What's on - March 24 to 30

What's on in and around Northamptonshire.

Thursday, 24th March 2016, 6:00 am
Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace in The Last Tango



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 Andrews Church of Scotland (Church Hall), Occupation Road, Corby. www.corbymalevoicechoir.co.uk

The Sensation 5 Star Swing Quartet. The Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9-11pm. Free entry.


The Last Tango. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Russell Kane. Royal Auditorium, 8pm. Box Office 01604 624811


Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Kettering Leisure Village (NN15 6PB), 7pm – 9pm. www.tangsoo.net

Towcester County Market. The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am to 12noon. All our items are genuinely baked, grown or crafted by local individuals and are “fairly traded”. We welcome browsers – our prices start at 50p

Table Tennis for adults. all levels welcome, good exercise & great fun, friendly social evening. 7.30-9.15pm NASO, St Michael’s Road, Npton. 07813 575264

Burton Latimer Heritage Society’s Exhibition. “Childhood Memories” at the Burton Latimer Heritage Museum, Civic Centre (opp Sainsbury’s), High Street, 10am to 1pm (Thursdays & Saturdays until June 25). All welcome, free admission. More info www.burtonlatimer.info

Easter Service. All Saints Church Wellingborough, 7.30pm. Eucharist of the Last Supper

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



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” (every Fri) at The Locks Inn, Foxton Locks, Nr Market Harborough, LE16 7RA, 12.30-2.30pm. Gig is free. Good food, lovely views and happy Jazz. Call 01162 791 515 to book a table if eating.

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

3 of a Kind. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Allegri’s Miserere. and pieces by Tmas Luis da Victoria, Byrd and Bach. The Fiori Musicali Choir directed by Penelope Rapson. The Priory Church, Canons Ashby, NN11 3SD, 7.30pm. Tickets £20 & £15. www.fiori-musicali.com or 0333 666 3366


The Last Tango. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 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/session. Kingsthorpe College (next to the Uni), Boughton Green Road. 07708 679452

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Ringstead Village Hall (NN14 4DA), 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. Beginners welcome. £4.

R-Zone Club. 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

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

Craft Club. 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.

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

Good Friday Service. 6pm at St Peter’s Church, Newton Bromswold. All welcome.

Festive Easter Baking. For Primary School Children - Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, 10am-12pm or 2-4pm. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Children’s Good Friday Workshop. All Saints Church Hall, Wellingborough, 10am to 12.15pm. A morning of FREE fun activities, for children of all ages involving arts, crafts, story telling etc based around the Easter story. The event is fully supervised, however, pre-school age children should be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Free Hot Cross buns and drinks.

Irchester Quiz Trail. (until April 11) – pick up a quiz trail from Quarryman’s Rest café and follow the clues along the trail, 10am-4pm. £2.50 per trail sheet. For more info www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/parks

Easter Egg Quiz. Fermyn Woods (until April 10), 10am-3.30pm. Join our annual Easter Egg Hunt, can you spot all the wooden Easter eggs hidden around the park? Each egg has a picture of a Country Park critter to test your wildlife knowledge. Pick up your quiz sheet from the Skylark Café. £2pp inc a fluffy Easter prize. For more info www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/parks

Easter Egg Hunt. Barnwell Country Park, 2-3pm. Run, skip or hop around the park looking for Easter eggs. Can you find the Golden Egg? Free event. Starts at the visitor centre. For more info www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/parks

Free English & American Ballroom & Latin Dance Class. James Lewis Courts, Cherry Orchard, 1-3pm. 01604 787246



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, Lee Richards from 8pm.

Island Rhythms Caribbean Party Night. at Northampton County Cricket Ground, Abington Avenue, Npton, 7pm-1am. Live steel band music, Caribbean buffet, cocktails and music. Tickets £45 www.island-rhythmsparties.com

Mod Story. Shire Horse, Corby, NN17 2EB, 9.30pm

Claude. Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Tony Gee’s Motown & Soul Disco. Spread Eagle, Wellingborough Road, Npton

Northampton Ceilidhs Barn Dance. Christchurch Hall, Christchurch Road, Npton, NN1 5LL. Live music with Chris Shaw and GIG CB, display from St Katherine’s Morris of Irchester. Licensed bar, free parking. Admission £9 adults, students £5 and accompanied under 16s free. 07760 197921

John Daniels. Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering. Free.

