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What’s On: Your guide to events in Northamptonshire

Fiori Musicali Choir will play at St Mary & All Saints

Fiori Musicali Choir will play at St Mary & All Saints

Your seven day guide to events happening across the county...

TODAY

MUSIC

The Lincoln Noel Quartet, The Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm to 11pm. Free admission.

Single and mingle Karaoke night, Old House At Home, Wellingborough Road, Northampton, 8.30pm til late

OTHER

Quiz Night, Foundrymans Arms, St James Road, N’pton, 8pm

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

Quiz Night, Fox & Hounds, Harborough Rd, Kingsthorpe 9pm

Texas Hold Em Poker at Barratts, Northampton. Entry £10.

Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Cafe at Cozy Nook, Thrapston, 6pm–8pm. An opportunity for people with dementia and their carers to meet and share experiences.

Sight Loss Support, The NAB Mobile Sight Centre will be in Wellingborough town centre, outside McDonald’s from 10am to 1pm, and Earls Barton Medical Centre car park, Aggate Way from 1.45pm to 3pm

Korean Karate (Tang Soo Do) adult class at Kettering Leisure Village, Thurston Drive, Kettering, 7pm–9pm. For more info www.ketteringtangsoodo.com

FRIDAY

MUSIC

Clair Daniels at Kingsley Park WMC, 8.30pm to 11.30pm

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

Real Ale Festival, The Lamplighter, Northampton featuring Voodoo Amplifier DJs

THEATRE

Bully Boy, Royal auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Sight Loss Support, The NAB Mobile Sight Centre will visit Corporation Street, Corby, from 10am to 2pm

A Celebration of Stitch at Bee Inspired, Kettering, 11am to 3pm (until Thursday August 30 – except August 27 & 28).

SATURDAY

MUSIC

Krys, top London 60s band at Kingsley Park WMC, Northampton, 8.30pm

Reggae on the Roof, Black Bottom Club, Northampton, from 7.30pm

Stuart James, The British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, Northampton

Jemma Reed at Brafield WMC

The Buzz, Charles Bradlaugh, Northampton, 9pm to 3am

Sarah Quinn, Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Northampton

Kiss Me Judas, Classic Rock at Thomas A Becket, St James Road, Northampton

Sean Grew, Crown & Anchor, Victoria Road, Northampton

Riff (rock covers band) at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9.30pm

Fuego Nights at Althorp Coaching Inn, Great Brington, 8.30pm

The Cloud at The Harlequin, Kettering, 9pm

Rhythm & Roots at White Horse, Stony Stratford, 9pm

Northern Soul event at Challenge Arms, Eskdail Street, Kettering, 8.30pm. £3.50 entry

Billy De Laine at Rifle Bank Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

Real Ale Festival, The Lamplighter, Northampton featuring Porky & Bomber’s Blues DJ, 1pm–6pm; The Fabulous Pistolareos present a tribute to Bob Dylan, 9.30pm

The Nighthawks, Griffin Inn, Pitsford

The Richtones, 50s & 60s at The Wheatsheaf Beer Festival, Dallington, Northampton, 7.30pm

THEATRE

Bully Boy, Royal auditorium, Northampton, 2.30pm and 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Summer Fete at Sarnia House, Kettering, 2pm to 5pm. Entrance is free.

Table Top Sale, Holy Trinity Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, Northampton, 10am–noon. For table ring 01604 711574/711597, cost is £6

Train ride or walk in the nature reserve at Wicksteed Park with Northamptonshire Natural History Society. Meet in the bus station for bus SC X4 at 11.15am

Coffee Morning at Duston United Reformed Church, Main Road, Duston, 10am–noon

Jumble Sale, at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church (entrance Waitrose Car Park), 10am–noon. Admission 20p. Proceeds to church funds.

Korean Karate (Tang Soo do) family class at Kingsley School, Churchill Way, Kettering, 10am–11am. Details on www.ketteringtangsoodo.com

Earls Barton Steam Rally & Country Fayre (until August 27). Money raised from rally raffle will go to Kidney Research.

Bozeat’s 1st Beer and Cider Festival (until August 27) at The Red Lion, with 10 real ales, 4 ciders and a barbecue.

