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Emily-Jane Clark reviews Billionaire Boy at the Royal & Derngate, Northampton
David Jackson reviews Mallory Knox at Bedford Esquires
A valiant but flawed effort...
A pick-your-own pumpkin patch near Northampton is opening on Saturday, just in time for Halloween.
Peter Ormerod reviews Wicked at the Apollo Victoria theatre, London
The biggest indoor Christmas shopping fair in the Midlands is back for 2019.
A Northampton farm is opening up its field so visitors can pick their own pumpkins ahead of Halloween.
Northampton’s historic gem, Delapré Abbey, will be open every day during the October half term with an abundance of seasonal activities to keep all ages entertained.
The organisers of the Shambala Festival have announced tickets for next year’s festival will go on sale at the end of this month.
Big Country are back at the Roadmender next week as part of their Return To Steeltown tour.
The Selecter are on their 40th Anniversary Tour and headlining the Roadmender on Tuesday next week.
Scottish duo Hue And Cry heading to the Roadmender as part of a tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of their album Bitter Suite.
Singer songwriter Lloyd Cole is heading to Northampton to celebrate the launch of his latest album Guesswork
Celebrating 55 years since the release of her debut smash hit single Shout, Grammy-nominated Lulu heading to Northampton as part of her On Fire tour.
The 14th Malcolm Arnold Festival returns this weekend for two days of music, film and talks on the Northampton composer.
David Jackson reviews The Murder Capital at Bedford Esquires
Bedford Esquires is in the final three of this year’s Live Music Awards for the best music venue under 800 capacity in the UK.
FIFA no longer the top dog, for now
A Northamptonshire illusionist has faced a backlash from religious groups over a séance of haunted items he is hosting for Halloween.
Have you got what it takes to be an F1 driver?
Emily-Jane Clark reviews Calendar GirlsThe Musical at the Royal & Derngate, Northampton
With Halloween creeping up it's time to start thinking about where to pick your pumpkins.
Anna Brosnan reviews Toast at the Royal & Derngate, Northampton
The biggest exhibition for 35 years of works by one of the UK’s greatest artists is coming to MK Gallery this weekend.
A duo from Chef’s Brigade will star on the cookery demonstration stage at this year’s Northampton Winter Food Festival in November.
Electronic music pioneer Gary Numan made a welcome return to the Roadmender this week as part of his 40th anniversary commemorative tour.
Events at Towcester Racecourse are still going ahead despite the horse-racing side of the business closing for good.
Combat power Surge, storyline blackout
Tickets are now on sale for the award-winning Dr Fright's Halloween Nights in Earls Barton.
The Jesus Centre in Northampton will soon be transformed allowing theatre-goers to once again enter through the main doors.
The Big Dirty recently headed to Maida Vale Studios in London to record a series of tracks for the BBC.
Bordering on a perfect score.
A University of Northampton art graduate who was forced to change the way she worked due to arthritis has been nominated for a prestigious award.
Rock titans Kiss, Iron Maiden and System Of A Down have been revealed as the three headliners for next year’s Download Festival.
Slam Dunk Festival has announced the first wave of bands for 2020 with Bedford rock titans Don Broco its first headliner.
Some amazing comedians are coming to Northampton's Royal and Derngate this year.
Lily Canter reviews Mushy: Lyrically Speaking at the Royal and Derngate, Northampton
Anna Brosnan reviews the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's The Beauty of Tchaikovsky concert at the Royal and Derngate, Northampton
Modern video gaming’s missing Link.
Hundreds of cyclists will be pedalling around Northamptonshire in the annual charity bike ride for Cynthia Spencer Hospice tomorrow (Sunday, September 22).
slowthai may have missed out on the Hyundai Mercury Prize last night but stole the limelight with a provocative performance which featured the severed head of a manikin depicting Boris Johnson.
A Northamptonshire woman is raising money for Alzheimer's charities with her own song released as a tribute to her mother who suffers from the 'evil' disease.
The theme tune of the CBeebies favourite 'In The Night Garden' has been the common soundtrack to my children's bedtimes for nearly five years.
It was a dream come true for a mother from Northamptonshire when celebrity baker Paul Hollywood shook her hand and congratulated her on her sourdough bread.
Peter Ormerod reviews Pixies at the O2 Academy, Birmingham
It may still be September, but willing Father Christmases of all ages are needed to raise money for charity for the return of a Santa fun run to Northampton later this year.
New Pro Evo takes early lead in eternal FIFA battle.
As Aasen Stephenson walked through Abington Park on his way home one day he had a light bulb moment.
Alley-oops but still court kings.
