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What’s On across Northamptonshire this week

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Your weekly guide to events taking place across Northamptonshire this week.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12

MUSIC

All that Jazz at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free admission

Community Carol Service in Finedon Independent Wesleyan Chapel, 7pm, featuring youth groups of the village. Collection in aid of Cancer Research.

East Northants Association of the National Trust Christmas Special at Corn Market Hall, Kettering, 7.30pm; “Musical Memories”, £7.

THEATRE

The Wind In The Willows, Royal Auditorium, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 10.30am/2.15pm. 01604 624811

Dave Spikey – Words Don’t Come Easy, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

Sleeping Beauty, Derngate Auditorium, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 2pm/7pm. 01604 624811

Along The Riverbank, Underground Auditorium, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 10am/1.30pm. 01604 624811

Tales From The Fireside, Looking Glass Theatre, 9 Derngate, Npton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Comedy Night at Victoria Inn, Poole Street, Npton, 8.30pm

Christ Church Art Group Annual Exhibition, Christ Church Hall, Christchurch Road, N’pton, 10am–noon. Free admission.

Open Exhibition Launch & Birthday Party at NN, 9 Guildhall Road, Npton, from 6pm. Free. www.contemporaryart.org

BRTA Blast Rail Link to Bedford group meeting, 6pm, The Romany Pub, Trinity Ave, N’pton.www.brta-bedford.org.uk

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13

MUSIC

Carols In The Courtyard at Canons Ashby, 7.30pm. £9, from 01604 405323 or 01604 722717.

Gretton Silver Band, annual Christmas Concert in the Village Hall, 7.30pm. 01536 713234.

Kontra Roots at Kennedys Bar, Irthlingborough Road, Finedon, 7.30pm. www.kcbworld.co.uk

Hannah Faulkner at O’Neill’s, the Drapery, N’pton

Tony Gee Motown & Soul at Far Cotton WMC, Npton, 7.30pm

Glory at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton

Jazz Numbers at the Down Under Bar, Wellingborough Road, N’pton, 8pm. Free entry

Dave Johnson Band at the Navigation Inn, Stoke Bruerne, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Christmas Bandeoke at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, N’pton, 8pm. Free entry.

THEATRE

Aladdin at Duston Community Centre, Pendle Road, Duston, 7.30pm. 01604 592987.

The Wind In The Willows, Royal Auditorium, 10.30am/2.15pm. 01604 624811.

Sleeping Beauty, Derngate Auditorium, 2pm/7pm. 01604 624811

Along The Riverbank, Underground Auditorium, 10am/1.30pm. 01604 624811

Comedy Club 4 Kids, The Core at Corby Cube, 11am/2pm. 01536 470470

Jason Yarde Trio in association with NC Jazz, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.45pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

Quiz at Brafield WMC, A428.

WI Beauty & Fashion Ideas from Serenity at Stanwick Village Hall. More info www.stanwickwi.weebly.com

Christmas Coffee Morning at WI House, 71 Park View, Moulton, N’pton, 10am–noon. Cards and last minute gifts. Entry £2 inc tea/coffee and cake.

Band Night at The Romany pub, Trinity Avenue, Kingsthorpe, 9pm. Tickets £2 from The Surgery, Clarence Avenue, Kingsthorpe or The Romany Pub. Proceeds for Poppy’s Place cancer charity.

Christmas Murder Mystery Party, Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, Guildhall Rd, 7pm. Presented by Looking Glass Theatre. Tickets £30, booking essential.

Towcester Farmers’ Market in Richmond Road car park, 9am– 1.30pm. In aid of local charities.

Stanwick WI, beauty and fashion ideas from Serenity at Stanwick Village Hall, £4 for non-members. www.stanwickwi.weebly.com

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14

MUSIC

AD entertain at Brafield WMC, A428, AD from 8pm.

Christmas Ball in support of Lakelands Hospice in Corby, held at Gretton Village Hall, 8pm. Over-18s only. Tickets £7.50 from Gretton Post Office

Carl Stevens at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, N’pton

Shaun EB at Queens Park WMC, N’pton.

Johnny Red at British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, Npton

Chasetown at O’Neill’s, the Drapery, Npton

Bent Back Tulips, at Great Doddington Club, Lower Street.

