What’s On across Northamptonshire this week

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

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31

MUSIC

Judy Shire (The Devils Daughter) and her Vamp Rock Band, The Picturedrome, Kett Rd, 8.30pm. Tickets £16.

Thursday Unplugged at Black Bottom Club, George Row, N’pton.

Graham Dent’s Jucamaya at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave, 9pm.

Thriller Live, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Halloween Disco at The Duke of Wellington, Stanwick, 3pm–7pm. Fund-raising event for a house to be adapted for wheelchair use. £1 entry

Singles Night Halloween Party, with vocalist Kayleigh, at The Hart of Duston, N’pton.

Halloween Costume Ball at The Church Restaurant, Bridge Street, Npton, 8pm. Tickets £20, from The Church or nctlctrust.events@gmail.com

THEATRE

Mansfield Park, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

Enchanted Spirit Tales, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Sheep Street, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Foster & Allen, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

The Women at The Stahl Theatre, Oundle, 7.45pm. 04832 273930

Oklahoma, Cripps Hall Theatre, Npton School for Boys, Npton, 7.30pm. 01604 258666

The Sociable Plover, by Tim Whitnall, Studio Theatre, The Castle, W’boro, 7.45pm. 01933 270007

OTHER

Whist Drive, Boothville Community Centre, N’pton, 7.30pm. £2.50.

Antiques Fair in Abington Church Rooms, Park Avenue North, Npton, 10am–4pm. Wellingborough Ramblers linear walk from Grangemill to Monsal (12 miles). Meet at Monsal Head Car Park, 10am. 01604 403597

British Birds and Birdlife – Film at Natural History Society, The Humfrey Rooms, Castilian Terrace, Npton, 2.30pm. www.nnhs.info

Catherine Castle’s Fun Day at Caroline Chisholm School, Wooldale Road, Wootton.
www.catherinescastles.co.uk

Leather Stamping Workshop at Abington Park Museum , 2pm–3pm and 3pm–4pm. £2.50.

Corby Flower Club presents demonstration by Elizabeth Ollenbittle at Corby Silver Band Club, Denford Road, 7.15pm

Halloween Party at Stanwick Village Hall, 2pm–4pm. Tickets £3 each or £8 per family group (4 people)

Guildhall Ghost Hunt at the Guildhall, St Giles Street, Npton, 9.30pm–12.30am. Ticket only from www.nightevents2012.co.uk

Kettering Flower Club meeting at The Lighthouse Theatre, 7.30pm with Andrew Grisewood, £8. 01536 414141.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1

MUSIC

Friday Night Live with The Ginger Pig Band, at The Black Bottom Club, N’pton, 9pm.

Stevie, One Bloke One Mandolin, Ken’s Diner, Finedon.

Sequence & Ballroom Dance at The Conservative Club, Cottingham Road, Corby, 8pm. £5.

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

Thriller Live, Derngate Auditorium, 5pm/8.30pm. 01604 624811.

Jimmy Brewer & Dan Plews, Expresso Café, Raunds.

Lockdown, Brave Old Oak, Towcester.

Recycled Harmonies, Chequered Flag, Corby.

Ray Burdett at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton

Ned The Kids Dylan (12 year old singer-songwriter) at Behind The Bus Stop, W’boro Rd, Npton, 7.30pm. Free entry

Mistress, Be Barb Burlesque at The Picturedrome, Npton, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 (VIP £15), 01604 230777

THEATRE

The Women at The Stahl Theatre, Oundle, 7.45pm. 04832 273930

Oklahoma, Cripps Hall Theatre, Npton, 2.30pm/7.30pm. 01604 258666

The Sociable Plover, by Tim Whitnall, Studio Theatre, The Castle, W’boro, 7.45pm. 01933 270007.

Mansfield Park, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Bereavement Service, Kingsthorpe Baptist Church High Street, Npton, 6.30pm.

Roade Scouts & Juniors’ Funfair & Fireworks Display at Roade Football Club, Hyde Road, 7pm. £3 adults, £1 under-16s

“zeNN1” Stonewater Zen Northampton talk on Zen Buddhist practice by Keizan Scott Sensei, Quaker Meeting House, Wellington St, N’pton, 7pm. Suggested donation £5.

Rugby coaching with the Saints at Stanwick village hall, 9.30am–10.30am. £4.

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

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2

MUSIC

Full Throttle – Rock Classics at Great Doddington Club, Lower Street.

Dance featuring live music by The Senators at Kettering Athletic Club, Rockingham Road, Kettering. Tickets £6, 01536 726136.

Live music showcase at the Hart of Duston, Harlestone Rd.

Contradisco at Sacrebleu, Gold Street, Npton, 9pm, Halloween Party. Tickets £5 from www.skiddle.com (£7 otd).

Crush at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9.30pm

Soul Cube at The Beeswing, Kettering, 9.15pm

Elle Kay at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

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

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

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

Blues from Del Bromham and Stray at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton.

Northampton Male Voice Choir at Gayton Church, 7.30pm, £8 adults/£5 children.

Thriller Live, Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.30pm. 01604 624811

Music Showcase with Amii Dawes, Will Rogers, Just Handsome, Jamie, Benkert & Hannah Faulkner at The Hart of Duston, N’pton

Fireworks Party & Acoustic All-Dayer, Tollemache Arms, Harrington.

The 2 Tones at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Classic Soul & Motown Night at Towcester Football Club, Islington Road, 7.30pm

Steve Perry at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

Madame Electrifie at the Charles Bradlaugh, Npton.

Buck Naked plus Anthony Lewis & DJ Omar, Fright Night at The Black Bottom Club, Npton, 8pm.

