Take a look at the list of events coming up in the Telegraph region over the next week.
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Thursday, November 8
A volunteer fair is being held on Thursday, November 8, at Wellingborough Library, Pebble Lane, Wellingborough from 11am to 3pm.
Raunds WI next meets on Thursday, November 8, when members hope Barbara Carman will speak on her work as an “Old Bailey Usher”. The meeting starts at 7.30pm and is at the Saxon Hall.
A blood donors’ session is being held at Stephenson Way Community Centre, Corby, on Thursday, November 8, from 1pm until 3.30pm and from 4.30pm until 7.15pm.
The next Redwell Community and Police surgery is taking place on Thursday November 8 at 7:30pm.
The surgery will be held at the Redwell leisure Centre, Barnwell Road, Wellingborough, where police and councillors for the area will answer residents’ questions. All are welcome
Centre Stage Productions are presenting Stepping Out by Richard Harris at Finedon Community Centre on 8th,9th and 10th of November. Tickets are £10 and £9 for concessions and can be obtained from 01933 398377 or email@example.com.
Anyone for Bridge? There are a few places remaining at the Harringworth Bridge Drives taking place this year in the Village Hall on Thursday 8 November. You can choose to join the Daytime Drive which starts at 10.30 or the Evening Drive starting at 6.00 pm. Tickets are £15 per person and include Lunch or Supper - available from Jan Gray (01572 747438) for the Daytime Drive and Jenny Craven (01572 747751) for the Evening Drive.
Irchester Historical Society will meet next on Thursday 8 November at 7.30pm in the Library for a Victorian Family story. Society member, Ellen Godfrey (nee Wilmott) will explain about her Berrill and Wilmott ancestors and their connection with the local area. More details about the Historical Society can be obtained from the Chair, Jon-Paul Carr 01933 382476.
On Thursday 8 November the East Northants Supporters Group will meet atb7.30pm in the Corn Market Hall, London Road, Kettering. Jane Barnes will be presenting Tales from a Farmer’s Wife. All welcome. Refreshments, raffle and pre-loved books for sale. Non-members £3.
Kettering Pensioners Parliament meets on Thursday 8 November at the Midland Band Club, Hallwood Road (bus route D) at 2.30pm.
The speaker this week will be WW2 pilot Eric Nixon. New members always welcome. For more information call the secretary on 01536 392600.
At the Manor House Museum, Sheep Street, Kettering, on Thursday 8 November between 2.30pm – 4pm - Caring for your Treasures. Have you got a treasured object you would like to know how best to look after? Come along to this free session and the Museum Officer may be able to help you.
Rushden Ramblers – Tortoise Group - The Thursday November 8th Walk leaves Duck St Car park at 9.30am and takes you to Salcey Forest and Little Horton Wood. For further details contact Janet on 314831.
Wymington and Podington Women’s Institute – invite you to their Beetle Drive with Anne Carradice next Thursday November 8th at 7.30pm in Wymington Memorial Hall, Church Lane.
All newcomers welcome. Further details by ringing 310280 or 312646.
Friday, November 9
A Christmas gifts sale will take place on Friday, November 9, to raise money for the the St Nicholas Church Flush Fund.
The sale will take place at Memorial Hall, Great Doddington, with flowers, gifts, cards, jewellery, sweets and much more on sale.
Entrance will cost £1 and for more infomation contact Ann Newsome on 01933 276082.
Local artists can show their work at Desborough Heritage Centre from November 9 to December 14. Entries are still being accepted at the centre in Station Road.
The Looking Glass Theatre presents: Wuthering Heights. Friday 9th November at 7.30pm Brigstock Village Hall. Tickets are £6 from 01536 373598 or 01536 373028 or Brigstock Paper shop.
Friday, November 9, beer and hymns will be on offer at 13 Church Street, Broughton, at 7.30pm. Old and new song favourites are planned together with the usual refreshments. Admission is £2.50 per person. Tickets are available from Mark Bodicoat or Peter Horrix.
A cheese and wine evening in aid of the St Leonard’s building fund will be held on Friday 9th November from 7.30pm at Rockingham Castle.
