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

04
JUN
Open Gardens Weekend
Lillingstone Lovell Open Gardens

The centre of this small village is a beautiful conservation area with the focal point being the 13th Century church. This will be a great opportunity to talk to the villages most enthusiastic gardeners and purchase locally grown plants and cuttings and…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07775 757908
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04
JUN
Annie
Milton Keynes Theatre

Annie at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Saturday 04 June 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Annie tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

04
JUN
The Proclaimers
Royal & Derngate

Charlie and Craig Reid better known as The Proclaimers have put together an impressive body of work since their foundation in 1983. Their rise began with supporting the Housemartins in 1986 later they rose to…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
JUN
Towcester Food Festival
Towcester Racecourse

. A fab day out for foodies and families alike. 100 artisan food and drink stalls street food market free chef demos live music lawns free wine and gin tasting sessions pony rides by the racecourse and kids cookery classes. Free family…

Location: 3.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07540 059985
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17
JUN
Great Gatsby 1920's Show
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

If you think the Great Gatsby knew how to throw a fabulous party wait until youve experienced ours The team at Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa will sweep you back to the Roaring Twenties for a fun and enjoyable night out.Our themed…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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18
JUN
Stoke Bruerne Family Festival
The Canal Museum

A fun packed programme of boats water pageant canal crafts food drink live music theatre and childrens activities are expected to keep the whole family entertained at Stoke Bruernes Annual Festival. Centred on the Canal Museum and organised by the Friends…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01604 862229
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19
JUN
BMW Show
Santa Pod Raceway

The BMW Show at Santa Pod Raceway is back for its 11th year 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 drag cars. Powerful engines…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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19
JUN
Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival
Willen Lake

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today ‐ as well as the most fun Up to 16 people paddle each 40 boat with a drummer at the front beating time and a…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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22
JUN
MKEX Technology Exhibition
StadiumMK

The event has a great range of technology on show as well as workshops presentations and speakers.What you can expect from MKEX1000 Technology Buyers & Consumers90 Technology Exhibitors & Service ProvidersKey Speakers & WorkshopsNew Technology DemosAccess to Finance & GrantsIP & Business…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01908 900908
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25
JUN
Northampton Sausage and Cider Festival
Northampton Old Scouts Rugby Football Club

2016 Northampton Sausage and Cider Festival WHEN Saturday June 25 ‐ Noon to 10pm Sunday June 26 ‐ Noon to 6pm WHAT Live music real cider and great sausages ‐ Northamptons annual sausage and festival is back in 2016. 30…

Location: 6.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01327 830355
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25
JUN
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderworld Xscape

Host Comedian ‐ John Newton: A Truly Globetrotting Comedian: Abu Dhabi Alicante Amsterdam Bahrain Barcelona Burma The Caribbean The Channel Islands Dubai Estonia Hamburg Ireland Kenya Munich Russia Stockholm & More With material by the spoonful ready to lead people on a…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
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30
JUN
Althorp Literary Festival
Althorp

Building on the success of Festivals past the 13th Althorp Literary Festival is the largest Althorp Literary Festival to date taking place on Thursday 30th June Friday 1st Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July 2016. This years line‐up includes: actor Brian Blessed…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01604 770107
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03
JUL
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: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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03
JUL
Sarah Millican
Royal & Derngate

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
JUL
Silverstone Formula One Practice Day
Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone

Join us on our annual day to Sliverstone to photograph Formula 1 cars being put through their paces. Places limited to six for this event which includes entry and roving grandstand ticket. Capture the magic of Formula 1 at Silverstone. We attend…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01425 479257
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09
JUL
Electric Daisy Carnival UK 2016
National Bowl

Electric Daisy Carnival UK 2016 at National Bowl in Milton Keynes on Saturday 09 July 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Electric Daisy Carnival UK 2016 tickets so weve done the legwork for…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
JUL
JapShow
Santa Pod Raceway

The first major event for Japanese car fans with RWYB competition HKS Drag Series club displays drifting drag demos Show n Shine and more. Day Entry: 8am ‐ 6pm. Tickets from £12 Kids under 13 go free max 3 per adult. Contact…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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15
JUL
Dragstalgia
Santa Pod Raceway

A weekend event dedicated to race cars bikes and hot rods from a bygone era. In association with the NSRA. With Jet Car RWYB live evening entertainment swap meet Show n Shine and cars for sale. Day Entry: 8am ‐ 6pm.…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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15
JUL
Formula Student
Silverstone Circuit

Formula Student takes place at Silverstone race track each July the following weekend after the British GP.Backed by industry and high profile engineers such as our Patron Ross Brawn OBE the competition aims to inspire and develop enterprising and innovative young engineers.Over…

Location: 7.1 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02073 046837
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16
JUL
Milton Keynes Sausage and Cider Festival
Milton Keynes RFC

. 2016 Milton Keynes Sausage and Cider Festival WHAT Live music real cider and great sausages ‐ Milton Keynes annual sausage and cider festival is back in 2016. 30 real ciders sourced from artisan producers around the country and from MK and…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07540 059985
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17
JUL
Rotary Clubs of Northampton Dragon Boat Event
Billing Aquadrome

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and a…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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22
JUL
Bug Jam 30
Santa Pod Raceway

Now firmly established as Europes biggest best and most popular VW show hits its third decade as the summer VW event of choice Bug Jam 30 is back once again with a line‐up of both on and off‐track action that reflects the…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 782828
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23
JUL
Absolute Bowie
The Roadmender

. Celebrating the life and music of David Bowie.There 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…

Location: 6.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02082 391425
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05
AUG
Brazilian Theme Nights
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Brazilians really know how to throw a party and are full of energy So a Brazilian atmosphere makes for a great party night out here at Whittlebury Hall.The Rio Olympics this summer are sure to encourage all of us to don…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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05
AUG
Ultimate Street Car
Santa Pod Raceway

The fastest hottest largest & loudest modified car festival in Europe.If youve never been before let us enlighten you with how it all goes down. The finest drag strip in Europe. 10000 modifying disciples. The UKs most superbly executed show cars. The…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 782828
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12
AUG
Rock Legends Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Featuring the Queen of Rock Lorraine Crosby the female voice on Meat Loafs duet I would do anything for love but i wont do that brings you her classic soft rock show featuring songs by Queen Meat loaf Bon Jovi ACDC Heart…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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19
AUG
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: 08454 001406
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26
AUG
Best of British Night Out
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Join us for the Best of British music played by one of the finest six‐piece live bands around.Youll be dancing all night to the non‐stop party hits from Great British artists such as Take That Beatles Amy Winehouse Jessie J Madness Florence…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 084540 01406*
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28
AUG
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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08
SEP
FIA European Finals
Santa Pod Raceway

The final round of the acclaimed European Drag Racing Championship The European Finals is the climax to the 2016 FIAFIM race season. This televised final is where racers put it all on the line to decide who claims the crown This event…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Sports

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.