What’s on - April 21 to 27

Michael Pennington
Michael Pennington

Thursday

MUSIC

A K Disco’s Karaoke. O’Malleys Bar, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm till late

Jam Night. The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm to 12am

Corby Male Voice Choir. 7.30pm, St Andrew’s Church of Scotland (Church Hall), Occupation Road, Corby. www.corbymalevoicechoir.co.uk

Concert at St John’s Church, Cranford, 6pm. Celebrating the Queen at 90, with live music by the students of Tresham College. Refreshments served. Tickets £8, contact David Brown 01536 330545 or 07745 696451

Jazz. The Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9-11pm with The Great Birmingham Trombone Band

THEATRE

King Lear. Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Ireland’s Call. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Thoroughly Modern Millie. KOS Theatre Company production at The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering, 7.30pm. Box Office 01536 414141 or www.lighthousetheatre.co.uk

OTHER

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Kettering Leisure Village (NN15 6PB), 7pm – 9pm. www.tangsoo.net

Towcester County Market. The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am to 12noon.

Table Tennis. For adults, all levels welcome, good exercise & great fun, friendly social evening. 7.30-9.15pm NASO, St Michael’s Road, Npton. 07813 575264

Clubbercise Northampton. With Marie. New dance fitness class set in a darkened room with disco lights & glow sticks. Caroline Chisholm School, 7.30-8.15pm. £6 a class. www.facebook.com/Mariesclubbercise

Wellingborough & District Garden Club. Salem Hall, Wellingborough, 7.30pm. An illustrated talk on Propagation by Joe Whitehead. Non-members welcome.

Quiz. Monks Park WMC, Npton, 9pm. Free entry.

Higham Ferrers Footpath Group. Walk (6 miles) – Bromham – Kempston area. Meet 8.45am Saffron Road car park, Higham Ferrers or 9.30am Bromham Mill car park.

Community Showcase. Stanwick Village Hall, hosted by Stanwick Parish Council, 7-8.30pm. Find out what’s on in your community.

FRIDAY

MUSIC

Disco and Karaoke. The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden

Live Music. Malt + Bass, 37 High Street, Corby Old Village, NN17 1UU, 7pm.

J for Jazz. Play “trad” (every Fri) at The Locks Inn, Foxton Locks, Nr Market Harborough, LE16 7RA, 12.30-2.30pm. Gig is free. Good food, lovely views and happy Jazz. Call 01162 791 515 to book a table if eating.

Corybantic Family Barn Dance. With Scottish and Irish music at Stanwick Village Hall, 6.30-11pm. Tickets £10 adults, £7.50 children, inc fish & chip supper.

Mod Story. Lord Byron, Npton, NN2 7HH, 9pm.

Disco . Sounds from the eras at Monks Park WMC, Npton, 8pm

Tony Gee’s Motown & Soul Disco. The Romany, Npton

THEATRE

That’ll Be The Day. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811.

King Lear. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811.

Screaming Blue Murder. Underground, 8.15pm. 01604 624811.

Thoroughly Modern Millie. KOS Theatre Company production at The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering, 7.30pm. Box Office 01536 414141 or www.lighthousetheatre.co.uk

OTHER

Street Dance Class. Stanwick Village Hall, 3.45pm to 4.45pm. £4 per session.

Quiz Night. Shoulder of Mutton, Weldon, 8pm.

Bingo. Liburd Room, Whilton Road, Kingsthorpe, 7.30pm to 9.45pm.

8-16 Yrs Kingsthorpe Kobras Badminton Club. (Coaching), 5-6.30pm. Every Fri. £4/session. Kingsthorpe College (next to the Uni), Boughton Green Road. Call Jack, 07708 679452 for further details.

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Ringstead Village Hall (NN14 4DA), 6.30pm – 7.30pm. New children & family class. www.tangsoo.net

Fitsteps Class. Kingsthorpe Baptist Church Hall, behind Waitrose, 10am.

Tai Chi. Duston Village Hall, Sycamore Road, 1.30pm to 2.30pm. £4.

R-Zone Club. For young people aged 8-13 years at the Community Ctr, Olden Road, Rectory Farm, 5pm to 6pm. Contact Mel 07979 152746.

Keep Fit & Coffee Morning. Weston Favell Parish Hall, 10am to 12pm

Gentle Yoga. Stanwick Village Hall, 2pm to 3.15pm. Free trial session, no obligation. Call Patricia 01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

Craft Club. 11am to 3pm, Church Hall, St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Kettering. For info call Sue Shipham 07733 341674. Admission £3 inc tea & coffee.

Relax Kids. New course at Stanwick Village Hall, 10-11am. Songs to sing, games to play, dance, stretch and relax. 07972 680411.

