What’s On across Northamptonshire this week

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



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

Open Mic, hosted by Hannah Faulkner at The Obelisk Centre, Kingsthorpe, Npton, 8.30pm

Richard Exhall’s Shooting Stars, at The Castle, Wellingborough, 8pm. 01933 270007


Stella, a story of women and astronomy, Stahl Theatre, Oundle, 7.45pm. 01832 273930

Peter Schaufuss Ballet: Swan Lake, Derngate Auditorium, Royal & Derngate, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

To Sir, With Love, Royal Auditorium, Royal & Derngate, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811
Looking Glass Theatre presents Treasure Island at Blakesley & Woodend Village Hall, 6pm. More info www.lookingglasstheatre.co.uk


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

Heritage Open Weekend at St Peter’s Church, Marefair, Npton (until September 15), 10am–4pm.

Alzheimer’s Society Daventry Support Group at Danetre Hospital, London Road, Daventry, 1pm–2.30pm

Centre Screen will be showing “Skyfall” (12A) at Ecton Village Hall, 8pm.

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

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits Wellingborough, outside McDonald’s in town centre, 10am–1pm

Rectory Farm walkabout led by local housing officer. Meet 10am for Jasmine Road area and 11am for Ermine Road area.

Support Group for people with a learning disability and dementia and their carers at Christchurch Hall, Christchurch Road, Npton, 4pm. Call Rachel 07885 551533.



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

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

Hannah Faulkner at O’Neill’s, the Drapery, N’pton

Green Meadows Festival at Barnwell, nr Oundle (& September 14). Two music stages. In aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust. More info www.greenmeadowsfestival.org

Secret Affair at The Guildhall, N’pton, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Adelle Kirk & Lee Butlin, at Chequered Flag, Corby.

Wildfire Sessions present The Binks at Monk & Mistrel, Isham

Crush at Wig & Pen, St Giles Street, Npton, 9.30pm

40 Watt at Ye Golden Lion, Wellingborough, 9.15pm

Barn Dance with Kelly’s Eye at Athletic Club, Rockingham Road, Kettering, 7.15pm, £5 (Kettering Lions charity event)

Red Thunder at Kingsley Park WMC, N’pton


Peter Schaufuss Ballet: Swan Lake, Derngate Auditorium, Royal & Derngate, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

To Sir, With Love, Royal Auditorium, Royal & Derngate, 7.45pm. 01604 624811


Quiz at Brafield WMC, A428.

Alzheimer’s Society Singing for the Brain Northampton, at Abington Community Centre, Wheatfield Road South, Npton, 10am–11.30am

Centre Screen will be showing “Quartet” (12A) at Arthingworth Village Hall, 8pm.

Centre Screen will be showing “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen” (12A) at Old Village Hall, 8pm.

Towcester Farmers’ Market in Richmond Road car park, 9am–1.30pm. Profits to charity.

English Wine Tasting Evening, hosted by the Kettering branch of Save the Children at Cranford Village Hall, 7.30pm. Ticket-only event, £7.50. 01536 771054.

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visiting Queen’s Sq, Corby, 10am–2pm



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

Live Entertainment at Rushden WMC, Griffith Street. Free.

New Generation Crash and Burn at O’Neill’s, the Drapery, Npton

Danny Owen as Tom Jones in The Tanzibar at Aspers Casino, N’pton, 11pm.

Sam Piha (guitar) & Louise Garner (flute), St Leonard’s Church, Loddington. £8 on the door

Tony Doyle at Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Come Dancing the Night Away at Weldon Village Hall, 8pm. Please bring own drinks and nibbles. 01536 403768

Box Eddy, Great Doddington Club, Lower Street, Great Doddington, 9pm

Ali by request at Queen’s Park WMC, Npton

Malcolm Daniels entertains from 8pm at Brafield WMC, A428.

