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

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Forthcoming events in Northampton

26
JAN
FREE taster session at the Northampton (South) Roc
Sunley Conference Centre - University of Northampton

The Northampton Rock Choir is led by choir leader Jessica Hunting. We have a great year lined up and we would like to invite you to join our choir and take part in the local Northampton and wider Northamptonshire area. We are…

Location: 2.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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27
JAN
FREE taster session at the Northampton Rock Choir
The Hunsbury Hill Centre

Your friendly local Northampton choir is run by singing teacher Jessica Hunting. Our choir is made up of many locals who never thought they could sing or hadnt found the right outlet for their secret singing in the car or shower. I…

Location: 1.8 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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28
JAN
FREE taster session at the Market Harborough Rock
Centenary Room Upstairs

The Market Harborough Rock Choir is led by choir leader Jessica Hunting. We have a great year lined up and we would like to invite you to join our choir and take part in the local Market Harborough and wider Leicestershire community.…

Location: 16.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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28
JAN
FREE taster session at the Towcester Rock Choir
The Chantry House

Your friendly local Towcester choir is run by singerpianist Jessica Hunting. A local community choir first and foremost we are also part of the national Rock Choir network which provides some unequalled performances for choir members. Members of Rock Choir have had…

Location: 8.4 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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29
JAN
FREE taster session at the Milton Keynes Rock Choi
Milton Keynes Christian Centre

Your friendly local Milton Keynes choir is run by singerpianist Hazel Neighbour. A local community choir first and foremost we are also part of the national Rock Choir network which provides some unequalled performances for choir members. Members of Rock Choir have…

Location: 16 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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29
JAN
An Evening with Noel Fielding
Milton Keynes Theatre

An Evening with Noel Fielding at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Thursday 29 January 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch An Evening with Noel Fielding liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the…

Location: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

03
FEB
Jersey Boys
Milton Keynes Theatre

Internationally acclaimed hit musical Jersey Boys tells the remarkable story of the Four Seasons rise to fame.The Four Seasons are one of the most successful rock n roll groups of all time and Jersey Boys…

Location: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
FEB
Johann Strauss Gala
Royal and Derngate

Johann Strauss Gala at Royal and Derngate in Northampton on Friday 06 February 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

11
FEB
Ross Noble Tangentleman
Royal and Derngate

Geordie Stand‐Up Ross has been performing since he was smuggled in to his local comedy club at the age of 15. Licensing laws meant that immediately after his slot he had to leave through the…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
FEB
Milton Keynes Model Railway Exhibition, 2015
Stantonbury Leisure Centre

Over 40 layouts and 30 traders offering something for everyone from families to experienced modellers.A new venue this year which offers more exhibition space within two large halls. Over 40 layouts and 30 traders offering something for everyone from families to experienced…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01494 773759
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20
FEB
Absolute Blondie
The Craufurd Arms

Looking forward to a fantastic night at THE CRAUFURD ARMS with the Ultimate tribute to Blondie ‐ ABSOLUTE BLONDIE This hit packed show features all the Blondie songs you know and love plus the trademark Debbie Harry costumes.With both the MUSIC and…

Location: 13 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07779 723843
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20
FEB
Take That Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall

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…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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21
FEB
Count Arthur Strong
Royal & Derngate

Count Arthur Strongs new show Command Performance is so new not even he knows hes doing it yet. Dont worry about that though its never stopped him before So get your Maltesers out roll your…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

22
FEB
Omid Djalili
Milton Keynes Theatre

Multi award winning stand‐up television and movie star Omid Djalili is back on tour with his brand new comedy show. A firm favourite at the Edinburgh Festival with his legendary performances Omids stand‐up awards include…

Location: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

27
FEB
Sleaford Mods
Roadmender

Sleaford Mods at Roadmender in Northampton on Friday 27 February 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Sleaford Mods liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
MAR
Jimmy Carr
Milton Keynes Theatre

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
MAR
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Milton Keynes Theatre

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Milton Keynes Theatre live on Tuesday 03 March 2015 in Milton Keynes Buckinghamshire.For tickets to see Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Milton Keynes Theatre see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

07
MAR
Bedford Music Competitions for Teenagers - TeenSta
Milton Keynes Christian Centre

Bedford Music Competitions for Teenagers ‐ TeenStarBedford Music Competitions for teenagers: The exciting new singing contest in Bedford for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to…

Location: 16 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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07
MAR
Bedford Singing Auditions for Teenagers - TeenStar
Milton Keynes Christian Centre

Bedford Singing Auditions for Teenagers ‐ TeenStarBedford Singing Auditions for teenagers: The exciting new singing contest in Bedford for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to…

Location: 16 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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07
MAR
Bedford Singing Contests for Teenagers - TeenStar
Milton Keynes Christian Centre

Bedford singing contests for teenagers: The exciting new singing contest in Bedford for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to get their name out there. The…

Location: 16 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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07
MAR
Songwriting Competition
Milton Keynes C.C.

SONGWRITING COMPETITION IS COMING TO BEDFORDSongwriting Competition comes to Bedford: New for 2015 Future Music is launching a songwriting competition to find the best songwriters in the UK. The Songwriting Competition will provide the opportunity for both aspiring and established songwriters to…

Location: 16 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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13
MAR
ABBA Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall

Let your hair down come and dance the evening away at our ABBA fun‐filled themed nightGimme Gimme Gimme A night with ABBA...Put on your dancing shoes and join the fun with this fabulous ABBA Tribute group. You can dance the night away…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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13
MAR
Dylan Moran
Royal & Derngate

Dylan Moran star of Black BooksShaun of the Dead and Run Fat Boy Run is about to spread a little happiness with a brand new tour for 2011.Ageing religion kids relationships…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

15
MAR
Adidas Silverstone Half Marathon 2015
Silverstone Circuit

adidas Silverstone Half Marathon 2015Brought 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 greatest…

Location: 12.4 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 03003 731100
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15
MAR
Mother's Day Jazz Sunday Lunch
Whittlebury Hall

Treat your mother to a leisurely Sunday lunch with family and friends this Mothers Day 15th March 2015Enjoy a delicious three‐course carvery‐style buffet whilst listening to live entertainment with our jazz band.Take in the perfectly relaxed setting and enjoy good food amongst…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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20
MAR
Live At The Lighthouse
Lighthouse Theatre

Live At The Lighthouse returns after a completely sold out Autumn show with TV favourite Stewart Francis Ben Norris George Egg Sean McLoughlin and Dan Evans.Stewart Francisperforming work in progress in advance of his 2015 national tour This is your…

Location: 12.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01536 414141
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20
MAR
Robbie Williams Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall

Back by popular demand an evening which will truly entertain youDavid Bradley is one of the very few tribute acts out there that guarantees to deliver the excitement stage presence and charisma of the great man himselfMr Robbie WilliamsHe may…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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27
MAR
Bon Jovi Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall

Enjoy a Rocking Bon Jovi tribute night outLet your hair down with one of the world best Bon Jovi look‐alike and sound alike tributes to the New Jersey rockers. This five piece UK tribute act cover every aspect of Bon Jovis extensive…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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28
MAR
Volleyball England National Cup & Shield Finals
National Volleyball Centre

Volleyball England National Cup & Shield Finals The National Cup is the prime knock out competition in the Volleyball England competitions calendar.Come along to The National Volleyball Centre and watch the climax to the eagerly anticipated Volleyball National Cup & Shield Finals.…

Location: 12.3 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 07850 938307
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29
MAR
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: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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.…

Want more?

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: 24/01/2015 17:02:35