Free Dance Lessons. Lindy Swing, English & American Ballroom and Latin, Cats Dance Club, James Lewis Court, Cherry Orchard, 1-3pm. Tel 01604 787246

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Northampton Abington Street, close to Central Library, 9.30am-1pm

SATURDAY

MUSIC

Karaoke Disco. Vocal Club, Bailiff Street, Npton, 8pm till late

Live Music. Malt + Bass, 7 High Street, Corby Old Village, 7pm.

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Jackie Faye from 8pm.

Rapscallion. (Folk rock) at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 9pm. Free.

Ballroom & Sequence Dance. Stanwick Village Hall, 8-11pm. Dances inc Waltz, Quickstep, Rumba, Cha Cha Cha, Jive plus much more. Tickets £5 from shop@stanwick or www.greyfoxkjw.wix.com/dance

Celebrate St George’s Day. Steve Perry at Monks Park WMC, Npton, 3-6pm

Jef Judge. Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

The Sensational John Cleveland Band. Holy Sepulchre Church, Sheep Street, Npton. Proceeds to Restoration Trust. 01604 754782.

Tony Gee’s Motown & Soul Disco. Cardigan Arms, Moulton.

Sam Richards. Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering, 8.45-11.30pm. Free.

Kelly O’Brien. Dolly Parton at Woodford Club, Kettering. Tickets £7, please call the club to have your name secured on the guest list, 01832 732600.

Northampton Symphony Orchestra. Shakespearean Programme celebrating the birthday of the Bard himself. Spinney Theatre, NN3 6DG, 7.30-10.30pm. Tickets from www.nso.org.uk - Adults £14, concessions £12, children – 2 free with each adult, £7 thereafter.

THEATRE

The Shakespeare Story Trail. Offsite, 10am/1.30pm. 01604 624811.

King Lear. Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811.

Shakespeare Tree Planting. Offsite, 6.15pm. Box Office 01604 624811.

The Knights of Music. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811.

Mark Watson. The Core at Corby Cube, 8pm. 01536 470470

Thoroughly Modern Millie. KOS Theatre Company production at The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering, 7.30pm. Box Office 01536 414141 or www.lighthousetheatre.co.uk

OTHER

Military Fitness Class. Delapre Park, Northampton, 9.30am to 11am. www.bpt-uk.com

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Kingsley School (NN15 5DP), 10am to 11.15am . www.tangsoo.net

Saturday Stage Stars. For 5-8 years at Stanwick Village Hall, 11.15am. £10.50 per week. 45 mins drama, 45 mins jazz dance, 45 mins singing. Call Lucy 07788 983403

Harrington Aviation Museum. Come and learn about Spies, Supplies & Dangerous Skies. Covert Warfare in World War 2. Open 10am to 5pm (Sundays also)

Table Top Sale. Kingsthorpe Baptist Church (entrance Waitrose Car Park), 10am-12noon. Admission 20p. Refreshments available.

Kettering Indoor Boot Sale, Kettering Town Centre, Parish Hall, Market Place, NN16 0AL, 7.30am-2.30pm. Refreshments available.

Charity Stall, raising money and awareness for the Mental Health Foundation. All day on Northampton Market.

Table Top Sale & Coffee Morning, in aid of Cats Friends. Rothwell Methodist Church, Market Hill, Rothwell, 9.30-11.30am.

Bric-a-brac, quality clothes, books, refreshments & homemade cakes. Admission 20p

Baby & New Kids Nearly New Sale. The Pemberton Centre, Rushden, 10am-12noon. Refreshments available. Entry £1, kids free. To book a stall call 07577 701161 or email karen_aves@hotmail.co.uk

Children’s Street Party. Stanwick Village Hall, 2-5pm. Fancy dress, red, white & blue theme. Tickets £5 each, for children only, inc party food and children’s entertainer.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (8 miles) from Southwick. Meet at Shuckborough Arms PH, PE8 5BL, 10am. 07842 312294

Willow Plant Supports. Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, NN12 8HE, 9.30am-12.30pm. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Afternoon Walk. The Ramblers Association (6.5 miles). 1.30pm start from Main Road, Crick, near the junction with The Marsh, NN6 7TX. Park in the lay-by opposite the Post Office.

The Friends of Newton Church. St George’s Day Quiz Night in The Swan starting at 8pm. Entry £10 for a team of 4.

Music & Bingo. Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton

Northampton Lift Tower. Abseil, Tower Squre, Npton, NN5 5FH, 9am-5pm. The Red Cross provides numerous support services in the Northampton region. www.redcross.org.uk or contact Asha Ravat 0116 271 6258. £20 registration fee.

