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

30
MAY
The Comedy Club Milton Keynes
Wonderword Xscape

The Comedy Club Milton Keynes at Wonderworld Xscape on Saturday 30th May. 3 Top Comedians as Seen on TV.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…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 660661
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02
JUN
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

05
JUN
ABBA Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

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: 6.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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08
JUN
Derren Brown
Royal & Derngate

Derren Brown is a British illusionist and magician born in London England. While at university a show performed by hypnotist Martin Taylor inspired him to learn the art of illusion hypnosis and sleight of…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
JUN
Stoke Bruerne Family Festival
The Canal Museum

A weekend celebration of boats and boating with extra‐curricular fun and entertainment to keep the whole family happy.The festival organised by the Friends of the Canal Museum will see historic and working boats moored by the Canal Museum in the pretty village…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01604 861205
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18
JUN
Forest Folk & Roots - Gerry Colvin & Rhys Kirkman
The College Arms

Forest Folk and Roots presents Gerry Colvin. He is a writer of great substance who is able to give us something that has been largely missing in English Music for a long time. His subjects and characters are clearly defined and his…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07931 859737
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20
JUN
KC Summer Fete
Kingsthorpe College

Kingsthorpe College are holding their Summer Fete on Saturday 20th June 12.00‐3.00pm. There will be loads of exciting attractions to keep the whole family amused These include:‐Live performances from dancing singing and cheerleading groups‐Craft & Gift Stalls ‐Traditional Fete Games‐Sports Activities‐Bouncy Castle‐Face…

Location: 8.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01604 716106
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21
JUN
Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival 2015
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
Russell Watson
Milton Keynes Theatre

Russell Watson is a much loved English tenor termed by many the peoples tenor. He began his career singing in working mens clubs then had a breakthrough in 1999 when he was asked to sing…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
JUN
The Magic of Motown
Milton Keynes Theatre

The Magic of Motown at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Thursday 25 June 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
JUN
Boyband Legends Tribute Night
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

If you love your boybands this is a celebration of the very best. From New Kids to Backstreet Boys from 5ive to Take That all the classic boyband hits are here back to back with this exciting show.This fantastic 90‐minute show includes…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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26
JUN
Milton Jones
Milton Keynes Theatre

Milton Jones ‐ you know the weird bloke with the shirts from Mock the Week. As well as star of the Michael Mcintyre Roadshow and the voice of 8 series for Radio 4 including The…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

27
JUN
Katherine Ryan Glam Role Model
The Stables

Katherine Ryan Glam Role Model at The Stables in Milton Keynes on Saturday 27 June 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. …

Location: 13.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
JUL
Kevin Bridges
Milton Keynes Theatre

At 24 years of age Kevin Bridges is one of the most popular up and coming comedians in the country. His big break came at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival where he won the So you…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
JUL
Ladies Night Out
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

Ladies Night Out is back by popular demandOh What a Night Its ladies night so make sure you and your girls get the VIP treatment.Join us on our ladies night this July with drinks on arrival three‐course dinner and a full evening…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08454 000002
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11
JUL
Electric Daisy Carnival
Milton Keynes Bowl

Today the world‐famous dance music festival Electric Daisy Carnival EDC announced that for the third year in a row it will return to the UK on Saturday 11 July 2015. Also announced is an unparalleled artist line‐up which includes some of the…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01273 709709
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11
JUL
Electric Daisy Carnival 2015
National Bowl

Electric Daisy Carnival 2015 at National Bowl in Milton Keynes on Saturday 11 July 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

18
JUL
Jessie J
Delapre Park

London born and raised singer and songwriter Jessie J continues her rise to stardom adding to her various awards and nominations for her music including 2011 Critics Choice BRIT Award and the BBCs Sound of…

Location: 4.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
JUL
Crabstock Shellfish Festivals
The Obelisk Centre

Crabstock Festivals is a unique inland Shellfishseafood festivalthe only one in the UK.we showcase the best seafood caught from around UK waters we support the Fisherman that catches the best all Shellfishfish is direct from the boats straight to the festival.Theres loads…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07809 573680
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07
AUG
80's Tribute Night*
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

Do you remember the days of big hair shoulder pads..Remember going to see Dirty Dancing or Back To The FutureGet your boogie shoes on for a night in the 80sEnjoy the night of your life at this party night out as you…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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09
AUG
Monster Truck Nationals
Santa Pod Raceway

MONSTER TRUCK NATIONALSThe UK's Top Monster Truck Showdown' ‐ Sunday 9th August 2015 ‐ Santa Pod Raceway Northampton. NN29 7XAwww.monstertrucknationals.co.ukTicketAdult £13 in advance or £20 on the dayChild 5‐15 £5 in advance or £8 on the dayFamily 2 adult 2 child £35…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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13
AUG
The Proclaimers
Milton Keynes Theatre

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: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

14
AUG
Queen Tribute Night*
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

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

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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16
AUG
Mini In the Park
Santa Pod Raceway

MINI IN THE PARK The UK's top mini show' ‐ Sunday 16th August 2015 ‐ Santa Pod Raceway Northampton. NN29 7XAwww.minishow.co.ukEmail infoeventdevelopments.co.uk Tel 01775 723723This annual event features club stands track & arena action trade stands and mini auto‐jumble Saturday night…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01775 723723
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21
AUG
Michael Jackson Tribute Night*
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

Dont stop til you get enough.This is the ultimate tribute to Michael Jackson you really wont be able to Beat itJoin us for a show that has become one of the most in demand tribute shows in the country and is fast…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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29
AUG
Northampton Festival of Water
Becket's Park

A major waterways event on the river Nene Northampton over the August Bank Holiday Weekend centred on and around the waterfront at Becket's Park and will have an array of attractions on and off the water providing a fun day out for…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01604 861205
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11
SEP
Take That Tribute Night*
Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa

With massive selling hit singles and albums and tours that sell out in minutes Take That are quite simply the kings of pop...Enjoy a tribute night with a difference and join our fabulous Take That Tribute group as you dance the night…

Location: 6.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08454 000002
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12
SEP
Village at War
The Canal Museum

A canal village goes to war. 1940s re‐enactment with Battle of Britain Memorial Flight fly‐past living history groups tanks and vintage military vehicles black market traders live music of the 40s air raid experiences vintage canal boats village hall tea dances fashion…

Location: 0.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01604 861205
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29
SEP
Squeeze John Cooper Clarke
Milton Keynes Theatre

Squeeze John Cooper Clarke at Milton Keynes Theatre in Milton Keynes on Tuesday 29 September 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system imports…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
OCT
Paddy McGuinness
Milton Keynes Theatre

Patrick Joseph Paddy McGuinness is a British standup comedian actor and TV personality who found fame after appearing with comedian Peter Kay in the hit show Phoenix Nights creating his own spin‐off series Max and…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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