WHAT’S ON in Northamptonshire, June 26–July 2

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THURSDAY, June 26

MUSIC

Jam Night, The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm

Jazz Cafe at Black Bottom Club, George Row, Npton, 8pm. £1

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

Dave Manington’s Riff Raff at Castle Theatre, W’boro, 8pm. £12.50 (£10.50 concessions)

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

Open Mic, at The Obelisk Centre, Kingsthorpe, 8.30pm

70s & 80s Night at Kingsthorpe Bowls Club, Kingsthorpe Recreation Ground, 7.30pm. Tickets £5.

THEATRE

Murdered To Death, performed by Brixworth Drama Group at Brixworth Village Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £6 otd or 01604 880672

OTHER

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

New WI at Kingsley Park Methodist Church, Kettering Road, N’pton, 10.30am–noon.www.thewi.org.uk/northamptonshire. Free entry.

Painting workshop in gardens of Kelmarsh Hall. Sessions 11am–noon and 1pm–2pm. Cost £7.50 or £12 for both sessions.Some materials provided. Email visitors@kelmarsh.com

Evening Walk with Waendel Walkers Club, circular route from The Dukes Arms, Woodford (choice of 6 or 12 miles), 6pm.www.waendel.org.uk. 50p entry fee

Evening Walk with Northampton Ramblers (4 miles). Meet 7pm Wooden Walls of Old England, High Street, Collingtree.

Garden bouquet half day workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits McDonalds in Wellingborough town centre, 10am–1pm.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (15 miles). Start Swans Nest Lane CP, Stratford-upon-Avon, 10am. 01604 403597

Charity Fashion Show by students from Tresham College’s Kettering campus at Windmill Avenue campus, 7.30pm. Tickets £5 from college’s reception.

FRIDAY, June 27

MUSIC

Disco and Karaoke at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden

Rhythm & Roots at Bootleggers, W’boro Rd, Npton, 9pm

Twin Fest music festival of music from the twin towns of Marburg, Poitiers & Northampton at Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, Npton.

Mod Story at Harlequin, Kettering, 9.30pm

Lorenzo Renda at O’Neill’s, the Drapery, Npton, 9pm

Sean Grews Acoustic Lounge at Lord Byron, Kingsley Pk, N’pton

PushPop 90s Night at Barratts Club, Barrack Rd, Npton, 8pm

Corrine Lucy at Behind The Bus Stop, W’boro Rd, Npton, 8pm.

All Things Musical, silent auction with musical entertainment, The Bee Hive Centre, Harborough Road, Npton, 7pm. Tickets £5 from 01933 622497 orthomas@nsg.northants.sch.uk

Armed Forces Sing-Along at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton, 1pm–4pm; John Burrows Band, 8pm–11pm.

Midsummer Jazz with Dave Gladdish All Stars at Burton Latimer Hall. Tickets £10. For details 07796 467166.

THEATRE

Murdered To Death, performed by Brixworth Drama Group at Brixworth Village Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £6 or 01604 880672

Story Hunt, Walking Tour of Northampton, 1.30pm, 3.30pm and 5.30pm & 7.30pm. Royal & Derngate box office 01604 624811

OTHER

Quiz at Brafield WMC, A428.

Coffee Morning at Whittlebury Reading Room, 10am–noon.

Fitsteps Class, Kingsthorpe Baptist Church Hall, behind Waitrose, 10am

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

St James Church Flower Festival in Gretton, 2pm–5pm (also June 28 & 29, 10am–5pm). Floral displays on a theme of Anniversarys. Refreshments in the Old School House.

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

Comedy Club Express at The Hind Hotel, Sheep Street, W’boro. Headline act is Otiz Cannelloni. Tickets £11 (inc free burger and chips).

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits Queen’s Square, Corby, 10am–2pm.

Nucleus Weekend of Sport at Boughton House, inc running, cycling, triathlons and music. (until Sunday).

SATURDAY, June 28

MUSIC

Billy Delaine, Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, from 8pm.

50s/60s Disco Party at Great Houghton Village Hall, 7.30pm. £10 (inc barbecue food).

Johnboy’s Disco at British Rail Club, St Andrew’s Road, Npton, 8pm

VIP Party Part 2 at Black Bottom Club, George Row, Npton. 80s funk, soul, 90s RnB, 9pm–3am. £5 early bird ticket, £10 thereafter. www.richardsonsevents.com

Twin Fest music at Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, Npton

Mod Story at Sunnyside, Boughton Green Rd, Npton, 8pm

Thems Thebrakes at O’Neill’s, the Drapery, Npton, 10pm

Memphis Blue at Lord Byron, Kingsley Pk, Npton

Guy Surtees at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Phil Allen at Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

Towcester Studio Band concert at St Mary’s Church, Whittlebury, 7.30pm. Tickets £8 adults/£4 under 16s. 01327 857236.

Northampton Philharmonic Choir concert in St Mary’s Church, Finedon. Also features music by the Lincoln Noel Jazz Trio. Starts 6.30pm. Tickets £12 adults/£5 students/under 12s free. 07958 768661

The Pat South Band at Thomas A Becket, St James, N’pton

Concert by New England Chorale at St Barnabas Church, W’boro, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 (children free) 01933 226730 or sfo@mypiano.com

THEATRE

Murdered To Death, performed by Brixworth Drama Group at Brixworth Village Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £6. 01604 880672

Story Hunt, Walking Tour in Northampton, 1.30pm, 3.30pm, 5.30pm & 7.30pm. Royal & Derngate box office 01604 624811

OTHER

Slapton Church Fete, 2.30pm at Slapton Manor, nearTowcester. Live jazz, stalls and family sports day in aid of Church Funds and the maintenance of our Mediaeval Wall Paintings

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

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

Flower Festival with a Dickensian Theme at St Leonard’s Church, Rockingham (& June 29), 11am –5pm. Adults £5 (inc access to Rockingham Castle gardens

Afternoon Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (5.5 miles). 2pm from Tyringham Church.

