What’s On across Northamptonshire this week

Carl Barat (right) is playing The Zombie Hut in Corby on Tuesday.

Carl Barat (right) is playing The Zombie Hut in Corby on Tuesday.

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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, hosted by Hannah Faulkner at Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 8.30pm

Debbie Rookers Trad Band at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave, 9pm.

Heads South, Latin Jazz Quintet at The Castle Wellingborough, 01933 270007.

Open Mic at Ye Golden Lion, Wellingborough

Open Mic feat Glen Stout & Honour Amongst Thieves at Brave Old Oak, Towcester

Ned The Kids Dylan (My Life EP Launch Show) at The Labour Club, Charles Street, Npton, 7.30pm. Free entry.

THEATRE

Anything Goes, The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering, 7.30pm. 01536 414141 or www.
lighthousetheatre.co.uk

Birds Of A Feather, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Royal Auditorium, N’pton 2.30pm & 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Flash Theatre Festival, Underground Auditorium, Derngate, times vary. 01604 624811

Simon Evans – Friendly Fire, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

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

Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Cafe at Doddridge Centre, St James, Npton, 2pm–4pm.

The Northamptonshire Branch of the Royal Army Service Corps and The Royal Corps of Transport meets at the Ex-Service WMC, Sheep Street, N’ton 8pm. 01604 628292

Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association (5 miles). 10am from Greyhound pub, Milton Malsor.

Art In The Park – Open Exhibition at Abington Park Museum, Npton, 1pm–5pm (until June 8). www.northampton.gov.uk/museums

Quiz Night at The Hart of Duston, Npton

FRIday

MUSIC

Open Mic, hosted by Hannah Faulkner at Raven Hotel, Corby, 8.30pm

Nick Harper at The Golden Horse, Far Cotton, 8.30pm

Live band at The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm. Free

Americana Night at Ken’s Diner, Finedon, 7.30pm. www.wildfiresessions.com

Free Punk Gig – Born to Destruct, Screamin Abdabz and Loaded 44, 8pm at Horseshoe Inn, Sheep St, Wellingborough

Time Machine at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

Anything Goes, The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering, 7.30pm. 01536 414141 or www.
lighthousetheatre.co.uk

Birds Of A Feather, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Flash Theatre Festival, Underground Auditorium, Derngate, times vary. 01604 624811

Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club, Underground Auditorium, 8.15pm. 01604 624811.

OTHER

Retireds’ Group meeting at Bridge Community Office, Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, 1pm.

Ladies pamper and shopping charity event, Parklands Community Centre, N’pton, 7.30pm–9.30pm. £4 entry.

Quiz night at Brafield WMC, A428, from 8pm.

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

SATURday

MUSIC

Juice at Monks Park WMC, N’pton.

Pravin’s Karaoke Disco at The Golden Horse, Far Cotton, 4pm

Michael Knight entertains at Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm.

Soul-ar Energy at The Wayfarers Inn, London Road, Kettering, 9pm.

Andy Stone, Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, N’pton

Stevo comedy and vocals at The Hart of Duston, Npton.

Barn Dance at Saxon Hall, Thorpe Street, Raunds, 8pm (part of Raunds Music Festival, May 2-5). Tickets £8. For more info www.raundsfestival.com

The Stand in Stones, at The Peppermill, Westerburg Sq, Daventry, 8.30pm. www.myspace.com/standinstones.

Rhythm and Roots at O’Neills, the Drapery, Npton

Sean Taylor, at The Castle, W’borough. 01933 270007.

Ska Toons, at Horseshoe Inn, Sheep Street, W’boro, 8.30pm.

Wii Night at Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton, 8.30pm

Simon Philips at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

Jenny Whittingham at British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, Npton, 8.30pm

Sonny & The Honeydippers at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton.

Flute & Piano Recital – Adam Walker & James Baillieu at Dingley Church, 7.30pm. Tickets £18 (students £9) – www.musicatdingley.or.uk

Covers evening with Stevie Jones at Black Horse, Leicester

Del Bromham & Stray at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 2pm

THEATRE

Anything Goes, The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering, 2.30pm & 7.30pm. 01536 414141.

