Events Around Northamptonshire

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More details - Gruffalo Orienteering!
Have a go at our Gruffalo themed orienteering course suitable for children up to 8 years old. Orienteering is a fun navigational challenge and involves a healthy mix of physical activity and decision making. Kids will love the excitement of using a simple map to try and find twelve Gruffalo markers in the forest.
Salcey Forest, Wootton Road, near Hartwell
Today to Sat 20 Oct

More details - Joe Pasquale - A Few of his Favourite Things
Joe Pasquale burst on to our TV screens 30 years ago on ITV’s New Faces. Now he’s on his 30th anniversary tour ‘A Few Of His Favourite Things’; a celebration of his best cack, plus some surprises on the way! Let your inner child loose and learn to laugh and play again.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering

More details - A 25 Years Retrospective of Portrait Photography by Donald MacLellan
Stars of film and stage line up alongside figures from politics, business and the arts in this rare chance to see 40 striking works by this nationally-renowned Banbury-based portrait photographer.
Storehouse Gallery, Building 1, The Depot, Bridge Street, Weedon Bec, Northampton
Today to Sun 30 Sep

More details - Urban vs Rural - Network Arts Exhibition
This exhibition brings together a range of quality contemporary and traditional art from emerging and established artists in the region. It features a diverse range of work by members in a variety of media, paintings in oil, watercolour, acrylics; drawings, sketches plus sculpture.
Rooftop Arts Centre Chisholm House 9 Queens Square Corby
Today, Sat 22 Sep, Wed 26 Sep to Sat 29 Sep

More details - spiritual development circle
Come and join like-minded people for companionship and relaxation. Each week there will be a soothing meditation to relax you and help you connect with your inner-self and your guides. We cover the basics in all things spiritual and holistic.
Quaker center, St. John Street, Wellingborough
Today, Fri 28 Sep, Fri 5 Oct, Fri 12 Oct, Fri 19 Oct, Fri 26 Oct, Fri 2 Nov, Fri 9 Nov

More details - Nish Kumar: It's In Your Nature To Destroy Yourselves
Double Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee, Nish Kumar?is taking?his?brand new?show on a national tour?of the UK. The title is a quote from Terminator 2. There will be jokes about politics, mankind’s capacity for self-destruction?and?if this will lead to?the end of days.?GOOD FUN STUFF.
Lindsay Street, Kettering

More details - Kettstock - Two nights, two different shows - WITH FREE ENTRY!!!
Everyone welcome to come and join us. A charity music event raising money for the Centenary Wing at KGH.
Midland Band Club Hallwood Road Kettering
Today and Sat 22 Sep

More details - Outdoor Cinema - POLTERGEIST (15) - 1982
The amazing outdoor cinema continues at the lake-side amphitheatre! LUNA FLIX presents a LATE NIGHT HORROR... an 80’s classic - from the creative mind of Spielberg and horror director Tobe Hooper, not to be missed in this rare opportunity to experience on a big screen.
Stanwick Lakes, Stanwick
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Booksale
Booksale - Secondhand books , jigsaws and DVDs .Proceed for the work of Christian Aid Refreshments available. Donations of books welcome please ring Alan Mayes 01933 650369 or e mail
Saint Peters Church , Church Street , Irthlingborough.
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Aldwincle Flower & Vegetable 77th Show
View produce of local people competing for prizes. Includes flowers, fruit and vegetables, baking and handicrafts etc. Some new Classes introduced this year. Refreshments available. Prizes and cups awarded at 4.30pm approx. View, compete or buy produce in the final auction. 3.00pm to 6.00pm approx.
Aldwincle Village hall, Main Street, Aldwincle, Kettering, Northants
Sat 22 Sep

More details - WelliFest 2018
WelliFest 2018 is Wellingborough’s town wide music, community, art & culture Festival! Wellingborough’s businesses, charities, art, theatre, and other community groups pull together to celebrate the town.
Town centre, Tithe Barn lawns, W’borough Museum, The Castle
Sat 22 Sep and Sun 23 Sep

More details - Sywell Classic: Pistons & Props
Join us for this year’s Sywell Classic – Pistons and Props motoring festival, combining historic racers, hot rods and motorbikes with classic planes and vintage music to create a fantastic two-day event, celebrating classic motoring on the ground and in the air.
Sywell Aerodrome
Sat 22 Sep and Sun 23 Sep

More details - Peppa Pig visit
Peppa Pig is coming to the Northampton & Lamport Railway and will be making appearances at intervals throughout the day at Pitsford & Brampton Station. Trains will be departing on the hour from 11am til 4pm and tickets are valid for 2 trips on the day of purchase.
Northampton and Lamport Railway
Sat 22 Sep and Sun 23 Sep

More details - Come and Meet the Settlers - a day of family activities
Come and see the Bifrost Guard, local Viking re-enactors, and try some of the following activities: Wattle and Daub our Iron Age Roundhouse, make Saxon pottery, experience Roman cookery, follow the Settlers’ Trails, ‘Try on Settlers Fashions’ and take a selfie with Willow and Stan, try archery or axe throwing,
Stanwick Lakes
Sat 22 Sep

More details - The Spirit of Elvis
Gordon Hendricks the most decorated ETA Champion to ever come out of the UK is coming back to Kettering with his fantastic “The Spirit of ELVIS in Concert”.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sat 22 Sep

More details - Fastlove - A Tribute to George Michael
Direct from London’s West End, the UK’s finest George Michael tribute show. Get ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating a global superstar, as he puts the Boom Boom into your heart in the all new production, Fastlove – A tribute to George Michael.
Lighthouse Theatre, Thurston Drive, Kettering
Sun 23 Sep

More details - JapShow Finale
As the season closer Jap Show Finale is your last chance to get your car out there before winter draws in.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Sun 23 Sep

More details - Mind Festival
We are thrilled to host this Event for our Local Mind charity , there will be advice , stalls selling wonderful things to promote well being . Creative activities and Art psychotherapy information. Fun activities. Fabulous food Live Music
The Retro Room at Vintage Retreat Northampton Lower Harding Street
Sun 23 Sep

More details - Family Fun Day
Fun for all the Family! Come along and join in lots of fun activities: Make a craft, lucky dip, cuddle a guinea pig, guess the name of the teddy bear, decorate a biscuit, treasure hunt, zentangle colouring, tomobola and refreshments. Raising money for
Collingtree Village Hall, High Street, Collingtree, Northampton
Sun 23 Sep

More details - Badby and District Photo Club
Extend your interest in photography and hear about the work of professionals and fellow enthusiasts. Hear Alan Sheers a Boddington photographer present his photographs of the Lake District.
Badby Village Hall, Badby, near Daventry
Wed 26 Sep

More details - Sale  raising money for Macmillan
Sale of some really lovely items - handcrafted headbands, flower baskets and jewellery, beautifully decoupaged items, costume jewellery, toiletries, ornaments/ceramics, household and kitchen items, DVDs and CDs, technical /office items, books, toys & games, good clothing and accessories, stationery, decorative
The Community area in Weston Favell Shopping Centre (opposite The Fragrance Shop)
Wed 26 Sep

More details - Free African drumming, dancing and singing sessions
Free African drumming, dancing and singing sessions on Thursday evenings from 6:45pm to 8:45pm. We sing easy to learn African songs and practice African drumming and others partake in African dance moves. We have a few drums available however you are welcome to bring your own if you have one.
Leicester Street Community Room (off Barrack Road), Northampton
Thu 27 Sep

More details - Peterborough Cathedral: 900 years of history
Stuart Orme will celebrate the 900 years of history behind Peterborough Cathedral in a lecture for the Middle Nene Archaeological Group. Stuart is now Curator of the Cromwell Museum in Huntingdon, after some years as Director of Operations at Peterborough Cathedral.
Oundle Methodist Church, Drumming Well Lane, Oundle
Fri 28 Sep

More details - Rushden Station Beer and Music fest
Rushden Station annual beer and Music fest over 40 real ales and 20 ciders and this year the gin "bike"
The Station Station Approach
Fri 28 Sep to Sun 30 Sep

More details - 90's Disco Night
Have a blast from the past with our 90’s Disco Night. Get ready for us to transport you back in time with the classic tracks from the 90’s. Includes a two-course menu and entertainment.
Kettering Park Hotel & Spa, Kettering Pkwy, Kettering
Fri 28 Sep

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