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

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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26
MAY
Motown Tribute Event
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Now with 20 off all new bookingsEstablished as one of the leading Soul & Motown vocal tribute shows in the UK The Glad Its Night Motown Experience features the soulful lead vocals of Kate Bell together with three amazingly talented guys providing…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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26
MAY
Motown Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Enjoy an evening of great music dancing and food with a three‐course dinner and a half bottle of house wine per person.The evening begins at 7.30pm with a disco until 12.30am.Have you got something to celebrate A big birthday A reunion…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 001406
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29
MAY
May Half Term Offers
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

This May half term treat yourself and enjoy 20 off The Day Spa Collection. Offer available Monday 29th May ‐ 2nd June Monday ‐ Thursday only and applies to new bookings. Offer applicable to the following packages only: The Day Spa Deluxe…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01327 850489
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01
JUN
20% off selected golf packages
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

With four superbly presented golf courses stunning hotel facilities and great restaurant dining options Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa is the perfect setting for your Golf Break.Situated in the beautiful rolling countryside of Northamptonshire with hundreds of ancient oak trees and a…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 08454 000002
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02
JUN
Movie Night In
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa

Well provide a finger buffet and some treats and snacks to keep you going through the evening.Make it a date book online or call our Events Team on 0845 400 1406 Terms and Conditions apply. Tribute Night Event: From £45…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 08454 001406
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03
JUN
Northampton Pretty Muddy 5K
Abington Park

Cancer Research UKs Race for Life. A series of women‐only events raising money for research so that we will beat all 200 types of cancer sooner.Run jog walk or even danceLink to sign up: po.stRFLcenStart Time: 10:00 am Last entryAdult entry 16…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Sports

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03
JUN
Triple Crown Pageant 2017
Emerson Valley Rugby Club

A beauty pageant incorporating 3 pageants on the nightVenue: Emerson Valley Rugby Club Bowland Drive Emerson Valley Milton keynes MK4 2DNPricestandard: GBP 15Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com125899‐0…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07914 640161
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04
JUN
Northampton Race for Life 10K
Abington Park

Cancer Research UKs Race for Life. A series of women‐only events raising money for research so that we will beat all 200 types of cancer sooner.Run jog walk or even danceLink to sign up: po.stRFLcenStart Time: 11:00 am Last entryAdult entry Women…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Sports

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04
JUN
Northampton Race for Life 5K
Abington Park

Cancer Research UKs Race for Life. A series of women‐only events raising money for research so that we will beat all 200 types of cancer sooner.Run jog walk or even danceLink to sign up: po.stRFLcenStart Time: 14:00 Last entryAdult entry Women aged…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Sports

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07
JUN
Leighton Buzzard Business Briefing & Networking
Horwood House

Our briefing and networking events are on the first Wednesday of every other month. We would be delighted if you could join us.In collaboration with OM&M Solicitors.Booking fee is £5 payable on the door and tea coffee and biscuits are provided.10.00‐10.30 ‐…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01869 322261
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11
JUN
Milton Keynes Race for Life 10K
Campbell Park

Cancer Research UKs Race for Life. A series of women‐only events raising money for research so that we will beat all 200 types of cancer sooner.Run jog walk or even danceLink to sign up: po.stRFLcenStart Time: 10:00 am Last entryAdult entry Women…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Sports

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11
JUN
Milton Keynes Race for Life 5K
Campbell Park

Cancer Research UKs Race for Life. A series of women‐only events raising money for research so that we will beat all 200 types of cancer sooner.Run jog walk or even danceLink to sign up: po.stRFLcenStart Time: 11:00 am Last entryAdult entry Women…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Sports

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16
JUN
Absolute Bowie
MK11

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 the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01908 262924
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16
JUN
Fawlty Towers
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes

Join us for the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and classic comedy action as Basil Sybil and Manuel do their very best to look after you the only way they no how. Chaos and mayhem are served in…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01772 691284
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16
JUN
One Heart One Soul
Cornhill Manor

Two days with a festival feelOne site two days and many people from a wide variety of community traditions. Worship speakers workshops and food.Building relationshipsTake the opportunity to connect with people like you and with people very unlike youEnjoying God & one…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: +441327 344511
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17
JUN
Organ Concert
Buckingham Parish Church

An entertaining concert called Northern Lights by Myles Hartley Harris Manchester College Oxford…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01280 821509
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17
JUN
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 16Comedy Show & 3 Course Meal: GBP 35VIP 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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18
JUN
One-day Workshop - Sing Haydn 'The Creation'
The Village Hall

Since 2010 we have been conducting exciting one‐day workshops open to the public. This summer sees the opportunity to rehearse and then perform Haydn The Creation. This is a great way for anyone to sing a major work from scratch…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01604 250815
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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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25
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 our…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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30
JUN
LEGENDS SHOW featuring The Jets
The Picturedrome

The Legends Show THE JETS performing their Kings of Harmony LEGENDS SHOW will be returning to The Picturedrome Northampton once again on Friday 30th June 2017 . Appearing with the three Cotton brothers will be the fantastic vocalist Titine Lavoix. The LEGENDS…

Location: 6.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01604 230777
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01
JUL
Great Expectations
Claydon House

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Charles Dickens unforgettable story of love family and friendship set in the depths of Victorian England. From the haunting marshlands of Kent to the bustling streets of Victorian London this epic tale follows the fortunes of a young…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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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08
JUL
Stage & Screen
Abington Avenue United Reformed Church

Its Showtime Northampton Concert Band are pleased to announce their next concert ‐ Stage & Screen.They will also be joined by guests from The Northampton Musical Theatre Group to add that extra bit of razzle‐dazzle to the evening.Featuring music and songs from…

Location: 6.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07561 390099
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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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13
JUL
Hairspray
Stantonbury Theatre

Its 1962 in Baltimore and the lovable plus‐size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire ‐‐ to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. When her dream comes true Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her…

Location: 8.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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14
JUL
Dragstalgia
Santa Pod Raceway

Santa Pod goes back to the way we were with Dragstalgia a weekend dedicated to drag racing hot rods and bikes from a bygone era with classic dragsters and funny cars altereds hot rods American muscle and more.There will be Championship Drag…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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16
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 our…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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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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