What’s On across Northamptonshire this week

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Here’s your weekly guide to events taking place across Northamptonshire over the next seven days.

If you’re organising an event let us know by filling out our 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).

TODAY

MUSIC

Open Mic Night, Golden Horse, Far Cotton, N’pton

Tea Dance at the Picturedrome, N’pton, 1pm

The Platform, Charles Bradlaugh, N’pton, 9pm

Open House Night, Black Bottom Club, N’pton.

The Lincoln Noel Band, The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free.

Tanita Tikaram, The Stables, Wavendon, 8pm. 01908 280800

A K Disco’s Karaoke, O’Malleys Bar, W’boro Rd, Npton, 8pm

THEATRE

Confusions, Stahl Theatre, West Street, Oundle, 7.45pm. 01832 273930

Gilbert & Sullivan’s Iolanthe, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

The Nutcracker, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Dick Whittington & His Cat, Queen Victoria Hall, Oundle, 7.30pm. 01832 280198

OTHER

Quiz Night, Old Kings Head, Long Buckby, 8.30pm.

Quiz Night, Foundrymans Arms, St James Rd, Npton, 8pm

Quiz Night, The Sun, High Street, Hardingstone 8pm

Quiz Night, Fox & Hounds, Harborough Road, Kingsthorpe 9pm

Quiz and Open The Box at The Whitehills, N’pton.

Quiz Night, Cripps Recreation Centre, Npton, 8pm. www.crippsrecreationcentre.co.uk.

Zumba at Monks Park WMC, N’pton, 7pm followed by quiz at 9pm

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

Arts Alive Over-50s Creative Workshop in The Core at Corby Cube, 1pm. £3 per session, to book call 01536 470470.

Toddlers’ Afternoon at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 1pm–3pm. Theme is Famous Artists. No booking required.

Sit and Sew, Market Harborough Embroiderers Guild meeting at Roman Way Day Centre, Market Harborough, 7.15pm. 07837 638228.

Higham Ferrers Footpath Group AGM at Hensmans Hall, Higham Ferrers, 7.45pm

Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Cafes at Town Hall, Brackley, 10am –noon; Desborough Baptist Church, Station Road, Desborough, 2pm–4pm; and The Plaza, Cozy Nook, Thrapston, 6.30pm–8.30pm.

Pruning fruit trees workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 9.30am–noon. For more info www.btcworkshops.co.uk

FRIday

MUSIC

Auntie’s Acoustic Sessions, Black Bottom Club, N’pton, 8pm.

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

Acoustics night, Foundry Tavern, St James, N’pton, 8pm.

Open Mic, Foundrymans Arms, St James Road, N’pton 9pm

OSJOs in Concert at St Peter’s Church, Oundle, 7.45pm. 01832 277132

Kontra Roots acoustic showcase at Kennedy’s Bar, Finedon, 8pm. Free admission.

Concert of choral, jazz and Broadway hits at Bethany Homestead Chapel, Kingsley Road, Npton, 7.15pm. £6. In aid of Bethany Building Fund.

Johnny F, Kingsley Park WMC, Npton,

THEATRE

Confusions, Stahl Theatre, West Street, Oundle, 7.45pm. 01832 273930

Gilbert & Sullivan’s Iolanthe, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm.

Under The Tower Drama presents two one-act comedies with supper at Earls Barton Parish Church Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £8.50 from Jeyes The Chemist, The Square or Lynda Hair Fashions, High Street.

Jane Eyre at Stamford Arts Centre, 01780 763203

Jethro Live UK Tour 2013, The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering. Box Office 01536 315115

The Nutcracker, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Screaming Blue Murder, Underground, 8.15pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Dick Whittington & His Cat, Queen Victoria Hall, Oundle, 7.30pm. 01832 280198

OTHER

Table Tennis at NASO Rooms, St Michaels Road, N’pton, 10.30am. www.naso.btck.co.uk

Old Union Canals Society AGM, Great Bowden Village Hall, 7.30pm.

Community-based Drop In Advice Centre with Michael Ellis MP at Morrisons, Kettering Road, Npton. 0207 2197220.

