What’s On: Your full guide to events in Northamptonshire

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Your seven day comprehensive guide to everything going on in Northamptonshire this week...

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TODAY

MUSIC

The Neal Astbury Show, Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Avenue, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free admission.

THEATRE

Hedda Gabler, Royal auditorium, 2.30pm and 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811.

OTHER

Mediumship demonstration with Tony Stockwell, Guildhall, Northampton, 7.30pm. Tickets £12 from Northampton Spiritualist Church or 01604 758777.

ACEs Singles Club, The RAOB. Club, South Street, Northampton 7pm. £5 membership to be donated to St Dunstans. Contact 07908 410543, 07932 865224 or 07840 316213.

Quiz Night, Foundrymans Arms, St James Road, Northampton 8pm.

Quiz Night, Sun, High Street, Hardingstone 8pm.

Quiz Night, Fox & Hounds, Harborough Road, Kingsthorpe 9pm.

Funhouse Comedy Club, Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 8.30pm. Tickets £7, www.funhousecomedy.co.uk

“A Profile of a Former Owner”, talk by Betty West at Kelmarsh Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £5 (inc garden admission). Call 01604 686543.

Open Day (& July 27) at Sarnia House, Kettering, 9am–6pm. Find out what Abbeyfield (supported sheltered housing) can offer.

FRIDAY

MUSIC

The Singing Sticks Family Friendly Didgeridoo Music Festival , Overstone Scout Camp, Billing Lane, Northampton (until Sunday)

Still On The Brew, Golden Horse, Far Cotton, Northampton 5pm.

Camouflage, Thomas A Becket, James Road, Northampton, 9pm

Disco and karaoke, The Welcome Inn, lrchester Road, Rushden, 8pm.

Charity Party at Momo Bar, Northampton, 9pm. £10 admission, for Breast Cancer charity.


THEATRE

Hedda Gabler, Royal auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Quiz Night, British Rail Sports & Social Club, Northampton, 8.15pm.

Olympics Opening Ceremony screening, The Picturedrome, Northampton, 7.30pm.

Ladies Lunch, The Church restaurant, Northampton. Guest Speaker is Cassandra Matthews, £20, call 01604 603800.

Games Gala Dinner to include Olympic Opening Ceremony screening at Falcon Hotel, Uppingham. Tickets £49.95 (inc champagne reception and four-course dinner). 01572 823535 or www.falcon-hotel.co.uk

Advice Centre with Michael Ellis MP at Northampton Guildhall (Godwin Rooms) by appointment Only, 3pm to 5pm. Call 0207 219 7220.

SATURDAY

MUSIC

Jacqui, Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Northampton.

Wordsworth, The Picturedrome, Northampton, 9pm.

DJ Previn, Golden Horse, Far Cotton, Northampton 8pm.

Donnybrook Fair, Corby Irish Centre (in the bar).

Divinity, Crown & Anchor, Victoria Road, Northampton.

The Donuts, The Welcome Inn, lrchester Road, Rushden, 8pm .

Don Maguire at Brafield WMC.

Amanda Greaves, British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, Northampton, 8.30pm .

Tony Gee disco, Far Cotton WMC, 7.30pm.

Roof Top Sessions, Black Bottom Club, Northampton, from 9pm.

Ham Shankered, The Melbourne Arms, Duston, 8.30pm.

K. T. Daley, Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street.

THEATRE

Hedda Gabler, Royal auditorium, 2.30pm and 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811.

OTHER

Table Top & Car Boot Sale, Aquadama Centre, Heather Lane, Lumbertubs, 9am-4pm, £5/pitch.

Display at Brixworth Library (until Aug 19) of the former ironstone quarries at Pitsford. 9am-6pm Mon to Fri, 9am-1pm Sat, 1pm-4pm Sun

Hand-crafted Home Fair, The Function Room at Stanwick Lakes, 10am to 4pm.

Urban Beach Volleyball Tournament, Kettering Market Place, 10am to 8.30pm. 01536 534170 or stevenedwards@kettering.gov.uk

Annual Art Show (and July 29), St Luke’s Church, Cold Higham, 10.30am to 4.30pm.

Coffee Morning, Kingsley Park Methodist Church, Milton Street, Northampton, 10am to noon. Proceeds to Kidney Research UK. Contact Joan 01604 715967

SUNDAY

MUSIC

Americana Roots, open stage, Thomas A Becket, James Road, Northampton, 8pm

Rhythm Connect, Jazz ‘n’ Swing, Toller United Reform Church, Gold Street, Kettering, 4pm. £5, children under 16 no charge.

Dermot Hegarty, Corby Irish Centre.

Corby Silver Band, Abington Park Bandstand, Northampton, 2pm to 5pm.

Mat Roberts at Brafield WMC.Baroque concertos, Fiori Musicali Chamber Orchestra at St Mary Magdalene’s Church, Castle Ashby, 7.30pm. Tickets £20, 01327 360931. Take picnic to enjoy in the Italian gardens.

Open mic, The Melbourne Arms, Duston, 8.30pm.

OTHER

Sibbertoft Open Gardens, noon to 6pm. Proceeds to charity. Admission/parking £3, www.sibbertoftopengardens.
wordpress.com

Walk with Waendel Walkers, starting at Ship Inn Oundle, 10am, 50p. Peter Rickwood 07787 151855, Steve Sloan 01604 410723 or www.waendel.org.uk

Summer Fayre, Sandalwood Court Care Home, Corby, 1pm. Stalls, games and refreshments

Open Garden, Froggery Cottage, 85 Breakleys Road, Desborough, 11.30am to 6.30pm.

