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What’s On across Northamptonshire this week

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Here’s your weekly guide to events taking place across Northamptonshire over the next seven days.

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TODAY

MUSIC

Mike Hurst and The Springfields, Oundle’s Stahl Theatre, 7.45pm. 01832 273930 or www.stahltheatre.co.uk

Live Music at Tea Dance, The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, N’pton, 1pm

Open House Night, Black Bottom Club, N’pton.

Limehouse Lizzy; Tribute to Thin Lizzy, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

The Cool Jazz Quintet, The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Kettering, 9pm. Free admission.

Michael Wooldridge at Nene Valley Organ & Keyboard Club, Ex-Servicemen’s Club, Sheep St, N’pton, 8pm. £6. 01604 408857.

Charity Event, Bar So, Abington Sq, N’pton, 8pm to 10pm. Children In Need

THEATRE

Jason Byrne, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 8pm. 01604 624811

Steptoe & Son, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

County Market in The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am–noon.

English Medieval Martial Arts at Doddridge Centre, St James, N’pton, 8.30pm. 01604 903043

Christmas Shopping evening, Redwell Infant School, W’bro, 7.15pm–9.30pm. £1.50 in advance/ £2 on the door.

Talk by Carol East on Stumpwork, with Friends of Alfred East Art Gallery & Museum, Kettering, 7.30pm. £3. 01536 518941

Northampton Borough Council drop-in to help residents reduce fuel costs, Spencer Dallington Community Centre, Tintern Avenue, N’pton, 4.30pm–5.30pm

Table Top Sale, Community Centre, Pioneer Avenue, Burton Latimer, 9am–11.30am. In aid of Children’s Society. 20p.

RSPB meeting at Boothville Community Centre, N’pton, 7.30pm. £2.50. Talk by Jake Ward

Zumba, Kingsthorpe Village School, Knights Lane, N’pton, 6pm

FRIday

MUSIC

Auntie’s Acoustic Sessions, Black Bottom Club, N’pton, 8pm.

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

Matt Roberts, Golden Horse, Far Cotton, N’pton

Acoustics night, Foundry Tavern, St James, N’pton, 8pm.

One Night of Elvis, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Rich McMahon, O’Neills, The Drapery, Npton, 9pm

THEATRE

Sean Hughes: Life Becomes Noises at The Stables, Wavendon, 8pm. 01908 280800

Steptoe & Son, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club, Underground Derngate, 8.15pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Northamptonshire Association for the Blind holds a two-day Book and Tape Sale, 9.30am-4pm (and Saturday) at the former Kingsthorpe Housing Office, Harborough Road, opp Waitrose.

“USAAF: The American Arrivals” lunchtime talk by Matthew Smith, Alfred East Art Gallery, Kettering, 1pm to 2pm. £5 (£2.50 for Pass Holders).

Psychic Night, Sir Pickering Phipps, N’pton, 8pm with Dennis Binks. £5 entry.

Blue Room Burlesque show at the Black Bottom Club, N’pton. 01604 233401

‘The Angels Share’, shown at Stahl Theatre, West Street, Oundle, 7.45pm. 01832 274734

The 2012 Humfrey Lecture: The Accidental Adventurer by Richard Terry at Northamptonshire Natural History Society, Humfrey Rooms, Castilian Terrace, Northampton, 7.30pm.

NAB Mobile Sight Centre at High Street, Rushden, 10am to 12.30pm; and at Irchester WMC car park, 1.15pm–2.30pm

SATURday

MUSIC

The Snakeman 3, Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, N’pton, 9pm

Accrington Stanley, The Picturedrome, Kett Rd, N’pton, 8pm. Annual Jo Rideout Memorial gig. Tickets £10.

DJ Suff & Peter Bartella, Black Bottom Club, N’pton

The Red Bullets, Black Bottom Club, N’pton. For tickets www.theredbullets.com/gigs

Concert for Life 2012 with The Rutland Big Band, St James Church, Gretton, 7.30pm in support of Integrated Cancer Therapies and Cransley Hospice. Tickets from Grendon Post Office or call Andrew on 01536 771940

Enzo – Duo Liazon, Monks Park WMC, N’pton

Matt Diamond, Queens Park WMC, N’pton

Sarah Quinn entertains at Brafield WMC, A428, from 8pm.

Rik King, Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, N’pton

Concert of light music from sprituals to Lloyd Webber, St Mary’s Church, Knox Road, W’boro, 7.30pm. www.orpheuschoir.info

Dance The Night Away, Weldon Village Hall, 8pm. £5. 01536 403768 or email guido@derosa.me.uk

The Stylistics, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Simon Phillips, British Rail Sports and Social Club, St Andrews Rd, N’pton

Music at Yardley Gobion SS Club, 8.30pm.

