Here’s your weekly guide to events taking place across Northamptonshire over the next seven days.
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Tea Dance, The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, N’pton, 1pm
The Platform, Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, N’pton, 9pm
A K Disco’s Karaoke, O’Malleys Bar, W’boro Rd, Npton, 8pm
Jam Night, The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm
All That Jazz, The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave, 9pm to 11pm. Free.
Sermon-Sonnet-Song: Lenten Meditations in word and music at All Saints Church, N’pton, 1.10pm–1.50pm. Free admission
Centre Screen showing “Hope Springs” (12A) at Hougemont Barn, Royal Oak, Blisworth, 7.30pm
Acoustic Open Mic feat Damo Pickard & Rosewood Reds at Ye Golden Lion, Wellingborough
Acoustic Open Mic feat Keziah Young & KRAB at Brave Old Oak, Towcester
Milton Jones, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 8pm. 01604 624811
The 39 Steps, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811
Spring Awakening, Underground Stage, Royal & Derngate, 8pm. 01604 624811
Masque Theatre present two one-act plays – Margot and Clear Heels at The Playhouse Theatre, Clare Street, Npton, 7.30pm (until March 2). Tickets@masquetheatre.co.uk.
Quiz Night, Cripps Recreation Centre, NGH, Npton, 8pm.
County Market in The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am–noon.
Funhouse Comedy Club at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 8pm. Admission £7 in advance
Artist Talk by Yelena Popova at The University of Northampton, Avenue Campus, Npton, 2pm
“Meet The Author” at Middleton Cheney Library, 7.30pm. Guest is thriller writer Adrian Magson. £5 adult/£2 child
Right Plant/Right Place Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 9.30am–noon. www.btcworkshops.co.uk
A talk by Linda Rudkin, Market Harborough Embroiderers’ Guild meeting at Roman Way Day Centre, Market Harborough, 7.15pm. 07837 638228.
ACEs Singles Club, The RAOB Club, South Street, Northampton, 7pm. £5 membership. 07908 410543
NAB Mobile Sight Centre, outside McDonald’s, Wellingborough Town Centre, 10am–1pm
Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Cafés at Town Hall, Brackley, 10am–noon; Desborough Baptist Church, Station Road, Desborough, 2pm–4pm; The Plaza, Cozy Nook, Thrapston, 6.30pm –8.30pm.
Krishna Wisdom presents Festival of Spirit at Quaker House, Wellington Street, Npton, 6.30pm. www.krishnawisdom.com
Disco and Karaoke at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden
Kast Off Kinks, The Stables, Wavendon, 8pm. 01908 280800
Robbie Williams Tribute Night at Whittlebury Hall. For more info www.whittleburyhall.co.uk
Singles Night POF at Bar SO, Abington Sq, N’pton. Free.
Stevie Jones & Kev Lee with guests The Record Covers at The Old Friar, Twywell
Far From Nashville (Tammy Levy) & Chamberlain & KRAB at Ken’s Diner, Finedon
Take The Shot, at Horseshoe Inn, Sheep Street, W’bro. Free
The Jam’d (Jam Tribute Band) at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 8pm
Puss In Boots, Denton Village Hall, Vicarage Lane, 7.30pm. 01604 890711
The 39 Steps, Royal Auditorium,N’pton, 2.30pm/ 7.45pm. 01604 624811
Spring Awakening, Underground Stage, N’pton, 8pm. 01604 62481
Local Artists’ Showcase, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01604 470470
Roman Blinds Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 9.30am to 4.30pm. www.btcworkshops.co.uk
Advice Centre with Michael Ellis MP at Northampton Guildhall Godwin Room, by appointment only 3pm–5pm. 02072 197220
PAGB, exhibition at Desborough & Rothwell Photographic Society, Marlow House, Gold Street, Desborough, 8pm
NAB Mobile Sight Centre outside Central Library, Abington Street, N’pton, 10am–12.30pm
Oundle Festival of Literature – Rachel Joyce, author of “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry”, in conversation with Fiona Cumberpatch, St Peter’s Church, Oundle, 7.30pm. Box Office 01832 274734
Watercolour Painting Exhibition at Brixworth Library, Spratton Road (until March 28) with Northamptonshire County Council Adult Learning Service. Mon to Fri 10am to 6pm, Sat 9am to 1pm & Sun 1pm to 4pm
Church-run Retireds’ Group meeting, Bridge Community Office, Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, 1.30pm.
