GUIDE: What’s on in Northamptonshire this week

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What’s on in Northamptonshire this week.

Thursday, NOV 13


All That Jazz at the Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free entry.

Open Mic, hosted by Hannah Faulkner at The Obelisk Centre, N’pton, 8.30pm

Country Jam Session at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton

Ed Arms Trio, Jazz Café at Auntie Ruth’s. N’pton, 8pm. £1.

Deaf by Thirty at King Billy Rock Bar, 2 Commercial Street, N’pton


The Full Monty, Derngate auditorium, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

The Woman In Black, Royal Auditorium, Guildhall Rd, N’pton, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

James Acaster, The Core at Corby Cube. 8pm. 01536 470470


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

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits McDonalds, Wellingborough town centre, 10am–1pm

Christmas Craft Fair, All Saints Primary School, Lubenham,6pm–8pm (Santa’s Grotto, 6pm-7pm). £1 donation.

Quiz at Monks Park WMC, W’boro Rd, Npton, 9pm

Village Market, free tasting of Christmas food, 9am–11am, Community Centre, Long Buckby

Comedy Night at Victoria Inn, Poole Street, N’pton, 8.30pm

East Northants Association of the National Trust meeting, Corn Market Hall, Kettering, 7.30pm. Talk about Sulgrave Manor. £3.

Coffee Morning, Nether Heyford Baptist Church, 9.30am–11.30am. Books, cards, cakes. Proceeds to The Gangama Orphanage, supported by Bliss Primary School.

Bouncing Off The Walls graffiti art exhibition (until Nov 30) at RH INK Tattoo & Art Gallery, York Road, N’pton.

Cordell Garfield: People’s Choice Open 13 Winner, solo art exhibition at Alfred East Gallery, Sheep Street, Kettering, 10am–4.45pm (until Nov 22). Free entry.



Mod Story at The Harlequin, Kettering, 9pm

Camouflage at Monks Park WMC, W’boro Rd, Npton

Kontra Roots Club at Kennedy’s Bar, Finedon, 8pm. Free.

Out of Order at The Royal Oak, Cogenhoe, 7.30pm

Memphis Blue at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Michele Welborn, Steven McDaniel & Gerald Claridge, upstairs at The Lamplighter, Overstone Road, Npton.£5 otd. 07757 636033

Sky Murphy & the General at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, 8pm. £6.


Quiz Night at Brafield WMC, A428.

R-Zone youth club for ages 8-13 at community centre, Olden Road, Rectory Farm, 5pm–6pm. 07979 152746.

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

Pamper/shopping evening at Rowan Gate Primary School, Finedon Road, W’boro, 7pm–9pm. £3.

The Wonders of St Petersburg: talk at Stanwick WI meet at Stanwick Village Hall, 7.30pm.#

AFC Rushden & Diamonds Quiz Night. Rushden Bowls Club, Northampton Road, Rushden, 7.30pm. £2. Collection for Cransley Hospice.

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits Queen’s Square, Corby, 9.30am–4.30pm

Christmas Handmade Craft Fair plus live music, at The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Club, Lorne Road, Npton, 1pm–5pm. Free entry.

The Ladies Club meets at The Church, Bridge Street, N’pton, noon. Speaker Lady Carnarvon. £20.

NIAG talk on The Northampton to Peterborough Line Remembered, at the Garden Rooms, St Matthews Church Hall, Kettering Road, Npton, 7.30pm.



Justin Lovell, Brafield Working Mens Club, A428, 8pm.

Phil Allen at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Carl Stevens at Rifle Band Club, Havelock St, Kettering

Jive Night at Stanwick Village Hall, 8pm. £5 (bring your own alcohol).

Prime Mustard at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Motown & Soul with Tony Gee at The Romany, Kingsley Rd, Npton, 8pm

John Burrows Band at the Silver Band Club, Corby

Ed Tudor Pole live at Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, Npton, 8pm. £5 entry.

Kick Start at Great Doddington WMC, Lower Street.

Snog at Monks Park WMC, Npton

Bob James at Queen’s Park WMC, Cranbrook Rd, Npton


50/50 Auction, Yardley Hastings Memorial Hall, 2pm. Goods accepted 8.30am–1pm. Viewing 1pm–2pm. 01604 696382

Northamptonshire Natural History Society lecture, Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Npto, 7.30pm. Free.

Craft Fayre at the Corn Market Hall, Kettering, 10am–2pm. 50p adults, children free. Proceeds to Action for Aspergers.

Pitsford Scout Group Christmas Fayre at Pitsford Village Hall, 10am–12.30pm.In aid of Rainbows Children’s Hospice, in Loughborough, and Outspan School, Uganda.

United Reformed Church Bazaar & Craft Fair in Salem Hall, Salem Lane, W’boro, 10.30am–2pm. Usual good quality stalls. Visit by Jules Hudson 11am.

Ballroom Dancing, Church

of the Holy Sepulchre

rooms, Church Lane, Npton, 8pm. £3.50. Bring own


Craft Market, organised by Gretton Silver Band in Village Hall, Kirby Road, Gretton, 10am–4pm. Free entry. Proceeds to Silver Band.

Arts & Craft Fair at Arts & Heritage Centre, Bridge Street, Rothwell, 10am–4pm. Free entry.

