GUIDE: What’s on in Northamptonshire this week

Ross Noble appears at Royal and Derngate in Northampton
Ross Noble appears at Royal and Derngate in Northampton
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A guide to what’s happening in Northamptonshire this week

THURSDAY FEB 12

MUSIC

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

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

Jam Night, The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm

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

Country Jam Session at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

Aftermath, Royal Auditorium, Royal & Derngate, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Ross Noble, Derngate Auditorium, Royal & Derngate Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 8pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

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

Quiz at Monks Park WMC, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm. Free entry.

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

Steve & Vivian Blyth will talk about ‘Roade Past, Present and Future’ to the Over-60s at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 10.30am to 11.30am .

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visiting Wellingborough town centre, outside McDonalds, 10am–1pm

Candle Making workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, £95. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

FRIDAY FEB 13

MUSIC

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

Rhythm & Roots at Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm

Ray Cooper, bass and cellist, formerly of Oysterband, at Phipps Albion Brewery Bar, Kingswell Street, N’pton. Doors open 7pm. Tickets £10 www.wegottickets.com/event/306204 or pay on door

Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends with Trevor Whiting and special guest Julian Marc Stringle at The Castle, Wellingborough, 8pm

Kontra Roots Club at Kennedy’s Bar, Finedon, 8pm. Free.www.kcbworld.co.uk

Mat Roberts at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

Aftermath, Royal Auditorium, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Quiz Night at Brafield WMC, A428.

Craft Club, 11am–3pm, Church Hall, St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Kettering. 07733 341674. Admission £3.

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

Race Night, hosted by Kids Aid, at Wootton Community Centre, 7.30pm. Tickets £7 in adv, call 01604 630332 or 07789 312697, or £10 otd, inc pie & chips. 50% of the proceeds from each race go to Kids Aid.

NAB Mobile Sight Centre will be visiting Corby Cube, George Street, 10am–2pm

Spring Flowers with Keith (local florist) at Stanwick Village Hall, 7.30pm. New WI members welcome.

NIAG talk on “Alexander Ellis Anderson – A Scottish Architect in Northampton” by David Adams, The Garden Rooms, St Matthews Church Hall, Kettering Road, Npton, 7.30pm.

SATURDAY FEB 14

MUSIC

Jamie Neale, Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, 8pm.

Thems the Brakes at Great Doddington WMC, Lower Street

Matt Jackson at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Valentine’s Dance, Village Hall, Bridge Street, Weldon, 8pm–11pm. Entry £5 otd. More details 07718 519480 or email guido@derosa.me.uk

Valentine’s Day Barn Dance with live band, Kelly’s Eye, inc chicken & chips supper; Community Centre, Wellingborough Road, Finedon, 7.30pm. Tickets £8, 01933 398377

Jazz at The Castle, Wellingborough, 12.30pm with Hoagy Carmichael Tribute by Chris Ingham and his band; then 8pm, Roger Marks/Chris Walker Pedigree Jazz Band, “A Tribute to British Trad”

Sounds Familiar at The Woolpack, Rothwell, 9pm

Accrington Stanley at The Griffin, Pitsford. Free.

G_String at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Crush at Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 9pm. Free entry.

Chris Richards at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

Angela Greaves at Queens Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

Aftermath, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Aunty Val’s Chiller, The Core at Corby Cube, 7pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7.5 miles). Start at car park rear of Spring Hill Farm, Pitsford, 10am. 01604 408499

Pruning Fruit Trees workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, 9.30am–noon. £35pp.

www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Whist Drive at Great Easton Village Hall, cards dealt 7.30pm. £2.50pp. 01536 770784

Afternoon Walk with Northampton Ramblers (7 miles). Meet 10am The Post Office, The Green, Nether Heyford. A circular walk via Flore and Church Stowe, Macmillan Way.

Battlefield Talk at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 2.30pm. Subject is The Battle of Naseby (second in series of three talks), £7.50. Booking essential 01604 837397

Friends of Racecourse, 10am meet at Brick Kiln Lane path. Opening of new benches.

SUNDAY FEB 15

MUSIC

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

Matt Roberts at Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, 8pm.

Enzo at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Jazz at The Castle, Wellingborough, NN8 1XA, 12.30pm with The Magnificent Seven. Tickets £12/£14. Call 01604 858549 for more info.

THEATRE

The Magnificent Music Hall, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 2.30pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Badminton Club (ages 16+) at Duston Sports Centre, Npton. 07946 631449

Car Boot Sale at Nene Park Stadium, Irthlingborough. Sellers 7am, Buyers 8am. 07712 114819

Walk with Waendel Walkers Club, circular route from The White Horse, Tilbrook (choice of 6 or 12 miles), 10am. www.waendel.org.uk. 50p entry fee

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (5 miles), start near the church, Cranford St John, 10am. 01933 398905

Higham Ferrers Footpath Group – Aconites and Snowdrops; Holly Walk, Finedon (4 miles) . Meet 9.40am Saffron Road car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am Avenue Road, Finedon, nr the cricket ground.

