Posted 13/06/2012 by Extra Newspapers Online in Things to Do

Theatre, Events and Children’s Groups


June 27

NMPAT Summer Festival of Music – Here Comes The Sun. The best of Northamptonshire’s young musicians including Kettering Music and Performing Arts Centre and County Training Brass Band. Starts 7.30pm, tickets £6, concessions £4. Lighthouse Theatre,
box office 01536 414141


June 13

Good In Bed, a talk on how to plan beds and borders for summer displays, with Andrew Mikolajski at Lamport Hall 10am to 4pm.
To book, telephone
01327 843419.

June 16

Waterstones, Kettering, children’s author Christian Lewis will be signing copies of his books The Tree Faeries and Purity at Waterstones from 10am. For more information, call
08432 908421.

June 22

Lunchtime Talk, Alfred East Art Gallery, one-man show Geoff Hales presents The Murder of Dickens, from 1pm. Tickets £5, Leisure Pass Holders £2.50

June 22

Race Night, Marlow House, Gold Street, Desborough. Tickets £7 per person including home-cooked chicken and chips and tea or coffee. Call 01536 762329 for tickets.

June 22

Burton Latimer Summer Ball in aid of Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance at Harrowden Hall.

Tickets £35 including dinner and entertainment, for information phone 01536 721261 or 01536 725922.

June 23 

Waterstones, Kettering, book signing by Carys Jones, author of Not All Stars Sparkle, from 10am. For more information, call 08432 908421.

Every Sunday

Car Boot Sale at Wicksteed Park. Until Autumn, gates are open from 6am to buyers and 7am to sellers.

Every Monday

BRIDGE lessons – for those new to the game or wanting to brush up on their skills. At Kettering Bridge Club, on the corner of Grange Road and Field Street in Kettering.
For more information call 01536 502 795.

Every Wednesday

Burton Latimer Youth Service, advice sessions for young people on subjects such as drug and alcohol awareness and personal matters. 7pm to 9.30pm, Civic Centre, Burton Latimer.
For information call
01536 721261.

First Thursday

Kettering Stamp & Philatelic Society meets at St Mary’s CEVA Primary School, Fuller Street, Kettering at 7.30pm, membership is £10 adults and £6 senior citizens. Contact 01536 746800

Every Tuesday and Thursday

Buggy Fit, Mocha Mama, Glendon Farm Complex. The ultimate fitness class for new mums wanting to get back in shape featuring power walking with strengthening and toning exercises. Meets 11am to 12 noon,
£5 per person.

Children’s groups

The Little Ones

Mondays and Thursdays 9-11.15am, term time only, Church of Christ The King, Deeble Road,
£1 per family. Contact Erika 01536 517553

Hawthorn Berries

Mondays & Thursdays 9.15-11am, term time only, Hawthorn Primary School Community Room,
£1 per family. Contact 01536 359574


Fridays 10-11.45am, Ise Pavilion, £1.50 per family. Contact Hayley on
01536 524701

Alley Cats

Fridays 10-11.30am,
Praise Community Church, Alexander Street, £1 first child, 30p per child thereafter. Contact 01536 410285

Smiley Tots

Tuesdays 9.45-11.45am, Ise Pavilion, Grantown Close, £2 for 1st child,
£1 thereafter. Contact Sarah 01536 352653

St Edwards Mums & Tots

Wednesdays 9-11am,
St Edwards RC Primary School, Eastleigh Road, £1.20 for 1st child, 30p thereafter. Contact Kim on 01536 391581


Tuesdays 9.30-10am & 10.30-11am Kettering Library Free. Contact 01536 512315

Pytchley Mums & Tots

Tuesdays 10-11.30am, Pytchley School Hall, Contact Dawn on
07964 225369

Hopscotch (Loddington)

Thursdays 2.15-3.15pm Loddington School, Contact 07742 664604

Mawsley Baby & Toddler Group

Thursdays 9.30-11am, The Centre at Mawsley. £1.50 first child, 50p per child thereafter. Contact Sarah on 01536 790517

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