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

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APR
The Restarts, B-Movie Britz and The Obnoxious UK
Horseshoe Inn

No Rest Promotions present us with another great Punk Night to look forward to with 3 Bands playingThe RestartsThe Restarts line up is Kieran Robin and Bram. Originally The Restarts were spawned out of the misanthropic haze looming around London in the…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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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. Also the 2nd round of the Jap Drag Series.Plus all things…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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20
APR
Kids' Easter Trail
The Forest Centre

Come and hunt for your Easter Eggs with the whole family at the Millennium Country Parks Easter Trail. All children receive a prize and all profits go back into the creation of the Forest of Marston Vale. …

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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APR
Stars in your eyes Bank Holiday Sunday Karaoke
Horseshoe Inn

Stars in your eyes Bank Holiday Sunday KaraokeKaraoke with a twist dress and perform as your favourite singerSingersBest Karaoke in townHosted by the awesome Karaoke Kev get down here and blast some tunes always great fun in a lively atmosphere come and…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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APR
Paul Carrack
Milton Keynes Theatre

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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APR
Big Bang Camper and Bus Show
Santa Pod Raceway

Big Bang VW festival in conjunction with Volksworld Camper and Bus magazine is the first and friendliest VW festival on the calendar. Despite high‐octane racing and two music arenas the festival remains as laid‐back and family friendly as ever. All Vee Dubs…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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APR
Hitchin Band - Themes from Stage and Screen
The Forest Centre

Relive some nostalgic Brass band classics from stage and screen with the award winning Hitchin Band featuring local trio the Stott Sisters. All proceeds go to the Primrose Unit at Bedford Hosiptal. Booking essential ‐ book now to avoid disappointment. Full cafe…

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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Retro Beat presents Dem Urban Foxes
Horseshoe Inn

Dem Urban Foxes supported by Snakeman 3RETRO‐BEAT is an Indie Alternative live music club night which takes place at here THE HORSESHOE INN SHEEP ST WELLINGBOROUGH featuring DJs and bands.Retro‐Beat is run by James Taylor who is joined by DJs Pete Mayes…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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01
MAY
Brian Conley
Royal and Derngate

Brian Conley is one of our best loved TV personalities. His talents include comedy singing acting and presenting and he has enjoyed a successful career on the stage recently also performing in live shows like…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

02
MAY
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Woughton Leisure Centre

The Comedy Club Milton Keynes at Woughton Leisure Centre on Friday 2nd May. 3 Top Comedians As Seen on TV.Host Comedian Bryan LaceyA genuinely funny man and a potential comedy star of the future BBC6 MusicBryan found his true calling in…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08454 595656
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10
MAY
2 Tones
Horseshoe Inn

The 2Tones are based in Northants. They are an 8 piece ska band covering favourites by The Specials Madness The Beat Toots & The Maytals Bad Manners Desmond Dekker Laurel Aitken and many others.Their styles include UK and Jamaican Ska 2Tone Reggae…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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13
MAY
Frank Skinner Man In A Suit
Royal and Derngate

Frank Skinner Man In A Suit at Royal and Derngate live Comedy on Tuesday 13 May 2014 in Northampton Northamptonshire. To compare ticket prices for the Frank Skinner Man In A Suit event at Royal and Derngate see the list of…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
MAY
Frank Skinner
Royal and Derngate

Run extended for 5 weeks only following a sold out run at Soho Theatre. Don't miss your chance to see the brand new live show from comedy legend Frank Skinner. You could put Skinner…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
MAY
Sarah Millican
Royal and Derngate

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
MAY
Sarah Millican Home Bird
Royal and Derngate

Sarah Millican Home Bird at Royal and Derngate live Comedy on Thursday 15 May 2014 in Northampton Northamptonshire. To compare ticket prices for the Sarah Millican Home Bird event at Royal and Derngate see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 9.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

18
MAY
Elvis Presley Live on Stage
Milton Keynes Theatre

The all new ELVIS PRESLEY ON STAGE music experience will kick off their tour in Ireland starting in April 2014 and continue shows through out the United Kingdom through the end of May. Featuring…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
MAY
Elvis Presley On Stage
Milton Keynes Theatre

