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THURSDAY, MAR 12

MUSIC

Rock ‘n’ Roll Tea Dance at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, N’pton, 1pm; then, at 8pm, Battle of the Bands raising money for Youth Music, tickets £3 (early bird) or £5 otd.

Roy Civil’s Swing Circus at the Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free entry.

Electric Open Mic at The Walnut Tree Inn, Station Rd, Blisworth, 9pm. Free entry.

Pomfret Harmonics at The Pomfret Arms, Cotton End, Npton, 8pm

Joe McElderry, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. Box Office 01536 470470

Barry Palser’s Hot Six, jazz at The Castle, Wellingborough, 8pm. Box Office 01933 270007

Country Jam Session at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Elevation Quartet play at Jazz Café at Auntie Ruth’s, George Row, Npton, 8pm. £1.

THEATRE

Madama Butterfly, Derngate, Auditorium, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

A Clockwork Orange, Royal Auditorium, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

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

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

Quiz Night at The Sunnyside PH, Boughton Green Road, Kingsthorpe, 8pm

Clickers, Cutters & Quarrymen – Burton at Work exhibition in the Burton Latimer Heritage Museum.

Multiverse Redux, at NN, Number Nine, Guildhall Road, Npton, 2pm–6pm. An afternoon of talks, screenings and a workshop. Free entry, booking essential www.multiverse-redux.eventbrite.com

Talks for Over 60s at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, Guildhall Rd, 10.30am–11.30am. Russell Bowes talks about The Painted Garden.

A Cutting Garden workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone. Half day £35. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

FRIDAY, MAR 13

MUSIC

Rhythm & Roots at Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm

Disco at The Sunnyside PH, Boughton Green Road, Kingsthorpe, 8pm

Peter Knight, fiddle player from Steeleye Span, at Castle Arts Centre, Castle Way, Wellingborough, 8pm. Tickets £12. 01933 270007

Kontra Roots Club at Kennedy’s Bar, Finedon, 8pm. Free admission. More info www.kcbworld.co.uk

Disco – All Requests Friday with Apollo Disco at The Spread Eagle, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8.30pm

Claire Mac at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Madman Entertainment presents “I Love My Life” Mask-Quarade Party at Auntie Ruth’s, George Row, Npton, 11pm–4am. www.auntieruths.com

THEATRE

Dylan Moran, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 8pm. 01604 624811

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 11am. 01604 624811

A Clockwork Orange, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 3pm. 01604 624811

Dying For It, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Screaming Blue Murder, Underground, Royal & Derngate, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 8.15pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Quiz Night at Brafield WMC, A428.

Beginner Vintage Ballroom at St Alban’s Church, Broadmead Ave, N’pton, 7pm. 01604 787246.

Street Dance Class, Stanwick Village Hall, 3.45pm–4.45pm. £4 per session.

Quiz Night, Shoulder of Mutton, Weldon, 8pm.

R-Zone Club for ages 8-13, at the Community Centre, Olden Road, Rectory Farm, 5pm–6pm. 07979 152746.

Tai Chi, Duston Village Hall, Sycamore Road, 1.30pm. Beginners welcome. £4.

Craft Club, 11am–3pm, Church Hall, St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Kettering. 07733 341674. Admission £3.

Gluten Free Bread & Pastry workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, 9.30am–3.30pm. £65; followed by evening Curry Club, Thai Cuisine workshop. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Farmers’ Market in Richmond Road car park, Towcester, 9am–1pm. Profits to charities.

NIAG talk on “The Great War through the Magic Lantern” by Kevin Varty. The Garden Rooms, St Matthews Church Hall, Kettering Road, Npton, 7.30pm.

WI Easter Bunnies, hands-on demonstration by Ben Frazer at Stanwick Village Hall, 7.30pm. Additional charge of £10 for visitors. www.stanwickwi.weebly.com

SATURDAY, MAR 14

MUSIC

Soosie Kaye, Brafield Working Men’s Club, A428, from 8pm.

Kev Lamey’s Jazz Corner 2, at The Pomfret Arms, Cotton End, N’pton, 8pm

The Whatevers at Great Doddington WMC, Lower Street.

The Vogons at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 9pm. Free.

Claude at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, N’pton

Disco with DJ Dave Rate at The Spread Eagle, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8.30pm

Prime Mustard at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton

Dance The Night Away at Village Hall, Bridge Street, Weldon, 8pm. Ballroom, Latin, Jive and Sequence. Entry £5.

Music, bingo & Play Your Cards Right at Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton

Chris Steven at Queen’s Park WMC, Npton

Jive Nite at Stanwick Village Hall, 8pm. £5 otd. 07973 293190 (30mins beginners lesson at 8.15pm).

Rik King at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

THEATRE

Fascinating Aida, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

A Clockwork Orange, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, noon. 01604 624811

Dying For It, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 4pm.01604 624811

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Clickers, Cutters & Quarrymen – Burton at Work exhibition in the Burton Latimer Heritage Museum.

Whist Drive at Great Easton Village Hall, cards dealt 7.30pm. £2.50pp. 01536 770784

Card Making Workshop, Irthlingborough Road, Finedon, 10am–noon. £5pp

Morning Walk with Northampton Ramblers (6 miles). Meet 10am at Whittlebury Village Hall.

