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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.

If you’re organising an event let us know by filling out our online What’s On form or by emailing whatson@northantsnews.co.uk.

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).

TODAY

MUSIC

The Joe Stilgoe Band, The Stables, Wavendon, 8pm. Box Office 01908 280800

Roy Civil’s Swing Circus, The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free.

Sermon-Sonnet-Song: Lenten Meditations at All Saints Church, Npton, 1.10pm to 2pm.

Acoustic Open Mic, feat Chris Wilkinson & Duncan Howorth at Golden Lion, Wellingborough

Acoustic Open Mic feat Kim Chamberlain & Laurel Canyon at Brave Old Oak, Towcester

Isabelle at NBs, Bridge St, Northampton

Jam Night at the Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm.

THEATRE

One For The Road, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 2.30pm/7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

The Gruffalo’s Child, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 10am/noon. 01604 624811

Hardingstone Players present Once Upon A Mattress, Abbey Centre, East Hunsbury, Npton, 7.30pm. 07521 389025

OTHER

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

Middleton Cheney Library Supporters’ Group screen “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” in the village library, 7.30pm. Tickets £6 inc popcorn

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Fineshade Abbey, Kings Cliffe & Apethorpe – 11.5 miles (picnic lunch). Meet nr The Queens Head, Bulwick, 10am. 01604 405521

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits McDonald’s, Wellingborough town centre, 10am–1pm.

East Northants National Trust supporters group meet 7.30pm for talk by Margaret Jenkins about Capability Brown to Gertrude Jekyll.

Cinema Gaming for 8 to 13 year olds at Lings Forum, Npton, 11am–1pm

Wootton Primary School Exhibition “Light and Colour” at Market Walk, N’pton town centre (until March 2). Weds–Sat, 10am–4pm.

Beyblades tournament at Toy Town in Swansgate Shopping Centre, Wellingborough.

Different Strokes, Spencer-Dallington Community Centre, Aphasia Conversation, 10.30am

FRIday

MUSIC

Mr & Mrs Show and Valentine Disco at Monks Park WMC, Npton, 8pm

The Lock In – supported by Maz O’Connor, The Stables, Wavendon, 8pm. 01908 280800

St Valentines’ Jazz Festival with Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends at The Castle, W’bro 8pm

The Soul Survivor at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden

“Molls & Mollteasers” Burlesque at The Picturedrome, Npton, 7.30pm. Tickets £10

The Classic Bunkers with Neil Henry at St Peter’s Church, Oundle for a night of Musical Magic, 7.45pm. More info www.oundlefestival.org.uk

Rich McMahon at O’Neill’s, Northampton, 9pm

Rhythm & Roots at Brave Old Oak, Towcester

THEATRE

Movie Magic (& Feb 16) – Broughton Players, along with other village acts, celebrate 25th anniversary at Broughton Primary School, 7.30pm. Tickets £6 Adults/£4 concessions. www.broughtonplayers.org.uk

One For The Road, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

The Soldiers, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Rumplestiltskin And The Wheel Of Fortune, The Core at Corby Cube, 11am/2pm. 01536 470470

Hardingstone Players presents Once Upon A Mattress, Abbey Centre, East Hunsbury, Npton, 7.30pm. 07521 389025

OTHER

Advice Centre with Michael Ellis MP at Northampton Guildhall, Godwin Room, by appointment only, 3pm–5pm. 0207 219 7220

“Against Breast Cancer” charity fund-raiser at Village Hall, Stanwick, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 to inc quiz & hot supper, call 07745 824848.

An Evening with Peter Yeo at Desborough & Rothwell Photographic Society, Marlow House, Gold Street, Desborough, 7.45pm

Indian Cookery for Teenagers Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 10am–2pm. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Dirty Dancing Tribute Night at Whittlebury Hall Hotel, 7.30pm. www.whittleburyhall.co.uk

Tropical Encounters (snakes, reptiles etc) for 3 to 16 year olds at Lings Forum, Npton, 10am–11am.

