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A guide to some of the events going on in and around Northamptonshire

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. rehearse every Thurs, 7.30pm, St Andrews Church of Scotland (Church Hall), Occupation Road, Corby. New members welcome. You don’t need to be able to read music, just enjoy signing. More info www.corbymalevoicechoir.co.uk

Acoustic Sessions. featured artist following by open mic session. Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 8pm. Free entry.

Open Mic Night. Golden Horse, Far Cotton, N’pton, 8.30pm

Bluegrass Jam Session. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

First Things First. Wellingborough Cooperative Amateur Dramatic Society at The Wellingborough Museum, 12 Castle Way, NN8 1XB, 7.45pm. Box Office 01933 276838

Jersey Boys. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

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

Towcester County Market. The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am to 12noon. All our items are genuinely baked, grown or crafted by local individuals and are “fairly traded”. We welcome browsers – our prices start at 50p

Quiz. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm. Free entry.

Quiz. Fox & Hounds PH, 186 Harborough Road, Npton, NN2 8DJ, 8.30pm. Cash prizes to be won. Special curry meal for £5. Call to reserve your table

Quiz Night. The Sunnyside PH, Boughton Green Road, Npton, 8pm

Bingo. (every Thurs) at Brafield WMC, located on A428, from 8.30pm

Table Tennis. for adults, all levels welcome, tea & biscuits, informal social group. NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton. More info 07813 575264

Masque Youth Theatre Drama Sessions. (every Thu) for ages 11-18 at Northampton High School, 7.15-9pm. Sessions £4. All welcome. More info www.masqueyouththeatre.co.uk

Yoga. Stanwick Village Hall, 6.30pm to 8pm. Free trial session, no obligation. Call Patricia 01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

Whist Drive. (every Thu), Boothville Community Ctr, Npton, 7.30pm. Tea & biscuits provided at half time. £3 otd.

Duston Sports Centre, Northampton. Trilogy Comedy Night featuring Mitch Benn, 7.30pm

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 & parking are free. Good food, lovely views and happy Jazz. Call 01162 791 515 to book a table if eating.

Disco. at Monks Park WMC. 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm. 50s through to present day.

Kontra Roots Club. Earls Barton WMC, 1 Queen Street, NN6 0LN), 8pm. Free admission. www.kbcworld.co.uk

BBs 70s & 80s Soul & Motown Night. Golden Horse, Far Cotton, 7.30pm till late

The Retrobeats. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

First Things First. Wellingborough Cooperative Amateur Dramatic Society at The Wellingborough Museum, 12 Castle Way, NN8 1XB, 7.45pm. Box Office 01933 276838

An Audience with Henry VIII. live production at Gretton Village Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 from Gretton Post Office or reserve via Andy Butterworth 01536 770302

Jersey Boys. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

The Herbal Bed. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

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. Beginners welcome. More info www.tangsoo.net

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

Tai Chi. (every Fri), Duston Village Hall, Sycamore Road, 1.30pm to 2.30pm. Beginners welcome. £4.

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

Keep Fit & Coffee Morning. Weston Favell Parish Hall, 10am to 12pm (every Mon & Fri)

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. (every Fri), 11am to 3pm, Church Hall, St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Kettering. Bring your own craft project or take part in a demonstration workshop. 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. More info call Jo on 07972 680411.

Pruning Fruit Trees. Country Living Workshops at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, , NN12 8HE, 9.30am-12noon. More info www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Naseby Village Hall. Annual Quiz Night,. tickets £7.50 including a two course meal, 7pm, raising funds for the village hall

Saturday

MUSIC

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

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

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Stephen Cesari from 8pm.

Lost Latinos. Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9pm. Free entry.

