What's on in Thurleigh, Bedfordshire
Local Tourist Guide
Welcome to Thurleigh in the beautiful county of Bedfordshire. 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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Discover museums, art galleries, historic houses, castles, attractions, theme parks and much more in and around Thurleigh to keep both parents and children amused and entertained whatever the British weather decides to throw at you!
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Handy Local Guide
Taxis in Thurleigh
If you're out on the tiles in Thurleigh then please don't drink and drive - our list of taxis in Thurleigh will help you get from A to B quickly and safely so you can fully enjoy the delights of Thurleigh.
Tourist Information Centres
If you're stuck and don't know what to do, then pop in to your local Tourist Information Centre in Thurleigh (TIC) for friendly help and advice for tourists and locals alike.
Enjoy some of the wide choice of restaurants in Thurleigh for a gourmet feast of fresh local produce. You're sure of a warm welcome from budget diners to highly acclaimed restaurants.
Local Hotel Accommodation
Whether you're staying in Thurleigh for the night or you're staying for a few days or more, you'll love the choice of hotel accommodation available in the area.
Queens Head HotelBedford
Rooms from £45.00
Woodland Manor HotelBedford
Rooms from £55.00
De Pary's HotelBedford
Rooms from £30.00
Rooms from £40.00
Rooms from £55.00
Forthcoming Events Diary
|Quiz Night followed by Rock n Roll BingoWe are starting a pub quiz which will run every week to start your brain cells we have some great quizzes already sorted for you which covers everything from music/people/pot luck/places/films/geography/football/politic…||TomorrowHorseshoe InnWellingboroughMiscellaneous|
|Biggleswade Antiques FairOver 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 c…||16 Mar 2014The Weatherley CentreBiggleswadeFamily Days Out|
|Centenary Art ExhibitionReg Kensall is an active, prolic 100 year old artist. He is holding an art exhibition to raise money for his local churches and charities. 60 + paintings will be for sale, also some of his original high class ladies shoe…||22 - 23 Mar 2014All Saints Church HallBiggleswadeArts / Craft|
|The Fast ShowThe season-opening show for all performance and modified car enthusiasts with RWYB, Show 'n' Shine, stunt shows, drifting, Jet Car, trade village, car clubs and heated nightclub on Saturday night! Day Entry: 8am - 6pm.…||23 Mar 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughSports|
|Genesish In ConcertAn all era show recreating the live performances of one of the greatest rock bands of a generation. All the band and crew are avid, passionate and very knowledgeable Genesis fans, which is clearly evident from the specta…||29 Mar 2014The Pemberton CentreRushdenMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Big Bang Vw ShowBig Bang VW festival 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 welcome! Three d…||11 - 13 Apr 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughSports|
|Festival of PowerAn action packed Easter weekend of family Drag Racing entertainment including European Nitro Funny Car Series, Jet Car Show and National Drag Racing classes headlined by the MSA 200mph Pro Mods. Also the 2nd round of the…||18 - 20 Apr 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughFamily Days Out|
|Kids' Easter TrailCome and hunt for your Easter Eggs with the whole family at the Millennium Country Park's Easter Trail. All children receive a prize and all profits go back into the creation of the Forest of Marston Vale. …||20 - 21 Apr 2014The Forest CentreMarston MoretaineFamily Days Out|
|Big Bang Camper and Bus ShowBig 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…||25 - 27 Apr 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughSports|
|Fia European Drag Racing Championships Round 1FIA EUROPEAN DRAG RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS inc FIM DRAG BIKES. Round 1 Santa Pod's flagship Championship event attracting over 250 of Europe's top drag racing teams including 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 200mph Drag Bikes and…||23 - 26 May 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughFamily Days Out|
|Festival of TransportIt is a show where you can see various forms of transport right from stream engines up to modern day. The show has all forms of transport including stream engines, model stream, cars, commercial vehicle, military vehicle…||24 - 26 May 2014Whites NurseriesEarls BartonFamily Days Out|
|The Moot Hall Overnight Ghost HuntStep 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 pers…||7 - 8 Jun 2014The Moot HallElstowMiscellaneous|
|Bwm Scooter and Ska RallyThree 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, deale…||13 - 15 Jun 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughLifestyle|
|Bssk Mind, Body and Spirit EventWood Green, The Animal's Charity 70 stands!Set in 52 acres of beautiful countryside, the Charity headquarters in Cambridgeshire is one of the largest rehoming centres in Europe and rehomes dogs, cats, field animals an…||14 - 15 Jun 2014Wood Green Animal ShelterGodmanchesterReligious and Spiritual|
|DragstalgiaA 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 - 6…||11 - 13 Jul 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughLifestyle|
|Bug Jam 28Now firmly established as Europe's 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 acti…||18 - 20 Jul 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughLifestyle|
|Usc Ultimate Street CarThe fastest, hottest, largest and loudest modified car festival in Europe. If you've never been before, let us enlighten you with how it all goes down. The finest drag strip in Europe. 35,000 modifying disciples. The UK…||1 - 3 Aug 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughLifestyle|
|Fia European Drag Racing Championships final RoundFinal Round. The Championship finals event attracting over 250 of Europe's top drag racing teams including 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 200mph Drag Bikes and over 10 supporting classes. Jet Cars, stunts, air displays, mon…||4 - 7 Sep 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughLifestyle|
|National FinalsThe 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 SuperTwi…||20 - 21 Sep 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughSports|
|Flame and ThunderFlame 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. Exper…||25 Oct 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughFamily Days Out|
Easter in Thurleigh
Easter activities in Thurleigh
Enjoy a fun-filled family Easter holiday with our list of events taking place over the Bank Holiday Easter weekend in Thurleigh.
Wedding fairs in Thurleigh
Get married in style by visiting wedding fairs in Thurleigh. From the bride's dress, to the wedding cake, venues and photographers, plan your special day with our list of local wedding exhibitions.