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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

13
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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17
DEC
Festive Winter's Evening
Stowe House

Join us at Stowe House for our popular evening of festive music readings and carols with the Brackley Chamber music Club Tickets £13.50 including festive refreshmentsPre‐booking is essential please see our website for further details…

Location: 15.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01280 818002
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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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22
DEC
Village Voices 25th Anniversary - Handel Messiah
All Saints Church

Celebrate the start of the Festive Season with a performance of Handels most popular work Messiah in the ancient church of All Saints in Brixworth. Village Voices a well known Northamptonshire choir directed by Ian Clarke is celebrating 25 years of singing…

Location: 6.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01604 250815
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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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08
FEB
Psychic Switch - Kettering
Kettering Park Hotel & Spa

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Thurs 8th Feb 2018 at the Kettering Park Hotel Kettering…

Location: 12.1 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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09
FEB
Foreverland comes to Northampton: Bass, Garage and
Roadmender

25 Cities : 30000 People : 1 Magical AdventureOur magical touring circus is coming to Northampton.. Join us on an adventure through music time and space as we discover a new realm of the surreal. Merging debauchery and the paranormal ‐ when…

Location: 0.3 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07912 691842
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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

17
FEB
Stunt Fest
Santa Pod Raceway

An afternoon of awesome stunts and displays for all the family featuring some of the top UK stunt drivers and riders. The perfect high octane half term entertainment for kids in Northamptonshire Bedfordshire and the Midlands.Venue: Santa Pod Raceway Airfield Road Podington…

Location: 12.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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22
FEB
Psychic Switch - Northampton
Sedgebrook Hall

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Thurs 22nd Feb 2018 at the Sedgebrook Hall Chapel Brampton…

Location: 3.8 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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04
MAR
Psychic Switch - Milton Keynes
Hotel Novotel Milton Keynes

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Sun 4th March 2018 at the Novotel Hotel Milton Keynes…

Location: 14.2 milesaway
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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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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30
MAR
Festival of Power
Santa Pod Raceway

An action packed Easter weekend of family Drag Racing entertainment including European Nitro Funny Car Series Jet Car Show and National Drag Racing classes headlined by the MSA 200mph Pro Mods. Plus all things powerful off ‐track including monster trucks stunts air…

Location: 12.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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15
APR
The Fast Show
Santa Pod Raceway

Featuring huge club stand displays Run What Ya Brung JDS Drag Racing Drifting Stunt Displays Jet Car Trade Village Caterers Fun Fair Rides and much more.Everyone is welcome at the Fast show including clubs individuals supercars modified cars hot‐hatches and retros. Whether…

Location: 12.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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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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27
APR
Big Bang
Santa Pod Raceway

Big Bang VW festival is the first and friendliest VW festival on the calendar. Despite high‐octane racing the festival remains as laid‐back and family friendly as ever. All Vee Dubs welcome Three days of VW fun in the sun with great racing…

Location: 12.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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17
JUN
Retro Show
Santa Pod Raceway

Retro Show is the annual family event for all those supporters of the pre 1980 vehicles that like a bit of fun in their lives. All makes and models of bikes and cars are welcome to this celebration of a time when…

Location: 12.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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20
JUL
Bug Jam 32
Santa Pod Raceway

The original and best VW festival with a vibrant and fun atmosphere bringing to life the very essence of VW culture. Europes largest VW event incorporates all things VW with drag racing RWYB nightlife Show & Shine comedy fun fair massive trade…

Location: 12.5 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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20
JUL
Silverstone Classic
Silverstone Circuit

The Silverstone Classic is a fun three‐day weekend of flat‐out fun for all the family.Now in its 22nd year the worlds biggest classic motor racing festival is held each year at Silverstone Circuit…

Location: 12.4 milesaway
Category: Sports

27
JUL
Kelmarsh Land Rover Show 2018
Kelmarsh Hall

After the huge success of the inaugural Kelmarsh event in 2017 its back with the new dates of 27th‐29th JulyThe Kelmarsh Land Rover Show is a one‐stop shop for any enthusiast. The show brings together national clubs industry professionals and Land Rover…

Location: 11.5 milesaway
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01775 768661
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22
SEP
Sywell Classic: Pistons & Props 2018
Sywell Aerodrome

Join us for this years Sywell Classic: Pistons and Props motoring festival combining historic racers hot rods and motorbikes with classic planes and vintage music to create a fantastic two‐day event celebrating classic motoring on the ground and in the air.The Racing…

Location: 6.2 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 01775 768661
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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.…

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: 13/12/2017 04:45:45