Things to do this week in and around Northamptonshire
Mon 14th - Sun 20th Oct
FOOD AND DRINK.
A Spotlight on Rioja, Wednesday 16th October, Ruby & Claret.
Fancy tasting some of the finest wines from the popular Rioja region, with some nibbles to try to? Of course, you do. Head over to get your tickets and be invited to Ruby & Claret for a perfect evening with great company.
Oktoberfest, Thursday 17th October – Sunday 20th October, Beckets Park.
Beckets Park will be taken over and transformed into a tradition Oktoberfest with lots to enjoy. From live music to food and German Beer, you can have a few bevs under a heated marquee to keep you toasty this October.
The Wines of Alsace, Austria & Germany, Saturday 19th October, Ruby & Claret.
The fab gang at Ruby & Claret have another relaxing evening of wine sampling, this time serving up wines of Alsace, Austria and Germany with some great tasting canapes to compliment, a lovely way to spend an Autumn evening.
Chocolate Afternoon Tea, Saturday 19th October – Saturday 2nd November, The Woburn Hotel.
Relax and enjoy an afternoon tea with a twist. It will be National Chocolate Week so what better way to enjoy an afternoon tea than with some choco treats. There will be so many delicious foods and treats to enjoy, all served with a choice of tea or coffee.
G&T’s Gin Club with Warner’s Distillery, Sunday 20th October. Gin and Temples.
Get all the goss and lowdown from the most recognised distillers in Northamptonshire, Warners. They are hosting their first ever gin club at everyone’s most loved gin bar G&T’s. Expect an informal and relaxed evening of learning about the history, a chance to sample some delicious flavours and you can buy a bottle to take home.
THE GREAT OUTDOORS.
Pumpkin Picking, Selected dates throughout October, Farndon Fields.
Ditch the supermarket pumpkins and grab your own at Farndon Fields. Under 3’s go free and everyone else is only a fiver so spend a day out in the open as you pick your pumpkins to take home and carve out. The event will be held on their working farm so also expect mud, tractors and a whole lot of pumpkins to choose from.
THEATRE AND MUSIC.
The Farewell Tour of Britain, Monday 14th October, Lighthouse Theatre.
Charlie Landsborough, the award-winning singer will be taking to the stage in Kettering as he wraps up touring for 2019 as he focuses on writing and recording new music. The veteran performer whose career began in the early 1970’s is excited to put on an easy listening night of music for you to enjoy.
Spice Girls Tribute, Friday 18th October, Whittlebury Hall.
Didn’t manage to get tickets to the Spice Girls tour this year? No sweat, we have you covered. Whittlebury Hall are hosting an exciting night dedicated to the best girl band ever, the Spice Girls. Enjoy a fun night of music, dinner and amazing entertainment as you sing and dance along to some of the best hits from the girls. You can choose from a variety of packages to suit all budgets so you don’t miss out on the fun.
LIFESTYLE AND WELL-BEING
Pop Up Collective, Thursday 17th October, No 34 Beauty.
Welcome to a haven for shopping and beauty all being served up with a welcome glass of drink plus nibbles and canopes from The Graze Societe. Mooch and Zuche are joining No 34 Beauty to show some of their most loved pieces, a shopping experience like no other.
A Blinder of Murder Mystery, Thursday 17th October, Rockingham Castle.
Who did it? That’s the question on the night as you take part in an exciting and riveting murder mystery evening with arrival drinks and a delicious three course dinner. There will also be a prize for the best dressed characters so get planning and book your tickets for a perfect way to get into the Halloween spirit.
Soul and Motown Weekend, Friday 18th October – Sunday 20th October, Billing Aquadrome.
Lover of soul and motown? Then head down to Billing Aquadrome for a music filled weekend of entertainment and live music plus performances to keep you on your feet all weekend, drink in hand of course.