Tickets are priced at £15 each, which includes wine and food, and are available from building fund committee members. There will also be a tombola during the evening
Saturday, November 10
A murder mystery night will be held at Marlow House, Gold Street, Desborough, Ticket price £10 per person includes a two course meal, tea/coffee. Bring your own tipple. 7.30 p.m. till late. Tickets available (with menu) at Marlow House office 01536 762329, pre-booked/paid only
A Jumble Sale at Hawthorn Community Primary School, Hawthorn Rd, Kettering will take place from 9.30am to 11am. Selling items such as clothes, toys, games, and books. There will also be bric a brac. All proceeds go to PFA funds. Entry is 25p, children are free
A War Memorial project will be presenting its collection on Saturday November 10.
The collection will be held at Earls Barton Parish Church Hall, between 10am and 12pm, and organisers are encouraging everybody to come along.
Visitors are welcome to bring along their own photographs, or memories, from the First or Second World War and share.
Project members are hoping to bring their collections together and publish a book in 2014, for the centenary of the First World War.
Oundle’s popular Fairtrade/Eco market will be held again this year in St Peter’s Church, from 9am to 2pm. A wide variety of handmade/recycled crafts, cards, Fairtrade foods and gifts will be on sale. There will also be the opportunity to find out more about local green issues, and to sign up for organic vegetable box deliveries. Charity Christmas cards will be on sale as usual.
The St Cecilia Singers of Rushden will perform at an autumn concert to be held at Park Road Baptist Church, Rushden on Saturday, November 10, at 7pm. Tickets are £10, which includes light refreshments, and are available in advance by calling 01933 356656 or at the door on evening of concert.
The Ex-Servicemen’s Club in Lloyds Road, Corby, is celebrating its 75th anniversary on Saturday, November 10. There will be bands and a disco, and tickets cost £4.
Braybrooke Bazaar, Saturday, November 10, 11.00am to 2.30pm, All Saints Church, Braybrooke. Come to Braybrooke Bazaar and get ahead with your Christmas shopping. The bazaar features a variety of stalls selling all sorts of wonders. Browse and choose the perfect gift for everyone on your list! Shopping successfully completed, treat youself to lunch or a cup of tea/coffee with a slice of homemade cake.
Rutland Dyslexia have organised a ‘Rutland Education Show’ which is to be held at the Victoria Hall, High Street, Oakham, on Saturday, November 10, between 10am and 3.30pm. The show will provide an opportunity to meet education experts able to offer advice to parents, teachers, employers and adults, about learning support over a range of specific learning difficulties. Anyone interested or wanting to make an advance booking should phone 0115 924 6888.
The Belcanto Choir will be performing at St Andrew’s Church Brigstock on Saturday November 10 at 7pm. There will be a variety of music from classical to songs from the shows. Tickets are £8 for adults and £5 for children under 12. Wine and canapés will be served. The proceeds are from the Church Fabric Fund. Tickets from Christine 373304, Judy 373966 and Maureen 373661.
On Saturday, November 10, the Looking Glass Theatre will present Wuthering Heights, at Loddington Village Hall at 7.30pm and tickets costing £5 each can be booked on 07711 540546.
The Latimer Vocal Ensemble will be among the acts performing in A Musical Salute, an evening of music and dance hosted by Kettering Camerata in support of Help for Heroes. The concert is on Saturday 10th November at the Lighthouse Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets are £10 (£9 concessions) from the box office on 01536 414141 or at www.lighthousetheatre.co.uk
On November 10th, Geddington Pudding Club is holding an evening in aid of the Scouts. It’s a fabulous evening of fun, games, entertainment and puddings for the ladies.
Community Transport group Wondertours day trip to Derby. Fare £13. For all inquiries please contact David Fursdon on 07790 197220. All excursions pick up in Gretton, Weldon, Corby Old Village and Town Centre and Kettering Telford Lodge. Regular and new passengers are all welcome.
The St Cecilia Singers will perform A German Requiem by Brahms (sung in English) under the direction of Stephen Bell with soprano Rachel Bedford and baritone David Wilson-Johnson. The concert will be at the Park Road Baptist Church, Higham Ferrers, on Saturday 10th November at 7pm. Tickets are £10 each to include light refreshments and available by ringing 356546 or paying on the door. See website: www.stceciliasingers.org.uk
Hope Methodist Church – a table top sale will be held from 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday 10th November offering a wide variety of stalls to browse.
Irchester Coulon Link’s next event in the village is a Barn Dance on Saturday 10 November. Tickets are still available from Brian on 01933 311754 . They cost £7, including a supper and you will need to take your own drink. Anyone who has already bought tickets for this should note that the venue is now Parsons Hall with an 8pm start.
