What’s On across Northamptonshire this week

Reginald D Hunter.
Reginald D Hunter.

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)

THURSDAY May 23

MUSIC

Open Mic, hosted by Hannah Faulkner at The Obelisk Centre, Npton, 8.30pm

Laurie Chescoe Goodtime Reunion Band at The Castle, W’bro, 8pm. 01933 270007

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

Acoustic Open Mic at Ye Golden Lion, Wellingborough

Acoustic Open Mic at Brave Old Oak, Towcester

Ukulele lady Sara Spade at Behind The Bus Stop, Wellingborough Road, N’pton, 8.30pm.

THEATRE

An Evening With The Stars of Strictly Come Dancing, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. Box Office 01536 470470

OTHER

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

NAB Mobile Sight Centre, outside McDonalds, Wellingborough town centre, 10am–1pm; Earls Barton Medical Centre, Aggate Way, 1.45pm–3pm

Morning Walk, Eaglethorpe–Fotheringhay circular (6.5 miles). Meet 9.15am Saffron Road car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am Eaglethorpe Green, Warmington.

Meet The Author at Middleton Cheney Library, 7.30pm, with Melissa Mailer-Yates, artist/writer.

FRIDAY May 24

MUSIC

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

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

Joe Church & Alice Murray at O’Neills, the Drapery, Npton, 9pm

Wordsworth, Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm. Free entry

Kontra Roots at Kennedys Bar, Irthlingborough Road, Finedon, 7.30pm. Free entry.

Gezzi B & The Amazing Trio at Golden Horse, Far Cotton, Npton.

Nurse Roberts & The Medicine Man at Chequered Flag, Corby

VIP Club Night For Singles, for venue contact Elaine 07888 604014

Joe Black at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

Mike Oldfield’s Tubular Bells For Two, Derngate, N’pton, 8pm. 01604 624811

Dancing At Lughnasa, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Barb Jungr – Stockport To Memphis, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

Looking Glass Theatre presents Treasure Island at Castle Theatre, W’bro, 7.15pm. 01933 270007

OTHER

Floristry Workshops at Bay Tree Cottage: Hand-ties & Bouquets (1/2 day, £45). www.btcworkshops.co.uk

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visiting Corporation St, Corby, 10am–2pm

SATURDAY May 25

MUSIC

Live Entertainment at Rushden WMC, Griffith Street, Rushden.

Musical Theatre School for ages 6-14 at St Michaels Community Hall, Roundhill Road, Kettering, 10am. 07747 865626

CandySlam at O’Neills, the Drapery, Npton, 10pm

SO’77, at Great Doddington Club, Lower Street, 9pm

Fund-raising Charity Ball at The Park Inn, Silver Street, Npton, 7pm–2am. Tickets £40. 01604 590967

Double XL at Queens Park WMC, Npton

Ginger Pig at The Picturedrome, Npton, 8pm

Madame Electricifie’s Carnival of Chaos at The Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8pm. £5 entry

Pure Genius + DJs at The Black Bottom Club, N’pton, 9pm

Ali By Request at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, N’pton

Steve Perry, at Brafield WMC, A428, from 8pm (& bingo)

Activate at British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, N’pton, 8.30pm

The Doobious Bros at Monks Park WMC, N’pton.

The Blitz Sisters at Thomas A Becket, St James Rd, N’pton

Kieran Goss, “one of Ireland’s National Treasures”, at Boughton Village Hall, 8pm. Tickets £15 from 07940 545620

Live music from Crowjane at Red Lion beer festival, Bozeat, 8pm

Mediocre Social Club, new music extravaganza launches at Jasper’s Bar, Kettering. Free admission, doors open at 9pm

Mystic Crew Reggae Band at The Broadmead, Broadmead Ave, Npton, 8pm

Inside Job at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

The 2 Tones at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Helix at Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton, 8.30pm

Burlesque cabaret show at The Barratts Club, Northampton. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets £10.

