Here’s your weekly guide to events taking place across Northamptonshire over the next seven days.
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We’ll do our best to include the details in our weekly What’s On listings. (Details must be received by midday on the Friday prior to print publication).
A K Disco’s Karaoke, O’Malleys Bar, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm
All That Jazz, The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free admission.
Joanna Eden: Jazz At The Movies, The Stables, Wavendon, 8pm. 01908 280800
Open Mic feat Kenneth J Nash & The Screaming House Madrigals at Brave Old Oak, Towcester
Open Mic feat Enfield Carter & The Abrahams at Golden Lion, Wellingborough
Jazz & Acoustic Session at Bootleggers, Wellingborough Rd, Npton
The King & The Corpse, The Black Bottom Club, George Row, Npton, 8pm. 01604 624811
Pete Firman – Hoodwinker, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. Box Office 01536 470470
Quiz Night, The Sun, High Street, Hardingstone 8pm
Quiz Night, Fox & Hounds, Harborough Rd, Kingsthorpe 9pm
Quiz and Open The Box at The Whitehills, N’pton.
Quiz Night, Cripps Recreation Centre, Npton, 8pm. www.crippsrecreationcentre.co.uk.
County Market in The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am–noon.
Comedy with Andrew Bird and Joe Lycett at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 8pm. www.walnut-tree.co.uk
An Evening of Adventure with Sarah Outen, talk by one of Britain’s top young adventurers, Stamford Arts Centre, 7.30pm. Box Office 01780 763203
ACEs Singles Club, The RAOB. Club, South Street, Northampton 7pm. £5 membership. Contact Paul 07908 410543
The Comedy Club at Northampton Saints, Franklin’s Gardens, Weedon Road, Npton, 8.30pm, 01604 581000
Over 60s Talks at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 10.30am to 11.30am about Cottesbrooke Hall and Empress Elizabeth.
Barclays “Get Ready For Business” Seminar at Northampton Chamber of Commerce, 8 Waterside Way, Npton, 9.30. Free. www.nbv.co.uk/events
Screening of “Ben Rivers, Slow Action” at NN, 9 Guildhall, Npton, 7pm
Disco and Karaoke at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden
Mat Roberts, Golden Horse, Far Cotton, N’pton
Wildfire Sessions present The Retros at NBs, Npton
Kristy Gallacher at The World’s End, Ecton
Stevie One Bloke One Mandolin + support at Kens Diner, Finedon
Steven Cooper & The Charlies, Obnoxious and Don’t Look Down, Horseshoe Inn, Sheep St, Npton, 8pm.
Ali By Request at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton
One For The Road, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811
Isla St Clair – Eyes Front!, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. Box Office 01536 470470
Stahl Theatre, West Street, Oundle, showing War Horse (12A), 7.45pm. 01832 274734
Football Quiz, Monks Park WMC, Npton. £10 per team (4 players per team).
Tulipmania, a solo exhibition by Angela Stanbridge, professional artist and MA in Fine Art graduate of The University of Northampton, at The Charles Rennie Mackintosh House, 78 Derngate, Npton, 10am to 5pm (closed Mondays).
NAB Mobile Sight Centre at Northampton Abington St, outside Central Library, 10am–12.30pm
Whitefriars Church Retireds Group meeting, Bridge Community Office, Whitefriars Junior School, Boughton Drive, Rushden, 1.30pm
Notivate Anti-Bullying Song Writing Competition taking place at Spinney Hill Theatre, Npton, 6.30pm
Kelly performs at Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm (& bingo)
Rik King, Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, N’pton
Billy De Laine at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock St, Npton
Soul Weavers (rock covers), Great Doddington Club, Lower St, Great Doddington, 9pm
Kickstart at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton
Frozen Mischief at Monks Park WMC, Npton
Rhythm & Roots, O’Neills, Npton, 10pm
Mighty Rebels, The Lamplighter, Overstone Road, Npton, 8pm Free entry
One For The Road, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811
Core Weekender 2013: Words, The Core at Corby Cube, from noon. 01536 470470
Jumble sale at Holcot Village Hall, opens 2pm. Adm 20p.Ballroom & Latin Beginners Dance Class, Jubilee Hall, St Albans Church, Broadmead Ave, N’pton, 12.30pm. £3 admission. 01604 787246
Baby/Kids Nearly New Sale at The Pemberton Centre, Rushden. £1 entry, kids free. To book stall 07577 701161 (£8 for a table provided, £6 bring own table).
