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

17
SEP
FREE taster session at the Bedford Rock Choir
The Corn Exchange

The Bedford Rock Choir is led by singing teacher Lottie Greenhow. The Bedford branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Bedford community causes and events the local branches of Rock Choir…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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20
SEP
Get Active, Get Healthy, Get Involved
Kingsthorpe College

Kingsthorpe Get Active Get Healthy Get Involved' Community event This fantastic FREE event is a perfect way to spend a Saturday afternoon. There is really something for all the family There will be Live music from a variety of local bands and…

Location: 11.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01604 716106
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20
SEP
King Silly and Friends
The Deco Theatre

Join King Silly & Friends as they perform the greatest show on Earth Well ‐ the greatest show in the Kingdom of Silly anyway King Silly cant wait to bring you some amazing guests and acts from such shows as…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01604 622749
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20
SEP
National Finals
Santa Pod Raceway

The National Drag Racing Championship Finals for MSA Pro Mod and national sportsman classes plus Top Methanol Wild Bunch Nostalgia Fuel Altered Association and the ACU National Drag Bike Championship including SuperTwins.A huge variety of race cars and bikes as well as…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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25
SEP
Continental Market
Market Square

The town centre will come alive with the tastes smells and products of Continental Europe ‐ and beyond ‐ when the Traditional European Food and Craft Fair arrives in town. Bringing a lot of produce and products that are new and different…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01512 801925
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26
SEP
Eliza and the Bear
Esquires Club

Eliza and the Bear at Esquires Club in Bedford on Friday 26 September 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Eliza and the Bear tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
SEP
THE FOOTMAN JAMES SYWELL CLASSIC - PISTONS AND PRO
SYWELL AERODROME

Join us for a nostalgic celebration of classics both on the ground and in the air. Take a step back in time and re‐live the sights and sounds of the 40s 50s & 60s as this two‐day event combines classic cars…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01775 768661
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03
OCT
Wheatus
Esquires Club

New York based Wheatus were formed by band member Brendan B. Brown in 1995 with the help of brother Peter Brown on drums Philip Jiminez on keyboards and Rich Liegey on bass starting out playing…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
OCT
Kai McKenzie - Michael Buble Tribute
The Forest Centre

The UKs most celebrated Michael Buble tribute act Kai McKenzie performs all the hits ‐ includes wine and nibbles. Book early to avoid disappointment. http:www.buble‐tribute.com…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 762615
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04
OCT
Learn Foreign Exchange (Forex) Currency Trading
Centric MK

Are you looking for a career as a FX Broker did you know that employers prefer brokers who have at least some knowledge of trading How can you understand the needs of your FX Clients without being a trader yourself One of…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 02032 913782
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05
OCT
Michael Palin
Royal & Derngate

Michael Palin at Royal & Derngate in Northampton on Sunday 05 October 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Michael Palin tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

05
OCT
Michael Palin Travelling To Work
Royal and Derngate

Tickets for Michael Palin Travelling To Work at Royal and Derngate on the Sunday 05 October 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Michael Palin Travelling To Work live at Royal and Derngate see our list of ticket comparison…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

09
OCT
10cc
Royal & Derngate

Join 10cc as they perform hit after hit with over 10 top ten hits including Im Not In Love Dreadlock Holiday Good Morning Judge The Things We Do For Love The Dean And I The…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
OCT
The Treatment
Roadmender

The Treatment at Roadmender in Northampton on Thursday 09 October 2014. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Treatment live in the knowledge that…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
OCT
Dr Feelgood
The Lighthouse Theatre

Band members include Robert Kane Steve Walwyn Kevin Morris and P H Mitchell and collectively they produce their own brand produce pub rock blues rock with high energy live performances. Their 1976 album Stupidity reached…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

10
OCT
Clannad
Royal & Derngate

Clannad at Royal & Derngate in Northampton on Friday 10 October 2014. 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 all the tickets for…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
OCT
Seth Lakeman
Royal and Derngate

English Folk musician Seth Lakeman was born and raised in Devon and along with his brothers Sam and Sean has played a variety of instruments and recorded folk music in their own band first of…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

12
OCT
Sharnbrook Antiques Fair
The Sharnbrook Hotel

New quality antiques fair of up to 40 stalls offering a range of antiques from silver jewellery china glass and pictures amongst the contemporary setting of The Sharnbrook Hotel. There is easy access excellent and plentiful parking and there will be…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01480 382432
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12
OCT
Crazy for Gershwin
Royal and Derngate

Tickets for Crazy for Gershwin at Royal and Derngate on the Sunday 12 October 2014 are bound to sell out fast ‐ to watch Crazy for Gershwin live at Royal and Derngate see our list of ticket comparison costs from box offices…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
OCT
The Sunshine Underground
Esquires Club

The Sunshine Underground is well on their way to being the next big thing. Named after the hit song by The Chemical Brothers The Sunshine Underground formed as a band of friends in college. They…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
OCT
Flame and Thunder
Santa Pod Raceway

Flame and Thunder is an action packed day for all the family featuring motorsport stunts and Drag Racing. Witness a huge gathering of jet vehicles including a Jet Dragster Jet Funny Cars Jet Truck and Jet Beetle. Experience 300mph Nitro guzzling Top…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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30
OCT
Kid's Halloween Disco
The Forest Centre

Get your scariest costume on and join us at the Forest Centre for our Halloween Disco. Booking essential ‐ party games disco and fancy dress with prizes. Food box and drink included in price. Adult supervision required ‐ ages 5 and up.…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 762613
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31
OCT
Chantry Dance Company Autumn Tour 2014
The Masque Theatre

I was overcomethey were really fab Ronald Corp OBE. Chantry Dance Company celebrates Oscar Wilde's 160th Anniversary with a stunning new modern ballet production of his poignant short story of The Happy Prince'. Step into Wilde's world and meet the charismatic but…

Location: 7.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01536 414141
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03
NOV
Chris Difford
Royal and Derngate

Chris Difford at Royal and Derngate live on Monday 03 November 2014 in Northampton Northamptonshire. For tickets to see Chris Difford at Royal and Derngate see the list of ticket prices.…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
NOV
Chris Difford Glenn Tilbrook
Royal & Derngate

Chris Difford Glenn Tilbrook at Royal & Derngate live on Monday 03 November 2014 in Northampton Northamptonshire. A popular live music event taking place on the Monday 03 November 2014 that will see tickets sell out quickly. Buy tickets for…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

03
NOV
Glenn Tilbrook
Royal and Derngate

Glenn Tilbrook is one of the UKs best‐loved musicians thanks to a career with Squeeze and on his own that has spanned 30 years spawning Top‐Ten hits all around the world such as Cool For…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

06
NOV
Dave Gorman
Corn Exchange Bedford

English author presenter and stand‐up comedian Dave Gorman takes his stories of extreme adventures and experiences to theatres across the length of the country. Born in Staffordshire Dave first performed live at the 1998 Edinburgh…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

06
NOV
Jools Holland
Royal and Derngate

Julian Miles Holland OBE DL was founder member of the band Squeeze but began his solo career as a pianist singer composer and band leader in the late 70s. In 1978 he co‐hosted The Tube…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

18
NOV
Lee Mack
Royal and Derngate

Lancashire‐ born stand‐up comic and actor Lee Mack is famed for his social satire and observational comedy. He wrote and starred in the sit‐com Not Going Out and is team captain on TVs Would I…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

18
NOV
Lee Mack Hit The Road Mack
Royal and Derngate

The multi‐award winning star of Not Going Out and Would I Lie To You Lee Mack is going back on the road with his first live tour in 4 years. Expect his trademark brand of…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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