Month: February 2018

We are broadcasting live from the Big Bang science festival at Silverstone and here is our live blog from the event.

Northampton is a finalist in the Britain in Bloom competition after a strong performance in the East Midlands heats. Judges will return to the town in the first two weeks of August when Northampton’s floral displays will be judged against Norwich, Reading, Aberdeen and Belfast in this year’s competition. Northampton is in the City category […]

This week I feel like I have stepped back into a music time warp and arrived firmly at the 1960’s. I followed up watching ‘Beautiful’ with a trip to Royal & Derngate to see the brand new musical ‘Cilla’.   It’s a story about the rise to fame of one of Britain’s biggest stars, its […]

It’s safe to say, when I sat amongst the packed out audience at MK Theatre on Tuesday, I was quite possibly one of the youngest audience members. With age comes wisdom and that wisdom would have assured the massed ranks that there was no way a musical featuring the music of Carole King could ever […]

I watch theatre regularly, two, sometimes three times a week. Having seen a lot of plays and musicals, I enjoy many but few capture your mind beyond the final curtain. For me, ‘Of Mice and Men’ was one of the few.   I have to put my hands up and say I have never read […]

The Hope Centre has praised the 165 rough sleepers who stuck it out in cold and damp conditions at Sixfields this year and appealed to their sponsors to get their donations in quick. The event was held at Northampton Town’s football stadium for the first time and it is hoped as much as £50,000 will […]

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