Reminiscence. Monks Park WMC. 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton

Tony Gee’s Motown & Soul Disco. Spread Eagle, Wellingborough Road, Npton

Mardi Gras Night. in aid of Marie Curie, at The Piper, Windmill Avenue, Kettering, NN15 6PS, 7.30-11.15pm. Free entry. Prize for best fancy dress. Authentic food. Raffle. Two great bands, one BIG party. www.thepiper.net

SOUL-ar ENERGY. The Wayfarers Inn, London Road, Kettering, 9pm. Modern Soul Music 70s – Today

Jamie Neale. Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Switch. Red Lion, Brackley, 10pm

Smax. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Rik King. Middleton Cheney Social Club, OX17 2RG. Doors open 7pm. Admission £2 members, £4 non-members

THEATRE

First Things First. Wellingborough Cooperative Amateur Dramatic Society at The Wellingborough Museum, 12 Castle Way, NN8 1XB, 7.45pm. Box Office 01933 276838

Pantomime. Puss In Boots, Brixworth Village Hall, 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Tickets £6 adult, £4 child, from Brixworth Hardware and Libby Bowers 01604 880672

Jersey Boys. Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

The Herbal Bed. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Peter Pan. The Core at Corby Cube, 2pm/7pm. Box Office 01536 470470

OTHER

Military Fitness Class. for adults and children at Delapre Park, Northampton, 9.30am to 11am. For info www.bpt-uk.com

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Kingsley School (NN15 5DP), 10am to 11.15am Children & family class. All welcome. More info 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)

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7 miles). Meet at White Horse PH, Old, NN6 9QX, 10am. For info ring leader 01604 450946

Race Night. Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton

Afternoon Walk. The Ramblers Association (4 miles). Foxley Loop. 2pm from St Mary’s Church, Blakesley, NN12 8RB. Park considerately opposite the cemetery. Unsuitable for dogs. 9 stiles.

Vinyl, CD & DVD Fair. Parish Church Hall, Market Place, Kettering, NN16 0AL, 9am-3pm. Free entry. 1000’s of bargains for the music collector.

Family History Roadshow. Brackley Library, 10am-1pm

Antiques Collectables & Book Fair. Abington Church Rooms, Park Avenue North, Npton, 10am-4pm. Free admission.

Table Top Sale. All Saints Church, William Street, Kettering, NN16 9RR, 8.30am. Refreshments available. For info call/text Richard on 07887 617978

All Sorts Sale. All Saints Church Hall, Wellingborough. Come and pick up a bargain.

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

Jazzin’ Around. The Krupa Connection at The Walnut Tree Inn, Station Road, Blisworth, NN7 3DSm 12-2.30pm. Admission £8

Ali By Request. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Johnny Red. Sunday Sessions, The Headland PH, Longland Road, Npton, 2-5pm.

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Dominic from 8pm.

The Richtones. The Royal Oak, Church Street, Crick, 5-7pm

Tony Gee. Motown at Monks Park WMC. 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton

Steve Perry. Middleton Cheney Social Club, OX17 2RG. Doors open 7pm. Admission £2 members, £4 non-members

THEATRE

Peter Pan. The Core at Corby Cube, 2pm/7pm. Box Office 01536 470470

OTHER

Morning Worship. Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, NN10 9HX, 10.15am.

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 (every Sun). 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 membership@nsgswim.org.uk for further details.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (6 miles). Meet nr the church, Kings Cliffe, 10am. For info ring leader 07821 729982

Valentines Craft Fair. Stanwick Village Hall, 10am-3pm. www.rainbowcraftevents.co.uk

Handmade & Unplugged. Victoria Inn, 2 Poole Street, NN1 3EX, 1-5pm. Craft fair with music by local musicians.

Circular Day Walk. with The Ramblers Association (11.5 miles). 9.30am from Lavendon Church. Lunch alfresco, but pub nearby.

Higham Ferrers Footpath Group walk. (5.5 miles) – Earls Barton - Ecton, Ecton Brook linear park, circular. Meet 9.30am Saffron Road car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am north end of Aggate Way, Earls Barton

Car Boot Sale. Nene Park Stadium, Irthlingborough. Sellers 7am, Buyers 8am. www.neneparkcarboot.info Tel 07712 114819

Monday

MUSIC

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

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

Northampton Music Appreciation Society. present a Concert given by Brenda Griffiths and Friends at Quaker Meeting House, Wellington Street, Npton, 7.30pm. £3 admission

THEATRE

The Herbal Bed. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

TCB Pub Quiz. Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8pm. Entry £1pp
Bingo at Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, N’pton, 2.30pm

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

If you enjoy singing. why not join Kingsthorpe’s newly formed choir “Just Voices”. Meet Kingsthorpe Baptist Church (every Mon), 7-8.15pm. No need to be an expert singers as all “voices” are welcome. More details stuartpauljenkins@gmail.com or 01604 717866