The all new ELVIS PRESLEY ON STAGE music experience will kick off their tour in Ireland starting in April 2014 and continue shows through out the United Kingdom through the end of May. Featuring…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

20
MAY
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Milton Keynes Theatre

Northern Ballet brings its magic to Shakespeares most bewitching play in this critically acclaimed dance version of A Midsummer Nights Dream.The romantic antics of a touring dance company are played out on one midsummer night as the company travels by sleeper train…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08448 717652
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23
MAY
Fia European Drag Racing Championships Round 1
Santa Pod Raceway

FIA EUROPEAN DRAG RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS inc FIM DRAG BIKES.Round 1 Santa Pods flagship Championship event attracting over 250 of Europes top drag racing teams including 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters 200mph Drag Bikes and over 10 supporting classes. Jet Cars stunts air displays…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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23
MAY
Three Little Pigs
Milton Keynes Theatre

Following the fantastic sell‐out success of Ugly Duckling Northern Ballet is delighted to announce our latest ballet especially for children Three Little Pigs.Three little pigs set out into the world. The first pig decides to build a house of straw the second…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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24
MAY
Amateur Boxing Event
Stantonbury Campus

A great evening of Amateur Boxing comprising of two teams MK Victors & Bedford ABC against the Western Counties. Approximately 15 bouts of all ages and class. Doors open at 4.00pm with the boxing commencing at 5.00pm. All welcome…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07880 954756
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24
MAY
Crabstock Shellfish Festival
The Obelisk Centre

Unique inland seafood festival the only inland seafood festival in the UK Supporting the UK Fishermen and the Fishing Industry. by showcasing the best UK caught Shellfish and wet fish. FUN FUN for all the family with a full seaside including Northamptons…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

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24
MAY
Festival of Transport
Whites Nurseries

It is a show where you can see various forms of transport right from stream engines up to modern day. The show has all forms of transport including stream engines model stream cars commercial vehicle military vehicles tractors buses motorbikes and transport…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01604 811633
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25
MAY
Judie Tzuke
The Stables

This year Judie is touring the UK playing tracks from her new album Woman Overboard as well as performing many of her wonderful classic's. Judie Tzuke is one of the UK's finest SingerSongwriters and is…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
MAY
Paul Hollywood
Milton Keynes Theatre

TVs baking star Paul Hollywood brings his first ever live show to the UK in 2014. Paul Hollywood Live ‐ Get Your Bake On sees Paul take to the stage for an evening of baking…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

01
JUN
FA Women's Cup final
Stadium:mk

On Sunday 1 June 2014 stadiummk home of Milton Keynes Dons will host The FA Womens Cup Final 2014 kick‐off 4.30pm.This showpiece fixture has long been the flagship event in womens domestic football delivering exciting games in a fun family‐friendly atmosphere.Prior to…

Location: 9.8 miles away
Category: Sports

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07
JUN
The Moot Hall Overnight Ghost Hunt
The Moot Hall

Step into the world of John Bunyan when you visit this delightful 15th century timber‐framed market hall set on the village green in the centre of the delightful village of Elstow.Only 20 places at £25 per personYour ticket will be emailed to…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07809 880192
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13
JUN
Bwm Scooter and Ska Rally
Santa Pod Raceway

Three days of fun with a Mod vibe and attractions including night time entertainment: Main stage and DJ tents featuring famous names from the Mod and Ska music scene. Plus show and shine scooter racing ride outs dealers market auto jumble track…

Location: 7.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 782828
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21
JUN
Mind Body and Spirit Event
Bletchley Leisure Centre

Milton Keynes is now in its 5th year and we are heading back across the town to Bletchley. A good sized show with a very friendly atmosphere and well within the grasps of London.Milton Keynes is now in its 5th year and…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07773 020995
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21
JUN
Summer Symphonia
The Forest Centre

Symphonia Academica return with their special mix of beautiful classic music and informative banter.Playing a programme of classical favourites specifically chosen to see in the evening of the summer solstice join us in the Lakeside Room for Symphonia Academicas Summer Symphonia. …

Location: 9.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 762615
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