What’s on in Northamptonshire: Oct 9–15

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THURSDAY, October 9

MUSIC

10cc, Derngate Auditorium, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

The Mainline Big Band at the Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free entry.

Country Jam Session at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Open Mic, hosted by Hannah Faulkner at The Obelisk Centre, Npton, 8.30pm

The Ginger Pig Band, Jazz Café, Auntie Ruth’s, George Row, Npton, 8pm. £1 admission.

THEATRE

Becket, by Masque Theatre, The Great Hall, Northampton Guildhall, 7.30pm. Tickets 07586 288793, www.masquetheatre.co.uk or St Giles Music, 16 St Giles Terrace, Npton

Dusk, The Core at Corby Cube,10.30am/1.30pm. 01536 470470

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Royal Auditorium, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

Tingdene Entertainers present The Vicar of Dibley at the Star Hall, Laws Lane, Finedon, 7.30pm. Tickets £7.50. 01933 680680/682013

OTHER

Comedy Night at Victoria Inn, Poole Street, Npton, 8.30pm

The Garden of Delights at NN, Number Nine Guildhall Road, Npton. Mladen Miljanovic exhibition (until Dec 7). www.NNContemporaryArt.org

Sulby Gardens, near Welford, open as part of the National Garden Scheme, 2pm–5pm. £4 entry

East Northants Association of the National Trust meeting, Corn Market Hall, Kettering, 7.30pm, with Zena Skinner, one of the first TV cooks. Visitors welcome, £3 at door.

The Language of Flowers exhibition of paintings by the Northamptonshire Botanical Artists’ Society at 78 Derngate, Npton, 10am–5pm (Tues–Sun until Dec 21) Free entry. More info www.78derngate.org.uk

FRIDAY, October 10

MUSIC

Clannad, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Northampton 624811

Charity Night in aid of Macmillan Cancer, inc auction, disco plus Irie at Brafield WMC, A428.

Kontra Roots Club at Kennedy’s Bar, Finedon, 8pm. Free.

The Whatevers at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Music In Quiet Places at Geddington Church, 7.30pm. For tickets call Robert 01536 746173

Concert by Spring of Pearls Choir at the United Reformed Church, London Road, Kettering, 7pm. Tickets £5.

Carroll Thompson & Dennis Bovell perform night of classic reggae at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, N’pton, 9pm, £15

THEATRE

Becket, by Masque Theatre, The Great Hall, Northampton Guildhall, 7.30pm. 07586 288793

The Vicar of Dibley at the Star Hall, Laws Lane, Finedon, 7.30pm. Tickets £7.50, call 01933 680680/682013

Dusk, The Core at Corby Cube, 10.30am & 1.30pm, Ticket Office Corby 470 470

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm, Northampton 624811

OTHER

Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club, Royal & Derngate Underground, 8.15pm, N’pton 624811

Quiz at Brafield WMC, A428.

English & American Ballroom at St Alban’s Church, Broadmead Ave, N’pton, 7pm. £3 adm. 01604 787246.

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

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

SATURDAY, October 11

Danny Fisher, Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, from 8pm.

Seth Lakeman, Derngate, 7.30pm, Northampton 624811

Steve Perry at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Mod Story at Maltsters Arms, Weedon, 9pm

Scrumpy B****rds, Olde Red Lion, Kislingbury

Anyone Out There, Great Doddington WMC, Lower Street.

Skatoons at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Fish & Chips Night with music and bingo at Semilong WMC, St Andrews Street, Npton

Southside Jimmy (rock covers) at Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9.30pm.

Gunslingers (indie rock covers) at Old George Inn, Stony Stratford, 9.15pm

Andy Stone at Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

Candy Slam at O’Neill’s, the Drapery, Npton

Barn Dance with Tourdion and Friends, Jane and Chris Saunders at Village Hall, Kirby Road, Gretton, 7.30pm. Tickets £10, concessions £8 from Gretton Post Office or from 01536 770302.

Overture in October at Broughton Baptist Church, 3pm.

Community Concert in aid of Pancreatic Cancer Action and Cransley Hospice at Holy Trinity Church Hall, Victoria St, Desborough, doors open 6.30pm. Tickets £5. 07752 132587

NGH Choir autumn concert in aid of the NGH Chemotherapy Appeal. Spinney Hill Theatre, Spinney Hill Road, Npton, 7pm. Tickets £10 (£12 otd)/ £7.50 concessions. www.nghchoir.ticketsource.co.uk

Phil Spalding, The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, 7.30pm, £6 advance, £8 otd.

The Ginger Pig at Auntie Ruth’s, George Row, Npton, 9pm, then Miss Mics & DJ Ryan Dorrian.

Lebburn Maddox & guests at Charles Bradlaugh, Earl Street, Npton, 8pm. Free entry.

Australian prog rock band Voyager at the Zombie Hut, Rockingham Road, Corby. Doors 8pm, Entry £5. Support from Agent Band and Divine Solace.

THEATRE

Becket, by Masque Theatre, The Great Hall, Northampton Guildhall, 7.30pm. Tickets 07586 288793

The Vicar of Dibley at the Star Hall, Laws Lane, Finedon, 7.30pm. Tickets £7.50. 01933 680680/ 682013

Dusk, The Core at Corby Cube, 10.30am & 1.30pm, Corby 470470

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm & 7.45pm, Northampton 624811

OTHER

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7.5 miles). Start at The Lamb, Stoke Goldington, 10am. 01933 441270

The Giddings – Kettering & District Ramblers Club (6.5 miles). Meet Great Gidding. 01832 275611

Afternoon Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (5.5 miles), 2pm from the car park next to Holiday Inn, Bedford Road, Npton.

Afternoon Walk with Northampton Ramblers (5.2 miles). Meet 2pm at the village green outside The White Horse, Old.

Charity Jumble Sale in the School Rooms, Main Street, Church Stowe, near Weedon, 2pm. 50p adults/children free. In aid of Army Benevolent Fund.

Table Top Sale, St Francis Church, Eastfield Road, Duston, 10am–noon, with toys, books, clothes, bric-a-brac. Free entry. Book a table £5. 01604 753679 or email office@duston.org.uk

Northampton Town & County Art Society Annual Exhibition, Guildhall Road, Npton, 10am–5pm (until Dec 6). www.ntc-artsociety.co.uk Free entry.

Coffee Morning hosted by Desborough & Rothwell Trefoil Guild at the Trinity Centre, off Market Sq, Rothwell, 10am–noon. Free admission.

Kettering Stamp & Philatelic Society’s Autumn Stamp Fair at Ise Lodge Community Centre, Kettering, 10am–4pm.

Gift & Craft Fair (& Sunday), 80 stalls at Lamport Hall in the stable block, 10am–5pm. Adm £3.50 adults/£1.50 children.

Coffee morning at The Toller Church Rooms, Gold Street, Kettering, 10am–noon, hosted by KOS Musical Theatre Co.

Jumble Sale, Bugbrooke Community Centre, 2pm. In aid of Bugbrooke Girl Guides.

Bath Bomb Workshop at Irchester Country Park, £25, booking on 07896 429738

Ukelele workshop for beginners, 10am–3pm, Northampton Museum and Art Gallery. Tickets £34. 01604 838111 or www.northampton.gov.uk/musems

Coffee morning (and shop) at Laxton Village Hall, 10am–noon.

Harvest Festival Weekend at Harlestone Church. Open church with teas and floral & art displays, 11am–4pm (& Sunday 2pm–4pm).

SUNDAY, October 12

MUSIC

Crazy for Gershwin, Derngate Auditorium, 3pm, Box Office Northampton 624811

Bobby Daniels, Brafield WMC, A428, from 8pm.

Barry Palser’s Super Six at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth in the Ellington Suite, noon–2.30pm. Admission £8

Ali By Request at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Open Mic hosted by Hannah Faulkner at Ken’s Diner, Finedon, 2pm–4.30pm

The Annie Whitehead Quartet at The Angel Hotel, High Street, Market Harborough, 12.30pm. Adm £12 (non-members £14). www.harboroughjazz.com

OTHER

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

Countryside Walk nr Knuston. Meet Whitefriars Junior School, Boughton Drive, Rushden, 10am for 10.15am departure. 01933 316927
Wellingborough Ramblers walk (11.5 miles). Meet at Church Lane (rear of Church of Holy Sepulchre), Npton at 9am for 9.30am start from slip road off A428 Warrington.

Circular Day Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (5.5 miles). 2pm from the car park next to Holiday Inn, Bedford Road, Npton.

Kettering Vintage, Antiques & Collectors’ Bazaar, Arena Sports, Thurston Drive, Kettering. Entry 8.30am £4, entry 10am £3. www.b2events.info

Antique, Vintage & Collectors Fayre at Cheyne Walk Club, Npton, 10am–4pm

Sunday Walk with Waendel Walkers Club. Circular routes from The Wheatsheaf, West Perry (choice of 6 or 12 miles), 10am. 50p entry. For more info www.waendel.org.uk

MONDAY, October 13

MUSIC

Wind & Strings & Voices at Quaker Meeting House, Wellington Street, Npton, 7.30pm

Acoustic Open Mic at The Woolpack, Rothwell, 9pm

Folk Jam Session at The Artichoke, Moulton, 8pm. Free entry. 07913 615183

THEATRE

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm, N’pton 624811

OTHER

Movie Night at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, 8pm. Tonight: Edge of Tomorrow. Free entry.

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

Just Voices singing group meet at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, 7pm. 01604 717866

Northampton Morris Men practice 8pm–10pm, for ages 18–80. Instruction is given. www.northamptonmorrismen.co.uk

TUESDAY, October 14

MUSIC

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

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

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers concert of thundering rhythms, masked choreography and inventive lighting at Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering. Tickets 01536 414141.

THEATRE

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm, N’pton 624811

OTHER

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (5 miles), start at The Greyhound pub, Milton Malsor, 10am. 01604 762242

“Music Choices” discussion groups at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 10.30am. More details 01604 858252.

WEDNESDAY, October 15

MUSIC

Wednesday Beat Scene at The Headland, Longland Road, N’pton feat Classic Covers Band.

The Tom Gee Band at Wednesday Blues Club, The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 8.45pm.

The Freight Train Jam at Thomas A Becket, St James Road, N’pton, 9pm

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

THEATRE

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm, N’pton 624811

OTHER

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (8.25 miles). Start at The Swan, Lamport, 9.30am. 01604 405521

Morning Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (6 miles), 9.30am from Red Lion, Hellidon. Park in pub car park if dining after walk.

Morning Strollers Walk with Northampton Ramblers (3 miles). Meet 10am Harlestone Heath.

Alpine Garden Society meets at Weston Favell Parish Hall, Npton, 7.15pm.

Wear Something Pink! Deafconnect hosting a Coffee Morning at Spencer Dallington Community Centre, Tintern Avenue, Npton 10am–1pm. £1 entry – for Cancer Research

Charity Night in aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer at The Serina Restaurant, Desborough, 6pm. Pink dress code.