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

06
MAR
Revenge of the Psychotronic Man, Spring Park & Dr
Horseshoe Inn

Another fantastic line up for you Revenge of the Psychotronic Man10 Years Of Revenge reviews:These fellas have been cranking out sublimely fast slices of pristine Punk Rock for 10 years... this is another scintillating selection of fast jams and raging rockers.... As…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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07
MAR
Diggers Music Festival
Horseshoe Inn

Saturday 7th March 2015 Fringe ‐ Free eventProtest Song‐ Song‐writing Workshop with Phil HareVenue: The Horseshoe Inn Sheep Street Wellingborough NN8 1BSTime: 2pm ‐ 3pmYou dont need to play an instrument to get involved Saturday 7th March 2015 Fringe ‐ Free eventLive…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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08
MAR
Importance of Spiritual Practice in Daily Life
Higgins gallery

Importance of spiritual practice in daily lifeSpiritual Science Research Foundation SSRF is an International non‐profit Organization which has been researching the spiritual dimension and how it affects our lives for the past 25 years. In this workshop we will speak about …

Location: 11.9 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07432 682837
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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

14
MAR
DAN HUGHES TRIO
Horseshoe Inn

Band MembersDan Hughes guitar vocalsPaul Wilson drumsBob Dabrowski bassShort DescriptionGuitarist Producer songwriterLong DescriptionThe Dan Hughes Trio are a dynamic 3 piece band based in the East Midlands. The Band formed 5 years ago when Dan Hughes guitar and vocals finished his music…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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15
MAR
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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15
MAR
Count Arthur Strong
The Core At Corby Cube

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: 14.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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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21
MAR
WAY BAK THEN
Horseshoe Inn

Awesome sound ‐ a not to missed Two or three piece band playing classics from the 50s and 60s.A taster usually with drums though lolhttps:www.youtube.comwatchv4WlvV2xeJc…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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28
MAR
Gary Barlow Tribute
The Forest Centre

Dan Hadfield the UKs number one Gary Barlow lookalike and tribute performs all of Gary and Take Thats greatest hits. Booking essential ‐ meet and greet included in the ticket price. …

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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28
MAR
Volleyball England National Cup & Shield Finals
National Volleyball Centre

Volleyball England National Cup & Shield Finals The National Cup is the prime knock out competition in the Volleyball England competitions calendar.Come along to The National Volleyball Centre and watch the climax to the eagerly anticipated Volleyball National Cup & Shield Finals.…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07850 938307
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05
APR
Easter Trail
The Forest Centre

Join us at the Millennium Country Park for our kids Easter Trail ‐ suitable for all ages. No booking required just turn up and pay 32 at Reception for your Trail sheet. All kids win a chocolate prize for completing the Trail…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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07
APR
Rabbits and Hares - Kids' Indoor crafts
The Forest Centre

Can you tell the difference between rabbit and hare Come and find out and make a rabbit or hare mask to wear when you hop home. Sessions cost £3.50 per child and run for approx. 45 minutes at 10am 11am 1pm and…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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11
APR
Brass Band Evening
The Forest Centre

Award winning Hitchin Brass Band return with another stomping night of themed classics. See our website for more detailsDiscount for Friends of the Forest. …

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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18
APR
CAMOUFLAGE
Horseshoe Inn

NEED I SAY MORE........................Based in Northampton Camouflage have been disturbing the peace in pubs clubs bike rallies beer festivals and the like since 1995We play a varied set of Rock Pop Metal & Punk from the sixties to the noughties ‐ from…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01933 278499
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19
APR
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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24
APR
Forest Folk & Roots - Urban Folk Quartet/Blessem
The Forest Centre

Folk acts Urban Folk Quartet and Blessem grace the stage of the Forest Centre for the Launch night of our new series of Folk World and Roots nights. Booking essential. Friends of the Forest discount available. Book online. …

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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24
APR
Forest Folk and Roots Launch Night
Marston Vale Forest Centre

Live acoustic roots folk and blues nights in the enchanting setting of Marston Vale Forest Centre. Forest Folk and Roots launches on 24th April with live music from the acclaimed URBAN FOLK QUARTET with support from local band BLESSEM.Tickets are £12 £10…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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25
APR
Volleyball England Super 8's Playoff Finals
National Volleyball Centre

Volleyball England Super 8s Playoffs The Super 8s is Volleyball Englands top division it comprises of teams participating in a regular season and competing in fourteen rounds of matches followed by a play‐off series featuring the top teams in the division culminating…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07850 938307
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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

14
MAY
Forest Folk & Roots - Gerry Colvin
The Forest Centre

Folk legend Gerry Colvin performs with support from local award winning group Freds House. Licensed bar free parking. Booking essential ‐ please visit the link wegottickets to book.…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 767037
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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

26
MAY
Marston Mud - Kids' outdoor activity
The Forest Centre

By popular demand mud modelling is back. Be prepared to get in a mess as we create mud animals mud faces and mud pies in the Forest out of the Marston clay. Sessions cost £4 per child and run for approx. 1hr15…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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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

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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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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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

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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