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

10
DEC
A Dry Stone Walling Workshop
Marshwood House

These workshops are a practical introduction to the heritage and the craft of building using stone without mortar. In addition you also receive an extensive discussion overview packed with tips and information regarding the construction of other dry stone walling features:‐retaining walls…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07749 032680
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11
DEC
Christmas Concert
Stantonbury Theatre

Wolverton Light Orchestra We will be joined by a chorus of members from the Milton Keynes Music Makers and the Wolverton Gilbert and Sullivan Society. The concert will feature popular Christmas tunes as well as providing you with the chance to join…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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11
DEC
Nish Kumar
The Cannon

Nish Kumar is set to tour the UK with his fifth solo show Nish Kumar: Actions Speak Louder Than Words Unless You Shout The Words Real Loud. This follows a month long run at the Pleasance Courtyard Cabaret Bar in August where…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 211495
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16
DEC
The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Tribute Show
Bedford Corn Exchange

The Floyd Effect has become rightly renowned for the remarkable accuracy with which it performs the iconic music of Pink Floyd. All of the bands members are top quality musicians with pedigrees and they faithfully recreate the music without recourse to backing…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL:
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19
DEC
Carols in the Cafe
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Come and feel festive at the Forest Centre St Marys Church choir return to the lakeside Cafe to perform a set of Christmas Carols.Free entry donations to the Forest of Marston Vale welcome…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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27
DEC
Christmas Birds - Bird Walk
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

The depths of winter Christmas is over and you need to get out of the house and away from all that food and merriment. Decembers a good time to be joining a bird walk in the Country Park. There are often plenty…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 767037
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01
JAN
New Years' Stroll
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

A Sunday Stroll with a slight difference though the Forest Centre wont be open well be meeting at the usual time of between 10.15 10.30am to have a gentle 2‐hour stroll through the park led by our volunteers. The perfect…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01234 767037
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05
JAN
Jack Whitehall
Royal & Derngate

Big Brother and Mock The Week star Jack Whitehall continues to impress his fans across the UK on his continuing tour. Just 21 years of age Jack has often been compared to Russell Brand…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
FEB
Michael Buble Tribute
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Kai McKenzie returns performing all of the hits and more. £12 per person booking essentialDoors 7.30pm Show 8pm 10pm approx.Licensed bar free parking. …

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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14
FEB
A Winter Tale - Kids' Outdoor Activity
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Join us on an adventure through the Country Park to find the Secret Snow Cabin There will be a hot drink waiting for you when you arrive in the cabin for some snow themed stories. Youll go home with a winter…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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16
FEB
Badgers in a Box - Kids' Indoor Activity
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Indoor craft session. Have fun creating a badgers home in a shoe box. Are badgers fast asleep all winter long Come along to find out what happens underground in a badgers sett.£3 per child. Sessions last 45mins approx and start at 10am…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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17
FEB
Absolute Bowie
Bedford Corn Exchange

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: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01234 344813
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18
FEB
Kettering Singing and Dance Auditions
The Lighthouse Theatre

Kettering Singing and Dance Auditions for teenagers: The exciting new singing and dance contest in Kettering for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to get their…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02380 526699
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18
FEB
Stunt Fest
Santa Pod Raceway

An afternoon of awesome stunts and displays for all the family featuring some of the top UK stunt drivers and riders. The perfect high octane half term entertainment for kids in Northamptonshire Bedfordshire and the Midlands.Day Entry: 10.30am ‐ 5pm. Family tickets…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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25
FEB
Kettering Dance Auditions
The Lighthouse Theatre

Kettering Dance Auditions for teenagers: The exciting new dance contest in Kettering for teenagers and pre‐teens is being launched this week with teens all around the UK set to get involved in a fantastic opportunity to get their name out there. The…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02380 529966
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28
FEB
Spamalot
Stantonbury Theatre

Funnier than the black death  The ALL NEW West End production of SPAMALOT tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and features a bevy or possibly a brace…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
MAR
Lionel Richie Tribute
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Malcolm Pitt returns performing all of Lionels greatest hits as well as some soul and motown classics.£15 per person booking essentialDoors 7.30pm Show 8pm 10pm approx.Licensed bar free parking. …

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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25
MAR
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 163 Course Meal & Comedy Show: GBP 33VIP 3 Course Meal Comedy Show Glass of Bubbly £5 Bet: GBP…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01604 623580
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02
APR
The Fast Show
Santa Pod Raceway

Featuring huge club stand displays Run What Ya Brung FWD & JDS Drag Racing Drifting Stunt Displays Jet Car Trade Village Caterers Fun Fair Rides and much more.Everyone is welcome at the Fast show including clubs individuals supercars modified cars hot‐hatches and…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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14
APR
Festival of Power
Santa Pod Raceway

An action packed Easter weekend of family Drag Racing entertainment including European Nitro Funny Car Series Jet Car Show and National Drag Racing classes headlined by the MSA 200mph Pro Mods. Plus all things powerful off ‐track including monster trucks stunts air…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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21
APR
Big Bang
Santa Pod Raceway

Big Bang VW festival is the first and friendliest VW festival on the calendar. Despite high‐octane racing the festival remains as laid‐back and family friendly as ever. All Vee Dubs welcome Three days of VW fun in the sun with great racing…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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20
MAY
Race, Rock 'n' Ride
Santa Pod Raceway

All things on 2 wheels with motorbike only RWYB ACU National Championships stunt bikes wheelie machine wall of death free live music show bikes and loads more. Testing for the Main Event welcome limited availability. Day Entry: 8am ‐ 6pm. Tickets from…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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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: 3.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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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: 3.3 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: 3.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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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: 3.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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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: 3.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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06
OCT
Stevie Wonder Tribute
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Renowned artist Nat Augustin performs as Stevie One £15 per person booking essentialDoors 7.30pm Show 8pm 9.30pm approx.Licensed bar free parking. …

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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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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