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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SINGING COMPETITION IN MILTON KEYNES
Milton Keynes Cricket Club

SINGING COMPETITION IN MILTON KEYNESLooking to enter a singing competition in Milton Keynes Auditions for the exciting singing competition in Milton Keynes Open Mic UK are coming soon The singing competition in Milton Keynes is being brought to you by Future Music…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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Usc Ultimate Street Car
Santa Pod Raceway

The fastest hottest largest and loudest modified car festival in Europe.If youve never been before let us enlighten you with how it all goes down. The finest drag strip in Europe. 35000 modifying disciples. The UKs most superbly executed show cars. The…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 782828
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Classic Car & Bike Show
The Rufus Centre

With an extensive line‐up of over 100 classic cars and bikes auto jumble stalls live music craft stalls Pimms and real ale tents food outlets childrens entertainment face painting go‐karts and magic shows theres something on offer here for all the family…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01525 631900
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Splash Time at Camp MK!
Kids Play, Roebuck Way

This Summer leave the kids at one of Camp MK's 10 venues for great holiday adventures every day In the third week of Summer Camp MK have a fabulous Splash Time' themed week filled with water activities and beach themed games Put…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01908 209219
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Mini in the Park
Santa Pod Raceway

Mini In The Park at Santa Pod Raceway on Sunday 10th August 2014 is The UK's Top Mini Show for owners of Classic Minis and New MINIS plus Mini Clubs and a Mini show for car fans of all ages.Mini In The…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01775 723723
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Space Explorers
Kids Play, Roebuck Way

This Summer leave the kids at one of Camp MK's 10 venues for great holiday adventures every day In the fourth week of Summer Camp MK have a Space Explorers' themed week perfect for all astronaut wannabes Paint a giant alien or…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01908 209219
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ESP Promotions presents DREAMSCAPE - The Big Reuni
Milton Keynes Bowl

ESP PROMOTIONS Proudly presents DREAMSCAPE..The Big Reunion On the 6th December 1991 Dreamscape made history we helped create The Sanctuary Music Arena where we were the first organisation to host a dance event there turning it into one of the biggest phenomenon…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01212 363287
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Dreamscape
Milton Keynes Bowl

Dreamscape at Milton Keynes Bowl in Milton Keynes on Saturday 16 August 2014. 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 best…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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UK Monster Truck Nationals
Santa Pod Raceway

See the UK's top Monster Trucks live at Santa Pod Raceway as they battle to find the 2014 UK Monster Truck National Champion in car‐crushing racing and freestyle actionArrive early to catch the Family Pit Party in the live action arena and…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01775 723723
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Extreme Sports Quest
Kids Play, Roebuck Way

This Summer leave the kids at one of Camp MK's 10 venues for great holiday adventures every day In the fifth week of Summer Camp MK have an Extreme Sports Quest' themed week packed full of all kinds of sports fun This…

Location: 9.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01908 209219
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Lucius
Esquires Club

Lucius at Esquires Club in Bedford on Tuesday 19 August 2014. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn Viagogo…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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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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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, Roebuck Way

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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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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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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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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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
The Bede House

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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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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