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

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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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