What’s On across Northamptonshire this week

All's Well That Ends Well, Masque Theatre
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Your weekly guide to events taking place across Northamptonshire this week.

WE recommend readers check with organisers about regular what’s on events during the summer holidays. The Chron cannot be held responsible for any late or unnotified changes or cancellations during the summer break:

THURSDAY, JULY 25

MUSIC

The Richard Baker Band at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free.

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

Open mic at Brave Old Oak, Towcester

Open mic at Ye Golden Lion, Wellingborough

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

Acoustic Jazz, Blues, Indie & Soul, Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, N’pton, 8.30pm

Rock ‘n’ Roll Tea Dance at the Picturedrome, N’pton, 1pm.

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

Jam Night, The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm

The Platform Open Jam Night at The Charles Bradlaugh, Earls St, Npton, 9pm.  

THEATRE

All’s Well That Ends Well by Masque Theatre, Abington Park Museum Courtyard, N’pton, 7.30pm. Pay on the door. Info www.masquetheatre.co.uk

OTHER

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

Quiz Night, Foundrymans Arms, St James Road, Northampton, 8pm

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

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

Quiz at The Whitehills, N’pton.

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

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

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Knightscote & Farnborough (12.5 miles). Meet nr Merrie Lion pub, Fenny Compton, 10am. 01604 405521

Leisurely evening walk with The Ramblers Association (4.75 miles), 7pm, from The Bricklayers Arms Creaton.

ACEs Singles Club, The RAOB Club, South Street, N’pton, 7pm. £5. 07840 316213

FRIDAY, JULY 26

MUSIC

Odd Child at Black Bottom Club, N’pton

Members of the boys’ & girls’ choirs perform Britten’s song cycle at All Saints Church, N’pton, 1.10pm. www.
allsaintsnorthampton.co.uk

Whatever, Black Bottom Club, George Row, N’pton. .

Kontra Roots at Kennedys Bar, Irthlingborough Road, Finedon, 7.30pm. www.kcbworld.co.uk

Kalashnicult hosting one-day rock & metal festival at The Racehorse, Abington Sq, N’pton, 5.15pm–11.30pm. £3.

Open mic, Red Lion, Bozeat

Frettlyst at Chequered Flag, Corby

Open mic at Tollemache Arms, Harrington

Blast From The Past at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton

Disco 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

THEATRE

All’s Well That Ends Well by Masque Theatre, Abington Park Museum Courtyard, N’pton, 7.30pm. Pay on the door. www.masquetheatre.co.uk

Royal & Derngate Youth Theatre’s Got Talent, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Quiz at Brafield WMC, A428.

Murder Mystery Evening “The Birthday Party” at Stanwick Village Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £9 inc fish & chips. 01933 623958.

Floristry Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Alfresco Flowers (1/2 day £45). www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Billing Land Rover Fest at Billing Aquadrome (until July 28), 9am–5pm. Adrenaline Tour in the main arena.

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits Queen’s Square, Corby town centre, 10am–2pm .

Comedy Club Express, The Hind Hotel, Sheep Street, W’boro. Headline act is Stu Goldsmith. Tickets £10 inc burger & chips from www.thehind.co.uk

SATURDAY, JULY 27

MUSIC

Karaoke Disco at Vocal Club, Bailiff Street, Npton, 8pm

Buck Naked, The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, 8pm. Free entry.

Lady Swing at Black Bottom Club, George Row, Npton,

Leona, Brafield WMC, A428, from 8pm (& bingo)

The Bighead at Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9.30pm

Big Mistry at The Horseshoe, Sywell, 9pm

Rik King at Queen’s Park WMC, N’pton.

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

The Box at O’Neill’s, The Drapery, N’pton, 10pm

UB40 Tribute Act at Monks Park WMC, N’pton

Northampton’s “favourite Irish party band” are back at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, N’pton. 8pm, £5 entry.

Neil Harrison at Black Bottom Club, George Row, N’pton.

Milkshake at Charles Bradlaugh, Earl Street, N’pton, 9pm

Paul Green, Guitar vocalist, at The Foundrymans Arms, St James Road, N’pton

John Daniels at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, N’pton

Insomniacs at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden

Cart Stevens at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

Midsensation at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

All’s Well That Ends Well by Masque Theatre, Abington Park Museum Courtyard, N’pton, 7.30pm. Pay on the door. info www.masquetheatre.co.uk

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

FESTIVALS & FETES

National Festival of Archaeology at Delapre Park (& July 28). Free admission. More info www.delapreabbey.org

All Saints & St James Parish Church, King’s Cliffe – its architecture & history, 2pm–5.30pm. Guided tours and displays. kingscliffe.heritage@lineone.net or 01780 470350.

OTHER

St Alban’s Church Novice Dance Class, Broadmead Ave, N’pton, 12.30pm. £3. 01604 787246

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Walgrave & Scaldwell (10 miles). Picnic lunch. Meet nr Holcot Church, 10am

Leisurely Afternoon Walk with The Ramblers Association (7 miles), 2pm Towcester Road, Blisworth, bridge over canal.

Walk – Kettering & District Ramblers Club. Exton (5.5 miles). 01536 412818.

