What’s On across Northamptonshire this week.

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Your weekly guide to events taking place across Northamptonshire this week.

If you’re organising an event let us know by filling out our online What’s On form or by emailing whatson@northantsnews.co.uk.

We’ll do our best to include the details in our weekly What’s On listings. (Details must be received by midday on the Friday prior to print publication)

PLEASE NOTE: We recommend contacting event organisers as some events may be subject to change during the school half-term holiday.



Live music at Delapre Beer Festival at Delapre Park. www.lovenorthampton.co.uk

Cool Jazz at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free.

Open mic at Brave Old Oak, Towcester

Dave Johnson Quartet, jazz at The Griffins Head, Mears Ashby, 9pm, free

Open mic Night, Golden Horse, Far Cotton, N’pton

Tea Dance, The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, N’pton, 1pm

Jam Night, The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm.


Dancing At Lughnasa, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

Reginald D Hunter, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 8pm. 01604 624811

The Trickster, Underground Auditorium, Royal & Derngate, N’pton, 8pm. 01604 624811

Oliver! (Corby Amateur Theatrical Society), The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

Fairy Tales and Fables, The Deco, Abington Sq, Npton, 6.30pm. 01604 622749


Quiz Night, Old Kings Head, Long Buckby, 8.30pm. Free.

Quiz Night, The Sun, High Street, Hardingstone, 8pm

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

Quiz at The Whitehills, N’pton.

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

Go Wild at Stoke Bruerne Museum, 11am–3pm. Family activities (wear suitable clothing) www.canalrivertrust.org.uk/explorers.

Funhouse Comedy Night at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 8pm. www.funhousecomedy.co.uk

Africa Canvas Bag with artist Lisa Broughton at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 10am–noon & 1pm–3pm. Tickets £5.

ACEs Singles Club, The RAOB Club, South Street, N’pton, 7pm. £5 membership. Contact Paul 07908 410543.



Auntie’s Acoustic Sessions, Black Bottom Club, N’pton, 8pm.

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

Acoustics night, Foundry Tavern, St James, N’pton, 8pm.

Open Mic, Foundrymans Arms, St James Road, N’pton, 9pm

Pravin Karaoke at Golden Horse, Far Cotton, N’pton

Jonny Winston at O’Neills, the Drapery, Npton, 9pm

Donna sings at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden

Riff at Ye Golden Lion, Wellingborough, 9.15pm

Singles Night (POF) at Bar SO, Abington Sq, Npton. Free entry

Open mic at Tollemache Arms, Harrington

Boxeddy at NBs, Bridge St, N’pton.

Trio ‘Em Dolphins at Chequered Flag, Corby

Roy Robinson at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton


Dancing At Lughnasa, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Bill Bailey - Qualmpeddler, Derngate Auditorium, 8pm. 01604 624811

Oliver! (Corby Amateur Theatrical Society), The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

Comedy Hypnotist Show & Disco at Kettering Athletic WMC, Rockingham Road, 7.30pm. Tickets £5 on the door.


Raleigh Choppers Owners Club Rally at Billing Aquadrome Holiday Park & Showground, N’pton (until June 2), 9.30am–7pm.

Italian Market in Northampton Market Square (& June 1).

Ladies Lunch at The Church, Bridge Street, N’pton, noon. Speaker is retired chef, John Jones, £20, 01604 603800

Quiz night at Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm.

“If The Shoe Fits” exhibition at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery (until July 7). Free.

Stanwick WI Fashion Show at Stanwick Village Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £5 inc glass of wine & nibbles from shop@stanwick or 07572 497116.

Aeroexpo UK at Sywell Aerodrome (until June 2), with 160 exhibitors. www.expo.aero/uk

Charity Craft Fair at Hazelwood Neighbourhood Centre, Gainsborough Road, Corby, 10am–3pm.



Karaoke Disco at Vocal Club, Bailiff Street, Npton, 8pm

Live entertainment at Rushden WMC, Griffith Street, Rushden. Free.(also bingo).

