What’s on in Northamptonshire: July 17-23, 2014

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THURSDAY, July 17

THEATRE

Priority, The Core at Corby Cube, 7pm. 01536 470470

Rachael Johnson at Jazz Café, Auntie Ruth’s, George Row, N’pton, 8pm. £1 entry

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

Laurie Chescoe’s Good Time Reunion Jazz Band at The Castle Theatre, Wellingborough, 8pm. £12.50 (£10.50 concessions)

OTHER

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

Higham Ferrers Footpath Group – Upper Dean area (4 miles). Meet 6.45pm Upper Dean Church. More info 01933 359237

Peg Loom Weaving one-day workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Painting In The Garden workshop at Kelmarsh Hall. Sessions 11am–noon and 1pm–2pm. Cost £7.50 or £12 for both sessions. Booking essential 01604 686543

Tai Chi at Stanwick Village Hall, 8pm, £11, suitable for beginners and improvers.

FRIDAY, July 18

MUSIC

Funky Town Entertainment presents Jazz, Funk & Soul at Auntie Ruth’s, George Row, Npton, 9pm. £5 entry.

Simon Boswell at O’Neill’s, the Drapery, Npton, 9pm

John McKenzie at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Tea Dance at Saxon Hall, Raunds, 2pm–4.15pm. £3.

Evening of Ballroom, Latin & Sequence Dancing at Brigstock Village Hall, 8pm–11pm. £4. 07718 519480

THEATRE

Priority, The Core at Corby Cube, 7pm. 01536 470470

Antigone, Royal Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Quiz at Brafield WMC, A428.

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

Summer Tapas evening workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Biker Bash at Billing Aquadrome, Crow Lane, Npton, 10am–5pm (until July 20). Live bands, competitions, displays. www.activeshows.co.uk

Darts Tournament at Gretton Sports & Social Club on the Recreation Ground, off Kirby Road, 8pm. In aid of Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance.

Researching Your Family History with Julie Hill at All Saints Church, William Street, Kettering, 7.30pm. £3.

SATURDAY, July 19

MUSIC

Karaoke Disco at Vocal Club, Bailiff Street, Npton, 8pm

Live DJ at Bootleggers, W’boro Rd, Npton, 9pm

Miss T, Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, 8pm.

Bent Back Tulips at Great Doddington WMC, Lower Street.

Idreiss Ibraham at Aspers Casino. Free show from 11pm

The Secrets at O’Neill’s, the Drapery, Npton, 10pm

Alex Novak with P-Hex at Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, Npton, 8pm.

Hannah Faulkner & her band at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, 7.30pm. Tickets £2.

Neil Harrison & Dozzer at Auntie Ruth’s, George Row, N’pton, from 8pm

Sam Richards at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Tea Dance at Saxon Hall, Raunds, 2pm. £3.

Jacksboro Highway at Queen’s Arms, Orlingbury, from 9pm.

Way Back Then at The Artichoke, Moulton, 9pm

John Holly at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

John McKenzie at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Biker Bash & Live Bands (& July 20) at Billing Aquadrome, Crow Lane, N’pton. £10pp entry, Under 15s free. www.activeshows.co.uk

Howzat at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Barn Dance in aid of St Mary’s Church, at Bosworth’s Garden Centre, Burton Latimer with music from George’s Horse. Barbecue and bar, 7pm. Ticket £8 adults/£5 children. 01536 357676 or 01536 722901

Garden Party with music from Thrapston Town Band, Country View Nursing Home, Warkton, 2pm–4pm. Ticket £5 inc cream tea. 01536 484692

THEATRE

Core Weekender: Youplay Live Final, The Core at Corby Cube, 5pm and 7pm. 01536 470470

Antigone, Royal Auditorium, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Carpetbagger Secret War Museum, Sunnyvale Farm, Harrington, 10am–4pm. £4 entry,

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

Trains@NMAG, Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, Guildhall Rd, 10am– 5pm (& July 20, noon–3.30pm), feat Bassett Lowke Society.

Afternoon Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (6 miles). Brafield and Denton Circular, 2pm from The Green, Brafield. No dogs.

Circular Day Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (10.75 miles). Meet leader at The Turnpike, Harpole Turn, Weedon Road, 7am for 9am start from Middleton by Youlgreave – Rake Lane. No dogs. 01604 581850/07760 391112.

Morning Walk with Northampton Ramblers (6 miles). Meet 10am at the phone box in Holdenby Village.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7 miles). Start at corner of Park Walk & Church Street, Easton-on-Hill, 10am. 01604 450946.

