What's on inOlney


Welcome to Olney

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Olney - 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 Olney to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Olney

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: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01234 767037
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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: 8.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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22
DEC
Absolute Bowie
MK11

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01908 262924
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22
DEC
Village Voices 25th Anniversary - Handel Messiah
All Saints Church

Celebrate the start of the Festive Season with a performance of Handels most popular work Messiah in the ancient church of All Saints in Brixworth. Village Voices a well known Northamptonshire choir directed by Ian Clarke is celebrating 25 years of singing…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01604 250815
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28
DEC
Only Fools and 3 Courses XMAS Special Dinner Event
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes

Only Fools and 3 Courses Christmas Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Christmas Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Christmas Dinner but will things…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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06
JAN
Christina Marks School of Performing Arts
Stantonbury Theatre

Come and be taken on a journey through the world of dance showcasing a variety of styles for your entertainment.CMSOPA showcase is guaranteed to have you dancing in to the night and having a FAB‐U‐LOUS time. BOOK NOWVenue: Stantonbury Theatre Stantonbury…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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07
JAN
Sunday Stroll
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Meet at 10.15am at the Forest Centre. Finishes at approx. 12pm. A light guided stroll with our Forest Volunteers. Paths are all surfaced but please dress for the weather. If you are a buggy or wheelchair user please let us know. No…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01234 767037
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25
JAN
Circus of Horrors - Voodoo
Castle Theatre Wellingborough

After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation Voodoo.The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre & fantastic circus acts acts all woven into a sensational…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01933 270007
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26
JAN
Queen UK Tribute
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Dean Richardson and Andy Willis are Freddie Mercury and Brian May in this fantastic tribute to Queen. Doors 7.30 Show 8pm. Tickets £15 book online now.…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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03
FEB
Winter Bird Walk
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Get your waterproof boots on and get ready to look out for stonechats fieldfares redwings gadwalls and other winter birds in this guided walk in the Millennium Country Park. If its especially cold we may even see some more unusual species like…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01234 767037
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04
FEB
Tree Planting
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Join our annual tree planting event and become a part of the creation of the Forest of Marston Vale. Shuttle buses will be running all day from the Forest Centre to the planting site. Make sure you dress for the weather and…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 767037
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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: 15.4 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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09
FEB
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show Milton Keyne
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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09
FEB
Foreverland comes to Northampton: Bass, Garage and
Roadmender

25 Cities : 30000 People : 1 Magical AdventureOur magical touring circus is coming to Northampton.. Join us on an adventure through music time and space as we discover a new realm of the surreal. Merging debauchery and the paranormal ‐ when…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07912 691842
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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: 9.4 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: 9.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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15
FEB
Oliver
Stantonbury Theatre

This hugely popular show tells the story of Oliver Twist the boy who asked for more and includes such brilliant toe‐tapping Lionel Bart songs as Consider Yourself Pick a Pocket or Two Reviewing the Situation…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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22
FEB
Psychic Switch - Northampton
Sedgebrook Hall

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 22nd Feb 2018 at the Sedgebrook Hall Chapel Brampton…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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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: 9.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 762615
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04
MAR
Psychic Switch - Milton Keynes
Hotel Novotel Milton Keynes

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 Sun 4th March 2018 at the Novotel Hotel Milton Keynes…

Location: 7.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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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: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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30
MAR
George Michael Tribute
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Joseph performs all of your favourite Wham And George classics. Doors 7.30 Show 8pm. Tickets £15 book online now.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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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: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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19
APR
Franchise Now - Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes Christian Centre Church

Are you fed up with the grind of a 9 to 5 chained to your job with very little job satisfaction. Is it time to swing your worklife balance a little more in your favourIf youve ever wanted to run your own…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 03337 720858
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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: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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06
MAY
MK Marathon Weekend
Stadium MK

Consistently ranked in the top 10 UK marathons an AIMSIAAF Grade A certified race with BARR Gold accreditation for outstanding race management. Were blessed with a tremendous amount of natural beauty in Milton Keynes. Were also lucky to have a world‐class system…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07714 764284
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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: 7.5 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: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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22
SEP
Sywell Classic: Pistons & Props 2018
Sywell Aerodrome

Join us for this years Sywell Classic: Pistons and Props motoring festival combining historic racers hot rods and motorbikes with classic planes and vintage music to create a fantastic two‐day event celebrating classic motoring on the ground and in the air.The Racing…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01775 768661
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Tourist Attractions


Abbey Hill Golf Centre

Abbey Hill Golf Centre ‐ golf course in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01908 562566 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Abbey Hill Golf Centre golf courseclub.…

Abbey Hill Golf Club

Abbey Hill Golf Club ‐ golf course in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01908 562408 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Abbey Hill Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Abington Park

Abington Park bandstand us the venue for performance by brass and wind bands from across the region. Make the most of your Sunday, bring a picnic, enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Abington Park and listen to great music.Open: 30 May ‐ 15 August.…

Abington Park Museum

An exhibition of work by local children is displayed in the Park's Museum.Open: 17 July ‐ 22 AugustTuesday ‐ Sunday, 1pm ‐ 5pm.…

AMF Bowling

Bowling at AMF Bowling in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Contact venue on 01933 441020 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Aqua Safe Swim School

Swimming pool at Aqua Safe Swim School in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. Contact venue on 01908 318899 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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