What's on in and around Northamptonshire

Thursday, 22nd September 2016, 6:00 am
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 2:32 pm
Jason Manford



A K Disco’s Karaoke, O’Malleys Bar, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm till late

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Jam Night, The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm to 12am

Corby Male Voice Choir, 7.30pm, St Andrew’s Church of Scotland (Church Hall), Occupation Road, Corby. www.corbymalevoicechoir.co.uk

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

Sarah Carter performs folk, classical and modern violin music at 
Harrington Church, 7pm. Tickets £12, inc interval drink, from 
Harrington Concerts 01536 713944 or email [email protected]


Dead Sheep, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Derngate Auditorium, 2pm/7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811


Martial Art of Tang Soo Do at Kettering Leisure Village 7pm – 9pm www.tangsoo.net

Towcester County Market in The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am to 12noon.

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

Whist Drive. Boothville Village Hall, Npton. Doors open 7.15pm. £3 otd. Tea & biscuits halftime.

Community Craft Club for hand crafters of all levels. Kingfisher Hotel, Golf & Leisure Club, nr Deanshanger, 10.30am-12.30pm. Free.

Natter Morning Grange Resource Centre, Grange Shops, Stamford Road, Kettering, 10am-12noon. Breakfasts, teas and coffees all available to purchase.

Shoemaking Workshop with shoe designer Hetty Rose at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 10am-4.30pm. £225pp payable in instalments. 25% deposit non-refundable. Ring 01604 837397 to book.

Over 60s talks at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 10.30-11.30am. Victorian Ghost Hunter with Andrew Selwyn-Crome. £2.50 inc refreshments. Booking essential. Call 01604 837397.

St Matthew’s Music & Arts Festival, from 10am (until Sept 25), “Northamptonshire in Art” exhibition featuring works by local art groups and societies and “Northampton-
shire in Music” featuring local bands. Full details www.stmatthews-northampton.org.uk

Painting for beginners Christmas design on a Wooden Napkin Box in Ringstead Village Social Club, 10am-4pm. Cost £27. Booking essential, call 01933 460676.



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

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

J for Jazz play “trad” at The Locks Inn, Foxton Locks, Nr Market Harborough, 12.30-2.30pm. Free. Call 01162 791 515 to book a table if eating.

Mayor’s Charity Barn Dance, Guildhall, Npton, 7.30pm till late. Live music, dancing and fine food. In aid of Guide Dogs Northampton. Tickets £25pp. 01604 837804 or [email protected]

Soul superstars, Chairmen Of The Board live on stage singing all their greatest hits. Plus DJs. The Picturedrome, Kettering Road, Npton. Doors 8pm-1am. Limited tickets on the door £20.


Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm, Box Office Northampton 624811

Dead Sheep, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm, Box Office Northampton 624811

Lost Treasure, The Core at Corby Cube, 8pm, Ticket Office 470470

Wildfire Sessions, The Core at Corby Cube, 8pm, 01536 470470


Street Dance Class, Stanwick 
Village Hall, 3.45pm to 4.45pm. £4

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 at Ringstead Village Hall, 6.30pm – 7.30pm. New children & family class. 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, Community Ctr, Olden Road, Rectory Farm, 5pm to 6pm. Call 07979 152746 for more details.

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

Gentle Yoga at Stanwick Village Hall, 2pm to 3.15pm. Free trial session, no obligation. Call Patricia 01832 358329 or email [email protected]

Pilates, Abington Bowling Club, 11.15am-12.15pm. 07843 787250. £5.

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

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.

Luna Flix Outdoor Cinema are showing “Mamma Mia” (PG) at Stanwick Lakes, 6.30pm (film 8pm). Tickets www.lunaflix.co.uk

Gretton Local History Society meet at Gretton Village Hall, 7.30pm when Nick Hill presents Historic Houses in the Lyddington Area. Free for members, non-members, £3. 01536 771102.



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

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

Sam Richards at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Brafield Working Men’s Club, A428, Lee Richards from 8pm.

On The Fiddle with Sarah Carter - Violin at Harrington Church, 7pm. Every imaginable genre. Tickets £12 www.mhmusic.co.uk

Jefferson Kane Band, playing 60s & 70s hits at Ise Lodge Community Ctr, St Vincent’s Ave, Kettering, 7.30pm. £4, available on the door.

