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Today to Fri 25 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Feast of Fools presents Giles Abbott telling "Mongan's Frenzy"
A wild Irish tale featuring love, loss, humour and venomous sheep. So is it that we dream then wake to life or is this life the dream form which we one day awaken? Mongan could tell you. Mongan, the son of a god, is a man who lives in many worlds but can only learn wisdom in this world, the herd way.
Northampton Delapre Abbey, London Road Northampton
Wed 2 May

More details - Spring Fair
Celebrate the end of the long winter nights with our Spring Fair. There will be plants to buy at our fair and you can create your own spring flower arrangement in our workshop or cheer on the racing ferrets.
Delapré Abbey, London Rd, Northampton
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Old Rectory, Quinton - Open Garden for NGS
A beautiful contemporary 3 acre rectory garden designed by multi award-winning designer, Anoushka Feiler.
Old Rectory, Quinton, Northampton
Sun 20 May

More details - Milton Malsor Film Club
Film - The Sense of an Ending Cert. 15 108 mins . A man becomes haunted by his past when he is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to re-think his current situation in life. Cast: Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter
Village Hall, High St., Milton Malsor
Fri 4 May

More details - Malt Shovel Tavern "On The Farm" Beer Festival - 50 Real ales & Ciders
We are going "On the farm" This May bank holiday weekend, featuring 50 real ales & cider all with farm related names. Wed 2nd:- Between 5 & 8pm "6 of the best in the barn" (6 x 1/3rds) Enjoy tutored tasting of our best beer festival ales for just £6.
121 Bridge street Northampton
Wed 2 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Workbridge Spring Craft Fair 2018
The Workbridge Spring Craft Fair is back! Lots of stallholders full of hand made products, arts and crafts, goods produced by our very own service users in woodwork, ceramics and textiles, a garden centre and a coffee shop that offers the best cake in town!
Workbridge, The old Laundry, Bedford Road, Northampton
Sat 12 May

More details - Northampton Croquet Club open day
Northampton Croquet Club Open Day. A sport of strategy and skill, come and try it. What’s not to like? Unfortunately no under 18s (Hospital policy)
St Andrews Hospital main entrance, Billing Road, Northampton
Sun 13 May

More details - Spectrum Disco
Free Disco for adults 18+ with a range of disabilities. Have fun . . . . . meet new friends . . . . and boogie on down !!! Free admission Bar facilities, tea and coffee facilities available. Wheelchair access ** Please note parents / carers are encouraged to stop if individual support is required **
Old Northamptonians Rugby Club, Billing Road, Northampton
Mon 21 May

More details - MILITARY BAND CONCERT (Royal Anglian Regiment)
Holy Sepulchre Restoration Trust is delighted to welcome back The Band of the Royal Anglian Regiment to present a concert of popular music in the Forces Church for Northamptonshire.
Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Sheep St., Northampton
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Vegan Fest
Vegan Fest an Event to celebrate all things Vegan , we will be showcasing local suppliers of Food , cosmetics, skincare and home goods. There will be information for those interested in becoming Vegan. We also have a fantastic tea room with Vegan fayre on offer.
The Retro Room at Vintage Retreat Lower Harding Street
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Comedy in Cahoots with the Comedy Crate at the Retro Room
We are excited to launch our first Comedy Night in the Retro Room at Vintage Retreat. Our MC is ROSS SMITH with his razor wit who is a regular at the biggest Comedy clubs. JON PEARSON A great standup with two successful Edinburgh shows under his belt , performing at both The Comedy Store and Jongleurs.
The Retro Room @Vintage Retreat Lower Harding Street
Sat 5 May

More details - Don Broco
Don Broco. Artists performing: Don Broco.: Tickets avaiable.
Northampton Roadmender, Northampton
Wed 2 May

More details - Choral Concert with Northampton Philharmonic Choir
Choral Concert with Northampton Philharmonic Choir, soloists and full orchestra. Beethoven : Mass in C. Mendelssohn : Cantata ’Hear My Prayer’. Faure : Pavanne
St Michael’s Church
Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Legends show (The Kings of Harmony) performed by THE JETS
The Jets have had pop chart hits all over the world and have appeared on the legendary Top of the pops 6 times performing two different hit records.
The Picturedrome 222 Kettering road
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Handmade and Unplugged Craft and Garden Fair
Handmade and Unplugged brings you another fab, fun, free, family events. There is always quality original live music by local musicians and beautiful crafts by local crafters, but this one offers something special with garden goods too.
Racecourse Pavilion, Kettering Rd, Northampton
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Table Top Sale (inside car boot sale)
Table Top Sale (inside car boot sale) Saturday 5th May 2018 10 til 12 noon. Kingsthorpe Baptist Church (entrance Waitrose Car Park) Admission 20p Refreshments available Various stalls, bric - a brac, clothes, toys, books, handbags, cakes, plants, jewellery, cards
Kingsthorpe Baptist Church (entrance Waitrose Car Park)
Sat 5 May

More details - Table Top Sale (inside car boot sale)
Table Top Sale (inside car boot sale) Saturday 5th May 2018 9.30 till 12 noon Parklands Community Centre Devon Way Northampton NN3 6DX Free Admission. Come along and grab a bargain.
Parklands Community Centre Devon Way Northampton
Sat 5 May

More details - Harpole Bowls Club OPEN DAY, Sunday 29th April 2018.
Looking for a new Hobby or Pastime? Why not play Bowls? The Sport for All. Benefits include: Can be played by all ages and abilities, Good exercise for muscles & joints , Improves your general health, Make new friends, Enjoy an active social life.
Larkhall Lane HARPOLE, Northampton
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Bugbrooke Antiques, Collectables & General Auction
Friendly auction with 250-300 lots, commission is 15% to buy (+ 50p per lot admin fee) and just 10% to sell We only charge a £1 lotting fee. Hot meals and available. Auction is every Tuesday evening (except the Tuesday after bank holidays) - fully catalogued sale.
Bugbrooke St Michael’s Football Club, Camp Hill, Bugbrooke, Northamtpon
Tue 1 May

More details - Totally Tulips
Back by popular demand! A stunning display of over 100 varieties of tulips all under one roof. Beautiful terracotta pots full of tulips can be bought to instantly add colour to your garden. Brunches, lunches, teas and Prosecco Bar available all day.
Yardley Hastings Memorial Hall
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Friday Arts Club
Our Friday Art Club is a full day for you to bring the art work of your choice, share the space with others and spend the day creating. Whether you want to sculpt, paint, draw, doodle or make - we should be able to accommodate you. The session is untutored but help is available. Bring your own materials.
The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings
Today, Sat 26 May, Sat 23 Jun

More details - Exploring the Creative Spirit
A series of four workshops running over four consecutive weeks where artistic expression, spirituality and meditation combine. We will work together to encourage and support to re-awaken our inner artist by using different creative exercises, art activities and discussion each week.
The Old School Hall, The Square, Yardley Hastings
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May

More details - Towcester Antiques & Variety Market - Antiques2Go
Browse through a wide variety items from 50p to £500! From jewellery to militaria, there is something for everyone! Every Friday, 8am - 3pm (except Christmas and New Year). Call 07775 787176 for details or to book a stall. More details on our website at www.antiques2go.co.uk
Towcester Town Hall, 86 Watling Street, Towcester
Today, Fri 4 May

More details - Quiz Evening
A Quiz Evening with Quizmaster Hilary Aslett to raise funds for the Tove Valley Centre. Teams of 6 maximum. Smaller groups and individuals welcome and can be made up into teams on the night.
Saracens Hotel, 219 Watling Street, Towcester
Fri 11 May

More details - Jazz in the Garden
A jazz evening held in marquees in the garden of Castle Ashby House Northamptonshire. Featuring Pete Allen and his Hot Five
Castle Ashby House Gardens Northampton
Fri 25 May

More details - Althorp Food and Drink Festival
The Althorp Food and Drink Festival is a family-friendly, culinary delight taking place in stunning Althorp Park.
Althorp Estate Northampton
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Great Brington Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Great Brington is proud of its nearly 25 yr association with the NGS and arguably one of the most successful one day scheme events in the county. This year we offer seven gardens open to view including one new garden which has never been accessible to the public.
Great Brington Gardens, Northampton
Sun 6 May

More details - Holdenby House Plant Fair
Up to 20 specialist nurseries selling quality plants. The Grade 2 listed gardens will be open and there will be falconry displays and garden tours. The cafe will also be open for tea and cake and light lunches.
Holdenby House, Holdenby
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Spring Foraging Workshop
Explore the Northamptonshire countryside with an expert forager and discover the abundance of delicious spring plants that are available in our hedgerows and woodlands for the keen forager to find. Foraging for wild food is fun, but you need to be sure you know what you’re doing and what you are looking for!
Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, Towcester
Sun 13 May

More details - Open Day – FREE CLASSES
Whitespace Yoga Studio are offering free classes for everyone, including kids and beginners. Join friendly teachers and welcoming staff – try out a class, talk to wellbeing advisors or simply look around their beautiful light filled studio space.
Whitespace Yoga Studio
Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Wonderful World of Creaton -  A Concert in Aid of Creaton's New Community Shop
The Wonderful World of Creaton will feature soloists Dawn Mallard-Parker, Susannah Carr and Jonathan Carr, and the Creaton Singers. The songs will be interspersed with poetry and readings. This evening of musical delight is in aid of the new Community Shop that is due to open later in the year.
St Michael’s Church, Creaton
Sat 19 May

More details - Speedmachine Festival - FIA World Rallycross Championship
Get ready for the World Rallycross of Great Britain to make its UK debut at Silverstone this May Spring Bank Holiday – 25 – 27 May.
Silverstone Circuits
Fri 25 May to Sun 27 May

More details - The Importance of Being Earnest
Oscar Wilde’s most popular play When Algernon discovers that his friend, Ernest, has created a fictional brother for whenever he needs to escape a dull country life, Algernon poses as his brother resulting in ever increasing confusion.
Castle Theatre, 10 Castle Way, Wellingborough
Today and Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Waendel Art Competition 2018
Local artists and photographers are invited to submit a recent or freshly created example of their artwork / photographs to the Waendel Art Competition, organised by The Pixie Gallery and Discover Wellingborough.
The Castle Theatre, Wellingborough
Fri 11 May