Afternoon Walk with The Ramblers Association (5.75 miles), 2pm from Watery Lane, Nether Heyford.

Battlefield Talk at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 2.30pm. Subject is The Battle of Edgcote. £7.50. Booking essential on 01604 837397

Costume Store Tour, Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 10.30am–noon. £5. Booking essential 01604 837397.

Spring handmade Fair, Christ Church, Christchurch Road/W’boro Rd, Npton, 11am to 3pm.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (8 miles). Start nr Pytchley Inn, West Haddon, 10am. 07740 995707

Wire Sculpture – Feathered Friends workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

SUNDAY, MAR 15

MUSIC

Mick White, Brafield Working Men’s Club, A428, from 8pm.

Harborough Jazz presents Roger Beaujolais Quartet at Angel Hotel, High Street, Market Harborough.

Enzo on guitar at The Spread Eagle, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 7pm

Colin Powell at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Music & Hoy at Queen’s Park WMC, N’pton

T.A.B. Sunday Jam at Thomas A Becket, St James, Npton, 9pm

THEATRE

Count Arthur Strong, The Core at Corby Cube, 8pm. Box Office 01536 470470

OTHER

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

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (5 miles). Start nr The Half Moon PH, Grendon, 10am. Ring leader on 01604 891234

Higham Ferrers Footpath Group – Steeple Gidding – Sawtry circular, 6 miles. Meet 9.15am Saffron Road car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am Steeple Gidding Church.

Circular Day Walk with The Ramblers Association (11.5 miles), 8.30am Church Lane (rear entrance to Holy Sepulchre Church) or meet leader 9.30am nr the church at Lower Shuckburgh.

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

MONDAY, MAR 16

MUSIC

Acoustic Open Mic with Darryl & Jim at The Woolpack, Rothwell from 9pm.

Wildfire Sessions’ Open Mic Night hosted by Stevie Jones with feature sets from Corinne Lucy & Rogue State Circus. The Pomfret Arms, Cotton End, Npton, 8pm

THEATRE

Jesus Christ Superstar, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

The Mikado Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Pub Quiz, Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, N’pton, 8pm. £1pp

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

Mr Turner being screened at The Picturedrome Movie Night, N’pton, 8pm.

King’s Cliffe, the 20th Fighter Historical Group presents an audio-visual programme on the history of RAF King’s Cliffe. Sywell Aviation Museum, 7.30pm. £5 otd.

TUESDAY, MAR 17

MUSIC

Roy Hawksford at The Wig & Pen, St Giles St, N’pton, 9pm. Free entry

Hannah Sanders at The Old White Hart Inn, Cotton End, Npton. Support acts from 8.15pm. Tickets £8 otd. www.greatknightfolkclub.co.uk

THEATRE

Jesus Christ Superstar, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

The Mikado, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Kissing Sid James, The Playhouse Theatre, Clare Street, Npton, 7.45pm. 01604 627791

OTHER

Salsa Estrellas at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton. Dancing and fitness, 7.30pm.

Body Balance at Stanwick Village Hall, 1.30pm–2.30pm. £4. 07958 382720

Quiz Night with Phil Hollis at The Spread Eagle, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8.30pm

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (5 miles), start at The Green Dragon, Brigstock, 10am. 01536 710427

“Toronto via Niagara to New York by Train”, with Derek Payne, discussion groups at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 10.30am–11.45am. 01604 858252.

Traditional upholstery workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

WEDNESDAY, MAR 18

MUSIC

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

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

Jazz & Blues at Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, Npton, 8.30pm.

The Freight Train Jam at Thomas A Becket, St James Road, Npton, 9pm

Simon Honey Boy Hickling – Wednesday Blues Club at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 8.45pm. Free

Far From Nashville – Wednesday Beat Scene, The Headland, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm.

Northampton College Music Dept Gig at The Pomfret Arms, Cotton End, Npton, 8pm

THEATRE

Jesus Christ Superstar, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 2.30pm/7.30pm. 01604 624811

The Mikado Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Kissing Sid James, The Playhouse Theatre, Clare Street, Npton, 7.45pm. 01604 627791

OTHER

Craft Club, Hazlewood Community Centre, Gainsborough Road, Corby, 7pm. 07910 989410

Mums, Grannies, Childminders & Toddlers, Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, 1.30pm.

“Theatre Visit” discussion groups at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 7.30pm. 01604 858252.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (8.25 miles). Start Old Crown pub, Ashton, 9.30am. 01604 405521

Alpine & Rock Garden Meeting, Weston Favell Parish Hall, Booth Lane South, Npton, 7.15pm. Speaker Diane Clements.

THURSDAY, MAR 19

MUSIC

Lisa Harman & Friends at the Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free entry.

Electric Open Mic with Darryl & Jim at The Woolpack, Rothwell from 9pm.

THEATRE

School Shorts, Underground, Royal & Derngate, N’pton, 7.15pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Jesus Christ Superstar, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

The Mikado, Royal Auditorium, N;pton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Kissing Sid James, The Playhouse Theatre, Clare Street, Npton, 7.45pm. 01604 627791