What’s on - October 22 to 28

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

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

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

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

Open Mic Night. The Artizan, Artizan Road, Npton, 8pm

Paul Roberts & The Swingers. The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Avenue, Kettering


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

Stewart Francis. Derngate Auditorium, 8pm. 01604 624811

The Matt Munro Story. The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 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.

Quiz. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm. Free entry.

Quiz Night. The Sunnyside PH, Boughton Green Road, Npton, 8pm

Bingo. (every Thurs) at Brafield WMC, located on A428, from 8.30pm

Masque Youth Theatre Drama Sessions. (every Thu) for ages 11-18 at Northampton High School, 7.15-9pm. £4. www.masqueyouththeatre.co.uk

Yoga. Stanwick Village Hall, 6.30pm to 8pm. Free trial session, no obligation. Call Patricia 01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

Whist Drive. (every Thu), Boothville Community Ctr, Npton, 7.30pm. Tea & biscuits provided at half time. If you like a game of cards please come along. £3 otd.

Buckby Village Market’s Christmas Tasting. All invited to enjoy a free tasting of scrumptious, homebaked, Christmas goodies. 9am

Black History Month Celebration. Northamptonshire Health Foundation Trust BME Newtork. Willow Room, Berrywood Hospital, Npton. More info www.zimwomenassociation.org/events#

Burton Latimer Shops & Shopkeepers Exhibition. 10am to 1pm, in Burton Latimer Heritage Museum, Civic Centre, High Street (opp Sainsbury’s)

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Wellingborough Town Centre, Outside McDonalds, 10am to 1pm

Burton Latimer Heritage Society. Afternoon to Remember, 2-4pm, in the Civic Centre, High Street. Free admission. More info www.burtonlatimer.info

Autumn Market. raising money for Dementia selling old postcards, bric-a-brac & more at Greens Norton Community Centre.



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

Rhythm & Roots. Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm till late

The Acoustic Lounge. (every Friday) at the Lord Byron, Kingsley, 8.30pm. All singers and musicians welcome

Disco. The Sunnyside PH, Boughton Green Road, Npton, 8pm

Vibe@Baroque Bar. Npton (every Friday) with DJ Barney B and DJ Clue playing the best of soul, rnb, & club classics

Jim Ghedi & Toby Hay Acoustic Sessions. Auntie Ruth’s, Npton, from 8pm. £5 entry.

Jazz Colossus Live. 18 piece Jazz Orchestra at The Picturedrome, Kettering Road, Npton, 8pm

IF Presents. Live DJ Set, Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 9pm

A Night At The Movies. musical tribute at Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa, 7.30pm-12.30am. Ticket inc 3-course dinner, half bottle of wine and entertainment. To book www.whittleburyhall.co.uk or call 0845 400 1406

Kontra Roots Club. The Occasional Orchestra at Kennedy’s Bar, Finedon. 8pm. Free www.kbcworld.co.uk

Kickstart. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton


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

One Night of Elvis. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811


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

Free Dance Class. 12.30-1.30pm followed by From Swing to Rock (every Fri), 1.30-3.30pm (also free). James Lewis Courts, Cherry Orchard.

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. 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. (every Fri), 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 (every Mon & Fri)

Gentle Yoga. Stanwick Village Hall, 2pm to 3.15pm. Free trial session, Call Patricia 01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

Craft Club. (every Fri), 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.

A Night At The Races. in aid of Cancer Research UK at Lings Forum, 7.30-11.45pm. First Race 8pm. £2 per ticket in advance. Please call 07931 627501 or 07989 474727 for info.

Thai Cookery Experience Workshop. Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Wellingborough Diggers Festival 2015. Evening of two thought provoking dramas. Presented and performed by Buried Talent. Friends Meeting House, St John’s Street, Wellingborough, 7.30pm. £5, under 18s free. Donation welcome for food banks. More info www.diggersfestival.org.uk

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Corby Town Centre, Close to Corby Cube, George Street, 10am to 2pm



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

Live DJ. Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm till late

Space. (Brit Pop Band) at The Picturedrome, Kettering Road, Npton, 8.30pm. £10

Adam Naked. Hip Hop & Funk Classics at Charles Bradlaugh, Npton,

Superfly. Auntie Ruth’s, Npton, 9pm, £5 entry. Followed by Jumpin’, Old & New skool R ‘n’ B, Hip Hop & Classic House, 10pm.

Ballroom & Sequence Dance. Stanwick Village Hall, 8-11pm. £4 amidssion. No bar, bring your own drinks. More info www.greyfoxjw.wix.com/dance

The Whatevers. (Dance/Rock) at Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9pm. Free

Sadie Owen. Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

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

The Skatoons. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Superfly. The Black Bottom Club, George Row, Npton. Tickets £5 from www.skiddle.com or pay otd


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

Royal, React, Respond. Royal Auditorium, 5.30pm. 01604 624811

The Black Dyke Band. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811


The Friends of Northampton General Hospital Christmas Craft Fayre, 1pm–5pm at the Abbey Centre, Mereway, N’pton. £1 adult.

