What’s on where around Northampton: listings, September 3 edition

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Here’s your guide to what’s on where around Northamptonshire in the coming week. Please email whatson@northantsnews.co.uk with details of your events at least a week before publication date. Thank you.



Acoustic Jazz, Blues, Indie & Soul. Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8.30pm

Rock ‘n’ Roll Tea Dance. Picturedrome, N’pton, 1pm

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

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

Open Mic Night. The Artizan, Artizan Road, Npton, NN1 4HR, 8pm

Bluegrass Jam Session. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton

Acoustic Sessions. Walnut Tree Inn, Station Road, Blisworth, 9pm.


Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Kettering Leisure Village. 7pm – 9pm www.tangsoo.net

Towcester County Market in The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am to 12noon.

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

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

Bingo. (every Thurs) at Brafield WMC, located on A428, from 8.30pm

Yoga. Stanwick Village Hall, 6.30pm to 8pm. 01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

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

Craft & Gift Fair. Towcester Town Hall, 86 Watling Street, 10am to 3pm. Stalls £12, contact coulterlyons@yahoo.co.uk or call 01536 675000.

Kettering Stamp & Philatelic Society meeting. Philatelic Auction Held at St Mary’s Primary School, Fuller Street, Kettering, 7.30pm.

Burton Latimer Shops & Shopkeepers Exhibition. (until Sept 5), 10am to 1pm, in Burton Latimer Heritage Museum. Civic Centre, High Street



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

Rhythm & Roots. Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm

The Acoustic Lounge. (every Friday) at the Lord Byron, Kingsley, 8.30pm.

Disco. The Sunnyside PH, Boughton Green Road, Npton, 8pm

Vibe@Baroque Bar. Npton (every Friday) with DJ Barney B and DJ Clue playing the best of soul, rnb, & club classics

Ale Festival/Charity Weekend. (until Sept 6th) at Old Kings Head, Long Buckby. 14 real ales on sale, six traditional ciders, craft stalls, kid’s games & live music.

Ricky Swann. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton


Brave New World. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811


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

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

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

Free English and American Ballroom, Latin & Swing-Dance Lessons. (every Fri), 12.30pm. James Lewis Courts, Cherry Orchard,

Free Dance – From Swing to Rock. (every Fri), 1.30-3.30pm. James Lewis Courts, Cherry Orchard,

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Ringstead Village Hall, 6.30pm – 7.30pm. www.tangsoo.net

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

Tai Chi. (every Fri), Duston Village Hall, Sycamore Road, 1.30pm to 2.30pm. Beginners welcome. £4.

R-Zone Club. recommences for young people aged 8-13 years at the Community Ctr, Olden Road, Rectory Farm, 5pm to 6pm. Contact Mel 07979 152746 for more details.

Keep Fit & Coffee Morning. Weston Favell Parish Hall, 10am to 12pm (every Mon & Fri)

Gentle Yoga. Stanwick Village Hall, 2pm to 3.15pm. 01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

Craft Club. (every Fri), 11am to 3pm, Church Hall, St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Kettering. Bring your own craft project or take part in a demonstration workshop. For info call Sue Shipham 07733 341674. Admission £3 inc tea & coffee.

Whitefriars Church Retireds’ Group. will meet 1.30-3pm Bridge Community Office, Whitefriars Junior School, Boughton Drive, Rushden, NN10 9HX. It will be a quiz afternoon. Free admission. Details from John & Celia Underwood 01933 676989

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



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

Live DJ. Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm till late

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Jed Seager from 8pm.

Southside Jimmy. Red Lion, Brackley, 9.30pm

SOUL-ar ENERGY. The Wayfarers Inn, London Road, Kettering, 9pm. Modern Soul Music 70s – Today

Dance Til Dawn. Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton

Hub Whipley. (Indie/Rock) at Great Doddington Club, Lower Street, Great Doddington, Wellingborough, NN29 7TL

An Evening with Joshua Daniel. All Saints Church, William Street, Kettering, 7.30pm. Tickets £6/£5 concessions. For tickets/info call Angela 01536 522158

Revisited. at Kingsley Park WMC, Npton


Mister Maker. Derngate Auditorium, 10am,1pm & 4pm. 01604 624811

Brave New World. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811


Military Fitness Class. for adults and children at Delapre Park, Northampton, 9.30am to 11am. For info www.bpt-uk.com

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

English and American Ballroom, Latin & Swing-Dance Lessons. St Albans Church, Broadmead Ave, N’pton, 2pm. 01604 787246.

