What’s on - September 10 - 16

Brave New World, photo by Manuel Harlan
Brave New World, photo by Manuel Harlan

What’s on in and around Northamptonshire

Thursday

MUSIC

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

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

A K Disco’s Karaok. O’Malleys Bar, Wellingborough Rd, Npton, 8pm

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

Open Mic Night. The Artizan, Artizan Road, Npton, 8pm

Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends. featuring Craig Milverton at The Castle, Wellingborough, 8pm. 01933 270007. £12.50/£10.50

Country Jam Session. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Chris Parker Jazz Quartet. Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm

THEATRE

The Mousetrap. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Brave New World. 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 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, from 8.30pm

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

Whist Drive. (every Thu), Boothville Community Ctr, Npton, 7.30pm. Tea & biscuits provided at half time. £3

Flowers & Teddies Festival. St Albans Church, Broadmead Avenue, Npton, (until Sept 13). Opened at 2pm by Johnnie Amos, Timings for Sept 12, 10-6pm & Sept 13, 1-5pm with Songs of Praise in the church at 6pm).

Burton Latimer Shops & Shopkeepers Exhibition. (until Sept 12), 10am to 1pm, in Burton Latimer Heritage Museum. Civic Centre, High Street (opp Sainsbury’s).

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

Masque Youth Theatre. Drama sessions (every Thu) for children aged 11-18 at Northampton High School, 7.15-9pm. Sessions £4. www.masqueyouththeatre.co.uk, 07990 035375 or claretandwhite@yahoo.co.uk

Friday

MUSIC

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

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

The Acoustic Lounge. (every Friday) at the Lord Byron, Kingsley, 8.30pm.

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

Vibe@Baroque Bar. Npton (every Friday) with DJ Barney B and DJ Clue playing the best of soul, rnb, & club classics

Take That Tribute Night. Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa, 7.30pm to 12.30am. Three-course set dinner, entertainment and disco, from £49pp. 0845 400 1406

The Pommy Granites. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Tony Gee Disco. The Whitehills PH, Npton

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

THEATRE

The Mousetrap. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Brave New World. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Screaming Blue Murder. Underground, 8.15pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

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

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

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

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

Free Dance. From Swing to Rock (every Fri), 1.30-3.30pm. James Lewis Courts, Cherry Orchard,

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 at the Community Ctr, Olden Road, Rectory Farm, 5pm to 6pm. 07979 152746

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

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

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

The History of Art. From Neolithic to Modern, WEA Course at Farthinghoe Village Hall, 7.30pm-9.30pm (6 wk course). £53.90 or free if on benefits or low income. Tel 01295 711938 for details.

LUNA FLIX Outdoor Cinema. Hairspray - Musical, Stanwick Lakes, 6.30pm. Book at www.lunaflix.co.uk

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

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

Canons Ashby House.Guided bat walk, 7pm-9pm

Saturday

MUSIC

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

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

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Steve Perry from 8pm.

Memphis Blue. Red Lion, Brackley, 9.30pm

Adam Lacey. Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Curvy Love Dogz. Thomas A Beckett, Npton, 9pm

Raunds Temperance Band. Heritage Chapel & Halls, Rushden, 7.30pm

The Buggs. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

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

The Electric Experience. (Rock/Classics) at Great Doddington Club, Lower Street, Great Doddington, Wellingborough

A Tribute to Flanders & Swann. From David Lovell Brown & Russell Watson. St Peter’s Church, Oundle, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 otd, £9 if pre-booked by calling 01733 241784 (pm only)

THEATRE

Murder Sweet and Sour. Hosted by Broken Pipe Productions, at Stanwick Village Hall, 6.30pm. Tickets £15 inc 2-course Chinese meal, tea/coffee. Proceeds to British Heart Foundation. www.stanwickvillagehall.org

The Mousetrap. Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.30pm. 01604 624811

Brave New World. Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

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, N’pton, 2pm. 01604 787246.