THEATRE

Looking Glass Theatre presents Treasure Island at Castle Theatre, Wellingborough, 2.30pm/7.15pm. 01933 270007

Dancing At Lughnasa, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Chris and Pui Roadshow, The Core at Corby Cube, 11am/2.30pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

Ballroom, Latin & Sequence, Dance the Night Away at Weldon Village Hall, Bridge Street, 8pm. £5 (please bring drinks and nibbles).

“Plants Plus” event held by Abington Avenue URC (nr the County Cricket Ground), 10am–noon. Bargain plants, etc. Proceeds to Christian Aid. Free admission.

Fun Day at The Wheatsheaf, Dallington, from noon, raising funds for Spencer Dallington Community Centre & Deafconnect. All welcome

Arthingworth Spring Fayre in Arthingworth Manor Gardens, 1pm–5pm. £3 per car to park. Entry to the Fayre is free.

Afternoon Figure-Of-8 Walk with The Ramblers Association (4 miles & 2.5miles). Crick Boat Show, 1.30pm start for 4-mile walk from entrance to event’s car park, off A428. The 2.5-mile walk, 4pm from canal towpath under bridge 12. 01604 705475/ 07724 998700

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Cosgrove, Castlethorpe & Hanslope (9.5 miles). Meet Navigation Inn, nr Castlethorpe, 10am.

Kettering & District Ramblers Club walk in Oundle (7 miles). Meet long stay car park. 01832 275611

Northampton Cat Rescue Jumble Sale at St James Community Centre, Npton, 10am–11am.

Festival of Transport, inc Fire & Rescue Show (until May 27) at White’s Nurseries, Earls Barton, 10am–5pm. Adults £5/Senior Citizens & Children £3, Family (2+2) £13

Annual Plant Sale for St Andrews Church, Brigstock (until May 27) in the Rectory Garden, 10am–5pm.

Family fund-raising fun at St James & Riverside branches of Brantano (until June 2) in aid of Tommy’s Baby Charity. Various activities each day.

Rothersthorpe WI Table Top Sale in the Village Hall, Church Street, Rothersthorpe, 1pm–4pm.

Wine & Cheese preview evening of Towcester Arts Society paintings, 7.30pm in St John the Baptist Church, High Street South, Tiffield. Tickets £5 from Rachel 01327 353172.

The Gathering Community Group guided history tour of old Wellingborough, leaving the church hall in Berrymoor Road, 4pm. 01933 385946 for details.

Highway Gate Club are holding a Table Top Sale at The Bede House, Higham Ferrers, 9am–noon.

SUNDAY May 26

MUSIC

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

Family Fun Weekend at Billing Aquadrome, Npton. Former X Factor contestant Lloyd Daniels performs in The Venue, 9pm.

Live music at Red Lion beer festival, Bozeat. Open Mic, 3pm–7pm

Acoustic Open Mic, The Wheatsheaf, Dallington, N’pton

Acoustic Open Mic at The Artichoke, Moulton

Karaoke at The Broadmead, Broadmead Ave, Npton, 7.30pm

Neil Diamond Tribute at British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, Npton, 8.30pm

Mark Edwards at Monks Park WMC, N’pton, 4pm–7pm

Mini Fest at Golden Horse, Far Cotton, N’pton. 3pm–11pm

Milkshake Bank Holiday – All Day Party at The Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, from 2pm

The Raven Fest, Corby, 3pm–9pm. www.Hannah.Faulkner.com/OPENMIC

Alan Black, Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm (& bingo)

Cats Eyes at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

Crazy Kat Theatre Company present Japanese bunraku puppet-style show “The Waving Cat of Japan” for Sign Me Up, a project at Spencer Dallington Community Centre, Npton, 3pm. www.deafconnect.org.uk

OTHER

Art Craft & Design Show at Castle Ashby Gardens (& May 27), 10am–5pm.Plants for sale, live music, demonstrations.www.penninefairs.co.uk

Southwick Hall, nr Oundle, Medieval/Elizabethan manor house with exhibitions, 2pm–5pm (& May 27)

Sunday Walk with Waendel Walkers Club, circular routes from The Kings Arms, Farthingstone (6 or 12 miles), 10am.www.waendel.org.uk. 50p

Circular Day Walk with The Ramblers Association (13 miles). Meet Church Lane, Npton, 8.30am for 9.30am start from Ratley Village Hall, Chapel Lane. No dogs.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Isham & Burton Latimer (6 miles). Meet Avenue Road, Finedon, 10am

Hellidon Open Gardens, 11am–6pm (& May 27). Theme for this year is “Bees & Butterflies”.

