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

11
JAN
Antiques, Collectors and Vintage Fair
Wicksteed Park Pavilion

A fabulous 1 day bustling fair with a wide variety of stalls to suit every taste. Held in the Grand Pavilion at Wicksteed Park this well attended fair makes a super day out. Fair open 9.30am ‐ 4.00pm Entry £2.50 per person…

Location: 8.2 miles away
Category: Bizarre

TEL: 07772 349431
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12
JAN
FREE taster session at the Northampton (South) Roc
Sunley Conference Centre - University of Northampton

The Northampton Rock Choir is led by choir leader Jessica Hunting. We have a great year lined up and we would like to invite you to join our choir and take part in the local Northampton and wider Northamptonshire area. We are…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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13
JAN
FREE taster session at the Higham Ferrers Rock Cho
The Bede House

The local Higham Ferrers choir is run by singerpianist Jessica Hunting. We support a number of local charities raising money and awareness around Northamptonshire and as a choir we also join up with other branches of Rock Choir to support national charities…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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14
JAN
FREE taster session at the Bedford Rock Choir
Harpur Suite

Your friendly local Bedford choir is run by Bedfordshire based musician Hazel Neighbour. We support a number of local charities raising money and awareness around Bedfordshire and as a choir we also join up with the other choirs near us to sing…

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01252 714276
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16
JAN
Hayseed Dixie
Roadmender

Hayseed Dixie at Roadmender in Northampton on Friday 16 January 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Hayseed Dixie live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

22
JAN
Anton and Erin
Royal & Derngate

Anton and Erin at Royal & Derngate in Northampton on Thursday 22 January 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Anton and Erin live…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

06
FEB
Johann Strauss Gala
Royal and Derngate

Johann Strauss Gala at Royal and Derngate in Northampton on Friday 06 February 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
FEB
Heart to Heart Psychic Fair
The Forest Centre And Millennium Country Park

The mind body and spirit fair with a heart. Tarot readers mediums spiritual gifts reiki meditation healing gemstones and more. Entry is £3 ‐ no booking required. …

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 01234 762615
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11
FEB
Ross Noble Tangentleman
Royal and Derngate

Geordie Stand‐Up Ross has been performing since he was smuggled in to his local comedy club at the age of 15. Licensing laws meant that immediately after his slot he had to leave through the…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
FEB
Milton Keynes Model Railway Exhibition, 2015
Stantonbury Leisure Centre

Over 40 layouts and 30 traders offering something for everyone from families to experienced modellers.A new venue this year which offers more exhibition space within two large halls. Over 40 layouts and 30 traders offering something for everyone from families to experienced…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01494 773759
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17
FEB
Kids Crafts' - Otter's Riverside Home
The Forest Centre And Millennium Country Park

Learn about the secretive otter and have fun creating a riverside scene in a shoe box. 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. Suitable for…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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21
FEB
Count Arthur Strong
Royal & Derngate

Count Arthur Strongs new show Command Performance is so new not even he knows hes doing it yet. Dont worry about that though its never stopped him before So get your Maltesers out roll your…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

22
FEB
Alan Carr
Corn Exchange Bedford

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: 11.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

25
FEB
Winter Wedding Fair
The Forest Centre

A chance to view the Forest Centre as your potential wedding venue; meet local suppliers of everything from dresses to cakes music to stationary and get some inspiration for your big day. Free entry ‐ book in advance to receive your…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01234 762615
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27
FEB
Sleaford Mods
Roadmender

Sleaford Mods at Roadmender in Northampton on Friday 27 February 2015. Whats the best thing about going to watch Sleaford Mods live Its knowing that youve got the best seats at the cheapest online prices with our ticket comparison service. …

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

13
MAR
Dylan Moran
Royal & Derngate

Dylan Moran star of Black Books Shaun of the Dead and Run Fat Boy Run is about to spread a little happiness with a brand new tour for 2011. Ageing religion kids relationships…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
MAR
Live At The Lighthouse
Lighthouse Theatre

Live At The Lighthouse returns after a completely sold out Autumn show with TV favourite Stewart Francis Ben Norris George Egg Sean McLoughlin and Dan Evans.Stewart Francis performing work in progress in advance of his 2015 national tour This is your…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01536 414141
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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

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

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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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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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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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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