What’s on Thursday June 18 to Thursday June 25

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A guide to what’s on in and around Northamptonshire

Thurs June 18

MUSIC

Acoustic Jazz, Blues, Indie & Soul. Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8.30pm

Rock ‘n’ Roll Tea Dance. Picturedrome, N’pton, 1pm

A K Disco’s Karaoke. O’Malleys Bar, Wellingborough Rd, Npton, 8pm

Jam Night. The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm to 12am

The Dick Patrick All Stars. Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free

Country Jam Sessions. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

School Arts Music Festival. Derngate stage, 7pm. 01604 624811

Northampton Morris Men. Dancing opposite the Stags Head PH, Earls Barton, 7.30pm. Free.

THEATRE

Kontakt. Underground, 6pm/7.15pm. 01604 624811

The Hook. Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

Two of a Mind. The Castle, Wellingborough, 8pm. 01933 270007

OTHER

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Kettering Leisure Village, 7pm – 9pm www.tangsoo.net

Towcester County Market. The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am to noon.

Quiz. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm. Free entry.

Quiz Night. The Sunnyside PH, Boughton Green Road, Npton, 8pm

Bingo. (every Thurs) at Brafield WMC, located on A428, 8.30pm

Yoga. Stanwick Village Hall, 6.30pm to 8pm. 01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (11 miles). Start The Plough, Shutlanger, 10am, for car sharing to Harpole. 01604 459156.

Evening Walk. The Ramblers Association (4.5 miles). 7pm from Harrington, footpath sign nr Tollemache Arms.

Sushi Made Simple. Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk 01327 361720

Talks for the Over 60s. Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 10.30am to 11.30am. 01604 837397.

Over 60s Club. Rev Peter Strong “It Just So Happened”!, The Salvation Army, Kettering 1.30pm refreshments for 2-3pm. Junior Youth Club, 6-7pm (6-12 yrs).

SIKH – Punjabi Heritage Exhibition at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery (until August 22). Exhibits inc stories from Northampton Sikh community;

Charity Car Boot Afternoon. Pattishall Parish Hall & Field, noon. Cars £4, vans £6.

Friday June 19

MUSIC

Disco and Karaoke. The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden

Rhythm & Roots. Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm

The Acoustic Lounge. (every Friday) at the Lord Byron, Kingsley, 8.30pm.

Disco. The Sunnyside PH, Boughton Green Road, Npton, 8pm

Vibe@Baroque Bar, Npton. (every Friday) with DJ Barney B and DJ Clue

Concert. Music by Handel by Fiori Musicali Weston Favell, St Peter’s Church, 7.30pm. www.fiori-musicali.com or 0333 666 3366.

Motown & Philly Night. Charles Bradlaugh, Upper Mounts, Npton, 8pm to 1am. Admission £5 otd.

Fizzi. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Northampton Music Festival. (until June 21). 8 stages and a host of venues presenting music in the town centre. www.northamptonmusicfestival.co.uk

THEATRE

Earls Barton Under the Tower Drama Group. Three one-act plays Despatched, Hatched and Matched. All Saints Church Hall, 7pm. £7.50. Tickets 01604 810802

Kontakt. Underground, 7.15pm. 01604 624811

The Hook. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Playground Dance. The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

Dancenamique. The Castle, Wellingborough, 7.30pm. 01933 270007

OTHER

Quiz Night. at Brafield WMC, A428.

Street Dance Class. Stanwick Village Hall, 3.45pm to 4.45pm. £4 per session.

Quiz Night. Shoulder of Mutton, Weldon, 8pm.

Bingo. Liburd Room, Whilton Road, Kingsthorpe, 7.30pm to 9.45pm

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Ringstead Village Hall, 6.30pm – 7.30pm. www.tangsoo.net

Fitsteps Class. Kingsthorpe Baptist Church Hall, behind Waitrose, 10am

Tai Chi. (every Fri) Duston Village Hall, 1.30pm to 2.30pm. £4.

R-Zone Club. For young people aged 8-13 years at the Community Ctr, Olden Road, Rectory Farm, 5pm to 6pm. 07979 152746.

Gentle Yoga. Stanwick Village Hall, 2pm to 3.15pm. 01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

Craft Club. (every Fri), 11am to 3pm, Church Hall, St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Kettering. 07733 341674.

Free English and American Ballroom, Latin & Swing-Dance Lessons. James Lewis Courts, Cherry Orchard, 12.30pm.

Colin Jarvis Charity Skittles Knockout. Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton.

