Local Businesses, Events & Information for Local Residents

Phone: 07511 913386

Email: angela@4locals.net

What’s on…

Saturday 27th November
Wreath Making Workshop,10.30am with Mandy McQueenie at All Saints Church Hall, William St, Kettering NN16 9RR. Cost £30 per person includes mince pie and alcohol-free mulled wine. Please book your place on kettallsaintschurch@gmail.com. Facial coverings if you can please.

Sunday 28th November
Have yourself a special sensory Christmas at Mawsley Community Centre from 1.30-4.30pm. It’s a party for children with additional needs, although everyone is welcome. There will be a disco, sensory story, sing along and a visit from Santa with a gift. For tickets (£2) email SENpartytime@gmail.com, or 07543 665613.

Wednesday 1st to Wednesday 15th December
Scoutpost is back for 2021! Post early for Christmas & let Scouts deliver your local cards for 30p/card. Look out for our collection boxes.

Wednesday 1st December
Kettering and District flower club meeting, 7.30 pm at the Cornmarket Hall, Kettering. Floral demonstration by Lee Berrill, entitled ‘Made for Christmas’.

Friday 3rd December
Christmas Barn Dance with Kelly’s Eye at Kettering Athletic Working Mens Club, Rockingham Road Kettering, from 8 – 11pm. Tickets £5. Contact 01536 521306 or 07970 311016 for more info and tickets.

Fun Snowman Pizza Drive, 7.30pm at All Saints Church Hall, William St, Kettering NN16 9RR. Make your own pizza and play a beetle type game! All good fun. £4. Please book for catering purposes and declare any allergies. Phone 0798 9898349. 

Thursday 2nd & Saturday 4th December
St Andrew’s Community Christmas Fair at St Andrew’s Church, Kettering from 6-9pm on Thursday & 10am-2pm on Saturday! There will be lots of charity stalls including St Andrews Jam stall, Cransley Hospice, NSPCC, RNLI/RNIB, Action for ME, Age Concern, Kettering Homestart, U3A and many more. Father Christmas will be in attendance and there will be delicious snacks, lunches, mince pies and refreshments available. Entrance is free and entertainment is provided including Choirs, Salvation Army Young People’s Band, dance and musical theatre performances and carols on the organ.

Saturday 4th December 
Christmas Fayre at Athletic Club Rockingham Road, Kettering from 10am-4pm with Father Christmas attending.  Also, Athletic Club Christmas Disco with Big Bopper, 7.30–11.30pm. Adults £3, accompanied children free.

Monday 6th December
Cransley Hospice Community Choir Christmas Concert ‘The Spirit of Christmas’ at the Salvation Army Citadel, Rockingham Road, Kettering. Doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm start. Ticket £5 from the fundraising office & the Hospice shop. What better way for all the family to begin the countdown to Christmas by supporting the work of our local hospice who support us in our time of need.

Wednesday 8th December
Talk by Sara Coggins: “Quackery or Pioneers” – a comparative analysis of Medieval medicine and “new age healing”. From 7.30pm at St Andrew’s Church Rooms, Crown St, Kettering NN16 8QT. Entry is £4 for Ise Archaeological Research members or £5 for non-members. We will be asking you to be aware of the Hands, Face, Space slogan. For more information email carolannmorton@aol.co.uk.

Friday 10th December
Illustrated talk, with a few carols, on the Christmas Truce between England and Germany (Christmas 1914) by John Stanyard, at All Saints Church Hall, William St, Kettering NN16 9RR. £5 entry includes tea/coffee. 7.30pm start, with raffle available.

Saturday 11th December
Hamitup Players present “Where there’s a Will there’s a Kill!” at All Saints Church Kettering. Start time 7.30pm; tickets £6 on the door. Refreshments available or BYO. An evening of fun & mayhem in aid of the Royal British Legion Kettering branch. All enquiries to ketteringpao@uwclub.net or 07762 913909.

Santa’s sleigh, with Kettering Lions helpers collecting for local charity causes, will be outside Tollers Church from 10am-3pm.

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th December
Come and see the fairest pantomime of them all! Cinderella at The Masque Theatre, Latimer Arts College, Barton Seagrave. Box Office: 01536 737737. Tickets £12 (£10 concessions), Family ticket £36. Laugh Out Loud Theatre presents the classic tale of ‘Cinderella’, alongside talented students from Lucie Downer Performing Arts School. Saturday at 2.30pm & 7pm, Sunday at 2.30pm.

Sunday 12th December
A Christmas Spectacular! Join The GUS Band and Belcanto Choir for a festive concert to get you in the Christmas spirit! From 3pm at St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Market Place, Kettering. Tickets available from: ajwise61@yahoo.co.uk or 07855 406766, and Kafe Bloc, Sheep Street, Kettering.

Memorial Christmas Tree service, 4pm at All Saints Church Hall, William St, Kettering NN16 9RR.

Tuesday 14th December
Santa’s sleigh, with Kettering Lions helpers collecting for local charity causes, will be in Barton Seagrave from 6-8pm, starting at Stirrup Cup.

Saturday 18th December
Belcanto Christmas Concert at Barton Seagrave Village Hall. From 6pm. Bring the children and join us for an informal concert with carols, mulled wine, mince pies and a visit from Santa! Tickets: ajwise61@yahoo.co.uk or 07855 406766.

A Celebration of Christmas with the Variations Choir. Come and join us and soloists for an evening of Christmas Songs at the United Reformed Church, London Road, Kettering, from 7.15pm. Tickets: Adults £6, children under 12 £3. Telephone 01536 513548/723376 or available at the door.

Saturday 18th December
Santa’s sleigh, with Kettering Lions helpers collecting for local charity causes, will be outside Tollers Church from 10am-3pm.

Monday 20th December
Comedy night, Jongleurs at The Stirrup Cup, Barton Seagrave, 7.00pm, tel: 01536 722841.

Santa’s sleigh, with Kettering Lions helpers collecting for local charity causes, will be in Barton Seagrove Redrow Estate from 6-8pm.

Thursday 23rd December
Santa’s sleigh, with Kettering Lions helpers collecting for local charity causes, will be outside Tesco’s Kettering from10am-4pm.