Your weekly guide to events taking place across Northamptonshire this week
THURSDAY, JANUARY 9
Maurice Merry & Chris Parker Quartet at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free admission
Motown’s Greatest Hits, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811
Open Mic, hosted by Hannah Faulkner at The Obelisk Ctr, Npton, 8.30pm
Open Mic Night, Golden Horse, Far Cotton, N’pton
Rock ‘n’ Roll Tea Dance at the Picturedrome, N’pton, 1pm. Free entry; also JTQ fund-raiser, 8pm, £15 entry.
Jam Night, The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm to 12am
Sumaiya Women’s Group meets, 9.30am–11.30am at The Gateway Centre, Mill Road, Semilong, N’pton.
Martial Art of Tang Soo Do at Kettering Leisure Village, 7pm – 9pm. www.tangsoo.net
Towcester County Market in The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am–noon.
Comedy Night at Victoria Inn, Poole Street, N’pton, 8.30pm
East Northants Association of the National Trust Meeting with speaker, Steve Purcell (ex-British Steel), £3 otd, Corn Market Hall, Ketteri ng, 7.30pm.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 10
Open Mic hosted by Hannah Faulkner at Ken’s Diner, Finedon, 2pm to 4.30pm
Friday Night Live at Black Bottom Club, George Row, N’pton, 9pm
Memphis Blue at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton
Jazz Numbers at the Down Under Bar, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm. Free entry.
Jason Manford – First World Problems, Derngate Auditorium, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 8pm. 01604 624811
Quiz at Brafield WMC, A428.
Martial Art of Tang Soo Do at Ringstead Village Hall, 6.30pm – 7.30pm. www.tangsoo.net
Cats Corner Dance Club at St Alban’s Church, N’pton, 7pm–9pm. £3adm. 01604 787246
Advice Centre with Michael Ellis MP at Northampton Guildhall, by appointment only 3pm–5pm. 0207 219 7220.
Towcester Farmers’ Market in Richmond Road car park, 9am–1.30pm.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 11
Greg Coulson at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9.30pm
Music at British Rail Sports & Social Club, St Andrews Rd, N’pton, 8.30pm (inc Boogie Woogie Bingo)
Mr Tea’s favourite musical bits and pieces from the last 50 years at Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, Npton, 9pm
Saturday Sessions with Ant Lewis at Black Bottom Club, George Row, Npton, 8pm.
Mojo Sound System at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, 8pm. £3 entry.
Caron Louise at Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, N’pton
Pete Wayre at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering
Live entertainment at Rushden WMC, Griffith Street, Rushden. Free admission.
Live DJ at Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm
Martial Art of Tang Soo Do at Kingsley School, N’pton, 10am–11.15am. www.tangsoo.net
Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7 miles). Start near Little Houghton Church, 10am. 01604 450946.
Walk with Kettering & District Ramblers Club, Leyton Bromswold (6 miles), meet at Green Man pub, Saddington. 01536 520832 or 07514 020365
Coffee morning, organised by KOS Musical Theatre Company at Toller Church Rooms, off Gold Street, Kettering, 10am. Home-made cakes and refreshments.
Councillor David Mackintosh surgery at the Community Centre, Olden Road, Rectory Farm, N’pton, 9am–10am.
Northampton Vintage Jumble taking place at St Matthews Parish Centre, The Drive, N’pton. Vintage bargains and homemade cakes. Admission is £1. 11am-2pm. 07827 228747
SUNDAY, JANUARY 12
Bullit’s Karaoke at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden
Honeywell at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton
Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends, with Trevor Whiting at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, noon, £8.
Krupa Connection at The Courtyard, Stanwick, 8pm, £7.
Silver Service, Church Service at Bridge Community Office, Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, 10.30am.
Fun, music, general knowledge and disco bingo, The Whitehills, N’pton
Woodland Walk by Well Walking Group (approx 3 miles). Meet at Corby boating lake car park, 11am.
Ladies Active Fitness Club meet 12.30pm–2pm at The Gateway Centre, Mill Rd, Semilong, N’pton.
Zumba, The Cripps (inside Northampton General Hospital), 11.15am
Car Boot Sale at Nene Park Stadium, Irthlingborough. Sellers 7am, Buyers 8am. For info www.neneparkcarboot.info
Northampton Sun Group meets 5.30pm–8pm. Naturist club with 90 members from all walks of life. Call 08707 654326.
