Four Seasons in a Day

To complete our musical-themed weekend that began last night in Warwick, we’re off to Kilworth House this lunchtime, to enjoy a meal and listen to the winners of the National Tribute Music Awards 2016:- ‘Walk Like a Man‘ (aka ‘Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons‘). More information about them HERE. Kilworth’s Christmas decorations were their …
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Da Da Daaaa..!

Just imagine being part of Jeff Wayne’s 1978 Album “Musical Version of The War of the Worlds”… …Well, imagine no longer! 1.30pm: We’re off… Jo and I left Kettering in plenty of time heading for this unique experience in London. Our expectations were high, as we’d both read (and heard) some excellent reviews. Our destination …
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Big Band for a Big Event

You might remember Paul – he joined forces with David and me for our ‘£1-a-Day’ fund-raising event in 2017 and 2018. Well, he’s mad enough – in a good way – to continue his generous nature and has volunteered to do a 94km sponsored walk. Yes, you read that correctly – 94km!!! And this is …
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The Sound of… Bookends

After picking up Jo, Janet & Carol, we headed off to Kilworth House this evening for a spot of nosebag and evening with the Simon & Garfunkel tribute act – Dan Haynes & Pete Richards aka ‘Bookends’. We haven’t been to Kilworth for over a year – last time was in September 2017, to see …
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Rick Wakeman at the Derngate

We haven’t been to the Derngate since last November when we saw Rob Brydon. And just like last time we dropped into Pamukkale, the Turkish restaurant, just down the road, before the Show.  It didn’t disappoint, in lots of ways and also seems to have expanded since we were last there – taking over the …
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Top Haturday & Sunday

Another family & friends get-together today as we headed for Kilworth Theatre and their final performance of Irving Berlin‘s Top Hat. It was obviously a popular choice, having run for a whole month – 16th August until 16th September. Roger, Jane and Oliver are with us for the weekend and joined us for the event, …
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Kettering Citadel Band – In Concert

We popped over to the Holy Trinity Church in Rothwell tonight to see the Kettering Citadel Band (supported by the Kettering Citadel Songsters) in concert. It was in aid of the Rothwell Corps and Community Project and there were over 100 people there. Typically for Rothwell, parking was a ‘challenge’ with the main car-park in …
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Holiday: Cruise to America – Day 1, 2 and 3: All at Sea

The food in the restaurant last night was excellent and although our request for a ‘table for two’ got lost in the administration, we did end up on a table for (just) six – all of whom seemed ideal table-partners* (I HATE being sociable with strangers when I’m on holiday! – Ann is all I …
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The Weekend Starts Here

After the significant events of this week, it was good to chill-out this weekend. Ralph and Karen came to stay, and arrived around tea-time on Friday. After a quick catch-up, it was off to the Shuckburgh Arms in Stoke Doyle for a meal – the photos below say it all! – a fantastic meal all …
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