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

10
DEC
Father Christmas at Bletchley Park
Bletchley Park

Visit Bletchley Park during the festive season and experience a 1940s themed Christmas. The Home of the World War Two Codebreakers is having a special visit from Father Christmas. Children can see him in his magical grotto and step back in time…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01908 640404
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11
DEC
Christmas Concert
Stantonbury Theatre

Wolverton Light Orchestra We will be joined by a chorus of members from the Milton Keynes Music Makers and the Wolverton Gilbert and Sullivan Society. The concert will feature popular Christmas tunes as well as providing you with the chance to join…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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11
DEC
Nish Kumar
The Cannon

Nish Kumar is set to tour the UK with his fifth solo show Nish Kumar: Actions Speak Louder Than Words Unless You Shout The Words Real Loud. This follows a month long run at the Pleasance Courtyard Cabaret Bar in August where…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 211495
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17
DEC
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderworld Xscape

Mandy MudenFaking It Heroes of Magic ‐ The Big Stage Come Dine With Me All Ch4Hi Im Mandy ‐ and I do tricks is how the one and only Mandy Muden introduces herself. Described as like Alison Steadman playing a beauty consultant…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
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29
DEC
Funhouse Comedy Club
Walnut Tree Inn

Fresh from winning the Best Comedy Club at the 2016 Midlands Comedy Awards Funhouse Comedy Club is back at the Walnut Tree Inn Blisworth for another laughter‐packed night of fun.Headlining the night is Mitch Benn known as one of the best writerperformers…

Location: 2.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: funhousecomedy@virginmed ia.com
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05
JAN
Jack Whitehall
Royal & Derngate

Big Brother and Mock The Week star Jack Whitehall continues to impress his fans across the UK on his continuing tour. Just 21 years of age Jack has often been compared to Russell Brand…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
FEB
Only Fools and 3 Courses
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes

Only Fools and 3 Courses Dinning InvitationJoin us for the Dinner event of the year which combines fine food and Comedy action served up ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES style.Marlene & Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner but will things go to…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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18
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.Day Entry: 10.30am ‐ 5pm. Family tickets…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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28
FEB
Spamalot
Stantonbury Theatre

Funnier than the black death  The ALL NEW West End production of SPAMALOT tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and features a bevy or possibly a brace…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
MAR
The Comedy Club Northampton
Aspers Casino

The Comedy Club Present 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.Venue: Aspers Casino 6 Commercial Street Northampton NN1 1PJPriceComedy Show Only: GBP 163 Course Meal & Comedy Show: GBP 33VIP 3 Course Meal Comedy Show Glass of Bubbly £5 Bet: GBP…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01604 623580
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02
APR
The Fast Show
Santa Pod Raceway

Featuring huge club stand displays Run What Ya Brung FWD & 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…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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11
APR
Caro Emerald
Milton Keynes Theatre

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
APR
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: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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21
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: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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20
MAY
Race, Rock 'n' Ride
Santa Pod Raceway

All things on 2 wheels with motorbike only RWYB ACU National Championships stunt bikes wheelie machine wall of death free live music show bikes and loads more. Testing for the Main Event welcome limited availability. Day Entry: 8am ‐ 6pm. Tickets from…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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26
MAY
FIA Main Event
Santa Pod Raceway

FIA EUROPEAN DRAG RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS inc FIM DRAG BIKES.Santa Pod Raceway the home of European drag racing gears up for one of Europes most prominent Drag Racing meetings The Main Event. Taking place over Spring Bank Holiday weekend this hugely popular televised…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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18
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: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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24
JUN
Summer Nationals
Santa Pod Raceway

This National Drag Racing Championship round features over 25 car and bike classes with some real crowd favourites. Things are hotting up too in the MSA British Drag Racing Championship with the UKs Andy Robinson currently sitting in 2nd place. Dont miss…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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02
JUL
BMW Show
Santa Pod Raceway

The BMW Show at Santa Pod Raceway will be back for 2017 with a new summer date and all BMWs are welcome‐ race cars show cars modern retros classics new minis and BMW bikes.BMWs have all the right elements to make great…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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09
JUL
JapShow
Santa Pod Raceway

JapShowIt doesnt matter whether you drive a Nissan Micra or a race spec Evo ride a GSXR or a Yamaha R1. All Japanese cars and bikes are welcome at Jap show. No matter what you like about the scene there is something…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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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,…

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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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Roade? See our list of attractions in Roade, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.