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Arts & Culture

  • We take a look at Market Harborough artist Mikki Longley’s beautiful new painting of Aldeburgh Beach in Suffolk. You can visit Mikki at work as part of Northants Open Studios this September – read on for more details

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  • Sing for Life 2022

    27th June 2022

    Launching in September, Sing for Life will sign up 40-plus local women to take part in a 10-week pop-up singing project, working towards a live performance at The Cresset this November, supporting charity partner Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice. Participants will learn to sing, meet new people, perform live on stage and raise money for this much-loved local charity – what’s not to like?

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  • We take a look at the Oundle Festival of Literature. Live events are being reinstated, which is fantastic news. Here’s a look at what’s on over the next few weeks…

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  • The third major show of Christopher P. Wood’s paintings is being held at Goldmark gallery in Uppingham from 19 February until 19 March 2022

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  • Dianne Pilkington

    24th January 2022

    Aren’t we due a bit of magic in our lives? Dianne Pilkington thinks so. She is starring in a brand-new production of ‘Bedknobs and Broomsticks’ at Curve, Leicester, this month and tells Amander Meade about the production

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  • Music at Oakham School

    1st November 2021

    Clare Rudd-Jones went to meet Peter Davis, Oakham School’s Director of Music, who is now in his 17th year at the school. Under Peter’s experienced lead, the school’s exceptional musical offering is tightly interwoven with the local community – something that benefits both its pupils and the wider audience within Rutland and around

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