What's On: December 3rd - 9th



Billing: Karaoke, Billing Mill, The Causeway*.

Bozeat: Wordsworth, Red Lion.

Kettering: Level 3 nightclub, High Street with DJ Ben Brett; adm 3*.

Northampton: Similar Jones, Rat Pack, 234 Wellingborough Road.

Northampton: Chill out session with DJ Brass Monkeez, The Crispin, corner of Great Russell Street/ Clare Street*.

Northampton: The Session Band, Duke of York, St Andrew's Road.

Northampton: Ballroom Glitz (70s showband tribute), Molly' Bar, Abington Square.

Northampton: Double Trouble karaoke, British Rail S&SC, St Andrew's Road.

Northampton: Music from the 60/70s, The Bear, Sheep Street*.

Northampton: Acoustic folk, rock, blues, Victoria Inn, Poole Street*.

Northampton: Disco/karaoke, Broadmead PH*.

Weekley: Christmas carol concert by the Weekley Singers, village hall, 7.30pm. Tickets 3.50 plus concessions and include refreshments, available at Jessica's Tea Shop, Kettering Tourist Information Centre or on the door.

Wilby: The Lounge Room Lizards, The George.


Hackleton: Group 8 Theatre presents Cinderella, village hall, 7.45pm. Tickets from White Hart, Hackleton or Spread Eagle, Piddington.

Milton Keynes: Chicago, Milton Keynes Theatre. Box office 01908 606090.

Northampton: That'll Be The Day Christmas Show, Derngate, 8pm. Box office 01604 624811.

Wellingborough: Big Bad Wolf, The Castle (Dec 3-26). Box office 01933 270007.


Kettering: Disabled bowls group, William Knibb Centre, 7pm-9pm. Cost 2. 01536 511016*.

Kettering: Cosmic bowling with DJs Pep, Decs and Famous Fay, 8pm, Rock & Bowl, Rockingham Road (and Saturdays).

Kettering: Fridays at The Corn, Market Hall, 8.30am-11.30am. Country Fayres Ltd selling cakes, preserves, garden produce and crafts. 01536 521763*.

Northampton: Northampton Cat Rescue 10th party/ Christmas social, Semilong WMC, 7.30pm with free buffet, raffle, tombola; all welcome.

Northampton: Christmas fayre, Kingsthorpe Grove Primary School, 3.30pm. Tables available on 079004 73113.

Northampton: Quiz, Pioneer, Hazeldene Road, Links View*.

Northampton: Gospel meetings, Camp Hill community centre, Dayrell Road, 7.30pm. 01933 673575*.

Northampton: Meditation classes, Friends Meeting House, Wellington Street, 7.30pm. Northampton 466156*.

Rothwell: Christmas gala, Market Hill, 6pm with charity stalls, music and Santa and from 7.30pm street entertainment, children's ride, food and drink.

Wootton: Quiz night, Wootton WMC, 8pm. Members and associates welcome.



Bozeat: Mudesa Touch, Red Lion.

Collingtree: Mistletoe and Wine, an entertainment in words and music by Jo Underwood and David Orland, St Columba,7.30pm. Tickets 5 include mulled wine and mince pie on Northampton 763468.

Flore: Warts 'n' All, White Hart.

Northampton: Yetties Christmas Show and singalong, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Sheep Street, 7.30pm. Tickets 8.50 on Northampton 754782.

Northampton: Northampton Concert Band present Symphonic Wind Music, St Giles Church, 7.30pm. Tickets from NCB ticket unit, 24 Hatton Avenue, Wellingborough, tel: 01933 272796 or on the door.

Northampton: From the Craic, Duke of York, St Andrew's Road.

Northampton: Deborah D, vocalist, The Headland, Longland Road.

Northampton: Mr Ben, Molly's Bar, Abington Square.

Northampton: Joey Dee, British Rail Club, St Andrew's Road.

