What’s On in Northamptonshire: April 2-9, 2015

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THURSDAY, APRIL 2

MUSIC

Jucamaya at the Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free.

Jazz Cafe at Auntie Ruth’s, George Row, N’pton, 8pm

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

Bluegrass Jam Session at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton

THEATRE

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

OTHER

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

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

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

Bingo at Brafield WMC, A428, from 8.30pm

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

Leather Stamping Workshop at Central Museum & Art Gallery, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 2pm–2.45pm & 3pm–3.45pm. Booking essential on 01604 837397. £2.50.

Kettering Stamp & Philatelic Society meeting/auction at St Mary’s Primary School, Fuller Street, Kettering, 7.30pm.

Children’s Festive Easter Baking workshop for Primary School Children at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, 10am–noon & 2pm–4pm. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Wellingborough French Conversation Group meet regularly to practise speaking French. More info from wellingboroughfcg@ymail.com
NAB Mobile Sight Centre at Co-op car park, St Osyths Lane, Oundle, 10am–1pm

Easter Egg Trail (until April 6) at Abington Park Museum. £1pp. For opening hours call 01604 837397

FRIDAY, APRIL 3

MUSIC

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

Fiori Musicali Concert – Allegri’s Miserere is the centrepiece of traditional Good Friday concert at Priory Church, Canons Ashby, 7.30pm. Tickets £20/£15. www.fiori-musicali.com or 0333 666 3366

Rita Pereira at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

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

Live Music & Steak Night at The Old Crown, Ashton

THEATRE

Goldilocks and the Three Bears & Three Little Pigs Puppet Show, Looking Glass Theatre, Newspaper House, Derngate, Npton, 11.30am. www.lookinglasstheatre.co.uk

Cyrano De Bergerac, Royal Auditorium, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

The Tiger Who Came To Tea, The Core at Corby Cube, 1.30pm/4.30pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

Quiz Night at Brafield WMC, A428.

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

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

Easter Funday at Irchester Country Park, 10am–4pm. All taking place on Royal Meadow. Costs vary from 50p

Bugs About at Brixworth Country Park. Sessions start 11am, 12.30pm & 2pm. Mini Beast Safari £2 per child. Booking recommended – www.northamptonshiregov.uk/parks

Bluelight Comedy & Magic, Sun Inn, High Street, Hardingstone, doors open 7pm. Starring Jonny Awsum, Lucy Beaumont & magician Alan Hudson. Tickets £10 from Sun Inn or info@thetrixta.com

SATURDAY, APRIL 4

MUSIC

Junction 15 at Great Doddington Club, Lower Street

Rapscallion (Celtic Electric Folk Rock) at Thomas A Becket, St James Rd, Npton, 9pm

Tony Valentine at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Soul-ar Energy at The Wayfarers Inn, London Road, Kettering, 9pm.

The Curvy Love Dogz – Rock/Pop at The Walnut Tree, Station Road, Blisworth, 9pm. Free entry.

Shaun EB at Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

Jamie Neale at Midland Band Club, Kettering. Free.

Dale David, Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm.

John Burrows Band at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

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

The Deckchairs at The Artichoke, Moulton, 9pm

Live Music at The Old Crown, Ashton

THEATRE

Goldilocks and the Three Bears & Three Little Pigs Puppet Show, Looking Glass Theatre, Newspaper House, Derngate, Npton, 11.30am. www.lookinglasstheatre.co.uk

Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom, Derngate Auditorium, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 1pm/4pm. 01604 624811

Cyrano De Bergerac, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

The Tiger Who Came To Tea, The Core at Corby Cube, 11am/2pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (8.5 miles). Start nr the church in Everdon, 10am. 07740 995707

Quiz Night at Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton

Ballroom for non-dancers at St Albans Church, Broadmead Ave, N’pton, 2pm. 01604 787246.

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

Race Night at Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton

Afternoon Walk with The Ramblers Association (5 miles), meet 1.30pm outside The Coffee Pot Tavern, Yardley Gobion. No dogs.

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

Antiques, collectibles & book fair, Abington Church Rooms, Park Avenue North, Npton, 10am–4pm. Free admission. Raising money for Children are Butterflies charity.

Baby/Children’s Nearly New Sale at The Pemberton Centre, H E Bates Way, Rushden, 10am–noon. Entry £1, children free. Email Karen_aves@hotmail.co.uk

SUNDAY, APRIL 5

MUSIC

Music and Hoy at Queen’s Park WMC, Cranbrook Rd, Npton

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

Savannah Jazz Band at Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, noon–2.30pm. Admission £8

Family Karaoke at Great Doddington Club, Lower Street.

Peter Wayre at Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm (bingo 8.30pm).

Rik King at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Reliz at The Spread Eagle, W’borough Road, Npton, 7pm

THEATRE

Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 10am/1pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Kelmarsh Country Show (and Monday), at Kelmasrh Hall.