Nick Harper plus Stevie Jones & Mark Gill, Labour Club, Charles St, Npton

Uncle Ray, at Wayfarers, Kettering

Mid Sensation at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9.30pm

Zee at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Time Machine at Semilong WMC, St Andrew’s Street, Npton


Peter Schaufuss Ballet: Swan Lake, Derngate Auditorium, Royal & Derngate, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

To Sir, With Love, Royal Auditorium, Royal & Derngate, 2.30pm/7.45pm.01604 624811


Start Ballroom Dancing, at St Albans Church, Broadmead Ave, N’pton, 12.30pm. £3 admission. 01604 787246.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Wappenham (7 miles). Meet Brackley Lane, Abthorpe, 10am. 01604 450946.

Kettering Vinyl, CD & DVD Fair at Parish Hall, Market Place, Kettering, 9am–3pm. 01536 520547

Afternoon Walk with The Ramblers Association (5.5 miles). Meet 2pm Hulcote turn, off Northampton Road, Towcester.

Open Studio at 34 Polopit, Titchmarsh, NN14 3DL (& September 15), 11am–4pm.

Table Top Sale at Pytchley Village Hall, 9am–noon. Book table on 01536 790212 or 01536 791109

Stoke Bruerne Goes To War Again (& September 15), 
organised by Friends of the Canal Museum. www.

Northants Creation Group presents speaker Michael Oard on the subject of ice age and global warming, Abbey Centre, East Hunsbury, 7.30pm. Free.

Charity event at Duston Orchard (nr St Luke’s Church). Plenty of stalls and display by Boys’ Brigade Band. Free entry.

Kingsthorpe Baptist Church Open Day, 10am– 3pm, with two sessions of “Godly Play” at 10.30am and 2pm and organ music at 11am and 12.15pm.

Pitsford Church Fete, 2pm–4.30pm.

Northampton Vintage Fair at St Matthews, Kingsley, 11am–3pm. £1 adm (children free).

Afternoon ride with Northampton Cyclists’ Touring Club (Hannington and Orlingbury). Meet Co-op, Moulton, 2pm. www.ctc-northampton.org.uk



Free music and entertainment event at Becket’s Park, from 2pm–5pm, feature Similar Jones, plus magic, competitions and inflatable play area.

Music Night at Queens Park WMC, Northampton

Dave Harmer’s New Orleans Hot Shots at The Walnut Tree, Blisworth, noon. £8 admission

D-Trio perform at Brafield WMC, A428, 8pm.

Open Mic featuring Carly Loasby, The Wheatsheaf, Titchmarsh

Open Mic featuring John Cadden Lawrence , at Horseshoe, Sywell

Victoria Strange at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Open Mic hosted by Hannah Faulkner at Ken’s Diner, Finedon, 2pm–4.30pm


Woodland Walk by Well Walking Group (approx 3 miles or 1 hour). Meet Corby boating lake car park, 11am.

Summer Teas in King’s Cliffe Village Hall (final weekend), 2pm with last orders at 4.30pm.

Southwick Hall, nr Oundle, will open as part of the Heritage Open Day scheme, 2pm–5pm.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Everdon, Upper Stowe (12 miles). Meet Weedon car park next to sports field, 10am. 01933 387645

Circular Day Walk with The Ramblers Association (10.5 miles). Meet 9.30am at car park of Middleton Cheney Sports Club, Astrop Road.

Morning Walk – Mears Ashby, Hardwick Lodge (5.5 miles). Meet 9.35am Saffron Road car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am.North Street, Mears Ashby

Twilight Tour: The largest restoration project of its kind at Stowe House, 7.30pm. Tickets £10. www.stowehouse.org

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

Film Night at The Stahl Theatre, West Street, Oundle. This week showing “Lincoln (12A). 01832 272734



Sheila Waterfield with the Graham Dent Band at Ye Golden Lion, Sheep Street, Wellingborough, 9pm. Free admission.

