What’s on - January 14 to Thursday January 21

Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet perform The Nutcracker

Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet perform The Nutcracker

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A guide to what’s 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

The Nighthawks. The Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, Kettering

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.corby
malevoicechoir.co.uk

Country Jam Session. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

Shaxpeare’s Box. Masque Theatre, Abington Church, Park Avenue South, Npton, 7.30pm. Box Office 07586 288793

Royal and Derngate. Northampton. The 39 Steps, comedy, 2.30pm, 7.45pm, Box office 01604 624811

Royal and Derngate.Northampton. Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet presents The Nutcracker, 7.30pm Box office 01604 624811

Milton Keynes Theatre. Vampires Rock The Ghost Train, 7.30pm, 084 971 7652

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.masqueyouth
theatre.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. If you like a game of cards please come along. £3 otd.

WEA Course. Garden History. Tutor Rosemary Jury. 2.30-4pm at Sulgrave Manor, OX17 2SD. 9 weeks, fee £52. More info 01604 813445

WEA Course. Beginners Sign Language. Tutor Jill Shinnick. 12.45-3pm at Victoria Centre, Palk Road, Wellingborough, NN8 1HR. 10 weeks, fee £86.60. More info 01604 813445

WEA Course. IT for Work & Learning. Tutor Heather Hannant. 9.30-11.45am at KCU Ltd, Fuller Church, 51 Gold Street, Kettering. 10 weeks, fee £80.85. More info 01536 481989

FRIDAY

MUSIC

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

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

The Rooks. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Yelvertoft Village Hall. Live muisc from Blackheart, 7.30pm

THEATRE

Shaxpeare’s Box. Masque Theatre, Abington Church, Park Avenue South, Npton, 7.30pm. Box Office 07586 288793

Royal and Derngate. Northampton. The 39 Steps, comedy, 7.45pm, Box office 01604 624811

Royal and Derngate.Northampton. Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet presents The Nutcracker, 7.30pm 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), 4.30-6.30pm. Every Fri. £3.60/session. Kingsthorpe College (next to the Uni), Boughton Green Road.

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.

Fun Quiz Night. All Saints Church, William Street, Kettering, NN16 9RR, 7.30pm. Cost £5 per team of 4. Refreshments available.

WEA Course. Lip Reading. Tutor Jill Shinnick. 1.30-3pm at Duston Community Centre, Pendle Road, NN5 6DT. 9 weeks, fee £52. More info 01604 813445

SATURDAY

MUSIC

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

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

Switch. Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 9pm. Free entry.

The Halestones. Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering, 8.45pm until late. Free admission, all welcome.Revisited at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

Shaxpeare’s Box. Masque Theatre, Abington Church, Park Avenue South, Npton, 4pm & 8pm. Box Office 07586 288793

Royal and Derngate. Northampton. The 39 Steps, comedy, 2.30pm, 7.45pm, Box office 01604 624811

Royal and Derngate.Northampton. Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet presents The Nutcracker, 2.30pm, 7.30pm Box office 01604 624811

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

English and American Ballroom, Latin & Swing-Dance Lessons. St Albans Church, Broadmead Ave, N’pton, NN3 2RA, 2pm. Enquiries 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

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 Brixworth Country Park, NN6 9DG, 10am. For info ring leader 07973 364411

Quiz Night. held by Friends of Newton Church in The Swan, Newton Bromswold, 8pm. Entry fee £10 for a team of 4.

Afternoon Walk. with The Ramblers Association (4.5 miles). 1.30pm nr the old Carrington Arms, Castlethorpe, at the junction of North Street and South Street.

Nene Quilters Recycling Meeting. with Speaker in the afternoon, at The Abbey Centre, East Hunsbury, NN4 0RZ, 10.30am Admisson £7 pod.

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. with Richard Exall/Amy Roberts Quintet at The Walnut Tree Inn, Station Road, Blisworth, NN7 3DSm 12-2.30pm. Admission £8

Sunny Daye. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

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

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

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.

