Your weekly guide to events taking place across Northamptonshire over the next seven days.
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Open Mic Night, Golden Horse, Far Cotton, N’pton
Acoustic Jazz, Blues, Indie & Soul, Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8.30pm
Tea Dance at the Picturedrome, N’pton, 1pm
Open House Night, Black Bottom Club, N’pton.
Jam Night, The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm.
Open Mic, hosted by Hannah Faulkner at The Obelisk Centre, Kingsthorpe, 8.30pm
The Richard Baker Band at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave, 9pm.
Acoustic Open Mic feat The Tickets & Ross Connor at Ye Golden Lion, Wellingborough
Acoustic Open Mic feat The Vintage & Sketched at Brave Old Oak, Towcester
Soul Sister, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 2.30pm/7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811
Josh Widdicombe & Seann Walsh, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470
County Market in The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am–noon.
NAB Mobile Sight Centre visiting Wellingborough town centre: outside McDonald’s, 10am–1pm
“Our Hobby is Depeche Mode” at NN, 9 Guildhall Road, Npton, 8pm.
East Northants Supporters Group AGM at Cornmarket Hall, Rockingham Road, Kettering, 7.30pm; also, Mark Bradshaw on National Trust. Non-members £3.
Comedy Night at Victoria Inn, Poole Street, Npton, 8.30pm
Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Café at Riverside Ctr, Islington Road, Towcester, 10.30am–12.30pm.
Art In The Park exhibition at Abington Park Museum, Npton, 1pm–5pm (until June 8). www.northampton.gov.uk/museums
Auntie’s Acoustic Sessions, Black Bottom Club, Npton, 8pm
Bullit’s Disco at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden
Acoustics night, Foundry Tavern, St James, N’pton, 8pm.
Open Mic, Foundrymans Arms, St James Rd, N’pton 9pm
Pravin Karaoke at The Golden Horse, Far Cotton, 4pm
Charity Party for Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research at Rushden Bowls Club, 7.30pm. For more info Rachel.email@example.com. Admission £15.
Umbrella Fair Organisation presents Tea on the Lawn at The Pavilion, the Racecourse, N’pton (until May 12).
Nico’ZZ Blues at Bartholomew Arms, Blakesley, 9pm
Isabelle & Kim Chamberlain at Wayfarers, Kettering
Adelle Kirk & G String at Chequered Flag, Corby
Donnybrook Fair at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton
Looking Glass Theatre presents Treasure Island at Royal & Derngate, Npton, 7.15pm. 01604 624811
Soul Sister, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811
Treasure Island, Underground Auditorium, Royal & Derngate, 7pm. 01604 624811
NAB Mobile Sight Centre visiting Corby town centre: Queens Square, 10am–2pm
Imagination to Image Creation, Desborough & Rothwell Photographic Society, Marlow House, Gold Street, Desborough, 8pm. www.drps-photo.co.uk
Wine Tasting at Horton Cricket Club, 7.30pm. 10 wines for £10, in aid of 1st Hackleton Scout Group. 01604 870681.
Film Night singalong with Mamma Mia! at Blakesley & Woodend Village Hall, 7.30pm (film 8pm). Tickets £4 from Angela 01327 860594.
All decades Disco Night for Singles, at Bistro Live, Milton Keynes. www.simplymingling.co.uk
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Musical Theatre School for ages 6–14, at St Michaels Community Hall, Roundhill Road, Kettering, 10am. 07747 865626
Mojestic at Monks Park WMC, N’pton.
2nd Hard Blues at Great Doddington Club, Lower St, 9pm.
Sarah Quinn entertains at Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm.
The Variations Choir & Soloists present Music For A Summer Evening at All Saints Church, William St, Kettering, 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50 for under-12s).
Putting On The Ritz at St Michaels Church, Garfield Street, Kettering, 2pm–4pm.
