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Thursday April 7

MUSIC

A K Disco’s Karaoke, O’Malleys Bar, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm till late

Jam Night, The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm to 12am

Corby Male Voice Choir rehearse every Thurs, 7.30pm, St Andrews Church of Scotland (Church Hall), Occupation Road, Corby. New members welcome. You don’t need to be able to read music, just enjoy signing. More info www.corbymalevoicechoir.co.uk

“The Count Meets The Duke”, Jazz at The Castle, Castle Way, Wellingborough, NN8 1XA, 8pm. Tickets £12.50/£10.50. Box Office 01933 270007

Acoustic Sessions, featured artists following by open mic session. Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 8pm. Free entry.

Bluegrass Jam Session at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Barry Wilson’s Smallchange, Jazz at The Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, Kettering, 9-11pm. Free entry

THEATRE

The Importance of Being Earnest, 7.30pm. The Playhouse Theatre, Clare Street, Npton, 7.30pm. Tickets £9/£8 cons 07586 288793 or from St Giles Music, St Giles Terrace or pay otd.

King Lear, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Barb Jungr, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. Ticket Office 01536 470470

Dr Seuss Suessical The Musical, Kettering Science Academy, Deeble Road, NN15 7EA, 7.30pm. Box Office 01536 414203 or www.ticketsource.co.uk/theats

OTHER

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do at Kettering Leisure Village (NN15 6PB), 7pm – 9pm All welcome. More info www.tangsoo.net

Towcester County Market in The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am to 12noon. All our items are genuinely baked, grown or crafted by local individuals and are “fairly traded”. We welcome browsers – our prices start at 50p

Table Tennis for adults, all levels welcome, good exercise & great fun, friendly social evening. 7.30-9.15pm NASO, St Michael’s Road, Npton. For more info ring 07813 575264

Clubbercise Northampton with Marie (every Thurs). New dance fitness class set in a darkened room with disco lights & glow sticks. Caroline Chisholm School, 7.30-8.15pm. £6 a class. www.facebook.com/Mariesclubbercise

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (12 miles) from Newport Pagnell. Meet at the bus stop opp Bull Hotel, Olney, MK46 4YY, 9.40am. For info ring leader 01234 711604

Quiz at Monks Park WMC, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm. Free entry

Kettering Stamp & Philatelic Society meeting. Philatelic Auction where members have the opportunity to bid for stamps to add to their collections, many bargains to be had. Held at St Mary’s Primary School, Fuller Street, Kettering, 7.30pm.

Underwater World, Brixworth Country Park, 11am-3pm. Learn about the creatures lurking in and around the water. Rangers will be on hand to help you identify your finds. Children must be supervised by an adult. £ per pond dipping pack.

Jumble Sale, Clipston Village Hall, 7pm. Clothes, cakes, bric-a-brac, toys etc.

Friday April 8

MUSIC

Disco and Karaoke at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden

Live Music at Malt + Bass, 37 High Street, Corby Old Village, NN17 1UU, 7pm.

J for Jazz play “trad” (every Fri) at The Locks Inn, Foxton Locks, Nr Market Harborough, LE16 7RA, 12.30-2.30pm. Gig is free. Good food, lovely views and happy Jazz. Call 01162 791 515 to book a table if eating.

Disco at Monks Park WMC, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm. Sounds from the eras

Toadi at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

The Importance of Being Earnest, 7.30pm. The Playhouse Theatre, Clare Street, Npton, 7.30pm. Tickets £9/£8 cons 07586 288793 or from St Giles Music, St Giles Terrace or pay otd.

Dr Seuss Suessical The Musical, Kettering Science Academy, Deeble Road, NN15 7EA, 7.30pm. Box Office 01536 414203 or www.ticketsource.co.uk/theats

King Lear, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Let’s Hang On, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. Ticket Office 01536 470470

OTHER

Street Dance Class, Stanwick Village Hall, 3.45pm to 4.45pm. £4 per session.

Quiz Night, Shoulder of Mutton, Weldon, 8pm.

Bingo, Liburd Room, Whilton Road, Kingsthorpe, 7.30pm to 9.45pm

8-16 Yrs Kingsthorpe Kobras Badminton Club (Coaching), 5-6.30pm. Every Fri. £4/session. Kingsthorpe College (next to the Uni), Boughton Green Road. Call Jack, 07708 679452 for further details.