Kettering & District Ramblers Club (4 miles). 01536 514390 or 01536 513163

Gretton Art Group Exhibition in Village Hall, Kirby Road, Gretton, 10.30am–4pm (& June 29).

Finedon Independent Wesleyan Chapel Flower Festival, 10am–5pm (& June 29, noon–4pm).

Hellidon Summer Fete & Dog Show from noon, opposite the Red Lion. Various stalls and aerobatic display (weather permitting). www.heartofenglanddogshows.co.uk

Summer Market, St Mary’s Church, Knox Road, W’boro, 11am. Free admission.

Eight open Gardens in Walgrave, plus plants for sale. Art & wedding dress exhibitions in chapel and church. www.walgrave-village.co.uk. £4 entry (children free).

Family Day, Reading Room, Whittlebury, 2pm. Ice creams, play areas, bar and music; take a picnic.

Evening of Clairvoyance at Kettering Spiritualist Church, St Peters Avenue, 7.30pm. Members £2.50, Guest £3. www.ketteringspirit.org.uk

Quinton Village Church Fete , stalls, owl displays and morefrom 2.30pm on Village Green.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (9 miles). Start Calverton Road car park, Stony Stratford, 10am. 07740 995707

Desborough Carnival – Parade assembles 1.15pm in Dunkirk Avenue, moving off 2pm.

Artists Tamsin Edwards and Marlene Snee have joint exhibition showcasing their work at Chichele College, Higham Ferrers, 9am–5pm (& June 29, 10am–4pm.

SUNDAY, June 29

MUSIC

Dave Johnson Band at Three Horseshoes, Ecton, 2.30pm.

Bullit’s Karaoke at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden

Karaoke at Jekyll & Hyde, W’boro Road, Npton, 8pm

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

Alan Black, Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, 8pm.

Colm Lyons at British Rail Club, St Andrew’s Road, Npton, 2pm

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

Dave Johnson Band at Four Pears, Little Houghton, 8pm.

Gretton Silver Band will play 2pm at St James Church Flower Festival in Gretton (festival open 10am–5pm).

THEATRE

Story Hunt, Walking Tour of Northampton, 1.30pm, 3.30pm, 5.30pm & 7.30pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Car boot sale at Cogenhoe Football Club, gates open 6.30am, Sellers £5, car park £1. 07851 492926

Grand Prix fun day in Abington Street & Market Square , N’pton, 10am–4pm, challenges & displays

Car Boot Sale at Sixfields Stadium, Npton. Sellers 8am, Buyers 9am. www.ntfc.co.uk

Walking Quiz & Cream Tea, St Mary’s Church Hall, Rushden, 3pm. Adults £4, Children £2, just cream tea £3. Proceeds for The Children’s Society.

Higham Ferrers Footpath Group – Riseley, Hardwick End, Hatch End, Keysoe, Riseley (6.5 miles). Meet 9.30am Saffron Road car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am Riseley High Street, nr Bowers Lane

Circular Day Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (14 miles). Meet 8.45am Church Lane, Npton (near Church of Holy Sepulchre or 9.30am East Haddon (opp village pub). Do not park in pub car park.

Open Gardens, in Harrold, Beds, 1.30pm–6pm. Also vintage and classic car display, ukulele band. Proceeds to charity.

Evening Walk with Northampton Ramblers (6.9 miles). Meet 10am Royal Oak, Walgrave.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (6.5 miles). Start near The Crown, Elton, 10am. 01832 732724

MONDAY, June 30

MUSIC

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

THEATRE

Open Audition for Masque Theatre’s October production of Becket, from 7.30pm at 9 Burns Street Studios, N’pton.

OTHER

Lone Survivor, 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 1

MUSIC

Guy Fletcher & Dan Plews at The Old White Hart Inn, Cotton End, Npton, Doors open 8pm. Tickete £8 www.greatknightfolkclub.co.uk

Massy Ferguson, Seattle USA band at Three Horseshoes, Ecton, 7pm. Free entry.

THEATRE

Horrible Histories, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (3.5 miles). Start at Grange Lane car park, Pitsford, 10am. 01604 647096

Families Need Fathers meet at Thorplands Children’s Centre, Npton, 7pm.

Delicious Desserts half day workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Short Morning Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (5 miles). 10am from White Hart, no dogs.

Gretton Village Hall Lunch, 12.30pm ( £4 per serving). Proceeds to village hall repair fund. 01536 772328

WEDNESDAY, July 2

MUSIC

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

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

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

Jam Night with The Freight Train at Thomas A Becket, St James, Npton, 9pm

THEATRE

Horrible Histories, Derngate Auditorium, 10.30am & 1.30pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (8 miles), from Red Lion, Denton, 9.30am. 01604 891234.

Teddy Bears’ Picnic at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, Guildhall Road, 11am– 1pm. Bring your teddy bear for picnic in the museum. Under 5s only. £2.50, booking essential. Call 01604 837937.

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits Town Hall, Brackley, 10am–12.30pm; then Waitrose car park, Water Lane, Towcester, 1.30pm–3.30pm.

Northamptonshire Alliance monthly caged birds meeting at Athletics Club, Rockingham Road, Kettering, 8pm.

Prepare-Ahead Dinner Partieshalf day workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Morning Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (6.75 miles), 9.30am outside Duke’s Arms, Woodford.

Evening Walk with Northampton Ramblers (circa 4 miles). Meet 7pm Kislingbury Sports Ground.