What’s On across Northamptonshire this week

Craig and Charlie Reid, The Proclaimers.
Craig and Charlie Reid, The Proclaimers.

Your weekly guide to events taking place across Northamptonshire this week.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3

MUSIC

Graham Dent and David Williams Band at Black Bottom Club, Npton, 8.30pm.

The Neal Astbury Show at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free.

Open Mic hosted by Hannah Faulkner at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 8.30pm

THEATRE

Nunsense, musical comedy at The Castle Wellingborough, 7.45pm. 01933 270007

Cats, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

The Stick Man, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 10.30am/4.30pm. 01604 624811

Translunar Paradise, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

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

Tai Chi classes at Stanwick Village Hall, 8pm. Booking essential, call 0300 126 1000 .

Wellingborough Ramblers circular via Weston Underwood (13 miles). Meet nr The Red Lion, Yardley Hastings, 10am. 01234 713526

Alzheimer’s Society Northampton Dementia Café at The Doddridge Centre, St James, N’pton, 2pm to 4pm

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

Race Night at the Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering, 8.30pm. Free entry.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4

MUSIC

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

Dirty Dancing Tribute Night at Whittlebury Hall, 7.30pm. 0845 400 1406

All Decades Disco Party Night for Singles at Bistro Live. Contact Elaine 07888 604014 or www.simplymingling.co.uk

Friday Night Live at the Black Bottom Club, George Row, Npton, 9pm

Opus Live in support of Menca at The Picturedrome, Npton, 8pm, featuring The Fallows, Andy Merryweather and Becki Yates.

Dirty Fair at O’Neill’s, the Drapery, N’pton

Mod Story at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton

Arun Ghosh’s IndoJazz Sextet, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.45pm. 01536 470470.

Open mic session at The Red Lion, Bozeat.

Stevie Jones, The Worlds End, Ecton

Bronson at The Chequered Flag, Corby

THEATRE

Nunsense, musical comedy at The Castle Wellingborough, 7.45pm. 01933 270007

Cats, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Formby, Royal Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club, Underground Auditorium, Derngate, Northampton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Quiz at Brafield WMC, A428.

Bible Talk at Counties Community Centre, Hertford Road, Kettering, 7.30pm.

Big Country Community Cinema showing “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” (12A) at Milton Malsor Village Hall, 7.30pm. www.ruralcinema.net

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5

MUSIC

Live entertainment at Rushden WMC, Griffith Street, Rushden. Free.

Heath Tones at The Lion, Black Lion Hill, N’pton, 8pm

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

Andy Stone at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Carrie Diamond entertains at Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm.

Response at Monks Park WMC, Npton

Barn Dance organised by Friends of Northampton General Hospital at Abington Bowls Club, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 inc buffet, 01604 545802.

Barn Dance, live band Hobson’s Choice with caller Jane Edmett at Parsons Hall, Irchester, 8pm. £5 (inc tea/coffee)

Ham Shankered at Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, Npton, 9pm

Soul & Motown night at the football club, Islington Road, Towcester

XS at Towcester Sports & Social Club, Swinnyford Road, Towcester, 8pm. Free.

Citadel at O’Neill’s, the Drapery, N’pton

Phyzical at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton

Backbeat at Griffin Inn, Pitsford, 8.30pm

Justin Lovell at the Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

THEATRE

Nunsense, musical comedy at The Castle W’boro, 2.30pm/ 7.45pm. 01933 270007

Cats, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

60 years of the Northampton Gilbert & Sullivan Group , Royal Auditorium, 3pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Painting for beginners at Stanwick Village Hall, 2.30pm–5pm. £9 (inc all materials and demonstration). www.learntopaint.org.uk. Booking essential.

Wellingborough Ramblers day circular via Old Chalford (10.5 miles). Meet near pub, Church Enstone, 10am. 01604 810581

Racers from The Model Powerboat Association will be at Billing Aquadrome (& October 6), 10am–5pm. For more info www.billingaquadrome.com

Liberate Therapies present A Hair-Larious Evening of Comedy and Entertainment at Wootton Community Centre, N’pton, 8pm, £12.50.

Afternoon Walk with The Ramblers Association (5.5 miles). Start 2pm from Tyringham church.

Charity Fun Evening, Latin Fiesta Night in aid of the Autistic Society at Oakley Vale Community Centre, Buckland Road, Corby, 6pm–10pm. £7 (inc buffet ). Beginners Salsa tutorial.

Walk along River Swift, Kimcote (10 miles). Start 9.45am. 07854 384313

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

Jumble Sale at Hackleton Village Hall, 1.30pm. In aid of Hackleton Rainbows and Guides and Piddington Brownies.

Visit to Bedford Beer Festival, from The Shoulder of Mutton, Chapel Road, Weldon. To join them call 07790 197220.

Antiques, Collectibles and Book Fair, Abington Church Rooms, Park Avenue North, N’pton, 10am– 4pm. Free admission.

Charity Craft Fair in aid of Half ‘N’ Arf MPN Blood Cancer at All Saints Church Hall, W’borough, 1pm–5pm. Free admission.

Coffee Morning at Towcester Methodist Church, 10am–noon. cake sale and bric brac.

50/50 Auction at Yardley Hastings Memorial Hall, 2pm. Goods accepted 8.30am–1pm, viewing 1pm–2pm. 01604 696832.

Councillor David Mackintosh monthly surgery at the Community Centre Olden Road, Rectory Farm, 9am–10am.

Macmillan Coffee Morning at the Community Centre, Olden Road, Rectory Farm, 10am. Inc cakes, bric-a-brac, crafts. 01604 785847.