Christmas Concert at Moulton Theatre, 7pm. Tickets £5–£10 from www.harmonchristmas2013.yolasite.com or Ross 01604 491908/07595 894401.

Christmas Party with DJ Ricky at the Shoulder of Mutton, Weldon, 8pm.

Variations Choir Christmas Concert: A Silver Celebration of Christmas” at the United Reform Church, London Road, Kettering, 7.15pm. Tickets £5, under 12s £2.50. 01536 723376/513548 or otd.

Gary at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

Front Cover at Monks Park WMC, W’boro Rd, N’pton

Midsensation at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

The Dubs at Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton

Mojo Sound System, The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, 8pm. £3 entry.

Palace Pictures at Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, Npton, 9pm.

The Prince of Wales Rattlers Folk Comedy Spectacular at The Artichoke, Moulton, 9pm

THEATRE

Aladdin at Duston Community Centre, Pendle Road, Duston, 2.30pm/7.30pm. 01604 592987

The Wind In The Willows, Royal Auditorium, 1.15pm/5.15pm. 01604 624811

Sleeping Beauty, Derngate Auditorium, 1pm/5pm. 01604 624811

Along The Riverbank, Underground Auditorium, 11am/2pm/4pm. 01604 624811

Comedy Club 4 Kids, The Core at Corby Cube, 11am/2pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

Christmas Fayre at Long Buckby Baptist Church, 10am–2.30pm. Festive crafts, gifts. £1 adults/50p children & OAP.

Christmas Ramble with Kettering & District Ramblers Club (6 miles). Meet Red Lion, Broughton. 01536 762792

Christmas Craft Workshop at Abington Park Museum, N’pton, 11am–3pm. Free admission.

Walk with Northamptonshire Natural History Society to Delapre. Meet in the bus station for bus SC 7 at 1.40pm.

Afternoon Walk with The Ramblers Association (5 miles). 1.30pm, meet Main Road, Crick, outside The Post Office.

Wellingborough Ramblers via Denton and Brafield (7 miles). Meet nr the Church, Little Houghton, 10am.

Marie Curie Christmas Fayre at Long Buckby Baptist Church, Market Sq, 10am–2.30pm. Festive stalls and Santa’s Grotto.

Dance Show with local youth dance talent at Stanwick Village Hall. £5. 01933 625012

Dickensian Christmas Fayre,St Luke’s Church, Kislingbury, 2.30pm–4.30pm. Stalls inc Tiny Tim’s toy shop, Betsey’s Bakery & Old Curiousity Shop for bric-a-brac and games.

The Olney Christmas Vintage Fair at the Church Hall (corner of Church Street and High Street South), 11am–3pm. £1.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15

MUSIC

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

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

Carols in the Park, 2pm at the bandstand or, if the weather is inclement, All Saints Church, William Street, Kettering.

Christmas Concert at Moulton Theatre, 2pm & 7pm. £5-£10 from www.harmonchristmas2013.yolasite.com.

Music at Queen’s Park WMC, N’pton.

Christingle Service at St Mary’s Church, Burton Latimer, 4pm. Proceeds to Children’s Society.

Stackyard Stompers at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, noon, £8 admission

Reggae Ray at Monks Park WMC, W’boro Rd, Npton

Cliff Bywater at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton

Mark Griffiths & Rachael Johnson at the Stags Head, Harborough Road, Maidwell, 3pm. Free entry.

Jazz Numbers at The Windhover, Brampton Lane, Chapel Brampton, 7.30pm. Free entry.

Richard Exall’s Shooting Stars at Courtyard Hotel, Stanwick, 8pm. £7 admission.

Debbie Rooker’s Band at the Longboat, Duston, 8.30pm.

Rectory Farm Community Church Carol Service in the Primary School, Olden Road, 4pm, followed by coffee, mince pies. Collection for Operation Christmas Child.

THEATRE

The Wind In The Willows, Royal Auditorium, 1.15pm/5.15pm. 01604 624811

Sleeping Beauty, Derngate Auditorium, 1pm/5pm. 01604 624811

Along The Riverbank, Underground Auditorium, 11am/2pm/4pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Nativity Service for all ages at Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, 10.15am. Children (and adults) are invited to come in costume (human or animal)

Woodland Walk by Well Walking Group (approx 3 miles or 1 hour). Meet at Corby boating lake car park, 11am.

