What's on inRockingham


Welcome to Rockingham

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

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Forthcoming events in Rockingham

26
MAY
Tom Allen: Absolutely
Stamford Corn Exchange

The sharply dressed well‐spoken disparagingly camp son of working classBromley Tom Allen embarks on his debut solo tour this autumn.As seen on Mock The Week 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown Live at theApollo The Great British Bake Offs Extra…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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26
MAY
Special May opening at Boughton House
Boughton House

Northamptonshires Boughton House will stage a rare public opening later this month where visitors can enjoy the highlights of the renowned Buccleuch Art Collection at their own pace. Following the success of the Estates Easter opening visitors are being invited to once…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01536 515731
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02
JUN
GTI International
Rockingham Motor Speedway

GTI International 2018 is held over the weekend of 2nd and 3rd June at Rockingham Race Circuit.In advance its just £15 for entry and kids under 16 go free. You can sprint from just £7 on the day or get a session…

Location: 2.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01525 750500
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07
JUN
Oklahoma
Stamford Corn Exchange

Rodgers & Hammersteins first collaboration remains in many ways their most innovative having set the standards and established the rules of musical theatre still being followed today. Set in a Western Indian territory just after the turn of the century the high‐spirited…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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09
JUN
The Magic of Motown - Under the Stars at Burghley
Burghley House

Celebrating the sound of a generation at some of the most iconic venues across the country. Last Summer saw the Magic of Motown ‐ Under the Stars wow a 5000‐strong crowd at Rochester Castle and similar numbers were left dancing in the…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01775 768661
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13
JUN
9 to 5
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

9 to 5 is based on the 1980 movie of the same name and features music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. It centers on the downtrodden working lives of three women Violet Judy and Doralee.They work at Consolidated Industries which is presided…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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14
JUN
Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro
Nevill Holt

Le nozze di Figaro will also mark the launch of NHOs new partnership with the orchestra of the Royal Northern Sinfonia who will be performing the 2018 production of Figaro.NHOs production of Figaro will feature their trademark selection of bright young stars…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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15
JUN
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Kirby Hall

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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17
JUN
Stamford Blues Festival
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Acts announced thus far: DANNY BRYANT BIG BAND Danny Bryant returns to the UK with his 9 piece Big Band. In what promises to be a very special evening Danny will be celebrating the release of his brand new album. The show…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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28
JUN
Powder Her Face
Nevill Holt

This summer will see Nevill Holt Operas much‐anticipated unveiling of their brand new 400‐seat theatre which allows for an incredible experience amongst the stunning grounds of the historic Grade I listed Leicestershire estate.The festivals second production is the first UK revival of…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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10
JUL
Born To Win
Castle Theatre Wellingborough

After the huge success of Dance is Life in 2017 Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster showcasing a story of love and passion with even more heat even more energy and even more drama than…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01933 270007
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27
JUL
Kelmarsh Land Rover Show 2018
Kelmarsh Hall

After the huge success of the inaugural Kelmarsh event in 2017 its back with the new dates of 27th‐29th JulyThe Kelmarsh Land Rover Show is a one‐stop shop for any enthusiast. The show brings together national clubs industry professionals and Land Rover…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01775 768661
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14
AUG
Robin Hood and his Merry Men
Boughton House

Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor. When the evil Sheriff of Nottingham schemes to stop the outlaws…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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14
AUG
Robin Hood and his Merry Men at Boughton House
Boughton House

The touring troupe will stop by the lawns of Boughton House for an al fresco performance on Tuesday 14th August during the Estates summer opening season. The new production for 2018 will see Robin Hood and his band of merry men travelling…

Location: 6.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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24
AUG
Hallatonfest
Hallaton

24th 25th 26th AugustHallatonfest is a 3‐day family music festival with camping located in the beautiful village of Hallaton in rural Leicestershire.Featuring Queen Bowie Beyonc Robbie Williams and Oasis Tributes alongside over 40 other artists performing on our Main stage and Acoustic…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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07
SEP
MICK MILLER
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

In 2017 Mick Miller was offered the chance of a lifetime to perform at a major showroom in the entertainment capital of the world Las Vegas. The offer came from ITV and meant that he would be part of a team of…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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07
SEP
MICK MILLER BACK FROM VEGAS TOUR
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