Saturday Stage Stars. for 5-8 years at Stanwick Village Hall, 11.15am. £10.50 per week covering drama, jazz dance and singing, 07788 983403

Quiz Night. Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton

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

Afternoon Walk. The Ramblers Association (6.5 miles). 1.30pm start from Cock Inn, Roade.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (8.5 miles). Start on the village green, Woodford, 10am. 01933 678545

LUNA FLIX Outdoor Cinema. Labyrinth, Stanwick Lakes, 6.30pm. www.lunaflix.co.uk

Stitching Magic., showcase of work by members of the Northamptonshire Branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild (until Nov 8). Northampton Museum & Art Gallery.

Morning Walk. Northampton Ramblers (5.5 miles). 10am White Swan Inn, Main Street, Holcot.

Scarecrow Festival. (& Sept 13) in the five villages of Orlingbury, Pytchley, Great Harrowden, Isham and Little Harrowden. 11am-4pm

50/50 Auction. Yardley Hastings Memorial Hall, 2pm. Goods accepted 8.30am to 1pm. Viewing 1-2pm. Enquiries 01604 696382.

Great Doddington Farms Exhibition. Memorial Hall, 11am to 7pm (& Sept 13, 12noon to 4pm)

Northampton Vintage Fair. St Matthew’s, 27A The Drive, 11-3pm. £1.

Brewery Open Day. Shoulder of Mutton PH, 12 Chapel Road, Weldon, noon onwardswww.shoulderofmuttonweldon.co.uk

Charity Coffee Morning & Book Sale. Methodist Church, Great Billing. The Chapel is open for “Historic Churches Ride and Stride”, 10.30am to 12.30pm. Proceeds for beekeeping project in Ethiopia.

Kettering Spiritualists Church. 60th Year Anniversary Open Day, St Peters Avenue, 10am to 4pm. www.ketteringspirit.org.uk

Sam Toft Book Signing. The Rose Gallery, within Bells, Kingsthorpe Road, Npton, 2-4pm. www.therosegallery.co.uk

Barndance celidih bal. Barn dance with music from Tourdion and Five String Thing. 7.30pm. Gretton Village Hall, 01536 770302. Tickets £8 otd

Sunday

MUSIC

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

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

Bingo and Hoy. Queens Park WMC, Npton

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Bobby Daniels from 8pm.

Tess & the Debervilles. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

The Walton String Quartet. King’s Sutton Parish Church, 3pm. Entry free,, donation invited.

Harborough Jazz. Art Blakey tribute group Lincoln The Jazz Heritage Quartet at the Angel Hotel, 37 High Street, LE16 7AF, 12.30pm. Admission, members & guests £10, non-members £12. Contact 01858 466737 for tickets or see www.harboroughjazz.com

THEATRE

The Billy Fury Years. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Stepping Out Communities. Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, NN10 9HX, 10.15am. “Silver Service” church service with traditional hymns, 10.30am, Bridge Community Office. Books ‘n’ More Reading Group at Beans in Higham Ferrers, 10.30am. Countryside Walk – The Pleasantness or Pytchley, meet 9.30am at Whitefriars.

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.

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

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

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

King’s Cliffe Village Hall Teas. open 2pm to last orders 4.30pm.

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

Medieval/Elizabethan Manor. exhibitions, grounds & refreshments. Southwick Hall, Southwick nr Oundle. Open 2-5pm for the Heritage Open Day.

Shire Horse Society Open Day. Shire Farm, Uppingham Road, Rockingham, (located at top of Rockingham Hall), 11am-3pm. Joules Seconds and 12 shires with dray. Bouncy castle and donkey rides for children. Entry £5 adults, children under 12 and Shire Horse Society members free.

Circular Day Walk. The Ramblers Association (13 miles). 8.30am Church Lane (adj to rear entrance to Holy Sepulchre Church) or meet leader 9.30am start from church at Tur Langton, Leicestershire. Lunch at Illston on the Hill, where own food is ok.

St Martin’s Church, Litchborough.Afternoon teas served for the whole community with a wide range of goods, 3pm-5pm

Monday

MUSIC

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

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

THEATRE

Brave New World. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

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

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

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

Just Voices. Meet 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. practice nights every Monday 8pm to 10pm. Ages 18 to 80. www.northamptonmorrismen.co.uk

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

Beginners IT Workshop. WEA Course at Fuller Church, Gold Street, Kettering, 9.30-11.45am (10 wk course). 01536 481989

Classic cars. Gathering at Yeoman of England, Wootton, 5.30pm for their monthly meet. 07800 842737.

Tuesday

MUSIC

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

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

Live Acoustic Night. (every Tue & Wed) at Picnic Lounge, 37 High Street, Corby Old Village, 7pm.

Kevin Dempsey. guitarist, singer, songwriter & record producer, at Old White Hart Inn, Cotton End, Npton, 8pm. Tickets £8 otd. More info www.greatknightfolkclub.co.uk

THEATRE

24 Hours from Tulsa. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Brave New World. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Fred MacAuley. The Core at Corby Cube, 8pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

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

Salsa Estrellas. The Picturedrome, Npton. An evening of pure dancing and fitness, from 7.30pm.

Classic Movies Afternoon. Films from the Golden Age of cinema at The Picturedrome, Npton, 1pm

Body Balance. (every Tues) at 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. Eden Close Community Room, Lakeview 01604 787246

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, Npton, 7-8pm. £7pp,

Radio Days. Kevin Varty. Very friendly social morning with tea & biscuits at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 10.45am to 12noon. More details 01604 580284.

Diabetes UK Northampton Area Group Meeting. Cripps Postgraduate Medical Ctr, Npton General Hospital, 7.30pm. Liz Robinson, Senior Diabetes Dietitian will speak about Food & Diabetes. Free.

History of Plant Hunters. and their finds from 17th C to present. WEA Course at Corby Internation Pool (Meeting Room), 7.30-9.30pm (9 wk course). £52 or free if on benefits or low income. Tel 01536 395555 for details.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (5.5 miles). Meet nr The Coaching Inn, Great Brington, 10am. 01536 710427

Arthingworth & District Garden Society. Arthingworth Village Hall, 7.45pm. Slides and Music “What A Wonderful World” by Richard Adams.

Wednesday

MUSIC

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

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

Acoustic Session. The Cuckoos Nest, Clare Street, 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)

J for Jazz. plays “trad” (every Wed) at The Locks Inn, Foxton Locks, Nr Market Harborough, Gig & parking are free.

Jet Black Blues Band. Malt Shovel Tavern, Npton, 8.45pm

Serious Grooves at Red Lion, Brackley, 9.30pm

THEATRE

Brave New World. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

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, 1.30pm to 3pm. Nursery Rhymes and play. Refreshments available.

A Musical Journey. an informal evening with Alun Bye. Come along for tea & biscuits and meet some very friendly people. From 7.30pm NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton. More details 01604 580284.

WI Centennial Drop In Day. From 10am-7pm, “Drop In” to WI House, 71 Park View, Moulton, www.thewi.org.uk/northamptonshire

Alpine & Rock Gardening Meeting. Weston Favell Parish Hall, Booth Lane South, 7.15pm. Talk about Tasmania, it’s History, Geography and it’s plant life. Visitors welcome.

IT Workshop (ITQ). WEA Course at Fuller Church, Gold Street, Kettering, 9.30-11.45am or 12.30-2.45pm. 10 wk course. 01536 481989

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (8 miles). Start Royal Oak PH, Cogenhoe, 9.30am. 01933 678545.

Morning Walk. The Ramblers Association (6.5 miles). 1.30pm start

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