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

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
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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01
DEC
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: Miscellaneous

01
DEC
Stiff Little Fingers
Corn Exchange Bedford

Belfast‐based punk‐rock band 'Stiff Little Fingers' first hit the music scene in 1977. They split after 6 years and 4 albums then later reformed in the late 1980s and continue to record and tour today.…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
DEC
A Talk By Leigh Bishop
Irchester Village Hall

The Rushden and District Photographic Society Presents an illustrated talk by Leigh Bishop The world renowned Shipwreck Explorer. The talk is entitled Out of Africa‐Vanishing Warships. Numbers are strictly limited and seats will be allocated on a first come first served basis.…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07904 062109
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05
DEC
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 £55 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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05
DEC
The South
Roadmender

Formed in 1988 The Beautiful South had a string of hit singles such as Old Red Eyes Is Back Rotterdam Dont Marry Her Perfect 10 and Number One single A Little Time. Their greatest hits…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
DEC
Christmas Tree Festival
The Forest Centre

Free entry and parking Times to be confirmed.Our third annual Christmas Tree Festival with stalls rides attractions live music crafts Santa and much more All money spent at the Forest Centre goes towards the creation of the Forest of Marston Vale ‐…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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06
DEC
THE JETS ROCKIN XMAS No 4
The Picturedrome

THE JETSThe three Cotton brothers are returning once again for a Rockin Xmas No4. The three previous shows at this venue have been a complete Sell Out so be sure to book your tickets early to avoid disapointment.Having recently returned from appearing…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01604 230777
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06
DEC
THEE TELEPATHS
Horseshoe Inn

Born bad Kettering garage & psych quartetBiographyFormed in 2012 as The Abattoir Blues played some rocking gigs doing classic indie rock psych and garage. Lost our drummer to another band now were hiding away in a basement writing and recording our own…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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07
DEC
Dickens of a Christmas
Olney High Street

Bring the fun back into Christmas with an event to visit for all of the family. Come and join the local residents of Historic Olney as they celebrate this annual event. With 2 Markets which includes a Farmers market loads of stalls…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL:
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07
DEC
Santa Sunday Lunches
The Day Spa at Whittlebury Hall

Why not treat the family to a festive Sunday lunch with the man of the moment SantaEnjoy a wonderful festive Sunday lunch this year. Treat you and your family to our three‐course carvery‐style buffet.Plus Santa has promised to visit us with gifts…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08454 001401
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11
DEC
Kingsthorpe College Christmas Gift Fair
Kingsthorpe College

A fantastic festive event for the whole familyKingsthorpe College are hosting a Christmas Gift Fair on Thursday 11th December from 4.30pm‐7.30pm. It is set to be a fantastic festive evening perfect to get everyone in the Christmas spirit There will be over…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01604 716106
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13
DEC
CAMOUFLAGE
Horseshoe Inn

Based in Northampton Camouflage have been disturbing the peace in pubs clubs bike rallies beer festivals and the like since 1995We play a varied set of Rock Pop Metal & Punk from the sixties to the noughties ‐ from the Stones and…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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13
DEC
Christmas Concert - Strictly NO Carols
Church of the Holy Supulchre

Award winning Northampton Concert Band perform a seasonal and fun musical selection in the historic setting of Northamptons Holy Sepulchre Church. This concert has everything except carols ‐ which means you wont have to feel obliged to stand up and sing along.…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07561 390099
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19
DEC
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderword Xscape

Enjoy 3 of the UKs best stand‐up comedians hand‐picked by no one less than the experts here at The Comedy Club so you know youre in for an epic night of fun and laughsHost Comedian ‐ Jeff Leach:Big Brothers Big Mouth E4…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
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19
DEC
Missing Andy
Esquires Club

Missing Andy have announced a comprehensive tour of the UK set to kick off this spring. The Essex based 5 piece shot to prominence as the runners up to the solo act Emmas Imagination on…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
DEC
Disco Party Nights at Whittlebury Hall
Whittlebury Hall

Disco Party Nights at Whittlebury Hall Hotel & SpaMonday 22nd £ 60's & 70's DiscoTuesday 23rd 80's & 90's Disco£45 per person£79 per person including three‐course dinner entertainment bed and full English breakfast and full use of The Leisure ClubFancy Dress…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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25
DEC
Christmas Day Lunch
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Enjoy a traditional Christmas Day Lunch served in Astons Restaurant from 1pm with live entertainment playing during lunch.Santa although always busy on Christmas Day has promised to visit us this year with presents for our youngest guests before he heads back to…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08454 001401
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26
DEC
Boxing Day Gala Dinner
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

Pre‐dinner drinks at 7pm in The Lounge will kick‐start your gala evening.The Executive Head Chef and his team will create a four‐course feast which will be served in the Brooklands Suite where you can enjoy good food and good wines with dancing…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08454 001401
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26
DEC
Boxing Day Lunch
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Join us for Boxing Day lunch in Astons Restaurant at 1pm.Lunch must be booked separately and is not included in the Residential package.£45 per personTo book call our Christmas co‐ordinator on 0845 400 1401.…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08454 001401
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31
DEC
New Year's Eve Gala Ball
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

If you're looking to see in the New Year with a great party then join us at Whittlebury Hall and revel in the New Year's Eve CelebrationsBedrooms will be available from 3pm so you can arrive in time to relax in The…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000001
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12
JAN
FREE taster session at the Northampton (South) Roc
Sunley Conference Centre - University of Northampton

The Northampton Rock Choir is led by choir leader Jessica Hunting. We have a great year lined up and we would like to invite you to join our choir and take part in the local Northampton and wider Northamptonshire area. We are…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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13
JAN
FREE taster session at the Higham Ferrers Rock Cho
The Bede House

The local Higham Ferrers choir is run by singerpianist 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 charities…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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13
JAN
FREE taster session at the Northampton Rock Choir
The Hunsbury Hill Centre

Your friendly local Northampton choir is run by singing teacher Jessica Hunting. Our choir is made up of many locals who never thought they could sing or hadnt found the right outlet for their secret singing in the car or shower. I…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Bedford Rock Choir
Harpur Suite

Your friendly local Bedford choir is run by Bedfordshire based musician Hazel Neighbour. We support a number of local charities raising money and awareness around Bedfordshire and as a choir we also join up with the other choirs near us to sing…

Location: 10.6 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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