LUNA FLIX. Outdoor Cinema are showing “Grease Sing-Along” (PG) at Stanwick Lakes, 8pm. www.lunaflix.co.uk

Earls Barton Festival. Art Exhibition, Earls Barton Methodist Church, noon to 4pm (& June 20, 10am to 4pm). Free.

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Kettering Town Centre, High Street (close to Greggs), 10am to 1pm

AFC Rushden & Diamonds Quiz Night. Rushden Bowls Club, 7.30pm. Cost £2. 07870 332606

Brampton View Care Home. National Open Day, Chapel Brampton. Afternoon Tea & Cakes 2.30pm.

Lunch Club. The Salvation Army, Kettering. 2-course meal & cuppa, 11.30am. £3.50. Call 01536 513883

Bollywood Dance & Fitness. Stanwick Village Hall, 7.30pm to 8.30pm. 07736 418726.

Sat June 20

MUSIC

Karaoke Disco. Vocal Club, Bailiff Street, Npton, 8pm till late

Live DJ. Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm till late

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Steve Perry, 8pm. Bingo 8.30pm.

The Bighead. (SKA band) at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9pm

Weldonfest. Summer Festival at Corby RFC, www.weldonfest.co.uk

Summer Folk Dance. Titchmarsh Folk Dance Club in Stanwick Village Hall, 7.45pm to 11pm. £7, 01536 726858, 01933 402349.

Sammy Jo. Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Jazzin’ Around. Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends at Towcester Town Hall, 7.30pm. £8

The Occasional Orchestra. Earls Barton Festival at Earls Barton WMC, 8pm. £5 01604 810989

Billy De Laine. Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street,Kettering

Gala Concert Summer Serenade. Abington Avenue Reformed Church, Npton, 7.30pm.

The Spree. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Hunsbury Voices. Mixed voice choir, Summer Concert St Giles Church, Northampton, 7.30pm. £5

THEATRE

Earls Barton Under the Tower Drama Group. Three one-act plays Despatched, Hatched amd Matched. All Saints Church Hall, 7pm. £7.50. Tickets 01604 810802

Kontakt. Underground, 2pm/6pm. Box Office 01604 624811

The Hook. Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

The Blues Brothers. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Playground Dance. The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

The Magic Porridge Pot. The Castle, Wellingborough, 11am/2pm. 01933 270007

Dancenamique. The Castle, Wellingborough, 7.30pm. 01933 270007

OTHER

Military Fitness Class. Delapre Park, Northampton, 9.30am to 11am. www.bpt-uk.com

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Kingsley School, 10am to 11.15am. www.tangsoo.net

English and American Ballroom, Latin & Swing-Dance Lessons. St Albans Church, Broadmead Ave, 2pm. 01604 787246.

Saturday Stage Stars. 5-8 years at Stanwick Village Hall, 11.15am. £10.50 per week.
07788 983403

Harrington Aviation Museum. Covert Warfare in World War 2. 10am to 5pm (Sundays also)

Quiz Night. Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton

Annual Summer Market. St Marys Church, Knox Road, Wellingborough, 11am.

Harringworth Village Fete & Classic Car Display. Harringworth, 2pm to 5pm. 01572 747700.

Play Your Cards Right & Bingo. Semilong WMC, St Andrews Rd, Npton.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7 miles). Braunston Church, 10am. 01604 450946

LUNA FLIX Outdoor Cinema. The Rocky Horror Picture Show at Stanwick Lakes, 8pm. www.lunaflix.co.uk

Afternoon Walk. The Ramblers Association (5.5 miles). 1.30pm Workbridge Centre, Npton,

Friends of Northampton Castle. Magna Carta Walking Tour, noon at Hazelrigg House. Free.

Summer Bazaar. Abington Park Museum, 12noon to 5pm,

Wedding Workshop. LAs Florist, 4 Prince William Walk, Daventry, 10am to 3pm. Linda 07990 992088

Summer Fete. Kingsthorpe College, noon to 3pm. www.kingsthorpecollege.org.uk

Little Houghton Open Gardens & Floral Display. (& June 21), 2pm to 6pm. 01604 899180.

Northampton Bonsai Society. annual Exhibition at Wyevale Garden Centre , Newport Pagnell Road, Npton

Wellingborough Civic Society. Civic Day Strawberry Tea Party, 2pm to 4.30pm at Swanspool
Pavilion.

Tiffield Festival. Claydons Field, 1pm to 10pm (& June 21, 12.30pm to 6pm).