Open Mic Night at The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden

Acoustic showcase, Prince of Wales, Kettering


To Sir, With Love, Royal Auditorium, Royal & Derngate, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811


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

Chess Club at Rushden Town Bowling Club, Northampton Road, 7pm. 07810 474969

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

Alzheimer’s Society support group at Turn Furlon, Rookery Lane, Kingsthorpe, 7pm



Adam Gammage hosts jam 
night at Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm

The Lincoln Noel Trio at The Wig & Pen, St Giles St, Npton, 9pm

Roy Bailey at The Old White Hart Inn, Cotton End, Npton, 8pm, £10. More info www.greatknightfolkclub.co.uk

Canal Side Stompers at the Wharf Inn, Welford, 7.30pm. Free entry.


To Sir, With Love, Royal Auditorium, Royal & Derngate, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811


Bombay Palace Restaurant, Welford Road, Kingsthorpe celebrates 25th Anniversary with a Charity Banquet Night in aid of Northamptonshire Association for the Blind. Four-course meal, £15. 01604 713899.

Wellingborough Ramblers Afternoon walk (3 miles). Meet at Manvell Farm Shop, Walgrave, 1.30pm. 01604 846201

Women’s Hour at Gretton Baptist Church Hall, High Street, 2.15pm. Guest speaker is Janet Jones. 01536 770188.

Gretton Book Club at The Blue Bell, 8pm. Book is The Given Day, by Dennis Lehanne

Rectory Farm Residents Association meeting at Community Centre, Olden Road, 7.30pm.

Wellingborough Ramblers circular via Hardwick and Orlingbury (6.5 miles). Meet The Lamb, Little Harrowden, 10am. 01933 441270

1066: More than just a battle, Workers’ Educational Association workshop at The Meeting Room, Corby EM International Pool. Parkland Gateway, George Street, Corby, 7.15pm. 01536 395555

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits Nene Park Outpatients Clinic car park, Irthlingborough, 9.30am–noon

Bible Talk at Counties Community Centre, Hertford Road, Kettering, 7.30pm.

Talk by Keith Harry on Grafton Regis, featuring Elizabeth Woodville (The White Queen), and the Grafton Portrait of Shakespeare at Roade Library, High Street, 7pm. Tickets from the Library or 01604 864498

Quiz Night at The Golden Horse, Far Cotton, 8.30pm

Quiz Night at Duston Sports Centre, Npton, 7.30pm. More info www.nleisure.co.uk

Rushden Hall Pensioners Parliament, 2pm.



Rockin’ Em at The Headland, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm

Country Jam Session at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

The Little Devils, blues at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton.

Dave Johnson at The Griffins Head, Mears Ashby, 9pm. Free


To Sir, With Love, Royal Auditorium, Royal & Derngate, 7.45pm. 01604 624811

Jack Dee, Derngate Auditorium, Royal & Derngate, 8pm. 01604 624811


Sequence Dance Lessons at Weldon Village Hall, Bridge Street, 8.30pm. £5 entry. 01536 403762

Wellingborough Ramblers circular walk via Ravenstone (7.5 miles). Meet The Malting House, Stoke Goldington, 9.30am. 01234 711604

Afternoon Walk with The Ramblers Association (7.5 miles). Meet 9.30am Red Lion, Bozeat.

Volunteer Day at Salcey Forest, 10.30am–3pm. Meet at the Forest Cafe. thesalceyforestcafe@hotmail.co.uk

Demonstration Night, Stoke Bruerne and Shutlanger Flower Club, Roade Village Hall, 7.30pm. Visitors £5.

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits Northampton Market Sq, 10am–12.30pm

Wellingborough Ramblers walk via Pertenhall and Kimbolton Cricket Grounds (8.5 miles). Meet at The White Horse Inn, Tilbrook, 10am. 01933 355565

Morning Walk with The Ramblers Association (6 miles). Meet 9.30am The Plough, Everdon.

Alzheimer’s Society Long Buckby Support Group for Carers and People with Dementia at Long Buckby Community Centre, Station Road, 2pm–4pm

This Colourful World, talk by Janet James at Wellingborough Flower Arrangement Society, St Mary’s Church Hall, Knox Road, Wellingborough, 7.30pm

NAB Mobile Sight Centre visits Shopmobility, New Street, Daventry, 10am– 1pm.