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.

Editor's Picks






Forthcoming events in Olney

28
JAN
Learn to build your own website - Introduction to
Milton Keynes Central

GoHustle powered by Entrepreneurial Spark are proud to present GoCode Spark‐ an introductory web development with HTML and CSS.This is a one day course that teaches you the basics of coding with HTML and CSS. The course is run by a member…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: Seew ebsite
ratingratingratingratingrating
01
FEB
Leighton Buzzard Business Briefing and Networking
Horwood Estate

The LBBBN is designed to bring together businesses for an informative and topical business update with the chance to network with like‐minded professionals.Our briefing and networking events are on the first Wednesday of every other month. We would be delighted if you…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01869 322261
ratingratingratingratingrating
03
FEB
Michael Buble Tribute
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Kai McKenzie returns performing all of the hits and more. £12 per person booking essentialDoors 7.30pm Show 8pm 10pm approx.Licensed bar free parking. …

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
ratingratingratingratingrating
03
FEB
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
ratingratingratingratingrating
04
FEB
Learn to code your own website with JavaScript
Milton Keynes

After a successful event in December were back with more coding.GoHustle powered by Entrepreneurial Spark are proud to present GoCode Spark‐ an introductory web development with Javascript.This is a one day course that teaches you the basics of coding with Javascript. The…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 00447472 901098
ratingratingratingratingrating
04
FEB
Winter Wonders Bird Walk
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

A winter wander to see some real winter wondersWe should be spotting thrushes field fayres redwings ducks and geese on our stroll around the Park guided by our trusty volunteers to answer questions and hopefully spot some rare sightsIts £4 per person…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01234 767037
ratingratingratingratingrating
10
FEB
ABBA Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Bursting on stage with an energy not witnessed since the great band themselves toured in the 1970s. Arrival are a fantastic live band with some of the UKs finest musicians performing stunning vocals beautiful harmonies great dance routines and amazing costume…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 01327 850489
ratingratingratingratingrating
10
FEB
Talents of Britain Big Variety Show
Milton Keynes Theatre

A truly special night of variety comedy singing and magic to raise much needed funds for WillowThe Willow Foundation is a national charity established in 1999 by Arsenal footballer and BBC sports commentator Bob Wilson and his wife Megs as a…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07547 977462
ratingratingratingratingrating
11
FEB
A Dry Stone Walling Workshop
Marshwood House

These workshops are a practical introduction to the heritage and the craft of building using stone without mortar. In addition you also receive an extensive discussion overview packed with tips and information regarding the construction of other dry stone walling features:‐retaining walls…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07749 032680
ratingratingratingratingrating
14
FEB
A Winter Tale - Kids' Outdoor Activity
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Join us on an adventure through the Country Park to find the Secret Snow Cabin There will be a hot drink waiting for you when you arrive in the cabin for some snow themed stories. Youll go home with a winter…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
ratingratingratingratingrating
16
FEB
Badgers in a Box - Kids' Indoor Activity
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Indoor craft session. Have fun creating a badgers home in a shoe box. Are badgers fast asleep all winter long Come along to find out what happens underground in a badgers sett.£3 per child. Sessions last 45mins approx and start at 10am…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
ratingratingratingratingrating
17
FEB
Absolute Bowie
Bedford Corn Exchange

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01234 344813
ratingratingratingratingrating
17
FEB
Ladies Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Oh What a Night ‐ Its Ladies Night so make sure you and your friends get the VIP treatment.Join us on our ladies only night out with drinks on arrival three‐course dinner and a full evening of entertainment. Youll be greeted by…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
ratingratingratingratingrating
17
FEB
Motown Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Established as one of the leading Soul & Motown vocal tribute shows in the UK The Glad Its Night Motown Experience features the soulful lead vocals of Kate Bell together with three amazingly talented guys providing awesome vocals amazing harmonies and slick…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
ratingratingratingratingrating
18
FEB
Kettering Singing and Dance Auditions
The Lighthouse Theatre

Kettering Singing and Dance Auditions for teenagers: The exciting new singing and dance contest in Kettering for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to get their…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
ratingratingratingratingrating
18
FEB
Stunt Fest
Santa Pod Raceway

An afternoon of awesome stunts and displays for all the family featuring some of the top UK stunt drivers and riders. The perfect high octane half term entertainment for kids in Northamptonshire Bedfordshire and the Midlands.Day Entry: 10.30am ‐ 5pm. Family tickets…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
ratingratingratingratingrating
23
FEB
Wedding Fair
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

A chance to view the Forest Centre as your potential wedding venue and meet hand‐picked local suppliers Free entry ‐ book in advance via email or phone to receive goodie bag on arrival.…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01234 762615
ratingratingratingratingrating
25
FEB
Kettering Dance Auditions
The Lighthouse Theatre

Kettering Dance Auditions for teenagers: The exciting new dance contest in Kettering for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to get their name out there. The…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 529966
ratingratingratingratingrating
28
FEB
Spamalot
Stantonbury Theatre

Funnier than the black death  The ALL NEW West End production of SPAMALOT tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and features a bevy or possibly a brace…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
MAR
Lionel Richie Tribute
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Malcolm Pitt returns performing all of Lionels greatest hits as well as some soul and motown classics.£15 per person booking essentialDoors 7.30pm Show 8pm 10pm approx.Licensed bar free parking. …

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
ratingratingratingratingrating
24
MAR
Allo Allo
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes

Welcome to Rene and Ediths restaurant ‐ but you may have chosen a bad night.Rene has agreed to look after the painting of the Fallen Madonna With The Big Boobies in the cellar to keep it safe till the war is over.…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
ratingratingratingratingrating
25
MAR
The Comedy Club Northampton
Aspers Casino

The Comedy Club Present 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Venue: Aspers Casino 6 Commercial Street Northampton NN1 1PJPriceComedy Show Only: GBP 163 Course Meal & Comedy Show: GBP 33VIP 3 Course Meal Comedy Show Glass of Bubbly £5 Bet: GBP…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01604 623580
ratingratingratingratingrating
02
APR
The Fast Show
Santa Pod Raceway

Featuring huge club stand displays Run What Ya Brung FWD & JDS Drag Racing Drifting Stunt Displays Jet Car Trade Village Caterers Fun Fair Rides and much more.Everyone is welcome at the Fast show including clubs individuals supercars modified cars hot‐hatches and…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
ratingratingratingratingrating
11
APR
Caro Emerald
Milton Keynes Theatre

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
APR
Festival of Power
Santa Pod Raceway

An action packed Easter weekend of family Drag Racing entertainment including European Nitro Funny Car Series Jet Car Show and National Drag Racing classes headlined by the MSA 200mph Pro Mods. Plus all things powerful off ‐track including monster trucks stunts air…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
ratingratingratingratingrating
21
APR
Big Bang
Santa Pod Raceway

Big Bang VW festival is the first and friendliest VW festival on the calendar. Despite high‐octane racing the festival remains as laid‐back and family friendly as ever. All Vee Dubs welcome Three days of VW fun in the sun with great racing…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
ratingratingratingratingrating
02
MAY
the lady boys of bangkok
The Lighthouse Theatre Kettering

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
ratingratingratingratingrating
20
MAY
Race, Rock 'n' Ride
Santa Pod Raceway

All things on 2 wheels with motorbike only RWYB ACU National Championships stunt bikes wheelie machine wall of death free live music show bikes and loads more. Testing for the Main Event welcome limited availability. Day Entry: 8am ‐ 6pm. Tickets from…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
ratingratingratingratingrating
26
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
ratingratingratingratingrating
18
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
ratingratingratingratingrating

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.…

Want more?

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.