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
OCT
Halloween at the Swiss Garden
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Join us for a family fun filled evening of scary stories with ghoulish games plus a spooky biscuit and drink. Entry times are staggered from 17:20 please arrive at your allotted time. If you dare come along from 19:00 for scarier storiesDont…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627933
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28
OCT
Hitchin Band - Music from the Swing & Big Band Era
The Forest Centre

MUSIC FROM THE SWING & BIG BAND ERA Hitchin Band The Stott Sisters Vocal Trio Gareth Statham sings Sinatra Dress the part Dancing is optionalSaturday 28th October 7:30 pmForest Centre Marston MoretaineTickets £8.00 available via www.hitchinband.yapsody.com The Forest Centre or by…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07947 007764
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29
OCT
Afternoon Tea (October)
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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29
OCT
Ballet: The Stories of Beatrix Potter and Friends
Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts Centre

Dive into the magical world of Beatrix Potter as we tell her iconic stories through classical ballet.Performed by some of the regions most talented young dancers audiences of all ages are sure to be enchanted by this wonderful retelling of Potters tales…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01480 223331
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02
NOV
Ladies Night & Fashion Show
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Models will be wowing the crowd with beautiful clothes jewellery & scarves from France & Italy Cashmere ponchos by Cadenza Italy and jewellery sourced from designers around the world. With a range of sizes from 8‐20 theres something for everyone...£5 per ticket…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 767037
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05
NOV
Sunday Stroll
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

£1 per person. Meet at 10.15am.A light guided 2 hour stroll around the park. Pay the leader on the day. No need to book. Approx. 2 hours.For more info call 01234 767037…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 767037
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11
NOV
Dry Stone Walling Workshop
Marshwood House

These workshops are a practical introduction to the heritage and the craft of building walls using natural stone without mortar. In addition you also receive an extensive discussion overview packed with How to tips and information regarding the construction of other dry…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07749 032680
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11
NOV
Winter Birds and Thrushes Walk
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

£4 per person ‐ a guided walk around the Millennium Country Park to see what winter birds have arrived Make sure you dress for the weather ‐ unfortunately no dogs are allowed.We recommend bringing your own binoculars but we have spares if…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 767037
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14
NOV
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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18
NOV
Aviation lecture: Pathfinder!
Shuttleworth Aerodrome

This years annual Aviation lecture is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the first RAF Pathfinder Missions during World War 2. Includes a buffet lunch and guided tour of The Shuttleworth Collection.…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 627933
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18
NOV
Enchanted Forest Grotto
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Cackle Street presents for the first time ever at the Forest CentreThe elves and fairies are already preparing for Santas arrival at our all new outdoor grotto With a snowman as your guide go on a magical adventure to find Santa…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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26
NOV
Afternoon Tea (November)
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: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627965
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26
NOV
Talk: The History of Old Warden Park
The House

This colourful talk will bring to life the history of Old Warden Park led by The House and Parkland manager Amanda Done.Ticket price includes entry to The House and teacoffee on arrival. This event is suitable for ages 16. Advance booking required.Attendees…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01767 627965
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02
DEC
Christmas Tree Festival
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Our annual Christmas Tree Festival returns With festive food and music face painting and hair braiding stalls selling a variety of handmade gifts toys and edibles and Christmas Trees for saleFree entry and parking donations welcome.PLEASE NOTE This year because…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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02
DEC
Santa’s Grotto and Christmas Fly In
Shuttleworth

At 11am on Saturday 2 December Santa will fly in to Shuttleworth come and watch him arrive freeOnce landed Santa will make his way to his Grotto in the Swiss Garden. Visit him on Saturday 2 or Sunday 3 December and…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627933
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09
DEC
Workshop: Wreath Making
The Swiss Garden, Shuttleworth

Create your own Christmas masterpiece at this seasonal workshop. Refreshments and all materials are provided.Event Information:The workshop runs from 10.00‐13.00 in the Garden Room.£25 per person includes entry to the Swiss Garden after the workshop.…

Location: 10.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01767 627933
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10
DEC
Festivi-Tea and Christmas Carols
The House at Shuttleworth

Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas with our festive‐themed Afternoon Tea served in the magnificent House at Shuttleworth. Enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches including the all‐important roast turkey stuffing and cranberry followed with scones and a selection of festive‐themed fancies …

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01767 627965
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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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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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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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