Birds Of A Feather, Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm & 7.30pm. 01604 624811.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm & 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Puppetry Of The Penis, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

Musical Theatre School at St Michaels Community HalI, Roundhill Road, Kettering, 10am. 07747 865626

OTHER

Tang Soo Do (Korean Karate) at Kingsley School, Churchill Way, Kettering 10am–11.15am (family class). 01536 511216.

Whist Drive at Great Easton Village Hall in the Welland Valley, from 7.30pm. 01536 770784

Great Doddington Gardening Team annual plant sale in the Village Garden, High Street, Great Doddington, 9am.

Jumble Sale, Kingsthorpe Methodist Church, Npton, 10am. 20p adm. Proceeds for Christian Aid.

Walk with Kettering & District Ramblers Club, Little Harrowden, figure of 8 (6 miles am/ 4 miles pm). 01536 485792

Afternoon Walk with The Ramblers Association (5.5 miles), 1.30pm from Barley Mow pub, Cosgrove. No dogs.

Linear Day Walk with The Ramblers Association (14 miles – Corby Walking Festival). 10am start from Ock ‘n’ Dough pub, Farm Road off A510. Return by X4 bus. Alternatively, 9am at Viking Way, Corby to catch bX4 bus to walk start.

Art Exhibition & Sale of Paintings by Duston Art Group at St Andrew’s Church, Harlestone (until May 6), 11am–5pm.

Wellingborough Ramblers day circular walk (9 miles). Meet East Carlton Park, 11am

Bank Holiday Fun Weekend at Billing Aquadrome (also May 5&6), proceeds to Children’s Air Ambulance. 01604 408181.

Coffee Morning in aid of the Daylight Centre, Wellingborough at Christchurch Hall, just off Wellingborough Road, 10am–noon.

Art Show at Blisworth Village Hall (& May 5), 11am–5pm.

Antiques, collectibles & book fair, Abington Church Rooms, Park Avenue North, Npton, 10am–4pm. Admission free.

Hand-made Market at Bee Inspired Studio, Market Street, Kettering, 10am–3pm.

May Fayre, Finedon Independent Wesleyan Church, 11am–2pm.

Open day at Country Centre farm shop, Berrywood Drive, Duston, 10am-4pm.

SUNday

MUSIC

Open Mic, hosted by Hannah Faulkner at Ken’s Diner, Finedon, 2pm–4.30pm

Mike Panby at Monks Park WMC, N’pton, 4pm; bingo, 8pm.

Crooners Karaoke at The Golden Horse, Far Cotton, 8.30pm

Americana Roots at Thomas A Becket, St James Road, Northampton

Oddchild Duo at The Sun Inn, Hardingstone, 4pm.

Rik Kings entertains at Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm (& bingo).

Race Night at Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, N’pton, 8.30pm.

Miss T at British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, N’pton, 2pm.

The Carveners at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton.

Open Mic feat Craig Cotter & My Jaike at The Horseshoe, Sywell.

Accrington Stanley at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, N’pton, 2pm.

Bill Bailey’s All Stars at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, noon.

Stevo, at The Hart of Duston, N’pton.

OTHER

Circular Day Walk with The Ramblers Association (16 miles – Corby Walking Festival), meet leader 9.30am start from Market Harborough Square.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Wilbarston (7 miles). Meet at the wishing well in East Carlton Park, 10am

Great Brington Gardens Open Day in aid of National Gardens Scheme and The Friends of St Mary the Virgin, 11am–5pm. Adults £4.50/Children free.

Park Pram Push from Park Cafe, Abington Park, N’pton, 2.45pm to celebrate Midwives and Midwifery Services.

Bluebell Weekend (& May 6) at Badby Woods; home-made cream tea at Badby Village Hall, 1pm–5pm. Proceeds to Village Hall Funds.