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

Bingo at British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, N’pton

Annual Easter Duck Race at Sywell Country Park, 3pm. 01604 810970

Family Fun in Eastfield Park, near The Multi-Use Games Area, 2.30pm–4pm, inc Easter Trail. Donations to Guide Dogs for the Blind Association.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (6 miles). starts nr the church in Kings Cliffe, 10am. 07821 729982

Full Day Walk with Northampton Ramblers (8 miles). Meet 10am Three Cranes pub, Great Cransley. Outbound via Loddington to Rothwell. Return via Thorpe Malsor and Cransley Reservoir.

Linear Day Walk with The Ramblers Association (14 miles). Meet leader at The Drapery, nr The North Gate Bus Station, to catch the 8.40am X4 to Stoke Bruerne. Lunch in Bugbrooke.

Handmade and Unplugged – Local crafts and music at The Victoria Inn, Poole Street, N’pton, 1pm–5pm. Free entry.

Egg Hunt at The Old Crown, Ashton, also barbecue, bouncy castle, stalls. Donations to the Air Ambulance

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

MONDAY, APRIL 6

MUSIC

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

Roy Civil’s Swing Circus at Fox & Hounds, Harborough Road, Kingsthorpe, 9pm. Free entry.

OTHER

Southwick Hall, nr Oundle – Medieval/Elizabethan manor with exhibitions/grounds. Open 2pm–5pm. Admission £7 adult/£3.50 child

Easter Monday Fun day at Fermyn Woods, noon–4pm. Easter egg quiz, and the ever popular Chicken Chuckin’ with rubber chickens.

Stanwick Race Day – Annual Village 10k road race. Starts in the High Street at 10.30am with 2k fun run 5 mins later. Refreshments in church. Family friendly activities in the village hall.

Figure-of-8 Walk with The Ramblers Association (am = 5 miles; pm = 4miles), meet 9am Church Lane (rear of Church of Holy Sepulchre), N’pton or 9.45am start from Priors (Village) Hall, Shuckburgh Road, Priors Marston. Afternoon start 1.30pm from Priors Hall.

Easter Cycle Ride, 52-mile loop out of Northampton to Grendon, Wollaston, Yeldon, Sharnbrook and Harrold. Meet 9.30am Nene Valley Whitewater Centre, N’pton. www.ctc-northampton.org.uk

TUESDAY, APRIL 7

MUSIC

The Dave Johnson Band at the Wig & Pen, St Giles St, Npton, 9pm. Free entry

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

Ewan McLennan at The Old White Hart Inn, Cotton End, Npton, 8pm. Ticket £10. www.greatknightfolkclub.co.uk

THEATRE

Cyrano De Bergerac, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 7pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Yoga for Well-Being at Spencer-Dallington Community Centre, Npton, 9.30am

Salsa Estrellas at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, from 7.30pm.

Children’s Felt Making workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, 10am–12.30pm. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Gretton Village Hall Monthly Lunch, 12.30pm, £4 per serving. 01536 772328 or email lizwatt263@btinternet.com

“Gardens Etc” with Joan Simpson, weekly discussion groups at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 10.30am–11.45am. 01604 858252.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (4.5 miles), starts at The Woolpack, Islip, 10am. 01933 355565

Short Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association (5 miles), 10am Delapre Abbey car park, off London Road.

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

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8

MUSIC

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

Legends Open Mic at Kitty O’Shea’s, St Peter’s Way, Npton, 8pm

Veronica & The Red Wine Serenaders at Wednesday Blues Club, The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 8.45pm. Free entry

BirdDogs at Wednesday Country Music Scene, The Headland, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm.

THEATRE

Cyrano De Bergerac, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

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

Mums, Grannies, Childminders & Toddlers meet in the Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, Kingsthorpe, 1.30pm–3pm.

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

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visiting Northampton’s Market Square, 10am– 1pm

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7.5 miles), start at The Exeter Arms, Barrowden, 9.30am. 01933 678545

Underwater World at Brixworth Park. Sessions start 11am, 12.30pm & 2pm. Pond dipping family activity. £2 per dipping pack. www.northamptonshiregov.uk/parks

Annie Musical Theatre workshop at Stanwick Village Hall, 9.30am –12.30pm (ages 5-12). £12 per child. 07788 983403

Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association (6.5 miles), start 9.30am Bartholomew Arms, Blakesley. No dogs.

Pen & Ink writing workshop at Central Museum & Art Gallery, Guildhall Rd, N’pton,10.30am–1pm. Booking essential (ages 8+) 01604 837397. £2.50pp.

The Friends of the Desborough Library craft afternoon for ages 5–12, 2pm-4pm. The theme is spring animals. Under 7s must be accompanied by an adult. Free entry.

THURSDAY, APRIL 9

MUSIC

The Roy Hawksford Band at the Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free entry.

Simon and Garfunkel story, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

THEATRE

Cyrano De Bergerac, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811