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

18
AUG
Ladies Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and 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: 01327 850489
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24
AUG
Junior Drag Racing Fun Day
Santa Pod Raceway

Santa Pod Raceways fifth annual Junior Drag Racing Fun Day takes place on Thursday 24th August. The Fun Day will raise funds for The Helping Harry Trust Admission to the Fun Day is totally free of charge‐ making it the ideal family…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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01
SEP
ABBA tribute night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Arrival are a fantastic live band with some of the UKs finest musicians performing stunning vocals beautiful harmonies great dance routines and amazing costume changes that all come together to create a truly magnificent ABBA experience.Voted the best and most authentic ABBA…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08454 001406
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01
SEP
Allo Allo
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes

Listen very carefully ‐ we shall say ziss only once...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…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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02
SEP
Alderton Art Festival
St Margarets Church

Alderton Art Festival 2nd and 3rd September 2017The 41st annual Alderton Art Festival take place Saturday and Sunday 2 and 3 September. Proceeds go to Saint Margarets Church. Saint Margarets Church: exhibition and sale of over 200 paintings by local artists…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL:
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02
SEP
Organ Concert
Buckingham Parish Church

A concert on the newly rebuilt Norman and Beard organ by the resident organist Robert Tucker…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01280 821509
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03
SEP
Forest Family Fun Day
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

With rides for all ages from toddlers corner to the climbing wall; games stalls selling a variety of tasty treats gifts and toys; animal encounters; a Nature Trail; Dog Show; grand raffle and moreThis is our major fundraising event of the year…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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03
SEP
Rotary Clubs of Nene Valley Dragon Boat Event
Wicksteed Park

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and our…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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07
SEP
Backlash Ballroom
The Lighthouse Theatre Kettering

A ballroom and latin dance explosion Backlash Ballroom is a dance spectacular featuring five professional ballroom & latin couples. These couples are World European & National champions in dance and will be joined by two professional singers.Featuring costumes from the 2016 series…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01536 414141
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08
SEP
A Night at the Movies
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Come along to our musical tribute and have some fun with an all‐singing all‐dancing movie extravaganza featuring songs from some of the greatest movies ever made.With music and dancing from all your favourites including Mamma Mia Dirty Dancing Grease Saturday Night Fever…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08454 001406
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09
SEP
A Dry Stone Walling Workshop
Marshwood House

A unique opportunity to practice the art and craft of DSW.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…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07749 032680
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09
SEP
Milton Keynes Pretty Muddy 5K
Willen Lake

Cancer Research UKs Race for Life. A series of women‐only events raising money for research so that we will beat all 200 types of cancer sooner.Run jog walk or even danceLink to sign up: po.stRFLcenStart Time: 10:00 am Last entryAdult entry 16…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL:
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09
SEP
Woburn Abbey Triathlon
Woburn Abbey

tri for life presents The Woburn Abbey Triathlon set in one of the most spectacular locations in Bedfordshire. One of the UKs most loved triathlons it has become famed for its iconic venue and unrivalled family experience. Highlights of the event include…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02083 913913
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15
SEP
Masquerade Ball
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Striking eye‐masks lavish decor candlelit tables exceptional live entertainment music and dancing until midnight and beyond... will all conjure up a magical evening.Enjoy an evening of great music dancing and food with a three‐course dinner and a half bottle of house wine…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08454 001406
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23
SEP
The Footman James Sywell Classic Pistons & Props
Sywell Aerodrome

The Footman James Sywell Classic: Pistons & Props is a two‐day motoring festival that brings together historic racers hot rods and motorbikes with classic planes vintage music stalls and attire to create an authentic fun filled family atmosphere.Head down to the Racing…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01775 768661
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29
SEP
Motown Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Its time to dance like youve never danced before to our soulful Motown tribute night. With awesome vocals amazing harmonies and slick choreographed dance routines to the Motown classics youll be dancing the night away.Enjoy an evening of great music dancing and…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 08454 001406
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06
OCT
Only Fools and 3 Courses The Sequel Interactive Di
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes

Comedy Dining are pleased to bring you the sequel to Only Fools and 3 Courses a completely different dining experience.DCI Roy Slater will be putting in an appearance and we all know what Del thinks of himCassandra and Rodney take a trip…

Location: 7.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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06
OCT
Stevie Wonder Tribute
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Renowned artist Nat Augustin performs as Stevie One £15 per person booking essentialDoors 7.30pm Show 8pm 9.30pm approx.Licensed bar free parking. …

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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12
OCT
Franchise Now - Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes Christian Centre Church

If youve ever wanted to run your own business and be your own boss but dont want to go it totally alone this is the show for you.Come and meet people who have done all the legwork for you by creating a…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 03337 720858
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21
OCT
The Comedy Club Northampton
Aspers Casino

The Comedy Club Present 4 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Venue: Aspers Casino 6 Commercial Street Northampton NN1 1PJPriceComedy Show Only: GBP 163 Course Meal & Comedy Show: GBP 35VIP 3 Course Meal Comedy Show glass of Bubbly £5 Bet: GBP…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01604 623580
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03
NOV
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show Milton Keyne
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes

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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22
DEC
Absolute Bowie
MK11

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere 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…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01908 262924
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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.