Bad Dobby, O’Neills, The Drapery, N’pton, 10pm

THEATRE

Steptoe & Son, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

Fred MacAuley; Legally Bald, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

Karate (Tan Soo Do) at Kingsley School, Churchill Way, Kettering 10am – 11am. 01536 511216 or 07904 858577

Rothersthorpe Art Group Annual Exhibition, Rothersthorpe Village Hall, 10.30am to 4.30pm (& Nov 18th). Free.

Jumble sale for Northampton Cats Rescue, St James Community Centre, Npton, 10am

Willow & Rush Weaving Class at Bee Inspired, Kettering, 10am–4pm. 01536 514646. Booking is essential.

Wellingborough Ramblers circular walk via Irthlingborough & Chelveston (8.5 miles). Meet at The Duke of Wellington P.H. Stanwick, 10am. www.
wellingboroughramblers.co.uk

Afternoon Walk (5 miles) with Northampton Ramblers. 2pm from Blisworth public car park adj to Royal Oak Pub. No stiles.

Autumn Fair, Kingsley Park Methodist Church, N’pton, 10am–1pm.

Beginners Dance (Ballroom Latin), Jubilee Hall, Broadmead Ave, N’pton, 12.30pm. £3 admission. 01604 787246

St Barnabas Church annual Autumn Fayre, Church Hall, College Street, Wellingborough, 10am–12noon. £1 entry. All proceeds to church funds.

Walk with Northamptonshire Natural History Society at Higham Ferrers “Christmas Sparkle”. Meet in bus station for bus SC X47 at 10.20am.

Race Night (greyhounds), Old Kings Head, Long Buckby, 8.30pm.

Christmas Home-made Fair, Christchurch, Christchurch Road/W’boro Rd, N’pton, 11.30am–4pm. 50p adults/children free

Christmas cards, gifts and crafts, St Giles Church, N’pton, 11am to 4pm.

WI’s Christmas Gift Fair, Kingsthorpe Baptist Church Hall, N’pton, 10am to 4pm. £3 entry. 01604 646055.

Friends of Kingsthorpe Grange, (behind ambulance station) annual Christmas Bazaar, 2pm.

Christmas Fayre, St Mary’s Church, High Street, Little Addington, 2pm.

Scouts Group Christmas Craft Morning, Pitsford Village Hall, 10.30am–1pm.

Charity 50/50 Auction, Memorial Hall, Northampton Road, Yardley Hastings, 2pm. Goods accepted 8.30am–1pm. 01604 696382.

SUNday

MUSIC

Tyme Duo, The Garibaldi, Bailiff Street, N’pton

Jam Night, Old Kings Head, Long Buckby, 8pm start.

Glen Miller Orchestra, Derngate Auditorium, 5pm. 01604 624811

Laurie Chescoe’s Goodtime Reunion Band, The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, noon–2.30pm

Sean Laney, Monks Park WMC, N’pton

Carrie Diamond, Queens Park WMC, N’pton

Mat Roberts at Brafield WMC, A428, from 8pm. Plus bingo

OTHER

Quiz Night, The Workhouse, 56-60 Wellingborough Road, Northampton 8pm

Quiz Night at Queens Park WMC, Northampton

Quiz Night, Barratts Club, Kingsthorpe Road, Northampton 8pm

Quiz Night, Griffin Inn, Pitsford. Free entry.

Morning Worship at Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, 10.15am. All welcome

Christmas Fair, Whittlebury Hall Hotel, nr Towcester, 10am–5pm. 01536 506134.

Sunday Walk, organised by Waendel Walkers Club, start and finish at The Red Lion, Thornby (choice of 6 or 12 miles), 10am. 50p entry.

Car Boot sale, Rotary Club of Northampton at University of Northampton site, Boughton Green Road, 8am–12.30pm

All day ride to Long Buckby with Kettering Cyclists’ Touring Club. Meet Rothwell, 9.30am or Guilsborough, 11am. 01536 712507

Quiz Night, Sir Pickering Phipps, Wellingborough Road, N’pton 8pm

Music, general knowledge quiz & disco bingo, The Whitehills, N’pton

Wellingborough Ramblers walk, via Stanwick Lakes & Lt Addington (6.5 miles). Meet main car park near Irthlingborough Cross, 10am. www.wellingboroughramblers.co.uk

Figure of 8 Walk (7.5 miles – am, 5 miles - pm) with Northampton Ramblers. 8.10am Church Lane (adj to rear entrance to Church of Holy Sepulchre, N’pton) or 9am from Greatworth Sports & Social Club. Afternoon start 1.15pm from The Club.