The Bridge on the River Kwai showing at Semilong WMC film night, St Andrews Road, N’pton.
Countryside Walk near Mawdsley, meet at Whitefriars Junior School, 9.45am for 10am departure or in Church Lane, Cransley by 10.30am for two-mile stroll .
Books ‘n’ More Reading Group at Beans, Higham Ferrers, from 10.30am.
Wellingborough Ramblers walk (6 miles). Start Denton Village Hall Car Park, 10am. 01604 891234.
Morning Walk to Old, Faxton, Lamport, Scaldwell, Old (6 miles). Meet 9.25am Market Square car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am White Horse PH, Old.
MONDAY, JANUARY 13
Debbie Rooker’s Jazz & Blues Band at Ye Golden Lion, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, 9pm. Free admission.
Jenna at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton
Northampton Camera Club meets at Hardingstone Village Hall, High Street, 8pm.
Pub Quiz, Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8pm. Entry £1 or £5 for 5+
Movie Night at The Picturedrome, Npton, 8pm. Free entry.
Bingo at Monks Park WMC, N’pton, 2.30pm (in the lounge)
Skittles at The Harlequin, Stamford Road, Kettering, 8pm
Bakery course by Hockley Cakes, Brixworth, 6pm–8pm. Learn how to model a Panda and Teddy using modelling paste. 01604 881551
TUESDAY, JANUARY 14
The Next Big Sing! Singing Group at St Michaels Church, Roundhill Road, Kettering, 7.10pm; followed by Music Theory Group, 8.10pm. 07747 865626.
Rhythm & Roots (Reggae, Soul & Motown) at Victoria Inn, Npton, 9pm
All That Jazz at Wig & Pen, Npton, 9pm. Free entry.
Quiz Night at The Golden Horse, Far Cotton, 8.30pm
Quiz Night at Duston Sports Centre, N’pton, 7.30pm. www.nleisure.co.uk
Northampton Central Library offers adult literacy support in their Read & Write group in POD meeting room, 10am– 11am. www.northamptonshire.gov.uk
Rushden Hall Pensioners Parliament, meets 2pm. Progressive Whist Drive.
Kingsthorpe Health Walk meets Kingsthorpe College reception, 9.30am. Free.
Northampton Liberty Stars Football Club training at the Racecourse, 5pm (& Wednesday 5pm). 01604 603781.
Street Dance Class, Stanwick Village Hall, 3.45pm–4.45pm. £4 per session.
Classic movies afternoon at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, N’pton, 1pm
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15
J for Jazz at The Coach & Horse, Lubenham, 8.30pm. Free. 01848 463183 for details
Acoustics Night, Horseshoe Inn, Sheep St, Wellingborough, 9pm. Free entry.
Rhythm Roots & Rhyme at Thomas Becket, Weedon Rd, Npton, 8.30pm
Jazz & Blues at The Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8pm. Free.
Acoustic Sessions at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 8.30pm.
Foggy & Whit – Givin’ It Gas, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. Box Office 01536 470470
Super Quiz Night, bingo with prizes and sausage & chips from 8pm at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden.
Killer Pool at The Harlequin Pub, Stamford Road, Kettering.
Bakery course by Hockley Cakes, Brixworth Mini Cakes (Valentines special), 5pm–9pm. Learn how to decorate mini chocolate cakes. www. hockleyscakes.co.uk
Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7 miles). Start Red Lion pub, Yardley Hastings, 9.30am. More details 01604 696573
THURSDAY, JANUARY 16
Open Mic Night, Golden Horse, Far Cotton, N’pton
Acoustic Jazz, Blues, Indie & Soul, Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8.30pm
Rock ‘n’ Roll Tea Dance at the Picturedrome, N’pton, 1pm. Free entry.
A K Disco’s Karaoke, O’Malleys Bar, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm
Jam Night, The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm
Cool Jazz with Elaine Hatton & Neil Riches at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free entry.
Back To The ‘80s, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470
Dave Moorwood’s Rascals of Rhythm at the Castle Theatre, Wellingborough, 8pm. £12.50 (£10.50 concessions)
Anton Du Beke – From Ballroom to Broadway, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811
The Ash Girl, Stahl Theatre, Oundle, 7.45pm. 01832 273930