FRIDAY, MARCH 6
Paul Carrack, Derngate Auditorium, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811
Rhythm & Roots at Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm
Disco at The Sunnyside, Boughton Green Road, Npton, 8pm
Disco – All Requests Friday with Apollo Disco at The Spread Eagle, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8.30pm
Some Old Get at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton
Aladdin by Parish Players at Denton Village Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets Adults £7, Concessions £5 or Family £20 (2 adults, 2 children) from Lisa 01604 890711 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 2.30pm/7pm. 01604 624811
Hactivists, Underground, Royal & Derngate, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811
Only Fools and Boycie, one-man show with John Challis, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470
Quiz Night at Brafield WMC, A428.
Beginners’ Vintage Ballroom at St Alban’s Church, Broadmead Ave, N’pton, 7pm. 01604 787246.
Street Dance Class, Stanwick Village Hall, 3.45pm. £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. Contact Mel 07979 152746 for more details.
Craft Club, 11am–3pm, at Church Hall, St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Kettering. 07733 341674. Admission £3 inc tea & coffee.
Bluelight Comedy & Magic, The Sun Inn, High Street, Hardingstone, 7.30pm. Starring “The Man who fooled Penn and Teller live on TV” John Archer. Tickets £10 from The Sun Inn or email email@example.com
Handmade & Unplugged – Mother’s Day Craft Fair at The Picturedrome, Kettering Road, Npton, 6pm–10pm. 19 Local crafters and live acoustic music.
5th Annual Wellingborough Diggers Festival (& March 7), Talk & Discussion – Foodbanks Hunger & Politics, at the Friends Meeting House, St Johns Street, W’boro, 7.15pm.
SATURDAY, MARCH 7
Richard & Adam, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811
Jon James, Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, from 8pm.
The River Chickens at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 9pm. Free entry.
The Smarties at Great Doddington WMC, Lower Street,
XS at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton
Soul-ar Energy at The Wayfarers Inn, London Road, Kettering, 9pm.
Pete Wayre at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering
BBs 70s & 80s Night at Golden Horse, Far Cotton, 7.30pm. Free admission.
St Peter’s Singers Crucifixus Pro Nobis, St Matthew’s Church, Npton, 7.30pm. Tickets £9 otd.
Motown & Soul disco with Tony Gee at The Spread Eagle, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8.30pm
Harkback at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton
Aladdin by Parish Players at Denton Village Hall, 2.30pm/7.30pm. Adults £7, concessions £5 or family £20 (2 adults, 2 children) from 01604 890711 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 2.30pm/7pm. 01604 624811
Hactivists, Underground, Royal & Derngate, N’pton, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811
Table Top Sale, Kingsley Park Methodist Church (top of Milton Street), N’pton, 10am–noon. Entry 20p. Funds for Motor Neurone and Kidney Research UK.
Northampton Poet Cazza (alias Caroline Buckby) will selling her mini book of comic prose “And It Goes Like This…” at Rushden Craft Gift & Vintage Fayre, Masonic Hall, Wellingborough Road, Rushden. £1 of every edition to Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance.
Table Top Sale at The Pemberton Centre, H E Bates Way, Rushden, 10am–noon. Entrance £1, children free. To book a stall, email email@example.com
Ukelele workshop by Sara Spade. Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 10am–3pm. Tickets £34 (ages 16+ only). Booking essential. 01604 837397 to book.
Afternoon Walk with The Ramblers Association (5 miles), 2pm from Gayton village centre, no dogs.
Woodnewton – Kettering & District Ramblers Club (6.5 miles), meet at White Swan. 01536 767292
Whist Drive at Great Easton Village Hall in the Welland Valley, cards dealt from 7.30pm. 01536 770784
Coffee Morning, Parish Rooms, Market Place, Kettering, 10am–noon. Free. Funds to Kaleidoscope Club, a club for adults with learning disabilities.
Table Top Sale, Pitsford Village Hall, 11am–3pm. Free.
Clickers, Cutters & Quarrymen – Burton at Work exhibition in the Burton Latimer Heritage Museum.
Antiques. Collectibles & Book Fair, Abington Church Rooms, Park Avenue North, N’pton, 10am–4pm. Admission free.
Shoe Store Tour, Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, Guildhall Rd, 10.30am–noon. £5. Booking essential 01604 837397.
Leicestershire & Northamptonshire Keep Fit Association AGM & Rally Day at Moulton School, from 10.15am.
Jumble Sale, Hackleton Village Hall, 1.30pm. In aid of Hackleton Rainbows and Piddington Brownies
Brisk Saturday Cycle Ride (35 mile loop) via Stoke Bruerne, Hanslope, Castlethorpe to Haversham. Meet 9.30am Hunsbury Hill Library, Overslade Close, East Hunsbury. www.ctc-northampton.org.uk
Table Top Sale, All Saints Church, William Street, Kettering, 9am.