Women’s World Day of Prayer service at St Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, Higham Road, Rushden, 2pm–3pm.
Best of British, great music by great British Composers at Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Sheep St, Npton, 7.30pm
Alternative Rock night with various acts at The Racehorse, Abington Sq, Npton, 7.30pm. £4 on the door, £3 with flyer
Vinny, Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, N’pton
Elkie Brooks, The Stables, Wavendon, 8pm. 01908 280800
Music From The Ballet with Northampton Symphony Orchestra, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811
Anyone Out There, Great Doddington Club, Lower St, 9pm
Wordsworth at Bar SO, Abington Sq, N’pton. Free entry
Charlies Angels fundraiser at The Picturedrome, Kettering Road, Npton, 7.30pm. www.charliesangels2013.co.uk
Dillon Richards at British Rail Club, St Andrews, Npton, 8.30pm
The Great Divide, at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 8pm
Puss In Boots, Denton Village Hall, Vicarage Lane, 2pm/7.30pm. 01604 890711
The 39 Steps, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811
Spring Awakening, Underground Stage, N’pton, 8pm. 01604 624811
Ballroom & Latin Beginners Dance Class, Jubilee Hall, St Albans Church, Broadmead Ave, N’pton, 12.30pm. £3. 01604 787246
Antiques and Collectors Fayre, Abington Church Rooms, Park Ave Sth, Npton, 10am. Free.
Coffee Morning, Sam Harrison Memorial Hall, Meeting Lane, Duston, 9.30am to noon.
Kingfisher Amateur Art Society painting session at Community Room, Hinton Road, Kingsthorpe, 2pm. 01604 820380
Festive Easter Baking Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 9.30am–noon. www.btcworkshops.co.uk
Baby/Kids Sale at The Pemberton Centre, Rushden, 10am–noon. £1 entry, kids free. Email email@example.com
Morning Walk (6 miles) with Northampton Ramblers. Meet 10am at Church of St Michael & All Angels, Creaton.
The Hardy Plant Society meet at Village Hall, Pound Lane, Moulton, for a talk with Fergus Garrett, 2pm
Wellingborough Ramblers circular walk via Harlestone (8 miles). Meet nr Saracens Head, Lt Brington, 10am.
A walk in Duston with Northamptonshire Natural History Society before visiting Flower Festival. Meet in bus station for bus SC 9A at 1.20pm.
Annual Spring Fayre at Northampton High School for Girls, Newport Pagnell Road, Hardingstone, 2pm–5pm. Admission £1 adults, 50p children.
Greener Northamptonshire Fair at Northampton Guildhall, 10am–4pm. Free
Danceathon, an Enhance Fitness Charity Event at Guilsborough Secondary School, 10am–12.30pm in aid of Cynthia Spencer Hospice.
Americana Roots, Thomas A Beckett, St James Road, Northampton, 8pm
Bullit’s Karaoke at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden
Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust Gala Concert, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811
Limehouse Jazz Band at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, noon–2.30pm
Uriah Heep, The Stables, Wavendon, 8pm. 01908 280800
Acoustic Open Mic feat Graeme Armstrong & Rogue State Circus at The Horseshoe, Sywell
Boogiesnakes at The Wig & Pen, St Giles Street, Npton, 4pm. Free entry
Jamie Neale at British Rail Club, St Andrews, Npton, 2pm–5pm
Reggae Ray, at Fox & Hounds, Whittlebury, 4pm to 6pm
Puss In Boots, Denton Village Hall, Vicarage Lane, 4pm. Box Office 01604 890711
Morning Worship at Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, 10.15am. All welcome
Gardens open under National Garden Scheme at Greywalls, Farndish, Wellingborough, noon–4pm. £3 admission.
Wellingborough Ramblers circular walk via Lamport (9 miles). Meet Draughton crossing car park, 10am.
