Events Calendar

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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
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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

Hot Rod Drags

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

Now celebrating the 34th annual Original Hot Rod Drags, supported by the NSRA. It’s a hot rod show at the race track! The usual, ‘if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ formula with Pre ’73 RWYB, invited race classes, Wild Bunch, fireworks and much more. See you at the track. Day Tickets from £21, Kids just £5.

£21

Daliso Chaponda – Apocalypse Not Now

Key Theatre Embankment Road, Peterborough

Finalist of Britain’s Got Talent and star of BBC Radio 4’s Citizen of Nowhere Daliso Chaponda is back out of the house and on a stage with a new hour of the slickest, sharpest look at life. It’s fair to say that 2020 hasn’t been going to plan for Daliso… but he’s been performing online daily to millions of viewers, this is your first chance ... Read More

£16.50

I Spy With My Little Eye

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Presented by The People's Theatre Company Based on the picture book by Steven Lee Molly and Bingo the puppy are having a birthday party and, best of all, you're invited! There'll be a terrific treasure hunt, all your favourite sing-along songs and lots of fantastic games to play, including Molly's favourite game, I Spy With My Little Eye! So put on ... Read More

£12.50

A Celebration of Father Ted

The Deco Theatre Abington Square, Northampton

Join us in celebrating one of the greatest sitcoms ever made, as we welcome renowned stand-up Joe Rooney for a night of all things Father Ted! Joe featured as the rebellious Father Damo in the classic Father Ted episode The Old Grey Whistle Theft, leading Dougal astray with his earring, cigarette smoking and bad-boy attitude. Joe will host a screening of the episode, take you behind ... Read More

£20

Annie Dressner – Little Embers Sessions

Oundle

Since moving from her hometown of New York City to the UK ten years ago, Annie has garnered rave reviews for her recordings and live performances. Her music has drawn comparisons to Mazzy Star, Jenny Lewis, and Phoebe Bridgers, whilst receiving airplay from BBC Radio 1, 2, & 6Music. From her 2011 debut album ‘Strangers Who Knew Each Other’ through ... Read More

£12

Leo Green and Radio 2’s Sound of the 50’s

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

An exciting night with Saxophone Star and Broadcaster, Leo Green, along with his explosive band and singers. This is not an Oldies tribute show - there are no dodgy look-a-likes....this is two hours of fast paced incredible music that will have you singing and dancing! With a band that features the best musicians in the country, along with incredible singers, ... Read More

£24.50

The Everly Brothers & Friends Tribute Show

Key Theatre Embankment Road, Peterborough

The Temple Brothers, officially the UKs No.1 Tribute to The Everly Brothers as voted for by the National Tribute Music Awards 2017 are proud to announce the return of their Theatre Show, produced by themselves. The show is dedicated to the music of one of the greatest harmony duo’s the Everly Brothers. Just as the Everly Brothers were the Temple Brothers are real life brothers, their harmonies are unlike anything ... Read More

£21.50

Kim Wilde: Greatest Hits Tour

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

Following the Worldwide success of Here Come The Aliens and the recent live album Aliens Live, Kim Wilde and her incredible band are heading back on the road in 2020 with Kim’s Greatest Hits Tour. Featuring hit singles from 1981 to 2020, this will be an unmissable event not only for Kim Wilde fans, but also for fans of the 80s. Featuring classics such as Kids In ... Read More

£31 – £38

Ed Gamble – Electric

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

After a sell-out tour of his house in 2020 (extended into 2021 due to popular demand), Ol’ Broken Pancreas is charged up and ready to flick the switch on another night of attention seeking. Co-host of the award-winning mega-hit podcast Off Menu with James Acaster, Taskmaster champion, and has his own special Blood Sugar available worldwide on Amazon Prime. As seen and heard on Mock the Week, Live ... Read More

£22

Sun Records – The Concert

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

SUN RECORDS Where Rock'n'Roll Was Born - the Official Sun Records Concert Show The label that brought you Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Rufus Thomas and scores more rockin' pioneers, comes to life live on stage. Revisit the recording studio where the distinctive Sun sound was crafted by musical visionary Sam Phillips. His trailblazing ... Read More

£27.50

Justin Hayward – The Voice Of The Moody Blues

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

Justin Hayward’s career is now in its fifth decade. He is best known as the vocalist, lead guitarist and composer for the iconic Moody Blues, whose hits include the masterful Nights In White Satin, Tuesday Afternoon, Question, The Voice plus other classic, era and genre-defining hits. These tracks laid the foundation for the incredible success story of the Moody Blues – as well as Hayward’s solo work ... Read More

£42

Oh What a Night!

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Oh What A Night! takes you back in time on a musical journey through the incredible career of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, now immortalised in the multi-award winning show Jersey Boys, which has been packing theatres worldwide since its debut in 2005. Valli’s unmistakable voice dominated the airwaves for more than two decades with classics such as Sherry, Let’s Hang ... Read More

£25.50

The Night Sky Show

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

Using amazing visual effects, The Night Sky Show will take you on an epic journey across the cosmos from our celestial back yard. A night for anyone who wants to laugh, learn and enjoy. Hosted by Adrian West (best known as VirtualAstro on social media), author, and one of the most popular online astronomy personalities. A memorable theatrical experience for all. Journey around the ... Read More

£25

STP National Finals

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

National Drag Racing Championship Finals headlined by the wild 200mph Pro Mod doorslammers! See over 20 supporting classes including ACU Championship Drag Bikes, Junior Dragsters and many more. Watch as the brave and the lucky get to ride down the strip in the 7 second Santa Pod 2Seater dragster. On site camping is included with all multi-day admission tickets to ... Read More

£19

Terry Deary’s True Ghost Stories

Key Theatre Embankment Road, Peterborough

Do you believe in ghosts? The man behind Horrible Histories is back! A brand new adaptation of Terry Deary’s True Ghost Stories is hitting the stage, full of spine-chilling characters and ghastly ghosts from the past. Head back in time to a 1920s theatre, meet some cut-throats, unravel an ancient Roman curse, investigate the vanishing Victorian, and expose the Blonde ... Read More

£19.50

The Cube Disability Arts Academy – Cube Love 2022

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

Cube Love 2022 is coming to Royal & Derngate this September and is the highly anticipated sequel to last year’s incredible production. Immerse yourself in the talent our The Cube Disability Arts Academy students have to offer and come and support all their hard work as we put them front and centre stage for a night you will not forget. Set to be ... Read More

£20

Rock for Heroes

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Rock For Heroes – The No 1 UK Touring Rock Show is back baby! The boys and girls are back in town celebrating the greatest heroes of Rock in this sublime musical spectacle! Where were you when Bon Jovi was Livin’ on a prayer? Or Prince was drenched in Purple Rain? What about When the Eagles checked in to The ... Read More

£22.50

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Classics at the Cathedral 2022

Peterborough Cathedral

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, with Peterborough Male Voice Choir and Peterborough Voices, present a breathtaking programme of music by Mendelssohn, Brahms and Wagner in the the spectacular setting of Peterborough Cathedral. Join ‘the nation’s favourite orchestra’ with the city’s award-winning choirs for a spectacular evening of classics. The concert will be conducted by Will Prideaux. Ticket prices range from £18.00 ... Read More

£18 – £36.50

Through The Rain: A Celebration of Barry Manilow

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Very few performers have an effect on the modern pop culture that this man has. As a performer, as a writer and as a boundary breaker! With the largest fan base in the world, to do this man justice it has to be approached with the dignity and respect that he deserves. This isn’t a tribute act, this is a ... Read More

£22.50

Essential 80s Featuring Paul Young + T’Pau + Hue & Cry

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

The decade of fun and flamboyancy, the era of music videos, the 12 inch, compilation CDs and some of the most enduring popstars in the world! Essential ’80s brings the very best chart-topping artists of the era to the stage for a nostalgic tour of everyone’s favourites! Eighties heartthrob Paul Young, shot to fame with his much-loved album No Parlez’ followed by a steam of ... Read More

£33.50 – £97

Steve Hackett Genesis Revisited – Foxtrot At Fifty + Hackett Highlights

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

Hot on the heels of his most successful solo tour ever, Steve Hackett brings his Foxtrot At Fifty + Hackett Highlights tour to Northampton in 2022. The tour will mark the 50th anniversary of the legendary Genesis album Foxtrot which, in 1972, was pivotal in establishing the band as a major force in British rock. Guitarist Steve Hackett joined Genesis in 1971, making his band debut on the Nursery ... Read More

£41.50 – £47

Celine Live in Vegas

Key Theatre Embankment Road, Peterborough

CELINE LIVE IN VEGAS is The Premier Tribute to Celine Dion’s epic 16-year Las Vegas Residency. Celine Dion’s Las Vegas show has become legendary. From 2011 Incredibly, she performed over 1,100 shows to 4.5 million people. The final show of her Las Vegas residency at Caesars Palace on took place on June 8, 2019. Now you can relive this iconic musical phenomenon for ... Read More

£27.50

Martin Bayfield’s Rugby Legends

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

From the police beat to the Hollywood movie screen to a Five Nations Grand Slam and MasterChef final, Martin Bayfield has had a varied life! Join the former England international and true giant of the game as he embarks on his Rugby Legends UK tour. Martin will take to the stage with former players to reveal never-heard-before stories and incredible insight into the sport we all ... Read More

£32

2022 Soundle Weekend

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

As a brand new venture the inaugural Soundle music festival will become a regular feature in the Oundle music calendar where multiple genres of music will be brought together in one place! This first one will feature artists covering rock music, progressive rock, folk rock music and a little traditional thrown in. Headlined by Solstice on the Saturday night and ... Read More

£35 – £65

Dave Gorman – Powerpoint to the People

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

Dave Gorman, the man behind Dave TV’s hit show Modern Life Is Goodish as well as Are You Dave Gorman? and Googlewhack Adventure, is back on the road with a brand new live show, Powerpoint To The People. The ‘high priest of the comedy Powerpoint talk’ (The Times) is touring again – as much as anything to demonstrate that a Powerpoint presentation doesn’t have to involve a ... Read More

£29.50

Motown’s Greatest Hits! How Sweet It Is

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

This stunning 100% live show combines first class music with the slickest choreography and an amazing band, to deliver truly outstanding performances for the best Motown experience you will ever have! This show will have you Dancing On The Ceiling, with songs from legendary artistes such as Lionel Richie, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, The Four Tops, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, ... Read More

£28.50

GTI Festival

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

Over the years, from the very first GTI Festival events in the late 1980s, the shows have attracted hordes of Volkswagen enthusiasts to several different venues around the UK. The GTI Festival and GTI International were for a decade or more, just about the only specialist water cooled VW events of the year. The GTI Festival is now a Final ... Read More

£16

London Concertante: A Night at the Opera

Peterborough Cathedral

Returning by popular demand, following their Vivaldi concert in April, London Concertante present a sensational evening at the opera with an array of the finest opera arias and overtures. Their programme includes works from Puccini, Verdi, Rossini, and Mozart – some of the best from Madame Butterfly, Turandot, Tosca, The Barber of Seville, Carmen, Cosi fan Tutti and so much ... Read More

£24 – £42

Talon – The Best of Eagles

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

25th Anniversary Tour  Talon have risen from humble beginnings to become one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK and the 25th Anniversary Tour will once again feature the Eagles timeless back catalogue including Hotel California, Take It Easy, One Of These Nights, Take It To The Limit, Desperado, Lyin' Eyes, Life In The Fast Lane and many more. ... Read More

£27.50

War of the Worlds (On a Budget)

Key Theatre Embankment Road, Peterborough

Step aside HG Wells, take a break Jeff Wayne, go back to your trailer Tom Cruise, Lamphouse is tackling War of the Worlds and they’re doing it… on a budget! War of Worlds (on a budget) features one man, a loop pedal, a ukulele, lots of cardboard, many many hats and several absolutely terrifying (definitely not made out of paper) ... Read More

£12
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Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Peppa Pig is excited to be going on a special day out with George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig - it’s going to be her best day ever! Get ready for a road-trip full of fun adventures. From castles to caves, dragons to dinosaurs and ice-creams to muddy puddles – there is something for all of the family and their ... Read More

Free – £18.50

The Pitman Poets

Key Theatre Embankment Road, Peterborough

From Billy Elliot to Auf Wiedersehen Pet From when The Boat Comes In to The Likely Lads Now be enthralled and entertained by The Pitmen Poets A night of songs and stories Laced with North East humour and humanity Lindisfarne singer and songwriter Billy Mitchell, Warhorse Songman Bob Fox, Master of Tyneside song Benny Graham, and Award winning songwriter Jez ... Read More

£26.50
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Peppa Pig’s Best Day Ever

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Peppa Pig is excited to be going on a special day out with George, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig - it’s going to be her best day ever! Get ready for a road-trip full of fun adventures. From castles to caves, dragons to dinosaurs and ice-creams to muddy puddles – there is something for all of the family and their ... Read More

Free – £18.50

National Theatre Live: Jack Absolute Flies Again (12A)

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

A rollicking new comedy by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and Oliver Chris (Twelfth Night),based on Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The Rivals. After an aerial dog fight, Pilot Officer Jack Absolute flies home to win the heart of his old flame, Lydia Languish. Back on British soil, Jack’s advances soon turn to anarchy when the young heiress demands to be loved on her own, very ... Read More

£17

Best of Queen

Key Theatre Embankment Road, Peterborough

Get ready to Break Free with the UK’s biggest Queen Tribute band – Majesty, in a brand-new show – The Break Free Tour! Join Freddie, Brian, Roger and John as they take you on a magical journey performing The Best of Queen, whilst celebrating the music and showmanship of the UK’s favourite rock band. From Queen’s early beginnings with Bohemian ... Read More

£29

The ELO Experience

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Greatest Hits and More Tour  Celebrating the great music of Jeff Lynne and The Electric Light Orchestra The legacy left by Jeff Lynne & The Electric Light Orchestra barely needs any introduction - suffice to say that between 1972 and 1986 they achieved more combined UK and US Top 40 hits than any other band on the planet! '10538 Overture' ... Read More

£27.50

The Ultimate Boy Band Party Show

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

With combined record sales of over 500 million The Ultimate Boy Band Party Show takes us to the naughty 90’s with ‘5 Bad Boys with the power to Rock You’ as they perform over 30 number one hits from all your favourite Boybands... and this time they’re ‘Back For Good’! Drenched in Joop Aftershave and with more key changes than ... Read More

£26.50

JapShow Finale

Santa Pod Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough

Sunday 9th October 2022 With RWYB on Saturday 8th October 2022 As the car show 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 Show Paddock, public Run What Ya Brung open to everyone including bikes, Trade area and more! So leave those winter wheels ... Read More

£17

Milton Jones – Milton: Impossible

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

One Man, One Mission. Is it possible? No, not really. Milton reveals the truth about being an international spy, before being given a disappointing new identity which forced him to appear on Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo.  But this is also a story with the twist, or even a really bad sprain. Just gloriously daft nonsense or is there ... Read More

£29

Polly Paulusma: Little Embers Session

Oundle

Growing indie-folk legend, Polly, follows up her critically-acclaimed 2021 album ‘Invisible Music’ with ‘The Pivot On Which The World Turns’ (Wild Sound/OLI 2022), affectionately shortened to ‘Pivot’. Polly's thought-provoking music has earned her plaudits from international champions as far flung as Nic Harcourt at KCRW in LA and Michele Manzotti in Italy — as well as homegrown accolades from Mark ... Read More

£12

Carole – The Music of Carole King

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Carole - The Music of Carole King is a celebration of the music of one of the world’s greatest songwriters Carole King. Following a fantastic debut tour in 2019 Carole returns to the stage with an even bigger production for 2021. With a cast of the UK’s finest singers, dancers and musicians this wonderful homage takes you on an incredible ... Read More

£26.50

The Greatest Love of All

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

A Tribute to Whitney Houston Whitney’s musical legacy is brought to life in this critically acclaimed tribute show described as 'mind-blowingly spot on'. Be stunned by the breathtaking vocals of Belinda Davids – a RiSA chart-topping artist in her home country of South Africa - who has performed alongside the likes of Keri Hilson, Keyshia Cole and Monica and featured on Fox TV’s Showtime ... Read More

£27.50

Glenn Moore : Will You Still Need Me, Will You Still Feed Me, Glenn I’m Sixty Moore

Key Theatre Embankment Road, Peterborough

Edinburgh Comedy Award "Best Show" nominee Glenn Moore is one of the best joke writers of his generation and is back on tour in Autumn 2022. Expect a "comedy masterclass" (The Times) and a high-energy barrage of the most jokes you've ever heard humanely fit into one stand-up show.

£13.50

The George Michael Story

Key Theatre Embankment Road, Peterborough

Welcome to The George Michael Story ‘FREEDOM’ Tour 2021 – featuring a full live band with video screens supporting the show, including footage of George and interviews with the man himself. The only truly accurate tribute to George Michael as seen on BBC & ITV. This touring show performs George Michael’s hits in chronological order. The George Michael Story tells in detail, the career ... Read More

£26.50

Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

The Castle Theatre Wellingborough, Northamptonshire

Look out ‘cause here it comes…. From the producers of Singalonga Sound of Music and Singalonga GREASE, the smash hit film musical with lyrics on screen that everyone can’t stop singing. Cheer on Hugh Jackman, lust after Zac Efron , sing your heart out with our live host who will teach you some dance moves and show you how to ... Read More

£18