5th Annual Wellingborough Diggers Festival at Wellingborough Library from noon, inc talk on Gerrard Winstanley who inspired the Diggers and a presentation celebrating Women’s Day at 2pm. Also song-writing workshop, live bands at The Horsehoe, Sheep Street, W’bro, 4pm and Hind Hotel, W’bro, 7.30pm. www.diggersfestival.org.uk
SUNDAY, MARCH 8
Alan Black, Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, from 8pm.
Harborough Jazz presents Roger Beaujolais Quartet at Angel Hotel, High Street, Market Harborough, 12.30pm. Admission £12, non-members £14. Contact 01858 466737 or www.harboroughjazz.com
The Sunday Marmalade Session curated by Cliff Brown at The Pomfret Arms, Cotton End, Npton, 2pm–5pm
Windband Spectacular, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 6pm. 01604 624811
Cliff Bywater at Monks Park WMC, Npton, 4pm
Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends with Trevor Whiting at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, noon to 2.30pm. Admission £8
T.A.B. Sunday Jam at Thomas A Becket, St James Rd, Npton, 9pm.
Nightshift at The Spread Eagle, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 7pm
The Carverners at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton
Aladdin by Parish Players at Denton Village Hall, 4pm. Adults £7, concessions £5 or family £20 (2 adults, 2 children) from 01604 890711 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Nathan Carter, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470
Morning Worship with Holy Communion at Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, 10.15am
Morning Walk with Northampton Ramblers (6.5 miles), meet 10am at The Stags Head, Maidwell.
Figure-of-8 Walk with The Ramblers Association (am 7 miles, pm 4.5 miles), meet 8.50am Church Lane (rear entrance to Church of the Holy Sepulchre Church), N’pton or meet leader 9.30am junction of Great Lane and High Street, Bugbrooke. Afternoon start is 1.30pm from Baker’s Arms.
The Northamptonshire Baby & Toddler Show, Franklin’s Gardens, Weedon Road, Npton, 10am–4pm. Over 70 companies celebrating everything from pregnancy to preschool. Earlybird discounted tickets £2.50 from www.northantsbabyshow.com or £3.50 otd.
MONDAY, MARCH 9
Acoustic Open Mic with Darryl & Jim at The Woolpack, Rothwell from 9pm.
Pomfest, pop & house music at The Pomfret Arms, Cotton End, Npton, 7pm–to 1am.
Live Concert by The Hunsbury Voices at the Quaker Meeting House, Wellington Street, Npton, 7.30pm. £3 admission.
Pub Quiz, Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, Npton, 8pm. £1pp
TUESDAY, MARCH 10
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, Derngate Auditorium, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811
Chris Parker at The Wig & Pen, St Giles St, Npton, 9pm. Free entry
Salsa Estrellas at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton. An evening of pure dancing and fitness, from 7.30pm.
Free Ballroom & Latin Dance lessons, 1.30pm–3.30pm at Eden Close Community Room, Lakeview, N’pton, 01604 787246
Poker Night at The Sunnyside PH, Boughton Green Road, Npton, 8pm
Craft Tutorial (every fortnight) at The Meeting Room, St Matthews Church, Kingsley, 7.30pm (£10).
Northampton Inter-Faith Forum (until May 23) at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, Guildhall Rd, with representatives of Bahai, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Islam, Jewish and Sikh.
Painted Volcanoes meeting (fortnightly) for writers to read out and discuss their latest work, The Lamplighter, Overstone Road, Npton, 7.30pm.www.paintedvolcanoes.weelby.com
Quiz Night with Phil Hollis at The Spread Eagle, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8.30pm
Women’s Hour meet at Gretton Baptist Church Hall, High Street, Gretton, 2.15pm. Guest speaker is Paul Greenaway.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11
Acoustics Night, Horseshoe Inn, Sheep St, Wellingborough, 9pm. Free entry.
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
Legends Open Mic at Kitty O’Shea’s, St Peter’s Way, Npton, 8pm
Electric Experience – Wednesday Blues Club at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 8.45pm. Free
The Retros – Wednesday Country Music Scene, The Headland, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm.
Dying For It, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 3pm. Box Office 01604 624811
Brendan Cole, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811
The Last Days of Judas, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811
Craft Club, Hazlewood Community Centre, Gainsborough Road, Corby, 7pm. 07910 989410
Mums, Grannies, Childminders & Toddlers meet, Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, N’pton, 1.30pm–3pm.
“The History of Masks” with Christine Farmer, NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 7.30pm to 9pm. 01604 858252.
Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association (7.5 miles). 9.30am from Odell, nr pub. Walking via Pavenham and Carlton. Unsuitable for dogs.