What's on inThurleigh

Welcome to Thurleigh

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Thurleigh - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Thurleigh to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Thurleigh

28
APR
Wuthering Heights
Milton Keynes Theatre

Passionate and obsessive Cathy and Heathcliffs love is as unruly and dangerous as the Yorkshire moors that surround them.As children they are inseparable running wild and free on the moors but over time their childish affection deepens into an overwhelming love …

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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03
MAY
Season Premiere Airshow (Commemorating VE Day)
The Shuttleworth Collection

Commemorating 70 years since VE Day this event welcomes a range of visiting aircraft and vehicles from WWII in addition to the Collection's own aircraft. The focus will be on WW2 aircraft and vehicles a 1940s style street party buffet and live…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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03
MAY
Reginald D Hunter
Milton Keynes Theatre

American stand‐up comedian Reginald D Hunter works mainly in the UK and originally began his time here studying at RADA for a career on the stage. It seems that his ability to make audiences laugh…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
MAY
Michael McIntyre Work In Progress
Milton Keynes Theatre

Michael McIntyre Work In Progress at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Monday 04 May 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Michael McIntyre Work In Progress live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
MAY
Perry dennis and The twylight shadows
Commemoration Hall

PERRY DENNIS AND THE TWYLIGHT SHADOWSOne of the uk's top Cliff Richard And The shadows tribute BandThe 6 piece live band are made up of professional standard musicians. The show comprises all the classic Cliff and The Shads HitsFrom…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01480 455167
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10
MAY
Plant Fair
The Shuttleworth Collection and Swiss Garden

An opportunity to buy a wide variety of plants from local nurseries. In addition there will also be stalls selling local produce and arts and crafts. Plus the chance to look around the stunningly restored Swiss Garden.The Plant Fair is open…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627924
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14
MAY
Forest Folk and Roots Launch Night
The College Arms

Live acoustic roots folk and blues nights in the intimate setting of the College Arms Bar at Cranfield University Forest Folk and Roots launches on 14th May with live music from the award winning Freds House with support from MK wordsmith Tony…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07931 859737
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14
MAY
Lee Nelson
Corn Exchange Bedford

Hello u blurb readin legend Its Lee Nelson here from off ur tele im coming to a crap town near u with my brand new WELL NEW TOURits gonna b bigga betta …

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

16
MAY
SWISS GARDEN PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
The Shuttleworth Collection and Swiss Garden

This day workshop will include expert tuition from a professional photographer who will teach you not only how to capture images around the gardens but also how best to use your camera settings. This is idea for garden photography enthusiasts who have…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627924
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17
MAY
Biggleswade Antiques Fair
The Weatherley Centre

Over 45 stalls offering a range of antiques from silver quality jewellery glass china pictures postcards and kitchenalia. Our popular cafe serves lunches hot and cold drinks as well as a range of cakes jams and chutneys. Plenty of free…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01480 382432
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17
MAY
Farmers' Market
The Forest Centre

A selection of locally made quality produce from meat to free range eggs; gluten free cakes to homemade Indian sauces. Free entry outdoors weather permitting and free parking. Every third Sunday of the month…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 767037
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18
MAY
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Milton Keynes Theatre

Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Monday 18 May 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Al Murray One Man One Guvnor tickets so weve done…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

19
MAY
Al Stewart
Milton Keynes Theatre

Al Stewart at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Tuesday 19 May 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

23
MAY
CLASSIC EVENING AIRSHOW
The Shuttleworth Collection

Discover the Collection's vintage vehicles and motorcycles at our Classic Evening Airshow with a vehicle parade featuring some of our rarer vehicles and agricultural exhibits.We welcome vintage vehicles and tractors to the event so bring your own whether it be two wheels…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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23
MAY
Stewart Francis
Milton Keynes Theatre

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
MAY
Marston Mud - Kids' outdoor activity
The Forest Centre

By popular demand mud modelling is back. Be prepared to get in a mess as we create mud animals mud faces and mud pies in the Forest out of the Marston clay. Sessions cost £4 per child and run for approx. 1hr15…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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29
MAY
Tim Vine
The Lighthouse Theatre

Tim Vine is an English actor writer and comedian. Famed for his quick‐fire wit and stand‐up routine his puns and his one‐liners Vine also held the 2004 world record for the most jokes told in…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
MAY
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderword Xscape

The Comedy Club Milton Keynes at Wonderworld Xscape on Saturday 30th May. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Mike McClean:The Big Breakfast C4 Mad For It ITV Shameless C4 The Office BBC.Mike McLean has hosted numerous television shows for the BBC ITV…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
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07
JUN
Airshow featuring the Light Aircraft Association
The Shuttleworth Collection and Swiss Garden

Shuttleworth brings together aircraft from the Collection that are sponsored by the Light Aircraft Association. The LAA represent the aviation interests of over 8000 pilot amateur builder vintage aircraft owner and enthusiast members and includes all types of aircraft from the home‐built…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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13
JUN
Bedford Soul Night Out
Park Inn By Radisson

A super Soul night out at the Park Inn by Radisson in Bedford.Two rooms.DJs include Kev RobertsBlackpool TowerWigan Casino Sean ChapmanKings Hall Stoke Nige BrownKings Hall Stoke Derek Mead BisleyTom Page and Guests.Fantastic original Northern Soul and Motown and much more.Superior venue…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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13
JUN
NATIONAL GARDEN’S SCHEME OPEN DAY
The Shuttleworth Collection and Swiss Garden

Since its foundation the National Gardens Scheme has donated over £42.5 million to its beneficiary charities of which nearly £23 million has been donated within the last ten years. The Swiss Garden is pleased to support this worthwhile cause and donates a…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627924
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20
JUN
Edwardian Picnic & Evening Airshow
The Shuttleworth Collection

Soak up the atmosphere at an elegant Edwardian Picnic and Evening airshow with special features throughout the evening including a parade of the Collection's Edwardian vehicles. The event celebrates 50 years of the film Those Magnificent Men and their Flying machines which…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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21
JUN
FATHER’S DAY AT THE COLLECTION
The Shuttleworth Collection

Treat your dad this Father's Day with a three course lunch in the Sun Room and entry to the Collection to enjoy the historic aircraft vintage cars and classic motorcycles.Make it extra special by booking a private family guided tour available at…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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21
JUN
MIDSUMMER EVE IN THE SWISS GARDEN
The Shuttleworth Collection and Swiss Garden

The Manor House String Quartet presents a classical concert on the theme of Music for a Summer's Evening' in the beautiful and romantic setting of the Shuttleworth Trust's Swiss Garden. This delightful late Regency garden is the perfect venue in…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01767 627924
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21
JUN
Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival 2015
Willen Lake

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today ‐ as well as the most fun Up to 16 people paddle each 40 boat with a drummer at the front beating time and a…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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22
JUN
Russell Watson
Milton Keynes Theatre

Russell Watson is a much loved English tenor termed by many the peoples tenor. He began his career singing in working mens clubs then had a breakthrough in 1999 when he was asked to sing…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
JUN
The Magic of Motown
Milton Keynes Theatre

The Magic of Motown at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Thursday 25 June 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
JUL
Kevin Bridges
Milton Keynes Theatre

At 24 years of age Kevin Bridges is one of the most popular up and coming comedians in the country. His big break came at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where he won the So you…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

05
JUL
Military Pageant with WWI Commemoration Airshow
The Shuttleworth Collection

The Military Pageant with WWI Commemoration airshow is dedicated to recognising the contribution of our Armed Forces past and present. The Shuttleworth Collection is home to the largest and most impressive collection of genuine airworthy WWI aircraft in Europe. A Living…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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10
JUL
Robbie Williams Tribute
The Forest Centre And Millennium Country Park

Marc Hockley performs as Robbing Williams ‐ with all the hits and trademark swagger a complimented by Robbie himself and Jonathon Wilkes…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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Tourist Attractions


Cecil Higgins Art Gallery

Alan Davie b.1920 is a Scottish painter and was one of the first British artists to win international acclaim after the Second World War. A highly individual painter, Alan Davie is considered to be one of the most important British artists of the post war era.Much of Davie's…

Bedford & County Golf Club

Bedford & County Golf Club ‐ golf course in Bedford, Bedfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01234 352617 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Bedford & County Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Bedford Museum

With its emphasis clearly focused on the local community the Social History collections reflect both the home and working environments of the people of north Bedfordshire. The collections of some 20,000 items cover the wide range of domestic, corporate, military and agricultural life as well as local…

Bedfordshire Golf Club

Bedfordshire Golf Club ‐ golf course in Bedford, Bedfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01234 826100 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Bedfordshire Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Bodyflight

The World's largest and best indoor skydiving wind tunnel.Come and learn the fun and exciting sport of Bodyflying in the safety of a vertical wind tunnel. No heights or jumping involvedSkydivers use Bodyflight as a valuable training tool and we often have some of the world's top skydiving…

Bridgemans Bowling Club

Bowling at Bridgemans Bowling Club in Bedford, Bedfordshire. Contact venue on 01234 720984 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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