What’s on in Northamptonshire: April 9-16, 2015

Jim Dale talks about his life on Saturday in Corby
Jim Dale talks about his life on Saturday in Corby
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THURSDAY, APRIL 9

MUSIC

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

The Simon & Garfunkel story, Derngate Auditorium, Guildhall Rad, Northampton, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Country Jam Session at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton

Electric Jam Session at The Woolpack, Rothwell, 9pm. Drums provided, bring your own sticks!

THEATRE

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

Our Town, Masque Theatre, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Sheep Street, Npton, 7.30pm. Box Office 07586 288793 or www.masquetheatre.co.uk

OTHER

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

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

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

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits outside McDonald’s, Wellingborough town centre, 10am–1pm

Hairy Caterpillar Workshop at Abington Park Museum, 1pm–3.30pm. Nature themed workshop suitable for all ages. £2pp.

Morning Walk (4.5miles) with Northampton Outdoor Group. Meet at Jubilee Playing Fields CP, Weedon, 10am. 01604 755786

FRIDAY, APRIL 10

MUSIC

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

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

BoomBastic celebrating all things 90s at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, 9pm. £6 (advance only)

Russell Watson, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

THEATRE

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

Chicago Blues Brothers, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

Our Town, Masque Theatre, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Sheep Street, Npton, 7.30pm. 07586 288793 or www.masquetheatre.co.uk

OTHER

Quiz Night at Brafield WMC, A428.

Tai Chi, Duston Village Hall, Sycamore Road, 1.30pm–2.30pm. £4.

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

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

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

NAB Mobile Sight Centre will be near Corby Cube in Georrge Street, Corby, 10am–2pm

SATURDAY, APRIL 11

MUSIC

TTT Disco, farewell reunion to celebrate disco’s 50th anniversary, 8pm–12.30am at Northants Cricket Ground, Wantage Road, N’pton. Advance tickets £8. 01502 581900.

Riff Raff at Great Doddington WMC, Lower Street

Spencer Jordan, at Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, from 8pm.

The Tom Betts Band – Classic Rock at Walnut Tree, Station Road, Blisworth, 9pm. Free.

Kate Axten at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Club Murphys at Charles Bradlaugh, Earl Street, N’pton. 9pm–3am

Superfly at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, 8pm. £5 entry

Saturday Sessions at Auntie Ruth’s, George Row, Npton, 8pm

Disco at Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton

The Halestones at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

THEATRE

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

That’ll Be The Day, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

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

Our Town, Masque Theatre, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Sheep Street, Npton, 7.30pm. 07586 288793 or www.masquetheatre.co.uk

OTHER

Military Fitness Class for adults and children at Delapre Park, Northampton, 9.30am to 11am. www.bpt-uk.com

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

Tulipmania, a solo exhibition of work by Northampton Professional & International Selling Artist Angela Stanbridge at Oakapple Art Gallery, 200 Sywell Road, Mears Ashby, 10.30am to 4.30pm. Free entry. www.oakappleart.co.uk

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7 miles). Start nr the church in Draughton Road, Maidwell, 10am. 01604 450946

Naturally Playful at Brixworth Park, 11am–3pm. Natural collages, nest making, den building, in Baldmoney’s wood or Woodpecker room if wet. £1 per child. www.northamptonshiregov.uk/parks

Northamptonshire Young Farmers’ Big Spring Working Weekend (& April 12). Ploughing Match (on Sunday) at The Mere, Walgrave Road, Holcot. In aid of Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance & Prostate Cancer UK. £5 entry. Booking forms available from YFC Office, Moulton College, Lodge Farm, Pitsford Road, NN3 7QL or

kate-everard@btconnect.com

Wedding Flowers workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Rushden Pensioner’s Forum Coffee Morning, St Peter’s Church Hall, Midland Road, Rushden, Cakes, Gifts, Bric-a-Brac. Admission 50p.

Table Top Sale at The Pemberton Centre, H E Bates Way, Rushden, 10am–noon. Entrance £1, children free. To book a stall, email karen_aves@hotmail.co.uk

Morning Walk with Northampton Ramblers (6 miles). Meet 10am at the Church of St Michael and All Angels, Creaton. Walk via Cottesbrooke and Hollowell.

Afternoon Walk with The Ramblers Association (5.25 miles), 1.30pm from the bridge over the A45 (Weston Mill Lane), Northampton.

Fibre to Fabric exhibition at Northampton Museum and Art Gallery (until May 3). Showcasing the many skills of the members of the Northants Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers.

Annual Show of the Northampton Alpine & Rock Gardening Group, Weston Favell Parish Hall, N’pton , noon–3pm.