Morning Walk, Arthingworth – Great Oxenden circular (6 miles). Meet 9.15am Market Square car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am Oxenden Road, Arthingworth

Morning Walk (5.9 miles) with Northampton Ramblers. Meet 10am Great Brington, outside Althorpe Coaching Inn.

Day Cycle Ride with Northampton Cyclists Touring Club (50 miles) – Towcester and Potterspury. Meet Overslade Close, East Hunsbury, 9.30am. www.ctc-northampton.org.uk

MONday

MUSIC

The Roy Civil Band, The Golden Lion, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, 9pm. Free admission.

Focus, supported by Serious Blues at The Stables, Wavendon, 8pm. 01908 280800

THEATRE

Greg Davies, Derngate Auditorium, 8pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Stu’s Quiz Night at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden.

Weekly Art Class at Irthlingborough Methodist Church Hall, 2pm–4pm. 01933 650195

Quiz, Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, N’pton, 8pm.

‘Christmas Eve 1849’ event, starts at Rockingham Castle (until Nov 23). Decorations and entertainment about Victorian family life below stairs and above. Fore more info www.rockinghamcastle.com

Wallis Shopping Event, Abington Street, N’pton, 6pm–9pm. In aid of Air Ambulance

Walk into shape with Katherine & Tilly the dog, 10.30am–12.30pm. Meet in Salcey Forest Café. salceyforestcafe@hotmail.co.uk

tUESDAY

MUSIC

Pete Coe, the Great kNnight Folk Club, Old White Hart Inn, Cotton End, N’pton, 9pm.

All That Jazz, Wig & Pen, St Giles Street, N’pton. 9pm. Free

THEATRE

Ross Noble, Derngate Auditorium, 8pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Quiz Night at The Golden Horse, Far Cotton, 8.30pm

NAB Mobile Sight Centre at Nene Park Outpatients Clinic, Irthlingborough, 9.30am–noon; and Doddridge Centre, St James Road, N’pton, 2pm–4pm

Beginner Dance (Ballroom, Latin), Alliston Gardens Community Centre, N’pton, 1.30pm. £2 admission. 01604 787246

Morning Ride to Brixworth with Kettering Cyclists’ Touring Club. Meet Rothwell, 9.30am or Brixworth, 11am. 01536 712507

Salsa Classes, The Picturedrome, Kett Rd, N’pton with Salsa Estrellas, £8.

Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Café at Swanspool Pavilion, Wellingborough, 2pm to 4pm.

WEDNESday

MUSIC

J for Jazz at The Coach & Horses, Lubenham, 8.30pm. Free. 01848 463183 for details

Sixties Gold with Gerry & The Pacemakers, The Animals, P J Proby & Steve Ellis, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Rockin’ Goose, The Headland pub, Longland Rd, N’pton, 8.30pm. Free admission.

Robin Bibi, Malt Shovel Tavern, N’pton

THEATRE

New Perspective Theatre Company presents A Christmas Carol, Blakesley & Woodend Village Hall, Greens Norton Road, Blakesley, 7.45pm. Tickets £8. 01327 8604761

OTHER

Meditation for Health and Wellbeing, 7.15pm at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church rooms, N’pton. 07885 551533

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits Guilsborough Surgery car park, West Haddon Road, 10am–11am; Brixworth Library, Spratton Road, 11.30am–12.45pm; and Village Autos, Stocks Hill, Moulton, 1.30–2.30pm

Wellingborough Ramblers walk, Circular via Tythe Farm (8 miles). Meet at The Three Fyshes pub, Turvey, 9.30am. www.wellingboroughramblers.co.uk

Morning Walk (7.5 miles) with Northampton Ramblers. 9.30pm start from Five Bells, Bugbrooke.

THURSday NOVEMBER 22

MUSIC

Karaoke night, Old House At Home, Wellingborough Road, N’pton, 8.30pm till late

Liane Carroll, Black Bottom Club, N’pton, 8pm. Tickets £15, all proceeds to CAN.

Live Music at the Tea Dance, The Picturedrome, N’pton, 1pm

Y Factor, The Picturedrome, N’pton, 7.30pm. Don’t miss young, new talent.

The Platform, free weekly open jam night at Charles Bradlaugh, N’pton, 9pm. 01604 233401

Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends with Trevor Whiting, The Castle, Wellingborough, 8pm

The Neal Astbury Show, The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Kettering, 9pm. Free admission.

