What’s on February 11-17

Sean Alexander
Sean Alexander

Thursday

MUSIC

A K Disco’s Karaoke. O’Malleys Bar, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm

Jam Night. The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm to 12am

Corby Male Voice Choir. 7.30pm, St Andrews Church of Scotland (Church Hall), Occupation Rd, Corby. www.corbymalevoicechoir.co.uk

Country Jam Session. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

The Johann Strauss Gala. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

The Herbal Bed. Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

The Bee Gees Story. Nights On Broadway, The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. Box Office 01536 470470

OTHER

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Kettering Leisure Village (NN15 6PB), 7pm – 9pm. www.tangsoo.net

Towcester County Market. The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am to 12noon. Prices start at 50p

Quiz. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm.

Quiz. Fox & Hounds PH, 186 Harborough Road, Npton, NN2 8DJ, 8.30pm. Cash prizes. Special curry meal for £5. Call to reserve your table

Quiz Night. The Sunnyside PH, Boughton Green Road, Npton, 8pm

Bingo. Brafield WMC, located on A428, from 8.30pm

Table Tennis for adults. all levels welcome, tea & biscuits, informal social group. NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton. 07813 575264

Masque Youth Theatre Drama Sessions. for ages 11-18 at Northampton High School, 7.15-9pm. Sessions £4. www.masqueyouththeatre.co.uk

Yoga. Stanwick Village Hall, 6.30pm to 8pm. Free trial session, no obligation. Call Patricia 01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

Whist Drive. Boothville Community Ctr, Npton, 7.30pm. Tea & biscuits provided at half time. £3 otd.

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Wellingborough Town Centre, pedestrian area opp The Hind Hotel & Colemans stationery shop,10am-1pm AND Earls Barton, High Street, outside entrance to Co-op, 1.45-3pm

Friday

MUSIC

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

Live Music. Malt + Bass, High Street, Corby Old Village, NN17 1UU, 7pm.

J for Jazz. play “trad” (every Fri) at The Locks Inn, Foxton Locks, Nr Market Harborough, LE16 7RA, 12.30-2.30pm. Gig is free. Good food, lovely views and happy Jazz. Call 01162 791 515 to book a table if eating.

Tad Newton’s Jazz Friends. The Castle, Wellingborough, NN8 1XA, 8pm. 01933 270007

The Reinst80’d. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

THEATRE

Pantomime. Puss In Boots, Brixworth Village Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £6 adult, £4 child, from Brixworth Hardware and Libby Bowers 01604 880672

The Herbal Bed. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

Screaming Blue Murder. Underground, 5.30pm. 01604 624811

Justin Moorhouse. The Core at Corby Cube, 8pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

Street Dance Class. Stanwick Village Hall, 3.45pm to 4.45pm. £4.

Quiz Night. Shoulder of Mutton, Weldon, 8pm.

Bingo. Liburd Room, Whilton Road, Kingsthorpe, 7.30pm to 9.45pm

8-16 Yrs Kingsthorpe Kobras Badminton Club. (Coaching), 5-6.30pm. £4/session. Kingsthorpe College, Boughton Green Road. Call Jack, 07708 679452 for further details.

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Ringstead Village Hall (NN14 4DA), 6.30pm – 7.30pm. New children & family class. www.tangsoo.net

Fitsteps Class. Kingsthorpe Baptist Church Hall, behind Waitrose, 10am

Tai Chi. Duston Village Hall, Sycamore Road, 1.30pm to 2.30pm. £4.

R-Zone Club. For young people aged 8-13 years at the Community Ctr, Olden Road, Rectory Farm, 5pm to 6pm. 07979 152746.

Keep Fit & Coffee Morning. Weston Favell Parish Hall, 10am to 12pm

Gentle Yoga. Stanwick Village Hall, 2pm to 3.15pm. Free trial session, no obligation. Call 01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

Craft Club. 11am to 3pm, Church Hall, St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Kettering. For info call Sue Shipham 07733 341674. £3 inc tea & coffee.

Relax Kids. New course at Stanwick Village Hall, 10-11am. 07972 680411.

Northampton Unitarians. Chance to walk the Labyrinth. Meeting House, St Katherine’s Terrace, NN1 2AX, 5-7pm. www.northamptonunitarians.org.uk

Stanwick WI. Dogs helping to detect human illness, talk by Geoff Lambert at Stanwick VH 7.30pm

Towcester Farmers’ Market. Richmond Road car park, 9am to 1pm. Profits to support local charities.

Gluten Free Bread & Pastry. Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, NN12 8HE, 9.30am-3pm. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Northampton Abington Street, Close to Central Library, 9.30am-1pm

NIAG’s February talk. London Shoe Manufacturers in Northampton by Peter Perkins. Takes place at the Garden Rooms, St Matthews Church Hall, Kettering Road, Npton.

