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

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Horseshoe Inn Beer & Cider Festival
Horseshoe Inn

HORSESHOE INN WBORO NN8 1BS PRESENTSBEER AND CIDER FESTIVAL AUGUST BANK HOLIDAYFRIDAY NOON 22ND TO MON 25TH INCFRIDAY NIGHT we have the awesome MATTI FANTASI followed by KARAOKESATURDAY NIGHT THE DUBIOUS BROTHERS SoulBluesPopSUNDAY NIGHT ‐ STARS IN THEIR EYESMONDAY DAY ‐…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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Ladies Night Out
Whittlebury Hall

Join us on our ladies night this August with drinks on arrival three‐course dinner and a full evening of entertainment. Plus why not make more of your night and enjoy an overnight stay with full English breakfast.You'll be greeted by pre dinner…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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Movies Under The Stars - Raiders Of the Lost Ark
Stanwick Lakes

The classic film adventure RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK PG opens the Stanwick Lakes Outdoor film season. Share the thrills with family and friends within this special environment ‐ cinema outdoorsMASSIVE 40 square metre screen HD picture and 1500 watts of sound…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01933625522(befo re5pm)
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Movies Under The Stars - DIRTY DANCING (12A)
Stanwick Lakes

The classic dance‐romance DIRTY DANCING 12A continues the Stanwick Lakes Outdoor film season.Share the fun with family and friends within this special environment ‐ cinema outdoorsMASSIVE 40 square metre screen HD picture and 1500 watts of sound will bring one of the…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01933625522(befo re5pm)
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24
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ABBA Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall

Let your hair down come and dance the evening away at our ABBA fun‐filled themed night You'll find your feet tapping along to familiar hits such as Dancing Queen MAMMA MIA Knowing Me Knowing You Take a Chance The Name of the…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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Movies Under The Stars - TOP GUN (12A)
Stanwick Lakes

The classic action‐romance TOP GUN 12A concludes the Stanwick Lakes Outdoor film season.Share the fun with family and friends within this special environment ‐ cinema outdoorsMASSIVE 40 square metre screen HD picture and 1500 watts of sound will bring one of the…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01933625522(befo re5pm)
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Musical Theatre
Kids Play

This Summer leave the kids at one of Camp MK's 10 venues for great holiday adventures every day In the last week of Summer Camp MK have a Musical Theatre' themed week packed full of musical fun Whether you want to act…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01908 209219
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Top Hat
Milton Keynes Theatre

Fred & Gingers greatest Hollywood dance musicallive on stage for the very first time Travers meets the irresistible Dale Tremont the girl of his dreams played by Summer Strallen triple Olivier Award nominee…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Team Hot Wheels®: The Origin of Awesome track day
Daytona Milton Keynes

DISCOVER YOUR INNER SPEED POWER AND PERFORMANCE WITH TEAM HOT WHEELS: THE ORIGIN OF AWESOME AND DAYTONA What: Immersive Team Hot Wheels: The Origin of Awesome track day adventures at Daytona Race Tracks…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08456 445503
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Abseil Northampton
National Lift Tower

This is a challenge you won t forget donning a safety harness and launching yourself from the top of Northampton s National Lift Tower and abseiling 400ft to the ground to raise funds for Parkinson s UK. It s sure to…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08442 259832
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Symphonia Academica in Concert
The Rufus Centre

Come and see Bedfordshires leading Chamber Orchestra in concert with their magnificent performance titled Reflections. This will be a musical exploration of Europe at the time of the First World War including a performance from Soprano Soloist Christine Bunning and a fun…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01525 631900
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04
SEP
Fia European Drag Racing Championships final Round
Santa Pod Raceway

Final Round. The Championship finals event attracting over 250 of Europes top drag racing teams including 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters 200mph Drag Bikes and over 10 supporting classes. Jet Cars stunts air displays monster trucks traders sideshows and Live Action Arena…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 782828
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Jimmy Carr
Royal and Derngate

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION - THE BIG RED RUN
Billing Aquadrome

Join the fight for every heartbeat and take part in The Big Red Run 2014 A 10k 5k or 1k run or walk in the beautiful countryside at Billing Aquadrome in NorthamptonAdult Entry: £10 in advance £15 on the dayChild Entry: FREE…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07825 657696
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Lisa Stansfield
Royal and Derngate

Known internationally for her first UK number one hit single All Around The World released in 1989 Lisa Stansfield is one of Britain's most treasured singers. A BRIT Award winning artist in 1991 and…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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Lisa Stansfield VIP
Royal and Derngate

Lisa Stansfield VIP appears live in Northampton Northamptonshire at Royal and Derngate on Tuesday 09 September 2014. For ticket prices to watch Lisa Stansfield VIP at Royal and Derngate see the list of tickets available for Lisa Stansfield VIP.…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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80's Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall

Are you a child of the 80s Remember going to see Dirty Dancing or Back To The FutureEnjoy the night of your life at this party night out as you step back in time to the sounds of the 80's and show…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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Village at War
Stoke Bruerne Village

The village of Stoke Bruerne returns to the wartime years with living history groups from all over the country putting on displays and costumed re‐enactments. Experience air raids see vintage boats on the water as well as military vehicles and tanks. Watch…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07973 622151
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Milton Keynes Music Contest - Open Mic UK
Milton Keynes Christian Centre

OPEN MIC UK ARE COMING TO MILTON KEYNES MUSIC CONTEST OPEN MIC UK IS COMING TO MILTON KEYNES WITH AUDITIONS IN SEPTEMBER 2014 ONLY 50 PLACES REMAIN SO ENTER NOWLooking to enter a Milton Keynes music contest Auditions for the exciting Milton…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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FREE taster session at the Northampton (South) Roc
Northampton High School

Your local Northampton choir is run by vocal teacher Jessica Hunting. Over the past few years Rock Choir has become firmly ingrained on the national consciousness with its unique mix of en‐masse singing fundraising television appearances and emphasis on supporting local communities.…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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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: 12 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the Northampton Rock Choir
The Hunsbury Hill Centre

The Northampton Rock Choir is led by Northamptonshire based musician Jessica Hunting. We support a number of local charities raising money and awareness around Northamptonshire and as a choir we also join up with other branches of Rock Choir to support national…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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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: 10.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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FREE taster session at the Towcester Rock Choir
The Chantry House

Your friendly local Towcester choir is run by Northamptonshire based musician Jessica Hunting. We are the local community choir with the national reputation ‐ join the Towcester Rock Choir and experience the singing phenomenon that Will Smith described as Fantastic. Whilst retaining…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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Dawn French
Milton Keynes Theatre

Lets face it we dont really need to introduce Dawn French to you. If we do then you dont own a TV do you Star of hit TV sitcom The Vicar of Dibley…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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FREE taster session at the Milton Keynes Rock Choi
Milton Keynes Christian Centre

Your friendly local Milton Keynes choir is run by singing teacher Lottie Greenhow. Its our privilege to take a minute to tell you about our mysterious choir flash mobs around the country for Comic Relief our sell‐out performances at venues like the…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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Get Active, Get Healthy, Get Involved
Kingsthorpe College

Kingsthorpe Get Active Get Healthy Get Involved Community event This fantastic FREE event is a perfect way to spend a Saturday afternoon. There is really something for all the family There will be Live music from a variety of local bands and…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01604 716106
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Milton Keynes Singing Auditions - Open Mic UK
Milton Keynes Christian Centre

MILTON KEYNES SINGING AUDITIONS OPEN MIC UKMILTON KEYNES SINGING AUDITIONSSinging auditions are coming to Milton Keynes. Auditions for the exciting singing competition in Milton Keynes Open Mic UK are coming soon The Milton Keynes singing auditions are brought to you by…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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MILTON KEYNES SINGING CONTEST - OPEN MIC UK
Milton Keynes Christian Centre

MILTON KEYNES SINGING CONTEST OPEN MIC UKMILTON KEYNES SINGING CONTESTLooking to enter a Milton Keynes singing contest Auditions for the exciting Milton Keynes singing contest Open Mic UK are coming soon The Milton Keynes singing contest is being brought to you…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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National Finals
Santa Pod Raceway

The National Drag Racing Championship Finals for MSA Pro Mod and national sportsman classes plus Top Methanol Wild Bunch Nostalgia Fuel Altered Association and the ACU National Drag Bike Championship including SuperTwins.A huge variety of race cars and bikes as well as…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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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.