THEATRE

John Shuttleworth: Out Of Our Sheds, The Stables, Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, Milton Keynes, 8pm. 01908 280800

OTHER

Quiz Night, Old Kings Head, Long Buckby, 8.30pm. Free entry and free supper.

Quiz Night, Foundrymans Arms, 135 St James Road, Northampton 8pm

Quiz Night, Sun, 9 High Street, Hardingstone 8pm

Quiz Night, Fox & Hounds, 186 Harborough Road, Kingsthorpe 9pm

Quiz and Open The Box at The Whitehills, N’pton. Big money to be won.

Zumba at Monks Park WMC, N’pton, 7pm followed by quiz night at 9pm

Karate (Tan Soo Do) at Kettering Leisure Village, Thursdon Drive, Kettering 7pm – 9pm (Adults) For further information contact Master Thomas 01536 511216 or Kevin 07904 858577

Towcester County Market in The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am to 12noon. All our items are genuinely baked, grown or crafted by local individuals and are “fairly traded”. We welcome browsers – our prices start at 50p.

Capoeira Class at Doddridge Community Centre, 109 St James Road, Northampton, 7pm to 8.30pm. Looking for something new to try? Capoeira is a Brazilian Art Form which combines elements of dance, music and ritualistic fighting. £6 per class or £20 for 4. For more info www.senzalamidlands.com

English Medieval Martial Arts at Doddridge Centre, St James, N’pton, 8.30pm. 01604 903043

Zumba, Kingsthorpe Village School, Knights Lane, N’pton, 6pm

Embroiderers Guild meet for a talk by Cherily Tyler at Roman Way Day Centre, 36 Roman Way, Market Harborough, 7.30pm. Donation of £5 requested.

The Great Debate – How to Present the Great Hall of Kelmarsh Hall, 10am to 5pm. Cost £95 inc VAT. For more info 01604 686543 or www.kelmarsh.com

Northampton Borough Council are holding a drop-in session to help residents reduce fuel costs at Kings Heath Community Centre, North Oval, Kings Heath, 3.30pm to 5pm

Wellingborough Ramblers walk, Circular via Sundon Hills (11 miles). Meet at Pulloxhill Church, 10am. For more info www.wellingboroughramblers.co.uk

Morning Walk, Sudborough, Aldwinkle, Lowick, Sudborough (5.5 miles). Meet 9.25am Saffron Road car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am roadside just off Sudborough’s southern turn

Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Café at Cozy Nook, Thrapston, 6pm to 8pm. An opportunity for people with dementia and their carers to meet in a relaxed forum and share experiences. Refreshments and speaker on related topics

FRIday NOVEMBER 23

MUSIC

Ewan McLennan, The Castle, Wellingborough, 8pm. 01933 270007

Auntie’s Acoustic Sessions, Black Bottom Club, N’pton, from 8pm.

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

Acoustics night, Foundry Tavern, St James, N’pton, 8pm. All singers and musicians welcome. Also play The Joker and win cash prizes

Rhythm ‘n’ Roots, Ye Golden Lion, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, 9pm

Kontra Roots Club, Kennedy’s Bar, Finedon, 8pm. Acoustic showcase, free admission. More info www.kcbworld.co.uk

Pravin Disco, Golden Horse, Far Cotton, N’pton

Barn Dance, Christchuch Hall, Christchurch Road, N’pton. For more info www.northamptonceilidhs.co.uk

London Community Gospel Choir, The Stables, Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, Milton Keynes, 8pm. 01908 280800

M1 Music Night: Chrystina Tomlin, The Stables, Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, Milton Keynes, Stage 2 at 8.45pm. 01908 280800

OTHER

Advice Centre with Michael Ellis MP at Northampton Guildhall in the Godwin Room, by appointment only 15.00 – 17.00 call 0207 2197220 or email hugh.corbett@parliament.uk

Slide & Digital Image of the Year, Desborough & Rothwell Photographic Society, Marlow House, Gold St, Desborough, 7.30pm. Judge will be Him Hartje.

SATURday NOVEMBER 24

MUSIC

Joe Whelan (from this year’s X Factor), O’Neill’s, N’pton, 10pm

Jamie Neale, British Rail Sports and Social Club, N’pton

John Lee, Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street

Donnybrook Fair, a dance to raise funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton. £5 admission.

