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

07
AUG
WESTWOOD – LADIES FREE – AUG 7TH @WONDERWORLD
Wonderworld Xscape

Kerry D PresentsWestwoodFlossin & Ballin Part 2August 7thWonderworld Milton KeynesLADIES FREE ENTRY ALL NIGHTFree Westwood CD GiveawayWestwood ripping down the set all night playing the biggesthip hop bashment afro beats R&B house soca WonderworldXScape 602 Marlborough GateMilton Keynes…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07583 816766
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08
AUG
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderworld Xscape

3 Top Comedians Ryan McDonnell Martin Coyote Gerry K. as Seen on TV. Ryan McDonnell:Apollo quality live comedy Three Weeks.Belfast boy Ryan McDonnell is no stranger to laughs in his home town and is currently building up quite a reputation for himself…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
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09
AUG
Monster Truck Nationals
Santa Pod Raceway

MONSTER TRUCK NATIONALSThe UK's Top Monster Truck Showdown' ‐ Sunday 9th August 2015 ‐ Santa Pod Raceway Northampton. NN29 7XAwww.monstertrucknationals.co.ukTicketAdult £13 in advance or £20 on the dayChild 5‐15 £5 in advance or £8 on the dayFamily 2 adult 2 child £35…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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11
AUG
Pond Dipping - Kids' Outdoor Activity
The Forest Centre

Discover what amazing creatures live in the pond and make a pond pendant or minibeast medal. Sessions cost £4 per child and run for approx. 1hr15 minutes at 10am 11.30am and 1.30pm. Parental supervision required and booking is essential. Suitable for ages…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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11
AUG
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Milton Keynes Theatre

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Tuesday 11 August 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. …

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
AUG
The Proclaimers
Milton Keynes Theatre

Charlie and Craig Reid better known as The Proclaimers have put together an impressive body of work since their foundation in 1983. Their rise began with supporting the Housemartins in 1986 later they rose to…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
AUG
Flying Proms
The Shuttleworth Collection

At our Flying Proms event experience the thrill of seeing our unique vintage aeroplanes give stunning aerial display sequences to a backdrop of classical music performed by the 50 piece National Symphony Orchestra. In its 18th year this popular event's second act…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01767 627924
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16
AUG
‘EUROVISION REVISITED’ MUSIC EVENT
The Shuttleworth Collection

Revisit the very best of British Eurovision of the past at Shuttleworth.Featuring original recording artists: Brotherhood of Man Bobby G's Bucks FizzAnd tributes to: Sandy Shaw Lulu Abba Cliff Richard The ShadowsPlease note: These acts are tributes performing classic hits not the…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01767 627924
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16
AUG
Extreme stunt Show
Circus Field

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 Extreme…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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16
AUG
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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16
AUG
Mini In the Park
Santa Pod Raceway

MINI IN THE PARK The UK's top mini show' ‐ Sunday 16th August 2015 ‐ Santa Pod Raceway Northampton. NN29 7XAwww.minishow.co.ukEmail infoeventdevelopments.co.uk Tel 01775 723723This annual event features club stands track & arena action trade stands and mini auto‐jumble Saturday night…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01775 723723
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20
AUG
‘THE SECRET GARDEN’
The Shuttleworth Collection and Swiss Garden

CHAPTERHOUSE THEATRE COMPANY IN THE SWISS GARDENJoin young Mary Lennox on her journey of discovery as she travels to her uncle's house deep in the Yorkshire countryside where unexpected friends and very magical creatures help her unlock the mystery of the secret…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01767 627924
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20
AUG
The Secret Garden
The Swiss Garden

Join young Mary Lennox on her journey of discovery as she travels to her uncles house deep in the Yorkshire countryside where unexpected friends and very magical creatures help her unlock the mystery of the secret garden. This most enchanting story loved…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01767 627924
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23
AUG
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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25
AUG
Dragons, Bugs and Butterflies - Outdoor Kids'
The Forest Centre

