Ten events in Northamptonshire over next seven days

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There’s dozens of events taking place across Northamptonshire over the next seven days, but here’s 10 things we think you might like.

If you’re organising an event let us know by filling out our new online What’s On form or by emailing whatson@northantsnews.co.uk.

We’ll do our best to include the details in our weekly What’s On listings. (Details must be received by midday on the Friday prior to print publication).

1) Medium Steve Holbrooks will be holding a special evening event at Northampton’s Hilton Hotel next week.

Described as clairaudient, Steve sees himself as a “telephone exchange from this world to the next,” hearing spirits rather than seeing them.

The event will take place on Thursday, October 11. Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Tickets cost £16 by ringing 01536 506129 ,or £17 on the door.

The hotel can be found in Watering Lane, Collingtree.

For more information log onto www.steveholbrook.co.uk

2) Car fans will be flocking to Silverstone race track this weekend for yet another important date in the motorsport calendar.

Today, Saturday and Sunday the circuit will host the 2012 Dunlop MSA British Touring car Championship.

There will be free roving entry for children aged 15 and under, as well as free car parking.

Weekend tickets are available starting from £36 per person.

For more information on pricing, log onto www.silverstone.co.uk

3) A national 4 x 4, trekking and travel show will be held this weekend in Northamptonshire.

More than 80 trade stands will be present at Adventure Overland, which will take place at Whilton Mill Karting Centre at Whilton Locks near Daventry tomorrow and Sunday.

The show aims to bring together all types of adventure travel under one roof, representing motorised transpost like trail bikes, 4 x 4 vehicles and non-motorised transport such as cycles and aspects of trekking.

The event will be open between 10am and 5pm on Saturday and between 10am and 4pm on Sunday. Tickets are £10 for adults but children under 16 go free.

4) This looks set to be an exciting weekend for motorsport in Northamptonshire, with the Caterham Festival taking place at Rockingham Speedway.

The two day British Racing & Sports Car Club HQ-run meeting will be staged on the International Super Sportscar Circuit and will feature the Caterham Academy Championship, the Caterham road, track and supersport championship and the Productions GTI Championship.

The action will begin at 9am, tomorrow. Tickets are available from £15 in advance. Children under 16 go free if accompanied by an adult.

For more information log onto www.rockingham.co.uk

5) An adults cookery class will be held at Stanwick Village Hall from 10am to midday tomorrow.

For more information or to book ring 01604 812800.

6) The Johnny Cash Roadshow will roll into the Royal & Derngate tomorrow night as celebrated performer Clive John and The Spirit Band recreate the essence of the Man in Black.

All the classic tracks will be played including Ring of Fire and Walk the Line.

Clive will be joined by Jill Schoonjans as June Carter for classic Johnny and June duets.

Doors open at 8pm, tickets cost £19.50. To book, call 01604 624811 or visit www.royalandderngate.co.uk

7) After premiering to sell-out audiences at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Me, Mum and Dusty Springfield begins a 2012 tour at The Core at Corby Cube tomorrow.

Written and performed by Hollyoaks and Coronation Street actress Stephanie Tidings, the one-woman black comedy examines the bond between Mary, her mother and Dusty Springfield.

It can be seen in The Lab on Saturday at 7.45pm. Tickets are £10 and concessions are £8. To book call 01536 470470 or visit www.thecorecorby.com

8) From today the University of Northampton’s Avenue Gallery will be displaying a selection of books believed to represent some of the best examples of contemporary British literature, book decoration and design.

Sponsored by The University of Northampton, Love British Books 2012 has been co-curated by the School of the Arts executive dean Paul Middleton and programme developer Carolyn Puzzovio as part of celebrations to mark Yerevan, UNESCO’s City of the Book 2012 and the 500th anniversary of the first printed book in Armenia.

The exhibition will run until November 7.

9) A fund-raising coffee morning for Cransley Hospice will be held from 10am to midday tomorrow.

It will be held at the Albert Underwood Room in St Peter’s Church, Irthlingborough, with raffles and stalls on the day.

10) A new production of Michael Morpurgo’s Farm Boy will come to the Royal & Derngate in Northampton for two performances.

Farm Boy will be performed at 2.30pm and 6.30pm tomorrow.

Tickets are £12 each, with a family ticket available at £40. For more information ring 01604 624811 or visit www.royalandderngate.co.uk

For a more detailed round-up of what is happening across Northamptonshire, click What’s On