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

12
DEC
Charity Curry and Quiz Night
Jalori

Every second Tuesday of each month the Jalori will host a fun quiz and serve a fabulous Indian buffet. Teams of up to four compete for the top prize with other chances to win during the evening. The all‐inclusive buffet will include…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01908 281226
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16
DEC
Christmas Party Night
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Celebrate the festive season in style with a delicious 3‐course meal and DJ till late for only £29.95 a person7pm arrival Carriages at midnightFully Licensed Bar free parkingPrivate Party NightsIf you would like to book a private Christmas Party Night…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01234 767037
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17
DEC
Christmas Antique & Vintage Fair
The Weatherley Centre

Escape the high street and find delightfully unique presents this Christmas. Free mulled wine and mince pies will get you in the mood whilst you browse amongst jewellery toys china pictures books quirky one‐off lamps there really is something for everyone at…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01480 382432
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18
DEC
Stick Man
The Stables

Following six consecutive Christmas seasons in Londons West End and multiple UK and international tours the joyful adaptation of Childrens Laureate Julia Donaldson and Axel Schefflers bestselling book Stick Man is back on the road again for another enchanting UK tour.Stick Man…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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29
DEC
Engineering Open Workshop 2017
The Shuttleworth Collection

Get to see areas and projects not usually on view to the public and chat to our skilled aircraft engineers and volunteers who love discussing what goes into rebuilding vintage aircraft maintenance and the skills needed to keep these aircraft flying.Our vehicle…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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14
JAN
The House Wedding Show
The House at Shuttleworth

Visit The House for our beautiful Wedding Show.You will meet a range of quality suppliers ready to help plan your special day. Couples getting married will also receive a free goody bag.Event Information:Doors open 11.00‐15.00 with free admission and parking.…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01245 895470
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08
FEB
Psychic Switch - Kettering
Kettering Park Hotel & Spa

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Thurs 8th Feb 2018 at the Kettering Park Hotel Kettering…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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11
FEB
Valentine’s Afternoon Tea
The House, Shuttleworth

Formerly the home of the Shuttleworth family The House will be open for viewing with room stewards on hand to tell you more about the history of the family and Old Warden Park.…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627965
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13
FEB
Secret Snow Cabin
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Wrap up warm to go on this outdoor adventure to the Secret Snow Cabin. Find out about some winter wildlife on the way then enjoy some storytelling in the cosy cabin with a hot drink and biscuit.Wear waterproof boots and warm coat.Sessions…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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15
FEB
Fox Faces - Kids Indoor Crafts
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Find out about fox folklore and stories then make a marvellous mask to turn yourself into a fox or fantasy creature this February. Well be using card and tissue to create 3d masks.Sessions last approx. 45 mins and are at 10am 11.15am…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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17
FEB
Stunt Fest
Santa Pod Raceway

An afternoon of awesome stunts and displays for all the family featuring some of the top UK stunt drivers and riders. The perfect high octane half term entertainment for kids in Northamptonshire Bedfordshire and the Midlands.Venue: Santa Pod Raceway Airfield Road Podington…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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18
FEB
NGS Open Day at the Swiss Garden
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Since its foundation the National Gardens Scheme has donated £50 million to charities across the UK. Around 3700 gardens open each year for the National Garden Scheme. Seasonal interest in the garden includes Snowdrops Hellebores and a range of wonderfully scented shrubs…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

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22
FEB
Wedding Fair at the Forest Centre
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

An opportunity to take a look around the Forest Centre when fully setup for a wedding breakfast and ceremony to give you an idea of how your special day could look. Our Team will be on hand to guide you and answer…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 762615
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11
MAR
Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea
The House, Shuttleworth

Treat mum to a well‐deserved freshly baked Afternoon Tea in the delightful setting of The House at Shuttleworth with a chance to explore its grand rooms and find out more about the history of the family and Old Warden park.Pre‐book only. Upgrades…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627965
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30
MAR
Festival of Power
Santa Pod Raceway

An 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. Plus all things powerful off ‐track including monster trucks stunts air…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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01
APR
Easter Afternoon Tea
The House at Shuttleworth

Treat yourself to a wonderful Easter themed afternoon tea in the grand setting of The House at Shuttleworth. Formerly the home of the Shuttleworth family The House will be open for viewing with room stewards on hand to tell you more about…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627965
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07
APR
Workshop: Planting Design
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Pick up expert tips from RHS and Chelsea Flower Show award winning garden designer Philippa Pearson on the use of plants to create stunning displays in your garden. Tips on how to choose the right plant for the right place and…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627933
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13
APR
Spring Walk & Lunch with the Head Gardener
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Our Head Gardener will share the story of the garden those who created it and the recent restoration project which has brought this wonderful Regency landscape back to life. Enjoy lunch afterwards with an opportunity to chat informally to senior members…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627933
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15
APR
The Fast Show
Santa Pod Raceway

Featuring huge club stand displays Run What Ya Brung JDS Drag Racing Drifting Stunt Displays Jet Car Trade Village Caterers Fun Fair Rides and much more.Everyone is welcome at the Fast show including clubs individuals supercars modified cars hot‐hatches and retros. Whether…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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22
APR
Afternoon Tea (April)
The House at Shuttleworth

Treat yourself to a wonderful home‐baked afternoon tea in the grand setting of The House at Shuttleworth. Formerly the home of the Shuttleworth family The House will be open for viewing with room stewards on hand to tell you more about the…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627965
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27
APR
Big Bang
Santa Pod Raceway

Big Bang VW festival is the first and friendliest VW festival on the calendar. Despite high‐octane racing the festival remains as laid‐back and family friendly as ever. All Vee Dubs welcome Three days of VW fun in the sun with great racing…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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17
JUN
Retro Show
Santa Pod Raceway

Retro Show is the annual family event for all those supporters of the pre 1980 vehicles that like a bit of fun in their lives. All makes and models of bikes and cars are welcome to this celebration of a time when…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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20
JUL
Bug Jam 32
Santa Pod Raceway

The original and best VW festival with a vibrant and fun atmosphere bringing to life the very essence of VW culture. Europes largest VW event incorporates all things VW with drag racing RWYB nightlife Show & Shine comedy fun fair massive trade…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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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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