Circular Day Walk with The Ramblers Association (12.5 miles). 9.30am Yardley Hastings. Park in High Street nr Church Lane or nearby.

MONDAY FEB 16

MUSIC

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

Acoustic Open Mic Night with Jim Hale & Darryl Irons at The Woolpack, Rothwell from 9pm.

OTHER

Pub Quiz, Charles Bradlaugh, Earl street, Npton, 8pm. Entry £1pp

Lunchtime Bingo at Monks Park WMC, Wellingborough Road, N’pton, 2.30pm

Movie Night at The Picturedrome, Kettering Road, Npton, 8pm. Tonight showing “Equalizer”. Free entry.

Dance at Camp Hill Community Centre, Npton, 6pm to 8pm. All ages and abilities welcome. Admission £4.

Richard III, the King in the Car Park – Illustrated lecture by Matthew Morris, Fieldwork Director of the project, at Holcot Village Hall, Back Lane, 7.30pm. Ticket £3, 01604 781246

TUESDAY FEB 17

MUSIC

The Great Birmingham Trombone Company at the Wig & Pen, St Giles St, N’pton, 9pm. Free entry

Just Voices Community Choir meets 7pm at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, N’pton, 01604 455682

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

Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman at The Old White Hart Inn, Cotton End, N’pton doors open 8pm. Tickets £10 otd. www.greatknightfolk

club.co.uk

THEATRE

That Face at The Playhouse Theatre, Clare Street, Npton, 7.30pm. Tickets www.

masquetheatre.co.uk or 07586 288793

OTHER

Salsa Estrellas at The Picturedrome, Kettering rd, Npton. Dancing and fitness, 7.30pm.

Bingo at Monks Park WMC, N’pton, 8pm

“Poems – Amusing & Comical” discussion group at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 10.30am. 01604 858252.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (6 miles). Start at The Chequered Skipper pub, Ashton, 10am. 01933 678545

Pattern Printing Workshop at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 10.30am–1pm. Come along to design, print and collage some colourful patterns. Booking essential. £2.50pp

WEDNESDAY FEB 18

MUSIC

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

Jazz & Blues at Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, Npton, 8pm.

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

Legends Open Mic at Kitty

O’Shea’s, St Peter’s Way, Npton, 8pm

Kent Duchane at Wednesday Blues Club at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 8.45pm. Free entry.

Uncle Tom Cobley – Wednesday Beat Scene, The Headland, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm.

THEATRE

That Face at The Playhouse Theatre, Clare Street, Npton, 7.30pm. Tickets www.

masquetheatre.co.uk or 07586 288793

Mark Watson, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Craft Club – knitting, stitching and cardmaking, Hazlewood Community Centre, Gainsborough Road, Corby, 7pm–9pm. 07910 989410

Mums, Grannies, Childminders & Toddlers meet in the Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, Kingsthorpe, 1.30pm–3pm.

“Elgar The Man” with Ruth Chapman, discussion group at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 7.30pm. 01604 858252.

NAB Mobile Sight Centre will be visiting Daventry town centre, near Shopmobility, New Street, 10am to 1pm

Free Arts & Crafts activities at St Peter’s Church, Marefair, Npton, 12.30pm–3.30pm. Make your own stained glass window or create a paper puppet to take home. 01223 324442 or ebarnes@thecct.org.uk

Northampton Alpine & Rock Gardening Group meet at Weston Favell Parish Hall, 7.15pm. Speaker is Vic Aspland on the Flowers of the Valley of Andorra.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (8 miles), start at The White Hart PH, Grafton Regis, 9.30am. 01604 891234

Let’s Cook Italian for Teenagers workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, 10am–2pm. £45. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Morning “Strollers” Walk. Meet 10.30am Lumbertubs pub, Booth Lane North, N’pton. A stroll around the north-eastern side of town. 3.2 miles.

Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association (6 miles), from 9.30am White Hart, Hackleton.

Victoriana workshop at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, Guildhall Rd, 10am–noon & 1pm–3pm. Free.

THURSDAY FEB 19

MUSIC

Roy Forbes with the Graham Dent Trio at the Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free.

THEATRE

That Face at The Playhouse Theatre, Clare Street, Npton, 7.30pm. www.masquetheatre.co.uk or 07586 288793

Oklahoma, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Andy Parsons, Royal Auditorium, 8pm. 01604 624811