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

Quiz Night. Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton

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. (7.5 miles). Start nr the Kings Head PH, Syresham, NN13 5HW, 10am. Ring leader 01604 450946

Race Night. Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton.

Jumble Sale. Boughton Village Hall, 2pm to 4pm. Admission 30p. All proceeds to the Village Hall.

Summer Fete. St John’s Home, Wellingborough Road, Npton. Adults £1, children free.

Whittlebury Country Fair. Cavalier Fields (A413 north of Whittlebury, noon. Fun for all the family inc Classic Cars and Companion Dog Show. Vehicle entry £2.

The Northampton Food Show. Holdenby, Holdenby House, NN6 8DJ (& Sept 6), 10am to 5pm. Food & Cookery demos from Celebrity Chef Matt Tebbutt & compered by Masterchef Indine Hartgroves. www.oakleighfairs.co.uk/holdenby

Produce & Craft Show. Long Buckby Community Ctr, 1pm to 4pm. Adults 50p, accompanied children free. Tea, coffee and cakes.

Collingtree St Columba Fete. Collingtree Playing Field, Watering Lane, 2-5pm. BBQ, Bar, Cream Teas, live band Jazz Numbers, Dance Show, stalls & fete games. All proceeds to the Church.

Wellingborough & District Garden Club. Annual Flower Show, Bosworth’s Nurseries & Garden Centre, 12noon-6pm (& Sept 6, 10.30am-3.30pm). Schedules available, ring 01933 678545

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

Arthingworth Street Fayre. 1-5pm. Traditional street fayre with stalls, games, refreshments. Free entry, £3 for parking.

Afternoon Walk. The Ramblers Association (6 miles). 1.30pm start from the junction of Vyse Road and Church Street, Boughton. Unsuitable for dogs. A few stiles.

All Saints All Sorts Sale. Midland Road, Wellingborough, 9am to 11am. Bric-brac, toys, books etc.

RHTS 2015 Model Show. (Brake Van), Rushden Station, Station Approach, NN10 0AW (& Sept 6). Trains, planes and automobiles. First train – 11am, Last train – 4pm (depending on demand). Fares apply. More info www.rhts.co.uk or 01933 353111

Car Boot/Table Top Sale. All Saints Church, William Street, Kettering, 8.30am to 12noon. Cost £6 Booking essential. Call/text 07887 617978

Ecton Village Fete. noon. Fun for everyone. Craft fair, children’s games, dog show, sale of books, cakes and home grown produce, raffle, tombola and much more. Refreshments at the church & the village hall.

Antiques, Collectables & Book Fair. Abington Church Rooms, Park Avenue North, 10am-4pm. Free admission. Money raised is for Abington Church.



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

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

Bingo and Hoy. Queens Park WMC, Npton

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Dominic Niven from 8pm.

Raunds Temperance Band. Orlingbury’s green at 2.30pm. Free

Ruben James. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton


Mister Maker. Derngate Auditorium, 10am, 1pm & 4pm. 01604 624811


Morning Worship and children’s activity. Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, 10.15am.

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

Bingo. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm.

Bingo. British Rail Club, St Andrews Road, Npton (every Sun)

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

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

Book Sale & Cream Teas. (Sundays thru August), 3pm to 5.30pm. Great Billing Methodist Church. Chapel Recipe Book now on sale. Evening service at 6pm

King’s Cliffe Village Hall. Teas, open 2pm to last orders 4.30pm. Homemade cakes & scones, tea & coffee, fruit squashes.

Yoga Class. The Elgar Centre, 1A High Street, Upton, 10am to 11.15am (every Sun). Please bring yoga mat, water and blanket. £7, £5.50 concessions for students and those on a pension.

Circular Day Walk. The Ramblers Association (10.5 miles). 8.45am Church Lane (adj to rear entrance to Holy Sepulchre Church) or meet leader 9.30am start from High Street, Stoke Goldington, nr to The Malthouse. Parking on High Street. Lunch alfresco, but may visit Salcey Forest. Food available or bring own lunch.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7 miles). Start nr the Village Hall, Deene, 10am. Ring leader 01536 205260

Higham Ferrers Footpath Group walk. (6.25 miles) – Milton Malsor, Blisworth, Collingtree. Meet 9.10am Saffron Road car park, Higham Ferrers or 10am just east of the Church, Milton Malsor.