Jumble Sale raising money from Children in Need at Harringworth Village Hall, 2pm.



Bullit’s Karaoke at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden

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

Music, Bingo & Hoy at Queens Park WMC, Cranbrook Rd, Npton

Howzat at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Gary Wood Jazz Experience at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, noon–2.30pm. £8


Morning Worship at Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, 10.15am,

Craft, Gift & Vintage stalls, Indoor Market, Newton Road, Rushden, 10am–3pm.

Christmas Market & Craft Fair at Finedon Community Centre, W’boro Rd, 11am–3pm. Over 30 varied stalls and Santa in his Grotto. Mulso Junior School Choir to entertain at noon. Adm £1 adults, free for accompanied children.

Remembrance Service at the Holy Sepulchre Church, Npton, 3pm for Road Traffic Victims.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (6.5 miles), start at Harrold Country Park, 10am. 07882 616904

Full day walk with

Northampton Ramblers (9.75 miles). Meet 10am Queens Head, Main Street, Chackmore (inc Buckingham and Stowe Park).

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

Northampton Sunday Ride (48-mile loop) to the Postmill, Stevenington. Meet 9.30am Nene Whitewater Centre, Bedford Rd, N’pton.



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


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

Transformers: Age of Extinction, showing at Movie Night, The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, Npton, 8pm. Free.

Northampton Morris Men practice night, 8pm–10pm. Ages 18 to 80.Details



Roy Forbes with the Graham Dent Trio at the Wig & Pen, St Giles St, Npton, 9pm. Free.

Martin Wyndham-Read at

The Old White Hart Inn,

Cotton End, Npton, Support from local poet Steve Holden


Ballroom & Latin Tea Dance with tuition, 1.30pm–3.30pm Eden Close Community Room, Lakeview. N’pton, 01604 787246

Slimming & Fitness Class at Stanwick Village Hall, 5.15pm (eight-week programme).

Northamptonshire Natural History Society presents Fibres of the World Part 2, Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Npton, 7.30pm.

Painted Volcanoes group for writers to meet, read out and discuss their works, The Lamplighter, Overstone Road, Npton, 7.30pm.

Rectory Farm Residents Association meet in the Community Ctr, Olden Road, N’pton, 7.30pm.



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

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

Wednesday Country Scene at The Headland pub, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm: Tonight The BirdDogs

Dawson Smith & The Dissenters at Wednesday Blues Club, The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 8.45pm.

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

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

Jazz & Blues with GPQ and special guests. Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8.30pm


“John D Rockerfeller” with Peter Liebscher, discussion group at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 7.30pm. 01604 858252.

“Shires Holistics” talk on Lava Shell massage, 7.30pm, guests £3, Northampton District Scout HQ, Fernie Field, Moulton. 07913 615183

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits New Street, Daventry (nr Shopmobility), 10am–1pm; then Long Buckby GP Surgery, Station Road, 2pm–3pm

Northamptonshire Natural History Society Photographic section presents Underwood Cup, Humfrey Rooms, Castilian Terrace, Npton. Free entry.

Alpine & Rock Gardening meeting at Weston Favell Parish Hall, N’pton, 7.15pm.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7.5 miles), start at The Lamb, Stoke Goldington, 9.30am. 01604 891234.

Morning Walk with Northampton & District Ramblers (6 miles). Meet 9.30am Butchers Arms, Greens Norton. No dogs.



Acoustic Jazz, Blues, Indie & Soul, Bootleggers,

Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8.30pm

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

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

Jam Night, The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm

Roy Civil’s Swing Circus at the Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free entry.

Rachael Johnson at Jazz Café, Auntie Ruth’s, George Row, Npton, 8pm. £1 admission.

Open Mic hosted by Hannah Faulkner at Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 8.30pm


Martial Art of Tang Soo Do at Kettering Leisure Village, 7pm – 9pm

COYS Touch Rugby Club training at Dallington Park, Harlestone Road, Npton, 6.30pm.

Northamptonshire Natural History Society presents Micro Fossils, Humfrey Rooms, 10 Castilian Terrace, Npton, 2.30pm. Free entry.

Talk at Wellingborough & District Horticultural Society, Salem Hall, Salem Lane, W’boro, 7.30pm. Howard Drury – Flower Hunting in the Swiss Oberland.

Gretton Local History Society meet in Gretton Village Hall, 7.30pm. Guest speaker Kate Wills presentation on “Larks Ascending”. Visitors £3.

Over-55s Group meets in the Mandarin Buffet, Weston Favell, N’pton, noon. Cost

£7.90 for all you can eat. 01604 416638 or 01604 450453 by 10.30am on the day to book.



Code 500 at Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, Npton, 9pm (alternative fusion of Rock ‘n’ Roll and Dance).

The Choir of All Saints’ Church present the Miss Valerie Travis Memorial Concert – an English Autumn. Four centuries of great vocal music, 7pm followed by a wine reception. For info and tickets or call 01604 632845


An evening with Paul Merson at Auntie Ruth’s, George

Row, Npton, 7.30pm. Celebrating his life and career as a professional footballer.

Limited places, £30 per ticket inc fish & chip supper. See

Christmas Craft Fayre with over 20 stalls, Thrapston Town Football Club, Chancery Lane, Thrapston, 7pm to 10pm. 50p entrance to inc entry into prize draw. More info call Kevin 07894 534093