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What’s on This Weekend

Fri 12 Jul - Sun 14 Jul

FILM: Top Gun, Friday 12th July, Sywell Aerodrome.

Experience the classic Top Gun in an actual aerodrome, what a perfect match? The guys from Lunaflix are hosting their iconic outdoor cinema experience with TopGun being shown on Friday 12th July, outside on their amazing screen and high-quality speakers. Buy your tickets right here and grab your blanket and fold up chairs and enjoy this classic film like never before.

RACING: Formula 1, Friday 12th July – Sunday 14th July, Silverstone. 

It isn’t just racing cars you’ll be seeing at The British Grand Prix this weekend, expect a whole bunch of entertainment from Craig David, Soul || Soul and Razorlight. Next to the main stage is the entertainment destination, perfect for all the family, with a giant wheel, Segway’s, Mobile Racing plus much more. There is also a family zone to spend an hour or two in and sports zone to keep active whilst having some fun. There is also the iconic Red Arrows doing a performance and the chance for you to book in for a helicopter ride! So much to do, so it’s looking like an action-packed weekend. For information and how to book online.

CHARITY: Muddy Furlong, Saturday 13th July, Long Furlong Farm.

Take to the fun, muddy obstacle course set in the heart of Northamptonshire, where this event is special as it is raising money for a brave little boy, Harry, aged 4, who is severely disabled after suffering from strokes during his birth which now leaves him needing a great deal of care, support and specialist equipment. There are 3 courses, 3k, 5k and 8k, so take your pick and you receive a finishers medal, action photos, free car-parking and more. Find out more information and how to get your tickets here.

MUSIC: Ibiza Garden Party, Saturday 13th July, The Pomfret Arms.

Lover of house, techno and old school, make sure you head over to The Pomfret Arms for an event hosted by Upsidedown. This free ibiza garden party is packed full of great music from live DJ’s, a dance area, BBQ, outdoor bar, glitter artists plus much more. This event is strictly 18+ and the after party is held at Elysium. Check out all the details right here.

EVENT: Rushden Party in The Park, Saturday 13th July, Rushden Hall Park. 

From 1 – 10pm, enjoy a whole bunch of fun from fairground, entertainment, food and more with a main stage showcasing some brilliant acts with The Counterfeit Beatles headlining. Enjoy a few hours exploring and kicking back soaking up the atmosphere. Event page here.

FOOD & DRINK: Food & Drink Fair, Saturday 13th July – Sunday 14th July, Rockingham Castle. 

Rockingham Castle opens their doors for the first time for their food and drink fair, so no matter the weather you can still experience some of the amazing, delicious and carefully selected local food and drink in a beautiful, scenic, historic location. You can sample and purchase great tasting products all from independent producers and suppliers from Northampton and surrounding areas. More information about costs and who’s there here.

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