What’s on in Northamptonshire: Oct 30–Nov 5

Bonfire and fireworks
Bonfire and fireworks



Rock ‘n’ Roll Tea Dance at the Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, , 1pm. Free entry. Followed by world exclusive of Nyctophobia, “You won’t be alone”. Tickets £5. More info www.richardsonsevents.com

Jazz Café at Auntie Ruth’s, George Row, Npton. featuring Edi & The Smokin’ Stones, 8pm, Admission £1.

The Lincoln Noel Trio at the Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free entry.

Jazz@The Castle, Castle Way, Wellingborough, 8pm, featuring Chris Pearce’s Frenchman Street Jazz Band. 01933 270007

Fiori Musicali: A Taste of Italy – baroque music for recorders, violin, cello and harpsichord at St Ethedreda, Guilsborough, 7pm. Tickets £20 & £15 www.fiori-musicali.com or 01327 360931


South Pacific, Derngate Auditorium, Guildhall Rd, Npton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

Hal Cruttenden, Royal Auditorium, Guildhall Rd, Npton, 7.45pm. 01604 624811


County Market in The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am-noon.

Funhouse Comedy at The Walnut Tree Inn, Station Road, Blisworth, doors open 8pm. Tickets £7 in advance. www.funhousecomedy.co.uk

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (12 miles). Start nr the cross Hallaton, 10am. 07748 618089

Half-Term Cookery Workshops for ages 12–16yrs, Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 10am–2pm: Thai Cookery. For info www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Buckby Village Market. Free tasting of home-baked Christmas food, 9am–11am, Community Centre, Long Buckby

FRIDAY, Oct 31


Lorenzo Renda at O’Neill’s, the Drapery, Npton, 9pm

BeBarb Burlesque presents Masters & Mistresses Halloween Burlesque, at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, 7.15pm. Tickets £15 (VIP) & £10 (standing)

Jimmy Tea, Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, Npton, 9pm

PushPop 90s Night at Barratts Club, Barrack Rd, Npton, 8pm

Oakham Beer Festival (until November 2) at Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 2pm

Audio Pirates at Olde Red Lion, Kislingbury, 8.30pm

Doctor Moonshine at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Halloween by Pumpkin Light at Royal Oak, Whiston Road, Cogenhoe, 5.30pm, feat pizza, gooey games and disco. Adults from £7, Kids £4.50.


South Pacific, Derngate Auditorium, Npton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

David O’Doherty Has Checked Everything, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm, 01536 470470.


Fangs n Fireworks, County Cricket Ground, N’pton, gates open 5pm, fireworks 7pm. £5/2.50.

Quiz at Brafield WMC, A428. Ballroom & Latin dancing at St Albans Church, Broadmead Ave, N’pton, 7pm. £3. 01604 787246.

Bingo, Liburd Room, Whilton Road, Kingsthorpe, 7.30pm

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

Old Union Canals Society – A talk on “Canals in the 1920s & 1930s” by Tony Conder at Great Bowden Village Hall, Market Harborough, 7.30pm.

Halloween Event at West Lodge Rural Centre.

Film Show with Northampton Ramblers, St Matthews Church Hall, The Drive, Kingsley, Npton, 6.30pm for 7pm start. Confirm attendance on 01604 460987 or mary.wallis02@gmail.com

Half-Term Cookery Workshops for Primary School Children, Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone: Spooky Treats & Midnight Feasts. 10am–noon and 2pm–4pm. Workshops for Teenagers (12 to 16yrs), 10am–2pm: Italian Desserts. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Halloween Party in Stanwick Village Hall, 1.30pm–3.30pm. Bring a plate of scary food. £4 children, £1 adults or £15 for family of 6.

Comedy Club Express at The Hind Hotel, Wellingborough, 8.30pm (doors open 7pm). Over 18s. Tickets £11 inc burger & chips. To book 01933 222827



The Rooters (rock covers) at Great Doddington WMC, Lower Street

Black & White Masquerade Ball in aid of Melanoma UK at Park Inn,Npton, 6.30pm, three-course dinner, live entertainment, email masqcharityball@gmail.com

Great Divide at O’Neill’s, the Drapery, Npton, 10pm

Soul-ar Energy at The Wayfarers Inn, London Road, Kettering, 9pm.

Del Bromham & Stray at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 2pm.

Rhythm & Roots at Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9.30pm

Rapscallion, at Thomas A Becket, St James, Npton, 8pm

Paul James at Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering

Stephen Cesari at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Steve L at Queens Park WMC, Npton

Barn Dance at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church), 7pm. Tickets £6 adults/£3 children, inc hot food and are available from 01604 717866 & 01604 845407

Tony Gee Motown & Soul Night at Far Cotton WMC, Npton

Del Bromham & Stray (afternoon) at Malt Shovel Tavern, part of Halloween Beer Festival.

The 2 Tones at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

The Rhythm Cats at Monks Park WMC, Wellingborough Road, Npton


South Pacific, Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Mark Steel’s Back In Town, Royal auditorium, N’pton, 8pm. 01604 624811.


Bonfire & Fireworks, Home Farm Deene. Bonfire 6pm, Fireworks, 7pm. Adults £5, Children £2, Family Ticket £12. 01780 450100/450759

Fireworks at Wicksteed Park, Kettering, gates open 5pm, fireworks 8.05pm. £5 on day.

Duston Mill fireworks, Sixfields, fair from 5pm, display 7.15pm. £5/£3 (under 3s free).

