Welcome to the Northamptonshire Events and Exhibitions Website...

Are you planning a wedding or need a dress for your school prom? Do you know a member of your community, or a business that you feel needs to be recognised? Would you like to do your bit for the community by supporting a charity event? Or are you just looking for a great night out?

You will find all these things and more here in the Northamptonshire Events and Exhibitions website.

Click on the slideshow on the right or scroll down for a full list of events.

Events and exhibitions coming soon...

Cransley Charity Golf Day 2014

Strictly Image Ball 2014

Wedding Show, Kettering

Pride in Harborough 2014

Rugby Business Awards 2014

Northamptonshire Business Awards 2014

Past Events 2013...

Spring Wedding Fayre

Kettering

Spring Wedding Fayre

This year's Spring Wedding Show is being held at the banqueting and conference suite at the Kettering Ritz. Companies and organisations will be exhibiting their services or products for what will be a must-see show for any couples preparing to tie the knot.

From flowers and cakes to cars and photography you will be able to browse everything you need to make your big day go like a dream.

To book a stand contact Gillian Green on: 07716 822729 or email us at: et.exhibitions@northantsnews.co.uk or visit the website www.ketteringvenues.co.uk

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Rugby Wedding Show

Kettering

Rugby Wedding Show

This year's Rugby Wedding Show is being held at the Holiday Inn, Rugby. Companies and organisations will be exhibiting their services or products for what will be a must-see show for any couples preparing to tie the knot.

From flowers and cakes to cars and photography you will be able to browse everything you need to make your big day go like a dream.

To book a stand pleaee call: 01536 506123

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Careers & Training Exhibition

Milton Keynes

Careers & Training Exhibition 2013

The Milton Keynes Citizen is once again holding it's very popular Careers and Training Exhibition.

If you are looking for a job or would like some careers advice our exhibitors will be happy to help so come along on Friday 20th September.

To Book your stand contact Michelle Fitzmaurice on Tel: 07803 505745 or email michelle.fitzmaurice@jpress.co.uk

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Autumn Wedding Show

Northampton and Kettering

Autumn Wedding Show

This year's Autumn Wedding Show is being held at the Kettering Conference Centre. Companies and organisations will be exhibiting their services or products for what will be a must-see show for any couples preparing to tie the knot.

From flowers and cakes to cars and photography you will be able to browse everything you need to make your big day go like a dream.

Monicka Make Up and Beauty will be doing live make up demonstrations throughout the day.

Experts will be on hand to offer you advice and take bookings, all under one roof.

To book a stand contact Exhibition and Events on: 01536 506123 or email us at: et.exhibitions@northantsnews.co.uk

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Pride in Northamptonshire 2013

Kettering

Pride in Northamptonshire 2013

Pride in Northamptonshire is a special awards event that recognises the achievements of special people within our area; those who have gone out of their way to help others, those who have overcome hardship and those who support a positive attitude within our community.

Do you know someone who has gone the extra mile to help others overcome hardship or someone who has offered their help and support for the community? Why not nominate them for an award to be presented on the night at our gala evening dinner?

The entry process is simple, visit the Pride in Northamptonshire website for all the information. Find out all about the categories, what the judges will be looking for, and how to cover all the bases with your entry. Please give the judges as much information as possible to help them make up their minds.

The awards will be presented at a gala event on Friday 27th September 2013. It's sure to be a fantastic night celebrating all that's best about our area, and will give some very special people and organisations a well-deserved pat on the back. Tickets are £25 (Adults) and £15* (under 12's) and include a three course meal.

The Northampton Chron is proud to organise this event, and welcomes business professionals and the public to get involved. For more information, sponsorship or tickets call 01536 506129 or email us at: karen.west@jpress.co.uk

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Harborough Sports Awards 2013

Harborough

Harborough Sports Awards 2013

As usual we want to give public recognition to the stars of the grassroots sporting scene in the Harborough and Lutterworth areas and acknowledge the people who deserve an accolade for the tremendous effort they put into their sport.

It’s not just the players we want to reward, it’s also those behind the scenes such as the coaches, the groundsmen, the organisers and of course the mums and dads, who make it possible for others to enjoy their sport.

Do you know someone who fits that criteria? Why not nominate them for an award to be presented on the night at our gala evening dinner?

The entry process is simple, visit the Harborough Sports Awards website for all the information. Find out all about the categories, what the judges will be looking for, and how to cover all the bases with your entry. Please give the judges as much information as possible to help them make up their minds.

