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

25
MAR
Swarbrick Singers - Veni, Vidi, Venice
All Saints' Church

Antonio Caldara ‐ Stabat Mater CrucifixusGiacomo Carissimi ‐ MagnificatClaudio Monteverdi ‐ Beatus VirAntonio Vivaldi ‐ GloriaA seasonal programme of music with a Venetian flavour; works from the Italian Baroque for single and double choir with strings oboe trumpet and trombones.…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01604 781952
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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
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26
MAR
Rare Productions - Hairspray Open Auditions
Stantonbury Theatre

When her dream comes true Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin and integrate a TV network all without denting her…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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31
MAR
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.The party starts with a red carpet arrival at 7.30pm a three‐course dinner half a bottle of house wine per…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000001
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01
APR
Curtain Call
Stantonbury Theatre

Moylan School of Dances talented students will showcase their work in an array of inspirational dance genres from Cinderella to West Side Story with diversity in music ranging from Bach to The Rolling StonesSomething for everyone to enjoy.A show not to be…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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APR
Geno Washington & Goldsoul DJs
The Roadmender

A great night of classic Soul in 3 rooms plus Geno Washington live at the Roadmender Northampton. Venue: The Roadmender 1 Ladys Lane Northampton NN1 3AHPrice£7.50: GBP 7.50Links: Inquiries: https:go.evvnt.com82745‐0…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01909 515150
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Marston Mavericks 8km/4km Run
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

8km run starts at 3pm entry fee £104km run starts at 3.20pm entry fee £5Sign in between 1 ‐ 2.45pm on the dayAll finishers will get a medal for taking part ‐ BBQ and licensed barFor more info or to sign up…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 767037
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01
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Milton Keynes Hindu Association - Ladies Dinner &
Stantonbury Leisure Centre

An exclusive evening for ladies that includes music & dance and a vegetarian Indian meal. A full bar service will be available.Live music from STRINGS.7pm ‐ MidnightNet proceeds to go to the MKHA Building FundSaturday 1st AprilTickets £20Tickets can be booked online…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01908 324422
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02
APR
Oxjam at Leighton Buzzard Railway
Leighton Buzzard Railway

Jazz at the Leighton Buzzard Railway with The Sue Hill Trio Pages Park Station Billington Road; 11.45am‐12.30pm 1.30‐2.15pm and 3.25‐4.10pm. Buy a train‐ride ticket £10 Seniors £8.50 Children £6 and enjoy the music free with a collection for Oxfam. Come and…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01525 373888
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02
APR
Sunday Stroll
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

A light guided stroll around the Park. Meet at 10.15am for a 10.30am start. £1 payable to the leader on the day no booking required. For more info or if you have any special requirements please call 01234 767037.…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01234 767037
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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
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05
APR
Leighton Buzzard Business Briefing and Networking
Horwood House

Our briefing and networking events are on the first Wednesday of every other month. We would be delighted if you could join us.In collaboration with OM&M Solicitors.Event Format10:00‐10:30 ‐ Arrival & networking10:30‐11:15 ‐ Richard Marsh Whos afraid of the big bad cloudRichard…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Business

TEL:
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05
APR
Paul Carroll’s Music Hall Tavern
The Venue

Whatever your age come along and join Mrs T and the girls from MHT this Spring for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.A feel‐good night that…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
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08
APR
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: Business

TEL: 07749 032680
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08
APR
Early Spring Migrants Bird Walk
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

8‐11am. A guided walk led by our knowledgeable volunteers to see the visiting migrant birds in the Millennium Country Park. £4 per person payable on the day. Book in advance. £1 discount to Friends of the Forest and Volunteers. …

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01234 767037
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10
APR
Easter Coding Camp - Build Websites, Apps and Game
GoCode Academy

Looking for a fun and challenging activity this Easter breakOur 4 day intensive coding camp is packed with fun activities challenges and workshop where young people can build websites mobile applications and games. At GoCode Academy were passionate about building a generation…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01908 870003
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10
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England Women v Austria at Stadium MK
Stadium MK

England Women will play a double‐header in April in their last home matches before this summers UEFA Womens Euro 2017 finals.Tickets for both fixtures are on sale now priced at £7.50 for adults and £3.50 for children for each game. A family…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01782 655821
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11
APR
A Spring Surprise - Kids Outdoor Activity
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Follow the woodland trail to discover a spring surprise hiding in the Country Park. There will be riddles to solve and amazing animal facts to discover on this spring walk. Wear warm clothes and boots. Sessions last 1hr 15mins approx and start…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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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
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16
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Easter Trail
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

11am 4pm. Get out and about this Easter and take part in our Easter Trail around the Park. £2 per child everyone gets a chocolate treat for taking part. Parental supervision necessary. No booking required. Runs throughout the day no…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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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
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22
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Hitchin Brass Band Spring Concert
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

7.30pm onwards. In aid of Bedford Hospital Day Treatment Unit. Hitchin Brass Band return for an evening of classics. £9 per ticket includes entry into raffle for £100 John Lewis voucher. Book at the Forest Centre or from Haematology Reception at Bedford…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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23
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Richard Jones 'The Power of Imagination' Tour 2017
MK11

The current winner of Britains Got Talent magician and soldier Lance Corporal Richard Jones has announced his first UK tour. The tour starts on 23rd April at the MK11 in Milton Keynes and culminates at the Arts Centre in Haverhill on Friday…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 262924
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29
APR
Only Fools and 3 Courses The Sequel
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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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:
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06
MAY
Dawn Chorus Bird Walk (+breakfast)
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

4.30 7.30am. A chance to explore the beauty of the Park at the break of dawn led by our knowledgeable volunteers. Includes cooked breakfast in the Forest Centre afterwards. £10.50 adults£7.50 children booking in advance essential call 01234 767037. £1…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01234 767037
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12
MAY
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Best Western Buckingham Hotel

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: 16 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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13
MAY
Dawn Chorus Walk for Late Risers
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

7‐10am. A chance to explore the beauty of the Park at the break of dawn at a slightly more sociable hour Led by our knowledgeable volunteers ‐ £4 per person payable on the day. Book in advance. £1 discount to Friends of…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01234 767037
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14
MAY
FakePunch: Unarmed Combat Masterclass
Stantonbury Theatre

This masterclass is open to anyone interested in learning the basic but constantly used hand‐to‐hand combat techniques both on stage and screen. Participants will learn how to slap punch kick grapple and strangle one another whilst gaining an understanding of fight rhythm…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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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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