Afternoon music with the Cubes, and folk music with The Old Geezer Band in the evening (8pm). www.redlionbozeat.co.uk

Charity head, beard and eyebrow shave in aid of Cynthia Spencer Hospice at Bat & Wickets, Bailiff Street, Northampton, 7pm

SUNDAY

MUSIC

Tom Power at The Spread Eagle, W’boro Rd, Northampton, 5pm

Acousticus, Gladstone WMC, Finedon

Real Ale Festival, The Lamplighter, Northampton featuring Roast Beats with D’Arcy and friends DJs, open until 1am

Jason Young, The British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, Northampton, 2pm to 5pm

Americana Roots, open stage, Thomas A Becket, St James Road, Northampton, 8.30pm

John Kirby at Brafield WMC

The Vic present the Lazy Bank Holiday Sunday! at Abington Park Bandstand, Northampton, 1pm–7pm.

Steven Hayles, Elwood v Robbie at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton, 8.30pm–11.30pm

Debut of local band, mostly rock, at The Frog & Fiddler, Harborough Road, Northampton, 1.30pm to 5pm

Monica Huggett, baroque violinist and the Fiori Musicali Choir at St Mary & All Saints, Fotheringhay, 7pm. Tickets £20 & £15 on 01327 360931 or tickets@fiori-musicali.com

Tea Dance, Wilbarston Village Hall, 2pm. £3 admission.

Busking Weekend, outside the Foxton Canal Museum (and August 27), starts 1pm each day.

The Richtones, 50s & 60s at The Cordwainers, Bath Road, Kettering, 6pm

Jimmy Rhythms, singer/guitarist at The Garibaldi, Bailiff St, Northampton, 6pm

THEATRE

Bully Boy, Royal auditorium, Northampton, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Kettering Cyclists’ Touring Club morning ride to Stockerston. Meet by arrangement or Stockerston (Sweethedges Cafe), 11am. Tel: 01536 712507

Walk with Waendel Walkers Club, starting at The Chequers, Ravensthorpe, 10am. 50p entry. Peter Rickwood 07787 151855, Steve Sloan 01604 410723 or www.waendel.org.uk

Charity Summer Fete, NBA Gateway Resource Centre, Mill Lane, Northampton. To raise funds for Children In Need, Ummah Welfare Trust and youth group educational workshops.

Quiz Night, The Workhouse, Wellingborough Road, Northampton 8pm

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

Quiz Night, Griffin Inn, Pitsford.

Darts for Heroes Tournament at Barratts, Northampton. 1st prize £1,000 guaranteed.

Fishing competition presentation and raffle in aid of Cynthia Spencer Hospice, Far Cotton Loco Club, St Leonards Road, Northampton, noon to 10.30pm, featuring Fear of Flying (cover band), 3pm to 6pm

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

Family Fun Day at BBOB rugby club, St Andrews Road, Northampton, noon to 5pm. Followed by live Irish band at 5.30pm

The Vikings of Middle England are coming! Rockingham Castle grounds open from noon, last entry to the castle is 4.30pm, Combined event & castle ticket: Adults £10.50, senior citizens £9.50, children £7 & family ticket (2+2) £28. www.
rockinghamcastle.com

MONDAY

MUSIC

Real Ale Festival, The Lamplighter, Northampton. Open Mic session, from 8.30pm

Johnny Red, British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, N’pton, 2pm

The Nighthawks, The Golden Lion, Sheep St, Wellingborough.

Just 2 Lads, Comedy Duo at Kingsley Park WMC, 1pm to 4pm.

The Richtones, at Honda Motorcycle OC Charity Auction, The Horseshoe, Sywell, noon

THEATRE

Bully Boy, Royal auditorium, Northampton, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Archery GB’s Big Weekend, Westlodge Rural Centre, noon to 4pm. Have a go at archery.

Lowick Church Fete, at St Peters Church, 2.30pm to 4.30pm. Also Art Exhibition in the Germain Rooms.

Car Boot sale, Harpole Playing Fields 8am to 2 pm No dogs and no traders please. Cars £6, large vans £10. Please park in Playing Fields and not in Larkhall Lane.

The Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Cafe at The Old TA building, Elizabeth Street, Corby, 10am–noon. For info call Sue Bassett on 01832 736674 or 07803 115351

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

Car Boot Sale, Mad Mile, Hardwick/Sywell Road, Wellingborough. Gates open 7am. Car £5, small vans £7, large vans £10.

Market Harborough Gardening Club Annual Open Show at Market Hall, Northampton Road. Details Kath Outram 01858 468153

Weldon Village Fete at The Cricket Field, Stamford Road, Weldon from noon to 4pm. Free entry.

TUESDAY

MUSIC

Geoff Tooley (singer/ guitarist), Althorp Coaching Inn, Fox & Hounds, Great Brington, 8.30pm

All That Jazz, Wig & Pen, St Giles Street, Northampton, 9pm. Free

THEATRE

Bully Boy, Royal auditorium, Northampton, 7pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Kettering Cyclists’ Touring Club morning ride to Fermyn Woods. Meet by arrangement or Fermyn Woods (Skylark Café) 11am. Tel: 01536 712507

Speed Dating, The Old White Hart, Cotton End, Northampton, 7.30pm

Quiz Night, Golden Horse, Southampton Road, Far Cotton 8.30pm

Mugs & Beakers for parents and children: I Can Cook!, 10.30am–2.30pm at Bridge Community Office, Whitefriars Junior School, Boughton Drive, Rushden. £1.50 per family. www.whitefriarschurch.org.uk

WEDNESDAY

MUSIC

Howard Smith & The Razors (blues band), Malt Shovel Tavern, Northampton, 8.45pm

Hollywood Octopus, Charles Bradlaugh, 8.30pm. Free.

Discontented, featuring Dave Dynamite, at The Headland pub, Longland Road, Northampton, 8.30pm

THEATRE

Bully Boy, Royal auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits Kettering Co-op, St Johns Road from 10.30am–noon

Quiz Night, The Lamplighter, Northampton, 8.45pm

Coffee Morning at Duston United Reformed Church, Main Road, 10am–12noon

THURSDAY, AUG 30

MUSIC

The Cool Jazz Quintet, The Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm to 11pm. Free admission.

Karaoke night, Old House At Home, Wellingborough Road, Northampton, 8.30pm til late

THEATRE

Bully Boy, Royal auditorium, Northampton, 2.30pm and 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Funhouse Comedy at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth. Tickets are £7 in advance, 8.30pm start. www.funhousecomedy.co.uk

Morning Walk at Welford Canal with Higham Ferrers Footpath Group. Meet 9.10am Safford Road car park or 10am Welford Church

ACEs Singles Club, The RAOB Club, South Street, Northampton 7pm–11pm. £5 membership to be donated to St Dunstans. Contact Paul 07908 410543, Peter 07932 865224 or Sec 07840 316213

FRIDAY, AUG 31

MUSIC

Broken Shackle DJs from 9pm at The Lamplighter, Northampton

MJ54, Barratts, Northampton. Rough Diamond, at Kingsley Park WMC, 8.30pm to 11.30pm

Marky T and ska night at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden.

THEATRE

Bully Boy, Royal auditorium, Northampton, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Scrap and Yap Papercraft Group at Jesus Centre, Abington Square, Northampton, 10.30am–1pm, £2

SATURDAY, SEPT 1

MUSIC

Carl Stevens at Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

Back to the Old School, Charles Bradlaugh, Northampton, 9pm

POPfiction 80s pop and indie vibes at the Black Bottom Club, Northampton, 10pm

THEATRE

Bully Boy, Royal auditorium, Northampton, 2.30pm and 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Hand-made Market at Bee Inspired Studio, Market Street, Kettering, 10am to 3pm. Free.

Summer Fayre at Thorndale Care Home, Kettering, 2pm.

Summer Fete Charity Event at St John’s Home, Wellingborough Road, Weston Favell, 2pm to 4pm. Free entry.

Story Telling: Vasco Araujo. Solo exhibition by Portugese artist (until October 7) at Northampton Museum and Art Gallery, Guildhall Road and Abington Park Museum (until October 28). For more info visit www.fishmarketgallery.co.uk

 

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