CTC Northampton Brisk Cycle Ride. Through Pytchley, Loddington and the Pitsford causeway. 30-mile hilly ride at around 14-15mph. Coffee stop nr halfway point at Cransley. New riders welcome. Meet 9.30am Moulton Co-op, Stocks Hill, Moulton, NN3 7TB. 07909 992468.

Hillside Farm Nurseries Open Weekend. Harrowden Lane, Finedon (& April 24). 10am-4pm going to Crazy Hats Cancer Appeal Charity.

Queen’s Birthday Celebration. Exhibition and teas (& April 24). St Peter and St Paul’s Church, Cosgrove. 2pm each day.

Free Afternoon. The Movie Hub, starting at 1pm in Weston Favell Shopping Centre. Come and share their knowledge of potential film locations and places of interest in Northampton. To reserve a place email becky@reelscape.org.uk or text/call 07930 646721.

St Christopher’s Spring Fundraiser, St Christopher’s, Abington Park Crescent, Npton, 2-4pm. Various stalls. Admission £1.

Championship Cat Show. Arena Sports, Kettering Conference Centre, 12.30-5pm. Stalls. Entry adults & children over 12 £2, accompanied children under 12 free. Seniors £1.

SUNDAY

MUSIC

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

Karaoke. Jekyll & Hyde, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm

Bingo and Hoy. Queens Park WMC, Npton

Navy and Marine Club. Lorne Road, Northampton. Entertainment every Sunday from 8pm. Free entry. All welcome.

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, John Kirby from 8pm.

Beer Parlour Jivers. Sunday Sessions, Headland PH, Longland Road, Npton, 2-5pm

THEATRE

The Shakespeare Story Trail. Offsite, 10am/1.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Badminton Club. (16+) – Every Sunday at Duston Sports Centre, Npton. For more info call Jay 07946 631449

Fotheringhay Village Hall. Sunday Tea, 3pm to 5.30pm. Tea and Cake £2.50.

Quiz. The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 8pm. Teams of 4, £1pp admission. Cash prize.

Yoga Class. The Elgar Centre, 1A High Street, Upton, NN5 4EN, 10am to 11.15am. Please bring yoga mat, water and blanket. £7, £5.50 concessions for students and those on a pension.

Tried skinny dipping on holiday?. Join us in Northampton on a Sunday evening for naturist swimming, steam & sauna. All ages welcome, couples & families. Contact Carol 0870 765 4326 or email nsg@nsgswim.org.uk for further details.

Circular Day Walk. The Ramblers Association (11 miles). Meet leader 8.45am Church Lane (adj to rear entrance to Holy Sepulchre Church) for 9.30am start from nr the entrance to playing fields off Farthinghoe Road, north end of Charlton village, OX17 3DE. Lunch alfresco.

Waendel Walkers Club Valley & Views. Circular walks through the beautiful Welland Valley. Routes starting at The Village Hall, Wilbarston, nr Corby. 26 miles, start 7.30-9am, 16 miles – 7.30-11am & 7 miles – 9am-1pm. www.waendel.org.uk

Traditional Afternoon Tea. served in Pitsford Village Hall, 3-6pm. Call in for a cup of tea and piece of cake.

Car Boot Sale. Sixfields Stadium, 8am Sellers, 9am Buyers. Cars £6, People Carriers & Small Vans £8, Vans, Cars with Trailers £10. Parking for buyers by Donation to Multi Disabled Football Team. No Traders. Hard Standing. Organised by NTFC Supporters.

MONDAY

MUSIC

Karaoke. The Golden Horse, Far Cotton, 4pm to 7pm

Acoustic Open Mic. The Woolpack, Rothwell from 9pm.

Northampton Music Appreciation Society Concert. Hunsbury Voices Mixed Choir at Quaker House, Wellington Street, Npton, 7.30pm. £3.

THEATRE

Performing Arts Festival. Derngate Auditorium, 7pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

TCB Pub Quiz. Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8pm. Entry £1pp

Bingo. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, N’pton. Eyes Down 2.30pm.

Bingo. Rifle Band Club, Kettering, 8.30-11.15pm. All welcome.

Just Voices. Meet Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, 7-8.15pm. More details stuartpauljenkins@gmail.com or 01604 717866

Iyengar Yoga. 9.30am to 10.45am, Perry Street – 07759 152986

Northampton Morris Men. 8pm to 10pm. Ages 18 to 80. Instruction is given. www.northamptonmorrismen.co.uk

Gretton Netball. Plays purely for recreational purposes, all women over age 18 invited to come along. Multi Use Games Area at Recreation Ground, off Kirby Road, 7.25-8.30pm. Cost £1 per session.

PETANQUE. Abington Park, near the Bowling Green, 10am-12noon. More details call 01604 642265

Keep Fit & Coffee Morning. Weston Favell Parish Hall, 10am to 12pm

Mums & Tots Group. St Mary’s Church, Little Harrowden, 9.30am.