Car Boot Sale at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden, 10am–2pm

Car Boot Sale, Harpole Playing Fields, 10am–4pm. Sellers 8am.

Towcester & District Art Society Exhibition, Tiffield Church at St John Baptist Church, High Street South, Tiffield, noon–5pm (& May 27, noon–4.30pm). www.towcesterart.com

MONDAY May 27

MUSIC

Open mic at Red Lion beer festival, Bozeat, 2pm–5pm

The Nighthawks at Ye Golden Lion, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, 9pm. Free admission.

Fred Chase at Thomas A Becket, St James, Npton, 4pm

Ken’s Diner Fest, Finedon, 2pm–4.30pm. www.Hannah.Faulkner.com/OPENMIC

THEATRE

Dancing At Lughnasa, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

We’ll Meet Again, Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

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

Pub Quiz, Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8pm. Entry £1 or £5 for 5+

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

Circular Day Walk with The Ramblers Association (12 miles). Meet Church Lane, N’pton, 8.30am or meet leader 9.30am Tur Langton Church.

TUESDAY May 28

MUSIC

The Next Big Sing singing group at St Michaels Church, Roundhill Road, Kettering, 7.10pm. 07747 865626.

Acoustic Open Night at Olde England, Kett Rd, Npton

All That Jazz at The Wig & Pen, St Giles St, Npton, 9pm. Free.

THEATRE

Dancing At Lughnasa, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Behind The Curtain theatre tours, Royal & Derngate, 11am/1pm.01604 624811

OTHER

Evening Walk with The Ramblers Association (6 miles). 7pm from St Mary’s Church, Bedford Road, Little Houghton. Unsuitable for dogs. 5 stiles.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Gayhurst & Stoke Park Woods (6 miles). Meet nr The Lamb, Stoke Goldington, 10am

Africa Inspired Crafts at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 10am–noon & 1pm–3pm. Fee for some activities.

WEDNESDAY May 29

MUSIC

Jammin ‘n’ Acoustics, Horseshoe Inn, Sheep St, W’bro, 8pm

Rhythm Roots & Rhyme at Thomas A Becket, Npton, 8.30pm

Acoustic Lounge at Lord Byron, Kingsley, Npton, 8.30pm. Complimentary beer and curry/chilli for each performer.

Acoustic Showcase at Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave

Open Mic, hosted by Hannah Faulkner at Golden Horse, Far Cotton, 8.30pm

John Verity Band at Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge St, Npton

Bohemia Open Mic at Jeckyll & Hyde, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm

THEATRE

Dancing At Lughnasa, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Oliver! Corby Amateur Theatrical Society, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

Behind The Curtain theatre tours, Royal & Derngate, 11am/1pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Quiz Night at Tanners, Farm Field Court, Thorplands, Npton, 8pm. Also Play Your Card Rights, £1 per person

Meditation for Health and Well-being, suitable for all levels, 7.15pm to 8.15pm at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church rooms (behind Waitrose), N’pton. Contact Rachel 07885 551533

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

Boot Camp at Spencer Dallington Community Centre, Tintern Avenue, Npton, 6.30pm

Ballroom, Latin & Sequence Tea Dance at The Congregational Hall, Bowden Lane, Mkt Harborough, 2pm–4.30pm. £3.50.

Evening Walk with Waendel Walkers Club, circular route from The Stags Head, Earls Barton (about 6 miles), 6pm onwards. For more info www.waendel.org.uk. 50p entry fee

Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association (7 miles). 9.30am from the Turnpike, Harpole Turn. No dogs.

‘Roade Regal’ in Roade Village Hall, has a kids’ Matinee, showing the 1939 animation, Gulliver’s Travels. Kids £2, Adults and Giants free, 2.30pm; then at 7.30pm it’s Robert Donat in The Ghost Goes West. Adults £2.50.

Details Northampton 861458.