Northampton: Steve Taylor, Foundry Tavern, St James Road.

Northampton: Ricky Swann, Thomas a Becket, St James Road.

Rothwell: Concert by the Variations Choral Group, Holy Trinity Church, 7pm. Tickets 5 and 3 include mulled wine and mince pies from Rothwell Vicarage, tel: 01536 710268, Newman's of Bridge Street or on the door.

Rushden: Road Crew, Windmill Club, Glassbrook Road.

Towcester: Maple Leaf country music club presents Hombre at Towcester Town Supporters Club, Islington Road, 8.15pm. 01327 351539.

Wappenham: Tad Newton's Jazzfriends, village hall, 7.30pm. Northampton 673730/01327 860073.

Wootton: Smart Move playing 60s music, Wootton WMC; members and associates welcome.


Hackleton: Group 8 Theatre presents Cinderella, village hall, 2.30pm and 7.45pm. Tickets from Hackleton Stores, White Hart or Spread Eagle, Piddington.

Milton Keynes: Chicago, Milton Keynes Theatre. Box office 01908 606090.

Moulton: Moulton Players present Little Shop of Horrors, Moulton Theatre (Dec 4-11). Tickets from the theatre on Saturdays between 10am-midday or from Moulton Co-op or phone Northampton 405991 between 6.30-7.30pm.

Wellingborough: Big Bad Wolf, The Castle. Box office 01933 270007.


Corby: S & L Tennis Club, Brook Weston College. 01536 743232*.

Northampton: FA Cup - Northampton Town v Bury, 3pm. Box office Northampton 588338.

Wellingborough: Tenpin bowling for ages 8-18 from 9.30am, AMS Bowling, Wellingborough. Cost 4.50. 01327 843296*.


Blakesley: Christmas bazaar and nearly new sale, Blakesley Reading Room, 2pm-5pm; refreshments available.

Brixworth: Christmas table-top sale, village hall, 2pm-4pm. Proceeds to Northampton Boys Gymnastic Club.

Burton Latimer: Coffee and cakes, Methodist Church, Piggotts Lane, 9.30am-11am.

Byfield: Christmas tree festival, seasonal goodies, hand-made Christmas decorations, refreshments, Holy Cross Church, 10am-5pm (& Sun).

Corby: MIND Christmas bazaar, 18 Argyle Street, 11am.

Finedon: Christmas bazaar, Independent Wesleyan Church, 11am-2pm.

Irthlingborough: Victorian Christmas coffee morning with gifts, cards and cakes, Methodist Church, 10am.

Kettering: Christmas craft fayre, Millbrook Junior School, Churchill, 10am-4pm.

Kettering: Christmas bazaar, Corn Market Hall, 9.30am-11am. In aid of Cat Welfare.

Kettering: Christmas fayre, Corn Market Hall, 10am-2pm.

Northampton: Car boot sale, Spinney Hill PH, Kettering Road North, 10am-2m. 0797 0688 113.

Northampton: Christmas bazaar, Duston United Reformed Church, Main Road, 10am-2pm.

Northampton: Christmas bazaar, Eleanor Lodge residential home, 25 Cambourne Crescent, Delapre, 2pm.

Northampton: Christmas fayre, St Benedict's Church, West Hunsbury, 2pm-4pm.

Northampton: Boothville monthly mart, Boothville community hall rear of post office, Kettering Road North/Booth Lane, 8am-midday. Bring goods for sale by 9.30am. Percentage to hall funds if sold. Northampton 645128.

Northampton: Postcard and Cigarette Card fair, Abbey Centre, East Hunsbury, 10am-4pm. 01268 794886.

Northampton: Christmas fayre, Bridgewater Primary School, 11am-1pm.

Northampton: Grand Christmas bazaar, Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, rear of Waitrose, 10am.

Northampton: Nearly new toy sale, Holy Trinity Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, 10am-midday.

Northampton: Christmas fayre, Christ Church, Wellingborough Road, 2pm-4pm.

Northampton: Coffee morning and bring and buy stall, St Mark's Church Hall, Whitehills, 10am-midday.

Overstone: Christmas bazaar, Overstone Primary School, 2pm-4pm.

Yardley Hastings: Table top sale, Memorial Hall, 2pm-4pm. Tables 5 on Northampton 696382/696757.


Burton Latimer: Modern, sequence and old time, Rack Club (WMC) at Finedon Street, 8pm. Members and affiliated welcome. Free admission. 01536 722503.

Northampton: Jive, modern, Latin and sequence, Polish Club, Craven Street, 8pm. 2.50 on the door. Northampton 629286.


Billing: Santa in Aladdins Cave from 11am, plus Simon de Senlis School Steel Band, 2pm-3pm, Billing Garden Centre, The Causeway.

Burton Latimer: Heritage Museum exhibition 'When We Were Young' featuring children's and youth organisations, Council Offices, High Street, 10am-4pm; free*.

Irchester: Tree planting weekend, Irchester Country Park, 10am-4pm. 01933 270007.

Northampton: Antique fair, Abington Church Rooms, Park Avenue North, 10am-4pm; free adm. In aid of the bell fund.

Rushden: Christingle service, St Mary's Church, 2.45pm. In aid of the Chilren's Society.

Salcey Forest: Volunteer and Forestry Commission will be clearing vegetation from main car park, 10am-3pm. Come and go as you please. Situated on B526, signed from Northampton-Newport Pagnell Road; tools provided; toilets and caf available. Northampton 696239.



Braunston: Jazz with the Dave Barry Band, Mill House Hotel, 12.30pm-3pm; free. Northampton 720992*.

Chapel Brampton: Acoustic night, Brampton Halt; listen or play; PA provided.

Corby: Quiz and acoustic night, Open Hearth, 8pm. 01536 406117*.

Great Brington: Opportunity for budding virtuosos to gain experience with an audience, Althorp Coaching Inn. Northampton 770651*.

Kettering: Disco for the over 40s singles (new DJ), 8pm-11pm, Lakeside Bar, Leisure Village; 4 on the door; smart dress. 01536 725413*.

Northampton: Celtic session, 4pm; bring own instruments for Irish craic music; plus karaoke with Wayne Witham (evening), The Crispin, Great Russell Street*.

Northampton: Jackie, vocalist, Duke of York, St Andrew's Road.

Roade: Arthur Brown and his All Star Jazz Band, Roade Ex-Servicemen's Club, noon 2.30pm; adm 5. Northampton 858549*.

Wilbarston: Youth Brass 2000 - band rehearsals, village hall, 6-8pm. 01536 265843*.


Moulton: Moulton Players present Little Shop of Horrors, Moulton Theatre. Box office Northampton 405991 or from Moulton Co-op.

Wellingborough: Big Bad Wolf, The Castle. Box office 01933 270007.


Rothwell: Old time, ballroom and popular sequence, Top of the Town Ballroom, Cecil Street, 7.30pm-10.30pm. Adm 2.50. In aid of Rothwell Town FC.


Northampton: Northampton Kitefliers, Racecourse, 10am-4pm. Northampton 648776.

Northampton: Quiz 9pm, The Clicker, Collingdale Road, Weston Favell. Northampton 402319*

Northampton: Gateway to Knowledge. Spiritual meetings, Duston community centre, Pendle Road, 6pm-7.15pm. Northampton 714170*.

Kettering: Kettering Spiritualist's Church Sunday services, St Peter's Avenue, 3pm and 6pm.*.

Northampton: Quiz at the Headlands PH, 9pm.

Northampton: Quiz, the King Billy, bottom of Bridge Street, 8.30pm*.

Roade: Aqua aerobics, the Willison Centre, Roade School, 8.45am-9.30am. 2.50. Northampton 864581*.

Rushden: Art group, life drawing and painting, 10am-1pm, The Studio, 82 Crabb Street. 01933 395605*.

Sibbertoft: Tea and cakes, the Reading Room every Sunday 3pm-5.30pm; lunches for up to ten people (must be pre-booked). Signposted from Kelmarsh. In aid of St Helen's Church. 01858 880393*.

Wollaston: Wollaston Heritage Society Museum open next to 100 High Street, 2.30pm-4.30pm. 01933 663085*.


Chapel Brampton: Northampton & Lamport Railway. Pitsford Road. Trains running from 11.45am; Volunteers always wanted. Northampton 820327*.


Blakesley: Antiques fayre, Blakesley Reading Room, noon-4pm. Collection of Victorian items, prints, pictures, china, glass etc. Percentage to Action Aid.

Byfield: Christmas tree festival, seasonal goodies, decorations, cards, etc. Holy Cross Church, 10am-5pm.

Corby: Car boot sale, swimming pool car park, 8am-1pm. 01536 204320*.

Northampton: Workbridge Centre Christmas craft fayre, Old Laundry, Bedford Road, 10am-4pm. Crafts, Santa's grotto, magician, food, live music.

Rushden: Car boot sale, John White's Golf Complex, Bedford Road, 2pm-late; open at noon for set-up. Cars 5. 01933 413881*.



Corby: Choral Society rehearsals, Church of Epiphany, Elizabeth Street, 7.30pm*.

Kettering: Kettering Symphony Orchestra rehearsals, Isebrook School, Eastleigh Road, 7.30pm. 01536 725943*.

Kettering: Band rehearsals and training classes, Kettering Gold and Silver Band at Montague School music department, 7pm. 01536 516835*.

Northampton: Guitar lessons for adult beginners; introductory evening. Northampton 470816*.

Northampton: Fred Chase jam session, Semilong WMC, St Andrew's Road*.

Northampton: The Trauma Unit playing the whole spectrum of alternative music, Square 11, Abington Square, 10pm-2am*.

Northampton: Pudge acoustic jam, Punch and Judy, Wellingborough Road. 8pm-9pm registration; 9pm-11pm jam session*.

Weekley: Singing practice with the Weekley Singers, the village hall, 7.45pm. 0788 4404 621*.

Wilby: Jazz with the Trevor Jackson Quartet, The Horseshoe*.


Moulton: Little Shop of Horrors, Moulton Theatre. Tickets from Moulton Co-op or phone Northampton 405991.

Wellingborough: Big Bad Wolf, The Castle. Box office 01933 270007.


Billing: Supermarket Sweep, Billing Mill, The Causeway. Happy hour Mon-Fri 4.30pm-7.30pm*.

Corby: GayLine, social support for gay, lesbian and bisexual men and women, 7pm-9pm. Venue details Northampton 628986*.

Kettering: Air Cadets, Northampton Road, Kettering, 7pm-9.30pm Mons & Weds; new members welcome*.

Northampton: Festive sleuth dating - speed dating with a twist (and prizes), Metro's, Wellingborough Road, 7.30pm. Adm 20. Advance booking required on 079669 71434.

Northampton: Quiz, Fish Inn, Fish Street, 8pm*.

Northampton: Quiz, 9pm, Sunnyside, Boughton Green Road*.

Northampton: Whist drive, Spencer community centre, Tintern Avenue, 7.30pm*.

Irthlingborough: Angela's aerobics, 7pm, Irthlingborough Junior School. 07836 635238*.

Kettering: Healing service, Kettering Spiritualist Church, St Peter's Avenue, 7.30pm. 01536 501970*.

Northampton: Aerobics, Pastures community centre, Welford Road, 10.30am. Northampton 889044*.

Northampton: Tai Chi, Blackymore community centre, Butts Road, East Hunsbury, 4pm-5pm. Age Concern. Northampton 611200*.

Raunds: St John's Ambulance Badgers, 6.30pm-7.30pm; adults 8pm-9.30pm. 01832 737931*.

Towcester: Tai Chi 2pm-4pm, Towcester Centre for Leisure. Northampton 764519*.

Wellingborough: Kadampa Buddhist Centre, course of teachings, Friends' Meeting House, 29 St John's Street, 7.30pm. Northampton 466156/635676*.



Billing: Dave Barry Band, Billing Mill, 8pm.

Kettering: Kettering Town Silver Band rehearsals at Kettering General Hospital; learners 7.30pm, seniors 8pm. 01536 484479*.

Northampton: District Scouts' carol service, Christ Church, Wellingborough Road. Further details Northampton 721610/633254.

Northampton: Music quiz, Victoria Inn, Poole Street*.

Northampton: Talent competition, Castle Inn, St James. Northampton 585447*.

Northampton: Northampton Male Voice Choir rehearsals, Kingsley Park Methodist Church, 7.30pm-9.30pm. New members and visitors welcome*.

Northampton: Open stage... singers and musicians welcome, The Crispin, Great Russell Street*.

Burton Latimer: Jam night, kit provided, Burton Country Club, 8.45pm. 01933 665575*.

Irthlingborough: Rushden & District Organ Club, the Band Club, Victoria Street, 7.30pm. 01933 314022*.

Kettering: Jam night, rock and blues, Kettering Town FC, Rockingham Road, 9pm*.

Wilby: Acoustic night, George Inn, 8.30pm*.


Moulton: Little Shop of Horrors, Moulton Theatre. Box office Northampton 405991 or from Moulton Co-op.

Wellingborough: Big Bad Wolf, The Castle. Box office 01933 270007.


Kettering: Kettering Cycling Club keep-fit and circuit training, 7pm-9pm, Isebrook School, Eastleigh Road. 2. 01536 500942*.

Kettering: Athletics training with Kettering Town Harriers, Leisure Village, 7pm. 01536 514542*.

Kettering: Northants Area Wrestling Club training in British and American styles, Sports & Leisure Club, Wellington Street, 7pm-9.30pm. 07752 594100*.

Wilbarston: Bowls, beginners welcome, village hall, 10am-midday (also Wed 7pm-9pm). 01536 771808*.


Northampton: Dance or learn CW line, ballroom, jive and Latin, 8pm, Old House at Home, 216 Wellingborough Road. Northampton 633855*.


Denton: Art class, primary school, 7pm-9pm. 01327 358864*.

Earls Barton: Earls Barton Kick-Boxing Club, Youth Club, 7pm-8.30pm for beginners and upwards. 01327 872066*.

Gretton: Quiz night, the Blue Bell, 8pm. 1pp. 01536 770404*.

Higham Ferrers: Yoga, 9.45am-11.15, WMC, Westfield Terrace. 01933 270113*.

Kettering: Brigzys championship wrestling training (American style), Grange School; 3 per session (no time given). 07957 334258*.

Kettering: Snack and chat, Highfields community centre, Barnes Close, noon-2pm. Adm 1.50*.

Kettering: Bitsa/ Stepping Stones creative play drop-in for under 5s and parents/carers, Melton community centre, 1pm-2.30pm*.

Kettering: Kettering Toy Library and mums and tots, Highfield Primary School, 1.30pm-3pm. 01536 512649*.

Kettering: Taekwondo, St John's church hall, Stamford Road, under 12s 6.30pm-7.30pm; over 12s-adults 7.30pm-8.30pm. 01536 399404*.

Kettering: Mums and tots, Weekley Glebe pavilion, 10am-11.30am for the under fives. Adm 1.

Kettering: Ladies exercise classes with Fitness League, Highfield School, 7.30pm. 02476 402444*.

