Local Businesses, Events & Information for Local Residents

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What’s on…

Thursday 23rd January
Celebrating 14 years at the Stirrup Cup and 43 years of running jazz in the county with Roy & Kristel sound – Live Jazz at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave from 9pm-11pm. Free admission. Enquiries to Chris on 07436 000622.

Saturday 25th January
Winter Glory 2020, a Christian conference to encourage and equip women. Our theme is “Wisdom’s Banquet” with guest speaker Rachel Gardner director of Youthscape and president of  Girls’ Brigade. In addition to worship and hearing from Rachel, guests can choose from a range of activities including seminars, a gospel choir, quiet reflection in prayer spaces, visiting retail stalls, being creative, or relaxing with a hot drink. Come and join us at Kettering Buccleuch Academy, starting at 9.30am. More information and tickets available from www.winterglory.co.uk.

Sunday 26th January
RSPB Mid–Nene Local Group coach trip to Abberton Reservoir, Essex. For more information and booking please contact Bob on 01933 460644.

Wednesday 29th January
Have you wondered what it would be like to be unwell in Medieval times? If so, The Ise Archaeological Research Society invites you to a presentation on ‘Mystics and Medicine in The Middle Ages’ by Sara Coggins, 7.30pm at St Andrew’s Church Rooms, Crown St, Kettering NN16 8QE. Admission for members £4 and £5 for non-members. Membership is £10. For more information contact Carol on 01536 420724 or carolannmorton@aol.co.uk.

Thursday 30th January
The Lincoln Noel trio – Live Jazz at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave from 9pm-11pm. Free admission. Enquiries to Chris on 07436 000622.

Friday 31st January
Read Easy Wellingborough are holding drop-in sessions on the last Friday of each month at Wellingborough Library from 10am – 1pm. Read Easy teach adults to read on a one-to-one basis. Contact wellingborough@readeasy.co.uk or 07789160416.

February What’s On…

Saturday 1st February
Table-top sale from 8.30am-11.30am, at All Saints Church, William St, Kettering NN16 9RR. Contact Richard on 07887 617978 (set up from 8am), you must book a stall in advance!

Coffee Morning from 9.30am to 12pm at the Guiding Centre, Alexandra Street, Burton Latimer, hosted by Burton Latimer Trefoil Guild. Come in out of the cold and enjoy a hot bacon roll, cake and hot chocolate, tea or coffee. Everyone welcome.

Monday 3rd February
Prize Bingo organised by the Burton Latimer Royal British Legion Women’s Section at Burton Latimer Band Club from 7.30pm. All Welcome.

Tuesday 4th February
Barton Seagrave Horticultural Society meeting at 2pm at the Community
Centre, Pioneer Ave. Burton Latimer. Our speaker for the afternoon will be Joe Whitehead – ‘Burghley House Gardens, Past and Present and Future’. Raffle and refreshments available, all enquiries to Maureen on 01536 723059. We are a warm and friendly gardening club, new members and guests very welcome.

Thursday 6th February
Colossus Big Band – Live Jazz at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave from 9-11pm. Free admission. Enquiries to Chris on 07436 000622.

Friday 7th February
Fun Quiz evening at All Saints Church Hall, William St, Kettering NN16 9RR. £2 each, teams of 4 maximum. Raffle and light refreshments available, but can bring own drink and glasses with nibbles. Starts 7.30pm.

Kettering & District Locomotive Society AGM followed very quickly by The Railways of Northamptonshire – Part 6. This will be presented by Robin Cullup, assisted by Brian Sullivan, and this talk will conclude the series looking at the final routes to be built. Altogether almost 1200 images have been used in these six talks. From 7.45pm at Cornmarket Hall, London Road, Kettering, NN15 7QA. For more information call Hon. Secretary: Brian Sullivan onl: 01604 844802.

Saturday 8th February
Heritage Open Days 2020. On the second Saturday of each month Fuller Baptist Church will be open to the public from 10am-12.30pm. Come and visit the chapel, graveyard and our heritage centre, packed with hidden history! There is no need to book and entry is free, though a small charge may apply for children’s activity sheets. www.fullerbaptist.org.uk.

Sunday 9th February
Messy Church, 3-4.30pm, at All Saints Church Hall, William St, Kettering NN16 9RR. £1 per child must be accompanied by an adult.

Tuesday 11th February
Barton Seagrave WI meeting with speakers William and Elaine Portch talking on the National Garden Scheme & their participation in it. Starts at 7.30pm at Barton Seagrave Village Hall, 11 Bertone Road, Barton Seagrave NN15 6WF. Everyone welcome. More details in the groups section.

Thursday 13th February
The Smallchange – Live Jazz at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave from 9pm-11pm. Free admission. Enquiries to Chris on 07436 000622.

Friday 14th February
Ian Addis gives an illustrated talk on his book “Out to Play in Kettering – The Lost Sports Grounds”, 7.30pm at All Saints Church Hall, William St, Kettering NN16 9RR. Possibly books for sale on the night. Entry is £4 (includes light refreshments). Raffle available.

The Royal British Legion Kettering Branch Valentine Disco at the Midland Band
Social Club from 7.30pm. Tickets £5 from the club or on the door. For additional information contact Pauline on 07762 913909.

Saturday 15th February
Valentine Tea Dance, 2-30pm-4.30pm at All Saints Church Hall, William St, Kettering NN16 9RR – wear something red! Raffle. Price £3, includes light refreshments.

Thursday 20th February
RSPB Mid–Nene Local Group indoor meeting, 7.30pm at Saxon Hall, Raunds. 45th Anniversary Celebration with wine, cheese, pate. Advance ticket only £12 per person, children free but also require a ticket. There will be an Illustrated talk with guest speaker David Lindo on “How to be an urban Birder”. More details are available from Penny on 01933 350404.

The High Flyers – Live Jazz at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave from 9pm-11pm. Free admission. Enquiries to Chris on 07436 000622.

Friday 21st February
Titanic – illustrated talk “ship of dreams” by Geoff Lewis, 7.30pm at All Saints Church Hall, William St, Kettering NN16 9RR. Entry £4 (includes light refreshments). Raffle available.

Saturday 22nd February
Coffee morning at Burton Latimer Methodist Church, Piggotts Lane entrance, from 10-12noon, in aid of The Marie Curie nurses.

Wednesday 26th February
What do you know about the Vikings, their myths and legends, their science and their origins? Find out at 7.30pm at St Andrew’s Church Rooms, Crown St, Kettering NN16 8QE when Bjarni Olafson, a Viking re-enactor, will be giving a presentation on “The Rise of the Vikings”, for The Ise Archaeological Research Society. Admission for members £4 and £5 for non-members. For more information contact Carol on 01536 420724 or carolannmorton@aol.co.uk.

Thursday 27th February
Five Star Swing – Live Jazz at The Stirrup Cup, Woodlands Ave, Barton Seagrave from 9pm-11pm. Free admission. Enquiries to Chris on 07436 000622.

Friday 28th February
Read Easy Wellingborough are holding drop-in sessions on the last Friday of each month at Wellingborough Library from 10am – 1pm. Read Easy teach adults to read on a one to one basis. Contact wellingborough@readeasy.co.uk or 07789 160416.

“Seeing is Believing”, illustrated talk with Kevin Varty, 7.30pm at All Saints Church Hall, William St, Kettering NN16 9RR. Entry £4 (includes light refreshments). Raffle available.

Coming soon…

Saturday 7th March
Barn Dance with music from Culpeppers Catch at Barton Seagrave Village Hall,
Bertone Rd, Barton Seagrave NN15 6WF from 7.30pm – 11pm. £10 per person. Bring your own food. Raffle & licensed bar. To book tickets or for more information, please telephone 07884 495825. Tickets available from Barton Seagrave Village Hall. Organised by The Rotary Club of Kettering Huxloe. Registered Charity Trust No 2988321.