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

28
SEP
Detox
Stantonbury Theatre

Pagrav Dance CompanyThis piece was conceived through a research and development project funded by Arts Council England in 2013.Venue: Stantonbury Theatre Stantonbury Milton Keynes MK14 6BNPriceFull: GBP 12.50Concessions: GBP 10.50Links: Website: https:go.evvnt.com67719‐0…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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02
OCT
JapShow Finale
Santa Pod Raceway

As the season closer Jap Show Finale is your last chance to get your car out there before winter draws in. We have something for everyone with the countrys quickest cars competing in the Jap & FWD Drag Series Show Paddock public…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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02
OCT
Sunday Stroll
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

A light guided stroll around the Park led by our volunteers. A chance to ask questions learn a bit about the Park and get some fresh air. No need to book just turn up and meet at the Forest Centre Reception.…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01234 767037
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08
OCT
Rapunzel and the Tower of Doom
Stantonbury Theatre

Theatre of WiddershinsTangles Split ends Frizzy FlyawayIts bad enough having a bad hair day but pity poor Rapunzel spending her life in a tower with some strange woman using her captives locks as a step ladder What sort of damage is that…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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13
OCT
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

15
OCT
Orion and the Dark
Stantonbury Theatre

Peaceful LionHes terrified of wasps and monsters afraid of sheds and storms panicked by spiders and fearful of heights but there is one thing that scares him more than anything else. Most of all hes scared of....THE DARKJoin Orion in an adventure…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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16
OCT
Farmers' Market
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Local produce fresh and handmade from a variety of stallholders. Free entry. Please note Station Road will be closed Marston Moretaine side during this time so you will need to access the Forest Centre from the Millbrook side. See our website…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 767037
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25
OCT
Marston Monsters - Outdoor Kids' Activity
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Join us collecting autumn leaves from the Country Park then make a leaf mask to turn yourself into a Marston MonsterSessions are at 10am 11.30am and 2pm and last approx 1hr 15 mins. £4 per child parental supervision and booking essential.…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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26
OCT
Kids' Halloween Disco
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Get your costumes ready ‐ its time for our annual disco with party games prizes and plenty of dancing.Booking is essential and this event always sells out so book early to avoid disappointmentTickets £8 per child parental supervision essential. Includes food box…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 767037
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27
OCT
Journey's End
Stantonbury Theatre

Immersion Theatre Company As final orders are received Stanhope must stir his men to overcome the uncertainty of the unknown make the ultimate sacrifice and prepare to go over the top in a truly heart wrenching climax.Journeys End is a harrowing insight…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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28
OCT
Bad Guys
Stantonbury Theatre

The Three Half PintsStars of CBeebies Spot BotsDerek Ernie and Dick are really bored of being good. Its just GOT to be more fun being a baddie. But being an evil scientist pirate or cowboy is trickier than they thought. Can the…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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29
OCT
Flame & Thunder
Santa Pod Raceway

Flame & 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: 3.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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30
OCT
Dotty The Dragon
Stantonbury Theatre

Blunderbus Theatre CompanyShe loves to watch the children playing in the village below and wishes she could play with them too One day Dotty has a brilliant idea ‐ she will fly down to the village and say hello After all everybody…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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31
OCT
Free Learning Lunchtime Talk
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

Knuston Hall Through the Ages. From the Doomsday Book to Spella Ho. Eamonn Flanagan looks at the history and current uses of this splendid 17th century Manor House located half an hour north of Bedford. For the past 5 years Learning lunchtime…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 767037
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02
NOV
Russell Howard Work In Progress
The Core At Corby Cube

Russell Howard Work In Progress at The Core at Corby Cube in Corby on Wednesday 02 November 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch…

Location: 14.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

08
NOV
Shakespeare Schools Festival
Stantonbury Theatre

All are welcome to this inspiring evening of theatre. Whether you are a parent friend or another local school SSF is a wonderful way to experience the language magic and possibilities of Shakespeare. Come and celebrate the future of Shakespeare with…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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12
NOV
A Dry Stone Walling Weekend Workshop
Marshwood House

These workshops are a practical introduction to the heritage and the craft of building using stone without mortar. In addition you also receive an extensive discussion overview packed with tips and information regarding the construction of other dry stone walling features:‐retaining…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07749 032680
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12
NOV
Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosuars: The Magic
Stantonbury Theatre

Les PetitsCaptain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs. Join Flinn in an action‐packed adventure as he attempts to rescue his kidnapped friends who have been forced to hunt for the Magic Cutlass by his nemesis the tyrannical Mr T‐Rex Another fantastic adventure in…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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12
NOV
Early Winter Birds - Bird Walk
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

A guided walk to spot our winter visitors from thrushes to redwings and fieldfares. Join our expert and welcoming bird walk leaders who will guide you into the Country Park to meet these and the other birds to be seen in…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 767037
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15
NOV
Romesh Ranganathan
Royal & Derngate

Romesh Ranganathan at Royal & Derngate in Northampton on Tuesday 15 November 2016. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Romesh Ranganathan live in the…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

17
NOV
Dr Faustus
Stantonbury Theatre

Theatrical NicheExquisite Puppetry Physical Theatre and Circus Artistry throw petrol over the flames of Marlowes hellish pride tale and the battle for one circus leaders soul. Under the straining tent poles of the worlds most famous circus Dr Faustus employs the one…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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19
NOV
A Christmas Carol Evening Performance
The Lighthouse Theatre

Lighthouse TheatreKettering Northamptonshire NN15 6PBSaturday 19th NovemberEvening 7.30pmTickets and Information fromLighthouse Theatre Box Office 01536 414 141Adult £15 Child £11 Family 2 Adults & 2 Children £4410 discount for parties of 10 or moreDoors open 20 minutes before the start…

Location: 8.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: (01536) 414141
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19
NOV
Enchanted Forest Ball
Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park

The enchantment will last for one night only transforming the Lakeside Caf into a magical woodland.Youll be spellbound from 7pm when you arrive for the drinks reception and then bewitched by the exquisite 3‐course meal that follows.Therell be cocktails to tempt…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 762605
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20
NOV
Winter 2016 Showcase
Stantonbury Theatre

This local dance schools production will showcase the talent of their pupils ageing from 3‐ 10 years. These young pupils will demonstrate their dance in ballet tap street dance and song & dance.This up and coming school is happy to welcome new…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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22
NOV
Frankenstein
Stantonbury Theatre

Blackeyed Theatre Company in association with South Hill ParkFrom the artistic team behind Blackeyed Theatres hugely successful 2013 production of Dracula. Frankenstein promises a fresh exciting take on what is widely considered to be a landmark work of romantic gothic and science…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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23
NOV
The Shires
Royal & Derngate

The Shires at Royal & Derngate in Northampton on Wednesday 23 November 2016. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 12.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
NOV
An Evening of Mediumship with TV Psychic Tony Stoc
Stantonbury Theatre

Tony has been working tirelessly for over 25 years to demonstrate his belief that those who have passed can communicate with their loved ones. Tonys insight into the lives of total strangers is inexplicable and remarkable as he attempts to offer fascinating…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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26
NOV
Christmas Craft and Food Fair
Stantonbury Theatre

Santas Grotto bouncy castle face painting a special childrens Christmassy Christmas show ride on train free parking..........Raising money this year for The Henry Allen Trust ‐ set up in memory of Henry Allen to create a lasting legacy and bring Henrys Happiness…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01908 324422
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26
NOV
The Christmassy Christmas Show of Christmassy Chri
Stantonbury Theatre

Squashbox TheatreIts an over‐stuffed stocking of seasonal surprises crammed with puppets songs quizzes and comedy and overflowing with crazy characters silly slapstick tall tales and fantastic facts ‐ all presented in that unique Squashbox styleAges 5Time 60 minutesVenue: Stantonbury Theatre Stantonbury…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01908 324422
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29
NOV
A Christmas Carol
Stantonbury Theatre

One magical night Scrooge is visited by mystical ghosts who show him there is more to life than work and money slowly he begins to recognise the true meaning of Christmas. With a cavalcade of…

Location: 16.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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