What's on inSywell

Welcome to Sywell

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Sywell - 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 Sywell to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Sywell

04
JUN
The Proclaimers
Royal & Derngate

Charlie and Craig Reid better known as The Proclaimers have put together an impressive body of work since their foundation in 1983. Their rise began with supporting the Housemartins in 1986 later they rose to…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

11
JUN
Towcester Food Festival
Towcester Racecourse

. A fab day out for foodies and families alike. 100 artisan food and drink stalls street food market free chef demos live music lawns free wine and gin tasting sessions pony rides by the racecourse and kids cookery classes. Free family…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07540 059985
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17
JUN
Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles
Boughton House

On the lonely wasteland of the desolate Devon moors something evil is afoot. When death stalks the Baskerville family legend and superstition collide with the most heinous of crimes. On the moor nobody is safe not even the bravest of men. Join…

Location: 10.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01536 515731
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18
JUN
Stoke Bruerne Family Festival
The Canal Museum

A fun packed programme of boats water pageant canal crafts food drink live music theatre and childrens activities are expected to keep the whole family entertained at Stoke Bruernes Annual Festival. Centred on the Canal Museum and organised by the Friends…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01604 862229
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19
JUN
BMW Show
Santa Pod Raceway

The BMW Show at Santa Pod Raceway is back for its 11th year and all BMWs are welcome‐ race cars show cars modern retros classics new minis and BMW bikes.BMWs have all the right elements to make great drag cars. Powerful engines…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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25
JUN
Northampton Sausage and Cider Festival
Northampton Old Scouts Rugby Football Club

2016 Northampton Sausage and Cider Festival WHEN Saturday June 25 ‐ Noon to 10pm Sunday June 26 ‐ Noon to 6pm WHAT Live music real cider and great sausages ‐ Northamptons annual sausage and festival is back in 2016. 30…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01327 830355
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30
JUN
Althorp Literary Festival
Althorp

Building on the success of Festivals past the 13th Althorp Literary Festival is the largest Althorp Literary Festival to date taking place on Thursday 30th June Friday 1st Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July 2016. This years line‐up includes: actor Brian Blessed…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01604 770107
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03
JUL
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: 9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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03
JUL
Sarah Millican
Royal & Derngate

Sarah Millican is a successful English stand‐up comedienne from South Shields. Her profile on the comedy scene first increased after winning the if.comedy award in 2008 at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. She is now…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
JUL
Corby Highland Gathering
Corby Highland Gathering

For the people of Corby and beyond to celebrate a tradition of the town and have a fun day out. With Highland Dancing Pipe Bands and much more We want to provide the local community and visitors with a traditional cultural experience…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

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10
JUL
JapShow
Santa Pod Raceway

The first major event for Japanese car fans with RWYB competition HKS Drag Series club displays drifting drag demos Show n Shine and more. Day Entry: 8am ‐ 6pm. Tickets from £12 Kids under 13 go free max 3 per adult. Contact…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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15
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: 9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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16
JUL
Bikesafe2016 Rockingham
Rockingham Motor Speedway

We are delighted to announce we are bringing Bikesafe2016 to Northamptonshire. After successful years at Castle Combe we are excited to be bringing it to Northamptonshire and are expecting crowds from across the UK. http:www.bikesafe.co.uklocate‐a‐forcenational‐show‐track‐experienNational BikeSafe Show & Track Experience…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

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17
JUL
Rotary Clubs of Northampton Dragon Boat Event
Billing Aquadrome

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 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and a…

Location: 3.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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22
JUL
Bug Jam 30
Santa Pod Raceway

Now firmly established as Europes biggest best and most popular VW show hits its third decade as the summer VW event of choice Bug Jam 30 is back once again with a line‐up of both on and off‐track action that reflects the…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01234 782828
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05
AUG
Ultimate Street Car
Santa Pod Raceway

The fastest hottest largest & 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. 10000 modifying disciples. The UKs most superbly executed show cars. The…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01234 782828
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04
SEP
Rotary Clubs of Nene Valley Dragon Boat Event
Wicksteed Park

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 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating in time and a…

Location: 7.3 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01780 470718
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08
SEP
FIA European Finals
Santa Pod Raceway

The final round of the acclaimed European Drag Racing Championship The European Finals is the climax to the 2016 FIAFIM race season. This televised final is where racers put it all on the line to decide who claims the crown This event…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 01234 782828
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09
SEP
Joan Collins
Royal & Derngate

Joan Collins at Royal & Derngate in Northampton on Friday 09 September 2016. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Joan Collins tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

10
SEP
Village at War
The Canal Museum

A canal village goes back to the 1940s. Stoke Bruerne in Northamptonshire steps back in time to WW2 with Living History Groups from all around the UK tanks military vehicles a fly‐past by the Battle of Britain memorial flight live music…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01604 862229
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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: 5.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01234 782828
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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: 5.7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
NOV
Elaine Paige
Royal & Derngate

Elaine Paige award‐winning musical theatre star multi‐platinum recording artist and popular BBC radio presenter returns to the concert stage in 2011 with a brand new evening of music and song. Elaine will perform some of…

Location: 5.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Althorp House

Althorp has been home to the Spencer family for nearly 500 years. It became the focus of world attention following the tragic death of Diana, Princess of Wales in September 1997. Like many great country houses, it has benefited from the discriminating and varied collecting of generations…

Northampton And Lamport Railway

The Northampton & Lamport Railway is a steam and heritage diesel operated tourist railway located in the Northamptonshire countryside just 5 miles from Northampton, within easy reach of the motorway network.A number of special events take place throughout the year, including three visits from Thomas the Tank Engine,…

Abington Park

Abington Park bandstand us the venue for performance by brass and wind bands from across the region. Make the most of your Sunday, bring a picnic, enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Abington Park and listen to great music.Open: 30 May ‐ 15 August.…

Abington Park Museum

An exhibition of work by local children is displayed in the Park's Museum.Open: 17 July ‐ 22 AugustTuesday ‐ Sunday, 1pm ‐ 5pm.…

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,…

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