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

21
OCT
FREE taster session at the Higham Ferrers Rock Cho
St Mary's Church

The Higham Ferrers Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Jessica Hunting. The Higham Ferrers branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Higham Ferrers community causes and events all the local…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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22
OCT
FREE taster session at the Bedford Rock Choir
The Corn Exchange

The Bedford Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Lottie Greenhow. The Bedford branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Bedford community causes and events the local branches of Rock Choir…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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22
OCT
FREE taster session at the St. Neots Rock Choir
St Neots United Reformed Church

The St. Neots Rock Choir is led by local musician Carrie Rawlings. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Carrie. Rock…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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23
OCT
FREE taster session at the Huntingdon Rock Choir
Cromwell Park Primary

The local Huntingdon choir is run by Cambridgeshire based musician Carrie Rawlings. The choir will be performing locally again soon so its a chance for you to join in sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Carrie. Rock…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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24
OCT
POPES OF CHILLITOWN ON TOUR
Horseshoe Inn

BiographyPOPES OF CHILLITOWN are a SkaDubPunk band from London who have been rampaging through the UK scene for the last few years like an unstoppable grooving skanking juggernaut. Touring their debut pledge‐funded album A Word To The Wise in 2013 saw them…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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25
OCT
Bedford Record Fair
The Harpur Suite

VIP Record Fairs will be holding the new BEDFORD RECORD FAIR at the Harpur Suite on Harpur Street Bedford Town Centre on Saturday 25th October. VIP Record Fairs have been in the business for 30 years. They run the premier Record Fairs…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01162 752815
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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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25
OCT
Retrobeat presents DADDYKANE
Horseshoe Inn

RETRO‐BEAT is an Indie Alternative live music club night featuring DJs and bands.DADDYKANEbunch of folks playing some indie tunes...Dan Glazewski ‐ vocals & lyricsGarry Carr ‐ guitar vocals lyricsLuke Glazewski ‐ guitar lyricsAngela Carr ‐ bass vocalsDan Underwood ‐ drumsKaren Carr ‐…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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28
OCT
Joan Armatrading
The Stables

Described as Britains First Lady of Song Joan Armatrading has been nominated for a Grammy Award on no less than three occasions. Possessing an extremely unique voice and strong rhythmical acoustic guitar she is…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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30
OCT
Katherine Ryan
The Stables

Katherine has appeared as a guest on numerous panel shows including 8 OUT OF 10 CATS and NEVER MIND THE BUZZCOCKS she is also due to appear on Q.I. later in the year. She also…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
OCT
Chantry Dance Company Autumn Tour 2014
The Masque Theatre

I was overcomethey were really fab Ronald Corp OBE. Chantry Dance Company celebrates Oscar Wilde's 160th Anniversary with a stunning new modern ballet production of his poignant short story of The Happy Prince'. Step into Wilde's world and meet the charismatic but…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01536 414141
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01
NOV
DRIVING SOUTH
Horseshoe Inn

Awesome band definitely worth a trip down to see these guys awesome musicians that rock out some great blues tunesGenreBlues n RockMembersLee ‐ Guitar and VocalsStu ‐ BassDrums ‐ SimonHometownIsle Of WightRecord labelround n sticky…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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01
NOV
Vintage and Handmade Christmas Fayre
Carlton Club

On Saturday 1st November Mercy in Action are holding a Vintage and Handmade Christmas Fayre in Olney. We have more than a dozen stalls run by local craft makers who will be selling handmade gifts jewellery and Christmas decorations. It is the…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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06
NOV
Dave Gorman
Corn Exchange Bedford

English author presenter and stand‐up comedian Dave Gorman takes his stories of extreme adventures and experiences to theatres across the length of the country. Born in Staffordshire Dave first performed live at the 1998 Edinburgh…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
NOV
2 SICK MONKEYS R.P.G. BLACK VOLVO
Horseshoe Inn

