What’s on in Northamptonshire - September 24-30

Brave New World can be seen till September
Brave New World can be seen till September

A guide to what’s on in and around Northamptonshire.

Thursday

MUSIC

Acoustic Jazz, Blues, Indie & Soul. Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8.30pm

Rock ‘n’ Roll Tea Dance. Picturedrome, N’pton, 1pm

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

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

Open Mic Night. The Artizan, Artizan Road, Npton, 8pm

THEATRE

Brave New World. Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

The ELO Experience. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Kettering Leisure Village, 7pm – 9pm www.tangsoo.net

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

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

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

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

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

Yoga. Stanwick Village Hall, 6.30pm to 8pm.01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

Whist Drive. (every Thu), Boothville Community Ctr, Npton, 7.30pm. £3 otd.

Burton Latimer. Shops & Shopkeepers Exhibition,10am to1pm, in Burton Latimer Heritage Museum, Civic Centre, High Street (opp Sainsbury’s)

Beginners Sign Language. WEA Course at Hollowell Court, Wood Street, Wellingborough, 9.45am to 12noon. £86.60 for 10 wk course, free if on benefits or low income. Tel 01933 234468/234450

Expanding Your Sign Language. WEA Course at Thompson Court, 9F Silver Street, Wellingborough, 12.45-3pm. £86.60 for 10 wk course, free if on benefits or low income. 01933 234468/234450

Shining A Light on the Dark Ages. WEA Course at Brigstock Village Hall. £52 for 9 wk course, free if on benefits or low income. 01536 373216

Hedgerow Harvest. Autumn Country Living Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (10.5 miles). Meet nr Bletsoe Church, 10am. 01234 713526

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Wellingborough Town Centre, outside McDonalds, 10am to 1pm AND Earls Barton, outside entrance to Co-op, 1.45pm to 3pm

Macmillan Coffee Morning. United Reformed Church, Castle Hill, Doddridge Street, Npton, 9.15am

Friday

MUSIC

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

Rhythm & Roots. Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm till late

The Acoustic Lounge. (every Friday) at the Lord Byron, Kingsley, 8.30pm. All singers and musicians welcome

Disco. The Sunnyside PH, Boughton Green Road, Npton, 8pm

Vibe@Baroque Bar. Npton (every Friday) with DJ Barney B and DJ Clue playing the best of soul, rnb, & club classics

Music & Real Ale Festival. RHTS, Rushden Station, Station Approach, (until Sept 27). Fri - no trains, Sat – first train 2pm; last 7pm, Sun – first train 11am; last 4pm (depending on demand). Fares apply. More info www.rhts.co.uk or 01933 353111

Kontra Roots Club. Kennedy’s Bar, Finedon, 8pm. Free. www.kcbworld.co.uk

PushPop 90s Night. Barratts Club, Npton, 8pm

Trumpeter David Staff. talks to Fiori Musicali’s Director Penelope Rapson and together they perform music. Followed by buffet lunch (inc). £14 www.fiori-musicali.com or 0333 666 3366

Johnny Red. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

Brave New World. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

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

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

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

Free Dance. – From Swing to Rock (every Fri), 1.30-3.30pm. James Lewis Courts, Cherry Orchard

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Ringstead Village Hall, 6.30pm – 7.30pm. www.tangsoo.net

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

Tai Chi. (every Fri), Duston VH, Sycamore Rd, 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. 07979 152746

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

Gentle Yoga. Stanwick Village Hall, 2pm to 3.15pm. 01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

Craft Club. (every Fri), 11am to 3pm, Church Hall, St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Kettering. 07733 341674. Admission £3 inc tea & coffee.

Lip Reading. WEA Course at Knights Court, Wellingborough, 1-3pm. £80.85 for 10 wk course, free if on benefits or low income. 01933 234468/234450

Sushi Made Simple. Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Let’s Sew. Beanbags and Dog Beds Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Rd, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Althorp Food Festival. (& Sept 26), 11am to 5pm. Tickets £7 adults/children 15 and under free.

Macmillan Coffee Morning. St Francis’ Church, Duston, 10am to 12.30pm.

Wheatsheaf Court Care Home. Macmillan Coffee Morning 10.30am to 1pm.

