What's on in Northampton, Northamptonshire
Welcome to Northampton in the beautiful county of Northamptonshire. Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Northampton - 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 Northampton to suit all the family, whatever the weather.
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Handy Local Guide
Taxis in Northampton
If you're out on the tiles in Northampton then please don't drink and drive - our list of taxis in Northampton will help you get from A to B quickly and safely so you can fully enjoy the delights of Northampton.
Tourist Information Centres
If you're stuck and don't know what to do, then pop in to your local Tourist Information Centre in Northampton (TIC) for friendly help and advice for tourists and locals alike.
Enjoy some of the wide choice of restaurants in Northampton for a gourmet feast of fresh local produce. You're sure of a warm welcome from budget diners to highly acclaimed restaurants.
Local Hotel Accommodation
Whether you're staying in Northampton for the night or you're staying for a few days or more, you'll love the choice of hotel accommodation available in the area.
Park inn by Radisson NorthamptonNorthampton
Rooms from £42.00
Ibis Hotel Northampton CentreNorthampton
Rooms from £39.00
Best Western Lime Trees HotelNorthampton
Rooms from £44.00
The Langham HotelNorthampton
Rooms from £49.00
Rooms from £40.00
Forthcoming Events Diary
|Punk/Rock SubhumansBloody hell we only have got SUBHUMANS!!! Its going to be an awesome night of punk rock. With support from EASTFIELD and RAINFORD. Contributions will be asked for (suggested amount andpound:6) ALL money goes to th…||6 - 7 Dec 2013Horseshoe InnWellingboroughMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|The Jets Rockin' Xmas No 3The Jets return for the third year to The Picturedome Northampton on Saturday 7th December with support from Memphis Blue. The last two years have been a 'Sell out' so get your tickets early to avoid dissapointment. …||7 - 8 Dec 2013The PicturedromeNorthamptonMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Dickens of a Christmas Craft FayreThe town of Olney, near Milton Keynes, Bedford and Northampton becomes Victorian for the day when Dickens of a Christmas comes to town. The Lions Club will be running 3 major craft fayres as part of our contribution t…||8 Dec 2013Olney Town CentreOlneyArts / Craft|
|Santa Sunday LunchWhy not treat the family to a festive Sunday lunch with the man of the moment, Santa? Enjoy a wonderful festive Sunday lunch this year. Treat you and your family to our three-course carvery-style buffet. Plus, Sa…||8 Dec 2013Whittlebury Hall Hotel & SpaTowcesterMiscellaneous|
|Mad Mods and EnglishmenI think the name gives away the sort of music they play but for those not in the know follow the link for a look see! These guys are as good a feel-good band as you'll experience. Just make sure you do experience the…||14 - 15 Dec 2013Horseshoe InnWellingboroughMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Santa Sunday LunchWhy not treat the family to a festive Sunday lunch with the man of the moment, Santa? Enjoy a wonderful festive Sunday lunch this year. Treat you and your family to our three-course carvery-style buffet. Plus, Sa…||15 Dec 2013Whittlebury Hall HotelTowcesterMiscellaneous|
|Santa Sunday LunchWhy not treat the family to a festive Sunday lunch with the man of the moment, Santa? Enjoy a wonderful festive Sunday lunch this year. Treat you and your family to our three-course carvery-style buffet. Plus, Sa…||22 Dec 2013Whittlebury Hall HotelTowcesterMiscellaneous|
|Christmas Eve DinnerYour evening starts with a welcome champagne reception in the Lounge, where you will meet the Hotel Management Team and be joined by the Whittlebury Carol Singers, before proceeding to a delightful three-course candlelit…||24 Dec 2013Whittlebury Hall HotelTowcesterMiscellaneous|
|Boxing Day Gala DinnerPre-dinner drinks at 7pm in the lounge will kick-start your gala evening. The Executive Head Chef and his team will create a four-course feast, which will be served in the Brooklands Suite, where you can enjoy good f…||26 Dec 2013Whittlebury Hall Hotel & SpaTowcesterMiscellaneous|
|New Year's Eve Gala Ball31st December 2013 If you're looking to see in the New Year with a great party then join us at Whittlebury Hall and revel in the New Year's Eve Celebrations! Bedrooms will be available from 3pm, so you can arrive …||31 Dec - 1 Jan 2014Whittlebury Hall Hotel & SpaTowcesterMiscellaneous|
|New Years Eve Gala BallIf you're looking to see in the New Year with a great party then join us at Whittlebury Hall and revel in the New Year's Eve Celebrations! Bedrooms will be available from 3pm, so you can arrive in time to relax in Th…||31 Dec - 1 Jan 2014Whittlebury HallTowcesterNightclubs|
|New Years Eve PartyEnjoy the party atmosphere of the Grand Prix Suite at Whittlebury Hall. Dance to the latest disco sounds and revel in the celebrations! Drinks are available in the Silverstone Bar from 8.30pm, followed by a gourmet N…||31 Dec - 1 Jan 2014Whittlebury Hall Hotel & SpaTowcesterMiscellaneous|
|Hms PinaforeNorthampton Gilbert and Sullivan Group H.M.S. Pinafore 60th Anniversary Production The Royal Auditorium The Northampton Gilbert and Sullivan Group are delighted to be performing once again, with their latest produc…||20 - 25 Jan 2014Royal and Derngate TheatreNorthamptonTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Adidas Silverstone Half Marathon 2014 in Aid of Cystic Fibrosis TrustBrought to you by the organisers of the London Marathon, this half marathon offers everyone a great opportunity to take part in a mass participation event at an amazing location, following in the treads of the worlds gre…||2 Mar 2014Silverstone CircuitNorthamptonSports|
|The Fast ShowThe season-opening show for all performance and modified car enthusiasts with RWYB, Show 'n' Shine, stunt shows, drifting, Jet Car, trade village, car clubs and heated nightclub on Saturday night! Day Entry: 8am - 6pm.…||23 Mar 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughSports|
|Big Bang Vw ShowBig Bang VW festival 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 welcome! Three d…||11 - 13 Apr 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughSports|
|Festival of PowerAn 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…||18 - 20 Apr 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughFamily Days Out|
|Big Bang Camper and Bus ShowBig 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…||25 - 27 Apr 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughSports|
|Fia European Drag Racing Championships Round 1FIA EUROPEAN DRAG RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS inc FIM DRAG BIKES. Round 1 Santa Pod's flagship Championship event attracting over 250 of Europe's top drag racing teams including 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 200mph Drag Bikes and…||23 - 26 May 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughFamily Days Out|
|Open Gardens WeekendCome and celebrate our 17th Open Gardens Weekend on Saturday 31 May and Sunday 1 June. On both days, from noon until 6pm, many gardens in the village will be open for you to discover. Situated off the A413 between Bucki…||31 May - 1 Jun 2014Lillingstone Lovell Open GardensBuckinghamFamily Days Out|
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Wedding fairs in Northampton
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