Coronation Street star, William Roache MBE (Ken Barlow), speaks about his life, at The Guidhall, Npton, 7.30pm. 01604 758777
Afternoon Walk (5 miles) with Northampton Ramblers. Meet 1.30pm at The Ward Arms, Guilsborough.
The Hardy Plant Society meet at Village Hall, Pound Lane, Moulton, for a talk with Tim Walker about The Harcourt Arboretum, 2pm
Reincarnated Rubbish by creative recycling artist Val Hunt at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery.
Kingfisher Amateur Art Society, painting session at Hinton Road Community Room, Hinton Road, Kingsthorpe, 2pm–4pm. 01604 820380
Jumble Sale & Cake Stall at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, 10am. 20p admission. Proceeds for church funds
Wellingborough Ramblers Morning Circular walk (9 miles). Meet at The Coffee Pot P.H., Yardley Gobion, 10am
Hand-made Market at Bee Inspired Studio, Market St, Kettering. Free entry.
Tai Chi sessions at Stanwick Village Hall, 10am–11am and 11am– 1pm. www. wellspringtaiji.co.uk
Bumper Jumble Sale at Back Lane, Holcot Village Hall, 2pm. Proceeds to village hall improvements.
Morning Cycle Ride via Dodford, Newnham, Kislingbury (approx 35 mile) with Northampton Cyclist’s Touring Club. Meet Brampton Valley Way, Welford Road, 9.30am
Chinese New Year craft and food event at Northampton Central Library, Abington St, 10.30am. entlib@ northamptonshire.gov.uk
Jumble Sale at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, 10am. 20p admission.
Bullit’s Disco & Karaoke at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden
Jackson – Live In Concert starring Ben & His Incredible Dancers, The Stables, Wavendon, 8pm. 01908 280800
Chris Stevens performs at Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm.
New Orleans Heat – Jazz at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, noon–2.30pm. £8 admission.
New Year Concert of virtuoso baroque music at Sulgrave Manor, 7.30pm. www. fiori-musicali.com
Open Mic feat Kersten Luts + Apollo’s Mob at The Horseshoe, Sywell
Dizzie at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton
Shaun E B at Monks Park WMC, Npton
NDance 13, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7pm. 01604 624811
Core Weekender 2013: Music, The Core at Corby Cube, from noon. 01536 470470
Quiz Night, Queens Park WMC, N’pton
Open The Box, Golden Horse, Far Cotton, N’pton
Morning Worship at Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, 10.15am.
Wellingborough Ramblers walk via lakes & Islip (8 miles). Meet at Chancery Lane CP, Thrapston, 10am
Walk with Waendel Walkers, circular routes starting at The White Horse, Old (either 6 or 12 miles), 10am. 50p entry. For more info www.waendel.org.uk
Lanterns for Loved Ones, St Andrews Church, Broughton, 5pm (Candlemas service at 4pm). 01536 790897.
Half Day Walk, Higham Ferrers – Stanwick circular (6.75 miles). Meet 10am Saffron Road Car Park
The Crispin Group of churches join for service at Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Sheep St, Npton, 10.30am.
Craft & Gifts at Cornmarket Hall, Kettering, 11am–2pm to raise money for Wonkey Pets.
Antiques, collectibles and book fair at Abington Church Rooms, Park Avenue North, Npton, 10am to 4pm. Free admission.
Whitefriars Church Morning Worship at Whitefriars Junior School, Boughton Drive, Rushden, 10.15am
Indoor Sale, Corby Masonic Hall, Rockingham Rd, 9.30am–noon. 50p entry.
