Stilettos on but nowhere to go? Check out my marvellous Muddy guide to February 2020.
COMEDY: Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club, Royal & Derngate, 1 Feb
Kick start February with a good old laugh at the Underground Stage at the Royal & Derngate, with some of comedy’s rising stars.
EAT: Greek Night, Brampton Halt, 1 Feb
With some of the finest classic Greek food this sound of Northants, and live music from the Greek Boys, this is a night that will transport you to Greece and escape the wet and windy weather outside.
BURLESQUE: An Evening of Burlesque, Castle Theatre, 1 Feb
Sit back and enjoy this burlesque experience packed full of beautiful stars, variety artists and sparking, dazzling costumes. With raving reviews, this show is UK’s biggest burlesque extravaganza not to be missed.
MUSIC: Lost in Music, Royal & Derngate, 1 Feb
Throw it back to the 70’s with this disco night packed full of lots of great songs, glittering costumes and a great live band to take you back to the days you’d dance the night away under a glitter ball on the dance floor.
POP-UP: Hare & Hounds Pop Up Restaurant, The Hare and Hounds, 2 Feb
Tuck in to a delicious 4 course seasonal menu hosted by toastbespoke over at the newly refurbed The Hare and Hounds in Great Addington. £45pp, plus an optional wine flight for £15.
COMEDY: Comedy Club, Picturedrome, 6 Feb
Bobby Mair, George Ridgen, Red Richardson and Matt Stellingwerf are taking over Picturedrome for a night of laughs and giggle. Book a table, grab a drink and prepared to laugh out loud.
BOOKS: Book Club, Magazine Heaven, 6 Feb
Book worms, your perfect read is just around the corner. Enjoy a chat with like minded book lovers as you discover what book you should be reading. Everyone puts forward a book for next months read and what ever one is selected at random will be ordered and ready to purchase with a special discount.
ART: Meet Craig Alan, The Rose Gallery, 7 Feb
Meet the man himself, Craig Alan, a contemporary artist who will be unveiling limited edition pieces with original artwork, a chance for you to meet and greet and ask and learn about his techniques and personal dedication.
COMEDY: Lucy Porter: Be Prepared, Royal & Derngate, 7 Feb
Telling tales of fun and craziness, TV fave Lucy Porter returns with another great stand-up show, packed full of all her life lessons and stories you won’t believe.
DRINK: The Malbec Experience, Ruby & Claret, 8 & 15 & 29 Feb
Ruby & Claret is a lovely place to enjoy a few glasses of wine, and you can do just that at their Malbec Experience, a night celebrating the BIG reds. £30pp gets you 6 glasses of wine plus a selection of canapes.
MARKET: Vegan Market, Abington Park Museum, 8 Feb
Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian or just curios, you can explore a whole lot of vegan goodies at Abington Park Museum for their Vegan Market, a place to get beauty products, food and drink and even clothing.
COMEDY: Lou Sanders: Say Hello to Your New Step-Mummy, Royal & Derngate, 8 Feb
As seen on Taskmaster, QI and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, the funny gal Lou Sanders is back with more stories on relationships, mental health and perverts, a pretty eclectic mix of unwanted information if you ask us.
MARKET: Vegan Market, Market Square, 9 Feb
With over 40 stalls selling a great bunch of vegan goodness, from food to cosmetics, all your vegan essentials and more are right here. Wheter you’re a passionate vegan or want to see more about it, here is a perfect chance.
COMEDY: Janey Godley’s Soup Pot, Core at Corby, 13 Feb
Hope you’re hungry. “Queen of Scottish Comedy” is coming to Corby. Janey Godley has been on BBC’s Have I Got News For You and BBC Scotland’s Breaking the News and continues to attend Fringe Festival. Taking to the stage for a night of live voice overs and stand up like you’ve never seen before.
FASHION: Celebrity Styling Workshop, Magazine Heaven, 13 Feb
Ms Campbell is back. The beautiful Charlene Bent, celeb stylist is returning to let all you fashion lovers in on how to become the next big thing on the fashion scene, learning valuable skills and building contacts in a fun and creative workshop.
