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Things to do this week

Mon 30 Apr - Sun 6 May

Errol Flynn Filmhouse, Throughout April & May

Enjoy an Easter treat with a great selection of films at the Errol Flynn Filmhouse. A huge range of films are available including new independent films, such as ‘Wonderstruck’, top foreign film ‘The Square’ and family favourite ‘Peter Rabbit’. Whether it’s a girls night out or a family day trip, there’s a movie to tickle everyone’s fancy. Tickets range from £6 – £8.50 and can be booked online.

Errol Flynn Filmhouse, Derngate, Northampton NN1 1TU

Bands in the Park, Abington Park, 2pm – 5pm, Every Sunday

Enjoy live music every Sunday afternoon from the Abington Park bandstand and be surrounded by the relaxing and beautiful environment of the park.

Abington Park Museum, Wellingborough Road, NN3 3HN

Screaming Blue Murder, Royal & Derngate, Northampton, Fri 27 Apr – Fri 16 Nov
Don’t miss our Friday night comedy club in the Underground Studio with compere Dan Evans. This season features many of comedy’s rising stars. Visit the website to book and to see what comedy stars are on this week.

Doors 7.45pm, Show 8.15pm. Tickets £13.50.

Royal & Derngate Theatre, Guildhall Rd, Northampton NN1 1DP

Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em, Royal & Derngate, Northampton, Tues 1 – Sat 5 May

Everyone’s favourite 1970s classic TV comedy, Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em is back with Joe Pasquale starring as the loveable accident-prone Frank Spencer, Sarah Earnshaw as his wife Betty and Susie Blake as his disapproving Mother-in-Law, Mrs Fisher.

The most successful sitcom of the decade gave us the hapless Frank and his long-suffering wife Betty with catch phrases galore and a never-ending list of disasters with roller-skating escapades and runaway chickens.

Tickets cost £23 – £37.50 and can be booked online or by calling 01604 624811.

Royal & Derngate Theatre, Guildhall Rd, Northampton NN1 1DP

Living Legends: Hidden Histories Exhibition, The Rooftop Arts Centre, Corby, 11am-4pm, Wed 2 May – Sat 2 June

The exhibition has taken inspiration from the ‘Humans of New York’ social media campaign and aims to uncover the hidden stories of Corby and reflect the changing face of the town. It features ten local people who have an extraordinary story to tell; an incredible experience, an uncelebrated achievement or a surprising fact about their life.

Rooftop Arts Centre, 9 Chisholm House, Corby, NN17 1PZ

Raunds Music Festival, Saxon Hall, Wellingborough, Thurs 3 – Sun 6 May

A great little festival bringing roots music and dance to east Northants. Now in its 17th incarnation. We host a long weekend of music and the arts based in Raunds in East Northants. Concerts, Jazz Cafe, dancing, song & tune sessions, workshops, young people’s projects and other events.

Tickets cost £1-£18 and can be booked on the website.

The Hall, Thorpe St, Raunds, Wellingborough, NN9 6LT

Mindfulness Course, Nagarjuna Kadampa Meditation Centre, Thornby, Sun 6 May

By popular demand, an extra half-day course has been scheduled on the important topic of mindfulness. Make the most of every moment by learning to stay focused on the positive. This half-day workshop will include guided meditations and practical teachings on how to apply meditation to all our daily activities. It will be a perfect introduction to mindfulness meditation.

Booking cost £20 and includes a vegetarian lunch. You can pay online, email, or call 01604 686 778. Remember to take a copy of your receipt with you.

Nagarjuna Kadampa Meditation Centre, Thornby Hall, Naseby Road, Thornby, NN6 8SW 

Bank Holiday Special Bed, Kettering Park Hotel & Spa, Kettering, Sun 6 – Mon 7 May

Enjoy a stay at the hotel and spa this bank holiday for a fantastic rate of £50, including breakfast for 2 people in a double room. Call 01536 416666 to make a reservation.

Kettering Park Hotel & Spa, Kettering Parkway, Kettering, NN15 6XT

Art, Craft and Design Fair, Lamport Hall, Lamport, 10am-4pm, Sun 6 – Mon 7 May

Over 70 stalls showcasing handmade wares from regional artists, craft workers and designers. Browse a variety of beautiful products, perfect for that unique gift or a treat for yourself. and enjoy artists at work and discover traditional rural crafts such as willow weaving and pole lathe turning. Why not relax with a drink and a bite to eat? Refreshments available from Sauls of Spratton. Dogs are welcome too!

Lamport Hall, Lamport, Northamptonshire, NN6 9HD

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