What’s on where around Northants: listings, October 29 edition

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Here’s your guide to what’s on where around Northamptonshire over the next week

THURSDAY

MUSIC

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

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

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

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

Open Mic Night. The Artizan, Artizan Road, Npton, NN1 4HR, 8pm

Dave Moorwood’s Rascals of Rhythm – Jazz at The Castle, Castle Way, Wellingborough, NN8 1XA, 8pm. Box Office 01933 270007. Tickets £12.50/£10.50 (concs)

The BirdDogs. Wyevale Garden Centre (Christmas Launch), Harlestone Heath, Npton, 6-9pm.

Lincoln Knell Trio at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Avenue, Kettering

THEATRE

Gaslight, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Sister Act, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

The Lindisfarne Story, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. Box Office 01536 470470

Goldilocks presents by Guiding Light Christian Drama Group, United Reformed Church, London Road, Kettering, 7.15pm. Tickets available from 01536 483717/01536 391017. Donations will be made to RNID and Make A Wish Foundation.

Most Daunted Live – come and be spooked as we go in search of The Pendle Witches. St Albans Church Hall, Mayfield Road (off Broadmead Avenue), Npton, NN3 2RE, 7.30pm. Event to raise funds for MIND (Npton branch). Tickets £7. Box Office 01604 584668 or pay otd

OTHER

Charity Pub Quiz. The Malt House Shovel from 8pm. Raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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

Towcester County Market in 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 at 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 for £5. Call to reserve my table

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

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

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 at 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.

LUNA FLIX Cinema are showing “An American Werewolf in London” (15). East Carlton Park, 7pm Advance booking only www.lunaflix.co.uk and “Minions” (U), 3.15pm.

WEA Discovery Walk - Grafton Underwood. Meet at Grafton Church, 2pm. 4.5 mile walk, no need to book. £1.50. More details 01780 782747.

Comedy at Walnut Tree, Blisworth, NN7 3DS, 8.30pm, featuring Addy vand der Borgh, Paul Ricketts & Support. £8 admission.

Pizza & Dough Balls for Primary School Children. Children’s Cookery Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, NN12 8HE, 10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

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

Halloween Day held by Active Support Service Ltd, 7 Alexandra Street, Kettering, 10-3pm (& Oct 30). Call 01536 510545 for details.

Zombie Zone at Newlands Shopping Centre, Kettering. Anton Ghoul Juggling Shows, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2pm & 3pm. Fancy Dress Parade – Witches, Warlocks, Ghouls & Ghosties Parade in Costume, 2.30pm. Gurn & Earn Activity, 11-3pm and Sticker Hunt, 11-3pm

FRIDAY

MUSIC

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

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

The Acoustic Lounge (every Friday) at the Lord Byron, Kingsley. 8.30pm. All singers and musicians welcome

Disco at 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

Violinist Pauline Nobes talks to Fuir Musicali’s Director Penelope Rapson and together they perform baroque music. Sulgrave Manor, OX17 2SD, 4pm. Tickets £15 (inc cream tea afterwards). www.fiori-musicali.com or 0333 666 3366

3 The Hard Way Tour, in assoc with BME SRP, at The Guildhall, Npton. UK tour of poetry and performance. Workshop, 4.30-6.30pm & Show, 7-9pm. More info https://bhm-3thehardway-30oct2015.eventbrite.co.uk

MotownPhilly, the soul of two cities. Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8pm.

Rocky Horror Tribute Show, Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa. 7.30pm. To book call the Events Team 0845 400 1406.

Madchester and Brit Pop at The Phoenix Bar, Bridge Street, Npton, 9.30pm till late

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

Reinstat80’d at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Halloween Party Weekend, Queen of Hearts, Daventry. Live music, Brave the shave and slave auction . Raising funds for Daventry Helping Hands. On Oct 31, Promise Auction, charity raffle, adult fancy dress, Killer pool, DJ and much more.

THEATRE

Goldilocks presents by Guiding Light Christian Drama Group, United Reformed Church, London Road, Kettering, 7.15pm. Tickets available from 01536 483717/01536 391017. Donations will be made to RNID and Make A Wish Foundation.

