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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

20
OCT
Ultimate Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Enjoy the mellow sounds of Karen Carpenter followed by The Big O Roy Orbison then on to country legend Shania Twain and Simply Reds Mick Hucknall.The second part of the show opens with the amazing Amy Winehouse followed by the King of…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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21
OCT
The Comedy Club Northampton
Aspers Casino

The Comedy Club Present 4 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Venue: Aspers Casino 6 Commercial Street Northampton NN1 1PJPriceComedy Show Only: GBP 163 Course Meal & Comedy Show: GBP 35VIP 3 Course Meal Comedy Show glass of Bubbly£5 Bet: GBP…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01604 623580
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22
OCT
National Gardens Scheme at Boughton House
Boughton House

Following a successful al fresco summer series Boughton Houses celebrated Gardens will open to the public just one more time this autumn. The Northamptonshire home of the Duke of Buccleuch enjoyed a thrilling summer programme featuring everything from open air theatre to…

Location: 15.8 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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23
OCT
The Secret Keeper
Stantonbury Theatre

ClerkinWorks and Ovalhouse present By Angela Clerkin The Good Daughter wants to make her father happy. Tell me what makes you so sad. Tell me your dark secret and I promise to keep it safe for you. He whispers in his daughters…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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24
OCT
Kwaidan
Stantonbury Theatre

Rouge28 presentsKwaidan tells the story of Haru a young woman who comes back to her abandoned childhood home after many years of absence. As the story unfolds the house seems to be inhabited by spirits and ghosts from the past and the…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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27
OCT
Ladies Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Oh What a Night ‐ Its Ladies Night so make sure you and your friends get the VIP treatment.Join us on our ladies only night out with drinks on arrival three‐course dinner and a full evening of entertainment. Youll be greeted by…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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28
OCT
Yana & the Yeti
Stantonbury Theatre

Pickled Image presentsImagine being far far from home and all alone arriving in a remote snow‐bound village surrounded by dense forest and strange noises. This is how Yanas story begins. She cant understand a word anyone says and the other children tease…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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31
OCT
MSO Workspace - FREE Northamptonshire Business Net
Lakeside House

Are you a local business owner or senior member of staff in a local businessDoes time management mystify youDo you need help from an award‐winning business coach on how to best practice planning your working business dayIf you answered yes to any…

Location: 2.2 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01604 217150
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01
NOV
Our Town
Stantonbury Theatre

by Thornton WilderPeppers Ghost and The Plays The Thing Theatre CompaniesThorntonWilders classic play Our Townis set in thefictional town ‐ Grovers Corners in New Hamphire USA at the turn of the twentieth century. It attempts to…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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03
NOV
Fawlty Towers Interactive Dinner Show Milton Keyne
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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03
NOV
Market Harborough French Market and Friends
20 The Square, Market harborough

The days may be getting shorter and darker as winter comes but heres something to lighten the gloom ‐ an exotic French and continental market featuring larger than life traders is set to arrive back in Market Harborough in November for the…

Location: 16.3 milesaway
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07542 026035
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05
NOV
Shark In The Park
Stantonbury Theatre

Nonsense Room Productions presentsFrom the creative team behind The Hairy Maclary show ‐ see all 3 of Nick Sharratts Shark in the Park books live on Stage Featuring Shark in the Park Shark in the Dark and Shark in the Park on…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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08
NOV
Shakespeare Schools Festival
Stantonbury Theatre

Join us for a series of unique Shakespeare productions staged by your schools.Whether you are a parent friend or another local school we invite you to an exhilarating evening of theatre where you will see Shakespeares stories brought to life like never…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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12
NOV
Cardboard Carnival
Stantonbury Theatre

With their own inimitable style Lempen Puppet Theatre Company have taken the fantastic music by Camille Saint‐Sans and an exploration of the material of Cardboard movement and invention to make a show full of puppet possibility ‐ an accessible visual production with…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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17
NOV
Twist
Stantonbury Theatre

