What's on inNorthampton

Welcome to Northampton

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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Tourist Information

Everything you need to know if you're visiting Northampton as a visitor or a resident.

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Forthcoming events in Northampton

23
JUL
Absolute Bowie
The Roadmender

. Celebrating the life and music of David Bowie.There 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…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02082 391425
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25
JUL
Chicken Shed Presents
Camp MK Venues

As well as 3 trips every week including swimming and adventure park theres a new and exciting theme every week Picture your name up in lights at a famous film premier Then from 25‐29 July be sure to get involved in this…

Location: 16.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01908 209210
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25
JUL
Take To The Stage
Camp KP Kettering

Every week theres an exciting new theme which includes day trips Picture your name up in lights at a famous film premier Then from 25‐29 July be sure to get involved in this action‐packed week of theatre‐themed fun Try your hand at…

Location: 12.3 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01536 484838
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30
JUL
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderworld Xscape

The Comedy Club Milton Keynes at Wonderworld on Saturday 30th July. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Host Comedian ‐ Ryan McDonnell:Apollo quality live comedy Three Weeks.Belfast boy Ryan McDonnell is no stranger to laughs in his home town and is currently…

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
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01
AUG
Olympic Mania
Camp MK Venues

As well as 3 trips every week including swimming and adventure park theres a new and exciting theme every week Picture your name up in lights at a famous film premier Then from 25‐29 July be sure to get involved in this…

Location: 16.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01908 209210
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01
AUG
Summer Holiday Beach Volleyball Camp: Course 1
National Volleyball Centre

Summer Holiday Beach Volleyball Camp run by Kettering Volleyball Club in coordination with Volleyball England and Kettering Borough Council. Ages 9‐14 years old learn the basics of beach volleyball.Course 1: Mon 1 August Wed 3 August Fri 5th August 10:30am‐12:30pm To book…

Location: 12.3 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 07850 938307
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05
AUG
Brazilian Theme Nights
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

SPECIAL OFFER: 25 Off August Events:Book the Brazilian Theme Night online today and enjoy 25 OffBrazilians really know how to throw a party and are full of energySo a Brazilian atmosphere makes for a great party night out here at…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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05
AUG
Ultimate Street Car
Santa Pod Raceway

The fastest hottest largest & loudest modified car festival in Europe.If youve never been before let us enlighten you with how it all goes down. The finest drag strip in Europe. 10000 modifying disciples. The UKs most superbly executed show cars. The…

Location: 12.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 782828
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08
AUG
Roald Dahl Centenary
Camp MK Venues

As well as 3 trips every week including swimming and adventure park theres a new and exciting theme every week From 8‐12 August join Camp MK on an adventure into the mind of this much‐loved British author with a trip to his…

Location: 16.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01908 209210
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09
AUG
Peter Pan
Boughton House

Chapterhouse Theatre Company are delighted to present the unforgettable story of Peter Pan the boy who wouldnt grow up. Join Wendy Michael and John Darling on their adventures with Peter far away on the magical island of Neverland. There they encounter the…

Location: 15.8 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01536) 515731
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12
AUG
Rock Legends Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

SPECIAL OFFER: 25 Off August Events:Book the Rock Legends Tribute Night online today and enjoy 25 OffFeaturing the Queen of Rock Lorraine Crosby the female voice on Meat Loafs duet I would do anything for love but i wont do that brings…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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15
AUG
Wet 'N' Wild
Camp MK Venues

As well as 3 trips every week including swimming and adventure park theres a new and exciting theme every week The sun has got his hat on so lets go out and play Camp MK have got endless Sizzling Summer fun planned…

Location: 16.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01908 209210
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19
AUG
Take That Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

SPECIAL OFFER: 25 Off August Events:Book the Take That Tribute Night online today and enjoy 25 OffEnjoy a tribute night with a difference and join our fabulous The Take That Experience as you dance the night away to your favourite hits from…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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22
AUG
Jungle Jamboree
Camp MK Venues

As well as 3 trips every week including swimming and adventure park theres a new and exciting theme every week Im a Camp MK adventurerget me out of here Have you got what it takes to rumble in the jungle From 22‐26…

Location: 16.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01908 209210
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26
AUG
Best of British Night Out
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

SPECIAL OFFER: 25 Off August Events:Book the Best of British Night Out online today and enjoy 25 OffJoin us for the Best of British music played by one of the finest six‐piece live bands around.Youll be dancing all night to the non‐stop…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 084540 01406*
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28
AUG
ABBA Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun with this fabulous ABBA Tribute group. You can dance the night away to some of their greatest hits including Mamma Mia Waterloo and Dancing Queen along with many more show stopping numbers.The Show…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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30
AUG
Rockin' Reptiles
Camp MK Venues

As well as 3 trips every week including swimming and adventure park theres a new and exciting theme every week Explore the magnificent world of scaly slithery snappy reptiles like never before and have fun while you do with Camp MK from…

Location: 16.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01908 209210
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04
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 a…

Location: 12.9 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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08
SEP
FIA European Finals
Santa Pod Raceway

The final round of the acclaimed European Drag Racing Championship The European Finals is the climax to the 2016 FIAFIM race season. This televised final is where racers put it all on the line to decide who claims the crown This event…

Location: 12.5 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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09
SEP
Night at the Movies
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Come 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 Mamma Mia Dirty Dancing Grease Saturday Night Fever and…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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09
SEP
The Inspire in Business Event! - Northampton
Glen Suite at The Deco

Discover How To Stand Out from The Crowd Inspire Your Audience and Create More Revenue Right NowHave you ever wondered why some business people inspire their employees customers and the public in general while others watch from the side lines Are you…

Location: 0.6 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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09
SEP
Joan Collins
Royal & Derngate

Joan Collins at Royal & Derngate in Northampton on Friday 09 September 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Joan Collins tickets so weve done the legwork for you.Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

10
SEP
Village at War
The Canal Museum

A canal village goes back to the 1940s. Stoke Bruerne in Northamptonshire steps back in time to WW2 with Living History Groups from all around the UK tanks military vehicles a fly‐past by the Battle of Britain memorial flight live music…

Location: 6.9 milesaway
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01604 862229
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23
SEP
Jersey Boys Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Join us for one of the most entertaining shows currently selling out theatres nationwide let us take you on a musical journey through the hits of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and the Jersey Boys celebrating the greatest hits form the…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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29
SEP
The Comedy Club Northampton
Northampton Saints Rugby Club

Mandy MudenFaking It Heroes of Magic ‐ The Big Stage Come Dine With Me All Ch4Hi Im Mandy ‐ and I do tricks is how the one and only Mandy Muden introduces herself. Described as like Alison Steadman playing a beauty consultant…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01604 581000
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07
OCT
80's Party Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Remember going to see Dirty Dancing or Back To The Future The 80s Party Band are a live and very lively band all dressed in completely over‐the‐top 1980s costumes who will take you right back to those times.They play all the great…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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13
OCT
UB40
Royal & Derngate

UB40 is an English reggae band from Birmingham. They are a hugely successful group with record sales topping 70 million albums world wide. Famed for hit singles such as 'Can't help falling in Love with…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
OCT
Comedy Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Looking for comedy and a great night out Join us for a comedy night out with a difference where having a great time is the order of the day for audiences and comedians alike.Treat yourself and a friend to a hilarious evening…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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29
OCT
Flame & Thunder
Santa Pod Raceway

Flame & Thunder is an action packed day for all the family featuring motorsport stunts and Drag Racing. Witness a huge gathering of jet vehicles including a Jet Dragster Jet Funny Cars Jet Truck and Jet Beetle. Experience 300mph Nitro guzzling Top…

Location: 12.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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30
OCT
Adam Hills
Milton Keynes Theatre

Adam Hills at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Sunday 30 October 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Adam Hills live in…

Location: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


Althorp House

Althorp has been home to the Spencer family for nearly 500 years. It became the focus of world attention following the tragic death of Diana, Princess of Wales in September 1997.Like many great country houses, it has benefited from the discriminating and varied collecting of generations…

Northampton And Lamport Railway

The Northampton & Lamport Railway is a steam and heritage diesel operated tourist railway located in the Northamptonshire countryside just 5 miles from Northampton, within easy reach of the motorway network.A number of special events take place throughout the year, including three visits from Thomas the Tank Engine,…

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.…

Barry Road School Baths

Swimming pool at Barry Road School Baths in Northampton, Northamptonshire.Contact venue on 01604 633148 for opening times and entrance costs.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Northampton? See our list of attractions in Northampton, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.


Updated: 23/07/2016 04:49:56