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What’s on this weekend

Fri 29 - Sun 31 Mar 19

THEATRE: Cirque Berserk! Royal & Derngate, Wed 27 – Sun 31 Mar

Combining contemporary cirque style artistry with adrenaline fuelled stunt action, this astoundingly talented international troupe includes over thirty jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, drummers and daredevil stuntmen showcasing the finest in traditional circus thrills and skills. Featuring the world’s most hair raising circus act – the legendary motorcycle ‘Globe of Death’.

ART: Doug Hyde at The Rose Gallery, Bell of Northampton, Fri 29 Mar

Dream Team, Doug Hyde

The Rose Gallery invite you to meet the nation’s favourite artist, Doug Hyde, in our gallery within Bell, Northampton on the evening of Friday 29th March between 6-8pm. Doug’s warm, uplifting art has led to him being named as the most popular living artist in Britain today and his work is now increasingly sought after. This event will be an exciting opportunity to acquire artwork by Doug and meet the man behind the smile.

Doug Hyde at The Rose Gallery

EVENT: Year of The Pig Party, Saxby’s Cider, Sat 30 Mar

Come & celebrate The Year of the Pig with Saxby’s farm! Tickets are £5 per person and include a free pork roll.  1pm – 5pm at Grange Farm, Farndish. Book your tickets here or call in to the shop on the farm.

MUSIC: Paul Lamb & the King Snakes, Castle Theatre, Sat 30 Mar

Paul Lamb & the King Snakes are simply the best U.K. blues band; they deliver outstanding Blues with an amazing on-stage performance, to delight one & all. Lovers of the blues can expect a wonderful mix of real blues, boogie & swing.

Castle Theatre

MOTHERS DAY: Carvery Lunch, Whittlebury Hall, Sun 31 Mar

Why not treat your mother to a delicious carvery at the tranquil Whittlebury Hall. For £24.50 per person, you can enjoy an array of starters and all of the trimmings you would expect for a spectacular Sunday dinner. Taking place at the Atrium clubhouse, this is the perfect gift if you are not quite sure what to get her this mothers day.

FAMILY: Lamb bottle-feeding, Mini Meadows Farm, throughout Mar

Stuck on where to take the kids this March? Head down to Mini Meadows Farm and be in awe with the lambs. I don’t know about you but I would definitely use the kids as an excuse to head down here myself… Get muddy whilst looking around the farm at all of the other animals and end the trip with a visit to the huge indoor play area. Pre-booking is highly recommended to avoid disappointment.


FOOD: Showcase Menus at Paris House, throughout Mar

Award-winning chef, Phil Fanning, has announced the launch of a series of Showcase Menus to celebrate 5 years ownership of Bedfordshire’s fine dining restaurant Paris House in Woburn. March is the month of the Fish & Shellfish Showcase. Paris House may be about as far as one can get from the sea, but this is a tiny island, and they have wonderful seafood suppliers, so serve fabulous fresh fish. This menu will be 5 delicious courses celebrating the very best of the sea.


FILM: Northampton Filmhouse, throughout Mar

Northampton Filmhouse have announced a huge list of upcoming films throughout March. With the likes of Mary Poppins Returns, Singin’ in the Rain and some Tom Burton classics- they have something going on for everyone. Grab your popcorn and pick n mix and get ready for a fun filled evening.

The Hidden Garden, Blacks Design, throughout Mar

Philippa Jeffrey

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.

FOOD: Les Olives, throughout Mar

In need of a girly night out with some friends? Aren’t we all, and what better than cocktails, wine and delicious tapas? The Spanish restaurant and bar offers a wide range of menus to cater everyone’s needs- including much loves tapas. Eat and drink the night away at Les Olives this March.

MOTHERS DAY: Afternoon Tea at Delapre Abbey, throughout Mar

Who doesn’t love afternoon tea? Treat your mum (and yourself) this March to an afternoon tea with the beautiful scenery of Delapre Abbey. Only costing £14.95, this is an ideal gift if you are looking to spend some more quality time with your mum. Why not get the whole family together and make it a big celebration?

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