What’s on June 11-18

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A guide to what is on in and around Northamptonshire this week

Thursday June 11

MUSIC

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

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

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

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

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

Country Jam Session. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

Marjory, Edward and George, The Castle Wellingborough, 7.45pm. Box Office 01933 270007

The Hook, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Derren Brown, Derngate Auditorium, 8pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Kettering Leisure Village, 7pm – 9pm www.tangsoo.net

Towcester County Market. The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am to 12noon.

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

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

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

Yoga at Stanwick Village Hall, 6.30pm to 8pm. 01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

Clickers, Cutters & Quarrymen. – Burton at Work exhibition in the Burton Latimer Heritage Museum.

Evening Walk. The Ramblers Association (4.5 miles). 7pm, White Hart, Flore,

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Wellingborough Town Centre, Outside McDonalds, 10am to 1pm; Earls Barton, Co-op Car Park, High Street, 1.45pm to 3pm.

Guided Walk. Canons Ashby House, 10.30am to noon. www,nationaltrust.org.uk/canonsashby. Adults £4.50, under 13s free.

Friday June 12

MUSIC

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

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

The Acoustic Lounge. (every Friday) Lord Byron, Kingsley, 8.30pm. Singers and musicians welcome

Disco. The Sunnyside PH, Boughton Green Road, Npton, 8pm

Vibe@Baroque Bar, Npton. (every Friday) with DJ Barney B and DJ Clue

Kontra Roots Club. Kennedy’s Bar, Finedon, 8pm. www.kcbworld.co.uk

Cransley Hospice Midsummer Ball. Harrowden Hall, Wellingborough Golf Club. Reception from 7pm, dinner 8pm prompt. Tickets £47.50pp, call 0300 111 8883.

Toadi. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

Unforgettable. Gretton Village Hall, 7.30pm. 01536 770302 or pay otd. www.newperspectives.co.uk

The Hook. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Derren Brown. Derngate Auditorium, 8pm. 01604 624811

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

OTHER

Quiz Night. Brafield WMC, A428. Hot food available. Cash prizes.

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

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Ringstead Village Hall, 6.30pm – 7.30pm. 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. £4.

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

Gentle Yoga. at Stanwick Village Hall, 2pm to 3.15pm. 01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

Craft Club. (every Fri), 11am to 3pm, Church Hall, St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Kettering. 07733 341674.

Free English & American Ballroom, Latin and Swing-Dance Lessons. James Lewis Courts, Cherry Orchard, 12.30pm

Let’s Sew. A Gorgeous Kimono, Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Towcester Farmers’ Market. Richmond Road car park, 9am to 1pm.

A Garden Bouquet.Floristry Workshop, Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Corby Town Centre, Close to Corby Cube, George Street, 10am to 2pm

Long Buckby Beer Festival. Long Buckby Rugby Club, Station Road (until June 14) Fri 6pm to 11pm, Sat noon to 11pm & Sun noon to 4pm. Free. More infowww.lbrfc.co.uk

Saturday June 13

MUSIC

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

Live DJ. at Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm till late

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Jugar (Band) from 8pm. Also bingo starts at 8.30pm.

Steve Perry. Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Flo. Walnut Tree Inn, Station Road, Blisworth, 9pm.

Tony Gee’s Motown & Soul Disco. The Lord Byron, Npton,

Dance Around Your Handbags. Retro Disco Fundraiser for The Travers Foundation at Gretton Village Hall, 7.30pm. www.travers-foundation.org.uk

Fiori Musicali Concert. All Saints Church, Aldwincle, www.fiori.musicali.com or 0333 666 3366

Dance The Night Away. Weldon Village Hall, Bridge Street, 8pm to 11pm. £5 entry pay otd 07718 519480 or email guido@derosa.me.uk

Northampton Symphony Orchestra. British programme at Spinney Hall, 7.30pm. 01604 792207 or www.WeGotTickets.com

Stephen Cesari. Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

Harkback. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

The Last Night of the Proms. Northamptonshire Carers Choir with acclaimed guest Brass Ensemble. Northampton High School for Girls, 7.30pm. Tickets £10, 01933 677837

The Songbirds Choir. All Saints Church, William Street, Kettering, 7.30pm. Tickets £7, 01536 522158.

THEATRE

The Hook. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Derren Brown. Derngate Auditorium, 8pm. 01604 624811

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

OTHER

Military Fitness Class. Delapre Park, Northampton, 9.30am to 11am. www.bpt-uk.com

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Kingsley School, 10am to 11.15am www.tangsoo.net

English and American Ballroom, Latin & Swing-Dance Lessons. St Albans Church, Broadmead Ave, 2pm. 01604 787246.

