Which Northamptonshire musical icon should get a blue plaque? Radio Northampton wants your nominations

BBC Northampton is looking for nominations for a blue plaque in the town to market BBC Music Day.

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Pasha Kovalev and Anja Garnis coming to both Corby and Wellingborough

Interview: Pasha strictly in for a good time in Corby and Wellingborough

He is one of the most popular professionals on Strictly Come Dancing and now there will be a chance for people to get up and close with Pasha Kovalev.

David O'Doherty

10 things to do around Northamptonshire

Here's our guide of 10 things to do in and around Norrthamptonshire this week
Theatre and Comedy
Brendan Cole will be coming to Northampton later this month.

Interview: Brendan Cole bringing Strictly magic to Northampton

You might think that after finishing a long series of a popular Saturday night show but Brendan Cole is one to persevere.

Theatre and Comedy
Romeo and Juliet ballet coming to Kettering

10 things to do around Northamptonshire

Our quick guide to events coming up this week in Northampton
Theatre and Comedy
St Petersburg Ballet

Classic ballet comes to Northampton

An acclaimed Russian Ballet company are making a return to Northampton for two classic shows.

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Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes coming to Milton Keynes Theatre

Beloved fairy tale dances onto Milton Keynes stage

A beloved fairy tale and award winning movie, The Red Shoes has seduced audiences and inspired generations of dancers with its tale of obsession, possession and one girl’s dream to be the greatest dancer in the world.

Theatre and Comedy
Erin McNeill and Oliver Cooper performing Romeo and Juliet

Tragic lovers and ballet mix in Kettering

One of the greatest love stories of all time is given a ballet treatment in a show coming to Kettering.

Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag

Strictly star Anton returns to Northampton

Suffering from post-Strictly blues syndrome? Famous dancing couple Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag are in Northampton to help lift the gloom.

Theatre and Comedy
Snow White On Ice

REVIEW: Snow White on Ice offers something different

The Castle Theatre in Wellingborough has a tradition of staging a different kind of quality Christmas show - and this year is no different.
Snow White on Ice offers audiences a well-known story far removed from the cheap laughs of the traditional pantomime, presented in a unique way by a troupe of talented and energetic skaters.

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Gary Sefton in this picture by Graeme Braidwood

REVIEW: A Christmas Carol at The Core at Corby Cube

Everyone knows the classic Charles Dickens story A Christmas Carol, and it seems that almost everyone has had a go at telling the tale on stage or screen.

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Post-truth crowned Word of the Year 2016

Post-truth crowned Word of the Year 2016

The Oxford Dictionary has announced that the word “post-truth” is Word of the Year 2016.

Estate manager Rachael Gladstone-Brown

Historic Lime tree avenue at Northamptonshire country estate to be restored

Restoration work on an avenue of trees at an historic house in Northamptonshire is set to begin.

Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie talk in Kettering

There will be a chance to find out more about the Queen of Crime Agatha Christie at a talk in Kettering.

Make mosaics as Lamport Hall

Make mosaics at Lamport Hall

If you have ever wanted to master mosaics, then a new course at Lamport Hall will help you do that.

Exhibition at University of Northampton

Cuban art comes to Northampton

Three influential figures in the art world will be bringing a bit of Cuban magic to the University of Northampton this month as they talk about their work and how they create art in very different and often contested circumstances.

More women are opting for trainers over heels

More women buying trainers than high heels

Women are swapping high heels for comfy trainers as they follow in the footsteps of fashion icons such as Victoria Beckham who have ditched skyscraper shoes.

Swan Lake

Ballet to light up Kettering

Performers from Russia are bringing one of the world’s favourite ballets to Kettering on Wednesday, October 12.

The Richard Alston Dance Company

Richard Alston Dance Company brings new show to Northampton

The highly-acclaimed Richard Alston Dance Company returns to Northampton for two stunning nights of dance at Royal & Derngate on Tuesday and Wednesday October 4 and 5.

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