What's on inRushden

Welcome to Rushden

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

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Forthcoming events in Rushden

05
APR
Easter Trail
The Forest Centre

Join us at the Millennium Country Park for our kids Easter Trail ‐ suitable for all ages. No booking required just turn up and pay 32 at Reception for your Trail sheet. All kids win a chocolate prize for completing the Trail…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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07
APR
Rabbits and Hares - Kids' Indoor crafts
The Forest Centre

Can you tell the difference between rabbit and hare Come and find out and make a rabbit or hare mask to wear when you hop home. Sessions cost £3.50 per child and run for approx. 45 minutes at 10am 11am 1pm and…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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11
APR
Brass Band Evening
The Forest Centre

Award winning Hitchin Brass Band return with another stomping night of themed classics. See our website for more detailsDiscount for Friends of the Forest. …

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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18
APR
CAMOUFLAGE
Horseshoe Inn

NEED I SAY MORE........................Based in Northampton Camouflage have been disturbing the peace in pubs clubs bike rallies beer festivals and the like since 1995We play a varied set of Rock Pop Metal & Punk from the sixties to the noughties ‐ from…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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19
APR
Farmers' Market
The Forest Centre

A selection of locally made quality produce from meat to free range eggs; gluten free cakes to homemade Indian sauces. Free entry outdoors weather permitting and free parking. Every third Sunday of the month…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 767037
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24
APR
Forest Folk and Roots Launch Night
Marston Vale Forest Centre

Live acoustic roots folk and blues nights in the enchanting setting of Marston Vale Forest Centre. Forest Folk and Roots launches on 24th April with live music from the acclaimed URBAN FOLK QUARTET with support from local band BLESSEM.Tickets are £12 £10…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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25
APR
Volleyball England Super 8's Playoff Finals
National Volleyball Centre

Volleyball England Super 8s Playoffs The Super 8s is Volleyball Englands top division it comprises of teams participating in a regular season and competing in fourteen rounds of matches followed by a play‐off series featuring the top teams in the division culminating…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07850 938307
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25
APR
Al Murray One Man One Guvnor
Royal and Derngate

Al Murray One Man One Guvnor at Royal and Derngate in Northampton on Saturday 25 April 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…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
APR
Lee Nelson
Royal & Derngate

Hello u blurb readin legend Its Lee Nelson here from off ur tele im coming to a crap town near u with my brand new WELL NEW TOURits gonna b bigga betta …

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
MAY
Mary Black
Royal & Derngate

Mary Black at Royal & Derngate in Northampton on Sunday 17 May 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Mary Black live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
MAY
Marston Mud - Kids' outdoor activity
The Forest Centre

By popular demand mud modelling is back. Be prepared to get in a mess as we create mud animals mud faces and mud pies in the Forest out of the Marston clay. Sessions cost £4 per child and run for approx. 1hr15…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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29
MAY
Tim Vine
The Lighthouse Theatre

Tim Vine is an English actor writer and comedian. Famed for his quick‐fire wit and stand‐up routine his puns and his one‐liners Vine also held the 2004 world record for the most jokes told in…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

13
JUN
Bedford Soul Night Out
Park Inn By Radisson

A super Soul night out at the Park Inn by Radisson in Bedford.Two rooms.DJs include Kev RobertsBlackpool TowerWigan Casino Sean ChapmanKings Hall Stoke Nige BrownKings Hall Stoke Derek Mead BisleyTom Page and Guests.Fantastic original Northern Soul and Motown and much more.Superior venue…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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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: 16.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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10
JUL
Robbie Williams Tribute
The Forest Centre And Millennium Country Park

Marc Hockley performs as Robbing Williams ‐ with all the hits and trademark swagger a complimented by Robbie himself and Jonathon Wilkes…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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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: 12.9 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: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07809 573680
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30
JUL
Dragons, Bugs and Butterflies - Outdoor Kids'
The Forest Centre

Discover what amazing creatures live in the pond and make a pond pendant or minibeast medal. Sessions cost £4 per child and run for approx. 1hr15 minutes at 10am 11.30am and 1.30pm. Parental supervision required and booking is essential. Suitable for ages…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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09
AUG
Monster Truck Nationals
Santa Pod Raceway

MONSTER TRUCK NATIONALSThe UKs 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: 3.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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11
AUG
Pond Dipping - Kids' Outdoor Activity
The Forest Centre

Discover what amazing creatures live in the pond and make a pond pendant or minibeast medal. Sessions cost £4 per child and run for approx. 1hr15 minutes at 10am 11.30am and 1.30pm. Parental supervision required and booking is essential. Suitable for ages…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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16
AUG
Mini In the Park
Santa Pod Raceway

MINI IN THE PARK The UKs 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: 3.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01775 723723
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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 Beckets Park and will have an array of attractions on and off the water providing a fun day out for…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01604 861205
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16
OCT
Kai McKenzie - Michael Buble Tribute
The Forest Centre

Kai McKenzie returns with all the hits ‐ sold out last year so book early to avoid disappointmentBooking essential.…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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26
OCT
Apple Day - Kids' Indoor Crafts
The Forest Centre

Celebrate the wonderful variety of English apples. Apple tasting and apple themed crafts. Which apple is your favourite Sessions cost £3.50 per child and run for approx. 45 minutes at 10am 11am 1pm and 2pm. Parental supervision required and booking is essential.…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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29
OCT
Autumn Adventure - Kids' Outdoor Activity
The Forest Centre

A walk through the park to make an autumn wreath from the hedgerow harvest. What autumn fruits and colours can you find Sessions cost £4 per child and run for approx. 1hr15 minutes at 10am 11.30am and 1.30pm. Parental supervision required and…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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24
NOV
Gareth Malone
Royal & Derngate

Get ready to sing from your seat as Gareth Malone invites you the audience to be part of his first ever live tour. This live tour and his new album follow a period of…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Tourist Attractions


Activity World Play Centres

Activity World Play Centres ‐ Amusement Park in Kettering, Northamptonshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01536484838 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Alfred East Gallery

The Alfred East Gallery is one of the County's two major public art galleries, housing important collections by Sir Alfred East and Thomas Cooper Gotch, some of which have recently gone on display in the new Permanent Collection Room. Alfred East was an english painter and etcher,…

AMF Bowling

Bowling at AMF Bowling in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. Contact venue on 01933 441020 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Bedford & County Golf Club

Bedford & County Golf Club ‐ golf course in Bedford, Bedfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01234 352617 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Bedford & County Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Billing Aquadrome

Billing Aquadrome Ltd ‐ Amusement Park in Northampton, . Contact venue on telephone number 01604408181 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Bodyflight

The World's largest and best indoor skydiving wind tunnel.Come and learn the fun and exciting sport of Bodyflying in the safety of a vertical wind tunnel. No heights or jumping involvedSkydivers use Bodyflight as a valuable training tool and we often have some of the world's top skydiving…

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