Flowers. Evenley Wood Garden. Lily and Rose Festival, £5 adults, £1 children, 11am-5pm

Sunday June 21

MUSIC

Bullit’s Karaoke. The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden

Karaoke. Jekyll & Hyde, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm

Bingo and Hoy. Queens Park WMC.

Sunday Jam Night. Anne Marie at Thomas A Beckett, Npton, 9pm

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Alan Black, 8pm. Bingo, 8.30pm.

Tammy Levy. Kingsley Park WMC.

Canons Ashby Musical Picnic & Wine Tasting. 12.30pm to 3pm. £2 entry to wine tent. 01327 861900 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/canonsashby

Churches Together. Big Sing – favourite hymns, Earls Barton Recreation field, 3pm. Free.

Christian Music. Rockingham Road, Kettering, 3pm to 4.30pm.

THEATRE

Kontakt. Underground, 2pm/6pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Back to Broadway. The Castle, Wellingborough, 7.30pm. 01933 270007

OTHER

Badminton Club (16+). Every Sunday at Duston Sports Centre, 07946 631449

Bingo at British Rail Club. St Andrews Road, Npton (every Sun)

Learn to Paint. Free Open Day at Ringstead Village Social Club, 11am to 4pm. 01933 460676 or email plum54kinsey@btinternet.com

Battle of Waterloo Fun Day. Orlingbury Village Green, 2pm start.

Rushden’s Walled Garden Music Festival. Rushden Hall Park, 12pm to 6pm. £3 entry or £2.50 in adv. Tickets from PW House, Osbourne Sports & Toys, Orbit Tyres and Rushden Town Council.

Car Boot Sale. Nene Park Stadium, Irthlingborough, Sellers 7am, Buyers 8am. www.neneparkcarboot.info Tel 07712 114819

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (5.5 miles). Snotty Fox, Lowick, 10am. 01933 398905

The Salvation Army, Kettering. (Rockingham Road entrance) – Worship, 10am Leader, Major Paul Doust

Figure of 8 Walk with The Ramblers Association. (am 10.5miles, pm 6.5 miles). 8.10am Church Lane (adj to rear entrance to Holy Sepulchre Church) for 8.50am start from Stratton Arms, Turweston. Afternoon start time 2pm from Stratton Arms.

Pig Roast. Institute, Upper Harlestone, 12noon to 4pm. 01604 585797

Higham Ferrers Footpath Group circular walk. (5.5 miles) – Old, Faxton, Scaldwell, Old. 9.15am Saffron Road car park, or 10am nr “Old” Church.

Monday June 22

MUSIC

Karaoke. The Golden Horse, Far Cotton, 4pm to 7pm

Acoustic Open Mic. The Woolpack, Rothwell from 9pm.

Northampton Music Appreciation Society. Gala Concert and Grand DIY Buffet. 7.30pm Quaker Meeting House, Wellington Street, Npton.

An Evening with Jake Thackray. Tribute by John Watterson Earls Barton WMC, Npton, 8pm. £8. 01604 810989

THEATRE

The Hook, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Pub Quiz. Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8pm. £1pp

Movie Night. The Picturedrome, Npton, 8pm. Free entry.

Lunchtime Bingo. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, N’pton, 2.30pm

Just Voices. Kingsthorpe Baptist Church (every Mon), 7-8.15pm. stuartpauljenkins@gmail.com or 01604 717866

Iyengar Yoga. 9.30am to 10.45am, Perry Street – 07759 152986

Northampton Morris Men. Every Monday 8pm to 10pm. 18 to 80. www.northamptonmorrismen.co.uk

Lunch Club. The Salvation Army, Kettering (Regent Street entrance). 2-course (home-cooked) meal & cuppa, 11.30 £3.50. 01536 513883

Tuesday June 23

MUSIC

The Richard Baker Band. The Wig & Pen, Npton, 9pm. Free entry

Just Voices Community Choir meet. (every Tues), 7pm to 8.30pm at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, Stuart Jenkins 01604 455682

Northampton Male Voice Choir (every Tues), 7.30pm at Kingsley Park Methodist Church Hall.www.nmvc.co.uk

THEATRE

The Hook, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Yoga for Well-Being. Spencer Dallington Community Ctr, Npton (every Tue), 9.30am to 11.30am.

Salsa Estrellas. The Picturedrome, Npton. 7.30pm.

