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

03
SEP
FIA European Finals
Santa Pod Raceway

300mph European Drag Racing Championship ‐ The Final RoundSanta Pod Raceway is the home of adrenaline‐fuelled European Drag Racing and the European Finals is the last round of the prestigious televised FIA Championships. The fastest drag cars and bikes from across the…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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05
SEP
Foo Fighters Iggy Pop
National Bowl

Foo Fighters Iggy Pop at National Bowl in Milton Keynes on Saturday 05 September 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let…

Location: 9.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
SEP
Sunday Stroll
The Forest Centre And Millennium Country Park

A light stroll around the Park with an informed guide from our Forest Volunteers to lead the way and answer any questions. Approx 1.5 ‐ 2 hours. No need to book. £1 on the day. …

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01234 767037
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07
SEP
The Day Spa Whittlebury Day
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

Experience the ultimate in pampering with our exclusive The Day Spa Whittlebury Day package with seasonal treatment choices.Unwind with friends or family from just £109 per person and enjoy all of this: Two‐course buffet lunch Full use of the Heat and Ice…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08454 000002
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08
SEP
Kingsthorpe Health Walk
Kingsthorpe College

A FREE weekly Health walk for all ages and walking abilities. The group meet every Tuesday morning at Kingsthorpe College reception at 9.30am. The walk lasts approximately 45mins finishing back at Kingsthorpe College. The walk is recognised by Walking for Health and…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01604 716106
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09
SEP
Dara OBriain
Milton Keynes Theatre

Dara OBriain at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Wednesday 09 September 2015. 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…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

11
SEP
Take That Tribute Night*
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

With massive selling hit singles and albums and tours that sell out in minutes Take That are quite simply the kings of pop...Enjoy a tribute night with a difference and join our fabulous Take That Tribute group as you dance the night…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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12
SEP
Going Wild
The Forest Centre

Going Wild is a showcase of the amazing different outdoor activities that are available in the Marston Vale that you might never have known about. From kayaking to bushfire making local experts from Canoe Trail and Woodland Ways let you have a…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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12
SEP
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderworld Xscape

Karen Bayley:BBC New Comedy Awards Semi Finals BBC Choice Take the Mike ITV Carlton BBC Showcase finals BBC3 The Last Word ITV1 Sex on the job Sky1. The first ever female winner of the prestigious Comedy Store King Gong award Karen was…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
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12
SEP
Village at War
The Canal Museum

A canal village goes to war. 1940s re‐enactment with Battle of Britain Memorial Flight fly‐past living history groups tanks and vintage military vehicles black market traders live music of the 40s air raid experiences vintage canal boats village hall tea dances fashion…

Location: 8.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01604 861205
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19
SEP
National Finals
Santa Pod Raceway

The National Finals draws together a broader cast of characters than youll have seen a fortnight earlier at the big show. There will be familiar Sportsman classes of course such as Pro and Super Pro ET the Super classes Junior Dragsters and…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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20
SEP
BIG Walkies Northamptonshire
Brixworth Country Park

Come and join us for the BEST WALK EVER at Brixworth Country Park More trees more pals and loads of reasons to slobber. Give your dog a day of delight and raise money to help protect dogs and other animals from cruelty.…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 03001 230123
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20
SEP
Farmers' Market
The Forest Centre

A selection of locally made quality produce from meat to free range eggs; gluten free cakes to homemade Indian sauces. Free entry outdoors weather permitting and free parking. Every third Sunday of the month…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 767037
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24
SEP
The Comedy Club Northampton
Northampton Saints Rugby Club

The Comedy Club Northampton at Northampton Saints RFC on Thursday 24th September. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Host Comedian Roger Monkhouse:His laconic delivery shields an engaging persona and an enquiring mind ‐ The Guardian.Roger Monkhouse is one of the most…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01604 581000
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26
SEP
The Footman James Sywell Classic: Pistons & Props
Sywell Aerodrome

Join us for this years Footman James Sywell Classic Pistons and Props motoring festival combining historic racers hot rods and motorbikes with classic planes and vintage music to create a fantastic two‐day event celebrating classic motoring on the ground and in…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01775 768661
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29
SEP
Squeeze John Cooper Clarke
Milton Keynes Theatre

Squeeze John Cooper Clarke at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Tuesday 29 September 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
OCT
The Shires
Corn Exchange Bedford

The Shires at Corn Exchange Bedford in Bedford on Thursday 01 October 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
OCT
Paddy McGuinness
Milton Keynes Theatre

Patrick Joseph Paddy McGuinness is a British standup comedian actor and TV personality who found fame after appearing with comedian Peter Kay in the hit show Phoenix Nights creating his own spin‐off series Max and…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
OCT
Leighton Buzzard Business Briefing and Networking
Leighton Buzzard Golf Club

The LBBBN is designed to bring together businesses in Leighton Buzzard and the surrounding areas for an informative and topical business update with the chance to network with like‐minded professionals.Our briefing and networking events in Leighton Buzzard are on the first Wednesday…

Location: 14.8 miles away
Category: Business

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09
OCT
Robbie Williams Tribute Night*
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

Back by popular demand an evening which will truly entertain youJoin us for one of the very few tribute acts out there that guarantees to deliver the excitement stage presence and charisma of the great man himself £ Mr Robbie WilliamsHe may…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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09
OCT
Starsailor
Roadmender

Starsailor at Roadmender in Northampton on Friday 09 October 2015. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison service. Just…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

16
OCT
Kai McKenzie - Michael Buble Tribute
The Forest Centre

Kai McKenzie returns with all the hits ‐ sold out last year so book early to avoid disappointmentBooking essential.…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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21
OCT
Ed Byrne Outside Looking In
Corn Exchange Bedford

Ed Byrne Outside Looking In at Corn Exchange Bedford in Bedford on Wednesday 21 October 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Ed Byrne…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

23
OCT
A Night at the Movies*
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

A date at the movies has never been so excitingCome along to our musical tribute and have fun with an all singing all dancing movie extravaganza featuring songs from some of the greatest movies ever made.With songs from all your favourites including…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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26
OCT
Apple Day
The Forest Centre

Celebrated the wonderful variety of English apples. Apple tasting and apple themed crafts. Which Apple is your favourite Parental supervision and booking essential. Sessions approx.. 45 minutes and start at 1‐am 11am 1pm and 2pm.…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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26
OCT
Apple Day - Kids' Indoor Crafts
The Forest Centre

Celebrate the wonderful variety of English apples. Apple tasting and apple themed crafts. Which apple is your favourite Sessions cost £3.50 per child and run for approx. 45 minutes at 10am 11am 1pm and 2pm. Parental supervision required and booking is essential.…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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28
OCT
Kids' Halloween Disco
The Forest Centre

Celebrate the spookiest night of the year with our Kids Halloween Disco with music dancing party games and prizes. Ticket includes food box and drink Parental supervision required. Booking essential this event does sell out in advance so book early…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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29
OCT
Autumn Adventure
The Forest Centre

A walk through the park to make an autumn wreath from the hedgerow harvest. What autumn fruits and colours can you find Parental supervision and booking essential. Sessions approx.. 45 minutes and start at 1‐am 11am 1pm and 2pm.…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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29
OCT
Autumn Adventure - Kids' Outdoor Activity
The Forest Centre

A walk through the park to make an autumn wreath from the hedgerow harvest. What autumn fruits and colours can you find Sessions cost £4 per child and run for approx. 1hr15 minutes at 10am 11.30am and 1.30pm. Parental supervision required and…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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29
OCT
Thank ABBA For The Music
Bedford Corn Exchange

Grab your platforms and flares for a journey back in time to when ABBA dominated the charts and ruled the airwaves. New for 2015 and featuring all of ABBAs greatest and most memorable hits Thank ABBA For The Music is the…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 718044
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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.