Pocket Park event, Rectory Farm before the winter, planting bluebells. Meet at the pond, 2pm. Equipment provided, children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Indigo Dance Company - Ballet, Tap and Modern Theatre Dance for ages 3–18, Finedon Community Centre. www.indigodancecompany.co.uk

Scarecrow Festival, Great Doddington, 2pm–5pm. £3 family programme.

Charity Event at Naseby Village Hall, Haselbech Road, Naseby, 10am–1pm. Jumble Sale to raise money for church restoration Fund. Free admission.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6

MUSIC

Music Night at Queens Park WMC, Northampton

Chris Evans, at Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm (& bingo)

Reggae Ray at Monks Park WMC, N’pton, 4pm–7pm, followed by bingo at 8pm

Frog Island Jazz Band at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, noon. £8 entry.

Swing Circus at The Longboat, Duston, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Colin Shore at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Open Mic feat James Heathen & Cold Cold Heart, at The Wheatsheaf, Dallington.

Open Mic feat Lew Bear, The Horseshoe, Sywell.

Mozart and Rossini – an evening of opera with Fiori Musicali Chamber Orchestra at The Castle, W’boro. Tickets £20 from www.fiori-musicali.com or 01327 360931

THEATRE

Rudi Lickwood and His Comedy Chums, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 8pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Woodland Walk by Well Walking Group (approx 3 miles or 1 hour). Meet at Corby boating lake car park, 11am.

Car boot sale, behind Super Sausage Car Boot on the A5 at Potterspury. Sellers 9am, buyers 10am. More info www.potterspurycarboot.co.uk

Car Boot Sale at Nene Park Stadium, Irthlingborough. Sellers 7am, Buyers 8am. www.neneparkcarboot.info

Wellingborough Ramblers circular (7.5 miles). Meet nr Evedon Factory Shop on the A6, Desborough, 10am. For more info 01536 712585

The Church Restaurant, Bridge Street, N’pton opens its doors to Brides To Be, 11am–3pm.

Circular Walk with The Ramblers Association (12 miles). Start 9.30am end of Horsepool Road, Lilbourne. No dogs.

Morning Walk – Long Buckby – Watford circular (7.5 miles). Meet 9am Market Square car park, Higham Ferrers or 10.15am, Market Place, Long Buckby.

Companion Dog Show at Gretton Village Hall, Pedigree noon–2pm (inc fancy dress & obedience). Fund raising for the Chirpy Chicks playgroup

Car Boot Sale at Sixfields Stadium, 8am sellers, 9am buyers. No traders. www.ntfc.co.uk

Scarecrow Festival, Great Doddington, 2pm–5pm. £3 family programme.

Day Cycle Ride with Northampton Cyclists’ Touring Club (55-mile loop) into Rutland. Meet Moulton Co-op, 9.30am. www.ctc-northampton.org.uk

MONDAY, OCTOBER 7

MUSIC

Roy Forbes with the Graham Dent Band at Ye Golden Lion, Sheep Street, W’boro, 9pm–11pm. Free admission.

Acoustic showcase, Old Market Inn, Kettering.

OTHER

Club Abington Photographic meet at Abington Communtiy Centre, Wheatfield Road South, 7.45pm.

Alzheimer’s Society Daventry Carers Session with Dementia Support Worker at Danetre Hospital, London Road, 9am–12.30pm. By appointment only, call 07947 519537.

Braybrooke Morris Dancers in Braybrooke Village Hall, 7.45pm

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8

MUSIC

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

Open Mic feat Dave Clemo, at Cardigan Arms, Stanion.

Open Mic feat Evangeline & Jacksboro Highway, Fairfield Inn, South Wigston.

THEATRE

Our Town, Stahl Theatre, West Street, Oundle, 7.45pm. 01832 273930

Richard Alston Dance Company, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Howard Marks – Scholar, Smuggler, Prisoner, Scribe, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Learn Circus Skills with the Balls Up Jugglers at the Connaughty Centre, Corby, 7pm.

Big Country Community Cinema are showing “Anna Karenina” (12A) at Whittlebury Reading Room, 7.30pm. www.ruralcinema.net

Alzheimer’s Society Northampton Evening Dementia Café at St Peter’s Church Hall, High Street, Weston Favell, 6.30pm

Wellingborough Ramblers leisurely walk through the Bramptons (4 miles). Meet at Brampton Halt Pub, 1.30pm. 01604 714704

Gretton Women’s Hour meets at Gretton Baptist Church Hall, High Street, 2.15pm. 01536 770188.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9

MUSIC

The Machine Shed Band, blues at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton.

Falling Rock at The Headland, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm

THEATRE

Our Town, Stahl Theatre, West Street, Oundle, 7.45pm. 01832 273930

Richard Alston Dance Company, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Mary Coughlan, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Big Country Community Cinema are showing “Quartet” (12A) at Ashley Village Hall, 8pm. www.ruralcinema.net

Wellingborough Ramblers at Stowe Park (7+ miles). Meet Queen’s Head, Chackmore, 9.30am. 01908 584984

Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association (7 miles). Start 9.30am Billing Mill car park, The Causeway.

Teachers’ Open Afternoon at Kelmarsh Hall. Pre-school and primary school teachers are invited to learn more about school visits. 01604 686543

Volunteer Day at Salcey Forest, 10.30am to 3pm. Meet at the Forest Café. thesalceyforestcafe@hotmail.co.uk

THURSday, oct 10

MUSIC

Swings The Thing at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave, 9pm

Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends, The Castle, Wellingborough, 8pm. 01933 270007.

THEATRE

An Evening with Petula Clark, Derngate Auditorium, 8pm. 01604 624811

Nina Conti, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Big Country Community Cinema showing “Quartet” (12A) at Middleton Cheney Library, 7.30pm. www.ruralcinema.net

Comedy Night at Victoria Inn, Poole Street, Npton, 8.30pm.