Spring Fun

March is here and with it comes spring, a time of transformation and change. Flowers bloom, animals awaken and temperatures slowly rise – meaning there are new things to do and see in Oakley Vale!

This month, we also welcomed World Book Day and Oakley Vale Primary Academy celebrated in style with children dressing up as their favourite words and book characters! The literary fun doesn’t end there either, because World Poetry Day is around the corner on the 21st of March and you can bet that our schools will be taking part in that too. Keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter for all the latest updates, news and pictures.

Events in Oakley Vale

As always, we have a whole host of new events happening across the month. Below is our pick of the bunch, we hope you can come along to a few!

18th March – Corby Gang Show 2020 @ Corby Cube

The Corby Gang Show returns to The Core, celebrating over 60 years of performing. This year’s show is bigger, better, louder and prouder than ever before. A great night out is guaranteed, with a wide range of singing, dancing, comedy and modern scouting performed in their own ‘loud and proud’ way.

22nd March – Mother’s Day Sunday Lunch @ Holiday Inn Corby

Enjoy a three course carvery lunch and receive a free gift for mum. Children under 12 half price and under 3 eat complimentary!

27th March – Ed Sheeran Tribute Night @ Holiday Inn Corby

Bring your ‘A Team’ along to an evening full of Ed Sheeran’s greatest hits, with a tasty basket meal to start the night off!

27th March – 100% Simon Brodkin – Corby Cube

After three hugely successful BBC series as Lee Nelson, multiple sell-out tours and various court appearances following world-famous stunts on Theresa May, Sepp Blatter, Donald Trump, Kanye West and Britain’s Got Talent, the award-winning comedian unleashes his funniest creation yet… himself!

You can see all our events throughout the month in full on our What’s On page.

Your Oakley Vale Video

As you may remember, last month, we told you about us creating a ‘Welcome’ video to Oakley Vale. Well, now we want your help – we are specifically looking for people who:

  • Run a community class in the area
  • Enjoy walking/dog-walking in nearby parks or green spaces
  • Moved to Oakley Vale and would be happy to be interviewed or filmed
  • Own or run a shop, business or service in the area

If that sounds like you, please do get in touch with our colleagues via email – or via Facebook and Twitter – and we can see how you might be able to get involved in the latest addition to our website – after all, it’s you that makes Oakley Vale great!

Photo Competition

Finally, we can now announce that our photo competition is CLOSED for new entries. Congratulations to all our fantastic finalists! You can see their shots below:

We now need your help by voting for your favourite picture that really captures the spirit of life in Oakley Vale!

You can vote by heading to our photo competition page, choosing your favourite and clicking the thumbs up button on whichever photo you like best. We will pick the winner at the end of March so there is not long left to cast your vote!

All that’s left to say is that we hope you have a great rest of the month as we make our way into Spring!

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