Annual Jumble Sale at Cranford Village Hall, 2pm–4.30pm. Homemade cakes and plenty of tea and coffee. 20p adm.

From Art To Commerce, workshop for artists; each session has a business focus; NN, Number Nine Guildhall Road, N’pton,11am–1pm. www.nncontemporaryart.org

Table Top Sale, Kingsthorpe Baptist Church (entrance Waitrose Car Park), 10am–noon. Admission 20p

SUNDAY, APRIL 12

MUSIC

Music and Hoy at Queens Park WMC, Npton

TAB, Sunday Jam at Thomas A Becket, St James Rd, Npton, 9pm

D-Trio, Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, from 8pm (plus bingo).

Barry Palser’s Super Six with John Crocker at Walnut Tree Inn, The Blisworth, noon–2.30pm. Admission £8

Christopher Koenig conducts Beethoven & Elgar, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Harborough Jazz presents two local groups, SUS4 and Free Rangers at Angel Hotel, High Street, Market Harborough, 12.30pm. Admission, members & guests £8, non-members £10. Contact 01858 466737 or www.harboroughjazz.com

THEATRE

Jim Dale, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

Car Boot Sale, Harpole Playing Field, 8am to 1pm. Sellers 7am.Please park in playing field, not in village.

Circular Day Walk with The Ramblers Association (10.5 miles). Meet leader 9am Church Lane (rear entrance to Church of Holy Sepulchre) for 10am start from slip road off A43 signposted Cottisford.

Valley & Views, circular walks through the beautiful Welland Valley starting at The Village Hall, Wilbarston, (3, 7, 16 or 26 miles). Start times and entry fees vary. See www.waendel.org.uk

St Luke’s Second Sundays, St Luke’s Church, Main Road, Duston, 1.30pm–4pm. Homemade soup & roll, cakes, crafts.

Car Boot Sale at Nene Park Stadium, Irhtlingborough. Sellers 7am; Buyers 8am. www.nenecarboot.info or 07712 114819

Antiques Fair in Wicksteed Park’s newly renovated Edwardian Pavilion, Kettering, 9.30am–4.30pm. Entry £2.50pp (under 16s free). www.fielddogfairs.com

MONDAY, APRIL 13

MUSIC

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

THEATRE

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

OTHER

Movie Night at The Picturedrome, Npton, showing St Vincent, 8pm. Free entry.

TUESDAY, APRIL 14

MUSIC

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

THEATRE

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

OTHER

Classic Movies Afternoon brings you films from the Golden Age of cinema at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, 1pm

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (6 miles). Start nr The Vane Arms PH, Sudborough, 10am. 01604 718576

“Handbook Topic” with Maureen Cross. Discussion groups at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 10.30am to 11.45am. 01604 858252.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15

MUSIC

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

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

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

Phil’s Mighty Music Quiz at The Lord Byron, Kingsley, Npton

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

Riverside Blues Band – Wednesday Blues Club at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 8.45pm. Free

Damones – Wednesday Country Music Scene, The Headland, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm.

THEATRE

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

OTHER

Meditation with Sounds, at the Elgar Centre, Upton, 7pm–9pm, Adm £7, 07957 646075.

Craft Club – knitting, stitching and cardmaking, Hazlewood Community Centre, Gainsborough Road, Corby, 7pm–9pm. Contact Kay on 07910 989410

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

“Trust Me, I’m Your Tour Manager” with Frank Faulkner. Discussion groups at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 7.30pm to 9pm. 01604 858252.

Gretton Baptist Church Women’s Rally starting at 2.15pm, followed by a tea in the church hall (High Street).

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7 miles). Start The Montague Arms PH, Barnwell, 10am. 01536 726588

Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association (6.2 miles). 9.30am The White Horse, Norton. Use pub car park. No dogs.

Evening Walk, circular route starting and finishing at The Red Lion, Yardley Hastings, 6pm. 50p entry fee. More info www.waendel.org.uk

Irthlingborough Community Cinema showing “The Ladykillers” at Irthlingborough Methodist Church, College Street, 2pm. £4 (pay otd).

NAB Mobile Sight Centre will be visiting Daventry Town Centre, near Shopmobility, in New Street, 10am–1pm

THURSDAY, APRIL 16

MUSIC

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

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

All That Jazz at the Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free entry.

THEATRE

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

The Supreme Fabulettes, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 8pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

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

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

Pre School Disco Duck Dance – ballet sessions for pre-school and infants (2-4 years) at Stanwick Village Hall, 3.10pm–3.40pm. www.disco-duck.co.uk. Call Lucy to book 07788 983403