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What’s on this weekend

Fri 6th - Sun 8th Dec.


Christmas Fayre, Friday 6th December, Market Harborough. 

Enjoy a mince pie and mulled wine as you explore the markets packed full of winter goodies to gear you up for Christmas.

Christmas Market, Saturday 7th December, The Red Lion Branford.

A variety of local stall holders will be inviting you over to shop their great selection of items, either a treat for a loved one or a treat for you. Santa will also be making an appearance so get your kids lists ready. There’s also live music in the evening, so a great day all round.

Christmas Fayre, Saturday 7th December, Vintage Retreat.

Not only will there be some great bits to have a mooch around, there will be some festive treats and drinks to enjoy. A festive treat for you or someone you love, there’s sure to be a vintage gift right here.

Food & Drink;

Chapel Down/Curious Brew Tasting, Friday 6th December, Majestic Wine.

Taste the new arrival of MD of Beer & Cider at Chapel Down, Gareth Bath. There will be lots of treats to enjoy including Chapel Down gins, sparkling wines and the Majestic exclusive Curious Cuvee IPA, a firm fave.

Christmas Gin & Baking Masterclass with Warner’s Gin, Saturday 7th December, G&T’s.

What better way to kick of the festivities with this mince pie making and gin tasting masterclass brought to you by local guys, Warner Gin. Including their Christmas Cake Gin, sample some other great gins and learn how gin is made.

Theatre & Entertainment;

The Further Adventures of The Owl and the Pussycat, Thursday 28th November – Sunday 5th January, Royal & Derngate.

You and the kids will just love this show of adventure where the Owl and the Pussy-cat are enjoying married life until a crow steals their wedding ring. Join them on their incredible adventure together in the hope of getting it back.

Cinderella, Friday 6th – Sunday 29th December, Royal & Derngate.

The panto season is here and Northampton’s Royal and Derngate are showing the wonderful Cinderella with stars including Anita Dobson and a whole lot more to get you into the festive cheer.

The Snowman, Saturday 7th December, The Castle Theatre.

Watch The Snowman like never before, this time accompanied with a live orchestra. An immersive experience full of magic and joy, one for everyone of the family.


The Artisan Baby Co Fair, Sunday 8th December, Delapre Abbey.

Returning are a lovely collection of independent, boutique baby collections and stalls perfect for kitting our your toddler or baby. VIP tickets are available where you can get a 30 min early entry so you can pick up the best pieces for they go.

Quirky Races Christmas Mince Pie Run, Sunday 8th December, Billing Aquadrome.

Quirky Races are back with a festive fun with mince pies to keep you on your toes. Get your trainers on, wrap up and take on this winter run in the open cold air.

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