Bingo. Monks Park WMC, N’pton, 8pm

Classic Movies Afternoon. Films from the Golden Age of cinema at The Picturedrome, Npton, 1pm

Body Balance. (every Tues) at Stanwick Village Hall, 1.30pm to 2.30pm. £4, 07958 382720

Iyengar Yoga. 7pm to 8.30pm, Perry Street – 07759 152986

Free English & American Ballroom, Latin & Swing-Dance Lessons. 1.30pm at Eden Close Community Room, Lakeview 01604 787246

Ukelele Club. (every Tue), Old Cherry Tree PH, Great Houghton. 6-7pm beginners, 7-8pm improvers, 8-9pm intermediate.

saraspadmusic@outlook.com 0203 004 6770

Absolute Beginners Dance Class. – Ballroom and Latin, Weston Favell CE Primary School, 7-8pm. £7pp.

Festivals & Food. Angela Cooksley. Very friendly weekly meeting & discussion groups at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 10.30am to 11.45am. 01604 858252.

Earls Barton Film Night. All Saints Church Hall, 7.30pm. What we did in the holidays.ӣ4 from EB Costume Hire or 01604 810989

Let’s Sew: A Reversible Beach Bag. Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (6 miles). Start Royal Oak PH, Cogenhoe, 10am. 01933 441270

Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association. (4 miles). 10am Greyhound PH, Milton Malsor.

Weds June 24

MUSIC

J for Jazz. The Coach & Horse, Lubenham, 8.30pm. 01848 463183

Acoustics Night. Horseshoe Inn, Sheep St, Wellingborough, 9pm. Free entry.

Acoustic Session. The Cuckoos Nest, Clare Street, Npton, 8.30pm.

Jazz & Blues. Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8.30pm. Free entry

Freight Train Jam Night. Thomas A Beckett, St James Road, Npton, 9pm.

Legends Open Mic. Kitty O’Shea’s, St Peter’s Way, Npton, 8pm (every Wed)

Flingel Blunt. Wednesday Beat Scene, The Headland, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm. Free.

Band of the Parachute Regt. Pitsford Hall School, 7pm. Free,

The Family Album. Tingdene Entertainers perform at The Star Hall, Laws Lane, Finedon, 7.30pm. 01933 680680

Open Mic Night. Golden Horse, Far Cotton, N’pton, 8.30pm

Johnny Red. at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

The Hook, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Craft Club. Knitting, stitching and cardmaking (every Wed). Hazlewood Community Ctr, Gainsborough Road, Corby, 7pm to 9pm. 07910 989410

Mums, Grannies, Childminders & Toddlers. Meet (every Wed) in the Church Hall, 1.30pm to 3pm.

Entertainment In Northampton. with Ruth Thomas. Very friendly weekly meeting & discussion groups at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 7.30pm to 9pm. 01604 858252

Evening Walk. starting and finishing at The Hare, Loddington (about 6 miles), any time from 6pm. www.waendel.org.uk

Festival Comedy. Hal Cruttenden with Pierre Novellie & Rich Wilson at Earls Barton WMC, 8pm. £10 from club or 01604 810989

Earls Barton St John Ambulance. Open evening with demonstrations, 6.30pm to 9.30pm. St John HQ, Elizabeth Way, Earls Barton.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7 miles). Start Fox Inn, Hallaton, 9.30am. 
Ring leader 01536 726588

Mediterranean Breads. Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Morning Walk. The Ramblers Association (6.7 miles). 10am The Grange Inn, Npton.

Higham Ferrers Footpath Group. Evening Walk (4.5 miles)Meet 6.15pm Irchester Road Layby opp Knuston Hall turn.

Extreme Events present Awesome Monster Trucks. High Flying Motorbikes BMX teams battling it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game as they hit the air flying! Sixfields Stadium, 7.30pm. Tickets www.ticketweb.co.uk or www.extremeeventseurope.com

Thurs June 25

MUSIC

Acoustic Jazz, Blues, Indie & Soul. Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8.30pm

Rock ‘n’ Roll Tea Dance. Picturedrome, N’pton, 1pm

A K Disco’s Karaoke. O’Malleys Bar, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm

Jam Night. The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm to 12am

The Lincoln Noel Trio. Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. 
Free entry.

Over 60s Club. Musical Afternoon, The Salvation Army, Kettering 1.30pm refreshments for 2-3pm. Junior Youth Club, 6-7pm (6-12 yrs).

THEATRE

The Hook, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

Les Miserables. The Castle, Wellingborough, 7.30pm. 01933 270007