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The ever popular hit musical extravaganza Vampires Rock returns to Royal & Derngate on Tuesday 25 January. Following on from his recent performance of Anything for Love: The Meat Loaf Story, criticallyacclaimed singer and show producer Steve Steinman brings his rock-packed fun show Vampires Rock – Ghost Train back to the Northampton stage. Now in […]

On Friday 21 January, the National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) will be performing at the Royal & Derngate to celebrate life and music of Amy Winehouse. Winehouse is considered as one of the greatest musical talents to come out of the UK. Known for her unmistakable character, vocal dexterity and masterful song-writing made her a pop […]

My special guest this week was Lee Michael Stevens. Frontman of Britpop band The Swagger, he has now branched out as a solo artist and boasts a new album, Part-Time Rock ’N’ Roll Star, set for release next year. His album was recorded at Sunshine Corner Studios in Fleet. It was produced by The Alarm […]

As we waited by the wall outside the iconic landmark, the excitement and sheer magnitude of the highly anticipated occasion was building inside me. I was determined to be completely present and drink up the magic and energy of the experience. I was brought up on The Beatles, so it was really special to visit […]

My interview with Rick Witter I had the pleasure and delight of chatting to Rick Witter, the frontman of 90’s indie sensations, Shed Seven. He is every bit as likeable as I imagined him to be. We chatted about how he met guitarist, Paul Banks, when they were in school, and how their ambition of […]

Kevin Rogers, local solicitor at Wilson Browne Solicitors has teamed-up with John Griff (of JG Media Services, and a name familiar to many in the region) to raise money for The Lewis Foundation, a cancer support charity. In recent months and years, Kevin has shown the human side of being a lawyer, with his many […]

Some of the best known singer songwriters and music groups from across the county feature on One Voice, the new compilation album which has just been released. The One Voice collection brings together songs recorded during the coronavirus pandemic by 27 acts including Billy Lockett, Greg Coulson  and the Northampton Male Voice Choir. The project […]

Building upon the digital outreach they have produced since their venues were forced to close six weeks ago, Royal & Derngate has launched Royal & Derngate at home, a digital platform packed with creative content for audiences to watch, join in with and share from their homes. Showcasing all areas of the theatre’s broad programme, […]

Community radio stations across the country have united on social media and in song to raise awareness and support for the sector. Over 50 stations have written to John Whittingdale MP, Ian O’Neil at DCMS and Dame Melanie Dawes at OFCOM, following the announcement of changes to the Community Radio Fund, which stations say doesn’t […]

“I Feel like I owe my life to the health service, it’s my way of sayingthank you” Amidst these most troubling times of the long and distinguished history of our National Health Service, none has posed such a systematic threat like the coronavirus. With all the statistics of people contracting or sadly dying from the […]