World’s Biggest Breakfast. Dining Hall, Wellingborough School, London Road, 7.30-8.30am. rbowe@wellingboroughschool.org for more details

WSSPA and Macmillan Curry Night. School Dining Hall of Wellingborough School, 7.30pm. £5, 01933 222427

M&S Coffee Morning. 41 Abington Street, Npton, NN1 2AW, 10.30am. In aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Vets 4 Pets. Coffee & Cake Morning, 139 St James Road, Npton, NN5 5LE, 10am. In aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Macmillan Coffee Morning. Corby Fire Station, Northamptonshire Fire & Rescue Service, Phoenix Park Way, Corby, 12-3pm.

Macmillan Coffee Morning. The Old Bakehouse Antique Centre, 88-90 Abington Avenue, Npton, 10am to 5pm.

STAGs.Stanwick Drama Group auditions for Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs. email stagperformers@gmail.com. Open to anyone 8 years and over.

Saturday

MUSIC

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

Live DJ. Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm till late

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Soosie from 8pm. Also bingo.

Tony Valentine. Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Saturday at the Music Hall. with the cast of London’s famous Brick Lane Music Hall at Deco Theatre, Npton, 2.30pm.01604 622749

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

Cantare Singers. St Francis’ Church, Duston, 7pm. Tickets £5. 01604 753038/01604 753679

Infuzion. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Party Dance. featuring Ballroom, Latin, Rock & Roll, Sequence and more. Sepulchre Church Rooms, Church Lane, Northampton, 8-11pm.£4. Bring your own drinks and plate of food to contribute to the buffet.

Sounds of Philadelphia and Motown. Royal and Derngate, Northampton, 01604 624811.

Turning Points. St Matthew’s Church, Northampton, composition created by David Owen Norris, 7.30pm

THEATRE

Brave New World. Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

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

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Kingsley School, 10am to 11.15am. www.tangsoo.net

English and American Ballroom. Latin & Swing-Dance Lessons at St Albans Church, Broadmead Ave, N’pton, 2pm.01604 787246.

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

Quiz Night. Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton

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

Burton Latimer. Shops & Shopkeepers Exhibition,10am to1pm, in Burton Latimer Heritage Museum, Civic Centre, High Street (opp Sainsbury’s)

Bee Keeping. Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7 miles). Meet Village Green, Nether Heyford, 10am. 01604 408499

Sewing Bee. Kingsthorpe Community Ctr, Mill Lane, Npton, 2pm to 4.30pm. 07766 376460 or email rosekealy.ward@virgin.net

Quiz. Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton.

Afternoon Walk. The Ramblers Association (5.5 miles). 2pm Tyringham Church,

Charity Abseiling Event. National Lift Tower, Tower Square, Npton, 9am to 5pm. £10 registration fee. More info www.redcross.org.uk/Get-involved/Events/Challenge-and-social-events/Adrenaline/The-Ultimate -Abseil

Days of Wine & Roses. Exhibition by Northamptonshire Botanical Artists Society at The Wine Connection, 11 Derngate, 11am-6pm (until Oct 24). Free entry.

Morning Walk. Northampton Ramblers (6.2 miles). 10am All Saints Church, Turvey, MK43 8EP.

Funhouse Comedy Club. Bugbrooke St Michaels FC, Birds Close, Camp Hill, 8pm. www.funhousecomedy.co.uk

Car Boot Sale. Sixfields Stadium, 8am Sellers, 9am Buyers. Cars £6, People Carriers & Small Vans £8, Vans, Cars with Trailers £10. www.ntfc-trust.co.uk or call 07763 360523

Coffee Morning. stalls at Christ Church Hall, Christchurch Road, 10-12.

Vintage Jumble Sale. Vintage Retreat, Lower Harding Street, Off Grafton Street, 11am-4pm.

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

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Ashby Clarke from 8pm. Also bingo.

Tony Gee’s Motown & Soul Disco. Monks Park Club, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 4pm til late

Bach at Stowe. State Music Room, Stowe House, 7.30pm. Tickets £20 & £15, reception at 6.30pm. £12 www.fiori-musicalil.com or 0333 666 3366

Easy Sunday Music. Oundle School’s best musicians, St Mary’s & All Saints Church, Fotheringhay, 3-4pm.

Claire Mac. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

OTHER

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

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

Bingo. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm.

