What's on in Northampton, Northamptonshire
Local Tourist Guide
Welcome to Northampton in the beautiful county of Northamptonshire. 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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Discover museums, art galleries, historic houses, castles, attractions, theme parks and much more in and around Northampton to keep both parents and children amused and entertained whatever the British weather decides to throw at you!
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Handy Local Guide
Taxis in Northampton
If you're out on the tiles in Northampton then please don't drink and drive - our list of taxis in Northampton will help you get from A to B quickly and safely so you can fully enjoy the delights of Northampton.
Tourist Information Centres
If you're stuck and don't know what to do, then pop in to your local Tourist Information Centre in Northampton (TIC) for friendly help and advice for tourists and locals alike.
Enjoy some of the wide choice of restaurants in Northampton for a gourmet feast of fresh local produce. You're sure of a warm welcome from budget diners to highly acclaimed restaurants.
Local Hotel Accommodation
Whether you're staying in Northampton for the night or you're staying for a few days or more, you'll love the choice of hotel accommodation available in the area.
Park inn by Radisson NorthamptonNorthampton
Rooms from £42.00
Ibis Hotel Northampton CentreNorthampton
Rooms from £39.00
Best Western Lime Trees HotelNorthampton
Rooms from £44.00
The Langham HotelNorthampton
Rooms from £49.00
Rooms from £40.00
Forthcoming Events Diary
|Quiz Night followed by Rock n Roll BingoWe are starting a pub quiz which will run every week to start your brain cells we have some great quizzes already sorted for you which covers everything from music/people/pot luck/places/films/geography/football/politic…||TomorrowHorseshoe InnWellingboroughMiscellaneous|
|Ladies Night OutOh What a Night! - It's ladies night, so make sure you and your girls get the VIP treatment. Join us on our ladies night this March with drinks on arrival, three-course dinner and a full evening of entertainment. Plus w…||21 - 22 Mar 2014Whittlebury HallTowcesterMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|The Fast ShowThe season-opening show for all performance and modified car enthusiasts with RWYB, Show 'n' Shine, stunt shows, drifting, Jet Car, trade village, car clubs and heated nightclub on Saturday night! Day Entry: 8am - 6pm.…||23 Mar 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughSports|
|The Comedy Club NorthamptonThe Comedy Club Northampton At Northampton Saints RFC On Thursday 27th March. 3 Top Comedians As Seen On TV. Host Comedian – Bryan Lacey A genuinely funny man and a potential comedy star of the future!’ (BBC6 Music)…||27 Mar 2014Northampton Saints Rugby ClubNorthamptonTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Broadway To West End SpectacularExperience the sights and sounds of New York's 'BROADWAY and London's WEST END!' With sensational vocalists, amazing dancers and dazzling costumes, this toe-tapping musical extravaganza brings you a selection songs from…||28 - 29 Mar 2014Whittlebury HallTowcesterMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Genesish In ConcertAn all era show recreating the live performances of one of the greatest rock bands of a generation. All the band and crew are avid, passionate and very knowledgeable Genesis fans, which is clearly evident from the specta…||29 Mar 2014The Pemberton CentreRushdenMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|The Legends showOnce again The Picturedrome in Northampton is the venue to host a fantastic show featuring The Jets. This time “THE LEGENDS” show features The Jets performing their theatre style “Kings of Harmony show' and well kn…||29 - 30 Mar 2014The PicturedromeNorthamptonMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Mother's Day Jazz Sunday LunchTreat your mother to a leisurely Sunday lunch with family and friends this Mother's Day, 30th March 2014. Enjoy a delicious three-course carvery-style buffet, whilst listening to live entertainment with our jazz band. …||30 Mar 2014Whittlebury HallTowcesterFamily Days Out|
|Hansel and Gretel starring Margi Clarke Hansel and Gretel starring Margi Clarke Hansel and Gretel aren’t greedy; they just want a better life for themselves and their father (oh - and no more cabbage soup please!!) Their lives are turned upside down when th…||10 - 11 Apr 2014The Lighthouse TheatreKetteringTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Big Bang Vw ShowBig Bang VW festival is the first and friendliest VW festival on the calendar. Despite high-octane racing and two music arenas, the festival remains as laid-back and family friendly as ever. All Vee Dubs welcome! Three d…||11 - 13 Apr 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughSports|
|Judy Shire - The Devils Daughter Rock Band Concert￼The Picturedrome, Northampton will be hosting a Vampire themed fancy dress Rock event headlining Vamp Rock Queen, Judy Shire - The Devils Daughter and her Band with 2 great support Rock Bands, The Thorn Corporation an…||11 Apr 2014The PicturedromeNorthamptonMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Bon Jovi Tribute NightLet your hair down with one of the world best Bon Jovi look-alike and sound alike tributes to the New Jersey rockers. This five piece UK tribute act cover every aspect of Bon Jovi’s extensive career and perform all the…||18 - 19 Apr 2014Whittlebury HallTowcesterMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Festival of PowerAn 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. Also the 2nd round of the…||18 - 20 Apr 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughFamily Days Out|
|Jazz Easter Sunday LunchUnwind with a leisurely Sunday lunch with family and friends this Easter Sunday! Enjoy our three-course carvery-style buffet, whilst listening to live entertainment with our jazz band. Take in the perfectly relaxed set…||20 Apr 2014Whittlebury HallTowcesterFamily Days Out|
|Big Bang Camper and Bus ShowBig Bang VW festival in conjunction with Volksworld Camper and Bus magazine is the first and friendliest VW festival on the calendar. Despite high-octane racing and two music arenas, the festival remains as laid-back and…||25 - 27 Apr 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughSports|
|Ladies Night OutOh What a Night! - It's 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 evening of entertainment. Plus why…||2 - 3 May 2014Whittlebury HallTowcesterMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Fia European Drag Racing Championships Round 1FIA EUROPEAN DRAG RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS inc FIM DRAG BIKES. Round 1 Santa Pod's flagship Championship event attracting over 250 of Europe's top drag racing teams including 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters, 200mph Drag Bikes and…||23 - 26 May 2014Santa Pod RacewayWellingboroughFamily Days Out|
|Take That Tribute NightEnjoy a tribute night with a difference and join Gary, Mark, Howard, Jason and Robbie, as you dance the night away to your favourite hits from the boys. From Pray, Back For Good to Patience, Relight My Fire, The Flood a…||23 - 24 May 2014Whittlebury HallTowcesterMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|Crabstock Shellfish FestivalUnique inland seafood festival the only inland seafood festival in the UK, Supporting the UK Fishermen and the Fishing Industry. by showcasing the best UK caught Shellfish and wet fish. FUN FUN for all the family with a …||24 - 26 May 2014The Obelisk CentreNorthamptonFamily Days Out|
|Festival of TransportIt is a show where you can see various forms of transport right from stream engines up to modern day. The show has all forms of transport including stream engines, model stream, cars, commercial vehicle, military vehicle…||24 - 26 May 2014Whites NurseriesEarls BartonFamily Days Out|
Easter in Northampton
Easter activities in Northampton
Enjoy a fun-filled family Easter holiday with our list of events taking place over the Bank Holiday Easter weekend in Northampton.
Wedding fairs in Northampton
Get married in style by visiting wedding fairs in Northampton. From the bride's dress, to the wedding cake, venues and photographers, plan your special day with our list of local wedding exhibitions.