Saturday Stage Stars. For 5-8 years at Stanwick Village Hall, 11.15am. £10.50 per week. 07788 983403

Quiz Night. Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton

Gluten Free Bread & Pastry. Workshop, Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 9.30am to 3.30pm. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Afternoon Walk. The Ramblers Association (5.5 miles). 1.30pm Queens Avenue, High Street, Newport Pagnell, MK16 8QT.

Whist Drive. Great Easton Village Hall in the Welland Valley, 7.30pm. £2.50pp. 01536 770784

Gumley WI Afternoon Tea.To celebrate 100 years of the Women’s Institute, Gumley Village Hall, 2pm to 5pm.

Love of Many Kinds. Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 2-2.30pm & 2.45-3.15pm. £3pp, ring 01604 837397.

Northampton Carnival. Organised by Northampton Carnival Arts Consortium, www.northamptoncarnival.co.uk

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (6.5 miles). Start at Billing Causeway, 10am. 07740 995707

Kettering Vinyl, CD & DVD Fair. Parish Hall, Market Place, Kettering, 9am to 3pm. 01536 520547, outofthepastrecords@ntlworld.com

Summer Craft Fair. The Bee Hive, Harborough Road, Kingsthorpe, 10am to 3pm.

Earls Barton Tennis Club Open Weekend. Station Road, 9am to 12noon (& June 14, 2pm to 5pm). www.earlsbartontennis.org

Open Day & Country Awareness Event. The Acorn Centre, Newland Road, Walgrave, 11am to 4pm. www.acorncentre.com

Nether Heyford Village Hall. Fete, opened at 2pm by the Rose Queen & her attendants, finishes 5pm.

Sale & Coffee Morning. In aid of Cats Friends at Rothwell Methodist Church, Market Square, 9.30am to 11.30am. 20p admission.

Learn to play ukulele. Workshop with Sara Spade at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 10am to 3pm. £34, 01604 837397

Harrington Aviation Museum. Come and learn about Spies, Supplies & Dangerous Skies, 10am to 5pm (Sundays also)

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Brackley Community Carnival, Magdalen College School Grounds, High Street, Brackley, 11am to 4.30pm

Earls Barton Carnival Parade. 1.15pm. Stalls & events on Recreation field, 2pm. 01604 810668

Fairtrade Coffee Morning & Mothers Union Table Top Sale. 10am to 4pm, All Saints Church Hall, Earls Barton.

Table Top & Car Boot Sale. All Saints Church, William Street, Kettering, 8.30am. 07887 617978.

Summer Fayre. Towcester Methodist Church, 10.30am.

Flower Festival & Village Fete. St Laurence Church, Brafield on the Green, 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Annual dog show and family fun day. Paulerspury Village Hall 11.30am. Judging at noon

Stoke Bruerne Family Festival. Stoke Bruerne, 11am-5pm, 01604 862229 or 01604 861205

Sunday June 14

MUSIC

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

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

Bingo and Hoy. Queens Park WMC, Npton

Sunday Jam Night. Anne Marie at Thomas A Beckett, Npton, 9pm

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Bryan G from 8pm. Bingo, 8.30pm.

Honeywell. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

The Geripatricks. The Spread Eagle, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 7pm.

Concert with music by Purcell and lyrics by John Dryden. presented by Fiori Musicali Canons Ashby Priory Church, 7.30pm. www.fiori-musicali.com or 0333 666 3366.

Jazz On A Summer’s Day. Tad Newton’sJazzfriends. noon to 10pm. The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, NN7 3DS. www.tadnewtonsjazzfriends.com

Just Keith. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

OTHER

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

Bingo. British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, Npton (every Sun)

Countryside Walk. Exercising In Ecton, Whitefriars Church Group. Meet Whitefriars, Rushden, 9.30am or outside Ecton Church, 10.30am. 01933 316927

Craft Fair with live music. Blokes & Bunting, 2pm to 6pm, The Picturedrome, Npton

Circular Day Walk. The Ramblers Association (11 miles). 8.30am Church Lane or meet leader 9.30am Great Doddington, nr shop.

Craft Fair. The Pemberton Ctr, H E Bates Way, Rushden, 12noon to 3pm. Entrance £1, kids free.

Garage Sale. 1 Waterlee Furlong, Brixworth, Npton, NN6 9UY, 11am to 4pm.

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

Earls Barton Open Gardens Day. (8 gardens), 2pm to 5pm. Start at All Saints Church. £3 for map and quiz.

Flower Festival & Village Fete. St Laurence Church, Brafield on the Green, 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Monday June 15

MUSIC

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

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

THEATRE

The Hook, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

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

Movie Night. The Picturedrome, Npton, 8pm. Free entry.

Lunchtime Bingo. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, N’pton, 2.30pm

Choir. Kingsthorpe’s newly formed choir “Just Voices”. Kingsthorpe Baptist Church (every Mon), 7-8.15pm. stuartpauljenkins@gmail.com or 01604 717866

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

Northampton Morris Men. Monday 8pm to 10pm. Ages 18 to 80. www.northamptonmorrismen.co.uk

Earls Barton Museum Guided Village Walk. 7pm to 9pm. £3 or £5 a couple. Book & pay at Jeyes Chemist.