Military Fitness Class. 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, More info www.tangsoo.net

English and American Ballroom, Latin & Swing-Dance Lessons. St Albans Church, Broadmead Ave, N’pton, 2pm. 01604 787246.

Saturday Stage Stars for 5-8 years. Stanwick Village Hall, 11.15am. £10.50 per week. 07788 983403

Harrington Aviation Museum. – come and learn about Spies, Supplies & Dangerous Skies. Covert Warfare in World War 2. 10am to 5pm (Sundays also)

Afternoon Walk. The Ramblers Association (5 miles). 1.30pm from Denton, at the junction of Main Street and The Leys.

Kettering/Lahnstein Twinning Association. Coffee Morning at Toller Church Rooms, Meeting Lane, off Gold Street, Ketttering, 10am-12noon.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (8.5 miles). Meet Queens Head PH, Bulwick, 10am. 07850 243413

Rothersthorpe Art Group Exhibition. Rothersthorpe Village Hall, Church Street, 10am-4pm (& Oct 25).

Sewing Bee. Kingsthorpe Community Ctr, Mill Lane, Npton, 2pm to 4.30pm. £5 per session. 07766 376460 or email rosekealy.ward@virgin.net

Baby/Children’s Nearly New Sale. The Pemberton Centre, H E Bates Way, Rushden, 10am to noon. Entrance £1, kids free. To book a stall, email karen_aves@hotmail.co.uk

Morning Walk. Northampton Ramblers (6.5 miles). Meet 10am St Lawrence Church, Church Street, Long Buckby, NN6 7QH. A field and canal path walk via Long Buckby.

World Champion Boxer Nigel Benn Public Appearance. Pro Action Martial Arts Gym, Npton, 11am-3pm. Nigel will be meeting fans, holding a professional photo shoot and signing autographs. Photos with Nigel are £20 and autographs £20-£30).

Fish & Chip Night. Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton. Call to pre-book.

Jumble Sale. Kingsthorpe Baptist Church (entrance Waitrose Car Park), 10am. 20p. Proceeds for Bethany Homestead.

Friends of NGH Christmas Craft Fayre. Abbey Centre, Mereway (nr Tesco), 1-5pm. Admission £1 (children free). Proceeds are used to benefit patients and visitors to the hospital.

Autumn Coffee Morning. Burton Latimer Methodist Church (Piggots Lane entrance), 10am-12noon, hosted by 1st Burton Latimer Girls’ Brigade.

Table Top Sale. Pitsford Village Hall, 11am-4pm. Refreshments available. Free admission.

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Brackley Community Event, Brackley Town Centre, Piazza, outside Town Hall, 10am to 4pm



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

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

Bingo and Hoy. Queens Park WMC, Npton

Chris Carmell’s Vintage Jazz Band. The Walnut Tree Inn, Station Road, Blisworth, 12-2.30pm. £8

John Burrows Band. The Headland, Longland Road, Npton, 2-5pm

The Dave Johnson Band. The Three Horseshoes, Ecton, 2.30-4.30pm

The Usual. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton


King’s Cliffe Heritage Centre open to public, from 2pm-5pm. www.kingscliffeheritage.org

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

Badminton Club. (16+) – Every Sunday at Duston Sports Centre, Npton. For more info call Jay 07946 631449

Bingo. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm.

Fotheringhay Village Hall. Sunday Tea, 3pm to 5.30pm. £2.50.

Quiz. The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 8pm. Teams of 4, £1pp

Yoga Class. The Elgar Centre, 1A High Street, Upton, 10am to 11.15am (every Sun). Please bring yoga mat, water and blanket. £7,

Walk. Starting and finishing at The Old Friar, Twywell (choice of 6 or 12 miles), 10am onwards. 50p entry. www.waendel.org.uk

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

An Evening with John Flanner MBE. award winning speaker & author, blind since the age of 19, shares his amazing story. St John’s Church Hall, Stamford Road, Grange Estate, Kettering, 5-7pm.

Circular Day Walk. The Ramblers Association (9.7 miles) - Sandy and Everton circular. 10am from Sandy, Beds.

Morning Walk. The Kettering Ramblers Association (7 miles). Meet 10am, nr Church at Welford. 07821 729982

All Things Vintage. Thornby Village Hall, 11am-4pm. Beautiful old or restored furniture and clothes. Free entry.



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

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

Northampton Music Appreciation Society. Phill Abbott Cantabile Ensemble. Quaker Meeting House, Wellington Street, Npton, 7.30pm. £3.


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


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

Movie Night. The Picturedrome, Npton, 8pm. Jurassic World. Free.

