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
APR
Big Bang Camper and Bus Show
Santa Pod Raceway

Big Bang VW festival in conjunction with Volksworld Camper and Bus magazine is the first and friendliest VW festival on the calendar. Despite high‐octane racing and two music arenas the festival remains as laid‐back and family friendly as ever. All Vee Dubs…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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26
APR
Retro Beat presents Dem Urban Foxes
Horseshoe Inn

Dem Urban Foxes supported by Snakeman 3RETRO‐BEAT is an Indie Alternative live music club night which takes place at here THE HORSESHOE INN SHEEP ST WELLINGBOROUGH featuring DJs and bands.Retro‐Beat is run by James Taylor who is joined by DJs Pete Mayes…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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10
MAY
2 Tones
Horseshoe Inn

The 2Tones are based in Northants. They are an 8 piece ska band covering favourites by The Specials Madness The Beat Toots & The Maytals Bad Manners Desmond Dekker Laurel Aitken and many others.Their styles include UK and Jamaican Ska 2Tone Reggae…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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23
MAY
Fia European Drag Racing Championships Round 1
Santa Pod Raceway

FIA EUROPEAN DRAG RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS inc FIM DRAG BIKES.Round 1 Santa Pods flagship Championship event attracting over 250 of Europes top drag racing teams including 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters 200mph Drag Bikes and over 10 supporting classes. Jet Cars stunts air displays…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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24
MAY
Festival of Transport
Whites Nurseries

It is a show where you can see various forms of transport right from stream engines up to modern day. The show has all forms of transport including stream engines model stream cars commercial vehicle military vehicles tractors buses motorbikes and transport…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01604 811633
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13
JUN
Bwm Scooter and Ska Rally
Santa Pod Raceway

Three days of fun with a Mod vibe and attractions including night time entertainment: Main stage and DJ tents featuring famous names from the Mod and Ska music scene. Plus show and shine scooter racing ride outs dealers market auto jumble track…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 782828
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11
JUL
Dragstalgia
Santa Pod Raceway

A weekend event dedicated to race cars bikes and hot rods from a bygone era. In association with the NSRA. With Jet Car RWYB live evening entertainment swap meet Show n Shine and cars for sale. Day Entry: 8am ‐ 6pm.…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 782828
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18
JUL
Bug Jam 28
Santa Pod Raceway

Now firmly established as Europes biggest best and most popular VW show and cruising towards its third decade as the summer VW event of choice Bug Jam 28 is back once again with a line‐up of both on and off‐track action that…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 782828
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01
AUG
Usc Ultimate Street Car
Santa Pod Raceway

The fastest hottest largest and loudest modified car festival in Europe.If youve never been before let us enlighten you with how it all goes down. The finest drag strip in Europe. 35000 modifying disciples. The UKs most superbly executed show cars. The…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 782828
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04
SEP
Fia European Drag Racing Championships final Round
Santa Pod Raceway

Final Round. The Championship finals event attracting over 250 of Europes top drag racing teams including 300mph Top Fuel Dragsters 200mph Drag Bikes and over 10 supporting classes. Jet Cars stunts air displays monster trucks traders sideshows and Live Action Arena…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 782828
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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: 3.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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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

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: 3.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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