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

25
JAN
Circus of Horrors - Voodoo
Castle Theatre Wellingborough

After taking to the road over 22 years ago and touring all over the world the phenomenon returns with its latest brand new incarnation Voodoo.The spectacular features an amazing amalgamation of bizarre & fantastic circus acts acts all woven into a sensational…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01933 270007
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26
JAN
Queen UK Tribute
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Dean Richardson and Andy Willis are Freddie Mercury and Brian May in this fantastic tribute to Queen. Doors 7.30 Show 8pm. Tickets £15 book online now.…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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03
FEB
Winter Bird Walk
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Get your waterproof boots on and get ready to look out for stonechats fieldfares redwings gadwalls and other winter birds in this guided walk in the Millennium Country Park. If its especially cold we may even see some more unusual species like…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01234 767037
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04
FEB
Tree Planting
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Join our annual tree planting event and become a part of the creation of the Forest of Marston Vale. Shuttle buses will be running all day from the Forest Centre to the planting site. Make sure you dress for the weather and…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 767037
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08
FEB
Psychic Switch - Kettering
Kettering Park Hotel & Spa

Buy your tickets now and receive your E‐Tickets instantly. Advance bookings only we do not sell tickets on the door.See 4 different PsychicsMediums on your table.Psychic Switch Event will be held on Thurs 8th Feb 2018 at the Kettering Park Hotel Kettering…

Location: 7.5 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: Seew ebsite
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09
FEB
Foreverland comes to Northampton: Bass, Garage and
Roadmender

25 Cities : 30000 People : 1 Magical AdventureOur magical touring circus is coming to Northampton.. Join us on an adventure through music time and space as we discover a new realm of the surreal. Merging debauchery and the paranormal ‐ when…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07912 691842
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13
FEB
Secret Snow Cabin
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Wrap up warm to go on this outdoor adventure to the Secret Snow Cabin. Find out about some winter wildlife on the way then enjoy some storytelling in the cosy cabin with a hot drink and biscuit.Wear waterproof boots and warm coat.Sessions…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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15
FEB
Fox Faces - Kids Indoor Crafts
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Find out about fox folklore and stories then make a marvellous mask to turn yourself into a fox or fantasy creature this February. Well be using card and tissue to create 3d masks.Sessions last approx. 45 mins and are at 10am 11.15am…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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15
FEB
Oliver
Stantonbury Theatre

This hugely popular show tells the story of Oliver Twist the boy who asked for more and includes such brilliant toe‐tapping Lionel Bart songs as Consider Yourself Pick a Pocket or Two Reviewing the Situation…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

17
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.Venue: Santa Pod Raceway Airfield Road Podington…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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22
FEB
Wedding Fair at the Forest Centre
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

An opportunity to take a look around the Forest Centre when fully setup for a wedding breakfast and ceremony to give you an idea of how your special day could look. Our Team will be on hand to guide you and answer…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 762615
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02
MAR
Tropicana Nights
Park Inn Hotel

If you are looking for a fun filled evening of pure 80s music and dancing for the over 25s then look no further. Come and join us at one of our amazing parties and indulge yourselves in pure 80s heaven.Tropicana Nights specialises…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01702 556878
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04
MAR
Sunday Stroll
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Meet at 10.15am at the Forest Centre. Finishes at approx. 12pm. A light guided stroll with our Forest Volunteers. Paths are all surfaced but please dress for the weather. If you are a buggy or wheelchair user please let us know. No…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01234 767037
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21
MAR
Let’s push the boat out!
Stantonbury Theatre

Be transported to 18th century Venice and take a pair of sparkling eyes as you meet the handsome brothers Marco and Giuseppe Palmieri gondoliers extraordinaire.Our feckless pair have just married their pretty girlfriends Gianetta and Tessa. However their happy‐ever‐after is interrupted by…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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21
MAR
The Gondoliers
Stantonbury Theatre

Lets push the boat outBe transported to 18th century Venice and take a pair of sparkling eyes as you meet the handsome brothers Marco and Giuseppe Palmieri gondoliers extraordinaire.Our feckless pair have just married their pretty girlfriends Gianetta and Tessa. However their…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL:
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26
MAR
An Ellen Kent Production: Madama Butterfly
Royal & Derngate

Introducing the celebrated soprano Maria HeeJung Kim from the Korean National Opera Seoul and the international soprano Alyona Kistenyova.Winner of The Best Opera Award Liverpool Daily Post Theatre Awards.Back by overwhelming public demand this award winning Opera returns with exquisite sets including…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01604 624811
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30
MAR
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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30
MAR
George Michael Tribute
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Joseph performs all of your favourite Wham And George classics. Doors 7.30 Show 8pm. Tickets £15 book online now.…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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15
APR
The Fast Show
Santa Pod Raceway

Featuring huge club stand displays Run What Ya Brung 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 retros. Whether…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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27
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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17
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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20
JUL
Bug Jam 32
Santa Pod Raceway

The original and best VW festival with a vibrant and fun atmosphere bringing to life the very essence of VW culture. Europes largest VW event incorporates all things VW with drag racing RWYB nightlife Show & Shine comedy fun fair massive trade…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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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: 7.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01775 768661
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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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