Most Daunted Live. Come and be spooked as we go in search of The Pendle Witches. St Albans Church Hall, Mayfield Road (off Broadmead Avenue), Npton, NN3 2RE, 7.30pm. Event to raise funds for MIND (Npton branch). Tickets £7. Box Office 01604 584668 or pay otd

Gaslight, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Sister Act, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Our Teachers A Troll, Underground, 11am/2pm. Box Office 01604 624811

One Man Breaking Bad, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. Box Office 01536 470470

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

Free Dance Class. 12.30-1.30pm followed by From Swing to Rock (every Fri), 1.30-3.30pm (also free). James Lewis Courts, Cherry Orchard, NN3 2TH

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do at 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 at 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.

Taster Session with Granovita at Hornett Wholefood, Wellingborough, 12noon-3pm. We will be talking about and offering tasting samples of some of our free from Pates, oils and soya drink.

Spooky Treats and Midnight Feasts (Primary) OR Moroccan Cookery for Teenagers. Country Living Workshops at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, NN12 8HE. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Northamptonshire Sport’s Fundraising Sports Quiz, Cripps Recreation Centre, NN1 5BD, 7.30-10.30pm. You are invited to enter teams of 4, entry cost £20 per team. Prizes for top 3 scorers. Proceeds go to Northamptonshire Federation of Disability Sport (NFDS). www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/northamptonshire-sport-fundraising-sports-quiz-tickets-18844729092

SATURDAY

MUSIC

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

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

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

Little Pig (Classic Rock). Walnut Tree, Blisworth, NN7 3DS, 9pm. Free entry.

Oakham Beer Festival featuring Blues band Del Bromham & Stray, The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, NN1 1QF

Rik King. Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Welcome to The Horrordrome, from 8pm. Do you dare enter? Live music from Whiteroom. The Picturedrome, Kettering Road, Npton. £5 entry.

Madame Electrifie’s Discotech presents The Hospital of Horrors, Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 9pm

Jumpin’ brings you 2 rooms of Old & New Skool RnB, Hip Hop & Classic House, 10pm. Auntie Ruth’s, Npton. Free entry and half price drinks until 12am.

Children’s Halloween Charity Party. The Phoenix Bar, Bridge Street, Npton, 1-5pm. Raffle, Disco, Fun and Games. Free entry. Also, UK Garage from 9pm

Ballroom & Rock ‘n’ Roll Dancing. Holy Sepulchre Churchrooms, Npton, NN1 3LL, 8-11pm. £4 entry. Bring your own drinks. Contact 01604 499226

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

Krys. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

Goldilocks presents by Guiding Light Christian Drama Group, United Reformed Church, London Road, Kettering, 2.15pm. Tickets available from 01536 483717/01536 391017. Donations will be made to RNID and Make A Wish Foundation.

Most Daunted Live – come and be spooked as we go in search of The Pendle Witches. St Albans Church Hall, Mayfield Road (off Broadmead Avenue), Npton, NN3 2RE, 7.30pm. Event to raise funds for MIND (Npton branch). Tickets £7. Box Office 01604 584668 or pay otd

Gaslight, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Sister Act, Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Royal, React, Respond, Royal Auditorium, 5.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

The King And The Corpse, Underground, 8pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Fundraiser Concert. King’s Sutton Parish Church, 7.45pm. Featuring music by Beethoven, Liszt & Schummann. Viv McLean – piano, with members of the Adderbury Ensemble. Tickets £15/£13 otd. In aid of SOS (Save our Spire) fund.

OTHER

Military Fitness Class for adults and children. 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. Stanwick Village Hall, 11.15am. £10.50 per week. 45 mins drama, 45 mins Jazz dance, 45 mins singing. Call Lucy 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. Open 10am to 5pm (Sundays also)

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (8.5 miles). Meet Beehive PH, Deanshanger, 10am. For info ring leader 07740 995707

RHTS Halloween Event (Diesel), Rushden Station, Station Approach, Rushden, NN10 0AW. Come and ride the Halloween Ghost Train. First train 4.30pm, last train 8pm. Fares apply. www.rhts.co.uk

“Exploring the Psychic and Spirit” - inspiring workshop with Donna Stewart for all levels of ability to discover methods of encouraging communication with other students and Spirit. Kettering Spiritualist Church, St Peters Avenue, 10am-4pm. Tea & coffee provided, bring your own lunch. www.ketteringspirit.org.uk

Young Black Achievers Awards, The Guildhall, Npton, NN1 1DE, 7-10.30pm. Supported by the University of Northampton. To mark the end of Black History Month. More info www.zimwomenassociation.org

Afternoon Walk with The Ramblers Association (4.75 miles). 1.30pm from Cranford St Andrew, outside the Old Forge Tea Room, Grafton Road, NN14 4JG. Ample on-street parking nearby. Optional visit to tea room after walk. Unsuitable for dogs.

