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

Tea Dance, The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, N’pton, 1pm

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

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

Jam Night, The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm

All That Jazz, The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave, 9pm to 11pm. Free.

Sermon-Sonnet-Song: Lenten Meditations in word and music at All Saints Church, N’pton, 1.10pm–1.50pm. Free admission

Centre Screen showing “Hope Springs” (12A) at Hougemont Barn, Royal Oak, Blisworth, 7.30pm

Acoustic Open Mic feat Damo Pickard & Rosewood Reds at Ye Golden Lion, Wellingborough

Acoustic Open Mic feat Keziah Young & KRAB at Brave Old Oak, Towcester

THEATRE

Milton Jones, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 8pm. 01604 624811

The 39 Steps, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

Spring Awakening, Underground Stage, Royal & Derngate, 8pm. 01604 624811

Masque Theatre present two one-act plays – Margot and Clear Heels at The Playhouse Theatre, Clare Street, Npton, 7.30pm (until March 2). Tickets@masquetheatre.co.uk.

OTHER

Quiz Night, Cripps Recreation Centre, NGH, Npton, 8pm.

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

Funhouse Comedy Club at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 8pm. Admission £7 in advance

Artist Talk by Yelena Popova at The University of Northampton, Avenue Campus, Npton, 2pm

“Meet The Author” at Middleton Cheney Library, 7.30pm. Guest is thriller writer Adrian Magson. £5 adult/£2 child

Right Plant/Right Place Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 9.30am–noon. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

A talk by Linda Rudkin, Market Harborough Embroiderers’ Guild meeting at Roman Way Day Centre, Market Harborough, 7.15pm. 07837 638228.

ACEs Singles Club, The RAOB Club, South Street, Northampton, 7pm. £5 membership. 07908 410543

NAB Mobile Sight Centre, outside McDonald’s, Wellingborough Town Centre, 10am–1pm

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

Krishna Wisdom presents Festival of Spirit at Quaker House, Wellington Street, Npton, 6.30pm. www.krishnawisdom.com

FRIday

MUSIC

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

Kast Off Kinks, The Stables, Wavendon, 8pm. 01908 280800

Robbie Williams Tribute Night at Whittlebury Hall. For more info www.whittleburyhall.co.uk

Singles Night POF at Bar SO, Abington Sq, N’pton. Free.

Stevie Jones & Kev Lee with guests The Record Covers at The Old Friar, Twywell

Far From Nashville (Tammy Levy) & Chamberlain & KRAB at Ken’s Diner, Finedon

Take The Shot, at Horseshoe Inn, Sheep Street, W’bro. Free

The Jam’d (Jam Tribute Band) at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 8pm

THEATRE

Puss In Boots, Denton Village Hall, Vicarage Lane, 7.30pm. 01604 890711

The 39 Steps, Royal Auditorium,N’pton, 2.30pm/ 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Spring Awakening, Underground Stage, N’pton, 8pm. 01604 62481

Local Artists’ Showcase, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01604 470470

OTHER

Roman Blinds Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 9.30am to 4.30pm. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Advice Centre with Michael Ellis MP at Northampton Guildhall Godwin Room, by appointment only 3pm–5pm. 02072 197220

PAGB, exhibition at Desborough & Rothwell Photographic Society, Marlow House, Gold Street, Desborough, 8pm

NAB Mobile Sight Centre outside Central Library, Abington Street, N’pton, 10am–12.30pm

Oundle Festival of Literature – Rachel Joyce, author of “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry”, in conversation with Fiona Cumberpatch, St Peter’s Church, Oundle, 7.30pm. Box Office 01832 274734

Watercolour Painting Exhibition at Brixworth Library, Spratton Road (until March 28) with Northamptonshire County Council Adult Learning Service. Mon to Fri 10am to 6pm, Sat 9am to 1pm & Sun 1pm to 4pm

Church-run Retireds’ Group meeting, Bridge Community Office, Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, 1.30pm.

Women’s World Day of Prayer service at St Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, Higham Road, Rushden, 2pm–3pm.

SATURday

MUSIC

Best of British, great music by great British Composers at Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Sheep St, Npton, 7.30pm

Alternative Rock night with various acts at The Racehorse, Abington Sq, Npton, 7.30pm. £4 on the door, £3 with flyer

Vinny, Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, N’pton

Elkie Brooks, The Stables, Wavendon, 8pm. 01908 280800

Music From The Ballet with Northampton Symphony Orchestra, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Anyone Out There, Great Doddington Club, Lower St, 9pm

Wordsworth at Bar SO, Abington Sq, N’pton. Free entry

Charlies Angels fundraiser at The Picturedrome, Kettering Road, Npton, 7.30pm. www.charliesangels2013.co.uk

Dillon Richards at British Rail Club, St Andrews, Npton, 8.30pm

The Great Divide, at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 8pm

THEATRE

Puss In Boots, Denton Village Hall, Vicarage Lane, 2pm/7.30pm. 01604 890711

The 39 Steps, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

Spring Awakening, Underground Stage, N’pton, 8pm. 01604 624811


OTHER

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

Antiques and Collectors Fayre, Abington Church Rooms, Park Ave Sth, Npton, 10am. Free.

Coffee Morning, Sam Harrison Memorial Hall, Meeting Lane, Duston, 9.30am to noon.

Kingfisher Amateur Art Society painting session at Community Room, Hinton Road, Kingsthorpe, 2pm. 01604 820380

Festive Easter Baking Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 9.30am–noon. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Baby/Kids Sale at The Pemberton Centre, Rushden, 10am–noon. £1 entry, kids free. Email karen_aves@hotmail.co.uk

Morning Walk (6 miles) with Northampton Ramblers. Meet 10am at Church of St Michael & All Angels, Creaton.