Musical Theatre School at St Michael’s Community Hall, Roundhill Road, Kettering, 10am. 07747 865626

Retrobution, Great Doddington Club, Lower Street, 9pm

Youth Brass 2000 in the Crusader Round at Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Sheep Street, N’pton, 7.30pm. www.stseps.org.Adult £10/under 16s £5

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

Bad Dobby at O’Neills, the Drapery, N’pton, 10pm

Steve O’Connor at The Foundryman’s Arms, N’pton

Elvis, with Paul Robinson, at The Hart of Duston, Npton

Myke B at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, N’pton

Toby Doyle entertains at Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm.

Mid Sensation at The Squirrels, Duston, N’pton, 9pm

Krys at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton.

Rhythm n Roots at Horseshoe Inn, 36 Sheep Street, Wellingborough, 8.30pm. Free entry

Kim Robinson at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering


Dancing At Lughnasa, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

Oliver! (Corby Amateur Theatrical Society), The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470


CHARITY dog walk at the Racecourse, N’pton, organised by Affinity Dog Training. Meet opposite White Elephant, 3pm, to raise awareness of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). 0751 976 2411. Donation per dog requested.

Ballroom, Latin & Sequence at Village Hall, Bridge Street, Weldon, 8pm. £5.

Great Easton Garden Fete at Brook House, Deepdale, 2pm. Adults 50p/Children free

Afternoon Walk with The Ramblers Association (6 miles), 1.30pm from Little Harrowden.

Summer Murder Mystery at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 7pm, with Looking Glass Theatre. Tickets £12

Hardy Plant Society meets at Village Hall, Pound Lane, Moulton, for a talk by Tony Russell, 2pm

Whist Drive at Great Easton Village Hall in the Welland Valley, cards dealt 7.30pm. 01536 770784

Plant Fair (& June 2) at Delapre Abbey, 10am–4.30pm. Over 20 specialist nurseries selling.

Centre Screen showing Quartet (12A) at Welford Village Hall, 7.30pm

Antiques, Collectibles & Book Fair at Abington Church Rooms, Park Avenue North, Npton, 10am to 4pm. Free admission.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Pitsford & Quarry Fields (6 miles). Meet nr Whyte Melville pub, Boughton, 10am

Summer Fete, Christ Church Hall, Christchurch Road, Npton, 1pm to 3pm.

Garden Party at Brampton View Care Home, Brampton Lane, Chapel Brampton, 2pm–4pm.



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

Tammy at Gladstone WMC, Finedon, 3pm–6pm

Dave Spencer entertains at Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm.

Open mic at The Horseshoe, Sywell

Cumbria Cocktails at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton

Chris Parker Jazz Quartet at Creaton Village Green, noon–3pm as part of Creaton In Bloom.

John Dunmore New Orleans Jazz and Boogie Band at The

George, Watling St, Kilsby, 1pm

John Dunmore Boogie Band at the Longboat, Duston, 8.30pm


Antique & vintage flea market. Brixworth Village Hall, 10am–3pm. 50p per adult.

Quiz Night at Queens Park WMC, Northampton

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

Quiz Night, Queens Park WMC, N’pton

Quiz Night, Griffin Inn, Pitsford.

Quiz Night, The Cock at Roade, 7pm

Car boot sale behind Super Sausage on the A5 near Potterspury. Sellers 9am, buyers 10am. www.potterspurycarboot.co.uk

Walk for Willen & Family Festival, Willen Hospice, Milton Road, Willen Village, Milton Keynes. Sponsored walk (inc 1.5, 3 or 6 miles) starting at 11.30am, Adults £6 Adults/Under-16s £2. www.willen-hospice.org.uk

The National Street Rod Association at Billing Aquadrome, N’pton, 9am–4pm.

Circular Day Walk with The Ramblers Association (13 miles), Church Lane (adj rear entrance to Church of Holy Sepulchre, N’pton, 8.30am or 9.30am from junction of Daventry Road & Braunston Lane, Staverton.No dogs.

