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. www.thinktattoo.com
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.
FRIdAY, NOV 14
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. www.richardsonsevents.com
NIAG talk on The Northampton to Peterborough Line Remembered, at the Garden Rooms, St Matthews Church Hall, Kettering Road, Npton, 7.30pm.
SATURDAY NOV 15
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.
SUNDAY NOV 16
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. www.neneparkcarboot.info
Northampton Sunday Ride (48-mile loop) to the Postmill, Stevenington. Meet 9.30am Nene Whitewater Centre, Bedford Rd, N’pton. www.ctc-northampton.org.uk
MONDAY NOV 17
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 www.northamptonmorrismen.co.uk
TUESDAY NOV 18
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, 8.pm. 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). www.slimandfitclasses.com
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. www.paintedvolcanoes.weelby.com
Rectory Farm Residents Association meet in the Community Ctr, Olden Road, N’pton, 7.30pm.
WEDNESDAY NOV 19
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.
THURSDAY, NOV 20
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 www.tangsoo.net
COYS Touch Rugby Club training at Dallington Park, Harlestone Road, Npton, 6.30pm. www.pitchero.com/clubs/coystouchrugby
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.
FRIDAY NOV 21
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 www.ticketsource.co.uk/allsaintsnorthampton 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 www.richardsonsevents.com.
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