The finalists in each category will be invited to an evening presentation dinner at the Three Swans Hotel in Harborough on Thursday 21st November, when the winners will be announced. It's sure to be a fantastic night celebrating sporting excellence and achievement, and will give some very special people a well-deserved pat on the back. Tickets are £25 (Adults) and £15.50 (Under 10's).

For more information, sponsorship or tickets please contact Linda Bailey on 01536 506105 or email us at: et.exhibitions@northantsnews.co.uk

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Image Hollywood Ball

Towcester

Image Hollywood Ball 2013

This is a wonderful opportunity to come and enjoy an amazing night out in style. Treat loved ones or business associates to a night of fun, fashion, food and more. The night is about you having fun but also to raise awareness and funds for these two very important cancer care charities.

With one in three people receiving treatment for one of the many types of cancer, these charitable services are vital for the community and the well being of patients and their families. Please show your support. Tickets are £67.50 per person (10% discount for a table of 10)

Click here to download an information pack that includes booking form and sponsorship opportunities. For more information please contact the Events and Exhibitions Team on 01536 356900 or email et.exhibitions@northantsnews.co.uk

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Northamptonshire Business Awards 2013

Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire Business Awards 2013

The Business Event of the Year is just around the corner. Are you in with a chance of winning?

Firmly established as a highlight of the Northamptonshire business calendar, the Awards, now in their 23rd year will once again celebrate successful Northamptonshire companies and individuals, and offer an excellent opportunity for all business sectors to meet, be inspired and showcase their achievements to their peers.

The entry process is simple, visit our awards website for all the information. Find out all about the categories, what the judges will be looking for, and how to cover all the bases with your entry. Please give the judges as much information as possible to help them make up their minds.

If you have achieved success, growth, innovative ideas, excellent customer service, have outstanding staff or the best team or perhaps you have gone eco friendly, then the 2013 Northamptonshire Business Excellence Awards offer you the chance to be recognised and rewarded.

It is free to enter these awards and entry is open to all Northamptonshire based businesses. As well as having the opportunity of recognition for your business, the evening is most enjoyable and is the ideal place to network with other businesses within the Northamptonshire area.

Join us for a night of celebration on Friday 12th December at the Daventry Court Hotel in Northamptonshire to recognise the crème de la crème of local business.

For more info contact Gillian Politis on 01536 356902 or email: gillian.politis@jpress.co.uk

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Northampton Education Awards 2013

Northampton

Education Awards 2012

The Chronicle & Echo and Northants Telegraph Education Awards, featuring The Northamptonshire County Council Youth Ambition Awards, are a special event that recognises the achievements of special people within our schools and colleges; those who have gone above and beyond their normal duties, those who have excelled in certain areas and those who have played a vital role in our schools.

Education Awards: We want our readers, school heads, teachers, pupils, group leaders and parents/guardians to nominate a special individual, a group of people or a school in one or more category options and tell us why you feel this person, group or school deserve the recognition and an award for their achievements. A panel of education experts will decide on each of the category winners.

The Youth Ambition Awards are Northamptonshire County Council’s way of celebrating the fantastic achievements of the county’s young people. Tell us about the young people who inspire others, the projects making a big difference, the apprentice who stands out or the talented young artists on the scene. Let’s celebrate Northamptonshire’s young people!

The entry process is simple, visit the Education Awards website for all the information. Find out all about the categories, what the judges will be looking for, and how to cover all the bases with your entry. Please give the judges as much information as possible to help them make up their minds.

The awards will be presented at the Park Inn, Northampton, on Thursday 4th July 2013. The Closing date for entries is Friday 7th June. But we need your help, and your nominations, so please take the time to make a nomination now.

For more info contact 01536 506129 or email us at: et.exhibitions@northantsnews.co.uk

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Charity Golf Day

Market Harborough

Charity Golf Day

Enter a Team £200 plus vat per 4 ball includes a round of golf, Bacon rolls Tea/Coffee on arrival and a 2 Course sit-down meal in the evening.

Plus a presentation and prizes for the Best Player and Team.

Sponsor a hole from just £75 plus vat for a multi-media package.

Please contact The Harborough Mail Events Team on 01536 506105.

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Chronicle & Echo Mum of The Year

Northampton

Chron Mum of the Year
  • Is your Mum One in a Million?
  • Nominate her now for our award
  • Closing date for entries: 6th June 2013
  • Winner will be announced at a special lunch
  • Taking place on Friday 5th July 2013

Is your Mum One in a Million?

Do you have a mum who raises money for a charity, helps in her local community, or supports her family through difficult times? Perhaps she has overcame a big challenge in her life or maybe she is just a fantastic Mum who needs some recognition.