Saturday

MUSIC

Karaoke Disco. Vocal Club, Bailiff Street, Npton, 8pm till late

Live Music. Malt + Bass, 37 High Street, Corby Old Village, NN17 1UU, 7pm.

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Jamie Neale from 8pm.

The Great Divide. Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9pm. Free entry.

Jugar. Monks Park WMC. 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton

Jive Nite. 8-11.30pm at Stanwick VH with beginners lesson, 8.15pm £5 otd. Soft drinks provided, bring your own alcohol.

The Savannah Jazz Band. The Castle, Wellingborough, NN8 1XA, 12.30pm. 01933 270007

Dixie Mix. Jazz at The Castle, Wellingborough, NN8 1XA, 8pm. Tickets from Box Office 01933 270007

Vicki Rosini. Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Soulmofunk. Red Lion, Brackley, 10pm

Third Degree Leburn. Brasenoe Arms, Cropredy, 9.30pm

Tony Gee’s Motown & Soul Disco. Spread Eagle, Wellingborough Road, Npton

Andy Bell Sound. Middleton Cheney Social Club, OX17 2RG. Doors open 7pm. Admission £2 members, £4 non-members

Valentines Dance. Kettering Athletic Club, Rockingham Road, Kettering. Tickets £6, 01536 726136/725808 or from The Athletic Club.

60s Retro at. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Adrenalin. (Classic Rock) at The Lilacs, 39 Church Street, Isham, Kettering, NN14 1HD, 9pm

Ricky Swann. Rifle Band Club, Havelock Street, Kettering, 8.45-11.30pm. Doors open 7pm. Free

THEATRE

Pantomime. Puss In Boots, Brixworth Village Hall, 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Tickets £6 adult, £4 child, from Brixworth Hardware and Libby Bowers 01604 880672

Illusionist Sean Alexander. The Confusionist at The Deco Theatre, Npton, 7.30pm. 01604 622749

The Herbal Bed. Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811

Royal, React, Respond. Royal Auditorium, 5.30pm. 01604 624811

A Beautiful Noise. The Core at Corby Cube, 7.30pm. 01536 470470

OTHER

Military Fitness Class. Delapre Park, Northampton, 9.30am to 11am. www.bpt-uk.com

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Kingsley School (NN15 5DP), 10am to 11.15am Children & family class. www.tangsoo.net

Saturday Stage Stars. for 5-8 years at Stanwick Village Hall, 11.15am. £10.50 per week. 45 mins drama, 45 mins Jazz dance, 45 mins singing. Call Lucy 07788 983403

Harrington Aviation Museum. – come and learn about Spies, Supplies & Dangerous Skies. Covert Warfare in World War 2. Open 10am to 5pm (Sundays also)

Wellingborough Ramblers walk (7 miles). Meet at Royal Oak PH, Cogenhoe, NN7 1LE, 10am. For info ring leader 07740 995707

Northampton’s Seedy Saturday. – Community seed swap at The Community Halls, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Church Lane (off Sheep Street), Npton, NN1 3NL, 11am-4pm.

Valentines Fancy Dress. Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton. “Gangsters & Molls” plus Steak & Chips Night.

Afternoon Walk. The Ramblers Association (5 miles). 2pm from Yardley Gobion, The Coffee Pot Tavern, 30 High Street, NN12 7TN. Use car park if patronising the pub/café after the walk. Unsuitable for dogs.

Whist Drive. Great Easton VH in the Welland Valley, cards dealt from 7.30pm. £2.50pp. Good prizes to be won. For more info 01536 770784

Pizza Party. arranged by Wellingborough Youth Gathering. All Saints Church Hall, Wellingborough, 7.30-9pm.

Snowdrop Weekend. (& Feb 14) at Chelveston Church, 10am-4pm (Sun 11am-4pm). Stalls inc homemade cakes, jams, preserves, marmalades, snowdrops/aconites. Woodcraft, cards/photos and bric-a-brac. Refreshments available all day. Free admission.

CTC Northampton Brisk Cycle Ride to Ashby St Ledgers. 35 miles at around 15mph. Meet 9.30am Brampton Valley Way, Welford Crossing, NN6 8AA (nr Windhover PH). Ride goes through Long Buckby and West Haddon to Ashby St Ledgers via National Cycle Route 50. Coffee stop at Daventry Country Park (25 miles) or Flore (30 miles). Return route is via Bringtons and Althorp Esate. New riders welcome. More info call Phil 07867 388592.

Antiques & Collector’s Fair. Northampton Market Square (Abington Street end), 9am-4pm. Various stalls where items can be bought and sold.