John Burrows Band. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Ballroom Dancing. Holy Sepulchre Church, Npton, 8-11pm. Entry £4. Rock ‘n’ Roll and Sequence dancing will beon offer too.


The Last Tango. Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.30pm. 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 (NN15 5DP), 10am to 11.15am Children & family class. All welcome. 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)

Burton Latimer Heritage Society’s Exhibition. “Childhood Memories” at the Burton Latimer Heritage Museum, Civic Centre (opp Sainsbury’s), High Street, 10am to 1pm (Thursdays & Saturdays until June 25). Free admission. More info www.burtonlatimer.info

Easter Duck Race. St Leonard’s Church, Loddington, Northants, 10am-12noon. £1 per duck, £5 to sponsor a race. Refreshments in the Village Hall. 07729 412453

Afternoon Walk. The Ramblers Association (4.5 miles). 1.30pm start from Collingtree Church.

Towcester & District Art Society. Easter Exhibition, Towcester Town Hall, 9am-5pm (& March 27, 10am-4.30pm). Sale of quality framed original paintings and greeting cards by local amateur artists at very reasonable prices. Coffee/tea and homemade cakes for sale. Raffle. Free entry. www.towcesterart.com

Easter Art Exhibition. Pitsford School, Pitsford Hall, High Street, (until March 28), 10am-4pm. Over 200 exhibits from 100+ local artists, inc paintings, sculptures, photography, wood, glass, jewellery, fabrics and more. Price £2 per adult (children and wheelchairs FREE). Free car parking. In aid of the NGH Oncology Ultra Sound Scanner Appeal.

Cream Teas. Served in Pitsford Vilage Hall (until March 28), 2-4.30pm

Children’s Easter Party. The Crown Inn, 57 High Street, Npton, noon-3pm. £2 entry per child, inc face painting by local company Nicky’s Fancy Faces, water/squash, a large array of Easter crafts and party games. Each child will take home a Cadbury’s Crème Egg. Children will need one supervising adult with them for the duration of the party.



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 entry.

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Alan Black from 8pm.

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

Johnny Red. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton


Pasha Kovalev. The Core At Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470


Badminton Club. (16+) – 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. 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 (every Sun). Please 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. All ages welcome, couples & families. Contact Carol 0870 765 4326 or email [email protected] for further details.

Circular Walk. with Waendel Walkers Club. Choice of either 6 or 12 mile routes starting & finishing at Cock Inn, Roade, any time from 10am onwards. For more info www.waendel.org.uk. 50p entry fee

Car Boot Sale. Nene Park Stadium, Irthlingborough. Sellers 7am; Buyers 8am. www.neneparkcarboot.info Tel 07712 114819

Easter Family Communion Service. St Peter’s Church, Newton Bromswold. All welcome.

Circular Day Walk. The Ramblers Association (10.5 miles). Tusmore & Shellswell Park. Meet leader 8.45am Church Lane (adj to rear entrance to Holy Sepulchre Church) for 10am start from slip road off A43 at Cottisford turn. Ample parking on the sliproad. Meet at gate signposted Public Footpath.

Rushden Transport Museum & Railway Easter Specials. (& April 28). The Railway Station, Station Approach, Rushden, NN10 0AW. All children will receive an Easter Egg from the Easter Bunny whilst travelling on our steam hauled train. Arts & Crafts activities and an Easter Egg hunt with a chance to win a special Easter Egg. Fares apply. For train times see www.rhts.co.uk

Duck Race. Northamptonshire Country Parks event. Come along to the annual Easter Sunday Friends of Sywell Country Park Duck Race. Sponsor a plastic duck for £1 and watch the race along the spillway. Prizes for the first 10 ducks over the overflow. For more info www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/parks

[email protected] Family fun in Eastfield Park nr the MUGA, 2.30-4pm. Free. www.foep.eastfieldward.co.uk

Antiques & Collectors Fair. Lamport Hall (& March 28), 10am-4pm. Over 100 stalls selling a wide variety of antiques, vintage and collectables to suit all pockets. www.antiques2go.co.uk

Easter Egg Hunt. St Mary the Virgin, Weekley. Hunt will commence at 1.45pm. £2 per child with guaranteed chocolate prize. Easter Bonnet competition, bring your creations with you. Afternoon tea, bouncy castle, games etc. Come and join the fun!

