What’s On in Northamptonshire: July 31-Aug 7

Boughton House near Geddington
Boughton House near Geddington

THURSDAY, July 31

MUSIC

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

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

Dave Johnson at Corkers Wine Bar, W’boro Rd, Npton, 8pm. Free entry.

Cool Jazz Quintet at the Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free entry.

THEATRE

Much Ado About Nothing in the courtyard of Abington Park Museum, Npton, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 adults, concessions £8, children (under 16) £5 or family (2 adults & 2 children age 16 and under) £26. Pay otd.

Looking Glass Theatre presents Jungle Book, at Newspaper House, Derngate, N’pton, 6.30pm. Tickets £6. 07711 540546/01604 624811. www.lookingglasstheatre.co.uk

OTHER

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

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (15 miles). Start at Crown Meadow CP, Abbey Road, Evesham, 10am. 01604 403597

Junk Modelling – robots and cars workshop at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, Guildhall Rd, 10am–noon & 1pm–3pm. Free. Suitable for all ages.

Evening Walk with Northampton Ramblers (c3.5 miles along Green Lane to the Grand Union Canal). Meet 7pm at Hunsbury Hill Country Park.

Painting In The Garden workshop at Kelmarsh Hall; improve skills, using the beautiful gardens at Kelmarsh as inspiration. Sessions 11am–noon and 1pm– 2pm. Cost £7.50 or £12 for both sessions. 01604 686543

Vintage Auction at Rushden Bowls Club, Northampton Road, Rushden; 400+ lots to inc collectibles, vintage clothes, militaria, antiques. Free entry. www.station109.com

FRIDAY, August 1

MUSIC

Open Mic hosted by Hannah Faulkner at The Raven Hotel, Corby, 8.30pm

Nico’ZZ (r&b blues band from France on UK tour) at Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm

Craig Deegan at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

Much Ado About Nothing in the courtyard of Abington Park Museum, Npton, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 adults, concessions £8, children (under 16) £5 or family (2 adults & 2 children age 16 and under) £26. Pay otd.

Looking Glass Theatre presents Jungle Book at Newspaper House, Derngate, Npton, 6.30pm. Tickets £6. 07711 540546/01604 624811. www.lookingglasstheatre.co.uk

Genesis Summer Theatre School perform at Kingswood School, Corby, 6.30pm

OTHER

Quiz at Brafield WMC, A428.

Fabulous Food – Curry Club. Evening workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone. More info www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Italian market, Market Place, High Street, Desborough (& August 2). Oils, cheeses, hams and more.

Church-run Retireds’ Group meeting in the Bridge Community Office, Whitefriars Junior School , Rushden, 1.30pm. 01933 676989.

SATURDAY, August 2

MUSIC

Chris Richards, Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, 8pm.

For King & Country concert, Church of the Holy Sepulchre Church, Sheep St, 7.30pm, featuring Northampton Concert Band & Northampton Male Voice Choir. Tickets 01604 754782 or www.stseps.org

Disco Inferno at Aspers Casino, Commercial St, N’pton, 8pm. £15, inc two-course dinner and disco.

Shirley, live music at Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton

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

Tony Valentine at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Rock Out at Great Doddington WMC, Lower Street

Mid Sensation, at Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9.30pm

Martin Russell at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

Accrington Stanley at Griffin Inn, Pitsford, 8.30pm

Coverstory at O’Neills, the Drapery, Npton, 10pm

Red Thunder at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Neil Diamond Tribute Show at The Barn Owl pub, Olden Road, Rectory Farm, 8.30pm.

THEATRE

Much Ado About Nothing in the courtyard of Abington Park Museum, Npton, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 adults, concessions £8, children (under 16) £5 or family (2 adults & 2 children age 16 and under) £26. Pay otd.

Looking Glass Theatre presents Jungle Book at Newspaper House, Derngate, Npton, 2pm/6.30pm. Tickets £6. 01604 624811.

OTHER

Vintage Retro and Vinyl Market at NNestival, Midsummer Meadow, N’pton, Live Bands & DJs, Food and Drink

My Little Vintage Fair, 10am–4pm, 50p entrance, OAPs and under 10s free, at Methodist Church, Broad Street, Earls Barton

Super Summer crafts workshop at Weston Favell Shopping Centre, 11am–3pm. Free.

Newton Hall Indoor Market, Newton Road, Rushden. Craft, gift and vintage market, 9am–5pm (& Sun 10am to 3pm). 07954 179299

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (8 miles). Start at the car park, Boddington Reservoir, 10am. 01604 450946

Gretton Local History Society Exhibition (& August 3) on Gretton and the Great War, Village Hall, 11am to 5pm. Short service on Village Green at 11.15am.

Sale & Coffee Morning in aid of Cats Friends at Rothwell Methodist Church, 9.30am–11.30am. Bric-a-brac, quality clothes, cakes. 20p admission.

Broadmead Avenue Allotments Open Day, 1pm–3.30pm. Book stall, bric-a-brac, garden produce sale, Free admission.

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

A Shoemaker goes to War exhibition at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, Guildhall Rd (until November 9).

Afternoon Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (6.25 miles), 2pm start from The Green, Newnham.

Morning Walk with Northampton Ramblers (6 miles). Meet 10am at Dog & Partridge, High Street, Titchmarsh.

Charity event at The Quaker Meeting House, Wellington St, N’pton, 10am–4pm. Fun, health education, pampering, stalls. www.zimwomenassociation,org. Free entry.

