What's on in and around Northamptonshire

Thursday, 26th May 2016, 5:00 am
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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. www.corbymalevoicechoir.co.uk

Karaoke. The Fox & Quill, Npton, 8pm-late

The Chris Watson Sound. The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Avenue, Barton Seagrave, 9-11pm. Free

Shelly Care + Dynamix. Carpenters Arms, Irchester, NN29 7AB


Chicago. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Soul. Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

The Importance of Being Earnest. The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. Box Office 01536 470470


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. Prices start at 50p

Table Tennis for adults. 7.30-9.15pm NASO, St Michael’s Road, Npton. 07813 575264

Clubbercise Northampton. with Marie. New dance fitness class set in a darkened room with disco lights & glow sticks. Caroline Chisholm School, 7.30-8.15pm. £6 a class. www.facebook.com/Mariesclubbercise

Northampton Ramblers Evening Walk. 7pm at The Pastures Community Ctr, Acre Lane, A walk to Grange Farm and then along the track to Kingsthorpe Nature Reserve and along the Brampton Valley Way.

Exploring Watercolour Techniques. with Richard Allen – Art course at Lamport Hall, 1-4pm. Booking essential 01536 724866 or [email protected]

Funhouse Comedy Club. Walnut Tree Inn, 21 Station Road, Blisworth, doors open 8pm for 8.30pm start. For info & tickets (£9 adv) www.funhousecomedy.co.uk

Quiz & Raffle. Red Lion, Bozeat, 7pm. All proceeds go to providing care and treatment for animals until they can go to a loving home of their own. 01933 278080

Bingo. Brafield Working Mens Club, A428

Free Quiz. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton

Sushi Made Simple. Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Wellingborough Town Centre, pedestrian area opp The Hind Hotel & Colemans stationery shop, 10am-1pm

Africa Day Celebrations. Cripps Recreation Ctr, Cliftonville Road, 7pm-12am. £10pp, inc 3 course meal, dance, music, fashion show, www.uaassociation.org/events

Damain. Stags Head, Gt Donnington. In aid of Shelter – free entry donations only



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

Live Music. Malt + Bass, 37 High Street, Corby Old Village, 7pm.

J for Jazz. play “trad” at The Locks Inn, Foxton Locks, Nr Market Harborough, LE16 7RA, 12.30-2.30pm. Gig is free. 01162 791 515 to book a table if eating.

Disco. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, N’pton.

PushPop 90s Night. Barratts Club, Npton, 8pm

Cellist Poppy Walshaw. talks to Fiori Musicali Director Penelope Rapson and together they perform music. Followed by buffet lunch, tickets £14. The Castle, Wellingborough, 12.30pm. www.fiori-musicali.com or 0333 666 3366

Pommygranites. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton


Chicago. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Soul. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Screaming Blue Murder. Underground, 8.15pm. 01604 624811


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, Kingsthorpe College, Boughton Green Road. 07708 679452

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Ringstead Village Hall, 6.30pm – 7.30pm. 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

Gentle Yoga. Stanwick Village Hall, 2pm to 3.15pm. 01832 358329 or email [email protected]

Craft Club. 11am to 3pm, Church Hall, St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Kettering. 07733 341674. £3

Relax Kids. New course at Stanwick Village Hall, 10-11am. Songs to sing, games to play, dance, stretch and relax. 07972 680411.

Free Dance Lessons. – Lindy Swing, English & American Ballroom and Latin, Cats Dance Club, James Lewis Court, Cherry Orchard, 1-3pm

Beer Festival. Pomfret Arms, Cotton End, Npton. Showcasing our own beers as well as some of Northamptonshire favourites from Hart, Phipps, Great Oakley and others.

Gretton Local History Society. Gretton Village Hall. Subject is Waterloo-Myths and Reality, a presentation given by guest Roger Edwards. Starts 7.30pm with GLHS members admitted free. Visitors £3 entry. 01536 771102

Evening of Clairvoyance. Corby Spiritualist Church at The Autumn Centre, Counts Farm Road, Corby, 7-10pm. £5 otd.

