What’s on across the district this week

Jess Robinson as Little Voice and Ray Quinn as Billy in the Olivier Award-winning play The Rise and Fall of Little Voice showing at Coventry's Belgrade Theatre
Jess Robinson as Little Voice and Ray Quinn as Billy in the Olivier Award-winning play The Rise and Fall of Little Voice showing at Coventry's Belgrade Theatre

Your weekly guide to events taking place across the Daventry district.

If you’re organising an event let us know by emailing editorial@daventryexpress.co.uk and we’ll do our best to include the details in our weekly What’s On listings.

PLEASE NOTE: We recommend contacting event organisers as some events may be subject to change during the school half-term holiday

FRIDAY, MAY 31

THEATRE

- Royal and Derngate, Northampton. Dancing at Lughnasa, play, 7.45pm

- Milton Keynes Theatre. Evita musical starring Marti Pellow

- Belgrade Theatre, Coventry. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice starring Beverly Callard and Ray Quinn, 7.45pm

ARTS, CRAFTS, MUSIC

- West Haddon Church. Exhibition of art. photography and crafts, 9am-5pm.

- 10 Austin Way, Daventry. Daventry Model Railway Club, 7pm-10pm

- Daventry Town Football Club. A day singing, 8pm

YOUNGSTERS

- Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone. Chocolate making workshop for teenagers, 10am-2pm.

- Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone. Pizza and pasta workshop for primary and pre-school children, 10am-noon, 2pm-4pm

- Phoenix Centre, Daventry. Junior Youth Club for eight-12, 5pm-7pm; Youth club for 13-18, 7.30pm-10.30pm

- Willoughby Cricket Club. Twenty20 camp for 5 to 15, 10am-4pm

SOCIAL

- Daventry Working Men’s Club. Daventry Darby and Joan Club for over 60s, 2pm

- Long Buckby Rugby Club. Dinner dance, 7.45pm

- The Square, Daventry. I Love Sambuca, aldrinks £2 before midnight, £1.50 Sambuca alnight 10pm-3am

- Fridays, Daventry. Happy hours, 5pm-7pm

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

THEATRE AND CINEMA

- Milton Keynes Theatre. Evita musical starring Marti Pellow

- Belgrade Theatre, Coventry. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice starring Beverly Callard and Ray Quinn, 2.30pm, 7.45pm

- Welford Village Hall. Cinema screening of Quarter starring Maggie Smith, Pauline Collins, Michael Gambon and Billy Connolly, 7.30pm

- Belgrade Theatre, Coventry. The Rise and Fall of Little Voice starring Beverly Callard and Ray Quinn, 2.30pm, 7.45pm

- Royal and Derngate, Northampton. Dancing at Lughnasa, play, 2.30pm, 7.45pm

ARTS, CRAFTS, EVENTS

- Newnham Turn Farm, Dodford. Car Boot Sale, noon-4pm

- Dodford Church. Dodford Flower Festival, 2pm-5pm

- West Haddon Church. Exhibition of art. photography and crafts, 9am-5pm.

- Newbury Drive, Lang Farm, Daventry. Park Training System run by Glen Frank, 8am

CHARITY EVENTS

- Riverside Court, Weedon. Coffee morning, 10.30am

- Pike and Eel Pub, Daventry. Live music and children’s entertainment, fundraiser for Millie-Anne Hemley, all day

- Church rooms, Long Buckby. Frock swap fundraising for Melissa Scott for World Challenge in Namibia, Tickets £5 from Buckby News, 3pm-5pm

- Braunston Village Hall. The Braunston Ritz Cream Teas in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care, 2pm-4pm

- United Reformed Church, Long Buckby. Charity Coffee Morning, 10.30am-11.30am

SOCIAL

- The Square, Daventry. Keep Calm and Party On, half price cocktails before 11pm, free entry before 10.30pm, 10pm-3am

- Fridays, Daventry. Big Saturday night, open until 1am.

SPORTS

- Naseby Village Hall. Kung Fu sessions, 4pm

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

ARTS, CRAFTS, SOCIAL EVENTS

- Dodford Church. Dodford Flower Festival, 2pm-5pm

- Brodie Lodge Playing Field, Flore. Car Boot Sale, sellers from 8am, buyers, 9am-1pm

- St Martin’s Church, Litchborough. Sunday Afternoon Teas, 3pm-5pm

- Braunston Village Hall. Braunston Village Gardeners Association, 11am-noon

- Fridays, Daventry. Happy hours, 5pm-7pm; Pub Quiz, 8.30pm

- The George, Kilsby. Pub quiz, 8.30pm

- The Crown, West Haddon. Bingo, 8pm.

MONDAY, JUNE 3

SPORTS CLUBS

-Daventry Leisure Centre. Daventry Dolphins swimming club, 6pm; badminton, short tennis, bowls, 9am-noon; keep fit class, 9.30am; swim or aqua aerobics for 50+; weight loss challenge, 7pm; 11am, aquacise

- St Augustine’s Church Hall, London Road, Daventry. Zumba with Jo Clarke, 5.45pm to 6.45pm.

- Daventry Squash Club. Table tennis sessions, 7.30pm-9.30pm

- Rough Ready Gym, Northampton. Kickboxing sessions, 6pm-7.45pm

- Saracens Head, Little Brington. Yoga sessions, 7.30pm-9pm

- Dryden Hall, Woodford Halse. Woodford Halse bowls club, 2pm-4pm

- Davenry Court Hotel, Daventry. Yoga, 1.30pm

- Long Buckby Community Centre. Pregnancy Yoga, 6.15pm-7.45pm and generaYoga, 8pm-9pm

- Farthingstone Village Hall. Yoga, 11.45am-1pm

- Crick Spirit Health Club. Aquacise, 7pm

- Welton Village Hall. Zumba, 9.30am

THEATRES

- Royal and Derngate, Northampton. Dancing at Lughnasa, play, 7.45pm

ARTS, CRAFTS AND EVENTS

- Farthingstone, Bay Tree Cottage. Felt making, 10am-12.30pm

- Daventry Library. Stitch and Chatter Club, meets at 1pm-3pm

- United Reformed Church, Long Buckby. Make It Mondays, 2pm

- Riverside Court, Weedon. Weedon Scrabble Club, 7.30pm-10.30pm

- Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone. Summer Sausages and Burgers workshop, 9.30am-3pm

- Byfield Village Hall. Royal British Legion meeting, 8pm

YOUNGSTERS

- Phoenix Centre, Daventry. Virtuababies, 4pm-7pm, alwelcome but email Clair in advance to make sure spaces are available volunteer@daventryphoenix.

TUESDAY, JUNE 4

SPORTS CLUBS

- Daventry Community Centre. Keep Fit Zumba, 5.45pm-6.45pm

- Daventry Community Centre. Linedance classes, 7pm-9pm

- Daventry Community Centre. Line Dancing lessons for experienced dancers, 7pm

- Daventry Methodist Church. Yoga sessions, 9.30am-11am

- Daventry Centre, Northampton College. Yoga sessions, 7.30pm-9pm

- Chipping Warden Village Hall. Zumba fitness, 6pm-7pm

ARTS, CRAFTS AND EVENTS

- Abbey Centre, Daventry. Danetre Quilters meeting, 7.30pm-9.30pm

- Byfield Village Hall. Art Class, 7pm-9pm

- Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone. Botanical drawing workshop, 9.30am-3pm

- Holy Cross Church tower, Daventry. Bellringing practice training provided, 7.30pm-9pm

THEATRE

- Milton Keynes Theatre. Jimmy Carr’s Gagging Order, 8pm

- Royal and Derngate, Northampton. Dancing at Lughnasa, play, 7.45pm

Mayfield Park Sports Club, Daventry. Daventry Photographic Society meeting, 7.30pm-9.30pm

Foundry Place Church Hall, Daventry. Daventry Country Market 8.30am-11.30am.

Daventry Methodist Church. The Art Club, 6pm-8.30pm

New Street Rooms, Daventry. Music for Singing and Dancing designed for over 50s, 2pm-4pm

SOCIAL

- The Crown, West Haddon. Quiz night, 8.30pm.

YOUNGSTERS

- Waterloo building, Daventry. Army Cadets open to boys and girls from schooage Year Eight to 18, 7pm-9pm

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5

SPORTS CLUBS

-Long Buckby Community Centre. Short Mat Indoor Bowls, 10am-noon

- St Augustine’s Church Hall, London Road, Daventry. Zumba with Jo Clarke, 6pm to 7pm.

- Daventry Leisure Centre. Badminton, short tennis, bowls, 9am-noon; keep fit class, 10.30am; Wicked water stuff for five to 11-year-olds, 9am-10am; - wicked water stuff for nine to 14-year-olds, 11am, aquacise

- Welton Village Hall. Short Mat Bowls, 2pm-4pm

- Rough Ready Gym, Northampton. Kickboxing sessions, 6pm-7.45pm

- Byfield Village Hall. Zumba Gold for mature people, 11am-1pm

- Buckby Health and Leisure, Long Buckby. Ballet classes for adults, 7.30pm-8.30pm

- Long Buckby Community Centre. Post-natal Yoga for mother and baby 10am-11am

- Daventry Community Centre. Ballroom and Latin dance classes, 7.30pm-10.30pm

- Farthingstone Village Hall. Tai Chi classes, 10am-11am

- Everdon Village Hall. Yoga, evening, call Sheila Heath on 01327 871328 for more details.

THEATRE

- Milton Keynes Theatre. Being Tommy Cooper, 7.30pm

- Kilworth House Theatre. My Fair Lady musical starring Helena Blackman, 7.30pm

- Royal and Derngate, Northampton. Dancing at Lughnasa, play, 7.45pm

ARTS, CRAFTS, EVENTS

- Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone. Summer tapas, 7pm-9pm

- Whilton Village Hall. Whilton Gardeners Association, 7.30pm

SOCIAL

- Boddington Methodist Church School Room. Coffee and chat, 10am-11.30am

- Badby Village Hall. Badby and District Photo Club, 8pm

- Byfield Village Hall. Wednesday Lunches, 12.15pm. ring Barbara Edmunds on 01327 262106 before the day to advise

- Eydon Village Hall. Eydon First Wednesday Club, 2.30pm

- Daventry Town Football Club. Danetre Bridge Club for players of all experiences, 7.15pm

EDUCATION

- Long Buckby Library. Long Buckby Adult Reading Group, 7.30pm-9pm

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