TUESDAY

MUSIC

Just Voices Community Choir. 7pm to 8.30pm at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church. Details – Stuart Jenkins 01604 455682

Northampton Male Voice Choir. 7.30pm at Kingsley Park Methodist Church Hall. www.nmvc.co.uk

OTHER

Yoga for Well-Being. Spencer Dallington Community Ctr, Npton 9.30am to 11.30am. Free yoga for the local community

Body Balance. Stanwick Village Hall, 1.30pm to 2.30pm. £4 a session. More info call Loraine 07958 382720

Iyengar Yoga. 7pm to 8.30pm, Perry Street – 07759 152986

Line Dancing. Stanwick Village Hall 7.30pm.

Ukelele Club. Old Cherry Tree PH, Great Houghton. 6-7pm beginners, 7-8pm improvers, 8-9pm intermediate. Email saraspadmusic@outlook.com to see which group will suit your needs or call 0203 004 6770

Natter Morning. Grange Resource Centre, Grange Shops, Stamford Road, Kettering, 10am-12noon.

Absolute Beginners Dance Class.Ballroom and Latin, Weston Favell CE Primary School, Westwood Way (off Wellingborough Road), Npton, NN3 3HH, 7-8pm. £7pp.

Piccolos Music Club. Stanwick Village Hall, 1045-2.45pm. Singing, stories, games, dancing, puppets and learning. A fantastic upbeat and fun club, pop along and give it a try. £4 entry, £2 for any extra siblings. www.piccolosmusicclub.co.uk or call 07990 615359.

Mahler. An informative & entertaining morning led by Alun Bye. Different topics each week, from 10.30-11.45am. NASO, St Michaels Road, Northampton. 01604 858252

Wellingborough Ramblers. Walk (6 miles) from Bromham. Meet nr Prince of Wales PH, Mk43 8QA, 10am. 01604 408499

Desborough Bounce Messy Play. £2 per child, 0-5 years. 9.45-11.15am at Marlow House, Gold Street, Desborough, NN14 2NQ

WEDNESDAY

MUSIC

Acoustics Night. Horseshoe Inn, Sheep St, Wellingborough, 9pm. Free entry.

Jazz & Blues. Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8.30pm. Free entry

Acoustic Session. The Cuckoos Nest, Clare Street, Npton, 8.30pm.

Freight Train Jam Night. Thomas A Beckett, St James Road, Npton, 9pm.

Legends Open Mic. Kitty O’Shea’s, St Peter’s Way, Npton, 8pm

Sam Kelly’s Blues Band. Malt Shovel Tavern, 121 Bridge Street, Npton, 9pm. Free entry

Vintage Stuff. Beat Scene at Headland PH, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm

THEATRE

We’ll Meet Again. Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Craft Club. Knitting, stitching and cardmaking Hazlewood Community Ctr, Gainsborough Road, Corby, 7pm to 9pm. 07910 989410

Mums, Grannies, Childminders & Toddlers. Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, NN2 6PH, 1.30pm to 3pm.

Apollo Badminton Club. Playing at Moulton School 7.30-9.30pm. Need new players, ideally with some experience. 07425 171724

Kingsthorpe Kobras Badminton Club. 7.30-9.30pm. Kingsthorpe College on Boughton Green road (next to the Uni). £5.

Phil Hollis’ Mighty Music Quiz. The Lord Byron, Kingsley Park Terrace, Npton, 9pm

Pilates for Beginners. Abington Bowling Club, 1.50-2.50pm. £5

Over 30s Sports Sessions. Multi Use Games Area, Gretton Recreational Ground, 7-8pm. £2

Meet New People. Grange Resource Centre 10am-12noon. Grange Shops, Stamford Road, Kettering.

Bellydance Classes. With Fulya The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Church Rooms, 1 Church Lane, NN1 3NL. Beginners, 6.45-7.45pm £5 otd or £4 in a block in advance OR Advanced, 8-9.30pm £6 otd or £5 in a block in advance.

Gretton Gardening Group. Band Room at The Hatton Arms, Arnhill Road, Gretton, 8pm. Des Martin will be talking about shady plants with some plants for sale on the night.

Absolute Beginners Dance Class.Weston Favell CE Primary School, Westwood Way (off Wellingborough Road), Npton, 7-8pm. £7pp.

Wellingborough Ramblers. Walk (7.5 miles) from Olney. Meet outside Two Brewers PH, MK46 4BB, 9.30am. 01234 711604

Morning Walk. The Ramblers Association (6.5 miles). 9.45pm start from White Hart PH, 37 High Street, Great Houghton, NN4 7AF.

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Burton Latimer Library car park, High Street, 10am-12noon; Raunds Town Centre, The Square car park, 12.30-2pm.