Luna Flix Outdoor Cinema. Showing “Jaws” (12A) at Stanwick Lakes, 8pm. www.lunaflix.co.uk

Walk Away the Cares of the Week. Northampton Unitarians Meeting House, 5-6.30pm, at NUMH, St Katherine’s Terrace, www.northamptonunitarians.org.uk

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

Damain. NN Café, Northampton. In aid of Shelter – free entry donations only



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

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

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

Paul Strummer + Behind The Settee + Myjaike. Hare & Hounds, Gt Addington,

Shaun E B. Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Repro Jam Squad, Funk/Soul. Walnut Tree, 21 Station Road, Blisworth, 9.15pm. Free entry.

Detours. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton

Northampton Male Voice Choir. plus guest soloist perform at St James’ the Great Church, Paulerspury, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 01327 811109, 01327 811605, 01327 811486 or Coleman’s Stationers, Towcester

Whistle Stop Tour Around the West End. – 6 (nearly) complete musicals in one night! Cripps Hall Theatre at Northampton School for Boys, Biling Road, Npton, 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Tickets £8-£14. Box Office 01604 712651 www.nmtc.me.uk

Tony Gee’s Motown & Soul Disco. The Romany, Npton

The Bighead. (7 piece ska band) at Red Lion, Brackley, 9.30pm

Phil Allen. Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering, 8.45-11.30am. Doors open 7pm. Free.

Skatoon. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton


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

Soul. Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811


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 10am to 11.15am Children & family class. 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)

Africa Day Celebrations. Cripps Recreation Centre, Northampton General Hospital, Cliftonville Road, Npton, 7pm-12am. African cuisine, music and dancers. Fashion Show, speakers, raffle, crafts, exhibition and more. www.uaassociation.org or tel 01604 779008/07974 257389

Quiz. Semilong WMC, Npton

Network Arts Summer Exhibition 2016. Abington Park Museum, Park Avenue South, (until June 26). Open Thu-Sun & Bank Holiday Monday, 1-4pm. Free entry. www.networkarts.co.uk

Luna Flix Outdoor Cinema. Star Wars: The Force Awakens (12A) at Stanwick Lakes, 8pm. Tickets www.lunaflix.co.uk

Sewing Bee. social group encompassing all kinds of sewing. Kingsthorpe Community Ctr, Mill Lane, Npton, (opp Kingswell Road), 2-4.30pm. £5 per session inc tea & homemade cake. 07766 376460 or email [email protected]

Damain. Witch & Sow, Guilsborough. In aid of Shelter – free entry donations only



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

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Rita Pereria from 8pm.

Tony Gee’s Motown & Soul Disco. St James WMC, Npton, 4pm until late

Disco. The Picturedrome, Kettering Road, Npton, 8pm-1am. Celebrating 30 years of Club Classics & Dance Anthems. £5 – www.thepicturedrome.com

Red Thunder. Sunday Sessions, Headland Pub, Longland Road, Npton, 2-5pm

Phoenix 3. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton

Johnny Red. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton


The World’s Greatest Drummber Concert. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811


Badminton Club. (16+) Duston Sports Centre, Npton. 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, 10am to 11.15am 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. 0870 765 4326 or email [email protected]

Luna Flix Outdoor Cinema. Showing Mamma Mia! (PG) at Stanwick Lakes, 8pm. Tickets www.lunaflix.co.uk

Cottesbrooke Village Gardens. 2-5.30pm. 9 gardens open with cream teas served in the village Hall. £3.

Northampton Ramblers Morning Walk. Meet 10am Coffee Pot, Yardley Gobion, Walk fromYardley Gobion to Pottersbury and Cosgrove, following part of Grafton Way, the MK Boundary walk & Grand Union Canal.

Festival of Country Life. Lamport Hall, 10am-5pm (& May 30). A fantastic day out for all the family – something for everyone! www.lamporthall.co.uk

Aspers Wedding Fair. 11am-3pm. Free entry to anyone aged over 18 yrs. Guests will receive a complimentary glass of bubbly. www.aspersnorthampton.co.uk

Higham Ferrers Footpath Group walk. (5.5 miles) – Hemington circular. Meet 9.15am Saffron Road car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am nr Hemington Church

Quiz. Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 8pm. Teams of 4, £1 admission pp. Cash & drinks prizes

CTC Northampton. Moderate cycle ride to scenic Welland Valley. 45 miles at moderate pace (11-12mph). Coffee/lunch stop at Weltons Deli, Great Bowden. Meet 9.30am Brampton Valley Way, Welford Road, (nr Windhover pub). New riders welcome. Philip Gray 07557 670831.