Nominations for the Chronicle and Echo Mum of the Year are now open, so please use the online entry form below to nominate your mum using no more than 500 words. Please also send us a photo of your mum to et.exhibitions@northantsnews.co.uk Please ensure you use the heading 'Mum of the Year' in the subject field.

The 8 finalists will be invited along with a guest of their choice to attend a fabulous lunch at Frankie & Benny's Northampton on the 5th July, the winner will receive an exiting gift and flowers as well as the prestigious Northampton Chronicle & Echo Mum of the Year 2013 award.

Most importantly, they’ll be recognised for all their amazing work.

For further information please call 01536 356900

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Telegraph Mum of the Year

Kettering

Northants Telegraph Mum of the Year
  • Is your Mum One in a Million?
  • Nominate her now for our award
  • Closing date for entries: 6th June 2013
  • Winner will be announced at an afternoon tea
  • Taking place first week in July 2013

Is your Mum One in a Million?

Do you have a mum who raises money for a charity, helps in her local community, or supports her family through difficult times? Perhaps she has overcame a big challenge in her life or maybe she is just a fantastic Mum who needs some recognition.

Nominations for the Northants Telegraph of the Year are now open, so please use the online entry form below to nominate your mum using no more than 500 words. Please also send us a photo of your mum to et.exhibitions@northantsnews.co.uk Please ensure you use the heading 'Mum of the Year' in the subject field.

The 8 finalists will be invited along with a guest of their choice to attend a fabulous afternoon tea the first week in july, the winner will receive an exiting gift and flowers as well as the prestigious Northants Telegraph Mum of the Year 2013 award.

Most importantly, they’ll be recognised for all their amazing work.

For further information please call 01536 506129

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Rugby Business Awards 2013

Rugby

Rugby Business Awards 2012

The Business Event of the Year is just around the corner. Are you in with a chance of winning?

To mark the 15th anniversary of this year’s Rugby Business Awards, we’ve changed the name. The Rugby Business Excellence Awards does exactly what it’s new name says - celebrates all that is excellent in local business. And there is plenty to celebrate!

The Rugby Business Excellence Awards is the most prestigious award ceremony of its kind in the town. Run by the local paper, supported by local businesses and, most importantly, marking the achievements of local companies and people, the Advertiser’s business awards are recognised as THE one to win. So why not join us and celebrate all that’s best about Rugby?

The entry process is simple, visit our RBA website for all the information. Find out all about the categories, what the judges will be looking for, and how to cover all the bases with your entry. Please give the judges as much information as possible to help them make up their minds.

If you have achieved success, growth, innovative ideas, excellent customer service, have outstanding staff or the best team or perhaps you have gone eco friendly, then the 2013 Rugby Business Excellence Awards offer you the chance to be recognised and rewarded.

It is free to enter these awards and entry is open to all Rugby based businesses. As well as having the opportunity of recognition for your business, the evening is most enjoyable and is the ideal place to network with other businesses within the Rugby area.

Join us for a night of celebration on Friday 7th June at the Dunchurch Park Hotel in Rugby to recognise the crème de la crème of local business.

For more info contact Ginny Hunter or Leasa Marriott on 01788 539990 or email: ginny.hunter@jpress.co.uk or leasa.marriott@jpress.co.uk

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Northamptonshire Prom Show

Corby

Northamptonshire Prom Show

The chance to book everything for the perfect school prom!

The prom show takes place at Holiday Inn, Corby - Kettering A43 on 31st January 2013, 6pm until 9pm.

There were a wide range of exhibitors and stands, from limos, dresses, hair & make-up, and a Hair & Fashion Show at 7.30pm by Askews Hairdressers, Kettering. Prizes won on the night included a prom dress up to the value of £300 from event sponsors Bonnie Brides and Grooms, as well as a £100 Voucher to spend at Ballgown Heaven, Uppingham.

To book a stand for the prom show or other event, contact Exhibition and Events on: 01536 506123 or email us at: et.exhibitions@northantsnews.co.uk

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Spring Wedding Show

Kettering

Northamptonshire Spring Wedding Show

This year's Spring Wedding Show is being held at the Kettering Conference Centre. Companies and organisations will be exhibiting their services or products for what will be a must-see show for any couples preparing to tie the knot.

From flowers and cakes to cars and photography you will be able to browse everything you need to make your big day go like a dream.

There will be fashion showcases at 11:30am 1:30pm, and experts will be on hand to offer you advice and take bookings, all under one roof.

WIN £300 towards your wedding! Come along on the day, register and you will be entered into a free raffle to win £300 to spend with any exhibitor at the show.