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

Ballroom dancing at Church of the Holy Sepulchre Rooms, N’pton, 8pm. £3. 01604 629286

SUNDAY, JULY 28

MUSIC

Concert by Jules Riding at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, 6pm. Tickets £5 (£10 per family), inc afternoon tea. 01604 845407 or 01604 717866

Fiori-Musicali Concert at Castle Ashby, St Mary Magdalene’s Church, 7.30pm. Tickets £20 from www.fiori-musicali.com or 01327 360931

Mick White, Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm (& bingo)

Ma Brown’s Groove Box at Wig & Pen, St Giles Street, N’pton, 5pm–8pm

Madness Tribute, British Rail Club, St Andrew’s Road, Npton, 2pm–5pm

Towcester Studio Band at Abington Park Bandstand, N’pton, 2pm–4pm. Free admission.

Northampton Music Festival, Market Square, N’pton. Local musicians with a passion for keeping live music in their home town. www.northamptonmusicfestival.co.uk

Steve Jay at Monks Park WMC, N’pton

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

Melinda Lightfoot Quartet at The Longboat, Duston, 8.30pm.

Open mic, Artichoke, Moulton.

Dizzie at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

OTHER

Quiz Night, Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, N’pton, 8pm

Quiz Night at Queens Park WMC, N’pton

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

Quiz Night, Queens Park WMC, N’pton

Quiz Night, Griffin Inn, Pitsford.

Quiz Night, The Cock at Roade, 7pm

Woodland Walk by Well Walking Group (approx 1 hour). Meet at Corby boating lake car park, 11am.

Summer Teas in King’s Cliffe Village Hall, 2pm–4.30pm (last orders).

Car Boot sale behind Super Sausage Car Boot on the A5 at Potterspury. Sellers 9am, buyers 10am.

Car Boot Sale at Sixfields Stadium, N’pton, 8am Sellers, 9am Buyers. No traders please. www.ntfc.co.uk

Bridge Street Gallery, Rothwell, open afternoon, 2pm–4pm, for the relaunch of exciting website.

Circular Day Walk with The Ramblers Association (15 miles), Meet Church Lane, N’pton, 8.35am or 9.30am from Shearsby, Back Lane(off A5199)

Linear Day Walk – The Ridgeway with The Ramblers Association (15 miles), Depart Church Lane, N’pton, 8.30am prompt by minibus to Mongewell. Pre-booking essential, call David Craddock 01604 455443 or 07910 936988.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk towards Brigstock, returning via Green Lane (6 miles). Meet nr Geddington 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

Full Day Walk (9.75 miles) with Northampton Ramblers. Meet 10am, Windmill Inn, Main Street, Badby.

Sibbertoft Open Gardens inc the Manor, 11am to 6pm. Adults £3, children and parking free.

National Penstemon Collection Open Day, Froggery Cottage, 85 Breakleys Road, Desborough, 11.30am–5.30pm.

MONDAY, JULY 29

MUSIC

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

Small Change at Ye Golden Lion, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, 9pm to 11pm. Free admission.

Open Mic Night at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden

THEATRE

All’s Well That Ends Well by Masque Theatre, Abington Park Museum Courtyard, Npton, 7.30pm. Pay on the door. For info www.masquetheatre.co.uk

OTHER

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

Pub Quiz, Charles Bradlaugh, Earl st, N’pton, 8pm. Entry £1 or £5 for 5+

Movie Night at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, 8pm

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

TUESDAY, JULY 30

MUSIC

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

The Neal Astbury Show at The Wig & Pen, St Giles St, N’pton, 9pm.

Open mic at Olde England, Kettering Rd, N’pton

THEATRE

All’s Well That Ends Well by Masque Theatre, Abington Park Museum Courtyard, Npton, 7.30pm. Pay on the door. For info www.masquetheatre.co.uk

OTHER

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

Quiz Night at Duston Sports Centre, N’pton, 7.30pm. www.nleisure.co.uk

Rushden Hall Pensioners Parliament, 2pm.

Salsa Tuesday, at The Picturedrome, N’pton, from 7pm, call 01604 230777 for details

Evening Walk (4 miles) with Northampton Ramblers. Meet 7pm, Earls Barton Bends Picnic Site car park. A walk taking in the River Nene, Whiston Lock and Earls Barton Village.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31

MUSIC

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

Jammin n Acoustics, Horseshoe Inn, Sheep St, W’bro, 8pm. Free entry.

Rhythm Roots & Rhyme at Thomas A Becket, N’pton, 8.30pm

Jazz & Blues at The Charles Bradlaugh, Earl Street, Npton, 8pm. Free entry.

Moondogs (Beatles Tribute) at The Headland, Longland Rd, Npton, 8.30pm

Acoustic Open Mic at the Jeckyll & Hyde, Wellingborough Rd, N’pton, 8pm

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

THEATRE

All’s Well That Ends Well by Masque Theatre, Abington Park Museum Courtyard, Npton, 7.30pm. Pay on the door. For info www.masquetheatre.co.uk

OTHER

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

Quiz Night at The Tanners, Farm Field Court, Thorplands, Npton, 8pm.

Quiz Night at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden

Meditation for Health and Wellbeing, 7.15pm at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church room, N’pton. Contact Rachel 07885 551533

Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association (8 miles). 9.45am, The Malting House, High Street, Stoke Goldington, 9.30am.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk, Circular East and North of Turvey (7.5 miles). Meet at The Three Fyshes PH, Turvey, 9.30am

Alfred East, Landscape Painter – lunchtime talk by Geoff Hales at Alfred East Art Gallery, Kettering, 1pm. Tickets £5, book early to avoid disappointment.