Great Doddington Evening WI. Chocolate Morning at Great Doddington Memorial Hall. 10.30am-1pm. Entrance 50p. In aid of Daylight Centre, Wellingborough.

Jumble Sale. Weekley Village Hall12-2. Proceeds to St. Mary’s church, Weekley.

Sunday

MUSIC

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

Karaoke. Jekyll & Hyde, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm

Bingo and Hoy. Queens Park WMC, Npton

Navy and Marine Club. Lorne Road, Northampton. Entertainment from 8pm. Free entry. £4 non-members

Dave Surman. Middleton Cheney Social Club, OX17 2RG. Doors open 7pm. Admission £2 members, £4 non-members

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Bryan G from 8pm.

Rachael Johnson & Mellow Baku. at Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 8pm. Free entry.

Memphis Blue. Monks Park WMC. 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton

Rutland Organ & Keyboard Music Club. Magical Afternoons of Live Music. Market Overton Village Village Hall, Main Street, LE15 7PL, doors open 1.45pm. Admission £6 otd.

Mystos Hot Lips. Jazz at The Castle, Castle Way, Wellingborough, NN8 1XA, 8pm. Box Office 01933 270007

BirdDogs. Sunday Sessions, Headland Pub, Longland Road, Npton, 2-5pm

Bob James. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

OTHER

Stepping Out Activities. Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, NN10 9HX. Inc “Whitefriars Breakfast” at 10.15am and “Silver Service” Church Service with traditional hymns in Bridge Community Office, 10.30am. Also, “Books ‘n’ More Reading Group at Beans in Higham Ferrers, 10.30am

Badminton Club. (16+) Duston Sports Centre, Npton. For more info call Jay 07946 631449

Fotheringhay Village Hall. Sunday Tea, 3pm to 5.30pm. Tea and Cake £2.50.

Quiz. The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 8pm. Teams of 4, £1pp admission. Cash prize.

Yoga Class. The Elgar Centre, 1A High Street, Upton, NN5 4EN, 10am to 11.15am. Bring yoga mat, water and blanket. £7, £5.50 concessions for students, pensioners.

Tried skinny dipping on holiday?

Join us in Northampton on a Sunday evening for naturist swimming, steam & sauna. All ages welcome, couples & families. Contact Carol 0870 765 4326 or email membership@nsgswim.org.uk for further details.

Rushton Hall Hotel. A specially crafted menu for Valentine’s Weekend. www.rushtonhall.com, enquiries@rushtonhall.com

Circular Walk. Waendel Walkers Club. Choice of either 6 or 12 mile routes starting & finishing at Overstone Arms, Pytchley, any time from 10am onwards. For more info www.waendel.org.uk. 50p entry fee

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (5 miles). Meet Village Green, Woodford, NN14 4HE, 10am. 01933 398905

Countryside Walk. Exploring from Emmaus, a walk in the north Bedfordshire countryside, starting and ending at the Emmaus Village nr Carlton and exploring footpaths between there and Turvey. Meet Whitefrairs Junior School, Bouhgton Drove, NN10 9HX, 9.30am for 9.45am departure, or in the car park at Emmaus, School Lane, Carlton, MK43 7LQ, 10.30am.

Circular Day Walk. The Ramblers Association (11.5 miles). Pattishall Millenium walk. 9.30am from Holy Cross Church, Pattishall, NN12 8NB.

Harrington Snowdrop Walk.L eisurely walk starts and finishes at the Village Hall, 1-4pm, where a route map and brief history are available. Tea, coffee and cakes served in the Village Hall.

Car Boot Sale. Nene Park Stadium, Irthlingborough. Sellers 7am, Buyer 8am. www.neneparkcarboot.info. Tel 07712 114819

Monday

MUSIC

Karaoke. The Golden Horse, Far Cotton, 4pm to 7pm

Acoustic Open Mic. The Woolpack, Rothwell from 9pm.

THEATRE

Don’t Stop The Beat. Derngate Auditorium, 6pm. 01604 624811

The Herbal Bed. Royal Auditorium, 7pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

TCB Pub Quiz. Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8pm. Entry £1pp

Bingo. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, N’pton, 2.30pm

Bingo. Rifle Band Club, Kettering, 8.30-11.15pm. All welcome.