Walk with Kettering & District Ramblers Club, at Lubenham (6 miles). 01536 512691

Morning Walk at Turvey, the Abbey, Dalemark, Pictshill Farm, Great Oaks Farm (6.25 miles). Meet 9.15am, Market Square car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am, near Turvey Church.

Stahl Theatre, West Street, Oundle, showing Amour (12A) with subtitles, 7.45pm. 01832 274734

Classic Ford Event at Santa Pod Raceway. Ticket inquiries 0871 230 5577

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via East Farndon (5 miles). Meet nr pub on the A508 at Gt Oxenden



Roy Forbes with the Graham Dent Band at Ye Golden Lion, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, 9pm to 11pm. Free admission.

Wildfire Sessions showcase at Old Market Inn, Kettering.


Dancing At Lughnasa, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811


Stu’s Quiz Night at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden.

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

Bingo at Monks Park WMC, N’pton, 2.30pm (in the lounge)

Skittles at The Harlequin, Stamford Road, Kettering, 8pm



The Next Big Sing! singing Group at St Michaels Church, Roundhill Road, Kettering, 7.10pm, 07747 865626.

Dave Ellis & Boo Howard at Old White Hart Inn, Cotton End, Npton, doors open 8pm

Small Change at The Wig & Pen, St Giles St, Npton, 9pm. Free.

Open mic night at Olde England, Kettering Rd, N’pton


Dancing At Lughnasa, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811


Quiz Night at Duston Sports Centre, N’pton, 7.30pm. www.nleisure.co.uk

Northampton Central Library offers adult literacy support in their weekly Read & Write group in POD meeting room, 10am–11am.

Rushden Hall Pensioners Parliament, 2pm for progressive whist drive.

Salsa Tuesday, learn to salsa at The Picturedrome, N’pton, from 7pm. 01604 230777.

Short Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association (4.5 miles). 10am start from The White Swan, Holcot.

HSBA (Home Working & Small Business Alliance) meeting at The Fair & Square, Billing Mill, Little Billing, 10am. www.hsba.biz

Families Need Fathers meet at Thorplands Childrens Centre, Npton, 7pm.

Steve Holbrook at Northampton Hilton Hotel, 7.30pm. Tickets £17 on 01536 506123 or £18 on the night. For more info www.steveholbrook.co.uk



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

Jammin n Acoustics, Horseshoe Inn, Sheep St, W’bro, 8.30pm

Rhythm Roots & Rhyme at Thomas A Becket, Npton, 8.30pm

Accrington Stanley at The Headland, Npton, 8.30pm

Bearcat Blues Band at Malt Shovel Tavern, Npton

Bluegrass Jam Session at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton


Dancing At Lughnasa, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811


Killer Pool at The Harlequin Pub, Stamford Road, Kettering.

Boot Camp at Spencer Dallington Community Centre, Tintern Avenue, Npton, 6.30pm.

Ballroom, Latin & Sequence Tea Dance at the Congregational Hall, Bowden Lane, Mkt Harborough, 2pm. £3.50.

Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association (7 miles). 9.30am from Old Red Lion, Litchborough. No dogs.

Coffee Morning at Spencer Dallington Community Centre, Tintern Avenue, Npton, 10am –1pm.

Evening Walk – Higham Ferrers & the River Nene (3 miles). Meet 6.45pm Saffron Road car park, Higham Ferrers.

Northamptonshire Alliance (cage and aviary birds) monthly meeting at Kettering Athletics Club, Rockingham Road, 8pm. Centre Screen showing Quartet (12A) at Brackley FC, 7pm

NAB Mobile Sight Centre outside Town Hall, Brackley Town, 10am–12.30pm; then Waitrose car park, Water Lane, Towcester 1.30pm–3.30pm

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Pottespury& Cosgrove (7.5 miles). Meet at Navigation Inn, nr Castlethorpe, 9.30am