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

Kingsthorpe’s newly formed choir Just Voices. Meet Kingsthorpe Baptist Church (every Mon), 7-8.15pm. stuartpauljenkins@gmail.com or 01604 717866

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

Northampton Morris Men. practice nights every Monday 8pm to 10pm. Ages 18 to 80. www.northamptonmorrismen.co.uk

Keep Fit & Coffee Morning. Weston Favell Parish Hall, 10am to 12pm (every Mon & Fri)

Grand Film Shows. Railways Remembered, Corn Market Hall, London Road, Kettering, 7.30pm. £7 otd or in adv from 0116 289 0531

Festival of Light. Creative Workshop for all communities, young and old to learn about Diwali and Indian Culture, and to create tea light holders for Diwali Celebrations 2015. Great Hall, the Guildhall, Npton. forums@northampton.gov.uk or call 01604 837284

Burton Latimer Shops & Shopkeepers Exhibition. 10am to1pm, in Burton Latimer Heritage Museum, Civic Centre, High Street

Ghost Walks. (until Oct 31) explores ghosts of the town, inc Hazelrigg House, St Peter’s Church. St Peter’s Church, Marefair, www.lookingglasstheatre.co.uk or call 01604 631764/07711 540546

Halloween Half Term at Sulgrave Manor. 10am-4pm (& Oct 31). www.sulgravemanor.org.uk or call 01295 760205. Adults free/children £5



Just Voices Community Choir. meet (every Tues), 7pm to 8.30pm at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, Stuart Jenkins 01604 455682

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

Live Acoustic Night. (every Tue & Wed) at Picnic Lounge, 37 High Street, Corby Old Village, 7pm.

All That Jazz. The Wig & Pen, St Giles Street, Npton


Gaslight. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Sister Act. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811


Northamptonshire WI AGM, 7.15pm at Spinney Theatre, Northampton; guest speaker John Craven. Agenda/ticket £7.50. 01604 646055 or admin@ncfwi.org.uk

Yoga. Well-Being at Spencer Dallington Community Ctr, Npton (every Tue), 9.30am to 11.30am.

Salsa Estrellas. The Picturedrome, Npton. An evening of pure dancing and fitness, from 7.15pm.

Body Balance. (every Tues) at 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 (every Tue), 7.30pm.

Free English & American Ballroom, Latin & Swing-Dance Lessons. (every Tues), 1.30pm. Eden Close Community Room, Lakeview 01604 787246

Ukelele Club. (every Tue), Old Cherry Tree PH, Great Houghton. 6-7pm beginners, 7-8pm improvers, 8-9pm intermediate. Email saraspadmusic@outlook.com 0203 004 6770 for details

Absolute Beginners Dance Class. – Ballroom and Latin, Weston Favell CE Primary School, Westwood Way Npton, 7-8pm. £7pp, singles welcome.

“Friendship. Part Two (Handbook Subject)”, an interesting talk with Maureen Cross. NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 10.45am-12noon. More details 01604 858252

Northamptonshire WI. AGM at Spinney Theatre, Npton, 7.15pm, to hear reports of the WI Centennial Year. Guest speaker is John Craven. Agenda £7.50 which serves as your ticket. 01604 646055, email admin@ncfwi.org.uk or www.thewi.org.uk/northamptonshire

LUNA FLIX Cinema. Inside Out (U) at Irchester Village Hall, 1pm Advance booking only www.lunaflix.co.uk and Minions (U), 3.15pm.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (6 miles). Meet The Bedford Arms, Oakley, 10am. 01933 355565

Art Workshop. at Delapre Abbey, 10.30am-3.30pm. Create a picture of the Abbey and its restoration through photography, drawing, painting or printmaking. 01604 760817 or email info@delapreabbey.org



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

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 (every Wed)

J for Jazz. plays “trad” (every Wed) at The Locks Inn, Foxton Locks, Nr Market Harborough.

Phoenix. Wednesday Beat Scene, The Headland PH, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm. Free.

Cherry Lee Mewis. Wednesday Blues Club. The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 8.45pm. Free.

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

Halloween Spooktacular Craft Fair. Live Music, The Picturedrome, Kettering Road, Npton, 6pm.

The Dave Johnson Band. The Artichoke, Moulton, 9-11pm


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

Sister Act. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Most Daunted Live. Ghost hunting St Albans Church Hall, Mayfield Road, Npton, 7.30pm. Raise funds for MIND (N’pton branch). £7. 01604 584668.


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

Mums, Grannies, Childminders & Toddlers. meet (every Wed) in the Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, 1.30pm to 3pm.

Apollo Badminton Club. playing at Moulton School (every Wed), 7.30-9.30pm. 07425 171724

Good News Stories. Social group. NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 7.30pm. 01604 858252

Charity Fashion Show. In aid of the Leon Barwell Foundation. Grange Park Community Centre, School Lane, Npton, 7.30pm. £5pp. 01604 684806.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7.7 miles). Meet Black Horse PH, Foxton, 9.30am. 01536 726851

Italian Desserts for Teenagers. Children’s Cookery Workshop, Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 10am-2pm. www.btcworkshops.co.uk for more details

Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association. (6 miles). 11am from Bartholomews Arms pub in Blakesley.