Exhibition in Gretton Village Hall, Kirby Road, 1pm and 4.30pm (and Saturday 10am–4pm) – Brookfield Plantation Resource Park Energy From Waste Disposal presented by the developers.

Face and hand painting and Play-Doh fun at Toy Town in Swansgate Shopping Centre, W’boro, 10am to 4pm. Free

SATURday

MUSIC

Donnybrook Fair at Monks Park WMC, Npton, 8pm

Showaddywaddy, The Stables, Wavendon, 8pm. 01908 280800

Motown Valentine Night, ex Trades Tony G DJ at Far Cotton WMC, Npton, 7.30pm. £6

Crush, The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9.30pm

Pete Wayre entertains at Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm.

Jed Seager, Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, N’pton

Expressive Harmony at Queens Park WMC, Northampton

Paul James at British Rail Club, St Andrews Rd, Npton, 8.30pm

Eyes Wide Open at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden

Power Ballad Valentine’s Ball at The Picturedrome, Npton, 8pm. Tickets £5 in advance/£7 on the door. Profits to Cynthia Spencer Hospice

Fancy Dress “Hat’s Off” at the Black Bottom Club, Npton, 9pm, in association with Help for Heroes.

Valentine’s Dance at Weldon Village Hall, Bridge St, 8pm. £5. Call Joan on 01536 403768

Great Divide at O’Neill’s, the Drapery, Northampton, 10pm

Valentine’s Dance “The Senators” at Kettering Athletic Club, Rockingham Road. 01536 411201/726136. Cost £6.

Accrington Stanley Valentine’s Dance at Griffin Inn, Pitsford

Paul James at British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, Npton, 8.30pm

Motown/Soul Night at Towcester Football Club, Islington Road

Tony Valentine at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock St, Kettering

Kiss Me Judas, Great Doddington Club, Lower Street, Great Doddington, 9pm

THEATRE

One For The Road, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

Rumplestiltskin and The Wheel Of Fortune, The Core at Corby Cube, 11am/2pm. 01536 470470

Hardingstone Players presents Once Upon A Mattress, Abbey Centre, East Hunsbury, Npton, 2.30pm/7.30pm.07521 389025

OTHER

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Knotting Green & The Threeshires Way (8 miles). Meet Bedford Arms pub, Souldrop, 10am.

Annual Art Exhibition at St Mary’s Church, Wilby, 10am–5pm (and February 17, 2pm–5pm).

Northamptonshire Natural History Society see snowdrops at Delapre. Meet in bus station for bus SC15 at 1.40pm

Midday Walk (6.1 miles) with Northampton Ramblers. Meet noon at Abthorpe village green.

Progressive Whist Drive at Caldecott Village Hall, Church Lane, 7.30pm.

Evening of Clairvoyance with Dennis Binks, Kettering Spiritualist Church, St Peter’s Avenue, 7.30pm. Members £2.50/guests £3

Wellingborough United Reformed Church jumble sale in Salem Hall, 10.30am–noon. Proceeds to Church Funds. 20p admission.

Illustrated talk on Fax Church and its font at All Saints Church, William Street, Kettering, 7.30pm

Kingfisher Amateur Art Society painting session at Community Room, Hinton Road, Kingsthorpe, 2pm to 4pm. 01604 820380

Bingo Evening at Cold Ashby Memorial Hall to raise funds for Saxon Spires Scanner Appeal, 7.30pm. £1 admission.

SUNday

MUSIC

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

Mike Lee at Monks Park WMC, Npton

Ray Hue at Queens Park WMC, Northampton

Johnboy’s Karaoke at British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, Npton, 2pm to 5pm

Dennis Smith’s Round About Be-Bop, The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, noon. £7 entry.

Alan Black entertains at Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm.