To book a stand contact Exhibition and Events on: 01536 506123 or email us at: et.exhibitions@northantsnews.co.uk

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Pride in Harborough 2013

Harborough

Pride in Harborough 2013

Pride in Harborough is a special awards event that recognises the achievements of special people within our area; those who have gone out of their way to help others, those who have overcome hardship and those who support a positive attitude within our community.

Do you know someone who has gone the extra mile to help others overcome hardship or someone who has offered their help and support for the community? Why not nominate them for an award to be presented on the night at our gala evening dinner?

The entry process is simple, visit the Pride in Harborough website for all the information. Find out all about the categories, what the judges will be looking for, and how to cover all the bases with your entry. Please give the judges as much information as possible to help them make up their minds.

The awards will be presented at a gala event on Thursday 26th April, 2013. It's sure to be a fantastic night celebrating all that's best about our area, and will give some very special people and organisations a well-deserved pat on the back. Tickets are £20 (Adults) and £15.50* (concessions) and include a three course meal.

The Harborough Mail is proud to organise this event, and welcomes business professionals and the public to get involved. For more information, sponsorship or tickets call 01536 506105 or email us at: linda.bailey@jpress.co.uk

*Senior citizens/under 12s

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7th Annual Charity Golf Day

Kettering

Charity Golf Day

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR A VITAL LOCAL CANCER CARE CHARITY

A Charity Golf Event is the perfect way to combine work and play and raise funds for worthy causes.

This year we are delighted to be holding our 7th charity golf day in aid of the Cransley Hospice, at Kettering Golf Club.

Barclaycard Sports & Social Club areonce again proud sponsors of this event organised by Premier Newspaper Group Events Team

ENTER A TEAM: £230 +vat at per 4-ball includes round of golf, breakfast, on-course refreshments and two course sit-down meal.

SPONSOR A HOLE: From just £175 + vat for a multi-media package.

Hurry this popular event gets booked up very early. Please contact the Events and Exhibitions Team on 01536 356900 or email et.exhibitions@jpress.co.uk to book your team and/or sponsorship package.

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Past Events 2012...

Harborough Sports Awards 2012

Market Harborough

Sports Awards 2012

WELCOME TO THE ELEVENTH annual sports awards. As usual we want to give public recognition to the stars of the grassroots sporting scene in the Harborough and Lutterworth areas and acknowledge the people who deserve an accolade for the tremendous effort they put into their sport. It’s not just the players we want to reward, it’s also those behind the scenes such as the coaches, the groundsmen, the organisers and of course the mums and dads, who make it possible for others to enjoy their sport.

The awards will be presented at the Three Swans Hotel, on Thursday 22nd November 2012.

The Closing date for nominations is Saturday 17th November. But we need your help, and your nominations, so please take the time to make a nomination now. To nominate someone or a team or a coach, please click here to go to our Sports Awards website and fill in our online nomination form.

For more info contact Lucy Mawdsley at email lucy.mawdsly@northantsnews.co.uk

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Northamptonshire Business Excellence Awards

Daventry

Northamptonshire Business Excellence Awards

Welcome to the Annual Northamptonshire Business Excellence Awards 2012, organised in partnership by Northamptonshire Newspapers Limited, in association with the Northamptonshire Chamber and sponsored by the Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership.

Firmly established as a highlight of the Northamptonshire business calendar, the Awards, now in their 22nd year will once again celebrate successful Northamptonshire companies and individuals, and offer an excellent opportunity for all business sectors to meet, be inspired and showcase their achievements to their peers.

This year sees 12 category awards on offer, each celebrating and recognising business success across Northamptonshire. All short listed companies will attend the Gala Dinner and Awards presentation with a celebrity host on Thursday 15th November at the Daventry Court Hotel, where the winners will be revealed and each receive a crystal trophy of the finest quality and certificate.

Without sponsors, this very special event would not be possible. So we would like to thank the companies that have come on board already, in support of this prestigious and highly profiled business event.

The entry process is simple, visit the Northamptonshire Business Excellence Awards website for all the information. Find out all about the categories, what the judges will be looking for, and how to cover all the bases with your entry. Please give the judges as much information as possible to help them make up their minds.

The awards will be presented at a special ceremony taking place at the Daventry Court Hotel on Thursday 15th November 7pm - 1am. Tickets are £85 + VAT including chocolate fountain & champagne reception, 3 course meal followed by coffee and mints.

For more information about sponsoring a category or if you would like to purchase tickets, please contact the Events and Exhibitions team on 01536 506123/506129 or email us at: et.exhibitions@northantsnews.co.uk

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Chron Education Awards 2012

Northampton

Education Awards 2012

The Term-time education awards is a special event that recognises the achievements of special people within our schools and colleges; those who have gone above and beyond their normal duties, those who have excelled in certain areas and those who have played a vital role in our schools.

