Here’s your guide to what’s on where around Northamptonshire in the coming week. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with details of your events at least a week before publication date. Thank you.
Friday August 14
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. 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
Queen Tribute Night. Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa, 7.30pm to 12.30pm. Great night out and spectacular show, with a 3-course dinner, half a bottle of house wine and entertainment. From £49pp, book online www.whittleburyhall.co.uk or call Events Team 0845 400 1406
Johnjo Keen. Victoria Inn, 2 Poole Street, Npton
Point Blank. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton
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
Free English and American Ballroom, Latin & Swing-Dance Lessons. (every Fri), 12.30pm. James Lewis Courts, Cherry Orchard, NN3 2TH
Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Ringstead Village Hall, 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.
LUNA FLIX Outdoor Cinema. showing “Jaws” (12A) at Stanwick Lakes, NN9 6GY. From 7.30pm. Advance booking only www.lunaflix.co.uk
Towcester Farmers’ Market. Richmond Road car park, 9am to 1pm. Profits to support local charities.
Acting. Royal and Derngate, Northampton. Summer Holiday presents The Snow Queen workshop for children aged between seven and 13, 10am-3pm
Fun. Bugbrooke Rugby Club. Rugby Festivals, activities for youngsters, 1pm-4pm
Saturday August 15
Karaoke Disco. Vocal Club, Bailiff Street, Npton, 8pm till late
Live DJ. Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm till late
Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Richard Deveraux from 8pm.
Mod Story. Monks Park WMC, Npton, 9pm
Bite Me. Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9.30pm
72% Morrisey. Victoria Inn, 2 Poole Street, Npton
Sam Richards. Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton
The Shady Bunch. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton
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
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)
Jumble Sale. Kingsthorpe Baptist Church (entrance Waitrose Car Park), 10am. Cake stall & refreshments available. Admission 20p. Proceeds for Church funds.
Jumble Sale. in the Church Hall of Holy Trinity Church, Edinburgh Road, Npton, 10am. Admission 20p.
Afternoon Walk. The Ramblers Association (5.5 miles). 2pm Everdon Church. Passing through Little Everdon twice. 100 metres of climbing. 5 stiles.
Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7 miles). Start nr Woodnewton Church, 10am. Ring leader 01604 450946
RHTS Murder Mystery. Rushden Station, Station Approach, NN10 0AW. Fun starts at 6pm. Question the suspects and watch the plot unfold whilst enjoying a 3-course meal served on the train. Tickets £35pp, inc meal, complementary drink, quiz & prize for the most imaginative fancy dress. Booking required. More info www.rhts.co.uk or 01933 353111
Northampton Flower & Produce Show. (& August 16) at the Umbrella Fair in The Green Village, The Racecourse, Npton, NN1 4LG. Bringing gardeners, bakers & children together to show off the best of what they have grown or produced this year. There is a class for everyone in the family to enter vegetables, flowers & cakes. For a copy of the schedule https://www.facebook.com/northamptonflowerandproduceshow
LUNA FLIX Outdoor Cinema. showing “Ghostbusters” (12A) at Stanwick Lakes, NN9 6GY. From 7.30pm. Advance booking only www.lunaflix.co.uk
Little Houghton Fete & Teddy Bear Festival. in the grounds of Little Houghton House, 2pm to 6pm. Bar, BBQ, traditional games and stalls and teddy bear trail. Free parking in the paddock.
Sunday August 16
Bullit’s Karaoke. The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden
Karaoke. Jekyll & Hyde, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm
Bingo and Hoy. Queens Park WMC, Npton
Sunday Jam Night. Thomas A Beckett, Npton, 9pm
Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Bryan G from 8pm.
Tony Gee’s Motown & Soul Disco. at The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 6pm to late
Umbrella Fair After Party. Victoria Inn, 2 Poole Street, Npton. A night of dub, roots, reggae and dancehall, featuring legendary Northampton reggae vocalist Zebby Melody. With DJs notorious B.E.Z, Kenty and much more
Mozart at Fotheringhay. Fiori Musicali Choir & Chamber Orchestra at St Mary & All Saints Church, PE8 5HZ, 7pm. Tickets £25, £20 & £15. www.fiori-musicali.com or 0333 666 3366
Morning Worship. Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, NN10 9HX.
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.
Bingo. British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, Npton (every Sun)
Fotheringhay Village Hall. Sunday Tea, 3pm to 5.30pm. Tea and Cake £2.50.
Quiz. The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 8pm. Teams of 4, £1 admission pp. Cash prize.
Book Sale & Cream Teas. (Sundays thru August), 3pm to 5.30pm. Great Billing Methodist Church. Chapel Recipe Book now on sale. Evening service at 6pm
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.
Traditional Cream Teas. served (every Sun until end Aug) in Pitsford Village Hall, 2.30pm to 4.30pm. £2.50.