EAT: Valentine’s Day Four Course Meal, The Stanwick Hotel, 14 Feb
Tuck in with your loved one to 4 delicious courses at The Stanwick Hotel’s Courtyard Restaurant, all for £45pp, plus a free bottle of house wine. If you want to make a special night out of it, you can stay over and get the 4 courses for only £150, which includes breakfast.
COMEDY: Russel Kane: The Fast and the Curious 2020 Tour, Lighthouse Theatre, 14 Feb
Multi award winning comedian Russel Kane is bringing his 2020 tour to Lighthouse Theatre. Prepare for a night of laughs and giggles in this energy packed show.
KIDS: School of Magic, Delapre Abbey, 14 – 23 Feb
Delapre Abbey is going to be transformed into a School of Magic with lots of magical spells and mischief happening, perfect for your little witches and wizards to get involved in. Lots to do including Herbology, positions, broomsticks lessons and more, plus on Tuesday 18th and Thursday 20th, the Coach House will host snakes, lizards and other creepy crawlies for visitors to interact with.
EVENT: 90’s & 00’s Dance Hall Jams, The Stanwick Hotel, 15 Feb
Lots of great classic tracks being played till late into the night over at The Stanwick Hotel by Dj Jem B, playing trance, rave, club classics, UK garage and more.
EVENT: DJ Night with DJ Smokey, June Plum, 15 Feb
One of our fave places to eat is hosting a great night of their incredible tasting food with DJ Smokey who will be keeping you grooving all night. Enjoy a cocktail or two and say hello to the weekend, true Jamaican style.
MUSIC: Midge Ure: The 1980 Tour, Viennna & Visage, Royal & Derngate, 17 Feb
Midge Ure and Band Electronica are taking to the stage to play for the first time in 40 years since it’s creation, the album Vienna. With lots of tracks from the album being played live, this is a throwback night full of electronic music to get your feet tapping.
WORKSHOP: Character Drawing Workshop, Magazine Heaven, 17 Feb
Womankind Art Competitions Finalist, Lindsay Tempest will show you how to draw your fave characters at this workshop, with all the materials provided. Tickets are only £5.
WORKSHOP: Create Your Own Zine Workshop, Abington Park Museum, 20 Feb
A great chance for your kids to get creative as you make your very own Zini, a mini mag that is created by one person or a small group. There is other dates for this workshop and it’s perfect for children over 7.
THEATRE: It’ll Be Alright On The Night, Core at Corby, 22 Feb
Telling a tale of friendship, this show takes you on a journey of youth right through to adolescent rebellion, through a shared love of punk rock music and radical polarised politics. Featuring a jazz punk score, this is a “powerful and passionately produced performance“.
EVENT: Northern Soul Night, Stanwick Hotel, 22 Feb
The lovely Stanwick Hotel is having another fun-filled night of great music, this time all northern soul classics.
WORKSHOP: Beginner Floral Watercolour Class, Courteenhall, 22 Feb
Taking place in the lovely grounds of Courteenhall Estate, this is a class that will be taken by Gemma who owns Urzanmyne. You will get an intro into colour and watercolour paints then allowing you to explore your own artistic strengths, a great class for beginners.
OUTDOORS: Tour of Abington Park Museum, Abington Park Museum, 23 Feb
Explore the historic museum at Abington Park as you get taken around by volunteer guiders who will tell you tales of the past and discover who lived there all those years ago.
MUSIC: The Boys Are Back!, Royal & Derngate, 23 Feb
Major Throwback! Five, A1, Damage and 911 are taking to the stage for a night of their classic hits, taking you way back. There are meet and greet packages available to.
FOOD: Love Northampton Food Fair, Guild Hall, 29 Feb
It’s back! One of Northants fave food fairs, that sells lots of delicious food and drink from local businesses and producers is returning, with demonstrations and samples to try.
POP-UP: The White Hart, Hackleton, 29 Feb
Cuisine Culture are taking over The White Hart and serving up a delicious, mouth watering 4 course dinner using seasonal and local produce. A great chance to taste the amazing flavours of Cuisine Culture, we’ve heard great things.