All That Jazz at Ye Golden Lion, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, 9pm to 11pm. Free admission.
Acoustic Showcase at Old Market Inn, Kettering
One For The Road, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811
Stu’s Quiz Night at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden. Cash and drink prizes
Enjoy a cup of tea and biscuits and a free game of poker on Monday afternoons from 2pm in Kettering. 01536 521803
Movie Night atThe Picturedrome, N’pton, 8pm. Tonight’s film is The Sweeney.
Colin Blunstone, The Stables, Wavendon, 8pm. Box Office 01908 280800
The Roy Hawksford Band at The Wig & Pen, St Giles St, Npton, 9pm to 11pm. Free
Tannahill Weavers at The Great kNight Folk Club, The Old White Hart Inn, Cotton End, Npton, 8pm.
Open Mic feat Luke Bonsey at Sunnyside, Npton
Boogie Nights, Derngate Auditorium, 7pm. 01604 624811
One For The Road, Royal Auditorium, 7pm. Box Office 01604 624811
Quiz Night at The Golden Horse, Far Cotton, 8.30pm
Rushden Hall Pensioners Parliament, 2pm.
Bingo at Monks Park WMC, N’pton, 8pm
Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Cransley Res & Thorpe Malsor (5.5 miles). Meet at The Hare, Loddington, 10am
Lunchtime Talk at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 1pm to 1.30pm. Subject – More Northamptonshire Murders.
United Reformed Church, Main Road, Duston – Tuesday Fellowship. This week Miss Esme Godden – Visiting the Holy Land, 2.30pm
Freeze Tolerance in Plants by Dr Chris Sidebottom at Northamptonshire Natural History Society, Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton. www.nnhs.info
HSBA (Home Working & Small Business Alliance), meeting at The Fair & Square, Billing Mill, Little Billing, Northampton, 10am to noon. www.hsba.biz
Families Need Fathers meet at the Thorplands Childrens Centre, N’pton, 7pm..
Carnival Dance Club – Absolute Beginners Dance Class, Weston Favell CEVA Primary School, Westwood Way (off Wellingborough Road), Npton, 7pm to 8pm.
Kingfisher Amateur Art Society – painting session at Hinton Road Community Room, Hinton Road, Kingsthorpe, 7pm to 9pm. For more info 01604 820380
Lunch at Gretton Village Hall, 12.30pm. Cost £4 to raise money for the improvement hall’s improvement fund. 01536 772328
Northampton Central Library adult literacy support in weekly Read & Write group, 10am–11am. www.northamptonshire.gov.uk
Womens Hour at Gretton Baptist Church Hall, High Street, 2.15pm. 01536 771979
J for Jazz at The Coach & Horse, Lubenham, 8.30pm to 10.30pm. Free. 01848 463183
Jazz & Blues, Charles Bradlaugh, N’pton, 8pm
Music for your desert island, The Castle, Wellingborough, 7.30pm. www.fiori-musicali.com or 01933 270007
Open Mic feat Acres Wild & Johnny Stock at The Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave
Jammin & Acoustic at The Horseshoe, Sheep St, Npton, 9pm
Bluegrass Jam Session at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton
David Raphael Band, Malt Shovel Tavern, Npton
Irchester Players present The Sound of Panto, Parson’s Hall, High St, Irchester, 7.30pm. 01933 624310
The Meatloaf Story, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811
One For The Road, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811
Learn Line Dance at Corby Ex-Service Men’s Club, 7.30pm–8.15pm followed by Improvers Class, 8.15pm. 07968 576976
Wellingborough Ramblers Morning Circular walk (7.5 miles). Meet at The Coffee Pot PH, Yardley Gobion, 9.30am
AGM of the Northamptonshire Alliance Cage Bird Society, Kettering Athletics Club, Rockingham Road, 8pm
NAB Mobile Sight Centre, Brackley Town Centre, outside Town Hall, Market Place, 10am–12.30pm; and Towcester Waitrose car park, 1.30pm–3pm