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Theatre & Performing Arts in Northamptonshire

Nothing quite compares to the atmosphere of a live performance, whether it's the suspense and romance of Shakespeare or the slapstick comedy we've all come to love in the traditional English pantomime! There are plenty of productions to choose from in venues all over the county so why not treat yourself!

Royal & Derngate, Northampton

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Royal & Derngate is the main venue for arts and entertainment in Northampton. The theatre offers two auditoria (Royal and Derngate) and Underground, a creativity centre that’s home to the Youth Theatre and a wide range of workshops and projects for the local community.

Royal & Derngate offers a diverse programme of work with everything from drama to dance, stand-up comedy to classical music, children’s shows to opera on its stages. Some of the biggest names and shows on tour can be found here, alongside a programme of widely acclaimed in-house produced work. The theatre also offers a programme of Creative Projects that gives people the chance to get involved in performing, writing or to find out more about what goes on behind the scenes.

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Castle Theatre, Wellingborough

The Castle, Wellingborough

The Castle is a theatre, cinema and arts centre serving the local community in Wellingborough and Northamptonshire. There's always lots happening - Touring theatre companies, world renowned ballets, celebrity comics and local performers are just a taste of the entertainment to be found.

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The Deco Theatre, Northampton

The Deco Theatre, Northampton

The Deco is a magnificently restored 1930s cinema located in the heart of Northampton offering a variety of affordable meeting rooms and functions for corporate, social and theatrical events.

Supervised by English Heritage, the multi-million pound restoration has combined the original, stunning art deco styling with state-of-the-art technology. The 900 seat Auditorium in conjunction with The Doré and The Glen suites make this unique facility both flexible and practical.

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The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering

The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering

The Lighthouse theatre is located at Kettering Conference Centre, one of the premier conference venues in the East Midlands.

This is a superb venue that has all the magnificence and splendor of a traditional theatre combined with the contemporary style and features of a modern, state-of-the-art auditorium.

Finished to the highest standards this modern auditorium has 424 tiered seats at ground floor level and a further 143 in the balcony with six private boxes. The stage is 12 metres deep and there is an orchestra pit, sound control room and five backstage dressing rooms. It is ideal for all types of performances - music, drama, dance and comedy.

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The Core at Corby Cube

The Core

The Core at Corby Cube is Corby's brand new arts venue which opened in November 2010

The Core is a world-class centre to enjoy and access regional, national and international music, comedy, dance, theatre, children’s shows, family shows, digital arts and workshops for all.

There are a number of creative projects available from dance and DJing to drama and digital workshops.

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The Stahl Theatre, Oundle

The Stahl Theatre is a centre of theatrical activity for Oundle School, for Oundle Town and for the surrounding region. Situated in an attractively converted chapel on West Street, The Stahl Theatre offers a varied diet of live performances - dramas, musicals, dance, comedy, physical theatre and children's shows, together with concerts, films and lectures.

Oundle School's own productions are complimented by a range of visiting shows from some of the most popular touring companies in the UK and everyone is welcome to every performance. The Stahl Theatre has a hearing loop and disabled access.

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