Shirley Marie at Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, N’pton, 8.30pm
Jacqueline Faye at British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, Npton, 8.30pm
Daventry Brass in concert with the Elation Choir from Long Buckby at the Icon Centre, Daventry, 7.30pm. Tickets £7 (concessions £6). 01327 702288
Young Musicians Night (open mic) at The Hart of Duston, Npton
Shaun EB at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, N’pton
Nico’ZZ Blues, at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9.30pm
Mid Sensation at The Horseshoe, Sywell, 9pm
Stu’s Disco at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden
Beltrane Music Festival at Irchester Country Park
The Abrahams & Johnny Stock at Wayfarers, Kettering
Music For A Summer Evening at All Saints Church, William Street, Kettering, 7.30pm
Walter Trout & Lawrence Jones at Wilbarston Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £18. 01536 770304/07970 881737
Michelle at Queens Park WMC, Npton
The Lancashire Hustlers at The Lamplighter, N’pton, 8.30pm
Adrenalin at Horseshoe Inn, Sheep Street, W’bro, 8.30pm.
Rendition at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton
Lee Richards at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering
Rejoice! spring concert by Kettering Camerata, with soloists from Birmingham Conservatoire, at United Reformed Church, St Peter’s Avenue, Kettering, 7.30pm.
Barbary Coast Country/Rock at Thomas A Beckett, Npton
Soul Sister, Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.30pm. 01604 624811
A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811
Stuck, The Core at Corby Cube, 11am/2pm. 01536 470470
Spring Fayre at Northampton Kingley Park Methodist Church, 10am–1pm.
Afternoon Walk with The Ramblers Association (6 miles). 2pm from Eyken Arms, High Street, Gayton. No dogs.
Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Swineshead & Shelton (8 miles). Meet nr Upper Dean Church, 10am
Kettering & District Ramblers walk at Spaldwick, Meet The George. 01536 390024
Mind, Body & Soul Weekend (& May 12) at Sunley Centre, university’s Park Campus, N’pton, 10am–5pm. £5 per day. www.naturalhealthshows.co.uk
Brington Primary School Vintage Fete, 11am–2pm. Various and crafts.
Charity gala dinner at The Park Inn Hotel, Npton, 7.30pm in aid of Autism Concern, The Wilson Foundation, PCA Benevolent Fund for Stephen Peters Benefit Year 2013. 07710 929692.
Medbourne Plant Sale at village hall, noon–2pm.
Coffee Morning in St Mary’s Church Hall, Rushden, 10am–noon in aid of Children’s Society. 50p admission.
Clairvoyance Evening with David Adams at Kettering Spiritualist Church, St Peters Avenue, 7.30pm. £2.50 members/£3 guests.
Friends of Hunsbury Library coffee morning at Hunsbury Library, Npton, 10am–noon.
Car Boot & Table Top Sale, All Saints Church, William Street, Kettering, doors open 9am. Pitches £6. 07887 617978
May Fayre in Hardwick, 2pm. Plants, cakes, bric-a-brac.
Plant Sale at Coppice Drive, Parklands, 10am–noon.
11th Northampton Boys’ Brigade Spring Fayre at the Orchard in Duston, next to St Lukes Church.
Vinyl Sale at the Oxfam Books & Music Shop, Olney, from 10am.
Talk by Stephen Hayes (skin cancer specialist) on “Did God Create Evolution” at Abbey Centre, Overslade Close, East Hunsbury, 7.30pm.
Open Mic, hosted by Hannah Faulkner at Ken’s Diner, Finedon, 4.30pm
Bullit’s Karaoke at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden
Acoustic Open Mic feat Gawkey at Artichoke, Moulton
Burt Barber at Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm (& bingo).
Music & Hoy at Queens Park WMC, Npton
Pete Wayre at British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, Npton, 2pm.
John McKenzie at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton
Jamie Neale at Monks Park WMC, N’pton, 4pm–7pm
International Nurses Day at Golden Horse, Far Cotton, Npton. www.nursesday.rcn.org.uk
Americana Roots at Thomas A Beckett, St James, Npton
Shaolin Warriors, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811
Morning Worship at Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, 10.15am.