Derick Mears gives a talk at Desborough & Rothwell Photographic Society, Marlow House, Gold St, Desborough, 7.30pm

Quiz at Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm (& bingo)

Winter Warmer at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 6.30pm–8pm. Exhibition “Cold Conversation” with live storytelling, £5 adults/£3.50 children.

Glass Painting Craft Workshop, Stanwick Lakes, 10.30am–1pm. 01933 460676.

Demo & Dine Cookery Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 7pm to 9pm. Tonight is Curry Club. For more info www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Scrap & Yap Papercraft Group at Jesus Centre, Abington Sq, Npton, 10.15am–12.30pm.

Ladies social at The Church Restaurant, Bridge St, Npton, noon followed by meal. 01604 603800.

SATURday

MUSIC

Gibbett Hill, The King Billy, Bridge St, Northampton. For more info www.gibbetthill.net

Boxeddy, The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 8pm. Free admission

Steve Perry entertains at Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm.

No Jacket Required: Phil Collins Tribute, The Stables, Wavendon, 8pm.

Little Big Band, Monks Park WMC, Npton

Guy Surtees, Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, N’pton

Carnaby Rocks, Kingsley Park WMC, Npton,

THEATRE

Gilbert & Sullivan’s Iolanthe, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm & 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Under The Tower Drama presents two one-act comedies and supper, Earls Barton Parish Church Hall, 7.30pm (see Friday for details).

Snow White Pantomime, Brixworth Village Hall, 2pm/ 7.30pm. 01604 880672

The Nutcracker, Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Dick Whittington & His Cat, Queen Victoria Hall, Oundle, 3pm/7pm. 01832 280198

OTHER

Coffee Morning at Duston United Reformed Church, Main Road, Duston, 10am–noon

Ballroom & Latin Beginners Dance Class, Jubilee Hall, St Albans Church, Broadmead Ave, N’pton, 12.30pm. £3 admission. 01604 787246

Evening of Clairvoyance, Kettering Spiritualist Church, St Peters Ave, Kettering, 7.30pm. £2.50 members, £3 guests.

Library Service Manager Grace Kempster will be visiting Corby Library 10am–11am; Kettering Library noon to 1pm; Wellingborough Library 2pm–3pm to find out what people think about the service.

Table Top Sale at Kingsley Park Methodist Church, Milton Street, Npton, 10am–12.30pm.

Northamptonshire Natural History Society walk through Thornton Park and Kingsthorpe village. Meet in bus station for bus FN4 at 1.35pm.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Shortwood Lodge & Apethorpe (7.5 miles). Meet at The White Swan, Woodnewton, 10am

Jumble Sale at Banc Club, Burton Latimer (nr Sainsbury’s), 2pm. In aid of NSPCC. 20p adm.

The 1950s: Having It So Good!, trip down memory lane at the Manor House Museum, Kettering (until March 26)

Kettering/Lahnstein Twinning Committee Coffee Morning at Toller Church Rooms, off Gold St, Kettering, 10am–noon.

The Gathering community group meets for free guided history walk of old Wellingborough. Leaving St Andrews Church Hall, Berrymoor Road, 3pm (to last approx 2hrs).

SUNday

MUSIC

Jam Night, Old Kings Head, Long Buckby, 8pm.

Acoustic Open Mic at the Brampton Halt, Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton 8pm

Acoustic Open Mic at the Fox and Hounds, Harborough Road, Kingsthorpe, 8pm

Americana Roots, Thomas A Becket, St James Road, Northampton, 8.30pm

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

John Kirby entertains at Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm.

Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends at The Walnut Tree Jazz Club, Blisworth, noon to 2.30pm

Miss T – female vocalist, Monks Park WMC, Npton, 4pm

Diamond, Kingsley Park WMC, Npton.

THEATRE

Musical Meanderings with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Underground, 1pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Janina Fialkowska plays Chopin, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Quiz Night, Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Northampton, 8pm

Quiz Night at Queens Park WMC, Northampton

Quiz Night, Barratts Club, Kingsthorpe Road, N’pton 8pm

Quiz Night, Queens Park WMC, N’pton

Quiz Night, Griffin Inn, Pitsford.