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do at Ringstead Village Hall (NN14 4DA), 6.30pm – 7.30pm. New children & family class. Beginners welcome. More info www.tangsoo.net

Fitsteps Class, Kingsthorpe Baptist Church Hall, behind Waitrose, 10am

Tai Chi (every Fri), Duston Village Hall, Sycamore Road, 1.30pm to 2.30pm. Beginners welcome. £4.

R-Zone Club recommences for young people aged 8-13 years at the Community Ctr, Olden Road, Rectory Farm, 5pm to 6pm. Contact Mel 07979 152746 for more details.

Keep Fit & Coffee Morning, Weston Favell Parish Hall, 10am to 12pm (every Mon & Fri)

Gentle Yoga at Stanwick Village Hall, 2pm to 3.15pm. Free trial session, no obligation. Call Patricia 01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

Craft Club (every Fri), 11am to 3pm, Church Hall, St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Kettering. Bring your own craft project or take part in a demonstration workshop. For info call Sue Shipham 07733 341674. Admission £3 inc tea & coffee.

Relax Kids – New course at Stanwick Village Hall, 10-11am. Songs to sing, games to play, dance, stretch and relax. More info call Jo on 07972 680411.

Free English & American Ballroom & Latin Dance Class (every Fri), James Lewis Courts, Cherry Orchard, NN3 2TH, 1-3pm. Tel 01604 787246

Pamper Party, in support of St John Ambulance Donate For Defibs Appeal. Venue is St John Ambulance, Manor Road, Earls Barton, NN6 0HS, 7pm. Demo of first aid and how to use defibrillators, followed by a pamper evening. Tickets £2, payable on the night, inc refreshments. To book a place call Carol Coleman 07706 797216 carol.coleman@sja.org.uk or nicola.garbett@sja.org.uk

Towcester Farmers’ Market in Richmond Road car park, 9am to 1pm. Profits to support local charities.

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre will be at Northampton Abington Street, Close to Central Library, 9.30am-1pm

Quiz Night, All Saints Church, William Street, Kettering, 7.30pm. Cost £5 for team of 4. Refreshments/bring your own drinks.

Saturday April 9

MUSIC

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

Live Music at Malt + Bass, 7 High Street, Corby Old Village, NN17 1UU, 7pm.

Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, Richard Deveraux from 8pm.

Mod Story at O’Neills, The Drapery, Npton, 9.30pm.

Classic for Large Chamber Ensemble – concert presented by the Heliotrope Ensemble with Peter Cigleris, conductor. Abington Avenue United Reformed Church, 7.30-9.30pm. £8 otd.

Reminiscence at Monks Park WMC, Wellingborough Road, Npton

Stephen Cesari at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Tony Gee’s Motown & Soul Disco at Spread Eagle, Wellingborough Road, Npton

Andy Bennett (Mod Rock) at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9pm. Free entry.

Middle 8 at Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering, 8.45-11.30pm. Free admission. All welcome.

Son of a Gun at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

The Importance of Being Earnest, 7.30pm. The Playhouse Theatre, Clare Street, Npton, 7.30pm. Tickets £9/£8 cons 07586 288793 or from St Giles Music, St Giles Terrace or pay otd.

Dr Seuss Suessical The Musical, Kettering Science Academy, Deeble Road, NN15 7EA, 2.30pm/7.30pm. Box Office 01536 414203 or www.ticketsource.co.uk/theats

King Lear, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

It Snows, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. Ticket Office 01536 470470

OTHER

Military Fitness Class for adults and children at Delapre Park, Northampton, 9.30am to 11am. For info www.bpt-uk.com

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do at Kingsley School (NN15 5DP), 10am to 11.15am Children & family class. All welcome. More info www.tangsoo.net

Saturday Stage Stars for 5-8 years at Stanwick Village Hall, 11.15am. £10.50 per week. 45 mins drama, 45 mins Jazz dance, 45 mins singing. Call Lucy 07788 983403

Harrington Aviation Museum – come and learn about Spies, Supplies & Dangerous Skies. Covert Warfare in World War 2. Open 10am to 5pm (Sundays also)

Vinyl, CD & DVD Fair at Parish Church Hall, Market Place, Kettering, NN16 0AL, 9am-3pm. Free entry. 1000s of bargains for the music collector.

