What’s on - Thursday February 18 to Wednesday February 24

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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 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

The Rockin Hams. The Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, Kettering, 9-11pm. Free entry.

THEATRE

The Herbal Bed. Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

Ed Byrne. Derngate Auditorium, 8pm. Box Office 01604 624811

The Broke ‘N’ Beat Collective. The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. Box Office 01536 470470

Princess Showtime. The Deco Theatre, Npton, 1pm. 01604 622749

Mini Mixx. The Deco Theatre, Npton, 7pm. Box Office 01604 622749

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. 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. 07813 575264

Masque Youth Theatre Drama Sessions. 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. Boothville Community Ctr, Npton, 7.30pm. Tea & biscuits provided at half time. £3 otd.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (12 miles). Meet nr The Old Swan PH, Astwood, MK16 9JS, 10am. For info ring leader 01234 713526

Wellingborough & District Garden Club. Salem Hall, Wellingborough, NN8 4RT, 7.30pm. Bryan King will show slides of his travels in Norway. Non-members welcome.

Half Term Fun. Swansgate Shopping Centre, Wellingborough. Make & decorate photo frames and coasters. Children must be supervised at all times in the kids play area. More info www.swansgate
shoppingcentre.co.uk

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.

BBC’s The Voice Lydia Lucy. – “For one day only” at The Deco Theatre, Npton, 2pm/7pm. Box Office 01604 622749

THEATRE

STAGS Drama Group Production. – Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs at Stanwick Village Hall, 7pm. Tickets £4 ea or £14 family ticket (2+2)

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. £4/session. Kingsthorpe College (next to the Uni), Boughton Green Road. 07708 679452.

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. Duston Village Hall, Sycamore Road, 1.30pm to 2.30pm. Beginners welcome. £4.

Charity quiz. Organised by Amie Johnson in aid of Dentaid; 7.30pm at the Northampton Casuals Rugby Club, Rushmills, N’pton. Entry £2.50pp, maximum six per team.

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. 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.

Family History Roadshow. Middleton Cheney Library, 1-4pm

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Corby Town Centre, Close to Corby Cube, George Street,10am-1pm

Half Term Fun. Swansgate Shopping Centre, Wellingborough. Mask making plus FREE face painting. Children must be supervised at all times in the kids play area. More info www.swansgateshopping
centre.co.uk

Talk. History of the Magic Lantern, by Kevin Varty at All Saints Church, William Street, Kettering, NN16 9RR, 7.30pm, with tea & biscuits. Raffle. Entry £4 otd.

AFC Rushden & Diamonds Quiz Night. Rushden Town Bowls Club, Northampton Road, NN10 6AN, 7.30pm. Cost £2. Raffle with retiring Bucket Collection for Cransley Hospice. Please contact Glenis 07870 332606 if you would like to reserve a table.

Saturday

MUSIC

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

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

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Paul James from 8pm.

Michael Knight. Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

The Blox. (Ian Dury & the Blockheads Tribute) at Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9pm. Free entry.

6/5ths Band. Monks Park WMC. 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton

Tony Gee’s Motown & Soul Disco. Far Cotton Club, Npton.

Charity Music Concert. All Saints Church, William Street, Kettering, NN16 9RR, 7pm. Tickets £6 adults, £4 concessions. Under 12s free. More info call Angela on 01536 522158

Rhythm Cats. (rock n roll) at The Lilacs Inn, 39 Church Street, Isham, NN14 1HD, 9pm

The Bruge. (rock n roll, soul and R&B), The Shirehorse PH, Corby, 9pm

Gary Beckwith. Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering, 8.45-11.30pm. Doors open 7pm. Free admission.

THEATRE

STAGS Drama Group Production. Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs at Stanwick Village Hall, 7pm. Tickets £4 ea or £14 family ticket (2+2)

The Herbal Bed. Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

Royal, React, Respond. Royal Auditorium, 5.30pm. 01604 624811

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Purple Zeppelin. The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 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)

Jumble Sale. Holy Trinity Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, NN2 6PH, 2pm. Admission 20p.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7 miles). Meet nr Bull PH, Arthingworth, LE16 8JZ, 10am. For info ring leader 01933 678545

Afternoon Walk. with The Ramblers Association (5.5 miles). 1.30pm Agora Centre free car park, Church Street, Wolverton, MK12 5LG.

Northampton Guide Dogs for the Blind. Meet our gorgeous dogs, owners & volunteers in Weston Favell Centre, Npton (& Feb 21).

Evening of Clairvoyance. David & Liz Harrison, Kettering Spiritualist Church, St Peters Avenue, NN16 0ES, 7.30pm. Members £2.50, Guests £3. www.ketteringspirit.org.uk

Model Railway Exhibition at St James’s Church, Npton, 10am-4pm. Admission £3 adults, £2 children (age 6-17), under 5s free. Layouts in various gauges and scales. Trade support. Refreshments. Disabled access.