Divinity & Movember Party, Sir Pickering Phipps, Wellingborough Road, N’pton

Milkshake, funk, soul and much more, Charles Bradlaugh, N’pton

Live music, The Picturedrome, N’pton, 9pm. £5 admission

The Vivas, Anthony Lewis & Neil Harrison, Black Bottom Club, N’pton

Sarah Jameson, Monks Park WMC, N’pton

A.D., Queens Park WMC, N’pton

Brafield WMC, A428, Dave Martin from 8pm. Hot food available, bingo

Kay T Daley, Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, N’pton

The Bootleg Sixties, The Stables, Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, Milton Keynes, 8pm. 01908 280800

Fred’s House, The Stables, Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, Milton Keynes, Stage 2 at 8.45pm. 01908 280800

OTHER

Karate (Tan Soo Do) at Kingsley School, Churchill Way, Kettering 10am – 11am pm (family class) For further information contact Master Thomas 01536 511216 or Kevin 07904 858577

Indoor Tots Tennis for 2-4 year olds and parent (term time) at Duston Sports Centre. 9.20am to 10pm. £4 admission (1st session £2) Also Junior Tennis for ages 10-17 every Saturday, 10am to 12noon. Call 07912 746693 for more info.

Coffee Morning at Duston United Reformed Church, Main Road, Duston, 10am to 12noon
Ladies/children only Swimming Session (every Saturday), Northampton Somali Women & Girls Association, 5pm to 7pm. Children under 5 free, age 5/9 years £1.50, adults £4. For more info contact Shukri on 07507 644763 or 07507 561372.

Military Fitness Class for adults and children at Delapre Park, Northampton, 9.30am to 11am. For info www.bpt-uk.com

Chess Club, Room G9, The Northampton Academy School, Wellingborough Road (next to Weston Favell Ctr), Northampton,

anytime between 11am and 4pm. Cost is £1. For more info www.northants61.freeserve.co.uk

Beginner Dance – Ballroom Latin, Jubilee Hall, Broadmead Ave, N’pton, 12.30pm. £3 admission. 01604 787246

Campion School, Bugbrooke are holding a Christmas Market from 2pm to 4pm, a great opportunity to buy gifts for family and friends. Tables £10 each, for anyone interested in selling; contact Campion School, www.campion.northants.sch.uk

Coffee Morning, Rothwell Methodist Church, Market Square, 9.30am to 11.30am. Various stalls, 20p admission. In aid of Cats Friends

Christmas Fayre, Alpha Preschool, Westfield Terrace, Higham Ferrers, 1pm to 3pm. Stalls, refreshments, childrens games and visit from Father Christmas.

St Patrick’s Church Christmas Fair, Duston Community Centre, Pendle Road, 1.30pm. Various stalls, grand draw and refreshments. 30p admission.

Christmas Bazaar, St Mary’s Church, Great Brington, 2pm to 4pm. Various stalls, refreshments, raffle and visit from Father Christmas

Walk to Sharman’s Lake with Northamptonshire Natural History Society. Meet in bus station for bus SC9 at 1.30pm.

Bric-a-Brac and Jumble Sale, The Schoolrooms, Church Stowe, 2pm. All proceeds to St Michael’s Guild.

Charity event in aid of Movember at The Picturedrome, Kettering Road, N’pton, 8pm till late, www.thepicturedrome.com

Dinner to celebrate 50 years of the Northampton Casuals RFC at Rushmill, N’pton, 7.30pm to 12am. Contact Elaine 01604 636716 or email secretary@northamptoncasualsrugby.co.uk

Baby/Kids Nearly New Sale, The Pemberton Centre, Rushden, 10am to 12noon. £1 entry, kids free.

Christmas Fayre, Towcester Methodist Church, 10.30am, Various stalls, freshly prepared rolls. Free entry, proceeds to the church.

Christmas Fayre, Wilbarston Village Hall, 12noon to 5pm. Various stalls, refreshments, childrens choir and fancy dress. Free entry.

Book Sale, St John Ambulance, St John House, Billing Road, N’pton, 9.30am to 12.30am. Free admission.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk, via Provost Lodge & Shire Hill Lodge (7.5 miles). Meet at The Shuckburgh Arms P.H. Southwick, 10am. For more info www.wellingboroughramblers.co.uk

Afternoon Walk (5.6 miles) with Northampton Ramblers. 1.3pm start Long Buckby village square, NN6 7QB

Young Writer? Are you aged between 13-18? Want to be an author, journalist, poet , scriptwriter or just enjoy writing? The come to our Creative Writing Group at Wellingborough Library, Pebble Lane, Wellingborough, 2pm to 4pm.

Morning Walk (5 miles) with Northampton Ramblers. Meet 1.30pm The Green, Nether Heyford. Walk across fields and round the edge of Flore, past church, along the canal to Nether Heyford. Few stiles.

Harmonica Workshop – Beginners Part 2, The Stables, Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, Milton Keynes, 10am to 3pm. Adult/15+ workshop. 01908 280800

 

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