What’s on - January 7-14

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What’s on in and around Northamptonshire

Thursday

MUSIC

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

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

Tony Gee’s Disco. Whitehills Pub, Npton

Memphis Blue + Brian Redmond Disco. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Disco from 8pm. Also bingo.

Del Bromham & Stray. Malt Shovel Tavern, 121 Bridge Street, Npton, 9pm. Free entry

Mr Lincoln Noel & his band.The Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, Kettering

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

THEATRE

Shaxpeare’s Box. Masque Theatre, Abington Church, Park Avenue South, Npton, 7.30pm. Box Office 07586 288793

The 39 Steps. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm, Box Office Northampton 624811

OTHER

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

Towcester County Market. 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

Quiz. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm. Free entry.

Quiz. Fox & Hounds PH, 186 Harborough Road, Npton, NN2 8DJ, 8.30pm. Cash prizes to be won. Special curry meal for £5. Call to reserve your table

Quiz Night. The Sunnyside PH, Boughton Green Road, Npton, 8pm

Bingo. (every Thurs) at Brafield WMC, located on A428, from 8.30pm

Table Tennis for adults. All levels welcome, tea & biscuits, informal social group. NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton. More info 07813 575264

Masque Youth Theatre Drama Sessions. (every Thu) for ages 11-18 at Northampton High School, 7.15-9pm. Sessions £4. All welcome. More info www.masqueyouththeatre.co.uk

Yoga. Stanwick Village Hall, 6.30pm to 8pm. Free trial session, no obligation. Call Patricia 01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

Whist Drive. (every Thu), Boothville Community Ctr, Npton, 7.30pm. Tea & biscuits provided at half time. If you like a game of cards please come along. £3 otd.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (10.5 miles). Meet nr Bletsoe Church, MK44 1QB, 10am. For info ring leader 01234 713526

Friday

MUSIC

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

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

THEATRE

Shaxpeare’s Box. Masque Theatre, Abington Church, Park Avenue South, Npton, 7.30pm. Box Office 07586 288793

Motown’s Greatest Hits. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm, Box Office Northampton 624811

The 39 Steps. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm, Box Office Northampton 624811

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), 4.30-6.30pm. Every Fri. £3.60/session. Kingsthorpe College (next to the Uni), Boughton Green Road.

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. 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. 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.

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

The Whitefriars Church Retireds’ Group. Meet at Bridge Community Office, Whitefriars Junior School, Boughton Drive, Rushden, NN10 9HX, 1.30-3pm. There will be sketches and poems from group members. Admission is free. Contact John & Celia Underwood for more details, 01933 676989

Saturday

MUSIC

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

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

Acoustic Us. (80s pop covers) at Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9pm

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

SOUL-ar ENERGY. The Wayfarers Inn, London Road, Kettering, 9pm. Modern Soul Music 70s – Today

Jamie Benkert & The Collective. Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 9pm. Free entry.

Napton Village Hall. Live music from Sean Cannon appearing alongside sons Robert and James, 7.30pm

The Plume of Feathers, Daventry. Music from Time Machine, 8.45pm

THEATRE

Shaxpeare’s Box. Masque Theatre, Abington Church, Park Avenue South, Npton, 4pm & 8pm. Box Office 07586 288793

The 39 Steps. Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm & 7.45pm, Box Office Northampton 624811

Beyond The Barricade. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm, Box Office Northampton 624811

Circus of Horrors. The Castle Theatre, Wellingborough, 01933 270007

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. Kingsley School (NN15 5DP), 10am to 11.15am Children & family class. All welcome. More info www.tangsoo.net

English and American Ballroom, Latin & Swing-Dance Lessons. St Albans Church, Broadmead Ave, N’pton, NN3 2RA, 2pm. Enquiries 01604 787246.

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)

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7 miles). Meet Causeway Car Park, Billing Mill, NN3 9EX, 10am. For info ring leader 07740 995707

Hot Chocolate Morning. With bacon rolls, cake, book and bring & buy stalls and Christian library. Heritage Chapel and Halls, Park Road, Rushden, 10-11.30am. Donations of items welcome.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (6.5 miles). Meet opp Golden Lion PH, Sheep Street, NN8 1BL, 10am. For info ring leader 01933 678545

Antique & Collectors Fair. Northampton Market Square (Abington Street end), 9am to 4pm

KOS Musical Theatre Company. Coffee Morning, The Toller Church Rooms, Off Gold Street, Kettering, 10am-12noon. Tea, coffee, hot chocolate, delicious toased tea cakes and homemade cales available for purchase. There will also be a book stall. All welcome to this fundraiser for their forthcoming production of Thoroughly Modern Millie (Box Office 01536 414141)

Sunday

MUSIC

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

Karaoke. At Jekyll & Hyde, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm

Bingo and Hoy. Queens Park WMC, Npton

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

Jazzin’ Around. With Mike Owen’s All Stars with “Baby” Jools at The Walnut Tree Inn, Station Road, Blisworth, NN7 3DSm 12-2.30pm. Admission £8

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.