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. £4 non-members

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. – Alan Buribayev Conducts Scheherazade, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

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

Hot Love. (70s Act) at Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton

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

The Bruge. (rock n roll, soul and R&B), The Wayfarers, Kettering, 4.30pm

THEATRE

Treasure Island. The Deco Theatre, Npton, 12.30pm. 01604 622749

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 (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 nsg@nsgswim.org.uk for further details.

Higham Ferrers Footpath Group. walk (7 miles) – Abbots Ripton, Hill Wood, Wennington, Abbots Ripton. Meet 9.10am Saffron Road car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am outside school, Wennington Road, Abbots Ripton, PE28 2LT.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (10 miles) via Rutland Villages. 10am parking on road below entrance to Barnsdale Lodge car park on Rutland water, LE15 8AB, 10am. For info ring leader 01933 676660

Linear Day Walk. The Ramblers Association (13.5 miles). Catch the 9.03am D2 bus from The Drapery, Npton to Flore for a walk starting from the White Hart to Brixworth. Picnic lunch with possible pub stop at Chapel Brampton. Return by X7 bus to Northampton.

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

CTC Northampton Cycle Ride. Woodford Mill tea rooms, by Ringstead. Route loops south of Wellingborough on way out, and north through Isham on way back. 40 miles at about 13mph. Refreshment stop at tea rooms at halfway point. Meet 9.30am Moulton Co-op, NN3 7TB. New riders welcome. More info contact Iain 07909 992468.

Monday

MUSIC

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

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

Northampton Music Appreciation Society. Concert of Medieval Musical Instruments and Song by Richard & Elizabeth York. Quaker Meeting House, Npton, 7.30pm. £3 admission.

THEATRE

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

Danny Hero Sneak Peak. The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

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.

Just Voices. Meet Kingsthorpe Baptist Church (every Mon), 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. 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

Northampton Inter Faith Forum Question Time Event. Northampton Bangladeshi Association, The Gateway Centre, Mill Rd, Northampton NN2 6AX, 7-9pm.  Free refreshments available.

Tuesday

MUSIC

Just Voices Community Choir. meet, 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 (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, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

The Gruffalo’s Child. The Core at Corby Cube, 1.30pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

Yoga. for Well-Being at Spencer Dallington Community Ctr, Npton, 9.30am to 11.30am.

Body Balance. 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, 7.30pm.

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

Natter Morning. (every Tues, Wed & Thu), Grange Resource Centre, Grange Shops, Stamford Road, Kettering, 10am-12noon. Breaks, teas, coffees all available to purchase.

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. Stanwick Village Hall, 1045-2.45pm. Singing, stories, games, dancing, puppets and learning.£4 entry, £2 for any extra siblings. www.piccolosmusicclub.co.uk or call 07990 615359.

Favourite Poetry. Social morning with tea & biscuits. from 10.30-11.45am, NASO, St Michaels Road, Northampton. 01604 858252

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (3.5 miles) from Earls Barton. Meet at Scotch Lodge Farm, Mears Ashby Road, Earls Barton, NN6 0HQ, 10am. For info ring leader 01604 647096

Painted Volcanoes. is 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. More info www.painted
volcanoes.weebly.com
Craft Tutorial. 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.
Gretton Women’s Hour. Gretton Baptist Church Hall, High Street, 2.15pm. This is a members participation meeting, also featuring hymns and prayers 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
Terry Black. Country Music Scene, The Headland PH, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm.
Gregor Hilden Allstars. Malt Shovel Tavern, 121 Bridge Street, Npton, 9pm. Free entry
Open Mic Night. Golden Horse, Far Cotton, N’pton, 8.30pm

THEATRE
The Herbal Bed. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811
The Gruffalo’s Child. The Core at Corby Cube, 10.30am/1.30pm. Box Office 01536 470470

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. Nursery Rhymes and play.
Apollo Badminton Club. Moulton School 7.30-9.30pm. Need new players, 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 per session. Just turn up.
Meet New People. Grange Resource Centre, 10am-12noon. Grange Shops, Stamford Road, Kettering.
Northampton Guildhall. Informative chat with Kate Wills. 7.30-9pm. NASO, St Michaels Road, Northampton. More info call 01604 858252
Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7 miles) from Gumley. Meet at Bull PH, 9.30am. 01536 205260
Morning Walk. The Ramblers Association (6.5 miles). 10am start Queen Victoria, Gayton, NN7 3HD.
An Auction of Prizes and Promises. inc singing from Soloist Ellie McAspurn at Pizza Venezia, Church Street, Rushden, 7pm. 2-course meal with coffee. Unlike a normal auction, this will not just be the auctioning of prizes, but also promises. On the day of the auction people bid on the promise and the highest bid pays Serve the value. You then provide the promise to the winner at a mutually convenient date. Admission by ticket only, cost £20 and available from Serve, 19 Church Street, Rushden, 01933 315555.
Gretton Gardening Group. Old Band Room, Hatton Arms, Arnhill Road, Gretton, 8pm. Guest is Dr Twiggs Way, talk about Allotments.