Your weekly guide to events taking place across Northamptonshire over the next seven days.
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THURSDAY, JUNE 13
Roy Civil’s Swing Circus at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave, 9pm. Free.
Kontra Roots Club, Kennedy’s Bar, Finedon, 8pm. Free.
Organ Recital by Timothy Dolan at Abington Church (The Church In The Park), Npton, 3pm.
Tad Newton’s Jazzfriends with Trevor Whiting at The Castle, W’boro, 8pm. 01933 270007
Open Mic, hosted by Hannah Faulkner at The Obelisk Centre, Npton, 8.30pm
Dancing At Lughnasa, Royal Auditorium, N’pton, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811
New Jersey Nights, Derngate Auditorium, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811
Roy Orbison and Friends, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470
Tang Soo Do (Korean Karate) at Kettering Leisure Village, Thursdon Drive, Kettering, 7pm 01536 511216.
County Market in The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am–noon.
Comedy Night at Victoria Inn, Poole Street, N’pton, 8.30pm
Caring For Your Treasures at Manor House Museum, Kettering, 2.30pm–4pm.
NAB Mobile Sight Centre, outside McDonalds, Wellingborough, 10am–1pm.
FRIDAY, JUNE 14
Bullit’s Disco at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden
8 Ball Joe at Ye Golden Lion, Wellingborough, 9.15pm
Kontra Roots at Kennedy’s Bar, Irthlingborough Road, Finedon, 7.30pm. www.kcbworld.co.uk
Zak and Dan at O’Neills, The Drapery, N’pton, 10pm
Insomniac at Wayfarers, Kettering
Isabelle at NBs, Bridge Street, Northampton
Tammy & Tooley at Chequered Flag, Corby
Disco at Whittlebury Hall, 7.30pm, with three-course dinner & entertainment, £40. 0845 400 1406
Pure Tones at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton.
Dancing At Lughnasa, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811
New Jersey Nights, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811
Playground Dance Company – Newgrounds 2013, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm, 01536 470470
Centre Screen are showing “Quartet” (12A) at Old Village Hall, 8pm
An Evening with Chris Fiddes at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, 7pm. Free.
Witchcraft & Ghost Hunt, all-inclusive weekend at Grendon Hall (until June 16). £169pp, www.hauntedrooms.co.uk
Introduction to the Bloomsbury Group, talk by Claire Nicholson at Alfred East Gallery, Kettering, 1pm–2pm, £5 (£3.50 Leisure Pass Holders). www.kettering.gov.uk
Ladies Night charity event at Bugbrooke FC, Birds Close, 7.30pm, £3. 01604 832347.
Singles Night in Milton Keynes, 7.30pm–11pm. Contact Elaine 07888 604014 or www. simplymingling.co.uk
Farmers’ Market in Richmond Road car park, Towcester, 9am–1.30pm. Profits to charities.
NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits Queens Square, Corby, 10am– 2pm
SATURDAY, JUNE 15
The Cinqui Band at The Picturedrome, Kettering Rd, N’pton, 8pm
The Two Tones at The Charles Bradlaugh, Earl St, N’pton, 9pm.
Lady Swing at Black Bottom Club, George Row, N’pton
Music in the Garden Festival, Wavendon Stables – 11.30am – David Gordon Trio, £12 in advance, £13 on the door; 2.30pm – Tom Green Septe, £12 (full day ticket £20)
Musical Theatre School at St Michaels Community Hall, Roundhill Road, Kettering, 10am. 07747 865626
Nataya at The Foundry, Npton
Pete Waye at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, N’pton
Paul Ravel at Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm (& bingo)
Family Folk Show with Megson at Kettering Art Centre, St Andrew’s Church, 2pm. 01536 513858.
Northampton Philharmonic Choir concert at Holy Trinity Church, Rothwell, 7.30pm. Tickets £15–£5. 07958 768661.
James T at British Sports & Social Club, St Andrews Road, Npton, 8.30pm
Boxeddy at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 8pm. Free entry
Hub Whipley at Great Doddington Club, Lower Street, 9pm.
Northampton Musical Theatre Company presents Gala Tribute Night at Cripps Theatre, N’pton School for Boys, 2.30pm/7.30pm. 01604 258666
Splittin Rocks at O’Neills, the Drapery, Npton, 10pm
Northampton Symphony Orchestra at Spinney Theatre, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 792207 or £13/£11 on the door.