More details - A Doll's House
Mr & Mrs Helmer are the iconic power couple. They excel at work, staying on top, socialising. They excel at excelling. But as his autobiography rolls out around Christmas-time, it seems there are a few things that Mr. Helmer may not have mentioned in the foreword.
Stantonbury Theatre
Mon 30 Apr

More details - Border Tales
Following a phenomenal run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to sold-out audiences, award winning company Protein presents a thought-provoking yet poignant commentary on multicultural Britain through dance, live music and dialogue compiled from the performers’ personal experiences.
Stantonbury Theatre
Tue 1 May

More details - Ballistic
Instead of a Kingdom - a pub! Instead of a King - Mr Lear, the landlord! When he announces his retirement and the division of his “kingdom” between his daughters, Mr Lear imitates his famous namesake and demands to know which of them loves him the most.
Stantonbury Theatre
Wed 2 May

More details - You've Got Dragons
“Dragons come when you least expect it. You turn round…and they’re there.” Lots of people get them; bad dreams, swirly tummy, feeling prickly. And sometimes they make you feel alone. So, what can a young child with a bad case of the dragons do?
Stantonbury Theatre
Sun 6 May

More details - Two
From Jim Cartwright, the award-winning writer of Little Voice and Road, comes Two, a gritty yet heart-warming look at northern life filled with pathos and humour. Set in a Northern Pub where the Landlord and Landlady’s cheery greeting and friendly banter barely disguise their contempt for each other.
Stantonbury Theatre
Tue 8 May

More details - A Brave Face
Afghanistan: 2009. Ryan is there to see the world, learn a trade, get a life. Training’s complete, combat is a buzz. But on one particular hot and desperate tour of duty, Ryan sees things he can’t talk about, to anyone. And when he returns home, the trouble really begins.
Stantonbury Theatre
Fri 11 May

More details - There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly. I don’t know why she swallowed a fly... But The People’s Theatre Company do! And now you can too as they bring one of the world’s best loved nursery rhymes to life just in time to celebrate the 45th anniversary of Pam Adams’ bestselling book!
Stantonbury Theatre
Sun 13 May

More details - Mark Bruce Company presents Macbeth
Multi-award-winning Mark Bruce Company presents a striking dance theatre adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, a tragic descent into the darkest sides of human nature.
Stantonbury Theatre
Thu 17 May and Fri 18 May

More details - Tom & Bunny Save The World
As 2018 falls to a zombie apocalypse, Tom and Bunny begin their perilous journey to Yorkshire in quest of sanctuary and a proper cup of tea. From the creators of the award-winning sellout hit Buzz: A New Musical comes a gender-stereotype destroying, black and bloody comedy with a live folk soundtrack.
Stantonbury Theatre
Thu 24 May

More details - Guilsborough Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
Enjoy a warm welcome in this village with its very attractive rural setting of rolling hills and reservoirs. Seven varied village gardens, from a flower arranger’s small garden surrounding a modern house (not open), to large gardens with sweeping lawns, mature trees and beautiful views.
Guilsborough Gardens, Guilsborough
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Great Harrowden Art Exhibition
Opportunity to see and buy many paintings by local artists, in the beautiful setting of All Saints’ Church, Great Harrowden. It’s a well established exhibition attracting work from a number of different artists.
All Saints’ Church, Great Harrowden
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - Giveaway Day - Free baby and toddler clothes
Little Blessings is a project from Compass Church Wellingborough. We give free new and nearly new baby and toddler clothes to people who need them. free entry, free refreshments, free parking
Diana’s Gym, 109E Finedon Road, Wellingborough
Sun 13 May

More details - Big Bang VW Show
Big Bang VW festival is the first and friendliest VW festival on the calendar. With high-octane racing, the festival remains as laid-back and family friendly as ever. All Vee Dubs welcome! Three days of VW fun in the sun with great racing and entertainment at the home of European Drag Racing!
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - FIA European Drag Racing Championship - The Main Event
FIA European Drag Racing Championship - The Main Event Santa Pod Raceway, the home of European drag racing gears up for one of Europe’s most prominent Drag Racing meetings, ‘The Main Event’.
Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough
Fri 25 May to Mon 28 May

More details - Canons Ashby - Dawn Chorus Walk
Wake up with the feathered friends of Canons Ashby at first light. Look and listen out for a variety of birds during their dawn chorus with an expert guide, before enjoying breakfast in the Stables Tearoom. Wake up with the feathered friends of Canons Ashby at first light.
Canons Ashby, Canons Ashby House, Canons Ashby, Daventry,
Sat 5 May

More details - Canons Ashby - Eboracum Baroque Spring Concert
Eboracum Baroque return to perform a spring concert in the wonderful acoustics of Canons Ashby Priory. Eboracum Baroque return to perform a spring concert in the wonderful acoustics of Canons Ashby Priory.
Canons Ashby, Canons Ashby House, Canons Ashby, Daventry,
Sat 19 May