What’s on - October 1 to 7

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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

Acoustic Sessions. Walnut Tree Inn, Station Road, Blisworth, 8pm.

Bluegrass Jam Session. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Sam Stopps. Nuovo, 104 Abington Street, Npton, 7.30pm

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

James Acaster. Royal Auditorium, 8pm. 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, located on 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.

Let’s Sew. Table Runners, Placements & Napkin Rings, Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (11 miles). Meet nr the church in Great Brickhill, Beds MK17 9AU, 10am. 01908 584984

Kettering Branch. Save the Children are hosting Gardeners Question Time at Toller Church, Gold Street, Kettering. 7.30pm. Call 01536 484109 before the event. Tickets £4 otd or in advance 01536 484109/771054.

Burton Latimer Shops & Shopkeepers Exhibition. 10am to 1pm, in Burton Latimer Heritage Museum, Civic Centre, High Street (opp Sainsbury’s)

Craft & Gift Fair. Towcester Town Hall, 86 Watling Street, 10am to 3pm. Stalls £12, contact coulterlyons@yahoo.co.uk or call 01536 675000.

Kettering Stamp & Philatelic Society meeting. Philatelic Auction Held at St Mary’s Primary School, Fuller Street, Kettering, 7.30pm.

Brushstrokes of History. how historical events inspired painters with tutor David Price, WEA Course at Duston Community Centre, 7.30-9.30pm. £53.90 for 7 wk course. 01604 843284

History of Medicine. WEA Course at St Matthews Parish Centre, The Drive, Npton, 1.30-3pm. £52 for 9 wk course. 01604 843284

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.

WEA Discovery Walk. Gretton & Harringworth Lodge. Meet at Gretton Village Hall, 2pm. 4.5 mile walk, £1.50. 01780 782747.

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

Lost In Flanders. The State Music Room, Stowe, MK18 5EH, 7.30pm. More info www.stowearts.co.uk

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Oundle Town Centre, Co-op car park, St Osyths Lane, 10am to 1pm

Friday

MUSIC

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

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

The Acoustic Lounge. (every Friday) at the Lord Byron, Kingsley, 8.30pm.

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

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

Fizzi. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

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

Golden Gala of Magic. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

The Searchers. The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

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 Class. 12.30-1.30pm followed by 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. 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. 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.

Woodford Past. a slide show and talk by Bill Warren at Woodford Sports & Social Club, Highfield, Woodford, 7pm. Tickets £5/£2.50 under 18s. 01832 731998. In aid of Farm Africa and St Mary’s Church.

Book Binding and Journals with Coptic Stitching. Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Curry Club. An Evening of Thai Cuisine. Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

AFC Rushden and Diamonds Race Night. Rushden Bowls Club, Northampton Road, 7.45pm. £2. Glenis 07870 332606

Quiz Evening. held by Kettering/Lahnstein Twinning Association, Kettering Sports & Social Club, off Northampton Road, Kettering, 8pm. £5 for team of 4.

Murder Mystery Evening. The Wheatsheaf, 126 Dallington Road, 7-10.30pm. £30pp inc 2-course meal plus complimentary bottle of wine between 2. www.todieformm.co.uk

Bollywood Dancing. Stanwick Village Hall, 7.30-8.30pm. 07736 418726

Whitefriars Church Retireds’ Group. 1.30-3pm, at Bridge Community Office, Whitefriars Junior School, Boughton Drive, Rushden. Rev Chris Youngman’s talk Introducing our new Vicar. Free admission. 01933 676989.

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

Saturday

MUSIC

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

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

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Dale Diamond from 8pm.

The Swinging Sixties. Dinner Dance in aid of Ripple Africa & Free2Talk at Aspers Casino, Npton. 3-course meal and music from Silver Threetles and Luna Nightingale. £36, 07983 450022, victoria.moroney@yahoo.com

SOUL-ar ENERGY. The Wayfarers Inn, London Road, Kettering, 9pm.

Pete Wayre. Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

The Great Divide. Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9pm.

Performance of The Peacemakers. Sir Karl Jenkins in All Saints, Brixworth, 7.15pm. Free.

Third Degree Burn. Red Lion, Brackley, 9.30pm

John Burrows Band. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Fiori Musicali Choir & Orchestra. soprano Grace Davidson, perform music by Handel. St Mary’s Church, Great Brington, 7.30pm. £20 & £15 www.fiori-musicali.com or 0333 666 3366

THEATRE

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

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

Deep Roots Tall Trees. The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

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. 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)

Diabetes Open Day. St Giles Church Centre, St Giles Terrace, 9.30-12.30pm. For more details Sandra Attwood 01604 847413 or John Walton 01604 642277.

Afternoon Walk. The Ramblers Association (6 miles). 2pm start from the village green, Wicken.

Burton Latimer Shops & Shopkeepers Exhibition.10am to 1pm, in Burton Latimer Heritage Museum, Civic Centre, High Street.

Candle Making. Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Whist Drive. Great Easton Village Hall in the Welland Valley, cards dealt from 7.30pm. 01536 770784

Race Night. Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton.