Halloween Fantastic, interactive game show with audience, challenges, games and prizes. Featuring Stanwick’s professional entertainers Emma Kenderick & Tim Page from Broken Pipe Produtions. Stanwick Village Hall, 2-4pm. Tickets £5 in adv or £7 otd. www.brokenpipeproductions.com

Burton Latimer Shops & Shopkeepers Exhibition,10am to1pm, in Burton Latimer Heritage Museum, Civic Centre, High Street (opp Sainsbury’s)

Garage/Barn Sale, 1 East Grove, Rushden, NN10 0AP, 11am to 4pm. Lots of bargains inc modern, collectable, clothing, furniture etc. There is no parking on East Grove, please use town car parks. They are free!!

Ideas for Christmas – Sale of Christmas goodies in aid of Cynthia Spencer Hospice, Holcot Village Hall, Back Lane, 9.30am-1.30pm. Bargains galore. Refreshments available. Admission £2.

New Duston Townswomen’s Guild Charity Event, Duston United Reform Church, 10am to 12.30pm. In aid of PSP (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy – a terminal degenerative brain disease). Tombola, cakes, white elephant, jewellery, books, treasure hunt and more.

Bonfire, Fireworks & Halloween Fancy Dress Competition, Home Farm Deene. Bonfire will be lit at 6pm, fireworks at 7pm. Adults £5, children £2. Refreshments available. All welcome. Call Simon 07946 769048 for details.

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

Halloween Costume Party, Brampton View Care Home, Chapel Brampton, NN6 8GH, 2.30pm-4.30pm. Prizes awarded for creative costumes, games, sweets and refreshments. All welcome to this family friendly event.

Abington Avenue URC Macmillan Coffee Morning, 10.30am-12.30pm.

Vintage Retreat Halloween Event, Lower Harding Street, off Grafton Street, NN1 2JL. Luna Nightingale will be sing a Michael Jackson set – Thriller of course!, 2pm-3pm. Crystal Moons will be offering Tarot Readings, 11am-4pm.

International Coffee Morning, Christ Church Hall, Christchurch Road, Npton, 10am-12noon. Food from a variety of countries to sample. Various stalls. All welcome.

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

The Krupa Connection – Jazz at The Walnut Tree Inn, Station Road, Blisworth, NN7 3DS. 12-2.30pm. Admission £8

Accrington Stanley. The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, NN1 1QF, 8.45pm. Free entry

Just Keith. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

The Glenn Miller Story, Derngate Auditorium, 3pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Morning Worship with Holy Communion. Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, NN10 9HX, 10.15am

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

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

Fotheringhay 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 (7.5 miles). Meet Rushes Lane, nr the Green, Lubenham, LE16 9TW, 10am. For info ring leader 01536 205260

Higham Ferrers Footpath Group walk (6 miles) – Bozeat circular. Meet 9.30am Saffron Road car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am from A509 roundabout turn to Bozeat then 1st left

Full day Walk with Northampton Ramblers (7.1 miles). Meet 10am White Horse PH, Welton, Nr Daventry, NN11 2JP. A lovely walk via Grand Union Canal, Jurassic Way and Ashby St Ledgers, home of the Gunpowder Plot.

Handmade & Unplugged, Victoria Inn, 2 Poole Street, NN1 3EX, 1-5pm. Craft fair with music by local musicians.

Craft & Gift Fair, Eydon Village Hall, NN11 3PP, 10am-3.30pm. Great range of hand crafted gifts by local artists and crafters. Café serving light lunches and refreshments.

MONDAY

MUSIC

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

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

Paul Potts, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

THEATRE

Gaslight, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

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

Movie Night. The Picturedrome, Npton, 8pm. This week’s film is “Jurassic World”. Free entry.

