Category: entertainment

No filth, but plenty of mud in this production

AN EVENING of comedy and song about the joy of vegetables and growing your own is promised when the touring theatre show Can You Dig It? plants itself in Lambley on Saturday 9 March 2013. This quirky allotment-based comedy and…

Brave movie spearheads Oxton Scots night

OXTON village’s periodic film nights take on a Scottish twist on Saturday 2 February 2013 with a presentation of the acclaimed Pixar animated film Brave (PG). This family- friendly movie is set in mediaeval Scotland and charts the tale of…

Plough Play dates for January 2013

THE ANNUAL Calverton Plough Play has announced the dates and venues of its performances in January 2013. A traditional ‘mummers’ play, whose origins are lost in the mists of time and hangovers, the current Plough Play dates back to 1979 and…

Gig raises funds for Lowdham Colts

AN EVENING of live music, good food, and great company is promised by Lowdham Colts Football Club on Saturday 24 November 2012. Local band The Beaten Tracks will perform a range of popular covers at the event, to be held…

Christmas film night at Oxton Projection House

TWO feel-good have been selected for Oxton Projection House’s December programme on Saturday 15 December 2012. Polar Express (U) starring Tom Hanks tells the story of a doubting boy and his magical journey to the North Pole on Christmas Eve.…

It’s time to play the music…

OXTON Projection House returns on Saturday 1 September with two recently released comedy blockbusters – The Muppets, and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – both originally released just last year. The Muppets (U) features old favourites Kermit and the inimitable…

Ferret races raise funds (video)

SATURDAY 23 June saw our area’s first ferret racing event, held at Cottage Farm in Lambley. About 100 people turned up for the event, a fundraiser for Lambley Primary School PTA, to watch a dozen races, place wagers, and enjoy…

Woodborough’s whistlers seek gold

CHILDREN from Woods Foundation School in Woodborough can be seen on a short video posted on Facebook, taking part in a national competition to find the best carrot whistlers in the country. Organised by the British Carrot Growers’ Association, the competition…

National coverage for Lambley event

COWSLIP Sunday, Lambley’s revived annual celebration of its native flower, has attracted national press coverage. Country Living, a major glossy lifestyle magazine with a circulation of over 200,000, devotes three pages to the event in its May 2012 edition, published today. The…