Sunday Walk with Waendel Walkers Club. Circular routes from The Green Dragon, Brigstock (6 or 12 miles), 10am. 50p entry. www.waendel.org.uk
All Day Ride to Oundle with Kettering Cyclists’ Touring Club. Meet Rothwell, 9.30am or Islip Village Hall, 10.30am. 01536 712507
Morning Walk, Kettering, Broughton, Cransley, Kettering (7 miles). Meet 9.20am Market Square Car Park, Higham Ferrers.
Antique & Vintage Flea Market, Brixworth Village Hall, 10am–3pm
Day Ride to Milton Ernest, Melchbourne and back (55 miles) with Northampton Cyclists’ Touring Club. Meet Canoe Centre, Bedford Road, 9.30am. www.ctc-northampton.org.uk
All That Jazz at Ye Golden Lion, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, 9pm to 11pm. Free admission.
Acoustic showcase with four feature artists at The Old Market Inn, Kettering
Reggae Ray, at Fox & Hounds, Althorp Coaching Inn, Great Brington, 8.30pm
Circus of Horrors, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811
Stu’s Quiz Night at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden.
Celebration Cakes (1st of 4) Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 7pm. www.btcworkshops.co.uk
The Andy Derrick Jazz Quartet at The Wig & Pen, St Giles St, Npton, 9pm to 11pm. Free
Acoustic Open Mic feat The Box Ticked at Sunnyside, Northampton
Quiz Night at Duston Sports Centre, Npton, 7.30pm. More info www.nleisure.co.uk
Northampton Central Library adult literacy support, in POD meeting room, 10am–11am. firstname.lastname@example.org
Beginners Argentine Tango Dancing Class, Park Road Junior School, Wood Street, Kettering, 6.30pm; practice 7.30pm. £5 class or £7 for both.
Diabetes UK Northampton Area Group 43rd AGM at Cripps Postgraduate Medical Centre, NGH, 7.30pm.
Monthly lunch at Gretton Village Hall, 12.30pm, £4. Call Liz Watt 01536 772328
Gretton’s Womens Hour meeting at Gretton Baptist Church Hall, High Street, 2.15pm. 01536 771979
Duston URC Tuesday Fellowship at United Reformed Church, Main Street. Talk by Rev Simon Ellis, 2.30pm Wellingborough Ramblers, The Great Ouse Horseshoe Walk (6 miles – part boggy). Meet The Cock Inn, Pavenham, 10am.
HSBA (Home Working & Small Business Alliance), meeting at The Fair & Square, Billing Mill, Little Billing, 10am–noon. www.hsba.biz
Families Need Fathers meet at the Thorplands Children’s Centre, N’pton, 7pm.
Kingfisher Amateur Art Society painting session at Community Room, Hinton Road, Kingsthorpe, 7pm. 01604 820380
Delicious Desserts Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, 9.30am–noon; Decoupage Easter Eggs Workshop 7pm to 9pm. www.btcworkshops.co.uk
Day Ride to Gretton for lunch with Kettering Cyclists’ Touring Club. Meet Rothwell, 9.30am or Rockingham Tea Room, 11am. 01536 712507
Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Café at Corn Market Hall, London Road, Kettering, 2pm to 4pm.
J for Jazz at The Coach & Horse, Lubenham, 8.30pm. Free. 01848 463183
Jazz & Blues at The Brad, Charles Bradlaugh, N’pton, 8pm
Jammin & Acoustic, Horseshoe Inn, Sheep St, Npton, 9pm
The Bootleg Beatles, Derngate Auditorium, 8pm. 01604 624811
Lunchtime Live! Back for Solo Violin at All Saints Church, Npton, 1.10pm–1.50pm. Free
Debbie Giles Midnight Train at Malt Shovel Tavern, Npton
Learn Line Dance at Corby Ex-Service Men’s Club. Beginners 7.30pm, Improvers 8.15pm. 07968 576976
Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Threeshires Way & Eastern Maudit (8.25 miles). Meet Red Lion, Bozeat, 9.30am.
Northamptonshire Alliance meet at Kettering Athletics Club, Rockingham Road, 8pm.
“An Afternoon to Remember” at Burton Latimer Heritage Museum, Civic Centre, 2.30pm–4.30pm. Research facilities and photographs from previous exhibitions available. 01536 722722.