What’s on where around Northamptonshire: listings, May 8 edition

King John is being performed at Holy Sepulchre Church, Northampton
King John is being performed at Holy Sepulchre Church, Northampton

Here’s your guide to what’s on where around Northamptonshire in the coming week. Please email details of your event by noon on the Friday prior to publication to whatson@northantsnews.co.uk

FRIDAY MAY 8

MUSIC

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

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

70s Party Night at Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa, 7.30pm, three-course set dinner, entertainment. To book www.whittleburyhall.co.uk or call 0845 400 1406

BB 70s & 80s Request Night – Disco at Golden Horse, Npton, 7.30pm

Memphis Blue at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Adam Donaldson at World’s End, Ecton, NN6 0QN, 8.15pm

THEATRE

King John, Holy Sepulchre Church, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

The Illegal Eagles, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

Gentle Yoga at Stanwick Village Hall, 2pm. 01832 358329

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

WI at Stanwick Village Hall, 7.30pm. Graham Ward will be giving tips on safer driving. www.stanwickwi.weebly.com

Quiz Night, hosted by Stanwick Pre-School at Stanwick Club, 7.30pm. £2 per entrant. www.stanwickpreschool.weebly.com

Free Taster Workshops led by theatre company Frantic Assembly. 10.30am-11.30am Pen Green Research Ctr, Corby & 7pm-9pm Oakley Vale Community Ctr, Corby. Ages 16-80.

SATURDAY MAY 9

MUSIC

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

Paul Scott, Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, from 8pm (and bingo).

Neil Timothy at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Mad Mods & Englishmen at Great Doddington Club, Lower Street

The Great Divide at Walnut Tree Inn, Station Road, Blisworth, 9pm. Free entry.

Mod Story at Maltsters, Weedon, 9pm

“In prosperity and adversity…” Immanuel’s Ground in concert at King’s Sutton Parish Church, 7pm. A look at the life and times of George III. Entry £10, children free.

Music at Dingley – the Chamber Players, 7.30pm. Sextets by Strauss, Schoenberg and Brahms in Norman Church at Dingley. Tickets £19 (£10 students) – 01536 515087. www.musicatdingley.org.uk

Dance The Night Away at Weldon Village Hall, Bridge Street, 8pm. Entry £5 07718 519480 or email guido@derosa.me.uk

Kelly at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

The Crew at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Tony Gee Motown & Soul Disco at The Sunnyside PH, Boughton Green Road, Npton

THEATRE

King John, Holy Sepulchre Church, 2.30pm/7.30pm. 01604 624811

A Slice of Variety, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.30pm. 01604 624811

We’ve Only Just Begun, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

The Corby Musical, The Core at Corby Cube, 2.30pm. 01536 470470

Ray Peacock, The Core at Corby Cube, 8pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

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

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

Plant Sale with Coffee Morning & Cake Stall, St Francis Church, Eastfield Road, Duston, 10am–noon.

“Putting On The Ritz” hosted by Save the Children at St Michael’s Church, Garfield Street, Kettering, 2pm–4pm. Afternoon tea (1920s style) with cakes, waitress service and live piano music. 01536 771054 or 521860.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7.5 miles). Start at The Chequered Skipper PH, Ashton, 10am. 07740 995707

Afternoon Walk with The Ramblers Association (4.9 miles). Faxton Settlement. 2pm from outside Lamport Church. Unsuitable for dogs.

VE Day 70th Anniversary at the Old House, Guilsborough, in conjunction with the Gardens Open Day. Featuring the Northampton Army Cadet Band at 5.30pm (gardens open 2pm to 5.30pm.

Ukulele Workshop by Sara Spade – Beginners II. Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 10am to 3pm. Adults only 16+. Booking essential. 01604 837397 to book.

Baby/Children’s Nearly New Sale at The Pemberton Centre, H E Bates Way, Rushden, 10am–noon. Entry £1, children free. To book a stall, email Karen_aves@hotmail.co.uk

Plant Fayre at Bringhurst School (LE16 8RH), noon to 2pm. Home-grown plant and home-made refreshments.

Table Top Sale, Reading Room, Whittlebury Hall, 10am– 2pm. Refreshments available. Free entry. In aid of Whittlebury “Hug”.

Northampton & Lamport Railway have an array of stationary engines running and steam on display (& May 10), Pitsford & Brampton Station, Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton, 10am to 5pm. www.nlr.org

Spring into Summer Parish Bazaar, Spratton Hall School, Smith Street, , 10am to 4pm. Charity event.

Newton Bromswold Pre-loved toy Sale & Coffee Morning, 10am to noon, in the Village Hall. Plants also for sale. Proceeds to Church Funds.

St Peter’s Church Rushden Ladies Friendship Group Coffee Morning at Church Hall, Midland Road, Rushden, 10am–11.30am. Cakes, bric-a-brac, books. Admission 50p.

