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

03
SEP
Alderton Arts Festival
St Margarets Church

Alderton Arts Festival and Plays on The Mount 3 and 4 September 2016The 40th annual Alderton Arts Festival incorporating the annual outdoor plays on The Mount takes place Saturday and Sunday 3 and 4 September. All of the proceeds will be split…

Location: 8.8 milesaway
Category: Visual Arts

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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! Live in 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

TEL: N/A
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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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18
SEP
BIG Walkies Northamptonshire
Brixworth Country Park

Dogs and dog lovers of Northamptonshire ‐ BIG Walkies is back and youre invited. Join us at Brixworth Country Park on Sunday 18 September 2016 for more fun more trees and even more dogs. You can choose to walk a long or…

Location: 5.1 milesaway
Category: Family Events

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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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24
SEP
National Finals
Santa Pod Raceway

The National Drag Racing Championship Finals for MSA Pro Mod and national sportsman classes plus Top Methanol Wild Bunch Nostalgia Fuel Altered Association and the ACU National Drag Bike Championship including SuperTwins.Free parking free paddock accessVenue: Santa Pod Raceway Airfield Road Podington…

Location: 12.5 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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24
SEP
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderworld Xscape

Joey PageAs Seen on BBC 3s comedy marathon Nevermind the Buzzcocks and Noel Fieldings Luxury comedyJoey Page has spent the last few years bouncing around the comedy circuit supporting the likes of Josie Long Noel Fielding John Richardson and Simon Munnery. He…

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
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02
OCT
JapShow Finale
Santa Pod Raceway

As the season closer Jap Show Finale is your last chance to get your car out there before winter draws in. We have something for everyone with the countrys quickest cars competing in the Jap & FWD Drag Series Show Paddock public…

Location: 12.5 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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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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21
OCT
Ultimate Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

This ultimate tribute offers the best nights entertainment from two people to seven acts in one evening...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…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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28
OCT
Addams Family Dining Invitation
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes

Morticia Gomez Uncle Fester and LURCH meat and eat meet and greet the guests to their home were nothing is as it seems be ready to start clicking your fingersTheyre Creepy and Theyre CookyMysterious and SpookyTheyre Altogether OokyThe Addams Family.You will be…

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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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

04
NOV
Ladies Night Out
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

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

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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15
NOV
Romesh Ranganathan
Royal & Derngate

Romesh Ranganathan at Royal & Derngate in Northampton on Tuesday 15 November 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 Romesh Ranganathan live in the…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

18
NOV
Take That Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Enjoy 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 the boys.Could It Be Magic... Your evening really will be magic as The Take That Experience…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 084540 01406*
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23
NOV
The Shires
Royal & Derngate

The Shires at Royal & Derngate in Northampton on Wednesday 23 November 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent youWell BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

24
NOV
The Comedy Club Northampton
Northampton Saints Rugby Club

RHODRI RHYSSuccess the audience love it hes killing them ‐ Prague PostRhodri Rhys has moved swiftly since joining the comedy circuit and can now be seen regularly as an act and compre in London across the UK and internationally.Before becoming a comedian…

Location: 0.7 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01604 581000
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25
NOV
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
NOV
Elaine Paige
Royal & Derngate

Elaine Paige award‐winning musical theatre star multi‐platinum recording artist and popular BBC radio presenter returns to the concert stage in 2011 with a brand new evening of music and song. Elaine will perform some of…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
DEC
Dickens of a Christmas
Dickens of a Christmas

Bring the fun back into Christmas with an event to visit for all of the family. Come and join the local residents of Historic Olney as they celebrate this annual event. With 2 Markets which includes a Farmers market loads of stalls…

Location: 10.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

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05
JAN
Jack Whitehall
Royal & Derngate

Big Brother and Mock The Week star Jack Whitehall continues to impress his fans across the UK on his continuing tour.Just 21 years of age Jack has often been compared to Russell Brand…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

11
APR
Caro Emerald
Milton Keynes Theatre

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

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: 31/08/2016 04:47:06