What's on inRoade


Welcome to Roade

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Roade - 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 Roade to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Roade

28
SEP
Detox
Stantonbury Theatre

Pagrav Dance CompanyThis piece was conceived through a research and development project funded by Arts Council England in 2013.Venue: Stantonbury Theatre Stantonbury Milton Keynes MK14 6BNPriceFull: GBP 12.50Concessions: GBP 10.50Links: Website: https:go.evvnt.com67719‐0…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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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: 13.8 miles away
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: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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08
OCT
Rapunzel and the Tower of Doom
Stantonbury Theatre

Theatre of WiddershinsTangles Split ends Frizzy FlyawayIts bad enough having a bad hair day but pity poor Rapunzel spending her life in a tower with some strange woman using her captives locks as a step ladder What sort of damage is that…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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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: 5.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

15
OCT
Orion and the Dark
Stantonbury Theatre

Peaceful LionHes terrified of wasps and monsters afraid of sheds and storms panicked by spiders and fearful of heights but there is one thing that scares him more than anything else. Most of all hes scared of....THE DARKJoin Orion in an adventure…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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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: 6.3 miles away
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: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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22
OCT
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderworld Xscape

TJ McDonaldA masterpiece of comedy 24 Days of GigglesA fresh face on the London scene TJ first started performing comedy in New Zealand in 2004. Before leaving the country he was a regular MC and headliner at both The Classic…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
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27
OCT
Journey's End
Stantonbury Theatre

Immersion Theatre Company As final orders are received Stanhope must stir his men to overcome the uncertainty of the unknown make the ultimate sacrifice and prepare to go over the top in a truly heart wrenching climax.Journeys End is a harrowing insight…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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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: 10 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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28
OCT
Bad Guys
Stantonbury Theatre

The Three Half PintsStars of CBeebies Spot BotsDerek Ernie and Dick are really bored of being good. Its just GOT to be more fun being a baddie. But being an evil scientist pirate or cowboy is trickier than they thought. Can the…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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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: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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30
OCT
Dotty The Dragon
Stantonbury Theatre

Blunderbus Theatre CompanyShe loves to watch the children playing in the village below and wishes she could play with them too One day Dotty has a brilliant idea ‐ she will fly down to the village and say hello After all everybody…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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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: 10 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
NOV
Shakespeare Schools Festival
Stantonbury Theatre

All are welcome to this inspiring evening of theatre. Whether you are a parent friend or another local school SSF is a wonderful way to experience the language magic and possibilities of Shakespeare. Come and celebrate the future of Shakespeare with…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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11
NOV
Happy Hour
Roxburgh Hall, Stowe School

A poignant fast paced comedy exploring our 21st century obsession with happiness and success. The workers on Level 3 are racing against the clock to reach their quota of Smiley Faces but are they really happy enough Can we learn to be…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01280 825710
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12
NOV
Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosuars: The Magic
Stantonbury Theatre

Les PetitsCaptain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs. Join Flinn in an action‐packed adventure as he attempts to rescue his kidnapped friends who have been forced to hunt for the Magic Cutlass by his nemesis the tyrannical Mr T‐Rex Another fantastic adventure in…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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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: 5.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

17
NOV
Dr Faustus
Stantonbury Theatre

Theatrical NicheExquisite Puppetry Physical Theatre and Circus Artistry throw petrol over the flames of Marlowes hellish pride tale and the battle for one circus leaders soul. Under the straining tent poles of the worlds most famous circus Dr Faustus employs the one…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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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: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 084540 01406*
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20
NOV
Winter 2016 Showcase
Stantonbury Theatre

This local dance schools production will showcase the talent of their pupils ageing from 3‐ 10 years. These young pupils will demonstrate their dance in ballet tap street dance and song & dance.This up and coming school is happy to welcome new…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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22
NOV
Frankenstein
Stantonbury Theatre

Blackeyed Theatre Company in association with South Hill ParkFrom the artistic team behind Blackeyed Theatres hugely successful 2013 production of Dracula. Frankenstein promises a fresh exciting take on what is widely considered to be a landmark work of romantic gothic and science…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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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 you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 5.8 miles away
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: 6.2 miles away
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: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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25
NOV
An Evening of Mediumship with TV Psychic Tony Stoc
Stantonbury Theatre

Tony has been working tirelessly for over 25 years to demonstrate his belief that those who have passed can communicate with their loved ones. Tonys insight into the lives of total strangers is inexplicable and remarkable as he attempts to offer fascinating…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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26
NOV
Christmas Craft and Food Fair
Stantonbury Theatre

Santas Grotto bouncy castle face painting a special childrens Christmassy Christmas show ride on train free parking..........Raising money this year for The Henry Allen Trust ‐ set up in memory of Henry Allen to create a lasting legacy and bring Henrys Happiness…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01908 324422
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26
NOV
The Christmassy Christmas Show of Christmassy Chri
Stantonbury Theatre

Squashbox TheatreIts an over‐stuffed stocking of seasonal surprises crammed with puppets songs quizzes and comedy and overflowing with crazy characters silly slapstick tall tales and fantastic facts ‐ all presented in that unique Squashbox styleAges 5Time 60 minutesVenue: Stantonbury Theatre Stantonbury…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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29
NOV
A Christmas Carol
Stantonbury Theatre

One magical night Scrooge is visited by mystical ghosts who show him there is more to life than work and money slowly he begins to recognise the true meaning of Christmas. With a cavalcade of…

Location: 8.5 miles away
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,…

Abbey Hill Golf Centre

Abbey Hill Golf Centre ‐ golf course in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01908 562566 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Abbey Hill Golf Centre golf courseclub.…

Abbey Hill Golf Club

Abbey Hill Golf Club ‐ golf course in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01908 562408 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Abbey Hill Golf Club golf courseclub.…

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.…

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