Boobs and Brass – Grand Charity Concert, 7.30pm, in St Andrew’s Church, Spratton. £10. Concluding event in Spratton Has Talent Festival week. More info www.spratton.org.uk or call 01604 821785

Tony Gee’s Motown & Soul Disco at Far Cotton Club, Npton, 7.30pm till late

Rik King, Ringstead Village Social Club, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Infuzion at Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering, 8.45-11.30pm. Doors open 7pm. Free

Bach’s Wedding Cantana - concert organised by Fiori Musicali, St Mary’s Church, Great Brington, 7.30pm, £20 & £15 www.fiori-musicali.com or 0333 666 3366


Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Box Office Northampton 624811

Dead Sheep, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm & 7.45pm, Box Office Northampton 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, ww.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)

Free Ballroom & Latin dance lessons James Lewis Court, Cherry Orchard, 1.30pm

Exhibition – Burton Latimer Farms, Farmers and “Ag Labs” at Burton Latimer Heritage Museum, Civic Centre, High Street (Saturdays & Thursdays until Dec 3), 10am-3pm. Free entry.

Luna Flix Outdoor Cinema are showing “The Lost Boys” (15) at Stanwick Lakes. Late night – from 9.30pm (film at 10.15pm). Tickets www.lunaflix.co.uk

Baby & Kids Nearly New Sale, The Pemberton Centre, Rushden. £1. To book a stall please call 07577 701161 or email [email protected]

Object Handling Session at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 11am-12.30pm.Free.

Kettering Indoor Boot Sale, Kettering Town Centre, Parish Hall, Market Place, 7.30am-2.30pm. Refreshments available.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (8.75 miles). Meet The Cross Tree Inn, Byfield, 10am. 01604 459156

Northampton Ramblers Morning Walk (6 miles). Meet 10am Rose & Crown, Yardley Hastings, some stiles and inclines. Very pretty, especially Easton Maudit.

The Ramblers Northampton Afternoon Walk – Farthingstone – Leisurely (5 miles). Start 2pm Kings Arms. Park considerately in the village. 8 stiles. Unsuitable for dogs.

St Mary’s Church, Knox Road, Wellingborough will be holding a jumble sale, 10am. Admission 20p. In aid of the Church Fabric Fund.

Painting for beginners Christmas Card Workshop. No drawing involved so very easy to paint your owns cards. Cost £28, inc a pack of 8 cards. Ringstead Village Social Club. Booking essential, call 01933 460676.



Bullit’s Karaoke at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden

Karaoke at Jekyll & Hyde, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm

Bingo and Hoy at Queens Park WMC, Npton

Navy and Marine Club, Lorne Road, Northampton. Entertainment every Sunday from 8pm. Free.

Brafield Working Men’s Club, A428, Burt Barber from 8pm.

Out of Order, Sunday Sessions at The Headland, Longland Road, Npton, 2-5pm

The Dave Johnson Trio play at The Jazz Lunch at Kettering Golf Club, 12.30-3.30pm

Fiori Musicali Choir at All Saints’, Brixworth, 7.30pm. Music from renaissance £20 & £15 www.fiori-musicali.com or 0333 666 3366


Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Derngate Auditorium, 1pm & 5pm, Box Office Northampton 624811


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 at 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.

Tried skinny dipping on holiday? Join us in Northampton on a Sunday evening for naturist swimming, steam & sauna. Contact Carol 0870 765 4326 or email [email protected] for further details.

Village Hall Teas are served, along with a variety of delicious home-made cakes and scones, at Kings Cliffe Village Hall, 2-4.30pm.

Luna Flix Outdoor Cinema are showing The Lion King (U) at Stanwick Lakes, from 6pm (film at 7.20pm). Tickets www.lunaflix.co.uk

The India Connection, organised by the Charles Bradlaugh Society at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 1pm. Dr Rabinder Sohil will talk about Charles Bradlaugh’s connections to India and his support for independence at 1pm. Free. Guided walk, 2pm of sites linked to Bradlaugh in the town. An annual commemoration at 3pm will be held at his statue in Abington Square.

