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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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Forthcoming events in Northampton

31
MAR
The Producers
Milton Keynes Theatre

The Producers at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Tuesday 31 March 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: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

01
APR
Extreme Stunt Show
Campbell Park

Awesome Monster Trucks High Flying Motorbikes & BMX teams battle it out as BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flyingYoull be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the…

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 08444 771000
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The Extreme Stunt Show Air Battle
Campbell Park

EXTREME STUNT SHOWAIR BATTLESUMMER 2015BIG AIR is the name of the game this summer as our boys hit the air flyingYoull be keeping your feet firmly on level ground as the Extreme Team take to the air to battle it…

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02033 756506
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03
APR
Las Vegas Night
Whittlebury Hall

Viva Las VegasJoin us for a Vegas party fit for the King himself with Vegas Showgirls casino and entertainers ‐ Party the night away on our very own Vegas strip.Youll be greeted by a fabulous Show girls true Las Vegas style.Enjoy an…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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05
APR
Jazz Easter Sunday Lunch
Whittlebury Hall

Unwind with a leisurely Sunday lunch with family and friends this Easter Sunday on 5th April 2015Enjoy our 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 great company£23.95…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08454 000002
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05
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Queen Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

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

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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05
APR
Alan Carr
Milton Keynes Theatre

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001.With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

18
APR
CAMOUFLAGE
Horseshoe Inn

NEED I SAY MORE........................Based in Northampton Camouflage have been disturbing the peace in pubs clubs bike rallies beer festivals and the like since 1995We play a varied set of Rock Pop Metal & Punk from the sixties to the noughties ‐ from…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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21
APR
Lord of the Dance
Milton Keynes Theatre

Lord of the Dance at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Tuesday 21 April 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Lord of the Dance liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online…

Location: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

24
APR
A Night at the Movies
Whittlebury Hall

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: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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25
APR
Volleyball England Super 8's Playoff Finals
National Volleyball Centre

Volleyball England Super 8s Playoffs The Super 8s is Volleyball Englands top division it comprises of teams participating in a regular season and competing in fourteen rounds of matches followed by a play‐off series featuring the top teams in the division culminating…

Location: 12.3 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 07850 938307
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25
APR
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Royal and Derngate

Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Royal and Derngate in Northampton on Saturday 25 April 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too.Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

28
APR
Wuthering Heights
Milton Keynes Theatre

Passionate and obsessive Cathy and Heathcliffs love is as unruly and dangerous as the Yorkshire moors that surround them.As children they are inseparable running wild and free on the moors but over time their childish affection deepens into an overwhelming love …

Location: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208008
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29
APR
Lee Nelson
Royal & Derngate

Hello u blurb readin legend Its Lee Nelson here from off ur teleim coming to a crap town near u with my brand new WELL NEW TOURits gonna b biggabetta …

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
APR
The Comedy Club Northampton
Northampton Saints Rugby Club

The Comedy Club Northampton at Northampton Saints RFC on Thursday 30th April. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Host Comedian ‐ John Ryan:Genius 5 Telegraph.Upbeat interesting and unique ITV.The irresistibly amiable John Ryan uses his acerbic wit and seemingly encyclopaedic knowledge of…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01604 581000
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01
MAY
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 night…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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03
MAY
Reginald D Hunter
Milton Keynes Theatre

American stand‐up comedian Reginald D Hunter works mainly in the UK and originally began his time here studying at RADA for a career on the stage. It seems that his ability to make audiences laugh…

Location: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

08
MAY
70's Party Night
Whittlebury Hall

Lets Get GroovyFlares at the ready... a dash of bling... its disco timeEnjoy the night of your life at this groovy party night out as you step back in time to the funky sounds of the 70s and show off your disco…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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09
MAY
Spring into Summer Parish Bazaar
Spratton Hall School

Spring into Summer Parish Bazaar lots of wonderful stall holders flowers crafts homespun products ottomans cushions jewellery. Tea Coffee Cakes and Ice‐cream for sale. Face painting for the children Raffle with wonderful prizes donated by Stall Holders and other generous benefactorsAll in…

Location: 6.2 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01604 686696
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15
MAY
Motown Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall

Rewind for one night only and allow us to introduce.....The Ultimate MotownThe time the 1960s and 70s the place Detroit Michigan......motor city....motor town.With a tribute to the era of Tamala and Motown Records....and the motown sound featuring songs from James Brown Diana…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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17
MAY
Mary Black
Royal & Derngate

Mary Black at Royal & Derngate in Northampton on Sunday 17 May 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Mary Black liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

19
MAY
Al Stewart
Milton Keynes Theatre

Al Stewart at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Tuesday 19 May 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: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
MAY
Ladies Night Out
Whittlebury Hall

Ladies Night Out is Back by popular demandOh What a Night ‐ Its ladies night so make sure you and your girls get the VIP treatment.Join us on our ladies night this May with drinks on arrival three‐course dinner and a full…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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23
MAY
Rock Solid Sprint
Silverstone Woodlands

Train insane to be crowned King or Queen of the Sprint as we turn obstacle racing on its head.RockSolid Sprint is just shy of 1 kilometre ‐ packed with gruelling obstacles ‐ with our champions winning the ultimate prize of £2000.Race head‐to‐head…

Location: 13.8 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01392 580571
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23
MAY
Stewart Francis
Milton Keynes Theatre

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

Location: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
MAY
Tim Vine
The Lighthouse Theatre

Tim Vine is an English actor writer and comedian. Famed for his quick‐fire wit and stand‐up routine his puns and his one‐liners Vine also held the 2004 world record for the most jokes told in…

Location: 12.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

30
MAY
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderword Xscape

The Comedy Club Milton Keynes at Wonderworld Xscape on Saturday 30th May. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Mike McClean:The Big Breakfast C4 Mad For It ITV Shameless C4 The Office BBC.Mike McLean has hosted numerous television shows for the BBC ITV…

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
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02
JUN
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

05
JUN
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: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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08
JUN
Derren Brown
Royal & Derngate

Derren Brown is a British illusionist and magician born in London England.While at university a show performed by hypnotist Martin Taylor inspired him to learn the art of illusion hypnosis and sleight of…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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: 31/03/2015 04:44:43