Tingdene Homes Ltd. Open House Day at their Exhibition Centre, Wellingborough, 10am-4pm. David Domoney, ITV gardener will be there.

Coffee Morning & Box Opening. St Mary’s Church Hall, Rushden, 10am-noon.

Jumble Sale. Bugbrooke Community Centre in aid of Bugbrooke Girl Guides, 2pm.

Table Top Sale. Finedon Independent Wesleyan Chapel, 9am-1pm. Tables £5 in adv, £6 on the day. To book call 01933 398188 or 01933 681000. Admission free.

Jumble & Bric-a-Brac Sale. Pitsford Village Hall, 2-4pm.

Antiques, Collectables & Book Fair. Abington Church Rooms, Park Avenue North, Npton, 10am-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, Mat Roberts from 8pm. Also bingo.

Ali By Request. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

OTHER

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

Badminton Club. (16+) – Every Sunday at Duston Sports Centre, Npton. 07946 631449

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

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

Quiz. 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.

Harvest Festival. St Peter’s Church, Newton Bromswold, 10am. Church open 2pm to see Harvest displays.

Grand Jumble Sale. Northampton & Lamport Railway, Chapel Brampton, 12-3pm. Free.

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

Full English Breakfast. Pitsford Village Hall, 10.30am-12.30pm. £4.50 inc tea or coffee

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7.5 miles). Meet at Chancery Lane Car Park, Thrapston, 10am. 01832 273170

Circular Day Walk. The Ramblers Association (13 miles). 9.30am start from Watford. Meet in Church Street. Lunch at Barby.

Higham Ferrers Footpath Group. walk (10.5 miles) – Leicestershire walk from Great Glen. 9am Saffron Road car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am Great Glen Green: at A6 roundabout turn right then right again.

Morning Walk. Northampton Ramblers (6 miles). 10am Plough, Everdon, NN11 3BL.

Monday

MUSIC

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

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

Chris Parker & Maurice Merry. playing jazzy swing and Latin American standards at the Café Brio, Olney, 7.30pm. 01234 717000

THEATRE

Jeeves & Wooster. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Macbeth – Blood Will Have Blood. The Core at Corby Cube, 10am/1pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

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

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

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

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. www.northamptonmorrismen.co.uk

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

Refugee Response. Call to Action, Full Gospel Church, 60 High Street South, Rushden, 7.30pm.

Tuesday

MUSIC

Just Voices Community Choir. Meet (every Tues), 7pm to 8.30pm at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, 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.

Greg Cave & Nick Ellison. The Old White Hart Inn, Cotton End, Npton, Tickets £8. Doors open 8pm. Support from Kings Gambit, 8.15pm. www.greatknightfolkclub.co.uk

THEATRE

He Had Hairy Hands. Roxburgh Hall, Stowe, 8pm. 0845 680 1926. For info www.artsatstowe.co.uk

Lilies On The Land. Masque Theatre at Church of the Holy Sepulchre, 7.30pm. 07586 288793

Jeeves & Wooster. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Macbeth – Blood Will Have Blood. The Core at Corby Cube, 10am/1pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

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

Salsa Estrellas. The Picturedrome, Npton. Dancing and fitness, 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. 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.

Harvest Sale. The Swan, Newton Bromswold, 7.30pm

Humorous Poems Etc. Entertaining and friendly social morning with tea & biscuits at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 10.45am to 12noon. 01604 858252

WEA Course. 1066 more than just a battle with Elaine Rawlinson. Nassington Village Hall, 2-4pm. £53.90 for 7 week course. 01780 782747.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (4 miles). Meet Earls Barton Square, 1.30pm. 01933 441270

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

Morning Walk. The Ramblers Association (4.5 miles). 10.30am from the lay-by at Great Billing on A4500.

Craft Tutorial .(every fortnight) at The Meeting Room, St Matthews Church, Kingsley, 7.30pm to 9.30pm.

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.

Concrete Cowboys. Wednesday Country Scene, The Headland PH, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm.

The Spike Drivers. Wednesday Blues Club at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 8.45pm.

Music. Ugland Auditorium, Stowe School, Buckingham, 7.30pm. £8. 0845 680 1926

THEATRE

Lilies On The Land. Masque Theatre at Church of the Holy Sepulchre, 7.30pm. 07586 288793

Pygmalion. The Castle, Wellingborough, 01933 270007

Buddy Holly. Derngate Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Jeeves & Wooster. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Macbeth – Blood Will Have Blood. The Core at Corby Cube, 10am/1pm. 01536 470470

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

The Mind’s Eye (Part 2). An interesting conversation with Di Liebscher. NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 7.30pm. 01604 858252

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Brackley Town Centre, Piazza, outside Town Hall, 10am to 12.30pm and Towcester, Waitrose car park, Water Lane, 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Brushstrokes of History. How historical events inspired painters with tutor David Price, WEA Course at Long Buckby Baptist Church Room, 3.30-5pm. Fee for 9 week course £52. 01604 770030 for details.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. The Old Wooden Walls of England PH, Collingtree, 9.30am. 01604 405521

A Cutting Garden. Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk