Events Calendar

The Rotary Club Of Wellingborough Platinum Jubilee Celebration Concert

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

This concert is a celebration of Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and of the huge talent of young musicians in and around Wellingborough. It will include many genres of music, from showtunes to classical, from pop to swing, all selected to produce an unforgettable, exciting and varied show. The pandemic has meant that there have been very few opportunities ... Read More

£12

Mansfield Park

Boughton House

Mansfield Park tells the story of Fanny Price, who is sent at age 10 to live with her rich uncle, Sir Thomas Bertram, at his family estate. Jonathan Dove’s operatic treatment of the superb comic novel by Austen, with a libretto by Alasdair Middleton, returns to Boughton where it was premiered in 2011. Since then it has become a contemporary operatic ... Read More

£100

Les Parapluies de Cherbourg

Oundle

One of the great film classics, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg is a 1964 musical romantic film written and directed by Jacques Demy, with music and lyrics by Michel Legrand. Catherine Deneuve and Nino Castelnuovo star as two young lovers based in the French city of Cherbourg. Geneviève (Catherine Deneuve), a beautiful young Frenchwoman who works at a small-town boutique selling umbrellas, falls ... Read More

£6.50

Classico Latino

The Stahl Theatre West Street, Oundle

Be transported to the warm evenings and passionate serenades of Latin America! Blending the smooth sound and virtuosity of the the classical tradition with distinctive rhythms and melodies of authentic Latin American music.  Classico Latino breathes new life into songs from across the continent. Drawing on the familiar Bolero and Tango as well as less-well-known styles such as Pasillo and ... Read More

£19.50

Twelfth Night

Lyveden Near Oundle, Northamptonshire

The world’s first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards, pedal from venue to venue with all the set, props and costume necessary to perform environmentally sustainable Shakespeare across the globe. Join The Handlebards for a bicycle-powered, laugh-out-loud production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Duke Orsino is in love with Lady Olivia, but she won't have anything to do with suitors.  Viola is shipwrecked ... Read More

£7 – £45

Awful Auntie

Barnwell Country Park Barnwell Road, Oundle

Awful Auntie by David Walliams, adapted for the outdoor stage by Heartbreak Productions, is a truly thrilling tale. Owls, Ghosts, chases, escapes, motorcycle rides and tiddlywinks all fill Stella's days as she evades her menacing Aunt and saves the family home. This family-friendly open-air theatre event is the highlight of the diary for all ages.  Bring your picnic and low-backed ... Read More

£7 – £45

Merry Hell

The Stahl Theatre West Street, Oundle

Merry Hell is a fantastic folk rock band from Wigan. Over the years, they have risen to become festival favourites, with their first two albums finding favour with critics, broadcasters and music fans alike. They continue to develop an enviable reputation for the quality of their song writing, recorded work and live performances. The band was forged in the smouldering ... Read More

£7 – £19.50

Party at the Wharf

The Wharf, Station Road, Oundle Oundle, Northamptonshire

Join us for Oundle’s “party of the year” – a fantastic evening of music and fun under the stars. Whether you just want to relax with friends, enjoy your own picnic, visit one of the food stalls or let the kids enjoy some of the extra entertainments, the Wharf is the place to be. A bar stocked with drinks, including ... Read More

Price in Description

Dexterity Dance: Showcase 2022

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Performed by Estha Jones Dance Company. Dexterity dares to be different, creating shows with themes that challenge the way in which children view and understand the world. Directed by Estha Jones, the eclectic dance performance explores ideas of sustainability and the future of our beautiful planet. Searching with hope for life beyond earth and discovering the science that will lead ... Read More

£12.50

Prima Facie

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) makes her West End debut in the UK premiere of Suzie Miller’s award-winning play. Tessa is a young, brilliant barrister. She has worked her way up from working class origins to be at the top of her game; defending; cross examining and winning. An unexpected event forces her to confront the lines where the patriarchal power of ... Read More

£17
Recurring

Lace Wars Rebellion Event at the Chester House Estate

Chester House Estate Irchester,, Wellingborough

Lace Wars re-enactment group portrays life during the Eighteenth-Century. ​They specialise in the period 1740-1760, in particular the Jacobite Rebellion, but they have also been known to dabble with events based on smugglers, highwaymen and other ne’er-do-wells! They stage events throughout the year at historic sites in the UK and will be visiting The Chester House Estate on 23rd and 24th ... Read More

Free

Rhythm of the Dance

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Internationally recognised as one of the most popular and busiest Irish step dance shows, now in its 21st year of touring the world this incredible live show enjoys continued success year after year and is big hit everywhere. Featuring World Champion dancers and some of the finest traditional musicians and singers this show takes you on an exciting journey through ... Read More

£26.50
Recurring

Lace Wars Rebellion Event at the Chester House Estate

Chester House Estate Irchester,, Wellingborough

Lace Wars re-enactment group portrays life during the Eighteenth-Century. ​They specialise in the period 1740-1760, in particular the Jacobite Rebellion, but they have also been known to dabble with events based on smugglers, highwaymen and other ne’er-do-wells! They stage events throughout the year at historic sites in the UK and will be visiting The Chester House Estate on 23rd and 24th ... Read More

Free

Pinocchio

Key Theatre Embankment Road, Peterborough

Norwich Puppet Theatre are delighted to present an exciting re-imagining of this classic Italian fairy tale. Join Pinocchio on a fast-paced adventure of self-discovery, as they try, fail and try again to find their heart and become a real person. It’s a fast-paced journey of discovery with hints of danger, slapstick humour and a playful exploration of identity suitable for young audiences. This ... Read More

£5.50

The Jungle Book: Play in a Week

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Adapted from the original book by Rudyard Kipling.  This Play In A Week exists to give avid performers ages 6 - 11 years the chance to perform on the Castle Theatre stage, learn new skills, meet new friends and develop themselves as a performer. Throughout the week they will rehearse the show, make props and costumes, and then finally perform on stage ... Read More

£60

And In The End – A Celebration Of 50 Years Of Abbey Road And Let It Be

Royal and Derngate 19-21 Guildhall Rd, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Following on from their hugely successful tour in 2017/18, the award-winning Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the nation’s premier Beatles group, The Bootleg Beatles, join forces once again to deliver a Beatles experience like no other. Experience two of the Beatles’ most iconic albums performed afresh in this special musical collaboration, adding a classical twist and performing beautifully arranged symphonic versions of these ... Read More

£28.50 – £60.50

Alice in Wonderland

Peterborough Cathedral

Join Alice down the rabbit hole in her magical adventures through Wonderland in this brand-new open-air adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s family favourite ‘Alice In Wonderland.’ Discover the madness of the tea party and meet the Mad Hatter, The White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat and the Queen of Hearts plus many larger-than-life characters along Alice’s journey. KD Theatre's exciting and playful take ... Read More

£10 – £45

Alice in Wonderland

Peterborough Cathedral

Join Alice down the rabbit hole in her magical adventures through Wonderland in this brand-new open-air adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s family favourite ‘Alice In Wonderland.’ Discover the madness of the tea party and meet the Mad Hatter, The White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat and the Queen of Hearts plus many larger-than-life characters along Alice’s journey. KD Theatre's exciting and playful take ... Read More

£15 – £45
Recurring

Jurassic World Dominion (cert tbc)

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

From Jurassic World architect and director Colin Trevorrow, Dominion takes place four years after Isla Nublar has been destroyed. Dinosaurs now live, and hunt, alongside humans all over the world. This fragile balance will reshape the future and determine, once and for all, whether human beings are to remain the apex predators on a planet they now share with history’s ... Read More

£8

The Jungle Book

Peterborough Cathedral Peterborough, UK, Peterborough

DOT Productions presents Rudyard Kipling's 'The Jungle Book' in the Cloisters. DOT Productions return with their own adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s ‘The Jungle Book’. Join Mowgli as Bagheera and Baloo help him on his journey through the jungle back to the man- village . Watch as they encounter the monkeys, run from Shere Khan the tiger and get hypnotised by ... Read More

£9 – £32

Pygmalion

Peterborough Cathedral

DOT Productions present George Bernard Shaw's 'Pygmalion' in the Cloisters. Could a Cockney Flower girl really be transformed into a Fair Lady? DOT Productions return in their 12th year of touring with their own adaptation of a well-loved classic, George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion. Will professor of phonetics Henry Higgins transform Eliza Doolittle enough to convince upper-class society that she is ... Read More

£15
Recurring

Jurassic World Dominion (cert tbc)

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

From Jurassic World architect and director Colin Trevorrow, Dominion takes place four years after Isla Nublar has been destroyed. Dinosaurs now live, and hunt, alongside humans all over the world. This fragile balance will reshape the future and determine, once and for all, whether human beings are to remain the apex predators on a planet they now share with history’s ... Read More

£8

Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead! So it’s time to prepare yourselves for Terrible Tudors live on stage! From the horrible Henries to the end of evil Elizabeth, hear the legends (and the lies!) about the torturing Tudors. Find out the fate of Henry's headless wives and his punch up with the ... Read More

£20

A Night of Genesis Music By Mama in Oundle

The Queen Victoria Hall, Oundle 7 West Street, Oundle, Northamptonshire

The fabulous Genesis tribute band, Mama, take a trip down south and will play an all era concert featuring the best of Genesis right through their amazing career to date! This promises to be a wonderful night for all Genesis lovers!!! Tickets: £20

£20

Room 46 – The Musical

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

"Dear Diary...Dare We Be Brave" Room 46 is a heartwarming, exhilarating, funny musical telling the stories of six teenagers, 15 going on 16-years, one year away from GCSE Exams, as they endure Lock-down through the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic. Told via a ‘Dear Diary’ setting, the story follows the government structure, rules, regulations and procedures from the 1st to the 3rd ... Read More

£12

21st Century Queen LIVE at The Chester House Estate

Chester House Estate Irchester,, Wellingborough

Prepare for the concert of a lifetime as 21st Century Queen recreates many of the bands best known and loved hits including We Will Rock You, Radio Ga Ga, and possibly the best known single of all time Bohemian Rhapsody. Performing hit after hit of arguably the greatest rock bands of all time and combining stunning vocals and live musicians, 21st Century Queen promises the ... Read More

£25

21st Century Elton John LIVE at The Chester House Estate

Chester House Estate Irchester,, Wellingborough

21st Century Events and The Chester House Estate presents a fabulous evening of one of the world’s greatest songsmiths Elton John with hit after hit including Rocket Man, Your Song and Candle in the Wind from one of the country’s finest performers as seen on ‘Britain’s Got Talent’. The screen is set beside the 17th Century Farmhouse with plenty of to set up your picnic ... Read More

£25

The Three Musketeers

Peterborough Cathedral

Boxtree Productions presents an outdoor performance of the family friendly musical, 'The Three Musketeers'. Young D’Artagnan comes to the big city with one aim: to follow in his father’s footsteps and become one of the King’s Musketeers. When he gets to Paris he meets three of the Musketeers; Athos, Porthos and Aramis. With his new-found friends he must prove himself ... Read More

£11 – £45

Total 90s

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

The 90s… Girl Power, Boy Bands, Mysterious Girls, and Men In Black…Things U Can’t Touch, Numbered Mambos, and Vidas That were Loca! Total 90s crams all that was good and great from the pop charts of the decade into a unique high energy experience – 21 chart-topping tribute acts, performing 45 smash hits! An authentically choreographed dance troupe, completely bespoke ... Read More

£25.50

Dinosaur Adventure Live

Key Theatre Embankment Road, Peterborough

“The Greatest Prehistoric Show on Earth” 65 million years in the making… Are you ready for the adventure? Join our intrepid Dinosaur Adventurers as we journey to a world of living, breathing, life-like Dinosaurs. Walk with us through the Jurassic era on an unforgettable interactive experience as we introduce you to some of the most incredible species ever to have ... Read More

£15

21st Century ABBA LIVE at The Chester House Estate

Chester House Estate Irchester,, Wellingborough

This is an evening of hit after hit with songs you know and love from Waterloo, Mamma Mia, Take a Chance on Me, Super Trouper and many, many more. 21stCentury ABBA faithfully recreates all the greatest hits of one of the world’s most famous group combining stunning vocals, live musicians, and glittering costumes. The stage is set beside the 17th Century Farmhouse with plenty of to ... Read More

£25

Gaudeamus Choral Concert

Oundle School Chapel Milton Road, Oundle

The 100-strong Gaudeamus Chorale is one of the country’s leading non-professional choirs. They have performed widely in many of the great cathedrals of this country and across Europe. This concert is the first of three in their 2022 UK tour to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society under the patronage of Angela Rippon CBE. Supported by four fantastic international soloists, ... Read More

£15 – £20
Recurring

Little Shop of Horrors

Key Theatre Embankment Road, Peterborough

Boy, this plant takes some feeding!!! The demand of the plant needing human flesh is a gruesome backdrop to a hit musical show. Revellers Musical Society are back, after a long absence, to the Key Theatre due to the rotten antisocial virus that shan’t be named. We’re back with a bang! This highly energetic, colourful and musical show is a joy and will keep ... Read More

£17.50

Recurring

Little Shop of Horrors

Key Theatre Embankment Road, Peterborough

Boy, this plant takes some feeding!!! The demand of the plant needing human flesh is a gruesome backdrop to a hit musical show. Revellers Musical Society are back, after a long absence, to the Key Theatre due to the rotten antisocial virus that shan’t be named. We’re back with a bang! This highly energetic, colourful and musical show is a joy and will keep ... Read More

£17.50
Recurring

Little Shop of Horrors

Key Theatre Embankment Road, Peterborough

Boy, this plant takes some feeding!!! The demand of the plant needing human flesh is a gruesome backdrop to a hit musical show. Revellers Musical Society are back, after a long absence, to the Key Theatre due to the rotten antisocial virus that shan’t be named. We’re back with a bang! This highly energetic, colourful and musical show is a joy and will keep ... Read More

£17.50

Marty Wilde and The Wildcats

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

A chance to see live on stage one of the only performing original Rock’n’roll pioneers in the world today. Marty began his career in 1957 - and was one of the first British singers to play a leading part in those early formative and ground breaking ‘Rock’n’roll’ years’. Today he celebrates 8 Decades as a hit recording artist and songwriter. With his ... Read More

£28

National Theatre Live: Much Ado About Nothing

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

by William Shakespeare directed by Simon Godwin Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd) and John Heffernan (Dracula) lead the cast in Shakespeare’s romcom of sun, sea and mistaken identity. The legendary family-run Hotel Messina on the Italian Riveria has been visited by artists, celebrities and royalty. But when the owner’s daughter weds a dashing young soldier, not all guests are in ... Read More

£17

T.Rextasy

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Marc Bolan, with his band T.Rex, was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era.  With Bolan's special ingredient of Rock-a-Boogie songs, the band had a string of huge hits throughout the 1970s including Love to Boogie, Telegram Sam, Jeepster and 20th Century Boy. T.Rextasy have now been performing around the world for over 20 years, a career that ... Read More

£26

Nene Valley Festival

Enjoy a 9 day programme of wildlife, culture and heritage events. More information coming soon!

Last Night of the Proms

Oundle School Common Room, Milton Road, Oundle

Following the success of our previous two Last Nights, we again join forces with Rushden Town Band and Oundle School Music Department to present a 75 minutes set, including Rule Britannia and Land of Hope and Glory to warm you up for the second half of the live concert from the Royal Albert Hall. After a short break, you are invited to stay on ... Read More

£4 – £10

Oye Santana

Key Theatre Embankment Road, Peterborough

Based around the exciting dance rhythms of Santana’s Latin music, OYE SANTANA is no ordinary tribute to Carlos Santana’s music. More a party than a concert, this is a feast of Latin music, superb musicianship and hit songs, faithfully re-creating the music of Santana. They bring a powerful and melodic drive to Santana’s Latin rock style, which they play with ... Read More

£24

The Country Superstars Experience

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

This truly unique show is hosted by Sarah Jayne “The Dolly Parton Experience” who has been performing as Dolly Parton for over 27 years and is the world’s most recognised Tribute to the Queen of Country - Dolly Parton who endorsed Sarah’s Tribute show live on BBC TV. Sarah Jayne and Award Winning Vocal Impersonator Andy Crust take us on a journey back through time meeting some ... Read More

£24.50

Russell Kane – The Essex Variant

Royal and Derngate 19-21 Guildhall Rd, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Russell Kane‘s bringing to town his gut-punch funny, searing, award-winning take on the two years we’ve just gone through. Hailed as The Guardian’s “Number 1 comedy performance to come out of 2020”, this high-octane show brings nuclear-energy belly laughs and pant-wetting observations which prove laughter really is the best medicine* (*actually, it’s probably hospital medicine). Russell Kane currently has two chart-topping, award-bagging ... Read More

£22

Planet Starlight

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Join Starlight Dance & Musical Theatre School in a spectacular journey around the world in this dance epic, featuring songs from all across Planet Starlight! Tickets £13

£13

Carpenters Gold

Key Theatre Embankment Road, Peterborough

Immerse yourself in an enchanting evening featuring the musical brilliance of Richard and Karen Carpenter. From Close to You, all of their chart-topping hits feature including Top of the World, We’ve Only Just Begun, Goodbye to Love, Please Mr Postman, For All We Know and Only Yesterday. All superbly performed live in concert, just as they would have been by The Carpenters back in the day ... Read More

£24.50
Recurring

Friendsical

Royal and Derngate 19-21 Guildhall Rd, Northampton, Northamptonshire

The 2019 Edinburgh Festival smash-hit Friendsical is an original and unique new parody musical inspired by the gang in Friends, the iconic TV show. When Ross’s wife leaves him for another woman, he fears he will never find love again. But then Rachel runs back into his life…will he end up with his one true love? With original new songs such as (He’s ... Read More

£13 – £32
Recurring

Friendsical

Royal and Derngate 19-21 Guildhall Rd, Northampton, Northamptonshire

The 2019 Edinburgh Festival smash-hit Friendsical is an original and unique new parody musical inspired by the gang in Friends, the iconic TV show. When Ross’s wife leaves him for another woman, he fears he will never find love again. But then Rachel runs back into his life…will he end up with his one true love? With original new songs such as (He’s ... Read More

£13 – £32

The Hypnotist: Red Raw

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

LAUGH ’TIL YOU’RE RED IN THE FACE The Hypnotist: Red Raw is a brand new show where volunteers from the audience unlock their imaginations and create a once-in-a-lifetime show of improvised comedy under the influence of hypnosis - live on stage. Robert Temple is back on tour after a phenomenal 23-day run at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2019, with this ... Read More

£21.50

Syd Lawrence Orchestra

Key Theatre Embankment Road, Peterborough

The Syd Lawrence Orchestra – Live and Swinging… The “Best Big Band in the Land” is back for 2021 for their UK tour with their explosive new show Live and Swinging. Hold on tight as Live and Swinging takes you on an exciting journey that is stunning, dynamic, and thrilling. Directed by Chris Dean, this mesmerizing performance is packed with all your Big Band Favourites. Featuring the ... Read More

£19

Rachael Johnson Quartet

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Rachael Johnson is a jazz pianist who is currently touring the UK with MmmAhhWhoosh a Jazz show for 0-5 year olds with fantastic female Jazz vocalist Mellow Baku. Rachael is booked as a solo performer at Glastonbury Festival this year and is regularly playing throughout the UK in many Jazz clubs and festivals. Her Quartet consists of Steve O'Gorman - sax, Wayne ... Read More

£14.50