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (9 miles). Start The Old Smithy PH, Church Lawford, 10am. 01604 459156

Baby/Children’s Nearly New Sale at The Pemberton Centre, H E BatesWay, Rushden. Entrance £1, children free. karen_aves@hotmail.co.uk

Whist Drive at Great Easton Village Hall, cards dealt 7.30pm. 01536 770784

Afternoon Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (5.3 miles). 1.30pm start from 90 degree corner, half way between Milton Malsor and Rothersthorpe. No dogs.

Car Boot/Table Top Sale at All Saints Church, William Street, Kettering, 9am–noon.

Antiques, collectibles and book fair, Abington Church Rooms, Park Avenue North, Npton, 10am to 4pm. Admission Free.

In Memory Service at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church (entrance High Street).

Race Night at Semilong WMC, Npton

Network Arts Winter Exhibition 2014 (until Nov 9) at Oakapple Art Gallery, Glebe House, Sywell Road, Mears Ashby, 10am to 4pm (closed Mon). www.networkarts.co.uk

Rectory Farm Over 55s Group coffee morning at the Community Centre, Olden Road, Npton, 10am.

Jumble Sale, in the Reading Room, Whittlebury Village Hall, 2pm.

Firework display and themed bonfire at Barnwell Village Hall Field, 6.30pm. £4 for adults, £3 children.

Charity Event at St John the Baptist Church, Kingsthorpe Village, 10am to 4pm, handmade crafts for Christmas. £2 adults, children free.



Dominic, Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, 8pm.

Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends with special Guest Greg Abate at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, noon, £10

Vinny Dean at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Accrington Stanley at Malt House Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 2pm

Music, Bingo & Hoy at Queens Park WMC, Npton


Craft, Gift & Vintage Market, Newton Hall Indoor Market, Newton Road, Rushden, 10am to 3pm.

Craft Group, Liburd Room, Whilton Road, Kingsthorpe, 10.30am to 1.30pm

Walk organised by Old Union Canals Society. Meet at the Royal Oak in Naseby at 10.45am.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (5.5 miles). Start at Fermyn Woods CP (fee), Brigstock, 10am. 07821 729982

Handmade and Unplugged – Craft fair and music at The Victoria Inn, Poole Street, Npton, 1pm to 5pm. Free entry.

Morning Walk with Northampton Ramblers (5.5 miles). Meet 10am Market Square, Long Buckby. No dogs. .

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

Welford – Kettering & District Ramblers Club (5.5 miles). Meet Wharf Inn. 01536 481282

Lanterns for Loved Ones at St Andrew’s Church, Broughton. Following the All Souls Service at 4pm the candles will be lit at 5pm.

Bonfire Display, the Meadow, Brigstock, gates open 5.30pm; bonfire lit at 6pm; fireworks 6.30pm. £3 adults, £2 children.



Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook – The At Odds Couple, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm, Northampton 624811


Simon Callow - The Man Jesus, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm, Box Office Northampton 624811


Pub Quiz, Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8pm. Entry £1 or £5 for 5+

Kids Half-Term Screenings at The Picturedrome, Npton, “Postman Pat” (12.30pm) and “Mr Peabody & Sherman (3pm). Movie Night: “Godzilla” (8pm). Free entry.

Northampton Morris Men practice night, 8pm. Info www.northamptonmorrismen.co.uk



Roy Civil’s Swing Circus at the Wig & Pen, St Giles St, Npton, 9pm. Free entry

Jody Kruskal, at Old White Hart Inn. Cotton End, Npton, 8pm. Tickets £8 otd. www.greatknightfolkclub.co.uk

Big Country: Steeltown 30th Anniversary Tour, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm, Ticket Office 01536 470 470


Classic Movies Afternoon, The Picturedrome, Npton, 1pm

Slimming & Fitness Class at Stanwick Village Hall, 5.15pm. www.slimandfitclasses.com

Diabetes UK Northampton Area Group Meeting, Cripps Post Graduate Medical Ctr, Northampton General Hospital, 7.30pm.

Monthly Lunch at Gretton Village Hall, 12.30pm. £4 per serving. 01536 772328

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (4 miles). Start nr the Tower Memorial, High Street, Emberton, 10am. 01604 810810

Short Morning Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (5 miles). 10am Wolverton House, MK12 5NZ.

“Current Events” with members, NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 10.30am to 11.45am.. 01604 858252.

World War One Commemoration Exhibition by Finedon Local History Society, Heritage Centre, High Street, Finedon, 10am–noon. Entrance free.

Bonfire Night at Boughton House (& Nov 5). Fireworks, food, comedy. Gates open 6.30pm. 01536 414141. www.liveboxoffice.co.uk



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

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

Jazz & Blues at Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8pm. Free entry.

Wednesday Country Scene at The Headland, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm.

Rag Mama Rag – Wednesday Blues Club at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 8.45pm.

The Freight Train Jam at Thomas A Becket, St James Road, Npton, 9pm

Phil’s Mighty Music Quiz at The Lord Byron, Kingsley, Npton


“Optimism (HB 1985)” with Di Liebscher at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 7.30pm to 9pm. 01604 858252.

Culworth Bonfire & Fireworks Event, Culworth Cricket Ground. Gates open 6pm. Bonfire & Fireworks from 7pm. £5 adults, £2 Children, £12 Family, under 4s free.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7.5 miles). Start Ye Three Fyshes PH, Turvey, 9.30am. 01234 713526

Midsummer Meadow fireworks, N’pton, fire lit 7pm. Free.

Morning Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (6.9 miles). 9.30am The Cock Inn, Roade..