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

If you enjoy singing, why not join Kingsthorpe’s newly formed choir “Just Voices”. Meet Kingsthorpe Baptist Church (every Mon). Call 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 NOVEMBER 3

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

Steve Hicks & Lynn Goulborn at The Old White Hart, Cotton End, Npton, NN4 8BS, doors open 8pm. Tickets £8 otd. More info www.greatknightfolkclub.co.uk

THEATRE

Gaslight, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Shakespeare Schools Festival, The Core at Corby Cube, 7pm. Box Office 01536 470470

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 7.15pm.

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.

Free English & American Ballroom, Latin & Swing-Dance Lessons (every Tues), 1.30pm. Eden Close Community Room, Lakeview NN3 6NS. Tel 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 (off Wellingborough Road), Npton, NN3 3HH, 7-8pm. £7pp, singles welcome.

“Spotlight On Spain”, an interesting morning with Shirley Allen. Entertaining and friendly social event with tea & biscuits. NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 10.45am-12noon. More details 01604 858252

Gretton Village Hall Monthly Lunch, food available from 12.30pm, all for just £4 per serving. Proceeds go to the village hall improvement fund. All welcome. For more info call Liz Watt 01536 772328 or email lizwatt263@btinernet.com

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (3.5 miles). Meet nr Barton Seagrave Church, 10am. For info ring leader 01933 441270

Painted Volcanoes is 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.

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 4

MUSIC

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

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

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

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

Legends Open Mic at 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. Gig & parking are free. Good food, lovely views and happy Jazz.

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

C Jam, Wednesday Blues Club at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, NN1 1QF, 8.45pm. Free entry

THEATRE

Gaslight, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Shakespeare Schools Festival, The Core at Corby Cube, 7pm. Box Office 01536 470470

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.

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

“Graffiti – 1985 Handbook”, an enjoyable chat led by Di Liebscher. Why not join us, have tea & biscuits and meet some very friendly people. NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 7.30pm. More details 01604 858252

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre, Brackley Town Centre, Piazza, outside Town Hall, 10am to 12.30pm AND Towcester, Waitrose car park, Park Lane, 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

Jewellery Making Club, Stanwick Village Hall, 10-11am. Introductory offer £2. Make a quality bracelet, all materials provided. To book a place contact Sherry_calvert@msn.com

Let’s Sew: Christmas Stockings - Country Living Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, NN12 8HE. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7.5 miles). Meet Royal Oak PH, Cogenhoe, 9.30am. For info ring leader 01604 891234

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 5

MUSIC

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

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

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

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

Acoustic Sessions, feature artists followed by open mic session at Walnut Tree, 21 Station Road, Blisworth, NN7 3DS, 8pm. Free entry.

Bluegrass Jam Session at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

Gaslight, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Strictly Gilbert & Sullivan, The Studio, The Castle, Wellingborough, NN8 1XA, 7.45pm. Box Office 01933 270007

OTHER

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

Towcester County Market in 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 at 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 for £5. Call to reserve my table

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

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

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 at 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.

Felt Making - Country Living Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, NN12 8HE. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

“Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, How I Wonder…”, Lecture by Dr Johanna Jarvis, The Open University. Sudborough Village Hall, Main Street, Kettering, NN14 3BX, 8pm. Visitors & Members welcome. £3pp inc tea & biscuits. More info call Steve Williams 01933 650331 or Peta Jellis 01933 356914 or email chilternastro@yahoo.co.uk or pej@petaj26.me.uk

Craft & Gift Fair, Towcester Town Hall, 86 Watling Street, NN12 6BS, 10am-3pm. Stalls £12, for details email coulterlyons@yahoo.co.uk or call 01536 675000.

Kettering Stamp & Philatelic Society meeting. Philatelic Auction where members have the opportunity to bid for stamps to add to their collections, many bargains to be had. Held at St Mary’s Primary School, Fuller Street, Kettering, 7.30pm.

Burton Latimer Shops & Shopkeepers Exhibition,10am to1pm, in Burton Latimer Heritage Museum, Civic Centre, High Street (opp Sainsbury’s)

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 6

MUSIC

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

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

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

The Acoustic Lounge (every Friday) at the Lord Byron, Kingsley, 8.30pm. All singers and musicians welcome

Disco at 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

Mod Story at Welcome Inn, Rushden, NN10 9QU, 9.15pm

ABBA Tribute Night, Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa, 7.30pm. To book call the Events Team 0845 400 1406.