Stu’s Disco at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden
Singles Night 80s & 90s Disco at Bar SO, 25 Abington Sq, Npton. Free entry
Mr Ray at Wayfarers, Kettering
Paul James at Kettering Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering
Attila The Stockbroker plus The Deportees at Wellingborough Old Grammarians, Oxford Street, Wellingborough, 7.30pm.
Funk & Disorderly DJ Night at The Labour Club, Charles Street, Npton, 8pm–1am.
Jesse Garron at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton.
Dancing At Lughnasa, Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811
New Jersey Nights, Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.30pm. 01604 624811
Playground Dance Company – Newgrounds 2013, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470
Ballroom, Latin & Sequence dance the Night Away at Weldon Village Hall, Bridge Street, 8pm, £5. Please bring drinks and nibbles.
Afternoon Walk with The Ramblers Association (6 miles). 2pm from Roade Library, High Street. No parking at library.
Charity Garden Party for Crazy Hats and Animals In Need, 5 Larch Close, Irchester, 10am–2pm. Free entry
Kettering & District Ramblers Club walk in Peak District (9 miles). Meet Parsley Hay Car Park for 9.45am start. 07854 384313
In A Monastery Garden, talk at The Prebendal Manor, Nassington, 2pm–5pm. Admission by pre-booked ticket, £12. 01780 782575
Wellingborough Ramblers leisurely day walk (10.5 miles). Meet near pub in Church Enstone, 10am
Bark to Bark rescue dogs in action, fun day at Billing Aquadrome, N’pton, 10am–5pm.
Family Fun Day at Benham Sports Arena, Kings Park Road, Moulton Park, N’pton, 1pm–4pm. £2.50 per activity, £8 for family of 4. Proceeds to MIA.
Summer Market, St Mary’s Church, Knox Road, Wellingborough, 11am. Free admission.
Summer Open Nationals American Car Event in Shelduck 2 at Billing Aquadrome, N’pton, 10am–5pm (& June 16). www.billingaquadrome.com
Traditional Fun Day in aid of Moulton Supporting Combat Stress at Moulton Magpies FC, Brunting Road, Moulton, noon. Free admission.
Bag a bag of bargain books at Salvation Army Charity Shop, Church Street, Rushden, 9.30am–3.30pm. Take carrier bag to fill with books for £1.
Fossil & Dinosaur Weekend (& June 16) at Jacqui’s Gems & Fossils, Heart of the Shires Shopping Village .
Cats Friends Coffee Morning at Rothwell Methodist Church, 9.30am–11.30am. Bric-a-brac, books. 20p admission
SUNDAY, JUNE 16
Last Night Of The Derngate Proms 2013, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811
Bullit’s Karaoke at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden
Acoustic Open Mic at Fox & Hounds, Kingsthorpe, 8pm
Reggae Ray at Gladstone WMC, Finedon, 3pm–6pm
Mid Sensation (Motown & Soul band) at Wig & Pen, N’pton, 4pm
John Kirby, Brafield WMC, A428, from 8pm.
Johnboy’s Karaoke at British Sports & Social Club, St Andrews Road, Npton, 2pm–5pm
Open Mic at Horseshoe, Sywell
Bob James at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton
Cliff Bywater at The Sun, Hardingtone, 4pm
Martin Nickless Quintet, jazz at the Courtyard Hotel, Stanwick. £7 entry
Debbie Rooker Band at The Longboat, Duston. Free entry.
Rudi Lockwood & His Comedy Chums, Royal Auditorium, 8pm. 01604 624811
Car Boot sale behind Super Sausage on the A5 at Potterspury, sellers 9am, buyers 10am. www.potterspurycarboot.co.uk
Car Boot Sale at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden, 10am–2pm
Circular Day Walk with The Ramblers Association (10.5 miles). Meet Church Lane (adj to rear of Church of Holy Sepulchre, N’pton) 8.25am or meet leader 9.15am KPH Tyre/Exhausts, Main Road (A422), Farthinghoe.
Garden Open Day at The Manor, Priors Marston, 2pm–6pm. £4 adult/children free.