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

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

Yoga Class. The Elgar Centre, 1A High Street, Upton, 10am to 11.15am (every Sun). Please bring yoga mat, water and blanket. £7, £5.50 concessions

Morning Walk. with The Ramblers Association (6.5 miles). 10am start Royal Oak, Whiston Road, Cogenhoe,

Walk. starting and finishing The Crown, Little Staughton (choice of 6 or 12 miles), any time from 10am onwards. 50p entry. www.waendel.org.uk

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

The Memory Walk. organised by Northamptonshire Alzheimer’s Society at Irchester County Park, Gipsy Lane, Little Irchester, Wellingborough, starting at 10.30am. 0300 330 5452 or www.memorywalk.org.uk

Monday

MUSIC

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

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

Northampton Music Appreciation Society Concert. The Orphean Sinbgers & The Northampton U3A Ukelele Singalong Band. Quaker Meeting House, Wellington Street, Npton, 7.30pm.

THEATRE

Hairspray. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm, 01604 624811

OTHER

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

Movie Night. at The Picturedrome, Npton, 8pm. Free entry.

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

If you enjoy singing. why not join Kingsthorpe’s newly formed choir “Just Voices”. Meet Kingsthorpe Baptist Church (every Mon), 7-8.15pm. 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. 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, Stuart Jenkins 01604 455682

Northampton Male Voice Choir. (every Tues), 7.30pm at Kingsley Park Methodist Church Hall www.nmvc.co.uk

Live Acoustic Night. (every Tue & Wed) at Picnic Lounge, 37 High Street, Corby Old Village, 7pm.

THEATRE

September In The Rain. The Playhouse, Clare Street, 7.45pm. £10 adults, £9 concessions. www.whitecobraproductions.co.uk

Hairspray. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm, 01604 624811

The Man Called Monkhouse. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm, 0160 624811

OTHER

Yoga. Well-Being at Spencer Dallington Community Ctr, Npton (every Tue), 9.30am to 11.30am.

Salsa Estrellas at The Picturedrome, Npton. An evening of pure dancing and fitness, from 7.30pm.

Classic Movies Afternoon. Films from the Golden Age of cinema at The Picturedrome, Npton, 1pm

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.

Free English & American Ballroom, Latin & Swing-Dance Lessons. (every Tues), 1.30pm. Eden Close Community Room, Lakeview 01604 787246

Ukelele Club (every Tue). Old Cherry Tree PH, Great Houghton. 6-7pm beginners, 7-8pm improvers, 8-9pm intermediate. Email saraspadmusic@outlook.com or call 0203 004 6770

Absolute Beginners Dance Class. – Ballroom and Latin, Weston Favell CE Primary School, Westwood Way Npton, 7-8pm. £7pp,

Noye’s Flude. Opera by Benjamin Britten with Alun Bye. Very friendly social morning with tea & biscuits at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 10.45am to 12noon. More details 01604 580284.

Traditional Upholstery. Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (6 miles). Meet The Bull PH, Arthingworth, 10am. 01604 718576

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 (every Wed)

J for Jazz. Plays “trad” (every Wed) at The Locks Inn, Foxton Locks, Nr Market Harborough, LE16 7RA.

Rocking Goose. Wednesday Beat Scene, The Headland PH, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm. Free.

Little Devils. Wednesday Blues Club at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 8.45pm. Free entry

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

THEATRE

September In The Rain. The Playhouse, Clare Street, 7.45pm. £10 adults, £9 concessions. www.whitecobraproductions.co.uk

Hairspray. Musical Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm, 7.30pm, 01604 624811

OTHER

Craft Club. knitting, stitching and cardmaking (every Wed). Hazlewood Community Ctr, Gainsborough Road, Corby, 7pm to 9pm. 07910 989410

Mums, Grannies, Childminders & Toddlers. meet (every Wed) in the Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, 1.30pm to 3pm.

Apollo Badminton Club. playing at Moulton School (every Wed), 7.30-9.30pm. 07425 171724

Picture Post. A fun, informal evening with Richard & Ruth Chapman. St Michaels Road, Npton, 7.30pm. 01604 580284.

Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association. (7.5 miles). 9.30am start Harrold Country Park. Voluntary contribution for parking, £1 is suggested.

In & Out of the Workhouse. WEA Course at Weston Community Project, High Street, Weston, 2-4pm. £53.90 for 7 wk course, free if on benefits or low income. 01295 768133 for details.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7.5 miles). Meet The Griffins Head, Mears Ashby, 9.30am. 01933 224122

Italian Fish &Seafood. Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk