What’s on across Northamptonshire this week

Beyond the Barricade at the Royal & Dernagte
Beyond the Barricade at the Royal & Dernagte

Your weekly guide to events taking place across Northamptonshire this week.



All That Jazz at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free entry.

Jazz Numbers at The Windhover, Chapel Brampton, Npton, 7.30pm. Free entry

Peter King Quartet at the Castle Theatre, W’boro, 8pm. £12.50 (£10.50 concessions)

Dave Johnson Band at Corkers Wine Bar, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm. Free entry.

Kalashnicult night of alternative and grunge music at Northampton College, Booth Lane, N’pton, 6.30pm–10.30pm. Featuring Turning Heads, Happy Wok, Naz+ and Schrodinger’s Cat. £3 entry


Dreamboats & Petticoats, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Trevor Noah, Royal Auditorium, Guildhall Rd, 8pm. 01604 624811


Yoga for Well-Being at Abington Community Centre, Wheatfield Road South, Npton, 9.30am–11.30am.

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

Corby Flower Club Workshop with Shirley Henderson at Corby Silver Band Club, Denford Road, 7.15pm. Visitors £5. 07791 030195

ACEs Singles Club, The RAOB Club, South Street, Npton, 7pm–11pm. £5 membership. Paul 07908 410543, Peter 07932 865224 or Sec 07840 316213



Friday Night Live at Black Bottom Club, N’pton, 9pm.

John Burrows Band at Overstone Park Golf Club, 8.30pm. 60s rock & roll band.

Hannah Faulkner Full Electric Band at The Old Swan, The Square, Earls Barton, 7pm–11pm. Free entry.

Liazon at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton


Cinderella, Brixworth Village Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets from Lovell’s Hardware, Spratton Road, Brixworth 01604 880580 or Libby Bowers 01604 880672

Local Artists Showcase, The Core at Corby Cube, 7pm. 01536 470470

Dreamboats & Petticoats, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Julian Lloyd Webber, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club, Underground, 8.15pm. 01604 624811


Quiz at Brafield WMC, A428.

Old Union Canals Society AGM at Great Bowden Village Hall, 7.30pm.

Traditional Burns Supper at the Barn Restaurant & Tea Rooms, The Old Dairy Farm Craft Centre, Upper Stowe, from 7pm. £19.95 for 3-course meal. www.thebarnrestaurant.net



Karaoke disco at Vocal Club, Bailiff Street, Npton, 8pm

Live Entertainment at Rushden WMC, Griffith Street, free adm (also Open The Box & Bingo).

Saturday sessions with Neil Harrison at the Black Bottom Club, Npton, 8pm.

Bob James at Brafield Working Men’s Club, A428, 8pm.

Jamie Neale at Midland Band Club, Hallwood Road, Kettering

The Whatevers at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9.30pm

On Route at Great Doddington Club, Lower Street, Great Doddington.

John Holly at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Nelson at The British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, Npton, 8.30pm

SOUL-AR Energy at The Wayfarers Inn, London Road, Kettering, 9pm.

Reggae On The Rocks at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Cold Cold Heart at The Artichoke, Moulton, 9pm

Sam Richards at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

Madame Electrifie’s Discotech at Charles Bradlaugh, Earl st, Npton, 8pm to 3am. Theme is “Once Upon A Time!”. £5 entry.


Cinderella, Brixworth Village Hall, 2pm/7.30pm. Tickets from 01604 880580.

Dreamboats & Petticoats, Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.30pm. 01604 624811

Suzanne’s Street Dance Annual Show, The Core at Corby Cube, 7pm. 01536 470470

Eric and Little Ern, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811


Jumble Sale, Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, 10am. Adm 20p. Proceeds for church funds.

Baby/Kids Nearly New Sale, The Pemberton Centre, 
H E Bates Way, Rushden. Entry £1, kids free. Karen_aves@hotmail.co.uk

Whist Drive at Great Easton Village Hall in the Welland Valley, cards dealt 7.30pm. 01536 770784

Antiques, collectibles & book fair, Abington Church Rooms, Park Avenue North, 10am–4pm.

Quiz Night at Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton

Table Top Sale at All Saints Church, Kettering, 8am–noon. Booking essential , call Richard on 07887 617978

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7 miles). Start near Wharf Road Post Office, Higham Ferrers, 10am. 07850 243413

Fund-raising bumper jumble sale in the newly-refurbished Holcot Village Hall, Back Lane, 2pm. 25p entry.



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

Mikki Jon’s at Brafield WMC, A428, from 8pm (& bingo)

Toadi at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Dave Harmer’s New Orleans Hot Shots at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, noon. £8 entry.

Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet & Mozart’s Divertimento in D at Sulgrave Manor, 7.30pm. Tickets £20 www.fiori-musicali.com or 01327 360931


N Dance 14, Derngate Auditorium, 7pm. 01604 624811


Morning Worship with Holy Communion at Whitefriars Junior School, Boughton Drive, Rushden, 10.15am.

Car Boot Sale at Nene Park Stadium, Irthlingborough. Sellers 7am, Buyers 8am. For info www.neneparkcarboot.info

Film Night at Semilong WMC, St Andrew’s Road, Npton, showing “Age of Heroes”.

Higham Ferrers Footpath Group Chelveston circular walk (5.5 miles). Meet 10am Saffron Road car park, Higham Ferrers

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (6 miles). Start Titchmarsh Village Green, 10am. 01536 524194 (joint walk with Kettering Ramblers).

Sunday Walk with Waendel Walkers Club, circular routes starting & finishing at The Swan, Newton Bromswold (choice of 6 or 12 miles), 10am. www.waendel.org.uk. 50p.

Old Union Canals Society walk along the Northampton Westbridge Arm of the canal. Meet in Bedford Road car park, 10.45am for 11am start. 01536 760165

Charity event “Lanterns for Loved Ones”, where people can arrange for a lantern to be lit and placed along the church pathway in order to remember their loved ones. The lighting takes place during the “Celebration of Past Lives” service at St Andrews Church, Broughton, 4pm.



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


Rent In Concert, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811


Northampton Camera Club meets at Hardingstone Village Hall, High Street, 8pm.

Movie Night at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, 8pm. Free entry.

The Friends of Northampton General Hospital Quiz Night, Cripps Recreation Centre, Stanley Hill Room, NGH, 7.30pm. Teams of 6. £5pp. All proceeds to benefit patients and visitors to the hospital. 01604 545802



Brian McNeil, one of the most acclaimed forces in Scottish music at Gretton Village Hall, Kirby Road, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 (£8 conc) from 01536 770302, from Gretton Post Office or otd.

Alan Wakeman’s Rockin’ Hams at The Wig & Pen, St Giles Street, Npton, 9pm

Miranda Sykes (Show of Hands) & Rex Preston at Old White Hart Inn, Cotton End, Npton, 8.15pm. £9 otd. www.greatknightfolkclub.co.uk

Mike Kemp (jazz pianist) at Althorp Coaching Inn, Fox & Hounds, Great Brington, 8.30pm


Circus of Horrors, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

A Girl with a Book, Stahl Theatre, West Street, Oundle, 7.45pm. 01832 273930


Mugs & Beakers meet in Bridge Community Office, Whitefriars Junior School, from 9am – for parents and young children. 01933 411393

Classic Movies Afternoon at The Picturedrome, Npton, 1pm

Gretton Women’s Hour meets at Gretton Baptist Church Hall, High Street, 2.15pm. Guest speaker is Jayne Baxter.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (6.5 miles). Start Star & Garter PH, Chelveston, 10am. More details 01933 441270

Discussion on “The Venton Centre” with Lisa Thorneycroft, at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 10.30am–11.45am. 01604 580284

HSBA (Home Working & Small Business Alliance), meeting at The Fair & Square, Billing Mill, Little Billing, Northampton, 10am–noon. 0845 862 1875 or www.hsba.biz

Families Need Fathers meet at Thorplands Childrens Centre, Npton, 7pm.



J for Jazz at The Coach & Horse, Lubenham, 8.30pm. Free adm. 01848 463183.

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

Rhythm Roots & Rhyme at Thomas A Becket, Npton, 8.30pm to 11.30pm

Bluegrass Jam Session at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

The Art of the Oboe at The Castle, W’boro, 12.30pm. Tickets £14 inc buffet lunch. www.
fiori-musicali.com or 01327 360931

The Damones at The Headlands, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm

Open Mic hosted by Hannah Faulkner at Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 8.30pm


Beyond The Barricade, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Chris Packham Wild Night Out, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811


Beginners Jive Class at The Hop Jive Club, Brigstock Village Hall, 7.15pm. £5 admission. Call Jan 01536 267031

Toddler Group at Holy Trinity Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, Npton, 1.30pm–3pm. 01604 711574.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (8 miles). Start at The Heart of England PH, Weedon, 9.30am. 01604 810581

Discussion on “Friends of Northampton General Hospital” with John Mains, at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 7.30pm–9pm. 01604 580284

NAB Mobile Sight Centre will be visiting Brackley Town Centre, outside Town Hall, 10am–12.30pm

The Aspergers & ADHD Peer Support Group are meeting at Wellingborough Mind, 7pm–9pm. Call Bev on 01933 675094 or email b.sturdgess@yahoo.com

Northamptonshire Alliance (cage birds) monthly meeting at Kettering Athletics Club, Rockingham Road, 8pm.




Acoustic Jazz, Blues, Indie & Soul, Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8.30pm

Rock ‘n’ Roll Tea Dance at the Picturedrome, N’pton, 1pm. Free entry.

Dick Patrick All Stars at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free.

Deep Roots-Tall Trees-New Town Pioneers, written and performed by Barb Jungr & Head of Snakes at The Arc, Rockingham Primary, Rockingham Road, Corby, 7.30pm. Tickets £5. 07547 040764 or www.deeprootstalltrees.org

The Drifters In Concert, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811.