Northampton sees off big cities in league table of places for entertainment venues

Northampton is one of the most entertaining places in the UK, beating the likes of Birmingham and Liverpool, according to a new study.

Monday, 21st November 2016, 4:42 pm
Updated Tuesday, 22nd November 2016, 12:09 pm
Royal & Derngate, Northampton

The survey ranked towns on the number of cinemas, bars and restaurants, theatres, stadiums, gigs, things to do and overall happiness.

Northampton came 29th with a total score of 23. Oxford was first with 46, Inverness second with 45.5 and Bath third with 44.7.

Below Northampton sat Sheffield with 22.6, equal with Liverpool, Birmingham with 21.8 and Leeds with 21.0.

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Northampton scored highest for stadiums and theatres with an average level of overall happiness.

The survey was compiled by