What’s On in Northamptonshire: August 21-28

Royal and Derngate, Northampton
Royal and Derngate, Northampton

What’s on in Northamptonshire this weeek.

TODAY

MUSIC

Acoustic Jazz, Blues, Indie & Soul, Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8.30pm

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

Howl Trio at Jazz Café, Auntie Ruth’s, George Row, Npton, 8pm. £1 adm.

Roy Civil’s Swing Circus at the Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free entry.

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

OTHER

COYS Touch Rugby Club training at Dallington Park, Npton, 6.30pm. www.pitchero.com/clubs/coystouchrugby

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

Short Morning Walk in Twywell hills and dales, with Northampton & District Ramblers (5 miles), meet 10am Cranford St John, outside Red Lion.

Wellingborough & District Horticultural Society talk by Roger Umpleby on Pests & Diseases on vegetables at Salem Hall, Salem Lane, W’boro, 7.30pm.

Painting In The Garden workshop at Kelmarsh Hall. Sessions 11am–noon and 1pm–2pm. Cost £7.50 or £12 for both sessions. Booking essential 01604 686543 or visitors@kelmarsh.com

Colourful Toys Workshop at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 10am–noon and 1pm–3pm. Free drop-in for all ages.

FRIDAY, AUG 22

MUSIC

Mod & Soul Night with Heavysol & The Sha La Las at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, 7pm.

Jimmy Tea presents Pop Sickle – New Wave, Indie & Madchester music at Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, Npton, 9pm.

Kontra Roots Club at Kennedy’s Bar, Finedon, 8pm. Free.

Stevie Jones & The Wildfires at the Blue Bell Inn, High Street, Gretton, 8pm (part of Gretton Music Festival).

The Retros at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

OTHER

Quiz at Brafield WMC, A428.

Start Ballrooom Dancing at St Alban’s Church, Broadmead Ave, N’pton, 7pm. £3 admission. 01604 787246.

Street Dance Class, Stanwick Village Hall, 3.45pm. £4.

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Outdoor Cinema Season at Stanwick Lakes: Raiders of the Lost Ark (PG), from 8.45pm. Free parking. Bring a picnic. £7.50 (£5 for under 15s).
01933 625522 (10am to 5pm)

SATURDAY AUG 23

MUSIC

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

Live DJ at Bootleggers, W’boro Rd, Npton, 9pm

Kelly entertains at Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, 8pm.

Kat Blay at British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, Npton, 8.30pm

MOJO Soundsystem Strictly Vinyl Night at Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, Npton, 8pm.

Adam Naked & DJ Ryan Dorrian at Auntie Ruth’s, George Row, Npton, 9pm

Repro Jam Squad at Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9.30pm

Richie Dean at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Corby’s Big Summer Music Night at Corby Football Club Steel Park, Jimmy Kane Way, Rockingham Road, 7.30pm. Street food and bars available. Tickets from Corby Cube Ticket Office 01536 470470 or www.thecorecorby.com

The Smarties at Great Doddington WMC, Lower Street

Surf Machine at Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, N’pton, 3pm–6pm (children welcome) and Music & Bing, 8pm

Nick Pynn & Katie Daisy Grant at Gretton Village Hall, 7.30pm (part of Gretton Music Festival). Tickets £10 (£8 concessions), available from Gretton Post Office; Point-Blank at the Gretton Sports Club, 8pm. Free entry; Fabulous French at Lydia’s Coffee Shop, Gretton, 11am; Market Harborough Ukulele Group, also at Lydia’s, at 11.30am; Brian Fursdon’s Bus Bonanza on the Corby Radio Bus on the Village Green, Gretton, noon–4pm (inc Millstone Grit, noon; Eclipse Performing Arts, 1pm; and Youth BUSkers, 2pm).

Dave Johnson Band at The Golden Lion, Wellingborough, 8pm

James Bond 007 Theme Night at The Barn Owl, Olden Road, Rectory Farm, Npton, 8pm.

The Buggs at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Sam Richards at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

Undercover at The Artichoke, Moulton, 9pm

OTHER

Earls Barton Rally and Country Fayre (until Monday), at White’s Showground, off the A45 at Junction 10. The entry is £8 for adults, senior citizens are £5 and children aged 5–16 are £4

Carpetbagger Secret War Museum, Sunnyvale Farm, Harrington, 10am to 4pm. £4 entry,

The Rushden Film Club at The Full Gospel Church, High Street South, 2pm. 07895 011402 or 01933 418002

Indoor Market, Newton Road, Rushden, 9am–5pm (& Sun 10am to 3pm). 07954 179299

Afternoon Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (5.7 miles). Meet 2pm Saracens Head, Little Brington.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7 miles). Start near the village hall, Wilbarston, 10am. 07850 243413

Brafield On The Green Horticultural Show in St Laurence’s Church, 2pm–4.30pm. Stalls on the car park.

Ballroom Dancing at Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Sheep St, Npton, 8pm. £3.50 admission

Dog Show (until August 25) at Obelisk Centre, Obelisk Rise, Npton, 10am. Charity event. Crossbreed (23rd), Pedigree (24th) and Novelty (25th).

Charity car wash in aid of WhizzKidz, to buy specialist wheelchair equipment, at Martin & Ptnrs builders merchants, Gladstone Close, St James, Npton, 11am–4pm. £2 a car.

SUNDAY, AUG 24

MUSIC

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

Steve Perry, Brafield WMC, A428, Steve Perry from 8pm.

Hand Clappin’ Foot Stompin’ Funky Butt live at the Gretton Village Hall, 7.30pm (part of Gretton Music Festival). Tickets £10 from Gretton Post Office.

Colm Lyons at British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, Npton, 2pm to 5pm

Bank Holiday Summer Party with live DJs at Auntie Ruth’s, George Row, Npton, 8pm. Non-members £3.

Charity Band Day at Old White Hart, Far Cotton, Npton, 2pm, in aid of Northampton General Hospital’s Disney & Paddington.

Chromatic at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton. Free. www.richardsonsevents.com

Johnny Red at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

MK Brass Band performing in the bandstand in Abington Park, 2pm–5pm.

A Night of acoustic at The Penny Whistle, Abington Sq, Npton, 7.30pm. Free entry.

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

Band Unity Reggae Vibes at Far Cotton Loco Club, Npton

OTHER

Charity car wash in aid of WhizzKidz, to buy specialist wheelchair equipment, at Martin & Ptnrs builders merchants, Gladstone Close, St James, Npton, 11am–4pm. £2 a car.

Craft, Gift & Vintage Market, Newton Hall Indoor Market, Newton Road, Rushden, 10am–3pm.

Earls Barton Rally and Country Fayre (until Monday), at White’s Showground, off the A45 at Junction 10. The entry is £8 for adults, senior citizens are £5 and children aged 5–16 are £4

Tea & Cake, Fotheringhay Village Hall, 3pm–5.30pm. Cost £2. villagehallfotheringhay@gmail.com

Summer Teas with home-made cakes at Kingscliffe Village Hall, 2pm (last orders 4.30pm).

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

Medieval/Elizabethan manor with exhibitions at Southwick Hall, nr Oundle, 2pm to 5pm. Admission £7, Child £3.50

Race Night at Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton

Outdoor Cinema Season at Stanwick Lakes: Tonight’s is Top Gun (12A). Showing at 8.45pm. Free parking. Tickets £7.50 (£5 for under 15s) 01933 625522 (10am to 5pm)

Full Day Walk with Northampton Ramblers (10 miles). Meet 10am High Street, Yardley Hastings.

Afternoon Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (13 miles), 8.30am Church Lane (near Church of Holy Sepulchre; 9.30am start from Wicken Church.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (12 miles). Start nr Everdon Church, 10am.01933 676660

Laughton – Kettering & District Ramblers Club (6 miles). 01536 512691

Cream Teas, Pitsford Village Hall, 2.30pm to 4.30pm

MONDAY, AUG 25

MUSIC

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

OTHER

Earls Barton Rally and Country Fayre (until Monday), at White’s Showground, off the A45 at Junction 10. The entry is £8 for adults, senior citizens are £5 and children aged 5–16 are £4

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

Kids Summer Screening, The Picturedrome, Npton: Toy Story (12.30pm) and Rio 2 (3pm). Also, Movie Night from 8pm: The Double. Free entry.

Charity Bank Holiday Knockout – pool/skittles/darts at Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton. In remembrance of Colin Jarvis. All proceeds to The Heart Foundation, register by 1.30pm for a 2pm start.

Circular Day Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (10.5 miles). 9am Church Lane (near Chirch of the Holy Sepulchre); 10am start from the slip road alongside the A43 (turn off for Cottisford).

TUESDAY, AUG 26

THEATRE

Great Birmingham Trombone Company at the Wig & Pen, St Giles Street, Npton, 9pm. Free

OTHER

Learn to salsa at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, from 7pm, 01604 230777

Evening Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (5 miles). 6.30pm from Rothersthorpe. Meet at memorial garden. A few stiles.

Sywell Stroll, starting at Sywell Country Park, 7pm. A short evening stroll.

World War One Art Workshop at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, Guildhall Rd, 10am–12.30pm & 1.30pm–3.30pm. Create a collage. Free drop-in for over-8s only.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (4.5 miles). Start nr the pocket park, Yardley Hastings, 10am. 01933 623745

WEDNESDAY AUG 27

MUSIC

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

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

Rhythm Roots ‘n’ Rhyme at Thomas A Becket, St James, Npton, 9pm

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

Wednesday Country Scene at The Headland, Longland Road, Npton. Tonight: Undercover plus Country Born (unplugged)

The Bear Cat Blues Band – Wednesday Blues Club at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 8.45pm.

Dave Johnson Band at the Artichoke, Moulton, 8pm. Free.

Open Mic Night, Golden Horse, Far Cotton, N’pton, 8.30pm

OTHER

Morning Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (6 miles). 9.30am Red Lion, Denton. Please park considerately.

Swansgate Safari at Swansgate Shopping Centre, W’boro, 11am–4pm. .

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (8 miles). Start at the Red Lion, Yardley Hastings, 9.30am. Ring leader on 01234 711604

THURSDAY AUG 28

MUSIC

Acoustic Jazz, Blues, Indie & Soul, Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 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

Roy Forbes with the Graham Dent Trio at the Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free.

OTHER

Animals Workshop at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, Guildhall Rd, 10am–noon & 1pm–3pm.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (10 miles). Start nr Church, Church Lane, Great Comberton, Worcs, 10am. Ring leader on 01604 403597

Painting In The Garden, Kelmarsh Hall, 11am–noon and 1pm–2pm. Cost £7.50 or £12 for both sessions. 01604 686543 or visitors@kelmarsh.com