Just Voices. Meet Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, 7-8.15pm. No need to be an expert singers as all “voices” are welcome. More details stuartpauljenkins@gmail.com or 01604 717866

Iyengar Yoga. 9.30am to 10.45am, Perry Street – 07759 152986

Northampton Morris Men. practice, 8pm to 10pm. Ages 18 to 80. Instruction is given. www.northamptonmorrismen.co.uk

Keep Fit & Coffee Morning. Weston Favell Parish Hall, 10am to 12pm

Tuesday

MUSIC

Just Voices Community Choir. 7pm to 8.30pm, Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, entrance from rear of Waitrose. Details – Stuart Jenkins 01604 455682

Northampton Male Voice Choir. (every Tues), 7.30pm at Kingsley Park Methodist Church Hall (opp St Matthews Church), visitors always welcome to come along and join us. For details www.nmvc.co.uk

THEATRE

Brendan Cole. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

The Herbal Bed. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Yoga. for Well-Being at Spencer Dallington Community Ctr, Npton (every Tue), 9.30am to 11.30am.

Body Balance. Stanwick Village Hall, 1.30pm to 2.30pm. £4 a session. More info call 07958 382720

Iyengar Yoga. 7pm to 8.30pm, Perry Street – 07759 152986

Line Dancing. Stanwick Village Hall, 7.30pm.

Ukelele Club. Old Cherry Tree PH, Great Houghton. 6-7pm beginners, 7-8pm improvers, 8-9pm intermediate. saraspadmusic@outlook.com to see which group will suit your needs or call 0203 004 6770

Absolute Beginners Dance Class. – Ballroom and Latin, Weston Favell CE Primary School, Westwood Way Npton, 7-8pm. £7pp,

Piccolos Music Club. Stanwick VH, 10.45am-2.45pm. Singing, stories, games, dancing, puppets and learning. A fantastic upbeat and fun club, pop along and give it a try. £4 entry, £2 for any extra siblings. More info www.piccolosmusicclub.co.uk or call 07990 615359. Tea and coffee provided for adults.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (5.5 miles). Meet nr The Coaching Inn, Great Brington, NN7 4JA, 10am. For info ring leader 01536 710427

Rubys Ballet. – Hakuna Matata vs Whole New World. Workshop based on two musicals at Stanwick VH, 10am-3pm, for children aged 4 to 10 years. £15 per child, (£7.50 sibling cost). 07788 983403. www.rubysballetacademy.com

Blackpool Remembered. interesting talk b y Derek Payne, from 10.30am, NASO, St Michaels Road, Northampton. 01604 858252

Wednesday

MUSIC

Acoustics Night. Horseshoe Inn, Sheep St, Wellingborough, 9pm. Free.

Jazz & Blues. Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8.30pm. Free entry

Acoustic Session. The Cuckoos Nest, Clare Street, Npton, 8.30pm.

Freight Train Jam Night. Thomas A Beckett, St James Road, Npton, 9pm.

Legends Open Mic. Kitty O’Shea’s, St Peter’s Way, Npton, 8pm

Red Thunder. Wednesday Beat Scene, The Headland PH, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm.

Red Butler. Malt Shovel Tavern, 121 Bridge Street, Npton, 9pm. Free.

THEATRE

The Herbal Bed, Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811

OTHER

Craft Club. knitting, stitching and cardmaking. Hazlewood Community Ctr, Gainsborough Road, Corby, 7pm to 9pm. 07910 989410

Mums, Grannies, Childminders & Toddlers. Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, NN2 6PH, 1.30pm to 3pm. Nursery Rhymes and play.

Apollo Badminton Club. playing at Moulton School, 7.30-9.30pm. Need new players, ideally with some experience. 07425 171724

Kingsthorpe Kobras Badminton Club. 7.30-9.30pm. Kingsthorpe College on Boughton Green road. Fun and sociable at £5 a session. Guaranteed to return.

Phil Hollis’ Mighty Music Quiz. The Lord Byron, Kingsley Park Terrace, Npton, 9pm

Pilates for Beginners. Abington Bowling Club, 1.50-2.50pm. £5 per session. Just turn up.

Meet New People at Grange Resource Centre. (every Tues, Wed & Thu), 10am-12noon. Grange Shops, Stamford Road, Kettering. Breakfasts, teas, coffees, all available to purchase.

Great Easton Garden Society. Village Hall, 7.30pm. George Marshall will be giving a talk on The Hammond Arboretum. Visitors & New Members welcome and Non-Gardeners always welcome. Cost £2 inc refreshments.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7.5 miles). Meet at The Olde Sun, Nether Heyford, NN7 3LE, 9.30am. For info ring leader 01604 459156

Morning Walk. The Ramblers Association (7 miles). Jurassic Way Wander. 9.30am from The Old Plough, 82 High Street, Braunston, nr Daventry, NN11 7HS.

What Are Men For. interesting evening subject with Ruth Chapman, 7.30pm, NASO, St Michaels Road, Northampton. More info call 01604 858252

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Daventry Town Centre, nr Shopmobility, New Street, 10am-1pm

Quiz Night. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton