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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Thurleigh

29
AUG
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderworld Xscape

3 Top Comedians Johnny Candon Marlon Davis Simon clayton as Seen on TV. Johnny Candon:Pure 24 BBC3 The Stand‐up Show BBC1 Burn Your Phone BBC1 Eastenders BBC1 Goodnight Sweetheart BBC1 The Bill Carlton.As an experienced stand‐up Johnny regularly plays at established UK…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
ratingratingratingratingrating
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
09
SEP
Dara OBriain
Milton Keynes Theatre

Dara OBriain at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Wednesday 09 September 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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
ratingratingratingratingrating
20
SEP
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
21
SEP
Biggleswade Antiques Fair
The Weatherley Centre

If you have an eye for antiques or are after something unique and beautiful for your home or collection then visit Biggleswade Antiques Fair. We have over 45 stalls offering a wide range of antiques from silver quality jewellery vintage pictures…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01480 382432
ratingratingratingratingrating
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
29
OCT
Thank ABBA For The Music
Bedford Corn Exchange

Grab your platforms and flares for a journey back in time to when ABBA dominated the charts and ruled the airwaves. New for 2015 and featuring all of ABBAs greatest and most memorable hits Thank ABBA For The Music is the…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 718044
ratingratingratingratingrating
01
NOV
Nish Kumar: Long Word… Long Word…
The Cannon

After the massive sell out success at last years Edinburgh Festival of his critically acclaimed fourth solo show Ruminations on the Nature of Subjectivity and one of the Top 10 most reviewed shows at the Festival Nish Kumar is set to tour…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01273 709709
ratingratingratingratingrating
05
NOV
Milton Jones
Corn Exchange Bedford

Milton Jones ‐ you know the weird bloke with the shirts from Mock the Week. As well as star of the Michael Mcintyre Roadshow and the voice of 8 series for Radio 4 including The…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
NOV
Alan Davies
Corn Exchange Bedford

After more than a decade since his last stand‐up show and following a hugely successful tour of Australia in 2011 Alan Davies the much‐loved star of iconic television series such as Jonathan Creek and QI…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

15
NOV
Rumours of Fleetwood Mac
Milton Keynes Theatre

With their meticulously crafted instrumentals and tight harmonies Rumours of Fleetwood Mac bring back to the masses the classic hits of the legendary Fleetwood Mac.…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
NOV
Phoenix Dance Theatre: Mixed Programme 23015
The Castle Theatre

Works by Christopher Bruce CBE Caroline Finn and Sharon Watson.Mixed Programme 2015 features a double bill by one of the most influential figures in world dance Christopher Bruce CBE including a brand new work Shadows created by him especially for Phoenix Dance…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01933 270007
ratingratingratingratingrating
11
DEC
Christmas Party Night
The Forest Centre And Millennium Country Park

Celebrate with friends or colleagues at our Christmas Party night for only £21.50 per headWith acclaimed Olly Murs tribute act Andy Otley performing a fantastic Christmas Buffet and disco till midnight. Licensed bar till 11.30pm.Free parking booking essential please call…

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 762613
ratingratingratingratingrating
12
DEC
Kids' Christmas Party
The Forest Centre

Get in the festive spirit with our Kids Christmas Disco including a meet and greet with Santa and a present obviously as well as music dancing party games and prizes. Parental supervision required booking essential. …

Location: 10.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
ratingratingratingratingrating
21
JAN
Paul Carrack
Milton Keynes Theatre

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
FEB
David O Doherty
The Stables

David O Doherty at The Stables in Milton Keynes on Saturday 13 February 2016. Whats the best thing about going to watch David O Doherty live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

26
FEB
Tommy Tiernan Out of the Whirlwind
The Stables

Tommy Tiernan Out of the Whirlwind at The Stables in Milton Keynes on Friday 26 February 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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.…

Want more?

Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Thurleigh? See our list of attractions in Thurleigh, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.