Car Boot Sale at Harpole Playing Fields, 8am–noon. No dogs. Park in the playing fields, NOT in Larkhall Lane.

Southwick Hall, nr Oundle, Open Days with exhibitions/grounds, 2pm–5pm (& May 6). 01832 274064

Northampton Sailing Club’s annual open day at Pitsford Reservoir from noon. www.northamptonsailingclub.org

Morning Walk, Welham to Thorpe Langton circular (6.75 miles). Meet 9.10am near the Church, Welham.

The Hardy Plant Society Plant Fair (& May 6) at Kelmarsh Hall, 10am–4pm.

Day Cycle Ride (55-mile loop) with Northampton Cyclists’ Touring Club between the Nene and the Ouse. Meet Whitewater Centre, Bedford Road, 9.30am. www.ctc-northampton.org.uk

MONday

MUSIC

Tony Hawksford Band at Ye Golden Lion, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, 9pm. Free.

Bank Holiday Barbecue & Elvis at Thomas A Becket, St James Road, N’pton, 4pm–7pm.

Matt Roberts Duo, The Sun Inn, Hardingstone, 4pm

Jammin ‘n Acoustic, 3pm at Horseshoe Inn, Sheep Street, Wellingborough

Fun Knockouts, dart/skittles/pool, 2pm at Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton

Acoustic Showcase feat Sarah Carter, The Clemos & Rogue State Circus at Old Market Inn, Kettering.

Laurence Jones Band at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 2pm

THEATRE

Soul Sister, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

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

Skittles at The Harlequin, Stamford Road, Kettering, 8pm

Circular Day Walk with The Ramblers Association (16 miles – Corby Walking Festival). Meet 8.30am rear entrance to Holy Sepulchre Church, N’pton) or meet leader 9.30am start from Wakerley Wood Car Park.

Quiz Night at The Three Cranes, Great Cransley, 8pm. www.thethreecranes.co.uk

The Avon Tyres British GT Championship, Rockingham Circuit, Corby, 9am–6pm. Adults £20, children under 16 Free. www.rockingham.co.uk

tUESDAY

MUSIC

Jucamaya at The Wig & Pen, St Giles St, Npton, 9pm.

Nick Dow at The Great kNnight Folk Club, The Old White Hart Inn, Cotton End, Npton, 8pm

The Next Big Sing! Singing Group at St Michaels Church, Roundhill Road, Kettering, 7.10pm; Music Theory Group, 8.10pm. 07747 865626.

Open Mic feat Corrine Lucy & Kersten Luts at Wheatsheaf, Dallington

THEATRE

Soul Sister, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Games Club at Spencer Dallington Community Centre, Tintern Avenue, Npton, 10am–noon.

HSBA (Home Working & Small Business Alliance), meeting at The Fair & Square, Billing Mill, Little Billing, Northampton, 10am. 0845 862 1875, www.hsba.biz

Families Need Fathers meet at Thorplands Childrens Centre, Npton, 7pm.

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

WEDNESday

MUSIC

Jammin ‘n Acoustics, Horseshoe Inn, Sheep St, Npton, 8pm

Country Jam Session at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Open Mic Night at The Hart of Duston, Npton

Cherry Lee Mewis at Malt Shovel Tavern, Npton

THEATRE

Soul Sister, Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm & 7.30pm. 01604 624811

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Killer Pool at The Harlequin Pub, Stamford Road, Kettering.

Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association (7 miles). 9.30am from White Horse Inn, High Street, Welton, nr Daventry.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Woodford and Mallows Cotton (8.25 miles). Meet at the Axe & Compass, Ringstead, 9.30am

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits Market Square, N’pton, 10am– 12.30pm; St Crispin Retirement Village, Duston, 1.30pm–3pm.

Boot Camp at Spencer Dallington Community Centre, 6.30pm. £3 per session. 01604 586011

Volunteer Day at Salcey Forest, 10.30am–3pm. Meet at the Forest Café. Tools provided.