Tuesday June 16

MUSIC

The Chris Parker Jazz Quartet. he Wig & Pen, Npton, 9pm.

Just Voices Community Choir. meet (every Tues), 7pm to 8.30pm at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, 01604 455682

Northampton Male Voice Choir. (every Tues), 7.30pm at Kingsley Park Methodist Church Hall www.nmvc.co.uk

Bob Fox. (“Songman” from Warhorse) at The Old White Hart Inn, Cotton End, Npton, Doors open 8pm. Tickets £10 otd. www.greatknightfolkclub.co.uk

Earls Barton Music Concert. Earls Barton Methodist Church, 7pm. £4 adults or £1 child. www.earlsbartonmusic.com

THEATRE

Kontakt. Underground, 6pm/7.15pm. 01604 624811

Ministry of Scienc. Derngate Auditorium, 7pm. 01604 624811

The Hook. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Yoga for Well-Being. Spencer Dallington Community Ctr, Npton (every Tue), 9.30am to 11.30am.

Salsa Estrellas. The Picturedrome, Npton. 7.30pm.

Bingo. Monks Park WMC, N’pton, 8pm

Classic Movies Afternoon. The Picturedrome, Npton, 1pm

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

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

Free English & American Ballroom, Latin & Swing-Dance Lessons. (every Tues), 1.30pm at Eden Close Community Room, 01604 787246

Absolute Beginners Dance Class. – Ballroom and Latin, Weston Favell CE Primary School,Npton, 7-8pm. £7pp,

Members Music Choices.Weekly meeting & discussion groups at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 10.30am to 11.45am.01604 858252.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (4 miles). Start at nr Woodford Mill, Ringstead, 1pm. 01604 810810

Craft Tutorial (every fortnight). The Meeting Room, St Matthews Church, Kingsley, 7.30pm to 9.30pm.

Painted Volcanoes. A place where writers can meet, read out their latest work. The Lamplighter, Overstone Road, Npton, 7.30pm. www.paintedvolcanoes.weelby.com

Wednesday June 17

MUSIC

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

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

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

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

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).

Serious Blues. (London Blues Band) at Malt Shovel Tavern, Npton, 8.45pm

Taylor’d Country. Wednesday Country Scene, The Headland, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm. Free.

An Evening of Jazz. Hosted by Arts at Stowe in the State Music Room in the mansion, 7.30pm. £8. www.stoweartsco.uk

Ock ‘n’ Dough. Folk Band at Earls Barton WMC, 8pm. £5, 01604 810989 or www.ebfestival.org

THEATRE

Kontakt. Underground, 6pm/7.15pm. 01604 624811

The Hook, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Craft Club. Knitting, stitching and cardmaking (every Wed). Hazlewood Community Ctr, Gainsborough Road, Corby, 7pm to 9pm. 07910 989410

Mums, Grannies, Childminders & Toddlers. Meet (every Wed) in the Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, 1.30pm to 3pm.

Poetry with Members. Weekly meeting & discussion groups at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 7.30pm to 9pm. 01604 858252

Alpine & Rock Gardening Society. Weston Favell Parish Hll, Booth Lane South,

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7.5 miles).The Coffee Pot PH, Yardley Gobion, 9.30am. 01604 459156

Morning Walk. The Ramblers Association (6.5 miles). 10am Three Locks PH, Leighton Road, Stoke Hammond

Elderflower Champagne & Home Made Chocolates. Workshop, Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk or 01327 361720

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Daventry Town Centre, nr Shopmobility, New Street, 10am to 1pm

An Introduction to Zen Buddhism. Talk by Zen monk Alasdair Taisen Gordon-Finlayson, followed by instruction in Zen meditation Quaker Meeting House, Wellington Street, NN1, 7.30pm. £5 (£3 concessions). www.swz-northampton.blogspot.co.uk

Thursday June 18

MUSIC

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

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

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

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

The Dick Patrick All Stars. Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm.

Country Jam Sessions. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

School Arts Music Festival. Derngate Auditorium, 7pm. 01604 624811

Northampton Morris Men. Dancing opposite the StagsHead PH, Earls Barton, 7.30pm. Free.

THEATRE

Kontakt. Underground, 6pm/7.15pm. 01604 624811

The Hook. Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Kettering Leisure Village, 7pm – 9pm www.tangsoo.net

Towcester County Market. The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am to noon.

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

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

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

Yoga at Stanwick Village Hall, 6.30pm to 8pm. 01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

Clickers, Cutters & Quarrymen. Burton at Work exhibition, Burton Latimer Heritage Museum.