In 2017 Mick Miller was offered the chance of a lifetime to perform at a major showroom in the entertainment capital of the world Las Vegas. The offer came from ITV and meant that he would be part of a team of…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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15
SEP
Lindisfarne
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Legendary 70s folk‐rock pioneers LINDISFARNE return to form with a classic six‐piece line up of long‐time members fronted by original founder‐member Rod Clements on vocals mandolin fiddle and slide guitar. With a repertoire of unforgettable songs like Meet Me On The Corner…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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15
SEP
Lindisfarne 2018 Tour
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

With a repertoire of unforgettable songs like Meet Me On The Corner Fog On The Tyne Lady Eleanor and Run For Home and a reputation for live performance second to none Lindisfarnes power to galvanise festival and concert audiences remains undimmed and…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01780 766455
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21
SEP
Raw Talent
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Stamford resident Ray Jones is well known in London as a champion of new talent. His company TALENTBANQ represents over 50 of the top independent artists in the UK. One of his passions is bringing raw talent to new audiences especially those…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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22
SEP
Ballroom Backlash
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

A Ballroom & latin Dance explosion heads to The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre this Autumn.Len Goodman Richard Millers Backlash Show is not to be missedits a thriller from Miller. A ballroom & latin dance explosion Backlash Ballroom is a dance spectacular featuring…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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22
SEP
Sywell Classic: Pistons & Props
Sywell Aerodrome

Join us for this years Sywell Classic: Pistons and Props motoring festival combining historic racers hot rods and motorbikes with classic planes and vintage music to create a fantastic two‐day event celebrating classic motoring on the ground and in the air. The…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01775 768661
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22
SEP
Sywell Classic: Pistons & Props 2018
Sywell Aerodrome

Join us for this years Sywell Classic: Pistons and Props motoring festival combining historic racers hot rods and motorbikes with classic planes and vintage music to create a fantastic two‐day event celebrating classic motoring on the ground and in the air.The Racing…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01775 768661
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28
SEP
Gn’Re & Faux Fighters
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

A Joint gig by the Guns & Roses Experience and the Faux Fighters.…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01780 766455
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28
SEP
Sweeney Entertainments Presents T.Rextasy
Castle Theatre

. SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS T.REXTASYMarc Bolan with his band T.Rex was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. With Bolans special ingredient of Rock‐a‐Boogie songs the band had a string of huge hits throughout…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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29
SEP
Roy Orbison and the Travelling Wilburys Experience
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

The Big O & the Wilburys show is back ‐ bigger and better than ever Come and celebrate with the band as they commemorate 30 YEARS since the Wilburys original album release and pay a special tribute to The Big O who…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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01
OCT
PRIVATE PARTS LIVE
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

The two loveable gents are treading the boards with their live laugh‐a‐minute extravaganza developed from their hit podcast PRIVATE PARTS. They have promised to share all the intimate and sordid details of their private lives including gossip from both on and off…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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06
OCT
Think Floyd
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

This extraordinary band dubbed the Definitive Pink Floyd Experience are renowned for their stunning celebration of the music of one of the worlds greatest bands. Pink Floyds Nick Mason describes the band as Brilliant They are really good. In a recent…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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18
OCT
Forbidden Nights
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Brace yourself for two hours of thrilling action provocative choreography with the ultimate Forbidden strip tease and a few men in uniform thrown in for good measure. Abandon your inhibitions at the door as the talented cast of acrobats fire acts aerial…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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18
OCT
FORBIDDEN NIGHTS 2018 SEXY CIRCUS TOUR®
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Brace yourself for two hours of thrilling action provocative choreography with the ultimate Forbidden strip tease and a few men in uniform thrown in for good measure.Abandon your inhibitions at the door as the talented cast of acrobats fire acts aerial artists…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01780 766455
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Tourist Attractions


Rockingham Castle

Winners of the Leicester & Leicestershire Best Attraction Award 2003. For centuries Rockingham Castle has entertained royalty and private guests within its ancient walls. The history and tradition continue.The Castle stands on the edge of an escarpment giving dramatic views over the Welland Valley and five counties.…

Life

Life Nightclub in Corby, Northamptonshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01536 200777 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Enigma

Enigma Nightclub in Market Harborough, Leicestershire. Contact venue on telephone number 01858 433933 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Club XS

Club XS Nightclub in Kettering, Northamptonshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01536 416597 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Level 3

Level 3 Nightclub in Kettering, Northamptonshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01536 525337 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Spot-On

SnookerPool Hall at Spot‐On in Kettering, Northamptonshire. Contact venue on 01536 516976 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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