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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

03
MAR
Jimmy Carr
Milton Keynes Theatre

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

03
MAR
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Milton Keynes Theatre

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Milton Keynes Theatre live on Tuesday 03 March 2015 in Milton Keynes Buckinghamshire.For tickets to see Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Milton Keynes Theatre see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
MAR
Revenge of the Psychotronic Man, Spring Park & Dr
Horseshoe Inn

Another fantastic line up for you Revenge of the Psychotronic Man10 Years Of Revenge reviews:These fellas have been cranking out sublimely fast slices of pristine Punk Rock for 10 years... this is another scintillating selection of fast jams and raging rockers.... As…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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07
MAR
Bedford Music Competitions for Teenagers - TeenSta
Milton Keynes Christian Centre

Bedford Music Competitions for Teenagers ‐ TeenStarBedford Music Competitions for teenagers: The exciting new singing contest in Bedford for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to…

Location: 16 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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07
MAR
Bedford Singing Auditions for Teenagers - TeenStar
Milton Keynes Christian Centre

Bedford Singing Auditions for Teenagers ‐ TeenStarBedford Singing Auditions for teenagers: The exciting new singing contest in Bedford for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to…

Location: 16 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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07
MAR
Bedford Singing Contests for Teenagers - TeenStar
Milton Keynes Christian Centre

Bedford singing contests for teenagers: The exciting new singing contest in Bedford for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to get their name out there. The…

Location: 16 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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07
MAR
Diggers Music Festival
Horseshoe Inn

Saturday 7th March 2015 Fringe ‐ Free eventProtest Song‐ Song‐writing Workshop with Phil HareVenue: The Horseshoe Inn Sheep Street Wellingborough NN8 1BSTime: 2pm ‐ 3pmYou dont need to play an instrument to get involved Saturday 7th March 2015 Fringe ‐ Free eventLive…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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07
MAR
Songwriting Competition
Milton Keynes C.C.

SONGWRITING COMPETITION IS COMING TO BEDFORDSongwriting Competition comes to Bedford: New for 2015 Future Music is launching a songwriting competition to find the best songwriters in the UK. The Songwriting Competition will provide the opportunity for both aspiring and established songwriters to…

Location: 16 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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13
MAR
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: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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13
MAR
Dylan Moran
Royal & Derngate

Dylan Moran star of Black BooksShaun of the Dead and Run Fat Boy Run is about to spread a little happiness with a brand new tour for 2011.Ageing religion kids relationships…

Location: 0.5 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
MAR
DAN HUGHES TRIO
Horseshoe Inn

Band MembersDan Hughes guitar vocalsPaul Wilson drumsBob Dabrowski bassShort DescriptionGuitarist Producer songwriterLong DescriptionThe Dan Hughes Trio are a dynamic 3 piece band based in the East Midlands. The Band formed 5 years ago when Dan Hughes guitar and vocals finished his music…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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15
MAR
Adidas Silverstone Half Marathon 2015
Silverstone Circuit

adidas Silverstone Half Marathon 2015Brought to you by the organisers of the London Marathon this half marathon offers everyone a great opportunity to take part in a mass participation event at an amazing location following in the treads of the worlds greatest…

Location: 12.4 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 03003 731100
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15
MAR
Mother's Day Jazz Sunday Lunch
Whittlebury Hall

Treat your mother to a leisurely Sunday lunch with family and friends this Mothers Day 15th March 2015Enjoy a delicious three‐course carvery‐style buffet whilst listening to live entertainment with our jazz band.Take in the perfectly relaxed setting and enjoy good food amongst…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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20
MAR
Concert & Ceilidh
Stoke Goldington Village Hall

Concert & Ceilidh with new contemporary folk group The DoobiresIn support of Willen Hospice The Doobries with caller Barry Goodman are presenting a Ceilidh and Concert on Friday 20 March 2015 at the Stoke Goldington Village Hall nr. Newport Pagnell. Doors at…

Location: 9.4 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02032 901797
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20
MAR
Live At The Lighthouse
Lighthouse Theatre

Live At The Lighthouse returns after a completely sold out Autumn show with TV favourite Stewart Francis Ben Norris George Egg Sean McLoughlin and Dan Evans.Stewart Francisperforming work in progress in advance of his 2015 national tour This is your…

Location: 12.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01536 414141
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20
MAR
Robbie Williams Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall

Back by popular demand an evening which will truly entertain youDan Claxton is one of the very few tribute acts out there that guarantees to deliver the excitement stage presence and charisma of the great man himselfMr Robbie WilliamsHe may…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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21
MAR
Learn to Play Day 2015
MH Music

Learn to play day will take place at the MH Music shop In Market Harborough on Saturday 21st March . The main purpose of the day is to offer FREE music taster lessons on various instruments and it is an ideal way…

Location: 16.3 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01858 463144
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21
MAR
WAY BAK THEN
Horseshoe Inn

Awesome sound ‐ a not to missed Two or three piece band playing classics from the 50s and 60s.A taster usually with drums though lolhttps:www.youtube.comwatchv4WlvV2xeJc…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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27
MAR
Bon Jovi Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall

Enjoy a Rocking Bon Jovi tribute night outLet 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 Jovis extensive…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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28
MAR
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderword Xscape

Host Comedian ‐ 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 C4 C5 Sky1 and Nickelodeon and excels at live TV.He originally trained as an actor…

Location: 15.3 milesaway
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
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28
MAR
THE LEGENDS SHOW featuring The Jets and Pagan
The Picturedrome

The Legends Show is returning once again to The Picturedrome Northampton on 28th March 2015. This show was a sell out last year.Featuring The 3 Cotton Brothers aka hit makers The Jets performing their Kings of Harmony show also on the bill…

Location: 0.9 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01604 230777
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28
MAR
Volleyball England National Cup & Shield Finals
National Volleyball Centre

Volleyball England National Cup & Shield Finals The National Cup is the prime knock out competition in the Volleyball England competitions calendar.Come along to The National Volleyball Centre and watch the climax to the eagerly anticipated Volleyball National Cup & Shield Finals.…

Location: 12.3 milesaway
Category: Sports

TEL: 07850 938307
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29
MAR
Paul Carrack
Milton Keynes Theatre

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

30
MAR
The Producers
Milton Keynes Theatre

The Producers at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Monday 30 March 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Producers live in…

Location: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

03
APR
Las Vegas Night
Whittlebury Hall

Viva Las VegasJoin us for a Vegas party fit for the King himself with Vegas Showgirls casino and entertainers ‐ Party the night away on our very own Vegas strip.Youll be greeted by a fabulous Show girls true Las Vegas style.Enjoy an…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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05
APR
Jazz Easter Sunday Lunch
Whittlebury Hall

Unwind with a leisurely Sunday lunch with family and friends this Easter Sunday on 5th April 2015Enjoy our three‐course carvery‐style buffet whilst listening to live entertainment with our jazz band.Take in the perfectly relaxed setting and enjoy good food amongst great company£23.95…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Family Events

TEL: 08454 000002
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05
APR
Queen Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

We Will Rock You.A tribute to QueenThis queen tribute rose from the ashes of a professional touring Queen tribute band and have firmly made their mark sinec as one of the best live tributes to Queen that you will ever see or…

Location: 11.9 milesaway
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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05
APR
Alan Carr
Milton Keynes Theatre

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: 15.2 milesaway
Category: Miscellaneous

18
APR
CAMOUFLAGE
Horseshoe Inn

NEED I SAY MORE........................Based in Northampton Camouflage have been disturbing the peace in pubs clubs bike rallies beer festivals and the like since 1995We play a varied set of Rock Pop Metal & Punk from the sixties to the noughties ‐ from…

Location: 9.8 milesaway
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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21
APR
Lord of the Dance
Milton Keynes Theatre

Lord of the Dance at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Tuesday 21 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

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: 03/03/2015 16:56:18