10 things to do around Northamptonshire
Our guide of 10 things to do in Northamptonshire this coming week.
1 MusicSam Bailey, Royal & Derngate, Northampton. March 2.After appearing in pantomime and the musical Chicago, X Factor winner Sam Bailey returns to the stage with her very own live show. The Sing My Heart Out tour is set to coincide with the release of Sam’s new album of the same name, and as the title suggests is guaranteed to showcase the former prison-officer’s powerhouse vocals.01604 624811 or www.royalandderngate.co.uk2 ComedyRussell Kane. The Castle Theatre, Wellingborough. March 2.The award winning comedian who has performed numerous sell out tours across the country will bring his latest to Wellingborough. In the show, he explores whether we are the age we are supposed to be and also what it’s like to grow up.01933 270007 or www.castletheatre.org.uk3 ComedyAndy Parsons. TheLighthouse Theatre, Kettering. March 3.As seen on Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo, Q.I. etc. – and repeated on Dave, Andy Parsons brings his new show to Kettering. He examines the present political climate and also addresses what people are worried about. 01536 414141 or www.lighthousetheatre.co.uk4 FilmMoonlight, Errol Flynn Filmhouse, Northampton, March 3-8.A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. www.errolflynnfilmhouse.com5 MusicBarb Jungr. Royal & Derngate, Northampton. March 4.Barb Jungr has wowed audiences and critics worldwide with her powerful reinterpretations of Bob Dylan’s work. Known for her passionate singing, minimal and subtle arrangements and great humour.01604 624811 or www.royalandderngate.co.uk6 TheatreSimon Weston. The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering. March 4.After his 2015 Sell Out UK tour Simon returns to the stage for a second time to continue sharing his incredible life story. It is his journey from the front line of war, being on the edge of death, to being a happy father, grandfather and national treasure.01536 414141 or www.lighthousetheatre.co.uk7 Music Paul Lamb & The King Snakes. Kettering Arts Centre.With a wonderful, equilibrium of real blues, boogie, swing & a good time jump, be sure to catch Paul Lamb & the King Snakes blowing up a storm for audiences in Kettering.Details www.ketteringartscentre.co.uk8 TheatreA Passionate Woman. Royal & Derngate, Northampton. March 7-11.TV star Liza Goddard stars as Betty who retreats to her attic where she relives her long-lost youth and the love affair she had in the 1960s. She finds herself torn between a husband she never loved, a son about to leave and the man she shared a passionate affair with.01604 624811 or www.royalandderngate.co.uk9 MusicalAnything Goes The Castle Theatre, Wellingborough.Welcome aboard the S. S. American, sailing from New York to England in the 1920s. With a host of colourful characters and top tunes, expect this piece from Wellingborough Amateur Operatic Society to hit the high notes.01933 270007 or www.castletheatre.org.uk10 TheatreGetting Dressed. The Core at Corby Cube. March 8.This new show invites audiences to be as creative as they can with the clothes they wear, finding their own favourites and tempting them to try getting dressed just a little bit differently.01536 470470 or www.thecorecorby.com