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
MAR
Gary Barlow Tribute
The Forest Centre

Dan Hadfield the UKs number one Gary Barlow lookalike and tribute performs all of Gary and Take Thats greatest hits. Booking essential ‐ meet and greet included in the ticket price. …

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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28
MAR
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderword Xscape

Host Comedian ‐ 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 C4 C5 Sky1 and Nickelodeon and excels at live TV.He originally trained as an actor…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
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28
MAR
Volleyball England National Cup & Shield Finals
National Volleyball Centre

Volleyball England National Cup & Shield Finals The National Cup is the prime knock out competition in the Volleyball England competitions calendar.Come along to The National Volleyball Centre and watch the climax to the eagerly anticipated Volleyball National Cup & Shield Finals.…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07850 938307
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29
MAR
Paul Carrack
Milton Keynes Theatre

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
MAR
The Producers
Milton Keynes Theatre

The Producers at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Monday 30 March 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Producers live in…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

01
APR
Extreme Stunt Show
Campbell Park

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying Youll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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01
APR
The Extreme Stunt Show Air Battle
Campbell Park

EXTREME STUNT SHOWAIR BATTLESUMMER 2015BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flying Youll be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the Extreme Team take to the air to battle it…

Location: 16.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02033 756506
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05
APR
Easter Trail
The Forest Centre

Join us at the Millennium Country Park for our kids Easter Trail ‐ suitable for all ages. No booking required just turn up and pay 32 at Reception for your Trail sheet. All kids win a chocolate prize for completing the Trail…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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05
APR
Alan Carr
Milton Keynes Theatre

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
APR
Rabbits and Hares - Kids' Indoor crafts
The Forest Centre

Can you tell the difference between rabbit and hare Come and find out and make a rabbit or hare mask to wear when you hop home. Sessions cost £3.50 per child and run for approx. 45 minutes at 10am 11am 1pm and…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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11
APR
Brass Band Evening
The Forest Centre

Award winning Hitchin Brass Band return with another stomping night of themed classics. See our website for more detailsDiscount for Friends of the Forest. …

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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17
APR
SPRING WALK AND LUNCH WITH THE CRAFTSMAN GARDENER
The Shuttleworth Collection and Swiss Garden

Seasonal highlights and a tour of the newly restored Swiss Garden in the company of the Craftsman Gardener who will share the story of the garden those who created it and the recent restoration project which has brought this wonderful Regency landscape…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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18
APR
CAMOUFLAGE
Horseshoe Inn

NEED I SAY MORE........................Based in Northampton Camouflage have been disturbing the peace in pubs clubs bike rallies beer festivals and the like since 1995We play a varied set of Rock Pop Metal & Punk from the sixties to the noughties ‐ from…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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18
APR
Dunton Folk - Miranda Sykes and Rex Preston
Dunton Folk St Mary Magdalene Church

In the space of 2 short years Miranda Sykes & Rex Preston have emerged to become one of the most sought after duos on the English folk & roots scene. The striking combination of the flame headed double bass player & virtuoso…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01767 310424
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19
APR
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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19
APR
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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21
APR
Lord of the Dance
Milton Keynes Theatre

Lord of the Dance at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Tuesday 21 April 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Lord of the Dance live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
APR
Forest Folk and Roots Launch Night
Marston Vale Forest Centre

Live acoustic roots folk and blues nights in the enchanting setting of Marston Vale Forest Centre. Forest Folk and Roots launches on 24th April with live music from the acclaimed URBAN FOLK QUARTET with support from local band BLESSEM.Tickets are £12 £10…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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25
APR
Volleyball England Super 8's Playoff Finals
National Volleyball Centre

Volleyball England Super 8s Playoffs The Super 8s is Volleyball Englands top division it comprises of teams participating in a regular season and competing in fourteen rounds of matches followed by a play‐off series featuring the top teams in the division culminating…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07850 938307
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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 Collections 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

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
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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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 Collections 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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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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