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

Northampton Morris Men. practice nights every Monday 8pm to 10pm. Ages 18 to 80. Never done it before? Don’t worry instruction is given. More info www.northamptonmorrismen.co.uk

Keep Fit & Coffee Morning. Weston Favell Parish Hall, 10am to 12pm (every Mon & Fri)

Tuesday

MUSIC

Just Voices Community Choir. meet (every Tues), 7pm to 8.30pm at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, entrance from rear of Waitrose. New members very welcome. You don’t need to be able to read music, just enjoy singing. Details – Stuart Jenkins 01604 455682

Northampton Male Voice Choir. (every Tues), 7.30pm at Kingsley Park Methodist Church Hall (opp St Matthews Church), visitors always welcome to come along and join us. For details www.nmvc.co.uk

THEATRE

The Herbal Bed. Royal Auditorium, 7pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

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

Body Balance. (every Tues) at 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 (every Tue), 7.30pm.

Ukelele Club. (every Tue), 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

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

Piccolos Music Club. (every Tues, term time only) at Stanwick Village Hall, 1045-2.45pm. £4 entry, £2 for any extra siblings. www.piccolosmusicclub.co.uk or call 07990 615359.

Tea at Two. All Saints Church Hall, Wellingborough from 2-4pm for a cup of tea/coffee and a cake and a nice chat. 01933 677988

Painted Volcanoes. A place where writers can meet, read out and discuss their latest work. We meet fortnightly upstairs at The Lamplighter, Overstone Road, Npton, 7.30pm. www.paintedvolcanoes.weebly.com

Craft Tutorial. (every fortnight) at The Meeting Room, St Matthews Church, Kingsley, 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Kit and and project for the craft that week will be covered by the small fee (£10), with a demo and support to make the kit during the session.

The Stories Behind The Picture. interesting talk b y George Twistleton, from 10.30am, NASO, St Michaels Road, Northampton. Join us for a friendly social morning with tea & biscuits. More details 01604 858252

Gretton’s Womens Hour. Gretton Baptist Church Hall, High Street, 2.15pm. The afternoon’s guest speaker is Barbara Prince. 01536 770188.

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. All welcome.

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 (every Wed)

Hayden. Country Music Scene, The Headland PH, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm.

Kent Duchane. Malt Shovel Tavern, 121 Bridge Street, Npton, 9pm. Free entry

THEATRE

The Classic Rock Show. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

The Herbal Bed. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Craft Club. Knitting, stitching and cardmaking (every Wed). Hazlewood Community Ctr, Gainsborough Road, Corby, 7pm to 9pm. New members welcome. Contact Kay on 07910 989410

Mums, Grannies, Childminders & Toddlers. meet (every Wed) in the Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, NN2 6PH, 1.30pm to 3pm. Nursery Rhymes and play. Refreshments available.

Apollo Badminton Club. playing at Moulton School (every Wed), 7.30-9.30pm. Need new players, ideally with some experience. More info call Trevor 07425 171724

Kingsthorpe Kobras Badminton Club. (every Wed), 7.30-9.30pm. Kingsthorpe College on Boughton Green road (next to the Uni). Fun and sociable at £5 a session. Guaranteed to return.

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

Pilates for Beginners. (every Wed), Abington Bowling Club, 1.50-2.50pm. £5 per session. Just turn up.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7 miles). Meet at White Hart PH, Sherington, MK16 9PG, 9.30am. For info ring leader 01234 713526

Circular Day Walk. The Ramblers Association (6.25 miles). 10am from Deanshanger, The Beehive PH, MK19 6HL. Use pub car park if staying after the walk.

Gretton Womens’ Institute. Gretton Village Hall, Kirby Road, 7.30pm. Kevin McGrath will give a talk entitled “From Northern Ireland Troubles to the Present Day”.

Quiz Night. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Flying For Life. interesting evening discussion with Ron Sivers,7.30am, NASO, St Michaels Road, Northampton. 01604 858252

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Daventry Town Centre, nr Shopmobility, New Street,10am-1pm AND Northampton St Crispin Retirement Village, Duston, 2-3.30pm.