After the phenomenal success of our recent ‘win a hi-fi’ competition, organisers of the UK Audio Show 2019 are offering readers free weekend tickets to the event.
Leeds quartet Pulled Apart By Horses will be previewing material likely feature on their fifth album at Esquires this month.
Influential Northampton goth post punks Bauhaus have announced their first gig together in more than a decade.
Pistons and Props is returning to Sywell Aerodrome this month combining hot rods, historic racers and bikes with air displays.
Emily-Jane Clark reviews Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story at the Royal & Derngate, Northampton
Going through the Gears.
Family time is precious so why not try a free taster class at Ben Cohen and Kristina Rihanoff’s well-being centre in Northampton this weekend.
Music fans can ‘road test’ some of the world’s latest and greatest hi-fi gear as if they were sitting in their own home later this month.
Grand Designs Live is returning to the NEC Birmingham and we have 500 pairs of free tickets worth £34 each to give away.
The smash-hit In the Night Garden Live is coming to Northampton’s Royal & Derngate this autumn.
Nintendo UK has announced it is the new lead partner for the Digital Schoolhouse (DSH) programme ahead of what is predicted to be a landmark year.
Acclaimed Dublin post-punk five-piece The Murder Capital will headline Esquires next month.
The national Heritage Open Days will see 33 venues across town come to life for two days during September.
The stars of this year's pantomime at the Royal & Derngate had a ball as they launched Cinderella at Delapre Abbey.
British showbiz legends Anita Dobson and Bernie Clifton cannot wait to return to the Royal & Derngate having launched this year's pantomime at Delapre Abbey today (Tuesday, September 3).
London softcore-psych quartet Childcare head to the region next week for gigs at the Craufurd Arms and Esquires as part of a UK tour to support the release of their debut album.
So-called ‘dark tourism’ sites (for example, the sites of tragedies) are drawing in more and more visitors each year, with holidaymakers looking to learn more about the more mysterious or even harrowing parts of history.
Temples will be celebrating the release of their new album with an in-store performance and singing session at HMV in Kettering next month.
A love letter to 80s and 90s gaming.
Vikings will be taking over Hunsbury Hill for two days of crafts, living history and reenactment fighting next month
Teenagers in Northamptonshire have the chance to study a series of creative subjects at the University of Northampton, absolutely free of charge.
Stoke Bruerne will be transported back to the 1940s for the 12th annual, award-winning World at War event next weekend.
Fascinating pictures show inside a famous Northamptonshire house after it was put on the market for £1.1million.
Bauhaus front man Peter Murphy has thanked his manager and assistant who helped save his life after he suffered a heart attack this month.
Make the most of the sunny Bank Holiday weekend with our guide to some of the best days out in town.
Montreal five piece Pottery and Brighton’s Egyptian Blue head to Esquires next Wednesday with Bodega and Working Men’s Club playing the following night.
An exclusive private holiday destination will be giving the public a chance to ‘live the dream’ at a special open weekend next month.
Naked Next Door are headlining a fund-raising show at Esquires this week.
Krysthla and Raging Speedhorn were both flying the flag for Northamptonshrie at the Bloodstock Festival earlier this month.
Northampton-born singer Peter Murphy, the front-man of 1980s band Bauhaus, is in hospital after suffering a heart attack.
The UK boasts an abundance of places rich with history, architecture and beautiful landscapes.
Madden-ingly just short of perfection.
Independent record shop Spiral Archive is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month.
The whole of Blisworth came together in the windy weather to pull off another successful festival this weekend - in order to raise money for good causes.
More than 60 stalls selling plant-based products took part in Northampton's biggest vegan fair on Saturday (August 10).
The country’s biggest and best WWII re-enactment event takes place next month and we have a fabulous Double Family Ticket worth £120 to give away.
The ninth annual Blisworth Festival kicks off today (Saturday) with thousands of visitors set to attend.
An internationally acclaimed Russian pianist will perform for free at a charity concert to raise funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.
Residents will have the opportunity the voice any concerns and have fun at a 'one-stop-shop' event coming to a Northampton community centre next week.
Who's on the line-up, how to get tickets and more...
Sometimes deciding where to go to eat can be difficult, and sometimes you’re left thinking “I wish I’d checked the reviews” before you went.
Tickets are on sale for Delapré by the Sea this month, which will see the grounds of the abbey transformed into a seaside.
Brawler that’s Marvel-lous fun.
Sarpa Salpa return with their new single Before It Gets Dark next month and head into August and September with a run of gigs across the country.
We are blessed with an abundance of beauty spots in and around town to relax and unwind.
We built this city on rock roll.