Explore the park to see what minibeasts you can catch with sweep nets and bug pots. Come looking for dragonflies and butterflies. Sessions cost £4 per child and run for approx. 1hr15 minutes at 10am 11.30am and 1.30pm. Parental supervision required and…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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06
SEP
Shuttleworth Pageant airshow
The Shuttleworth Collection

The annual Shuttleworth Pageant airshow is all about the aircraft and vehicles that are the Shuttleworth Collection. Many of these were collected personally by Richard Shuttleworth or preserved in his memory. The airshow will highlight the Collection's aircraft at their best and…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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06
SEP
Sunday Stroll
The Forest Centre And Millennium Country Park

A light stroll around the Park with an informed guide from our Forest Volunteers to lead the way and answer any questions. Approx 1.5 ‐ 2 hours. No need to book. £1 on the day. …

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01234 767037
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12
SEP
Going Wild
The Forest Centre

Going Wild is a showcase of the amazing different outdoor activities that are available in the Marston Vale that you might never have known about. From kayaking to bushfire making local experts from Canoe Trail and Woodland Ways let you have a…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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29
SEP
Squeeze John Cooper Clarke
Milton Keynes Theatre

Squeeze John Cooper Clarke at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Tuesday 29 September 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
OCT
The Shires
Corn Exchange Bedford

The Shires at Corn Exchange Bedford in Bedford on Thursday 01 October 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
OCT
Paddy McGuinness
Milton Keynes Theatre

Patrick Joseph Paddy McGuinness is a British standup comedian actor and TV personality who found fame after appearing with comedian Peter Kay in the hit show Phoenix Nights creating his own spin‐off series Max and…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
OCT
Season Finale: Shuttleworth Uncovered Airshow
The Shuttleworth Collection

Shuttleworth Collection vintage aircraft will be on static display before taking to the skies giving the chance to get close enough to smell the oil. Airshow goers can talk to the pilots to find out what it's like to fly these…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627924
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16
OCT
AUTUMN 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: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627924
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16
OCT
Kai McKenzie - Michael Buble Tribute
The Forest Centre

Kai McKenzie returns with all the hits ‐ sold out last year so book early to avoid disappointmentBooking essential.…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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21
OCT
Ed Byrne Outside Looking In
Corn Exchange Bedford

Ed Byrne Outside Looking In at Corn Exchange Bedford in Bedford on Wednesday 21 October 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 Ed Byrne…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
OCT
Apple Day
The Forest Centre

Celebrated the wonderful variety of English apples. Apple tasting and apple themed crafts. Which Apple is your favourite Parental supervision and booking essential. Sessions approx.. 45 minutes and start at 1‐am 11am 1pm and 2pm.…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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26
OCT
Apple Day - Kids' Indoor Crafts
The Forest Centre

Celebrate the wonderful variety of English apples. Apple tasting and apple themed crafts. Which apple is your favourite Sessions cost £3.50 per child and run for approx. 45 minutes at 10am 11am 1pm and 2pm. Parental supervision required and booking is essential.…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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28
OCT
Kids' Halloween Disco
The Forest Centre

Celebrate the spookiest night of the year with our Kids Halloween Disco with music dancing party games and prizes. Ticket includes food box and drink Parental supervision required. Booking essential this event does sell out in advance so book early…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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29
OCT
Autumn Adventure
The Forest Centre

A walk through the park to make an autumn wreath from the hedgerow harvest. What autumn fruits and colours can you find Parental supervision and booking essential. Sessions approx.. 45 minutes and start at 1‐am 11am 1pm and 2pm.…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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29
OCT
Autumn Adventure - Kids' Outdoor Activity
The Forest Centre

A walk through the park to make an autumn wreath from the hedgerow harvest. What autumn fruits and colours can you find Sessions cost £4 per child and run for approx. 1hr15 minutes at 10am 11.30am and 1.30pm. Parental supervision required and…

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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