Dingley Hall & Park, a family afternoon, 2pm–6pm. Classic cars, stalls, entertainment. £5 entry inc parking (under 16s free). Proceeds to support the village hall and church.
Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Newton & Lt Oakley (6.5 miles). Meet nr Geddington Church, 10am
Twilight Tour: Art & Architecture in the Country House – Stowe House, 7pm–8.30pm. www.stowehouse.org
Day Walk, Woburn, Eversholt, Aspley Guise, Woburn Sands, Woburn (10 miles). Meet 9am Market Square car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am St Mary’s Church, Woburn.
Cottesbrooke Village Gardens – 10 gardens open, 2pm–5.30pm with cream teas in the village hall. Entrance £3, in aid of All Saints Church, Cottesbrooke.
Morning Walk (7.6 miles) with Northampton Ramblers. Meet 10am, Red Lion, Litchborough. www.northamptonramblers.co.uk
Welland Gliding Club Open Day, Lyveden Airfield, nr Brigstock, 11am–5pm. www.wellandgc.co.uk
The Light of Guidance – Anti-Terror Event, organised by Islams Icon at Northampton High School, Newport Pagnell Road, 2pm–6.30pm. www.islamsicon.org. Free entry.
Car Boot Sale, Harpole Playing Fields, 10am–4pm. Sellers arrive at 8am (please park on playing fields not Larkhall Lane).
The Meaning of Marriage with Bishop of Peterborough at The Church of Christ the King, Deeble Road, Kettering, 6.30pm.
MONDAY, JUNE 17
The Richard Baker Band at Ye Golden Lion, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, 9pm. Free.
Open Mic Night at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden
Wildfire Sessions Showcase at Old Market Inn, Kettering
Pub Quiz, Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8pm. Entry £1
Skittles at The Harlequin, Stamford Road, Kettering, 8pm
TUESDAY, JUNE 18
The Great kNight Folk Club presents Bob Fox at The Old White Hart, Cotton End, Npton. Tickets £10
All That Jazz at The Wig & Pen, St Giles St, Npton, 9pm. Free
Wildfire Sessions Open Mic at Olde England, Northampton
Rushden Hall Pensioners Parliament - 2pm. Progressive Whist Drive.
Wellingborough Ramblers afternoon tea walk, nr Ringstead Lakes (4 miles). Meet at the overflow car park Woodford Mill Tea Room, 1pm
Dog Training at Gretton Village Hall. Puppy class 7.30pm - £28 for 8-week course and Junior class 8pm, £4 pay as you go. 07852 907825
Professor Gary Mesibov talks about “Interventions in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Past, Present and Future”, at Holdenby Lecture Theatre, University of Northampton, Boughton Green Road, Npton, 7.30pm. 01604 239404.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19
J for Jazz play trad jazz at The Coach & Horse, Lubenham, 8.30pm. Free. 01848 463183.
Jammin n Acoustics, Horseshoe Inn, Sheep St, Npton, 8pm
Rhythm Roots & Rhyme at Thomas A Becket, N’pton, 8.30pm
Beer Parlour Jivers at The Headland, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm
Dawson Smith & The Dissenters at Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton
No Time For Fig-Leaves at The Castle Studio Theatre, W’boro, 7.45pm. 01933 270007
NMPAT Schools Music & Arts Festival, Derngate Auditorium, 7pm. 01604 624811
Auditions for Aladdin, by Wellingborough Panto Society, at All Hallows Church Hall, W’boro. Chorus 7.30pm, principals 8pm
Quiz League at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden
Afternoon Walk with The Ramblers Association (7.5 miles). 9.30am from Queen Victoria, Gayton. Unsuitable for dogs.
Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7.5 miles). Meet Cross Keys pub, Molesworth, Cambs, 9.30am
Draughton Spring Fayre, 2pm–4pm. Various stalls.
“A Night On The Town”, talk by Shirley Henderson at Wellingborough Flower Arrangement Society, St Mary’s Church Hall, Knox Road, W’boro, 7.30pm
Morning Walk (3.5 miles) with Northampton Ramblers. Meet 10am, Harlestone Firs.
Gretton Women’s Hour meet at Gretton Baptish Church Hall, High Street, 2.15pm. Guest speaker Ann Rowlett. Includes prayers, hymns. 01536 771979.