Stanion Spring Garage Sale, 10am–3pm. A map of participants from the Church in the High Street for £1. 01536 618428 or email Stanion.stpeters@gmail.com

Spring Foraging Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Bugbrooke Art Group Exhibition, Community Centre, Camp Hill, Bugbrooke, 11am–5pm (& May 10). Refreshments available.

For the Love of Venice – Exhibition showing the artistic inspiration of the City of Light at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery (until July 19)

Aubers Ridge Event at Abington Park Museum, noon–4pm. Exploring Northamptonshire’s First World War History. Free entry. “The Slaughter of the Steelbacks” talk at 1pm, £5, to book call 01604 837397

Stanwick Rovers Football Quiz Night. Bar available. www.stanwickrovers.co.uk

Free Taster Workshops led by theatre company Frantic Assembly. 11.15am-1pm Gretton Village Hall, 2pm-3.30pm Corby Football Ground & 4.30pm-6pm Corby Old Village Community Centre. Ages 16+

SUNDAY MAY 10

MUSIC

T.A.B. Sunday Jam at Thomas A Beckett, Npton, 9pm

Mick White, Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, from 8pm.

The Launceston Handbell Ringers with Lucy Kinch (folk singer) at King’s Sutton Parish Church, 3pm. Entry £10, children free. Proceeds shared between the church and the charity LARK (Linking Arms with Rescued Kids).

Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra with Alison Roddy, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Harborough Jazz presents the Alan Barnes Quartet at Angel Hotel, 37 High Street, Market Harborough, 12.30pm (doors open noon). Admission members and guests £13, non-members £15. Contact 01858 466737. www.harboroughjazz.com

Cats Eyes at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Acoustic Open Mic featuring Jacksboro’ B-Road at Artichoke, Church Street, Moulton, NN3 7SP, 8.30pm.

MONDAY MAY 11

MUSIC

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

THEATRE

King John, Holy Sepulchre Church, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Anything Goes, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

OTHER

Movie Night at The Picturedrome, Npton, 8pm. Free entry. Tonight “Exodus: Gods and Kings”.

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

Network Arts Spring Exhibition at jgallery, 25 West Street, Moulton NN3 7SB, 10am to 4pm (until May 17). An exhibition of contemporary & traditional art from emerging & established artists in Northamptonshire. Free entry.

TUESDAY MAY 12

MUSIC

The Nighthawks at the Wig & Pen, Npton, 9pm. Free entry

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

Acoustic Open Mic featuring Stevie Rigsby & ‘Dem Urban Foxes at White Swan, Seaton Road, Harringworth, NN17 3AF, 8.30pm.

THEATRE

King John, Holy Sepulchre Church, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Anything Goes, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 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

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

Bingo at Monks Park WMC, N’pton, 8pm

Classic Movies Afternoon brings you 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. More info call Loraine 07958 382720

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

Free Ballroom & Latin Dance Lessons (every Tues), 1.30pm to 3.30pm at Eden Close Community Room, Lakeview NN3 6NS. Tel 01604 787246

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.

Northampton Hope Centre Charity Evening at Papa Cino’s Italian Restaurant, Dychurch Lane, Npton, 7.30pm. Hot Italian buffet and music from a local blues band. Tickets £20 with a proportion of ticket sales and all the raffle proceeds being donated to the Hope Centre.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (6.5 miles). Start at The Cock PH, Roade, 10am. Ring leader 01604 408499

Barton Seagrave Women’s Institute, Church House, St Botolph’s Road, Barton Seagrave are holidng a Resolutions evening and social time, 7.30pm. Competition – A flower from your garden

Gretton Womens Hour meet in Gretton Baptist Church Hall, 2.15pm. Sheila Addison will attend to talk to members and visitors. Hymns, prayers and readings with light refreshments. Enq 01536 770188.

Poker Night at The Sunnyside PH, Boughton Green Road, Npton, 8pm

WEDNESDAY MAY 13

MUSIC

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

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

The Freight Train Jam at Thomas A Becket, St James Road, Npton, 9pm. Tonight Sinbad & the Sailors.

Legends Open Mic at Kitty O’Shea’s, St Peter’s Way, Npton, 8pm

Cherry Lee Mewis – Wednesday Blues Club at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton NN1 1QF, 8.45pm. Free entry

Vintage Stuff - Wednesday Beat Scene, The Headland, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm.

THEATRE

King John, Holy Sepulchre Church, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Anything Goes, Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Katherine Ryan, 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. 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.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (8 miles). Start at The Chester Arms PH, Chicheley, 9.30am. Ring leader 01234 713526

Evening Walk starting and finishing The White Hart, Great Houghton (about 6 miles), 6pm. 50p entry. See website for details www.waendel.org.uk

Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association (6.5 miles). 9.30am The Olde Sun PH, Nether Heyford. Limited parking at the pub for those frequenting after the walk. Pub lunch available. Unsuitable for dogs. About 3 stiles.

Bouquets & Handties - Floristry Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, NN12 8HE. www.btcworkshops.co.uk