Companion Dog Show, Spratton Recreation Field, Smith Street. Run by Northants Dog Training Club. 3 obedience classes and 4 pedigree classes all at £1.50 per class and 12 novelty classes at £1 per class. Free parking and food and drinks avail-able. Entries from 11.30am, judging from 1pm.

Waendel Walkers Club Sunday Walk – circular route starting & finishing at The Wheatsheaf, West Perry (choice of 6 or 12 miles), any time from 10am onwards. No booking or membership required. 50p entry. www.waendel.org.uk



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

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


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

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

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

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

Northampton Morris Men practice nights, 8pm to 10pm. Ages 18 to 80. Instruction is given. www.northamptonmorrismen.co.uk

Gretton Netball. Plays purely for recreational purposes, is non-league based and is a fun way to exercise. 18+, Multi Use Games Area at Recreation Ground, off Kirby Road, 7.25-8.30pm. £1.

Petanque at Abington Park, near the Bowling Green, 10am-12noon. More details call 01604 642265

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 at Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, N’pton. Eyes Down 2.30pm.

Watercolour Workshop (1 of 5) at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 2-4pm. Open to all abilities and offer a chance to improve your technique and meet other artists. £100 for the series or individual class £20. Adults only. Ring 01604 837397 to book.



Just Voices Community Choir meet 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 For details www.nmvc.co.uk


Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm, Box Office Northampton 624811

James Acaster, The Core at Corby Cube, 8pm, Ticket office 470470


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 (off Wellingborough Road), Npton, NN3 3HH, 7-8pm. £7pp, singles welcome.

Feel Good Friday Women’s Group 10am-12pm, for women with disabilities or anyone who would like some company. Refreshments, chat, cooking, arts & crafts, massage. Free entry. Market Street Community Room, Brunswick Place, Northampton, 07985 904190 for details or email [email protected]

Concern and Bafflement: An exploration of art created during the early decades of the 20th century. This is the second in a series of lectures - Picasso and the Parisian Avant-Garde. Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 10.15am-12.15pm. £6 per lecture, 01604 837397 to book.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (6 miles). Meet at the Rugby Club car park, East Street, MK46 4DA, 10am. For info ring leader 01933 623132

NBC LGBTQ Forum Social Meeting, 6.30-8.30pm, Wig & Pen, St Giles Street, Npton.

Gretton Women’s Hour at Gretton Baptist Church Hall, 2.15pm. Guest speaker is Canon George Burgon. There will also be hymns, prayers and readings. Warm welcome to women from Gretton and surrounding areas. Refreshments served.




Acoustic Night, Horseshoe Inn, Sheep St, Wellingborough, 9pm. Free entry.

Jazz & Blues at Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8.30pm. Free entry

Acoustic Session at The Cuckoos Nest, Clare Street, Npton, 8.30pm.

Freight Train Jam Night at Thomas A Beckett, St James Road, Npton, 9pm.

Legends Open Mic at Kitty O’Shea’s, St Peter’s Way, Npton, 8pm

Jefferson Kane Band, Country Music Scene, Headland Pub, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm.

The Dave Johnson Quartet at Overstone Lakes, 9-11pm

The Rachael Johnson Quartet at The Artichoke, Moulton, 9-11pm

A Grand GALA Concert with the Cantare Singers at Northampton Catholic Cathedral, 7.30pm. £5, tickets on sale either from Cathedral House, Barrack Road or otd.


Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm, Box Office Northampton 624811

Miles Jupp, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm, Box Office Northampton 624811


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, 1.30pm to 3pm. Nursery Rhymes and play.

Apollo Badminton Club, playing at Moulton School 7.30-9.30pm. More info call Trevor 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 on the Multi Use Games Area, Gretton Recreational Ground, 7-8pm. Open to adults who would like to get fitter. £2.

Meet New People at Grange Resource Centre 10am-12noon. Grange Shops, Stamford Road, Kettering. Breakfasts, teas, coffees, all available to purchase.

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.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7.5 miles). Meet at The Old White Hart PH, Lyddington, 9.30am. For info ring leader 01536 205260

The Ramblers Northampton Morning Walk – Carlton – (7.5 miles). Start 9.30am The Fox, High Street, MK43 7LA.

Absolute Beginners Dance Class - ballroom and Latin for adults with Carnival Dance Club, 7-8pm. £7pp, singles welcome. Weston Favell CE Primary School, Westwood Way. Npton