Northampton: Northamptonshire Greenpeace Group, Blackcurrent Centre, 24 St Michael's Avenue, 8pm.

Northampton: Keep-fit for 50+, Abington community centre, Wheatfield Road South, 11am-midday. Cost 1. Age Concern*.

Northampton: Northampton and District Model Railway Club, Camp Hill community centre, Dayrell Road (off Hunsbury Hill Road), 7.30pm. Northampton 580844.

Northampton: Healing, meditation, energy balancing sessions, 7.30pm-9.30pm East Hunsbury area. Northampton 470816*.

Northampton: OAP lunches from noon-3pm, Ecton Brook PH, Ecton Brook Road. Cost 2.99. Book on Northampton 416683*.

Northampton: New Kadampa Buddhism. Freeing the Mind, Northampton Wisdom Centre, Friends Meeting House, Wellington Street, 7.30pm. Northampton 686778*.

Northampton: Women's Circle, Abington community centre, Wheatfield Road South, 2.30pm-4pm. Northampton 404605*.

Rothwell: Luncheon Club for over 60s, Marlow House community centre, Well Lane, 11.45am-1.30pm. Cost 2.85. 01536 762329*.

Rushden: Family Fellowship; refreshments 11am-midday, lunch noon-1pm; Christian Outreach Mission and afternoon refreshments at Cordwainers, The Pightles*.

Rushden: Coffee shop, light refreshments, Rushden Mission Church, 10am-12.30pm*.



Corby: Corby Co-op Singers, ladies singing group, St Columba's Church Hall, Studfall Avenue, 7pm. 01536 393216*.

Kettering: Pure Genius, Wayfarers.

Kettering: Dave Lewis karaoke, 8.30pm, Krakaz Bar*.

Northampton: Northampton School for Boys present Christmas Prelude, a programme of music, Cripps Hall Theatre, 7.30pm. Box office Northampton 258666.

Northampton: Christmas singalong, Wardington Court, Welford Road, 7.30pm-10pm. Tickets 4 and 2 inxlude refreshments from the venue or phone Northampton 719193.

Northampton: Kingsthorpe Jazz presents Mainly Mainstream, Headland PH, The Headlands.

Northampton: Northampton String Orchestra rehearsals, Music School, Clare Street, 2pm-4pm. Northampton 636434; Northampton Symphony Orchestra rehearsals, 7.30pm. Northampton 792207*.

Northampton: Paul & Mick's quiz and live music show, Thomas a Becket, St James, 8.30pm*.

Northampton: Rollo Markie and The Tailshakers, Malt Shovel, Bridge Street*.

Pytchley: Spirit of Christmas concert, All Saints Church. Tickets 5 from members of the church council or phone 01536 515458.

Weekley: Mayflower singing group practices, the village church, 7.30pm-9pm. 01536 394562*.


Northampton: Lings Players present Puss in Boots, Billing Brook Road, Wed-Sat, 7.30pm. Box office Northampton 517482/404634.

Northampton: Moulton Players present Little Shop of Horrors, Moulton Theatre. 01604 405991 or Moulton Co-op.

Wellingborough: Big Bad Wolf, The Castle. Box office 01933 270007.


Northampton: Social afternoon with sequence dance, Abington community centre, Wheatfield Road Sth, 2pm-4pm. Northampton 711060.


Billing: Unlock the Box, Billing Mill, The Causeway*.

Chelveston: Rushden and District Motorcycle Action Group, Star and Garter pub, 8.30pm*.

Corby: Quiz night, Pub Life*.

Corby: Drop-in service for anyone affected by cancer, Lakelands Day Care Centre, Butland Road, 10am-midday. 01536 747755*.

Kettering: Art session for pre-school children, 9.45am-10.30am, Barton Hall, Barton Seagrave Road, Kettering. 4 per session.

Kettering: Music sessions for pre-school children, Praise Community Church Hall, Alexandra Street, 1.30pm. 2 (first session free). 01536 502470*.

