WHAT'S ON IN NORTHAMPTON FOR AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER 2012
Duston Sports Centre - Opening end of September 2012Please note - The previous promoted opening day on 28 July has now been cancelled. Show rounds of the centre will be available from 20 August 2012 on Mondays & Wednesdays 5.30-7.30pm Thursdays 1-3pm & Saturdays 10am-12pm Just Drop in
New sports centre is on Cotswold Avenue, Duston NN5 6DP - On the West side of Northampton - within easy access of junction 16 of the M1
Northampton Leisure Trust in partnership withDuston Parish Council will operate the centre, which will include a Trilogy Health & Fitness Gym and studio with a full fitness class programme, 4 court main hall, bar and function area and 2 sportspitches. Visit the Duston page on the Northampton Leisure Trust site for more images of the build and further information.
The new August/September Forum Cinema brochure is now out.
Films include Anna Karenina, Hope Springs with Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones, 360 with Jude Law, Rachel Weisz and Anthony Hopkins, The Dark knight Rises and The Amazing Spiderman.
Kids Screens for the Summer include: Ice Age 4, The Amazing Spiderman, Diary of a Wimpey Kid:Dog Day and Dr Seuss:The Lorax
Please note - Swimming Lesson break for one week in Summer - No Lessons Mon 27 Aug to 2 Sep (See holiday brochure for crash courses)Join weekly swimming lessons - only £19.95 per month and includes Free Swimming, cinema and off peak racquet sports
4th Annual Northampton Leisure Trust Sports Awards:Guildhall - Northampton - Thursday 11thOctober 2012 The purpose of the evening is to celebrate and recognise the wealth of sporting talent and successes in Northampton over the past 12 months. There are 13 different categories which include awards for sportsmen / women, team / club of the year, volunteers, leaders, coaches and schools!!Closing date for nomination forms is 12pm Friday 7th September 2012. To obtain nomination forms and criteria for awards please contact the team on 01604 firstname.lastname@example.org or download the forms here.
3 Week Celebration of Sport Mon 23 July - Sun 12 August, 11am - 3pm Daily
To coincide with the Olympic Games, come down to Newland Walk on the ground floor of the Grosvenor Centre and try out a variety of sports and games. There will also be a daily timetable of activities led by local clubs and qualified coaches.
Startack Athletics Great way for kids to have their first taste of athletics. Participating youngsters are encouraged to run, jump and throw, the three base skils required of any athlete. Course: Sixfields Athletics stadium Lead by qualified coaches 3 day course : Tue 31 Jul - Thur 2 Aug Click here for details
Follow the trail 30 June - 2 September
A spectacular safari has been unleashed on Northampton town centre! Ornately decorated giraffes, hippos, gorillas, rhinos and elephants will trumpet their way around the streets, parks and open spaces for the summer months Visit Go Safari page