck.
FOOD: Vegan Fest, Vintage Retreat, Sat 23 Feb
This free event is going to be celebrating all things vegan this February! Supporting local businesses, there is going to be a selection of food and alcohol stalls, delicious treats, cosmetics and more! They will also be on hand to offer advice and information on being vegan so if you are looking to try something new this February, head down to the Vegan Fest and try out new products and food!