Animate Performing Arts fund-raiser in aid of UNICEF. For ages 5 –11yrs, at the Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 1pm to 3pm. Alice Murray 07816 935601 or alicemurray@animate-arts.co.uk to register.

The Bardic Picnic on the south lawn at Delapre Abbey, Northampton, noon to 10pm. www.bardic-chair-northampton.co.uk

Kettering Cyclists’ Touring Club, all day ride to Piddington. Meet Rothwell 9am or Church Brampton (Stables Café) 11am. Contact Max Scott 01536 712507

Oundle Companion Dog Show at Barnwell Country Park. Entries taken from noon, judging at 1pm. Obedience classes £2 or £1.50. Tel 01832 293432.

monday

MUSIC

The Dave Johnson Band, Ye Golden Lion, 19 Sheep Street, Wellingborough, 9pm to 11pm.

THEATRE

Arabian Nights (until August 4), Masque Theatre perform at Abington Park Museum courtyard, Northampton, 7pm. Tickets £10, £8 concession; child £5; family £25 (2 adult/2 children).

OTHER

Andrew Flintoff Cricket Academy (until August 3rd) at Oundle School. To book, visit www.activatesport.co.uk or 0115 973 1676.

International Netball Roadshow (until August 1st) at Oundle School. To book, visit www.activatesport.co.uk or 0115 973 1676.

Telescopic Topics presented by Northamptonshire Natural History Society at the Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton, 7.30pm.

Tuesday

MUSIC

Debbie Rooker’s Jazz & Blues Band, Wig & Pen, St Giles Street, Northampton, 9pm to 11pm.

OTHER

The Riddle of the Yorkshire Tracks and The Terraces of Avalon presented by Northamptonshire Natural History Society at the Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Northampton, 7.30pm. Free entry.

Quiz Night, Golden Horse, Southampton Road, Far Cotton 8.30pm.

Kettering Cyclists’ Touring Club, morning ride to Fermyn Woods. Meet Rothwell at 9.30am or Fermyn Woods (Stylark Café) at 11am. Contact 01536 712507.

wednesday

MUSIC

Hollywood Octopus, Charles Bradlaugh, 8.30pm. Free.

Lasting Impressions and Mary, Tony & Tonk, 50s & 60s beat scene, Headland pub, Longland Road, Northampton, 8.30pm.

Blue Bishops, Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Northampton.

Bohemia & Open Mic, Jekyll & Hyde, Wellingborough Road, Northampton 8pm.

OTHER

Evening Walk with Waendel Walkers Club, starting at The Hill (Scott Bader Social Club), Wollaston, 6pm. 50p. 07787 151855, 01604 410723.

Sight Loss Support, The NAB Mobile Sight Centre, Town Hall, Brackley, 10.30am–1pm and Waitrose Car Park, Towcester, 2pm–4pm.

thursday, AUG 2

MUSIC

All That Jazz, The Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm to 11pm. Free admission.

OTHER

The Northamptonshire Branch of the Royal Army Service Corps and The Royal Corps of Transport meets at the Ex-Servicemans WMC, Sheep Street, Northampton 8pm. 01604 628292.

Quiz Night, Foundrymans Arms, St James Road, Northampton 8pm.

Quiz Night, Sun, High Street, Hardingstone 8pm.

Quiz Night, Fox & Hounds, Harborough Road, Kingsthorpe 9pm.

friday, AUGUST 3

MUSIC

Auntie’s Acoustic Sessions, Black Bottom Club, Northampton, from 8pm.

OTHER

Woodland Scene Making, Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 1pm to 3pm. For children aged 7+. £3 per child (adults must accompany children.

Sight Loss Support, The NAB Mobile Sight Centre, outside Central Library, Northampton, 10am to 12.30pm.

saturday, AUG 4

MUSIC

The ViPeas, Thomas A Beckett, James Road, Northampton, 9pm

The Nevs, Crown & Anchor, Victoria Road, Northampton.

Sarah Quinn at Brafield WMC

Kim, Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Northampton.

Roof Top Sessions, Black Bottom Club, Northampton, from 9pm.

John Lee, Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street.

THEATRE

A Midsummer Night’s Dream presented by The Little English Theatre at Boughton House, nr Kettering, 7.30pm. £13.50 adults/£8 child/£36 family. 0844 477 1000 or www.
thelittleenglishtheatre.co.uk.

OTHER

Fermyn Woods Country Park walk with Northamptonshire Natural History Society. Meet in the car park (£2.50 charge) at 11am. Free. Contact Sean Karley 01933 225397 or seankarley@tiscali.co.uk

Walk from canal at Crick to the Millenium Wood with Northamptonshire Natural History Society. Meet in the bus station for SC 96 at 10.40am.

Northampton & District Fuchsia Society Annual Show (until August 5th) at Northampton Garden Centre, Newport Pagnell Road, Wootton, 10am to 6pm (and Sunday 10am to 5pm). £1 admission.

Illustration and photography show by This Modern Life at Creative Folks, 1a Clare Street, Northampton, noon to 6pm.

Fleece Bring and Buy Sale, Wilbarston Village Hall, 11am to 4pm. Entrance £5. For more info chair@longdrawspinners@org

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