Walk. starting and finishing at Three Compasses, Upper Dean (choice of 6 or 12 miles), any time from 10am onwards. 50p entry. Walk at own pace. See website for details www.waendel.org.uk
Higham Ferrers Footpath Group walk. (8 miles) – Barton Le Clay, Hexton, Pegsdon, Telegraph, Hill, Barton Le Clay. Meet 9am Saffron Road car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am Barton Le Clay Church
Circular Day Walk. with The Ramblers Association (13 miles). 8.300am Church Lane (adj to rear entrance to Holy Sepulchre Church) or meet leader 9.30am start from Wicken Church. Please park considerately nearby. Picnic lunch at Akeley, pub nearby. Unsuitable for dogs.
Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (8 miles). Start nr the Church, Bulwick, 10am. Ring leader 01536 205260
Car Boot Sale. Harpole Playing Field, 8am to 1pm. Sellers 7am onwards. No dogs. Refreshments available. Please park in Playing Field not in village.
Car Boot Sale at Nene Park Stadium, Irthlingborough, NN9 5FN. Sellers 7am, buyers 8am. www.neneparkcarboot.info Tel 07712 114819
Sunday Cycle Ride. (50 mile loop). Meet outside Co-op, Moulton, NN3 7TB, 9.30am start, heading off through the Bramptons and over Guilsborough to pass b y Stanford Hall, Leics. From there we cross the county border on our way to Market Harborough and down to Waterloo Farm for lunch. Return via Arthingworth and Old Part of the route following the Brampton Valley Way. More info www.ctc-northampton.org.uk
Car Boot Sale. Pattishall Parish Hall. Booters from noon, £4 for cars, £6 for vans.
Monday August 17
Karaoke. The Golden Horse, Far Cotton, 4pm to 7pm
Acoustic Open Mic. The Woolpack, Rothwell from 9pm.
Billy Crawford. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton
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
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 email@example.com or 01604 717866
Iyengar Yoga. 9.30am to 10.45am, Perry Street – 07759 152986
Keep Fit & Coffee Morning. Weston Favell Parish Hall, 10am to 12pm (every Mon & Fri)
Tuesday August 18
The Mainline Big Band. Wig & Pen, 19 St Giles Street, Npton, NN1 1JA, 9pm
Traditional Jazz. The Wharf Inn, Welford. 7.30pm Music from The Canalside Stompers. Free entry. 01858 575075
Yoga. Well-Being at Spencer Dallington Community Ctr, Npton (every Tue), 9.30am to 11.30am. Free yoga for the local community
Salsa Estrellas. The Picturedrome, Npton. An evening of pure dancing and fitness, from 7.30pm.
Classic Movies Afternoon. brings you 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
Free English & American Ballroom, Latin & Swing-Dance Lessons. (every Tues), 1.30pm. Eden Close Community Room, Lakeview NN3 6NS. Tel 01604 787246
Ukelele Club. (every Tue), Old Cherry Tree PH, Great Houghton. 6-7pm beginners, 7-8pm improvers, 8-9pm intermediate. Email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Arthingworth & District Garden Society. Arthingworth Village Hall, 7.45pm. Talk on Butterflies by Doug Goodard.
Masque Youth Theatre Summer School. (until August 20) will take place at Christ Church Hall, Abington, Northampton, 10am to 3pm (4.30pm on Thursday). Ages 11-18. Sessions will involve a range of fun drama and theatre skills. £25 for all 3 days. More info contact James at email@example.com or 07990 035375.
Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (6.5 miles). Start nr the White Hart PH, Hackleton, 10am. Ring leader 01604 408499
Fun. Bugbrooke Playing Field. Village Games event for youngsters organised by South Northants Council, 1.30pm-3.30pm
Wednesday August 19
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)
Debbie Bond & The Tru Dats. Wednesday Blues Club at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton NN1 1QF, 8.45pm. Free entry
The Jailbreakers. Wednesday Beat Scene, The Headland, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm. Free.
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 in the Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, NN2 6PH, 1.30pm to 3pm.
Evening Walk. starting and finishing at The Lilacs, Isham (6 miles), any time from 6pm onwards. 50p entry. Walk at own pace. See website for details www.waendel.org.uk
The Fun Factor Live. Stanwick Village Hall, 2pm to 4pm. An interactive children’s game show presented by “Broken Pipe Productions”. Tickets £5 in adv, call 07846 147845 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Morning Walk. The Ramblers Association (7.5 miles). 10am Kings Head, Napton. Pub lunch available after the walk. Unsuitable for dogs.
Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7.5 miles). Start The Two Brewers, Olney, 9.30am. Ring leader 01234 711604
Archaeology Workshop. Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 10am-12noon & 1-3pm. Participants will be introduced to the practice of archaeological digs, artefacts and timelines. Drop in. Free entry. All children must be accompanied by an adult.