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...

Northamptonshire Prom Show

Corby

Northamptonshire Prom Show

The chance to book everything for the perfect school prom!

The prom show is taking place at Best Western Rockingham Forest Hotel (formally Hotel Elizabeth Rockingham) on 27th January 2011, 6pm until 9pm.

There will be an exciting range of exhibitors and stands, from limos, dresses, hair & make-up, and a Hair & Fashion Show at 7.30pm by Askews Hairdressing Ltd.

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

WIN your prom dress up to the value of £300 from Bonnie Brides. Not only that but you could also WIN a £100 Voucher to spend at Ballgown Heaven, Uppingham. The winner will be announced at 8.45pm at the Prom Show. You must attend to be in with a chance to win the prize.

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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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An Evening of Clairvoyance

Kettering

An Evening of Clairvoyance with Stephen Holbrook
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Charity Golf Day

Kettering

Charity Golf Day

UPDATE: Thanks to everyone involved for making this year's event another great success. Click here to view a photo gallery.

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

Over the last four years Northamptonshire Newspapers has raised over £18,000 for Cransley Hospice - this figure surpasses everything we expected and we are very grateful to all the companies and players that took part over the last four years.

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

We are also delighted to announce for the fourth year running, that Barclaycard Sports & Social Club are this year's main sponsor and they are proud to be supporting cancer care within the community.

If you would like to play and/or benefit from the commercial promotion and publicity surrounding this event, please contact the Events and Exhibitions Team on 01536 506 123 or email et.exhibitions@northantsnews.co.uk

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Proud of our Education Awards

Kettering

Proud of our Education Awards

Proud of our Education is a special awards 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.

The awards will be presented at the Holiday Inn Corby on Wednesday 13th July 2011. But we need your help, and your nominations, to make that happen so please take the time to make a nomination now.

You can nominate yourself or somebody else - it's up to you. The entry process is simple. All you have to do is click here to visit the awards website, or use the link at the top of the page. You will find all the details you need including all about the categories, what the judges will be looking for, and how to make a nomination.

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Proud of our Education Awards

Northampton

Proud of our Education Awards

Proud of our Education is a special awards 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.

The awards will be presented at St George's Hall, Northampton on Wednesday 29th June 2011. But we need your help, and your nominations, to make that happen so please take the time to make a nomination now.

You can nominate yourself or somebody else - it's up to you. The entry process is simple. All you have to do is click here to visit the awards website, or use the link at the top of the page. You will find all the details you need including all about the categories, what the judges will be looking for, and how to make a nomination.

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Image Masked Ball 2011

Daventry

Image Charity Ball 2011

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 £49 per person (10% discount for a table of 12) and includes:

7.00pm - Champagne and chocolate fountain reception
7.30pm - Official welcome
8.00pm - Three-course meal with wine, followed by coffee and mints
9.30pm - Spectacular fashion show featuring local fashion houses latest trends & designs
10.30pm - Live auction and raffle
11.15pm - Masked Ball disco
01.00am - Carriages Times are approximate

Dresscode: Black tie (evening gowns for the ladies)

In addition: Each guest will receive a gift. There will be a prize for most imaginative mask. Vodka Ice luge for you to try a flavoured ‘iced vodka shot’ with proceeds to the charities. Plus 25% of the price of all guests photographs purchased goes towards the charities too. Also casino tables for fun kindly supplied by Prestige Casinos.

Finally, if you really want to make a night of it. The hotel is offering special reduced overnight stay and breakfast rates for all Image Ball guests. Please contact us for a special booking code when purchasing your tickets.

Click here to download a booking form pack. Or Click here for more information about sponsorship opportunities. For more information please contact the Events and Exhibitions Team on 01536 506 123 or email et.exhibitions@northantsnews.co.uk

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Barclaycard Community Gifts 2011

Northamptonshire

Barclaycard Community Gifts 2011

For our 10th consectutive year we are delighted to be working with Barclaycard to bring you "Community Gifts 2011" - a chance for local worthy causes to win a share of £50,000!

Every year we are flooded with entries from schools, pre-schools, nurseries and registered charities making requests for anything from greenhouses to saftey equipment!

To have your application considered simply write to us with a full description of your request, what you are hoping for and why, giving as much detail as possible

All entries must be accompanied with the complete entry form to be accepted - please click on the link above to print off your form.

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Pride in Northamptonshire Awards

Kettering

Pride Awards 2011

Welcome to the Pride in Northamptonshire Awards 2011 website, brought to you by The Chronicle & Echo, and the Northants Evening Telegraph.

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

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. So place your nominations now.

The awards will be presented at a special ceremony taking place at the Wicksteed Park Pavilion, Kettering, on Friday 7th. Tickets are £16 (Adults) and £11* (concessions) Including reception drink and two course meal.

Click here to visit the awards website, or use the link at the top of the page. There you will find all the information you need including categories, criteria, sponsors, guidelines as well as an online nomination form

*Senior citizens/under 15s.

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Super Tots 2011

Northamptonshire

Super Tots 2011

Calling all mums and dads! The Northampton Chronicle and Echo is searching for the regionís most beautiful baby. We are inviting all proud parents to bring forward their little ones in our bid to find the 2011 Super Tots. Free photography sessions for this exciting competition will take place at the Grosvenor Centre, Monday to Saturday, October 24th to 29th (10am to 4.30pm). Look out for our official photographers, Fraser Portraits, who will be taking snaps in the middle of the mall on the Ground Floor. And for the first time, free photography sessions will also take place at the Weston Favell Centre, Monday to Saturday, October 31st to November 5th (10am - 4.30pm). The Fraser Portraits stand will be located in the South Square (near Costa Coffee).

Super Tots 2011 is completely free to enter. If your tot has got what it takes, all you have to do is head over to your nearest shopping centre on the listed dates. Be sure to bring along your little ones and a completed entry form for each (printed on this page). Fraser Portraits will take some professional photographs, and you can return the following week to select your favourite to be entered into the competition. All of the selected photos will be published in a special Souvenir Supplement in the Northampton Chronicle and Echo at the end of November. Readers will be invited to vote for their favourites, to win some fantastic prizes up for grabs, including framed portraits, toys, and a family holiday at Pontinís.

For more information about Super Tots 2011, please call 01604 467081 or email midlands.marketing@jpress.co.uk.

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Autumn Wedding Show

Kettering

Northamptonshire Spring 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.

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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Business Excellence Awards 2011

Daventry

Business Excellence Awards

Welcome to the Annual Northamptonshire Business Excellence Awards 2011, organised in partnership by Northamptonshire Newspapers Limited and the Northamptonshire Chamber.

Now firmly established as a highlight of the Northamptonshire business calendar,the Awards,now in itís 21st 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.

Click here to visit the awards website, or use the link at the top of the page. Currently you will find an entry form pack, sponsorship pack and a entry tips pack. More information will follow shortly including a full website with an online entry form in July.

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An Evening of Clairvoyance

Kettering

An Evening of Clairvoyance with Stephen Holbrook
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An Evening of Clairvoyance

Banbury

An Evening of Clairvoyance with Stephen Holbrook
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Past Events 2010...

Click here to visit the 2010 events and exhibitions website.