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

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


The Doodle Dance Show. Underground, 11am/2pm. 01604 624811

We’ve Only Just Begun. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Soul. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811


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

Bingo. Rifle Band Club, Kettering, 8.30-11.15pm. All welcome.

Just Voices. Meet Kingsthorpe Baptist Church 7-8.15pm. [email protected] or 01604 717866

Iyengar Yoga. 9.30am to 10.45am, Perry Street – 07759 152986

Northampton Morris Men. 8pm to 10pm. Ages 18 to 80. Instruction is given. More info www.northamptonmorrismen.co.uk

Gretton Netball. plays purely for recreational purposes, is non-league based and is a fun way to exercise. Multi Use Games Area at Recreation Ground, off Kirby Road, 7.25-8.30pm. Cost £1 per session.

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

Mums & Tots Group. St Mary’s Church, Little Harrowden, 9.30am.

Monday Lunch Club & Bingo. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, N’pton. 2.30pm.

Medieval/Elizabethan Manor with exhibitions/grounds/refreshments. Southwick Hall nr Oundle. Ope 2-5pm. Admission £8 adult/£3.50 child. 01832 274064

Jumble Sale. Holy Trinity Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, Npton



Just Voices Community Choir. 7pm to 8.30pm at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, entrance from rear of Waitrose. Details – Stuart Jenkins 01604 455682

Northampton Male Voice Choir. 7.30pm at Kingsley Park Methodist Church Hall www.nmvc.co.uk

The Chris Parker Band. Wig & Pen, St Giles Street, Npton, 9-11pm. Free.

Robert Barnett & Ruby Doos. Althorp Coaching Inn, Gt Brington.


Soul, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811


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

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. Email [email protected] to see which group will suit your needs or call 0203 004 6770

Natter Morning. 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 Npton, 7-8pm. £7pp.

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.

Painted Volcanoes. Writers can meet, read out and discuss their latest work. Meet fortnightly upstairs at The Lamplighter, Overstone Road, Npton, 7.30pm. www.paintedvolcanoes.weebly.com

Craft Tutorial. Every fortnight 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.

Flying For Life. Led by Ron Sivers. 10.30-11.45am, NASO, St Michaels Road, Northampton. 01604 858252



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

Cherry Lee Mewis. Malt Shovel Tavern, 121 Bridge Street, Npton, 9pm. Free entry

Just Country. Country Scene, Headland Pub, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm.


Soul. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811


Craft Club. Knitting, stitching and cardmaking (every Wed). Hazlewood Community Ctr, Gainsborough Road, Corby, 7pm to 9pm. 07910 989410

Mums, Grannies, Childminders & Toddlers. Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, 1.30pm to 3pm. Nursery Rhymes and play.

Apollo Badminton Club. Playing at Moulton School, 7.30-9.30pm. 07425 171724

Kingsthorpe Kobras Badminton Club. 7.30-9.30pm. Kingsthorpe College on Boughton Green road. £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.

Over 30s Sports Sessions. Multi Use Games Area, Gretton Recreational Ground, 7-8pm. Open to adults who would like to get fitter and meet other people. £2

Meet New People. Grange Resource Centre, 10am-12noon. Grange Shops, Stamford Road, Kettering.

Bellydance Classes. with Fulya. The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Church Rooms, 1 Church Lane. Beginners, 6.45-7.45pm £5 otd or £4 in a block in advance OR Advanced, 8-9.30pm £6 otd or £5 in a block in advance.

Venture Autism Monthly Meeting. (1st Wed of each month, exc Oct), 7-9pm, Oakley Vale Community Ctr, Butland Road, Corby, £1.50 entry.

Northamptonshire Boys’ Brigade. Free Taster Session at Towcester Road Methodist Church, Npton, 2-3.30pm. For boys aged 5-11. . [email protected] or call 07764 429957

Painting Impressionism with Richard Allen. Lamport Hall, 1-4pm. Booking essential 01536 724866 or [email protected]

Snowdrops and Spring Gardens. Lamport Hall. – an opportunity to explore the gardens and see the snowdrops and spring bulbs. www.lamporthall.co.uk

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (8 miles) from Thorpe Waterville. Meet at The Fox, Thorpe Waterville, 9.30am. 01536 726851

Popstaz Workshop. For ages 4-8yrs hosted by Ruby Dance Academy. Fun workshop for boys & girls. 10am-3pm at Stanwick Village Hall. £12, half day £7.50.