The Hardy Plant Society meet at Village Hall, Pound Lane, Moulton, for a talk with Fergus Garrett, 2pm

Wellingborough Ramblers circular walk via Harlestone (8 miles). Meet nr Saracens Head, Lt Brington, 10am.

A walk in Duston with Northamptonshire Natural History Society before visiting Flower Festival. Meet in bus station for bus SC 9A at 1.20pm.

Annual Spring Fayre at Northampton High School for Girls, Newport Pagnell Road, Hardingstone, 2pm–5pm. Admission £1 adults, 50p children.

Greener Northamptonshire Fair at Northampton Guildhall, 10am–4pm. Free

Danceathon, an Enhance Fitness Charity Event at Guilsborough Secondary School, 10am–12.30pm in aid of Cynthia Spencer Hospice.

SUNday

MUSIC

Americana Roots, Thomas A Beckett, St James Road, Northampton, 8pm

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

Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust Gala Concert, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Limehouse Jazz Band at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, noon–2.30pm

Uriah Heep, The Stables, Wavendon, 8pm. 01908 280800

Acoustic Open Mic feat Graeme Armstrong & Rogue State Circus at The Horseshoe, Sywell

Boogiesnakes at The Wig & Pen, St Giles Street, Npton, 4pm. Free entry

Jamie Neale at British Rail Club, St Andrews, Npton, 2pm–5pm

Reggae Ray, at Fox & Hounds, Whittlebury, 4pm to 6pm

THEATRE

Puss In Boots, Denton Village Hall, Vicarage Lane, 4pm. Box Office 01604 890711

OTHER

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

Gardens open under National Garden Scheme at Greywalls, Farndish, Wellingborough, noon–4pm. £3 admission.

Wellingborough Ramblers circular walk via Lamport (9 miles). Meet Draughton crossing car park, 10am.

Sunday Walk with Waendel Walkers Club. Circular routes from The Green Dragon, Brigstock (6 or 12 miles), 10am. 50p entry. www.waendel.org.uk

All Day Ride to Oundle with Kettering Cyclists’ Touring Club. Meet Rothwell, 9.30am or Islip Village Hall, 10.30am. 01536 712507

Morning Walk, Kettering, Broughton, Cransley, Kettering (7 miles). Meet 9.20am Market Square Car Park, Higham Ferrers.

Antique & Vintage Flea Market, Brixworth Village Hall, 10am–3pm

Day Ride to Milton Ernest, Melchbourne and back (55 miles) with Northampton Cyclists’ Touring Club. Meet Canoe Centre, Bedford Road, 9.30am. www.ctc-northampton.org.uk

MONday

MUSIC

All That Jazz at Ye Golden Lion, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, 9pm to 11pm. Free admission.

Acoustic showcase with four feature artists at The Old Market Inn, Kettering

Reggae Ray, at Fox & Hounds, Althorp Coaching Inn, Great Brington, 8.30pm

THEATRE

Circus of Horrors, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

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

Celebration Cakes (1st of 4) Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 7pm. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

tUESDAY

MUSIC

The Andy Derrick Jazz Quartet at The Wig & Pen, St Giles St, Npton, 9pm to 11pm. Free

Acoustic Open Mic feat The Box Ticked at Sunnyside, Northampton

OTHER

Quiz Night at Duston Sports Centre, Npton, 7.30pm. More info www.nleisure.co.uk

Northampton Central Library adult literacy support, in POD meeting room, 10am–11am. juanwriteitread@yahoo.co.uk

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

Diabetes UK Northampton Area Group 43rd AGM at Cripps Postgraduate Medical Centre, NGH, 7.30pm.

Monthly lunch at Gretton Village Hall, 12.30pm, £4. Call Liz Watt 01536 772328

Gretton’s Womens Hour meeting at Gretton Baptist Church Hall, High Street, 2.15pm. 01536 771979

Duston URC Tuesday Fellowship at United Reformed Church, Main Street. Talk by Rev Simon Ellis, 2.30pm
Wellingborough Ramblers, The Great Ouse Horseshoe Walk (6 miles – part boggy). Meet The Cock Inn, Pavenham, 10am.

HSBA (Home Working & Small Business Alliance), meeting at The Fair & Square, Billing Mill, Little Billing, 10am–noon. www.hsba.biz

Families Need Fathers meet at the Thorplands Children’s Centre, N’pton, 7pm.

Kingfisher Amateur Art Society painting session at Community Room, Hinton Road, Kingsthorpe, 7pm. 01604 820380

Delicious Desserts Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 9.30am–noon; Decoupage Easter Eggs Workshop 7pm to 9pm. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Day Ride to Gretton for lunch with Kettering Cyclists’ Touring Club. Meet Rothwell, 9.30am or Rockingham Tea Room, 11am. 01536 712507

Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Café at Corn Market Hall, London Road, Kettering, 2pm to 4pm.

WEDNESday

MUSIC

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

Jazz & Blues at The Brad, Charles Bradlaugh, N’pton, 8pm

Jammin & Acoustic, Horseshoe Inn, Sheep St, Npton, 9pm

The Bootleg Beatles, Derngate Auditorium, 8pm. 01604 624811

Lunchtime Live! Back for Solo Violin at All Saints Church, Npton, 1.10pm–1.50pm. Free

Debbie Giles Midnight Train at Malt Shovel Tavern, Npton

OTHER

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

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Threeshires Way & Eastern Maudit (8.25 miles). Meet Red Lion, Bozeat, 9.30am.

Northamptonshire Alliance meet at Kettering Athletics Club, Rockingham Road, 8pm.

“An Afternoon to Remember” at Burton Latimer Heritage Museum, Civic Centre, 2.30pm–4.30pm. Research facilities and photographs from previous exhibitions available. 01536 722722.