What’s on in Northamptonshire: June 12-19

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THURSDAY, June 12

MUSIC

Karaoke with Luke Marlow at O’Neill’s, the Drapery, Npton, 9pm

Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends with Trevor Whiting at The Castle Theatre, Wellingborough, 8pm. £12.50 (£10.50 concessions)

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

THEATRE

Dealer’s Choice, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Tingdene Entertainers present Guys And Dolls, The Star Hall, Laws Lane, Finedon, 7.30pm. 01933 680680

Newgrounds 2014, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

Painting In The Garden workshop at Kelmarsh Hall, improve your skills. Sessions 11am–noon and 1pm–2pm. £7.50 or £12 for both sessions. 01604 686543 or visitors@kelmarsh.com

Summerfest at Northampton Museum & Gallery. University masterclasses and art exhibition. 01604 893748 or www.northampton.ac.uk/events

Summer Sausages and Burgers one day workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Comedy Night at Victoria Inn, Poole Street, N’pton, 8.30pm

Mindful Meditation classes (every Thurs for 5 weeks), 8.15pm to 9.15pm. For details call 01933 667363 (Bozeat)

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits Wellingborough town centre, outside McDonald’s, 10am–1pm.

FRIDAY, June 13

MUSIC

Hannah Faulkner at O’Neill’s, the Drapery, Npton, 9pm

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

Fiori Musicali present baroque delights at Canons Ashby Priory Church, 7.30pm. Optional garden picnic and Pimms at 6pm. www.fiori-musicali.com

Reservoir Frogs at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Jazz Numbers at the Cider & Sausage Festival, Stags Head, Harborough Rd, Maidwell, 8pm

1940s tribute evening with Pete Wayre, Luna Nightingale and JP Cooper, 7pm at Queen’s Arms, Isham Road, Orlingbury. Free event to commemorate D-Day Landings.

THEATRE

Tingdene Entertainers present Guys And Dolls, The Star Hall, Laws Lane, Finedon, 7.30pm. 01933 680680

Dealer’s Choice, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Newgrounds 2014, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

Quiz at Brafield WMC, A428.

NAB free drop-in awareness and advice event, 10am–2pm at Kettering Sight Centre, above the Wadcroft car park.

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

Mama Carmela shows Stanwick WI how to make pasta, Stanwick Village Hall, 7.30pm

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

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits Queens Square, Corby town centre, 10am–2pm.

SATURDAY, June 14

MUSIC

Bobby Daniels, Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, 8pm.

Whiteroom at O’Neill’s, the Drapery, Npton, 9pm, followed by England v Italy football, 11pm

Justin Lovell at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

Third Degree Leburn at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9.30pm

Dance The Night Away at Village Hall, Bridge Street, Weldon, 8pm. Latin, Ballroom, Sequence and Jive. £5. 07718 519480

Eddie Mac at Lord Byron, Kingsley Park Terrace, Npton

Kay T Daley at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, N’pton

Ant Lewis & DJ Omar at the Black Bottom Club, George Row, N’pton, 8pm

Bang The Drums at Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, Npton, 9pm.

Tea On The Lawn – a weekend of music, poetry, art and food, in the Pavilion Gardens on the Racecourse, N’pton, 4pm (also June 16, 9am & June 17, 10am). www.umbrellafair.org.uk

The Skatoons at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton, 8pm–11pm

Bob James at Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

James T at British Rail Club, St Andrew’s Road, N’pton, 8.30pm

Northampton Symphony Orchestra concert of American music at Spinney Theatre, N’pton, 7.30pm. Tickets £13/£11.

Ironside Music showcase, 4pm–6pm and The Jailbreakers from 8pm, at Queen’s Arms, Orlingbury.

Barn Dance at 139 Main Road, Wilby, 7pm. £15 adults/£7 children (inc buffet). 01933 229125.

THEATRE

Tingdene Entertainers present Guys And Dolls, The Star Hall, Laws Lane, Finedon, 7.30pm. 01933 680680

Dealer’s Choice, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Return of the Grumpy Old Women – Fifty Shades of Beige, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

352nd anniversary celebrations at Castle Hill Church (rear Sol central), N’pton, memorabilia and flowers 10am–4pm.

Film Club at The Full Gospel Church, 60 High Street South, Rushden, 2pm–3pm. 07895 011402 or 01933 418002

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

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7.5 miles). Start from The Square, Brigstock, 10am. 01832 732724.

Northampton Carnival parade Far Cotton to town centre, 2pm–4pm.

Kingsthorpe Craft Market & Family Fun Day, The Bee Hive, Harborough Road, Kingsthorpe, 10am–3pm. Free entry.

Afternoon Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (4.5 miles), 1.30pm from Great Brington Church. No dogs.

Artisan bread making half day workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Vinyl, CD and DVD Fair, Parish Hall, Market Place, Kettering, 9am–3pm.

Welford – Kettering & District Ramblers Club (5.5 miles). Pub after walk. 01536 183210

Greenfields School & Sports College Fete, Prentice Court, Npton, 11am–2pm. 50p entry – accompanied children go free

Annual Fun Dog Show at Wicken Sports Field, noon–6pm. Crufts’ judge. 10 classes. Various stalls.

Open Gardens in Irthlingborough to raise money for Christian Aid. 12 gardens open from noon–5pm. Adm £3 adults/£2.50 seniors/children free.

Rushden & District Art Society Summer Art Show, Rushden Hall, Hall Park, Rushden, 10am–4.30pm (& June 15, 10am–4pm). www.radas.org.uk

National Garden Scheme, gardens open 67-69 High Street, Finedon, 5pm–8.30pm, entry £3; and Hostellaire, 78 Breakleys Road, Desborough, 5.30pm–8.30pm, entry £4.

Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Northampton town centre hosts a summer fair, 11am–2pm. Free. Proceeds to church funds, following its recent costly heating installation.

Nether Heyford Village Hall Fete, on the green 2pm–5pm. Many attractions inc May King & Queen.

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

Northampton Concert Orchestra’s Summer Concert in aid of Northamptonshire Association for the Blind at the United Reformed Church, Abington Avenue, N’pton. Tickets £6 from St. Giles Music shop.

SUNDAY, June 15

MUSIC

The Cinqui Jam at Thomas A Becket,St James, Npton, 9pm

Bryan G enterians at Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, 8pm.

Ali By Request at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Dave Johnson Quintet at Rockingham Road Pleasure Park, Kettering, 3pm. Adm as per event.

Amy Roberts & Richard Exall Quintet at the Courtyard Hotel, Stanwick, 8pm. £7 entry.

Caroline Coupe at British Rail Club, St Andrew’s Road, Npton, 2pm–5pm

Catching Schubert’s Trout: Birthday Celebration at Church of St Peter and St Paul, Kings Sutton, 3pm. Soloist of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Tickets £15 (concessions £10). Available otd.

Night of Acoustic at The Penny Whistle, Abington Sq, Npton, 7.30pm. Free entry.

Fiori Musicali informal baroque music, at Sulgrave Manor, noon. £15 admission. www.fiori-musicali.com

Charity event – The Waterloo Ball – at Northampton Masonic Hall to raise funds for The Royal British Legion, SSAFA, and The Colonel’s Fund, Grenadier Guards. Entertainment from members of the Household Division Band (retired). Tickets £35 from Mike Britton 01604 416101 or nhantsgrenadier@aol.com

THEATRE

A Night of Community Celebration, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Confirmation Service with Bishop of Peterborough – followed by a big lunch at Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, 10.15am,

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

Car Boot Sale at Nene Park Stadium, Irthlingborough. Sellers 7am, Buyers 8am. www.neneparkcarboot.info

Corby & District Lions Family fun day in aid of Children’s Air Ambulance, 1pm to 4pm at East Carlton Park. Free parking/admission.

National Garden Scheme, garden open at Titchmarsh House, noon–4.30pm. £3 entry/children free; also 12 gardens open in irthlingborough, noon–5pm. Admission £3 adults/ £2.50 seniors/ children free.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (4 miles), start at The Green, Woodford, 10am. 01933 398905

Morning Walk with Northampton Ramblers (7.7 miles). Meet 10am at Coffee Pot Tavern, Yardley Gobion. Walk to Potterspury, Cosgrove and Grand Union Canal. 3 stiles.

Circular Day Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (11 miles). 8.45am Church Lane (adj to rear entrance to Holy Sepulchre Church) or meet 9.30am Old Plough, Braunston.

Higham Ferrers Footpath Group – Weekley, Newton, Weekley Hall Wood (6 miles). Meet 9.15am Market Square car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am nr Weekley Church.

MONDAY, June 16

MUSIC

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

OTHER

Lone Survivor screened at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, 8pm. Free entry.

Learn to model a Panda and a Teddy, using modelling paste, at Hockley Cakes, Brixworth, 6.30pm. www.hockleyscakes.co.uk

TUESDAY, June 17

MUSIC

All That Jazz at Wig & Pen, St Giles Street, Npton, 9pm. Free

Jiniski at The Old White Hart Inn, Cotton End, Npton, 8.45pm. Support from Simon Loake, 8.15pm. www.greatknightfolkclub.co.uk

OTHER

Rectory Farm Residents AGM at the Community Centre, Olden Road, 7.30pm.

Friendship Handbook with John Cox, NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 10.30am. 01604 858252.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (3 miles). Start nr Jessica’s Teashop, Weekley, 1.30pm. 07740 995707

Evening Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (4 miles), 7pm start Grendon Hall.

Summer Landscapes with Mixed Media at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

WEDNESday, JUNE 18

MUSIC

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

Country Jam Session at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

The Sarah Warren Band, Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge St, Npton. Free entry

Nick Hill Duo at Franks Hamburger House, Billing, 8pm.

Dave Johnson Band at The Artichoke, Moulton, 9pm. Free.

Cherry Lee Mewis, Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge St, Npton. Free

THEATRE

Chase Me Up Farndale Avenue, S’il Vous Plait!, The Castle Studio Theatre, Wellingborough, 7.45pm. Tickets £10/£9. 01933 270007

The Reduced Shakespeare Company present ‘The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised], The Arts Centre, Kettering. 01536 481575

OTHER

Learn to model zoo animals, using modelling paste, at Hockley Cakes in Brixworth, 6pm. www.hockleyscakes.co.uk

Alpine Society Meeting, Weston Favell Parish Hall, 7.15pm. Guest speaker from Wisley Gardens.www.alpinegardens.net/groups/Northampton

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits Shopmobility, New St, Daventry, 10am–1pm.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7.5 miles). Start at The Queens Head, Bulwick, 9.30am. 01536 726588

Morning Strollers meet 10am at Delapre Abbey for walk to Hardingstone.

Evening Walk with Northampton Ramblers (4 miles). Meet 7pm at Overstone Post Office.

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

Morning Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (6.5 miles). 9.30am Paulerspury High Street, nr The Barley Mow.

THURSDAY, June 19

MUSIC

The Neal Astbury Show at The Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm.

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

THEATRE

Chase Me Up Farndale Avenue, S’il Vous Plait!, The Castle Studio Theatre, W’boro, 7.45pm. Tickets £10/£ 9. 01933 270007