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

25
MAY
FIA Main Event
Santa Pod Raceway

FIA EUROPEAN DRAG RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS inc FIM DRAG BIKES.Santa Pod Raceway the home of European drag racing gears up for one of Europes most prominent Drag Racing meetings The Main Event. Taking place over Spring Bank Holiday weekend this hugely popular televised…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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25
MAY
Evening Wildlife Walk
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

A guided walk led by our team of expert Volunteers ‐ looking out for the owls and bats with some small mammal trapping on the Wetlands looking for wood mice and bank voles. Well be keeping an ear out ‐ who knows…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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26
MAY
Miss Over 50 & Fabulous 2018
York House

This pageant gives honour to women who have reachedthe age of elegance and maturity it is a great confidence boost and a platform to meet other women who mayhave similar interests. This pageant is the search forthe gracious lady who best…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07914 640161
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29
MAY
Symbol Spot Trail
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Join in our exciting launch day for the Symbol Spot Trail Take part in a mini X Marks the spot workshop and then explore the Millennium Country Park with your very own compass guided by Captain Alice of Mini Map Makers. The…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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30
MAY
Pond Dipping and Underwater Bingo
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Find out whos living in the pond then create and play underwater bingo indoors. No need to wear waterproof clothing All equipment provided. Suitable for ages 5 ‐ 10.Sessions last approx. 1hr 15 mins and are at 9.45am 11.30am and 1.45pm and…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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06
JUN
Business Connect Networking Event
Horwood House

As always we are looking for speakers for future events and we have available slots from October 2018 onwards. If you have a topic youd love to talk about in front of a great audience of business representatives and local professionals then…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01869 322261
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09
JUN
Summer Wildlife Walk
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Our expert volunteers take you on a guided walk around the Millennium Country Park to spot and identify some of the amazing wildlife that we see at this time of year. Make sure you dress appropriately for the weather and bring a…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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09
JUN
All Saints' Church & Loughton Village Fete
All Saints' Church

With a flypast from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster scheduled during the afternoon this 800th anniversary celebration fete centred on All Saints Church is sure to attract a wide range of visitors. Open from 12.00 4.00pm the fete includes…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

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10
JUN
JapShow
Santa Pod Raceway

It doesnt matter whether you drive a Nissan Micra or a race spec Evo ride a GSXR or a Yamaha R1. All Japanese cars and bikes are welcome at Jap show. No matter what you like about the scene there is something…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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12
JUN
Emma Stevens 'To My Roots Tour' Milton Keynes
The Stables

Hailed as just magical by the late great Sir Terry Wogan Emma Stevens is the surfer chick singersongwriter whos taken the UK by storm with her distinctive fusion of countrypop. With almost three million Spotify plays over a million video views on…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01908 280800
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15
JUN
Michael Jackson Tribute
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Highly acclaimed tribute artist David Boakes performs all of the classics with his amazing live band. £15 per ticket ‐ Doors 7pm Show 8pm Food available before the show from £3 ‐ £8Book online now or call 01234 767037…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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16
JUN
Tropicana Nights
Park Inn Bedford

If you are looking for a fun filled evening of pure 80s music and dancing for the over 25s then look no further. Come and join us at one of our amazing parties and indulge yourselves in pure 80s heaven.Tropicana Nights specialises…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01702 556878
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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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17
JUN
Midsummer Fair
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Chill out this Fathers Day at our family event with stalls selling a variety of crafts and gifts games kids crafts and music. Free entry donations welcome. …

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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23
JUN
Showblitz!
Stantonbury Theatre

Hold onto your seats cos its showtime as local groups Wolverton Gilbert & Sullivan Society and Wolverton Light Orchestra combine to bring you a fantastic selection of pieces from the musical theatre. Wander the streets of London with Eliza Doolittle feel the…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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24
JUN
The BuckingHam Cycle Sportive
The Buckingham School

The BuckingHam is one not to be missed Rolling along quiet country lanes passing through picturesque country villages tackling some early season climbs ‐ this event has everything you need to kick‐start your season. Dust off your bike and get your…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 847185
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30
JUN
Marvellous Meadows Walk
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Our expert volunteers take you on a guided walk around the meadows of the Millennium Country Park as part of National Meadows Day. Make sure you dress appropriately for the weather and bring a hatsun cream if its likely to be sunny…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 767037
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06
JUL
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show Bedford
Park Inn by Radisson Bedford Hotel

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: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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07
JUL
The Northampton Town Festival 2018
Northampton Racecourse

The Northampton Town Festival 2018The Northampton Town Festival is back for 2018 and its bigger and better than ever A fun filled throwback to the iconic Northampton Town Show the festival is also bringing hot air balloons back to the Racecourse for…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

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08
JUL
BMW Show
Santa Pod Raceway

The BMW Show at Santa Pod Raceway will be back for 2018 with a new summer date and all BMWs are welcome‐ race cars show cars modern retros classics new minis and BMW bikes.BMWs have all the right elements to make great…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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10
JUL
Born To Win
Castle Theatre Wellingborough

After the huge success of Dance is Life in 2017 Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster showcasing a story of love and passion with even more heat even more energy and even more drama than…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01933 270007
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13
JUL
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Milton Keynes
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes Central

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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20
JUL
Bug Jam
Santa Pod Raceway

Now firmly established as Europes biggest best and most popular VW show hits its third decade as the summer VW event of choice Bug Jam 32 is back once again with a line‐up of both on and off‐track action that reflects the…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Sports

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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21
JUL
Brickworks Vehicle Rally
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Bringing together Bedfordshire and Brick Industry vehicles from the times of the Brickworks with displays of road and rail photos and memorabilia and live music from Vale Vocals Free entry donations welcome.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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21
JUL
Castle Ashby Food and Drink festival
The Rural Shopping yard, Castle ashby

Following past successful visits of the French Market. This year Castle Ashby will be hosting its first international Food and Drink festival over two days on the 22nd and 23rd of July.The Rural Shopping Yard will be filled with both Local…

Location: 5.3 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07977 567726
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26
JUL
Marston Mud - Kids Outdoor Activity
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Its time to get messy with mud in the Millennium Country Park A walk to the willow huts to make mud creatures faces monsters animalswhatever you like in the trees Get creative wear old clothes and be prepared to get muddy…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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01
AUG
Pond Dipping and Underwater Bingo (Kids activity)
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Find out whos living in our Bog Pond before creating and playing your own Underwater Bingo indoor crafts. All equipment will be provided and you dont need to wear waterproofs ‐ you wont really be going underwaterSuitable for ages 5 ‐ 10.Sessions…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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03
AUG
Ultimate Street Car
Santa Pod Raceway

If youve never been before let us enlighten you with how it all goes down. The finest drag strip in Europe and the UKs most superbly executed show cars. Its no accident that USC has become one of the most eagerly‐anticipated events…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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07
AUG
Dragonfly Safari
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Join us on our search for dragonflies and other minibeasts in the Park and make your own dragonfly to take home Wear long trousers avoid open toed sandals and make sure you have suncream and a hat just in caseSuitable for ages…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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Tourist Attractions


Qba

Qba Nightclub in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01908 677242 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Hush

Hush Nightclub in Northampton, Northamptonshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01604 626860 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Luxe

Luxe Nightclub in Northampton, Northamptonshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01604 637288 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Fever

Fever Nightclub in Northampton, Northamptonshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01604 604488 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Smile

Smile Nightclub in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01908 678666 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Oceana

Oceana Nightclub in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01908 670976 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

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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.