Morning Walk. Northampton Ramblers (5 miles). Meet 10am Dane’s Camp Leisure Centre, Clannel Road, East Hunsbury, 3 stiles. Please note there are occurrences of Giant Hogweed along this walk which will be pointed out in order that it may be avoided. It may be prudent to wear long trousers! More info www.


Holcot Flower & Vegetable Show. Holcot Village Hall, Back Lane. Opens 3pm with grand auction of produce at 4pm

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

Mazda MX5 Owners Club. will be at Kelmarsh Hall, 10.30am-4pm. Fantastic line up of owners’vehicles, displays from regional clubs, the all new Mazda MX5 MK4, Medieval Jousting, trade stalls and driving challenge. www.nationalrally.co.uk £5 admission.

Our Royal Occasions. Flowers & Exhibition with Cream Teas, 2-5pm, St Andrews Church, Yardley Hastings. Also Sept 7th to 11th, 2-4.30pm



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

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


The Mousetrap. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811

Brave New World. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811


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

Movie Night. The Picturedrome, Npton, 8pm. Free entry.

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

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

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

Northampton Morris Men. practice nights every Monday 8pm to 10pm. Ages 18 to 80. www.northamptonmorrismen.co.uk

Keep Fit & Coffee Morning. Weston Favell Parish Hall, 10am to 12pm (every Mon & Fri)



Just Voices. Community Choir meet (every Tues), 7pm to 8.30pm at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, entrance from rear of Waitrose. New members very welcome. You don’t need to be able to read music, just enjoy singing. 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

Live Acoustic Night. (every Tue & Wed) at Picnic Lounge, 37 High Street, Corby Old Village, 7pm.


Brave New World. Royal Auditorium, 7pm. 01604 624811

The Mousetrap. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811


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

Salsa Estrellas. The Picturedrome, Npton. An evening of pure dancing and fitness, from 7.30pm.

Classic Movies Afternoon. brings you films from the Golden Age of cinema at The Picturedrome, Npton, 1pm

Body Balance. (every Tues) at Stanwick Village Hall, 1.30pm to 2.30pm. £4 a session. More info call Loraine 07958 382720

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

Free English & American Ballroom, Latin & Swing-Dance Lessons. (every Tues), 1.30pm. Eden Close Community Room, Lakeview, 01604 787246

Ukelele Club. (every Tue), Old Cherry Tree PH, Great Houghton. 6-7pm beginners, 7-8pm improvers, 8-9pm intermediate. Email 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 (off Wellingborough Road), Npton, 7-8pm. £7pp, singles welcome.

My Life Experiences. with John Cox. Very friendly weekly meeting & discussion groups at NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 10.45am to 12noon. 01604 858252.

Friends of Victoria Park. Open Meeting, Foundry PH, St James, Npton, 7.30pm.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (3.5 miles). Meet 1.30pm in Rugby Club car park, off East Street, 01604 810810

Tea at Two. All Saints Church Hall, Midland Road, Wellingborough, 2-4pm.

Painted Volcanoes. A place where writers can meet, read out and discuss their latest work.Meet fortnightly upstairs at The Lamplighter, Overstone Road, Npton, 7.30pm. www.paintedvolcanoes.weebly.com

Craft Tutorial. (every fortnight) at The Meeting Room, St Matthews Church, Kingsley, 7.30pm to 9.30pm. Kit and and project for the craft that week will be covered by the small fee (£10), with a demo and support to make the kit during the session.



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

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 Rd, Npton, 9pm.

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

3rd & Lindsley, Country Music Scene. The Headland, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm. Free.

J for Jazz. plays “trad” (every Wed) at The Locks Inn, Foxton Locks, Nr Market Harborough, Gig & parking are free.

Early Mac Band. Wednesday Blues Club at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton 8.45pm. Free entry


The Mousetrap. Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.30pm. 01604 624811

Brave New World. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811


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

Mums, Grannies, Childminders & Toddlers. meet (every Wed) in the Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, NN2 6PH, 1.30pm to 3pm. Nursery Rhymes and play.

Play Reading with Members. Come along to one of our friendly, weekly chats & make new friends. From 7.30pm NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton. 01604 858252.

Morning Walk. The Ramblers Association (7.5 miles). 10am The Countryman PH, A428, Staverton.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7 miles). Start Coach & Horses PH, Lubenham, 9.30am. 01536 205260

Enrolment Day at KCU. 9.30-11.30am at Fuller Baptist Church, 41 Gold Street, Kettering. Variety of courses on offer. 01536 481989 or www.wea.org.uk

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Visits Northampton Town Centre, Market Square, 10am to 1pm