At the Salvation Army Citadel in Rockingham Road, Kettering, on Saturday 10 November at 7pm a concert in aid of Cransley Hospice. A festival of popular music by the Salvation Army Songsters and the Weekley Singers.
Tickets £5 each (under 14’s free). Obtainable from Celia Young 0116 2796031, Cransley Hospice Coffee Shop 01536 414343 or on the door.
There will be a vintage-inspired accessories workshop at the Alfred East Gallery in Kettering on Saturday, November 10. Participants will be shown a variety of techniques to make hair bands and jewellery. The workshop costs £35 per person or £20 for Leisure Pass Holders.
A one-day ukulele course for adult beginners is planned for Saturday, 10th November, between 10 am and 3.30pm at St. Peter’s Community Centre, Raunds. The cost is £25, which includes free coffee, tea and biscuits, but you will need to take along a packed lunch and your own soprano or concert ukulele.
Limited places are available on the course, and a £10 deposit is required. This should be made payable to ‘St. Peter’s Community Enterprise Centre’ and should be sent, along with your name and contact details, to Raunds Ukes, 19 High Street, Raunds, Wellingborough, NN9 6HS.
Your place will be confirmed once the deposit has been received.
For more information and advice on buying your ukulele, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.raundsukulele.co.uk
The 6th Annual Quiz competing for ‘THE GEORGE EVANS SHIELD’ takes place In Ringstead Village Social Club on Saturday 10th November 2012 at 7.45pm for 8.15pm start. Teams of 4 £1.50 per person.
All proceeds in Aid of The British Legion Poppy Appeal. Please support this worthy cause by entering a Team or alternately Raffle donations are gratefully accepted. Please leave behind Social Club Bar or 33 High Street, Ringstead.
The Woodford Winemakers Circle are holding their annual show at Woodford Working Men’s club Highfield on November 10th 2012,if you are interested in home wine or beer making a and would like to know more about the show or joining the circle please ring john on 01832 732228 or Barrie on 01832 734830
Cransley Christmas Craft Fair will be held on Saturday 10th November 2012 at Cransley Village Hall from 10.00 a.m. till 4.00 p.m. There will be lots of handmade items created by local crafts people. Come and buy some unique gifts for your loved ones. Take the strain out of Christmas shopping and see lots of different presents all under one roof.
Refreshments will be available and there will also be a raffle.
1st Kettering Boys’ & Girls Brigade Companies are holding a coffee morning and lunches at Toller URC rooms, Gold Street in Kettering. It will run from 10am to 3 p.m. to allow us to provide refreshments including light lunches, Home made soup
Gretton Silver Band is arranging a craft market at Gretton Village Hall on Saturday, November 10, from 10am to 3pm. Come along and browse the big range of stalls and get some early Christmas presents. Further details from Glenda Weston on 01536 713234 or email email@example.com
This the third year the craft market has been arrranged to raise funds for Gretton Silver Band. If you are interested in having a stall please book as soon as possible.
A whist drive is being held on Saturday, November 10, at Great Easton village hall with the first hand of cards dealt at 7.30pm. It costs £2.50 which includes your game of whist, raffle tickets and refreshments. The event is well supported by the regular players but newcomers will be made most welcome.
The latest in a series of surgeries carried out by the Kettering Town Safer Community team will take place on Saturday, November 10. One will be held at the Library, on Sheep Street, between 12pm and 1pm, with the other taking place between 1pm and 3pm at Tesco on Carina Road. Officers will be on hand to give out crime prevention advice and discuss any concerns they may have.
Sunday, November 11
A remembrance service will take place at the Cenotaph on St Botolph’s Road in Barton Seagrave at 11am. At 4pm, a service of remembrance and thanksgiving will be held at St Botolph’s Church.
The Royal British Legion will be holding a Remembrance Day service at the memorial at the entrance to Spanhoe airfield, on the Harringworth to Laxton Road, at 11am. This will be followed by a wreath laying ceremony. then. at 2.45pm a parade will leave Gretton recreation ground led by Gretton Silver Band along with members of the Royal British Legion and village organisations. The parade will go to St James’ Church for a service of remembrance starting at 3pm. After the service wreaths will be laid at the war memorial on the village green. For details call Shirley Fursdon on 01536 770784.
A vegan cruelty free fayre will take place at Animals in Need, Pinetree Farm, London Road, Little Irchester, on Sunday, November 11, from 11.30am until 4pm. There will be free food tasters, a vegan cafe, stalls and workshops. There will Animals killed during wars will also be remembered with purple poppies and wreaths. Admission to the event is free.
A civic service of remembrance and dedication will take place in Raunds on Sunday, November 11. A procession will leave the Saxon Hall at 2.45pm and arrive at the War Memorial at 2.55pm. The service will start at 3pm when readings will be given by representatives of the local churches and the wreaths will then be laid.
On Sunday November 11th Geddington Scouts are holding a ‘Bags 4 Scouts’ event . Plastic bags will be delivered around the village for a collection of rags and clothes.
A live Jazz Evening will be held at the Courtyard Hotel Stanwick on Sunday 11th November from 7.30 pm. Richard Exall’s Shooting Stars will be performing and admission is just £7 on the door.
Rushden Remembrance Day Service is held on Sunday 11th November at 10.40am at the Cenotaph with the Parade leaving Robinson Rd at 10.30am.
The Brewery and Air Cadets Bands will be in attendance. A Remembrance Service follows in St Mary’s Church at 11.30am.
There will be an indoor car boot sale at the Masonic Hall in Rockingham Road, Corby. The doors open at 8.45am for sellers and at 9.30am for buyers. Tables cost £5 on a first-come-first-served basis and charities can have tables for free. Entry for buyers is 50p. The sale will be held every Sunday in November. For more details email firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, November 12
On Monday November 12, a Geddington Parish Council meeting will be held in the Village Hall at 7.30pm.
Tuesday, November 13
All are invited to the next monthly meeting of Barton Seagrave Women’s Institute, at the Church Rooms on St Botolph’s Road in the village at 7.30pm. The speaker is Richard Adams talking about ‘Here Be Dragons’.
Wednesday, November 14
Burton Latimer Ladies Club will meet again on Wednesday, November 14, in the Methodist Schoolroom, Piggott’s Lane, at 7.30pm. ‘The Glass Workshop’ is the theme for the evening with guest speakers Mr & Mrs Martin.
A Fashion Show by M & Co will be held on Wednesday, November 14, at Finedon Bowls Club. Tickets are £4 and are available from Velma Munns on 680671.
Chelveston Women’s Institute meet at 7.30 pm on Wednesday, November 14, in the village hall. The special guest will be Mary Grace who will be conducting “Laughing Yoga”. Visitors are welcome at a charge of £3.50 and further information is available from Wendy Williams 01933 624585.
PC Witkowski and PCSO Ellerby will be offering domestic abuse advice to anyone who wants to attend a surgery they will give on Wednesday, November 14, at the Sure Start Centre, Highfield Road, Kettering, between 12pm and 1pm.
Thursday, November 15
Top Thin Lizzy tribute Limehouse Lizzy will be keeping the spirit of Celtic rock alive at The Core at Corby Cube on Thursday, November 15.
Their attention to detail and rapport with their audience has seen Limehouse Lizzy showered with accolades, including Live Band Of The Year (Guitarist Magazine), and Britain’s Hardest Working Tribute Band (PRS). Throw in a stunning replica of the famous Lizzy light-up mirrored backdrop, banners adorned with Phil Lynott’s image, and pyrotechnic explosions galore and you could be witnessing an original ‘Live & Dangerous’ Thin Lizzy show.
To book tickets, call the ticket line on 01536 470 470 or visit www.thecorecorby.com. Tickets are £17 (concessions £15), and the show starts at 7.30pm.
Wellingborough Central Townswoman’s Guild’s next meeting will take place on Thursday, November 15, in the Swanspool Pavillion, Swanspool Gardens at 2.30pm. The speaker will be Shirley Allen with a talk entitled Mind Your Language. All ladies welcome to attend.
Buy a Cake Day on Thursday 15th November in aid of Children in Need. Why not pop into the house and buy a cake or two between 10am – 4pm. Abbeyfield, Sarnia House, 86 Rockingham Road, Kettering
Wellingborough Civic Society will be hosting a talk by Chris Gravatt, who will be speaking about Woburn Abbey.
The talk will be held in the Dulley Room, Wellingborough Museum, 12 Castle Way, Wellingborough at 7:30pm on Thursday November 15.
Entrance will £1 for members and £2 for guests. Tea and coffee will be served, and a raffle will be held.