Kettering: Bingo at Counties Community Assoc, community centre, Hertford Road, 7pm-9pm. 50p non members. 01536 485935*.

Kettering: Coffee shop/crafts, Henley Community Cafe, Parish Church Rooms, on market, 9am-midday*.

Kettering: Whist drive, St John's Hall, Stamford Road, 7.30pm. 01536 514119*.

Northampton: Quiz, Lamplighter, 9pm*.

Northampton: Music and quiz, Wheatsheaf, Dallington, 8.30pm*.

Northampton: Bingo for the over 60s, 6.30pm-9.30pm (and Tues), Liburd community centre, corner of Holdenby Road/Whiston Road*.

Northampton: Lesbian Line, social support, 7.30pm-9.30pm. Venue details Northampton 628986*.

Northampton: Bingo, British Rail Club, St Andrew's Road, 8.30pm*.

Northampton: General knowledge quiz, Victoria Inn, Poole Street*.

Pytchley: Kettering and District Film and Video Makers, village hall, Church Road, 8pm. 01536 790285*.



Corby: Corby Male Voice Choir rehearsals, St Andrew's Church Hall, Occupation Road, 7.30pm-9.45pm. 01832 732093*.

Gretton: Gretton Silver Band practice night; juniors 6.30pm; seniors 7.30pm, Band Headquarters, Gretton recreation ground. 01536 770188.

Kettering: Musical evening for Christmas with the Ad-Lib Choir, Corn Market Hall, 7.30pm. Cost 5. 01536 512103.

Kettering: Karaoke, Kettering Athletic Club lounge, Rockingham Road, 8.30pm. Members and guests welcome*.

Kettering: Kettering Choral Society rehearsals, the assembly room, Fuller Baptist Church, 7.30pm. 01536 722928*.

Market Harborough: Harborough Band rehearsals, White Horse, Nelson Street, 8pm. 01858 431360.

Northampton: Northampton Concert Orchestra rehearsals, University College, St George's Avenue, 7.30m*.

Northampton: Karaoke/disco, Molly's Bar, Abington Square.

Whiston: Carols by Candlelight, St Mary the Virgin Church, 8pm; all welcome.


Moulton: Little Shop of Horrors, Moulton Theatre. Box office Northampton 405991 or from Moulton Co-op.

Northampton: Lings Players present Puss in Boots, Billingbrook Road, 7.30pm. Box office Northampton 517482/404634.


Rushden: Folk dancing, beginners welcome, Rushden Folk Dance Club, St Mary's Church Hall, 8pm-10pm. Cost 1*.


Billing: Quiz and curry night, Billing Mill, The Causeway*.

Holcot: Art group, village hall, 9.15am-12.15pm. Northampton 495249*.

Kettering: Singles night, Corn Market Hall, 8pm-11pm. 2.50 on the door. 078990 30673*.

Kettering: Sale of clothes and bric-a-brac, Respite Centre, Garfield Street, 10.30am-1pm*.

Kettering: Social poker and poker tutor; regular fun game. Venue details 07720 844500*.

Northampton: Christchurch Art Group exhibition, Christ Church Hall, Christchurch Road, 10.30am-midday.

Northampton: Pop quiz, Foundry Tavern, St James Road.*

Northampton: Tricks of the Trade - celebration of 175 years of craftsmanship of Tricker's Shoes until Jan 9. Northampton Museum and Art Gallery, Guildhall Road.

Northampton: Abington Park Museum open 1pm-5pm. Northampton 838111.

Northampton: Whist drive, 7.30pm, Boothville Community Hall (rear of Post Office)*.

Northampton: Bingo for the over 60s, 1.30pm-4pm (and Mons), Liburd community centre, corner of Holdenby Road/Whiston Road*.

Wellingborough: General knowledge quiz, Cannon pub, Cannon Street, 9pm*.