10 things to do around Northamptonshire
Here is our guide of 10 things to do in and around Northamptonshire
1 THEATREDeath by the Elements. Abbey Community Theatre, Northampton. June 8-10Come along and enjoy the evening - listen and watch carefully and pick out the things that may help you to solve the mystery. You will have your chance to work out ‘whodunit’ and write your prediction on the sheets provided.www.abbeycommunitytheatre.co.uk2 MUSICKast Off Kinks. The Core Corby Cube. June 8Former members of The Kinks, Mick Avory, John Dalton, Ian Gibbons and Dave Clarke will be playing the hits of the iconic band at The Core in Corby. Doors 8pm, tickets cost Â£20.50 before fees .www.thecorecorby.com3 ENTERTAINMENTEvening of clairvoyance. Autumn Centre, Corby. June 9Corby Spiritualist Church is holding an evening of clairvoyance at the Counts Farm Road venue from 7pm.Tickets cost Â£5 and are payable on the door.
4 THEATREIn the Deep End. The Old Rectory, Blisworth. June 9Mikron has turned its talents to recreating the history and modern-day challenges of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. Skipwick RNLI is all at sea. Crew members are hard to come by and Coxswain Darren’s management style isn’t helping. So when seventeen-year-old Shannon volunteers, it’s all hands on deck - particularly for Darren’s teenage son, Billy.Free entrance but collection afterwards5 POETRYThe Toll, The Stahl Theatre, Oundle. June 9After the Fringe First-winning success of What I Learned From Johnny Bevan, Luke Wright is back with a stunning new spoken word show – The Toll.Fresh from supporting John Cooper Clarke on tour, Wright is here to subject the English language to a series of degrading yet delightful tricks, all for your amusement.www.stahltheatre.co.uk6 COMEDY1st International Kettering Comedy Festival. Kettering Arts Centre. June 9-10Kettering Arts Centre presents an amazing line up of 8 top comedians bringing their brand new 1 hour shows right to your doorstep, over the KETTFEST weekend. Matt Forde is among the big names at the event.www.ketteringartscentre.co.uk7 FOOD AND DRINKTowcester Food Festival. Towcester Racecourse. June 10-11There will be foodie heaven as hundreds of food and drink stalls from across the country will be at the Towcester Food Festival. Expect to see chef demonstrations as well.www.towcesterfoodfestival.co.uk8 MUSICLTJ Bukem, Roadmender, Northampton. June 10Drum and bass pioneer LTJ Bukem visits Northampton. Renowned as the man who took the genre from a small venue off London’s Charing Cross Road to the nation’s superclubs and onto the international stage, Bukem is regarded by many as the living embodiment of the post-acid house entrepreneurial creative spirit.www.roadmender.com9 THEATREKnock Knock, Wayfarers Inn, Kettering. June 10This is a psychological drama that explores the condition D.I.D (Dissociative Identity Disorder) and questions the way we see and treat animals.01536 512216 or www.kktickets.eventbrite.co.uk10 THEATREDeath of a Salesman, Royal & Derngate, Northampton. June 13-17Willy Loman is not as young as he once was, and boy is he feeling it. After half a lifetime on the road, this once successful travelling salesman is unable to keep up in a changing workplace. When his son Biff moves home again, Willy decides to give success one last shot. Can he prove that he’s got what it takes?www.royalandderngate.co.uk