Fantastic Umbrella Flea Market, The Racecourse Pavilion, Kettering Road, Npton, NN1 4LG, 12-6pm. Coffee, tea, cakes, arts & crafts, bar and entertainment. All welcome. Free entry . Small & large pitches available for a small fee.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7.5 miles) from Hallaton. Meet nr church Hallaton, 10am. For info ring leader 01604 717947

Wildlife Trust Signs of Spring Family Event at Irthlingborough Lakes and Meadows Nature Reserve, 10.30am-12.30pm. Explore the joys of the season through a nature trail, fun games, crafts and more! No booking required. £2.50pp or £6/family. More info www.wildlifebcn.org or call 01604 405285

Jumble Sale, held by Islip Bowls Club, at Islip Village Hall, 2pm. Jumble, Bric-a-Brac, Tombola, Raffle & Cake Stall. Lots of bargains to be had! 20p admission.

Salcey Saturdays at Salcey Forest, 10-12pm or 1-3pm. Aimed at families who fancy a morning or afternoon outside exploring wildlife and the wilder side of life. Come and join us to build a shelter, follow some tracks, make an arrow or light a fire. Children £7.50 ea (discounts available), adults £1.50. Suitable for ages 4+. Reduction for multiple bookings. www.fireandair.org

Afternoon Walk with The Ramblers Association (6 miles). 1.30pm School Lane, Hartwell. Use car park or end of road. No stiles.

Whist Drive at Great Easton Village Hall in the Welland Valley, cards dealt from 7.30pm. £2.50pp. Good prizes to be won. For more info 01536 770784

Mega Book Sale at St Marys Church, Knox Road, Wellingborough, 10am. We will be selling music, toys & DVDs. Refreshments available. 20p admission. For further details call Sarah 07798 868646

CTC Northampton Brisk Cycle Ride to Irchester Country Park for coffee. 45 miles at around 15mph. Meet 9.30am at Nene Whitewater Centre, Bedford Road, NN4 7AA. New riders welcome. For more info contact Phil 07867 388592.

Indoor Car Boot Sale, Day Centre, St Matthews Healthcare, 29-31 St Matthews Parade, Npton, NN2 7HF, 9am-12pm

The Northampton Fair is taking place at St Matthew’s, 27A The Drive, Npton, NN1 4RY, 11am-3pm. Vintage stalls and old style tea room. £1 entry.

RHTS Event – Mixed Traction Weekend (& April 10), Rushden Station, Station Approach, NN10 0AW

Fantastic Umbrella Flea Market, The Racecourse Pavilion, Kettering Road, Npton NN1 4LG, 12-6pm. Coffee, tea, cakes, arts & crafts, bar and entertainment. All welcome. Small and large pitches available for a small fee, call 01604 633912 or 07948 658656. Free entry

Sunday April 10

MUSIC

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

Karaoke at Jekyll & Hyde, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm

Bingo and Hoy at Queens Park WMC, Npton

Navy and Marine Club, Lorne Road, Northampton. Entertainment every Sunday from 8pm. Free entry. All welcome.

Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, Alan Black from 8pm.

Jazzin’ Around at The Walnut Tree Inn, Station Road, Blisworth, NN7 3DS, 12-2.30pm. This week, Christine Woodcock’s Stackyard Stompers. Admission £8. All enq 01604 858549

New Vintage Plus, Sunday Sessions, Headland PH, Longland Road, Npton, 2-5pm

Johnny Red at Monks Park WMC, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 4-7pm

John Daniels at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

OTHER

Stepping Out activities at Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, NN10 9HX, inc “Whitefriars Breakfast”, 10.15am and “Silver Service” church service with traditional hymns at the Bridge Community Office, 10.30am. Also, Books ‘n’ More Reading Group at Beans in Higham Ferrers, 10.30am

Badminton Club (16+) – Every Sunday at Duston Sports Centre, Npton. For more info call Jay 07946 631449

Fotheringhay Village Hall Sunday Tea, 3pm to 5.30pm. Tea and Cake £2.50.

Quiz at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 8pm. Teams of 4, £1pp admission. Cash prize.

Yoga Class, The Elgar Centre, 1A High Street, Upton, NN5 4EN, 10am to 11.15am (every Sun). Please bring yoga mat, water and blanket. £7, £5.50 concessions for students and those on a pension.

Tried skinny dipping on holiday? Join us in Northampton on a Sunday evening for naturist swimming, steam & sauna. All ages welcome, couples & families. Contact Carol 0870 765 4326 or email nsg@nsgswim.org.uk for further details.

PETANQUE (every Mon exc Bank Holidays) at Abington Park, near the Bowling Green, 10am-12noon. More details call 01604 642265

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (5 miles). Meet in Harrold Country Park car park, MK43 7DS, 10am. For info ring leader 01933 224750

Countryside Walk – Outside nr Odell. 4 mile walk through fields and woodland, meeting in Harrold and Odell Country Park overflow car park (MK43 7DS), 10.30am. Details from Andrew Presland 01933 316927

Rutland Organ & Keyboard Music Club presents Magical Afternoons of Live Music. Market Overton Village Village Hall, Main Street, LE15 7PL, doors open 1.45pm. Admission £6 otd.

Circular Day Walk with The Ramblers Association (14.5 miles). Edge Hill. Meet leader at Church Lane (adj to rear entrance to Holy Sepulchre Church), 8am for 9.30am start from the green nr the telephone box at Warmington (Warks) off B4100. Picnic lunch at Hornton. Dun Cow PH available.

Circular Walk with Waendel Walkers Club. Choice of either 6 or 12 mile routes starting & finishing at Barley Mow, St Neots, any time from 10am onwards. For more info www.waendel.org.uk. 50p entry fee

Car Boot Sale at Nene Park Stadium, Irthlingborough. Sellers 7am, Buyers 8am. www.neneparkcarboot.info. Tel 07712 114819

Monday April 11

MUSIC

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

Acoustic Open Mic at The Woolpack, Rothwell from 9pm.

Davaris at Monks Park WMC, Wellingborough Road, Npton

Northampton Music Appreciation Society Concert given by The Hardingstone Players at Quaker Meeting House, Wellington Street, Npton, 7.30pm. £3 admission.

THEATRE

King Lear, Royal Auditorium,7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Solid Silver 60s, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

TCB Pub Quiz, Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8pm. Entry £1pp
Bingo at Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, N’pton. Eyes Down 2.30pm.

Bingo, Rifle Band Club, Kettering, 8.30-11.15pm. All welcome.

If you enjoy singing, why not join Kingsthorpe’s newly formed choir “Just Voices”. Meet Kingsthorpe Baptist Church (every Mon), 7-8.15pm. No need to be an expert singers as all “voices” are welcome. More details stuartpauljenkins@gmail.com or 01604 717866

Iyengar Yoga, 9.30am to 10.45am, Perry Street – 07759 152986

Northampton Morris Men practice nights every Monday 8pm to 10pm. Ages 18 to 80. Never done it before? Don’t worry instruction is given. More info www.northamptonmorrismen.co.uk

Gretton Netball (every Mon) plays purely for recreational purposes, is non-league based and is a fun way to exercise. No prior experience needed. All women over age 18 invited to come along. We meet on Multi Use Games Area at Recreation Ground, off Kirby Road, 7.25-8.30pm. Cost £1 per session.

PETANQUE (every Mon exc Bank Holidays) at Abington Park, near the Bowling Green, 10am-12noon. More details call 01604 642265

Keep Fit & Coffee Morning, Weston Favell Parish Hall, 10am to 12pm (every Mon & Fri)

Mums & Tots Group (every Mon) at St Mary’s Church, Little Harrowden, 9.30am.

Tuesday April 12

MUSIC

Just Voices Community Choir meet (every Tues), 7pm to 8.30pm at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, entrance from rear of Waitrose. New members very welcome. You don’t need to be able to read music, just enjoy singing. Details – Stuart Jenkins 01604 455682

Northampton Male Voice Choir (every Tues), 7.30pm at Kingsley Park Methodist Church Hall (opp St Matthews Church), visitors always welcome to come along and join us. For details www.nmvc.co.uk

THEATRE

King Lear, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

The Tortoise & The Hare, The Core at Corby Cube, 11am/2pm/4pm. Ticket Office 01536 470470

OTHER

Yoga for Well-Being at Spencer Dallington Community Ctr, Npton (every Tue), 9.30am to 11.30am. Free yoga for the local community

Body Balance (every Tues) at Stanwick Village Hall, 1.30pm to 2.30pm. £4 a session. More info call Loraine 07958 382720

Iyengar Yoga, 7pm to 8.30pm, Perry Street – 07759 152986

Line Dancing, Stanwick Village Hall (every Tue), 7.30pm.

Ukelele Club (every Tue), Old Cherry Tree PH, Great Houghton. 6-7pm beginners, 7-8pm improvers, 8-9pm intermediate. Email saraspadmusic@outlook.com to see which group will suit your needs or call 0203 004 6770

Natter Morning (every Tues, Wed & Thu), Grange Resource Centre, Grange Shops, Stamford Road, Kettering, 10am-12noon. Breaks, teas, coffees all available to purchase. Come and meet new people for a chat.

Absolute Beginners Dance Class – Ballroom and Latin, Weston Favell CE Primary School, Westwood Way (off Wellingborough Road), Npton, NN3 3HH, 7-8pm. £7pp, singles welcome.

Piccolos Music Club (every Tues, term time only) at Stanwick Village Hall, 1045-2.45pm. Singing, stories, games, dancing, puppets and learning. A fantastic upbeat and fun club, pop along and give it a try. £4 entry, £2 for any extra siblings. More info www.piccolosmusicclub.co.uk or call 07990 615359. Tea and coffee provided for adults.

“Route 66”, an enjoyable & friendly social morning led by Richard Deacon. Different topics each week, why not come & join us, from 10.30-11.45am. NASO, St Michaels Road, Northampton. More info call 01604 858252

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (6 miles) from Souldrop, Beds. Meet Bedford Arms, MK44 1HA, 10am. For info ring leader 01933 224750

Tea at Two – come along to All Saints Church Hall, Wellingborough from 2-4pm for a cup of tea/coffee and a cake and a nice chat. Contact Fred Raitt 01933 677988 for further info.

Gretton Womens Institute Meeting takes place in Gretton Village Hall, 7.30pm. Speaker will be telling us of “Business Opportunities for Women in Uganda” and there will be a competition for the favourite piece of jewellery.

Barton Seagrave Women’s Institute meet at Church House, St Botolph’s Road, Barton Seagrave, 7.30pm. Guest speaker is Colin Hill on “Dancing with Diana”. Competition – bring your favourite piece of Royal memorabilia.

Wednesday April 13

MUSIC

Acoustics Night, Horseshoe Inn, Sheep St, Wellingborough, 9pm. Free entry.

Jazz & Blues at Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8.30pm. Free entry

Acoustic Session at The Cuckoos Nest, Clare Street, Npton, 8.30pm. All welcome.

Freight Train Jam Night at Thomas A Beckett, St James Road, Npton, 9pm.

Legends Open Mic at Kitty O’Shea’s, St Peter’s Way, Npton, 8pm (every Wed)

The Rob Tognoni Band at Malt Shovel Tavern, 121 Bridge Street, Npton, 9pm. Free entry

John Burrows Band, Beat Scene at Headland PH, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm

THEATRE

King Lear, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Pasha Kovalev, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Barb Jungr, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. Ticket Office 01536 470470

OTHER

Craft Club – knitting, stitching and cardmaking (every Wed). Hazlewood Community Ctr, Gainsborough Road, Corby, 7pm to 9pm. New members welcome. Contact Kay on 07910 989410

Mums, Grannies, Childminders & Toddlers meet (every Wed) in the Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, NN2 6PH, 1.30pm to 3pm. Nursery Rhymes and play. Refreshments available.

Apollo Badminton Club, playing at Moulton School (every Wed), 7.30-9.30pm. Need new players, ideally with some experience. More info call Trevor 07425 171724

Kingsthorpe Kobras Badminton Club (every Wed), 7.30-9.30pm. Kingsthorpe College on Boughton Green road (next to the Uni). Fun and sociable at £5 a session. Guaranteed to return.

Phil Hollis’ Mighty Music Quiz (every Wed), The Lord Byron, Kingsley Park Terrace, Npton, 9pm

Pilates for Beginners (every Wed), Abington Bowling Club, 1.50-2.50pm. £5 per session. Just turn up.

Over 30s Sports Sessions (every Wed) on the Multi Use Games Area, Gretton Recreational Ground, 7-8pm. Open to adults who would like to get fitter and meet other people. Sessions organised by Friends of Gretton Recreation Ground and run by a qualified sports coach from Corby Borough Council. £2 per session.

Meet New People at Grange Resource Centre (every Tues, Wed & Thu), 10am-12noon. Grange Shops, Stamford Road, Kettering. Breakfasts, teas, coffees, all available to purchase. Come along for a chat.

Bellydance Classes with Fulya (every Wed), The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Church Rooms, 1 Church Lane, NN1 3NL. Beginners, 6.45-7.45pm £5 otd or £4 in a block in advance OR Advanced, 8-9.30pm £6 otd or £5 in a block in advance.

“Being Oneself”, interesting & informative, fun evening led by Di Liebscher, from 7.30-9.30pm. NASO, St Michaels Road, Northampton. More info call 01604 858252

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7.5 miles) from Cosgrove. Meet Barley Mow, MK19 7JA, 9.30am. For info ring leader 01604 891234

Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association (6.2 miles). 10am The Lion PH, Wicken. Small car park at the pub for those staying to lunch. Street parking available outside. A few stiles.

Circular Walk with Waendel Walkers Club (about 6 miles). Routes starting & finishing at The Carpenters Arms, Irchester, any time from 6pm onwards. For more info www.waendel.org.uk. 50p entry fee

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre will be at Daventry Town Centre, nr Shopmobility, New Street, 10am-1pm AND Long Buckby, GP Surgery, Station, 2-3pm

Quiz Night at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Thursday April 14

MUSIC

A K Disco’s Karaoke, O’Malleys Bar, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm till late

Jam Night, The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm to 12am

Corby Male Voice Choir rehearse every Thurs, 7.30pm, St Andrews Church of Scotland (Church Hall), Occupation Road, Corby. New members welcome. You don’t need to be able to read music, just enjoy signing. More info www.corbymalevoicechoir.co.uk

Country Jam Session at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

King Lear, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

John Law’s New Congregation, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. Ticket Office 01536 470470

Calling for Help!, The Playhouse Theatre, Clare Street, Npton, NN1 3JA, 8pm. Tickets £8, cons £6.50. Box Office 01604 627791

OTHER

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do at Kettering Leisure Village (NN15 6PB), 7pm – 9pm All welcome. More info www.tangsoo.net

Towcester County Market in The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am to 12noon. All our items are genuinely baked, grown or crafted by local individuals and are “fairly traded”. We welcome browsers – our prices start at 50p

Table Tennis for adults, all levels welcome, good exercise & great fun, friendly social evening. 7.30-9.15pm NASO, St Michael’s Road, Npton. For more info ring 07813 575264

Clubbercise Northampton with Marie (every Thurs). New dance fitness class set in a darkened room with disco lights & glow sticks. Caroline Chisholm School, 7.30-8.15pm. £6 a class. www.facebook.com/Mariesclubbercise

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (10.5 miles) from Kislingbury. 10am, Kislingbury to Cogenhoe, NN7 4BB. For info ring leader 01604 891234

Quiz at Monks Park WMC, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm. Free entry.

Whist Drive, Clipston Village Hall, 2pm

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre will be at Wellingborough Town Centre, pedestrian area opp The Hind Hotel & Colemans stationery shop, 10am-1pm

Friday April 15

MUSIC

Disco and Karaoke at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden

Live Music at Malt + Bass, 37 High Street, Corby Old Village, NN17 1UU, 7pm.

J for Jazz play “trad” (every Fri) at The Locks Inn, Foxton Locks, Nr Market Harborough, LE16 7RA, 12.30-2.30pm. Gig is free. Good food, lovely views and happy Jazz. Call 01162 791 515 to book a table if eating.

Disco at Monks Park WMC, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm. Sounds from the eras

THEATRE

Calling for Help!, The Playhouse Theatre, Clare Street, Npton, NN1 3JA, 8pm. Tickets £8, cons £6.50. Box Office 01604 627791

OTHER

Street Dance Class, Stanwick Village Hall, 3.45pm to 4.45pm. £4 per session.

Quiz Night, Shoulder of Mutton, Weldon, 8pm.

Bingo, Liburd Room, Whilton Road, Kingsthorpe, 7.30pm to 9.45pm

8-16 Yrs Kingsthorpe Kobras Badminton Club (Coaching), 5-6.30pm. Every Fri. £4/session. Kingsthorpe College (next to the Uni), Boughton Green Road. Call Jack, 07708 679452 for further details.

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do at Ringstead Village Hall (NN14 4DA), 6.30pm – 7.30pm. New children & family class. Beginners welcome. More info www.tangsoo.net

Fitsteps Class, Kingsthorpe Baptist Church Hall, behind Waitrose, 10am

Tai Chi (every Fri), Duston Village Hall, Sycamore Road, 1.30pm to 2.30pm. Beginners welcome. £4.