Circular Walk. with Waendel Walkers Club. Choice of either 6 or 12 mile routes starting & finishing at Rushden Historical Transport Society, any time from 10am onwards. For more info www.waendel.org.uk. 50p entry fee

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (8 miles). Meet St Johns Arms PH, Melchbourne, MK44 1BG, 10am. For info ring leader 01933 355565

Higham Ferrers Footpath Group walk. (6 miles) – Cransley circular. Meet 9.25am Saffron Road car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am to Mawsley village on the Broughton road.

Circular Day Walk. The Ramblers Association (12.6 miles). Meet leader 9am Church Lane (adj to rear entrance to Holy Sepulchre Church) for 9.30am start from Upton Country Park, High Street, Upton, NN5 4EL. Lunch alfresco, possible pub stop.

CTC Northampton Cycle Ride. to the beautiful Welland Valley. 45-50 miles at around 13 mph. Lunch at Welton’s, Great Bowden. teastop at Buddhist Centre Kelmarsh. Meet 9:30 am at Brampton Valley Way, Welford Road, near Windhover pub, NN6 8AA. New riders welcome. For more information please contact Philip on 07557 670831.

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.

OTHER

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

Bingo. 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 at www.
northamptonmorrismen.co.uk

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

FREE, Ladies only male tutored English and American Ballroom and Latin Dance Class .(every Mon), 1-3pm, at James Lewis Court, Cherry Orchard, NN3 2TH

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

OTHER

Yoga for Well-Being. 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.

Tea/coffee and homemade cake on tap. Crafts inc needle felting, wirework jewellery, card making and mosaic.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (5.5 miles). Meet at The Priory, Bourton Way nr Wilby roundabout, Wellingborough, NN8 2LF, 10am. For info ring leader 01933 224598

WEA Course. Shining A Light On The Dark Ages. Tutor Elaine Rawlinson. 7.45-9.15pm at Byfield Village Hall, The Green, NN11 6UT. 9 weeks, fee £52. More info 01295 660537

WEA Course. Magna Carta & Barons War. Tutor Mike Ingram. 7.30-9pm at Helmdon Reading Room, Church Street, NN13 5QJ. 9 weeks, fee £52. More info 01295 760079

WEA Course. 066: More Than A Battle. Tutor Elaine Rawlinson. 2-3.30pm at Church House, St Botolphs Road, Barton Seagrave, NN15 6SR. 9 weeks, fee £52. More info 01536 522127 or 01536 513471

WEA Course. The Poetry of War. Tutor Peter Leyland. 10am-12noon at St Matthews Parish Centre, 27A The Drive, Npton, NN1 4RY. 7 weeks, fee £53.90. More info 01604 813445

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)

Uncle Tom Cobley. Wednesday Beat Scene, The Headland PH, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm. Free.

Simon Honey Boy Hickling. Malt Shovel Tavern, 121 Bridge Street, Npton, 9pm. Free entry

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 Fox & Hounds PH, Riseley, MK44 1DT, 9.30am. For info ring leader 01604 696573

Morning Walk. with The Ramblers Association (6 miles). 10am from The Stags Head, Harborough Road, Maidwell,, NN6 9JA. Use the pub car park. Pub lunch available after the walk. Unsuitable for dogs. No stiles.

JANUARY 21

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.corby
malevoicechoir.co.uk

OTHER

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

Towcester County Market. in 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.masqueyouth
theatre.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. If you like a game of cards please come along. £3 otd.

Brackley Library Cinema Club. (NN13 6AJ) – Mr Holmes. Tickets £5.

WEA Course. Famous Women Gardeners. Tutor Andrew Sankey. 2.30-4pm at Brigstock Village Hall, Bridge Street, NN14 3ET. 9 weeks, fee £52. More info 01536 373216

New WI. Thrapston – St James Church Hall, NN14 4LP, 7.30pm. All welcome. Contact WI House on 01604 646055, admin@ncfwi.org.uk or check out the website www.thewi.org.uk/northamptonshire