Potterspury Sports & Social Club Summer Fair Dog Show, Meadow View Playing Field, 1pm–5pm (dog Show, 2pm–3pm). Free admission.

Vintage Fair, 11am–4pm at Church Hall, Church Street, Olney.

Cycle Ride with Northampton Cyclists’ Touring Club (25-35 miles round trip). Leaving Moulton Co-op, Stocks Hill, 9.30am. www.ctc-northampton.org.uk

Summer Fete at Cliftonville Care Home, N’pton, 2pm–4pm.

Family Fun Day at Oakley Vale Community Centre, Corby, 12.30pm–5.30pm, disco 6.30pm.

SUNDAY, July 20

MUSIC

Mick White, Brafield WMC, A428, from 8pm.

Fiori Musicali plays Bach, Telemann & Vivaldi at St Mary Magdalene Church, Castle Ashby, 7.30pm. Tickets £20/£15 www.fiori-musicali.com or 01327 360931

Abington Wind Band perform in the bandstand in Abington Park, 2pm–5pm.

‘According to Mary’ at St Barnabas Church, Wellingborough, 3pm & 8pm. New choral work by Kaye Tompkins. Tickets £8. 01933 226730

The Carveners at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton

Voices Aloud perform at Cransley Hospice Bands in the Park concert at Rockingham Road Pleasure Park, Kettering from 3pm. Take chair and a picnic.

OTHER

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

Tea & Cake, Fotheringhay Village Hall, 3pm–5.30pm. £2. villagehallfotheringhay@gmail.com

Garden event, celebrating 50 years at Cramden Nursery, Kingsthorpe, 3pm–5pm. Tours 3 pm–4pm; lecture 3.30pm. Music from The Long Odds, £6.

Vintage & hand-made sale, 11am–4pm at Bosworth Garden Ctr, Finedon Road, Burton Latimer. Free entry.

All Saints Community Hall, William Street, Kettering, serving refreshments when bands play in Rockingham Road Pleasure Park (3pm–4.30pm).

Waendel Walkers Club Festival, meet Cogenhoe FC, Compton Park, Station Road, 07769 936251. 30km & 40kms start 7.30am–9am; and 6km, 10km & 20kms start 9.30am–11am

Higham Ferrers Footpath Group – Piddington, Horton, Ravenstone (9.5 miles). Meet 9am Market Square car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am Ravenstone, in the main street nr the small playing area.

Circular Day Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (15.5 miles). 9.30am from Canon’s Ashby, nr church. No dogs.

40th anniversary of Sundews epic journey, Rocks by Rail display. The Living Ironstone Museum at Cottesmore, from 10am. £5 entry for adults. More info www.rocks-by-rail.co.uk

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (4 miles). Start at the car park nr Irthlingborough Cross, 10am. 01933 398905.

MONDAY, July 21

MUSIC

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

OTHER

Pub quiz, Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8pm. Entry £1 or £5 for 5+

Need for Speed showing at Movie Night at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, 8pm. Free entry.

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

TUESDAY, July 22

MUSIC

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

Black Star Riders at Roadmender, Lady’s Lane, Npton. www.steelhousefestival.com

OTHER

Women’s Hour meet at Baptist Church, High Street, Gretton, 2.15pm with Angela Davis.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (5 miles). Start at Delapre Abbey car park, London Road, Npton, 10am. 01604 762242.

WEDNESDAY, July 23

MUSIC

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

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

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

Jazz & Blues at Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8pm. Free entry.

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

Rockin’ Em at The Headland, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm

Dave Johnson Band at the Artichoke, Moulton, 9pm.

OTHER

New WI on Daventry Timken estate. Come and enjoy a cuppa and a chat, make new friends. Mayfield Park SC, Royal Star Drive, Daventry, 7.30pm. www.thewi.org.uk/northamptonshire. Free.

Evening Walk with Waendel Walkers Club, circular from The Red Lion, Broughton (about 6 miles), 6pm. www.waendel.org.uk. 50p entry fee

The Edinburgh Fringe preview showcases comedians’ shows before the Festival. Tickets £8, from 7.30pm at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton.

Morning Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (7 miles). Meet 9.30am The White Hart, Hackleton. No dogs.

Evening Walk with Northampton Ramblers (4 miles). Meet 7pm at The Red Lion, Denton.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7.5 miles). Start at the Wheel & Compass, Weston by Welland, 9.30am. 01536 726588.

THURSDAY, July 24

MUSIC

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

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

A K Disco’s Karaoke, O’Malleys Bar, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm till late

Jam Night, The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm.

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

Alan Barnes/TonyKofi Quintet at the Castle Theatre, Wellingborough, 8pm. £12.50 (£10 concessions).