2 SICK MONKEYS2 Sick Monkeys formed in December 2000 as a live two piece bass and drums primarily to support Darrin Mooney Primal Scream at a drum event in Swindon. They have now played over 800 gigs including 8 European tours.They have…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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08
NOV
2 TONES
Horseshoe Inn

The2Tones are based in Northants. We 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.Our styles include UK and Jamaican Ska 2Tone Reggae Swing…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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15
NOV
THE DEPORTEES
Horseshoe Inn

Dont miss out on the awesome DEPORTEES I can safely say these are some of the most awesome musicians that I knowRob Matheson Nye Julie Doug and Jamie LaytonThree chords and the truthhttps:www.facebook.comthedeporteesmusicapp178091127385…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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22
NOV
MONSTER JAW
Horseshoe Inn

Monster Jaw were formed in February 2013 by charismatic frontmansongwriter Mik Davis and features bassist Neil Short and drummer John Bradford. Hailing from the gritty Northern cities of Leeds Bradford and Newcastle UK this highly creative trio make resonant and atmospheric Post‐Garage…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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22
NOV
Sue Ryder St John's Hospice Charity Ball
Park Inn Bedford

With summer holidays currently on the horizon there is now something you can look forward to later in the year when the nights start to draw in again. We are hosting our annual charity ball on Saturday 22nd November at The Park…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 642422
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23
NOV
Jon Richardson
Milton Keynes Theatre

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee regular Have I Got News For You panellist and star of Live at the Apollo is taking his new show Funny Magnet across the UK. With a sell‐out run at…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
NOV
Ward Thomas The Shires
The Stables

Ward Thomas The Shires at The Stables in Milton Keynes on Thursday 27 November 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Ward Thomas The Shires tickets so weve done the legwork for you. …

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

29
NOV
Retrobeat presents SUPERSONICS plus Guests
Horseshoe Inn

RETRO BEAT PRESENTSRETRO‐BEAT is an Indie Alternative live music club night which takes place at THE HORSESHOE INN SHEEP ST WELLINGBOROUGH. Retro‐Beat takes place on the lastish Saturday of every month featuring DJs and bands.SUPERSONICShttps:www.facebook.comuksupersonicsinfoMembersLuke Edgington‐BassVocalsKurt Nicholson‐GuitarAlex Gibbons‐GuitarCraig Scott‐DrumsClick for a free…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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01
DEC
Stiff Little Fingers
Corn Exchange Bedford

Belfast‐based punk‐rock band 'Stiff Little Fingers' first hit the music scene in 1977. They split after 6 years and 4 albums then later reformed in the late 1980s and continue to record and tour today.…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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06
DEC
THEE TELEPATHS
Horseshoe Inn

Born bad Kettering garage & psych quartetBiographyFormed in 2012 as The Abattoir Blues played some rocking gigs doing classic indie rock psych and garage. Lost our drummer to another band now were hiding away in a basement writing and recording our own…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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07
DEC
Dickens of a Christmas
Olney High Street

Bring the fun back into Christmas with an event to visit for all of the family. Come and join the local residents of Historic Olney as they celebrate this annual event. With 2 Markets which includes a Farmers market loads of stalls…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

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13
DEC
CAMOUFLAGE
Horseshoe Inn

Based in Northampton Camouflage have been disturbing the peace in pubs clubs bike rallies beer festivals and the like since 1995We play a varied set of Rock Pop Metal & Punk from the sixties to the noughties ‐ from the Stones and…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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19
DEC
Missing Andy
Esquires Club

Missing Andy have announced a comprehensive tour of the UK set to kick off this spring. The Essex based 5 piece shot to prominence as the runners up to the solo act Emmas Imagination on…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
FEB
Jersey Boys
Milton Keynes Theatre

Internationally acclaimed hit musical Jersey Boys tells the remarkable story of the Four Seasons rise to fame.The Four Seasons are one of the most successful rock n roll groups of all time and Jersey Boys…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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