Full English Breakfast. Pitsford Village Hall, 10.30am-12.30pm. £4.50, inc tea/coffee and toast.



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

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


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

Bingo. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, N’pton, 2.30pm

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

Just Voices. Meet Kingsthorpe Baptist Church (every Mon), 7-8.15pm. [email protected] or 01604 717866

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

Northampton Morris Men. 8pm to 10pm. Ages 18 to 80. www.northamptonmorrismen.co.uk

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

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

Medieval/Elizabethan Manor with Exhibitions/Grounds/Refreshments. Southwick Hall, Southwick nr Oundle, open 2-5pm. Admission £8 adult/£3.50 child.

Circular Day Walk. The Ramblers Association (13 miles). 9am start from Holcot Village Hall. Park considerately nearby. Lunch alfresco.

Spring Has Sprung. Brixworth Country Park. Follow the picture clues around the Skylark trail, 10am-4pm, to see if you can solve the puzzle (until April 10). Donations welcome. Quiz sheets available from information booth.

Easter Monday Funday. Fermyn Woods Country Park, 10am-3.30pm. Easter quiz (£2) and the ever popular chicken chuckin’ (50p).

Cycle Ride. (47 miles) with CTC Northampton to Catthorpe. Start at Brampton Valley Way, Welford Road, NN6 8AA (nr Windhover PH), 9.30am. New riders welcome. Further info from Brian 01604 622073.



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

Northampton Male Voice Choir. 7.30pm at Kingsley Park Methodist Church Hall (opp St Matthews Church), www.nmvc.co.uk


Grass. The Core At Corby Cube, 11.30am/2pm. 01536 470470


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

Body Balance. Stanwick Village Hall, 1.30pm to 2.30pm. £4 a session. 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. Come and meet new people for a chat.

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.

Armenia. an enjoyable & friendly social morning led by Hilary Spurrier. Different topics each week, why not come & join us, from 10.30-11.45am. NASO, St Michaels Road, Northampton. More info call 01604 858252

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (5.5 miles) from Loddington. Meet at The Hare, NN14 1LA, 10am. For info ring leader 01933 678545



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

Split Whiskers. Malt Shovel Tavern, 121 Bridge Street, Npton, 9pm. Free.

Roy & The Saracens. Beat Scene at Headland PH, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm

Open Mic Night. Golden Horse, Far Cotton, N’pton, 8.30pm


Craft Club. knitting, stitching and cardmaking. Hazlewood Community Ctr, Gainsborough Road, Corby, 7pm to 9pm. New members welcome. Contact Kay on 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. Need new players, ideally with some experience. 07425 171724

Kingsthorpe Kobras Badminton Club. 7.30-9.30pm. Kingsthorpe College on Boughton Green road (next to the Uni). Fun and sociable at £5 a session. Guaranteed to return.

Phil Hollis’ Mighty Music Quiz. The Lord Byron, Kingsley Park Terrace, Npton, 9pm

Pilates for Beginners. Abington Bowling Club, 1.50-2.50pm. £5 per session. Just turn up.

Meet New People. 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, NN1 3NL. 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.

Sophia. interesting & informative, fun evening led by Ruth Chapman, from 7.30-9.30pm. NASO, St Michaels Road, Northampton. More info call 01604 858252

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7.75 miles) from Foxton. Meet The Black Horse, Foxton, LE16 7RZ, 9.30am. 01536 726851

Morning Walk. The Ramblers Association (6 miles). 10am start from The Royal Oak, Blisworth,

Xplorer Orienteering. Brixworth Country Park, 11am-3pm. A family activity for all ages. Help each other find the clues and complete the course. Minimum donation 50p per person. Start at the Mackintosh Centre.

Quiz Night. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton.