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.

Editor's Picks





Forthcoming events in Thurleigh

25
APR
Big Bang Camper and Bus Show
Santa Pod Raceway

Big Bang VW festival in conjunction with Volksworld Camper and Bus magazine is the first and friendliest VW festival on the calendar. Despite high‐octane racing and two music arenas the festival remains as laid‐back and family friendly as ever. All Vee Dubs…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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26
APR
Hitchin Band - Themes from Stage and Screen
The Forest Centre

Relive some nostalgic Brass band classics from stage and screen with the award winning Hitchin Band featuring local trio the Stott Sisters. All proceeds go to the Primrose Unit at Bedford Hosiptal. Booking essential ‐ book now to avoid disappointment. Full cafe…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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26
APR
Retro Beat presents Dem Urban Foxes
Horseshoe Inn

Dem Urban Foxes supported by Snakeman 3RETRO‐BEAT is an Indie Alternative live music club night which takes place at here THE HORSESHOE INN SHEEP ST WELLINGBOROUGH featuring DJs and bands.Retro‐Beat is run by James Taylor who is joined by DJs Pete Mayes…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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10
MAY
2 Tones
Horseshoe Inn

The 2Tones are based in Northants. They are an 8 piece ska band covering favourites by The Specials Madness The Beat Toots & The Maytals Bad Manners Desmond Dekker Laurel Aitken and many others.Their styles include UK and Jamaican Ska 2Tone Reggae…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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23
MAY
Fia European Drag Racing Championships Round 1
Santa Pod Raceway

FIA EUROPEAN DRAG RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS inc FIM DRAG BIKES.Round 1 Santa Pods flagship Championship event attracting over 250 of Europes top drag racing teams including 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters 200mph Drag Bikes and over 10 supporting classes. Jet Cars stunts air displays…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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07
JUN
The Moot Hall Overnight Ghost Hunt
The Moot Hall

Step into the world of John Bunyan when you visit this delightful 15th century timber‐framed market hall set on the village green in the centre of the delightful village of Elstow.Only 20 places at £25 per personYour ticket will be emailed to…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07809 880192
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13
JUN
Bwm Scooter and Ska Rally
Santa Pod Raceway

Three days of fun with a Mod vibe and attractions including night time entertainment: Main stage and DJ tents featuring famous names from the Mod and Ska music scene. Plus show and shine scooter racing ride outs dealers market auto jumble track…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 782828
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21
JUN
Summer Symphonia
The Forest Centre

Symphonia Academica return with their special mix of beautiful classic music and informative banter.Playing a programme of classical favourites specifically chosen to see in the evening of the summer solstice join us in the Lakeside Room for Symphonia Academicas Summer Symphonia. …

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 762615
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11
JUL
Dragstalgia
Santa Pod Raceway

A weekend event dedicated to race cars bikes and hot rods from a bygone era. In association with the NSRA. With Jet Car RWYB live evening entertainment swap meet Show n Shine and cars for sale. Day Entry: 8am ‐ 6pm.…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 782828
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18
JUL
Bug Jam 28
Santa Pod Raceway

Now firmly established as Europes biggest best and most popular VW show and cruising towards its third decade as the summer VW event of choice Bug Jam 28 is back once again with a line‐up of both on and off‐track action that…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 782828
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18
JUL
End of Term Disco
The Forest Centre

Celebrate the end of term Forest Centre style at our Summer Disco ‐ with party games disco and fancy dress with prizes. Ticket price includes food box and drink. Parental supervision required. Ages 5 and up. …

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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01
AUG
Usc Ultimate Street Car
Santa Pod Raceway

The fastest hottest largest and loudest modified car festival in Europe.If youve never been before let us enlighten you with how it all goes down. The finest drag strip in Europe. 35000 modifying disciples. The UKs most superbly executed show cars. The…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 782828
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04
SEP
Fia European Drag Racing Championships final Round
Santa Pod Raceway

Final Round. The Championship finals event attracting over 250 of Europes top drag racing teams including 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters 200mph Drag Bikes and over 10 supporting classes. Jet Cars stunts air displays monster trucks traders sideshows and Live Action Arena…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 782828
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20
SEP
National Finals
Santa Pod Raceway

The National Drag Racing Championship Finals for MSA Pro Mod and national sportsman classes plus Top Methanol Wild Bunch Nostalgia Fuel Altered Association and the ACU National Drag Bike Championship including SuperTwins.A huge variety of race cars and bikes as well as…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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03
OCT
Wheatus
Esquires Club

New York based Wheatus were formed by band member Brendan B. Brown in 1995 with the help of brother Peter Brown on drums Philip Jiminez on keyboards and Rich Liegey on bass starting out playing…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
OCT
Kai McKenzie - Michael Buble Tribute
The Forest Centre

The UKs most celebrated Michael Buble tribute act Kai McKenzie performs all the hits ‐ includes wine and nibbles. Book early to avoid disappointment. http:www.buble‐tribute.com…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 762615
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17
OCT
The Sunshine Underground
Esquires Club

The Sunshine Underground is well on their way to being the next big thing. Named after the hit song by The Chemical Brothers The Sunshine Underground formed as a band of friends in college. They…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
Flame and Thunder
Santa Pod Raceway

Flame and Thunder is an action packed day for all the family featuring motorsport stunts and Drag Racing. Witness a huge gathering of jet vehicles including a Jet Dragster Jet Funny Cars Jet Truck and Jet Beetle. Experience 300mph Nitro guzzling Top…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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30
OCT
Kid's Halloween Disco
The Forest Centre

Get your scariest costume on and join us at the Forest Centre for our Halloween Disco. Booking essential ‐ party games disco and fancy dress with prizes. Food box and drink included in price. Adult supervision required ‐ ages 5 and up.…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 762613
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06
DEC
Christmas Tree Festival
The Forest Centre

Free entry and parking Times to be confirmed.Our third annual Christmas Tree Festival with stalls rides attractions live music crafts Santa and much more All money spent at the Forest Centre goes towards the creation of the Forest of Marston Vale ‐…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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