R-Zone Club recommences for young people aged 8-13 years at the Community Ctr, Olden Road, Rectory Farm, 5pm to 6pm. Contact Mel 07979 152746 for more details.

Keep Fit & Coffee Morning, Weston Favell Parish Hall, 10am to 12pm (every Mon & Fri)

Gentle Yoga at Stanwick Village Hall, 2pm to 3.15pm. Free trial session, no obligation. Call Patricia 01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

Craft Club (every Fri), 11am to 3pm, Church Hall, St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Kettering. Bring your own craft project or take part in a demonstration workshop. For info call Sue Shipham 07733 341674. Admission £3 inc tea & coffee.

Relax Kids – New course at Stanwick Village Hall, 10-11am. Songs to sing, games to play, dance, stretch and relax. More info call Jo on 07972 680411.

Free English & American Ballroom & Latin Dance Class (every Fri), James Lewis Courts, Cherry Orchard, NN3 2TH, 1-3pm. Tel 01604 787246

Saturday April 16

MUSIC

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

Live Music at Malt + Bass, 7 High Street, Corby Old Village, NN17 1UU, 7pm.

Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, Rik King from 8pm.

Pennyless and Paspatou, live double bill at Gretton Village Hall, NN17 3DB, 7.30pm. Tickets £10, on sale at Gretton Post Office or from Andy Butterworth 01536 770302. Can pay otd if you wish. More info www.pennyless-music.co.uk and www.paspatou.co.uk

Nightshift at Monks Park WMC, Wellingborough Road, Npton

Kate Axten at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

“Genesis Connected” at Masque Theatre, Barton Seagrave, Kettering, 8pm. Box Office 01536 414141

The Whatevers (Pop/ Rock) at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9pm. Free entry.

Boobs & Brass, all ladies brass band, playing at St Marys Church, Finedon, 7.30pm. Raising funds for breast cancer and the church. Tickets otd £10.

Towcester Studio Band Spring Concert in St Lawrence Church, Towcester, 7.30pm. Tickets £7 otd, inc light refreshments.

OTHER

Military Fitness Class for adults and children at Delapre Park, Northampton, 9.30am to 11am. For info www.bpt-uk.com

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do at Kingsley School (NN15 5DP), 10am to 11.15am Children & family class. All welcome. More info www.tangsoo.net

Saturday Stage Stars for 5-8 years at Stanwick Village Hall, 11.15am. £10.50 per week. 45 mins drama, 45 mins Jazz dance, 45 mins singing. Call Lucy 07788 983403

Harrington Aviation Museum – come and learn about Spies, Supplies & Dangerous Skies. Covert Warfare in World War 2. Open 10am to 5pm (Sundays also)

Wedding Flower Workshop at LA’s Florist, 4 Prince William Walk, Sheaf Street, Daventry NN11 4AB, 9.30am-3.30pm. Flowers and materials provided. Handtied, corsages and buttonholes. Looking to learn a new skill, arranging flowers for your own wedding or just like a day with flowers. One day workshop with a qualified tutor, contact Linda 07990 992088

Welton Fun Day – 15 organisations invite you to have a go at bellringing, skittles, bowls, crafts and much more. Starts 11am. Free entry

Handmade, Vintage & Gift Shopping Event, Saxon Hall, Raunds, NN9 6LT, 10am-3pm. Over 40 stalls set across 2 rooms selling a fabulous range of craft items, vintage goodies & gifts. Refreshments & cakes for sale. Highchairs, toys/books & a colouring table for the little ones. www.rainbowcrafts.co.uk Free entry.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (6.5 miles) from Sherington. Meet nr White Hart, MK16 9PE, 10am. For info ring leader 01933 678545

Afternoon Walk with The Ramblers Association (5 miles). 2pm start from The Church of St Andrew, Arthingworth, LE16 8NP. Park on the street nr the church. 2 stiles.

Gretton’s Clean Up For The Queen, to celebrate Her Majesty’s 90th birthday along with similar clean ups nationally around the Country. Residents and helpers invited to join in. Meet Gretton Village Hall, Kirby Road, 9am until completion, should take around 2 hours. All ages welcome. Litter picking equipment and bags supplied.