We want our readers, school heads, teachers, pupils and parents/guardians to nominate a special individual, a group of people or a school in one or more of the category options and tell us why you feel this person, group or school deserve the recognition and an award for their achievements. A panel of education experts will decide on each of the category winners apart from the ‘Unsung Hero' category where we will ask the readers of our newspaper to vote for their favourite ‘Unsung Hero'.

The entry process is simple, visit the Term-time Educaton Awards website for all the information. Find out all about the categories, what the judges will be looking for, and how to cover all the bases with your entry. Please give the judges as much information as possible to help them make up their minds.

The awards will be presented at the Guildhall, Northampton, on Tuesday 26th June 2012. The Closing date for entries is Friday 4th May. But we need your help, and your nominations, so please take the time to make a nomination now.

For more info contact Maria Butlin on 01536 506123 or email us at: et.exhibitions@northantsnews.co.uk

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Northants Education Awards 2012

Kettering

Education Awards 2012

The education awards is a special event that recognises the achievements of special people within our schools and colleges; those who have gone above and beyond their normal duties, those who have excelled in certain areas and those who have played a vital role in our schools.

We want our readers, school heads, teachers, pupils and parents/guardians to nominate a special individual, a group of people or a school in one or more of the category options and tell us why you feel this person, group or school deserve the recognition and an award for their achievements. A panel of education experts will decide on each of the category winners apart from the ‘Unsung Hero' category where we will ask the readers of our newspaper to vote for their favourite ‘Unsung Hero'.

The entry process is simple, visit the Educaton Awards website for all the information. Find out all about the categories, what the judges will be looking for, and how to cover all the bases with your entry. Please give the judges as much information as possible to help them make up their minds.

The awards will be presented at the Holiday Inn, Corby-Kettering, on Wednesday 11th July 2012. The Closing date for entries is Friday 18th May. But we need your help, and your nominations, so please take the time to make a nomination now.

For more info contact Maria Butlin on 01536 506123 or email us at: et.exhibitions@northantsnews.co.uk

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Pride in Northamptonshire 2012

Kettering

Pride in Northampton

Pride in Northamptonshire is a special awards event aimed at recognising and celebrating the outstanding achievements of individuals and groups working so hard to make Northamptonshire a special place.

Do you know someone who has gone the extra mile to help others overcome hardship or someone who has offered their help and support for the community? They might be unsung heroes or people who have had a positive impact on the community. They might be young people making a difference with their energy and enthusiasm or people who have put in years of support and care. Why not nominate them for an award to be presented on the night at our gala evening dinner?

The entry process is simple, visit the Pride in Northamptonshire website for all the information. Find out all about the categories, what the judges will be looking for, and how to cover all the bases with your entry. Please give the judges as much information as possible to help them make up their minds.

The awards will be presented at a special ceremony taking place at the Wicksteed Park Pavilion, Kettering, on Friday 28th September 7pm-10pm. Tickets are £20 (Adults) and £12* (concessions) including reception drink and two course meal. Entertainment will be provided by singers Jessica D'arienzo and Lewis Mobbs.

For more information about sponsoring a category or if you would like to purchase tickets, please contact the Events and Exhibitions team on 01536 506123/506129 or email us at: et.exhibitions@northantsnews.co.uk

*Senior citizens/under 12s

To buy your ticket online at our online shop please click here.

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Image Vintage Charity Ball

Towcester

Image Vintage Ball 2012

Thanks to everyone for making the Image Vintage Ball 2012 such a fabulous event raising around £5,000 for Cynthia Spencer Hospice and Willen Hospice. Relive the memories or catch up on what you missed with our video and photo gallery below.

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Autumn Wedding Shows

Northampton, Kettering

Northamptonshire Wedding Shows

This year's Autumn Wedding Shows are being held at Hilton Hotel Collingtree in Northampton, and the Kettering Conference Centre. Companies and organisations will be exhibiting their services or products for what will be a must-see show for any couples preparing to tie the knot.

From flowers and cakes to cars and photography you will be able to browse everything you need to make your big day go like a dream.

There will be fashion showcases at 11:30am and 1:30pm, and experts will be on hand to offer you advice and take bookings, all under one roof.

WIN £250 off the cost of car hire! Come along on the day, register and you will be entered into a free raffle to win £250 towards the cost of car hire with Exclusive Cars Northants Ltd , specialists in Airport Transfers and Wedding Car Hire.

To book a stand contact Exhibition and Events on: 01536 506123 or email us at: et.exhibitions@northantsnews.co.uk

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