Things to do this weekend
Fri 22 - Sun 24 June
Bands in the Park, Abington Park, Sun 1 Apr – Sun 16 Sep
Enjoy live music every Sunday afternoon from 2pm – 5pm at the Abington Park bandstand and be surrounded by the relaxing and beautiful environment of the park.
Abington Park Museum, Wellingborough Road, NN3 3HN
Screaming Blue Murder, Royal & Derngate, Northampton, Fri 27 Apr – Fri 16 Nov
Don’t miss our Friday night comedy club in the Underground Studio with compere Dan Evans. This season features many of comedy’s rising stars. Visit the website to book and to see what comedy stars are on this week.
Doors 7.45pm, Show 8.15pm. Tickets £13.50.
Royal & Derngate Theatre, Guildhall Rd, Northampton NN1 1DP
Arts, Crafts & Collectables, Daventry Museum, Tues 12 June – Fri 24 Aug
Daventry Museum are looking for local artists, crafters and collectors to exhibit their work and showcase collections to celebrate Daventry Arts Festival. It is free entry so you can browse around the work of the best of Northants. Opening times are Tues – Fri 9:30am – 1:30pm and the first Sat of the month 10am – 4pm.
Daventry Museum, 3 New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BT
Music Barn Festival, Cranford, Sat 23 June
This festival is set in rural Northamptonshire across two acres of farmland (make sure you bring your wellies) and two disused agricultural buildings and it celebrates the local talent in the area and gives a great community feel. There are a variety of genres which means you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to what to watch as they have a mixed line-up of up and coming bands as well as established artists.
Music Barn, Cranford, NN14 4AA
The Kilkennys, The Core at Corby Cube, Corby, Sat 23 June
An evening of music and song as Irish balladeers The Kilkennys return to The Core. Hailing from a city steeped in music, history and folk culture, they play a mixture of traditional Irish folk songs and new songs of their own. Robbie, Davey, Tommy and Mick are meticulous craftsmen who pour their hearts into their music. Tickets can be booked by calling the Box Office on 01536 470470.
The Core at Corby Cube, George Street, Corby, NN17 1QG
Forget Me Not- Sing-a-long Hymn Concert, St Edmund’s Church, Sat 23 – Sun 24 June
Featuring multi-award winning Songbirds choir and Rev. Graham Bell. with the stunning Montagu Monuments as a backdrop, St Edmund’s Church is delighted to present this sing-a-long hymn concert. Local people have nominated hymns that are significant to their lives. They will be performed during this concert where audience participation is encouraged. Come and celebrate the ‘times of our lives’ in aid of Alzheimer’s Society. Tea, coffee and cupcakes on sale to raise funds for Alzheimers Soceity. This is no entry charge for this event however there will be a collection held for Alzheimer’s Society.
St Edmund’s Church, Warkton, NN16 9XH