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

07
AUG
80's Tribute Night*
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

Do you remember the days of big hair shoulder pads..Remember going to see Dirty Dancing or Back To The FutureGet your boogie shoes on for a night in the 80sEnjoy the night of your life at this party night out as you…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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07
AUG
WESTWOOD – LADIES FREE – AUG 7TH @WONDERWORLD
Wonderworld Xscape

Kerry D PresentsWestwoodFlossin & Ballin Part 2August 7thWonderworld Milton KeynesLADIES FREE ENTRY ALL NIGHTFree Westwood CD GiveawayWestwood ripping down the set all night playing the biggesthip hop bashment afro beats R&B house soca WonderworldXScape 602 Marlborough GateMilton Keynes…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07583 816766
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08
AUG
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderworld Xscape

3 Top Comedians Ryan McDonnell Martin Coyote Gerry K. as Seen on TV. Ryan McDonnell:Apollo quality live comedy Three Weeks.Belfast boy Ryan McDonnell is no stranger to laughs in his home town and is currently building up quite a reputation for himself…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
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09
AUG
Monster Truck Nationals
Santa Pod Raceway

MONSTER TRUCK NATIONALSThe UK's Top Monster Truck Showdown' ‐ Sunday 9th August 2015 ‐ Santa Pod Raceway Northampton. NN29 7XAwww.monstertrucknationals.co.ukTicketAdult £13 in advance or £20 on the dayChild 5‐15 £5 in advance or £8 on the dayFamily 2 adult 2 child £35…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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11
AUG
Pond Dipping - Kids' Outdoor Activity
The Forest Centre

Discover what amazing creatures live in the pond and make a pond pendant or minibeast medal. Sessions cost £4 per child and run for approx. 1hr15 minutes at 10am 11.30am and 1.30pm. Parental supervision required and booking is essential. Suitable for ages…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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11
AUG
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Milton Keynes Theatre

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Tuesday 11 August 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. …

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

13
AUG
The Proclaimers
Milton Keynes Theatre

Charlie and Craig Reid better known as The Proclaimers have put together an impressive body of work since their foundation in 1983. Their rise began with supporting the Housemartins in 1986 later they rose to…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
AUG
Queen Tribute Night*
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

We Will Rock YouA tribute to QueenThis Queen tribute rose from the ashes of a professional touring Queen tribute band and have firmly made their mark as one of the best live tributes to Queen that you will ever see or…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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16
AUG
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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16
AUG
Mini In the Park
Santa Pod Raceway

MINI IN THE PARK The UK's top mini show' ‐ Sunday 16th August 2015 ‐ Santa Pod Raceway Northampton. NN29 7XAwww.minishow.co.ukEmail infoeventdevelopments.co.uk Tel 01775 723723This annual event features club stands track & arena action trade stands and mini auto‐jumble Saturday night…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01775 723723
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21
AUG
Michael Jackson Tribute Night*
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

Dont stop til you get enough.This is the ultimate tribute to Michael Jackson you really wont be able to Beat itJoin us for a show that has become one of the most in demand tribute shows in the country and is fast…

Location: 12.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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25
AUG
Dragons, Bugs and Butterflies - Outdoor Kids'
The Forest Centre

Explore the park to see what minibeasts you can catch with sweep nets and bug pots. Come looking for dragonflies and butterflies. 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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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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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
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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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

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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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.