Open The Box, Golden Horse, Far Cotton, N’pton

Morning Worship at Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, 10.15am.

Old Union Canals Society, a walk along the Harborough arm of the Union canal. Meet at Bridge 14 by The OUCS mooring (old A6 layby) Leicester Road, Market Harborough, 10.45am

Quiz Night, The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 8pm. £1 per person (teams of up to 6 welcome)

Morning Walk (5.5 miles) with Northampton Ramblers. Meet 10am at The Coach & Horses, Brixworth for walk through Country Park and along Brampton Valley Way.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Sharnbrook, Souldrop & Wymington (12 miles). No dogs. Meet Podington Church, 10am.

Gig Club for 13-18 year olds, Central Library, Abington St, N’pton, 1pm–3pm. Bring your own instrument. ruth.gasson@northamptonshire.gov.uk

MONday

MUSIC

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

The Dick Patrick All Stars at Ye Golden Lion, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, 9pm. Free.

OTHER

Stu’s Quiz Night at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden.

Weekly Art Class at Irthlingborough Methodist Church Hall, 2pm. 01933 650195

Pub Quiz, Charles Bradlaugh, N’pton, 8pm. Entry £1

The Sweeney at Movie Night, The Picturedrome, N’pton, 8pm.

Curation Group meet at Northamptonshire Natural History Society, The Humfrey Rooms, Castilian Terrace, Npton, 11am.

Infra-red Astronomy with Prof Carolin Crawford, at Northamptonshire Natural History Society, Humfrey Rooms, Castilian Terrace, Northampton.

tUESDAY

MUSIC

Mike Kemp Trio (Jazz), Great Brington – Althorp Coaching Inn, Fox & Hounds, 8.30pm

Graham Dent’s Jucamaya at The Wig & Pen, St Giles St, Npton, 9pm to 11pm. Free

OTHER

Quiz Night at The Golden Horse, Far Cotton, 8.30pm

Rushden Hall Pensioners Parliament, 2pm.

Beginners Argentine Tango Dancing Class, Park Road Junior School, Wood Street, Kettering, 6.30pm, practice 7.30pm. £5 class or £7 for both.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk, circular via Higham Ferrers (4 miles). Meet at car park on corner of High St & Station Rd in Rushden, 10am

Free Dance Class with Carnival Dance Club, 7pm–8pm at Weston Favell CEVA Primary School, Westwood Way, Npton. 01604 633047.

Demo & Dine Cookery Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 9.30am–noon. Today is Pies & Pastries. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

WEDNESday

MUSIC

“J for Jazz” play trad jazz at The Coach & Horse, Lubenham, 8.30pm. Free. 01848 463183.

Jazz & Blues, Charles Bradlaugh, N’pton, 8pm

CCBs at The Headlands, Npton, 8.30pm

Jam Night at Duston Sports Centre, Cotswold Ave, Duston, 8pm. www.nleisure.co.uk

OTHER

Coffee Morning at Duston United Reformed Church, Main Road, Duston, 10am–noon

Meditation for Health and Wellbeing, suitable for all levels, 7.15pm–8.15pm at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church rooms, N’pton. Contact Rachel 07885 551533

Social discussion groups and activities at NASO Rooms, St Michaels Road, N’pton, 7.30pm. www.naso.btck.co.uk

Zumba Gold for the older active person, Kingsthorpe Baptist Church (behind Waitrose), N’pton, 11.15am.

Learn Line Dance! Complete Beginners class at Corby Ex-Service Men’s Club, 7.30pm; Improvers 8.15pm. 07968 576976

Wellingborough Ramblers, circular towards Grendon & via the Nene Way (7.25 miles). Meet at The Stags Head, Gt Doddington, 9.30am

Ise Archaeology Research Society presents Ancient Life in Biddenham Loop at Crescents Community Centre, Laburnum Crescent, Kettering, 7.30pm.

Demo & Dine Cookery Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 9.30am. Today is Marvellous Marmalade. www.btcworkshops.co.uk