Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Northampton Leisure & Culture News (March/April 2011)


Leisure & Culture  

Forum Cinema Brochure Apr/May 2011       Forum Cinema 
The very best of cultural and main stream film from around the world

See the best in world cinema at the Forum Cinema
Click the image of the brochure for the new April / May Film guide  or
for more information visit the Forum Cinema
Recently equipped with a brand new 2K digital projector, the Forum Cinema is now THE place to see the best in film. Continuing to screen an exciting mix of popular, arthouse and foreign language films, our state of the art auditorium offers fully integrated Dolby digital surround sound, with sharper, clearer picture quality - providing an unmistakable sensory experience.

Talk Cinema-Forum Cinema Film Appreciation Course

Thu 12 May – Thu 16 June
£40/£35 concs

This 6-week course will enable you to develop your appreciation of film and allow you to discuss with like-minded people the films screened at the Forum. Alternating between bi-weekly films from the cinema programme and in-depth tutorials, you don’t have to be a specialist to join – just someone with an interest in cinema, a desire to develop it and a readiness to join in and discuss.

For further details please email

Northampton Borough Council sets up a Leisure Trust to run Leisure Centres, Sports & Play Development and Forum Cinema

Northampton Leisure Trust
Northampton Leisure Trust

As from 1st April Mounts Baths, Lings Forum Leisure Centre, Danes Camp Leisure Centre, Northampton Sports and Play Development and the Forum Cinema will become a not for profit charitable trust.

Holiday Activities Brochure   
Holiday Activities - Easter & May Half Term

Holiday activities at the Leisure Centres and Forum Cinema including.   
Supervised activities, kids screen films, crash courses, fun sessions in pools and main halls and Swimming Timetable
Danes Camp 
- Supervised afternoon sessions Tues to Thursday2pm to 4pm includes Climbing and Martial Arts
Mounts Baths - Return of the WetnWild Inflatable Session - Thursday 24 Feb 2pm to 3.30pm for 8 to 16 year olds
Lings Forum's 
Funzone Supervised Holiday Scheme for 8 to 13 year oldsNew Funzone at Thomas Becket SchoolFunzone Mini for 5 - 9 years and Mini Kids 9 - 13 years Supervised Holiday Scheme 

Download Easter Holiday Leaflet

Funzone Supervised Holiday Playschemes

New Funzone at Thomas Becket School this Easter including Funzone Mini for 5 to 8 years and FunzoneJunior for 9-13 years.
For more information click here.
Swim Timetable Jan 2011
Swimming Timetables

For the latest swimming timetables visit Northampton Leisure home page here                     


Royal & Derngate Northampton
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
     A hilarious evening's entertainment for Charlie Chaplin fans young and old! 

See the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra this April at Royal & Derngate

Charlie Chaplin: The Mutuals 
Sun 17 April 7.30pm

Between 1916 and 1917, Charlie Chaplin produced a magnificent series of twelve short films with the Mutual Film Company. Now restored and re-mastered, each film has its own unique character and atmosphere which is reflected in a set of original scores written by celebrated British composer and conductor Carl Davis
Presented for the first time here, this special concert features three of the finest Mutual films -The Pawn Shop, The Immigrant and The Cure- shown on a big screen and performed live byCarl Davis and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Click here for further information

Image of the Fish Market
The Fish Market
What's on at the Fish Market Gallery and Nook Cafe 
 jgallery Home page 
jgallery - Moulton

A free entry art gallery, operating from a beautifully converted barn specifically refurbished as a modern exhibition space. The gallery comprises of 1600 sq feet arranged over two floors situated in the rural village ofMoulton.
 78 Derngate Website  
78 Derngate   - The Charles RennieMackintosh House & Galleries

78 Derngate is an important and award-winning historic house set in the heart of Northampton.
In addition to the regular museum exhibits, 78Derngate hosts a programme of exhibitions and events.
For upcoming events click here

Swimming Lessons - 6 months to Seniors

Trilogy Swim School - learn to swim for only £19.50 per month. Includes Free Swimming in general sessions from February

Child and Adult lessons available at Danes Camp, Mounts Baths and Lings Forum

for more information visit Trilogy Swim School

Northampton Museums     
Northampton Museums

To find out what is on at Northampton Museums and Art Gallery andAbington Park Museum please click here 

Sports & Play Development  
Northampton Sports and Play Development

For information visit the Northampton Sports & Play Development home page

Easter 2011 Play Ranger Sessions, Street Dance, Extreme Fun Football, Skate Park Trips, Basketball, Adult - Get Back to Tennis, Netball and many more......
Call 01604 837 777 for more details  

Market Square Events 
Market Square Events

For information on events on the Northampton Market Square including Farmers' markets and antique fairs visit Market Square Events  
For activities for under 5s in Northampton click here