THEATRE

Oklahoma, Cripps Hall Theatre, Npton, 7.30pm. 01604 258666

The Sociable Plover, Studio Theatre, The Castle, W’boro, 7.45pm. 01933 270007.

Mansfield Park, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Walk with Northamptonshire Natural History Society, Spring Park to Brampton Valley. Meet bus station for bus SC 15 at 11.28am. www.nnhs.info

Afternoon Walk with The Ramblers Association (6.25 miles) – Wellingborough Winter Wander. Meet 1.30pm from The Embankment, Wellingborough.

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

Footwear, Feet and Indian Culture, in collaboration with the Punjabi Weddings Youth Project at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 11am–3pm.

Zumbathon at Stanwick Village Hall, 11am–1pm, £10.

Family Bonfire & Fireworks, Duston Mill, Upton Way, Sixfields. Fairground open 5pm, bonfire 6pm. £5 adults/ £3 children. www.dustonmill.co.uk

Antiques, collectibles and book fair, Abington Church Rooms, Park Avenue North, 10am–4pm.

Northampton Business & Home Working Expo at St Matthews Parish Hall, The Drive, Kingsley, N’pton, 2pm –4pm. www.pinkavocadoevents.co.uk. Free entry.

Garage Sale & House Contents, Bakehouse Hill, Geddington (& November 3), 9.30am–4pm.

Christmas Fayre, Hackleton Village Hall, Chapel Lane, 1pm–3pm. 50p admission.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Hollowell and Cottesbrook (6 miles). Meet nr Creaton Church, 10am. 01604 718576

Jumble Sale, Reading Room, Whittlebury, at 2pm on behalf of the Welfare Committee.

Cake Bake at St James Church, Npton, 10.30am.

Councillor David Mackintosh surgery at Rectory Farm Community Centre, Olden Road, Npton, 9am–10am; followed by Over-55s Group Coffee Morning, 10am–noon.

Children’s activity in Rectory Farm Pocket Park, 2pm–4pmMeet by the pond. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 3

MUSIC

Music Night at Queens Park WMC, Northampton

The Glenn Miller Orchestra – with Strings!, Derngate Auditorium, 5pm. 01604 624811

Fraser Ingham & Kam Singh, open mic, The Wheatsheaf, Dallington, 6pm

Craig Cotter & Kismet Hardy open mic at Horseshoe, Sywell

Howzat at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Accrington Stanley, at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton.

Dave Moorwood’s Rascals of Rhythm at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, noon. £8 admission.

Laura Caple with the Roy Civil Trio at The Longboat, Duston, 8.30pm. Free admission.

OTHER

Morning Worship, with Michael Morris, Open Doors (working with persecuted Christians overseas) at Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, 10.15am.

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

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

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Laxton (8.7 miles). Meet at the pub in Barrowden, 10am. 01832 280248

King’s Sutton Fireworks at the Playing Fields. Gates open 3pm, fireworks at 6pm.

Film Night at The Stahl Theatre, West Street, Oundle, 7.45pm: Summer In February (15). 01832 272734

Linear Day Walk with The Ramblers Association (12 miles). Meet 9.45am Upton Country Park Car Park, High Street.

Morning Walk – Pytchley circular (5.5 miles). Meet 9.35am Saffron Road car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am Overstone Arms, Pytchley

MONDAY NOVEMBER 4

MUSIC

The Dave Johnson Band at Ye Golden Lion, Sheep Street, W’boro, 9pm. Free admission.

Martha Tilston, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Acoustic Showcase, Old Market Inn, Kettering.

OTHER

Northampton Camera Club meets at Hardingstone Village Hall, High Street, 8pm.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5

MUSIC

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

Fallingham Fair at the Old White Hart Inn, Cotton End, Npton, 8pm.

Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends with Greg Abate, Carlton House Club, High St, Olney, 8pm, £10 on door. 0123711348

THEATRE

Paul Merton’s Impro Chums, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Shakespeare Schools Festival, Royal Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Monthly Lunch at Gretton Village Hall, 12.30pm, £4. Liz Watts 01536 772238

Northampton At War discussion, with Ruth Thomas at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 10.15am. 01604 858252.

Wellingborough Ramblers Coffee walk via the Nene Valley (4 miles). Meet at car park by Irthlingborough Cross, 10am. 01933 623132

Families Need Fathers meet at Thorplands Childrens Centre, N’pton, 7pm.

Comedy Club at The Picturedrome, Npton, £10, 01604 230777.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6

MUSIC

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

The Riverside Blues Band, The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton.

K T Tunstall, Derngate Auditorium, 8pm. 01604 624811

The Art of the Recorder, The Castle, Wellingborough, 12.30pm, £14 inc buffet lunch 01327 360931

Bluegrass Jam Session at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Buzz Pazz at The Headlands, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm

THEATRE

Shakespeare Schools Festival, Royal Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via the Harrowdens and Hardwick (7 miles). Meet at the Queens Arms, Orlingbury, 9.30am. 01933 224122

Yet More Madness by John Credland, Northamptonshire Natural History Society, Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Npton, 8pm.

Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association (7.25 miles). Meet 9.30am from The Lamb, Little Harrowden.

Northamptonshire Alliance (cage and aviary birds) monthly meeting at Kettering Athletics Club, Rockingham Road, 8pm.

THURSday, nov 7

MUSIC

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

One Night of Elvis, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

John Cleveland Band , Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Sheep Street. www.stseps.org

Slide By Slide at The Castle Theatre, W’boro, 8pm. £12.50. 01933 270007.