Ladies Active Fitness Club meet 12.30pm–2pm at The Gateway Centre, Mill Road, Semilong.

Car Boot Sale at Nene Park Stadium, Irthlingborough. Sellers 7am, buyers 8am. For info www.neneparkcarboot.info

Antiques and Collectibles Fair at Stanwick Village Hall, 9.30am–3.30pm. Adults £1.50, concessions £1. www.raundscollectables.co.uk

Wellingborough Ramblers circular via Woodnewton (6 miles). Meet nr the Church, Southwick, 10am.

Film Night at The Stahl Theatre, West Street, Oundle, 7.45pm, showing Star Trek: Into Darkness (12A). 01832 272734

Circular Day Walk with The Ramblers Association (11.5 miles). 9.30am Abthorpe Church.

Morning Walk – Pertenhall circular (6 miles). Meet 9.20am Market Square car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am Pertenhall Village Hall, Swineshead. Don’t park in front of hall doorway.

Northampton Ramblers Christmas walk (am 4.9miles/pm 3.7 miles). Meet 10am Heart of England, Weedon for walk via Grand Union Canal, Dodford Village and back through Weedon or 1.45pm Heart of England to Flore village.

Shires Repertory Theatre presents Henrik Ibsen classic A Doll’s House at The Picturedrome, Npton, 7.30pm. £10.

Trip to Birmingham German Xmas Market from Corby. £12.50pp, a few seats left – call 01536 265496

MONDAY, DECEMBER 16

MUSIC

The Nighthawks at Ye Golden Lion, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, 9pm.

OTHER

Northampton Camera Club at Hardingstone Village Hall, High Street, 8pm.

Movie Night at The Picturedrome, Npton, 8pm. Tonight We’re The Millers. Free adm.

Skittles at The Harlequin, Stamford Road, Kettering from 8pm

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17

MUSIC

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

John Kirkpatrick at Old White Hart Inn, Cotton End, Npton, doors open 8pm. £. www.greatknightfolkclub.co.uk

The Canal Side Stompers at Wharf Inn, Welford, 7.30pm. Free entry.

THEATRE

The Wind In The Willows, Royal Auditorium, 2.15pm/7.15pm. 01604 624811

Sleeping Beauty, Derngate Auditorium, 2pm/7pm. 01604 624811

Along The Riverbank, Underground Auditorium, 10am/1.30pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Wellingborough Ramblers Christmas Special lunchtime walk (4 miles). Meet nr Delapre car park, 11am.

The Microscopy of Booze & Related Subjects at Northamptonshire Natural History Society, 10 Castilian Terrace, Npton, 7.30pm. www.nnhs.info

Floristry Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Christmas Flowers (1/2 day £45). For details www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Christmas Special – learn how to model a Snowman, Reindeer & Christmas Tree, using modelling paste, Hockley Cakes in Brixworth, 6pm–9pm. 01604 881551

Classic Movies Afternoon with How Green Was My Valley at The Picturedrome, Npton, 1pm. Free entry. In the evening, festive Comedy Club at 7pm. £10, advance tickets only.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18

MUSIC

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

Simon Honey Boy Hickling and the Dts, blues at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 8,45pm.t

BackBeat at The Headlands, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm

Dave Johnson Band at Griffin’s Head, Mears Ashby, 9pm. Free.

Wham tribute & disco at Whittlebury Hall, nr Towcester. www.whittleburyhall.co.uk

THEATRE

The Wind In The Willows, Royal Auditorium, 2.15pm/7.15pm. 01604 624811

Sleeping Beauty, Derngate Auditorium, 2pm/7pm. 01604 624811

Along The Riverbank, Underground Auditorium, 10am/1.30pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Super Quiz Night, with drink free sausage & chips from 8pm at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden.

Wellingborough Ramblers circular via Roade (7.5 miles). Meet nr the Navigation Inn, Stoke Bruerne, 9.30am.

Funhouse Comedy Christmas Special, The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 8pm. Tickets £7 in adv. All info and bookings www.funhousecomedy.co.uk

Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association (7 miles). 9.30am The Navigation Inn, Stoke Bruerne. No dogs.

 

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