Outdoor Screening of Les Miserables at Boughton House, nr Geddington. Gates open 7pm

Art Group Annual Exhibition (& August 3) at Weldon Village Hall, 10am–4pm.

Brit Poppy Art Exhibition (until August 4), Pitsford School, 10am–4pm. Free admission. 100 paintings and sculptures. Profits to service charities.

World War One Centenary Exhibition, 10am–3pm in Catholic Church Hall, High Road, Rushden. £1 entry in tea/coffee.

The Federation of Professional & Amateur Artists Annual Art Exhibition at The Museum, Castle Way, Wellingborough (until August 9), 10am–4pm.

Over-55s Group Coffee Morning at the Community Centre, Olden Road, Rectory Farm, 10am.

Farmers’ Market in Millennium Garden, Burton Latimer, 9am

Italian market, Havelock Street, Desborough

Coffee Morning and Art & Craft Fair at Rothwell Arts & Heritage Centre, Bridge street, 10am–4pm.

Car Boot & Table Top Sale, 9am–noon at All Saints Church, William Street, Kettering. £6. Call 07887 617978 to book.

SUNDAY, August 3

MUSIC

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

Rita Pereira, Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, from 8pm.

Kidlington Town Band will be performing in the bandstand in Abington Park, 2pm–5pm.

Honeywell at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

OTHER

Vintage Retro and Vinyl Market at NNestival, Midsummer Meadow, N’pton, Live Bands & DJs, Food and Drink

Morning Worship at Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, 10.15am,

Craft, Gift & Vintage Market, Newton Hall Indoor Market, Newton Road, Rushden, 10am–3pm.

Tea & Cake, Fotheringhay Village Hall, 3pm–5.30pm. Cost £2 (free concerts at the church on some Sundays). Enquiries villagehallfotheringhay@gmail.com

Car Boot Sale, Playing Field, Larkhall Lane, Harpole, 10am–2pm. Sellers 9am.

Outdoor Screening of Grease at Boughton House, nr Geddington, gates open 7pm

Circular Day Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (13.5 miles), 9am, Church Lane, N’pton, (rear of Church of Holy Sepulchre) Church) or meet leader 9.45am start from Harrold-Odell Country Park. 01604 638579 or 07910 337009

Handmade and Unplugged – Craft fair with goods by local crafters and music by local musicians at The Victoria Inn, Poole Street, N’pton, 1pm–5pm.

Sunday Walk with Waendel Walkers Club, circular route starting & finishing at the Bell, Little Addington (6 or 12 miles), 10am onwards. www.waendel.org.uk. 50p entry fee

MONDAY, August 4

MUSIC

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

OTHER

Pub Quiz, Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, Npton, 8pm. Entry £1 or £5 for 5+

Kids summer screening of The Lion King (12.30pm) and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (3pm), at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton; also Noah, at movie night from 8pm. Free.

COYS Touch Rugby Club training at Dallington Park, Npton, 6.30pm–8.30pm. www.pitchero.com/clubs/coystouchrugby

Lights Out Event, to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World War One. All welcome to join members of The Royal British Legion, 10pm–11pm at Bowls Club, W’boro Rd, Finedon.

TUESDAY, August 5

THEATRE

Rockin Hams at the Wig & Pen, St Giles St, Npton, 9pm. Free entry

OTHER

Yoga for Well-Being at Spencer Dallington Community Centre, Npton, 9.30am–11.30am. Free.

Salsa Tuesday, at The Picturedrome, Npton, from 7pm, call 01604 230777 for details

Bingo at Monks Park WMC, N’pton, 8pm

Classic movies afternoon, The Picturedrome, Npton, 1pm

Short Morning Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (4.5 miles), 10am, The Olde Sun, Middle Street, Nether Heyford.

Evening Walk with Northampton Ramblers (4 miles). Meet 7pm, Bricketts Lane, Flore (car park opp school).

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (5.5 miles). Start at The Fox Inn, Hallaton, 10am. 01933 678545

WEDNESDAY, August 6

MUSIC

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

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

Rhythm Roots ‘n’ Rhyme at Thomas A Becket, St James, Npton, 9pm

Jazz & Blues at Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, Npton, 8pm.

Beat Scene at The Headland, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm. Tonight: Flingel Blunt.

Dave Onions, Wednesday Blues Club at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 8.45pm.

OTHER

Morning Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (7 miles). 9.30am The Red Lion, Denton.

Becket at the Castle Workshop at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, Guildhall Rd, 10am–noon. Discover the story of Northampton Castle in 850th anniversary of Thomas Becket’s trial. Make your own mini castle to take home (please bring own cardboard boxes); suitable for ages 5-11 (all children must be accompanied by an adult). Booking essential on northampton@gmail.com or 01604 701992.

Evening Walk with Waendel Walkers Club, circular route from The Woolpack Inn, Rothwell (about 6 miles), 6pm. www.waendel.org.uk. 50p entry fee

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7.9 miles), start at The Fox & Hounds, Risley, Beds, 9.30am. 01933 355565

THURSDAY, August 7

MUSIC

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

Rock ‘n’ Roll Tea Dance at the Picturedrome, N’pton, 1pm. Free entry. Also, audio-visual experience hosted by Sofia Benhayoun from 7.30pm.

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

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

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

Bluegrass Jam Session at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton