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

29
MAY
Alan Carr
Royal & Derngate

Known as Chatty Man and Spexy Beast this witty English comedian and personality burst onto TV screens after winning a BBC New Comedy Award in 2001. With two arena tours under his belt this…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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

30
MAY
Desborough & District Humanists Monthly Meeting
Rue De La Gare / The Vineyard

If you would like to socialise with free‐thinking folk come along to our monthly meetings and get involved in lively discussions campaigning on humanist issues and celebrating scientific and rational thinking over a nice cup of tea…

Location: 14.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
JUN
The Nature of Spring - Guided Walk
The Forest Centre And Millennium Country Park

Butterflies birds orchids dragonflies to kingfishers lapwings and cuckoos just some of the wildlife we hope to see on our Nature of Spring walk led by our expert Forest Volunteers. Bring some binoculars if you have them but our leaders will…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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07
JUN
Sunday Stroll
The Forest Centre And Millennium Country Park

A light stroll around the Park with an informed guide from our Forest Volunteers to lead the way and answer any questions. Approx 1.5 ‐ 2 hours. No need to book. £1 on the day. …

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01234 767037
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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: 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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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: 14.5 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: 11.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01604 716106
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21
JUN
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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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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16
JUL
The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes
Kirby Hall

Detective Sherlock Holmes has a mysterious new case to investigate when summoned to a nunnery deep in the English countryside. Holmes and his companion Dr Watson join the search for the most elusive piece of treasure known to mankind. With a missing…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 03703 331181
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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 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: 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 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: 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 Becket's 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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12
SEP
Going Wild
The Forest Centre

Going Wild is a showcase of the amazing different outdoor activities that are available in the Marston Vale that you might never have known about. From kayaking to bushfire making local experts from Canoe Trail and Woodland Ways let you have a…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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25
SEP
Keith Barry Brain Hacker
The Core At Corby Cube

Keith Barry Brain Hacker at The Core at Corby Cube in Corby on Friday 25 September 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Keith Barry Brain Hacker live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

14
OCT
Brand New Family Science Show
The Core At Corby Cube

Get closer to the action than ever before as this interactive and explosive family show takes you behind the scenes of your favourite films to discover the science and secrets of creating movie magic.Join our team of professionals whove been behind the…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01536 470470
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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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10
NOV
Lucy Rose
Roadmender

Lucy Rose may appear to be a fresh new face on the British music scene but this young star already has an impressive CV and is set to become a much loved artist. She is…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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