What’s on in Northamptonshire July 10-16

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THURSDAY

MUSIC

Anna Jaichner, 8pm at Jazz Café, Auntie Ruth’s, George Row, Npton, 8pm. £1 entry

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

Liz Simcock at the Old White Hart Inn, Cotton End, Npton. Doors open 8pm. Tickets £8 www.greatknightfolkclub.co.uk

Niteshift at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

OTHER

COYS Touch Rugby Club training at Dallington Park, off Harlestone Road, Npton, 6.30pm. www.pitchero.com

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

Evening Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (3.5 miles), 7pm from Old Red Lion, Banbury Road, Litchborough.

Comedy Night at Victoria Inn, Poole Street, N’pton, 8.30pm

NAB Mobile Sight Centre outside McDonalds, Wellingborough Town Centre, 10am –1pm.

Kettering Stamp & Philatelic Society meeting and Auction at St Mary’s Primary School, Fuller Street, Kettering, 7.30pm.

FRIDAY, JULY 11

MUSIC

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

Rhythm & Roots at Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm

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

Jamie Benkert at O’Neill’s, the Drapery, Npton, 9pm

Rock ‘n’ Roll Paradise, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Grand Dance at Tresham Hall, Rothwell to support the town’s Arts & Heritage Centre. Tickets £10 inc ploughman’s supper. Music by Paul Johnson and Alan Mills. 01536 418939.

Gala Concert in Holcot Church, 7.30pm followed by light refreshments. Tickets £12 available from 781246.

Marcus Bicks at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton

THEATRE

Sweeney Todd, Royal Auditorium, N’pton 7.45pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Tea on the Lawn, The Pavilion on The Racecourse, organised by The Umbrella Fair Organisation. The events run from 4pm to 11pm on Friday, and then 11am to 11pm on Saturday and from noon to 7pm on Sunday. Events include craft and music workshops for all ages, dressing up, games, storytelling and Open Mic sessions.

Quiz at Brafield WMC, A428. Street Dance Class, Stanwick Village Hall, 3.45pm. £4.

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

Speciality Bread half day workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Red Cross , with guest speaker Mary Morgan. at Stanwick WI meet at Stanwick Village Hall, 7.30pm.

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

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

Beat The Egghead quiz night to raise funds for NNestival at Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, Npton, 7pm. Tickets £5.

The Long Shadow of War (until Sunday), art and history exhibition at the Quaker Meeting House, Wellington Street, N’pton, 10am–4pm.

Fun Quiz night at All Saints Church Hall, William St, Kettering, at 7.30pm. £5 per team. Take your own drinks. 07887617978.

Hostellarie, 78 Breakleys Road, Desborough, open under the National Garden Scheme, 5.30pm– 8.30pm. £4 entry.

Start Ballroom Dancing, 7pm–9pm. St Albans Church, Broadmead Avenue, N’pton, £3, 01604 787246

SATURDAY, JULY 12

MUSIC

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

Dance The Night Away at Village Hall, Bridge Street, Weldon, 8pm–11pm. Dancing to Latin, Ballroom, Sequence and Jive. Take own drinks and nibbles. Entry £5. email guido@derosa.me.uk

Donut (rock/pop) at Great Doddington WMC, Lower Street.

Jamie Benkert Band at O’Neill’s, the Drapery, Npton, 10pm

Ginger Pig Band at Auntie Ruth’s, George Row, Npton, 8pm. Also Omar on the decks.

Mojo Soundsystem at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, 8pm. Entry £2

Bandstand Bonanza with Brackley Brass Bands in concert at King’s Sutton Parish Church, 7pm. Entry £12/£8, children free.

Enzo at Aspers Casino, Commercial St, Npton. Free show from 11pm.

The Variations Choir Summer Concert in aid of Motor Neurone Disease at the United Reform Church, London Road, Kettering, 7.30pm. Repertoire inc wartime oldies to musical, choral and modern favourites. Tickets £5/£2.50 for under 12s. 01536 723376 or pay otd.

John Holly at Brafield WMC, A428, from 8pm.

Chrissie at Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

Michael Knight at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

THEATRE

Sweeney Todd, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Evening peace meeting at the Quaker Meeting House, Wellington Street, N’pton, 7pm–9pm. Free entry.

OTHER

Tea on the Lawn, The Pavilion on The Racecourse, organised by The Umbrella Fair Organisation, see Friday’s listing

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

The Rushden Film Club meets at The Full Gospel Church, 60 High Street South, 2pm–3pm. 07895 011402

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

Holy Trinity’s Church Fete in the church yard (weather permitting), Edinburgh Road, Kingsthorpe, or in the Church Hall if raining, 2pm–4pm.

Afternoon Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (6 miles), 2pm The Coffee Pot, Yardley Gobion. Walk via t he lost village of Furtho. No dogs.

Arthingworth – Kettering & District Ramblers Club (6 miles). Details 01536 520832

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (11.5 miles). Start at Shear House car park, Leamington Road, Broadway, 10am. 01604 810581

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits Raunds Fete, Darsdale Home, Chelveston Road, Raunds, 1.30pm–4.30pm.

Summer Fayre, St Luke’s Church, Duston & the Vicarage Garden (Main Road), 11am–3pm. Northampton Pipe Band at 1.30pm. Free admission.

Dean Courtney , comedy night at Sunnyside Hungry Horse, Kingsthorpe, N’pton, 8pm. For Help The Heroes.

1940s Vintage Tea Party to raise money for Little Hearts Matter, 5pm–7pm at Eden Centre, Montagu Street, Kettering.

Strawberry Tea, held at Arts & Heritage Ctr, Bridge Street, Rothwell, from 11am to raise money for Breast Cancer Care.

Whitehills Nursery Summer Fayre, Acre Lane, N’pton, 10am–1.30pm. Raising money for new play equipment. £1 entry, children free.

50/50 Auction, Yardley Hastings Memorial Hall, 2pm. Goods accepted 8.30am–1pm, viewing 1pm–2pm. 01604 696382.

All Saints Community Hall, William St, Kettering, hosts Keep the Home Fires Burning; Sue Dutton and Don Manning -with songs from the wars, 7.30pm, £4. 01536 522158.

Beginners acyrlic art class, ‘The Crashing Wave’. Booking essential, Stanwick Village Hall, www.learntopaint.org

SUNDAY, JULY 13

MUSIC

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

Last Night of the Derngate Proms, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

John Kirby, Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, 8pm.

Jazz @ The Cripps Summer Picnic, Billing Rd, N’pton, featuring the award winning NSB Big Bands & Jazz Vocal Group together with Cripps Hall Orchestra, 1.30pm. Tickets £8 adults/£6 concessions.

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

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

Songs for a summer afternoon, Camerata Singers with Dave Clemo & Vince Gorman, 3pm at Church of St Michael & All Angels, Great Oakley. Tickets £8. www.cameratasingers.net

Buskaid Soweto String Ensemble Concert, 7pm, Great Hall of Boughton House. Tickets £15 or £25 inc refreshments and a tour of Boughton House, starting at 5pm. Tickets available www.thelittleboxoffice.com/buskaid

OTHER

Tea on the Lawn, The Pavilion on The Racecourse, organised by The Umbrella Fair Organisation, see Friday’s listing

Morning Worship at Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, 10.15am,

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

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

Cottesbrooke Garden Fete, at Cottesbrooke Hall, 2pm–5.30pm. Entertainment, games, cream teas, pony rides, etc. Entry £3 adults/50p under 14s. All proceeds to All Saints Church, Cottesbrooke.

Family Fun Day, held by The Friends of Gretton Recreation Ground to celebrate the opening of the refurbished Sports Pavilion. Starts 11am (inc Fun Run).

Nine Open Gardens, in Harringworth village, 2pm–5pm. Tickets from the Village Hall, Gretton Road. £3 adult. Accompanied under 16s free. Afternoon Tea in Village Hall, 2.30pm–4pm.

Circular Day Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (13.5 miles), 9.30am, Parish Church, Church Street, Pattishall. Lunch at Royal Oak, Blisworth.

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

All Saints Community Hall, William St, Kettering, sells tea, coffee, biscuits and strawberries/ice-cream, when bands play in Rockingham Rd Pleasure Park, 3pm–4.30pm.

MONDAY, JULY 14

MUSIC

Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends with Trevor Whiting & Greg Abate at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 8pm. £10 otd.

OTHER

Pub Quiz, Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8pm. Entry £1

Starred Up, showing at Movie Night. The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, N’pton, 8pm. Free.

TUESDAY, JULY 15

MUSIC

Tongue & Groove Big Band Jazz in the Courtyard at the Wig & Pen, St Giles Street, Npton

THEATRE

Contacting The World On Tour 2014, The Core at Corby Cube, 7pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

Candle Making one day workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Evening Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (5 miles), 7pm, Rose & Crown, Park Road, Hartwell.

Morning Strollers Walk (all welcome) with Northampton Ramblers (3 miles). Meet 10am St Mary the Virgin Church, Little Houghton.

Book Club meets at The Blue Bell pub, Gretton, 8pm. 01536 772238

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (4 miles). Start at The Canal Museum car park (£2.50), Stoke Bruerne, 1.30pm. 01604 647096.

“Members Music Choices” led by Jean Sutton, NASO, St Michaels Road, N’pton, 10.30am–11.45am. 01604 858252.

Meeting of Rectory Farm Residents Association at the Community Centre, Olden Road, 7.30pm.

WEDNESDAY JULY 16

MUSIC

“J for Jazz” at The Coach & Horse, Lubenham, 8.30pm. Free. 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, Earls St, Npton, 8pm. Free entry.

Wednesday Country Music Scene at The Headland, Longland Road, Npton

OTHER

Edinburgh Fringe Preview Show at The Picturedrome, Earl st, Npton, 7.30pm. Tickets £8. www.richardsonsevents.com

Morning Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (7.5 miles). 9.30am from Turvey church. Walk via Picthil.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (8.25 miles). Start at The Swan PH, Lamport, 9.30am. 01604 405521.

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits Shopmobility, New Street, Daventry, 10am–1pm; GP surgery, Station Rd, Long Buckby, 2pm –3pm.

THURSDAY, JULY 17

MUSIC

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

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

THEATRE

Priority, The Core at Corby Cube, 7pm. 01536 470470

Rachael Johnson, Jazz Café at Auntie Ruth’s, George Row, Npton, 8pm, 1 entry