Acoustic Open Mic feat Scapegoat at The Wheatsheaf, Titchmarsh

Acoustic Open Mic feat Will Rogers & Doughboy Three at The Horseshoe, Sywell

OTHER

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

All Day Ride to Mears Ashby with Kettering Cyclists’ Touring Club. Meet Rothwell, 9.30am or Hannington (Woodmeadow Tea Room), 11am. 01536 712507

Sunday Walk with Waendel Walkers Club. Circular routes from The Vane Arms, Sudborough (either 6 or 12 miles), 10am. 50p entry.

Morning walk, aconites and snowdrops (4.5 miles). Meet 9.40am Market Square Car Park, Higham Ferrers or 10am Avenue Road, Finedon

Morning Worship at Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, 10.15am

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Slipton & Lowick (5.5 miles). Meet nr Sudborough Church, 10am.

Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens open 11am–3pm for Snowdrop Weekend. www.kelmarsh.com

Play-Doh Fun at Toy Town in Swansgate Shopping Centre, Wellingborough.

Stahl Theatre, Oundle, showing “Untouchable” (15), 7.45pm. 01832 274734

Day Cycle Ride (50 miles) with Northampton Cyclist’s Touring Club. Meet Welford Road crossing, Brampton Valley Way, 9.30am

MONday

MUSIC

Dave Johnson Band at Ye Golden Lion, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, 9pm. Free.

Band Showcase feat Chamberlain & The Ronan McCloy Band & Dem Urban Foxes at Pulse Bar, Kettering

Music Quiz at Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 8.30pm

THEATRE

One For The Road, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

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

Movie Night, The Picturedrome, N’pton, 8pm. Tonight’s film is Perks of Being A Wall Flower

Stargazing evening by Northamptonshire Natural History Society at Pitsford School, 7pm to 9pm. 01604 880306.

Different Strokes, Spencer-Dallington Community Centre, Stroke Exercise, 10.30am

tUESDAY

MUSIC

All That Jazz at The Wig & Pen, St Giles St, Npton, 9pm. Free.

Acoustic Open Mic feat Kim Chamberlain at Sunnyside, Northampton

THEATRE

Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Derngate, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

One For The Road, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

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

Rushden Hall Pensioners’ Parliament, 2pm.

Beginners Argentine Tango Dancing Class, Park Road Junior School, Wood Street, Kettering, 6.30pm; practice 7.30pm. £5 class or £7 for both.

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

RSPB Northants Local Group meeting at Boothville Community Centre, 7.30pm. £2.50. Talk on Stanwick Lakes. 01604 513991

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via The Village Trail & Brampton Valley Way (6.5 miles). Meet The Stag, Maidwell, 10am.

Women’s Hour meeting at Gretton Baptist Church Hall, High Street, 2.15pm.

Kingfisher Amateur Art Society session at Community Room, Hinton Road, Kingsthorpe, 7pm. 01604 820380

Building with Willow, structures Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 9.30am. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

United Reformed Church, Main Road, Duston, Tuesday Fellowship – Making and dressing dolls. 2.30pm

WEDNESday

MUSIC

Jammin & Acoustic, Horseshoe Inn, Sheep St, W’bro, 9pm

Music for your desert island, music appreciation at Castle, Wellingborough, 7.30pm. £7 from www.fiori-musicali.com, Castle. 01933 270007

Giles Robson and the Dirty Aces at Malt Shovel Tavern, Npton

Acoustic Open Mic feat Josh Kemp & Kristy Gallacher & Recycled Harmonies at Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave

THEATRE

Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Derngate, 2pm/7.30pm. 01604 624811

One For The Road, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Hallaton & Cranoe (8 miles). Meet Wheel & Compass, Weston by Welland, 9.30am

Building with Willow - Furniture Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 9.30. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

RFU O2 Touch Rugby at Northampton College, Booth Lane, Npton, 6.45pm to 8pm. All over 18s welcome.

Long Buckby Local History Society has a talk by Barbara Floyer on Macintosh House, at Long Buckby Community Centre, Station Road, 7.45pm.

 

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