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Mon 5 - Sun 11 February

Medieval Northampton, Abington Parish Church, Northampton, 7pm, Wed 7 February

Embrace yourself in the medieval history of Northampton with a talk from Historian and Author, Mike Ingram. The talk starts at 7pm and refreshments will be available.

Tickets available in advance from Abington (St.Peters and St. Pauls) Church or on the door £6.00.
7:00 pm start.

Abington Parish Church Rooms, Ashburham Road, Northampton, NN3 2HT

Paddington 2, Castle Theatre, Northampton, 11am & 1pm, Fri 9 – Sun 11 February

Enjoy the sequel to the worldwide family film hit and see the famous brown bear’s journey continue. See Paddington as he has happily settled in Windsor Gardens with the Brown family, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. Perfect for an afternoon treat for all the family, it’s one that everyone will enjoy, a film full of fun and adventure that will put a smile on your face.

Tickets are £7 (£5 for under 16s) and you can book by calling the box office on 01933 270 007, or online.

Castle Theatre, 10 Castle Way, Wellingborough, NN8 1XA

Teddy Bears Picnic, Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering, 1pm, Sun 11 February

Bring your favourite Teddy friend down to the Teddy Bear’s Forest and join in the fun. With singalong songs, join-in dances and funny stories; this enchanting interactive musical adventure will leave the kids singing with glee and laughing until they are tired little teddy bears!

Tickets are £9.50 for adults and £8.50 for kids, you can book by calling the box office on 01536 414141.

The Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering, NN15 6PB

Further Afield:

School of Rock, London

Andrew Lloyd Webber, the man who brought rock and romance to Broadway, is back with a new heart-stirring hit. ‘School of Rock’ is a New York Times Critics’ Pick which is based on the hit film. This hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. There he turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. While teaching these pint-sized prodigies what it means to truly rock, Dewey falls for the school’s beautiful, but uptight headmistress, helping her rediscover the wild child within.

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