THEATRE

Strictly Gilbert & Sullivan, The Studio, The Castle, Wellingborough, NN8 1XA, 7.45pm. Box Office 01933 270007

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

Free Dance Class, 12.30-1.30pm followed by From Swing to Rock (every Fri), 1.30-3.30pm (also free). James Lewis Courts, Cherry Orchard, NN3 2TH

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do at 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 at 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.

Country Living Workshops at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, NN12 8HE. Choose from Curry Club – Chole Bhatura Banquet OR Artisan Bread Making. More info www.btcworkshops.co.uk

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 7

MUSIC

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

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

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

Rhythm and Roots at Walnut Tree, 21 Station Road, Blisworth, NN7 3DS, 9pm. Free entry.

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

Ex Harmony at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Rat Pack – Vegas Spectacular Show at The Deco, Npton. Box Office 01604 622749. www.thedeco.co.uk

THEATRE

Strictly Gilbert & Sullivan, The Studio, The Castle, Wellingborough, NN8 1XA, 7.45pm. Box Office 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 at 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 at 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

Quiz Night at Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton

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

Parish Council Community Consultation, 10-2pm, Stanwick Village Hall (Lobby Area). Come and have your say on the policies being drafted for the neighbourhood plan. These policies will influence development in Stanwick for the next 15 years.

Country Living Workshops at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, NN12 8HE. Choose from Fungi Foraging OR Mosaics. More info www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Autumn Market raising money for Dementia selling old postcards, bric-a-brac & more at Greens Norton Community Centre. Refreshments available.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7.5 miles). Meet nr the church in Harpole, 10am. For info ring leader 01604 810581

Race Night at Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton

RHTS Santa Specials, Rushden Station, Station Approach, Rushden, NN10 0AW (& Nov 8). Ticket office open 12-4pm. Or go to www.rhts.co.uk to book online.

Jumble Sale, Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, Npton, NN2 6PH, 10am

Food Festival, The Bee Hive, Harborough Road, Kingsthorpe, NN2 8LR, 10am-3pm. Local artisan makers join together to tantalise your taste buds for the Christmas season. Delicious products available to buy along with cooking demos from our Chef and invited guests. Fabulous Raffle prizes. Free entry. More info call 01604 714098/777820.

Whist Drive at Great Easton Village Hall in the Welland Valley, cards dealt from 7.30pm. For more info 01536 770784

Morning Walk with Northampton Ramblers (6.5 miles). Meet 10am Post Office, Lavendon, MK46 4EX. A walk via Newton Blossomville.

Mammoth Grocery Sale, held by the Kettering branch of Save the Children, at Corn Market Hall, London Road, Kettering, 12-3pm. A wide range of groceries at bargain prices. Also refreshments, gifts, cards and bric-a-brac. All welcome. Free admission.

Burton Latimer Shops & Shopkeepers Exhibition,10am to1pm, in Burton Latimer Heritage Museum, Civic Centre, High Street (opp Sainsbury’s)

Table Top Sale, St Peter’s RC Church, Higham Road, Rushden, 11am-1pm. Tables £6, booked at 01933 313456. Event is in support of HCPT Group 832, which takes local sick/disabled people to the healing shrine at Lourdes in France.

Autumn Fayre, Sunley Court, ExtraCare Charitable Trust, Pipers Hill Road, Kettering, NN15 7RJ, 2.30-4.30pm. Refreshments, tombola, bric-a-brac, gifts. There will be a display of knitted items made by the residents inc Rasta Mouse, Fred Flinstone and Dino! All welcome. Entry 50p, children free.

Exhibition of Becky Mair’s work, The Rose Gallery, within Bells, Kingsthorpe Road, NN2 6LT, 12-3pm. Free entry. www.therosegallery.co.uk

Kettering AlterNativity, Toller Church, Gold Street, Kettering, 10am-2pm. Organised by Kettering Churches Together. Christmas gift fair where you can buy your family & friends a gift in their name to help the poor, hungry, sick and homeless both in Kettering and across the world. A dozen local charities are involved. Free entry. Refreshments available.