Theatre Centre presentsby Chino OdimbaHis home is dust. His friends are few. His hands are as rough as the seas he has crossed.Humanising the anonymous plight of our generation we follow one refugees desperate journey buffeted between borders and bad company.In a…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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19
NOV
Sadie O'Boyle School of Dance
Stantonbury Theatre

11.30am & 2.30pmThe Sadie OBoyle School of Dance returns to Stantonbury Theatre for a variety show. This will showcase the talents of each class that attend this talented dance school. A musical journey of delights of some of the most popular songs…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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21
NOV
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde
Stantonbury Theatre

Blackeyed Theatre in association with South Hill Park presentsBy Robert Louis Stevenson Adapted for the stage by Nick Lane Doctor Henry Jekyll is a good man. Successful within his field and respected by his peers hes close to a neurological discovery that…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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25
NOV
Christmas Craft & Food Fair
Stantonbury Leisure Centre

Back for another spectacular year our now annual festive craft and food fair is a fantastic showcase for artisan foods and gifts. With over 80 stalls Santas Grotto bouncy castle face painting a childrens show model train layouts free entry and free…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01908 324422
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25
NOV
Lost & Found
Stantonbury Theatre

Blunderbus Theatre Company PresentsBased on the book by Oliver JeffersWhat is a boy to do when a lost penguin shows up at his door Find out where it comes from of course and return it.The journey to the South Pole…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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26
NOV
Get Therapy
Stantonbury Theatre

Danielle Imara presentsInfused with hard‐hitting verbatim dialogue this uniquely theatrical autobiographical tale from a talented cast of five combines physical theatre humour and original music from dub to soul to electro.With a history of drug abuse chronic self‐sabotage and eating disorders Daniellle…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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26
NOV
VIP F1 Abu Dhabi GP Screening at Silverstone
Silverstone Motor Circuit

Exclusive package: F1 Abu Dhabi event at the BRDC at Silverstone hosted by ex‐F1 driver and sky commentator John Watson MBEAfter the sell‐out success of our British Racing Drivers Club BRDC event at Silverstone in 2015 Boundless offers you another exclusive F1…

Location: 12.4 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: Seew ebsite
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01
DEC
Robin Hood
Stantonbury Theatre

The wicked Sheriff of Nottingham has seized power all the way from Sherwood Forest to the tiny hamlet of Stanton‐on‐the Berry He hates fun hes allergic to laughter hes going to roast the towns prize pig... and hes fallen in love with…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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02
DEC
Kingsthorpe College Christmas Fair 2017
Kingsthorpe College

The Kingsthorpe College Christmas Fair is back again for its fourth year. It will be taking place on Saturday 2nd December 12‐3pm. There will be over 60 stalls with a huge range of goods creating an exciting and diverse Christmas experience. It…

Location: 2.1 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01604 716106
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06
DEC
Only Fools and 3 Courses XMAS Special Dinner Event
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes

Only Fools and 3 Courses Christmas Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Christmas Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSESstyle.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Christmas Dinner but will things…

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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22
DEC
Absolute Bowie
MK11

Absolute Bowie: Celebrating the life of David BowieThere 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 the…

Location: 14.1 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01908 262924
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06
JAN
Christina Marks School of Performing Arts
Stantonbury Theatre

Come and be taken on a journey through the world of dance showcasing a variety of styles for your entertainment.CMSOPA showcase is guaranteed to have you dancing in to the night and having a FAB‐U‐LOUS time. BOOK NOWVenue: Stantonbury Theatre Stantonbury…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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15
FEB
Oliver
Stantonbury Theatre

This hugely popular show tells the story of Oliver Twist the boy who asked for more and includes such brilliant toe‐tapping Lionel Bart songs as Consider Yourself Pick a Pocket or Two Reviewing the Situation…

Location: 13.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

26
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Royal & Derngate

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona Kistenyova.Winner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01604 624811
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19
APR
Franchise Now - Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes Christian Centre Church

Are you fed up with the grind of a 9 to 5 chained to your job with very little job satisfaction. Is it time to swing your worklife balance a little more in your favourIf youve ever wanted to run your own…

Location: 16 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 03337 720858
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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: 18/10/2017 16:51:50