Anna Karenina (12A) showing at Stahl Theatre, West Street, Oundle. 01832 274734
Car Boot Sale at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden, 10am to 2pm
Walk with Waendel Walkers Club, circular from The Green Man, Lavendon, 10am onwards. www.waendel.org.uk. 50p.
Circular Day Walk with The Ramblers Association (12 miles). Meet Church Lane near Church of Holy Sepulchre, Npton, 8.30am.
Yardley Hastings Vintage Fair, 11am–4pm; hand-made gifts.
Wellingborough Ramblers walk (14 miles). Meet at the Tourist Information Office, Wendover, 10am. 07913 004559/01933 313740
Craft Fair at Billing Aquadrome, Npton, 11am–4pm. Free entry.
Vinyl Sundays with Led Zeppelin IV at the Oxfam Books & Music Shop, Olney, 2pm.
Acoustic Showcase feat Auralia Sky, Will Rogers, Bridge St, at NB’s, Npton
Folk Jam Session at The Artichoke, Moulton, 8pm. Free.
All That Jazz at Ye Golden Lion, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, 9pm. Free admission.
Birdsong, Royal Auditorium, Npton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811
Stu’s Quiz Night at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden.
Weekly Art Class at Irthlingborough Methodist Church Hall from 2pm.
Skittles at The Harlequin, Stamford Road, Kettering, 8pm
John Verity Band at The Wig & Pen, St Giles St, Npton, 9pm.
The Next Big Sing! singing Group at St Michaels Church, Roundhill Road, Kettering, 7.10pm. 07747 865626.
Masque Theatre presents The Beggar’s Opera at Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Sheep Street, Npton, 7.30pm. For tickets 07586 288793.
Acoustic Open Mic feat Liam Dullaghan at Olde England, Kettering Rd, Npton
Birdsong, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811
Sean Lock, Derngate Auditorium, 8pm. 01604 62811
Quiz Night at The Golden Horse, Far Cotton, 8.30pm
Quiz Night at Duston Sports Centre, Npton, 7.30pm. www.nleisure.co.uk
Rushden Hall Pensioners Parliament, 2pm. Whist Drive.
Autism Concern AGM at Kings Park Conference Centre, Kings Park Road, Npton, 9.30am 01604 239404
Barton Seagrave Women’s Institute meeting at Church Rooms, St Botolph’s Road, Barton Seagrave, 7.30pm
Evening Walk with The Ramblers Association (4 miles). 7pm from Collingtree Church.
Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Emberton Park & Hollington Wood (6.75 miles). Meet Market Square, Olney, 10am
Jammin ‘n’ Acoustics, Horseshoe Inn, Sheep St, Npton, 8pm
Mick Pini at Malt Shovel Tavern, Npton
Open Mic Night at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden
Masque Theatre presents The Beggar’s Opera at Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Sheep Street, Npton, 7.30pm. For tickets 07586 288793
Birdsong, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811
Killer Pool at The Harlequin Pub, Stamford Road, Kettering..
Ballroom, Latin & Sequence Tea Dance at The Congregational Hall, Bowden Lane, Mkt Harborough, 2pm. £3.50.
Nature’s Bounty, talk by Janet Cooper at Wellingborough Flower Arrangement Society, St Mary’s Church Hall, Knox Road, Wellingborough, 7.30pm
Evening Walk with Waendel Walkers Club, circular from The Kings Arms, Desborough (about 6 miles), 6pm. www.waendel.org.uk. 50p
NAB Mobile Sight Centre at Shopmobility, New Street, Daventry, 10am–1pm.
Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association (7.5 miles), 9.30am from Navigation Inn (nr Castlethorpe). No dogs.
Wellingborough Ramblers circular walk via Whiston & Cogenhoe (8 miles). Meet The Worlds End pub, Ecton, 9.30am
Coffee Morning at Spencer Dallington Community Centre, Tintern Ave, Npton, 10am–1pm