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

28
OCT
Joan Armatrading
The Stables

Described as Britains First Lady of Song Joan Armatrading has been nominated for a Grammy Award on no less than three occasions. Possessing an extremely unique voice and strong rhythmical acoustic guitar she is…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
OCT
Kid's Halloween Disco
The Forest Centre

Get your scariest costume on and join us at the Forest Centre for our Halloween Disco. Booking essential ‐ party games disco and fancy dress with prizes. Food box and drink included in price. Adult supervision required ‐ ages 5 and up.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 762613
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30
OCT
Katherine Ryan
The Stables

Katherine has appeared as a guest on numerous panel shows including 8 OUT OF 10 CATS and NEVER MIND THE BUZZCOCKS she is also due to appear on Q.I. later in the year. She also…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

31
OCT
Chantry Dance Company Autumn Tour 2014
The Masque Theatre

I was overcomethey were really fab Ronald Corp OBE. Chantry Dance Company celebrates Oscar Wilde's 160th Anniversary with a stunning new modern ballet production of his poignant short story of The Happy Prince'. Step into Wilde's world and meet the charismatic but…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01536 414141
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31
OCT
Las Vegas Show Night
The Day Spa at Whittlebury Hall

Viva Las VegasJoin us for a Vegas Show fit for the King himself with a night out in true Las Vegas style.Glamorous entertaining and a Las Vegas show night certainly to remember with our Show Girls and Swing Singer.Enjoy an evening of…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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01
NOV
DRIVING SOUTH
Horseshoe Inn

Awesome band definitely worth a trip down to see these guys awesome musicians that rock out some great blues tunesGenreBlues n RockMembersLee ‐ Guitar and VocalsStu ‐ BassDrums ‐ SimonHometownIsle Of WightRecord labelround n sticky…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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01
NOV
Vintage and Handmade Christmas Fayre
Carlton Club

On Saturday 1st November Mercy in Action are holding a Vintage and Handmade Christmas Fayre in Olney. We have more than a dozen stalls run by local craft makers who will be selling handmade gifts jewellery and Christmas decorations. It is the…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

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03
NOV
Chris Difford
Royal and Derngate

Chris Difford at Royal and Derngate live on Monday 03 November 2014 in Northampton Northamptonshire. For tickets to see Chris Difford at Royal and Derngate see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
NOV
Chris Difford Glenn Tilbrook
Royal & Derngate

Chris Difford Glenn Tilbrook at Royal & Derngate live on Monday 03 November 2014 in Northampton Northamptonshire. A popular live music event taking place on the Monday 03 November 2014 that will see tickets sell out quickly. Buy tickets for…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
NOV
Glenn Tilbrook
Royal and Derngate

Glenn Tilbrook is one of the UKs best‐loved musicians thanks to a career with Squeeze and on his own that has spanned 30 years spawning Top‐Ten hits all around the world such as Cool For…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
NOV
CMO Event
Whittlebury

The new era of digital social and mobile has given rise to a new breed of consumer and a headache for Marketers. Customers have found their voice Are you listeningWith the direction of our CMO Community we have identified the key game…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01633 225040
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06
NOV
Dave Gorman
Corn Exchange Bedford

English author presenter and stand‐up comedian Dave Gorman takes his stories of extreme adventures and experiences to theatres across the length of the country. Born in Staffordshire Dave first performed live at the 1998 Edinburgh…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
NOV
Jools Holland
Royal and Derngate

Julian Miles Holland OBE DL was founder member of the band Squeeze but began his solo career as a pianist singer composer and band leader in the late 70s. In 1978 he co‐hosted The Tube…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
NOV
2 SICK MONKEYS R.P.G. BLACK VOLVO
Horseshoe Inn

2 SICK MONKEYS2 Sick Monkeys formed in December 2000 as a live two piece bass and drums primarily to support Darrin Mooney Primal Scream at a drum event in Swindon. They have now played over 800 gigs including 8 European tours.They have…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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08
NOV
2 TONES
Horseshoe Inn

The2Tones are based in Northants. We are an 8 piece ska band covering favourites by The Specials Madness The Beat Toots & The Maytals Bad Manners Desmond Dekker Laurel Aitken and many others.Our styles include UK and Jamaican Ska 2Tone Reggae Swing…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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15
NOV
THE DEPORTEES
Horseshoe Inn

Dont miss out on the awesome DEPORTEES I can safely say these are some of the most awesome musicians that I knowRob Matheson Nye Julie Doug and Jamie LaytonThree chords and the truthhttps:www.facebook.comthedeporteesmusicapp178091127385…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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18
NOV
Lee Mack
Royal and Derngate

Lancashire‐ born stand‐up comic and actor Lee Mack is famed for his social satire and observational comedy. He wrote and starred in the sit‐com Not Going Out and is team captain on TVs Would I…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

18
NOV
Lee Mack Hit The Road Mack
Royal and Derngate

The multi‐award winning star of Not Going Out and Would I Lie To You Lee Mack is going back on the road with his first live tour in 4 years. Expect his trademark brand of…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

19
NOV
Mallory Knox
Roadmender

Mallory Knox at Roadmender in Northampton on Wednesday 19 November 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Mallory Knox tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
NOV
Ladies Night Out*
Whittlebury Hall

Oh What a Night ‐ Its ladies night so make sure you and your girls get the VIP treatment.Join us on our ladies night this November with drinks on arrival three‐course dinner and a full evening of entertainment. Plus why not make…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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21
NOV
Classics By Candlelight
Royal and Derngate

Classics By Candlelight performs live at Royal and Derngate in Northampton Northamptonshire on Friday 21 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Classics By Candlelight at Royal and Derngate now.…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
NOV
MONSTER JAW
Horseshoe Inn

Monster Jaw were formed in February 2013 by charismatic frontmansongwriter Mik Davis and features bassist Neil Short and drummer John Bradford. Hailing from the gritty Northern cities of Leeds Bradford and Newcastle UK this highly creative trio make resonant and atmospheric Post‐Garage…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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22
NOV
Sue Ryder St John's Hospice Charity Ball
Park Inn Bedford

With summer holidays currently on the horizon there is now something you can look forward to later in the year when the nights start to draw in again. We are hosting our annual charity ball on Saturday 22nd November at The Park…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01767 642422
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23
NOV
Jon Richardson
Milton Keynes Theatre

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee regular Have I Got News For You panellist and star of Live at the Apollo is taking his new show Funny Magnet across the UK. With a sell‐out run at…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
NOV
Bellowhead
Royal and Derngate

From the wild rousing dance tunes to the theatricality of their ballads & sea songs this is a band that are also funny subtle and always engaging. Admire the sophisticated strings and elegant whirlwind of…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
NOV
Ward Thomas The Shires
The Stables

Ward Thomas The Shires at The Stables in Milton Keynes on Thursday 27 November 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Ward Thomas The Shires tickets so weve done the legwork for you. …

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

28
NOV
Christmas Party Nights at Whittlebury Hall
Whittlebury Hall

Christmas Party Nights at Whittlebury Hall Hotel & SpaHere at Whittlebury Hall we guarantee that your Christmas party will be filled with festive surprises and stylish celebration.From only £49 per person each of our party nights begins at 6pm in the bar…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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28
NOV
Alan Davies
Royal and Derngate

After more than a decade since his last stand‐up show and following a hugely successful tour of Australia in 2011 Alan Davies the much‐loved star of iconic television series such as Jonathan Creek and QI…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
NOV
Alan Davies Little Victories
Royal and Derngate

Following the sell out success of his long‐awaited return to stand up Alan Davies returns with his highly anticipated follow up show Little Victories.Much lauded as resident dunderhead on QI or the charming but reticent…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
NOV
Retrobeat presents SUPERSONICS plus Guests
Horseshoe Inn

RETRO BEAT PRESENTSRETRO‐BEAT is an Indie Alternative live music club night which takes place at THE HORSESHOE INN SHEEP ST WELLINGBOROUGH. Retro‐Beat takes place on the lastish Saturday of every month featuring DJs and bands.SUPERSONICShttps:www.facebook.comuksupersonicsinfoMembersLuke Edgington‐BassVocalsKurt Nicholson‐GuitarAlex Gibbons‐GuitarCraig Scott‐DrumsClick for a free…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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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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