What’s On: Your guide to events in Northamptonshire

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Your seven day guide to what’s happening across Northamptonshire this week.



Kismet Hardy & Johnny Martin, The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 8pm. Free admission

Anna Coogan & Daniele Fiaschi, The Stables, Wavendon, 8pm. 01908 280800

The Roy Civil Band, The Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free admission.


Radio Times, Royal auditorium, 2.30pm & 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Looking Glass Theatre presents The Crucible at Abington Park Museum, Northampton. Box Office 01604 624811


Friends of Kettering Art Gallery and Museum present “A virtual replica of the Great Exhibition of 1851” at the Alfred East Art Gallery, Kettering, 7.30pm. £3.

Caring for your Treasures, Manor House Museum, Kettering, 2.30pm –4pm.

Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Cafe at Cozy Nook, Thrapston, 6pm–8pm. An opportunity to meet in a relaxed forum and share experiences.

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

Quiz Night, Sun, High Street, Hardingstone 8pm

Quiz Night, Fox & Hounds, Harborough Rd, Kingsthorpe 9pm

Race Night at the Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering. Free. First race 8.30pm.

Adults Cookery class at Stanwick Village Hall, 1pm–3pm. Call Fay 01604 812800.

Singles Club at The RAOB Club, South Street Northampton, 7pm – 11pm £5 Membership to be donated to St Dunstans. 07908 410543, 07932 865224 or 07840 316213

Karate (Tan Soo Do) at Kettering Leisure Village, Thursdon Drive, Kettering 7pm – 9pm (Adults) 01536 511216 or 07904 858577

Towcester County Market in The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am –noon. Prices start at 50p.

An Evening with The Dogfather, dog trainer Graeme Hall, at Barkitty, Heart of the Shires Shopping Village from 7pm–9pm. Tickets £18 in advance, call 01327 349328



ABBA Mania, Derngate, Northampton, 8pm. 01604 624811

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

Ginger Baker’s Jazz Confusion, The Stables, Wavendon, 8pm. Box office 01908 280800

The Harborough Collective & Matthew Sharp at Polebrook All Saints Church, 8pm. 01832 274734

Reggae Band from Wellingborough Unity at the Spread Eagle, Wellingborough Rd, Northampton, 8.30pm


Radio Times, Royal auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club, Royal & Derngate Underground, 8.15pm. Box Office 01604 624811


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

Oundle Cinema: Headhunters (subtitles), Stahl Theatre, West Street, Oundle. Doors open 7.15pm, programme starts 7.45pm. Tickets £5 (under 18s £3). 01832 274734

Gravity Fields Festival (Sept 21-28) Arts and Science Festival at The Stamford Arts Centre, St Mary’s Street, Stamford

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits High Street, Rushden, 10am–12.30pm

Girls’ Night Out at United Reformed Church, Abington Avenue, Northampton, 7.30pm with guests Carrie Grant (Fame Academy) and Jo Enright (Phoenix Nights). Tickets £5 or £7 on the door. www.ticketline.co.uk or 01604 604623.

WEA course – Songs, Satire & Social commentary, historical events through musicals and operetta. 10 -week course with tutor David Price. 7.30pm at Farthinghoe Village Hall. 01295 711938.



Polyphonica, UK’s leading recorder trio at St Peter’s Church, Marefair, Northampton, 7.30pm. Tickets £10, Students £3, Children free

Showaddywaddy, Derngate, Northampton, 8pm. 01604 624811

Mid Sensation, at The Harlequin, Kettering, 9pm

Crush, at The Horseshoe, Sywell, 9pm

Bad Dobby, The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 9pm. Free admission

Jason Blake at Brafield WMC, 8pm.

Dave, Soul Survivor at the Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden

AD at Queens Park WMC, Northampton

Shannondore, Thomas A Becket, St James Road, Northampton, 9pm

Fear of Flying, The Golden Horse, Southampton Road, Far Cotton, 8pm

Cut & Paste at The Charles Bradlaugh, Northampton, 9pm

Carly Jayne at Northampton WMC

90s Night, Bar SO, Abington Square, Northampton. Free.

