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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
APR
Lord of the Dance
Milton Keynes Theatre

Lord of the Dance at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Sunday 26 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

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
Alan Carr
Royal & Derngate

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: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

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

04
MAY
Michael McIntyre Work In Progress
Milton Keynes Theatre

Michael McIntyre Work In Progress at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Monday 04 May 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Michael McIntyre Work In Progress liveIts knowing that youve got the best seats at the…

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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08
MAY
Harborough Concerts 'Brahms and the Gypsy'
The Jubilee Hall

In this cabaret‐style concert we celebrate Brahms love of Gypsy panache with a performance of his exotic and rustic first piano quartet featuring international star of the piano Viv McLean otherworldly Le Monde. Other highlights in the programme include Brahms Hungarian Dances…

Location: 16.5 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07903 020101
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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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14
MAY
Forest Folk and Roots Launch Night
The College Arms

Live acoustic roots folk and blues nights in the intimate setting of the College Arms Bar at Cranfield University Forest Folk and Roots launches on 14th May with live music from the award winning Freds House with support from MK wordsmith Tony…

Location: 16.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07931 859737
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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

18
MAY
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Milton Keynes Theatre

Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Monday 18 May 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Al Murray One Man One Guvnor tickets so weve done…

Location: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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

26
MAY
Brooke House College Football Academy OPEN DAYS
Harborough Town Football Club

Brooke House College Football Academy is an independent Football Academy based at Brooke House College in Market Harborough Leicestershire. We are a full time Academy offering a programme which combines training sessions and fixtures with an academic timetable that is aimed at…

Location: 15.6 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: +441858 433994
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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

13
JUN
Stoke Bruerne Family Festival
The Canal Museum

A weekend celebration of boats and boating with extra‐curricular fun and entertainment to keep the whole family happy.The festival organised by the Friends of the Canal Museum will see historic and working boats moored by the Canal Museum in the pretty village…

Location: 6.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01604 861205
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21
JUN
Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival 2015
Willen Lake

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 16 people paddle each 40 boat with a drummer at the front beating time and a…

Location: 15.4 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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22
JUN
Russell Watson
Milton Keynes Theatre

Russell Watson is a much loved English tenor termed by many the peoples tenor. He began his career singing in working mens clubs then had a breakthrough in 1999 when he was asked to sing…

Location: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

25
JUN
The Magic of Motown
Milton Keynes Theatre

The Magic of Motown at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Thursday 25 June 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 reputable…

Location: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
JUN
Boyband Legends 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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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: 26/04/2015 06:51:57