Vintage Stuff. Sunday Sessions at The Headland, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm

The Big Band with Five Star Swing. Playing songs by the likes of Frank Sinatra and Glenn Miller. The Castle Theatre, Wellingborough, 01933 270007

OTHER

Morning Worship. Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, NN10 9HX, 10.15am. Also ” Stepping Out” communities.

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

Bingo. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm.

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

Quiz. 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.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (6 miles). Meet in the Village Hall Car Park, Denton, NN7 1EE, 10am. For info ring leader 01604 891234

Countryside Walk. A Strixton Stroll – 2/3 mile walk on paths in Strixton and Wollaston. Meet at Whitefriars Junior School, Boughton Drive, Rushden, NN10 9HX, 9.45am for 10am start. Or, nr the church in the hamlet of Strixton, NN29 7PA, off the southern end of the A509 Wollaston bypass by 10.30am. More details from Andrew Presland on 01933 316927.

Nene Park Car Boot. Diamond Way, Irthlingborough. Tel 07712 114819 for details.

Monday

MUSIC

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

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

Maurice Merry. (Keyboards) & Chris Parker (guitar, vocals) at Café Brio, Olney, 7.30pm. Free admission, table bookings 01234 717000

Sophie Phillips & Philip Bass. Present an evening of virtuoso popular classics. 7.30pm, The Quaker Meeting House, Wellington Street, Npton. £3 admission.

THEATRE

Shaxpeare’s Box. Masque Theatre, Abington Church, Park Avenue South, Npton, 7.30pm. Box Office 07586 288793

Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet. Giselle, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm, Box Office Northampton 624811

The 39 Steps. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm, Box Office Northampton 624811

OTHER

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

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

Tuesday

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

Shaxpeare’s Box. Masque Theatre, Abington Church, Park Avenue South, Npton, 7.30pm. Box Office 07586 288793

Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet. Giselle, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm, Box Office Northampton 624811

The 39 Steps. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm, Box Office Northampton 624811

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

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.

Painted Volcanoes. A place where writers can meet, read out and discuss their latest work. We meet fortnightly upstairs at The Lamplighter, Overstone Road, Npton, 7.30pm. More info www.paintedvolcanoes.weebly.com

Craft Tutorial. (Every fortnight) at The Meeting Room, St Matthews Church, Kingsley, 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Kit and and project for the craft that week will be covered by the small fee (£10), with a demo and support to make the kit during the session. Tea/coffee and homemade cake on tap! Crafts inc needle felting, wirework jewellery, card making and mosaic.

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’s Womens’ Hour. Gretton Baptist Church Hall, High Street. Ann Rowlett is the guest speaker with proceedings starting at 2.15pm. Refreshments served. Also includes hymns, prayers and readings. Warm friendly welcome to all women in Gretton and the local area. For more info call 01536 770188.

Wednesday

MUSIC

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

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

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

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

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

J for Jazz. Plays “trad” (every Wed) at The Locks Inn, Foxton Locks, Nr Market Harborough, LE16 7RA, 7.30pm. Gig & parking are free.

Country Born. Wednesday Country Music Scene, The Headland PH, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm. Free.

The Sharpees. Malt Shovel Tavern, 121 Bridge Street, Npton, 9pm. Free entry

THEATRE

Shaxpeare’s Box. Masque Theatre, Abington Church, Park Avenue South, Npton, 7.30pm. Box Office 07586 288793

Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet. The Nutcracker, Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm & 7.30pm, Box Office Northampton 624811

The 39 Steps. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm, Box Office Northampton 624811

Ed Byrne. The Core at Corby Cube, 8pm, Ticket Office Corby 470470

OTHER

Craft Club. Knitting, stitching and cardmaking (every Wed). Hazelwood 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.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7 miles). Meet at The Watts Arms, Hanslope, MK19 7LJ, 9.30am. For info ring leader 01933 224122

Thur January 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

THEATRE

The 39 Steps. Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm & 7.45pm, 624811

Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet. – The Nutcracker, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm, 624811

OTHER

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

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

Quiz. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm. Free entry.

Quiz. Fox & Hounds PH, 186 Harborough Road, Npton, NN2 8DJ, 8.30pm. Cash prizes to be won. Special curry meal for £5. Call to reserve your table

Quiz Night. The Sunnyside PH, Boughton Green Road, Npton, 8pm