Andy Stone at the Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

Dave Barry Band with vocalist Rob Horn at Carey Baptist Church, Moulton, 7.30pm. Tickets £6 (£15 family ticket). 01604 790589.

When Frankie met Robbie Show at The Bede House, Church Walk, Higham Ferrers, 8pm. Tickets £10 from Refinery Hair Boutique, The Square, Higham Ferrers or 0800 118 5813

Live Music evening at the Walled Garden, Delapre Abbey, London Road, Northampton, 7pm to 11pm. Tickets in advance from Friends of Delapre Abbey Office, cost £5.

Flingel Blunt at Kingsley Park WMC, Northampton, 8.30pm to 11.30pm. Free admission.

Rhythm & Roots, Joules Yard, High Street, Market Harborough, 8pm. Free admission

Tamla Motown/Northern Soul Night at The Barn Owl, Rectory Farm, Northampton, 8pm. Free.

Stephen Cesari at British Sports & Social Club, Northampton


Bully Boy, Royal auditorium, 2.30pm & 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Swim Morphosis at Corby East Midlands International Pool, 8pm. email ruth@dance4.co.uk or call 01536 470473

Radio Times, Royal, 2.30pm and 7.45pm. 01604 624811


Jumble Sale, Holy Trinity Church, Edinburgh Road, Northampton at 2pm. 20p admission. All proceeds to the church fund.

Afternoon Walk (6 miles) with The Ramblers Association. Start Roade Library, 2pm.

Ladies/children only swimming session, Northampton Somali Women & Girls Association, 5pm–7pm. Children under 5 free, age 5/9 years £1.50, adults £4. Contact Shukri on 07507 644763 or 07507 561372.

Railway At War, Northampton & Lamport Railway, Pitsford Road, Northampton, 10am to 5pm. Admission (2 train rides included), Adults £10, Seniors £8, Children £5, Family £25 (2 Adults and 2 Children aged 3-15)

World of Dance, Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, noon to 4pm.

Walk with Northamptonshire Natural History Society at Blisworth. Meet in bus station for bus SC8 at 1.16pm

Garage Sale, 3 & 4 Greville Close, Boughton, 10am–3pm. Furniture, bric-a-brac, etc.

Tennis Tots for 2-4 year olds and a parent at Duston United Tennis Club, 9am–9.30am. £2.50 admission.

NICE family-friendly comic expo (and September 23), 9.30am to 5pm at Wicksteed Park, Kettering.

My Little Vintage Fair in Earls Barton at All Saints Church Halls and the Youth Club in Harrowick Lane, 11am–3pm. 50p adm.

Jumble Sale, Hackleton Village Hall, 1.30pm. 20p. All proceeds to Rainbow, Brownies & Guides

Sponsored Table Tennis Marathon at John Yeomans Hall, Burton Latimer, 9am–9pm to raise money for Cransley Hospice and The Crazy Hats Breast Cancer Appeal.



Tad Newton’s Jazz Friends with special guest Simon Spillett, The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, noon. £10 admission

Burt Barber, Brafield WMC, 8pm.

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

Jamie Neale at Queens Park WMC, Northampton

Bach, Byrd & Sheppard music for solo cello and a cappella choir at St Nicholas, Eydon, 7.30pm. Tickets £20 & £15 www.fiori-musicali.com. 01327 360931

Fred Chase at the Spread Eagle, Wellingborough Rd, Northampton, 5pm–8pm

Johnny Red at Kingsley Park WMC, Northampton, 8pm. Free.

Dave Dynamite at British Sports & Social Club, Northampton


Jack Liebeck plays Sibelius, Derngate, 7.30pm. 01604 624811


Cycle 4 Cynthia charity bike ride, five, 25 and 50-mile routes from Althorp House. Visit 

Walk with Waendel Walkers Club, circular route, from WMC in Little Harrowden, 10am. 50p entry. www.waendel.org.uk

Circular Day Walk (14.9 miles) with The Ramblers Association. 8.45am, Church Lane (near rear entrance to Church of the Holy Sepulchre), N’pton or meet 9.30am at Bell Inn, Husbands Bosworth.

Quiz Night, The Workhouse, Wellingborough Road, Northampton 8pm

Quiz Night, Barratts Club, Kingsthorpe Road, Northampton, 8pm

Quiz Night, Griffin Inn, Pitsford. Free entry.

Morning Walk (5 miles) with Northampton Ramblers. Meet 10am Griffin Inn, Pitsford.

Rotary Car Boot Sale The University of Northampton site, Boughton Green Road, Northampton 8am – 12.30

Wedding Experience at Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens, 11am – 4pm Entry is free

Jeremy Seabrook is speaking at the Carnegie Room, Northampton Central Library at 2pm Tickets £3. 0300 126 1000.

Life in Tudor England. A five-week WEA course, 7.30pm at Long Buckby Baptish Church Rooms. 01327 842908.



The Roy Civil Band at Ye Golden Lion, Sheet Street, Wellingborough, 9pm. Free. 01536 513973


Stu’s Quiz Night at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden. Train Your Pedigree for Showing, Old Weston Village Hall. 8pm. kdcs.dogs@gmail.com

Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Café at The Old TA Building, Elizabeth Street, Corby, 10am – noon.

Finedon Local History Society talk on Rockingham Castle and the Watsons by Michael Boyce at The St Michaels Mission Room, Finedon, 7.30pm. £3 entry

Weekly Art Class at Irthlingborough Methodist Church Hall, 2pm–4pm. 01933 650195



Cinqui, at Althorp Coaching Inn, Fox & Hounds, Great Brington, 8.30pm

Carleen Anderson The Stables, Stockwell Lane, Wavendon. Tickets £17.50 01908 280800

All That Jazz at The Wig and Pen, St Giles Street, Northampton, 9pm. 01536 513973

Disco/Karaoke, Bar SO, Abington Square, Northampton.


Short Morning Walk (5 miles) with The Ramblers Association. 10am from The White Hart Pub, Hackleton.

Quiz Night at The Golden Horse, Southampton Road, Far Cotton, 8.30pm

War in Words, a 10-week WEA poetry course with tutor Hilary Lewis. 10am–noon at St Matthews Parish Centre, The Drive, Northampton. 01327 843284.

Diabetes UK Northampton Area Group meeting at Cripps Postgraduate Medical Centre, Northampton General Hospital, 7.30pm. Free admission, everyone welcome.

Magic & Medicine, 10-week WEA course with tutor Pat Taylor, 2pm–3.30pm at Church House, St Boltophs Road, Barton Seagrave. 01536 513471; also 7.15pm to 8.45pm at Corby International Swimming Pool. Tel 01536 395555 for details.



J for Jazz play trad jazz at The Coach & Horse, Lubenham, 8.30pm to 10.30pm. Free. 01848 463183 for details

Accrington Stanley at The Headland Pub, Longland Road, Northampton

Spike Drivers at the Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Northampton, 01604 234212

Hollywood Octopus. A variety of music and performance at The Charles Bradlaugh, Northampton, 8.30pm

Duotone Stage 2, The Stables, Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, , 8.45pm. ickets £10 in advance, £12 on door. 01908 280800.

Bohemia open mic at the Jeckyll, Wellingborough Road, Northampton, 8pm.


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


Morning Walk (7 miles) with The Ramblers Association, 9.30am from Newnham Village Green, outside The Romers Arms

Studio Photography, Northamptonshire Natural History Society, The Humfrey Rooms, Castilian Terrace, Northampton, 8pm. Robert Skears with examples of his work and demonstration.

Coffee Morning at Duston United Reformed Church, Main Road, Duston, 10am to noon

French Cuisine Night, The Griffin Inn, Pitsford.

Open Day at Wooster Interiors at The Barn, Sudborough Road, Brigstock, Kettering, 10am–4pm 01536 373747

Comedy night at The Racehorse, Abington Square, Northampton, with Dave Thompson plus support. Doors open 8pm, starts 8.30pm.

Absolute Beginners Dance Class at Weston Favell CEVA Primary School, Westwood Way, Northampton. £7. 01604 633047.



Megson supported by Jess Morgan at The Stables, Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, 8pm.Tickets £12.50 01908 280800.

The Neal Astbury Show at the Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Avenue, Barton Seagrave, 9pm – 11pm Admission Free. 01536 513973.