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

20
OCT
Ultimate Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Enjoy the mellow sounds of Karen Carpenter followed by The Big O Roy Orbison then on to country legend Shania Twain and Simply Reds Mick Hucknall.The second part of the show opens with the amazing Amy Winehouse followed by the King of…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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21
OCT
The Comedy Club Northampton
Aspers Casino

The Comedy Club Present 4 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Venue: Aspers Casino 6 Commercial Street Northampton NN1 1PJPriceComedy Show Only: GBP 163 Course Meal & Comedy Show: GBP 35VIP 3 Course Meal Comedy Show glass of Bubbly £5 Bet: GBP…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01604 623580
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23
OCT
The Secret Keeper
Stantonbury Theatre

ClerkinWorks and Ovalhouse present By Angela Clerkin The Good Daughter wants to make her father happy. Tell me what makes you so sad. Tell me your dark secret and I promise to keep it safe for you. He whispers in his daughters…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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24
OCT
Kwaidan
Stantonbury Theatre

Rouge28 presentsKwaidan tells the story of Haru a young woman who comes back to her abandoned childhood home after many years of absence. As the story unfolds the house seems to be inhabited by spirits and ghosts from the past and the…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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27
OCT
Ladies Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Oh What a Night ‐ Its Ladies Night so make sure you and your friends get the VIP treatment.Join us on our ladies only night out with drinks on arrival three‐course dinner and a full evening of entertainment. Youll be greeted by…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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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: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07947 007764
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28
OCT
Steam Glow Photo Evening
Leighton Buzzard Railway (Buzzrail)

Our recently overhauled loco Doll will transport you at 1830 to Stonehenge Works where five more locos will be available for night‐time photography.We want to lay on a good show for keen photographers so all of the locos will be moved around…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01525 373888
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28
OCT
Yana & the Yeti
Stantonbury Theatre

Pickled Image presentsImagine being far far from home and all alone arriving in a remote snow‐bound village surrounded by dense forest and strange noises. This is how Yanas story begins. She cant understand a word anyone says and the other children tease…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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31
OCT
MSO Workspace - FREE Northamptonshire Business Net
Lakeside House

Are you a local business owner or senior member of staff in a local businessDoes time management mystify youDo you need help from an award‐winning business coach on how to best practice planning your working business dayIf you answered yes to any…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01604 217150
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01
NOV
Our Town
Stantonbury Theatre

by Thornton WilderPeppers Ghost and The Plays The Thing Theatre CompaniesThornton Wilders classic play Our Town is set in the fictional town ‐ Grovers Corners in New Hamphire USA at the turn of the twentieth century. It attempts to…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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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: 9.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 767037
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03
NOV
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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05
NOV
Shark In The Park
Stantonbury Theatre

Nonsense Room Productions presentsFrom the creative team behind The Hairy Maclary show ‐ see all 3 of Nick Sharratts Shark in the Park books live on Stage Featuring Shark in the Park Shark in the Dark and Shark in the Park on…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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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: 9.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 767037
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08
NOV
Shakespeare Schools Festival
Stantonbury Theatre

Join us for a series of unique Shakespeare productions staged by your schools.Whether you are a parent friend or another local school we invite you to an exhilarating evening of theatre where you will see Shakespeares stories brought to life like never…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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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: 9.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 767037
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12
NOV
Cardboard Carnival
Stantonbury Theatre

With their own inimitable style Lempen Puppet Theatre Company have taken the fantastic music by Camille Saint‐Sans and an exploration of the material of Cardboard movement and invention to make a show full of puppet possibility ‐ an accessible visual production with…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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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: 10 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01908 281226
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17
NOV
Twist
Stantonbury Theatre

Theatre Centre presentsby Chino OdimbaHis home is dust. His friends are few. His hands are as rough as the seas he has crossed.Humanising the anonymous plight of our generation we follow one refugees desperate journey buffeted between borders and bad company.In a…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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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: 9.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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19
NOV
Sadie O'Boyle School of Dance
Stantonbury Theatre

11.30am & 2.30pmThe Sadie OBoyle School of Dance returns to Stantonbury Theatre for a variety show. This will showcase the talents of each class that attend this talented dance school. A musical journey of delights of some of the most popular songs…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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21
NOV
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde
Stantonbury Theatre

Blackeyed Theatre in association with South Hill Park presentsBy Robert Louis Stevenson Adapted for the stage by Nick Lane Doctor Henry Jekyll is a good man. Successful within his field and respected by his peers hes close to a neurological discovery that…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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25
NOV
Christmas Craft & Food Fair
Stantonbury Leisure Centre

Back for another spectacular year our now annual festive craft and food fair is a fantastic showcase for artisan foods and gifts. With over 80 stalls Santas Grotto bouncy castle face painting a childrens show model train layouts free entry and free…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01908 324422
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25
NOV
Lost & Found
Stantonbury Theatre

Blunderbus Theatre Company PresentsBased on the book by Oliver JeffersWhat is a boy to do when a lost penguin shows up at his door Find out where it comes from of course and return it. The journey to the South Pole…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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26
NOV
Get Therapy
Stantonbury Theatre

Danielle Imara presentsInfused with hard‐hitting verbatim dialogue this uniquely theatrical autobiographical tale from a talented cast of five combines physical theatre humour and original music from dub to soul to electro.With a history of drug abuse chronic self‐sabotage and eating disorders Daniellle…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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01
DEC
Robin Hood
Stantonbury Theatre

The wicked Sheriff of Nottingham has seized power all the way from Sherwood Forest to the tiny hamlet of Stanton‐on‐the Berry He hates fun hes allergic to laughter hes going to roast the towns prize pig... and hes fallen in love with…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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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: 9.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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02
DEC
Kingsthorpe College Christmas Fair 2017
Kingsthorpe College

The Kingsthorpe College Christmas Fair is back again for its fourth year. It will be taking place on Saturday 2nd December 12‐3pm. There will be over 60 stalls with a huge range of goods creating an exciting and diverse Christmas experience. It…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01604 716106
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06
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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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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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.